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6DWÇ§SP &U\VWDO'ULYHÇ§ On a ďŹ‚ag lot. Cute and cozy ranch featuring 3 brs and a full bth. The house has updated windows and wood ďŹ‚ooring in the kit. and LR area. Room for pool. Web#H16830. 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH
6XQÇ§DPSP 6KDG\3DWKÇ§ 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
6XQÇ§SP &RUEHWW'ULYHÇ§ Stately, 4,200 sq. ft., Post Modern on 1+ acre. Cathedral LR with fpl, gourmet kit., den, powder room, 1st and 2nd ďŹ‚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 garage. A truly special offering. #58716 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH
6XQÇ§SP )DLU+LOOV/DQHÇ§ 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
6XQÇ§SP :KLWH3LQH5RDGÇ§ On shy 2 acres. 6 brs, 6 bths, 2 fpl, prof. grade kit., home theater and ďŹ n. bsmnt with wine storage, gym and more. Gunite pool, covered front and rear mahogany entrances and 2-car gar. Excl. #60902. Dir: Montauk Hwy East, left on Stephen Handâ€™s Path, left at fork onto Old NW Rd, about 2 miles to White Pine Rd. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 9DQ6FR\V3DWK:Ç§ Enjoy a sweet 3 br, 2 bth, contemporized barn with sunďŹ lled rooms and vaulted ceilings. The dining area and LR with fpl open to an expansive deck and pool. Relax in the privacy of a second ďŹ‚oor master suite and provide equal comfort in the 2 guest brs. Situated on 1.4 acres in the Northwest. Convenient to village. Extra rooms. #42980 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 3HWHUV3DWKÇ§ 3 br, 2 bth with pool and hot tub in secluded waterfront community. Hardwood ďŹ‚oors, marble bths, nice renovation. DR leads to bright sunroom. Close to harbor. #48273 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§DP ,VOH2I:LJKWÇ§ 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 marina and 3 pvt beaches. #63426 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§DP /LQFROQ$YHÇ§ Brand new Post Modern. All 4 brs are en suite, plus 1 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 ďŹ‚oors throughout, full bsmnt, double sided fpl, DR, den, and room for pool. #62619 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP :KRRSLQJ+ROORZ5RDGÇ§ 3 br, 3.5 bth Contemporary. Situated on .63 acre surrounded by beautiful, wooded privacy, this special home offers every amenity and couldnâ€™t be more conveniently located to three villages. Newly reďŹ n. oak ďŹ‚ooring, 20 ft. ceilings, dramatic stone fpl, a dual access spacious loft, large den with hot tub, extensive decking leading out to a lovely bluestone patio and htd pool. Complete with a ďŹ n. bsmnt and built-in cabinetry, this home for all seasons is offered at incredible value. Web#H15017 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP +DUERU%OYGÇ§ Spacious Colonial. New Construction! A 3,200 sq.ft. home 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 Boulevard. House on right. $PDJDQVHWW2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP +DUERU%OYGÇ§ 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: 27 east to Springs Fpl Rd. drive about 2 miles road is on your left. Turn on to Harbor Boulevard. House on right. $PDJDQVHWW2IČŠFH
6XQÇ§SP 0DJJLH'UÇ§ Wonderful Post Modern, 4 br, 3.5 bths gated retreat. On over 1.2 Acres surrounded by natural beauty and dark skies. Features offered are a gorgeous eat-in kit. with wood cabinetry, granite counters and â€œVikingâ€? appliances, formal dining & LRs, ďŹ n. full bsmnt with a Movie Theatre, pool table, Bar, Media room. This custom home landscape features natural stone brought in from New England, exterior lighting, paved walkways and patio, htd Gunite pool , gorgeous Doll House with cable & a/c, 9-zone sprinkler system and a 2-car garage with lift. #63969 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§SP :DVKLQJWRQ'UÇ§ Dock your boat at this newly renovated bayfront home, situated on a deep water lagoon in a private bayfront community. Custom quality throughout. Htd gunite pool and htd spa. Enjoy entertaining on the spacious mahogany deck with endless waterviews from every vista. This fabulous 5 br, 3 bth home offers every amenity you can imagine! #47776 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 6XQ&RXUWÇ§ Bayfront home features 5 brs, 2 bths in main house, and 2 brs, 1 bth in guest quarters, LR with vaulted ceiling. DR with sliders to deck, Kit., ofďŹ ce. Views from everywhere in the house! With Shinnecock Bay beach access and your own pvt dock. Web#H0115325. 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQÇ§SP )DQQLQJ$YHQXHÇ§ Traditional home offering a light, open ďŹ‚oor plan including 3 brs, great room, LR w/fpl, formal DR, mud room, laundry room, enclosed porch, 2-car garage and room for pool. Excl. Web ID#H54914 Dir: Montauk Hwy. to Ponquogue Avenue, travel south to Fanning Avenue, ďŹ rst cul-de-sac on your left. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQÇ§SP $)DQQLQJ$YHQXHÇ§ Well constructed home offers 3-4 brs 2.5 bths, formal LR w/fpl, formal DR, den and large country kit.. Just 1/10 of a mile from the village. Excl. F#63853 Web ID# H55690 Dir: Montauk Hwy. to Ponquogue Avenue, travel south to Fanning Avenue, ďŹ rst cul-de-sac on your left. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH
6XQÇ§SP 4XRJH6WUHHWÇ§ Wonderful 3 story tradtional, circa 1900, is currently undergoing renovation to get this old school charmer in line with todays modern comforts and conveniences. 7 brs, 7 bths, 4 separate living areas, three with fpls. Several brs have private sundecks. Two fpls and two full bths in master suite. Private lawn area with gardens, gunite pool, four car garage with second story gaming room and huge observation deck. Great location. #65499 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 3RVW/DQHÇ§ Fantastic location, plus the ability to expand or build is rare on the water, this 1.4 acre homesite gives you that opportunity, you wonâ€™t have to compromise your dream. Approximately 100â€™ of bulkheading, separate dock, room for 3 or 4 boats,and easy access to the Quogue Canal. This home is located in the prime village of Quogue and includes 5 brs, 3 bths, air conditioning, fpl, eat-in kit., dining area, large LR, den/ofďŹ ce, det. 2-car gar., and room for pool. Reduced over six hundred thousand dollars for quick sale. #54829 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH
6DW 6XQÇ§DPSP 3DUVRQDJH/DQHÇ§ New construction. Over 12,000 sq.ft. on 1.24 acres, set down a ďŹ‚ag lot, will include 8 brs, 11.5 bths, and staffquarters. 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 waterďŹ ltrated, htd gunite pool. Pool house w/bth. Custon landscape package. Co-excl. #62701. Dir: Montauk Hwy East, right onto Sagg Rd, left onto Parsonage Ln. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 2OG)DUP5GÇ§ Totally renovated home with 5 brs, 5 bths, central vac/ air, den/library, fpl in LR, full ďŹ n. bsmnt, htd pool, HarTru tennis, and a shed for storage. Close to Vineyards. #47835. 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§SP -HUPDLQ$YHÇ§ 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 +DUERU 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 0DLQ6WUHHWÇ§ 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 classic double parlor with gas fpl and hand crafted coiffered ceilings. Htd pool, pool house and full bth plus a gar. on pvt park like grounds. #65418 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH
6DW 6XQÇ§SP $GHOSKL&RXUWÇ§ South of the highway on a quiet cul-de sac in Hampton Bays, this charming immaculate 3-br, 2-bth home offers an entrance foyer, LR with brick masonry fpl and custom wood mantle, formal DR and a spacious gourmet eat-in kit. with custom cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless appliances including a Viking 6 burner stove and hood, Bosch dishwasher and large island. Also includes an ofďŹ ce/laundry room, htd 16 x 32â€™ in-ground pool with brick patio, 1-car garage, half bsmnt, central air, Anderson windows and French wood sliders. Minutes from ocean and bay beaches. A perfect family home. Dir: Ponquogue Avenue south to School Street on your left, make left onto Trail Rd., quick right onto School Street, and right onto Adelphi Circle #2. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§SP :LOGZRRG5RDGÇ§ 2-story home built in 2000 and features 4 brs, 4.5 bths, full bsmnt and fpl. Master is on 1st ďŹ‚oor. Htd pool on .60 pvt acre. Excl. #54894. Call for directions. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§SP +XFNOHEHUU\/DQHÇ§ This lovely 2 br, 1.5 bths sits south of the highway within a bike ride to bay beach and the ocean. This home features a htd porch, full bsmnt and 1 car garage. Situated on .32 acre in a nice neighborhood. Listen to the birds instead of the trafďŹ c. A must see! Excl. Web#H52025. Dir: Ponquogue Ave. to Bay Ave. East, make right onto Huckleberry, to #25. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§SP 'RJZRRG6WUHHWÇ§ Immaculate turn-key cottage has been totally renovated and has many features including a wood burning stove, exposed ceiling beams, new kit., new bth, wood ďŹ‚oors and pristine details. Zen-like atmosphere in secluded backyard with hot tub. Short distance to Noyak Bays w/ beach access and mooring rights. Excl. Web#H44950 Dir. Off Of Noyak Road In Pine Neck. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§SP 6XQVHW$YHÇ§ Light, bright, and airy, this house is ready to move into and call home. Soaring cathedral ceilings grace the combined kit./living/dining/great room of this beautifully designed home. Separate pantry-laundry room connect to the kit. Gas fpl, gas grill, deck, and screened porch. Attached gar. A couple of blocks from the water and bay beaches. Web#H37071 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§DPSP %HDFK$YHQXHÇ§ Adorable beach cottage is a block from the community private sandy beach and located within the Village. Featuring 4 brs and 2 full bths plus an eat-in kit. and open ďŹ‚oor plan that leads out to the large sun porch. Extras include a bonus ďŹ n. living area, hardwood ďŹ‚oors throughout, plenty of room for pool. #48891 6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§DPSP 6SULQJ3RQG/DQHÇ§ Nestled among birches in a private community with tennis and close to all is this lovely, light-ďŹ lled home with wide plank ďŹ‚oors and cathedral ceilings, fpl, large windows, 2 decks and beautiful ďŹ nishes throughout. Excl. Web#H53046. Dir: CR 39 to Shrubland/Sebonac Rd and turn into Cold Spring Fairways at sign 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§SP 0DMRUV3DWKÇ§0'/' Just minutes outside the village of Southampton, this open and airy Traditional offers 4 brs, 2.5 bths, and a ďŹ n. bsmnt with HDTV. Lovely, lush landscaping, htd pool, deck with outdoor dining set, and much more for your summer enjoyment. Web#H77959 Dir: Take Route 27 To Southampton, Turn Left On North Sea Rd, Keep Right To Majors Path, House Is On The Left. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH
6DWÇ§DPSP 2DNKXUVW5RDGÇ§ â€œBeach Houseâ€? with 3 brs, 3.5 bths, EIK and large deck. Also includes deeded private path and stairs to sandy Peconic Bay Beach. Excl. Web#HO152951. Dir: West on CR #39 past Lobster Inn, bear right on North Road, right on Oakhurst past Peconic Beach Club, up and around to #23 on right. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§DPSP 5LGJH/DQHÇ§ This newly listed and renovated Ranch with a ďŹ n. walk-out lower level, has 4 brs, 2 bths, bright LR with stone fpl, large outside deck, and DR. Thereâ€™s a laundry room, hardwood ďŹ‚oors throughout, as well as applications pending for permits for a pool, pool house, and sport court. Walk to Shinnecock Bay, with beach rights and mooring rights from Sunrise Terrace Association. #63187 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH
6DW 6XQÇ§SP :HVW+LOOV&RXUWÇ§ MagniďŹ cent new 6,150 sq. ft. home has 5 brs, 5 bths, 2 half bths and features 1st ďŹ‚oor master suite, grmt kit., formal DR, htd gunite pool with spa. Co-Excl. 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 6XQÇ§SP 2OG7RZQ&URVVLQJÇ§ 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 garage. Excl. Web#H55772. Dir: Main Street, left on Meeting House Lane, right on Little Plains Road, left on Old Town Crossing. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§DPSP 3HOOHWUHDX6WUHHWÇ§ Be the ďŹ rst to live in this 2-story traditional home with 5brs, 4bths and gunite pool. Ready for the summer. CoExcl. Web#HO158995. Dir: East on Hampton Rd., left on Elm St., right on Pelletreau. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP +LOO6WUHHWÇ§ Impeccably renovated, 5 br Traditional minutes to the Ocean and Village center. This meticulously landscaped property provides great privacy and charm. Co-Excl. Web#61520. Dir: West on Hill Street, #284 on south side. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 2VERUQH $YHQXH Ç§ Classic, 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. A turn-key beach house. Also available for 2008 summer rental @ $55K. Excl. Web#H54576. Dir: East on Hampton Road, left on Osborne Avenue, #44. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§DPSP .RUDO'ULYHÇ§ Custom built with loving attention to every detail, this 4br, 3bth charmer has it all from the paneled Sub Z fridge to the screened porch and spacious veranda overlooking lovely, pvt grounds and htd pool. Excl. Web#H34769. Dir: West on Montauk Hwy., left on Little Neck Rd., right on Middle Pond Rd. to Koral Dr. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQÇ§SP (OP6WUHHWÇ§ This well-built home has 2 brs, 2 bths, LR, kit., ďŹ n. bsmnt w/hot tub and garage. Attic could be converted to 2 brs. Located in the heart of the village and priced to sell. Excl. Web#H51238. Dir: East on Hampton Road, left on Elm St. 6RXWKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH
6DW 6XQÇ§SP 3XODVNL6WUHHWÇ§ Circa 1920â€™s Cottage renovated and expanded. 4 large brs, 3 bths, LR, formal DR, and expansive kit./great room. Covered rear porch opens out to a htd gunite pool, set in a spacious yard awash in sunlight. Central Village location. #55036. Dir: Montauk Hwy East, right on David Whiteâ€™s Ln, right onto Pulaski St. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQÇ§SP 6RXWKDPSWRQ+LOOV&WÇ§ Trad.-style, 6,000 sq.ft., 5 brs, 6.5 bths, formal DR, prof. kit., lib. and full bsmnt. 4 fpls, and 2-car gar. with unďŹ n. loft-space above. 1.26 acres, landscaped, htd gunite pool. #50747. Dir: Montauk Hwy East, left on DeerďŹ eld Rd, left on Roses Grove, right on Middle Line, left on Southampton Hills Ct. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQÇ§SP 3RZHOO$YHQXHÇ§ Newly renovated. 4 brs, 4.5 bths, media room. Master br with bth. 3 additional brs with bths. Cozy kit., solar htd pool & deck. Excl. #60995 Dir: to: Montauk Hwy East, right at 7-11, left at Prospect St, left on North Main, at 3 way stop make right, pass train station to Powell Ave. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH
6DW 6WHSKHQ+DOVH\3DWKÇ§ This bright & spacious contemporary home, set on 1.2 acres in the best south-of-the-highway location, is 1.5 miles to Flying Point Beach and closer still to Mecox Bay. Tennis court, 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 secluded residence, with immaculate landscaping that overlooks a reserve. Ultra-convenient to Village shopping & restaurants. Co-Excl. #33809. Call for directions. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH
6XQÇ§SP 'XQH5GÇ§ Baypointe Townhouses. Nature and architecture blended to spectacular effect in this newly constructed condominium complex. Design, quality and amenities surpassed only by the magniďŹ cent views. Ten oversized bayfront townhouse units, each a fresh interpretation of the Hamptons shingled beach home. New top-ofthe-line construction! Three brs, three and one-half bthrooms, 2800 sq. ft. of living space plus 1,400 sq. ft. of decking, garage and bsmnt space. State-of-the-art gourmet kit., two fpls, walk-in closet in master suite, hot tub on top level deck. The complex features a fullyequipped private marina with 28 boat slips, htd gunite pool, clubhouse and ďŹ tness room and a private right of way to the most spectacular spot on the ocean beach. #61222 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 0LWFKHOO5GÇ§ Beautiful waterfront condo with boat slip located in the heart of the Village offers year-round living. This spacious home in mint condition offers three levels of living. The main level includes a renovated kit., dining area, half bth, large LR, and sliders to an elevated deck. Your master br with bth and guest br with bth are on the upper level. The lower level hosts a family room with wet bar, wine cooler, bar frig, full bth, laundry room with washer & dryer, and Murphy beds for those extra guests. Sliders lead onto a stone patio and lovely grounds. Htd pool and boat slip. #65510 :HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH
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Olde Towne YouCanBeOneofthe7FamiliestoLiveinaReplicaof1640Southampton By Dan Rattiner There’s a millionaire developer named Bob Gianos who is determined to build a brand new “village” on a former 50-acre farm in Southampton, which will look exactly like it has been there for three hundred years. He’s already begun to build this project, and if you stay up late at night, you will see flatbed trucks pass with trees lashed on the back that, when stood up at the site, will be nearly six stories high. All together, during the next year, 440 of these huge trees will be brought to Southampton from a nursery in New Jersey that grew them. They will be planted in careful rows along the sort of narrow streets of this 50 acre project that research told Gianos were the width the early settlers made their streets. Some of the trees are already in the ground. I am not making this up. This is happening on the former farmland at the corner of Wickapogue and Olde Town Road across from Southampton Hospital. Just seven families will be living on these 50
acres. Each will be allowed to build a house in a classic Victorian manner by a Gianos approved architect on a site of just four acres. The remaining 22 acres will be communally owned either as woods, meadows, pasture, or by agreement with the Village, as parkland. The project is not oceanfront. But Gianos will be listing these lots for between $18 and $22 million each. If you want to live as if you were in the first settlement of Southampton,
branches tied together at the top to keep the rain out. The Indians showed them how to build them to get through the winter and, subsequently, they built the wooden houses and meeting houses they already knew how to build from their former colonies in Connecticut. Thus, they created the community of Southampton in 1640. Although the center of the community soon shifted to a site about a mile away to where it is now, this early village is considered the oldest village in the State of New York. It is also to be, when finished, the newest. You really have to hand it to Gianos, a developer whose prior work has been in New York City and Riverhead. What he is building here may be a reproduction, but then almost all the McMansions you see being built today are reproductions of what the Hamptons used to be like. So why not? And you can’t deny that you’d go down Olde Town Road to visit Olde Towne. Also there is the historic sign down there that says this is the site of the first village. So there it is. Finally, though he persisted in overcoming all the objections when he bought this farm — it is the last farm in Southampton Village — to make this subdivision, it’s turned out to be a
If you’re not freaked out by the 50foot trees travelling past your door in the middle of the night, all the better.
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.
this is it. A reproduction. And it will be all for you — an exclusive, private community. He calls it Olde Towne. Doesn’t even need the word Hampton in the title. Gianos was inspired to do this because the farm he bought from Anna Fiore that had occupied this site for 250 years is sitting right on the spot where not long before that, the first white men built the dirt dugouts with the
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remarkable and very imaginative surprise. And if you’re not freaked out by 50-foot trees traveling past your door in the middle of the night for the next few months, all the better. Indeed, Gianos is taking an enormous financial gamble. He paid $35 million for the land. He’s hoping to convert it into $140 million in gross in what appears might be a huge recession. Yet he has these huge expenses to bear. It’s quite a risky undertaking. You have to admire him. His bringing in these over five-story-tall trees to the property puts me in mind of a lawsuit that has just concluded in Sunnyvale, California — aptly named as you will soon see — and also of another controversy involving trees that Gianos himself created just ten months ago. Ten years ago, Richard Treanor and his wife Carolyn, who live in Sunnyvale, had eight beautiful redwood trees 20 feet tall brought to their property and planted in the yard that they were expected to soon grow to be as high as 80 feet. The couple expected that these trees would be a wonderful statement of their commitment to the environment. The trees would absorb carbon dioxide and be wonderful homes for a wide variety of birds and climbing animals. They bought a Prius. They were totally committed to supporting nature. They waited. However, what they forgot to consider, unfortunately, was that their immediate neighbor, Mark Vargas, had installed the staggering number of 128 solar panels on the side of his house facing south ten years before. Vargas
runs everything with this solar power — lights, heat, air conditioning, even his electric car. He is totally self-sufficient. Well, wouldn’t you know it, late last year the redwoods began blocking the sun that shines on the solar panels. Vargas’s power began failing. His solar car died. Citing an obscure California law that says people are not allowed to put up anything that would obstruct solar panels of their neighbors’ homes by more than 10 percent, Vargas sued. And in Santa Clara court, after presenting photographic evidence of tree number one and tree number two and so forth, he won. The case is currently in appeal, but if it stands, the couple will, gasp, have to either cut down or move the redwoods. So there you are. As for the second controversy involving trees, ten months ago when the general public was loudly protesting the purchase of the 50acre farm by Mr. Gianos, not only because this would mean the end of farming in Southampton Village but because it would also mean the end of the beautiful view across this open farmland that everybody so much enjoys when they go by the corner of Wickabogue Road and Olde Town Road, Mr. Gianos countered by planting six-foot tall hedgerows on the property, all along Wickabogue and all the way
along Olde Towne, completely blocking that view. And under present law, he is within his rights to do so. There has often been talk of whether the magnificent views in the Hamptons should be protected so that we can all enjoy them, but so far, nobody has done anything about it. Thus far, there are no new laws. These hedgerows were up for nearly a year. And it was only after he got his approvals to build Olde Towne that he took them down. So what we will have here is an approximate reproduction of the first village of the State of New York, on the site of the first village of the State of New York, with 440 fully grown trees brought in from New Jersey at night by a man who owns a nursery there and says this is the largest contract for trees he’s ever filled, larger even than the one he did for Disney, accessible by a former dirt road called Olde Town Road, which was named in 1680 because it was how you got to the site where the old town used to be before they moved it, built as a private community for millionaires or billionaires, probably gated, not oceanfront, across from the hospital, and just for seven families, and nobody else, unless invited by them. I have so many mixed emotions about all of this, I can’t believe it. •
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Backwards Does the Sun Rise in the West? Is the Earth Flat? It’s Open for Discussion By Dan Rattiner As you may know, a resident of Sagaponack named Cynthia Ireland is suing Suffolk County for allowing some jetties to be built to the east of her summer home that she says have caused massive erosion in front of that home because sand moves from east to west, gets caught up in those jetties built there, leaving very little for the other side, and so on the other side there is this huge problem. Ireland has had to move her house back twice, and now is facing the possibility of a third time. She’s demanding that the County pay to pump thousands of tons of sand back onto the beaches. Suffolk County is the governmental agency
that approves the building of jetties. Thus the lawsuit. I mention this because during the summation proceedings of this trial — and it has come to a trial — the lawyer for the County got up and said that there is no evidence that sand moves from the east to the west. Indeed, he said, what little evidence there is shows that sand moves from the west to the east. So obviously his client is innocent. Now what I find so extraordinary about this is that he can stand up in court and say this and the judge and everybody else takes it seriously. There goes the whole case. It’s just too bad for Ireland. Everybody starts running
around. What if this $500-an-hour lawyer had stood up and said oh, no, the sun rises in the west, not the east. It sets in the east. Just look at these studies. I think, once again, everybody would be running around looking at the studies. He must know something, right? I am writing this down at the beach. A piece of driftwood is out there bobbing along, going from east to west. It always, or almost always goes east to west. Maybe it goes the other way for a few hours. But the ultimate destination along the beach is to the west, down to Far Rockaway, where they have to periodically (continued on the next page)
CTY RD 39 DONE, TRAFFIC JAM GOES EAST By Dan Rattiner Well, as I am sure you have noticed, the construction on County Road 39 between the Lobster Inn and the Southampton 7-Eleven is now finished, except for a few details. It is five glorious lanes — two eastbound, two westbound and then in the middle separating them is a turning lane. It is a wonder of modern sciDan 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.
ence, and the traffic, instead of bumper-tobumper every morning, is now flowing free and fast. The traffic tie-ups on County Road 39 along there are a thing of the past. Except for one thing. Because the traffic flows more quickly and more cars and trucks can get out east than before, the traffic farther east of this former bottleneck is now much worse. And it’s only April. What were we thinking? We have only two lanes from 7-Eleven to Montauk (except for turning lanes and a brief stretch in Wainscott), so what we have done here at vast expense is move a traffic jam seven miles farther east.
The other Wednesday afternoon at 5 p.m., traffic stacked up at a standstill from the traffic light in Water Mill east of the Bridgehampton Commons. And as I said, it’s only April. Wait until July! Oh, I will concede that building these extra lanes does give the Hamptons, particularly Southampton, an economic shot in the arm. Cars now peel off in Southampton with ease to get to where they are going, and indeed the farther east you go, the less traffic there is as a result of that, at least by comparison. The extra lanes also end the cone program, (continued on page 34)
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dredge the sand so the ships can get through the Narrows. What’s most amazing is that Suffolk County, for which this expensive lawyer works, built what is perhaps their greatest erosion project ever because sand flows from east to west. In the 1960s, they began building a series of 22 jetties at half-mile intervals from east to west along the beaches in Quogue and Westhampton. They did this so that the sand drifting east to west would get caught up in the jetties on the eastern side, thus creating so much sand in the teeth of these jetties that you’d have to walk a football field of sand to get down to the beach. And that happened. Unfortunately, they never finished building this jetty field. Instead, they started in the east, got about 15 of them put in, and then stopped building the jetties because of public protests about artificial obstructions on the beach. They had gotten everything in except the last three miles to the west leading to the Moriches Inlet. The scouring action that occurred to the west of the last jetty because it was all caught up on the east was so bad that during the next 15 years, more than 100 homes fell spectacularly and unceremoniously into the sea for lack of sand to protect the dunes on which they sat. Isn’t it amazing that a lawyer can get up and say the most remarkable things and everybody has to take his ridiculous stuff seriously?
They want studies? The lawyers for Ireland and for the Town of Southampton, which is a friend to this lawsuit, will give them studies. He’ll give the judge a thousand studies — indeed, every study there has ever been about this. And the wheels will turn and the lawyers will, just because they are on the clock, be making more and more money. And here, writing this, I find myself compelled to point out this case and that case, which overwhelmingly prove what everybody already knows. Montauk Lighthouse, the farthest east you can go, was built 263 feet from the edge of the island in 1796. Due to the drift of sand from east to west, so much sand got scoured away that the land it protected all fell away so that now the lighthouse is less than 60 feet from the edge of the island. When Juan Trippe, the millionaire owner of Pan Am and the oceanfront home at Georgica, built his string of jetties in the 1950s, the very
ones under discussion here, he built them to the west of his house so the sand would pile up to the east in front of his house, and it did. That’s why he did that. Michael and Leonora Kennedy, who own the house directly to the west of where Juan Trippe built those jetties, have had to move their house back three times to keep it from falling into the sea. And to the west of that is the Ireland’s house. And it is Ms. Ireland who is filing this lawsuit. I could go on and on with this. Every surfcaster I know down at the ocean throws his line slightly to the east so it will drift to the west. There are two of them out here just now doing exactly that. Should I go on and on with this? Well, I don’t know. Here’s a $500-an-hour lawyer saying that something is so. Maybe it is. Ya think? Isn’t it true that a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty? So if the sea goes the other way, nah, I am not going there. On the other hand, if this has been going on for centuries and centuries, why isn’t the sand piling up into an entire Sahara out at Far Rockaway? Tell me that. Wasn’t it Copernicus who said the world is round in front of a courtroom of people who believed that the world is flat? • Thus do lawyers earn their keep.
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The Final Act 13 Days Later, My Impounded ‘07 Tahoe is Finally Set Free in EH By Dan Rattiner So here is the grand finale of my impounded Tahoe story. But first, here is the story thus far. I park my 2007 Chevy Tahoe in front of Citarella in downtown East Hampton on the last Saturday in March. I come out with shopping bags and three police cars with five officers are there and they tell me my Tahoe is going to be impounded. And it is. It’s towed off. That’s the first part. The second part, which is the boring part, is about all the rides, taxis, buses, jitneys and hitchhikes I went on during the next 13 days as my Tahoe waited in the East Hampton impound lot while my insurance people tried
to sort out mixed up paperwork from a year and a half ago. Also, almost everybody I met told me someone they knew had a similar car insurance nightmare. They could empathize. Indeed, the seizure of this car borders on the fantastic. The Tahoe had not been the problem. The seizure was because of a 13-day lapse that occurred in my insurance coverage nearly two years ago on a 2005 Land Rover that I owned BEFORE I bought the Tahoe. It’s because the insurance follows the plates. And the moral of the story is that if you ever get a new car and the dealer asks, “Do you want to use your old plates?” — just say NO! Everybody try it. NO! One never knows, as
I discovered, that old plates might sometimes bring with them secret diseases. And the other moral of the story is never, never go to downtown East Hampton Village if you are driving a car with transferred plates. The Village Police now own a license plate zapper that links up to Albany instantaneously. When Albany zaps back, bingo. Your car is gone. Even if there was a paperwork error for 13 days a long time ago, which, in this case, there was. The zapper, like a vacuum cleaner, is removing about one out of every five cars on the streets in that town as we speak. Nobody’s perfect. And the zapper knows. It’s a great suc(continued on the next page)
By T.J. Clemente On April 19 at 3 p.m. there will be a clean up of the unofficial East Hampton Town dog walking park located on Three Mile Harbor Road in Springs. A large green sign that reads Springs Park marks the road that will lead participants into the fenced location that contains the dog park — a unique area that should be copied in more East End communities. In 2000 the Town of East Hampton Community Preservation Fund purchased a tract of land known as Springs Nursery, previously owned by Dick Branna. Betsy Ruth, a dog owner and an employee of East Hampton
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WHERE, OH WHERE HAS MY LITTLE DOG GONE? Library, believes it may have been the first tract of land purchased by the fund. The park consists of 42 acres with 20 acres surrounded by fence. Inside the fenced-in area is a mile-long walking oval where on any given day up to 100 people could be exercising their dogs. The park is rectangular shaped and within the perimeters are rows of trees and some shrubs from the nursery, but most of the park is open space. At first, the park was intended for riding horses but now is a place where owners can let their dogs off the leashes and let them run and exercise without fear of getting lost. Watching dogs (continued on page 28)
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cess. Before I get to the final act, I should like to report that I owe a great deal to the Enterprise Rent-a-Car people, to my delivery truck manager Tom, to my fiancée Chris, to the Hampton Jitney, and to everyone else who was kind to me during this period. And it was just amazing to me how often I passed hapless motorists along the side of the road here in East Hampton, pinned in by three police cars giving the same routine that I got. The zapper is a big money maker. East Hampton is the only Village in the area that’s got one and they are on a tear, not only to pile up the money, but to single handedly get a very large percentage of all the cars in the community into the impound area and thus solve all the traffic and parking problems in the town. Somebody’s got to do it. So here’s the final act. Thirteen awful days later, I went to Riverhead Department of Motor Vehicles at 3 p.m. on Friday with the appropriate documents. Three dollars and about half an hour later, I walked out with a new registration and a new sticker for the windshield. Thirty miles later, a friend dropped me off at the East Hampton Village police station, which is part of the emergency services building on Cedar Street. The lobby there is not a citizen friendly place. There is no place to sit down. You enter a narrow shiny walled room with a 12-foot ceiling, where high up on one wall there is what appears to be a sliding glass mirror.
