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6DW 6XQǧSP  'XQHV /DQH ǧ  5,000+/- sq.ft. Contemp. on 1.4 acres. Views of theocean,NapeaqueParkandharbor.5brsand 5.5 bths including a master suite overlooking ocean and opening to a spacious deck and 3 fpls. Ocean edge gunite pool, wine cellar. Room for expansion. Excl. Web#H0155200. Dir: Head east on Montauk Hwy. Turn right at Dunes Ln. after Napeague Park. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IȩFH 


6XQǧSP )DLU+LOOV/DQHǧ 5 br, 6.5 bth home, room for wine cellar. Landscaping surrounds htd pool. Excl. #52475. Dir: 27 East, left on Lumber Ln, left on Scuttlehole, right on Brick Kiln Rd, right into the Fair Hills sub-division (end-house on right) %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6XQǧDPSP  6KDG\3DWKǧ Traditional gem featuring 5br, 6.5bth, OHA heating, central air and fpl. 1 acre of lush landscaping that surrounds the htd pool. Excl. #57820 Dir: Mtk Hwy East to BH-Sag Harbor Tpk, left on Lumber Ln, left on Scuttlehole Rd, right on Brick Kiln, right on Fair Hills Ln, left on Shady Path. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP 7LIIDQ\:D\ǧ Here’s a deal. Overlooks reserve, open farm ďŹ elds, 6,000 sq.ft. 6 brs, all the works, beautiful views. Dir: Montauk Hwy, north on Snake Hollow runs into Mitchell Lane, right on Tiffany Way before Scuttlehole Rd. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP  0HDGRZV :HVW ǧ  3/4 brs, 2.5 bths and open living space. 1 private acre. Conveniently located with easy access to Villages of Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor. Wrap around decking, htd pool and outdoor shower. Excl. #50983. Dir: Montauk Hwy East, left on Scuttlehole Rd, right on Meadows East. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 


6DWǧSP (DVW+ROORZǧ 5,000 sq.ft. trad. Grand LR, fpl and a wall of windows overlooking elegant pool, pool house, and 3-car gar. Eat-in kit., formal DR and screened porch with fpl. 6 brs and 6.5 bths, the 1st oor master suite enhanced by a lib., fpl and bth. Move right in! Own the access and privilege to be a walk away from Georgica Beach. Co-Excl. # 61167. (DVW +DPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP 2OG2UFKDUG/DQHǧ Gourmet kit., formal dining area, master suite w/fpl.Lowerlevelpreparedforfutureadditional living area including a gym, spa, cinema, or wine storage. Extensive decking and screened porch, htd gunite pool and bluestone patio. Excl. Web#H0158564. Dir: East on Montauk Hwy., left at Stephen Hands Path, right at Cedar St. and left onto Old Orchard La. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP 6SULQJV)SO5Gǧ Withinaquickdrivetotheoceanandbaybeaches. 6 brs, 4 bths (including one with steam shower), 2 sitting rooms with fpls, professional kit. and gym. Beautifully landscaped grounds, pool, pvt tennis and Koi ponds on 2.2 acres. #53739. (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6XQǧSP %XHOO/DQHǧ Historic house close to ocean. Htd pool, new mahogany deck and bluestone patio. A preexisting barn can be converted into a poolhouse. Design by Barnes Coy, Architects, for expansion of the living areas, master br and kit. is available. Presently, the home includes 5 brs and 3.5 bths. In addition, the purchaser of this home will have the opportunity to expand the property and create a unique compound. Excl. #246527. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP *RXOG6WUHHWǧ The updates have only enhanced the original details and feel of this 1915 Traditional. 3 br, 3 bth gem complete with white picket fence. Expansive back yard and htd pool. Beautifully ďŹ n. pool house with bth and wet bar. #63352 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6DWǧDP 3HWHUV3DWKǧ 3 br, 2 bth with pool and hot tub in secluded waterfront community. Hardwood oors, marble bths, nice renovation. DR leads to bright sunroom. Close to harbor. #48273 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH



%D\9LHZ$YHQXHǧ Contemp. in central location. This unique, turn-key is bathed in natural light, with 3 brs and 3 bths, (and land for more expansion, if desired) plus a ďŹ n. walk-out lower level replete with space for a media room and ofďŹ ce plus existent staff room, full bth and artists studio. The house boasts built-in original art. .75 acre grounds feature pool surrounded by abundant owering gardens and mature trees. Room to build gar. and/or to expand the house. Co-Excl. #46346. (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6DWǧDP ,VOH2I:LJKWǧ 4brs and 3 bths in the Lion Head Beach community. Htd pool, bocce court, pvt decking with retractable awnings. Beautiful high ceilings with skylights ďŹ ll the rooms with natural light. Open kit., full bsmnt, and fpl. Close to the marina and 3 private beaches. #63426 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6XQǧSP %XHOO/DQH([Wǧ The unique design of this enchanting home reects the creative character of the artist/ owner. Extra large LR with picture windows overlooking the mature garden, beamed ceiling, old brick fpl and the country kit. Gazebo, 4 brs, 2 bths, an extra long tub, a patio, a deck, and a sundeck. Room for pool! Two minutes from town and beach. #62219. Dir: Take Montauk Highway, Make a left on Buell Lane. Continue to Buell Lane Ext. #73 $PDJDQVHWW 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP /LQFROQ$YHǧ Brand new Post Modern. All 4 brs are en suite, plus one half bth, making this a perfect rental investment property or retreat. Vast cathedral ceiling over LR. Room for pool. Minutes to East Hampton Village and a short distance to Maidstone Beach. 2-car gar., hardwood oors throughout, full bsmnt, double sided fpl, DR, den, and room for pool. #62619 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6DWǧSP +DUERU%OYGǧ Spacious Colonial. New Construction. 3,200 sq.ft. featuring 4 brs, 2.5 bths with lots of living space. All this in a great central location. #58346. Dir: 27 East to Springs Fpl Road follow road for 2 miles and make a left on to Harbor Blvd. House will be on your right. $PDJDQVHWW 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP +DUERU%OYGǧ Charming New Construction. 3 br, 2.5 bth home with gracious wraparound porch on .51 of an acre with room for a pool. A unique opportunity. #53086. Dir: Dir: 27 east to Springs Fpl Road drive about 2 miles road is on your left. Turn on to Harbor Boulevard. House is on your right. $PDJDQVHWW 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP &U\VWDO'ULYHǧ On a ag lot. Cute and cozy ranch featuring 3 brs and a full bth. The house has updated windows and wood ooring in the kit. and LR area. Room for pool. #64626 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH


6XQǧSP 0DOOR\'ULYHǧ 2007 newly constructed showcase 9,000 sq.ft. home. 4 brs, 3.5 bths, custom kitchen cabinetry, formal living & dining rooms with 6ft. high paneling, 3 fpls, radiant r heat in basement, 3-car gar. and all bths. Huge stone patio with covered porch leading to a roman entry 40 ft. pool. #62711 :HVWKDPSWRQ %HDFK 2IILFH  6XQǧSP &RUEHWW'Uǧ This stately, 4,200 sq.ft., post modern home sits on 1+ acre. The home has a cathedral LR with fpl, gourmet kit., den, powder room, 1st and 2nd oor master suites and 2 additional brs, for a total of 4 brs and 3.5 bths. The grounds are meticulously landscaped, and consist of htd pool, hot tub and attached 3-car gar. A truly special offering. Excl. Web#H0158716. Dir: Located in The Pines take E Montauk Hwy, right at Emmett Dr, left at Malloy Dr., right at Corbett Dr. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IȊFH 


6XQǧSP )DQWDV\'ULYHǧ Beachfront Contemporary. 3 brs, 2 bths, wood oors, fpl, sundeck, waterviews from almost every angle and spectacular sunsets! Excl. Web#H062164 Dir: Flanders Road (Rt. 24) to Long Neck Blvd; travel North to end; right onto Fantasy Dr, to #40. +DPSWRQ %D\V 2IČŠFH 




6DW 6XQǧSP 3RUW(OL]DEHWKǧ Located on Tiana Bay, this new construction on .34 of a bulk headed acre is a home with all the amenities. 5 br, 4 bth, prof. kit., bths with premium ďŹ xtures, 3-season porch, gunite pool and att. gar. West of the canal. Co-Excl. Web#H19147. Dir: From Montauk Hwy. turn onto Springville Rd. Continue on Rampasture Rd. Turn Right onto Port Elizabeth. Home at end of street on right. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP 6XQ&RXUWǧ Bayfront home features 5 brs, 2 bths in main house, and 2 brs, 1 bth in guest quarters, LR with vaulted ceiling. DR with sliders leading to deck, Kit., ofďŹ ce. Views from everywhere in the house! With Shinnecock Bay beach access and your own pvt dock. Web#H0115325. 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQǧSP 7LDQD&LUFOHǧ 4 br, 2 bth bungalow situated on a private .35acre. Newly renovated, new decking and CAC. The home is on a sandy beach off of Tiana Bay with potential for mooring of boat up to 26’. Excl..#64177|Web#H14452.Dir:FromMontauk Hwy. turn onto Springville Rd. Continue on Rampasture Rd. Rampasture Rd. turns right and becomes Elder Ave. Take second left onto Tiana Circle. House will be on right. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6XQǧSP 6WXDUW&RXUWǧ Squire Woods Spacious Colonial in cul-desac with 4 brs, 2.5 bths, in-ground-pool, fpl. Excl. Web#HO159296. Dir. Montauk Hwy. to Old Riverhead Rd to Stuart Ct. 4XRJXH2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQǧSP &DQRH3O5G8QLWǧ Mint 2 br, 2 bth Condo has a community bayside htd gunite pool, pool house, mahogany decking and boardwalk. Bayfront exercise room reserved for ‘owners.’ Central air and a brick patio with grill. Web#H52212. Dir: From Montauk Highway head south on Canoe Place Road. Will be on the left hand side. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6XQǧSP  +XFNOHEHUU\ /DQH ǧ  Lovely Ranch. 2br, 1.5 bth south of highway within short distance to bay, beach and ocean. This home features a htd porch, full bsmnt and 1 car gar. .32 acres. Excl. Web#H52025. Dir: Mont Hwy to Ponquogue Ave; make left onto Bay Ave East; Right onto Huckleberry Lane, travel to #25. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH 6DWǧSP &DQRH3O5G8QLWǧ Resort-like condominium complex with over 425 ft. of newly bulkheaded frontage directly on the water’s edge of Shinnecock Bay. This complex is a multi-unit mixture of twentynine 1 and 2 br apartments of varying sizes set up as both single-level condominiums and dual level town homes with full bsmnts. This newly listed property is a 2 br, 2 full bth upper unit, single level apartment, featuring 910 sq. ft. of living space with designer touches throughout. Freshly painted interior and new Sisal carpet has been installed. Common features include a large, bayside, pool with adjoining clubhouse, community room and fully equipped, second-story exercise room with full weight and cardio areas that were recently renovated. Designated parking is available for this unit. #63211 :HVWKDPSWRQ %HDFK 2IILFH 


6DW 6XQǧSP 3RVW/DQHǧ Oversized waterfront homesite, with approximately 100’ of bulkheading and deep water dock with easy access to the Quogue Canal. 5 brs, 3 bths, air conditioning, ďŹ replace, eat-in-kit., dining area, large LR, den/ofďŹ ce, det. 2-car gar., and room for pool on this 1.4-acre property. #54829 :HVWKDPSWRQ %HDFK 2IILFH 


6DWǧDPSP 3DUVRQDJH/DQHǧ New construction. Over 12,000 sq.ft. on 1.24 acres, set down a ag lot, will include 8 brs, 11.5 bths, and staff-quarters. Master suites include plasma TVs & radiant heat in bths. Professional-grade kit., great room, sitting room, media room, elevator, gym, playroom, ďŹ n. bsmnt with home theater, and 3-car, radiant-htd gar. 4 fpls, walk-in closets, and 2 laundry facilities. Salt water-ďŹ ltrated, htd gunite pool. Bluestone patios and porches. Pool house w/bth. Custon landscape package. Co-excl. #62701. Dir: Montauk Hwy East, right onto Sagg Rd, left onto Parsonage Ln. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 


6DWǧSP  6DJDSRQDFN 5RDG ǧ  Spectacular waterfront with amazing views! 6,000 sq.ft. traditional with 5 brs, 5.5 bth on 2.1 acres with 300 ft. of frontage on Sagg Pond. Custom English kit., gunite pool and waterfall. Turn key for summer ‘08! #58167 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH


6DWǧSP )DLUOHD&Wǧ 6,500 sq.ft. custom home built by renowned CurtoBuilders.6generouslysizedbrs,5.5luxury bths, prof. French country kit. Web#H50444. 6DJ +DUERU 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP 1RWUH'DPH5Gǧ3ULFH8SRQ5HTXHVW 3 br, 2 bth waterfront cottage with over 100 ft. of bulkhead and dock. Fine interior space, including a gourmet kit., a LR with fpl. Open and airy oor plan and walls of glass from all rooms open to a lovely patio. Potential for expansion and a pool. #62493. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP -HUPDLQ$YHǧ Recently renovated. The perfect combination of modern amenities with historic details. Sited on 1 acre in the village of Sag Harbor, 3,800 sqft masterpiece features 5 brs, 5.5 bths, new custom kit., pool, pool house, bluestone patio, large wrap around deck, and a det. gar. #61110. 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH 6DWǧSP 0DLQ6WUHHWǧ Turn of the century colonial revival currently under construction. 2,200 sq ft home offers 3 brs and 2.5 bths. Gourmet kit., formal DR, and a classicdoubleparlorwithgasfplandhandcrafted coiffered ceilings. Htd pool, pool house and full bth plus a gar. on pvt park like grounds. #65418 6DJ +DUERU 2IČŠFH  6DWǧDPSP 2OG)DUP5Gǧ Totally renovated home with 5 brs, 5 bths, central vac/air, den/library, fpl in LR, full ďŹ n. bsmnt, htd pool, Har-Tru tennis, and a shed for storage. Close to Vineyards. #47835. 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH 6DWǧSP /DXUHO9DOOH\7UDLOǧ 2.4 very pvt acres bordered by preserve. 6 en suite brs and 1 half bth, ďŹ rst oor master suite with ofďŹ ce. Grand foyer, formal DR, gourmet kit., large deck, htd pool and 2-car gar. Excl. Web#H55003. 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQǧSP :LGRZ*DYLWV5Gǧ 3 br, 2 bth contemp. barn on a private acre. LR with vaulted ceiling, bright dining area, open oor plan. A large master suite with vaulted ceiling, 2 guest brs and a ďŹ n. bsmnt. A beautiful htd pool and brick patio, circular driveway, winter water view of Crooked Pond and easy access for kayaking. Conveniently located to Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton or the ocean beaches. #64801 %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP :LOGZRRG5RDGǧ 2-story home built in 2000 and features 4 brs, 4.5 bths, full bsmnt and fpl. Master is on 1st oor. Htd pool on .60 pvt acre. Excl. #54894 %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 


6DWǧDPSP 2DNKXUVW5Gǧ “Beach Houseâ€? with 3 brs, 3.5 bths, EIK and large deck.Alsoincludesdeededprivatepathandstairs to Peconic Bay Beach. Excl. Web#HO152951. Dir: West on CR #39 past Lobster Inn, bear right on North Rd, right on Oakhurst past Peconic Beach Club, up and around to #23 on right. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP 1LFKRODV&RXUWǧ Approximately 5,000 sq.ft. Traditional boasts 5 brs, 5.5 bths, htd gunite pool, central air and 2-car gar. Other lots available for $995,000. Co-Excl. Web#H0154559. Dir: West Hill St. to Montauk Hwy. Turn right at St. Andrews Rd. Go 0.4 miles. Turn left at Nicholas Ct. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 


6DW 6XQǧSP &ROG6SULQJ3W5Gǧ Waterviews, private dock, deck and lawn to lay back and enjoy nature. Just across the street to the great Peconc Bay. Community tennis. Co-Excl. Web#H015732. Dir: Head southwest on RT-27 toward Tuckahoe Ln. Turn right at Shrubland Rd. Continue on Sebonac Rd. Turn left at Cold Springs Rd. bear left at split. House is on left towards end of road. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IȊFH 


6DW 6XQǧSP 2OG7RZQ&URVVLQJǧ Newly constructed home on .37 acre is close to village and ocean. 5 brs, 5 bths, 2 powder rooms, gourmet kit., theater and billiard room, wine storage and exercise room. Attached 2-car htd gar., htd gunite pool, and landscaping. Excl. Web#H0152087. Dir: Head east on Hampton Rd. Right on Little Plains Rd. Left on Old Town Crossing House on right. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP 2OG7RZQ5RDGǧ 3 br, 2.5 bth with central air will have new htd gunite pool for the summer season. Moments from ocean beaches and the village proper. MD-LD $49,500 without pool; $75,000 with pool. Web#H95107. Dir: Hampton Rd, to Old Town Rd (south) to 255 on west side. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6XQǧSP /RQJ6SULQJVǧ In Southampton horse country, just moments from village and beaches. 5 br, 4 bth home with 2-car att. gar. is located on 1.1 acres and has plenty of room for a pool or possible expansion. Excl. Web#H25226. Dir: East on 27, just past 7-11 at next light take left on N. Main St., right at N Sea Mecox Rd, left at Long Springs Rd. # 4 on corner. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP :RROH\6WUHHWǧ On .75+/- of an acre of spectacular grounds available for major expansion up to 5600+/sq.ft. Built in 1940, the main house consists of a LR with fpl, separate formal DR, eat-in kit., den/ofďŹ ce, and front porch. 4 brs and a smaller br. Htd gunite pool with spa, renovated pool house with bth and kitchenette, large bluestone patio surrounding the pool and pool house and a 2-car det. gar. Excl. Web#H53986. Dir: Take Hampton Rd. to Wooley St. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP %RZGHQ6TXDUHǧ 2,700 sq.ft. house. Two, side-by-side duplexes, it features fpls in each of its 2 LRs. 2 DRs, 2 kit.s, 2.5 bths and 8 brs. 2 car gar. and room for a pool. Co-Excl. Web#H0159696. Dir: Head north on Main Street. Right onto North Main Street. Left onto Bowden Square. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP 3XODVNL6WUHHWǧ Circa 1920’s Cottage renovated and expanded. 4 large brs, 3 bths, LR, formal DR, and expansive kit./great room. Covered rear porch opens out to a htd gunite pool, set in a spacious yard awash in sunlight. Central Village location. #55036. Dir: Montauk Hwy East, right on David White’s Ln, right onto Pulaski St. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧDPSP 1RUWK0DLQ6WUHHWǧ 2-story gem with architechural detailing throughout the open oor plan. 4brs, 4bths, formal DR, LR with fpl and large country kit. with pantry and htd gunite pool. Owner motivated. Co-Excl. #62057. Dir: County Rd 39 east make right on North Main St. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP :HVW+LOOV&Wǧ New 6,150 sq. ft. home has 5 brs, 5 bths, 2 half bths and features 1st oor master suite, gourmet kit., formal DR, htd gunite pool with spa, outdoor shower and built-in grill. CoExcl. Web#HO156273. Dir: East on Montauk Hwy, left on DeerďŹ eld Rd., left on Middle Line Hwy, right on Southampton Hills Ct., left on West Hills Ct. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP 2OG7RZQ&URVVLQJǧ Classic Southampton village home, minutes from ocean and shopping, 4 brs, 2.5 bths, LR, 2 fpls, formal DR, den overlooking large deck on beautifully landscaped yard, bsmnt and 2-car gar. Excl. Web#H55772. Dir: Main Street, left on Meeting House Lane, right on Little Plains Road, left on Old Town Crossing. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧDPSP 3HOOHWUHDX6WUHHWǧ 2-story traditional home with 5brs, 4bths and gunite pool. Ready for the summer. Co-Excl. Web#HO158995. Dir: East on Hampton Rd., left on Elm St., right on Pelletreau. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW  ǧ  SP  2VERUQH $YHQXH ǧ  Hampton-style home with cottage featuring great master suite with fpl and plasma wall unit, 2 additional brs plus a 2 br cottage making 5 brs and 4 full bths, formal DR, family room with fpl, room for pool. It is really a turn-key beach house. Also available for 2008 summer rental @ $55,000. Excl. Web#H54576. Dir: East on Hampton Road, left on Osborne Avenue, #44. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 


6DWǧDPSP .RUDO'ULYHǧ Custom built with attention to detail, this 4br, 3bth charmer has it all from the paneled Sub Z fridge to the screened porch and spacious veranda overlooking lovely, private grounds and htd pool. Exclusive Web#H34769. Dir: West on Montauk Hwy., left on Little Neck Rd., right on Middle Pond Rd. to Koral Dr. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP (OP6WUHHWǧ This well-built home has 2 brs, 2 bths, LR, kit., ďŹ n. bsmnt w/hot tub and gar.. Attic could be converted to 2 brs. Located in the heart of the village and priced to sell. Excl. #60619 Web#H51238. Dir: East on Hampton Road, left on Elm Street. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧDPSP 6SULQJ3RQG/Qǧ In a private community with tennis and close to all is this lovely, light-ďŹ lled home with wide plank oors and cathedral ceilings, fpl, large windows, 2 decks and beautiful ďŹ nishes throughout. Excl. #62083 Web#H53046. Dir: CR 39 to Shrubland/Sebonac Rd and turn into Cold Spring Fairways at sign 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 


6DWǧSP  0HUFKDQWV 3DWK ǧ  5.2 acre property, on a private lane with gated drive, is this custom home maintained to the highest standards. A compound, which permits for the addition of a tenniscourt, offers a 4 br, 3 bth main house with open living/ dining/kitchen area, lofty and sun-drenched. The master suite is set apart from additional 3 brs. Det. 2-car gar., gunite pool and spa, and punctuated by a stunning poolhouse with 1.5 baths and a living room with wetbar / kitchen area. Excl. #61169 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IȊFH


6DW 6XQǧSP -RUGDQ'ULYHǧ Custom quality estate home of 6,000sq.ft. Offers a grand master with 4 guest rooms en suite. Professional and magniďŹ cent kit. with Viking appliances for any caterer or home chef. Grand library with additional fpl. Gorgeous mahogany deck overlooks the tastefully designed spa that cascades into a stunning htd gunite pool surrounded by magniďŹ cent bluestone. 2-car attached gar. Web#H50213. Dir: East on 27A, left at Head of Pond Rd, Slight left at Water Mill Towd Rd, Turn right at Jordan Dr. ďŹ rst house on right. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DW 6XQǧSP )O\LQJ3RLQW5RDGǧ 5 br, 7 bth home on .5 acre waterfront parcel with a dock and access to Mecox Bay. Elevator, winecellar,1-cargar.,gourmetkit.,mastersuite with waterviews and a htd gunite pool. Co-Excl. Web#H0159639 Dir: Take Wickapoque Road East. Turn right onto Flying Point Rd. Home will be on corner of Flying Point and Cobb Rd. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH  6DWǧSP 6WHSKHQ+DOVH\3DWKǧ Contemporary home on 1.2 acres in the best south-of-the-Hwy location, is 1.5 miles to Flying Point Beach and closer still to Mecox Bay. Enjoy your own tennis court, in-ground, htd gunite pool, expansive outdoor patio, and 3,300 sq.ft. of living space that features remodeled kit., fpl, 5 brs, and 4.5 bths. A super-stylish and secluded residence, with immaculate landscaping that overlooks a reserve. Co-Excl. #33809. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 


6XQǧSP 'XQH5Gǧ Natureandarchitectureblendedtospectacular effect in this newly constructed condominium complex. Ten oversized bayfront townhouse units. Top-of-the-line construction. 3 brs, 3.5 bths, 2800 sq. ft. of living space plus 1,400 sq. ft. of decking, garage and basement space. State-of-the-art gourmet kitchen, 2 fpls, walk-in closet in master suite, hot tub. Fullyequipped private marina with 28 boat slips, htd gunite pool, clubhouse and ďŹ tness room and a private right of way to ocean. #61222 :HVWKDPSWRQ %HDFK 2IILFH  6DWǧSP &ORYHU*UDVV&Wǧ Traditional style home. LR, formal DR, family room with fpl and French doors to pool area, granite kit. w/breakfast area, mud/laundry room, 4 spacious brs and 2.5 bths including the master suite with cathedral ceiling and spa tub. slate patio and pool area and lush landscaping.Excl..#64774 Web#H19274 Dir: Montauk Hwy to Clover Grass Ct. 4XRJXH2IČŠFH 1044938


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READING G “IN THE HAMPTONS” IN N THE E HAMPTONS SUMMER 2008 Publisher: Kathy Rae Founder and Executive Editor: Dan Rattiner

“IN THE HAMPTONS: Fifty Years with Farmers Fishermen, Artists, Billionaires and Celebrities.”

Director of Advertising: Richard A. Swift

by Dan Rattiner, Editor and Publisher of Dan’s Papers

Managing Editor Susan M. Galardi


Assistant to the Publisher Ellen Dioguardi

Published by Harmony Books, on sale wherever books are sold beginning May 6, 2008. Outdoor Events cannot exceed 49 people. All events are free, except where noted. For outdoor events, bring an umbrella in case of rain

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MAY 9 FRIDAY 6 PM – BOOK PARTY in BRIDGEHAMPTON at the Wolffer Estate Vineyards on Sagg Road in Bridgehampton. (By invitation only). MAY 10 SATURDAY 5 PM – Meet the Author at BOOKHAMPTON on Main Street in East Hampton. MAY 11 - SUNDAY 11 AM – Meet the Author on ATLANTIC AVENUE BEACH in Amagansett MAY 17 Saturday 11 am -- Meet the Author at INDIAN FIELD RANCH across from Teddy Roosevelt County Park in Montauk down a dirt road to a clearing near the ocean and a pasture. MAY 24 Saturday 11 am – Meet the Author in front of the TOWER Building on the Plaza in Montauk. MAY 24 Saturday 12 – 2 Meet the Author at the MONTAUK ARTS FAIR on the soccer grounds behind the Montauk Movie Theatre on Fort Pond. MAY 30 Friday 7 pm -- Meet the Author on Author’s Night at ALISON’S RESTAURANT on School Street in Bridgehampton sponsored by East End Books. By reservation. Call the restaurant at 631-537-7100. $$ includes dinner. MAY 31 Saturday 11 am -- Meet the author down a dirt road next to Long Pond in the woods 2.4 miles north on Widow Gavitt’s Lane in Sagaponack from the fork in the road between Gavitt’s and Sagaponack Road. The dirt road will have two balloons tied to a tree just across from a house with boulders and a metal gate. Parking on Widow Gavitt’s. JUNE 1 Sunday 7 pm – Meet the author on Author’s Night at ALISON’S RESTAURANT on School Street in Bridgehampton, sponsored by East End Books. By reservation. Call the restaurant at 631-537-7100. $$ includes dinner. JUNE 7 Saturday 11 am – Meet the author at MULFORD FARM on David’s Lane just off Main Street in East Hampton. Reading includes a tour just across the street from Town Pond. JUNE 14 Saturday 5 pm – Meet the author at BOOKHAMPTON on Main Street in Southampton. JUNE 21 Saturday 11 am – Meet the author at Coecles Harbor Marina and Boatyard, Hudson Avenue, Shelter Island.

Classified Advertising Manager Lori Berger Classified & Web Sales Executives Kathy Camarata, Steve Daniel,Sam Pierce, Joyce Pisarra, Christina Poulos, David Santos, Richard Scalera Graphic Designer/Classified Web Coordinator Frank Coppola Web/North Fork Editor David Lion Rattiner Coordinating Editor Victoria L. Cooper Features Editor Janine Cheviot Shopping Editor Maria Tennariello Wine Guide Editor Susan Whitney Simm Production Director Nicole Caruso Art Director Kelly Merritt Production Assistant Genevieve Salamone Graphic Designers Joel Rodney, Derek Wells

June 27 Sunday 11 am – Meet the Author in STARBUCKS on Main Street in Bridgehampton.

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JUNE 28 Saturday 11 am – Meet the Author in the bar of the Memory Motel on Main Street, Montauk. JUNE 29 Sunday 5 pm – Meet the Author at the Pollock- Krasner Museum at 830 Springs Fireplace Road in the Springs.

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JULY 5 Saturday 11 am – Meet the Author in the dining room at Bobby Van’s Restaurant on Main Street, Bridgehampton. JULY 12 Saturday 11 am. Meet the Author in the outdoor picnic grounds under the giant shore batteries at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk, located just adjacent to the Montauk Lighthouse. JULY 12 (TENTATIVE) Saturday, 5 pm. Meet the author at BOOKHAMPTON in Amagansett Square. JULY 13 Sunday 1 pm. Meet the author at ARTHAMPTON, the expo on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society, Main Street Bridgehampton. JULY 19 Saturday 11 am (TENTATIVE) Meet the author at The WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Main Street, Westhampton Beach. JULY 26 Saturday 11 am. (TENTATIVE) Meet the author on the front lawn of the Bull’s Head Inn Antiques Shop on the northeast corner of Sag Harbor Turnpike and Main Street in Bridgehampton AUGUST 9 Saturday 5:30 pm. Meet the Author at the EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY Author’s Night cocktail party on Main Street in East Hampton.

Web Specialist Matt Cross Webmaster Leif Neubauer Proofreader Bob Ankerson Contributing Writers And Editors Janet Berg, Roy Bradbrook, Alan Braveman, Lance Brilliantine, Patrick Christiano, TJ Clemente, Rich Firstenberg, Guy-Jean de Fraumeni, Renée Donlon, Sally Flynn, Bob Gelber, Barry Gordin, D. Guest, Annette Gunnels Garkowski, Steve Haweeli, Ken Kindler, Amanda Kludt, Ed Koch, Silvia Lehrer, Christian McLean, Betty Paraskevas, Jan Silver, David Stoll, Maria Tennariello, Debbie Tuma, Marion Wolberg Weiss, Emily J Weitz, Joan Zandell

AUGUST 16 Saturday 11 am. Meet the Author at The Lodge on Race Lane in East Hampton. Game follows after this event on the sandlot baseball field in the Reutershan Parking Lot directly behind Waldbaums on Newtown Lane in East Hampton. 1 pm batting practice. 3 pm game. $$ donation at game.

Contributing Artists And Photographers David Charney, Kimberly Goff, Barry Gordin, Christian McLean, Katlean de Monchy, Richard Lewin, Michael Paraskevas, Ginger Propper, Tom W. Ratcliffe III, Lisa Tamburini

AUGUST 17 Sunday noon. (TENTATIVE). Meet the Author on the grounds of the Montauk Lighthouse.

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August 23, Saturday 7 pm. (TENTATIVE.) Meet the Author on the grounds of BOOKHAMPTON, on Main Street in Sag Harbor. SEPTEMBER 13 Saturday 11 am (TENTATIVE) In the courtyard of the Bay Street Theatre during the Sag Harbor Whaling Festival.


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Tahoe To Go Big Doings Downtown as the Police Unleash their License Plate Reader By Dan Rattiner Last Saturday at 5 p.m., my fiancée and I, together with our dog Moo, got into my Tahoe and drove the two miles to downtown East Hampton to run some errands. First on our list was Gruen Optica on Main Street to pick up a new pair of glasses for me. Jessie had called. They were ready. Finishing there, and with the new glasses in hand, we walked out to the car, which was parked in a spot directly in front of Citarella less than a hundred yards away. It was a lucky thing for us to find such a space on a busy Saturday afternoon in that town. From there, we intended to go to the North Main Street Dry Cleaners and pick up some clothes, then walk over to Crossways Music a few doors down to get some musical equipment we had ordered, then, after dropping off the dog, go to a restaurant for dinner. We had a reservation at seven. None of that ever happened. A police officer was standing by my car, look-

ing at it. I knew the registration and inspection were up to date. I had both of them. What could the problem be? The officer, who I did not know, saw me coming and said something very odd as he walked out into the center of the street. “Mr. Rattiner, I need you to wait for me here, please.” I noticed he was in full regalia, with his badge, gun and equipment strapped on him. As

there had been no terrorism, no break in, no traffic accident, no deaths or injuries. It was about the Tahoe. We waited about five minutes until this officer came back. How could that officer have known my name? I wondered. It’s not on the car anywhere. Officer Jack Bartelemy, for that was the name on the gold tag on his chest, came back. “You are lucky I caught you before you drove off,” he said. “We’re only going to impound your car. You won’t be arrested.” Moo, our Wheaten Terrier, looked at the shiny, ramrod straight police officer through the passenger window. I thought — is there a bomb in the car? I asked, “Is something wrong?” “Oh yes,” he said. “There was a lapse in your insurance. We now have these new radar sensors on the roofs of our police cars. And we can check the license plates of every car on the road just by driving by. When we went by yours, an alarm went off. Your registration was suspended. The insurance had lapsed. The plates have to be taken off and sent up to the Department of Motor Vehicles. And the car goes to the police impound.” “All my paperwork is right up to date. This is

“What about my dog?” I asked. “Are you going to impound him too?” The officer was not amused.

Dan Rattiner is the founder of Dan’s Papers. His memoir, In the Hamptons: Fifty Years With Farmers, Fishermen, Artists, Billionaires and Celebrities will be published by Harmony Books this May.

he walked away, I overheard him speak into a microphone that was pinned to his chest. It was in code. Alpha, romeo, tango was all I could get. There were two other police cars parked out front in the street, blocking one of the lanes. Behind us in the Citarella lot there was a big SUPERVISOR police van with the motor running and an officer in it. I would soon learn

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The exclusive Hampton Social five-week concert series held at the Ross School last summer that featured acts by Prince, Tom Petty, Billy Joel, James Taylor and Dave Matthews will not happen again this year. Warner Music Group, the company behind the pricey series that cost concertgoers $15,000 for a ticket to all five shows, reportedly lost $18 million on the deal because,“The rich people they were targeting had connections to get the tickets for free so no one was buying.” * * * Ellen and Chuck Scarborough and Marcy and Michael Warren will be honored at the 2nd annual Get Wild event on July 19 to benefit the Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons. Missy

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Announcing the Upcoming Show Tours Lineup… SPECIAL EVENT ~ Guided Tour of The Hamptons – Board in New York City or in Southampton – 1-Day Tour – Thurs., May 22nd $135*pp. – ‘The Hamptons’ offers you old American tradition, beautiful seascapes and a diverse group of towns, each with its own flavor. Come and see the stunning landscape and some of the best beaches in the world. A tour guide will escort you on the motorcoach giving you some of the rich history of this magnificent area of New York State. Tour package includes: Deluxe round-trip transportation from New York City, fully guided motorcoach tour, tour of Montauk Lighthouse, wine tasting at Duck Walk Vineyards and dinner in Southampton. *If you are beginning your tour in Southampton, tour cost is $99 pp. “South Pacific” Broadway Revival at Lincoln Center – Sat., May 3rd – $199 pp. South Pacific tell the story of the lives of U.S. military men, nurses and the residents of the Polynesian island they occupy during World War II. The famous scor e includes: "In Love With a Wonderful Guy", "Nothing Like a Dame", "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair", "Some Enchanted Evening", and more. Directed by Barlett Sher. Starring Kelli O’Hara and Paulo Szot. “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” – Wed., Apr. 16th – $175 pp. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play. Set in a plantation house in Mississippi, Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is the story of the rivalries and misunderstandings that tear apart a family as it gathers for the 65th birthday of its patriarch, Big Daddy. Virginia Beach/2008 Virginia Int’l. Tattoo – 4-Day Tour, Thurs.-Sun., Apr. 17th-20th – $675 pp./do. Last year was a huge success! This tour also has so much to offer, such as a Harbor Cruise, a stop at Doumar’s Famous Ice Cream, a tour of Norfolk Naval Base, the Virginia Aquarium, sightseeing tours, and, last but not least, the largest and most exciting Tattoo in the United States. What is a Tattoo? –They are ceremonial performances of military music by massed bands. Exhilarating - Invigorating - You will have the time of your life! “Daniel” at the Sight & Sound Theatre – Wed., Apr. 23rd – Adults $125 pp./Children 12 & under $73 pp. Follow Daniel into the lions’ den and watch in amazement as dozens of roaring lions lie down at Daniel’s feet! With some of the most spectacular special effects ever seen on a Sight and Sound stage, Daniel is an inspiration to audiences of all ages. The South Fork tour offers you some time for shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village and lunch at Good ‘n Plenty before the show. The North Fork tour offers you a delicious Smorgasbord at Miller’s after the show.

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a mistake. I’ll drive it home if you like and I won’t drive it at all after that. Whatever it is, I’ll get it straightened out first thing Monday.” “I can’t let you do that,” Bartelemy said. “The car stays here. It cannot be moved. Except by us.” “It’ll get a ticket. It’s in a one hour zone.” “We’ll watch it.” “You can’t let me just drive it home?” “No. We’ll arrest you if you try.” “So we’re just dumped out here on the street?” This went on for about ten minutes, this back and forth. The officer was very clear about what he had to do. There would be no variation from it. My fiancée Chris, meanwhile, asked if it would be okay for her to go into Citarella for a few minutes. She’d buy us something for dinner. We actually had no dinner at home, because we were planning to eat out. He said go ahead. “What about my dog?” I asked. I was trying veiled sarcasm. A bad idea. “Are you going to impound him too?” The officer was not amused. “We can call the taxicab company to come get you to take you home if you like,” he said. “We’d offer to drive you, but all three cars are on calls.” All three were right there, within the sound of his voice. I looked at the van with the word SUPERVISOR on it still in the Citarella lot. And I walked over to it. There was an officer at the wheel by the name of Morgan. He looked up. “Is this really happening?” I asked.

Bartelemy was a few steps behind. “You can get things out of your car now if you want. You can do it now.” I was persistent. “I don’t understand. You say everything is legal now. So how is there an insurance lapse?” “It’s from something in the past. It could have been just one day. Have you changed insurance companies?” I wanted to know when the insurance lapse took place. This had to be a mistake. We were still over at the SUPERVISOR van when something came in over the radio. “It’s December 17, 2006.” “There was a lapse on December 17, 2006? That’s when I bought the car. There must have been a mix-up from when it got transferred from the dealer to me. That’s all it is.” I named the dealer. “All it takes is a day,” Bartelemy said. “If there was a lapse for even one day, the registration is suspended. It comes in on the computer, and with our new computer scanner, we got it. Hard to believe nobody picked this up before.” I took the registration out of my wallet and showed it to them. It was good until November 30, 2008. There was nothing saying it was suspended and there had been no notice to me that it had been suspended. This was impossible. Morgan, inside the SUPERVISOR van, was talking on the phone. A message coming in on the phone on Bartelemy’s shoulder was inviting him back out to the police car in the middle

of the street. He walked off, but not until he held out his hand, and in it I placed my car keys. So that was it. Chris returned with a bag of groceries from Citarella, which she set on the grass by the side of the Tahoe. I told her how it had all turned out. Then we opened the car doors and I took out a portable car charger, some cash on the dashboard, my wristwatch in the change well, a folding chair and a blanket from the back — I have no idea why I did that — and my dog Moo, who looked at me. What fun place is next, he wanted to know. It was getting colder and I was starting to shiver. We were people with shopping bags, a car charger, a folding chair, a blanket and a dog, standing on the curb next to a white Tahoe parked in front of Citarella. I reached for my cell phone. Time to call a taxi. At that moment, the wrecker with flashing lights appeared to haul off my car. It was Jigger from Balcun’s Gas Station on North Main Street a block away. We know each other. We waved. He seemed a happy camper in all this. As his cable lifted up the front end of my car, Officer Bartelemy wandered over to tell me what I’d have to do on Monday. Go to Riverhead Department of Motor Vehicles. Pay the $8 a day for the time it was uninsured. Get your plates back. Go to the impound and bail out the car for $150. And that was it. “You’ll be done before the end of the day,” the officer said. “Could we have the car towed just to the (continued on page 34)



Join Us in Celebrating our Fifth Year of Amazing Asian and Asian American Programs Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Thursday, April 10, 7:00 pm, Wang Theatre Incisive writer and performer Kristina Wong mixes sharp humor and psychology in this swear-to-god-not-autobiographical, serio-comic portrayal of the high incidence of anxiety, depression, and mental illness among Asian American women. Post-performance discussion with Karina Kim, University Counseling, and Frances Wong, Director of Asian Services, St. Vincent’s Hospital. In collaboration with Organization of Chinese Americans (Long Island and National), Allstate Foundation, and Asian American Center Bridge.

