Dan's Papers 2008 Holiday Issue
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.
DAN'S PAPERS, December 19, 2008 Page 8 www.danshamptons.com INTERIOR WINDOW TREATMENTS WE WILL BEAT ALL WRITTEN ESTIMATES! We Do It All! • VERTICALS • DRAPERIES • SHADES • WOOD BLINDS • WOOD SHADES • SKYLIGHTS • LUMINETTES • SILHOUETTES • THE ULTIMATE WINDOW TREATMENTS FROM 2” TO 4” LOUVERS • EXPERT INSTALLATION We bring the showrrom to you for accuate color coordinating and measurements FROM MANHATTAN TO MONTAUK FEsRtimEateEs MFG SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICES! LESS THAN CALL US NOW! Instal FREE ANYBODY! Lowest Price Guaranteed! We Even Beat Home Depot Prices! Shop of Home Service 537-3330 • Display Sales Fax 631-537-6374 • Our Classified office is now at 51 Hill Street, Southampton, WE SPECIALIZE IN MOTORIZED WINDOW TREATMENTS! 631-324-8299 1-800-646-4755 Specializing in ALL Window Fashions NY, 11968 • Classified Phone 631-283-1000 • Classified Fax 631-283-2896 • www.danshamptons.com • Dan's Papers was founded in 1960 by Dan Rattiner and is the first free resort newspaper in America. VOLUME XLVII NUMBER 39 December 19, 2008 1194514 UP TO 60% OFF P.O. Box 630 • (2221 Montauk Highway)• Bridgehampton, NY, 11932 • 631-537-0500 • General Fax 631- FRElatEion MAIN STREET OPTICS Exams • Contacts • Emergency Service Most Extensive Selection Including Cartier • Chrome Hearts 1194254 Dr. Robert Ruggiero BEST BEST 2007 • Open 7 Days Year Round • 1147582 SIDING WINDOWS & DOORS K ITCHENS & BATHS Chubby Ernie the Christmas Chimney Sweep Elf 19 Just One More Second The Earth Speeds Up in Slowing Down; Human Beings Take Note 19 State Gas Pricing Law Is Ignored Here 20 EH Town Board to Local Biz People: “A Little Help?” CUSTOM CLOSETS 21 Jaws Frank “Monster Man” Mundus’ Shark Fishing Boat for Sale in Montauk 21 LIPA: Hard Times? Low Demand? Let’s Raise Rates! 25 Dawn of the Recluse An Unassuming Retriever Brings Scary Spider to Light 25 County to Help Indians Find a Casino Site 27 Polar Bears in the Hamptons Are Far from Endangered 30 The Hampton Subway Newsletter 31 Plum Island Center May Shut Down for Good PATIO’ S & DECKS Licensed & Insured 631.387.7967 15 OF THE 1194253 82 Main St. Southampton • 631•287•7898 Miguell Morales Contents PAINTING & STAINING CUSTOM CABINETS F INISHED B ASEMENTS H OUSE WATCHING PO Box 2679 • East Hampton, NY 11937 AND T OTAL H OME R EPAIR SEE US AT THE NY BOAT SHOW New Dates • Dec. 13th - Dec 21st Booths A41 & 523 Special Section: Holiday Events & Festivities pg. 43 43 44 45 Gifts Art Commentary Shop ‘til You Drop Shopping Locally for Out of the Ordinary 46 Luxuries 48 50 64 Frosty Visits the Peconic Bakery Review: Liza’s at the Palace, White Christmas Ahhh, the Return of the Dinner Party COMING UP We are offering the best Edgewater deals of the season plus boat show incentives THE MOST COMPLETE COMING EVENTS GUIDE IN THE HAMPTONS This week’s coming events are in the following sections: Art Events – pg. 62 Day by Day – pg. 52 Kids’ Events – pg. 58 Movies – pg. 62 Meetinghouse Creek Road, Aquebogue, NY (631) 722-3400 • www.lighthousemarina.com 1194718 WEEKLY FEATURES & COLUMNS A&E Feature Art Scene Near and Far Backbeat Classic Cars Classified Daily Specials Dan’s North Fork 59 60 60 55 78 66 39 Err, A Parent Gordin’s View Green Monkeys Hampton Jitney Letters To Dan Pet Agree Police Blotter 58 38 24 17 68 57 68 Raving Beauty Service Directory Side Dish Silvia Lehrer Cooks South O’ The Highway Take a Hike Twentysomething 53 69 65 63 16 56 35 This issue is dedicated to Santa Claus.