“Hello?” you shout. The voice echoes. The glass mirror, which you now realize is one-way glass, slides open. And a woman officer peers down. She’s up there. You’re down here. “Yes?” I stated my case. I told her that I wanted to get my car out of the impound area, and had been told by the lady in Riverhead who gave me the proper documents to come there, present them, and then be taken by an officer in a police car to the impound area, which is about two miles away, where I would be given my car. She said, “One minute,” and slid the slider closed. A few minutes went by. I paced. It’s uncomfortable knowing you are being watched from on high. I paced some more. Finally, Officer Erickson came out a door next to the window and walked the seven steps down to where I was. I would need to show him, he said, my driver’s license, my new registration, the green form showing I had paid my fine in Riverhead and the receipt from Balcuns Gas Station showing that when Jigger from Balcuns had towed my parked car away from in front of Citarella 13 days ago, I had paid him the $150. “And then there is the impound fee,” he said. “It’s also $150, and with tax, it’s exactly $162.93. And it has to be in cash and you have to have the exact change.” I told him I had heard of that and had the
money, and I checked my wallet and told him I had lots of twenties and a ten and a five. I had everything else except the receipt for the towing. And I had also not been given any green form in Riverhead. Just the new registration. “You need a green form that shows how much fine you paid.” “There was no fine. The lapse was rescinded.” “Then I need a green form showing that.” We stared at each other for a while. I repeated there was no form and there was no fine. And he decided to give way. But he had another card to play. “I can’t do anything without the towing receipt,” the officer said. “You have to get that.” I suggested that since to get to the impound area from the police station you have to pass Balcuns, that we proceed as if we had it and we stop off there and I’d run in and get it. I also told him I had been dropped off and was on foot. He told me to walk there. And so I did. Round trip is about half a mile. As a half-mile walk might take 20 minutes, I decided to pick up the pace and do it in ten. I also took the heavy shoulder bag with all my stuff in it. I thought it might be a good thing for me to do this brisk walk with the heavy bag. Also I thought I really didn’t want to leave the bag in the station because it might get stolen. (continued on page 37)
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Dead in the Water Broadwater Wants to Have a Gas Plant, NY Said No, No, No by Ian Stark In his first major environmental policy decision, Gov. David A. Paterson has blocked the planned Broadwater Energy floating liquefied natural gas plant that had been proposed for Long Island Sound. The creation of the $700 million plant, he said last Thursday at Sunken Meadow State Park, would close a large section of the Sound to boaters and could not guarantee low-cost gas for Long Island: “One of my goals as governor is to protect Long Island Sound, by preserving it as a valuable estuary, an economic engine for the region, and a key component to making Long Island’s quality of life one of the best in the
country. Broadwater does not pass that test. Shame on us if we can’t develop a responsible energy policy without sacrificing one of our greatest natural and economic resources.” Several environmental groups, community watchdogs and New York State elected officials including Reps. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) and Steve Israel (D-Huntington), plus Senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Charles Schumer, have strongly opposed the plan to construct a 1,200-foot-long, ship-like floating platform that could hold as much as eight billion cubic feet of imported natural gas. Across the Sound, members of the Connecticut state government have also expressed the need to
stop the project. “This is exactly the news we hoped to hear today: That New York’s Department of State has recognized the peril that the Broadwater project represents,” said Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell in an issued statement. “Not surprisingly, the New York Department of State was able to see what federal regulators refused to see — that Broadwater is a tremendous peril and, what is worse, there is no compelling reason for risking that peril.” The proposed terminal, if completed, would stand eight stories over the waterline, anchored in the widest part of the Sound, nine (continued on the next page)
CPF: BORROW FROM RICH TOWNS TO GIVE TO POOR? By Tiffany Razzano Even before it came to light last month that East Hampton Town Supervisor William McGintee had used money from the town’s Community Preservation Fund (CPF) for payroll expenses and to pay other bills, meetings of a special task force regarding the efficiency and purpose of the Peconic Bay Region CPF were already underway. The group of more than 20 representatives of local governments, community organizations and businesses, which first met on Feb. 29, presented their suggestions to Sen. Kenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), Assemb.
Fred Thiele (R-Sag Harbor) and Assemb. Marc Alessi (D-Wading River) at an April 11 meeting in Westhampton Beach. Having met four times since that initial meeting, they arrived at 17 ideas for tweaking the legislation of the CPF to better define its purpose and to streamline its management. The CPF was created in 1998, when Albany granted the five East End towns — Southampton, East Hampton, Shelter Island, Southold and Riverhead — the right to add a 2-percent sales tax on all real estate sales, which would go into a fund earmarked for preservation. The $500 million that has since
been raised has helped to preserve nearly 10,000 acres of working farms and natural land. Thiele stressed that the program has produced “overwhelmingly successful” results over the ten years since its inception. “It’s one of the most successful land preservation programs in the country,” he said, adding that counties nationwide have based their programs on the East End model. “But issues arise. We put this group together to see what ways we can make the CPF operate better. We’re going to take this input and try to trans(continued on page 32)
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miles north of Long Island and ten from the Connecticut shoreline. Although the project appeared to be gaining momentum when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved it last month, Governor Paterson’s decision now makes it unlikely for construction and implementation to ever move forward. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. (R-Sag Harbor) agrees that Broadwater needed to be blocked. In an exclusive statement issued to Dan’s Papers, Thiele said, “The Broadwater project would have a very direct and adverse impact on the East End of Long Island. Our economy and our environment are inextricably linked — our environment is our economy. Clean water, recreational opportunities and quality
of life are key assets for our economy. They help to sustain agriculture, fishing and our second home industry. Broadwater, by threatening those resources, threatened our entire economy.” Meanwhile, the Broadwater Energy consortium has expressed that there would not be a major environmental negative. According to the statement posted at broadwaterenergy.com, they estimate the gas plant would “result in fewer environmental impacts than any alternatives considered” and “would not impact sensitive onshore or near shore resources.” Local opponents disagree, stating that among other damage, thousands of square feet of lobster habitat would be destroyed by the floating structure’s permanent moorings, that 1.5
square miles surrounding the terminal would become off-limits to public access, and also that Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tankers would serve as a frequent disruption to the Sound’s waterways. Through their website, Broadwater also claims there would be financial benefits for residents on both sides of the Sound, stating that “the project would reduce future natural gas and electricity prices by an average $680 million per year in the New York, Long Island and Connecticut region.” Once again, there’s disagreement and opposition from Island representatives. Former LIPA CEO Richard Kessel has been quoted as saying that Long Islanders would only receive 20-percent of the total savings, and according to Adrienne Esposito, Executive Director of Citizens Campaign For The Environment, it’s simply not possible to guarantee long-term low prices, because the fossil fuel market is unpredictable and dependent on the ever-fluxing costs set by foreign suppliers. Thiele also failed to see the advantage.
“I hope [Broadwater] would keep their word and not appeal.”
“I don’t feel there is any financial effect from the State’s denial of Broadwater. We need alternative energy sources. However, Broadwater was not the answer. It is more of the mistakes of the past, depending on foreign sources of energy. It was also the wrong location. The NYS Department of State has identified better locations for an LNG facility in the Atlantic Ocean, away from Long Island Sound. While Broadwater provided incredible environmental risks, it provided only meager benefits. The bulk of the gas would have been distributed outside of our region.” Now that the governor has blocked the project, Broadwater executives have told the press that they will consider their regulatory and legal options. Thiele expressed his final thoughts on what may happen now that the governor has blocked the project. “The next step is up to Broadwater. They have the opportunity to appeal the State’s decision. I would hope they would keep their word and not appeal. When directly questioned by me several years ago, Broadwater representatives stated they would not pursue their project if they were not wanted in New York State. The State has made a decision and they should proceed with another alternative. If not, the result will be a long and costly battle that they will ultimately lose.” 1045898
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Run, Don’t Walk A New E.H. Urgent Care Facility to Treat Bites, Bumps, Bruises By Katy Gurley If you fall off your bike and break an arm this summer, you won’t have to call 911 and travel to the emergency room at Southampton Hospital, thanks to a new urgent care facility coming to East Hampton on June 15. In fact, at the new center, you can be treated, x-rayed and given a digital copy of your xrays on a disk to give to your own doctor when he or she is available — one of the many services that will be available at this new, and long over due, facility. The East Hampton Urgent Medical Care Center will open on Pantigo Road (also known as the Montauk Highway), east of
Skimhampton Road in the building that used to house the Sports Rehab Network (across the street from Cook, Hall & Hyde insurance company). The center will be open seven days a week, though hours have yet to be determined. The idea for the urgent care center came about as a result of a major health needs assessment study by the healthcare foundation ten years ago. “What we found is that when people need a doctor, they need one right away,” said Henry Murray, chairman of the board of trustees for the health foundation. “The new center represents a real partnership between Southampton Hospital and the
East Hampton Healthcare Foundation, both non-for-profit organizations,” said Fredric Weinbaum, M.D., chief medical officer and chief operating officer of the hospital. The $1 million facility is being funded through private donations to the healthcare foundation. “Private philanthropic money will come from generous donors in the East Hampton community,” said Murray. A third partner in the enterprise is 24/7 Emergency Care, P.C., a group of six doctors that serves Southampton Hospital’s emergency department. Those doctors will also take turns at the new urgent care center, which will be electronically con(continued on the next page)
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? CELLBOATS GET THE CALL By David Lion Rattiner East Hampton is known for not letting big business stomp its way into town. It’s no accident that McDonald’s and KFC don’t have restaurants there. But when it comes to things like cell phone communication, a real Catch-22 arises. On one hand, the board and the residents don’t want to have cell phone towers popping up all over the place, disrupting the natural scenery. On the other hand, having the amount of dropped calls throughout the Town, specifically in Montauk and Springs, can make a person crazy. A new solution to this problem has been
offered to the board, and it’s surprising that they have never thought of it before. With all of the controversy over where to put a cell phone tower so that we can all have better reception, you’d think that the idea of putting it in the mast of a sailboat would’ve come up a long time ago. Cell phone towers on sailboats, or cellboats, as we at Dan’s Papers like to call them, are now being considered, and it has raised the eyebrows of just about every board member in East Hampton Town as well as interested residents. In the past, the general consensus about cell phone towers was that nobody wanted them in
their backyards. In other communities cell phone companies would come in a build their towers with little resistance. But in a place in East Hampton, where the land value and economy are joined at the hip with natural beauty, an effort to curb the towers from popping up in unwanted places began. Companies tried to cooperate, offering to hide towers in fake trees, but environmentalists would have none of it. They didn’t want the unsightly towers anywhere in sight and the fake trees looked ridiculous. But people don’t just want their cell phones these days, they need them. So what (continued on page 32)
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nected with the healthcare foundation and the hospital so that patient records are instantly available. The new center will be staffed with certified emergency room doctors who have an additional three years training in the specialty. In addition to six patient rooms (including two larger procedure rooms) and two waiting rooms, it will be fully equipped with the latest digital x-ray machines and a laboratory that can analyze most blood tests. Physicians on staff can electronically send results and x-rays to the hospital for instant interpretation. “This center is for urgent care, which means that you need a doctor right away and can’t wait for your own doctor, who may be unavailable,” said Murray. It will be especially good news for summer residents and vacationers, whose personal doctors are miles away. At first, one emergency physician, one nurse and one aide will be available at the center, though another doctor and possibly a physician’s assistant will be added as necessary,
among many other conditions. It is not the place to go, however, for extreme conditions such as strokes or heart attacks, Wiggins said, or in place of regular visits to primary care doctors who provide ongoing treatment. “If it’s something you would call 911 for, it’s probably best if you go to the hospital,” he said. If people do come in with extreme illnesses, he added, they will be stabilized at the center and sent by ambulance to the hospital. Ambulances will not serve the center because they can only go to state-approved receiving centers, such as hospitals. Though the former sports therapy building has been Sheila Rogers, Fredric Weinbaum, M.D., Henry Murray, Darren Wiggins, M.D. gutted to make way for the especially as the summer population swells. renovations, the exterior will remain the “We’ll see a lot of lacerations, ear aches, same, officials said. The interior is being sprains, strains and broken bones, along with designed for maximum flexibility, so that asthma and allergy sufferers,” said the new areas can be changed as the center grows and head of the center, Darren Wiggins, M.D., who its needs become clearer. has also served (and will continue to) as chairSheila Rogers, the director of programs and man of the emergency center at Southampton administration at the healthcare foundation, Hospital for the past ten years. said residents of East Hampton would receive The center will also treat tick bites and a letter and brochure about the new center Lyme disease, colds, viruses and infections, before it opens.
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From Swansea to Sag Dylan Thomas Fans Won’t Go Gentle into that Good Night By Victoria L. Cooper Ask yourself this: When was the first time you heard a Dylan Thomas poem? It was the eleventh grade for me. My English teacher at the time, a retired NYPD cop and avid admirer of Thomas, read us the poet’s most famous work, “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night,” the haunting lines ringing out: Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. His blistering imagery and wise couth are like fire and ice — the life condensed into a mere line. But as history had it, Thomas lived a short and fruitful life that has influenced countless artists (including America’s folk king, Bob Dylan) with his lasting impressions. He died in November 1953, at the age of 39 in the Chelsea Hotel in New York City. William Faulkner, E.E. Cummings, Tennessee Williams and other prolific literati attended the funeral and his wife, Caitlin Thomas, escorted his body back to Wales to be buried. But Thomas lives on today — even after so many years since his last words were put on paper. People have an affinity for Thomas because his writing speaks to the soul — it
strikes like lightning — deep and bright with eternal energy. Although the East End has been a destination for writers and poets — Arthur Miller, Truman Capote, and John Steinbeck — a historic literary “happening” has not occurred in some time. Until last week. The Hamptons welcomed the 2008 Dylan Thomas Tribute Tour of America, featuring the poet’s daughter,
Jones also focuses on the Welsh devices (cynghanedd) that he uses a background to his poems. The Hamptons tour was in two parts — part one of the program was given at the home of Jane and Ken Schwartz in North Haven, part two at the Southampton Inn, hosted by Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan of the North Sea Poetry Scene. The tour continues across America — Manhattan, Massachusetts, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado and California. Stanley Barkan, a writer and publisher at Cross-Cultural Communications, who has produced some 350 titles in 50 different languages to date, organized the tour under the guidance of Vince Clemente, a Sag Harbor poet and mentor to many Long Island poets. Even though Thomas and Jones only spent a short week on the East End, the relationship between Sag Harbor and Swansea, on the south coast of Wales, is more than just a hop across the “pond.” Many more literary events are proposed, notably the publication Bridging the Waters: Swansea to Sag Harbor, a first in a series of books co-published by Cross-Cultural Communications and The Seventh Quarry Swansea Poetry Magazine.
A historic literary “happening” has not occurred on the East End in some time. Until now. Aeronwy Thomas, and Peter Thabit Jones. During the program, Ms. Thomas answers questions about her father and reads his works as well as her own poems, primarily taken from her new book, Burning Bridges. Peter Thabit Jones, poet and editor of the Swansea-based poetry journal, The Seventh Quarry, reads his own work from The Lizard Catchers, and lectures on Dylan Thomas.
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The books will feature one American and one British poet. Aeronwy Thomas, the daughter of Dylan and Caitlin Thomas, was born in London and raised in Laugharne, South Wales. She is President of the Dylan Thomas Society, Swansea, patron of the EDS Dylan Thomas Literary Award, President of the Alliance of Literary Societies, and was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wales, Swansea in 2003. As well as having been published in many literary magazines and anthologies, she has several published books. Ms. Thomas is a petite woman with an enormous sense of humor and wit. Itâ€™s public knowledge that Bob Dylan (born Robert Zimmerman), was a huge fan of Dylan Thomas and his song â€œLet Me Die in My Footstepsâ€? is constantly compared to â€œDo Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night.â€? Then thereâ€™s the name change, which the singer did, supposedly, because â€œZimmermanâ€? wouldnâ€™t be catchy enough. Perhaps the ultimate form of flattery. Ms. Thomas wrote about this quirky situation in her poem, â€œSorry.â€? You should be sorry, Bob D. you poached the name from my dad Memphis not-near-the-sea cannot catch sea-son of wave
My dad was Dylan Thomas thatâ€™s what I say honest. Not that I want to brag Bob Dylan doesnâ€™t quite have The seashell sound of the grave itâ€™s all over now baby blue Sorry Bob. Peter Jones, who has been called a modern day Dylan Thomas, has an extensive writing background as the author of eight books of poetry and one prose book. Published in many anthologies from Penguin, Oxford
University Press, and British Council Moscow, Jonesâ€™ poetry has been translated into a dozen languages and one of his most recent poems, â€œStones,â€? is written eloquently and is quite moving: Stones take to each other naturally, Like a family of sleeping creatures, The large ones accommodate little ones, To create a colony of hardness. The Dylan Thomas Tribute Tour, which began the first week in April, was originally expected to coincide with the release of The Edge of Love, a film about the Thomases starring Sienna Miller as Caitlin MacNamara (Dylanâ€™s wife) and Keira Knightly as Vera Philips, a close friend, and Mathew Rhys as Dylan Thomas. Sharman Macdonald (the mother of Keira Knightly) wrote the film, produced by Rebekah Gilbertson and directed by John Maybury. A release date has not yet been determined. The tour will conclude in New York City with a Dylan Thomas Walking Tour of the City hosted by the Wales International Center on May 4, the day before the poets return to Wales. Video of these poets and many other readings are online at poetryvlog.com.
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Who’s Here By Victoria L. Cooper “You start out creating them and they wind up creating you,” said Roger Rosenblatt of characters in his latest novel Beet, a satirical look at university life. This is Rosenblatt’s second novel, the first being the national bestseller Lapham Rising. In addition, he has written ten non-fiction books and 300-plus essays and articles over the last three decades. Rosenblatt is writing two one act plays for Flea Theatre in Manhattan and is also in the process of writing the screenplay for Lapham Rising for the same company that produced Michael Clayton. A resident and lover of Quogue, Rosenblatt is a Fulbright scholar with five honorary doctorates in addition to a Ph.D. from Harvard, where he made history by teaching modern literature and writing (1968-1973), earning recognition at the age of 29 for being the youngest House Master in Harvard’s history. At one point in his career, Rosenblatt found himself at the helm of two major national news magazines, U.S. News and World Report and TIME. His work as a columnist and editor of the Washington Post and the New Republic would lead him to award city with a Peabody, two George Polk awards and an Emmy for his work in TIME. The Children of War, a close investigation of what life is like for the children in five war-torn nations, won the Polk Award in Journalism and the Robert F. Kennedy Book award in 1983. In addition, it drew a nomination from the National Book Critics Circle, a group Rosenblatt once served on as a board member. Aside from writing, Rosenblatt’s other passion is teaching — at Columbia, Georgetown, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Swarthmore, Long Island University and our very own East End gem, Stony Brook Southampton. Just last month he was awarded the highest honor in the SUNY system as a faculty designation of Distinguished Professor. Rosenblatt believes that Stony Brook’s MFA is equal to if not the best of writing programs in the country. “The writers here are so talented and they really like each other – it’s a great place to be.” Two weeks ago he read at the Writers Speak series at Stony Brook Southampton, which is held every Wednesday and is free and open to the public. “I love the readings. It’s a family event and a big deal for writers to let each other know
Roger Rosenblatt Author we’re encouraging and wishing them well,” said Rosenblatt. For someone who’s been teaching since the age of 22, he feels that he has finally learned how to do it. “You’ve got to write a lot and live a lot too. I’ve done both. It helps to get the students to believe in them-
that rests on top of the highest point on Stony Brook Southampton’s campus. Of course there was no university then, but there were manicured lawns and a view of the ocean. In 1987, Rosenblatt rented in Quogue and finally broke through to the homeowner side in 1995, buying a home and establishing himself as a fulltime resident. In addition to his academic and writing pursuits, Rosenblatt enjoys dining at Robert’s in Water Mill and the Stone Creek Inn in East Quogue. While he enjoys fine dining, his tastes are more basic — nothing is as satisfying as a slice of pizza from Francesca’s in Hampton Bays or some Chinese food from Johnny Chih’s in Westhampton. But Rosenblatt is happiest in Quogue with his grandchildren at the beach. Far from slapstick humor, Beet transcends an uncanny wit and Rosenblatt added that he wrote along the seam of “the way life could be and the way life is,” mixed between serious chapters about teaching curricula and the academic mind allowing by contrast to “give truth to his humor.” The novel unfolds at Beet, an old money liberal arts college 40 miles north of Boston that defines itself as a “Collegium for Young Men in the Service of Almighty God and Livestock” – thus the college motto “Desus Libri Porci.” It is represented by the best school mascot ever – a pig. But this fine institution wouldn’t be possible if not for the gifts bestowed by Nathaniel Beet, an “American divine and wealthiest pig farmer in the New England colonies.” But the true struggle in this story is that Beet has lost its endowment and villainous Joel Bollvate, a swanky real estate dealer, has his eyes on the prime 210 acres. All the while, ultra humanist Olivia Porterfield tries to save the college from going under. Rosenblatt explained that men and women who have read Beet have told him that they “want to marry Porterfield.” She’s the ideal woman – sexy, competent, witty and foul mouthed. Beet is filled with interesting characters who readers feel they’ve already spent time with on the quad or in the dining hall. There’s an aspiring terrorist “Akim ben Laden,” the only student enrolled in Homeland Security who wants to blow up the school, but has trouble learning how to make a bomb. Radical feminist poet Matha Polite (pronounced like elite) who with five other students is determined to bring
At one point in his career, Rosenblatt found himself at the helm of two major national news magazines, U.S. News and World Report and TIME. selves. That’s the magical part.” Growing up, Rosenblatt came to the East End during summer family vacations and in a sense he’s never left his home. His father, a doctor, used to take the family to stay at the former Tucker Mill Inn, a beautiful building
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run great distances unimpeded is not an unusual sight at the park. One particular chocolate lab named Buddy looked like Secretariat, the great triple-crown horse, when he was in full stride. The beauty of watching the dogs play without fear of being hit by a car or running away is a real treat to the owners. Located every 20 yards are pooperscoopers, so the owners can easily clean up after the dogs. At the entrance of the park are doggy bags provided by the Town, although most owners bring their own. This is park is a special ground for dog lovers. Ruth has an unoffi-
cial email list that includes about 100 dog owners and serves as a newsletter to the Springs Park dog community. She is one of the major voices in organizing the upcoming cleanup, which is the second one this year. Last time a spirited group of about 40 participated in scouring the park. But the cleanup goes beyond that function, as dog owner and neighbors bond. A huge tree trunk mounted on a stand donated by Terry Kemper is about six feet long and called the “Dog Log.” It was once located at Wiborg Beach in East Hampton where many people use to walk their dogs before the park was established. When a storm moved the log into a precarious spot at the beach, the Town planned to remove it, but Kemper saved the log and moved it to the Springs Park. Over the years, many owners have carved their dogs’ names into the log. Jim Zajac often circles the fenced-in area to check for holes in need of repair, and then fixes them at his own expense. It is just that kind of community. One dilemma those who frequent the park encounter is the huge potholes on the dirt road leading to the fenced-in area. Betsy Ruth said that Julia Prince, a member of the Town of East Hampton Board, believes this situation will be dealt with in the near future. During a recent visit to the park, I watched Ruth’s lab Belle play with Sarabelle Prince’s chocolate labs Molly and Buddy. A chocolate lab named Sergeant and a black lab named Lance soon joined them. In no time the five labs were rambling about like children during school recess.
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Beet down, hatches schemes like “The Trojan Pig” to disrupt campus life. In fiction problems arise — sometimes the author doesn’t develop the characters enough, sometimes the author has too large an imagination and the story is too fantastical and far out. But in Beet, the foibles and disjointed aspects of university life are real. It’s an addicting book that will make anyone who has gone to, worked at, or sent a child to college laugh and cry a little bit. It comes as no surprise that Rosenblatt had been “thinking about writing Beet for over 30 years.” It took him six months to finish the novel but like many of his other works, Rosenblatt “brews” over the subject matter and once the pen hits the paper it’s pure poetry — with a humorous twist, of course.
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Twentysomething…By David Lion Rattiner Mr. Broadwater Stuart F. Lane has the title of Mr. Broadway, but I have to give the title of Mr. Broadwater to Governor Paterson. He may have admitted to having sex with a bunch of women during a rocky point in his marriage, but the man said no to Broadwater. Hallelujiah! Paterson’s vision was crystal clear when he told Broadwater to go scratch. To be honest, I had given up all faith in the political system from the state level up, and on the Broadwater issue, felt they were going to be parked in the Sound by summer. But when Paterson got up there and pretty much said, “Broadwater, you suck,” it made me feel a sense of pride to be from New York. Not only that, but it made me realize that there are still politicians who are not totally in it for personal gain, but also for the people they represent. Cue “God Bless America.” I’m mad about my propane bill just like anybody else, but I don’t believe for a second that having Broadwater in the Sound would lower it. Anybody who thinks Broadwater would have reduced the bills substantially is not living on this planet. Big oil is the most profitable business right now and it isn’t because they are lowering prices.
ideas on how to stop Broadwater from turning the Sound into their personal commercial space. Was anybody else as angry as I was after we simultaneously watched a wind power project get turned down for the Sound and Broadwater’s plans appear to move forward? How could we vote down wind power on the ground of visual pollution and not vote down Broadwater on the same grounds, plus environmental and terrorist threats? That just doesn’t make any sense. But what does these days? Not a whole lot, if you ask me. But Paterson’s decision on Broadwater was a real morale lifter. It was more then just a vote against something he
didn’t want. It represented, to me at least, a sign that not everybody in politics is gonna cower to things like this. It represented doing the right thing even when money is thrown in your face. I give the guy a lot of credit for standing up against a company like Broadwater. There is no doubt in my mind that they showed up at his doorstep with a suitcase full of cash. Can you imagine how terrible it would have been if last week Paterson got up there with a big smile on his face, sporting a new Rolex and said Broadwater was the next best thing since sliced bread? It could have happened, folks, it almost did happen, but it didn’t and we have Mr. Broadwater to thank.
“It’s a shady business, but somebody’s got to do it.”