Pratima: Reflection Nrityagram Dance Ensemble Sunday, April 13, 6:00 pm, Wang Theatre Workshop: Monday, April 14, 1:30 pm, Wang Theatre The renowned Nrityagram Dance Ensemble performs Pratima: Reflection. This stunning ensemble of dancers transports viewers to enchanted worlds of spirituality with the sensuous flow of Odissi, the oldest of India’s classical dance forms. Odissi Dance workshop, free with purchase of ticket, $10 otherwise. Co-sponsored with the Center for India Studies and India Focus Group.

With support from Suffolk County Office of Minority Affairs Asian American Advisory Board, and Stony Brook University Asian Students Coalition, and the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies. Reservations Highly Recommended: Tickets: $10 for students/seniors, $15 general admission, $25 VIP. Group sales for 10 or more at a 20 percent discount. Please e-mail us at or call us at (631) 632-4400 to reserve your tickets.

For more information on these events and other upcoming Wang Center Asian and Asian American Programs, visit our Web site: The Charles B. Wang Center is located at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794. To sign up for our mailing list, please e-mail us at Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer. For a disability-related accommodation, please call (631) 632-1941. 1045523

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Springtime Ticks, Beetles, Gypsy Moths, BlackWidow Spiders & the Brown Tide By Dan Rattiner Well, spring has sprung and many of the city people are looking forward to getting back to nature by coming out here to the East End. There’s all our farmland and woods, beaches and hills, ponds and lakes, and it’s all very exciting. Who can ever forget, for example, the gypsy moth outbreaks of 1982, 1989, 2000 and 2001? Nobody knew how to get rid of them, though we do know that they die under an onslaught of heavy rain. The gypsy moths hatch into worms from larvae, climb trees and eat all the leaves, thus leaving the tree to die, and then molt into moths and fly around sometimes in great num-

bers that blot out the sky. In 2001, the last time they were here, they swept through Northwest and North Haven. There was a big inchworm infestation in the trees last year. They really damaged all the hardwood trees. And who can forget the jellyfish outbreak of 2002? The attack was felt worst among the surfer community. Many surfers got bad stings. But the jellyfish did not come back in 2003 and haven’t been seen since. Hopefully this year will be another year without them. Brown Tide, which is made of hundreds of trillions of bits of algae, arrive in droves and turn the surf a ghastly brown and red color,

which is not something you’d like to swim in. But the Brown Tide hasn’t been here since 1990 and before that 1983 and 1984. It covers beaches on the bay side for miles and miles and for months and months. You wouldn’t dare swim in it. Scientists have never been able to figure out what causes it. A rarity here is the Portuguese Man-O-War, but we did see a few of them on our beaches in 1998 and 1999. They look like little blue balloons on the beach, but if you step on them they give you a nasty sting. Treat it with ice. Or go to the emergency room. There was a black widow spider outbreak in (continued on page 32)

BIENVENUE A LA HAMPTONS, MONSIEUR ET MADAM By Dan Rattiner The dollar ain’t worth a plug nickel anymore. And so in Bridgehampton, a former farm town that for some bizarre reason has taken on a French aristocratic air, there are stores that are taking Euros. One of them, Chez Soi, actually has a WE TAKE EUROS sign in the window. I spent a long weekend in Eastern Europe not long ago. I was shocked to find how unimpressed everyone was with the dollar. Honestly, they didn’t want it. Once, in a shop in Sofia, Bulgaria, I found myself out of the local currency, which is the Lev, and thought that some dollars in my wallet might make up for the loss. I

pulled them out, smiled, and said, “Dollars?” Nope. The dollar is so bad that the shopkeeper wouldn’t take any because by the time he went down to the bank to convert it into Lev, it wouldn’t be worth as much as when I gave it to him. Bridgehampton has two French restaurants — Pierre’s near the center of town, and Almond, out at the west end of town. There are French flags flying and, always out in front of Pierre’s, a blue Deux Chevaux, which is an automobile. (Deux Chevaux, get it? Two horses? Get it?) There’s the Cáche Salon, there’s the Blue Provence, where you can get French furniture,

curtains, glasses, kitchenware and even foods such as canned caviar and salmon. Of course, you can shop for housewares at Chez Soi. You can get French tiles and bathroom and kitchen supplies at Urban Archeology, right next door to Le Papier de Dan. Urban Archaeology even sells statuary from France, two of which, bolted into the ground outside, are from L’Arc de Triomphe at L’Etoile at the most westerly end of the Champs-Elysee. Le Euro? Oui! Though Le Euro won’t do you any good at Le Journal de Dan, because that publication is FREE. Bon Chance! •

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Photos by Richard Lewin

The 46th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Montauk hosted by the Montauk Friends Of Erin was amazing. This year’s Grand Marshal, Jay Liebell, was all smiles as he led the parade down Main Street. Montauk Police Captain Kevin Sarlo was pleased with the efforts of the East End police officers who helped keep the parade a family affair. Montauk Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Laraine Creegan said that on the perfect, sunny Montauk day, the 1,000 chamber mugs sold faster than any other year.

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Coming Clean To Avoid Being Blackmailed, I Confess My Wicked, Wicked Past By Dan Rattiner Now that Governor Spitzer has confessed his sins and resigned, and the new Governor Patterson has held a news conference to announce the various affairs he’s had with women over the years and that he experimented with drugs when young, I thought it would be important for me to do the same. As Governor Patterson said, he was making his revelations because he did not want to conduct the work of his office with the fear that he might be blackmailed. As the founder of this newspaper, I feel the same way. Once, when the driver of a white Mercedes

convertible roared passed me on Ferry Road to beat me to the Shelter Island Ferry, I lied to her when she came over to ask directions to Orient Point. I told her that after we got to the other side, she should drive off and turn left and head west. Once, when a very fat woman asked me if she looked fat, I said yes. You know the junk mail you get asking for a donation because they sent you a little something — a nickel or a plastic silver cross or those peel off stickers with your name and address on them that you can use for letter return addresses? Well, I don’t send those peo-

ple money, but because I don’t believe in waste, I use what they send me. Indeed I have one of those stickers right here on the bottom of my laptop. Here, I’ll peel it off. Sometimes when I pick up the morning paper at Hampton Bagel when there’s a big line of people waiting at the counter for service, I cut in front of everybody, slide my 50 cents onto the edge of the counter where the clerk can see it and then skip out of the store with everybody still waiting in line. I use drugs. In fact, I am taking a drug right now. It’s for a cold and I got it at the drug store. (continued on page 35)

LINDA STEIN: THE BLOOD SPOT ON THE SINK By Janine Cheviot There may be another twist in the murder case of Linda Stein, the “realtor to the stars” who was killed in her Fifth Avenue apartment last October, depending on which lawyer you ask. A medical examiner’s report released last week states that DNA from a person referred to as “Male A” was found mixed with Stein’s blood in a bathroom sink in her apartment. But the suspect being held for the crime, Natavia Lowery, 26, who was Stein’s assistant, is female. Lowery’s attorney, Ronald Kuby, said, “The DNA shows the killer is almost certainly a man.” Kuby sug-

gested that Male A had killed Stein and then tried to scrub his hands clean in her bathroom sink, but left a speck of blood from which the DNA in question was lifted. But according to the Manhattan district attorney’s office, “There’s nothing to suggest the blood came from the murder,” and the DNA only proves that a man may have touched Stein’s sink during the time she lived in the apartment. Kuby accused the DA’s office of downplaying the importance of Male A’s DNA. Despite the new evidence, Lowery, who is five months pregnant, was denied bail and will

remain at Riker’s Island, where she has been held since her arrest in November — much to the disappointment of her 100 supporters wearing “Justice for Natavia” t-shirts who filled the courtroom. Lowery, a Brooklyn native, gave a videotaped confession last November, stating that she bludgeoned her boss with a heavy bar, referred to in a police report as a “yoga stick,” after Stein yelled racial slurs and blew marijuana smoke in her face. Prosecutors said that Lowery murdered Stein at 12:45 p.m. and surveillance cameras (continued on the next page)

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There is no Hampton Subway Newsletter this week. Dan’s Papers is trying to determine why that is. We have received no reply from the new Hampton Subway Club, which at the present time is in control of The Hampton Subway, and from where the newsletter comes. We do want to ask readers to please light a candle tonight for the former Commissioner of the

Hampton Subway, Bill Aspinall, who will be sentenced this week for the 114 charges he was convicted of involving graft, embezzlement and so forth and so on. The worst part is that because of the vast number of charges, it is entirely possible that he might receive the death penalty, thus becoming the first person in New York State to be put on death row for a non-capital crime. So light a candle.

Meanwhile, as many of the demonstrators waving signs out in front of the subway entrances have noticed, no trains are running. I think it’s important to realize that the sale of Hampton Subway is a competely private matter. It is, or was, a private company. And if the buyer wants to make a private club out of it, there’s not much anybody can do about that.


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show her leaving the apartment building about a half hour later. It was also discovered that Lowery, who had prior to the murder been arrested on charges of identity theft and petty larceny, had stolen tens of thousands of dollars from Stein during the four months she worked for her. And just days after the murder, it was learned that Lowery used Stein’s credit cards to purchase plane tickets and other items. But then a series of inconsistencies followed Lowery’s arrest. First, Lowery retracted her confession, claiming the police in the interrogation room coerced it. Then, medical examiners said that toxicology reports conducted as part of Stein’s autopsy showed that she had not smoked marijuana prior to her death, as stated in Lowery’s confession. In the same week Kuby

The late Linda Stein


claimed that the DA’s office had records of a telephone conversation between Stein and her daughter Samantha at 2 p.m. on the day of her murder, which is 45 minutes after Lowery is shown on surveillance cameras leaving the building. He also claimed that when Stein’s body was found at 10:30 p.m., her body temperature was only 12.6 degrees lower than a living person, indicating that she was not murdered when Lowery was there. But while the defense attorneys are calling the discovery of Male A’s DNA a stunning revelation, the district attorneys say it is “a pedestrian understanding of the medical examiner’s process.” Prosecutors maintain that Lowery murdered Stein, even though no trace of Stein’s blood was ever found on her clothing. Lowery’s next court hearing is scheduled for April 24.

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Chris Becker

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Sandra Novick

The future location of Georgica Bank in Bridgehampton.

Janet Verneuille

Banking on Georgica Now You Can Get a Piece of the New BankOpening in the Hamptons By Janine Cheviot “It’s a good time to start a bank,” said Chris Becker, President and CEO of Georgica Bank, at a recent presentation for potential investors held at the Bridgehampton Inn. Although I’m not very familiar with the banking industry, I do have investment experience and a business degree, and what he said rang true. With the ongoing mortgage crisis, rise in foreclosures and overall downturn of the economy, starting a new bank, or any new business, might not seem like a good idea. But with a clean balance sheet and availability of credit, Georgica Bank is entering the market at a good time — it didn’t get buried in the current financial crisis, so it won’t have to dig its way out. But none of that matters, of course, if it doesn’t have a solid foundation. So I went to the presentation, along with my colleague

Victoria and about ten other potential investors, to find out who was behind this venture and hear what they had to say. Before entering the Inn, Victoria and I scoped out the parking lot to get an idea of what types of people attended these things — a few BMWs, a Mercedes, a ’98 Buick, a beat-up Chevrolet Cavalier and a taxicab. Interesting. Clearly, many different types of people were curious about Georgica Bank. Once inside, we were offered refreshments, and I spoke with members of the management team. Their backgrounds were impressive: they all had long successful careers at another local bank, but felt passionately enough about Georgica Bank to walk away from the security of their jobs to join this endeavor. I also liked that the organizational team is made up of local businesspeople with

experience in a variety of industries including real estate, insurance, law and architecture. According to them, there is a great need for more personal, one-on-one banking on the East End. I was also impressed that the organizers have invested $3.85 million of their own money in Georgica Bank. During the presentation, we were shown charts indicating the successful stock performance of publicly traded community banks on Long Island and the median annualized rates of return to shareholders who purchased de novo shares during IPO. It was a logical argument — this is a good investment, and they need investors. But that’s what we expected to hear. Becker also explained that this opportunity is for long-term investors (5-7 years), not for someone (continued on the next page)

THE REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX IS NOT THE ONLY WAY By David Lion Rattiner It is no secret that the East End is home to farming families who own land worth tens, sometimes hundreds of millions of dollars. The farmers from the East End are a cherished part of the culture in the Hamptons and a big part of the appeal of the area. Local farmers and their farm stands attract the bigwigs of Manhattan, who come out here and in turn spend millions of dollars on their homes and the local economy. But these two groups have always had a very odd relationship. The land buyers from Manhattan want to own farmland because it is so beautiful and because they can develop it. But

at the same time, the local governments don’t want the farmers to leave because they know that the current owners want open space, and development of the land will devalue all of the property. It’s a Catch-22, and it’s why innovative farm preservation programs have gotten attention in the local political system. The success of these programs is a true testament to local governments and political leaders — Democrat, Republican or Independent — who appreciate the importance of the farming culture. Because of development rights purchase programs funded by the Community Preservation Funds (CPF) of each town, farming families such

as the Halseys and the Whites have both a financial and personal incentive to keep farming on the East End. Without these programs it would be virtually impossible for the generational farming families out here to survive on farming alone. Land rich doesn’t mean money in the bank unless you sell the land, and as real estate values of farmland have reached the millions, acreby-acre, plot-by-plot, farmland was getting sold. Seven years ago the Town of Southampton developed a different farmland preservation program to keep farmers here and allow their land to remain as farms. The program is called Ag (continued on the next page)

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PDDs (agricultural planned development district), and it gives farmers the ability to sell development rights credits to the Town if their farmland gets put into an agricultural planned development district, creating a re-zoning freeze on the land for ten years. Should the farmers choose to sell the development rights, the land will forever remain a farm, the farming family gets to continue to own and work the land, but will be unable to sell it to anyone interested in building a mansion on the corn field. The program was a tremendous credit to the genius behind creating the CPF real estate tax. Without the CPF, many of our farmers would have cashed out and the results would’ve been horrible. The land occupied by the Milk Pail in Water Mill is owned by the Halsey family and

might have ended up as a private McMansion surrounded by a huge fence camouflaged by giant trees. Most interesting in the news recently is the increase in the number of farmers who have been taking advantage of these development rights purchases. Four farmers in less than a month have begun the legal process of selling their development rights to the Town of Southampton, which by law, thanks to the program, has to make an offer through use of the CPF. Why the increase in such a short period of time? There is some speculation that it has to do with the peaking real estate market — the head of the farming family is simply selling his rights at the time that he feels is optimum. But in addition to the financial opportunity,

this way of life is priceless to the farmers. Selling out the land has always been a last resort, and when a farmer has wanted to sell in the past, it was not because he was headed for retirement in Hawaii but because he simply needed the money. What’s remarkable about the recent applications to execute Ag PDDs contracts is that there is a reality in the cost of managing all of this — and it has to be paid with potato money. Farmers are having tremendous difficulty affording the high cost of estate planning, including legal fees, that have plagued nearly every family trying to keep its land and way of life. The paperwork between lawyers and the Town is endless, and when you throw an inheritance lawyer in the mix it can seem overwhelming. But to the farmers, town officials, preservation enthusiasts and the common (or not so common) homeowner in the Hamptons, it’s all worth the effort. With a fear looming that we could soon end up looking at even more and more gates, fences and rows of trees, we all realize the importance and the value behind programs such as Ag PDDs that preserve a way of life, and a invaluable landscape.


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looking to turn a quick profit. The only negative point raised is that there will be no drive-thru teller, but Becker assured us that Georgica Bank customers would be spoiled (in fact, “Be Spoiled” is their motto). So if for some reason you can’t walk into the bank to make a deposit, he will come outside to take your deposit slip. Additional information we learned included: Georgica Bank is set to open its doors in the fourth quarter of ’08 with locations in Bridgehampton and East Hampton. The management team is used to producing above average numbers. There will be no ATM fees. The investment opportunity is a minimum of 2,500 shares for $25,000 and maximum of 50,000 shares for $500,000 (unless you give them a good reason to take more of your money). When the bank is referred to as “de novo,” it means it has been operating for five years or less. When the presentation ended, we mingled with the crowd, ate pastries and drank Pellegrino. Everyone seemed enthusiastic about the idea of investing in a local start-up with such a strong backbone of experienced managers and organizers. With investments, they say stick with what you know — but diversification makes a portfolio stronger. After much review, Victoria and I made our decisions — one of us chose to invest, the other didn’t. 1046529

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Pow! Bam! The East End Ladies of LacerationJoin the LI Roller Derby League By Tiffany Razzano With the popularity of A&E’s 2006 show “Rollergirls,” women’s roller derby has enjoyed a renaissance in the United States over the past few years. Living in the shadows of New York City, which boasts the well-known Gotham Girls, Long Island got its own league three years ago in the form of the Roller Rebels, which brought derby back to the Long Island for the first time since the 1970s. But is the East End ready to take part in Long Island’s roller derby mania? Sure, one of the three teams that make up the Roller Rebels is called the East End Ladies

of Laceration, but none of the girls are from anywhere further east than Holbrook. And the league has never held a bout or practice outside Nassau County. “Long Island is like a state in itself,” said Carrie Goldstein, who goes by the moniker “Kosher Kaos” whenever she dons her skates. “It’s so big. We’d love to get girls from out [east] in our league. But it’s hard getting people from that far out.” Skater Karyn “Regine Bull” Konzet said the Roller Rebels are at a disadvantage not being based around a city like other leagues. “We’re an island that’s about 120 miles long,” she said. “It’s hard to find a place that’s good for

everyone. Even if you meet in the middle, it’s hard for some people to get there. We like to have solidarity, all of us coming from Long Island, but it’s hard to find a mid-point.” It’s also difficult to find a venue that will permit roller derby, said the league’s founder, Lauren Madonia, better known as “Captain Morgan.” But, if you invite them, the Roller Rebels are more than willing to go anywhere for an exhibition match. The Roller Rebels, a member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, had to overcome many obstacles to get where they are today. Founded in August 2005, at first they were (continued on the next page)

COPING WITH A CLAMPDOWN ON FOREIGN WORKERS By Debbie Tuma For years, restaurants, hotels and motels, landscapers and gardening companies on the East End have depended on seasonal foreign employees to make up their workforce during the busy summer months. But this year, the H2B Visa Workers Program that supplies them with certain numbers of legal foreign service help will provide only a small number, as the quotas have dropped. As a result, many businesses will be forced to open a little later, and maybe close a little sooner. And many of them have already searched out replacement workers from other

programs. “We’re all having to cope with the decreased numbers of H2B Visa workers, so at Gurney’s we have brought in lots of European students through a student Visa program,” said Paul Monte, General Manager of Gurney’s Inn Resort & Spa in Montauk. “We‘re bringing in students this year from Czechoslovakia, Germany, Argentina and the Philippines. We are also trying to get students from Niagara University and from schools in Florida.” Roberta Gosman, who has traditionally hired students from Ireland to work at Gosman’s Restaurant, recruited staff members

from Czechoslovakia and other European countries. Donald Torr, owner of The Crow’s Nest Restaurant in Montauk, said he is still scrambling to find service help for this upcoming season. “A handful of our H2B workers were not able to return, and we’re still looking to find dishwashers, maids and wait staff,” he said. “It just gets harder as time goes on, and it also drives up the prices.” Jim Grimes, owner of the landscaping company Fort Pond Native Plants, said, “It’s a bit of a dilemma, trying to fill in the gaps created (continued on page 33)

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just a small group of girls in knee socks skating around tennis courts. None of them knew much about roller derby. At the very first meeting, Madonia even asked, “Where’s the ball?” Eventually they learned the rules, honing their skills along the way. They adopted a more professional, yet still very independent and DIY approach to the sport, registering the league as a business, and forming a board of directors and several committees. “Because we set standards, our level of play and professionalism increased,” said Madonia. “We look at our organization as a community where all our members need to contribute in order for our community to succeed.” Each girl is expected to volunteer her time on one of the various committees. They also practice two to three nights a week. Despite what people might think, roller derby truly requires athleticism and commitment. Those who don’t know any better make comparisons to the likes of the World Wrestling Federation. With entertaining names, such as Carnage Electra and Roxie Heartless, the violence and the pain, which, by the way, are very real, and the sheer pageantry and bravado of a

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bout, it’s easy to see why comparisons are made. The Roller Rebels, however, have much more heart, soul and integrity. Their bouts are unscripted. And the precious time and money they commit, along with the potential for bodily harm, are all for the sake of their love for roller derby. “People think it’s all staged,” said Goldstein. “When I tell people about it, a million times I hear it compared to wrestling.” Before a girl can participate in a bout, they are required to pass skills, speed and agility tests.

There are other misconceptions about the sport. When thinking of women’s roller derby, people often conjure an image of a girl with piercings, tattoos and multi-colored hair. Some girls may fit this profile, but not all of them do. “There’s a lot more moms,” she said. “They were bored of the same old things. They just wanted to get out and try something different and fun.” Goldstein, who works at JP Morgan in Manhattan, is just one of the many girls in the league who defy the stereotype. “Walking down Park Avenue, no one can tell by looking at me that I’m in the roller derby,” she said. “We try to get more than just alternative people,” said Konzet. “A lot of the girls have tattoos and are into bands. But I’m not. It’s becoming more of a sport for everyone.” In fact, Roller Rebel bouts are incredibly family-oriented events. At any given bout you’ll find a wide mix of people. Though their season begins in September, they have a series of inter-league bouts beginning April 5 against the Dominion Derby Girls from Norfolk, VA at Skate Safe in Old Bethpage. For more information, visit

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Green If this Blueberry Drink is Blue, but ISay it’s Green, then What is it Really? By Debbie Tuma When I first heard about a party called “Green Drinks,” I thought it would be a crowd of health-conscious people drinking some kind of algae or freeze-dried spinach concoctions. When I entered 75 Main Restaurant in Southampton, I saw about 70 people around the bar drinking normal cocktails — but they wore name tags, and talked about green building, hybrid cars, recycling, non-toxic cleaners and energy-saving light bulbs. This was the third monthly “Hamptons Green Drinks,” a social networking event that I attended on March 6. It was preceded by two similar events held at Town Line Barbecue in

Sagaponack in December and January. Chuck Schwartz, owner of LI Green, a non-profit Southampton company that aims to reduce energy usage in households, started this East End chapter of Green Drinks Long Island with Catherine Bedard, an “eco-broker” of Southampton. “I heard about this group that meets in the Huntington area, which is an offshoot of Green Drinks International and has 348 chapters all over the world, and we decided to bring this phenomenon to the East End,” said Schwartz, who owns a hybrid car, and claims he can reduce energy use in any house by 30% for a modest investment. “But since we started, we’ve

attracted people from all over the Island.” A green designer in London founded Green Drinks International in 1989 after he attended a gathering at a local pub. He came up with the idea that people with similar interests in saving the environment should meet at the same time, every month, and network to make friends, find employment, do business deals and develop new ideas. This concept spread to other cities, and now there are Green Drinks chapters throughout Europe, from Switzerland to Scotland, and from Botswana to Brazil. Catherine Bedard of Century 21 Agawam Albertson in Southampton was recently certi(continued on the next page)

HAMPTON TRADITION XXXI — CORWINS JEWELERS By T.J. Clemente In 1876, W.G. Corwin set up his jewelers shop in Orient out on the North Fork. When the Long Island Rail Road reached Southampton in 1878, he decided to relocate and stake his claim on Main Street in Southampton — the result being 129 years of continuous jeweler service by the same family. Present owner, Master Jeweler Timothy Corwin, told a compelling story of a customer who came in with a ring set by his great-grandfather, W.G. Corwin, in the 1890s and needed to be reset. Timothy admired his great-grandfather’s work as he reset the diamond in the ring. “In fact, it was a piece

from the 1700s,” said Timothy. “It was a special moment for me.” Corwins Jewelers is the oldest continuous family owned jeweler in New York State. W.G.’s original jeweler’s shop was located three doors down from the present location at 61 Main Street. In 1900, there was a fire and the store was repaired, but after a more massive fire in the 1920s the present building was acquired. It has been the home of the business and five generations of Corwins. In 1928, W.G.’s sons, George and Thomas, took over. After World War II, Thomas came home to Southampton to take over the family business. However, when he

was recalled to fight yet again in Korea it was Timothy’s mother, Elizabeth Corwin, who ran things until he came back to Southampton for good in 1954. Thomas ran the enterprise until 1981 when Timothy, who had just finished becoming a Master Jeweler in Texas, returned home to take the reins of Corwins Jewelers and move it into a third century. A 1971 graduate of Southampton High School, Timothy later earned a degree in biology from SUNY Binghamton and then went to jewelry school in Texas. He and his wife, Toni Lea Corwin, have three children — Karianne, (continued on page 30)

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fied as an “eco-broker” specializing in green building and alternative energy sources. She said since most homes contribute a huge amount to the depletion of natural resources of our planet, she thought she could have a big impact on the choices her customers make for heating, cleaning and furnishing their homes. For example, Bedard, who also drives a hybrid car, said she helped a homeowner purchase a solar pool heater instead of a gas one, which saved the homeowner money and helped the environment. “I’ve helped people buy floors of bamboo, which is renewable, and also buy non-toxic fabrics and paint,” she said. “I help with water treatment systems and in changing light bulbs to CSL energy efficient lights. There’s an alternative to everything that you buy.” Russell Blue, an architect in Southampton who also attended the party, said he has long been into “green architecture,” using solar and wind energy designs to reduce the impact on the environment. Eva Growney, another “green” architect of Amagansett, is creating the Duck Project in Flanders, a model for a sustainable community. Growney said that most of her projects are focused on this important movement. “I recently attended an AIA Convention on green architecture in Texas, where Al Gore was the keynote speaker on this subject, before a few thousand architects,” she said. “This shows how major this movement is in our country today.” Frank Dalene, President and CEO of Telemark, a Bridgehampton construction company, builds luxury homes. “We believe in incor-

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Hamptons Green Drinks founders Catherine Bedard & Chuck Schwartz

porating the green energy and materials into our homes as much as possible, so I came here to meet other like-minded people in this field,” he said. Hugh McIvor, of Motorworks Clean Vehicles, Inc. in Amityville, came to promote his line of electric cars, which use no gas and have no emissions, on the East End. “I wanted to be among people of similar interests, who could see the benefits of our vehicles,” he said. “Our key mission is to reduce the dependency on foreign oil, and also reduce the emissions in our environment.” He said there has been a great demand of his 30 mph utility wagons at Queens College and Farmingdale

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University campuses, and that he is looking to bring them out to Stony Brook Southampton campus as well. Later this year, his company will release a new electric sedan model that goes 80 to 120 miles on a single charge. Matt Doris, executive chef at Stony Brook Southampton, said his college has gone green in every aspect, including the food management. “Our mission is to work with local farmers and merchants, to use local products, and to grow as much of our produce as we can,” he said. “We are building a greenhouse and an herb garden for our dining facility. We are purchasing coffee from the Shinnecock Indian reservation, apples from the local fields, and non-toxic cleaners from local vendors.” Steve Cea of East Quogue, owner of Organically Green professional lawn and tree spraying of Nesconset, said he and his partner, Diana Aronica, are trying to provide a healthier alternative to harsh pesticides and chemicals. “This organic alternative is safer for children, pets and property,” he said. “We treat lawns all over the East End.” Matt O’Grady and Tom Pellicane, publishers of Canvas, a green lifestyle magazine in Huntington, founded the Long Island Green Drinks chapter along with David Sibek, also of Huntington, about a year ago. There are also Green Drinks chapters in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The next Hamptons Green Drinks event will take place at 75 Main Restaurant on April 8 from 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit

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Who’s Here By Janine Cheviot “If someone who knows East Hampton asks me where my house is, I’ll say, ‘Do you know where Further Lane is?’ It’s fun to watch their eyes grow wide with astonishment and a newfound respect. ‘Uh, yes,’ they respond. Then I’ll say, ‘It’s much further from there.’” Set up and punch sequences like this frequently punctuated the interview with Angela LaGreca. The funny woman has a laundry list of impressive titles — producer, comedian, singer and writer, to name a few — and had me in stitches as we discussed her life. LaGreca studied opera at Smith College, but majored in government. “It made absolutely no sense. At the time I didn’t think being a performer was worthy of my parents’ money,” she said. “I used to audition for things, but I didn’t really want to do Annie Get Your Gun in Germany. I love performing, but I love words and writing even more.” LaGreca’s interests come together in her comedy act, a combination of standup, songs and sometimes impressions, and she is currently working on a theatrical one-woman show. “My mom used to say, ‘Honor what you do. You can make people laugh when they’re having a bad day,’” said LaGreca. “You can’t make sense of 99% of things in life. The only way to get through it is with laughter.” The six-time MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) award winner has performed everywhere in New York City from Caroline’s Comedy Club to Carnegie Hall, and has played to sold-out crowds in top venues around the country. “I either like a big venue that envelops the performer, or an intimate cabaretlike setting — 60 people right on top of me in my face,” she said. For many years, LaGreca was a regular contributor to Star Magazine’s “Worst of the Week” page, which displays celebrity fashion disasters. “I received a lot of response from that, but it was certainly not based on my knowledge of fashion,” she said. “People in my building used to ask if I was the super, so I was definitely not qualified.” LaGreca also has recorded numerous voiceovers and promos for ABC, HBO and Nickelodeon. “I don’t really have a classic ‘I’ve had five martinis’ voice. But I have a range,” she explained. LaGreca’s career in television began on The View, where she worked for nine years, first as the audience warm-up personality and then as a

Angela LaGreca Comedian writer and producer for the show’s popular “Hot Topics” segments with moderator Meredith Vieira. “I invented dancing on daytime TV way before Ellen. People should know that,” LaGreca joked. When Vieira left The View to join Matt Lauer

pitching stories that catch my attention, or my heart, and having the resources to produce a segment that means something.” One such segment is a piece she produced on Sag Harbor resident Joann Ferrara’s book Ballerina Dreams, which chronicles the story of five young girls with disabilities who dreamed of becoming ballerinas and dancing on stage — and their dreams come true. “That story meant more to me than most. One ballerina wanted Laura Bush to attend the recital. So I called Washington and asked, ‘So how busy is Laura Bush?’ And she came. That kind of stuff is so meaningful,” said LaGreca. In addition to Ballerina Dreams, there were two other segments that touched LaGreca’s heart. One, a piece she produced for the Clown Care Program, had Vieira in a clown costume, cheering up sick children in a hospital (the piece currently runs on a continuous loop at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital). Another was a series called “I Want a Baby” that focused on infertility, miscarriage and adoption. As a result of the piece, Vieira will be honored by RESOLVE, the national infertility organization, for putting a spotlight on the challenges of infertility and miscarriage, and for portraying adoption as a viable option. LaGreca has also produced many live entertainment segments with actors, comedians and musical acts including Jerry Seinfeld, Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Broderick, Renée Zellweger, Paula Abdul and Barry Manilow. She produced two memorable pieces with Vieira and Will Ferrell — one segment last year when Vieira took a spill on the ice rink at Rockefeller Center while Ferrell was promoting the film Blades of Glory, and the second recently when Vieira and New York Knicks guard Nate Robinson played Ferrell and Woody Harrelson in a twoon-two basketball game to promote the actors’ film Semi-Pro. As for the co-anchors on Today, LaGreca is grateful to work with Lauer and Vieira, who she says have a great sense of humor and get along really well. “Meredith really is THAT nice,” she said. “And I can’t believe Matt agreed to be roasted at Friars Club. The median age there is deceased, but they’re brutal.” Last summer LaGreca performed at Bay Street Theatre in the comedy act “Three Gals Undone,” along with friends Joy Behar and Julie Halston. “Performing comedy in the Hamptons is a challenge. It’s basically like playing at a Botox convention. You know when people want to laugh, but it just is not physically possi-

LaGreca has performed everywhere in New York City from Caroline’s Comedy Club to Carnegie Hall, and has played to sold out crowds in top venues around the country. as co-anchor on The Today Show, she took LaGreca with her. Now as a producer on Today, LaGreca considers her job varied and interesting. “I love my job because it’s so diverse. I have a lot of interests and I don’t feel locked into any one type of segment,” she said. “I really enjoy

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who is just finishing up at Southampton High School, Tamara Tillman, who recently gave birth to Cory Thomas Tillman, and Travis, who is currently a chef in Charleston, South Carolina, but has worked at the jewelry store in the past. With a family business with this much history, anecdotes abound. Timothy tells of a Southampton High School ring found in 2004 in some bushes in the Village. The ring, from the class of 1934, was brought to Corwins Jewelers to see if he could find the owner. Tim found initials and the owner was successfully tracked. And there was the woman who lost her two carat diamond that somehow became dislodged from its setting. Timothy duplicated the ring and the woman was pleased. However, two

years later she walked in with the lost diamond in her hand. She explained to him that when she was getting into her car the day before she saw something shining. The lost diamond was imbedded in the trim of car. Timothy designed something special for the woman and the diamond. Jane Boyd, a trusted aide at Corwins Jewelers, recalled some of the many well-known faces that have stopped in — the flamboyant Truman Capote stopped by during her first Photo by T.J. Clemente


year on the job back in the 1980s. Other celebrity clients included Johnny Carson, Perry Como, Chris Reeves, Peter Jennings, Sly Stallone, Tina Louise, and Maria Shriver and her husband Arnold Schwarzenegger. Boyd expressed sadness over recently losing valued customer, the late Roy Scheider. Timothy Corwin stressed that Corwins Jewelers can do “anything.” He recommends that all diamond jewelry be checked twice a year. At Corwins the diamonds are checked and cleaned at no charge. Corwins also does watch repair, stone settings, diamond settings, antique restoration, pearl and bead stringing and appraisals. The fluctuation in the price of precious metals has kept the staff at Corwins on their toes. However, their traditional top-level service is a factor not seen in the price. Timothy said that the price of rhodium used in the plating when setting a diamond now sells for $9,000 an ounce. He claims that many jewelers are now using platinum because even though it’s costly it’s still less expensive than rhodium. When entering Corwins Jewelers, in addition to the wonderful jewelry and watches, two other things stand out. The beautiful stained glass behind the counter done by Alexis Mayer in 1998, and the wonderful pet dog, a border collie named Kipper, who if you’re lucky will try to get you to play Frisbee with him. Corwins is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (631) 283-1980.



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ble,” she joked. “Let’s face it, they’ve taken the ‘sag’ out of Sag Harbor.” Behar encouraged LaGreca to buy a house in the Hamptons a few years ago, and she’s been fantasizing about living here year-round ever since. “I love to garden, entertain, cook — stuff I would never admit to ten years ago. I basically cry when I have to leave on Sunday.” But what makes LaGreca so likeable is how “un-Hamptons” she is. She “gets” what the East End is truly about. “I have a moment every time I drive on Old Stone Highway on the way to the Amagansett Farmer’s Market. It’s so beautiful,” she said. LaGreca would rather have dinner with friends, take a bike ride or go crabbing in Georgica Pond than wait on line for an hour at a swanky restaurant, as she appreciates the Hamptons for its natural beauty and serenity, rather than for its fancy parties and expensive shopping. “People ask me how I got into the business, but they don’t realize how much hard work it takes. Everything is hard work and very little glory. But a good cup of coffee, outdoor showers, twilight times at the beach, the sunset over Three Mile Harbor — that’s it.”

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Twentysomething…By David Lion Rattiner Bonding Through American Idol I’m pretty much completely obsessed with this season of “American Idol.” It’s relatively pathetic and I think that I need to get out more, but I’m sorry, I friggin’ love that kid David Archuleta. I’m so into this show that I have a little ritual when I watch it that involves about three bottles of Guinness and intense telephone conversations when the contestants sing. “Oh my God dude, did you hear Brooke screw up in the beginning? What was she thinking?! For crying out loud this is AMERICAN IDOL!” I love hating Ryan Seacrest for being so annoying. Man, I hate him. I love Paula Abdul for always telling the contestants they did a good job and that she loves them, even when they’re terrible, and I love always agreeing with Simon Cowell after each performance. It just does it for me.

knows her audience, so she will go far.” “Touché.” For about 20 minutes we went on and on about “American Idol,” analyzing every detail. We talked about the reasons why the public enjoys the show. We got deep, talking about the psychological reasons why people enjoy watching other people sing for votes. We are all a bunch of intellectuals over here in the editorial department. I never once touched on the subject of text voting. Letting people know that you actually go so far as to text a vote to Fox for your favorite contestant is just too personal. The point of all of this is that I think televi-

sion is a good thing when it helps people bond, because bonding is a good thing. In fact, corporations all over the world that spend millions of dollars a year sending out employees on trips to play paintball and learn about teamwork could probably save a lot of money if they just assembled everybody and brought up “American Idol” as a topic. Bonding over something is important. I know some people who would not have a relationship with their fathers if it weren’t for conversations on baseball. My guess is that during the Montauk St. Patty’s Day parade a fair amount of bonding occurred over a Guinness or two.

The writer’s favorite “American Idol” contestant, David Archuleta

David Archuleta is the nicest, sweetest kid that I have ever seen on television. Not only can he sing, he is also gracious and humble. I don’t want to sound weird, but I hope to one day have a son like him. He better win. I’m gonna be mad if he doesn’t. One of the most amazing things about this show is how much it can open people up emotionally. I walked into work the other day and brought up the show because I was so pumped up about it. “Did you see ‘American Idol’ last night?” I asked my co-workers. As the question sank in, I watched everybody’s brains began to decide whether or not they were going to admit that they watch the show. After all, this was the Dan’s Papers editorial department. None of these people watch television — they all go home and read the New Yorker and The New York Times. But then, from the far corner of the newsroom, an editor brought the conversation to the next level. “OH MY GOD! I saw it last night. The country girl is so annoying!” Of course, this deserved the appropriate rebuttal. “Yeah, but she is pretty and she


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Northwest last year. We hope we don’t see them again. But last year we also began to see brown recluse spiders in those woods. There have been only a few sightings. But they seem to be on the upswing. Both are poisonous, with the black widow in damp places outside and the reclusive inside, perhaps in basements. Years ago we had fearful carpenter ant epidemics, but that ended around 1950. If they do come back, sprinkle Borax on your house foundation. The kind of tick that was most prevalent out here last year, and will surely be in more abundance this year, is the Lone Star Tick identifiable by its white spots. It’s about as prevalent now as a deer tick and causes the usual diseases such as Lyme, Tick Fever and Babiosis. If you think you have been bitten by a tick, get to a doctor right away for a course of antibiotics. Meanwhile, put drops of Frontline on the backs of your dogs. Who can forget the pride of mountain lions that moved into the Pine Barrens north of Westhampton in the late 1980s and began foraging in the woods there? Many were trapped by hunters, but it wasn’t until the great Sunrise fires of 1995 that they seemed to either have burnt up or run away. 2006 was a bad year for shark sightings in the Hamptons, but 2007 was better. There’s no way to predict what will happen this year. There are still those among us who remem-

ber the ladybird beetles that attacked in massive amounts at swimming holes in Hampton Bays in 1951, biting swimmers and causing them to get strange welts. The Japanese beetle infestations a few years ago have subsided, but there’s a new danger of turpentine beetles, which are eating up all our Japanese black pine trees. Also the nematode, a special beetle that burrows itself into our pota-

to crop, seems to be on the upswing this year. Incidences of head lice have also subsided in the last few years, but there has been an increase in the number of Chiggers, which seem to have arrived here in winged migrations from the Midwest and Canada during the winter of 2006-7. There’s also been a suspicion of a bedbug infestation, but nobody’s been able to document it. Seems like it’s going to be a bad year for mold. Giant carpenter bees, almost the size of your fist, will appear in June and July, hovering near plants and flowers or even you. They are curious creatures. And they don’t bite. But they can be frightening. In the plant world, the battle to the death by various species continues as a big problem. You know that phragmites, a native bamboo-like plant from Eastern Europe, has taken over from much of our native versions along the edges of our ponds. Also moving in this year is mugwort, a really ugly looking plant that has slowly been spreading out from Nassau County and Queens since the 1970s. It was seen in Montauk last year. Garlic Mustard has become a big problem. It secretes a goo that kills native plants. And there has been a big increase in Japanese Knot Weed and Russian Olive. Poison Ivy was a bad (continued on page 35)


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by these workers who are not returning.” He explained that many landscapers needed these workers early in the spring and were unable to get them. “We’ve had workers from the original H2B Visa Program who by now have gotten green cards, and this year we only had about eight slots to fill,” he said. “Is it killing us? No. But it’s making our lives more difficult.” Laraine Creegan, Executive Director of the Montauk Chamber of Commerce, has been meeting with local business owners, and suggesting they seek help from U.S. territories such as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Many local businesses are caught up in a Congressional standoff over an immigration overhaul, which could cost companies billions in lost business. For about the last 20 years, the H2B Visa Workers Program has allowed people from other countries to come to the U.S. to work for up to eight months for specified employers, and then return to their country of origin. Since its inception, this program has authorized 66,000 workers to enter the U.S. annually. In 2005-2006, an exemption was given for returning workers that allowed them to be exempted from the 66,000, allowing more workers in the program. This exemption was further granted in 2006, allowing about 75,000 more returning workers so the total was 150,000. But that expired in 2007. “At this point, the original 66,000 cap is all that’s being allowed for 2008, and that cap was

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reached on January 2,” said Monte, who last year employed 90 legal foreign workers out of a seasonal staff of 325 at Gurney’s. Adam Miller, an attorney in Bridgehampton, said because so many of his real estate development, landscaping and other clients had these similar immigration problems, he hired an attorney who specializes in these issues. Millicent Clarke, who has practiced immigration law for 25 years, and who served with the former Immigration Naturalization Service (INS), now called the Department of Homeland Security ICE, joined his firm in December. She practices in Valley Stream and also works out of Adam Miller Group in Bridgehampton to help clients here. “Over the years there has always been a

quota of 66,000 for the entire country, but they’d say returning workers don’t have to be counted in the quota. Now, all of a sudden these people are being counted in the quota, so there are less Visas available,” explained Clarke. “I thought by now they would have done something about it, because we’re in a recession, so why make it worse than it is? It’s also an attack on the economy, which businesses were trying to run in an efficient way with legal immigration.” Clarke advised people to put pressure on the State department and on senators and congressmen. “Many people think there is nothing they can do, but I tell them that writing letters and making phone calls will help,” she said. Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman has been trying to bring back these summer workers to the East End. But he said so far this year the quota has been used up by the winter ski resorts. In previous years, the 66,000 cap was split between the summer and winter resorts, and the returning workers came in over and above this number. But this year, with no exemption for returning workers, the 66,000 allowable workers were granted on a first come, first served basis, and the ski resorts grabbed them first. “We were hoping that Congress and the Senate would act quickly to pass this exemption so that this void of returning workers could be filled,” said Schneiderman. “Now we don’t know if it will happen.”

