Dan's Papers Feb. 27 & Mar. 6, 2009
Dan's Papers, the 51-year-old bible of the Hamptons, is owned by Manhattan Media, a multi-media publishing company based in New York City, the Hamptons and Miami. Dan's Papers, the first resort newspaper in America, was founded in 1960 by Dan Rattiner, who is the founder and current editor-in-chief. Known for its insider and irreverent style, Dan's Papers has become the universal must-read in the Hamptons. In addition to the weekly paper, loyal Dan's readers can keep up with the Hamptons scene all-year-round at DansHamptons.com.
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