I was so angry when Broadwater tried to muscle their way into the Sound. I know not of a single entity or person in support of this project. Everybody has pretty much demanded that they come up with another solution. But like bullies, they just pressed on like they didn’t care. They aired commercials trying to get us all used to the idea of this monstrosity. They hired scientists who delivered environmental impact statements. “Oh, a giant floating gas machine in the Sound? That’s no big deal. It’s not gonna bother anybody. By the way, where do I pick up my check?” Do I blame them for doing this? Of course not. After all, there is money to be made. It’s what these companies do and for some reason it seemed like our environmentalist groups and lawyers ran out of
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By Dan Rattiner A Letter to the General Public: The Hampton Subway Club, which as you know purchased the Hampton Subway and shut it down, is now in negotiations with the State of New York to determine the future of this facility. However, until something definite is forthcoming, the Hampton Subway Club will continue with its plan to convert this broken down old subway system into an exclusive underground club for those fortunate few who can afford the very best. On the other hand, the owners of the Hampton Subway Club fully understand the importance of this facility to the Hamptons, and we are certainly open to canceling our plans provided that correct compensation is provided to us. Much renovation has been done, including the plans provided by Robert Trent Jones Jr. for the conversion of the D Line through North Haven and Noyac into the best nine-hole underground golf course in the world. In any case, the current financial plan by
Albany lawmakers to rescue this treasured facility is well below what would be required for us to consider making a deal. In addition to the $800,000 we paid the previous owner for this woefully behind the times 60-mile subway system, we anticipate that the necessary repairs to the system to make it useable again, either as a club or as a transportation system, would cost us $1 billion. So it is understandable that our minimum requirement, and we do consider our love for this treasured facility, to be no less than $1.2 billion. I suppose it is just too bad that the current negotiations with the State have to go on in the public arena, but I would say that from what we have heard so far, the current bill in Albany, put forward by several assemblymen and senators there, would call for the dedicating of the next ten years worth of the real estate transfer tax money collected on eastern Long Island to this purchase — and this
amount of money raised is woefully inadequate. The total they project would be just $500 million, and that would take place only if the transfer tax money were to continue on at the pace it has before, which seems unlikely since we are now entering a recession. So, Albany, no, no and no again. You’ll just have to do better. And so our plans proceed. And unfortunately, considering the inevitability of trouble once we had a look at the books of the subway system — the conviction and scheduled execution of the former Subway Commissioner, Bill Aspinall, is getting closer and closer. The man simply must pay for his crimes. At the present time, he is expected to die in the electric chair on May 14, 2008. We offer condolences to his family. Sean MacTavish Manager Hampton Subway Club
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was a good town to do? Thankfully, a very clever company called Omnipoint Communications offered up the idea that seems to be a win/win, showing that if you put in the extra effort, solutions are possible. Putting the cell phone tower inside the large mast of a sailboat that shoots up into the sky seems like a no-brainer. The masts, a common sight, are beautiful and more than welcome in the community. Bravo Omnipoint. We like your style. It certainly seems like a better plan than the fake trees that can be easily spotted because of the exposed wiring. But what exactly would having cellboats mean? Well, for starters, a cellboat standing around all year long in a boat yard would be an excel-
lent solution to the dropped call issue in the Hamptons. Nobody would really notice the boat because it would blend in with the others. But what happens if somebody takes the cellboat out for a sail? Sooner than you think, you might have a conversation in the Hamptons that goes something like this: â€œCan you hear me now? No? Hmm, I guess George has gone sailing for the day. Weâ€™ll wait until he gets back.â€? Of course, this is not the case with cellboats. Omnipoint needs to have these Photo by David Lion Rattiner
boats in one spot year-round, and plans to use an actual boat to try out the idea. The East Hampton Town Board likes the idea and understands the need for better cellular service. East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill McGintee supports the concept, too. The only concern about cellboats is that Omnipoint will not use an authenticlooking boat, and instead will create an eyesore. The other concern is keeping people, kids especially, off the boats, which can be solved by keeping the boats in areas that contain other boats and are fenced off. The plan is to use some of the Townâ€™s waterfront property in Springs to place the cellboat year-round. The cell phone company will rent the land that the boat sits on from the Town, and assuming that everything works, the idea will spread to other areas in need. What a nice little world we live in with man, cell phone tower, and sailboat living together in harmony.
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late that into a legislative proposal.â€? Thiele said they are working with a strict timeline, though, since any proposed legislation would have to be introduced before the end of the legislative session. An interesting bit of information that came to light was that, because of the high cost of real estate in Southampton and East Hampton, those towns generated a tremendous amount of money toward the CPF. The group questioned whether money from one town could legally be used in another â€” the idea being that funds could be transferred to help preserve common areas, such as the Peconic Bay. Another suggestion was that each town have a rolling, three-year Management and Stewardship Program Plan that would define its objectives and priorities for that time period. Thiele says the management and stewardship plan will add transparency to the preservation process. â€œ[Itâ€™s] a key thing,â€? he said. The task force also called for regular audits of the fund and documentation to keep track of when the CPF is charged for the salaries and other fringe benefits of town personnel who are not actually CPF staff members. Calling some of the ideas â€œbold,â€? LaValle told the task force they have given the legislators a lot to consider, adding that he wanted to move slowly before making any major changes. â€œWe need to see that, at a time when people are looking at their government with jaded eyes, whether weâ€™re spending their money in an appropriate way and the best way,â€? he said. â€œ[Are these suggestions] ahead of where we need to be in 2008? Some we could do right away, but I want to make sure 2008 is the appropriate year to do these things.â€?
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when policemen and highway workers put out orange traffic cones to form a temporary third eastbound lane for eight months a year. This was a dangerous business, with all those people on the road putting the cones out in the dark at 6 a.m. and then picking them back up at 9 a.m. It also ends the perception, held universally in recent years, that getting in and out of the Hamptons is something that is almost impossible. And it also ends a tremendous expenditure of extra gasoline used by cars in traffic jams, and it ends the lost wages that locals experienced trying to get to work here at 9 a.m. but arriving at 10 a.m.
Still, as I said, though traffic on the easterly two lanes is proportionally less than the traffic on the five westerly lanes of the Montauk Highway, there is now a whole lot more traffic out east. The Hamptons is the Hamptons, after all. And if you build it, as the phrase goes, they will come. And so now, they do. As a result of all this, there will be more commerce everywhere on the East End, but the cost of it will be an ever worsening parking situation, crowds on the back roads and an entirely greater and more urban way of life. We asked for it. We got it. What were we • thinking?
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On the way there and back, I had some adventures. First of all, walking along hefting this bag, it occurred to me I had just made a decision not to leave a shoulder bag in a police station. It’s the POLICE station. I am so ridiculous. At the light where Cedar meets North Main, I was hailed by a friend in a car that was stopped at the light. “Hey Dan!” he shouted. I waved, smiled and marched on. This is a terrible corner to have to negotiate on foot, even with the traffic light. I almost got hit by a car both going and coming back. Coming back, I was actually in the crosswalk going across the street when a Prius menaced me. Move, buddy, we’re comin’ through, it said. I stopped and glared at the driver and pointed to the white crosshatch I was standing in. And he decided not to run me over. So I stared at him and made various victorious postures at him. I wondered why I had challenged him like that. I decided that it was because I was so pissed I would have felt a great sense of satisfaction if I had been run over. That’s the mood I was in. The police station is in the same building as the fire trucks. At the corner where you cross Cedar Street on foot heading south, there is a crosswalk and a pedestrian button, but there is no pedestrian button going eastbound, although there is a crosswalk. My theory is that if you pressed a button to cross to the west at the same time the four giant fire trucks came roaring and clanging out of the firehouse, the computer that controls the pedestrian button would explode. But maybe I’m wrong. Balcuns Gas Station was an interesting experience. They are usually very nice to me. This time I walked into the office to find three people, one of whom I knew, motionlessly staring at a TV directly over the door where you come in. They continued looking up there. There was no nod, no hello. Apparently it was the interesting part. Finally I told them I was there to pay the $150 towing fee. One of the three people was a woman sitting on an old upholstered chair with a cat on her lap. She patted the cat. And she spoke very slowly. “It’s one hundred and sixty-two dollars and ninety-three cents,” she said, pronouncing every word very carefully. “How do you want to pay it? And what kind of car was it?” I told her cash and a Tahoe. She motioned to a young man, who had also been looking up at
the TV, to get the file for her and then handle the transaction. The interesting part was still going on when we had finished. I walked back. Back at the police lobby, the woman slid the one-way glass open and told me to wait a moment, and so I did. As she told me that, a lovely woman with a flower in her hair entered the lobby and greeted me warmly. It was Lee Lawler, the Spanish teacher at the middle school who taught two of my four kids. “Say hello to David for me,” she said. Then she told the woman who was still up there next to the slider that she’d lost her cell phone and just on the odd chance it had been brought in to the police station she thought she’d come by to ask. The woman said she’d send an officer out and she could fill out a police report. And then Officer Erickson appeared with some paperwork. I showed him the towing receipt. And he told me he’d give me a receipt for the $165 impound fee if I peeled off the twenties and the five. I wasn’t quite sure if he thought he was doing me a favor by charging me $165 instead of $162.93. He had said it had to be the exact amount. “Suppose I gave you $180?” I asked him. It was a test. “Would you tell me I couldn’t get the car or would you keep the extra?” “I think we’d give you your car. But since you knew it had to be exact, I guess we’d keep the difference. We just don’t have a cashbox or a register here.” “Sort of as a donation.” “Sure.” Officer Erickson took my money and went over the receipts, told me an officer in a police car would be coming around front and when I saw him get in and he’d take me to the impound. This only took a minute or two. The car pulled up. There was a big black leather zipper bag on the passenger seat, so I got in the back where the prisoners go. A cage separated the back from the front. And I noticed the door locks had been removed. Most interesting was that there was no upholstered rear seat, just a molded plastic bench. Also there was a panel under the bottom of the front seat so you couldn’t put your shoes underneath it. This officer was Steve Shades who also asked to be remembered to David because he went to school with him. “I’m really not a danger of going wild back here,” I told him. “It’s something new we’re trying. Some people, when we’re taking them in, they shove
things into the upholstery of the seat back there. So we have to search every time. With this we don’t have to.” I was sitting sideways and banging around with every bump. I told him I didn’t think this would catch on with cars for the general public. He was very polite. When we got to the impound area — and I could see my beautiful white Tahoe still in there! — he walked around the car to let me out. But of course he did. I was locked in. I hugged my car. You’re such a good car. I’m just so happy now. And I slowly drove home, the officer following me for a bit as I went on my way. You want to transfer a plate? Remember the answer. •
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“HAVE A HEART” COCKTAIL PARTY “Have a Heart” held their annual fundraiser cocktail party at 75 Main restaurant in Southampton on Saturday, April 5. Cocktails and hors d’oeurves were served and a luxury raffle was held.
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The Book Cottage The Amazingly Adorable Scene At The Book Cottage in Southold By Phyllis Lombardi Don’t judge a cottage by its cover. Though the cottage is located in Southold, has a welcoming sunporch, lace-curtained windows and flowers lining the lawn, there’s not a real estate agency on the North Fork that would have it as a listing. That’s because this cottage is the Book Cottage, home to hundreds of used books. The Friends of Southold Free Library run the place and a mighty impressive job that group does. The Book Cottage, staffed by volunteers, is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Stop in and say hello to volunteers Janeth Wanzor, Mary Jane Gross, and Betty Fitzpatrick, as I did on a recent Saturday morning. They’ll tell you a bit about the Book Cottage and then you can browse. Years ago, this pretty little home was just that – a home. Part of a package given to the Southold librarian. Just a few feet behind Southold Library, the home was comfortable and convenient. It’s still comfortable and convenient, although it’s home now to used audio books, magazines, puzzles and sheet music, as well as books. They’re sold at very modest prices and proceeds go to the library. As I walked the path to the cottage, I steeled myself against buying one more book. Naturally I weakened but that’s not uncommon at the Book Cottage. Now on to that porch. I call it Paperback Porch. Shelves of paperbacks, tables full of paperbacks – mysteries, romances, whatever there is in paperback. All for pennies. So much temptation here that one
might never reach the hard-cover area. But reach it I did. I discovered that fiction is arranged alphabetically by author, as in any library. But non-fiction is shelved by topic – from art to zoology. Wow! I should have brought my lunch. This was serious stuff. Where did it all come from? Most of it arrives via North Fork donors. Like Jeannie Schmidt of Cutchogue who came with an armload of books for the Book Cottage. Jeannie calls the place her “second home” and says her father, Peter, feels the same way. Of course Jeannie bought a book – Memory of Death by Nora Roberts. Now another donor, Peter Stevens, who lives in Southold and owns The Book Scout in Greenport. Peter’s donations filled a couple of cartons. All donations, by the way, are stored in a back room and shelved as time permits. That room also houses a refrigerator stocked with soda and cranberry juice. Thirsty work, sorting and shelving. And who purchases the books, tapes, and other good stuff? Seems everyone on the North Fork. The first shopper this morning was Stephanie Schriefer of Greenport. She’s a Stephen King fan and has been for years. But this morning Stephanie’s search was delayed as she discussed King’s work with another browser. I’ll add that I heard several conversations among shoppers – and not all about books. Strangers exchanged recipes, restaurant reviews, medical histories. Real life on the North Fork. Connie Ruk of Southold visits the Book Cottage
twice a week. Her special love is an old book with an inscription from giver to recipient. Recently Connie came across such a child’s book, inscribed in 1938. Who had given the book, she wondered, and what about the child who received it. Where were they now? Connie says simply, “I love books.” “It’s a ritual,” says Karen Cullen, who works in Mattituck and lives in Southold. Every Saturday morning, with a Westchester friend, Karen stops at the Book Cottage. For her own reading and for her daughter Kristin, a first-year English teacher in California. Kristin set up a bookshelf in her classroom and students help themselves. Karen sends boxes of Book Cottage paperbacks to the students with love. Finally, meet Southold’s Bill Andrejack. Bill’s a student at Suffolk County Community College, having just returned from four years in the United States Marines. That included Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Now Bill visits the Book Cottage and “usually picks out about a dozen books.” Bill hopes to write and direct movies. Yes, he’s kept a written record of his military experiences. Our gratitude and good wishes to you, Bill. Let’s sum up the Book Cottage with words from Peconic’s John Skabry as he purchased books for his grandchildren. “Thank you for operating this little library.”
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Dan’s North Fork OVER
with Lenn Thompson
Sprightly Whites and a Rose to Boot When you’re looking for food-friendly wines, it only makes sense to head to a winery owned by long-time restaurateurs. On the North Fork, that means a trip to Shinn Estate Vineyards up on Oregon Road in Mattituck. Owners Barbara Shinn and David Page may have sold their Greenwich Village restaurant, “Home”, last winter, but Page — who served as the restaurant’s executive chef, remains in the kitchen. Now, he whips up locally inspired seasonal breakfasts for guests of their vineyard-side bed and breakfast, the Shinn Estate Farmhouse, which is fast becoming the one-stop wine country destination. Guests staying at the Farmhouse — and those visiting the tasting room — have four newly released wines — three white, one pink — to look forward to now that spring has arrived. They are the first wines made by the winery’s new winemaker, Anthony Nappa. Shinn Estate Vineyards’ 2007 Coalesence ($14) is a new creation for the winery, a blend of 60% sauvignon blanc, 30% chardonnay, 5% Semillon and 5% viognier. The nose is fairly expressive with ripe peaches, white flowers and lemon zest, the primary aromas. Light and fresh, it’s lemony and a little grassy with just a little minerality. It’s wasn’t the
most flavorful wine of my tasting—that’s the next wine— but it’s nice and a decent everyday sipper. The best of the new releases — it was just released on the 15th — is Shinn Estate Vineyards’ 2007 First Fruit ($23), their nod to the white wines of Bordeaux. Made with 96% sauvignon blanc and 4% Semillon, this First Fruit is always the first wine I reach for when it comes to local sauvignon. The nose is expressive with fresh pear, lemon, grapefruit, and herbal-grassy notes mingling. The palate brings similar flavors—with the addition of a squirt of lime and a sprinkling of salty minerality. Medium bodied and impeccably balanced with snappy acidity, this is a wine born beside the sea and one that goes with anything from the sea. The unoaked Shinn Estate Vineyards’ 2007 Chardonnay ($17) was the only slightly disappointing wine of the lot, offering nice apple and
lemon character, but little else. It pales next to its superbright brethren. As we discussed last week, there are many styles of rose on Long Island, and Shinn Estate Vineyards’ 2007 Rose ($15) is at one end of the spectrum. Some roses are almost like white wines with food coloring, this one is really just a lightly colored red. A medium pink, it’s medium bodied and brings briar, strawberry, watermelon and a faintly buttery note. Dry, but fruity, and with a little skin tannin noticeable, this is a rose to enjoy with a wide range of foods. Think barbeque chicken, think grilled salmon, think burgers. Heck, I tasted it with a barely rare steak last weekend and it worked surprisingly well. Visit www.shinnestatevineyard.com for more information or to order. Get your hands on the First Fruit before it sells out — it never lasts long enough.
North Fork Events FRIDAY, APRIL 18 HOME SOLAR ENERGY PROGRAM- 7:30 p.m. check out the Earth Day home solar energy program at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Free seminar with Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy of Long Island; learn about solar rebates, how to generate your own electricity and reduce your carbon footprint. 631-477-0553, firstname.lastname@example.org. FUNDRAISER AT DUCKWALK- From 7 p.m.-midnight enjoy ‘An Elegant Evening with the Grand Ladies of Song, fundraiser hosted by Decision Women in Commerce & Professions, at Duck Walk Vineyards North, Southold. Event includes continuously served gourmet appetizers paired with wines, dessert, coffee, tea, dessert wines and live auction. Entertainment features singing performers of St. George Productions, who re-create personas of Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Faye Emerson and others. Tickets: $150; proceeds to benefit Long Island Cares, Long Island Farm Bureau and Good Shepherd Hospice. Evening attire encouraged. 631-7653500, www.duckwalk.com. OPENING RECEPTION- From 5-8 p.m. check out an opening reception for juried exhibit “The Creative Process.” On view through May 30. Wednesdays, April 30, May 28 and June 18—Watercolor workshops with Marilyn Gartelmann. Call for times and locations. 631-369-2171, www.eastendarts.org. THE BLUE MASQUES- At 8 p.m. the Riverhead High School Blue Masques present ‘Urinetown, The Musical’ in Charles Cordona Auditorium. Directed by Sean O’Hara; choreography and assistant direction by RHS sophomore Jessica Benitez. Pit orchestra directed by David Loddengaard. Tickets: advance, $8; at door, $10; seniors, $5. 631-369-6750.
SATURDAY, APRIL 19 GARLIC MUSTARD FESTIVAL- At 11 a.m. the Earth Day Garlic Mustard Festival takes place at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Help pull alien invasive plants from ground behind Red House, then enjoy cooking demonstrations and dishes that feature this old-fashioned herb. 631-477-0553, email@example.com. LIVE CONCERT AT THE VAIL-LEAVITT- At 8 p.m. singer/guitarist Anthony Gomes plays in concert at the VailLeavitt Music Hall, Riverhead. Tickets: advance, $15; at door,
$20. 631-727-5782, www.vail-leavitt.org. THE BLUE MASQUES- At 8 p.m. Riverhead High School Blue Masques presents ‘Urinetown, The Musical’ in Charles Cordona Auditorium. Directed by Sean O’Hara; choreography and assistant direction by RHS sophomore Jessica Benitez. Pit orchestra directed by David Loddengaard. Tickets: advance, $8; at door, $10; seniors, $5. 631-369-6750. CAR WASH- From 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: ‘Drive Thru for Peru’ car wash sponsored by Youth Group of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School, Aquebogue, in parking lot. Proceeds to fund mission trip to Peru slated for summer. 631722-4000, ext. 10. METEOR SHOWER AT CUSTER- From 8 p.m.-midnight is the Lyrid meteor shower which peaks on night of the full moon; observe and listen with new research equipment, at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. Suggested donation: nonmembers, $5; children under 14, $3. 765-2626, CusterDonna@yahoo.com. POLISH TOWN LOT SALE- From 9 a.m.-3 p.m. check out the parking lot sale on Lincoln Street in Polish Town, hosted by Polish Town Civic Association, features many vendors with collectibles and household items. NATURE WALK- At 9 a.m. the KeySpan nature walk features spring birding with Mary Laura Lamont, at Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead. Co-sponsored by Peconic Land Trust. Two-mile walk through trails; bring birding scope or binoculars and wear sturdy shoes. Fee: members,$5; nonmembers, $6; registration required. Heavy rain cancels. Fees support Hallockville’s educational programs. 631-298-5292, www.hallockville.com.
SUNDAY, APRIL 20 TRADITIONAL MUSIC PRESENTATION- At 2:30 p.m. check out the ‘Traditional Music from the Andes’ presentation by Walter Purizaca that features traditional instruments from South America, ancient string instruments, drums and traditional melodies, at Southold Indian Museum. 631-765-5577, www.southoldindianmuseum.com. EARTH DAY EXHIBIT WITH CORNELL COOPERATIVE- From 10 a.m.-4p.m. enjoy the Earth Day Celebration featuring interactive exhibits, nature walks, beach grass planting, live entertainment, trail cleanups, marine life exhibits, activities for kids, face painting and more. 631-854-
4949. From 12:30-1:30 p.m. enjoy the Earth Day Celebration hike with staff from Cornell Cooperative Extension. Meet in main parking lot; preregistration required. 631-587-2873 THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GOES BROADWAYFrom 1:30 p.m.-6 p.m. enjoy music of Broadway and delicious meal at Knights of Columbus, Cutchogue. Donation: $25. Tickets: 631-765-9243, 631-765-2321. ABILITY FAIR- From 1-5 p.m. the Ability Fair features crafts including pottery, ceramics, knitting and jewelry made by individuals with developmental disabilities; sponsored by Friends Unlimited Inc. Reception April 19, 1-5 p.m., includes awards presentation and refreshments. For information or to register, call 631-298-8416 before April 12.
UPCOMING EVENTS THE NORTH FORK AUDUBON SOCIETY- At 8 a.m. on Tuesdays with Tom; visit various local birding “hot spots” including Dune Road on South Fork, with Tom Damiani, in search of wintering birds; dress appropriately for weather. Meet for carpooling at Red House, Inlet Pond County Park, Greenport. Nonmembers, $5. 631-275-3202, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONGOING EVENTS WEIGHT LOSS – The second Tuesday of every month, Dr. RussL’HommeDieu, a physical therapist holds a free weight management lecture & discussion session for people fighting similar weight loss problems. The discussion is moderated by Dr. Russ, who has upheld a 200-pound weight loss himself. Space is limited. For more information contact New Life at 888-446-7764. REIKI CIRCLES- Reiki Circles Monday Nights @ Grace Episcopal Church Last Monday of the month, meetings are held at Peconic Bay Medical Center. For more Information, contact Ellen J. McCabe at (631) 727-2072 SKATEBOARDING – Great skate park in Greenport offering ramps and a half pipe. Call 631-477-2385 for hours. INDIAN MUSEUM – In Southold, open Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 631-765-5577. CAROUSEL – The Greenport Village carousel in Mitchell Park is open Saturdays, Sundays and school holidays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 631-477-2200.
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Dan’s North Fork
A Local Performance For A Home Stage Local Grandchildren Pack A House For A Home Theater Performance Not To Be Forgotten mom, Maryann. Fortunately Maryann is not a cookie-counter ’cause the twins were diggin’ in. Now to be six years old is to be young by most standards. But especially if you’re 102 years old. That’s right. Mr. George McAdams, a Kaser neighbor, enjoyed the performance. “My goodness. Look at all the kiddies.” George was mighty happy and I’ll add not one person checked to see how may cookies he had. If you’re over 100 you’ve a right to any number of cookies, I think.
From Peconic came Judy and Ed Dart. Ed, Sandi’s brother, had his camera so if some after-theater-gala shots show up in Dan’s Papers, don’t be surprised. Annabell Odell from Greenport, who was with her parents, will be in most of the photos. She sat comfortably on the arm of a big easy chair in the middle of the living room. Everyone’s invited when Elise and Ian visit and perform again. After all, the show’s the thing wherein we catch a glimpse of North Fork life.
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By Phyllis Lombardi Runs in the family, I guess. Consider Fred and Adele Astaire, the Barrymores, Henry Fonda and his kids, Kirk Douglas and son Michael, Francis Ford Coppola and nephew Nicholas Cage. And Elise and Ian Anderson. Not heard of ’em? Just you wait. This sister/brother team seems destined for show business fame. They’re young – Elise is 12, Ian is ten, but give them a few years and these two, who made their debut in Southold a few weeks ago, should be Hollywood- or Broadway bound. Set the scene. Every year or so, Elise and Ian, who live in Ottawa, Canada, visit grandparents Sandi and Dennis Kaser of Southold. The Kasers face that universal grandparent question: What to do when young grandchildren visit. In this case, the kids were on a week’s break from school and what better place to go than the North Fork. Now Grandma Sandi worked with marionettes both in schools and in Southold Free Library. So a show and stars were born. First, Sandi and the youngsters selected a story – The Bigger Giant, an old Irish legend. The three set to writing dialogue and manipulating the marionettes. True, Elise and Ian had played with the marionettes on previous visits to Southold, but never, ever, a performance. How exciting! A little publicity and invitations to people all over the North Fork guaranteed an audience. When I drove up to the Kaser’s spacious, old (1753) home/theater, the first thing I saw was a sign directing theatergoers to parking. So professional. Inside, I checked my coat and purchased my ticket. At $2, a real bargain. Not only 1940s prices, but I was entitled to refreshments. Sandi’s homemade cookies, homemade cakes, apple juice. Beats $90 tickets and $4 bottled water in a New York City theater. The Kaser living room is spacious. A portion of it was given over to the stage where Elise and Ian “pulled strings” and gave voice to the marionettes. Sandi had draped gold brocade fabric over a specially-constructed frame so the show curtain was elegant. The rest of the living room seated the audience. Kids in the orchestra (floor), and older folks in the balcony (scores of chairs). A spotlight flicked on and the show began. The Bigger Giant features two huge guys. In this version of the legend, Finn McCool is a good giant and Cuchulainn is a naughty/nasty giant. Cuchulainn is so strong he can pick up a house and turn it around so its windows catch the gentle Irish breezes. He has beaten up all Irish giants except Finn McCool. This McCool guy is so big he can uproot a tree and use it as a walking stick. The two giants meet and naturally, good triumphs over evil. Cuchulainn is brought down by McCool, not by strength but by trickery. I’m not going to tell you what that trick is in case you want to see an encore performance. When the curtain fell there was much applause and laughter. Folks congratulated Elise and Ian on their debut. Grandma Sandi accepted praise, too, and revealed she had theater in her blood. Sandi’s mom, Alice Dart, had been active in Mattituck’s North Fork Community Theater for years. So here we have a three-generation show biz family. After the show, audience members munched cookies and said hello to one another. Among the youngest attendees were six-year-old twins Cailin and James Duffy of Southold who came with their
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I Want To Be Like Tiger Woods There is nothing like the game of golf – anybody can do it, but really no one can do it. Like all major sports, there’s a huge culture surrounding the game, but unlike most mainstream sports, golf combines all elements of sport into one. It’s a personal game; it’s a competitive game; it’s a recreational game; it’s a young man’s game and an old man’s game. What separates golf from other sports is that you can get into it at any age or level – there’s room for everybody. Of course, there’s no praise for those who aren’t all that good at the game, which is why on every level of golf, there are those who struggle to get better, to meet their personal goals or to beat out their friends on the green. Possibly one of the most interesting aspects about golf is the fact that, at any age really, a player can be recognized as a top world player. There are people as young as 18 and as old as 60 who are considered some of the best golfers in the world. It’s this constant hope that one day, “I’ll get to be like them,” that never goes away in golf. It lingers with you as you receive tip after tip and club after club. There’s no greater or more recognizable play-
er in the history of the competitive sport of golf than Tiger Woods. His name alone is interesting, but behind this name is a man who has a stunning focus on the green. He seems to get better as the pressure mounts, and he’s impossible to miss standing out there. To almost every expert and serious player in the game, Woods is the best player to have stepped out on a green. It’s for this reason that companies like Nike and Accenture pay him millions of dollars a year to represent their brands. Very rarely does he walk out into the world without a Nike swoosh placed somewhere on his clothing. So what do I have to do to get to the level of Tiger Woods? Use the equipment he uses? The same type of golf clubs? What about shoes? Well, I did a little research on the man for my shopping list – clubs, shoes, clothing and equipment – everything I would need to get out there and win at the Masters. Let’s start small. When it comes to putting, Woods uses a Titleist Scotty Cameron Newport 2 35” long and standard loft and lie. It’s the only piece of 2008 equipment that he uses that isn’t made by Nike because he was never willing to change his putter. Does this mean that I should go out and get that putter? No, it doesn’t. What it does mean, however, is that I should stick with the same putter season after season because that is what Woods does. Those who get (continued on next page)
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different putters every year at the pro level are generally not the best putters out there. There must be something aerodynamic about having a close shave, because Tiger Woods uses the Gillette Mach 3 Turbo to shave his beard every morning. I’ll put that on my list. As for a ball, Woods sports the Nike One Platinum ball this year. In his golf bag, he has all Nike clubs, but in 2001 he used Titleist clubs. His driver is the Nike SasQuatch Tour 8.5, his 3-Wood is the Nike SasQuatch 2 15, his 5-Wood is the Nike SasQuatch 2 19 and his 3-Irons through his pitching wedge are the Nike Blades. Sand Wedge? Nike Pro Combo 56. Lob Wedge? The Nike SV 60. Okay, so Tiger Woods likes his Nike equipment, or should we say Nike likes Tiger Woods? Either way, the man blows your socks off every
time you see him play, and he is playing with Nike clubs, which means, as far as this report is concerned that they are the best! (Don’t send the emails and angry letters to me. I just want to be like Tiger Woods!) But keep in mind that before Nike began its large corporate sponsorship for Woods, Titleist was the original brand in his golf bag. Woods also keeps himself at a slim 180 lbs. by doing cardio and weight training. This is an absolute must if you want to play like him on the course. His physique and health have forced some of his top competitors to lose as much as 20 pounds to gain the physical advantage that he has on the green. Woods was quoted in BBC Sport saying, “You should always train and bust your butt. Not everyone considers golf a sport and they don’t treat it as such. You pay the price.”