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house?” I asked. “Oh sure.” “Can I tell Jigger?” “Oh no. It has to go to the impound lot first. So you’d have to pay to have it towed twice,” he said cheerfully. “Once to the impound, and then to the house.” “How long have you been doing this?” I asked. “Being a police officer?” “No. Today.” “Just 20 minutes. We’ve already got two cars. Yours and another one, right there.” “I wrote about these new roof computer devices. You got them three weeks ago. I said they would be a disaster for this Village. No more just giving you a warning, take the car home and take care of it.” “That’s right.” “At the rate you’re going, you’ll have the traffic problem in downtown East Hampton solved in no time.” I thought that tone was about right. My hands were cold. I was wearing a thin jacket. But at that moment, friends we know, Fred and Robin Seigel, drove out of the Citarella parking lot, pulled up to see what was happening and then offered to drive us home. “If you’ll take us, you’ve got to come in for a glass of wine,” I said. “I’ve got the new Rose from Wölffer Estate.” “Our daughter just came back from China,” Robin said. “So she’s home and we want to be with her.” “Just for a few minutes,” Fred said. As Fred pulled out into traffic, he almost hit a car swerving over from another lane. Traffic here in the center of downtown was just one lane now because of what was going on. At the house we had wine, crackers and cheese and watched the sunset overlooking Three Mile Harbor. Fred said this had been a cured lapse. He couldn’t understand why, if it was not a current lapse, they could do what they did. I said I had no notification of any lapse. Nothing. I had no idea there had even been a lapse. “If it’s two days, it will be $16. If it’s two hun-

dred days it will be $1600,” I said. “I guess I will find out when I call.” We also talked about the time, three years ago, when the Village contracted with a company to put metal boots on the tires of cars that overstayed their time in Village parking lots. An attendant would wait nearby, sitting in a car with the key. He’d see a person hauling shopping bags and maybe a kid in a stroller back to his booted car and say he’d use the key to unlock it but not until the fine of $375 in cash was paid. People would get very angry. Andrew Baker, who owns the Harbor Music Store in Sag Harbor, broke his big toe trying to kick the metal boot off his wheel in front of this attendant. George Plimpton, the late author, DID kick and break the boot with one solid shot. It broke into two pieces, and then fell to the ground with a clang, stopping both the attendant and George to gape at them in wonder. Just keep the car, George told the attendant. And he walked off. It was, he later told me, a very old car not worth $375. We used phrases like radar sting, legalized bullying and highway robbery as we talked about all of this. “This is a terrible thing for this town,” I said. “I’m going to call the Mayor.” And I did. I called him at his home right then and there. It was 6:30 p.m., the dinner hour, on a Saturday. He answered the phone. And after my long explanation he said he would look into

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this and get back to me by phone on Monday. I told him I’d save space in the paper for whatever it was he wanted to say at that time. Besides that, I thought this was simply an awful way to treat people in East Hampton. “You should junk these computer radar devices,” I told him. “Throw them in the trash. They are Orwellian devices that we should not be allowed to possess.” He said they have brought a lot of money to the village in a very short amount of time, catching scofflaws and people who had arrest warrants against them. “But I do understand,” he continued. “And I really appreciate that you called.” And so, a small dinner at home. And off to bed, but not before checking Moo’s collar. Rabies good. Dog license good. Good dog.

AS WE GO TO PRESS It’s Tuesday afternoon and the Tahoe is still at the impound yard on Accabonac Highway in East Hampton. I want to say that I owe an apology to the police officers because from their perspective what they saw would correctly lead them to impound the Tahoe. How it was done and how it was explained, however, is another matter. The police are busy people. This was very complicated. And up to this minute, we are not able to determine how this vehicle had its registration suspended in 2006. My insurance company told me that Albany makes mistakes all the time. And they are usually fixed before it comes to this. It’s still not clear how I never received any notice of suspension. I read my mail. I never got anything. In any case, a lapse of insurance subsequently repaired, as perceived by Albany, triggered the suspension of the registration. It will cost me $150 in cash to get it out of impound when the time comes. It will cost $15 a day for storage while it’s there and it will cost $8 a day for the time that either the insurance was lapsed or the time that the registration was suspended until it gets reinstated, which would be a very, very large sum, if it was about registration. So lucky me, I either get driven around or I borrow a delivery van from the office. What a wonderful time! Incidentally, I have been such a good driver that only a license plate gun in the hands of the East Hampton Police Department one and a half years later has cleared the community of such scourges as my Tahoe. That part of my complaint still stands. I think there are certain things that should be not known about very easily. We don’t have a federal human being computer monitoring system. As this case unfolds it could very well be that we shouldn’t have a license plate reader instant seizure computer system. At least until we are prepared to allow some sort of purgatory where things rest until certain things get sorted out. •

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problem last year and it looks like a repeat for this year. It’s a virtual vegetable genocide out there. If you listen carefully, you’ll hear them mewling. Batura, which is a hallucinogenic plant that also goes by the name of Ginseng Weed, has been seen on the sides of the road along Route 114 between East Hampton and Sag Harbor. Look for a big plant with a white flower. And Salvia divinorum, a horrible creature, has been moving up from the southwest having skipped over the border from Mexico a few years ago, and is now heading for the East Coast, with at least one plant discovered here on Long Island. Last week, Suffolk County made it a crime to


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When I was single and went on a date and suggested to the date that maybe we should go up to my place and have a cup of coffee, it was not what I had in mind. I think that’s it. No wait. I have a four-wheel drive Tahoe I like to drive on the beach in the wintertime. One beach driving sticker I get is for the New York State beach in Napeague that, to get it, you have to have in your car fishing rods, bait buckets, hooks and line. I have those things and so I go out on the beach. But I don’t fish. I write on my laptop. If a police officer were to come along, however, I would get everything out and start fishing. One more thing. I’m a male prostitute working for a very prestigious prostitution ring based in Washington, D.C., and that’s why sometimes I’m out of town. Occasionally I get a call for a $4,000 date where I do a few things, or a $5,000 date where I do a few more things or the same things but better, and the women involved are high level Senatresses, Congresswomen and Governesses. For example, Jodi Rell is the Governess of Connecticut. I’m not saying it was she. And I’m not saying it was Senator Hillary Clinton. Those are just examples of people who are women and who have high public office. So, I’m prepared to name names, but only if someone who would like to back me in a new aftershave line I have created in a lab in my basement. Dan’s Aftershave. I also have plans for Dan’s Secret, which is a men’s clothing store. And I need an agent. I have a song on YouTube. And some really sexy photos of me almost nude. Also, I do not have a permit from the Town of East Hampton for the lab in my basement, but as I’ve written this I have gone down there and filed for the variance, so I’ve made things right. •

either possess, eat or smoke Salvia dinorum (also known as Diviner’s Sage) because of its hallucinogenic powers. It grows to be three feet high, has large green leaves, hollow square stems and an occasional white and purple flower. Be on the lookout for it. In January 2006, a 17-year-old Delaware student committed suicide because of it. Deer have maintained a continuing presence here, in spite of the annual hunt during the late autumn. Drive slowly, and, especially at night, occasionally honk your horn, because they do tend to trot out into the road and try to climb into your backseat. Fortunately, they usually fail. The National Weather Service in Boulder, Colorado is predicting a more than active hur-

ricane season for the East Coast this year, with the possibility of seven major storms. There was a tornado reported in Bridgehampton in 1994. Flooding shut down many of the roads in the Hamptons in August of 1986. And with the polar ice cap melting, perhaps one of those giant white killer polar bears will get swept down to the East End of Long Island. He will be pissed. Maybe the best thing, especially for city people who have homes here, is to just stay indoors all summer with the doors locked. There’s plenty of takeout, there’s air conditioning if you can afford it, and some restaurants offer home delivery. •

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The Sheltered Islander Sheltered Islander #491 Waking Up Sat. Mar. 29, 11:18 AM ET Muncie, Ind. — William M. Bowen woke up after a night of drinking with friends and realized he was inside a commercial trash collection truck full of waste. The driver had just emptied a commercial trash bin into his truck and was about to activate its compactor when he heard Bowen screaming. “He looked up and this gentleman was standing out the top of our truck,� said Larry Green, market safety supervisor for Rumpke Waste Disposal Company. Green said the only thing Bowen said to the driver was that he was cold. * * * It’s clearly Spring. I see little dirt piles everywhere indicating that the worms are turning. I see ants in the house. I hear birds chirping in the morning. In a short time the Island will be green. I’ve also noticed that summer people are starting to trickle in already. As a public service to our summer residents who come here to relax and enjoy themselves, I thought I might review a few indicators that you have overdone the whole “What the Hell, I’m on Vacation� theme. If you wake up after an evening of reveling and find yourself face up on the golf course with a tee in your mouth and a golf ball on the tee, and someone is about to tee off from your head, you had too much fun the night before. If you find yourself tied to the railing on the ferry with a multitude of ferry tickets taped to you because you passed out on the deck and have

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been riding the ferry all night, locker room dressed in a cheeryou’ve been having too much fun. leader outfit, and you are neither But at least you know you were a girl nor a cheerleader, you’ve polite to the ferrymen because had way too much fun and you they tie the rude people to the also have evil friends. outside of the railing. If you wake up to find yourself If you wake up to find yourself with one arm around a huge coffloating on the raft behind The feepot and several half asleep Dory wearing only your underworkmen surrounding you with wear and Christmas tree lights, a look of “Give me coffee or I’ll you’ve had too much fun and kill youâ€? look in their eyes, you probably made the cover of The have breached the Holy Coffee Reporter. Grail at Pat and Steve’s. Step This guy had too much fun. If you wake up to find ten fire away from the coffee pot and fighters 30 feet below you, looking up and shout- don’t make any sudden moves. Any amount of ing, “Don’t move! You’re caught on the windmill! fun had the night before will be canceled out by Wait for the cherry picker!â€? you’ve had too much the beating you are about to receive if the coffee fun. doesn’t flow. If you wake up to find yourself in a huge nest If you wake up to find yourself in the cabin of made of rough sticks and you see egg yolk on a beautiful boat, and you come up on deck to a your pants and a very large bird is looking at you sunny morning with no land in sight, just the as if it’s deciding which of your eyes to pluck out, sparkling water surrounding you, and no one you’ve had way too much fun and hopefully you else is on the boat and you don’t own a boat, not have a cell phone handy. only did you have too much fun, but somewhere If you wake up to find yourself on a playground there is a group of stranded people. Go back in and you are surrounded by angry mothers who the cabin and look for the ship to shore radio and are looking at you trying to decide which of your a bottle of tequila. Hit the mayday button, take eyes to pluck out, you’ve had way too much fun the tequila up on deck and get hammered and a cell phone won’t help you. However, if you because you’re going away for a long time. On can summon any of your sprinting skills from Shelter Island, the rule is one year in jail for high school, this would be a good time to engage every ten feet of boat. If you’re on a 25-footer, them. that’s two and a half years. If you wake up to find yourself in the girl’s Have fun, but not too much fun! ÄžĹ—Ĺ—ÄŹÄœ

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Another Drink, Please By Karma Hope Displaying a love for his dog, diving and alcohol consumption, David Stoll leaves little to the imagination regarding his hatred of all else. He quite adamantly describes his dislike of children, most women (lesbians in particular), and bad drivers (again, mostly women). The good news — Stoll is indiscriminate in his distribution of criticism and well-aimed jabs, including himself. There is nothing sacred enough to avoid the sharp edge of his haughty opinions. The social, religious and cultural groups not included in his pessimistic reverie can only be accounted for by the assumption he does not personally know someone from those groups. The reader will laugh out loud, regardless of location, at the witty and irreverent observations. Stoll makes no secret of his distaste for children, describing them in terms most mothers would find offensive yet some fathers may agree with, but only in private and away from their wives. Even children he is related to don’t escape the disapproving stroke of his pen. One would wonder whether Stoll would like the human race to continue or just end with his own perfection and well-developed sense of self. The only time the reader is met with any sense of warmth from the author is when he

is describing his dog and diving. Pete is Stoll’s golden retriever. When describing the exact motions with which Pete removes the water from his fur after swimming, the reader is clearly transported to the world of tenderness and affection that manages to survive in the cold terrain of Stoll’s heart. He devotes a chapter to the activities of his dog, from urinary habits and sleeping patterns to the exact look in his eyes when he sees a ball pass before him. The other positive tone mentioned in this book is diving. Stoll speaks in almost hushed tones regarding his joy of diving, transporting the reader to his underwater world and taking them on a journey to see barracudas, sharks and the magnificence of a coral reef. Aiming most of his sarcasm at himself, Stoll explores his own floundering experiences as a

well-paid lawyer to unpaid real estate broker, and eventually on to happy writer. The reader gets an in-depth look at the difficulty he had selling his home in the Hamptons and how through poverty and near bankruptcy, he managed to keep his sense of humor firmly intact. His sense of humor, albeit often rude and impertinent, gives this book its charm and likeability. Although Stoll lashes out in all directions, the reader is quite aware that he doesn’t really have a mean bone in his body, or at least not as many as he professes to have. Stoll devotes an entire chapter to his discovery of his gayness and a detailed log of his sexual exploits. Avoiding outright crass descriptions, Stoll still manages to give the reader a little too much information regarding gay sex. Although it’s slightly interesting to know that a professed “bottom” is always a “bottom,” most readers do not really want to know this information. One has to wonder for which audience Stoll is aiming. It is apparent that Stoll has a near worshipful relationship with alcohol, vodka most notably. Adamantly claiming he is not an alcoholic, Stoll is unable to tell a single story that does not involve imbibing of some nature. He appears to be embalming himself while still alive and avoiding death appears to be his intended goal. He also strongly advocates smoking, a complete lack of physical exercise, and one night stands, as if these are the antideath apparatus that doctors have not yet discovered. On the back cover a warning is clearly issued — “Warning: this book is inappropriate for children, the author’s parents and the humorless.” This is well-positioned counsel and should be taken at full face value. The humor part being the most essential ingredient to enjoying this book. Well that and the ability not to take one’s self very seriously. Even his family may find a way to enjoy his anecdotes if they refuse to take Stoll seriously. This reviewer found it impossible to take the author seriously and was thus able to completely enjoy the profane and boorish journey Stoll creates with charm and occasional warmth. The author possesses a gifted way with words and leaves everyone scathed so as not to offend any one group individually. This is not meant to offend and I feel sure that Stoll himself will appreciate this observation — this is a perfect lavatory book. No bathroom should be without it.

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degrees of success. Some grow it, but harvest it early for use in traditionally made pinot noir — probably the safest course year after year. Still, a handful of wineries do make a leap of faith, making still wines from the heartbreak grape. As you might expect, these wines tend to be small production and expensive. Supply doesn’t really meet demand most of the time — and neither does quality. Of the varietal pinot noirs that are on the market, many disappoint with thin body, overtly simple flavor profiles, and — again — those prices aren’t always good. But every now and again, a local pinot noir stands up — jumps out really — and demands attention. Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards’ 2005 Pinot Noir ($35) is one such wine. Coming from the 2005 vintage, a hot dry one, the color is much darker than many local pinots, a rich ruby-cherry red. The nose, even in this wine’s relative youth, is expressive and nuanced with aromas of ripe red fruits like cherries and raspberries, earthy mushrooms, and exotic spice. The mediumlight bodied palate features more of that mushroomy-earthy flavor along with cherries and crushed fresh raspberries, cinnamon, cloves and faint cocoa powder spice, which complexity A minerally note towards the end of a medium-long finish is the perfect close to an impressive wine. Two more of Suprenant’s non-merlot and nonchardonnay releases stood out in blind tasting as well. The classy Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards’ 2006 Gewurztraminer ($18) is classic gewurzt with aromas of rose petals, lychee nut, and gingerspice. The palate fills the mouth with floral, spicy flavors and with just a little fresh apple character. Sometimes gewurzt can taste flabby or hefty on the palate — it’s naturally low in acid — but not this one. There’s just a little residual sugar here. Overall, it’s a nice effort with great balance balance. Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards’ 2006 Sauvignon Blanc is one of the North Forks best deals — a steal at $13. When not over-chilled, the nose shows nice lemon, melon, and grapefruit aromas with just the most subtle herbal notes and a salty-minerally note. The palate is fresh and clean with subtle flavors that won’t knock you over. Instead, the zesty citrus flavors with herbs and minerals entice and invite sip after sip. With terrific acid backbone and a crisp green apple finish, this really is one of the best values on the North Fork, and decidedly not one of those intensely grassy New Zealand sauvignons, thankfully.

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North Fork Mets Fans And Their Shea Stories Shea Stadium Will Say Goodbye To Some North Fork Fans That Have Been Going To Opening Day For 39 Years By Phyllis Lombardi Breaking up is hard to do. Whether from a first love, retirement from a job you cherished, leaving a neighborhood that’s been home for most of your life. The North Fork became my fork more than 25 years ago. I was joyous then, and am still, about living here. And yet on moving day I walked from room to room in the home I was leaving, saying goodbye to each room. The bedrooms where three cribs had held three children years before. The kitchen where I learned to cook. The dining room where we had our birthday parties. Even the back porch where we took off our muddy shoes. I’d painted all the rooms, many times. Made curtains for the windows. Matter of fact, I was cleaning the dining room windows on a November day in 1963 when the radio brought me news from Dallas. I picked up the phone to call my husband at work and my mother at her home. Yes, tough, this coming and going. Now something else is passing from the scene. Not as important as a job or precious as a home. But special nevertheless. There are many North Fork baseball fans bracing themselves for the end of this 2008season-demolition of Shea Stadium, the Flushing home of those sometimes mighty, sometimes maddening Metropolitans. The Mets. There’s a new stadium ($800 million) in the works, this is the time to reminisce. North Forkers have their Shea stories, stories reaching Hall of Fame proportions with the passage of time. (Yes, I know there’s gonna be a new Yankee Stadium, also in 2009. Maybe

we’ll talk about that later.) For now, meet two Mets fans – Mary Ann and Don Healy. They have a home in Whitestone, minutes from Shea, but spend lots of summer and winter time in a cozy home on the North Fork. Don, a U.S. Postal Service employee, attends games with coworkers as well as with Mary Ann. You know what’s admirable about these two fans? They admit right out their team had, in 2007, the biggest collapse in the history of major league baseball. They’re upset too, and think the Mets are really dumb to build a new stadium with no retractable roof. Nevertheless, they’re excited about new Met pitcher Johan Santana. You gotta believe! And listen to this. Two years ago Mary Ann and Don traveled to Port St. Lucie, Florida, for one of those Mets Amazin’ Getaways – a week at the Mets spring training site, games at Tradition Field and even breakfast with the champions. How special. Then there’s my Met-fan husband. He and I disagree on many things, but usually resolve our differences. However, he’s just plain nasty when it comes to baseball. What kind of a fan says he’s almost as happy when my Yankees lose as he is when his Mets win? Anyway, he’s seen the glory days of Tom Terrific Seaver and the gory days of 120 losses in one season,

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1962 – a record that still stands. He wants me to remind you of Marvelous Marv Thornberry, Met first baseman often looked upon as a comic figure by fans and press alike. And the manager that year, Mr. Casey “Can’t anyone around here play this game?” Stengel. Bill Andreas lives in Aquebogue and is the manager of a grocery store in Cutchogue, and knows Shea Stadium like the back of his glove hand. This 2008 season marks 39 consecutive years of Bill’s attendance at opening day at Shea. That’s impressive. He started the streak with his father years ago and now Bill is accompanied by his two sons. “It will be sad to see the stadium go. It’s part of my life,” he said. Bill pushed back his jacket sleeve and checked his orange and blue Mets wristwatch. He had to get back to work. Bill, it’s clear the Mets have given you the time of your life. If goodbyes must be said, best they be said quickly. Let a Frank Sinatra ballad extend our North Fork farewell to Shea Stadium. And there used to be a ballpark, Where the field was warm and green And the people played their crazy game, With a joy I’d never seen.

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Dan’s North Fork Parto’s 12 West Main Street Riverhead 631-727-4828 ful Sophia Loren. But back to the food. Frank is an opera lover and also something of a philosopher. His food philosophy goes along the lines that cooking is somewhat akin to writing music, in that everything must be harmonious to achieve the desired result, He also insists on all his ingredients being fresh wherever possible because the essence of his Sicilian based cuisine is fresh simplicity. Here you can enjoy some of the best pizza I have ever eaten, even in Italy, but we started this evening

with his version of the classic Caprese mozzarella and tomato salad with grilled chicken. This came as a beautifully plated arrangement of sliced grilled chicken breast with small balls of the lightest and tastiest fresh mozzarella with sliced tomatoes, lots of fresh garlic and a touch of basil. It was dressed with one of those incredible sweet and deep tasting balsamic vinaigrettes that seem to say that you have to have an Italian birth certificate to be able to reproduce them correctly. This is why it is so easy here to forget the outside world and just let the food and wine transport you across to Italy. For the main course, Stella had a veal Milanese special that arrived as large cutlets of very tender veal, impeccably and crisply fried. He also sent out a small portion of one of his special risottos. This one was with mushrooms and again exemplified Italian cuisine at its best, creamy and with deep long lasting tastes. Frank told us that he has a repertoire of around a hundred varieties of risotto - it could be fun to work through them one at a time! I opted for shrimp fra diavolo on a bed of linguine. Again the presentation was a picture, with the shrimp moist and perfectly cooked with some great fresh linguine plus a fresh tomato sauce that had just enough heat to make it interesting, without overwhelming the delicacy of the shrimp. Portions here are generous and I just have to give one word of warning. If you are a vampire or simply do not like garlic, beware and make this known to your server because Frank freely admits to being the “garlic guy!” Desserts are garlic free - I think! The house specialty is the homemade cannoli, but you can also enjoy an excellent cheesecake, chocolate cake or a range of gelati.

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I have to start this review by saying that Parto’s has become one of our favorite places over the past five years that it has been open. We know that when we leave we will feel happy, not just because we have eaten well but also because Frank Spatola, his charming daughters, Viviana and Isabella, and his staff’s exuberance and friendliness just make you feel that way. When you walk into this charming restaurant, take a moment to look at the exposed brickwork, the beautiful tiled floor and the wrought ironwork. All of this is also Frank’s work, because back where he is from in Sicily, he worked as a master craftsman in brick and ironwork before he decided to become a professional chef and restaurant owner. Also, take a moment to enjoy the evocative black and white movie stills around the walls that recall such greats as Mastroianni and of course the incomparably beauti-

Parto’s has a small but well-chosen wine list and more and more Long Island wines are featured alongside their international competitors because Frank is a great admirer of the local wineries and their products. They also offer a range of domestic and international beers. This is a restaurant where you can enjoy a main course dish for under twenty dollars and a bottle of very respectable wine also for less than twenty-five dollars, prices that are extremely reasonable in today’s world. All restaurant owners, like homeowners, are facing tremendous price increases in virtually all of their ingredients, especially bread and flour products, and this cost pressure shows little or no signs of abating in the near future. Parto’s has rightly developed a faithful following of regular customers for lunch, dinner and also for take out ordering. This is simply a great and informal place where you can come and eat in pleasantly comfortable surroundings whenever you feel like great Italian food. Whether it be pizza, a plate of lasagna or baked ziti, one of their hot or cold heros, a large dish of one of their twenty two different pasta dishes on the menu, or something from the main meal menu. There is also a varied and interesting list of specials that changes on a weekly basis. – Roy Bradbrook 1043430

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North Fork Events FRIDAY, APRIL 4 DINNER AND DANCE FUNDRAISER- From 711 p.m. check out the Denim & Diamonds dinner dance fundraiser hosted by Family Service League’s North Fork Early Learning Center at Riverhead Polish Hall. Event includes instructor-led two-step dance lesson and silent auction. Tickets: $35. 631-298-9573. MAPPING BOTTOM HABITATS- At 7:30 p.m. check out ‘Mapping Bottom Habitats of Eastern Long Island’s Estuaries’ lecture by Dr. Roger D. Flood and Dr. Robert Cerrato, who present results of their ongoing studies exploring underwater world in the Peconic Bays. Hosted by SUNY/Southampton School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, in Duke Lecture Hall Chancellors Hall. Reception follows. Free. 631-6325046. DEER-RESISTANT GARDENING DISCUSSION- At 7 p.m. enjoy a Deer-resistant gardening discussion with garden designer Beverly Rood; learn how to cope with deer, which plants are unattractive to deer and more. At Quogue Wildlife Refuge; free. RSVP: 631653-4771.

SATURDAY, APRIL 5 EARLY SPRING MIGRANT WALK- At 9:30 a.m. check out the early spring migrant walk with Jody Levin; meet at Red House at Inlet Pond County Park, Greenport. 765-1746. 12:30 p.m.—Annual Spring Birding luncheon at Soundview Restaurant, Greenport; dine with avid birders while looking through binoculars for early spring migrants and late winter sea birds. Prix fix lunch: $30; RSVP: 631-3230103, FASHION SHOW- From 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. check out the Annual Fashion Show hosted by St. Isidore’s School at The Vineyard Caterers, Aquebogue, includes luncheon and auction. Tickets: $40. 631-929-2891. EVENTS AT THE RIVERHEAD FREE LIBRARY- From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. enjoy a history lesson

from Victoria R. to Jackie O. - 109 Years of Adornment for Men & Women PowerPoint lecture and presentation by certified fine arts appraiser Jessica Ley focuses on historic, societal, economic and political influences 1860 -1969 on antique, vintage and collectible adornments. Free; registration required. 631-727-3228. MUSICIAN’S THINK TANK- At 1 p.m. check out the Musician’s Think Tank, 2008 Networking Session in East End Arts Council’s Carriage House, Riverhead. Topics include formation of East End Musician’s Registry, recording and rehearsal capabilities at EEAC and grant opportunities. Donation: $10. RSVP: 631369-2171. WINE AND CHEESE TASTING- 1p.m. Spring Wine and Cheese Tastings at The Village Cheese Shop on Love Lane in Mattituck, offering samples of cheeses to be paired with Borghese wine. Wine sold by the glass. Offered by Borghese Vineyard. Contact Ann Marie Borghese 631-734-5111.

SUNDAY, APRIL 6 PANCAKE BREAKFAST- From 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. enjoy a pancake breakfast ‘seconds on us’ hosted by Knights of Columbus, Cutchogue. Donation: adults, $8; children, $4. 631-734-7338. CUB SCOUT PANCAKES- From 8-11 a.m. enjoy a pancake breakfast hosted by Cub Scout Pack 39 (Mattituck-Cutchogue-Laurel) in Mattituck High School cafeteria. Adults, $6; children, $3; tickets available at door, at Lick-itty Splitz or from a Cub Scout. 845-566-4300. LONG ISLAND SCIENCE CENTER- From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. check out all about germs at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead; learn “germy� facts, see your “germs� under black light, spread “germs� on your hands. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 631-208-8000,


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On my first to do list were the basics: help Katie with bridal gown selection, choose bridesmaid gowns, book the reception hall, call the church (which church? Wait, what do you mean he’s not Catholic?), book the band, book photographer/videographer, eat at every cakery along the way to discover the latest technological advances in strawberry mousse, yellow cake and butter cream icing combinations. It seemed like my role was evolving into more of a cheerleader, urging my sister on from the sidelines to get these things done. As my to do lists became increasingly long and complex, someone mentioned to me, “What are you planning for the bridal shower and

bachlorette party?” Thankfully, I was in good communication with the other bridesmaids who have a lot of experience planning showers and went on with my action plan. Since most of Cooper’s friends are from out of state, we consolidated the events into one weekend. The person who was the true saving grace in this whole ordeal was my aunt, Donna England. “Victoria, we’ll have it at my house and we’ll make the food. Just be sure the other bridesmaids make the wishing well.” Wishing well? I had no clue what that was but apparently, it’s “old fashioned,” and it’s a well (a wicker laundry basket decorated with pretty ribbon) and guests bring small kitchen appliances like a vegetable peeler or can opener. Okay, that was easy. Now on to the invitations and the dreaded task of what’s the theme, who’s invited, and should it be regrets only or RSVP? I got to work. I got the invitations. I got the addresses and stamps but my head was still spinning as to what to do for Katie’s bachelorette party. Katie is a very traditional woman. Her taste is simple, formal and she has an appreciation for the finer things in life like rose champagne and raspberries. In her words, “No, tacky strippers!” Okay, that was out. What about theatre? Dinner and drinks in the Manhattan and a little Broadway would suffice it. But I couldn’t ask the girls to shell out that kind of money, around $200 for the night, each. It would have (continued on page 47)

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When my sister asked me to be her maid of honor, I said yes. Prior to this, I’d only been to two weddings – one, where I was a guest sans date, and the other (my brother’s wedding) where I was a bridesmaid of “courtesy,” being that my family lives by the “blood is thicker than wine” motto. I was happy to accept the coveted role of maid of honor for my sister, since I figured it would be memorable and help forge strong bonds between us, but I had no idea what to do. My sister, Katie Cooper, accepted Jason Alexander’s proposal of marriage in February of 2007. The wedding date is set for April 19, 2008 and will be held at a beautiful neoclassical Georgian mansion (formerly a du Pont mansion) now called The de Serversky Center in Upper Brookville, New York. Although we’ve watched the show countless times, I never thought my sister to be a “Bridezilla.” For those unfamiliar with it, the show is aired by the WE television network. Cameras follow brides who don’t think that spray painting 100 doves gold is even the teeniest bit “over the top,” and demand floral arrangements that leave several countries bereft of flora. And I still don’t think she’s a bridezilla with less than two weeks to go until the big day. As a first grade teacher, Katie is used to being organized and comfortably in control of the people and things around her. So I began my journey by becoming quite the fan of “to do” lists.

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Wedding Trends – from Tents to Tapas Location, location, location. No, we’re not discussing real estate, we’re talking about weddings. “Destination events are in – Ireland, Spain, the Caribbean. People are going everywhere, as long as it’s accessible to some degree,” said wedding and party planner Lynette Renee of LRT Events in Westhampton. But hold on – the East End is a world-class destination in itself, according to Christine Merser, co-owner of Water Mill Party. “More and more brides are renting a home for the week, housing their entourage and using the yard as a tent wedding location,” she said. “Look for more and more tents this summer and know that behind each one is a happy bride who might not be from the area.” The recent bridal expo hosted by Water Mill Party highlighted this trend – in fact the fair itself was held in one of the trendiest type of locations – Martha Clara Vineyard. Dozens of couples have already booked their wedding at Martha Clara for this year. The ceremony and reception can be held inside the barn, which – with decorating – becomes transformed into a party space according to how the bride and groom request. Or either they can be celebrated outside, next to the vineyards. Brides even get their choice of red or white – near the merlot field, which can hold up to 500 people, or the chardonnay field, where as many as 1500 guests can toast the couple and mingle. Not surprisingly, the vineyard’s wedding schedule gets more crowded in the autumn because it’s harvest

time, according to Nancy Bartow, location manager. The number of wedding planners is growing to meet the demand, and the demand has created some converts. Renee used to be strictly a party planner, but all the wedding activity helped her move into this area just recently. Being a party planner is fun in itself, she said, but being a wedding planner plays to the fantasy in everyone. “Who doesn’t want to be a part of a great event? It just feels good to work with them – you want to help them create a dream,” she said. Tents usually, but not always, go with an outdoor wedding – vineyard, beach or lawn. Besides being pretty and defining the center of festivities, tents do what all tents have been doing for thousands of years, including saving many a wedding from uninvited

weather. And of course something has to go under all those pretty new shoes as they dine and dance. Couples are becoming innovative with the flooring, according to a spokesman for The New York Tent, located in Bohemia. “One client recently chose a black and white marble floor to enhance the ‘Gatsby’ theme,” he said. “Others have chosen a maple hardwood floor. Probably the most popular is the use of custom carpeting, which is available in many colors to complete their look,” he added. Photographers are as plentiful on the East End as are beautiful scenery and subjects, and many are turning to wedding photography. Brides are as lovely as ever, but they are getting older, according to photographer Krista Sildver. She said no longer are most of the brides she photographs in their twenties, but that “they tend now to be in their thirties and forties.” That makes life easier for the photographer in several ways, Sildver added. “They’re not as child-like about the planning. I’m dealing with adults.” She said clients come in all varieties and income brackets as well. A “mixed” marriage can mean “socially diverse,” and self-sufficient professional women don’t have to feel the need to “marry up,” especially in second weddings, she pointed out. Recently, she did photographs and published them in a bound book for a woman doctor who was marrying a construction worker. “It was a beautiful wedding. One of the attendants was his little girl.” Prices for Sildver’s bound leather wedding books range from $3,000 to $5,000. (continued on next page)

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to be somewhere between the worlds of classy and trashy and before I knew it, I was on the phone with Roxy from Lucky Cheng’s, the drag queen capital of the world, booking the date. Not done yet. A limo and the secret weapon, cocktails in the Rise Bar in the Ritz Carlton post drag show. Guests were excited when they heard where we were going and when Katie found out in the limo


ride, she cracked a smile, too. The show was a success and funny, especially when Katie told the drag queen what her fiancé did. “He’s a luxury yacht captain.” “Girl, that’s the whitest thing I’ve ever heard.” I was happy to see people laughing and afterward at the Rise Bar in the Ritz, which has the most spectacular view of New York Harbor, the bridges and Statue of Liberty, our group just kept saying, “From the pits

to the Ritz!” After the shower and bachelorette party had passed, I sighed a long breath of relief. Now, as the maid of honor all I have to do is send dresses, make a slideshow, send wedding invites, making seating chart, write speech for rehearsal dinner… Congratulations Katie and Jason. – Victoria L. Cooper

dessert,’ one that harmonizes with the rest of the meal.” What could be newer than a cake with a fresh basil sauce and vanilla ginger sable, for example? “One bride chose to go ‘retroAmerican’ and serve a slice of strawberry shortcake with a triple chocolate cookies and vanilla milkshake shooter,” he said. The list goes on, as do other caterers. Like Peter Gato of Food for Forks, the wedding division of catering at the Seafood Shop in Wainscott. The choices of food are endless. As are the choices for flowers. They can range from formal arrangements of ivory roses and peonies to romantic color combinations of lilies, scarlet roses, orange blossoms and hydrangeas. Whichever of the hundreds of possible combinations, one secret Rebecca Jens-Johnson, owner of Moments In Time floral design

in Riverhead gives out: “You can choose and order your flowers as late as two weeks before the wedding. In fact, it’s almost better that way, because we’ll know which varieties are great at the time.” Of course there is the music, the tableware, clothing and the list – and expense – can seem endless to the couple planning the wedding. It all comes together for an elegant event no one will forget. But there is the less glamorous end of outdoor weddings, said a spokesman for Miller Portable Services in Calverton, who was handing out cards and teeny bottles of hand-sanitizer at the expo. “The tents have become so elegant that any vineyard or back yard instantly becomes a catering hall…which brings us to my supporting role of luxurious portable bathrooms.” – Susan Saiter

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Brides don’t have to be too young, and food doesn’t have to be too old. Caterer Peter Gato said the sitdown, four-to-five course dinner is nice, but “People are going more in the direction of heavy cocktail, light local buffet, or even a complete reception of tapas and passed appetizers.” He said salsas, Indian spiced rubs, chimmi churri and mojos are new, and guests love them. “People are more so ‘foodies’ than ever before.” And pour après, he suggested, “What about a little take-out bag – like mod’s with a fresh grilled slider and a bag of fries for the ride home? Or the great barista making espressos to end the evening?” Caterer Miche Bacher of Sacredsweets works with organic and local ingredients. “My brides and grooms have really embraced my ‘slow locavore sustainable’ philosophy. I am seeing more and more couples who are considering the cake as a flavor piece, as opposed to a simply something they have to have for the sake of tradition. They are tending toward a ‘composed



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A Brush of Beauty When the big day comes, there’s one thing that dominates a bride’s thinking. No, it’s not whether the cake will tip over or the band will show up. It’s looking her best. This may sound like so much beauty magazine doublespeak, but ask any bride and nine out of ten – ten out of ten – will say it’s her reigning thought. Just think: marching down the aisle, with all eyes glued on you, to the love of your life waiting at the other end, while a photographer snaps away. Just a little pressure. Although the dress and hair are of the utmost importance, number one is a bride’s makeup. After all, the majority of her time that day will be spent getting her photo taken. According to experts who engage in the trade of making women look beautiful, airbrushing makeup practically secures a flawless face. It gives a dewy natural look and near-perfect results, and the best part? It lasts for hours.

removing it is as easy as it is with a regular application. The machine is not for commercial sale though, being a heavy piece of professional equipment, and airbrushing is available by appointment only. “Radiant” is the operative word used by Renata Petecka, co-owner of Ananas Spa in Southampton. “Especially when your makeup just has to be perfect, and stay on for many hours. You don’t need a touch up as you do with regular makeup applications,” claimed Petecka. Celebrities are devotees too, she reports,

using airbrushing for demanding repeat appearances. Petecka is also a fan. “I had it done at my aestheticians. It stayed on for hours,” she said of her first application. Brides love it because so many things are out of their control – and they need to control something!” Besides its raved-about, flawless coverage, airbrushing eliminates dark circles and discolorations, an unfortunate part of the go-go life most of us lead, marching down that aisle or not. – Cindi Cook

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Portraits in Chocolate Bill Clinton has done it. So has Hillary. As a matter of fact, lots of politicians and celebrities have. So why can’t the bridal couple? Well actually they can, and they do – get a cake with their portrait or some other meaningful image on top, that is. In chocolate, no less. Mark of Excellence Catering in Port Washington whips up cakes for weddings, as well as other parties and commemorations, with images of the bride and groom’s happy faces on top. “We do all kinds of cakes,” said caterer Marie O’Mara. She said the wedding portraits are usually made for engagement parties or

