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Amagansett. The entrepreneur already owns The Meeting House, a restaurant at 4 Amagansett Square. * * * Dan’s Papers founder Dan Rattiner of East Hampton and Christine Wasserstein of Manhattan are pleased to announce their engagement.
* * * Hamptonites Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou are reportedly adding a third Hamptonite to the family. The model/actress/entrepreneur, and already a mother of two from ex-husband Russell Simmons, is reportedly pregnant with Hounsou’s baby.
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quartet, the Carpe Diem String Quartet. At the conclusion of his Hayground residency, Wolosoff will begin scoring the feature film Iron Cross, a revenge thriller written and directed by Joshua Newton that was Roy Scheider’s last film (the late actor and Hayground co-founder was a close personal friend of the Wolosoffs). * * * Continuing its efforts to present diverse cultural activities for the East End community as well as its international clientele, The Southampton Inn will host a special presentation of the North Sea Poetry Scene, an afternoon with two of Wales’ most prolific and acclaimed poets, Aeronwy Thomas, daughter of the famed Dylan Thomas and Peter Thabit Jones on April 12.The afternoon will feature readings by the acclaimed poets, a Q&A session and a reception featuring wine and hors d’oeuvres created by Southampton Inn’s four star chef Peter Dunlop. Admission is $20. * * * Gastronomy and philanthropy are once again joining forces to serve education with the 2008 Great Chef’s Dinner, one of the food world’s most eagerly anticipated affairs each year. The event is the primary fundraiser for Bridgehampton’s Hayground School, the Hamptons’ most creative institution for progressive nursery-to-8th-grade education. This annual tribute to the late Jeff Salaway will benefit Hayground’s Jeff Salaway Scholarship Fund and Jeff’s Kitchen, as well as celebrates the 20th anniversary of Nick & Toni’s, a favorite East End haunt. The event will be held on Sunday, July 13 in a festive tent outside Nick & Toni’s, and restaurateurs Drew Nieporent and Toni Ross are the evening’s co-hosts. * * * Montauk’s Pulitzer, Tony and Drama Desk award-winning playwright Edward Albee will direct an evening of his one-act plays “The American Dream,” a startling story of murder and morality that rocks middle class ethics to its complacent core, and “The Sandbox,” an allegory on life and death. Judith Ivey, Myra Carter, and George Bartenieff will star. The prolific author turns 80 years old this week. * * * Kudos to Hamptonite Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Chair of the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center, civic activist, journalist, broadcaster, producer, preservationist and author of 19 books for her 40-plus years of public service. She serves as a prominent voice on New York City issues, and was awarded the Entrepreneurial American Leadership Award on March 5 in Washington, D.C. * * * Randy Lerner, the Cleveland Browns owner and former chairman of MBNA Corporation, reportedly purchased Amagansett Square, a quaint group of stores on Main Street in
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