That is some tough love advice for those of us who drink brandy while on the green. Woods also advises that you become very familiar with the green that you’re playing on and prepare for the speed differentials from course to course. He also offers a new video game called the Tiger Woods PGA Tour for Nintendo Wii. Hey, if you want to get serious, you might as well be playing golf on your television as well. Okay, so I got the clubs down, I got the training down and I got the excellent shaving down. But what else? Well, Woods’ diet is not much of secret, keeping a healthy plate of fruits, whole grains and vegetables. Yeah, we’ve heard all that before and fine, we’ll start this week hopping on that diet, right after we have this last slice of pizza. – David Lion Rattiner
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Getting Up To Par – A Guide to Local Golf Courses Spring is upon us and that means we’ll be seeing a lot more greens – golfing greens that is. And judging by Tiger Woods’ shocking three shot loss at the Masters, maybe we all could use a little practice. Fortunately, Long Island is home to some of the most challenging and picturesque golf courses in the nation. From the historic Shinnecock Hills to to the visitor-friendly Montauk Downs, Hamptons courses are heating up with the weather. Whether you’re looking for a low-key day at the driving range or a competitive 18 holes, check out our comprehensive guide on public courses to keep you up to par on your next outing. Rate Guide: $ = 0-25 $$ = 25-50, $$$ = 50-80 $$$$ = 80-120 $$$$$ =120 +
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The Flowers and Allergies that Bloom on the East End
of two, and full time East End resident, knows all too well how frustrating this time of year can be. “My husband suffers from them miserably. Claritin helps, as do these special nasal washes, which I guess remove some of the allergens that accumulate.” When Ghioto Hollyer first moved out east from New York City, she experienced seasonal allergies for the very first time, but assumed that she’s become immune in the last year or two. Nonetheless, this time of year she doesn’t leave the house without plenty of tissues. “Best to be armed against the elements!” she warns. Being groggy and tired are also common allergic reactions. When Alicia Wilson sees springtime approaching, she’s now ready. “I’ve had allergies since I was in second grade,” she said, with pollen, certain vegetables, and cigarette smoke all triggers. Wilson, who spends weekends in North Haven, remembers falling asleep as a child as a result of being treated with Benadyl, a too-strong drug. Now she arms herself for the “annual assault” as she calls it, with Allegra-D, an oral antihistamine, Patenol, eye drops, and Nasalcort, a spray for her nose. “I’ve seen top allergists and had shots and even tried acupuncture for relief at this time of year,” Wilson reports. “Nothing fully worked, but they all did help lighten
some of the symptoms. It’s gotten better as I get older – however, there’s no escaping the mid-April to May time of year.” For some individuals, though, over-the-counter medication works just fine. “I treat my allergies with Zertec and that works perfectly,” says Alma Phipps of East Hampton, whose family has been full-time residents for generations and who bought property on the dunes of Lily Pond Lane specifically for relief from asthma and other allergies. “Walking on the beach in the Hamptons and being close to the water stops all allergies!” Phipps laughs. But her joke isn’t
that far from the truth: the very bad hay fever she used to get was almost eliminated with a change in diet and a course of Zertec. If over-the-counter drugs don’t do the trick, it may be necessary to take matters to a higher authority – an allergy specialist. Children’s allergies are altogether another story. With even aspirin being a dangerous substance for our little darlings, doling out stronger drugs should be approached with caution. As a mother of two, Ghioto Hollyer has some easy advice: “Bottom line: Read the label and give the appropriate dosage!” – Cindi Cook
“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. Nasal surgery is decidedly one of the most intricate of facial surgeries. It involves changing skin,cartilage and frequently bone. Each serves a specific purpose and each plays off the other in the healing process. Searching for a surgeon with highly refined skills in nasal surgery is the wisest decision that a potential patient can make. Doing your home work and choosing a surgeon with the credentials and experience of Dr. Paul Kelly is of extreme importance when considering nasal surgery. He is double boarded in not only Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery but also in surgery of the Head and Neck. This combination allows him to pay Dr. PAUL KELLY MD, FACS particular attention to the cosmetic as well as the functional aspects of nasal surgery. The procedure itself has evolved from the days of lengthy packing, significant pain and eyes swollen shut – to one marked by overnight non-compression pads, minimal swelling and bruising and only mild to moderate discomfort.The kinder and gentler nose operation in Dr. Kelly’s hands can create a nose that not only looks good but works effectively as well. Computer imaging is available during consultation and allows you to speak candidly about your expectations for the surgery. With Dr. Kelly’s guidance you choose the nose that is aesthetic, fitting for your facial features, consistent with your goals, will work effectively and is possible surgically. Call today to schedule your complimentary consultation with imaging available upon request. Give this very personal gift to yourself or someone you love.
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Ah, the joys of spring! The birds are singing and the flowers are blooming – and you couldn’t be more miserable. With the pollen aplenty, just going outside may not be a walk in the park. Seasonal allergies strike a few times a year, with spring being one of the headiest, when the air can be saturated with the largest amount of allergens possible. With one out of every two people (yes, you read that correctly) allergic to something, it’s good to know where relief can be found. Many things, including your cute little cat or the carrot you ate for dinner, can trigger allergies. The allergen most common to the population is pollen, the fertilizing element of flowering plants, consisting of fine, powdery, yellowish grains or spores that trigger a reaction in people. Allergens are something that your body perceives as harmful, thus setting off those reactions. Results can be watery eyes, stuffy nose, rash or hives – red spots that appear on the skin – or even more severe reactions, like swelling of the tongue or face. Hay fever, or rhinitis, strikes many with the inflammation of the mucous membranes in the nose. Certain drugs, like antibiotics, or allergies to perfumes and colognes can have an effect too. Each person’s body constitution reacts differently to various substances. If you get besieged by spring allergies, it’s no day at the beach. “The worst thing for sufferers is that allergies strike at the most inopportune times,” says Diane Ghioto Hollyer. The former Accessories Editor at Elle, Ghioto Hollyer, now a writer, mother
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Going for Goji – It’ll Fix What Ails You
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For the last couple of years scientists have been studying the health benefits of exotic fruits such as the noni berry from Fiji, the mangosteen of the Sunda Islands, near Indonesia and acia, the healthy fruit from Brazil. It seems that juices and extracts from these magical fruits arrive in health food stores all over the west, popularizing the effects of their vitamins and minerals from a whole food. The latest discovery on the shelves at Second Nature is the goji berry from the Himalayas. One reason for the public’s interest, according to Lisa Blinderman, owner of Second Nature in East Hampton, “All of these berries and fruits have so many antioxidants in them, which are so good for you.” The goji berry has flourished in the valleys of the Himalayas for thousands of years. Himalayan healers began to use the vine of the goji for its powerhouse nutritional properties. These healers shared their knowledge of the fruit with herbalists of Tibet, China and India, who took the berry back to their countries and have been using it ever since. The goji berry grows today in China where it’s called the Chinese wolfberry. In traditional Chinese medicine they believe that the goji berry enhances immune system function, improves eyesight, protects the liver, improves circulation and boosts sperm production. Today, the berry has experienced rapid commercial value due to its high ranking as a “super-
fruit” and is expected to be part of a billion dollar market by 2011. The goji berry ranks high as a superfruit because it is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. It is rich in antioxidant carotenoids, Vitamins A, B and C, Zeaxanthin and protein. It includes 19 different amino acids, eight of those being essential amino acids. Some of the health benefits from the berry are younger looking skin, healthier digestion, higher energy, cancer prevention and a healthy immune system. There have been many studies of the health benefits of goji berries. In one study, 70 people in advanced stages of cancer were treated with poly-
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saccharides isolated from goji berries, in addition to their regular cancer treatments. They showed a 40 percent regression rate. Many fruits high in antioxidants like the goji berry have the ability to significantly inhibit the growth of tumors. Unfortunately people in the United States are not able to enjoy these berries in their raw form, which would allow them to reap the most benefits. The fresh fruit from the vine, crawling with live organisms and bacteria, would be the best way to consume goji berries. But since they don’t grow locally, that isn’t possible. Second Nature carries goji berries in a dried form or in a juice blend. The dried berries taste like a mix between cherry, cranberry and licorice – delicious in a bowl of oatmeal or cereal. There are questions as to how nutritious a fruit that has been dried out can actually be, but studies show that dehydration only minimally affects the nutrition value of foods. Yes, it is better to have foods in raw form, but the fruit will retain most of its vitamins, losing only a little bit of vitamin C because it is an air-soluble nutrient. According to Blinderman, “Usually, the rule of thumb is that a liquid goes to work faster. However, the juice is blended with other juices. The dried berries are good because they are pure.” – Lauren Isenberg
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Having “Work” Done, in Privacy and Luxury With the advent of Medical Tourism, many more people are having cosmetic surgery at a lower cost within the safety, serenity and comfort of a beautiful resort. Ponce de Leon may not have looked for the Fountain of Youth in San Miguel De Allende, Mexico, but many others with the same goal are taking a short flight from Houston for a process called facial stem cell rejuvenation, and recuperating at Casa Marino with its four-star spa treatment, via faceliftmexico.com. At this facility, Latin surgeons have trained under Ivo Hélcio Jardim de Campos Pitanguy, one of the pio-
neers in the world of plastic surgery, and have returned to their countries with state of the art techniques that help to create natural results. Of course, questions arise: How do you qualify a surgeon in a foreign country? How do you find a service that you can trust? One obvious strategy is to rely on reputation and referrals from previous patients. Another option is to call the hospital to assure that the surgeon is in good standing with his or her credentials and reputation. Patricia Marino, who founded of faceliftmexico.com
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Shop ‘til You Drop... With Maria Tennariello Well, here I am back in Sag Harbor after a lovely trip to Columbia for my nephew’s wedding. Congratulations to Ken and Sandra! Sorry I missed my shopping column as well as restaurant week! Let’s go shopping! Check out Hildreth’s Home Goods, Main Street in Southampton and Montauk Highway in East Hampton. The sale will run through May 31, offering 30% off all the Stanley furniture including dining, occasional, bedroom on in-stock merchandise. Log onto the website at hildreths.com. Patio.com on Montauk Highway in Southampton is all spruced up and ready to go for the spring/summer season with their factory authorized sale on all weather wicker, solid teak and all weather cushions. Get going, the stuff is flying out the door! Nearby at Pier One Imports on Montauk Highway in Southampton look for their spring sweep sale saving you up to 75% off on hundreds of items with special finds in mirrors and walls décor, lamps, dinnerware, glassware, storage and so much more…get going, this sale is a goodie. English Country Antiques & Home Furnishings on North Sea Road in Southampton and on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton is offering a 20% off sale (when special ordered) on all Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams upholstery. Check out the website at ecantiques.com Just in case you didn’t know this, the new addition of the French Connection is at the Bridgehampton Florist on Main Street, where you will find a great collection of cards of flowers that is signed by French photographer Loic Raout who has been living on the East End for more than five years. Stop in and take a peek at Bridgehampton Florist, you won’t be disappointed, that is for sure! Right across the street on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton you will find a jewel of a shop, John
Salibello Antiques. The newest shipment will be arriving on May 15, so John needs to make room…offering a ‘sale’ with 50% off everything! This is a great sale, so don’t pass it by. Log onto the website at johnsalibello.com. You will walk on the wild side when you enter Unlimited Earth Care located at 2240 Scuttlehole Road Bridgehampton. Celebrating fifteen years of enchanting gardens, you will be amazed at the showroom/retail boutique with unusual pottery, plants, canvas gardening bags and tools, and plenty of ideas for landscapes, layout, installation, floral gardens pruning transplanting organic products, hedge care and more. For more information call 631-725-7551. Log onto the website at unlimtedearthcare.com. Gear up for summer with all new merchandise that is currently on display at the East Hampton Pharmacy on North Main Street in East Hampton. Get your skin and hair ready to go for beach days ahead. Products such as Ahava, Phyto Hair Care, Burt’s Bees, Hampton Sun, Kiss My Face, Anthony Products, Tweezerman, are just a few that are available here. If you are looking for Hampton Popcorn, greeting cards, cosmetics, candles, gifts, and of course prescriptions filled in ten minutes… this is the place! I was away when this sale started, but I didn’t miss a beat when I entered Bella Casa Fine Italian Furnishings on Bay Street in Sag Harbor. The shop is closing its doors the end of April, so everything in stock must go at 50% off the regular prices. There is quite a unique collection of outdoor tables and chairs, antiques, pottery, lighting, plantings and so much
more to choose from. This beautiful shop is open from Thursday through Tuesday from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Ciao Bella! Log onto the website at casabella.com At Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead, ZALES the Diamond Outlet, located in Tanger One, Suite 209, is having their customer appreciation sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 25-27. You always save from 20% to 70% off retail plus now an additional 10% to 15%. Zales has a fabulous collection of diamonds, gold and precious gems, pearls and watches for both him and her. Graduation is coming up, so this might be the source for that gift! Also at the Tanger Outlet Center at Barney’s New York Outlet store there are special promotions that include taking an additional $100 off select already reduced men’s suits. Barney’s private label men’s sport shirts and sweaters and men’s dress shirts are buy one/get one 50% off. Look for men’s Italian made leather boat shoes that are also on sale for $69 and $89 and there is women’s RTW merchandise on sale as well. In addition the store has just received a special delivery of women’s designer bags. That should get you started for spring! Until next week. Ciao and happy early spring shopping! If your shop is having a sale, new inventory or you are a new business or have relocated, and you want everyone to know about it, please e-mail me at: firstname.lastname@example.org and at Newkids@danspapers.com or via fax at: 631-726-0189. I would love to hear all about it!
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Earth Day Remember how easy Earth Day used to be? Holding hands around a tree, picking up a few pieces of trash, boycotting Styrofoam cups or planting a sapling did the trick. But these days, with mandatory recycling and hybrid taxis you’ve really got to work your butt off to do something special for Earth Day – or do you? Central Park screams Earth Day. With 843 acres of grass, trees and water it doesn’t take a genius to realize the importance of this New York oasis. The largest park in Manhattan is an obvious meeting place to celebrate and educate. Most of the events kick off at noon on Sunday and Rumsey Playfield is the place to go. Don’t take a taxi or the subway, ride your bike past the blossoming forsythia bushes and daffodils and soak up springtime in the city. If you’re wondering where to lock your bike – don’t. Because this is your chance to feel like a big shot and get your bike valet parked for free, courtesy of Transportation Alternatives. If you forgot to take notice of the trees around you, meet up with Josh Galiley, Central Park Conservancy’s “tree-guy-extraordinaire,” for a tour. You’ll be amazed at how many species exist in the park. Feel like rolling out the blanket and having a picnic? It’s a great idea. Live music will be performed throughout the day. I’m not talking about a boring marching band either – this is part of the Green Apple Festival. On hand will be bluegrass legends Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, rock stars Big Head Todd and the Monsters, The Bacon Brothers, South African artist Vusi Mahlasela, and Vienna Teng. If you forget your picnic basket, don’t fret,
Greenmarket will be on site with local organic snacks for sale. Bring the whole family because Earth Day is about educating the next generation, plus a lot of the programs are geared toward kids. Not having enough space is always a problem in NYC, so while having a large garden may be out of the question, letting your children learn how to build a miniature veggie garden that they can take home is a wonderful way to teach them about planting, growing and harvesting food. If your kids aren’t into getting their hands dirty, maybe Recycled Musical Instrument Making is more their tune. Materials for the Arts, an organization that collects materials from companies that no longer have use for them and redistributes them to artists and educators, will be onsite to conduct the project. Urban Park Rangers will be on staff to introduce visitors to the wildlife of the city. And I’m not talking about giant rats and alligators in the sewers. They’ll also be able to give you a little information about composting so you can keep the green themes going once you come out to the Hamptons. Release the artist inside you at peaceXpiece live ’08. Conceptualized by Glint & supernumblivemachine and carried out by Modern Art contemporary Paul Kostabi, this is a chance for you to be part of what will be the largest and longest “eco-art” mural
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Big Adventures in a Small Car I ended my last article about small cars by mentioning the fact that I’ve previously owned two original Mini’s besides the new one that’s currently my daily driver. To make things clearer, the first two were bought secondhand in the seventies. One was a stock 1962 850cc Mini Countryman, a miniature station wagon, similar in shape to the new “larger” Mini that has just been introduced by BMW. The second Mini was a 1968 1275 Mini Coopers S hot rod, which compared to the 850 Countryman, was a definite high performance car. I enjoyed them both, and even though those original Minis were about one-third smaller than the diminutive current Mini, there was an amazing amount of room in both of them. Part of the appeal of the Minis, past and present, is that they are small packages with ample space for passengers. One odd coincidence between Minis old and new is that I’ve always seemed to have trouble with their suspensions. All the original Minis had terminally cute ten-inch wheels, which actually looked like large donuts. On several occasions NYC potholes damaged the wheels and suspensions. I eventually sold my 1275 Cooper S because I got tired of paying for expensive repairs caused by potholes. Fast forward to today, and I’m currently having pothole induced suspension problems in my new Mini. Weird coincidence, or is this the curse of a British car owned by a German company? I just had an avid reader, after last week’s small car article, e-mail me to say he was lusting after a French
in NYC. All you have to do is show up and they’ll give you a six-inch square canvas and supplies. Return the piece with your artistic creation and it will become part of a 500-foot mural assembled by Kostabi and be unveiled at an undetermined New York museum. (Note: The project will begin on noon April 19 at the Bandshell where the first 500 people will get a chance to create. On April 20 at noon, festivities will start up again, but this time at Rumsey Playfield, offering another 500 participants a shot at eco-art greatness.) Another part of the peaceXpiece festival offers a chance to kick it back to the good old days when all you had to do on Earth Day was plant a tree. On April 19, again starting at noon, the first 1,000 visitors can nab themselves a “plant-a-tree” package for free. It consists of planting directions, peat moss and 3-5 Dawn Redwood saplings. These trees grow to be giant so don’t expect your super to be happy when he sees it sprouting from your window box. Although they say Earth Day is every day, it’s nice to actually step up and acknowledge the impact you have on the world around you. If you want to get technical, Earth Day is April 22, so visit Central Park over the weekend and keep the momentum rolling, at least through the real date. Plant a tree, eat an organic apple and love your Mother Earth.
Citroen 2 CV. I told him that I also love that weird little French car, and that I was waiting for the dollar to get stronger so I could get one in Europe. They can be purchased over here, but I find them pricey in the US, supply and demand and all that. Plus, it gives me a great excuse to go to France. Many years ago, there was a Citroen Mehari advertised in Dan’s Papers. Most people have no idea what on earth a Citroen Mehari is, but it’s nothing but a Citroen 2 CV chassis that is clothed with a plastic Jeep-type body. Notice I said plastic, not fiberglass. This is very weird and very Citroen. The car was on a private estate, and if I remember correctly, near the golf course on Montauk Highway in Southampton. The only reason I mention the location is that the Mehari was shown to me by the caretaker, and the waterfront property was endless. I would guess over 25 acres. I had great fun driving the little Citroen at relatively high speed, for a 24 horsepower car, all over the private roads on the estate, I didn’t buy the car because it was a little rough for my taste,
but the scale and size of the land I “discovered” blew me away. I never found out who owned the land or the Citroen, but eventually heard about this mysterious piece of privately owned property. Supposedly, it was the largest piece of privately owned land in Southampton Township. While I’m on the subject of property, there was another piece of property I discovered while testing a car. What I’m going to tell you might be a military secret and I may disappear, but here it goes. There are missile silos in Westhampton. And I’m not kidding – it’s true. Years ago, when I was the weekly on-air car expert for News 12 Long Island, I was looking for a place to televise wet road skid control for the television audience. I found out the compound for the Southampton Town Police on Eastport Manor Road, in Westhampton, had an actual wet weather skid track. The Southampton police said I was welcome to use the track. During preproduction of the segment, I went to test out the track and couldn’t help but notice many small, strange concrete buildings all around the area. I was very surprised to find out they were underground missile silos, apparently remnants of the Cold War. They are totally inactive and empty but kinda scary. When I finally started to do the skid tests in my car, out of courtesy, I asked if the officer, who was my guide around this secure area, wanted to go along for the ride. He turned a little pale and declined. More adventures of a car guy in the Hamptons next week. Bob Gelber, an automotive journalist living in the Hamptons, appears regularly on television as an automotive expert. You can email him at email@example.com
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Day By Day COMING UP Upcoming events can be seen in the following sections:
Art Events – pg.62 Benefits – pg. 51 Movies – pg. 57 Day by Day – pg. 51 Kids’ Events – pg. 52
BENEFITS AN ELEGANT EVENING WITH THE GRAND LADIES OF SONG – 4/18 – The performers of St. George Productions will recreate the personas of Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Faye Emerson and more. Tickets are $150. All proceeds will benefit Long Island Cares, Long Island Farm Bureau and Good Shepherd Hospice. At Duck Walk Vineyard, 44535 Main Rd., Southold. 631-765-3500. AMARYLLIS FARM EQUINE RESCUE BENEFIT – 4/18 – 7-9 p.m. $50 per person. forrascal.com. At Wolffer Estate, 139 Sagg Rd., Sagaponack. 631-764-0156. OCTATHALON – 4/19 – 1-5 p.m. The event will benefit the Heaven Can Wait Team from the South Fork Breast Health Coalition. $50 for an individual and $80 for a relay couple. At Core Dynamics, 58 Deerfield Rd., Water Mill. 631-726-6049.
FRIDAY, 18 CHALLAH TIME – 4/18 – 5:30 p.m. Challah dough braiding for children, parents and grandparents. Located at Chabad of Southampton Jewish Center, 214 Hill Street, Southampton. 631-287-2249. STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – 4/18 – 8 p.m. Mama Lee & Friends followed by D’Hane at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10. Located at 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117. LATINO NIGHT – 4/18 – Every Friday night, Saturdays are with DJ Sam. Located at Cigar Bar, 2 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-2575. LIVE MUSIC AT PUBLICK HOUSE – 4/18 – 10:30 p.m. At Southampton Publick House, 40 Bowden Square, Southampton. 631-283-2800. COOKING CLASS – 4/18 – 6-9 p.m. “Bayou Blast” 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. CELEBRATE THE CENTURY – 4/18 – Students from Our Lady of the Hamptons will present an original musical celebrating the 100th anniversary of Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Parish. At Parish Hall, Sacred Hearts, 168 Hill St., Southampton. 631-283-9130. TRUE WEST – 4/18 – 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission, $10 for students under 21. At the Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-2874377. FRIDAY MATINEE AT THE LIBRARY – 4/18 – 2 p.m. April focus on actor Tony Curtis. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. FRIDAY FILM – 4/18 – 6:30 p.m. Resurrecting the Champ. At John Jermain Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049. FILM AT PARRISH – 4/18 – 7 p.m. Kadosh. $5 Parrish members; $7 non-members. At The Parrish Art Museum, 25 Jobs Ln., Southampton. 631-283-2118. CROSSROADS COFFEEHOUSE – 4/18 – 6-11 p.m. Local bands will perform, including Consent of Kings, Inside Out, The Lost Keys and Brad Beyer. At Springs Church Community Center, East Hampton. 631-907-4838. TIBETAN BUDDHIST MEDITATION – 4/18 – 5:306:30 p.m. At Ocean Zendo, Bridge Ln. and Sagg Main St., Sagaponack. 631-561-7621. LIVE MUSIC AT COCO – 4/18 – 7-11 p.m. Pianist Jane Hastay and bassist Peter Martin Weiss. At CoCo Restaurant in the Maidstone Arms Inn, 207 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-5008. THE PICTURE SHOW – 4/18 – 8 p.m. “Sleeper.” At Bay Street Theatre, on the Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631725-9500. POETRY READING – 4/18 – 7 p.m. Desmond Egan, George Wallace. At Southampton Inn, 91 Hill St., Southampton. 631-204-1240. ANTIQUE AND FURNITURE SALE – 4/18 – 4-8 p.m. Antiques and mid-20th century furniture and accents. At American Legion Post 419, Rte. 27 at Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.
p.m. Kadosh. Free with museum admission. At The Parrish Art Museum, 25 Jobs Ln., Southampton. 631-283SATURDAY, 19 2118. LIVE MUSIC AT THE PATIO – 4/19 – 9 p.m. The THE PICTURE SHOW – 4/19 – 8 p.m. “Annie Hall.” At Frank Anthony Trio, vocals, saxophone and piano will perBay Street Theatre, on the Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631form Saturdays. Located at The Patio 54 Main Street, 725-9500. Westhampton Beach. 631-288-0100. PASSOVER SEDER – 4/19 – 7 p.m. Members: $40 per STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – 4/19 – 8 p.m. Anne-Regina. adult; $20 per child. Non-members: $50 per adult; $25 per Tickets are $10. The Nancy Atlas Project at 10:30 p.m. child. At Temple Israel of Riverhead, 490 Northville Tpke., Tickets are $15. Located at 161 Main Street, Amagansett. Riverhead. 631-727-5500. 631-267-3117. FILM FEAST – 4/19 – 6:30 p.m. Bullets Over KARAOKE – 4/19 – 10:30 p.m. Karaoke night, Broadway. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. Saturdays. Located at Almoncello Restaurant, 290 631-653-4224. Montauk Hwy, East Hampton. 631-329-6700. INTRO TO MICROSOFT EXCEL – 4/19 – 3 p.m. $5. MOVIES AND MUNCHIES – 4/19 – 2 p.m. Dead Poets At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-653Society. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., 4224. Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015. EARTH DAY CELEBRATION SATURDAY MORNING YOGA – PICK OF THE WEEK – 4/19 – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. At the 4/19 – 10:15 a.m. $5 per class. At the THE NAKED STAGE FREE Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., PLAY READING – 4/22 – 7:30 Country Rd., Quogue. 631-653Quogue. 631-653-4224. p.m. Fit to Be Tied. Free. At Guild 4771. LIVE MUSIC AT MURF’S – 4/19 Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton. 631DEFENSIVE DRIVING – 9 p.m. Jim Turner and the Ocean 324-0806. COURSE – 4/19 – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. At People will perform. Located at the Ross School, 18 Goodfriend Dr., Murf ’s Back Street Tavern, 64 East Hampton. 631-907-5000. Division Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-8355. ANTIQUE AND FURNITURE SALE – 4/19 – 10 a.m.COOKING CLASS – 4/19 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. “At Home 3 p.m. Antiques and mid-20th century furniture and Bakery: Very Berry Pies, Crisps and Cobblers” 6-9 p.m. accents. At American Legion Post 419, Rte. 27 at “Barbecue Basics” Admission $69. Located at Loaves and Abraham’s Path, Amagansett. Fishes Cooking School at the Bridgehampton Inn, 2266 Main Street, Bridgehampton. To register visit or call 631SUNDAY, 20 537-3586. BOOK SALE – 4/19 – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. At the Hampton BUDDHIST MEDITATION – 4/20 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. Meditations to increase mental peace and well being for 631-728-6241. everyone. Located at 40 West Montauk Hwy, Hampton LIVE MUSIC AT THE ARTFUL DODGER – 4/19 – 9 Bays. 631-728-5700. p.m. Joe Hampton and the Kingpins. No cover charge. TRUE WEST – 4/20 – 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 general Located at 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288admission, $10 for students under 21. At the Southampton 2885. Cultural Center, 25 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-287TRUE WEST – 4/19 – 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 general 4377. admission, $10 for students under 21. At the Southampton SOUTHAMPTON TOWN EAST END CLEAN-UP – Cultural Center, 25 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-2874/20 – 9-11 a.m. Pick-up trash along your own road or 4377. Montauk Highway. Pick up garbage bags at the Water Mill DREAMS: JOURNAL WRITING – 4/19 – 12 p.m. CAC and Community Club on Nowedonah Ave., Water Resurrecting the Champ. At John Jermain Library, 201 Mill. . Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049. THE HISTORY OF JAZZ – 4/20 – 2 p.m. At the BIRDING BY EAR – 4/19 – 9 a.m. $7 per adult; $5 per Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-653-4224. child. At the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 GAVIN DEGRAW – 4/20 – 8 p.m. At Westhampton Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton 631-537-9735. Beach. 631-288-2350. SOUTHAMPTON TOWN EAST END CLEAN-UP – PIANO RECITAL – 4/20 – 4 p.m. Zimbabwean pianist 4/19 – 9-11 a.m. Pick-up trash along your own road or Jeanette Micklem will perform. At First Presbyterian Montauk Highway. Pick up garbage bags at the Water Mill Church, 120 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0711. CAC and Community Club on Nowedonah Ave., Water ANTIQUE AND FURNITURE SALE – 4/20 – 10 a.m.Mill. . (continued on page 53 ) SAORI WEAVING DEMONSTRATION – 4/19 – 1-4
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KID KALENDAR COMING UP Upcoming events can be seen in the following sections:
Art Events â€“ pg.62 Benefits â€“ pg. 51 Movies â€“ pg. 57 Day by Day â€“ pg. 51 Kidsâ€™ Events â€“ pg. 52
THIS WEEK ARBOR DAY PROGRAM â€“ 4/18 â€“ 12:30 p.m. Come celebrate the planting of a tree donated to St. Markâ€™s Church, Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-878-3506. GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS â€“ 4/18 â€“ 7 p.m. At Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1500. TEEN TEAM SCRABBLE PRACTICE â€“ 4/19 â€“ 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. At Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. BIRDING BY EAR â€“ 4/19 â€“ 9 a.m. At the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Sag Harbor. 631-537-9735. ART WORKSHOP â€“ 4/19 â€“ 10-11 a.m. â€œLand, Sea and Sky,â€? a mixed media workshop. $20. At Golden Eagle, 14 Gingerbread Ln., East Hampton. 631-324-0603. GOAT ON A BOAT â€“ 4/19 â€“ 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. â€œVegetables Destiny.â€? Located at Rte. 114 and East Union St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-4193. PAPER TRANSFORMED: ORIGAMI â€“ 4/19 â€“ 12:301:30 p.m. At Grades K-6. Sponsored by the Parrish Art Museum. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-653-4224. CRAFTS â€“ 4/21 â€“ 11 a.m. Ages 7 and up. At Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-
283-0774. MANGA-ANIME CLUB â€“ 4/22 â€“ 3:30 p.m. At John Jermain Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049. EARTH DAY AT THE GALLERY SAG HARBOR â€“ 4/22 â€“ 5:30 p.m. The winners of the â€œDirect Actionâ€? storyboard contest will be announced. Located at 125 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-7707. TRIVIA â€“ 4/23 â€“ 11 a.m. Ages 3-11. At Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-283-0774. PET LOVERS CLUB â€“ 4/24 â€“ 4-4:45 p.m. At Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241.