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maybe as the groom’s cake to go alongside a traditional wedding cake. They can write the couple’s initials in chocolate, or just about anything. “Everything is custom,” she said. But be cautioned. “Sometimes people don’t even want to eat it, it’s so beautiful.” Chef Mark has been honing his craft for 23 years, O’Mara said. For the Clintons, they helped commemorate the publication of Hillary’s book and other events. They created a replica of the book for Hillary’s cake, while Bill got his face in chocolate. Even Democrats with less flamboyant personal lives, such as former President Jimmy Carter, had Mark of Excellence on speed dial. And Mark of Excellence doesn’t play political favorites. “We did all the pastries for the Reagan

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The Wedding Planner Atlantis Marine World - Provides an unforgettable setting for any special occasion. Displays include the 120,000-gallon Lost City of Atlantis Shark Exhibit, the Sand Shark Lagoon waterfall and the Western Hemisphere’s largest all-living Coral Reef exhibit. Located at 431 East Main St., Riverhead. (631) 2089200. Blue Sage Day Spa - Bridal parties, brides and family members have experienced special days delivered with relaxation, harmony, beauty and fun here. Will accommodate your needs to make your day memorable, whether there are five people within your party or 17. Located in Mattituck. (631) 298-4244. Country House Restaurant – (Circa 1710) Custom designed wedding cake with ceremony performed on site, indoors or outside at no charge. Large dance floor with indoor or outdoor cocktail hour – custom boutique menu available. Voted Most Romantic Restaurant by AOL City Guide. Zagat Rated. Located on Route 25A on the corner of Main Street, “Old” Stony Brook. (631) 751-3332. Creative Photography & Video – George Pliakis offers traditional wedding and event packages, coffee table albums and videos of your special day. (631) 7447230. Crows Nest Inn - With great food and the ambiance of looking out at the lake, this is a choice location. The sunsets are spectacular and their catering, tent and rental companies are all-inclusive, which means they can offer you more value for your dollar. Will ensure your wedding is exactly as you imagined it - at a price you can afford. Located at 4 Old West Lake Dr., Montauk. (631) 668-3700. Dj Hart – Dee and Brion Moorhead are producing future heirlooms by designing and creating custom flatware. Exquisitely made in lead free pewter with Italian stainless steel tips. Art the quality of the Renaissance. (631) 749-0877. East Hampton Point – Beautiful natural surroundings, breathtaking views of Three Mile Harbor, exquisite food and luxurious guest rooms and suites all combine to make this a favored destination for weddings of all sizes. 295 Three Mile Harbor Rd., East Hampton. (631) 329-2800. Elizabeth Sagarin Photography – A full service photography studio committed to excellence and the production of unique beautiful images. By appointment only. (516) 857-8167. English Country Antiques - The perfect place to find that one-of-a-kind wedding gift. 10,000 sq. ft. of French and English country furniture. Also carries Chinese antiques, beds, linens, china, lighting, and a large selection of silver frames and trays. With two locations in Bridgehampton and Southampton. (631) 537-0606. Fantasia Bridal Center and Boutique – Over 300 bridal and bridal party gowns. Accessories, shoes and more. 29 Yaphank Rd., Rocky Point. (631)744-7200, Baker House 1650 - Hotel, spa and special events. Beautiful accommodations and grounds featuring a state-of-the-art spa with indoor pools, steam shower, sauna and Jacuzzi. 181 Main Street St., East Hampton. (631) 324-4081, Giorgio’s - 45 years of experience. A premier caterer at Foxhill Country Club near the bluffs of Long Island Sound. Beautiful gardens, golf course and facility. Take a virtual tour at 100 Foxhill Drive, Baiting Hollow. (631)727-6076. Gurney’s Inn Resort and Spa - What could be

more romantic than to celebrate your wedding day nestled in the bluffs overlooking the breathtaking white sandy beaches and the Atlantic Ocean? With an awardwinning chef, elegant banquet rooms, sea water spa and salon de baute, Gurney’s Inn completes the package for a fairytale wedding. Located 290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk. (631) 668-2345. Hildreth’s – America’s First Department Store, since 1842. For Bridal showers and wedding registry. A fine selection of housewares, bedding and bath, patio, furniture and lamps. Two locations: 51 Main St. in Southampton, (631) 283-2300 and 109 Pantigo Rd. in East Hampton. (631) 329-8800. Jill Lynn Designs – Studio and showroom. Your source for one of a kind handcrafted fine jewelry, custom designed engagement rings, wedding bands and bridal jewelry. 225 Windmill Ln., 2nd Floor., Southampton. (631) 987-6312. Jobs Lane Jewelers - Complete line of bridal jewelry in white gold and platinum. All sizing and custom work is done on premises using the latest technology of laser welding. Located at 18 Windmill Ln., Suite B, Southampton. (631) 283-2841. Lee Jewelers - Try something different - original designs of wedding rings, engagement rings and necklaces and earrings for your bridal outfit. Located at 42 Main St., Sag Harbor. (631) 725-7226. Loaves and Fishes Cookshop - Announcing instore gift registry. Whether you are planning your life together, creating a new home or celebrating a special day, they can help you gather together a wish list that allows your guests to give a gift that speaks of you. Located at 2422 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton. (631) 537-6066. London Jewelers - Highly skilled jewelers can accommodate every request whether it is a simple jewelry repair or custom designed piece made especially for you. Located at 2 Main St., East Hampton and 47 Main St., Southampton. Pennington Flowers – Has quickly established itself as one of the premier florists for events on the East End. Visit their website at 52 Hampton Rd., Southampton. (631) 2872100. Rose Jewelers – Offering many fine lines of designer jewelry, bridal registry and wedding party gifts, unique estate jewelry, fine Swiss watches and gifts for all occasions as well as full service jewelry design and repair. Two locations: 57 Main St., Southampton. (631) 283-5757 and 74 Main St., Patchogue. (631) 475-1441. Saks Fifth Avenue – Offering makeup consultations for brides-to-be and their bridal party. To make an appointment with a makeup artist from Chanel, Trish McEvoy, Laura Mercier, Bobbi Brown, Estée Lauder or Sisley. (631) 283 3500. Solotu’ – Custom made Bridal House. Creates custom one-of-a-kind wedding and evening gowns. Each gown is created by hand at Solotu’. By appointment only. 557 Lake Ave. St. James (631) 584-4644. Sugar Sugar – We create fantasy or simply elegant wedding cakes decorated in fondant, pastillage, sugar paste flowers and cake decorations. Your wishes and then specifics of the occasion dictate the creation’s design. 77 Main St., Westhampton Beach. (631) 2882947. Sydney’s “Taylor” Made Cuisine – Established in 1993, Sydney’s is a gourmet country market with prepared items to go and on-premise dining; Sydney’s spe-

cializes in tailoring menus to fit specific tastes, styles and budgets. Chef David W. Blydenburgh, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, customizes menus with clients’ specific preferences and needs in mind. Erin B. Finley has a hands on approach and will coordinate all details for you. 103 Main St., Westhampton Beach. (631) 288-4722. The Elegant Setting – Offers the finest selection of new and vintage tabletop (including collections by William Yeoward and Hermes) entertaining and lifestyle books, home décor and accessories – candles, pillows, silk flowers arrangements. Personal consulting, bridal and gift registry. 31 Main St., Southampton. (631)2 87-4747. The Inn at East Wind – East Wind will guide you in selecting the perfect ambiance for your event. Whether you select the Country Gardens, The Estate or the Grand Ballroom at the Inn, our caring attentive staff will ensure that every detail is handled with ease. Spend the day you will always remember in a place that you will never forget. 5720 Route 25A, Wading River. (631) 929-6585. The Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina Located off West Lake Drive this is just the place for a luxurious wedding. With large charter boats available as well as a historic dining room. Always delivers the sizzle to make a wedding feel just right. Located at 32 Star Island Road, Montauk. (631) 668-3100. The Southampton Inn - The East End’s new venue for a destination wedding. With 90 guest rooms, luscious lawns and gardens, traditional ballroom and a four-star chef. Located at 91 Hill Street, Southampton. (631) 283.6500. Tiffany & Company – Jewelry and Specialty retailer whose offerings include an extensive selection of jewelry as well as timepieces, sterling silver, china, crystal, stationary, fragrances and accessories. Bridal Registry. 53 Main St., East Hampton. (631) 324.1700. Trumpets on the Bay – Beautiful water views compliment the fine dining and catering for your special event. The ambience is complimented by a European look of white linens, fresh flowers, chandeliers and candles softly glowing. 58 South Bay Ave., Eastport. (631) 325-2900. Woodbury Country Club - Can provide an exciting tropical setting on 18-acre property. Main ballrooms can accommodate from 125 to 350 guests. Landscape includes a fountain-filled reflection pool, a lakeside gazebo, and botanical terraces. Located at 884 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury. (516) 692-6200.


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Shop ‘til You Drop... With Maria Tennariello You will be happy to know that Once Upon A Time – Consignment and Re-sale Shop, located at 485 Main Street in East Quogue, is having their annual spring bag sale Saturday, April 5 at 10:30 a.m. It will afford you all the clothing you can fit inside a bag for $10! This is the sale where people line up and the entire inventory is gonesville by the end of the day. It’s their biggest sale of year, so get going, the early bird always gets the deals! For information call them at 631-653-8197. At Messina, 103 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, (631-288-2967), there is a special sale that will run on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 11, 12 and 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. In the mix will be vintage and fine jewelry, handbags and Philip Stein Teslar watches. The Elegant Setting, inspired by nostalgia for a time when entertaining was an art, is located at 31 Main Street in Southampton. This is the shop to get the perfect gift for the new bride and groom. The shop carries unique vintage tabletop, gift and one-of-a-kind china, crystal, silver, linens, silk flower arrangements, home décor, candles, and so much more. Services that are always available include personal consulting, bridal gift registry, corporate gifts and gift certificates in any amount, as personal assistance in placing special orders, items and fill-ins. For information call 631-283-4747 and visit Spring has sprung at Dazzelle, located at 47 Jobs Lane, and wedding time is upon us. The small boutique has a special room dedicated to eveningwear that includes dressy suits and separates. Custom design and tailoring are available as well as plus and petite sizes and accessories. You will find a casual daytime fashion section in the store that includes the complete line of Barbour for men and women. The shop has just about everything you may need for spe-

Sag Harbor’s In Home on cial occasions and the prices Main Street is still celebratare affordable with a friendly ing their twelfth season staff that is always willing to with an inspired collection help. Dazzele is open year from Mitchell Gold + Bob round, seven days a week. Williams. Stop in and check Call 631-283-8477 for further out all the new spring information. inventory that includes furSunrise to Sunset on Hill Street in Southampton niture, furnishings, lighting is making room for the new and beautiful home accesspring arrivals so the sale sories. that is now in progress has Off the beaten path a litprices slashed from 30% to tle bit, at Debra Canavan 50% off all ladies’, men’s, Classics, prom season has girls’ and boys’ fall and winjust begun. Look for designter clothing. The Silver er fashions by Bianca Nero, The Elegant Setting, Southampton Edition short sleeve wovens Nicole Miller, Soshanna, Marc and Hawaiian shirts are also 50% off. For a limited Bouwer, Jovani, BCBG and much more. Located at time the wetsuits are 25% off and all surfboards are 53 Main Street in Sayville. You can get a jump-start $75 off. on that prom dress you have been thinking about. Fortunoff on Montauk Highway in Southampton Prom time is right around the corner. is stacked to the rafters with their outdoor furniCorrection: I am sorry if I sent anyone on a wild ture and accessories. There is an early buy event goose chase looking for Christopher Fischer’s sale that will end on April 6, and some “free” options, so last week (which ended on March 31). Christopher get going for one of the biggest savings of the year. Fischer is located on Jobs Lane, not on Main Street The Down Factory Store At the Elegant and the website is Also, the John on Montauk Highway in East Hampton is East Hampton store’s sale room will be closing for doing what they do best, selling their merchandise the season. at very affordable prices. There is a cool 20% to 70% Until next week. Ciao and happy early spring off assorted items, 1/3 off the lamps and reductions shopping! on goose down pillows and comforters. You can also order by phone at 631-324-2636. Open every day If your shop is having a sale, new inventory or you from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. are a new business or have relocated, and you want Decorum Fine Antique Furniture and everyone to know about it, please e-mail me at: shopAccessories at 348 Main Street in Amagansett and at opened last weekend! It must be spring! Give a call or via fax at: 631-726for the spring schedule at 631-267-4040. 0189. I would love to hear all about it!

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I once overheard a conversation between two gents at a sophisticated restaurant in Southampton. The older of the two said to the younger, “Honestly, if you’ve never been to a Sotheby’s auction, you don’t belong at a Sotheby’s auction.” The two laughed in agreement and I continued eating my salad, knowing full well that these two men couldn’t have been more wrong. The truth is if you’ve never been to a Sotheby’s auction, you must go to a Sotheby’s auction. I’ve had several friends who’ve worked at the 264year-old auction house and I’ve even gotten to see a little of the behind-the-scenes action that goes on. It’s an incredible place, housing monumental pieces of art, furniture, literature and the like. This week, the Quillan Collection of 19th and 20th century photographs goes on the block. In the late 1980s, The Quillan Company, an investment firm based out of the British Virgin Islands, contracted New York art dealer Jill Quasha to assemble a collection of no more than 70 photographs, only one per artist. This collection was to uniquely capture the life of photography, spanning its existence as a medium. Acquiring the work of some big names, as well as lesser-known photographers, Quasha spent two years and almost $2 million finding the perfect 69 photographs. Her outlook on choosing the proper pieces was atypical. “There could be no grand plans, no schematic outline of history and none of the customary trappings of seriousness or ambition – no critical or political stance, no aesthetic theory, no dogma,” she said. “And no categories. We would leave classifications of style, eras, artistic movements, and genres – land-

For those who have never been scapes, portraits, and still lifes – to an auction, everyone’s seen sit—to those who deal best with such coms and movies where people things...” accidentally buy million dollar While most prior photography paintings because they accidencollections sought culturally icontally sneeze or wave at a fly. But ic images, Quasha’s search led her in the real world, that doesn’t to less publicly regaled, yet clearly happen. You are only recognized remarkable pieces. Ansel Adams’ vast landscapes were passed over as a bidder if you raise the numfor “Boards and Thistles,” a semibered paddle assigned to you. If nal photograph from his early you want to bid, you need to years as a member of Group f.64. bring a valid ID and provide a “Nature Morte Chez Mondrian,” bank reference. Hans Bellmer’s “La Poupée.” an early still life by André And New York auctions don’t Kertész, reflecting his early sucaccept credit cards. So maybe Visa cess, was selected instead of one of the cityscapes of isn’t everywhere you want to be, but they do accept Budapest, Paris and New York for which he is now checks, money orders, wire transfers and a certain recognized. amount of cash. The price of these photographs starts However, to say this collection is completely free of around $10,000, so maybe cash isn’t the best option. iconic images would be leading you astray. For examAlso worth noting: If you are a fan of Edward ple, Richard Avadon’s “Marilyn Monroe, May 6, 1957, Weston, an auction of his photography will be held on New York City,” Edward Curtis’ “Chief Joseph Nez April 8. Another incredible photography auction will Percé, Idaho” and Hans Bellmer’s “La Poupée” are recbe held that same day, with 183 works from dynamic ognizable, exemplary photographs by these masters. photographers, including many in the Quillan From a historical context, photographers range Collection. Visit for auction times. from Henry Peach Robinson and Lewis Carroll to No matter which auction you attend, enjoy the Cindy Sherman and Patrick Faigenbaum, with artists action and intensity of heated bidding wars, the razlike Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand and Walker Evans zle-dazzle of dollar signs and the sheer beauty of the in between. From a technical standpoint, the photos art. And this summer, if anyone tells you that you encompass albumen or albumen silver prints, platdon’t belong at a Sotheby’s auction, you’ll be able to inum prints, Schadographs and photograms. For any say, “I’ve already been to a Sotheby’s auction.” serious collector, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, but novices should not be scared away, because if Sotheby’s is located at 1334 York Ave. at 72nd St. you are looking to begin a collection, the Quillan The Quillan Collection will be on display from April Collection is a shining example of who and what to 2 through the noon on the 7, with the auction being look for when building a portfolio. held later that day at 6 p.m. Photo courtesy Sotheby’s New York

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CLASSIC CARS In Praise of Small Cars In my last article, I wrote about how there’s a small car revolution going on everywhere in the world, especially in Europe. Very slowly, a buyer’s trend toward smaller and more fuel efficient cars is happening here in America. Finally. Anyone who has been reading my weekly automotive commentary in Dan’s Papers for the last seventeen years knows that I’ve always been a proponent of small cars, even when fuel was inexpensive. A lot of my enthusiasm for smaller vehicles comes from the fact that I’ve always been a sports car enthusiast, and as we know, two seat sports cars are, by design, some of the smallest cars on the planet. At the risk of giving away my age, I’d like to discuss some of the smaller cars I’ve owned and driven over the years. The first small car I was ever in as a passenger was a Volkswagen Beetle. I was a junior counselor at a summer camp in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. An older, college-age counselor owned a new Beetle. We drove around the hilly and curvy roads of rural Massachusetts in that little car, and I was constantly amazed at its tenacious grip on the road. It certainly made a different sound than my parents’ 1955 Plymouth Station Wagon. It was a whooshing sound that emanated from behind your head. I vaguely remember my older and more mature driver mentioning that after he graduated from college he wanted to get a car called a Porsche. I didn’t know what he was talking about. Never having owned a Volkswagen Beetle, when I was finally old enough to know the difference, I


bought a little Porsche Speedster. This The one Volkswagen I did own was a 1971 Westfalia Camper bus. You know may anger any Porsche owner reading the square box with the fiberglass roof this story, but there really wasn’t that that could be raised? I really liked much difference in driving an early that vehicle. It was fun to drive Porsche or Volkswagen. Sure, the because you sat high, virtually at the Porsche handled a little better, and foremost front part of the thing. It had certainly had sexier lines but it felt the same visibility as a Greyhound and sounded the same. Another surbus. The camper, with the right shocks prise, the early Volkswagens were as and tires, actually had acceptable hanwell built as those much more expen1968, 1275 dling. Certainly much better than a sive Porsches. For some strange reaCooper S Hot Rod Greyhound. It had a high roll center and son, lots of mechanics could repair and leaned quite a bit on the curves, but if you knew its tune up a Volkswagen motor but everyone I knew was limitations, you could have a lot of fun with it. By scared to death of that very similar Porsche engine. today’s minivan standards the old Volkswagen was a Perhaps the main reason a lot of people, like myself, very small vehicle, but in those days it was considered owned an early Porsche was because it was one little huge inside. The main failings of the camper were car you could swagger away from when parked. Try that it had the same engine as the much lighter and that with a Beetle! One day, a salesman friend of mine who worked at smaller VW Beetle, which meant the heater was inadPray Porsche-Volkswagen in Greenwich, Connecticut equate and the truck was sluggish in acceleration. called me and told me a really nice Corvair Monza Other than that, it was a trouble free bullet-proof coupe had just been traded in, and did I want it? It family hack. For the record, today, vintage Westfalia campers are very valuable on the collector car marwas a $500 wholesale bargain, and I had to have the ket. car. I didn’t even know the car was supercharged until I’ve also owned two original Minis, a 1961 after I owned the buzz bomb. I used it as a beater for Countrymen and a 1968 1275 Cooper S hot rod. Much several years, and enjoyed every minute of it. It has been written about the original Mini and it’s all sounded and handled a little like a Porsche, but it was true. You owe it to yourself to drive one. They are that many miles from being a Porsche. I’ve always felt that enjoyable. I’m outa space this week, more on small the Corvair, especially the supercharged Monza, was cars in the next article. one of General Motors’ most inventive automobiles. Bob Gelber, an automotive journalist living in the It’s a darn shame that GM let Ralph Nader, a guy who Hamptons, appears regularly on television as an autodidn’t even have a driver’s license, bully them into motive expert. You can email him at taking the Corvair off the market.

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p.m. Elmer Gantry. Tickets are $5. At Bay Street Theatre, on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. FRIDAY MATINEE AT THE LIBRARY – 4/4 – 2 p.m. April focus on actor Tony Curtis. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631728-6241.

SATURDAY, 5 LIVE MUSIC AT THE PATIO – 4/5 – 9 p.m. The Frank Anthony Trio, vocals, saxophone and piano will perform Saturdays. Located at The Patio 54 Main Street, BENEFITS Westhampton Beach. 631-288-0100. THE RETREAT’S ANNUAL NEW YORK CITY STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – 4/5 – 8 p.m. Inda Eaton LUNCHEON – 4/10 – 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Actress Robin will perform, followed by Little Head Thinks at 10:30 Givens will be the guest speaker. $400 for an individual p.m. Tickets are $10. Located at 161 Main Street, luncheon ticket. All proceeds to benefit the Retreat’s Amagansett. 631-267-3117. Domestic Violence Services. At the Rainbow Room, KARAOKE – 4/5 – 10:30 p.m. Karaoke night, Pegasus Suite, New York City. Saturdays. Located at Almoncello Restaurant, 290 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton. 631-329-6700. SATURDAY MORNING YOGA – 4/5 – 10:15 a.m. $5 FRIDAY, 4 per class. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. CHALLAH TIME – 4/4 – 5:30 p.m. Challah dough 631-653-4224. braiding for children, parents and grandparents. Located LIVE MUSIC AT MURF’S – 4/5 at Chabad of Southampton Jewish – 9 p.m. Jim Turner and the Ocean Center, 214 Hill Street, PICK OF THE WEEK People will perform. Located at Southampton. 631-287-2249. PLAYREADING – 4/5 – 4 Murf ’s Back Street Tavern, 64 STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – 4/4 p.m. Free Burt Lancaster. Free Division Street, Sag Harbor. 631– 8 p.m. Toots & the Maytalls. to the public. At Bay Street Tickets are $100. At 10:30 p.m. Theatre, on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. 725-8355. PARLOR MUSIC CONCERT Bastards of Boom will perform. 631-725-9500. OF BANJO – 4/5 – 2-4 p.m. Tickets $10. Located at 161 Main Featuring banjo virtuoso Bob Barta Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117. Reservations required. Donation of LATINO NIGHT – 4/4 – Every Friday night, $5. At Bridgehampton Historical Society, 2368 Montauk Saturdays are with DJ Sam. Located at Cigar Bar, 2 Main Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-537-1088. Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-2575. TRADITIONAL NEW ENGLAND BARN DANCE – FRIDAY FILM – 4/4 – 6:30 p.m. Marion Bridge. At the 4/5 – 7:45-11 p.m. Traditional music and dances. No expeJohn Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main St., Sag rience necessary. Singles welcome. Tickets are $14, $7 for Harbor. 631-725-0049. students under 16 with a parent. At Water Mill COUNTRY/WESTERN DANCING – 4/4 – 7:30-11 Community House, Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631p.m. Admission: $8. At the Hand-Aldrich American 725-9321. Legion, on Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728COMPOSTING AND SEEDING AT THE FARM – 4340. 4/5 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Plant a variety of vegetable and LIVE MUSIC AT ANNONA’S – 4/4 – 6-9 p.m. Live herb seeds. Learn the basics of composting, creating a fermusic with acoustic guitarist Walter Finley and saxotile soil mix and how to enhance your home garden. Free. phonist David Turinsky. At Annona’s Restaurant, 112 At Quail Hill Farm, Deep Lane, Amagansett. 631-283Riverhead Rd., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-7766. 3195. LIVE MUSIC AT PUBLICK HOUSE – 4/4 – 10:30 MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY – 4/5 – 8:30 p.m. Project Vibe. At Southampton Publick House, 40 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Panel discussions, guest speakers and Bowden Square, Southampton. 631-283-2800. workshops on mental health. Sponsored by Southampton COOKING CLASS – 4/4 – 6-9 p.m. “Spring Dinner Town and East Hampton Town. At Southampton High Party” Admission $69. Located at Loaves and Fishes School, Narrow Lane, Southampton. 631-702-2445. Cooking School at the Bridgehampton Inn, 2266 Main DAY OF HOPE – 4/5 – 10:30a.m.-12 p.m. Education Street, Bridgehampton. To register visit or call 631-537workshop for cancer patients and caregivers, sponsored 3586. by Fighting Chance and the Leukemia and Lymphoma THE PICTURE SHOW AT BAY STREET – 4/4 – 8 Society. Free. At Southampton Hospital, Parrish Museum Hall, 240 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. 631-7254646. “AKC PUPS SINCE 1962” THE DIAMONDBACK TERRAPIN – PAST THREATS TO ITS SURVIVAL – 4/5 – 11 a.m. At the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735. Havanese Goldens KRISHNA DAS CONCERT – 4/5 – 7-10 p.m. $25 in Yorkshires Labradors advance; $30 at the door. Children under 12 are free. At the Bridgehampton Community House, Montauk Bischons Mastiffs Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5522. Maltese Labradoddles HAMPTONS ROOTS MUSIC FESTIVAL – 4/5 – 8 Malti-poos Schnauzers p.m. Caroline Doctorow, Toby Walker, Frank Carillo and Toy Pugs Bulldogs the Bandoleros. Tickets $20. At the Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-871Shih-tzus Cairns 2306. Dachshunds Cock-a-Poos THE PICTURE SHOW AT BAY STREET – 3/29 – 8 Chihuahuas West Highlands p.m. Birdman of Alcatraz. Tickets are $5. At Bay Street Wheatens Rottweilers Theatre, on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. COOKING CLASS – 4/5– 11 a.m.-2 p.m. “Family Feast: Homemade Pasta” 6-9 p.m. “A Taste of Spain” Admission $69. Located at Loaves and Fishes Cooking School at the Bridgehampton Inn, 2266 Main Street, All of our breeding dogs are genetically tested Bridgehampton. To register visit or call 631-537-3586. and from Champion bloodlines THE ART OF CARING – 4/5 – 6 p.m. Writers and photographers illuminate care giving. Free. At Canio’s Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-4926. Veterinarianss onn Staff OPEN AUDITIONS – 4/5 – 2-4 p.m. For the Hampton Visit our 6 Acre Facility Theatre Company’s Production of Moon Over Buffalo. At Quogue Community Hall, Jessup Ave., Quogue. 631-726631-727-3550 4656. L.I.E. Exit 69 North 1.5 miles DMV PRE-LICENSE 5-HOUR COURSE – 4/5 – 12 Manorville, New York p.m. $49 fee. Must bring your permit. At Rogers Memorial 1043505 Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-283-



0774. SPRING WINE AND CHEESE TASTINGS – 4/5 – 1 p.m. Guided tour of winery and production facility at Castello di Borghese Vineyard and Winery. $15 per person. Route 48 and Alvah’s Ln., Cutchogue. Call 631-7345111 for reservations. THE PICTURE SHOW AT BAY STREET – 3/29 – 8 p.m. Birdman of Alcatraz. Tickets are $5. At Bay Street Theatre, on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. BOOK SALE – 4/5 – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. COOKING WITH CHEF CHARLIE – 4/5 – 1-2:30 p.m. Go Fish. Registration required. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. PLAYREADING – 4/5 – 4 p.m. Free Burt Lancaster. Free to the public. At Bay Street Theatre, on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. JANE AUSTEN REVISITED – 4/5 – 7 p.m. At the Montauk Library. 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631668-3377. FROM GALWAY TO BROADWAY – 4/5 – 7:30 p.m. Irish singers Ciran Sheehan and Gay Willis and pianist Eily O’Grady Patterson will perform Irish classics and Broadway hits. $40 in advance; $45 at the door. Proceeds to support the reconstruction of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center and St. Therese of Lisieux. At St. Therese, 55 South Etna Ave., Montauk. 631-668-1124. INDOOR YARD SALE – 4/5 – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the high school book scholarship. Held at the Sons of the American Legion Post 419, 15 Montauk Highway, Amagansett. LIVE MUSIC AT THE ARTFUL DODGER – 4/5 – 9 p.m. Unity. No cover charge. Located at 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2885.

SUNDAY, 6 BUDDHIST MEDITATION – 4/6 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Meditations to increase mental peace and well being for everyone. Located at 40 West Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays. 631-728-5700. PILATES – 4/6 – 12 p.m. $5 per class. 631-653-4224. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-6534224. PIANIST KONSTANTIN SOUKOVETSKI – 4/6 – 3 p.m. The performance will include works by Chopin, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven. At Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-2830774. FASHION SHOW – 4/6 – 1-4 p.m. $75 for tickets and luncheon. Hosted by the Stella Maris School. At Most Holy Trinity Parrish Hall, 57 Buell Lane, East Hampton. 631-725-2525. CHILD SAFETY SEAT FITTING STATION – 4/6 – 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Make sure your child is riding safely. Conducted by the East Hampton Village Police Department. At John Marshall Elementary School, Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton. OPEN AUDITIONS – 4/6 – 6-8 p.m. For the Hampton Theatre Company’s Production of Moon Over Buffalo. At Quogue Community Hall, Jessup Ave., Quogue. 631-7264656. WORLD WAR II ON LONG ISLAND – 4/6 – 2-3 p.m. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. PIANO CONCERT – 4/6 – 3:30 p.m. Liliane Questel. At the Montauk Library. 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-3377. SPAGHETTI DINNER FOR HAMPTON BAYS ROTARY – 4/6 – 12-9 p.m. $15 for adults, children under 12 are $8. At 162 W. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays.

MONDAY, 7 OPEN STUDIO FIGURE DRAWING – 4/7 – 6-9 p.m. – Open studio Mondays. $15 per person. Located at Applied Arts, 11 Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett. 631267-2787. LONG ISLAND PERENNIALS – 4/7 – 7-8 p.m. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. PHILOSOPHY CLASS – 3/31 – 3 p.m. With instructor Susan Pashman. Registration is required. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631537-0015. ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASS – 3/31 – 5-6:30 p.m. For ESL students who have a basic comprehension (continued on next page )

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of English vocabulary and grammar. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015.

TUESDAY, 8 LIVE MUSIC AT PIERRE’S– 4/8 – 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jody Carlson and her band will perform Tuesdays. Located at Pierre’s, 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5110. DRAWING WORKSHOPS – 4/8 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Uninstructed life drawing workshops sponsored by Southampton Artists Association. Located at 2 Pond Lane at the Veterans Hall, Southampton. 631-725-5851. TUESDAY MORNING YOGA – 4/8 – 10:15 a.m. $5 per class. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-653-4224. BAR BINGO – 4/8 – 8 p.m. $10 includes dinner, games and prizes. At Tom McBrien’s, 174 East Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-728-7137. GUILD HALL’S NAKED STAGE FREE PLAY READING – 4/8 – 7:30 p.m. Closer by Patrick Marber. At Guild Hall’s Boots Lamb Education Center, 158 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0806. HAMPTONS GREEN DRINKS – 4/8 – 6-9 p.m. A gathering of environmental businesspeople, professionals, advocates, officials and educators. At 75 Main Restaurant, Main St., Southampton. 631-721-1908. ALL ABOUT EMAIL – 4/8 – 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. A fee of $20 is required at registration. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. THINKING OF BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME? – 4/8 – 2 p.m. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. COMPUTER CLASS – 4/8 – 8:45 a.m. “Your Computer Questions Answered.” At the John Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-7250049. DEMOCRACY AND THE COLD WAR IN BRIDGEHAMPTON, 1950-1951 – 4/8 – 6 p.m. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015.

WEDNESDAY, 9 KARAOKE – 4/9 – 9 p.m.–1 a.m. At Buckley’s Inn Between, 139 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-728-7197. THE TRUE STORY OF LASTING WEIGHT LOSS – 4/9 – 7-9 p.m. At Wild by Nature, 260 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 516-827-6329. COOKING CLASS – 4/9 – 6-9 p.m. “Culinary Classics: Knife Skills” Admission $69. Located at Loaves and Fishes Cooking School at the Bridgehampton Inn, 2266 Main Street, Bridgehampton. To register visit or call 631537-3586. SPORTFISHING ON LONG ISLAND – 4/9 – 7-8:30 p.m. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. DUPLICATE BRIDGE – 4/9 – 1-4:30 p.m. At the Montauk Library. 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631668-3377. COMPUTER CLASS – 4/9 – 8:45 a.m. “Needle in a Haystack Part 1.” At the John Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049. MORNING BOOK CLUB – 4/9 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. At the John Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049. WRITING WORKSHOP – 4/9 – 6-8:15 p.m. $150 per session. Fiction and non-fiction. At the Ross School, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-907-5555.

THURSDAY, 10 OPEN STUDIO DARK ROOM – 4/10 – 6-9 p.m. Open studio every Thursday. $20 per person. Located at Applied Arts 11 Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett. 631267-2787. TWILIGHT THURSDAYS – 4/10 – 5-7:30 p.m. Live music by Charles Certain and complimentary cheeses. Located at Wolffer Estate Vineyard, 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack. 631-537-5106. LIVE MUSIC AT MUSE – 4/10 – 7 p.m. Steve Fredericks will perform Thursdays. Located at MUSE Restaurant & Aquatic Lounge, 760 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill. 631-726-2606. BOWLING NIGHT – 4/10 – All night $2 drinks, pool and bowling. Located at East Hampton Bowl, 71 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton. 631-324-1950. KNITTING WITH DONNA – 4/10 – 7–9p.m. At Hampton Bays Public Library. 52 Ponquogue Ave, Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. Call to register.

COOKING CLASS – 3/29 – 6-9 p.m. “Dim Sum Party” Admission $69. Located at Loaves and Fishes Cooking School at the Bridgehampton Inn, 2266 Main Street, Bridgehampton. To register visit or call 631-537-3586. INSTRUCTED LIFE DRAWING CLASSES – 4/10 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Thursday. Focuses on anatomy, proportion foreshortening, mass and line quality. At Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-287-4377. FOUR HARMFUL INGREDIENTS IN PACKAGED FOODS – 4/10 – 7-8 p.m. At Wild by Nature, 260 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 516-827-6329. ANTI-AGING NUTRITION – 4/10 – 5:15 p.m. At Southampton Hospital, Parrish Memorial Hall, 240 Meeting House Ln., Southampton. 631-726-8700. FLOWER MEDITATION – 4/10 – 10 a.m. Every Thursday through May. At Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main St., Amagansett. 631-267-3810. POETRY WORKSHOP – 4/10 – 7 p.m. At the John Jermain Memorial Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049.

OUTDOOR RECREATION & FITNESS SATURDAY, 5 LONGSHANKS #4 – 4/5 – 10 a.m. Walk from Cedar Point County Park in East Hampton to Bridgehampton’s Long Pond Greenbelt. Park near the Nature Center. 631283-4591. CULLODEN/GUNNUCK’S GARDEN TRAIL – 4/5 – 10 a.m. Hike along a trail loop at Culloden’s Point. Meet at the trailhead on Edgemere Ave., Montauk 631-238-5134. BIG WOODS/BIG POND HIKE – 4/5 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Four miles, some hills. Meet at the triangle of the intersection of Millstone Brook and Scotts Road, Southampton. 631-682-7250.

SUNDAY, 6 LONG POND GREENBELT – 4/6 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Meet at Mashashimuet Park, Sag Harbor. 725-4237. LONG POND GREENBELT STUDENT TOUR – 4/6 – 1-2:30 p.m. Cooperative hike with the Sag Harbor Parenting Center for students 10- to 14-years-old and their families. Meet at the grandstand of Mashashimuet Park, Sag Harbor. 631-725-5861 or 631-725-5029.

WEDNESDAY, 9 WATERFENCE – 4/9 – A walk in Hither Woods. Meet at the Hither Hills West Overlook off Rt. 27, Montauk. 631668-2093.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS DANSHAMPTONS.COM – Check out www.dan- for everything you need to know about the Hamptons! You can also post upcoming events by visiting DATEHAMPTON.COM – Join an exclusive online community for singles who love the Hamptons. ARCHITECTURE SCHOLARSHIPS – The Peconic Chapter of the American Institute of Architects will award three $2,500 grants this year for those that wish to advance their studies. Architects, associate A.I.A. members and intern architects who live or practice on the East End can submit travel proposals by June 27. Visit MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP– In honor of Robert Long a scholarship fund has been set up. Local students interested in applying should contact their English teacher or guidance counselor. 631-725-4926. RECYCLING FUNDRAISER – New York schools and other community groups can sign up for free to earn pennies for all yogurt containers and fruit drink pouches collected. To sign up visit . RIVERHEAD FOUNDATION – Donate money to sponsor a marine mammal. Call 631-369-9840. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Bideawee is seeking volunteers to help care for the animals. Located on 118 Old Country Road, Westhampton. 631-325-0200 ext. 113. RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM – Hundreds of volunteer opportunities for adults 55+ in all areas of Suffolk County. To learn more, call 631-979-9490 or visit . YOGA AND EXERCISE CLASSES – The Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for its Spring Yoga and Exercise programs. Classes will be held at the Lodge at Squiretown Park, 62 Red Creek Rd., Hampton Bays. Call 631-728-8585 for more information. SEEKING VOLUNTEERS – The Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons, Inc. is looking for volunteers to feed spring baby birds and mammals. You must be at least 16-years-old and have health insurance. Call 631728-4200 to set up an appointment. POETRY MONTH – The John Jermain Memorial Library will be hosting an exhibit, collages and poetry courtesy of “Star Black” for the month of April, which is “Poetry Month.” At 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-7250049 ext. 21. HAMPTON’S JEWISH SENIOR CLUB – Meetings every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. At the Hamptons Center, 64 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-287-2249. JELLY TASTINGS AT COREY CREEK – Pair your jams and jellies with Corey Creek wines for a tasting fee of $5. Every weekend from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. At Corey Creek Vineyard, Main Road, Southold. 631-7654168.

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Candy from Strangers I don’t know if I’m smarter than a fifth grader, especially these days what with Pluto being downgraded from planet status. But I am sure, by and large, that I’m smarter than my 5-year-old. Compared to a little person of the single digit age, being a parent makes you feel omniscient, especially when you introduce that little brain to your own adult interests and passions. For me, that includes opera. So I was ecstatic a couple years ago when the Met introduced ‘family friendly’ operas – matinees, in English, and in the case of last season’s Magic Flute, actually shortened. Since Hudson wasn’t even 4 last year, we skipped it. But I opted in this year for Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, which was also shown last week on PBS. Hansel and Gretel seems like the perfect first opera for a little boy. Witches. Houses made of cake and candy. Arias that are little more than folk songs. And just about two hours long. To prepare him, I got the storybook and a CD of the score so he could “get it in his ear.” The recording was in German so while we played games and listened, I provided a quick synopsis of the upcoming scene. He wanted to act it out. I thought we’d just do the part where the evil mother chases the kids around with a broom for breaking the jug of milk (very therapeutic for me). But no. He wanted to do the whole thing so we did, as I sang an improvised English translation.

The day came. He was ready, dressed properly in a shirt and tie, befitting our box seats, and we headed off on the Jitney. But there was a glitch to my perfect plan. The movie on the Jitney was a Sylvester Stallone-type shoot ‘em up. I asked the bus driver to turn our screen off. Not possible, so I covered it with a sheet of paper. Then we got to the Met. Ahh. Safe at the halls of culture, with the flowing staircase, Matisse murals, crystal chandeliers rising as the overture began. When the curtain rose, I expected an over the top woodsman cottage with frilly scenery. Instead, there was a monochromatic beige kitchen with virtually no furniture, and two children in beige costumes. The setting was the U.S., 1950s. The mother looked like Debbie Harry – bleached blonde hair and twoinch black roots. It was a heady production, built around themes of emotional deprivation, physical hunger, spiritual emptiness. Before each scene, 40-foot images of half eaten food on bloody plates were projected on scrims. In the stark grey woods were men in grey suits, with branches instead of heads. Later, a giant tongue pro-

jected through a hole in the curtain (don’t even ask); the witch, behind fake flames in an 8-foot high oven pounded on the door to get out. Instead of a cute gingerbread cookie emerging from the oven, it was a life-size human figure, brown and charred. The production, provocative for adults, was horrifying for a child – Auschwitz meets Three Penny Opera. I felt so angry at my beloved Met, where I spent many an evening as a music student and beyond. Marketing this show as family friendly was a betrayal. And I couldn’t put a sheet of paper over the screen. Instead I repeated, “Isn’t that silly,” or, “It’s just pretend.” But he loved it. Still talks about the chefs with enormous heads and the maitre d’ with a fish face mask; the children coming back to life at the end; the beautiful instruments in the pit. Who knows what he’ll ultimately remember? Did his first trip to the opera ignite a passion? Or leave him forever wondering how that movie on the Jitney ended? Maybe a fifth grader has the answer.