ONGOING STORY TIME â€“ 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 â€“ 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. JOY OF FAMILY MUSIC â€“ A music program called â€œMusic Together by the Dunesâ€? for newborn children through five years. Friday mornings at SYS Southampton Town Recreation Center on Majors Path. Thursday mornings at the Southampton Cultural Center, Monday/Tuesday mornings at the Dance Center of the Hamptons in Westhampton Beach on Old Riverhead Road, and Friday mornings at The Quogue School on Edgewood Rd, Quogue. Enroll now. 631-764-4180. RHYME TIME â€“Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. for children up to 3 years old. See you child listen to toddler stories and do simple arts & crafts. Located at the Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015. EAST HAMPTON MOMMY AND ME â€“ 10-11:30 a.m. Held at the Senior Center, 128 Springs Fireplace Rd., East
Hampton. Call 324-4947. INDOOR PLAY GYM â€“ Ages 5 and under. Located at The Country School, 7 Industrial Road, Wainscott. 631-5372255. STORY HOUR FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN â€“ Tuesdays at 10 a.m. At the Montauk Library. 631-668-3377. MONTAUK MOMMY AND ME â€“ 10 a.m. At the Montauk Library. 631-668-3377. TINY TOTS CRAFTS â€“ 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 â€“ 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. PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST â€“ Sponsored by the Southampton Town Youth Bureau and Southampton Village Photo, this contest is open to middle school and high school students. This yearâ€™s theme is â€œPeople Making a Difference.â€? 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. PARENT-TODDLER WORKSHOPS â€“ Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. At the East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0222. MOTHER GOOSE STORY TIME â€“ Mondays at 10:30 a.m. At the East Hampton Library, 159 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0222.
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Incommunicado The Learning Channel. Now there’s a misnomer. The last time I tuned in, there was a story about a man in Indonesia who had a rare skin disorder that made his arms and hands turn into what looked like tree branches. When an American dermatologist arrived with a possible remedy, the afflicted party was not available – his new career as a street performer was becoming lucrative. I learned two things from the channel that day: hit the remote sooner, and stop procrastinating. Besides, I had already spent an hour watching a riveting show about feral children – children raised by animals. Just like Tarzan. There was a boy in Eastern Europe raised by a pack of dogs, a wolf girl and a particularly interesting segment about a social scientist in the early 1900s who raised a young chimpanzee with his own toddler. The scientist observed how much the child’s behavior would influence the chimp’s. It turned out to be the other way around – the chimp stayed true to its nature and the child mimicked it. Eventually the father brought the experiment to a halt when he realized the child’s language development was suffering. This turned out to be a serious issue. Apparently, there’s a window of opportunity, during the toddler years, for language development – the wolf girl had missed it, and although she was ultimately able to parrot words and even put together sentences, she never gained a real grasp of communicating through language. As a writer, I found this horrifying. If anything, I was at the opposite end of the spectrum in my theory
and practice of exposing our son to language. Parenting books “suggested” speaking to babies and little ones in short sentences – just three or four words. I poo-pooed that, instead speaking to him in complex sentences with plenty of conjunctions, qualifying statements, independent and subordinate clauses, parenthetic phrases and even a few asides. My sister, a librarian specializing in children’s literature, warned me about using “big” words when I wrote a children’s musical a few years ago. Balderdash. Big words simply open the door to communication between child and parent – when the child asks what a word means, or when a parent asks “Do you understand that word?” And with all the research showing how early exposure to a second language expands a child’s linguistic abilities, everyone is now on the bi-lingual bandwagon. Several years ago, working at an agency in New York, I was editorial director of two content-heavy websites geared to ‘tween and teen girls. The client
provided us with lists of words that were appropriate to each demographic. In addition, there was the issue of writing for the web – which meant shorter sentences and shorter, easily scanned articles. If I’d followed those directives, it would’ve sounded like ‘Indian chief’ speak in old westerns – “you go school.” Thanks to endless usability testing by girls who were given $50 and all the pizza they could eat, we arrived at a more conversational, albeit basic, style. I love words. And I want my son to love them too. I’m tickled every time he asks what a word means, corrects me, makes up a new word – when I see in him the desire to learn shades of meaning. But I can’t help thinking about someone I knew in Bavaria years ago. He spoke little English. I was shy with my German. I saw him at a tavern in Gunzenhausen where our gang gathered. He wasn’t drinking. I asked why. “Last night, I drink much beers. Wake up with big head.” I knew exactly what he meant.
COOKING CLASS – 4/22 – 6-9 p.m. “Passover Dinner” 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. THE NAKED STAGE FREE PLAY READING – 4/22 – 7:30 p.m. Fit to Be Tied. Free. At Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0806. EARTH DAY – 4/22 – 4 p.m. A documentary film
Genesis . At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015. BOOK READING – 4/22 – 7-8:30 p.m. Tom Philbin, author of Two Minutes to Glory: The Official History of the Kentucky Derby. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241.
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2 p.m. Antiques and mid-20th century furniture and accents. At American Legion Post 419, Rte. 27 at Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.
MONDAY, 21 OPEN STUDIO FIGURE DRAWING – 4/21 – 6-9 p.m. – Open studio Mondays. $15 per person. Located at Applied Arts, 11 Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett. 631267-2787. PHILOSOPHY CLASS – 4/21 – 3 p.m. With instructor Susan Pashman. Registration is required. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631537-0015. ENGLISH CONVERSATION CLASS – 4/21 – 5-6:30 p.m. For ESL students who have a basic comprehension of English vocabulary and grammar. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015. HATHA YOGA – 4/21 – 12 p.m. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631728-6241. GREAT SCOTT AND ZELDA – 4/21 – 7 p.m. A comedy-drama about the Fitzgeralds. At Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-2830774. WRITING WORKSHOP – 4/21 – 7-9 p.m. With Tom Clavin. $100 for an eight-week session, held Mondays and Wednesdays through June. At Applied Arts, on Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett. 631-668-5226.
TUESDAY, 22 LIVE MUSIC AT PIERRE’S– 4/22 – 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jody Carlson and her band will perform Tuesdays. Located at Pierre’s, 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-5375110. DRAWING WORKSHOPS – 4/22 – 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 – 4/22 – 10:15 a.m. $5 per class. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-653-4224.
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ONE-STROKE PAINTING PROGRAM – 4/22 – 6:309:30 p.m. $15 for Town of Southampton residents; $25 for non-residents. At the Lodge at Squiretown Park, 62 Red Creek Rd., Hampton Bays. 631-728-8585.
WEDNESDAY, 23 KARAOKE – 4/23 – 9 p.m.–1 a.m. At Buckley’s Inn Between, 139 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-728-7197. COOKING CLASS – 4/23 – 6-8 p.m. “Culinary Classics: Steaming and Poaching” 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. OPEN MIC – 4/23 – 8 p.m. Free admission. At Tom McBrien’s Restaurant and Pub, 174 E. Montauk Hwy., Hampton Bays. 631-728-7137. DO YOUR OWN THING BUS TRIP TO NYC – 4/23 – 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. At the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Ave., Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. MEMORABLE MEALS FOR EVERYDAY COOKS – 4/23 – 12 p.m. At Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton. 631-283-0774. BALLROOM DANCING – 4/23 – 6-9 p.m. on Wednesdays through May 21. $45 for Town of Southampton residents; $55 for non-residents. At Red creek Park Activity Center, 102 Old Riverhead Rd., Hampton Bays. 631-728-8585. SUDOKU CLASSES – 4/23 – 6-7 p.m. on Wednesdays through May 21. $40 for Town of Southampton residents; $50 for non-residents. At Red creek Park Activity Center, 102 Old Riverhead Rd., Hampton Bays. 631-728-8585.
THURSDAY, 24 OPEN STUDIO DARK ROOM – 4/24 – 6-9 p.m. Open studio every Thursday. $20 per person. Located at Applied Arts 11 Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett. 631-267-2787. TWILIGHT THURSDAYS – 4/24 – 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 – 4/24 – 7 p.m. Steve Fredericks will perform Thursdays. Located at MUSE
Restaurant & Aquatic Lounge, 760 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill. 631-726-2606. BOWLING NIGHT – 4/24 – All night $2 drinks, pool and bowling. Located at East Hampton Bowl, 71 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton. 631-324-1950. KNITTING WITH DONNA – 4/24 – 7–9 p.m. At Hampton Bays Public Library. 52 Ponquogue Ave, Hampton Bays. 631-728-6241. Call to register. COOKING CLASS – 4/24 – 6-9 p.m. “Fish Cookery” 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. LIVE MUSIC AT LE CHEF – 4/24 – 7 p.m. Sunnyland Jazz Band. Located at Le Chef Restaurant & Aquatic Lounge, 75 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-8581. INSTRUCTED LIFE DRAWING CLASSES – 4/24 – 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. INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION – 4/24 – 6:30 p.m. At John Jermain Library, 201 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049. 631-283-3195. NATIVE AMERICAN WHALERS – 4/24 – 7 p.m. The Origin of Whaling on Long Island. At Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Ln., Southampton. 631-283-2494. JEWELRY MAKING – 4/24 – 6-8:30 p.m. At Pelletreau Silver Shop, 78 Main St., Southampton. 631-283-2494. DINNER AND A MOVIE – 4/24 – 5:45 p.m. Al Franken: God Spoke. $35 per person, includes a threecourse meal. Register by 4/21. At The Southampton Inn, 91 Hill St., Southampton. 631-537-1428. Shdems.org. BLOOD DRIVE – 4/24 – 7 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Donors will receive a coupon for a “Pint for a Pint” coupon from the Southampton Publick House. At Southampton Hospital, 240 Meeting House Ln., Southampton. 631-726-8336. INTERNET BASICS – 4/24 – 6:30 p.m. $5. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631-653-4224.
OUTDOOR RECREATION & FITNESS SATURDAY, 19 KEYSPAN NATURE WALK – 4/19 – 9 a.m. $6 per per-
son. At Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. TROUT POND/CLAM ISLAND – 4/19 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Meet at Trout Pond parking lot on Noyac Road, Noyac. Four-mile hike with ponds, woods and bay views. 631-283-5432.
SUNDAY, 20 THE NORTHWEST – 4/20 – 1-3:30 p.m. Meet at the kiosk on Rte. 114, East Hampton. Five-mile, hilly hike through the heart of the Northwest. 631-725-2888. EARTH DAY CELEBRATION – 4/20 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bird walks, interactive exhibits and other activities. At Indian Island Park, Riverhead. 631-854-4980.
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has been gaining significant airplay in the last month, will reveal his artistic growth. “My singing has greatly improved as far as my sensitivity to the lyrics and melodies,” he said, “and my writing – it’s becoming more natural to reveal myself in lyrics.” He also now has the confidence to be direct with his audience, explaining that poetry is nice but honesty is powerful. “I’m not tempted to marblemouth my way over a lyric because I think it sucks.
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I really took the time to avoid writing poor lyrics,” he said. Like Chariot’s tracks, the new songs, written over the course of a year on both guitar and piano, express the sentiments associated with love and life, but with more of a classic rock vibe this time around. “This album pays serious respect to Chariot,” he said, “but it also adds some size to the sound of my songs.” DeGraw has shared the stage with Sheryl Crow, Stevie Wonder and Elvis Costello. As his success continues to grow, so does the size of his audiences and venues – but he said he tries to stay “normal.” “I really love to tour,” he said. “I didn’t have the opportunity to travel as a kid, so this has been a real addition to my life.” DeGraw’s performance this weekend at WHBPAC will feature old and new songs – giving the audience a sneak peek into his new album two weeks before its release. “There are moments of excitement mixed with moments of intimacy,” he said. “I’m just excited about the possibilities.” – Janine Cheviot Gavin DeGraw will be performing at WHBPAC on Sunday, April 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $60/$75/$90. For more information, call 631-2551500.
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With Billy Joel at the top of Gavin DeGraw’s list of musical influences, it was only a matter of time before the singer/songwriter came to perform on the East End – and no venue was more perfect than the 425-seat theatre at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Although DeGraw admits he can’t resist the “electrifying” energy of a big venue, he said, “I love the intimacy of a small room. It’s got honesty.” Rabid fans or those who have only heard DeGraw’s song “I Don’t Wanna Be” during the opening credits of the television drama “One Tree Hill,” have to agree that his music has a universal appeal – his lyrics are sweet, his melodies are catchy and he’s incredibly likable. Because his lyrics are personal and straightforward, listeners may think he draws only upon his own experiences when writing a song – but it’s not always all about him. “Typically, I write about my own life or the people’s lives around me, but these are not autobiographies,” he said. “The songs are more of my emotional take on the issues that come across my desk, so to speak.” With his self-titled album Gavin DeGraw set to release in May, the talented musician isn’t wrapped up in the belief that the sophomore album sets the tone for an artist’s career. “Although I don’t think it’s the be-all-end-all, the second album definitely holds a lot of weight for an artist, but I try not to over analyze that type of stuff,” he said. DeGraw grew up in South Fallsburg, New York, a place he described as “not pretty, great or safe,” but credits the upstate hamlet as an influence in the music and lyrics that paved his way to success. “I grew up in a small prison town – my father was a prison guard – and I think that has shaped me in a very particular way,” he said. “That place has reality written all over it and definitely has made its way into my lyrics and sound.” After attending the Berklee School of Music, DeGraw headed back to New York to start his career. After years of playing the local bar and club scene in New York City, he was signed to J Records in 2003. His debut album, Chariot, included hit singles “Follow Through,” “I Don’t Wanna Be,” and the title track “Chariot,” and sold over a million copies. “It’s been a hell of a ride,” said DeGraw. Chariot was re-released a year later with a bonus disc, Chariot Stripped, featuring acoustic versions of the album’s 12 tracks. Stripped was completed in just 29 takes, giving it an authentic feel and raw insight to DeGraw’s style. “I made that album in one day. It was a blast,” he said. “It’s important to give my audience something fresh. I think that’s my job.” DeGraw is hopeful that his latest album, featuring the pop rock single “In Love With a Girl” that
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Entertainment In Town review: gypsy...by gordin & christiano valed belting skills that suit her to the role and music. She has a splendid supporting cast that features an ideal Laura Benanti as Louise, the tomboy turned stripper, a terrific Boyd Gaines as Herbie, her long suffering agent/fiancée, a winning Leigh Ann Larkin as Dainty June plus a trio of jaded old strippers, Alison Fraser, Lenora Nemetz and Marilyn Caskey for additional spice. The original book by Laurents is a marvel for musicals – astute with psychological shadings that are both dark and ironic – explaining its lasting appeal as a metaphor for the destructive pressures of America’s success credo of win no matter what. The music, as we all know, is sensational. Laurents’ direction with Robbins original choreography (reproduced by Bonnie Walker) makes for a slick production – an unabashedly brazen steamroller, with only occasional flashes of brilliance. Most moments go by the wayside in his broad rendering and the shattering conclusion is not so shattering. The show wows you with dazzling skill, but ultimately moves you only slightly. Gypsy opened on March 27, 2008 at the St. James
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Broadway diva Patti LuPone takes her turn as Mama Rose, the mother of all stage mothers, and commands the theater like no other in the Arthur Laurents’ revival of the great American masterpiece Gypsy, which began life last summer as part of City Center’s Encores! Series. The musical, featuring the legendary score by Jule Styne with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, includes such classic songs as “Some People,” “Small World,” ‘You’ll Never Get Away From Me,” “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” and “Rose’s Turn.” Add to that Laurents first rate book and you have what is considered to be the definitive back stage musical. When City Center’s three week engagement quickly sold out, the word of LuPone’s astonishing performance spread like a wildfire, building tremendous enthusiasm for the woman – who many believe was born to play Mama Rose – to strut her stuff. And so it has come to pass. Its Patti’s turn and the accolades are in. But not so fast, there’s something askew in Laurents’ highly stylized staging and the Broadway transfer has apparently lost some vital ingredient. How could this happen? Reportedly unhappy with Sam Mendes’ staging of the Bernadette Peters’ Gypsy in 2003, Laurents, 89, replicates the 1959 staging of the show’s original director/choreographer, Jerome Robbins. Laurents did similar revivals with Angela Lansbury in 1974 and Tyne Daly in 1989 – both ladies ended up winning Tony Awards. LuPone may be the closest incarnation to Ethel
Patti LuPone in Gypsy Merman’s original Rose. Her marvelously supple voice possess both power and nuance. She’s a gifted performer, with a dynamic presence and unri-
Theatre, 246 W 44th Street between Broadway and Eighth Ave. For tickets call Telecaharge at 212-239-6200 or at the box office. 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 theaterlife.com.
MINI – 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 in order to take Las Vegas casinos for millions. 88 Minutes (R) On the eve of the execution of a serial killer he helped put on death row, Dr. Jack Gramm (Al Pacino), a college professor and forensic psychologist who works closely with the FBI, receives a phone call from someone telling him he has only 88 minutes to live. As he attempts to discover who is behind the phone calls, he finds himself investigating a copycat killer who is on the loose. 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 Britain’s criminal underworld, the government and the Royal Family. The Counterfeiters (R) The true story of the largest counterfeit ring in history. In 1936, Salomon “Sally” Sorowitsch, an underworld counterfeiter, is thrown into a concentration camp, where he is handpicked by the Nazis to produce fake foreign currency in order to weaken the economy of Germany’s enemies. Forbidden Kingdom (PG-13)
After discovering in a pawn shop the antique staff that belonged to the legendary Monkey King (Jet Li), an American teen who is obsessed with kung fu unexpectedly travels in time to ancient China to help a group of warriors free the imprisoned king. Also starring Jackie Chan. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (R) From the producers of Knocked Up, struggling musician Peter Bretter (Jason Segel) deals with the heartbreak of being dumped by his TV star girlfriend Sarah Marshall (Kristen Bell) by taking an impromptu trip to Hawaii. Unfortunately, he is staying in the same hotel as Sarah and her new rocker boyfriend. But a resort employee (Mila Kunis) helps him keep his mind off his ex. Horton Hears A Who! (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! Leatherheads (PG-13) Dodge Connolly (George Clooney), a hero in America’s pro-football league in 1925, is determined to save 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) as she tries to uncov-
er the real scoop on Rutherford. Married Life (PG-13) In this 1940s period-piece, after falling in love with a much younger woman (Rachel McAdams), Harry (Chris Cooper) decides he must kills his wife Pat (Patricia Clarkson) because he can’t bear the thought of hurting her when he leaves her. At the same time, he is vying with his best friend (Pierce Brosnan) for his girlfriend’s affections. Mrs. Pettigrew Lives for a Day (PG-13) When Londoner Guinevere Turner (Frances McDormand) is fired from her job as a governess, she gets caught up in the high-society world of American actress and singer Delysia Lafosse (Amy Adams) after she gets a new job as a social secretary. Nim’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. Persepolis (PG-13) A coming-of-age story of an Iranian girl during the country’s revolution of 1979. Based on a graphic novel. Prom Night (PG-13) In this thriller, Donna (Brittany Snow) is expecting her prom night to be the best night of her life, but instead she is haunted by horrors from her past as she and her friends are pursued by a serial killer.
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What’s in a title anyway? One might assume that a film called Smart People is either a story about intelligent people and their foibles, or perhaps a parody that looks deep into dumbness. Smart People is neither. Perhaps for future reference the movie could change its name to Neurotic, Unhappy People Who Are Just Smart Enough to Speak Well. It’s the lackluster tale of Professor Lawrence Wetherhold, played by an eager but miscast Dennis Quaid. You may remember having teachers who felt they were too smart for the students and as a result, any interaction with them was considered a chore. Wetherhold is a widower too, so naturally his grief not only retards his own life, but keeps him distant from his two bright children, Vanessa (Ellen Page, Juno) and James (Ashton Holmes, A History of Violence). Vanessa fancies herself an intellectual, and as she did in her Oscar-nominated turn in Juno, Page is a kid who is not necessarily too smart for her own good, but just kind of thinks she is. Once again, she’s whipping around zingy dialogue, but this time she ditches cool charm for stodgy and prissy. And as for James, he’s a poet. (That’s about it because Holmes’ character is seemingly abandoned by the script.) The idea here is that this is a house of misery, and the only thing that holds them together is their reported brainpower. Naturally, love and redemption must both forcibly enter the fray. First to dive into the murky shallow end of this pool is Sarah Jessica Parker’s character, Janet Hartigan. Parker plays an M.D. who reveals herself to the professor as a former student, after a meeting in the ER and realizing that eerily enough, the schoolgirl crush hasn’t subsided. Meanwhile, the good doctor manages to stay with Quaid, helping him find reasons to embrace not being such a jerk all the time, his adopted brother Chuck (Thomas Hayden Church, Sideways, Spiderman 3)
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arrives to further clear the maudlin air of the Wetherhold house. Also bright, but stooped in stonermode, his style of living life “one day at a time” proves to be oh-so-endearingly-righteous, and soon his dopey way breaks the ice between the cold father/ kids trio
and captures the heart of…his niece? You’re right. Ewwww. This debut work by commercial director Noam Murro and first big-screen screenplay from novelist Mark Jude Poirier really lacks, but it’s not that the film is made badly it’s just bad. It may cross your mind after seeing this film that the creative team may have just watched Little Miss Sunshine and thought that the dysfunctional family from that movie didn’t receive enough of a thorough examination. But where’s the closer look? Any sympathy generated for this story’s characters – who certainly have been through a terrible time – is purely bestowed by the natural instincts of filmgoers. But the family in this story isn’t a group of good people waiting for a fix; they’re just unlikable people. They saunter around behaving as though intelligence is a burden that forces them to understand the depths of suffering, yet insist on qualifying themselves as smart. However, instead of feeling that this group is at all wise, learned, cerebral, or any other term that refers to the possession of a high IQ, the phrase that keeps coming to mind is pseudo-intellectual. And if that was the point, that none of them are as smart as they think they are, it’s not demonstrated in any clear way. If the filmmakers are saying “ignorance is bliss” – that being intelligent only leads to pain – then they should have picked a different vehicle than a dialogue-driven film with independent styling, because none of the actual smart people in the audience are going to appreciate that ignorant jab one little bit. Ian Stark is a frequent TV and radio commentator on the film industry, and consults with private organizations on their collections. He is widely published on film and other arts/culture topics. This Movie: *All Talk *Stay Home
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HAMPTON ARTS (+) (631-288-2600) Smart People – Fri. 7:30 Mon.-Thurs. 2, 7:30, Sat.-Sun. 2, 4, 6, 8 Nim’s Island – Fri. 7 Mon.-Thurs. 1:30, 7 Sat.Sun. 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30
UA EAST HAMPTON (+) (631-324-0448) Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Fri.-Sat. 12, 2:30, 5, 7:55, 10:30 Sun. 12, 2:30, 5, 7:55 Mon.-Thurs. 5, 7:55 Stop Loss – Fri.-Sat 1, 4, 7:10, 9:50 Sun. 1, 4, 7:10 Mon.-Thurs. 4, 7:10
21 – Fri.-Sat 1:15, 4:30, 7:30, 10:20 Sun. 1:15, 4:30, 7:30 Mon.-Thurs. 4:30, 7:30 Counterfeiters – Fri.-Sat 1:50, 4:40, 7, 9:40 Sun. 1:50, 4:40, 7 Mon.-Thurs. 4:40, 7 Leatherheads – Fri.-Sat 1:30, 4:15, 7:15, 10:30 Sun. 1:30, 4:15, 7:15 Mon.-Thurs. 4:15, 7:15 Smart People – Fri.-Sat 12:30, 2:50, 5:15, 7:40, 10:15 Sun. 12:30, 2:50, 5:15, 7:40 Mon.-Thurs. 5:15, 7:40
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UA HAMPTON BAYS (+) (631-728-8535) Nim’s Island – Fri. 4:10, 7:10, 9:45 Sat.-Thurs. 1:10, 4:10, 7:10, 9:45 Horton Hears a Who – Fri. 4, 7, 9:30 Sat.-Thurs. 1, 4, 7, 9:30
Prom Night – Fri. 4:20, 7:20, 10 Sat.-Thurs. 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, 10 Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Fri. 4:30, 7:30, 10:10 Sat.-Thurs. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:10 Forbidden Kingdom – Fri. 4:45, 7:45, 10:25 Sat.Thurs. 1:45, 4:45, 7:45, 10:25
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Silvia Lehrer’s Cooking Column 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley 1 tablespoon matzo meal Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1/3 cup chicken broth 1.Select leeks with root end intact and at least 3 inches of white at the base. Discard any bruised outer leaves. At a 45-degree angle place your knife above the white of the leek cutting away the dark green portion exposing the light interior leaves. Hold each leek at the root end and cut through lengthwise above the root. Do not remove root end. Rinse the leeks in cold running water then soak in a bowl of clean water for 15 minutes to remove any sand. 2. Meanwhile combine meat, egg, garlic, parsley, matzo meal and salt and pepper in a bowl and stir to mix thoroughly. Photo by Susan M. Galardi
At sundown, April 19, Jews the world over will celebrate one of their most cherished traditions, the Passover Seder. The tale that is told at this ceremonial dinner commemorates the deliverance from slavery as the participants dine on the symbolic foods of the holiday. The different cultures within the Jewish community generally prepare the beloved foods of their origins. Preserving one’s heritage, after all, is an important part of the celebration. I have a few personal favorites that include leeks, an age-old vegetable, known to have been cultivated in Egypt. It is reported that leeks were among the rations of the workers who built pyramids and the Israelites, upon fleeing the country, regretted bitterly, “the cucumbers, and the melons and the leeks” they had to leave behind. How fitting, then that leeks should fit into the cultural dishes of Passover. Novias, Spanish for “bride,” is a Sephardic dish. Whole lengths of leek resembling a bride’s veil – hence the name – are blanched, rolled around a savory beef mixture and baked with a bit of broth. Yocheved Hirsch, the author of You Won’t Believe It’s Kosher, is a talented cooking teacher dedicated to the culture of her heritage. To add a bit of dazzle to your ceremonial meal, below is my adaptation of her delectable leek and meat patties recipe.
NOVIAS Leeks are separated, stuffed, rolled, and baked. Yield: About 26 rolls 2 large leeks, at least 1-inch around in diameter
Coarse (kosher) salt 1 pound ground meat 1 beaten egg 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
3. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil, put in the leeks and simmer briskly for 4-5 minutes. Drain and rinse leeks under cool running water to stop the cooking. Squeeze out excess water by running the palm of your hand over the length of each leek, then roll lengthwise in a clean kitchen towel to absorb excess moisture. Cut off and discard root ends. 4. Separate the leaves and spread a few at a time on a work surface. Place about 1 1/2 rounded teaspoons of (continued on next page)
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5. Bake on middle rack of oven for 20 minutes. Serve 2-3 rolls per person as a side course and strain some of the pan juices over them. Serve hot. LEEK AND VEAL PATTIES WITH SWEET/SOUR TOMATO SAUCE This tasty dish can be prepared up to one day ahead, and baked when ready to serve. Serves 8
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meat mixture at the base and roll up to the end of each leaf. Place in a lightly greased baking dish, side by side, until all are rolled. Pour broth over the leeks and cover securely with foil, shiny side down. *Can be prepared up to one day ahead to this point. Refrigerate as necessary and bring to room temperature before baking. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
For the tomato sauce 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, chopped fine 1 can (1 pound 12 ounce) whole peeled tomatoes, chopped Coarse (kosher) salt and freshly ground pepper Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon chopped dill, optional For the patties 2-3 leeks with core end, about 2 pounds 1 1/2 pounds ground veal or beef 2 extra-large eggs, beaten Coarse (kosher) salt and freshly ground pepper Several grinds freshly ground nutmeg 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley
2-3 tablespoons matzoh meal plus extra for dredging patties Vegetable oil 1. Heat oil in a saucepan, add the onion and saute for 2-3 minutes over medium heat until onion is translucent. Add tomatoes, lemon, salt and pepper to taste and sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes, add dill, if using, and stir to mix. 2. Trim and wash leeks as in above recipe. Slice leeks thin through the layers of leaves and put into salted boiling water. Simmer uncovered about 4 minutes, then drain and squeeze dry in a clean kitchen towel. Put into mixing bowl with meat, eggs, salt, pepper, nutmeg and parsley, and 2-3 tablespoons
matzoh meal to bind the mixture. Mix well. 3. Place about 1 cup matzoh meal on a large square of wax paper. Shape meat mixture into 3-inch patties to yield about 16 patties and coat in the meal. 4. Heat about 1-inch oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry the patties, a few at a time, about 2 minutes on both sides. Dry on paper towels. Arrange patties in a lightly greased baking dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour over tomato sauce and bake in a 350 degree oven for ten minutes before serving. Adapted from You Won’t Believe It’s Kosher, Yocheved Hirsch, Golden Sun Books
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Side Dish By Aji Jones The Plaza CafĂŠ in Southampton will offer a three-course prix fixe starting at 5 p.m. The cost of the prix fixe is $30 per person plus tax and gratuity and will be offered every day except Saturday. Sample menu is as follows: Long Island seafood chowder; butternut squash ravioli; organic field greens; horseradish crusted Chatham Bay cod; lemon-herb marinated free range chicken; sliced flat iron steak; chocolate espresso torte; apple-pecan cake and; classic crĂ¨me brĂťlĂŠ. For reservations or further information call (631) 283-9323. Almoncello Restaurant, a Northern Italian trattoria in East Hampton, serves dinner Wednesday through Monday starting at 6 p.m. and is closed on Tuesday. The menu features seasonally driven Bolognese-inspired cuisine. Sample menu items include: salumi with sliced cured meats and house-spun mozzarella; scallop carpaccio with pomegranate, grapefruit granita, crispy leeks and artisinal olive oil; Cavatelli with grilled wild shrimp, lima beans, rosemary and breadcrumbs; rabbit ravioli with delicata squash and mushroom ragu, sage and 1144798
Sunset CafĂŠ in Westhampton Beach now offers a variety of breakfast choices. Selections include: poached organic eggs with bagel or toast; whole wheat honey waffles; hot oatmeal; cinnamon toast; toasted chocolate bread with organic peanut butter; yogurt parfait with granola clusters, organic yogurt, mixed fruit and local honey; bagels with your choice of hand-folded cream cheese. Sunset CafĂŠ also serves fine, organic grown coffees, cappuccinos and numerous coffee concoctions. The CafĂŠ is open 7 days a week. Monday through Thursday they are open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information call (631) 288-3010. The Jamesport Manor Inn in Jamesport will continue to offer a three-course prix fixe Sunday through Thursday for $29 per person, through spring. Sample menu items include: lobster and white asparagus bisque; seared scallops and shrimp; Bibb lettuce with candied walnuts, sliced apple, Maytag blue cheese and champagne vinaigrette; zucchini lentil pie with pickled turnips, exotic mushrooms and balsamic syrup; seafood risotto with roasted tomatoes, English peas and pecorino tartuffo, and lamb filet mignon with mint tagliatelle, pea shoots, and olive vinaigrette. Desserts include maple walnut and mascarpone cheesecake or caramelized banana cake. For reservations call (631) 722-0500.