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Academy of Fine Art, 127 East Main Street, Riverhead. This Sunday, Baystreet Theatre in Sag Harbor presents Circus Minimus. A suitcase opens and a circus emerges: tent, band, lights, boisterous ringmaster and magician. Kids of all Justin Malpica at LI Academy; Circus Minimus. ages should be ready for their moment in the spotlight – performers are techniques. es Spring term begins April 8. Contact drawn from the audience. LIAFA at 631-603-5514 or visit . The Long Island Future realist painters of the East End now have a new school – a Young Artist Program at the Long Island Academy of Fine Art in Riverhead, geared to nine to thirteen-yearolds. Artist Leeanna Chipana will teach classical drawing th based on 19 century



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KID KALENDAR Upcoming events can be seen in the following sections:

Art Events – pg. 66 Benefits – pg. 54 Movies – pg. 60 Day by Day – pg. 54 Kids’ Events – pg. 57

THIS WEEK KIDS WORKOUT WITH MS. GAIL – 4/4 – 3:30 p.m. At Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3335. A TURTLE’S STORY – 4/5 – 11 a.m. “The Diamondback Terrapin: Past and Current Threats to Its Survival,” an illustrated talk by noted herpetologist, Dr. Russell Burke, associate professor of biology at Hofstra University. Free for SoFo members. $7 for non-members adults, $5 for non-member children. At the South Fork Natural History Museum – SoFo, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735. TEEN CHESS – 4/5 – 12 p.m. For ages 11-17. Registration is required. At Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-283-0774, ext. 527. AMERICAN GIRLS BOOK CLUB – 4/5 – 11 a.m. For grades 3 and up. At Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3335. RUNESCAPE CLUB – 4/5 – 5 p.m. At Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Ave., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3335. BRADY RYMER AND THE LITTLE BAND THAT COULD – 4/5 – 1 p.m. Tickets are $25, $20 and $15. At the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2350. PARRISH ART MUSEUM AT THE QUOGUE

ONGOING STORY TIME – Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. Stories for children ages 4-7. Located at the Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015. QUOGUE LIBRARY STORYTIME – Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Join children of all ages for story time, literacy games, puzzles and more. Located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4224. EAST HAMPTON MOMMY AND ME – 10-11:30 a.m. Held at the Senior Center, 128 Springs Fireplace Rd., East Hampton. Call 324-4947. INDOOR PLAY GYM – Ages 5 and under. Located at The

Country School, 7 Industrial Road, Wainscott. 631-537-2255. MONTAUK MOMMY AND ME – 10 a.m. At the Montauk Library. 631-668-3377. TINY TOTS CRAFTS – Ages 18-36 months. Thursdays and Fridays at 11:15 a.m. At the Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-283-0774. WORDY WEDNESDAYS – 5:15 p.m. every Wednesday. For grades six and up. Build up vocabulary skills with word games. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015. DIRECT ACTION EAST END – A competition for students in grades 9 through 12 on how to increase public awareness about environmental problems. Students are asked to create storyboards for Public Service Announcements that deal with issues such as global warming, air and water pollution, landfills, recycling, etc. The contest ends April 22. For more information, go to or call 631-725-7707. PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST – Sponsored by the Southampton Town Youth Bureau and Southampton Village Photo, this contest is open to middle school and high school students. This year’s theme is “People Making a Difference.” Entries must be submitted by April 28. Photos, limited to three per artist, can be sent to the Southampton Town Youth Bureau, 116 Hampton Rd., Southampton, NY, 11968 or email them to . Call 631-702-2421 for more information. MOTHER GOOSE STORY TIME – Mondays at 10:30 a.m. At the East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0222.

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LIBRARY – 4/5 – 12:30-1:30 p.m. “Paper Transformed: Origami.” For grades K-6. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-653-4224. GOAT ON A BOAT – 4/5 – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Punch and Judy in the Kitchen. At Rte. 114 and East Union St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-4193. CIRCUS MINIMUS – 4/6 – 1 p.m. $12. At the Bay Street Theatre, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. ELEMENTS OF ART: TEXTURE AND COLOR – 4/8 – 3:30 p.m. At the East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0222. MUSIC TOGETHER – 4/8 – 10:30 a.m. At the East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton. 631-3240222. PRE-K REGISTRATION – 4/9 and 4/10 – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. At the East Hampton Day Care Learning Center, 2 Gingerbread Ln., East Hampton. 631-324-5560. PABLO PICASSO WORKSHOP – 4/10 – 3:30 p.m. At the East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0222. POETRY WORKSHOP FOR TEENS – 4/10 – 3:30 p.m. At the John Jermain Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631725-0049.

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Entertainment In Town A trio of new plays opened recently at all three theaters housed at the 59E59 complex, where Primary Stages is the resident company on the main stage. The playwrights presented are a diverse sampling of talent, with tantalizing ideas, provocative themes and a good ear for contemporary dialogue. Playwright Willy Holtzman returned to the main stage with his latest drama Something You Did along with two up and coming young writers: Garret Jon Grovenveld from San Francisco who is making his New York debut in Theater C with his poetic tale Missives, and one of Scotland’s freshest voices, Simon Farquhar, whose acclaimed play, Rainbow Kiss is having its American Premierein Theater B. Something You Did examines a radical character up for parole after serving 30 years in prison for accidentally killing an African-American cop during a ‘60s anti-war protest. The story asks some interesting questions about America’s response to the unpopular Vietnam war that has many parallels to the war in Iraq, but makes no clear cut conclusions. Holtzman’s story, set in today’s post 9/11 world, is smart, clever and insightful, but flawed, as the drama becomes predictable in Carolyn Cantor’s straight forward staging. Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason, as the central character Alison, doesn’t dig deep enough and as a result her conflicts with the other characters lack needed tension. Her general, naturalistic style does little to serve the text. She is at her best with the spunky prison guard Uneeq (Portia), but that relationship requires less. Her conflict with Gene (Victor Slezak) which forms the play’s core, feels much too relaxed.

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"Rainbow Kiss" with Peter Scanavino and Charlotte Parry Thirty years have passed since these two last met, but it feels like last week. The evening ultimately feels like much talk and not enough action. Missives, an intriguing tale of friendship crisply directed by Elysabeth Kleinhans, is told in the form of letters slipped under neighboring doors. The clever device is a marvelous tool for the playwright’s lyrical language, but proves to be its undoing as well when the light story turns dark and we discover just why Ben has “gone missing.” The friends, a white gay male named Ben (Richard Gallagher) and a black straight woman named Lia (Shamika Cotton), are challenged by the men in their lives and escape into their shared obsession with a daytime soap, “Through the Hourglass.” The performances are sincere and heartfelt, but Groenveld never has the two missive writers, Ben and Lia, meet face to face, giving the evening a feeling reminiscent of

Tennessee Williams’ early memory plays. Tresser and Randall fare better under Kleinhans’s clearly focused direction of their scenes. The evening’s dramatic failings aside, however, Groenveld proves himself an entertaining playwright of considerable merit. Rainbow Kiss, Farquhar’s impressive debut play (previously written for radio) is a dark tale, which “caused a sensation” when it premiered at the Royal Court in London. Now presented by The Play Company, the New York premiere directed by Will Frears and starring Peter Scanavino is a dazzling production that is both gripping and provocative. Scanavino plays Keith, a single father with an 8 month old son, working at a dead end job as a telephone operator, when a one night stand with Shazza (Charlotte Parry) turns his world upside down. Fueled by their gritty performances and the intensity of Keith’s growing obsession, the play is a disturbing ride that makes many points about the nature of survival in our materialistic culture. Scanavino is absolutely dynamic! He embodies Keith, giving him an all consuming inner life that culminates in a horrifying bloody conclusion. The evening is not for the faint of heart. For a performance schedule at 59E59 Theaters, 59 East 59th Street just off Park Avenue or to purchase tickets call 212-279-4200 Theater critics Barry Gordin and Patrick Christiano are members of the Drama Desk. Barry is an internationally renowned photographer and Patrick is artistic director of SilvaRoad Productions. Visit their website at


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Getting Down to the Roots Little Toby Walker is one of a trio of local artists, including Caroline Doctorow, Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros, who will bring a taste of Americana to the East End via the Hamptons Roots Music Festival at the Southampton Cultural Center on April 5. Adept at blues, ragtime and country, the furthest east Walker has come during his travels is the Riverhead Blues Festival, where he’ll be appearing again this summer. And he looks forward to introducing the Hamptons to his bluesy brand of roots music. “I’ve never been on a bill with [Doctorow or Carillo] before,” he said. “It’s going to be a great evening.” Walker is currently preparing a new album, bringing in producer Larry Campbell, who has toured with Bob Dylan and produced Levon Helm’s Grammy-winning album Dirt Farmer. It will be recorded in Helm’s Woodstock, N.Y. studio. Walker expects the album to be released this coming October. He says this latest project will mostly feature sparse arrangements, drawing from the influence of blues greats from the Mississippi Delta region, Virginia and the Carolinas, such as Jack Owen, Eugene Powell and Etta Baker. He learned many of his guitar techniques from these musicians directly, making pilgrimages south to meet his heroes. He didn’t always know where or how he would find them. Sometimes peo-

ple would put him in touch with one of these blues masters; sometimes he’d travel to their general area, looking them up in the phone booth. All of them were friendly and hospitable, he said, eager to share their blues wisdom with him. “My travels to the deep south are a major part of what I am and the music that I play,” he said. “Now I’m bringing it to other people.” As much as he loves to perform, teaching is a big part of Walker’s career as well. You can often find him teaching a guitar class over a long weekend at Jorma Kaukonen’s (Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna) Fur Peach Ranch in Ohio. He also teaches Long

Island middle school students about blues history and music in a program called “Blues in the Schools.” He was even invited to teach a special class called “American Roots” at Carnegie Hall for honors middle school students. For more information, upcoming tour dates and samples of his music go to Doctorow, a resident of Bridgehampton, culls her influences from ‘60s folk music, such as Richard and Mimi Farina, Joan Baez and Judy Collins. She is about to release her sixth album, Hummingbird. For more information, go to Carillo, having performed and toured with a number of well-known artists such as John Hammond, Eric Clapton, Joan Jett and Tom Petty, is a talented and accomplished songwriter in his own right. His 2006 album, Bad Out There, reached number one on the Roots Music Report Roots Rock Airplay. He will perform with his group, the Bandoleros. To learn more about him, go to The Hamptons Roots Music Festival will be held at 7 p.m. on April 5 at the Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton. Tickets are $20. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Sag Harbor Food Pantry. Call 631-871-2306 for additional information. – Tiffany Razzano

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This past weekend, the Southampton Cultural Center presented what was originally billed as a concert version of Stephen Sondheim’s “Merrily We Roll Along,” directed by Michael Disher, who ended up giving the audience a fully staged production complete with choreography. In the leading roles, Michael

Morch as Franklin Shepard, Susan Vinski as Mary Flynn, and Brett Chizever as Charley Kringas (above left) delivered convincing, polished performances with strong vocals. In the NBC Studios interview scene (above center), Chizever’s rendition of the tricky number, “Franklin Shepard, Inc.,” was seamless, as the

charming, engaging Bethany Dellapolla as K.T. tried to mitigate the palpable tension of the moment. Sarah Sander in the role of Beth (above) left the audience awestruck with her vocally and dramatically committed version of “Not a Day Goes By.” – Susan M. Galardi

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Perhaps former “Friends” star David Schwimmer has taken a cue from his acting work: as a member of that ensemble cast he was very good, but as Matt LeBlanc discovered, it’s often the team that makes the man. With that, we can give Schwimmer a pat on the back as he has survived his feature-film directorial debut with Run Fatboy Run…with a little help from his (new) friends. This time around, his chums are writers, namely Michael Ian Black and Simon Pegg, both skilled comedy creators who know how to mulch pop culture and cultivate thorny roses of clever parody. Black (you’ve seen him a million times: MTV’s “The State,” “Reno 911,” “Ed”) first devised this rom-com shredder, then Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) punched it up, relocated it from New York to England and also stars as the lead character – as he often does so well. Add in the beauty of Thandie Newton (Norbit, Crash) and the all-around ability of Hank Azaria (The Simpsons, Mystery Men), and one may feel Schwimmer could have directed this from a barcalounger. Pegg stars as Dennis, a character reminiscent of his slacker from Shaun, someone who is loaded with potential but just doesn’t know where to start. He’s nervous and he’s prone to lousy decision-making, which is all too obvious when he decides to bow out on his wedding day, leaving his pregnant fiancée Libby (Newton) at the altar. Fast-forward five years later, he’s only gotten slackier, working as a dumpy security guard and almost broke. His loser mentality has basically gotten the best of him, as life has become a mope, save the time he spends with the family he once abandoned. He loves his son, and even weirder, really loves his baby’s mother, who has – rightfully – never forgiven him. His only other outlet is hanging with his buddy Gordon (Dylan Moran, standing in for Pegg’s usual bum-in-tandem Nick Frost), so it’s no wonder he’s not quite

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the physical specimen. However, motivation arrives in the guise of handsome Whit (Azaria), an American hedge-fund manager who sweeps Libby off her feet with charm and a ripped bod. You guessed it: Dennis is suddenly motivated, and decides to prove to his ex that he can get in shape and pull it together by taking on Whit in a marathon. It’s time for an important announcement: this is not your typical Simon Pegg film, at least not to those who swoon at Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. The expectation with “Run” is that this take on Hollywood romantic comedies would be in line with the loving rips he’s had with horror and action flicks, but unfortunately this is less a droll dissection and more of a slapstick re-envisioning. Yes, seeing him stumble and bulge as he begins to train is a blast, but it would have worked just as nicely in conjunction with more creativity. The big question here is why Pegg didn’t employ his usual style after taking on Michael Ian Black’s original screenplay. Black’s work is always offbeat, so it would be a surprise if the lack of bite came on his end. But nonetheless, he makes this movie watchable by completely smothering this flick with his late-bloomer charm, and also proves that he is just as capable a clown as any goofball the USA has to offer. And Schwimmer? The movie’s a bit clunky and somewhat heavy-handed, which could have morphed this very run-ofthe-mill film into a sitcom, save for Pegg’s never-quit charm and timing, the smarm of Azaria and the warmth of Newton. Yes, it’s finally time for a “Friends” pun: It’s a good thing that his cast was “there for him,” but was he “there for them too?” Truth be told, they didn’t really need him. This Movie: •Date Movie •Mindless Entertainment



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Schedule for the week of Friday, March 28 to Thursday, April 3. Movie Schedules are subject to change. Always call to confirm shows and times.

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UA EAST HAMPTON (+) (631-324-0448) Drillbit Taylor – Fri.-Sat. 12, 2:30, 5, 7:30, 10 Sun. 12, 2:30, 5, 7:30 Mon.-Thurs. 5, 7:30 Stop Loss – Fri.-Sat 1:50, 4:50, 7:50, 10:30 Sun. 1:50, 4:50, 7:50 Mon.-Thurs. 4:50, 7:50 21 – Fri.-Sat 1:30, 4:20, 7:25, 10:15 Sun. 1:30, 4:20, 7:25 Mon.-Thurs. 4:20, 7:25 Run, Fatboy, Run – Fri.-Sat 12:30, 2:50, 5:15, 7:45, 10:10 Sun. 12:30, 2:50, 5:15, 7:45 Mon.-Thurs. 5:15, 7:45 Leatherheads – Fri.-Sat 1:30, 4:15, 7:45, 10:30 Sun. 1:30, 4:15, 7:45 Mon.-Thurs. 4:15, 7:45 Horton Hears a Who – Fri.-Sat 12:10, 2:20, 4:45, 7, 9:30 Sun. 12:10, 2:20, 4:45, 7 Mon.-Thurs. 4:45, 7 UA HAMPTON BAYS (+) (631-728-8535) Nim’s Island – Sat. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 9:50 Sun. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 Mon.-Fri. 4:30, 7:30 Horton Hears a Who – Sat. 1, 4, 7, 9:30 Sun. 1, 4, 7 Mon.-Fri. 4, 7 Superhero Movie – Sat. 1:45, 4:45, 7:45, 10:10 Sun. 1:45, 4:45, 7:45 Mon.-Fri. 4:45, 7:45 Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns – Sat.-Sun. 1:20, 4:20, 7:20 Mon.-Fri. 4:20, 7:20 The Bank Job – Sat. 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 10 Sun. 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 Mon.-Fri. 4:15, 7:15

Shutter – Fri.-Sat. 9:45 UA SOUTHAMPTON (+) (631-287-2774) Under the Same Moon – Fri.-Sat. 1, 4, 7, 9:40 Sun. 1, 4, 7 Mon.-Thurs. 4, 7 Married Life – Fri.-Sat. 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 9:30 Sun. 1:15, 4:15, 7:15 Mon.-Thurs. 4:15, 7:15 The Ruins – Fri.-Sat. 1:45, 4:45, 7:45, 10 Sun. 1:45, 4:45, 7:45 Mon.-Thurs. 4:45, 7:45 Nim’s Island – Fri.-Sat. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 9:50 Sun. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 Mon.-Thurs. 4:30, 7:30 The sign (+) when following the name of a theatre indicates that a show has an infrared assistive listening device. Please confirm with the theatre before arriving to make sure they are available.

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MINI â&#x20AC;&#x201C; MOVIE REVIEWS 21 (PG-13) Based on a true story, Ben Campbell (Jim Sturgess), an MIT student, is struggling to pay his tuition. His problem is solved when he is recruited by his math professor (Kevin Spacey) to join a group of students who are trained in the art of card counting, then take Las Vegas casinos for millions. The Bank Job (R) Based on a 1971 true-life robbery of a bank on Baker Street in London, two crooks (Jason Statham and Saffron Burrows) get away with a safety deposit box worth millions in cash and jewelry. However, the box also contains secrets that intertwine the duo with Britainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s criminal underworld, the government and Royal Family. Drillbit Taylor (PG-13) Drillbit Taylor (Owen Wilson), a supposed martial arts master who is really homeless, is hired by three high school students to protect them from a bully. Wilson goes undercover at their school as a substitute teacher. Funny Games U.S. (R) This horror remake, starring Naomi Watts, offers a mundane family getting slowly tortured â&#x20AC;&#x201C; abused by sophisticated freaks, both psychologically and physically. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take the kids. (G) A lushly animated and extended version of the Dr. Seuss classic: the jovial elephant named Horton (Jim Carrey) hears a sound emanating from a grain on a flower, in which lives a tiny town named Whoville. It quickly becomes a race against sour kangaroos and greasy vultures to save this lint-sized discovery from annihilation. Wonderful!

In Bruges (R) Starring Colin Farrell, two British hit men are holed up in Bruges, Belgium after a botched job. With witty, fast-paced dialogue, the pair grapples with life and death as they await their fates. Leatherheads (PG-13) Dodge Connolly (George Clooney), a hero in Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s pro-football league in 1925, is determined to saved his team and the fledgling league from demise. After bringing in college football star Carter Rutherford (John Krasinski), Connolly finds himself competing with the young player for the affections of reporter Lexie Littleton (Renee Zellweger) who is trying to uncover the real scoop on Rutherford. Married Life (R) Set in the 1940s, Harry (Chris Cooper) decides he must kill his wife Pat (Patricia Clarkson) because he loves her too much to hurt her when he leaves her. Meanwhile, as Harry plots his wifeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s death, he finds his best friend Richard (Pierce Brosnan) competing with him for the affections of his much younger girlfriend Kay (Rachel McAdams). Nimâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Island (PG) Abigail Breslin portrays Nim, a young girl who lives on an island with her scientist father (Gerard Butler). When the island she loves becomes threatened, she reaches out to the author (Jodi Foster) of her favorite adventure book series for help. Paranoid Park (R) Alex (Gabe Nevins), a young skateboarder, begins to unravel after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard. Directed by Gus Van Sant and based on a novel by Blake Nelson. The Ruins (R) Based on a novel, a group of friends (including Jena

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Malone) vacationing in Mexico decide to visit one of their brothers, who is working at an archaeological dig at the ruins of a Mayan temple nearby. As they search for him, they discover something evil is lurking in the ruins. Run Fatboy Run (PG-13) Five years after leaving his pregnant fiancĂŠĂŠe, Libby, at the altar, Dennis (Simon Pegg) decides he wants to try to win her back. In order to prove to Libby heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s changed, Dennis decides to train for a marathon, all while battling with another man (Hank Azaria) for her affections. Shutter (PG-13) A remake of the 2004 Thai thriller, a photographer (Joshua Jackson) and wife are involved in a tragic auto accident. Afterwards, they begin to notice ghostly figures showing up in the backgrounds of their pictures. Sleepwalking (R) James (Nick Stahl) is left to care for his 11-year-old niece Tara after his older sister Jolene (Charlize Theron) abandons them both. Overcoming obstacles along the way, James struggles to become the father figure Tara never had. Stop Loss (R) Sgt. Brandon King (Ryan Phillipe) returns to his small hometown in Texas after his tour of duty in Iraq. As he settles back in to the life he left behind, the Army orders him back to Iraq, testing everything he believes in. Superhero Movie (PG-13) A parody of superhero movies, from Batman Begins to Fantastic Four, borrowing most heavily from the Spiderman movies. Starring Drake Bell and Leslie Nielsen.


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Silvia Lehrer’s Cooking Column globe, serve as managing staff, purchasing product and inventory, dining room maitre d’s, waiters, waitresses and cooks for their primary goal in restaurant and hotel management. On a subsequent tour of the professional kitchen Chef Moran eloquently stated, “The students learn everything from the ‘Gate to the Plate.’” When chatting with Barry Gump, the wine and beverage manager, he added, “Students can learn everything from the grape to the table,” another process in this formal management program.

While on a brief winter hiatus in Miami Beach, Florida, I had the pleasure of dining in the teaching restaurant at Florida International University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FIU). The approach at the University’s business school is to teach the business of food service with a specialty in hospitality. Ground breaking for an expanded teaching restaurant program is expected to take place later this year. Southern Wine & Spirits, in partnership with FIU, is a large donor lending their support to the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management program at South Beach Food and Wine Festival’s major fundraiser in Miami Beach each winter for FIU’s teaching restaurant and scholarships. Following a delicious lunch of caprese salad – tomato, basil and mozzarella, an exceptional shrimp over penne with asparagus, and dark flourless chocolate cake for dessert – Chef Michael Moran, the school’s ebullient Culinary Coordinator, introduced the students to the guests in the dining room. The students, from virtually all over the

CAPRESE SALAD Everyone is familiar with the sandwiched tomato, basil mozzarella salad known as caprese. If you have never prepared this simple salad here it is as served at FIU. Serves 6 2 red tomatoes-on-the-vine, thinly sliced 2 yellow tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 pound quality fresh mozzarella (not Buffalo), thinly sliced Several sprigs fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons Sherry wine vinegar Coarse (kosher) salt and freshly ground pepper Black Gaeta olives for garnish 3-4 tablespoons thin basil puree for garnish, optional* 1. Alternate layers of tomato and basil dividing equally on 6 salad plates. Dress each dish with olive oil and a light drizzle of vinegar, salt and pepper. 2. Pull basil leaves from their stems. Stack the leaves and roll up like a cigar. Slice crosswise through the leaves to “ribbon” them. Scatter the ribbons over the tomato mozzarella sandwiches. Place

2 or 3 olives on each plate for serving. 3. If using the basil puree dress the edge of each plate Jackson Pollock style for presentation. *Note: For the basil puree place equal amounts of basil leaves and extra-virgin olive oil, season with salt and pepper in a food processor and puree. PENNE WITH SHRIMP AND ASPARAGUS To prepare the dish have all the ingredients in each category ready to cook. In professional jargon this is referred to as mis en place. The FIU food requisition sheet for the above recipe is intended to serve 35. Here is my interpretation to serve 4-6 For the asparagus 1/2 pound medium asparagus 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 shallots, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 can (1 lb. 12. oz) plum tomatoes Coarse (kosher) salt and freshly ground pepper Dash or two red pepper flakes For the pasta 1 pound penne Coarse (kosher) salt for the cooking water For the shrimp 2-3 tablespoons basil chiffonade plus extra leaves for garnish 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 pound large shrimp, 22-25 count, peeled and deveined 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced (continued on next page)

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put them in the pan about 1 1/2 minutes from the time you put them in. Cook for another 1 1/2 minutes; 3 minutes total until shrimp turn pink on both sides. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Do not overcook shrimp or they will be tough. By this time the pasta should be done. 5. Drain the pasta in a colander and transfer to a large warm serving bowl. Add the asparagus and toss carefully to mix. Top with the shrimp and remaining extra-virgin oil to taste. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve at once on warm plates.

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Dining in the Hamptons The Clam Bar in Amagansett reopens for the season – a sure sign of spring! This is the earliest the Clam Bar has ever opened in their 20-year existence. The classic seafood snack bar is open Saturday and Sunday at noon for lunch and for dinner until dark, weather permitting of course. For further information call (631) 267-6348. Desmond’s Restaurant and Lounge at East Wind in Wading River opens its dining room for lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Executive Chef Brian Shuren and Chef De Cuisine Todd Sabatini have created new lunch menu items. In addition to salads, soups, hearty appetizers and pub sandwiches, new entrees are available in the dining room including: catfish ratatouille with corn and tomato sauté, basil emulsion, ratatouille vegetables; grilled salmon with mandarin risotto, asparagus tips, citrus beurre blanc; pan-roasted chicken with garlic whipped potatoes, baby vegetable, pan au jus; pork tenderloin with cornbread stuffing, apple demi-glace; pan-seared duck breast with asparagus risotto, caramelized cippolini onions, port wine reduction; rigatoni a la vodka with shallots, garlic, tomato sauce, cream, Parmesan; and shrimp and clam bianco with little neck clams, white wine, garlic, lemon, butter, crushed red pepper. For further menu information call (631) 846-

Side Dish By Aji Jones 2335. Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton is introducing Family Night every Sunday. The chef will prepare a special tailored meal of three courses, including an appetizer; entrée and dessert, all served family style for the table. The menu will be altered for any diner’s distaste and allergies. The price of this special menu is $35 per person. Open Wednesday through Sunday starting at 6 p.m. For further information or reservations, call (631) 324-3550. Bobby Vans in Bridgehampton serves a threecourse prix fixe Sunday through Friday for $25. Available Sunday through Thursday is a $19 steak and fries entrée. On Tuesday only enjoy lobster night for $21. For more information call (631) 537-0590. Birchwood on the Park in Southampton offers Polish American pub fare in a cozy setting, right in the heart of Southampton. Enjoy a glass of wine on the patio while overlooking Agawam Park. Try the pasta dishes, grilled pork chops, portobello sirloin steak or the Polish combo. The

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Dining Log 75 MAIN RESTAURANT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Lunch and Dinner 7 days and Daily Prix Fixe. Tues. is Local Night, Wed. is Prime Rib Night, and Thurs. is Clambake Night. 75 Main Street, Southampton, 631-283-7575. ALMOND â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A classic French bistro offering unpretentious French fare at affordable prices. Special fall three course prix fixe for $21.95 every night from 6 to 7 p.m. and all night on Monday. Open Thurs.-Tues from 6 p.m. and closed on Wednesday. Located at 1970 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8885. ANNONA â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sleek modern Italian serving a market menu, which changes according to local produce. Everything from fresh breads and pastas to rib eye and local fish from their wood-burning oven. Located at 112 Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-7766. BIRCHWOOD ON THE PARK â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Polish American dining in a cozy setting right in the heart of Southampton. Open 7 days with specials everyday. Mon.-Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m. FriSat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun. 12-10 p.m. Happy hour Fri.-Sat. 48 p.m. Located at 76C Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-2834316. BEFORE THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Voted as one of the Best of the Best Seafood Restaurants by Danâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Papers readers. Open year round for dinner from 4 p.m., six nights a week, closed Tuesday. Special $23, 4-course prix fixe and special $23, 4-course prix fixe available Mon.-Thurs. from 4 p.m. to close and Sun. from 4 p.m. to close. Serving lunch Fri-Sun from 12-4 p.m. Sunday Brunch 12-3 p.m. Located at 78 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays, behind Tullyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Seafood Market. 631728-9111. BOBBY VANâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Specializing in steakhouse classics and fresh fish. Lunch and dinner 7 days. Open 363 days a year for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Prix fixe & daily specials Sun.-Thurs. Kitchen open Fri. & Sat. til 11 p.m. Located at Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0590. BUOY ONE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Fresh seafood market, dining room and take-out. Voted â&#x20AC;&#x153;Best of the Best Seafoodâ&#x20AC;? in 2005 and 2006. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Located at 1175 West Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9737. CAFFE MONTE AT GURNEYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Serving breakfast daily from 7:30-10 a.m. From 12-3 p.m., the caffe serves a casual, economically priced Italian-style menu. La Paticceria serves light fare from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Located at 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2660. COUNTRY HOUSE RESTAURANT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; (Circa 1710) Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Voted Most Romantic Restaurant by AOL City Guide. Zagat Rated. Friday night Chefs Tasting menu $45 per person. Prix fixe $36 dinner available Mon.-Thurs. Located on Route 25A on the corner of Main Street, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Oldâ&#x20AC;? Stony Brook. 631-751-3332. Reservations suggested. CROSSROADS DIAMOND RESTAURANT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A cozy, intimate atmosphere for fine dining. Tiffany lamps add to the elegant dĂŠcor with cozy handcrafted booths that offer seclusion. Serving fresh, local produce. Open seven days a week, serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Located at 3725 Route 25 and Edwards Avenue, Calverton. 631-369-2221. DRIVERS SEAT RESTAURANT AND BAR â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Open for Lunch and Dinner. Price Fix $24.95. Four Courses Sun.Thurs., 2 for 1 Wed., Happy Hour Fri. Free appetizers 5-8 p.m. Located at 62 Jobs Lane, Southampton. Call 631-2836606 and visit HAMPTON COFFEE COMPANY â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Featuring an expresso bar, bakery, coffee roastery, full-service cafĂŠ serving breakfast, lunch and desserts, and outdoor garden seating.

Open Monday-Thursday, Sunday 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday & Saturday 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Located at 869 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-726COFE. HILL STREET CAFĂ&#x2030; â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A brand new breakfast and lunch spot debuts this summer at The Southampton Inn, headed by one of Long Islandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s foremost chefs, Peter Dunlop. Located at 91 Hill Street, Southampton. 631-283-6500. THE JAMESPORT MANOR INN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Experience North Fork History and unprecedented local cuisine in the magnificently reconstructed 1850s mansion. New American Cuisine with a Mediterranean flair, menu is complemented by an extensive wine list. Serving Lunch and Dinner daily closed Tuesday. Private parties accommodated. Located at 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. Call 631-722-0500, email or visit LE SOIR RESTAURANT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Serving the finest French cuisine for over 25 years, rated in Zagat Survey of Distinction 2006-2007 27-20-23-45 and recognized as among the best on Long Island for delicious quality food, value and attentive staff. Nightly specials, homemade on premises desserts. Located at 825 W. Montauk Highway, Bayport. 631-472-9090. MATTO RESTAURANT â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Matto, Italian for â&#x20AC;&#x153;crazy,â&#x20AC;? features a menu bursting with Italian specialties and handcrafted, thin-crust pizzas. Serving dinner Tuesday-Sunday from 5 p.m. Offering a three-course prix fixe for $22 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday all night and Friday and Saturday before 6 p.m. Open for brunch Sundays 11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. Closed Mondays. Located at 104 North Main Street, East Hampton, 631-329-0200 MATSULIN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; This cozy Pan Asian restaurant has a menu with varied cuisines from fresh cut sashimi to savory Kari Ayam. Open 7 days from 12 p.m. Located at 131 W. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-728-8838. MUSE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Restaurant and aquatic lounge open for dinner 6 days a week, serving brunch on Sundays. Live entertainment with Steve Frederick Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. Located in the Water Mill Square, 760 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-726-2606. OLDE SPEONK INN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; This hidden gem is not to be missed. Friendly service, great atmosphere, outstanding menu featuring fresh local ingredients that change daily. Open Tues., Wed. & Sun. 5-9:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 5-10 p.m. Prix fixe Sun-Thurs. Located at 190 Montauk Highway, Speonk. 631-325-8400. ONE OCEAN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; An elegant restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Prix fixe $23 available all night Sun., Tues & Thurs. and until 7 p.m. Fri. & Sat. Enjoy shrimp night on Wednesdays and the dazzling vocals of Monica Hughes on Thursday nights from 8 to 11 p.m. Open for brunch Fri.-Sun. from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Located on the corner of Ocean Road and Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5665. PARTOâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Italian restaurant, pizzeria, cafĂŠ. Frank Spatola invites you to enjoy a real taste of Italy. Old-style,

rural Tuscan atmosphere. Open Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sun. 12-9 p.m. Visit Located at 12 West Main Street, 100 yards west of Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead. 631-7274828. THE PATIO AT 54 MAIN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; New American Cuisine featuring prime aged steaks and fresh seafood. Three course Chefâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tastings available Sun.- Thurs. for $25. Live entertainment Fri. & Sat. Friday Night Happy Hour in our Grill Room. Located at 54 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631288-0100. PIERREâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Euro-chic but casual restaurant and bar. Late dinner and bar on weekdays. Open 7 days. Brunch Fri.Sun. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. near the fireplace. Located at 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5110. PREMIER DINER â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Enjoy spectacular food, dinner specials and easy-going atmosphere. Open 24 hours, weekends. Located at 690 Commack Road, Commack, 200 ft. North of Expressway (going east Exit 52, going west Exit 53) 631-4621432. PRIME 103 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sophisticated steak and sushi restaurant with extensive wine list. Open 7 nights a week from 5:30 p.m. Located at 103 Montauk Highway, East Hampton. 631-3241100. SARACEN â&#x20AC;&#x201C; A Mediterranean culinary experience, Saracen boasts a modern Italian menu, comfortable atmosphere and excellent European service. Reservations recommended. Located at 108 Montauk Highway, Wainscott. 631537-6255. SEA GRILLE AT GURNEYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Dinner seven days a week 5:30 to 10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs. three-course prix fixe dinner $25.95, seating at 5:30 p.m. Located at 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-6682660. TUSCAN HOUSE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Regional Italian Cuisine, seafood, pastas, meat and poultry, you feel that you have been transported to Italy the moment you arrive. Danâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Papers â&#x20AC;&#x153;Best of the Bestâ&#x20AC;? Italian Food. Open year round. 10 Windmill Lane, Southampton, 631-287-8703 TURTLE CROSSING â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Serving authentic regional food in an old Southwestern technique. Ribs, wraps, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;ritas! Dinner every night. Lunch Sat. & Sun. Located at 21 Panitgo Road, East Hampton. 631-324-7166.

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Arts & Galleries Winter Shows in New York Part II: Whitney Biennial, 2008 There are several surprises this year at the Whitney Biennial, but they are not the kinds one would normally imagine. The first is the inclusion of Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke, a four-hour film that one art critic admitted she couldn’t completely see. This critic, on the other hand, saw the whole version on HBO in 2006. Why the movie was included remains a secret, since it certainly is not what we would call a “cutting edge” work like the other films and videos in the show. That Lee is acknowledged at all for his achievement is commendable. However he remains, after all, an extraordinary American filmmaker. Thus, it must be noted that Lee’s movie is passionate in ways that most previous documentaries have not been about Hurricane Katrina. His attention to the importance of family and loss of one’s home is particularly noteworthy, considering that these same themes show up in many of Lee’s fictional films, including Do the Right Thing and Crooklyn. Additionally, Lee’s recurring command of physicality regarding a particular place and setting is outstand-

ing in When the Levees Broke. “Physicality” is a word that might also aptly describe the Biennial’s installations at the Park Avenue Armory. The surprising juxtaposition of the Armory’s 1870s architecture and ornate interiors designed by Tiffany and Stanford White with the conceptual art works is the Biennial’s real aesthetic achievement. For example, there’s Mario Ybarra’s “The Scarface Museum,”complete with memorabilia from the movie, and MK Guth’s “Ties of Protection and Safekeeping,” where braided fabric and artificial hair are hung from the ceiling. (Viewers are encouraged to answer the question, “What is worth protecting” on the strips of braid and hair.) Texture and material are also highlighted

With Marion Wolberg Weiss at the Whitney Museum, which should come as no surprise where conceptual art is concerned. Especially appealing to this critic is Mika Rottenberg’s video installation where various monitors are encased in a broken-down wooden shack. The viewers become voyeurs as they watch other people in the videos observing farm life. Of course, films can also celebrate texture and materials, like Javier Tellez’ Letter on the Blind about blind men describing an elephant. The depiction of the elephant’s skin is particularly mesmerizing; it’s as if we were actually touching the animal ourselves.

Photo by M.W. Weiss


M.K. Guth’s installation.

The Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum will be on view until June 1.

Honoring the Artist: Daniel Pollera Looking at this week’s cover by Daniel Pollera gives us a comforting feeling as familiar objects and settings come to life. Yet a second glance reveals (as with almost all of the artist’s work) a sense of contradiction: the juxtaposition of vertical and horizontal lines in the foreground conveys enclosure; the background communicates the expanding sea. It’s as if some source is drawing our entire being out to the horizon. In the many conversations I’ve had with Mr. Pollera over the years, the spiritual meaning of his work rarely surfaces. Instead, he talks with enthusiasm about his family, home and love of painting. This time he concentrates on his creative process. Q: The cover is called “The Hamlet.” It’s a real place, but where is it? A: It’s from a photograph I took of the hamlet of Orient, looking west toward Greenport. You know, we rent a house in Southold each year, and I take

long drives to discover new places. By the way, the cover is owned by Shep and Linda Schinberg. They would be pleased to know I mentioned this. Q: When you take these drives, wherever they may be, what’s your intention? A: Each area has its own aura. I try to seek and find that aura. I try and see what some other people don’t. I take a lot of daytrips, to spend the day by myself. Q: (laughing) Except when you take your poodle along with you on the boat. I know you create paintings from life, although you may add some images and elements. But there’s always that sense of strong lighting, shadows and composition. Recently, however, you are making up images that don’t exist. A: That’s right. The important thing is to create an emotional feeling. Q: Any other new directions besides creating

images that don’t exist? A: It’s good to try different things, to change, to be fresh. The one big change is that I’m working with oil. This is my second year for that. You don’t have as much control with oils; it allows me to loosen up. But oil can surprise you. I’m also using more intense colors. I can get more moods that way. Q: How does it feel to experiment like this? A: It takes guts. You may fail along the way. Sometimes you make a mistake. You learn. I’m figuring it out along the way. – Marion Wolberg Weiss Mr. Pollera’s work can be seen at Southampton’s Chrysalis Gallery. Mr. Pollera’s website is Dan’s Papers covers curated by Dan Rattiner and designed by Kelly Merritt and Dan Rattiner.

ART EVENTS COMING UP Upcoming events can be seen in the following sections:

Art Events – pg. 66 Benefits – pg. 54 Movies – pg. 60 Day by Day – pg. 54 Kids’ Events – pg. 57

OPENING RECEPTIONS ASHAWAGH HALL – 4/5 – 5-9 p.m. Featuring the work of nine local artists. Located at Old Stone Highway, East Hampton, NY. CRAZY MONKEY GALLERY – 4/5 – 5-7 p.m. Featuring Marcia Tucker, Cynthia Sobel and Jim Posner. Will run April 4-27. Also on display, the art of Salvatore Gulla. Located at 136 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-267-3627. THE PARRISH ART MUSEUM – 4/5 – “Paper Transformed – Origami.” Reception for Parrish members

only. The gallery is open Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 25 Job’s Ln., Southampton. 631-283-2118. QUOGUE LIBRARY – 4/5 – 3-5 p.m. “Images by the Sea,” featuring the photography of Robert Lefferts and Bob Duryea. Located at 90 Quogue St., Quogue, 631-653-6151. ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY – 4/5 – 4-6 p.m. “Egg Series” by Joyce Brian. Located at 41 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-2499. SURFACE LIBRARY GALLERY – 4/5 – 6-9 p.m. “Epilogue.” Open Thurs.-Sun. from 1-7 p.m. and by appointment. Located at 845 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-291-9061. THE WINTER TREE GALLERY – 4/5 – 5-8 p.m. “Color Me Spring,” work by Lois Bender. On display through May 14. Open daily from 12-6 p.m. closed Tuesdays. Located at 125 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0097.

GALLERIES ANNONA’S RESTAURANT – Featuring the work of Harald Marinius Olson. Sponsored by Galerie Belage. Located at 112 Riverhead Rd., Westhampton Beach.

ART SITES GALLERY – “Secular/Sacred” art by Gina Gilmour and Ellen Wiener will run through April 22. Open Thursday to Sunday 12-5 p.m. Located at 651 West Main Street, Riverhead. 631-591-2401. ATELIER GALLERY – “Glorious Spring,” through April 24. Located at 308A Main Street, Greenport. 631-495-4268. BENTON NYCE GALLERY – Open Friday 1-7 p.m., Saturday 1-8 p.m. and Sunday 12-5 p.m. or by appointment. Located at 409 First Street, Greenport. 917-848-5102. BOLTAX GALLERY – Located at 21 North Ferry Road (Route 114), Shelter Island. 631-749-4062. BRAVURA ART AND OBJECTS GALLERY – American, European, tribal, Murano glass, jewelry, textiles, home furnishings and eclectic objects. Open by appointment. Located at 261 N. Main St., Southampton. 631-377-3355. BRIDGEHAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY GALLERY – “In Our Own Images: A Celebration of Local Black Culture,” artwork by established painters and teenage artists. Located at 2638 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton. 631537-1088. (continued on the next page)

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BUTLER’S FINE ART – “20th and Then and Now” Exhibit will run PICK OF THEWEEK through April. Open Sunday – 21st Century Painting and Sculpture” THE WINTER TREE Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Fridays Open year-round. Located at 50 Park GALLERY – 4/5 – 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Place, East Hampton. 631-267-0193. “Color Me Spring,” work by Located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor. CASTELLO DI BORGHESE VINEYARD – “North Fork Strokes: Lois Bender. On display through May 631-767-5302. Plein Air Watercolor Exhibit.” Route 48 14. Open daily from 12-6 p.m. closed GUILD HALL GALLERY – 70th and Alvah’s Lane, Cutchogue. 631-734- Tuesdays. Located at 125 Main Street, Annual Guild Hall Artist Member’s Sag Harbor. 631-725-0097. 5111. Exhibition. Artists whose last names CELADON GALLERY – Spring potstart with M-Z will be on display until tery sale, April 19 – May 18, weekends April 26. Guild Hall, located at 158 only from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Saturdays and Sundays, 11 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0806. a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. 631-726HAMPTON ROAD GALLERY – Located at 36 Hampton 2547. Road, Southampton. 631-204-9704. CHRYSALIS GALLERY – Located at 2 Main Street, LANA SANTORELLI GALLERY – “Abstraction,” Southampton. 631-287-1883. through April 26. Gallery hours are Sunday to Thursday 11 CLOVIS POINT GALLERY – “Clovis Point Toasts the a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Located at Artists.” The Jamesport winery. Located at 1935 Main Road, 77 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-6308. Jamesport. 631-722-4222. MARK BORGHI FINE ART – Open daily from 10 a.m.DE CORDOVA GALLERY – “SALUD… Here’s to your 5:30 p.m. Currently located at 2462 Main St., health,” a benefit for Hudson River HealthCare, which proBridgehampton. 631-537-7245. vides healthcare to the underserved and underinsured. May NESTSEEKERS GALLERY – New York artist Geoffrey 24 - June29. Open Fridays from 3-7 p.m., Saturdays and Fontaigne releases his new book Selected Works and displays Sundays from 12-6 p.m. and also by appointment. Located at a few abstract expressionist paintings. Located at 150 Main 538 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-0620. Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-7070. THE DESIGN STUDIO – “Romantic Chinese PAMELA WILLIAMS GALLERY – Open Friday to Landscapes,” photography by John Deng. Open daily. 2393 Monday 11-5 p.m. Located at 167 Main Street, Amagansett. Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-1999. 631-267-7817. THE DRAWING ROOM – “Greenhouses,” a selection of PARASKEVAS GALLERY – Showing Michael Paraskevas’ extensive work and children’s book illustrations multi-paneled color panoramas from Esther Pullman’s from Maggie and the Ferocious Beast and other books he pubdecade-long photographic exploration of light-filled greenlished with his mother, Betty. Open by appointment. Located house spaces. Open Monday, Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-5 at 83 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-287-1665. p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Located at 16R Newton PIERRE’S RESTAURANT – Showing the black and Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-5016. white photography of Gino Rullo, April 5-30. Located at 2468 DREW PATRICK SPA GALLERY – Featuring art by Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5110. Bill Kuchler. Located at 128 West Main Street, Bay Shore. POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE – Located at 830 631-206-3739. Springs-Fireplace Rd., East Hampton. 631-324-4929. EAST END BOOKS GALLERY – Wood cut prints by PRITAM AND EAMES – 3/21 – “Early Spring Show,” feaStephen Hunick will run through April 7. Located at 53 The turing new furniture by artist-craftsmen. Running through Circle, East Hampton. 631-324-8680. June 20. Open Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday EAST HAMPTON TOWN HALL – “Serenity,” through 12 – 4 p.m. Closed Wednesdays. Located at 27-29 Race Lane, April 4. Located at 159 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton. 631-324East Hampton. 631-324-7111. 4140. QUOGUE SCHOOL GALLERY – “Outsider Art Show” EZAIR GALLERY – American Contemporary Painting with works by students. Quogue Library, located at 90 and Sculptures from New York, Long Island and New Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4224. England area will run through May 1. Located at 136 Main RATIO GALLERY – “Two Distinct Views - The Street, Southampton. 212-204-0442. Individual and the Collective,” artwork by Marlies Ihmels THE FIREPLACE PROJECT – Located at 851 Springs and David Ebner, will run through May 3. 10 Bell Street, Fireplace Road, East Hampton. Open Friday through Bellport. 631-286-4020. Sunday, 12-6 p.m. 631-324ROGERS MEMORIAL GALLERY – Exhibit of quilts by 4666. R. Marie Foster runs through the end of the month. Located GALERIE BELAGE – Currently featuring outsider and at 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. 631-283-0774. folk art, as well as the work of abstract artist Stephen Beck. Located behind Margarita Grille at 8 Moniebogue Lane, Westhampton. 631-288-5082. GALERIE NOUVELLE – Open Saturday and Sunday 12-6 p.m. Located at 74365 Main Road, Greenport. 917-5448583. GALLERY MERZ – May 26 – June 17, paintings by Christina Schlesinger and photography by Nicholas Bergery. Open Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-2803. GALLERY NORTH – “Winners’ Circle,” featuring the winners of the 42nd annual Outdoor Art Show through 3/22.

ROSALIE DIMON GALLERY – Featuring photography by Steve Berger and paintings by Miriam Dougenis through May 6. The Jamesport Manor Inn, located at 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. 631-722-0500. RVS FINE ART – Open Friday to Sunday 12-5 p.m. and by appointment. Located at 20 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631838-4843. SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY – Located at 688 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-793-2256 or 631-7260076. SILAS MARDER GALLERY – Located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. . 631-702-2306. SIREN SONG GALLERY – Mythical sea creatures as well as other spirits that haunt our dreams created by 3 east end artists. Located at 516 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1021. SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM GALLERY – “The Joys of Toys” will run through March 29. Rogers Mansion, located at 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. 631-283-2494. SOUTH STREET GALLERY – Located at 18 South Street, Greenport. 631-477-0021. SPANIERMAN GALLERY – “Light of Spring,” curated by Ariene Bujese. Featuring art by Gina Gilmour and Ellen Wiener, the exhibit will run through April 21. Located at 68 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. THE STUDIO & GALLERY AT GOOD FRIEND PARK – Michael Knigin’s paintings, prints and photographs are on display. Located at 26 Good Friend Drive, off Route 14, East Hampton. 631-324-5550. SYLVESTER & CO. GALLERY – Jim Drapfield’s “Petography” Located at 103 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-7255012. SYLVESTER AT HOME –Located at 154 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-9777. UBER HOUSE GALLERY – “Blue Belle” and “Art of Being Woman” are on display. Located at 80 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0909. VERED GALLERY – “Contemporary and Modern Masters.” Paintings, sculpture and photography by Milton Avery, Ross Bleckner, Willem de Kooning, Pablo Picasso, Sam Francis, Jean Dubuffet and many others are on display. Open Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton. 631-324-3303. WALK TALL GALLERY – “Interactions” on exhibit through April 18, featuring the work of Yong Jo Ji and Anna Atanasova. Open Tuesday to Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Located at 62 Park Place, East Hampton. 631324-9776. WALLACE GALLERY – Open Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday to Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. 37A Main Street, East Hampton. 631-329-4516.


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Earthly Delights

By April Gonzales

Composting is a natural process of decomposition. When plant material dies, organisms like bacteria, worms and fungi eat what’s left. They can chew their way through a pile of leaves, lawn clippings, vegetable scraps and old flowers and turn it into soil that is used to feed the garden. It happens in the woods and fields around us all the time. Experts may argue about the technical name for the process, but they are now using this cycle of life in high tech composting facilities to produce good garden amendments and methane for fuel. Will Brinton, Phd, an agriculturalist and agronomist who runs Wood’s End Laboratory, recently spoke at the Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton. He has advised Prince Charles of England, worked with the United States Army and now is helping nurseries across the country replace peat moss with a uniform type of compost in their growing mixes. However, odors from large composting facilities, zoning issues and run off have caused concern for some people, so he now works with contained steel units – much like whiskey stills – that produce consistent, clean results. Brinton has invented some interesting tests that show what nutrients are available in any given compost sample and if it’s “ripe.” Everyday gardeners don’t have to make big investments in equipment or time even though there are countless products in garden catalogues that guarantee great results in just three months. Rotating barrels, stacking bins, and herbal additives all claim to contribute to the end result. Some create the right balance of fungi and bacteria to improve the soil, others minimize labor as turning

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compost seems to be de riguer. Yet there is a lazy person’s way to get rich crumbly soil while letting the worms do the work. Building a series of bins from some chicken wire or old pool fencing is the easiest way. Fill one up with all your yard debris, layered with kitchen scraps, lawn cuttings and maybe some manure from the neighbor’s horses. Throw in all the herbs and annuals from your garden clean up in the fall. If you’re energetic, give it a turn once in a while. Then next year begin to fill the middle bin, and eventually fill the last bin. By the time you finish filling the last bin, the first one will be ready to use and you will have saved some money in dump fees and fertilizer costs. Certain conditions are necessary to promoting the process of decomposition. A shady spot with overhead irrigation is ideal. Water is essential to the process and speeds it up remarkably. Having the compost on the ground versus in elevated bins or concrete floors, means that existing soil organisms can colonize the pile. No fancy additives are necessary to enhance bacteria or worm populations that will get the job done while you’re picking apples or planning for next year’s harvest. The enormous pile that you heaped up will slowly shrink over the following winter and spring.

What goes into the pile determines the quality of the dark, rich crumbly soil that you are hoping for. Maple leaves break down easily but oak leaves do not. Impatiens seem to liquefy with the first frost, but some herbs and perennials will leave stalks behind. Brinton recommends putting some wood ash in with the kitchen scraps to maintain the correct ph. Kitchen scraps may attract raccoons or possums but when these nocturnal neighbors dig around in the pile they mix up the organic material much in the same way turning would. Of course some bits may get distributed across the lawn as well, which is why the wire enclosure should be big enough for them to turn around in. And on their way to and fro they may have a snack on some slugs. So when is it done and ready to use? “The older the better” says Brinton. “Immature compost can inhibit your plants’ growth.” Compost should look like chocolate brownie mix after the egg and butter is mixed in, but before the milk is added. It can be screened for use or simply sift out the biggest sticks with your hand or a pitchfork when you are ready to dig into it. The benefit to your garden can be measured by the nutrients available in your compost. Cornell Cooperative Extension can do a soil test that will analyze the nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium in your compost. Many commercial companies that produce compost test it regularly to ensure a consistent and clean product. The real beauty of the composting process is that a lot of contaminants are neutralized, which is why Phd’s are now studying the process so carefully. Brinton worked with the United States Army to see if they could decontaminate an Oregon Base. Material from explosives stored on the base in WWII washed out of their shells and into the surrounding soil. They mixed the contaminated earth with alfalfa, hay and manure. After microorganisms broke everything down the compost was tested. The results found that the contaminants were practically undetectable. It is encouraging to know that while we are cleaning up the yard by composting, people like Brinton are cleaning up the environment.

What to Do Right Now This is the week for final spring clean ups in areas where daffodils are coming up, otherwise they can get beat up by the rake. Also, carefully cut back the old dead foliage from your hellebores as the tender new leaves and flower buds are just beginning to emerge. If the magnolias or apples have any branches that broke in recent wind storms, bring them in and put them in a vase in a sunny window. A last chance to prune the peaches can also give you some nice branches to force.

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Health, Beauty & Fitness

Raving Beauty

By Janet Flora

How Now, Fair Brow? Like a frame encloses a picture – our eyebrows frame our face. Without them, our faces would seem a bit expressionless. A well-defined eyebrow can do more for your appearance than the lushest lashes, or the plumpest lips. The perfect brow has changed appearances over decades. In the ‘20s and ‘30s it was thin and round, almost a semi-circle; in the ‘40s and ‘50s it was thicker and exaggerated – think Joan Crawford and Lucille Ball. By the ‘80s Brooke Shields made a statement with brows that were slightly bushy, brushed upward and held in place with product. Starting in the 90s and into this millennium, the perfect brow is the natural brow. Ideally it should start at the inner corner of the eye, arch at the center and get thinner as it slopes down from the arch, ending at the outer corner of the eye. Its thickness or thinness depends on the texture, and ranges from coarse to fine. If you have abundant brows, keeping them perfect is easy. Tweezing is better than waxing. Even the thickest and coarsest brows have a fragile root, and over time, waxing can retard the growth. However, waxing is great for in-between the brows, to avoid the dreaded uni-brow. Tweezing should almost never be done at the top of the brow, but rather from underneath, the side closest to the lashes. If some hairs are long and unruly, brush them up toward the hairline and cut them with a small scissors. Hold the scissors vertically not horizontally, to avoid cutting the hair too bluntly. Blunt

The “perfect brow” has changed over the decades as these Hollywood beauties show. Guess who. hair won’t blend back into the rest of the brow easily. If you have skimpy brows getting them to look well defined is more challenging. Sometimes over-tweezing, age or fine hair will cause the brows to be sparse and have spaces where there should be hair. You can fill these spaces with a variety of products sold in drugstores and designer cosmetic lines. Powdered brow fillers, which are very common, are available in many shades. They are used with a stiff, angled brush and the color is applied into the spaces where the brow hair is thin, or even to add color to brows that are a pale shade. However, powdered brow products don’t last as long as pencils, and if used improperly the powder will end up in places other than the brow. If you use a pencil it must be a brow pencil. Brow pencils are drier and less waxy than eyeliner pencils. Maybelline brow pencils have been around for decades and are available in all chain drugstores. They’re inexpensive and come in a variety of colors. The blonde is a great choice for those with blonde to medium brown hair. The pencil is also available in dark brown, char-

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coal grey (great for those with black or almost black hair – since black is too harsh) and auburn. Shu Uemura makes a pencil in five shades that is formulated to release pigment when applied to the brow. The secret to using a pencil is to make short strokes – almost as if you were drawing on tiny hairs. Make these short strokes in the opposite direction of the hair growth. This will assure that the brows never look drawn on. The cosmetic company, Make Up For Ever, has created a waterproof, brow corrector cream in a tube. It comes in several shades and should be applied with a small brush. It’s great to add color to light brows, fill in spaces, and will keep brows defined even while working out or swimming – assuring your face is always well framed. – Janet Flora Janet Flora writes lifestyle and beauty features, and is a former contributor to Make-up Artist and Health magazines. A creative writing teacher and fiction writer, she spends her time in New York and Sag Harbor.

New Cosmetic Procedures in Long Island Southampton, March 2008 – If you’ve watched Oprah or the 6 o’clock news and wondered where you can get the latest cosmetic surgery information, you need look no farther than Southampton’s own Dr. Alexander Covey, author of “Forget the Knife: A Complete Guide to Cosmetic Rejuvenation Without Surgery” (Mill City Press, 2007) who has been providing cosmetic procedures to the people of Long Island since 1988 and has been named “One of the Top Doctors in New York” by the Castle Connolly Guide for 5 years running.

On Tuesday,April 8th, one of New York’s foremost cosmetic surgeons, Dr.Alexander Covey of East End Laser Care in Southampton, Manhattan, and Center Moriches will present “The Newest Advances in Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures.” This FREE Event will be held at the Inn at East Wind in Wading River and will start at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Covey will tell you more about ground-breaking uses for new exciting Thermage technology – for reduction of cellulite and unwanted inches in a single Alexander Covey M.D. treatment, and for tightening the eyes, eyelids, abdomen, arms, legs and face. He will also cover the newest Fraxel II Laser and IPL techniques. You’ll be amazed by the results. Dr. Covey will also show you the new VolumaLift (“Liquid Facelift”) as seen recently on the Rachael Ray Show. You’ll see how he can get rid of your wrinkles without downtime – magically. And don’t miss the exciting new treatments to help your figure – Mesotherapy and LipoDissolve – a new way to get rid of your double chin, cellulite, love-handles and unwanted fat deposits all done with no downtime. He will also cover treatments for wrinkles with Botox injections and filling substances such as Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane, Radiesse and other natural fillers. Also discussed will be the unveiling of the new Glo™ Cosmetic System for spring – specially designed to help you moisturize and get rid of unwanted blemishes, uneven skin tone and large pores. Plus, you’ll learn about the latest advances that are sweeping the world. In short, if you want to know anything about what’s new in non-surgical cosmetic treatments, this is your chance to find out more. All designed to get you back the looks you’d like quickly, with no downtime. In addition, you will have a chance to see Dr. Covey perform live demonstrations of some popular cosmetic treatments and a chance to talk with actual patients who have had remarkable results, discuss their experiences with them and find out what’s right for you. Even If You Have Attended This Seminar Before,There Is So Much New Information,You Should Definitely Attend This Event. One thing that’s for sure – if you miss this event you will be missing a lot. All attendees will receive FREE Gifts, Special Discounts, and a limited number of people will get chances to see how they’d look before and after cosmetic treatments through Computer Imaging. Drawings will be held for FREE Cosmetic Treatments and a FREE Vacation for 2. Pre-registration is necessary FOR THIS FREE EVENT. Call (631) 878-9200 NOW to register. Don’t Wait, seating is limited and is expected to be filled to capacity. (Last time many people had to be turned away). This seminar will take place at The Inn at East Wind at 5720 Route 25A in Wading River at 6:30 p.m., followed by a dessert reception. We are asking for a donation of non-perishable food which will be contributed to the Family Service League which has been helping underprivileged children and families on Long Island since 1926. 1044613

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Health, Beauty & Fitness Here Comes the Cold Spring is in the air, and just as we open our mouths wide, grins stretched across our faces, we inhale gulps of pollen, dust and germs, finding ourselves weathering the first few beautiful days of spring in our beds, with colds. The golden rule when it comes to weathering the storm of the common cold is to listen to your body. This may sound simple, but most people have grown so comfortable with their routines

“If your nose is not becoming to YOU…perhaps you should be coming to me! The most common facial feature that people wish they could change is their nose. Research shows that more men and women at a younger age are now opting for nasal surgery. Often, in their quest for a more aesthetic and attractive nose, people forget that it also serves the important purpose of cleaning, humidifying and warming the air we breathe. While a good looking nose is desirable, a nose that does not work well can be the bane to one’s existence.

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that their body has little to say about it. As soon as you feel a cold coming on, respond to your body’s needs. It’s going to be shouting for hydration, which could be manifested in dry lips and skin and a scratchy throat. By immediately upping your intake of liquids, like water, broths and drinks that have limited sugar and caffeine, you’ll start defending yourself immediately. Yet many people don’t take the cues from their body, remaining true to routines and habits that may not serve them well. For example, if you drink coffee in the morning, you’ll probably have the urge to spoon those

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grinds into that filter even as you sneeze. But caffeine is the last thing your body needs when it’s trying to flush out a sickness. Caffeine, a diuretic, dehydrates your body. So for all the water the doctor recommends you drink to help cleanse your system, drink even more if you insist on drinking caffeinated beverages. Granted, we can’t always automatically push pause on our lives and retire to bed to drink water. People depend on caffeine to help them through times when they might be feeling lethargic, and nothing inspires lethargy quite like illness. But even better than coffee are vitamin and mineral supplements. Emergen-C, which comes in single-serving pouches, is a mix that you pour into your water to make a fizzy drink. It’s packed with 1,000 mg of Vitamin C, B vitamins to boost your energy and 32 minerals and electrolytes. Airborne, which comes in tablet form, is another great herbal immune booster. Kids are at a particularly high risk of catching colds. The average child may get up to eight colds a year, just from the viruses and germs that are circulating in the air in schools. Hydration is key for them as well. But there is some controversy as to whether administering extra doses of vitamins, exceeding the recommended daily allowance, is healthy for children. Consult your doctor before loading them up on supplements. The other thing your body will be craving more than ever when you’re sick is sleep. While some people are addicted to caffeine, others are addicted to moving, working, and pushing themselves. Some people don’t know how to slow down. And for these people, sickness is the body’s plea to take it easy. If you feel sickness coming on, don’t push yourself until a cold becomes the flu. Instead, nurse yourself immediately. Go to bed well before the late night shows. Take one day off when you first feel sick to sleep all day. Use your sickness as an invitation to pamper yourself. Take a long hot bath infused with essential oils like rosemary, eucalyptus and peppermint. In the end, you’ll be more productive because you’ll be back to 100% sooner. It may mean canceling a few plans or rescheduling a few meetings, but it will be worth it. The main thing the common cold demands is time. There is no miracle elixir that will make symptoms go away, but by giving your body exactly what it asks for, you can speed the healing process along.

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DAN’S COVERS Dear Dan, I have been reading your Dan’s Papers, when I have been able to find them, for years. Dan’s Papers is an excellent weekly periodical with many interesting articles (that you see nowhere else!) such as book reviews, dining reviews, local news events and weekly events, all wonderful and interesting. But what I love and look forward to the most are the covers! The beautiful, unique, magnificent art we see week after week. I do not want to throw them out. I want to display them! How about having frames made with a mat border that would hold a complete issue of Dan’s Papers? What an exquisite wall display of art. A larger wall with twelve frames, displaying twelve different issues of Dan’s Papers would be beautiful, interesting and a great conversational piece. As few or as many as you wanted could be displayed. I must admit this was not solely my idea. My husband Joe recently purchased four frames for 33 1/3 LP records, which holds the record and cover. We love them. Joe changes the record albums every few months. During the holidays we had Christmas albums. Now we have Al Hirt @ The Mardi Gras, Sammy Davis, Jr., Just For Love for Valentine’s Day, The Everley Brothers and Tommy Makem for St. Patrick’s Day and Montovani Film Encores for the Academy Awards. Last summer we had a travel theme. The record covers are also works of art and are fun to display, but they do not compare to the magnificent works of art on Dan’s Papers covers I would love to display. Let me know what you think of the idea. Sincerely, Genevieve Giargiana Nesconset, NY

changed over the years Your article paid fitting tribute to a unique and well-loved institution. The last paragraph especially touched my heart! Sincerely, Patricia Cleary South Carolina P.S. My niece, a Montauk resident has been keeping me up to date on the changing fortunes of the Villa and called your office to request an additional copy of the article. She spoke to Tom, who sent it directly to me. Thanks again.

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WHAT’R YOU TALKIN’ ABOUT Dear Dan, One of my close friends is a Manhattan resident. He has visited the Hamptons on two occasions as a guest at my home in Amagansett. And aside from those two memorable weekends, he’s never had the opportunity to spend more pleasant days in this wonderful community. Evidently, in a store nearby his home on Park Avenue, he stumbled over a stack of Dan’s Papers most recent issue (#49). He picked up a copy and immersed himself in the content, which, in his own words, evoked a great deal of pleasure. He was enlightened about the Hamptons Subway Newsletter and asked

WE HEART THE VILLA Dear Dan, Thank you so much for the wonderful piece you wrote on Villa Maria (February 1, 2008) I was a student at the Dominican Junoirate from 1950 to 1953, when it closed as a high school and have very fond memories of both the Villa and the town of Water Mill. Before my husband and I moved to South Carolina, a friend and I drove out to the Villa, which was then the Siena Spirituality Center. The gracious sisters gave us a tour of the renovated house and we walked the grounds, which seemed not to have

I miss going there. – DR SUBWAY SALUTE Dear Dan, I guess that means the end of the Shelter Island Shuttle! That’s too bad. I used to enjoy my subway rides going end to end. I used get my position in the front car along side the motor man and gaze out of the front window, watching as we rolled by signal lights and switches. (I always wondered where those other tracks curved off to!) The best part was looking at all the faces as we pulled into each station. Happy faces, sad faces, angry and surprised faces, (those were probably the people that didn’t believe that there was a subway!) I’m going to miss the “Hampton Subway”. I don’t have a million bucks to join the club. Too bad! Thanks, Kenny Lomba Setauket, New York Via e-mail Don’t be so sure this is the end for Hampton Subway. – DR

me if I’d ever roamed about the Hamptons by way of this wonderful and exciting metroline. Confounded, I answered, “What’r you talkin’ about?” Just as confused, he said, “You know, the subway you guys got out there.” Still perplexed, I pondered a few seconds and assertively replied, “Are you dreaming? There’s no subway in the Hamptons.” “What’r you mean, I just read about it in Dan’s Papers this afternoon,” assured my naive friend. After having read your newsletter, he was convinced beyond doubt that a subway existed and operated in the Hamptons. He then became so enthusiastic and impatient that he quickly decided to visit me again this upcoming season and ride in the deluxe parlour car at the front of the train. Following about fifteen minutes of ineffective explanations, he finally understood that the newsletter is a work of fiction intended for entertainment. Needless to mention, my friend was disappointed and deflated. At the end of the conversation, when my head stopped spinning, I started reading the same newsletter, which brings me to the objective of this communiqué`. Intrigued, I re-read it, this time more attentively. The concept of the story is a great act of creativity. It is humorous, witty, matter-of-factly, and, to those individuals who, like my Manhattan buddy, aren’t too familiar with the Hamptons, quite believable. Most of us writers, because of deep-rooted egotistical dispositions, or perhaps afflicted by other psychological deviations, seldom praise the writings of another author. In a rare moment, I commend you for your congeniality and literary mastery in conceiving the Hamptons Subway Newsletter. With uncertain promises, I look forward to reading succeeding sequels. I wonder if in the near future we might read about a possible Subway Series, say between The Bridgehampton Bees and The East Hampton Bonackers. Another friend of mine, Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier would certainly take pride in being a commentator, if such an event were to materialize. Keep it coming. Best regards, Dan Simone. Amagansett, N.Y. Via e-mail Thanks. – DR

Police Blotter Montauk Parade The heavy police presence at the St. Patty’s Day parade in Montauk kept the shennanigans at an all time low. While there were some reports of rowdiness and a mooning, the efforts of Village and Town police kept things in order for the family parade. * * * Not Such A Good Idea A man who was pulled over for a general traffic violation in East Hampton began to shout obscenities at the officer. The officer found the man to be in possession of drugs and arrested him. He was charged for being that moron who thought everything would be OK after cursing out a cop. * * * Fell Asleep A drunk man in Hampton Bays was spotted asleep in the driveway of the bar. When police arrived and woke him up, the man claimed he was trying to sleep off being drunk.ß Police called the guy a taxi. No charges were filed.

* * * Smack in the Face A man in Montauk got smacked in the face not once but twice after he had an argument with who appeared to be his girlfriend while at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. No charges were filed, but witnesses did report the incident. * * * Free Beer A man in Southampton was arrested after he attempted to leave a bar without paying for his drinks. The bartender chased down the man and bear hugged him until police arrived. * * * Slow Truck Driver On Friday a man driving an 18-wheeler was backing up traffic on Route 27 because he was driving only 35 mph in a 55 mph zone. A police officer was driving two cars behind the truck, but did not pull the man over for driving too slow. Witnesses reported more than 60 cars driving bumper-to-

bumper along Montauk Highway between Amagansett and Montauk. The incident was reported through several telephone complaints. * * * No More Calls A woman in Southampton reported to police that a man was repeatedly calling her cell phone and making old fashioned prank calls such as the “is your refrigerator running,” or the “milk salesman” prank. Police and this writer are still not sure what the milk salesman prank call is all about. * * * Yes, Yes Bub A group of teenagers were caught drinking beer and having a large pit fire at the bay in East Hampton. Police broke up the get together, confiscated the beer and wrote a few summonses. The teens then roared off in large pick-up trucks. There is no report on how these kids can afford to pay for the gas in those things. – Written and Compiled by David Lion Rattiner

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ROBERTA FREYMANN, an exciting high end retailer, seeks energetic, reesults driven individuals for its East Hampton boutique. Store Manager and Sales Associate positions available. Ideal candidates will possess a love of fashion and selling. Knowledge of RPro and Spanish a plus. Must have own housing. COMPENSATION COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE. Excellent benefits pacckage for full time employees. Please email resumes to

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Family Services SUE TO THE RESCUE Let me be your helping Hand Child Care, Organizing, Lite housekeeping, Laundry, Etc. Susan 631-258-8568

Financial Services Business & Commercial Loans Arranged. $50,000 Up. Call 631-481-9119. Funds Available For Any Worthwhile Purpose.

Tiles, Painting, Carpentry(interior), Parquet flooring, C rown/base molding. Ask for Val 732-330-00358

Home Improvements Ginter Home Improvement. Windows, doors, kitchens, baths, closets, basements, decking, roofing, siding, and tiles. European craftsmanship. Reasonable rates. call Ginter 631-664-8022 Reroofing: Flat, leaks, skylights, gutters, chimneys, recarpentry, decks, siding, repainting, antiques. 631-324-2200, 631-283-7060, 631-765-6200

Landscape/Garden GRAMADO LANDSCAPING Gardening, Planting Hedge trimming Maintenance Cleanups, Lawn mowing Aeratingg & Over-seeding House watching ...and more! 631 - 276 -1335 Spring’s Coming! Time for Thatching Seeding, Crab grass control, Privet Maintenance, Pruning, Planting, Sod, 631-664-5560 MAC LANDSCAPE & ASSOCIATES, INC. Site Development, Tractor Work, Planting, Transplanting, Seed & Sod Lawns, Stone Walls, Brick Patios, Walkways, Driveways. Certified Horticulturists On Staff. 27 Years of Design, Construction and Maii ntenance (631) 725-1249

Landscape/Garden COLORED MULCH: Red, Black & Natural. Honest & Reliable. Free Delivery. Wayne 631-457-0612

ESTATE MANAGER SOUTHAMPTON Seeking year round live-in couple as an estate manager and professional chef, or housekeeper for long-term commitment. G reat opportunity for highly intelligent, resourceful couple with excellent communications skills and proven work history. Management responsibilities include knowledge of building systems and ability to perform basic household repairs. Must h ave strong oraganizational skills, familiar with waterfront property and boats.

TIARA 2003 31’ open, 139 hours, twin Crusader 385 HP Northstar Furuno and Lorance Electronics. Sleeps 4, Head, Galley, generator, Air, Stereo, TV, yard maintained. Fish or Cruise. Asking $145K Boat in Moriches. 516-639-8527

Painting/Papering DESMOND PAINTING European Craftsmanship 30 yrs exp. Lic’d & Ins’d. J e r ry Desmond 631-678-2796 desmon Quality Painting Since 1983. Interior. exterior. Free estimates. References. No job too small! 631-329-0055, 631-827-3902.

Photography/Video Wedding, Events, Family and Architectural Photography. Fresh Look, European Quality 631-942-1427 www.TheHamptons Photography.coom

Pools/Spas PLOVER POOL SERVICE, Inc. Weekly Maintenance $49.95 Open/ Close from $199.95 Repairs & Liner changes 631-871-6769 POOL LINER CHANGES by Falcon Pools Safety Fences - Heaters Openings - Closings F ree Estimates 631-960-5621 Licensed & Insured


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MANORVILLE $1,600 2 bedroom/ office. New 1,100 sq ft basement apartment with yard and parking. EIK, Breakfast bar, Washer/ dryer, dishwasher, Full Bath, Utilities, Cable TV, Internet, A/C included! 631-874-7662

Bridgehampton or nearby area Studio or Room wanted for one month in July. Call Maryann at 212-941-5504 or Email:



Just 25 min. to the Hamptons • 2 Bedroom Apartment • Living Room & Kitchen • New Carpets & Paint • Quiet tree-lined street $1375/month includes utilities No brokers fee!

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Call 631-603-6910

BRIDGEHAMPTON OFFICES: 3 rooms, 540 feet, in premier office building. The Sandford House, 2405 Main Street. Ground floor, inside and outside entrances, all utilities included. $3,000/ month. Meisel Tile/Stone/Masonry Real Estate 212-677-1340, Gunes Stones LLC. All types of 631-537-1673. stone work; Cultured stone, Blue Hampton Bays: 1200 Sq.Ft. stone, Lime stone. Interior and Commercial space with office, exterior Fireplaces, Driveways Retaining Walls, Stoops, Belgian $1100 per month. Two Offices for Rent. $650 each per month block, Patios and Walkways. includes electric and heat. Licensed and insured. Free 516-456-0991 estimates. 631-422-1698 Carmen’s Custom Sewing Alterations, curtains, drapes, slipcovers, cushions, blinds. References. Free pickup and delivery. 631-726-0093

Arborvitae, $40 4 Ft Cypress $30 14 Ft Cypress $300 18 Ft Pines $350 More 631-830-1276 Magnificent specimen t rees. 100 large caliber trees, blood maples, different beeches, weeping specimens and a lot more! 631-849-2608 Tree Service. Deal directly with climber. Pruning, feeding, removal, stump grinding, lot clearing. Planting, transplanting. 60” and 90” Tree spade. Peter Grealish. 631-283-9326. WHOLESALE TREES Leyland Cypress, White Pine, Kousa Dogwood, Birch, Pears. Many others. All Sizes. TICK CONTROL Complete Fertilization & Property Maintenance Programs. CALL MAC LANDSCAPE (631) 725-1249 Our 27th Year

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Hampton Bays Rooms Available For Rent Walking Distance To Montauk Highway Weekly or Monthly Rates Two Beds Per Room, Kitchen & Private Bath


Beautiful space available for lease per diem with long-term commitment. Centrally located. Perfect for licensed Massage Therapist and/ or Esthetician.


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Hampton Sales and Rentals East End’s largest selection 1-800-870-0474 Hampton Bays Office space multi use $1,500 Southampton Brand new office call for price Quogue: light industrial space available, up to 4,900 sq. ft., will divide. (631)804-2732

Amagansett WALK TO OCEAN Bright, cheery 3 bedroom, 2 bath Large decks M D- L D $18k 631-267-3326 Amagansett: Waterview. Charming 2 bed, 1 bath cottage steps to Bay beach. With backyard pond on quiet private road. July 1 -Labor Day $16,500. (631)267-7943

Aquebogue-North Fork Waterfront 1, 2, or 3 Bedroom Cottages. $15,000.00 season, or weekly/ monthly (631)-722-4096 BEST DEAL IN SAGAPONACK

Chic home on 2.1 lushly landscaped private acres on quiet street. 3 bedroom ms, 2 baths, study heated pool, Jacuzzi, open living great room, central air, close to beach July $2 25,000 August $29,000 JULY- LD $44,000 MD- LD $49,000 917-865-9917

SAG HARBOR Barn with large yard. Good for office, studio and,or storage. Full bath and heat. 2800 sq. ft. $3800 mo. 516-383-1598 Sag Harbor:4500 Sq.Ft indoor/ outdoor space. Newly renovated. High visibility. Excellent parking. 631-725-7189

Out Of Town Block Island, Rhode Island COMMANDING OCEAN VIEWS 6 bedrooms Fully Equipt 973-575-1706, 973-600-7226,

Bridgehampton South of Hwy. Bike to Beach/ Walk to town Great Location ,Quiet Street Crisp Modern Renovated Home Sunny 3BR, 2bath, CAC, WBF MD- LD $40K, Aug. $19K, July $17K Call Owner 646-943-3103 Bridgehampton Beach House. 4 Bedrooms. 3-minute walk to ocean. Dock w/ canoe, A/C. Privacy. Amazing location! 212-794-1000

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REAL ESTATE FOR RENT Summer Rentals Bridgehampton Village great location, Beautifully furnished traditional, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, den, sunroom, home office, Large back porch overlooking pool and lushly landscaped property. Walk to town, train, Jitney, Close to Beach MD-LD $60,000 July-LD $50,000 516-658-5728 BRIDGEHAMPTON-VALUE Private 4BR, 3 bath, beautifully furnished home, new pool. Bike to private beach/ Bridgehampton village, walk to winery. Wont Last: MD- LD $36,000 August- LD $20,000 John 917-579-9194 603-275-1417 Bridgehampton. 4 Bedroom, 3 bath, 2 private acres. Great home with pool and large deck. Pretty landscaping. Lots of lawn. Terrific master suite with double Jacuzzi. 2 story great room with beamed ceiling. Minutes to Hampton Classic, Sag Harbor, Ocean Beaches. MD- LD: $39,000. July- LD $37,000. 917-797-8838.


Summer Rentals Corcoran Group Southampton ~To see the summer sky is poetry, though never in a book it lie~ Emily Dickinson Southampp ton Ocean Front: Storybook carriage house with tennis court. 2 BR, 2 BTH LR w FP, EIK. Private access through dunes. Extended season Apr 1 Sept. 30. $200,000 IN# 63338 Water Mill: Hilltop estate with pool & tennis. Located on over two acres and totally private. Great sunset views from observation deck. 6 BRs, 7 BThs, chef's kitchen, LR, DR and den. MD-LD $155,000. IN# 69797 Southampton village: 4 BR (all en-suite) 5 BTH home with finished lower level and media room. Pool with deck and nicely landscaped grounds. Walk/bike to all. MD-LD $87,500. IN# 76743 Southampton village: 4 BR, 3 BTH village traditional in park-like setting with romantic gazebo. Pool, deck and close to all. MD-LD $80,000 IN# 76053.

“Treetops” Stunning 180 hilltop ocean, golf view from every room! Secludeed, luxurious 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath with 2 story poolhouse/studio, billiard room, piano, heated poo ol, spa and outdoor shower with extensive multidecks on 4 plus wooded acres including golf option!! July $25,000, August $30,000, Both $50,000. Photos available 631-537-9466 for the perfect sum m mer!

Sagaponack: Pool & tennis located on nearly two acres. Hip contemporary home with 3 BRs, 3 Bths, open living/dining and finished lower level. Convenient to both Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor villages. MD-LD $75,000 IN# 70810 Distinctive homes for the discerning eye. Jo o y Ganss-Brady 631.204.2632 & Rik Kristiansson 631.204.2616 rik.kristianssoo n@corcoran. com

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East Hampton village. 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, air conditioning, pool, deck, private yard. $19,800. (631)897-2151

EAST HAMPTON Immaculate home Tastefully furnished Private setting, 3 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath with gro ound level office and family room. Open design, cathedral ceilings, great for entertaining. Mastee r bedroom suite on separate floor with balcony and loft area. F rench doors in living room overloo ok heated pool, deck, and beautiful landscaping. Teak furniture on outdoor dining deck with Webee r gas grill. Fireplace, central air, central vac. TVs with Cable/VCR/DVD and cable modem in officce. Indoor/outdoor sound system. MD- LD. $35,000 917-375-3915

EAST HAMPTON Gorgeous Large 1 Bedroom Duplex Apartment.

East Hampton Contemporary Retreat Family friendly, sunny, bright saltbox. Tastefully furnished 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, Finished Basement with play room, laundry, maids room and full bath. Mature landscaping with heated pool on 3/4 acre. Walk to bay beaches. Central Air, wireless internet access. August $20,000 (last 2 weeks an option) Owner 917-328-4482 or East Hampton Dune Alpin Sunny 2 Bedrooms plus sleeping loft, 2 fireplaces, 2.5 Baths, central air. pool and tennis. Bike to ocean. Walk to Red Horse. MD- LD $40,000 Owner 212-228-9678 631-537-7519

IF QUALITY & THREAD COUNT MATTER, must see deesigner decorated living room, dining area, flat screen TV, 1-1/2 baths, AC, hardwood floors throuughout overlooking pool and English gardens with koi pond.