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725-7110 Zagat says: "Modern tropical interiors and wonderful sunset views. Seasonal cuisine that is delicious and delightful and service that is always gracious if not perfect. This off the beaten path charmer is deemed a real find." Available for private parties Serving Dinner Thursday thru Sunday from 5:30p.m.
white truffle oil; porchetta, roast pork shoulder with spiced red cabbage, apples and black pepper spaetzle; and whole roasted branzino with baby root vegetables and roasted pepper aceto dulce. Almoncello also has karaoke every Saturday night starting at 10:30 p.m. For reservations or further information call (631) 329-6700. Artful Dodger in Westhampton Beach will be having live music on Saturday, April 19 with Joe Hampton and The Kingpins, starting at 9 p.m. There is no cover for this performance, but you must be 21 and older to attend. Come in early and sample some appetizers at the bar including: mini burgers; chicken wings; mozzarella sticks; chicken fingers; and jalapeĂąo poppers. Artful Dodger is open Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. until close and Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. until close. For more information call (631) 288-2885. Fresno in East Hampton adds to the brightness of springâ€™s start by extending its popular $28 Cannonball Prix Fixe, usually served until 6:32 p.m. on Friday through the evening and through April. The favorite $28 Cannonball Prix Fixe including appetizer, entrĂŠe and dessert is available in the dining room Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and now all night on Friday too. On Saturday, itâ€™s available until 6:32 p.m., every night, itâ€™s available at the bar all night long. For further information call (631) 324-8700. Westhampton Steakhouse in Westhampton is open for dinner seven days a week starting at 4 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. They offer a $21.95 prix fixe nightly till 7 p.m. including a soup or salad, entrĂŠe and a dessert. They also have a three-course $21.95 prime rib dinner on Tuesdays. For further information call (631) 288- 7161.
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Dining Log Island’s foremost chefs, Peter Dunlop. Located at 91 Hill Street, Southampton. 631-283-6500. THE JAMESPORT MANOR INN – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jamesportmanor.com. LE SOIR RESTAURANT – Serving the finest French cuisine for over 25 years, rated in Zagat Survey of Distinction 2006-2007 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. 631-4729090. MATTO RESTAURANT – Matto, Italian for “crazy,” 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 www.mattorestaurant.com. MATSULIN – 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 – 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. OAKLAND’S RESTAURANT & MARINA – Located on Dune Road at the Shinnecock Inlet in Hampton Bays, Oakland’s is now open for the season. Offering lunch and dinner Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning at noon. Our specials include: Friday evening happy hour 5-7 p.m., Friday evening “Lobster Bash,” Sunday brunch 12-3 p.m. and our Sunday evening Price Fix menu beginning at 5 p.m. Specials from our regular menu are always offered as well. Visit www.oaklandsrestaurant.com or call 631-728-6900 for more information and reservations. OLDE SPEONK INN – 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 – 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
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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. 631537-5665. PARTO’S – Italian restaurant, pizzeria, café. 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 www.partosrestaurant.com. Located at 12 West Main Street, 100 yards west of Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead. 631-727-4828. THE PATIO AT 54 MAIN – New American Cuisine featuring prime aged steaks and fresh seafood. Three course Chef’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. PIERRE’S – 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. www.pierresbridgehampton.com. PRIME 103 – 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. 631324-1100. SARACEN – A Mediterranean culinary experience, Saracen boasts a modern Italian menu, comfortable atmosphere and excellent European service. Reservations recommended. Located at 108 Montauk Highway, Wainscott. 631537SEA GRILLE AT GURNEY’S – 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. 631-668-2660. TUSCAN HOUSE – Regional Italian Cuisine, seafood, pastas, meat and poultry, you feel that you have been transported to Italy the moment you arrive. Open year round. 10 Windmill Lane, Southampton, 631-287-8703
75 MAIN RESTAURANT – 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 – A classic French bistro offering unpretentious French fare at affordable prices. Special 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. 631537-8885. ANNONA – 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 – 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. Fri-Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun. 12-10 p.m. Happy hour Fri.-Sat. 4-8 p.m. Located at 76C Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-4316. www.myspace.com/birchwoodonthepark. BEFORE THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT – Voted as one of the Best of the Best Seafood Restaurants by Dan’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 Tully’s Seafood Market. 631-728-9111. BOBBY VAN’S – 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 on Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0590. BUOY ONE – Fresh seafood market, dining room and take-out. Voted “Best of the Best Seafood” 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 GURNEY’S – 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. CROSSROADS DIAMOND RESTAURANT – A cozy, intimate atmosphere for fine dining. Tiffany lamps add to the elegant décor 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. 631-3692221. DRIVERS SEAT RESTAURANT AND BAR – 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 www.thedriverseatrestaurant.com. HAMPTON COFFEE COMPANY – Featuring espresso bar, bakery, coffee roastery, full-service café 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 in Water Mill & 194 Mill Road in Westhampton Beach. www.hamptoncoffeecompany.com 631-726-COFE. HILL STREET CAFÉ – A brand new breakfast and lunch spot dat The Southampton Inn, headed by one of Long
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Arts & Galleries ART COMMENTARY Art work appears all over the East End nowadays. Such places are sometimes called “alternate spaces” and have become popular venues in the past several years. There are practical reasons for these displays, one being an insufficient number of galleries to accommodate the large number of area artists. Often, too, art serves as decoration and “pick-me-ups” for drab offices and the like. Even so, the exhibits at Canio’s book store don’t fit the typical uses of alternate space, expecially Kathryn Szoka’s current photography presentation. As people who are loyal customers and fans of Canio’s have known for decades, this is a special place: welcoming, familiar and intimate. A place to meet friends, soak up some culture at the weekly readings, and let your real self shine through. Oh yes, you can also buy books
there, both used and new. Simply put, Szoka’s lying on a bed with her father). Most Canio’s signifies a family; entering the of the other photographs are not as dramatstore is like stepping into your own living ic perhaps, but still symbolic and poignant: room. It may be a bit cluttered and worn, her father throwing a ball in the air; a relabut it will always be home. tive pushing him uphill in his wheelchair. Which is why Szoka’s family photoSzoka has wisely included pictures of her graphs are so perfect in this setting – repfather before his last days, engaged in rouresenting images you might find adorning a tine activities befitting a more healthy indiliving room. While Szoka is a respected fine vidual: his birthday party comes to mind as arts photographer, her usual aesthetics a potent, symbolic image. Sculpture by don’t count here. We aren’t looking at the There are other symbols, like balloons, composition of the image or the angle of the Darius Yektai that appear in several photographs signifying camera. We are looking at the photographyouth and freedom. They are understandably er’s father who is suffering from dementia. subtle objects, but those small things are the ones we At first we wonder if we can absorb such images, remember about our precious loved ones.. Szoka allows recalling our own afflicted family members or Annie us to remember. Leibovitz’ pictures of a dying Susan Sontag in a recent The photographs will be on view at Canio’s in Sag exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum. But despite our misHarbor until May 9. On that day, there will be readings givings, we can’t take our eyes away from the images, which feature care-giving. Call 631-725-4926 for even from those that are stunningly painful (like details. Photo by M.W. Weiss
Kathryn Szoka at Canio’s Book Store
With Marion Wolberg Weiss
Honoring the Artist: Cornelia Foss There aren’t many artists who are as devoted or committed to their subject matter as much as Cornelia Foss. Consider the fact that Wainscott Pond, site of this week’s cover, is a place Ms. Foss has painted for over 40 years. Or the fact that she sometimes drives from her New York apartment with her husband, composer Lukas Foss, to look at the ocean and then turns around and goes back to Manhattan. Q: What is it about Wainscott Pond that attracts you after 45 years? A: I don’t know. All I know is that I have a fixation, an obsession about the pond. It changes all the time. Turn by one and a half degrees, and it’s different. It’s so amazing how many possibilities there are. Q: Can you be specific about the possibilities? A: A man once commissioned me to do a view of the pond from his house. I had never done it from that perspective. And then there are the changing seasons. Each season has its own beauty. When you see it in the spring, there are the greens and beau-
tiful pinks. In the fall, there are the browns, oranges and purples. There’s magic in the winter. Q: One of your pond paintings enjoyed a special possibility. A: Yes. I sent the well-known Japanese composer, Toru Takemitsu, a postcard of a pond painting, and he named one of his pieces after it. It was performed a lot of places. Q: Did you ever want to compose music yourself? A: I’m completely illiterate when it comes to music, although I like to listen to it. Q: When you’re not painting or listening to music, what do you do? A: I teach at the Art Students League and The National Academy. I also like cooking, mixing German, Italian and French recipes and then having friends over to enjoy it. Q: What are your thoughts about teaching? A: It’s amazing that everyone is completely teachable. Everyone can do a good painting although not necessarily a great painting.
Q: How about spending time with your grandchildren, Olivia, Sabina and Eugenie in New York? A: Oh yes. I take them to the museums. Olivia, the oldest one, was particularly impressed with the Head of Medusa. Q: How are you influenced by New York as far as your own painting goes? A: There are four places I love to paint. One is the view of Central Park from my apartment. The other places are, of course, Wainscott Pond, my garden in Bridgehampton and the ocean. I may drive out to look at the ocean to be reminded of the shoreline and then go back immediately to New York. Q: Now that’s devotion. A: I guess so. – Marion Wolberg Weiss Ms. Foss’s work will be on view at East Hampton’s Spanierman Gallery starting April 26. 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.62 Benefits – pg. 51 Movies – pg. 57 Day by Day – pg. 51 Kids’ Events – pg. 52
Bridgehampton National Bank, Hampton Jitney, Plum TV and Hildreth’s. Open by appointment. Located at 125 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-7707. THE DRAWING ROOM – 4/26 – 5-7 p.m. Featuring the work of Sharon Horvath. Open Monday, Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Located at 16R Newtown Lane, East Hampton. 631-3245016.
GALLERIES OPENING RECEPTIONS SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY – 4/19 – 6-8 p.m. “Maker/Taker” Located at 688 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-793-2256 or 631-726-0076. ASHAWAGH HALL – 4/19 – 3-5 p.m. “Photographer’s Choice,” featuring the photography of 27 East End artists. Open Sat. and Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Located at Springs Fireplace Rd., East Hampton, NY. 631-726-6835. SURFACE LIBRARY GALLERY – 4/19 – 6-9 p.m. “Interlude,” paintings by Mark Perry. On display through April 27. Open Thurs.-Sun. from 1-7 p.m. and by appointment. Located at 845 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-291-9061. THE GALLERY SAG HARBOR – 4/22 – 5:30 p.m. Earth Day “What It Means to Me,” featuring storyboards by local children. Sponsored overall by Norsic as well as
ANNONA 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. Also on exhibit, “Recalled Intimacy,” featuring the work of Clyde Phillip Wachsberger and Claire Watson. 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. 631-4954268. BABETTE’S RESTAURANT – Wall reliefs by Dorothy Frankel. Located at 66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. 631329-5377. BASEMENT GALLERY – “A Tribute to Rose Graubart
Ignatow” drawings and paintings from the 1930s-1990s. Open Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment. Located 9 Albertines Ln., East Hampton. 631-329-2927. 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. 917-8485102. BOLTAX GALLERY – “new work. old friends.” Located at 21 North Ferry Road (Route 114), Shelter Island. 631749-4062. 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. 631-3773355. 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. 631-537-1088. BUTLER’S FINE ART – “20th and 21st Century Painting and Sculpture” Open year-round. Located at 50 Park Place, East Hampton. 631-267-0193. CANIO’S BOOKS – “Crooked Knee,” photography by Kathryn Szoka. Located at 290 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631(continued on the next page)
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725-4926. with M-Z will be on display through PICK OF THEWEEK April 26. Guild Hall, located at 158 CASTELLO DI BORGHESE THE GALLERY SAG Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324VINEYARD – “Between the Sea and HARBOR – 4/22 – 5:30 p.m. 0806. Sky: Landscapes of the North Fork.” Earth Day “What It Means to Route 48 and Alvah’s Lane, Cutchogue. HAMPTON ROAD GALLERY – Me,” featuring storyboards by local Located at 36 Hampton Road, 631-734-5111. CELADON GALLERY – Spring children. Sponsored by Norsic as well Southampton. 631-204-9704. pottery sale, through May 18, week- as Bridgehampton National Bank, LANA SANTORELLI GALLERY ends only from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Hampton Jitney, Plum TV and – “Abstraction,” through April 26. Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hildreth’s. Located at 125 Main Street, Gallery hours are Sunday to Located at 41 Old Mill Road, Water Sag Harbor. 631-725-7707. Thursday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Mill. 631-726-2547. Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Located at 77 CHRYSALIS GALLERY – Located at 2 Main Street, Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-6308. Southampton. 631-287-1883. LEVITAS CENTER FOR THE ARTS – “Time and CLOVIS POINT GALLERY – “Clovis Point Toasts the Place,” by fine art photographer Elizabeth Holmes. On disArtists,” showcasing art collectives Arts 4 and Bonac Tunic. play through April 27, from 12-4 p.m. At the Southampton At the Clovis Point Winery, located at 1935 Main Road, Cultural Center, 25 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-287-4377. Jamesport. 631-722-4222. MARK BORGHI FINE ART – Open daily from 10 COREY CREEK VINEYARDS – Featuring the work of a.m.-5:30 p.m. Currently located at 2462 Main St., Dolores Castrucci. On display daily, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located Bridgehampton. 631-537-7245. on Main Road, Southold. 631-765-4168. NESTSEEKERS GALLERY – New York artist CRAZY MONKEY GALLERY – Featuring Marcia Geoffrey Fontaigne releases his new book Selected Works Tucker, Cynthia Sobel and Jim Posner. Will run through and displays a few abstract expressionist paintings. April 27. Also on display, the art of Salvatore Gulla. Located at 150 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-7070. Located at 136 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-267-3627. PAMELA WILLIAMS GALLERY – Open Friday to DE CORDOVA GALLERY – “SALUD… Here’s to your Monday 11-5 p.m. Located at 167 Main Street, health,” a benefit for Hudson River HealthCare, which proAmagansett. 631-267-7817. vides healthcare to the underserved and underinsured. PARASKEVAS GALLERY – Showing Michael May 24 – June 29. Open Fridays from 3-7 p.m., Saturdays Paraskevas’ extensive work and children’s book illustraand Sundays from 12-6 p.m. and also by appointment. tions from Maggie and the Ferocious Beast and other books Located at 538 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-0620. he published with his mother, Betty. Open by appointment. DESHUK/RIVERS GALLERY – Located at 141 Maple Located at 83 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-287-1665. Lane, Bridgehampton. 631-237-4511. THE PARRISH ART MUSEUM – “Paper Transformed THE DESIGN STUDIO – “Romantic Chinese – Origami.” The gallery is open Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Landscapes,” photography by John Deng. Open daily. 2393 Located at 25 Job’s Ln., Southampton. 631-283-2118. Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-1999. PIERRE’S RESTAURANT – Showing the black and DREW PATRICK SPA GALLERY – Featuring art by white photography of Gino Rullo, through April 30. Located Bill Kuchler. Located at 128 West Main Street, Bay Shore. at 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5110. 631-206-3739. POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE – Located at 830 EAST END BOOKS GALLERY – Paintings and prints Springs-Fireplace Rd., East Hampton. 631-324-4929. from “The Dog Lover’s Guide to the Good Life,” by Carol PRITAM AND EAMES – “Early Spring Show,” Running Saxe and Hanita Blumfield. Open daily. Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.through June 20. Open Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun. 12-5 p.m.Located at 53 Sunday 12 – 4 p.m. Closed Wednesdays. Located at 27-29 The Circle, East Hampton. 631-324-8680. Race Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-7111. EZAIR GALLERY – American Contemporary Painting QUOGUE LIBRARY – “Images by the Sea,” featuring and Sculptures from New York, Long Island and New the photography of Robert Lefferts and Bob Duryea. England area will run through May 1. Located at 136 Main Located at 90 Quogue St., Quogue, 631-653-6151. QUOGUE SCHOOL GALLERY – “Outsider Art Show” Street, Southampton. 212-204-0442. with works by students. Quogue Library, located at 90 THE FIREPLACE PROJECT – Located at 851 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4224. Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. Open Friday RATIO GALLERY – “Two Distinct Views - The through Sunday, 12-6 p.m. www.thefireplaceproject.com. 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Located at 848 North Sea Road, Southampton. 631-726-4663. GOOD FRIEND PARK GALLERY – Paintings, prints and photographs by Michael Knigin are on display. Open by appointment only. Located at 26 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton. 631-324-5500. GORAN PETMIL STUDIO – Open Saturday and Sunday 3-7 p.m. or by appointment. Located at 88 Gin Lane (Barnway), Southampton. 631-574-7542 or 631-8302895. GRENNING GALLERY – “Tonalists & Impressionists: Then and Now” Exhibit will run through April. Open Sunday – Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-767-5302. GUILD HALL GALLERY – 70th Annual Guild Hall Artist Member’s Exhibition. Artists whose last names start
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This Bud’s For You – Flowering Trees Part Two
Not everyone has a large open expanse on their property to plant spring flowering trees. However a wonderful blooming understory to the big oaks on the moraine is possible. Dogwoods, redbuds,
and shads light up the woods and work well in combination with some of the larger shrubs that tolerate shade and get almost as large. Shads begin the spring season with their delicate white petals flickering in the woodland breeze. Also known as Amelanchier canadensis, this lovely native tree can be seen out on the cliffs of Montauk. It is extremely tolerant of the sea winds, which actually sculpt the trunks into interesting spirals. There have been hybrids sold in the past, which, like crab apples, were seriously affected by a leaf disease that left the tree practically bare in late summer. Planting a fall blooming clematis at the base to crawl up into the canopy and fill it in with foliage and starry white fragrant flowers can ameliorate this problem on existing shads in the landscape, if you don’t like to spray your trees. But there are also new varieties available like “Brilliance” that have made the shad more tolerant to humid summers. The next to bloom in the local woods are the lovely native American dogwoods, Cornus florida. Their geometrical, almost square flowers blossom in late April and early May. Red berries that the birds just love follow later. Cornus florida rubra is actually not red but a dusky deep pink. The forest’s edge in Northwest Woods out by Cedar Point Park once was lined with white American dogwoods, and escapees from gardens can be seen in North Sea. A disease issue almost wiped them out about 15 years ago, but having
survived that, the local trees have re-grown in the area with a slightly more rugged look than what you would find in a nursery grown plant. Cornus Kousa, the Korean dogwoods, bloom in June and can be seen in all their glory through out Shelter Island where it seems that they stay in flower for almost 6 weeks. Cornus k. “Stellar Pink” is a newer pink variety that is now avail(continued on next page)
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able in larger sizes, occasionally Cherokee Chief or Cherokee Princess can be found, too. “Wolf ’s Eye” has a variegated leaf that is really outstanding in a shady area. Cercis canadensis, the red bud is slightly off the mark in name. The tightly bunched tiny flowers that cling to the branches as if they are outlining them in color are bright rose purple. “Forest Pansy” has been very popular in the last decade. The typically large heart shaped leaves are purple instead of green. This would be a good substitute for a flowering pear in a shadier spot. Cercis canadensis alba, the white bud, is truer to its name and will sparkle in the woods the way dogwoods and shads do.
weekly basis or you can do it yourself. Durkee or Frank’s Red Hot sauce work on everything but arborvitaes, since they’re not tolerant of wiltproof. Dan uses a product with putrefied egg solids, and yes it smells for a while when it goes on but it works. Start early in the season before any nibbling begins to train the deer away from your property rather than convince them not to come back once they have begun browsing. More and more fencing issues are arising. There are limits to how much fencing can be done in East Hampton, and Southampton only allows deer
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All these trees grow to about 20-25’ maximum, which is why they make up the understory, a transition zone from the horizontal plane of the sunny lawn or garden to the vertical architectural trunks of the larger shade trees like oaks and maples. They tolerate shade well, as will Corylopsis and Corylus, two soft yellow flowered shrubs that have dramatically different flowers. Corylopsis, also known as winter hazel, doesn’t have a flower like a witch hazel. The blooms are like a small stack of delicate inverted cups that come out in early April and are shown off well by a backdrop of evergreens. This shrub is delicate and slightly vase shaped. It takes pruning well but if left alone it can reach 15 feet in height. Corylus is another kind of hazel. The flowers are most striking on the hybrid “Contorta,” also known as Harry Lauders walking stick. The pendulous flowers look like they’d make a fantastic pair of earrings – 2 1/2’’ to 3” chains of golden yellow hang down from the branch tips. The regular variety is an upright grower and there are ones native to this area that can be seen around Trout Pond. “Contorta,” however, is a true specimen that would be best set off by itself as a piece of garden sculpture with it’s weeping, twisted branches and dangly flowers that move in the breeze.
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Letters GOOD PEOPLE EXIST Dear Dan, In an era when small portions and bad service are the norm, it was a stunned Dan’s Papers office that received lunch on Tuesday from The Deli Counter (Rt. 27 in Southampton across from Mercedes Benz). We watched in silent awe as the owner brought a selection that included Brisket, Stuffed Clams, Lasagna, Filet Mignon, AntiPasto, Wild Rice Pilaf and Sandwiches. The only sounds emanating from the group were a consistent “wow, did you try this one yet”? Amazing Food!!! Dan’s Papers Southampton Office And where was I? – DR HAPPY TIMES Re: “Tahoe To Go” Dear Dan, While reading your article I was hoping there was a punch line to tell us this wasn’t really happening. My goodness, I dread the summer and unsuspecting visitors. The Chamber will try to address this issue. Wish us luck. By the way, congratulations on your engagement. Looking forward to your new book coming out in May. Best, Marina Southampton Chamber of Commerce Via e-mail It’s going to be a busy summer. And I even got my Tahoe back! – DR MY COUSIN DANNY Dear Dan, I just finished reading the sickening story of the capture of your Tahoe. A similar situation happened to me. I was pulled over at 6pm at night at Bear Mountain on January 19th 2007, just after a snow and the roads were icy. This is no place anyone with any sound mind would speed, and I drive a 2007 Lexus RX 330. For no reason, a police car was signaling me to pull over, which there is no safe place to do so, but I did anyway. He tells me my tail lights were out, which is impossible on a Lexus because any problem in electronically alerted to you, plus with the Lexus, the lights are on or off, there is no way the front lights are
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out and the tail lights are not unless they were deliberately smashed. If I actually forgot to turn them on, they are automatic. I know they were on. So then he runs my plates and it turns out my license was suspended for not appearing about ticket for a two week expired registration while I was TRYING to move my leased vehicle from one state to another which was seven visits to the DMV until I finally had all the paperwork. He arrests me. I’m a paralegal who used to be a New York City police officer and the former vice president of the police union, informed me that the officer must have run my plate BEFORE pulling me over which is entirely ILLEGAL. You cannot be searched without cause. He also tells me that three of my rights were violated and that I can sue in Federal court and would probably offered about $25K to settle. They tried to get me to pay a $115 ticket and $65 administration something’s. I decided to fight. This courtroom was an hour and a half from my house and the whole procedure took four court dates to complete. I opted for a jury trial. After my numerous motions outing all the officer’s violations, the court assigned me a private attorney to assist my pro se case. This was going to cost the town $350 an hour for my attorney and eight jurors at $40 per day. The prosecutor’s evidence proved nothing and apparently she didn’t realize it, and one minute before my trial my attorney pointed this out to her. “In the interest of justice”, she opted to drop the charges against me. Not only are these procedures completely against the constitution, they are just cash cows for the towns. I have been pulled over and accused of not wearing my seatbelt when I am, and of being on the phone when I am not. I now carry my video recorder in the car when I drive, which is quite an inconvenience but that is how afraid I am of the new police state since the patriot act. To fight this ticket cost me about $1150, not including lost days of pay. At the victory of every motion, including getting my “My Cousin Vinny” type judge recused, I felt such a high from my victory. I know how much I would have saved by just paying, but my principles just wouldn’t allow me to concede and not uphold the constitution. Thank you if you’ve made it this far. Gianna Miceli Via e-mail Down with the 21st Century! – DR
BASEBALL IS WORTH X Dear Dan, “North Fork Mets Fans And Their Shea Stories” (Phyliss Lombardi —- April 4) was interesting, but missed the inside pitch concerning sources to support $800 million dollars for construction of our new Mets stadium. According to a recent report by the New York City Independent Budget Office, the Mets owners will receive $440 million in public subsidy and $72 million in property tax savings. Citizens should just say no to using public funds for any new major sports stadiums. In ancient Rome, government attempted to curry favor with the masses by offering free bread and circuses. Today, we have sports pork. How sad those voters are continually asked to pay for new stadiums. Public dollars are being used as corporate welfare to subsidize a private-sector business. The only real beneficiaries of these expenditures are team owners and their multimillion-dollar players. Sincerely, Larry Penner Great Neck, New York Via e-mail What about Yankee Stadium? – DR LE OOPS Re: “Correction” Dear Dan, I am writing in reference to your recent article Bienvenue A La Hamptons, Monsieur ET Madame. As a French speaker and someone very interested in French culture I found this article very interesting, however I do have to point out some errors you have made that irk me. The errors are minor but I know that any of my French professors would have my head for them. Instead of Le Euro, the e of the Le drops for words that begin with vowels and should be written and pronounced as L’Euro. In addition, I would probably have said “Bienvenue Aux Hamptons”, aux being a contraction of àà and les, which is the plural definite article. I do enjoy Dan’s Papers very much and wish you continued excellence and success. Bon Travail! Kyle Doyle Eastport, L.I. Via e-mail Merci. – DR
Police Blotter A Brick A man in East Hampton threw a brick at a window of a local bagel shop. The man was arrested by police after he was tracked down near the shop after the throw. Police arrested the man, then grabbed some coffee and a bacon, egg and cheese. * * * Stolen Motorcycle A report came through the wire that a motorcycle was stolen in East Hampton. The thief has most likely got his motor running, headed on the highway and is looking for adventure. * * * What Time Is It? A man in Hampton Bays reported that his gold watch had been stolen. Police think that because of the increase in gold prices, these types of thefts are going to become more common. * * * A Stolen Card A woman in East Quogue reported to
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5 Star Heating & Air Conditioning ( 631) 298-9122 www.5starhvac.com
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Daz Electrical Contractor (631) 329-9590 Guardian Home Standby Generators
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SHELTER ISLAND YACHT CLUB is currently taking resumes for LINE COOKS.
General Ananas Spa located in Village of Southampton has an opening for a Full Time/ Part Time Receptionist. Experience preferred, and computer skills necessary. Please contact Renata & Melinda at 631-287-9099 or fax resume to 631-287-3983 or email resume to: email@example.com ANTI AGING PROJECT Male and Female baby boomer models needed. 631-236-9841
2008 SUMMER SEASON.
Competitive salary and possible housing available.
Cleaning company seeks full time summer associates from May to mid September. Own transportation and English literate. College Students welcome. 631-774-8743
General FAMILY ORIENTED CLUB Seeks Highly Motivated Persons For Key Positions Including: Bartenders, Cocktail Persons, Bathhouse Attendants, Short Order Cooks, Chefâ€™ss Assistants, Kitchen Utility personnel and Table Porters.