EAST HAMPTON NEW CONTEMPORARY Spacious Bright Open 28 x 26 GREAT ROOM Fivee Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths Heated pool, Deck, Patio Central Air, Fireplace Beautifully Landscaped MD-LD, $42,000 631-987-8970/ 631-331-7857


East Hampton Northwest area

Ideal for one or two. No smoking, pets. MD- LD $20,000. Carol (631)329-0270 after 5PM

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Large 1 bedroom apartment with dining area and 2 full baths, CAC and washer and dryer. Close to village.

East Hampton, Northwest White contemporary Heated pool, Central air 4 bedrooms, 2 baths Walk to water WIFI Jull y 1 -Labor Day $28,000 July $13,000 August -Labor Day $15,000 703-994-1009 East Hampton. Three Mile Harbor waterfront cottage facing West. New deck, sunsets, steps to water, 2-3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, fireplace. Quiet, charming. $22,500 season. 212-966-7335 or 212-787-5174.

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East Quogue South of Montauk Hwy. 4 bedrooms, LR, DR, cathedral ceilings, fireplace, hardwood flooors. Built in heated in-ground pool with safety cover, outdoor shower. Kid & pet friendly: Swing set and dog pen. July $13,000, Aug. $14,000. All utilities included. For more information call 63 31-757-5955

East Hampton/ Sag HarborContemporary saltbox with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lovely heated pool in private setting, CAC, fireplace and extraordinary master suite with Jacuzzi. Long season $35,000 also available year- round. 212.229.8053

East Quogue: Waterfront Inn Beach, Dock, Private Furnished Rooms from $2,000 total. MD September 15th. 631-728-9835

EAST HAMPTON: Super family house, Tennis, heated child safe Pool, Spa, Great Yard, 4 bedroom, CAC, Family, Sun, Dining, Piano, exercise Rec/ Gym rooms, close to village and beaches. July $28,000. Weekly $8000. 631-324-8260

Hampton Bays Waterfront, 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath, 3300 sq. ft home on bay, sandy beach, tennis,heated endless pool, much more, 60k MD-LD Hampton Bays New 4 bedroom 3.5 bath,near bay and ocean $17,000 MD-LD Hampton Bays Waterfront, 3 bedroom 1 bath private beach cottage $17,000 MD-LD Hamptons Coastal Realty 631-728-8877. Cell# 631-365-3828

G reenport: Small church totally renovated with modern conveniences, stained glass East Hampton: Amazing mod- windows, furnished. Walk to everything. Great lovers ernist, great value! 3 bedroom hideaway. Principals. 15 miles suites, new heated pool/ waterto Hamptons. Extended summer falls. Voluptuous landscaped acre. Has everything! Memorial rental. $17,500 631-477-8691 Day- Labor Day $45,000. June Hampton Bays near bay and $12,000. July $20,000. August ocean. Victorian home has 4 $24,000 bedrooms +apartment. Reason able Rate 212-864-5746 516-676-7779. 516-448-2321.

EAST HAMPTON: adorable 4 bedroom cottage .Close to all, MD- LD . $22,000 516-982-6186 East Hampton: Renovated 3 BR, hot tub, close to Ocean, Bays and Village. Seasonal $27,000 or yearly rental

Hampton Bays Waterfront. July 4th or LD Week. Furnished 1 bedroom. Second floor reno$2,200 monthly vated apartment approximately Call 917-859-3310 East Hampton:. 3BR cottage in 700'. Skylight, wood floors, bay prime location. Walk to Main St. view. $3,500 either week. $10K East Hampton South: Walk to Bike to Main Beach. Bikes avail. July or August- LD. beach, village, jitney. 4 bedfor free loan. Flexible one week 917-287-1778. rooms, 4 baths. Master Suite to six week rental periods from with w dressing, sitting. BalMDLD. 646-246-4725 or cony, Lr, Dr, Chef’s kitchen. Hampton Bays/ Southampton Pool. Extensive mature grounds. water view efficiency and 1for pricing and availability. Private. CAC. Garage. july bedroom unit. Furnished. Full $45,000 917-971-1885 or season. Reasonable. Call 212-772-9174 631-764-3834 631-283-8676 EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE On beautiful, tree-lined street. Walk to all. Charming, renovaated 4 bedroom, 2 bath, new kitchen, Season $40,000 917-714-6432

EAST QUOGUE HAMPTON POINT Fully renovated Designer cottage 2 bedrooms 1 block to priv vate beach. MD- LD $19,500 Rentable year round 631-204-0185

Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton 631-537-2000 Brii dgehampton -Off Lumber Location! 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, heated pool, garage, outdoor shower & deck w/ bbq, Memorial Day to Labor Day $41,000. Annually $51,000. Folio# 19139. Call Amy Unangst at 631-337-0552.

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Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton 631-537-2000

Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton 631-537-2000

Morley Agency 38 Hampton Road Southampton 631/283-8100

u thampton - Handhewn Brid d gehampton South -Modern Sou beams, country, 1760's 3-bed4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, pool, priroom, 3-bath, near ocean/cinvate grounds, walk to Ocean ema; professional stove, MD-LD Beach. Folio# 5783. Memorial $36,000. Folio#19224. Call Day -Labor Day $90,000. Muriel Falborn, July-Labor Day $75,000. Call 631-537-2000x316. Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552. Hampton Sales and Rentals East End’s largest selection Bridgehampton Village SOH Cottages to Castles 2,000 sq.ft. home 3bedrooms, 1-800-870-0474 1.5bath plus garage/studio, tennis. July-Aug $30,000 Hampton Baa ys waterfront stuFolio#4286 Call Lally Mockler dio pool $3,300 plus at 516- 971-6002 East Hampton - 3,200 square ft. Hampton Bays 1 bedroom cotPost Modern New Construction, tage $6,600 plus close to village 4 bedrooms, 3.5 Hampton Bays 2 bedroom wabaths, garage with bonus room. terfront pool $6,600 plus Gunite pool & spa. Memorial Day to Labor Day $55,000. July Hampton Bays Newly renoto Labor Day $42,000. July vated 4 bedroom steps to ocean $20,000. August to Labor Day and clubs $16,000 $28,000. Weekly $5,300. Will consider extended season. Hampton Bays 5 bedrooms 2 Folio#16089. Call Anthony baths pool $26,000 Hayes at 516-768-8037. Shinnecock Hills Almost new 5 East Hampton/Sag Harbor bedoom 4 baths pool $33,000 3,000 sf. Country home, four bedrooms (first flr. master), three Partial renttals also available weekly monthly baths, LR, fireplace, eat-in kitchen, heated pool, tennis Jamesport. Charming cottage. court, 4 very private acres, five 2 bedrooms. Available April minutes to Sag Harbor village! -Oct., MD- LD, monthly, or folio#4403. Summer $65,000. weekly. Contact Yearround $75,000. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552. North Haveen - Sailboat races, patios, pink sunrises! Five-bedroom, four-bath, cathedral ceiling. Media-room. August $70,000. Folio#19224. Call Muriel Falborn 631-291-3924. Sagaponack South - 2 private acres, Traditional Hamptons home offers 7 bedrooms, 7 baths, Heated pool, gym & home theatre. Close to Ocean! Summer 2008 $250,000. July - Labor Day 2008 $190,000. July $90,000. August-LD $100,000. September 2008 $40,000. Folio# 5786. Call Amy Unangst 631-334-0552. Sagaponack - Private & Immaculate. 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, Heated pool, living room w/ fpl, 2 car garage. Summer $95,000. Annually $115,000. Folio# 19112. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552. Sagaponack - One story 2,500 sq.ft. 4bedroom, 4bath, pool, CAC, handicap accessible. Folio# 3767 MD-LD $50,000, Yearround $65,000. Call Lally Mockler at 516- 971-6002 Sag Harbor - Bay 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths 3,000 sq.ft. with teak decking, pool. Nicely appointed. MD-LD $70,000. July-LD $60,000, July $30,000 August-LD $35,000. Folio #5405 Call Lally Mockler at 516- 971-6002

Jean Carbone Real Estate 61 Montauk Highway Quogue 631-653-4197 Quogue - Canal Front Gem with four bedrooms and three baths, stone's throw to ocean ROW, $40,000.00 July-L.D. Quogue - Pristine Contemporary with four bedrooms and three baths, heated pool and all weather tennis court, $25,000.00 August-L.D. Westhampton - Newly constructed waterfront home with floating dock, 6 bedrooms, five plus full baths, CAC, heated pool, two car garage, beautiful private grounds, $95,000.00 MD-LD available yearly for $115,000.00

Southampton Condo - Sparkling Fresh! Cathedral ceiling, fireplace, sunroom, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, central air, garage, deck, pool and tennis. MD - LD $25,500 Soutt hampton - Waterview Contemporary! Close to Village, Shinnecock Bay vistas, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, central air, spacious deck, heated pool. MD LD $37,000 Southampton Village - Convenient to Beach and Heart of Town! Renovated traditional, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, den, central air, heated pool. MD - LD $44,000 Southampton - Elegant Post Modern! Ideal for entertaining, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, central air, manicured grounds, heated pool, hot tub. MD - LD $65,000 North Haven/ Sag Harbor 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath, +/- 3,700 sq. ft. family retreat in private bay community. Walk to bay. Community tennis c0urts and playground. Additional 1,000 sq. ft. of finished basement with professional screnning room and billiards room. 20x40 gunite pool. Must see! MD- LD $75,000, July- LD $65,000, August- LD $45,000. 631-871-6886 For pictures, email QUOGUE AREA LUXUR RY RENTAL MD- LD 2008 $125,000 6 Bedrooms + Office + 7 Baths, 9,000 sq.ft. Post Modern. Built 2006. 1st Floor Master Suite, Heated Pool, Gym and Private. Close to Ocean & Restaurants. Call for Virtual Tour. OWNER 917-301-2416. Please No Groups.

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Quogue Builders Home PRISTINE CONDITION 6 bedroom, 5+ baths, AC 6 TVs, 6 phones Master bedroom with Jacuzzi, TV, DVD, Stereo Outside deck Office with internet Eat in kitchen stainless steel and granite 2 dishwashers, 2 refrigerators Laundry room, 2 dryers Powder room Outdoor hot tub, shower, bathroom 40 x 20 inground heated pool with child proof fence Playground Outdoor entertainment area with furnitu u re and lighting

May 15th-September 15th or extended season $60,000 516-984-0754

$2,400 weekly neg. 631-929-3786

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Sag Harbor: Entire upstairs, cathedral ceilings, skylights, large master bedroom, fireplace. Separate entrance via 35-foot deck. One mile to beach. $16K MD- LD. 631-899-3876.

Airy, comfortable, newly renovated home. 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, liviing room/ fireplace, oversized kitchen/ dining/ living area, CAC, internet, big deck.

Sag Harbor: Noyac Cozy cottage. Pine Neck near Long beach 2/3 BR, 1 BA, outside shower, fireplace, renovated mud/ bedroom. MD-LD $12,000. April 15- Sept. 15, $13,000. Mike 631-834-3511.

Sag Harbor: Noyac Rd., charming 2 BR, tiled bath, sun porch or deck dining, outdoor shower, all appliances, walk to beach/ mar917-363-1758 email: ket. July $6,500. Aug. $7,500 Other terms possible. Sag Harbor 2 bedroom near vil- 631-929-8433. 631-725-8589 lage, beach. MD- LD $14,000; weekends. July- August $10,000 SAGAPONACK 516-459-9598 with BENZ Spacious home- MUST SEE4 bedrooms (2 master suites), 3.5 baths, gree at room w/fpl, SAG HARBOR IG Pool, CAC, BEACH indoor & outdoor Jacuzzi, large brick terrace, Walk to beach from this 1.5 acres park like setting charming renovated cottage in Pine Neck. MD- LD $54,000 June $10,00 00; July $13,000 August $14,000

2 b edrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, living room and enclosed porch with views of bay.

Available now REMSENBERG Beach house. E -mail East, West water views, private dock on dead-end street, contemporary, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Season $22,000 Partial available. RE Gayle Lopata 516-443-7055 Sag Harbor Village Walk to town, one block to Haven Beach, immaculate newly decorated, S O U T HAM PT O N 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath, Air conditioning, large yard, huge deck, all amenities. $45,000 MD - LD 631-899-3671 516-524-7074 Sag Harbor Village: Newly renovated, 2 BR apt in heart of historic district, 1 block from water. Long season, May 1- Oct. 1, $15,000. (631)725-1743 Waterfront with dock. Bring the boat (up to 32 ft.) 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage on sandy beach. Totally renovated. Pets O.K. MD - LD $35,0 000. Monthly/ extended season available. 917-544-7225

Summer Rentals MONTAUK Gurney’s Inn Resort and Spa OCEANFRONT Sleeps 4 1 unit July 25th- Aug. 1st 3 units Aug. 1sst- Aug. 8th 1 unit Aug. 8th- Aug. 15th

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SAG HARBOR Village Beautiful restoration of a classic 5 BR, 5.5 bath house for rent in the historic seection of the village. Minutes walk to the shops & restaurants of the village & local parks. Only 10 mins drive to the beautiful ocean beaches of Bridgehampton & Sagaponack. • 40 x 18 gunite pool with poolhouse (shower, toilet & kitchenette) • On nearly an acre • Single car garage, parking for 4 cars • Custom kitchen w/ separate breakfast room • Family room • Formal DR • Study/ office w/ separate entrance • Front parlor& entrance vestibule • Original fireplace • MBR with outside sun deck • Junior MBR w/ access to covered porches • Laundry room • Approx. 1,000 sq. ft. walk out basement • South-west facing covered porches, patio and grounds. $95k MD- LD July- Aug. $80k Contact Bob 917-885-9650 or 631-899-9073 E-mail:

Sag Harbor Waterfront Large 1BR . Boater’s delight! Facing pool, pond and cove. Private entrance. Dock available. MDLD includes utilities, wireless internet. Walk to town & tennis. $13,600. 646-594-4244

View 516-906-5765 Inquire For Monthly. Sagaponack South designer 1740’s barn. 4 acres, 3 bedrooms, 3-1/2 baths, chef’s kitchen, 2 fireplaces, surround sound, heated gunite pool, guest cottage. Season $80,000; JulyAugust $60,000. (631)834-4853 BRIDGEHAMPTON/ SAGAPONACK 4600 sq. ft. Traditional, 5 BR, 3.5 baths, 3 car garage, CAC, heated gunite pool. Near beaches & villages. MD-LD $89,000. Extended season or year round avaiilable. 631-267-6182 631-276-3317

Sag Harbor, Noyac: Charming Westhampton: 1 BR MD- LD $6,900 No smoking/ pets. Close Cape Cod near beach. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Lovely enclosed to town & beach. Sea & Surf Properties (631)258-0184 porch. Memorial Day through Labor Day $22,000. Shelter Island. 2 bedrooms, 631-725-4784, 631-219-6285 1.5 baths, pool. Sleeps 9. Screened in porch near water. Sag Harbor. 4,000 sq ft brand Kayaks and bikes. MD- LD new luxurious house. 5 bedrooms, 4,5 baths, 2 living rooms, $21,000 No smoking, no pets. office, formal dining room, gour- 631-926-2920. met kitchen, 2 fireplaces, 2 car SOUTHAMPTON garage, headed in-ground pool, big beautiful yard, fenced in 2 bedrooms with loft, gate. Near ocean/ bay beaches. 1 bath, CAC, on the water, MD- LD $65,000 or July 1stall the water toys, MD $45,000. Serious inquires kid friendly, full basement. only. Owner (631)725-4790 Sag Harbor. Charming sunny 1 bedroom furnished apt. Close to village, beach. MD- LD $7000, includes all. 631-725-6030.

$10,000 June; $12,000 July. 212-535-3306

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SOUTHAMPTON New Townhouse Community Decorator Furnished G reat Location 3 Bedrooms + loft, 2.5 Baths, Garage & Basement, Pool, Playground, Basketball. Near Village & Beaches.

SOUTHAMPTON SHINNECOCK HILLS Gorgeous 4 BR, 3 baths, CAC, in- ground pool, wireless internet.

Southampton Beach Front

MD- LD $50,000 July $20,000 August $25,000

Private Community Peconic Bay Gourmet kitchen,

MD- LD $40k Also for sale.

631-266-1759, 516-376-1329

finished basement apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths,

Call Lisa, R.E. 631-793-7329 (no fee)

pool house pond with bath, heated pool, Viking grill,

Outdoor Shower, Heated Pool & Spa,

exquisitely furnished. Near village and Hospital $80,000

CAC, Tennis Courts,


Boat Ramp & Mooring.

(917)273-8710 Available: June, J uly, August through labor day.

1 bedroom cottage. Stunning Sunsets!

15 x 35 pool,

Contact owner Marilyn

walk to everything.

(212)360-7100 (office)

Bike to beach. Aug $40K

MD- LD $22,000 631-283-0552

John 917-478-9045

212-308-5813 pics: jsolik@m

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(917)273-8710 (cell) Southampton New home Water view, 4 bedroom, 4 bath, theatre/ media room, central air, Steam Room, 2 car garage, 20 x 40 inground pool, 5,000 sq. ft. MD- LD $90,000 631-806-4864

Southampton SOH Charming and pristine, quiet 3+ bedrooms, 2.5 baths, pool. MD- LD $33,000. 516-987-3268 Southampton Village Charming old Victorian offers bright, cheerful, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, completely furnished, each with private entrances and porches. Beautifully landscaped. Walk to all. Available MD- LD No smoking, no pets. 631-283-7043 646-942-3870 SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE Storybook cottage nestled in flower garden on private acre. Light streams into 2.5 bedrooms, dining room, living room, porch, pine wicker. All amenities. Bike to everything. MD- LD $19,000. 631-283-3339, 212-255-2927, (cell) 917-797-0082

Summer Rentals

Summer Rentals

Southampton Village- Lovely 1 bedroom Memorial Day- Labor Day. $13,500. (917)374-3682

Wainscott South: 3 bedroom 2 bath. Heated pool, fireplace. Walk to Jitney, bike to beach. Memorial Day -Labor Day $48,000. (917)319-2274

Southampton- Post modern, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, CAC, heated pool, first floor master, great location! MD- LD $44,000. 631-287-0528 SOUTHAMPTON/ WATER MILL Beautiful Fourteen Hills Court Area Private wooded 3 Acres, 3 Bedrooms/ 2 Bath CAC, Heated Gunite Pool, Huge deck. Full Summer Plus $39,000 (917) 642-3228 SPRINGS: ARCHITECT HOUSE. 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, huge kitchen. Tons of glass. Lap pool. Central A/C. July, $11,500. August 1 - Labor Day, $14,500. July 1 - Labor Day, $25,000. 212-966-0865. Wainscott South, Estate section. Fully furnished 3 bedroom 2.5 bath traditional near ocean beach. Heated pool, fireplace, CAC, farm field views, walk to Jitney, bike to beach. No smoking/ pets. May 15th- June 15th $9,500 (516)991-5718.

Wainscott, East Hampton: funished apt near ocean, $20,000 Summer, $24,000 Year Round. 631-537-3068. 212-879-3089. a Water Mill North of Highway. Spectacular ocean view. 3+ Bedroom Contemporary, 3.5 Baths. Newly renovated & furnished, large decks, heated inground gunite pool set on secluded 5 acre wooded lot. Very private. Centrally located just minutes to villages and bay/ ocean beaches. $75,000 season. For appointment, email Dan (516)480-3302 WATER MILL/ Southampton Beautiful Fourteen Hills Court Area. Private wooded 3 Acres, 3 Bedrooms/ 2 Bath, CAC, Heated Gunite Pool, Huge deck. Full Summer Plus $39,000. (917)642-3228

Classified Deadline 12 pm Monday

EVERYTHING OVER A MILLION Sales Between 01/30/2008 AMAGANSETT Pemberton to Thomas & Rebekah BURKE, 274 Main Street 1,125,000 Mullen to Joseph & Cynthia TOUMA, 462 Montauk Highway 1,250,000

BRIDGEHAMPTON Scott to Edward GERSOWITZ, 539 Butter Lane 2,075,000 Ciardullo to TURTLECOVE PARTNERS LLC 405 Butter Lane 3,550,000 Berg to Jarrod KAHN, 135 Paul's Lane 3,717,860


and 03/10/2008

BOWMAN to Charles & Pamela O'DONNELL, 7 Woodland Way, 1,200,000

SAG HARBOR Thornhill Associates LLC to Patricia FRANK, 79 Crescent Street, 1,700,000 Doggwiler to Grace KOO, 7 Yale Road, 3,475,000

SHELTER ISLAND McGayhey to S & S IV LLC, 4 Locust Woods Drive, 1,200,000


SOUTHOLD Christie to BELLE VIEW LLC, 250 Midway Road, 1,114,825

WAINSCOTT EH Plumbing & Heating to JOJOBEN LLC, 348 Montauk Hwy, 1,200,000 Pfeifle to David & Amy FLANNERY, 250 Mecox Road, 1,275,000

WATER MILL Ayoub to Chuck BURGESS, 39 Bob White Drive, 1,275,000

BKT Holding Co LLC to HARMAN, Catherine, 2 Hubbard Street. 1,000,000

Hamburger to Michele DOCHARTY, 18 Cobblefield Ln, 2,400,000 McCrum to Myles & Gail HORN, 1776 Noyack Road, 2,425,000 LLJBI Partnership to Jeremiah & Christina REEN, 146 Wooleys Dr, 2,600,000 Queller to Daniel NISSANOFF, 36 Woodland Farms Road, 2,875,000 Bolster to Andrew & Lorraine DODGE, 300 Halsey Neck Lane, 5,300,000 Kennedy to Lawford Trust, 155 FIRST NECK LLC, 155 First Neck Ln, 9,800,000 Middle Line Prop LLC to Robert CASTRACANE, 3 West Hills Court,3,095,000

Duffy to Michael & Alyssa SHABSEIS, 275 Main Street, 1,725,000

North Haven Bluff Trust to EJS PROPERTY 1 LLC, On The Bluff, 3,600,000

Roumano WH LLC to MEDALLION INC,19 Duck Pond Ln, 11,440,000

McGivney to 16 LOTT AVENUE REALTY LLC, 16 Lott Ave, 1,801,000

Kiernan to Rosemary & Gregory BROWN, 61 Meadow Way, 1,600,000 Pasik to 11 GEORGICA ASSOCIATES LLC, 11 Georgica Road, 3,500,000



Xenopoulos to ANNA WILLIAMS TRUST, Old Mill Road, 2,000,000 Lakeview Assos of NY LLC to Gregory D'ALBA, 292 Deerfield Rd 4,100,000 Picozzi to Robert & Eunice BURNETT, Julie Pond Drive, 4,600,000

WESTHAMPTON BEACH Protomastro to Aimee ZARABI, 129 Oneck Lane, 1,300,000

779 Dune Road LLC to David CRAVER, 779 Dune Road, 3,800,000

Sales Of Not Quite A Million During This Period AMAGANSETT


Flynn to Philip & Patricia IRVING, 18 Broadhollow Road, 510,000

Riskila & Newhams to P. Wolfe, 18 Oak Ln, 682,000

Robbins to Cristina & Michael SPINDLER, 23 Cranberry Hole Rd, 655,000

Holdsworth to 46 NEWTON ROAD LLC, 46 Newton Road LLC, 545,000

Phillips to John & Lisa IULO, 30 Beach Avenue, 682,000

Von Oehsen to David & Catherine VON OEHSEN, 220 Town Ln, 840,000

Gardner to Wayne & Janet CELAURO, 15 Red Creek Circle, 680,000

B. Krupinski to B Knab, 29 Widgeon Ln 700,000

Johnson to Ronald MONGELLUZZO, 10 Pepi Court, 830,000

J by Exr, Rose, to J & L, Melis, 1206 Middle Line Hwy, 740,000

Smith to Michael & Alice McGRATH, 4 Rehan Avenue, 830,000

Schaffer to Elise HORNING, Gail NEWMANN, 6 Simpson Rd, 500,000


Piotrowski to Alda STIPANOV, 37 Glade Road, 550,000 Straniero to Paul & Dorota CLEGG, 160 Montauk Highway, 627,500 Koppinger to Valeria POLLAK, 136 Cove Hollow Road, 678,000 Stotzky to Rita LINDER & Perry ARNOLD, 34 Runnymede Drive, 719,000 Gettinger to Bram WEBER, 54 Whooping Hollow Road, 815,000


Gleason to Nicholas FARMAKIS, 230 Greenway West. 620,000



Ivester to Deidre & Jean-Pierre RIOU, 2 Washington Street, 800,000


Kadlec Trust to Jane KOLBENHEYER, 17 Maylen Drive, 540,000

Gendusa to Buddy EVANS, 40 Wooded Oak Lane, 840,000

Hatch to James TAYLOR, Anik PEARSON, 12 John Street, 500,000

Valli to Wayne & Linda VIVIANO, 2 Staller Drive, 510,000

Sound Housing LLC to W. Johann 501 Willow Pond Dr, 270,980

Majors Path LLC to Dennis & Gwen SKINNER, 16 Gianna Court, 769,990

Mayer to Nicholas & Eugenia HATGIPETROS, 19 Fairline Drive, 550,000

J & K Cicciari to M. Mazzeo, 43 Blueberry Cmn, 317,000

Lynch to Kenneth SISCO, 14 Meadowgrass Lane, 850,000

Corredor to Louis KENNEDY, 416 Montauk Highway, 600,000

Windcrest Riverhead & J & N Roughan, 7 Green Ash St, 525,000

Serdock, A & P to Stillwell, W & J, 35 Sugar Loaf Rd, 987,000

Rhodes to William & Katherine IOANNIDES, 152 Malloy Drive, 975,000

Riverhead Reeves Assoc to HILLENBRAND, 81 Bellflower Court, 502,000



T. Shillo to W & P Mallinson, Sappho Rd, 30,000


Est. Kelly to John & Kathleen PATURNO, 3 Peconic Overlook Dr, 500,000



Kakerbeck to Jonathan & Ann AUERBACH, 310 Sagg Road, 740,000

Majors Path LLC to Dennis & Gwen SKINNER, 23 Gianna Court, 569,990 Majors Path LLC to Gary & Deborah SAPORTA, 8 Savannah Ln, 759,990


Grant to Patrick & Siobhan O'DRISCOLL, 4695 South Harbor Rd, 560,000


Lucka to Charles CARRE, 51 Toppings Path, 935,000

Birchwood at Wading River to Edward GROCE,136 Canterbury Dr, 517,900

R, Smith-Cowell to K, White, 21 Beach Ave, 375,000

J. Gazza to County of Suffolk, Scrub Property -24 lots, 43,750



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REAL ESTATE FOR RENT / REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Summer Rentals Water Mill: brand new 6BR, 7 bath house,heated gunite pool, tennis, waterviews MD - LD, $165,000. Extended or year round. 631-726-5352 or Water Mill Compound 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, pool,+ separate 1 bedroom cottage. good location. $70,000 631-726-5352

Summer Rentals

Weekly Rentals

Year-Round Rentals

Year-Round Rentals

Year-Round Rentals



Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton Tel. 631-537-2000 www.HamptonCountt

Hampton Sales and Rentals East End’s largest selection 1-800-870-0474

Southampton Village 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath townhouse, pool, tennis court. Yearly $50k, Summer $30k. 347-645-3315


WATERMILL Modern 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath WATERFRONT


Spectacular 7,200 sq. ft. 7 bedroom, 7 full bath, house on 6 acres. Heated gunite pool, jacuzzi, tennis, basketball, gym, cook’s kitchen, diningroom, gameroom, 6 TVs.

631-288-5450 631-728-0263

Also 7 bedroom, 5 Bath house available with all ammenities. Weekly or weekends.

STARHAMPTON.COM New kitchen 2 minute walk to village h 1.5 miles to ocean/ beach Kayak to bay No car necessary, bring fishing pole! Available JULY $29,500 or AUGUST $34,000 212-725-3638 STAR HAMPTON R.E. THE BEST SALES, RENTALS,

CLICK.... STARHAMPTON.COM 631-288-5450

WESTHAMPTON 1 BR Cottage pool, tennis, docking.

WESTHAMPTON BEACH 1 BR Dune Road condo. Across from ocean beach on marina. Weekly $1,600 Flexible Schedule. (917)691-2098

Westhampton Beach Oceanfront: 5 bedroom, 3baths Maintenance free, almost new $2M. MD- LD $65,000 Owner 914-646-1587 Westhampton Beach, Beautiful Waterfront Studio. Includes Tennis/ Pool/ Beach/. Weekly, monthly, Seasonal. Reasonable. 845-558-1889, 201-934-0878. Westhampton Beach. New. 5 bed, 5 bath. Heated pool plus child fence. Includes beach pass. July $15,950. 917-617-1235.

May 15th- June 25th $5,000 Aug 5th- Sept 15th $5,000 or Weekly 631-882-1986

WESTHAMPTON 5 bedroom, 3 bath Well-appointed, sun-filled, newly renovated, private 20x40 pool/ spa, quiet cul-de-sac. Walk to bay. MD- July $25k Aug- LD $25k MD- LD $40k

Westhampton Beach/ Quogue Gorgeous, new, private, 1 bedroom apartment, tastefully furnished, all amenities, HVAC, patio. No smoking/ pets. $12,000 covers everything. 516-456-5776 Leave message. Westhampton Beach: Waterfront 3 bedroom, 2 bath, large deck, dock, walk to beach. Great views/ sunsets. $14k August. Also available weekly 201-722-7052 WESTHAMPTON Country Cottage MD- LD $21,000 Year Round $2,300 Private road, 1+ acre, bike to beach, fully furnished 2.5 bedroom, 2.5 baths, washer/ dryer.

347-623-8499 Email: Cell 917-821-9991 WESTHAMPTON 6 bedroom, 4 bath house, asking $40,000. Also available monthly. Heated pool, tennis, hot tub, central air, beach access 212-980-1212

Westhampton Dunes. Dune Road. Lovers’ cottage. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Newly decorated June $9,000, July $13,000, August 1- LD $15,000. Whole season $30,000. 516-292-5887.

Owner 212-579-4964

Year-Round Rentals East Hampton. Hamptons getaway all year! Sunny 2 bedroom, 1 bath, deck, 1/2 acre near town. $24,000 yearly unfurnished plus utilities, can furnish. Summer rental possible. Call Steve (631)902-9631

East Hampton/Sag Harbor 3,000 sf. Country home, four bedrooms (first flr. master), three baths, LR, fireplace, eat-in kitchen, heated pool, tennis court, 4 very private acres, five minutes to Sag Harbor village! folio#4403. Summer $65,000. Yearround $75,000. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552. East Hampton Village - Centrally located & close to Village, Walk or Bike! 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, central air, living room with fireplace, garage. Annually $55,000.Folio# 5410. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552. North Haven Waterviews from 2nd & 3rd story decks - 4,000sf. New Construction, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, gourmet kitchen, fireplace, Heated gunite pool , Crawl to the beach. Annually $130,000. Folio# 17790. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552. Sag Harbor-Year Round! 4 bdrm, 3 bth, living room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace, pool, and finished basement, yearround $60,000. Call Angela Boyer-Stump at 917-207-7777

East Hampton: Available now! Delightful, light, airy private contemporary tucked into peaceful, wooded setting. Midway between East Hampton And Sag Harbor. 4 bedroom, 3 baths. Master Jacuzzi, sunny pool, central air. fireplace. Photos available. $46,000. Call owner (646)246-7227

Sag g aponack - Private & Immaculate. 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, Heated pool, living room w/ fpl, 2 car garage. Summer $95,000. Annually $115,000. folio# 19112. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552.

Hampton Bays: Immaculate 1 bedroom apartment, air conditioning, wood floors, close to beaches. $1,100 monthly utilities included. Available April 15th. (631)287-4552

Sagaponack - One story 2,500 sq.ft. 4bedroom, 4bath, pool, CAC, handicap accessible. Folio# 3767 MD-LD $50,000, Yearround $65,000. Call Lally Mockler at 516- 971-6002

HAMPTON BAYS: Magnificent renovated ranch south of highway. Sunlit 7 rooms, 2 baths. CAC, 2 car garage, deck and gardens. $2,200 No fee. 631-725-1448

Southampton- Northside Hills winner! Over 4,500 sqft of living space. Features 5 bdrms, 5.5 bths, htd pool and so much more. Year Round $125,000. folio 5888 Call Angela Boyer-Stump 917-207-7777

Hampton Bays: Private studio apartment. Walk to beach, suitable 1 only, no smokers/ no pets. Utilities included $900 month. 631-728-2718 Avail March 1

Southampton Villa - South of the Highway: 5,300sq.ft with living room, sitting room, formal dining room, 2 fireplaces, eat-in kitchen, 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, Hampton Country Real Estate heated pool, tennis, 3 car garage 19 Corwith Avenue, and breathtaking pond views. Bridgehampton Available Annually $250,000. Tel. 631-537-2000 Folio #2256. Call Amy Unangst www.HamptonCountt at 631-334-0552.

Bridgehampton -Off Lumber Location. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Living rm w/ fireplace, heated pool, garage, outdoor shower & deck w/ bbq. Memorial Day to Labor Day $41,000. Annually $51,000. Folio# 19139. Call Amy Unangst at 631-337-0552. Bridgehampton Village - Steps to World Pie, 4bedrooms, 1.5 baths, Large LR, Parlour, Kitchen & Pantry. Unfurnished. $36,000. Annually. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552.

Hampton Bays Studio $800 all Hampton Bays 1 bedroom cottage pool and beach $1,100 plus

Southampton Village, 3 bedroom 2 bath, new kitchen, sun room, w/d, private, $2,800 monthly. 516-835-9190

Hampton bays 2 bedroom home Southampton Village: 1 bedyard and basement $1,500 plus room 2nd floor apartment. Kitchen and bath. Garden quiet Hampton Bays 3 bedroom street. $1200 monthly plus utilihome $1,800 plus ties. Memorial Day- Labor Day $7,000 or $3,000 monthly. East Quogue Newly renovated 631-287-3847, 212-724-9323. large Studio $850 all Southampton. Newly renovated East Quogue 3 bedroom 2 bath studio cottage, suitable for 1. $850 monthly plus electric. 1 A/C inground pool garage month security, 1 month rent. No $2,200 all pets, no smoking. (516)624-0568 East Quogue 4 bedroom 3 bath walk to all $2,100 plus

SHOREHAM Just 25 min. to the Hamptons

Flanders 2 bedroom cottage $1,400 plus Flanders 3 bedroom 2 bath on 1.5 acre $1,900 plus Flandd ers New 5 bedrooms 2 baths $2,300 plus

• 1 BR Apartment w/office • Living Room & Kitchen • New Carpets & Paint • Quiet tree-lined street $1275/month includes utilities No brokers fee!


Riverhead 3 bedroom apartment $1,600 plus Jean Carbone Real Estate Quogue 631-653-4197 Westhampton - Three bedrooms, one and a half baths, OHA heat $1,800.00/month REMSENBERG 4 bedroom, private flag lot, pool, south of the highway. $2,500 mo. 631-686-6500

SHOREHAM Just 25 min. to the Hamptons • 2 Bedroom Apartment • Living Room & Kitchen • New Carpets & Paint • Quiet tree-lined street $1375/month includes utilities No brokers fee!


Sag Harbor Village. 1 bedroom apartment. Off- street parking. $1,600 plus utilities. (631)725-4895

Wainscott, East Hampton: funished apt near ocean, $20,000 Summer, $24,000 Year Round. 631-537-3068. 212-879-3089. a

Westhampton: 1 BR furnished, $1,100 includes all. No smoking/ pets. Close to town & beach. Sea & Surf Properties (631)258-0184

Westhampton 2 Bedroom house, newly renovated, mint condition on .5 acre. Quiet dead end street. Fireplace, washer/ dryer. 917-687-5902

Southampton Cove. New quiet 1/4 acre. Walk to beach. 3- 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Master suite with huge walk-in closet. Energy star appliances. Full basement with outside entrance. Lots of storage. $2990/ month or MD- LD $22,000. Owner 631-259-2470.

Year-Round Rentals

Sag Harbor Cottages

Open Houses SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE. 23 Pulaski Ave. 2200 sq ft GUT RENO 4 bed, 5bath. Finished basemt. 3 decks, gas firepl, pool house, Chef's Kitch.pool under way. OPEN HOUSE: Sat, March 29, 12-2pm. Walk to Jitney, Village, bike to BEACH. $1.7 Mill.NEST SEEKERS INTERNATIONAL. Sabrina Seidner, VP: 917-805-9475; Susan Eley : 917-453-4081 WebID# 16588

Reserve Now for Spring & Summer 2008! Available for day, weekend, week, month and summer season. Minutes from Sag Harbor & East Hampton, public golf course, All amenities including AC, cable TV, high speed internet, microwave, refrigerator & beach passes. Call 631-725-7200 for rates and availability

WATERMILL OPEN HOUSE. April 5th. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home built in 1999. 1/2 acre facing horse farm, near multi-million dollar homes. Great potential. $999,000 FIRM. Reduced, no mansion tax. No brokers. 917-359-0293.

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EAST MARION BOUTIQUE RESORT MOTEL INN Amazing opportunity on the North fork. 3 Parcels on park like grounds: -24 efficiencies -(6) 1 bedroom apartments -3 bedroom apartment. -Cafe (seats 150), loungee and Tiki Bar. -20x40 Swimming pool. -Large 2 bay garage. -3 bedroom house with cottage and garagee. -10 room B&B with 1 bedroom cottage and garage.



FOR SALE 27 Auto Circle Auto Repair Shop 20 years of service. Includes inspection machine for diesel trucks/ cars/ gas, & dealers licensse.



$595,000. Owner 516-659-8963



Westhampton Pines Rare Resale

4 bedroom, 2 bath

Hampton Bays. 1 bedroom end unit. Affordable summer fun and year round getaway. Pool, deck, tennis and gym. Close to beach $228,500. 917-414-7514.

$6.9 Million Principles only

Southampton “The Courtyards” Brand new construction. Approx. 1,900 square feet. Private/Best Location borders nature preserve. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. Fireplace. Garage.


$899,000 917-912-1365



2 BR End Unit Gas heat, frplc, A/C, garage, pool, storage shed, new appliances and carpeting.

East Hampton Afordable housing 1983 Double Wide. Manufacured home, 54’ x 24’ 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Sunroom. Starting price is $205,000 negotiable 631-871-3358 631-907-4096

1335 County Route 39 Southampton

Amagansett at the Beach. Fantastic Rentable Resort Co-op. All redone! 2 bedroom, pool, tennis, sauna, ocean. Steven Leighton. Keller Williams Realty. 516-661-1815.

Complete package. All newly renovated and furnii shed.

Beaver Lake Condo Waterview



CALL 631-921-0348 631-563-0500 Jim Rooney


Westhampton All the listings, all the time

Celebrating 25 years as your local broker. As seen in the NY Times, get your Market Snapsho ot Call 631-334-4972 or visit my website Celebrating 25 years as your local broker.. The Real Estate Store, Inc

waterview cape on 1/2 acre! Southampton Villa Gated community for active adults 55+ Low HOA and taxee s Only opportunity to own Southampton Villa across from clubhouse! 3 Bedroom/ 3 Bath huge basement and deck overlooking reserve Designer decorated $725,000 unfurnished $745,000 furnished For further in n formation call 631-298-7327 Westhampton. Million dollar views! Oceanfront, 2 bedroom Co-op. Steven Leighton. Keller Williams Realty. 516-661-1815.


AMAGANSETT Ocean view contemporary. 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 baths, 1 car garage, central air, beautifully landscaped with 65’ gunite lap pool, Moments away from beach, shopping, $2.950,000 Also availab ble MD-LD $150,000 631-375-0708 Exclusive Brown Harris Stevens Darcy Rodriguez

Brown Harris Stevens 120 Front Street G reenport

Fenced yard, living room, great room, dining room, kitchen, full basement, operating skylights, deck, and quiet area.

Good school districct $460,000

Owner (631)878-4490

Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton Tel. 631-537-2000 www.HamptonCountry.ccom Bridgehampton - New Construction - 5 BR, 4.5 BA, 5,500 sf shingled Traditional on 1 acre with farmviews. Quiet location, custom details, top of the line appliances, heated gunite pool, 2 car garage many extras. Co-Exclusive $3,495,000. Folio# 15111 Call Lally Mockler at x207 or 516-971-6002



Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton Tel. 631-537-2000

Jean Carbone Real Estate 61 Montauk Highway Quogue 631-653-4197

East Hampton - Nature lover's paradise on over 3 private acres. Contemporary 3 BR / 2.5 BA, 2 living rooms, FP, heated pool, det. 2-car garage. Exclusive $1,350,000. Folio# 17425 Call Angela Boyer-Stump 917-207-7777 East Hampton- 3,200sf. Post Modern set on private road close to village. First floor Master Suite with stunning private bath & FP. Top of the line Gourmet kitchen, library, FDR & LR with FP. Second floor features Junior MBR & 2 add'l BRs & BA. 2-car garage & 550sf. bonus room. Gunite pool & spa. Mahogany decking. Exclusive $1,350,000. Folio# 16089. Call Anthony Hayes 516-768-8037 East Hampton Builder's Own Custom designed home offers 4,000sf. of gracious living space. 5 BR, 5 BA, LR with FP, vaulted ceilings, professional kitchen, separate guest quarters, 2.5 car garage, heated pool, spa, full basement, CVAC. Exclusive $1,750,000. Folio# 13969 Call Anthony Hayes 516-768-8037

Quiogue - New to Market and won't last - Totally renovated country cottage with two bedrooms and one bath and large deck and plenty of room for expansion all on 1.1 acres. $445,000.00 Exclusive. Westhampton Beach - New Construction in the village. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, swimming pool, screened-in porch, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, bonus room... Co-Exclusive Asking $1,195,000 Westhampton Waterfront- 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 2 half baths, state of the art kitchen, service area, heated gunite pool, 2 car garage and catwalk to floating dock all on two acres of property asking price $3,299,000.00 Co-Exclusive. MONTAUK. GURNEY’S TIMESHARE Memorial Day week.

North Haven - Glorious harborviews, fresh, 3-bedroom, 3 new baths. For sale $3.4 million. Folio#17907.Call Muriel Falborn 631-291-3924.

Oceanfront Forward Watch $6,000 (631)929-6491

North Sea/Southampton - Waterfront 3 BR, 3 BA, living room with FP, 2 decks with gorgeous views, lovely gardens. $1,550,000. Folio# 19047 Call Amy Unangst 631-334-0552

We work your hours!

Sag Harbor -Open and airy, 2,000 sq. ft. turnkey home on quiet Sag Harbor cul de sac. Situated on shy 2 acres with 3 Bridgehampton -circa 1900's 5 BR, 2 BA, large deck, beautiful BR (including MBR with FP) stone FP, CAC, plenty of room 4.5 BA Farmhouse on 1 acre. for pool and future expansion. Property is accented by mature Backs up to preserve, very prilandscaping, sweeping lawns and vate. Minutes from village and a gunite pool. Exclusive Rebeaches. Co-Exclusive duced to $3,300,000. Call An$1,299,000. Folio#15302 Call gela Boyer-Stump Rob Camerino 631-902-6637 or 917-207-7777 Amy Unangst 631-334-0552

Bridgehampton - Centrally located, Post Modern, 4 BR (1st floor MBR with FP), 3 BA, large EIK with cathedral ceilings, formal DR, open living room with Orient 4,000 Sq. Ft. Coontemvaulted ceiling & FP, CAC, Htd porary w/ unobstructed Soundviews Professionally land- pool, outdoor decking & det. garage. Lush landscaping. On priscaped acre w/inground pool. vate cul de sac, adjoining reUnobstructed soundviews from serve. Exclusive $1,500,000. GR/dual fireplace, gourmet Folio# 15711 Call Gayle kitchen/dining area/glass doors to waterview deck. 4 bedrooms, Tudisco 917-991-8731 2.5 baths. Enclosed porch. Bridgehampton -Charming TraAppointment only. Exclusive #30563 $1,200,000. Mary Ann ditional- 4 BR, 2.5 BA on 1/2 acre. Located conveniently in Bollman 631-477-8007. Bridgehampton with open Kitchen/Dining/Living area. Calverton: 4 BR, 2 bath cape, Perfect for a small family or coufull bsm't, garage on .50 acre, ple who love to entertain. Room needs TLC to restore back to beauty. Asking $325,000. Seller for pool and garage. Exclusive will hold mtg. Call Marie Falson $940,000. Folio# 15604 Call Rob Camerino 631-902-6637 or LBA 631-379-1657 or visit Amy Unangst 631-334-0552

Quogue - Three bedroom, one bath renovated home on a quiet street, endless possibilities, 3/4 of an acre, $850,000.00 Exclusive.

Sagaponack - Private & Desirable location. Almost 2.5 acres, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, Heated pool, living room w/ fpl, 2 car garage. $2,650,000. Folio# 19112. Call Amy Unangst at 631-334-0552. Hampton Sales and Rentals East End’s largest selection 1-800-870-0474

Dan’s Classifieds and Service Directory open: 7am-6pm Monday–Friday 631-283-1000

Morley Agency 38 Hampton Road Southampton 631/283-8100 Southampton Village - Near Ocean Offering has it all! Impressive 5,460 square feet, 3 fireplaces, 6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, mini-theatre, central air, 2-car garage, pool, tennis. Co-Exclusive $6,500,000

Sou u thampton Village Heart-of-Town Choice Location! Two-story cottage midst vintage Hampton Bays South of highcharmers, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, way 3 bedrooms fireplace deck 2 baths plus garage with 1 bed$339,00 room, 1 bath legal apartment. Flanders 2 bedroom steps to pri- Co-Exclusive $1,195,000 vate beach completely renovated Southampton - Just listed first $299,000 offering! Solidly built, immacuShiinnecock Hills Legal 5 family lately maintained, nicely landscaped .7 acre setting, cathedral water view $799,000 living, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, 2 East Quogue New 3 bedroom 2 baths, central air, 2-car garage, patio, pool. Exclusive $895,000 bath $439,000

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North Fork/Baiting Hollow

Sag Harbor/Noyac. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Walk to beach, shops and restaurants. Minutes to town. $479,000. 718-359-8724.

Waterfront. Views of LI Sound. Wet bar, Gas fireplace, Heated Ingroundd pool, Waterfall. 4BR, 3BA, LR, DR, EIK. Reduced 200K to $1,450,000 Low taxes! Owner 631-930-62009 Phillips BEACH Realty (631)-288-2300 Westhampton Beach Quogue South-of-Highwaay 2 bedroom cottage $939,000 IN#47108 Westhampton Great water views 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath heated pool, tennis court $1,995,000 IN#44334 Westhampton Beach New construction 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath heated pool $2,399 9,000 IN#52980

Sag Harbor: Noyac, Cozy cottage. Pine Neck near Long beach 2/3 BR, 1 BA, outside shower, fireplace, "new" roof, renovated mud/ bedroom. Town water. Great starter home. $469,000. Mike 631-834-3511 Shinnecock Bay Open Waterfront Spectacular sunrise, beach 2 bedroom, 2 bath $925,000 owner. Or rent! 973-809-2317

SOUTHAMPTON 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cape Cod. Unfurnished. Excellent condition! 2 minutes from Southamptt on Village. $2,500/ month. South Fork Realty Southampton H a r ry Nelson 516-818-1960


Quiogue New Listing 3 bedroom, 2 bath .5 acre, full basement Price to sell, $359,000 In#30243 Westhampton Beach 4 bedroom Contemporary Open Bayfront dock, tennis court $2,650,0 000 IN#39749 Riverhead: Investor selling all inventory: legal 2 family, 6 BR, 2 bath. Asking $419,999. 5 BR, 1 bath .37 acre, asking $219,000. 6 BR, 2 bath, garage, zoned commercial, asking $349,000. Seller will hold mtg. Call Marie Falson, LBA 631-379-1657 or visit

3,000 Square Foot House on 1 Acre. Totally Renovated 4 bedrooms, 2 baths 800 square foot master suite Eat in kitchen with stainless steel appliances. 2 wood burning fireplaces. Room for poool and garage Borders on 180 acre reserve $699,000. Also available for rent: Yearly @ $3,000 a month O wner 516-770-8754


$679,900 ForeclosureAppraised $850,000 3 BR, 2 BTH, CAC, Walk to Long Beach. Owner (516)398-3915 Sag Harbor Village: 3 BR, 2 bath, fplc, finished basement. Beach community, 1/4 acre. $465,000 Katherine R. McCrosson Real Estate (631)725-3471

Southampton Township Vintage Cottage waterviews, mooring rights $395,000 The Real Estate Shoppe Baa rbara 631-874-5400 Southampton Village For Sale by Owner 2 bedroom, 1 bath Full basement, CAC, detached 2-car garage. $11,330,000 631-283-5215

Homes Southampton Village 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath townhouse, pool, tennis court. $1.1M or best offer. 347-645-3315 Southampton Village. Affordable 3 bedroom, 1 bath house with detached 2-car garage. Situated on 1/4 acre with plenty of room for expansion/pool. Close to train, golf courses and area beaches. $850,000. By appointment only. 516-480-8281 or 631-790-6431. STEAL THIS HOUSE East Hampton - Northwest Newly renovated 3br / 2.5 bath Cheff's kitchen, lots of high-end features. Fabulous media room plus sun porch. Pool, walk to bay beaaches, on reserve. Now $849,000 By owner 631-338-8455



North Fork

Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Tel. 631-537-2000


Bridgehampton - 7.5 acres, Build your own private estate! Reduced! Co-Exclusive $2,500,000. Folio# 3145 Call Joe Gaites at 631-537-2000 Ext. 204. Bridgehampton - 6 acre wooded lot in desirable location. Co-Exclusive. Folio# 3789 $2,500,000. Call Joe Gaites at 631-537-2000 Ext. 204. Sag Harbor -.25 acres; permits in-hand. Build you dream home. Exclusive $450,000. Folio# 3697 Call Hampton Country Real Estate at 631-537-2000. Sag Harbor -Half mile to village, .60 acres, Room for house, pool & garage. Exclusive $599,000. Folio# 17648 Call Eleni Prieston at 631-747-1147.

2 story, walk to beach. 4 bedrooms, oak floors, CAC, fireplace, deeck, 2.5 baths, full basement, living room, dining room, kitchen and family room. 4 car garage, lo oft. $549,000. Owner (631)929-8229 (631)560-1194

Out Of Town Florida, Naples, Condo, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, cathedral ceiling, pool, lanai, upgrades. $199,990 Owner 631-878-7037

FLORIDA. West Coast, Yankee town. Ranch house on approx. 1 acre. 85% completed. EAST MORICHES Builder’s project. State of the art One Acre flag lot with construction. Steel and cement permits, $335,000 ranch. 32 x 80. 80 secluded EAST MORICHES Shinnecock South Waterfront - wooded lot. $250k. principals 2 acre flag lot please. (631)477-8691 with permits, beautiful pond & water view with premits ocean views. Exclusive $435,000 $1,100,000. Folio# 3745 Call Joe Florida: Palm Beach Gardens. Leslie Chormnoma R.E. Gaites at 631-537-2000 Ext. 204. Estate on 5 Acres. Built 2001, 878-6337 5/2.5/2.5, 3900tsf, 1700sf Barn. $994,000 (561)627-7778 East Quogue: Half acre building lot for sale. Corner lot, southern exposure on cul-de-sac. 2 miles Classified Deadline from bay. 4 miles from ocean. 12 pm Monday $279,000. Also house on half acre next door for sale at $529,000 631-804-2732. We’ll do everything to help you sell your house except Jean Carbone Real Estate bill you 6%. 61 Montauk Highway Quogue Hampton Country So log on and list your 631-653-4197 Real Estate house noow 19 Corwith Ave. It’s free until March 31st. Bridgehampton Quogue - So outh of Quogue 631-537-2000 Street, 3/4 of an acre in prime location, $1,395,000.00 www.hamptoncc Southampton Introducing vacant land opportunities! For a limited time, only 2 builder ready half acre lots in Southampton Meadows are being offered at $550,000 each. Be the first to take advantage of this first and only offering in this price point! Call Angela Boyer-Stump 917-207-7777

Sag Harbor - 20 acres, can be divided into four 5 acre lots, lake, borders reserve. $9,850,000. folio# 18717 Call Elenie Prieston at 631-747-1147.

Sag Harbor Village: 1/4 acre corner lot with deeded beach rights. Asking $275,000. 1/2 corner lot $450,000. Katherine R. McCrosson Real Estate (631)725-3471

Out Of Town Surf City North Carolina Top Sail Island. 1 block from beach,Great Vacation Home 4 bedrooms 3 bath Daily flights from Newark or Laguardia to Wilmington. $389,000 910-264-7774 VIRGINIA BEACH One of the top 5 nicest places to live in Virginia Beach ! BEACH HOUSE with DEEDED BO OAT SLIP HUGE partly wooded lot Subdividable ! For sale by owner Asking $950,000 757-464-6576 Please call between 7-9 pm

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Southampton, South of the highway. Kellis Pond Lane, Cul-de-sac last vacant acre. $3,000,000. Principals Only 212-532-0155 Southampton: Just under 1.5 acre building lot, with common driveway, utilities, and 85 x 135 ft building envelope. Health Dept. permit in process. $739,000. 631-283-6385, 973-650-1721.

North Fork Hampton Country Real Estate 19 Corwith Avenue, Baiting Hollow: 2700 sq ft. Tel. 631-537-2000 double A-frame. 4 BR, 3 Bth, Kit, w/ new appliances. FDR, Bridgehampto o n Waterfront - 1 LR w/ FP, Laundry rm, Bsmnt acre, 150ft. frontage, Build your partially fnshd, w/ bath. Gar. Htd pool. Shy fenced Ac. dream home, permits in place! Oil heat. $735k. 631-329-5550, $2,950,000. Folio# 3762. Call Joe Gaites at 631-537-2000 Ext. PRINICIPALS ONLY!! NO BROKERS!! 204

NIGHT TENNIS ANYONE? This is one of the very few homes in the Hamptons that has legal night tennis court lights. Imagine inviting friends over for a night game of tennis? Add to that a 4720 sq. foot home that caters to easy entertaining. 7 Bedrooms/4 baths situated on 1 acre of manicured property. Large rooms, finished basement, mirrored exercise room, hot tub, underground sprinkler system, circular driveway. Low taxes. Folio #11249. CONTACT DOLORES KESSLER 631-796-3271 1 OR RON KATZ 917-902-9192 2 1045321

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Coldwell Banker Prestigious Properties 99 Jobs Lane, Southampton 631-283-5400

Coldwell Banker Prestigious Properties 544 Montauk Hwy, East Quogue 631-653-3535

Devlin McNiff Real Estate 3 North Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937 631 324-6100

Prudential Douglas Elliman Hampton Bays Office 631.723.2721

Prudential Douglas Elliman Quogue Office 631.653-6700

TOWN AND COUNTRY RE Bridgehampton Office o 631-537-3200

Open House Saturday, April 5, 11:30AM1:30PM. 48 Sherwood Road, Hampton Bays. Open plan, 2BR, greatroom, dining area, Cathedral ceilings, screened porch, on shy 1/2 acre. Montauk Hwy. to Jones Rd, left onto Sherwood. IN#23753 $399,000

Cottage in Amagansett Dunes. Renovated cottage just a 1/2 block from private Amagansett ocean beach. Two story gambrel style with shingled siding & wood roof. Comfy living room & dining area with fireplace & newly renovated kitchen. Wide plank floors throughout. Three bedrooms & two baths. Large patio & deck area for outdoor entertaining or lounging. A perfect getaway for all of you who love the ocean air & sand in your toes. $1,495,000. Exclusive. IN#16291. Renovated On Gerard Drive. With full frontal sunset views over Accabonac arbor, & equally glorious sunrises over Gardiner's Bay. Perfect beach house with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, dining room, kitchen, town water, and large deck. Exclusive. David Zazula. $1,295,000. IN#10472.

Hampton bays 6 bdrm 4 BA home. Plenty of parking,attached 1 car garage, with full partially finished basement $519,000 Exclusive IN#35011 Southampton adorable one bedroom cottage is situated on .63 of an acre and has great potential for expansion. $550,000 Exclusive IN#26018 Southampton new renovated Ranch with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Kitchen, Living Room, Open space Living. Great location Close to All. $599,000 Exclusive F#71752 Southampton floors 5 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. Third floor bonus room that can be transformed into anything that fits your family. $929,995 Exclusive IN#55773 Open House Sat & Sun 12:00-3:00 The Villas are privately located in Southampton Village,456 Old Town Road, Villa 200 Southampton, NY $2,450,000. IN#13442 Southampton 2.5 bath contemporary with water views. There is an excellent kitchen and great room entertainment area. Relax next to a beautifully landscaped heated pool. $819,000. IN#34998\ Coldwell Banker Prestigious Properties 148 Main Street, Westhampton Beach 631.288.0400

Open House Saturday, April 5, 12PM2PM. 144 West Tiana Road, Hampton Bays.3 bedrooms, eat in kitchen, dining room, CAC, HW floors, custom stone FP, basement & more...Montauk Hiighway to West Tiana Road IN#55801 $499,000 Open House Saturday, April 5, 1PM3PM. 8 Tamarack Court, East Quogue. Post Modern, 4+ bedrooms, 2.5 baths, custom kitchen, IGP, pool house, formal dining room, fireplace. Montauk Highway to Squires Ave to Tamarack Lane to Tamarack Court. IN#29210 Exclusive $1,100,000 Open House Sunday, April 6, 12PM3PM. 6 Bittersweet South, Hampton Bays. Spacious home, hardwood floors, LR, CAC, den, garage, finished basement, FDR, 3BR & custom EIK. Squiretown Rd. Make a right on Old Riverhead Rd. Left on Bittersweet South. IN#26328 Exclusive $569,000 Open House Sunday, April 6, 1:30PM3:30PM. 75 Rose Avenue, Southampton. 3BR, 1BA renovated Ranch, hardwood floors, perfect starter home or weekend getaway. From Noyac Rd. turn left onto Rose. IN#28378 Exclusive $569,000

Westhampton Beach 2 bdrm, 1 bth, village apartment is ideal as an all season residence. Private 15x 20 deck, plus shopping, dining, boating, window shopping, and the finest Hamptons beaches are all less than a mile away. $425,000 Exclusive In#26003

Open House Sunday, April 6, 11AM- 1PM. 154 Montauk Hwy, Southampton. Great 3BR, 3.5BA home with central vac, hardwood floors & beautiful water views from 2nd story. Montauk Hwy, close to College. IN#34429 Exclusive $699,000

East Moriches Build your Dream Home! You must see this secluded 1 acre lot located on one of the most beautiful street in the Hamlet of East Moriches. East Moriches School District. $449,000 In# 05733

CORCORAN Amagansett Office 140 Main Street

East Quogue Tall oaks stand as silent sentinels surrounding this property. Build the home you've always wanted with pool and room for tennis, or use the builders' plans for a 4,500 sq ft Post Modern. $575,000 Exclusive IN# 14982 Hampton Bays Newly built on 1/2 acre, granite kitchen and master bath with whirlpool, fireplace, additional den, first floor laundry, 3 additional bedrooms, 1.5 add. baths, finished basement, hardwood floors, CAC. $699.000 Exclusive In# 35327

Traditional Charm. Stroll to the bay. 3 bedroom, 2 bath with fireplace, new bath, new pool. Exclusive $799K WEB# 12151 Martha Perlin 631.267.7417 Co-op by the Sea. Oceanfront resort furnished, rentable 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Pool, tennis. Exclusive $800K WEB# 34192 Martha Perlin 631.267.7417 East Hampton Office 20 Main Street/51 Main Street Amagansett Cottage. 3 bedroom, 2 bath cottage on 1 acre, pool, CAC, 0.5 mile to ocean. Exclusive $1.195M WEB# 51512 Dennis Avedon 631.907.1458

Hampton Bays This wonderful ranch is situated on a third of an acre with two bedrooms, one full bath, living room and eat in kitchen. The backyard is secluded with an inground pool and cabana making it ideal for entertaining. $425,000 In# 16654

Upscale 1.1 Acre Lot. East Hampton Springs. Quiet. Room for large house and pool. Exclusive $565K WEB# 1568 Tom Fitzmaurice 631.907.1495

Coldwell Banker Prestigious Properties 4 New Town Lane, East Hampton 631-324-7850

4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, pool. Living room, dining room, den, fireplace. $675K WEB# 51635 Tom Griffith 631.907.1497, Phyllis Schlessel 631.907.1508

Amagansett Play piano, enjoy the pool, play tennis, or walk to the bay in this 7 bdrms 6.5 bath beauty. Available MD/LD $85K; July $35K; AUG/ LD $45K; July/Aug $75K or YR RD $145K. N#63055 Amagansett Contemporary on 1 acres is surrounded by sand and waterview. This 3 bdrms 2.5 baths, 1 mile to bay and a short bike to ocean. Lap pool MD/ LD $60K; July $27,500; Aug/ LD $33,000; YR RD $80K & Winter $25K. IN#93519 East Hampton, You have 50 ft. of your own beachfront property. This 2 bedroom. 1 bathroom with outdoor shower & CAC. July $15K. IN#72185 Amagansett South New 5000 sq. ft. traditional house within a short walk to the ocean in beautiful Amagansett south. This home features 5 bedrooms and 4 _ baths. Open, bright main level with living room and eat-in kitchen. Private setting with heated pool and screened back porch. MD/ 07/31/08 $75K; July $55K. IN#73546 Sag Harbor Opportunity Open and airy 3,600 sq. ft. two level home on quiet Sag Harbor street, close to village and bay beaches. Situated on shy .7 acres with 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, CAC, two fireplaces and pool. MD /LD $43K; June $10K; July $22K; AUG/ LD $26K; July/ LD $39K June/ July $32K. IN#91667

Bridgehampton Office 1936 Main Street/2405 Main Street Post and Beam At Edge Of Woods. Newly renovated, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1.4 acres+ extra building. Exclusive $1.45M WEB# 54125 Renee Despins 631.537.4134 Cell 917.439.3404 Ham m ptons Condo+ PT Cruiser. 2bedrooms, den, 3.5 baths, CAC, heated pool, tennis, low cc. Exclusive $799K WEB# 47780 Renee Despins 631.537.4134 Cell 917.439.3404 Devlin McNiff Real Estate 3 North Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937 631 324-6100 Only Condos in Northwest. Spiffy Treescape condo with its own, free Olympic sized pool & tennis courts, plus wellmaintained grounds. This special & rare opportunity boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, finished basement, private deck... & low condo fees. This home is in mint condition & just right for those seeking a hassle-free lifestyle. What more could you want in this private Hampton’s location? Plus the added bonus of not having to fight for beach parking (or pay the beach parking fees). Exclusive. Roseanne Lebwith. $755,000. IN#55282.

Simple and Sweet in the Village. Located south of the highway in Amagansett Village is this very cute cottage waiting for your arrival. Sparkling clean and well kept. Moments to train, Jitney, the Square and the ocean. Sweet and petite with kitchen, dining & living room, 2 bedrooms & 1 bath. Outside to enjoy is the back deck and outdoor shower. Perfect getaway for you and your sweetheart. Exclusive. JR Kuneth. $885,000. IN#33492.

Hampton Bayss* Well Maintained Ranch $598,000 Extremely well maintained home features three bdrms, two bths, new windows throughout, finished bsemnt w/ sep. entrance, EIK, on .25-acre. Enjoy summer barbeques on deck adjoining the dining room. Exclusive F#65419 Web ID# H32419 Ranch* Hampton Bays* $539,999 1600 sq.ft. w/3 bdrm, 3 baths, den/fpl, wood floors, updated kit., mastr bdrm ste w/ private patio. Full finished bsmnt w/5 rooms, full bath. Great for extended family. Exclusive F#65535 Web ID#H34759 Cottage* Hampton Bays* $349,000 Offers an open kit/dining area, 2-3 bdrms, 1 bath, lvgrm w/fireplace, large famroom or mstr bdrm. Home is situated on lovely street close to ocean and town. Mature landscaping this home is both private and charming. Exclusive F#62208 Web ID#H55814 Victorian* Riverhead* $525,000 This Home has over 3800 sq ft of living area a lot of wonderful features. 7 bdrms 3.5 baths this home has new windows and interior doors as well as exterior doors new insulation, alum. siding also detached car garage convenient to Downtown Riverhead. Home is a diamond in the rough waiting to be brought back to it's natural luster . Exclusive F#64230 Web ID#H14969

A G reat Beach House at Great Price. One floor contemporary on .80 of an acre close to Round Swamp Farm. Master suite is on one side of the house, additional bedrooms are on the other side, making it a total of 3 bedrooms and two baths. Fireplace, central air conditioning and heated pool complete the picture for an easy to maintain beach house. New Exclusive. Leslie Hillel. $845,000. IN#54253.

Ranch* Hampton Bays* $419,000 Nice summer retreat or starter home. Owner will entertain offers. 3 bedrooms , Lg. Eik, Living Room/ Dining Room,Den with brick fireplace, new marble bath .Full basement with finished rec-room. F#65294 Web Id#H31605.

East Hampton Village, Under a Milion? Located on a quiet cul-de-sac on the edge of the village. Everything in mint condition. 2 bedrooms plus a loft area that could serve as a 3rd bedroom, 2 baths, pool, decking, central air, irrigation, alarm system & beautiful landscaping. Co-Exclusive. Roseanne Lebwith. $995,000. IN#55036.

Westhampton Beach- $1,499,000 Listen to the ocean, minutes to town from this 4 br/ 2.5 bath newly renovated contemporary, house has been gutted, everything is new. Kitchen is stainless and marble. Wood floors, marble baths, new mahogany decks front and back. New landscaping & pool liner. Folio 57732. Westhampton Beach Office (631)288-6244

Mint condition, Reduced Price. Attractive saltbox on 1/3 acre in East Hampton. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, open living/ dining/ kitchen area. Plus full basement, large deck. Well located. Room for pool. Exclusive. Reduced to $629,000. IN#46842. Pristine & Private Beach House. Spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with lovely grounds. Very private location in the Northwest on 2/3 acre. Big pool and kids play equipment in open sunny back yard. Co-Exclusive. $1,195,000. IN#52354. Easy Living Near Bay Beach & Marina. Wonderful home has been completely renovated and is in mint condition. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths including master suite with large luxury bathroom. Living room with beamed ceiling, office/ den. The lovely grounds feature heated pool, hot tub, poolhouse, brick patios, fountain, & pergola. Circular drive and attached garage for easy access. $995,000. IN#31215. Big Bang For Your Buck. 3 bedroom, 2 bath saltbox charmer on lush 1/2 acre. This home features professionally designed landscaping, complete w/heated swimming pool, decking, brick patio, open living space, full basement, and garage. David Zazula. $660,000. IN#47157. Barnes Landing with Style. Elegant traditional built in '05 to the highest standards. Eat-in kitchen, large great room, dining area, 4 bedrooms plus den/ media room with its own full bath (could be 5th bedroom). Huge unfinished bonus space on 2nd floor. 2 car garage, heated gunite pool & large landscaped property. David Zazula. $1,395,000. Folio#23847. Price Reduction in the Village. Perched high on a hill on over 3/4 acres is this 4 bedroom Village home in need of some TLC. This very deep property has plenty of room for expansion, pool and pool house. Built around the 1900’s, it retains many original details. Exclusive. David Zazula. Reduced! $799,000. IN#49771.

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East Quogue- $629,000 Beautifully renovated 2-bedroom, 2-bath Ranch, landscaped for privacy, boasts cathedral ceilings & skylights for a bright, spacious feeling throughout, patio, hardwood floors, sprinklers. Private beach and dock and the end of the street. Folio # 42784. Westhampton Beach Office (631)288-6244 Westhampton Beach- $2,750,000 Commercial business is two separate buildings, 7 spaces of income producing property w/ great rent roll and low taxes. One large office is fully handicapped accessible with brand new phone systems and electric. In the heart of the village with its own private parking lot. Folio 65617. Westhampton Beach Office (631)288-6244 East Quogue- $439,000 Newly listed 3 bedroom 1 bath ranch with brick front, cedar shingles, and a finished basement with fireplace and bath. Room to expand with an oversized 1 car garage and a breezeway connecting the two together. Quiet neighborhood, with low taxes, East Quogue/ Westhampton Beach schools. Southampton- $449,000 Arguably the best unit in Club on the Bay w/ gorgeous pool and deep water boat slips. A 12-ft. beam slip lies directly in front of your deck. wainscotting, hardwood floors, a gourmet galley, the unit has a charasmatic feel. Folio 43442. Westhampton Beach Office (631)288-6244 Westhampton Beach- $3,095,000 Just reduced - On a spectacular .6 acre lot with 80 ft of ocean frontage, this ultra-clean 4br/4ba home is located on jetty-protected dunes. 2 story great room w/ stunning ocean views, expansive beach front decking with 8- person whirlpool, private beach walk and 2-car garage. ROW to the bay. Folio 59407. Westhampton Beach Office (631)288-6244

Water, Water, Water* Southampton $599,999 Just Reduced. Charming 1935 traditional home with fabulous open water views. On the north Sea Creek. Town permits for 6' x 20 ' floating dock with catwalk. 4 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and original fireplace. Has all the charm of times long gone. Needs a little TLC. Priced to sell now. Exclusive # 63022. Web # H54254 South of the Highway* Hampton Bays* $549,000 Come see this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on a 1.5 acre lot. Living room with cathedral ceiling and sliders to sunroom, updated eat-in-kitchen refinished wood floors, full basement and garage. The “back yard” offers 400 feet of land from rear of house to the property line giving you plenty of space for an inground pool and tennis court and expansion. Exclusive. #49157 Web#52868 unity Ranch with Boat Beach Commu Slip Flanders* $449,000 Immaculate 2 bedroom ranch, with den, new kitchen, bath, CAC, deeded boat slip and only steps to a sandy beach. Exclusive #58582. Web #HO158582 Ideal Starter Ranch* Hampton Bays $420,000 3 bedrooms, 1 bath on .40 acre with full unfinished basement in quiet Rolling Woods North Community. House has Hardwood floors, renovated kitchen with tile floor, new roof, new windows, and French doors from dining area lead to wood deck. Exclusive. #64056 Web#H12228 Co-Op Tiana Shores* Hampton Bays* $225,000 Tidy very well maintained co-op unit featuring 1 bedroom, 1 bath. New Granite countertops and cabinets. Outside has new Vinyl siding and new Trek decking. Exclusive. #61617. Web#52633 Prudential Douglas Elliman 70 Jobs Lane, Southampton 631.283.4343 f: 631 287.4687 Southampton Land Opportunity Private and wooded 1.3 acre retreat only minutes from Southampton village, ocean, ponds and bays. Room for 5 bedroom house, pool, cabana and generous gardens. $550,000 Folio 344701 Contact: Thomas Knight, o) 631.204 2746, c) 917.468.1889 TOWN AND COUNTRY RE Bridgehampton Office o 631-537-3200 Sag Harbor Village. Brand new traditional on .6 acres with room for pool. This 4,000 sq.ft. home offers 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3 fireplaces, family room, garage and full bsmt Web# 21645 Co-Exclusive. $2,750,000 Jane Holden 631-725-2233 ext.114 or 631-987-8804. Bridgehampton South. This 18th century home, fronting on Montauk Highway, offers great exposure for a home office. Situated on 1.2 acres with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 4 fireplaces and 2-car garage. This residence evokes the charm of a bygone era. Web#34172 Co-Exclusive. $895,000 Alicia Ward 631-537-3200 ext. 111 or 516-3566695 and Christina Brierley 631-537-3200 ext. 102 or 631-871-6355

Napeague Dunes. Just a short stroll to the sands of the Atlantic Ocean, this clean beach cottage has endless possibilities. Priced to sell immed. Web#30415. Exclusive $ 795,000 Cristina DeRosa 631-537-3200 ext. 122 or 516-250-1047 TOWN AND COUNTRY RE Westhampton Beach Office o 631-288-3030 Very p rivate, walk to water. . On sprawling landscaped grounds home features great room with high ceilings and fireplace, eat-in kitchen with brick fireplace. master suite with solarium, 3 guest bedrooms with views, heated gunite pool with waterfall, all weather tennis and pool house. Web#52934. Exclusive. $1,500,000 Ron Belmont 631288-3030 ext.102 or 631-793-5987 Spectacular Sunsets . Open bay views from this completely remodeled beach home with access to beautiful ocean beach across the road. Bulkheaded with decking, hot tub and outdoor shower. Four bedrooms, 2 baths, living room with panoramic views, upper deck, 2 fireplaces, cozy den, picturesque dining area. Web# 23233. Exclusive. $1,300,000. Westhampton Beach Office 631-288-3030. . TOWN AND COUNTRY RE East Hampton Office o 631-324-8080 East Hampton Village vicinity with pool, tennis and oodles of light filled rooms plus living room, dining room, den, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, professional kitchen, 3 fireplaces, 2-car garage, and finished lower level. Web# 42388. Exclusive. $2,399,000 East Hampton Office 631-324-8080 East Hampton village fringe. Backing 20 acre reserve, this home has 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, formal living room with coffered ceilings & built inbookcases, and sitting room surrounded by a beautiful landscaped 1 acre with pool. Web # 53052 Exclusive. $3,495,000. Also for rent MD- LD 125K July- LD 115K July 55K Aug- LD 65K Carol DePersia at 631-324-8080 ext. 17 or 631-921-1854 Prime Georgica Location. Two+ acres in fabulous south of the highway location with room for 12,000 sq. ft. home, poolhouse, assessory building, tennis and putting green. Existing home was used as a B & B for many years and can be returned to its original status. Plenty of room for renovation or expansion.W eb#49143 Exclusive. $4,300,000 Nicole DiSunno 631-324-8080 ext. 19 or 631-255-3503 TOWN AND COUNTRY RE Mattituck Office o 631-298-0600 Nassau Point B&B. This beautifully appointed 4,340 sq. ft. Farmhouse has 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, central air and is set on 2.65 private acres. This property is currently being run as successful B&B. Call for details. Web# 33009 $1,595,000 Mattituck office 631-298-0600 TOWN AND COUNTRY RE Southold Office o 631-765-0500 Cutchogue. 2 acre flag lot building site with barn plus 14.61 acres with development rights sold. Web#03924 $1,600,000 Southold Office 631-765-0500.

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The Perfect Family Home. In a quiet and private section of East Hamptonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Northwest and built to the highest standards of quality and style. 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, double height foyer with eyebrow window, open living and kitchen area. 10' ceilings throughout (including 2000 sf basement). New landscaping with plenty of room for pool on spacious .6 acre. Exclusive. Deborah Hallissey. IN#54767. Major Price Reduction to $1,495,000.

East Hampton Bordering Amagansett. 3,500 s.f. traditional with gourmet, eat-in kitchen, living room with gas fireplace, separate dining room and media room. First floor master suite. 2nd floor features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, including a junior master and an unfinished bonus room. Full basement, mahogany decking, heated gunite pool and 2 car garage set in open, sunny landscaped property. Exclusive. David Zazula. $1,395,000. IN#35953

Open House. Saturday, April 5th. 11am to 1pm. 671 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton Zen-like California contemporary on 2 acres. 4 bedrooms, full basement, two car garage, heated pool, and dramatic landscaping. Beautiful Northwest location. Exclusive. JR Kuneth. New Price: $1,175,000. IN#55560. Dir: Cedar To Hands Creek

Outstanding Village Value. Totally renovated on quiet village lane. Lovely great room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace, new kitchen with Bosch, Viking, and Wolf appliances and attached family area. Plus 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Spacious and open half acre has pool, garage, two tier mahogany decking, and large lawns front and rear. Everything in mint condition. Exclusive. Ed Brody. New Price of $2,550,000. IN#14454






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MAGICAL HOME ON GARDINER’S BAY with four bedrooms in a home originally built in 1890. Enjoy the true feeling of old East Hampton as you luxuriate in your heated pool overlooking Gardiner’s Bay. Available for July for $18,000. IN# 65892.

SAG HARBOR special nestled just outside the village in the historic area. This 4 bedroom home is completely up-to-date but retains all of the charm of the past as well. A heated pool in the yard allows pleasure and privacy. Available July-Labor Day for $29,000. IN#60829.

PRIVATE EXERCISE AMID ELEGANCE. A professionally equipped exercise room that will put any club to shame. Indoor-outdoor dining and living room, Chef ’s kitchen plus Barbeque areas, heated gunite pool with a pool house. Kayak off of the private beach in this community. Full season for $60,000 or monthly. IN#72552.

GORGEOUS CONTEMPORARY with 5 bedrooms, 4 baths on an acre with heated pool. This home is in great demand in the near Northwest and now available only for June at $12,000. IN# 66975.

FIRST TIME LISTED handsome traditional 4 bedrooms on 1.3 acres provides privacy and gracious living. Pool nestled within lush lawns. Located within a fine residential community off of Three Mile Harbor where you can launch a kayak. Open living room with great fireplace. Light and airy. $23,000 July 1-Labor Day. IN#79097.

SWIM IN GARDINER’S BAY or luxuriate in your own heated pool. Launch your kayaks from this private community beach. Enjoy life at the end of East Hampton amid the comfort and luxury of this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with a game area in the finished basement and out-of-doors a koi pond, hot tub and gazebo. $40,000 July-Labor Day. IN# 57041.

Helen Hillman

Tom Friedman

Betty Fox

Penny Stark

Gabrielle Ruddock

Ann Marie Sciortino


9 North Main Street, East Hampton, NY 631-324-2424 Our website @ is updated daily.


Kim Hovey

Hotel, Spa & Special Events “the most distinctive B&B on the East End is so mind-bogglingly gorgeous that it’s hard to believe anyone is actually allowed to sleep here.” – Time Out Magazine

181 Main Street East Hampton New York 11937 Tel 631-324-4081 Fax 631-329-5931

WALK TO GARDINER'S BAY from this spectacular 4BR, 4BA contemporary on a 1.50 acre lot overlooking a 40 acre reserve. This home features a great room w/fpl and soaring ceiling, sleek kitchen, and light filled dining area. The heated pool and gunite spa, two fireplaces, full basement, motorized entrance gate and lush landscaping make this home a must see! IN# 45052 EXCLUSIVE $1,595,000.

OCEANFRONT CO-OP. This one bedroom home is expandable by adding a finished second story with bedroom and bath with direct ocean views. The first floor has a kitchen, dining area, living room, bedroom leading to a private outdoor patio. Swim Oceanside or enjoy the community heated pool. IN# 55686 EXCLUSIVE $475,000.

THIS ADORABLE ONE STORY TRADITIONAL set in a very private & lovely setting and only a short walk to the beach. Entirely renovated traditional with 3 BR's, 2 BA's, new pine floors, new heating, kitchen w/all new appliances and new French doors leading out to a fabulous large screened porch. IN# 21320 EXCLUSIVE $595,000.

JUST REDUCED $200,000! Open living room with fireplace, 5 generous bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, country kitchen in this well designed 4000 sq .ft. two-story Traditional. The beautiful grounds include a sparkling pool & grand terraced patio. IN# 25877 $1,650,000

THIS IMMACULATE CONTEMPORARY set in a very private and serene setting on over 2,000 sq. ft. highlights the epitome of comfortable "low key" style of living. Three bedrooms, two baths, a unique finished basement, spacious deck & gunite pool, REDUCED $300,000! IN#32787 $925,000.

WALK TO VILLAGE from new Traditional with 4 ensuite bedrooms, including master w/fpl and marble bath, eat-in chefâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s kitchen, FDR and library/media room. Heated gunite pool and spacious finished lower level with rec room, wet bar and bath, plus garage and first-floor laundry. Extensive detailing and fine workmanship. A must see! IN # 25326 $3,300,000.

Helen Hillman

Tom Friedman

Betty Fox

Penny Stark

Gabrielle Ruddock

Ann Marie Sciortino


9 North Main Street, East Hampton, NY 631-324-2424 Our website @ is updated daily.


Kim Hovey




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