KITCHEN CLOSES IN TIME FOR FERRIES.
EXPERIENCED DOG GROOMER
Part time May and Occt.
Full time June to Sept.
necessary for busy Hamptons salon. Salary and benefits negotiable.
Fax resumes only to: 631-749-0704
The Classy Canine
Must be neat in appearance, possess good communications and people skills and be team players. Please call for additional informatiion, applications and to schedule interview.
FREELANCE WRITERS WANTED Dan's Papers is expanding its coverage and content areas. We're looking for: --Solid feature writerss on local/ regional issues, with thorough knowledge of the East End.
Pool company seeking self-motivated people to fill positions in clerical, maintenance & masonry. Good pay and benefits for qualified technicians. 631-283-4040
LOOKING FOR A PT/ FT
Security System integrator (Residential/high end) seeks installation and service technician. Minimum 2 years experience. Full health, 401K, competitive salary. Fax resume to Mr. H. 516-876-2020. Intelli-tec Security Services.
WEB DEVELOPER/ DESIGNER to develop and maintain corporate websites and intraa net from a content (editorial) and advertising viewpoint. Must have solid knowledge and
--Subject matter experts, fo o r short features and/ or columns, on topics including: Real estate Home decor/design Architecture Sporrts (Horses, golf, boating) Fitness and Health Beauty and Fashion
Knoweldge of perennials, annuals and general garden care. April- November.Salary dependent on exerience. Contact 631-725-3282 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Retail Salary commensurate with experience. Fax resume to Marie at 631-369-7031. SENIOR SALES ASSOCIATE & SALES ASSOCIATE Luxury accessories company is looking for a sales associatee, and a senior sales associate for their East Hampton store. P revious retail experience in a high end store p referred. Competitive salary, commission, benefits, accessories allowance. Please send resuu mes and salary expectations to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: 212.228.3237
Retail STORE MANAGER & SALES ASSOCIATES ROBERTA FREYMANN, an exciting high end retailer, seeks energetic, results driven individuals for its East Hampton boutique. Store Manager and Sales Associate positionss 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 beneffits package for full time employees. Please email resumes to Tirzah@RobertaFreymann.net
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EMPLOYMENT / DAN’S CLASSIFIEDS Retail
Merchandise for Sale
Elder Care Health Care worker looking for work 8hrs mon., 4 hrs Tues. 4 hrs Sat. .631-871-3358 Yoga inspired athletic apparel company, lululemon athletica, is currently hiring great people who are excited about health and fitness for the following positions in East Hampton: *Store Management *Community Leader *Educator Our compensation and benefits package is competitive and includes reimbursement for fitness, yoga and Pilates classes. How great is that? To apply, 1) go to http://www.lululemon.com/ about/careers a nd submit your resume under the Job Search menu item for “Hamptons, NY” and either “Store Managemenn t” or “Educator”; and/or 2) Contact Aimee at email@example.com. Please forward your resume and cover letter including a 1-year, 3-year and 10-year goal.
House Manager AVAILABLE. Expertise in home and staff management, events, administrative assistance. Please call Karen on cell 631-839-9407 SEASONAL SALES ASSOCIATES ABS- A leader in contemporary/ designer women's clothing is looking for Seasonal Sales Associates for our upscale women's retail boutique located in Westhampton Beach, NY Individuals must be energetic, self-motivated and sales driven. This is a Seasonal "Summer" job only ...storee is open MAY - September 20th
Fax resume to 631-288-3207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org ref code: Westhampton
Top New York City chef seeking personal chef position in private residence. Impee ccable references. Call Scott (917)478-8300 email@example.com
Announcements Robert J. neglects his significant other, K.T. Mary Dunphy, and their dog. Fortunately she qualified for Welfare and Food Stamps for $126.00 per month.
Club Chair with Ottoman Forest Green Velvet Good Condition In Southampton $75 631-645-4197 PIANOS FOR SALE • Steinway B Grand 6’10” • Steinway L Grand 5’10” • Steinway M Grand 5’7” • Yamaha Grand 6’5” More. All Mint! Must Sell.
Art-To-Wear ERTE Jewelry collection. Rare oppty to own a piece of art history. 845-558-1889 www.erteboutique.com
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pups. Male & Female blenheim,
BUICK SKYLARK, 1972
Parents on premesis.
2 Door custom convertible Very good condition! Original metallic forest green
Piano Barn Mike (631)726-4640
Merchandise for Sale 1930’s Pale green cast iron porcelain double basin kitchen sink, with original faucet. Must see. Asking $2,000. (631)283-1572
Jewelry Wanted Highest prices paid for diamonds, gold, silver, and collectibles, any condition.
Unique Dog care. Board, Groom, Train. Country Atmosphere. 2 minutes from Tanger. Customized for your needs. Owner resides on premises. c-dogsunlimited.com. Carolyn Contois, NCMG, CT. 631-655-6006
v8 350, automatic, new transmission 151k/ AM-FM Drive home: $16,000 neg. Josh: 212-877-1256
CA$H FOR CARS
RUNNING OR NOT (RV’s Boats transport
Caall 516-639-1490 ALL VEHICLES
Brown Jordan patio furniture. Hunter green. 4 chaises $350, one 6’ oval table & 6 chairs $350, 2 arm chairs with 2 foot stools $200. (917)863-2546
WANTED $$$ Long Standing Collector wishes to expand collection of guns, swords. Cash paid. Free appraisals. Instant decisions. Strictly confidential. Lloyd 631-325-1819
Running or Not
Long Distance Towing
$50 to $5,000
Hamptons to Manhattan
LIC. 516-383-4403 INS.
Tag/Yard/Estate Sales East Moriches 449 Montauk Hwy. Fri., Sat. 9-4pm Clearance Sale 50% off most merchandise. Enormous Yard Sale! Furniture, housewares, rugs, mattresses, electronics, clothes, jewelry, books and much more. 3 East Way, East Hampton (off of Duke Drive) Saturday, April 19 from 9:30-5:30 and Sunday, April 20 from 10:30-5:30. Sag Harbor: Tag sale- Sat. 4/19 and Sun. 4/20, 9am-4pm. 5 Goodwood Rd. (corner of Fresh Pond Rd. & Goodwood). Furniture, lamps, pictures, household items and accessories.
2005 Lincoln Town Car. A Must See! Very low milage. (631)728-0818
Cash for cars. Running or not. 631-334-5700.
Automotive Jeep Wrangler 2007 Mint! *** Summer Fun *** 10,500 miles, hard & soft tops, front & side airbags, pow w er everthing, 6 CD changer w/ MP3/ DVD, black, 6spd., 17” premium wheels. $20,900. (845) 304-88566
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DAN’S CLASSIFIEDS Automotive
FOREIGN CAR SERVICE
Jaguar XJS. 1991 red convertible.Very good condition. AC. 28,000 miles. Always garaged. Two owners. AM/FM/CD. Leather interior. $10,000 or best offer. 631-324-9824.
EBAY CAR SELLERS WE BUY VINTAGE, SPORTS, LUXURY CARS. Internet Consignment Sales Restoration & service repair for your foreign or domestic car.
Jeep: 1989 Wrangler. Excellent condition. $4,000 negotiable (631)749-7866
CALL AVENTURA MOTORS 631-283-8819 www.aventuramotors.com
MERCEDES: 1989 560SL convertible, beautiful, red/ saddle interior, 70k, perfect condition, 2 tops, $24,500 516-353-3732
Ford F150 Lariat, white 1997. Supercab, short bed, flare side, cap, great shape. $6,000 (631)725-4895
VOLVO 2000 V70 Wagon 38k miles, Black, loaded, with moonroof, great condition. $10,400 631-276-3126
Automotive We Buy Cars 516-504-SOLD (7653) www.greatneckcarbuyers.com
SCULPTURE RESTORATION Spring is Here !! Repair, Renew, Revive.
Personalization is the key to success. SAT, PSAT, ISEE, SSAT, Academic and Study Skills Courses.. Experienced Tutors, Dedicated Staff, Proven Results. 212-580-1500 S.A.T./ Writing/ HW help Tutor Available. Middlebury and Oxford educated. Experienced, enthusiastic and reasonable. (631)680-8620
Cleaning Cleaning Person. Experienced. Top notch! Will clean & take care of your home. Great refs., reasonabble rates, licensed. Valentina 631-255-4575, 631-591-2178. Experienced Housekeeper will clean and organize your home. Great references and prices. Lurdes 631-875-3641 HANNA’S CLEANING The Best Residential Housekeepers. 631-727-2880 631-764--5388 cell
Handyman Call Cheap Richard for the best prices on any handyman job. All interior/ exterior improvement, maintenance, power washing, stonework. Every House Needs A Handyman! 631-714-0595, 631-312-8429. FPB Home Improvements Kitchen & Bath Specialists Roofing, Siding, Windows, Doors, small jobs always welcome. Lic. Ins. 631-594-2063 Handyman For Weekends Handles all your weekend projects. Carpentry, Masonry, Landscaping. Friday-Sunday Mete Cell 631-664-5560 Afterr 3:30pm
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David Irving Weiner 516-242-5836
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631-283-1000 email firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline Monday 12 Noon
HOME INSPECTION COMPANY FOR SALE 11 years in business Area covers Remsenburg to Montauk Make $200k PLUS (631)725-7680
Classifieds, Service Directory
EXCELLENT PRIVATE CHEF seeks excellent Manhattan/ Hamptons client. For p rofessional service and diistinctive cuisine contact Andrea: (917)338-6428
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A VOTRE SERVICE! Quality Housekeeping & Professional Organizer. Personal Service. Experience. Reliability. (631) 725-2128
HOUSE- OFFICE- Restaurants Apartments. Cell (516) 641-2666 (516) 690-3726 email@example.com
Tiles, Painting, Carpentry(interior), Parquet flooring, C rown/base molding.
You dont have to!
A Polish Cleaning Service. Dependable, trustworthy, English speaking. References. 5 years experience. 631-662-3944. firstname.lastname@example.org A STEP ABOVE HOUSECLEANING. Year round/seasonal service. Reliable, Experienced, Professional & Courteous. Call Maria 631-839-0368. email@example.com. CATHERINE MURPHY’S IRISH CLEANING SERVICE. Window washing available. Based in Sag Harbor. Impeccable Reeferences! 631-793-1121.
Hand cut steaks for next day delivery. Japanese or American. Call Allen 646-772-33155 Offering experienced waitstaff for in-home events or private parties. Melanie 631-594-2063 PRIVATE CHEF/ CATERER AVAILABLE FOR THE SEASON.
Cleaning & Restoration Services Carpet, area rugs, drapery, upholstery, basements, garages, windows, construction clean ups, water and sewage damage. Marble, stone, tile, grout, exteriors, decks, outdoor furniture and awnings.
Multiple week and multiple ad discounts available Ad enhancements available for additional charge
House watching, openings, closings, party cleanup. Free Estimate.
EAST END TUTORIAL. PreK-12, Math, Reading, SAT Prep. Caring, Experienced, Certified Educators. 631-591-2505
Jurgita & Harold Cleaning Service for all Hamptons (year round, seasonal). Experience, excellent references. 631-553-5589 www.jurgitaandharold.com Saldana Cleaning Service. Reliable. Experienced. Honest. House cleaning & watching, office & window cleaning. Daily, weekly, monthly. 631-276-1568. 631-604-5438. www.123scleaning.com. Bonded & Insured.
F rench Classes by Native Parisian Adults/ Children. All levels. Le Cercle Francais (631) 725-2128
Let HFD Cleaning Service do it for you
Service Directory; MInd, Body and Spirit, Design Dire ectory Rates vary; call for pricing
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Mister Handyman Inc. Home Improvement Masonry, Landscaping& Carpentry, Iron Work & Welding, Renovations, Extensions, General Repairs & Painting. Licensed/ Insured. 17 Years Experience. 631-594-1453 516-848-9569 m rhandymanlongisland.com
HATE PICKING UP DOG POOP IN YOUR YARD?
Catering / Chef Services
51 Hill Street Southampton 631-283-1000 631-283-2985 fax Email firstname.lastname@example.org
TUTORING All Subjects, All Ages. Masters in Education Art Therapy for Adults/Chh ildren Yoga/Pilates for Children NYC/The Hamptons Claudia 631-721-7515
Deadlines Classifieds by phone Classifieds by e-mail Service Directory 8 days before publ. Real Estate Clubs 7 days before publ
Universal Building Maintenance 631-298-1446
Business & Commercial Loans Arranged. $50,000 Up. Call 631-481-9119. Funds Available For Any Worthwhile Purpose. Business & Commercial Loans Arranged. $50,000 Up. Call 631-481-9119. Funds Available For Any Worthwhile Purpose.
Flooring CustomWood Floor Refinishing Specializing in the refinishing, installations and repairs of all types of wood floors. Lic./ Ins. 34 years exp. Michael Ambrosio (631)585-1987 Cell (631)767-4169
Handyman A-1 Odd Jobs- Carpentry, Painting, Tile Work, Powerwashing, Estate Management. No Job Too Small! Licensed and Insured. 631-728-8955
Ask for Val 732-330-00358
Home Improvements FPB Home Improvements Kitchen & Bath Specialists Roofing, Siding, Windows, Doors, small jobs always welcome. Lic. Ins. 631-594-2063 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
Internet/Online Services LongIslandPersonals.com. Stop wasting time on the other personals sites. Find your LOCAL match. LOCAL.REAL. FREE.
Landscape/Garden COLORED MULCH: Red, Black & Natural. Honest & Reliable. Free Delivery. Wayne 631-457-0612 Spring’s Coming! Time for Thatching Seeding, Crab grass control, Privet Maintenance, Pruning, Planting, Sod, 631-664-5560
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DAN’S CLASSIFIEDS / REAL ESTATE FOR RENT Landscape/Garden
MAC LANDSCAPE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
PLOVER POOL SERVICE, Inc.
Site Development, Tractor Work, Planting, Transplanting, Seed & Sod Lawns, Stone Walls, Brick Patios, Walkways, Driveways. Certified Horticulturists On Staff.
Weekly Maintenance $49.95 Open/ Close from $199.95 Repairs & Liner changes 631-871-6769
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.
27 Years of Design, Construction and Maintenance (631) 725-1249
POOL LINER CHANGES by Falcon Pools Safety Fences - Heaters Openings - Closings F ree Estimates 631-960-5621 www.FalconPools.net Licensed & Insured
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
Rooms Easthampton: Private Suite. Your own entrance and bath, beautiful pool, yards from the water, minutes from town. 212-988-3395, 917-838-2503, 631-324-3451. Hampton Bays Rooms Available For Rent Walking Distance To Montauk Highway Weekly or Monthly Rates Two Beds Per Room, Kitchen & Private Bath For Further Information Call (631) 728-5131
Property Management Boston Whaler. 1996 17' Boston Whaler Outrage center console, 96' 130 HP Yamaha 390 hours. Bimini, Spray Dodger. 96' LoadRite trailer. All very clean. $14,500. email@example.com. SeaRay 215 Express Cruiser 2001 22', 220 hp; stern drive. Very good condition & low hours. $23,500 or best offer. Call 631-725-0009 or email abramsm1@optonline.. net 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
Moving/Storage Always Available. Driver & Truck for your light hauling needs. House Cleanouts. Call 631-723-3456, 631-946-2565.
Commercial 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. Please send resume with salary range to: 212-717-5048
Organizational Services SUE TO THE RESCUE Let me be your helping Hand Child Care, Organizing, Lite housekeeping, Laundry, Etc. Susan 631-258-8568
Sewing Carmen’s Custom Sewing Alterations, curtains, drapes, slipcovers, cushions, blinds. References. Free pickup and delivery. 631-726-0093
East Hampton Village Prime Office Space: Office space available at one of the finest addresses in East Hampton Village, easy parking access, charm galore. Contact John W. Hollyer, Prudential Douglas Elliman, (917)783-6311 Quogue: light industrial space available, up to 4,900 sq. ft., will divide. (631)804-2732 SAG HARBOR Main Street, 2nd floor Office or Personal Service space available Excelleent condition Call (631)678-2460 SOUTHAMPTON 71 Hill Street. Bright, renovated offices. 600- 4,000 sq. ft. Flexible terms, On site parking. Private bathrooms, balconies. 212-249-4460
DESMOND PAINTING European Craftsmanship 30 yrs exp. Lic’d & Ins’d. J e r ry Desmond 631-678-2796 firstname.lastname@example.org desmond 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
Gunes Stones LLC. All types of stone work; Cultured stone, Blue stone, Lime stone. Interior and exterior Fireplaces, Driveways Retaining Walls, Stoops, Belgian block, Patios and Walkways. Licensed and insured. Free estimates. 631-422-1698
July 26th- August 9th $10,000 (732)754-2052
Rent / Option to Buy
Rental Wanted Bridgehampton
Studio or Room wanted
for one month in July.
or nearby area
Call Maryann at 212-941-5504 or Email: email@example.com
2.1 lushly landscaped private acres and lawn on quiet street. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, study heated pool, Jacuzzi, open living great room,
JULY- LD $44,000
New, 2 blocks from beach, 6 bedrooms, 4 baths. HDTV, indoor/ outdoor sound system,, laundry, DSL. No smoking/ pets.
Southampton Village Near Mansions 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths Sundeck, Pool Tennis Court 347-645-3315 firstname.lastname@example.org
great for a family on
Privacy 5 bedrooms, 6 Baths Central Air Conditioning New, professional gourr met kitchen. Piano, Jacuzzi, heated Pool, lawn and gardens. Near tennis!
Amagansett WALK TO OCEAN Bright, cheery 3 bedroom, 2 bath Large decks M D- L D $18k 631-267-3326 Amagansett. South of highway. 2 bedroom cottage, new kitchen and bath. Washer/ dryer, heated pool. Walk to village, Jitney, ocean beach. June through September $24,500 (631)495-5118 PM only. Amagansett: Sandy BeachFront Napeague Harbor, nature preserve, boat mooring, 2 BR’s, For sale or rent by owner. Pics @ www.paulcalabro.com 646-369-4106 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
Bridgehampton South Secluded, eclectic haven. Walk village, Jitney, Market. Bike beach. 3 Bedrooms w/AC, Sleep loft, 2 bath, Adobe fireplace. No pets. MD- LD $24,500 212-477-6720 631-537-1151
Block Island, Rhode Island COMMANDING OCEAN VIEWS 6 bedrooms Fully Equipt 973-575-1706, 973-600-7226, www.piocosta.com
BEST DEAL IN SAGAPONACK
WALK TO OCEAN
July $38,000 August $48,0000 June or Sept $6,500 weekly
Aquebogue-North Fork Bridgehampton Beach House. 4 Bedrooms. 3-minute walk to Waterfront 1, 2, or 3 Bedroom Cottages. $15,000.00 season, or ocean. Dock w/ canoe, A/C. Priweekly/ monthly (631)-722-4096 vacy. Amazing location! www.swansnest.com www.liny-cottages.com 212-794-1000
central air, close to beach AMAGANSETT
Arborvitae, $40 4 Ft Cypress $30 14 Ft Cypress $300 18 Ft Pines $350
Magnificent specimen t rees. 100 large caliber trees, blood maples, different beeches, weeping specimens and a lot more! 631-849-2608
Out Of Town
Southampton. Large bedroom for rent. $1,000 all included. Small bedroom $800 all included. 631-466-4752, 631-259-2684.
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 Aug. $35,000 516-658-5728 Also available Beautiful 1 Bedroom Cottage. June & July $13,000 Clearwater Water front 4 Bedrooms, 2 baths, floating dock, steps to Clearwater Beach, $30,000 Season 516-343-5592
MD- LD $48,000 EAST HAMPTON Must see! 917-8865-9917 Immaculate home Tastefully furnished Best Value SOUTHAMPTON Village 3 BR, 2 Full bath, living room, large kit, DR, laundry room, large sun room, 52” wall mounted HDTV with Sony Blue Ray and Bose system. Walk to Train, Jitney, Main St. & Beach. $17,000. 631-283-6400 or 516-381-5617
Private setting, 3 bedrooom, 2-1/2 bath with ground level office and family room. Open design, cathedral ceilings, greatt for entertaining. Master bedroom suite
on separate floor
Best beach rental ever!
with balcony and loft area.
South of the Highway
F rench doors in
Pool and Tennis.
overlook heated pool, deck,
and beautiful landscaping.
MD - October $85k. Please call
Teak furniture on outdoo or
917 528 5839
dining deck with Weber gas grill. Fireplace, central air, central vac. TVs with Cable/VCR/DVD and cable modem in office.
Indoor/outdoor sound system.
Ultimate Privacy Heated Pool/ Hot Tub, 4 bedroom, 2 bath, new appliances. Now - LD $35 5K
MD- LD. $35,000
Blake (516) 398-7622
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REAL ESTATE FOR RENT Summer Rentals EAST HAMPTON MOST BEAUTIFUL IN PRICE RANGE. A MUST SEE!!! Secluded acre on 10 acre p reserve, private and quiet. Bright airy new design, cathedral ceilings, huge windows, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. Full amenities, linens dishes etc. Convenient to village and ocean beaches. Huge outdoor deck area. Beautiful and everything on one floor including washer and dryer. CAC, large heated pool, gas grill,, cable tv and high speed internet. PICTURES AVAILABLE.
Summer Rentals East Hampton - WATERFRONT 4 Bedroom, 2 Baths, CAC. Furnished Mint Chalet Inspired Home w/ Heated Pool. Lions Head Beach Community. Canoe Included! $45k MD- LD Call Nathan, LSA 516-424-1404 EAST HAMPTON 1 bedroom plus loft. Treescape Condo in woods. Pool, tennis, air, beautifully furnished with art and antiques. Private. June- September $3,900/ month.(Year round $1500/ mo) 917-287-9061 East Hampton 1 mile from village, clean renovated farmhouse. 4 bedrooms + with pool table. 2 whirlpool baths. inground pool with large private yard. July & Aug. $30,000 631-324-4322 East Hampton Charming village cottage. 1 bedroom plus loft is convenient to all. Walk to town, village shopping and dining. MD- LD $14,000, or year round $24,000. Call for more info. 631-324-1240
Summer Rentals 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
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, $39,000
Summer Rentals East Hampton. funished 2 + bedroom cottage, 1 bath, . Living room, dining room, full basement with washer/ dryer, . CAC, darkwood floors. Clean cozy, large deck with BBQ area. use of in ground pool, one mile from Village Now thru LD $20,000 (631)324-4322 East Hampton. Pristine studio, private entrance/ deck, all amenities, close to village and beach. $7,500 season. 631-681-6852 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 $32,000 also available year- round. 212.229.8053
631-987-8970/ 631-331-7857 summerhampton.tripod.com
East Hampton/ Springs 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
July & August 29k. Season 34k. June 7k,, July 14k, August 16k. (917)273-0501
East Hampton Quaint Country Farmhouse 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, first floor master, central air, pool. Close to All. $25,000 MD- LD. July $11,000. August $13,000. For sale $635,000. 516-343-5592.
central air, audio, cable.
EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE On beautiful, tree-lined street. Walk to all. Charming, renovated 4 bedroom, 2 bath, new kitchen,
beaches and restaurants.
Spectacular brand new state-of-the-art eat-in kitchen and bath, new French doors, separate dining/ family room, hardwood floors and wood-burning stove. Must see!
East Hampton Contemporary Retreat Newly renovated sunny saltbox Tastefully furnished 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms. Master suite has adjoining large bath/ Jacuzzi. Finished Basement with rec/ media room, laundry, maids room full bath. Plasma TVs in each room. Mature landscaping with child-safe, heated pool on 3/4 acre. Walk to bay beaches. Central Air, wireless internet access.
$42,500 Memorial Day- Labor Day
www.besteasthampton.com August $188,500
Gorgeous 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath pristine front porch Traditional on private half acre with heated pool. Minutes walk from town center and railroad. Separate cottage/ pool house with fulll bath. F rench country feeling throughout.
Call Ron n: 516-721-1556
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Season $40,000 917-714-6432 EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE SUMMER RENTAL: generous open piece of land in a walk to village location. One level with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, heated pool, and family friendly open living/ dining/ kitchen area. Extremely stylish decor with all new furnishings and newly painted interiors. $50k- MD- LD. View pictures on http://www.devlinmcniff.com/ht ml/expansion.jsp?innum=79307 &inlist=56995, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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
with skylights. Beautifully landscaped, private, sunny. Large deck, heated pool, outdoor shower, internet Close to MD- LD $30,000 Extended season possible 917-836-05550 or cyberrentals.com #163156
East Hampton: Designer One level, Super deal. 3 bedroom suites, new heated pool/ waterfalls. Voluptuous landscaped acre. Has everything! Memorial Day- Labor Day $45,000. June $12,000. July $20,000. August $24,000 http://www.vrbo.com/99426. 516-676-7779. 516-448-2321. East Hampton: 3 BR cottage in prime location. Walk to Main St. Bike to Main Beach. 4 bikes avail. for free/ loan. 1 wk ($2,800) to multiple wk rentals avail. MD-LD. 646-246-4725 www.easthamptoncottage.com EAST HAMPTON: adorable 4 bedroom cottage .Close to all, MD- LD . $21,000 516-982-6186
East Hampton: Renovated 3 BR, hot tub, close to Ocean, Bays and Village. Seasonal $27,000 or yearly rental East Hampton. Exquisite water- email@example.com front location, 3 acres on AccaEAST QUOGUE bonac Harbor. 3 bedroom, 2 HAMPTON POINT bath. 1 bedroom on first floor, second floor has 2 bedrooms Fully renovated with skylit bath and loft. 2 story Designer cottage living room with fireplace and 2 bedrooms French doors onto wrap around 1 block to privaate beach. decks. Outdoor shower, CAC. Sparkles with country charm and MD- LD $19,500 atmosphere. $20,000 August Rentable year round LD or $35,000 July 1 - LD. 631-204-0185 Call 973-325-0101.
East Quogue Summer Rental Secluded at end of private rd. 5 bedroom 3.5 bath 3600 sq ft 40x20 L shape heated pool Hot Tub, Outside shower 3 fpl, Baby Grand Piano pool table, basketball, CAC Monthly $18,000 Season $34000 Includes all 631- 431- 5143 firstname.lastname@example.org East Quogue: Waterfront Inn Beach, Dock, Private Furnished Rooms from $2,000 total. MD September 15th. 631-728-9835 www.caffreyhouse.com HAMPTON BAYS G reat for Family Reunions! Almost 7,000 sq. ft. on over an acre! w. Water view Walk to ocean. 13 Bedrooms, Gourmet Kitchen, 3 Full Baths, 5 half baths, Outdoor Shower. Large Scrreened Porch.
Hampton Bays: Waterfront, Very secluded 3 bedroom plus loft house on Peconic Bay. Private beach adjacent to nature preserve. Spectacular sunsets. 2 baths, central air, washer dryer, kayaks. Available MD- LD $25k, partial summer possible. Call 718-499-8079. Location photos can be emailed. Hampton Bays: 4 BR, 2.5 bath home with wood floors, CAC, granite and more. Steps to the Ocean, Bay, Village and night life. $20,000 July & Aug. (631)804-7426 Hampton Bays: Waterfront Shinnecock Bay, fantastic views, privacy, abuts nature preserve, 4 BR 3.5 bath, heated pool, hot tub, paddle tennis/ basketball court. $30k July or Aug. dhkhamptons.com 631-875-6226 Hampton Sales and Rentals East End’s largest selection 1-800-870-0474 Hampton Sales and Rentals Corr p. Summer Rental Headquarters from cottages to castles Hampton Bays Water view studio $3,300
600 sq. ft. Dining Area with wet bar and ice machine. 630 sq. ft. Living Room with firep place. 700 sq. ft. TV Room with theater seating and pool table.
Hampton bays 1 bedroom cottage long season $6,600 Hampton Bayss 2 bedroom cottage with loft beach pool $6,600 Hampton Bays 3-4 bedroom $9,900 plus
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Hampton Bays 7 bedrooms pool hot tub walk to clubs and ocean $37,000
Hampton Bays near bay and ocean. Fully furnished Victorian home has 4 bedrooms +apartment. 631-728-1503
Southampton Huge post modern 5 bedrooms 4 bath hot tub pool $60,000
Water Mill 5 bedrooms 4 baths Hampton Bays. Waterfront. 2 bedrooms, 1 bath (new). Air con- pool $39,000 ditioning, dock, pool, tennis, washer/ dryer. $8,500 MD- LD. 1-800-8700474 772-486-0484, 772-419-5811. East Ends largest selection Hampton Sales and Rentals Hampton Bays/ Southampton water view efficiency and 1Hampton Bays Professional lobedroom unit. Furnished. Full cation $1,500 all in season. Reasonable. Call town1-800-870-0474 631-764-3834 631-283-8676
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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
Hampton Bayss Studio $800 all Hampton Bays 1 bedroom cottage $1,100 plus
North Sea Brand new 2 bedroom apartment washer/dryer $1,700 plus Flanders 3 bedroom garage !,800 plus Flanders 4-5 bedrooms 2 baths $2,300 plus Riverhead 3 bedroom 2 bath $1,800 plus East Quogue 3 bedroom garage $1,800 plus East Quogue 4 bedroom 2 bath 2 car garage $2,200 plus 1-800-870-0474 Jean Carbone Real Estate 61 Montauk Highway Quogue 631-653-4197 Jeancarbonerealestate.com
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MONTAUK Steps to private ocean beach, very large studio, separate eat in kitchen, dressing room/ bath. huge private patios and entrance. New upscale appointments, flat screen TV, Air, wifi .MD-LD $14,000 No Smoking 631- 668-5814 Morley Agency 38 Hampton Road Southampton 631/283-8100 www.morleyagency.com Southampton - Walk to Shinnecock Bay! Near Village convenience, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a/c wall units, spacious deck, heated pool. MD - LD $28,000 Southamptt on - Multi-Level Contemporary Retreat! Open living areas, fireplace, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, central air, heated pool, hot tub. MD - LD $38,000
Southampton Village - Elegant Condominium Convenient to Quogue - Canal Front Gem with Ocean Beaches! Beautifully four bedrooms and three baths, decorated, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, stone's throw to ocean ROW, 2.5 baths, patio, central air, pool, $40,000.00 July-L.D. tennis. MD - LD $45,000 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 - Great Summer Getaway! Gracious and spacious, fireplace, granite kitchen, sunroom, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, central air, heated pool. MD LD $55,000 Quogue - 4 Bedroom, 3 Baths, CAC Upscale Furnished Contemporary on One Acre w/ Heated Pool & Tennis Court. $55k MD- LD (Monthly Rates Available) Call Nathan, LSA 516-424-1404
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 furniture and lighting
May 15th-September 15th or extended season $50,000 516-984-0754 REMSENBERG Beach house. 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 Remsenburg. Best deal. Charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath, heated pool, air conditioning. Seeason $24,000; July $10,000; August $12,000. (646)242-5352
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S O U T HAM PT O N WATERFRONT Beautiful Peconic views, total privacy, 5 bedroom, 4 bath, den, exercise room, central air, wood burning fireplace, heated gunite pool, mahogany decks, pool cabana, B.B. sport court, 2 car garage. Aug. $40k
SAG HARBOR VILLAGE EVERY IMAGINABLE AMENITY!
SAG HARBOR HAVE IT ALL! Tennis court, pool and privacy in a desirable area. 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, garage and finished basement on 1.5 acres. MD- LD $55,000
SAG HARBOR Beautiful spacious home close to most villages and beaches. Heated pool and hot tub with extensive decking and balconies on 1 acre. 2 story great room, 3/ 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Master suite with whirlpool tub and private d eck, garage. July $20,000
Lena (917)287-4339 or lkoutsoyiannis@ agawamalbertson.com C21 Agawam Albb ertson
SAG HARBOR WALK TO LONG BEACH Airy, comfortable, newly renovated home. 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, livinng room/ fireplace, oversized kitchen/ dining/ living area, CAC, internet, big deck. June $10,000 0; July $13,000 August $14,000 917-363-1758 email: email@example.com Sag Harbor 2 bedroom near village, beach. MD- LD $14,000; July- August $10,000 516-459-9598
Summer Rentals Sag Harbor: Studio bedroom. Private entrance, refrigerator, microwave, cable TV. Screened door, umbrella table and outdoor seating. MD- LD $6000, longer season available. 203-685-5759
6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, jacuzzi, livingroom, dining room, gourmet kitchen, library, fireplace, laundry room, 50’ heated pool, outdoor shower. Park, ten n nis and water near by.
SAGAPONACK with BENZ Spacious home- MUST SEE4 bedrooms (2 master suites), 3.5 baths, grreat room w/fpl, IG Pool, CAC, indoor & outdoor Jacuzzi, large brick terrace, 1.5 acres park like setting
MD- LD $150,000 July- LD $140,000 July $65,000 August- LD $75,000
MD- LD $54,000
Weekly rental available.
Hampton Bays 2 bedroom home yard basement $1,550 plus Hampton Bays 3 bedroom$1,800 plus
QUOGUE AREA LUXURY 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.
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 Sag Harbor, Noyac, Spacious studio, sunny, close to Village and beach, MD- LD $8,000 includes all, no smoking, pets 516-578-5829 Sag Harbor, Noyac: Charming Cape Cod near beach. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Lovely enclosed porch. Memorial Day through Labor Day $19,500. 631-725-4784, 631-219-6285 Sag Harbor. Charming sunny 1 bedroom apartment. Close to village, beach. MD- LD $6,500. 631-725-6030. SAG HARBOR/NOYAC: Charming cottage situated w/i walking distance to bay beach. Wonderful light filled spaces. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, eat-in kitchen, sunporch and blue slate patio. July $6,000; July-LD $12,000; August-LD $7,000; MD-LD $16,000 Call 631-655-5551
View www.kerdon.com 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 SAGAPONACK/ SAG HARBOR 4/5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, heated pool, beautifully landsccaped. See photos at http://sagaponackhouse.blogspot.com July $25k. Aug.- LD $28k (718) 637-3561 p firstname.lastname@example.org
BRIDGEHAMPTON/ SAGAPONACK 4600 sq. ft. Traditional, 5 BR, 3.5 baths, 3 car garage, CAC, heated gunitee pool. Near beaches & villages. MD- LD $75,000. July $30k Aug. $35k Extended season or year round available.
Sag Harbor: Entire upstairs, cathedral ceilings, skylights, large master bedroom, fireplace. Separate entrance via 35-foot deck. One mile to beach. $15K MD- LD. 631-899-3876.
Summer Rentals 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: RobertBakes@aol..com
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REAL ESTATE FOR RENT Summer Rentals
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. Cable, internet included. Available MD- 9/30 No smoking, no pets. 631-283-7043 646-942-3870
Wainscott South: 3 bedroom 2 bath. Heated pool, fireplace. Walk to Jitney, bike to beach. Memorial Day -Labor Day $48,000. (917)319-2274
Water Mill: brand new 6 BR, 7 bath house,heated gunite pool, tennis, waterviews MD - LD, $155,000. July-Aug. Avail. Extended or year round avail. 631-726-5352
Sayville Beach House On The Great South Bay 2.5 BR, 2 bath, kitchen, w/d, fplc., deck, and your own private beach. Sunrise/ Sunset. Close to Fire Island Ferries, Shopping, LIRR, Restaurants, Theater, Sttarbucks & Sayvilleâ€™s Annual three day summer fest in August! No smoking/ pets. MD- LD $30,000 O r $10,,000 per month.
Gourmet kitchen, finished basement apartment, pool house pond with bath, heated pool, Viiking grill, exquisitely furnished. Near village and Hospital $80,000 (917)273-8710 Available: June, July, August through labor day. Contact owner Marilyn (212)360-7100 (office) (917)273-8710 (cell)
Southampton Village Newly renovated 1 bedroom condo near railroad and Manhattan bus. Walk to village. MD- LD $16,000 631-687-0580 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 ocean. MD- LD $19,000. 631-283-3339, 212-255-2927, (cell) 917-797-0082 email:email@example.com
631-678-6838 631-567-7432 Southampton New home Water view, 4 bedroom, 4 bath, theatre/ media room, central air, Shelter Island. 2 bedrooms, Steam Room, 2 car garage, 20 x 1.5 baths, built in pool. Sleeps 9. 40 inground pool, 5,000 sq. ft. Screened in porch near water. MD- LD $90,000 Kayaks and bikes. MD-LD 631-806-4864 $21,000 No smoking, no pets. 631-926-2920. SOUTHAMPTON SHINNECOCK HILLS SHINNECOCK HILLS 2nd story studio WATERFRONT. apartment. Private 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, entrance, brandd new, fully fireplace. furnished, kitchenette. MINT CONDITION. UTILITIES & WIRELESS MD- LD $35,000 INCLUDED. No pets. 631-871-1808 MD- LD $10,000; $1,4400 year- round. (631)259.2204
Southampton Village- Lovely 1 bedroom Memorial Day- Labor Day. $13,500. (917)374-3682 Southampton Village: Parkland setting private community with pool, tennis; Walk/ bike to ocean. Spacious sun-filled house, 3 beds, 3.5 baths, central air, WiFi. July-Labor Day $65,000 includes most services. Call 917-940-0822 to view. Southampton. Country cottage rental. 1 bedroom with large great room and kitchen. Wood floors, cathedral ceiling. MD - LD. $15,000. No Smoking 516-909-9515.
SOUTHAMPTON New Townhouse Community Decorator Furnished G reat Location 3 Bedrooms + loft, 2.5 Baths, Garage & Basement, Pool, Playground, Basketball. Near Village & Beaches. MD- LD $40k Also for sale. Call Lisa, R.E. 631-793-7329 (no fee)
Southampton 5 bedroom, 3 bath, pool, golf course front. July to Labor Day $45,000 516-356-7016
SOUTHAMPTON SHINNECOCK HILLS Gorgeous 4 BR, 3 baths, CAC, in- ground pool, wireless internet.
Southampton- Post modern, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, CAC, heated pool, first floor master, great location! MD- LD $44,000. 631-287-0528
MD- LD D $50,000 July $20,000 August $25,000
Southampton: charming, beautifully furnished, 1 bedroom apartment, plus sunroom on 5 private acres. Walk/ Bike to bay. CAC and Cable. $10,000 MD- LD +. 631-287-5177
631-266-1759, 516-376-1329 Southampton SOH Charming and clean, quiet 3+ bedrooms, 2.5 baths, pool. Monthly or longer. Reasonable. 516-987-3268 Southampton Townhouse: 2 story, 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, CAC, pool & tennis. June $6k/ July $9k. 212-617-2806 / 516-297-8782
Sag Harbor Cottages 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
Wainscott, East Hampton: funished apt near ocean, $20,000 Summer, $24,000 Year Round. 631-537-3068. 212-879-3089. a firstname.lastname@example.org WAINSCOTT- Victorian's studio. Private entrance, terrace, cathedral ceilings, kitchen, air. Season +free week $17,000. 631-806-5442 Water Mill With Farm Views Walk to Southampton Village from this open living/ dining Ranch House. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, finished basement with 3rd full bathroom. Central air. Heated pool with large deck on 3/4 of an acre.MD-LD $45,000 Call 631-267-8598 631-804-5692
WEST HAMPTON CONDO ON DUNE ROAD BEACH West Hampton Bath & Tennis 1 bedroom suite overrlooking ocean. Prime unit, marina, tennis, pool, spa, gym, restaurants...
All weather tennis court with basketball,, heated pool,
Sound system throughout. P roofessionally Landscaped. Upper and Lower Mahogany decking, 20X40 heated gunite pool with hot tub, alll-weather tennis court, recreation area, media room, staff quarters. 3-Car Heated Garage.
Tara Jean Associates, Inc. Real Estate 631 726-5600 516-317-0346 cell 516-5 510-4017 cell
SOUTHAMPTON: Just outside village, 4 bed, 3 bath, CAC, heated pool on private, landscaped acre. Skylights, chefs kitchen, newly furnished. Water Mill North of Highway. Extensive decking. July- LD Spectacular ocean view. 3+ $45,000. July $24,000. August Bedroom Contemporary, 3.5 $26,000. 917-837-2909 Baths. Newly renovated & furnished, large decks, heated inSPRINGS: ARCHITECT ground gunite pool set on seHOUSE. 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, cluded 5 acre wooded lot. Very huge kitchen. Tons of glass. private. Centrally located just Lap pool. Central A/C. July, $11,500. August 1 - Labor Day, minutes to villages and bay/ ocean beaches. $75,000 season. $14,500. July 1 - Labor Day, For appointment, email Dan $25,000. 212-966-0865. email@example.com bgnp.net (516)480-3302 Wainscott South, Estate section. WATER MILL. Fully furnished 3 bedroom 2.5 Large 4 bedroom, 3 bath bath traditional near ocean house on 1.5 acres. beach. Heated pool, fireplace, 2 fireplaces, deck, CAC, farm field views, walk to great loccation Jitney, bike to beach. No smokMD- LD $35,000 ing/ pets. May 15th- June 15th (631)871-1808 $9,500 (516)991-5718.
STAR HAMPTON REALTY 631-288-5450 631-728-0263
WESTHAMPTON BEACH OCEANFRONT 1 BR, Pool, TV. No groups/ pets/ smoking. June- LD $20,000 5658 (917)842-5
Secluded wooded 1 acre,
7,000 Sq. Ft. Home plus finished basement on 5+ Acres in Private Gated Community. 8 Bedrooms (2 master suites), 8.5 Baths, Jacuzzi, Media room, Viking Kitchen w/ Granitte tops throughout, Eat-in. Library, fireplace, Central air, 2 wet bars.
MD-LD $225,00 00. For sale $5.3 million
SUMMER RENTALS OCEAN & BAY FRONT DUNE ROAD BEST PICKS only at
STARHAMPTON.COM Available daily, weeekly, monthly. By Owner. Call Jeff: daytime 201-288-8818 or Cell 201-723-9440
4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Water Mill North
Westhampton Beach Oceanfront: 5 bedroom, 3 baths Maintenance free, almost new $2M. MD- LD $65,000 Owner 914-646-1587
jacuzzi, basement lounge with arcade room, Internet, garage,central air. Gated bacc kyard G reat family house.
Westhampton Beach Oceanfront
No Pets July or Aug. $20,000 By owner
STAR HAMPTON R.E. THE BEST SALES, RENTALS,
CLICK.... STARHAMPTON.COM 631-288-5450 WESTHAMPTON 1 BR Cottage pool, tennis, docking. 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 347-623-8499 WESTHAMPTON 6 bedroom, 4 bath house, asking $40,000. Also available monthly. Heated pool, tennis, hot tub, central air, beach access firstname.lastname@example.org 212-980-1212
G reat room leads to oceanside deck with 2 electric awnings and a heated pool & hot tub. Master with bath plus 3 guest bedrooms and 3 baths. CAC. Terrific ocean & bay views One of a kind Immaculate condition July 1 - LD $80,000 July $40,000 August $45,000 Exclusive Listing IN#88184 THE MARKETPLACE 631-288-6996 email@example.com www.marketplacerealty.com
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. Westhampton Beach: Waterfront 3 bedroom, 2 bath, large deck, dock, walk to beach. Great views/ sunsets. $14k August. Also available weekly 201-722-7052
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REAL ESTATE FOR RENT / OPEN HOUSES Summer Rentals 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. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cell 917-821-9991
Clearwater Water front 4 Bedrooms, 2 baths, floating dock, steps to Clearwater Beach, $3,000/ month 516-343-5592
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
Hampton Bays: Pristine 5 room apt., with finished basement, nestled on estate like acre, deck, $1,900. plus utilities, no pets. (917)443-7279
Contemporary 3 bedroom,
deck, 1 mile to town.
East Hampton: Sunny 2 Bedrooms, porch, EIK, Franklin stove. Patio in beautiful spacious garden. Very near village. Small pet O.K. $1,750 monthly 631-324-2230 or 631-764-4334
Year round $36,000.
2.5 baths, central air, fireplace, high h ceilings with
skylights, wrap around
BRIDGEHAMPTONBRAND NEW Spectacular 7,200 sq. ft. 7 bedroom, 7 full bath, house on 6 acres. Heated gunite pool, jacuzzi, tennis, basketball, gym, cookâ€™s kitchen, diningroom, gameroom, 6 TVs. Also 7 bedroom, 5 Bath house available with all ammenities. Weekly or weekends. Owner 212-579-4964 www.theresidencesof.com
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 email@example.com
Southampton Village small Studio Private, just remodeled private entrance $1,100 month including utilities 516-848-8885 516-921-5414
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 Village: 1 bedroom 2nd floor apartment. Kitchen and bath. Garden quiet street. $1200 monthly plus utilities. Memorial Day- Labor Day Jean Carbone Real Estate Inc. $7,000 or $3,000 monthly. 631-287-3847, 212-724-9323. 61 Montauk Highway Quogue 631-653-4197 Southampton. Newly renovated Jeancarbonerealestate.com studio cottage, suitable for 1.
Open Houses SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE. 23 Pulaski Ave. 2200 sq ft All New Everything 4 bed, 5 bath. Finished basemt. 3 decks, gas firepl, pool house, Chef's Kitch. pool under way. OPEN HOUSE: Sat, April 18th, 1-3pm. Steps to All $1.7 Mill.NEST SEEKERS INTERNATIONAL. Sabrina Seidner, VP: 917-805-9475; Susan Eley : 917-453-4081 www.nestseekers.com: WebID# 16588
$850 monthly plus electric. 1 SOUTHOLD- Open Houses month security, 1 month rent. No Saturdays 11am - 2pm 560 pets, no smoking. (516)624-0568 Kenney's Rd. Brand- new post modern colonial 2,400 sq. ft. on Wainscott, East Hampton: REMSENBERG 4 bedroom, shy acre. 4 BR, 3BA, Formal funished apt near ocean, $20,000 private flag lot, pool, south of Dining Room, FR w/ FP, EIK Summer, $24,000 Year Round. the highway. $2,500 mo. w/ granite tops & cherry cabi631-537-3068. 212-879-3089. 631-686-6500 nets, breakfast area, CAC, a firstname.lastname@example.org CVAC, SSA, irrigation system. Sag Harbor Village. 1 bedroom Judan Homes- $849,000. 2nd floor apartment. Carpeted, Westhampton 2 Bedroom quiet, clean. $1,450 plus utilities. 631-466-4329. house, newly renovated, mint (631)725-4895 condition on .5 acre. Quiet dead end street. Fireplace, washer/ Southampton Cove. New quiet dryer. 917-687-5902 WATER MILL OPEN 1/4 acre. Walk to beach. 4 bedHOUSE. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath rooms, 2.5 baths, Master suite with huge walk-in closet. Energy Westhampton Beach , Two home built in 1999. 1/2 acre facstar appliances. Full basement bedroom cottage , oil heat , fire- ing horse farm, near multi-milwith outside entrance. place , basement , $1,600. lion dollar homes. Great potenLots of storage. $2990/ month or month , immed occ . tial. $999,000 FIRM. Reduced. MD- LD $18,000. Broker No brokers. 917-359-0293. Owner 631-259-2470. 631-335-1996
Westt hampton - Three bedrooms, one and a half baths, OHA heat $1,800.00/ month
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East Hampton Quaint Country Farmhouse 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, first floor master, central air, pool. Close to All. $2,800 For sale $635,000. 516-343-5592.
2 bedrooms Large eat-in-kitchen Washer / dryer, air conditioner All new appliances New wall-to-wall carpet New tile in bathroom & kitchen Lots of storage Beautiful tree lined street Deck $1800 monthly plus utilities 631-723-3069
EVERYTHING OVER A MILLION Sales Between 02/8/2008 AMAGANSETT Davey to Peter & Yaela GAYER, 12 Dune Hill Road 1,590,000
BRIDGEHAMPTON Scott to Edward GERSOWITZ, 539 Butter Lane 2,075,000 Mance to Jeremy & Raquel PALMER, 393 Lumber Lane 3,275,000
CALVERTON R & A Mangt Inc to KNOLLS OF BAITING HOLLOW LLC, Bluffs Dr. North 2,505,984
EAST HAMPTON Crawford to Suelyn & Julien FAREL,132 Springy Banks Road, 1,240,000 Tarbet to Ward & Patricia CAREY, 12 Fieldview Lane, 3,200,000 Carey to John & Lori REINSBERG, 54 Dunemere Lane, 6,325,000
EAST MARION Anrig--MORRIS, Ian & Amanda--1595 Aquaview Road 1,225,000
Tannhauser Trust to Robert & He-Yeuna TANNHAUSER, 12 Sun Court. 1,400,000
Starkand to 26 NORTH HAVEN WAY LLC, 26 North Haven Way, 2,410,000
Love Ln Acquisition Corp to PECONIC TRUST INC, 650 1st St, 2,050,000 Sea Gull Hill Rd to Stephen & Amy YOUNG, 6 Sea Gull Hill Rd, 2,650,000
SAG HARBOR Albinger to SUFFOLK HARBOR LLC,17 Suffolk Street, 3,500,000
SAGAPONACK Spier to FAIRFIELD POND PARTNERS LLC, 39 Fairfield Pond Ln, 22,000,000
SHELTER ISLAND Dunhill Family Partners to Neil CARRAGHER, 22 Prospect Ave, 2,900,000
SOUTHAMPTON McFadden to FIRST NECK LANE TRUST, 300 First Neck Lane, 19,000,000 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 Roumano WH LLC to MEDALLION INC,19 Duck Pond Ln, 11,440,000
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 Xenopoulos to ANNA WILLIAMS TRUST, Old Mill Road, 2,000,000 779 Dune Road LLC to David CRAVER, 779 Dune Road, 3,800,000 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
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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FOR SALE 27 Auto Circle Auto Repair Shop 20 years of service. Includes inspection machine for diesel trucks/ cars/ gas, & dealers licensse.
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
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Amagansett at the Beach. Fantastic Rentable Resort Co-op. All redone! 2 bedroom, pool, Aquebogue. Manufactured tennis, sauna, ocean. Steven homes. 55+ community. Leighton. Keller Williams www.northforkmobilehomes.com Realty. 516-661-1815. EAST M O R I C H E S Waterfront Spectacular Views of Moriches Bay 2 BR End Unit. • Pool • Tennis • Fireplace • Garage • Finished Basement. Eager to Sell! $460,000. O r Rent Call Gayle Lopata, R.E. 516-443-7055 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. Southampton “The Courtyards” Brand new construction. Approx. 1,900 square feet. Prrivate/Best Location borders nature preserve. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths. Fireplace. Garage. $899,000 917-912-1365 Westhampton Pines 2br upgraded Bridgehampton unit , overlooking the core pine barrens , southwest exposure , Reduced over $100 K for quick sale Immediate occupancy , Now $589,999..Hurry won't last , Broker 631-335-1996 Westhampton Pines Rare Resale
Baiting Hollow vicinity with new ranch. $599K. Deal of a lifetime! “Live and play golf in a privatte community” Golf membership included. 3 bedrooms plus bonus room, 2 baths, fireplace, basement,, 2 car garage. Shown by appointment only. Broker 516-579-3635.
4 bedroom, 2 bath waterview cape on 1/2 acre! Fenced yard, living room, great room, dining room, kitchen, full basement, operating skylights, deck, and quiet area. Good school district $460,000 Ow w ner (631)878-4490 HAMPTON BAYS Brand new custom 1 story. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, country kitchen with granite tops, firepllace, oak flooring, covered porch, decking, garage and basement. Offered $509,000. Meadow Homes Buillder/ Home Renovations 631-728-7000 Hampton Bays W AT E R F R O N T New Construction: 5 BR, 4.5 baths, pool. Beautiful view. By owner $1.975 million 631-275-0276 or 917-293-3888 Hampton Bays :3 BR Ranch with family room, hard wood floors, basment, garage. Must see! $439,000. (631)728-8078
EAST HAMPTON SPRINGS FOR SALE BY OWNER Lovely Private Contemporary 2 BR 2 Bth Cathedral Ceilings Separate 2 car garage with artist loft above Heated Gunite pool Specimen Trees
Hampton Bays Red Creek Ridge OUTSTANDING 6 bedroom, 5 bath traditional Formal dining Large media room Oversized cathederaled living room Decorator kitchen 2 master suites -jazcuzzi tubs and walk in showers
Close to All Beaches Southampton Villa Gated community for active ad dults 55+ Low HOA and taxes Only opportunity to own Southampton Villa across from clubhouse! 3 Bedrooom/ 3 Bath huge basement and deck overlooking reserve Designer decorated REDUCED T0 $695,000! For furth h er information call 631-298-7327 Westhampton. Million dollar views! Oceanfront, 2 bedroom Co-op. Steven Leighton. Keller Williams Realty. 516-661-1815.
$693,,000 MUST SEE!!! Call Richard (917)861-3712 East Hampton Affordable housing 1983 Double Wide. Manufactured home, 54’ x 24’ 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Sunroom. Starting price is $205,000 negotiable 631-871-3358 631-907-4096.
Finished basement -bedroom, bath, living room Inside/outside entrances Central air, vacuum 2 car garag ge, pool, 1+ acres $1,900,000 Morea Real Estate 631-283-8105, 516-729-3052
Hampton Bays Red Creek: WATERFRONT Investment or Pleasure. Two houses plus a boat house. Dock. 2/3 of an acre. Sunsets. Asking $995,000.00 GEORGE HEINE REALTY 725-9001
Homes Jean Carbone Real Estate, Inc. 61 Montauk Highway Quogue 631-653-4197 Jeancarbonerealestate.com
Hampton Bays New listing waterfront Condo gym beach heated pool 2 bedroom 2 bath newly renovated $389,000 Hampton Bays 2 bedroom home 1/3 acre in laws apartment central air steps to ocean $379,000
Waterfront. Views of LI Sound. Wet bar,
Westhampton Beach - New Construction in the village. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, swimming pool, screened-in porch, granite countertops, stainless steel appliHampton Bays: Co-Op, ances, bonus room... Co-Excluspacious and bright one bedroom sive Asking $1,195,000 unit. Features include pool, tennis courts and open living room/ Westhampton Waterfront- 6 kitchen. Open for year round bedrooms, 5 full baths, 2 half use, $140,000. East Quogue: baths, state of the art kitchen, Condo, Eagle’s Walk, ground service area, heated gunite pool, floor unit with large living room, 2 car garage and catwalk to 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, garage and floating dock all on two acres of pool. Reduced $420,000. South property asking price Fork Realty Exclusives $3,299,000.00 Co-Exclusive. (631)728-6565 Hampton Sales and Rentals corp East Ends Largest Selection Exclusives AAA Super Buys
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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.
Gas fireplace, Heated Ingroundd pool, Waterfall. 4BR, 3BA, LR, DR, EIK.
Reduced 200K to $1,450,000 Low taxes! Owner 631-930-62009
Morley Agency 38 Hampton Road Southampton 631/283-8100 www.morleyagency.com Southampton - Unique Private Oasis! South-of-highway private 2.3 acre subdividable setting, 3,800 square feet, fireplace, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, central air, 2-car garage, pool, tennis, gazebo. Exclusive $1,695,000
Noyac: WATERFRONT Bulk headed with a dock. Two bedrooms, living
Shinnecock Hills - Private Hideaway! Multi-level contemFlanders Waterview Bayview porary, upper deck waterviews, Pines association like new 2 bed- open living, fireplace, 4 bedroom home room for expansion rooms, 3.5 baths, central air, $299,000 2-car garage, decks, heated pool and hot tub. Exclusive Hampton Bays 1/4 building lot $799,000 $239,900
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Southampton - Sparkling East Quogue New construction Condo! Feels like a house on 74 3 bedrooms 2 baths $449,000 rolling acres with pond, gazebo, pool, tennis. Vaulted ceiling, 1-800--870-0474 fireplace, sunroom, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, central air, deck, garage. JAMESPORT— Gorgeous, Exclusive $639,000 private, rural. Two parcels,
2 ponds, 4.59 acres, 300’ Main Road frontage, retail buildable. 2 cottages. Great for horses! $1.45M or will sell separately Must see! Owner 631-722-3160 Jean Carbone Real Estate, Inc. 61 Montauk Highway Quogue 631-653-4197 Jeancarbonerealestate.com
Noyac Bay. Sunsets. Asking $1,300,000.00
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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Homes Phillips BEACH Realty (631)-288-2300 Westhampton Beach www.phillipsbeach.com Westhampton 4 bedroom Post Modern pool, tennis court 1.4 acres $1,795,000 IN#10461 Westhampton Beach 4 bedroom, 2 bath pool, fireplace $639,000 IN#37992 Remsenburg 4 bedroom, 4 bath 2 out buildings, barn on the water $1,395,000 IN#51626 East Quogue 1 Bedroom co-op oceanfront, fully furnished $400,000 IN#53293 Quiogue New Listing 3 bedroom, 2 bath .5 acre, full basement Reduced to sell, $329,000 In#30243 Westhampton Beach 83 feet Oceanfront 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath $1,7795,000. IN#52315
Remsenburg school district , 3 br / 2ba ranch , garage, country kitchen, oil heat , taxes $2,800., Now Asking $375k Broker 631-335-1996
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7,000 Sq. Ft. Home plus finished basement on 5+ Acres in Private Gated Community. 8 Bedrooms (2 master suites), 8.5 Baths, Jacuzzi, Media room, Viking Kitchen w/ Granite tops throughoout, Eat-in. Library, fireplace, Central air, 2 wet bars.
waterviews, mooring rights $395,000 The Real Estate Shoppe Barr bara 631-874-5400
SOUTHAMPTON VILLAGE house. Location, Location! 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bath. Great bedroom views! Cathedral Ceiling. Woodburning Fireplace. Central Air. Full Basement. Short Walk to Town and Beach. 1/4+ Acre. Room for Pool. Upscale Neighborhood. Tennis Available. Needs Work $795,000. Principals Only. 917-741-4960 Southampton: Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, living room, kitchen, full basement, rear deck. Built in 2001. Asking $629,000.00 Noyac: Two bedroom, living room with fireplace, porch, kitchen, full basement, separate garage. Walk to beach. Asking $525,000.00 Noyac: Two bedrooms, living room with fireplace, newly renovated, rear porch, near beach. Asking $489,000.00 Sag Harbor Historical District: Four bedrooms, 11/2 bathrooms, parlor, formal dining room, kitchen, full basement, barn. Asking $629,000.00 GEORGE HEINE REALTY 725-9001
Sound system throughout. P rofessionally Lan n dscaped. Upper and Lower Mahogany decking, 20X40 heated gunite pool with hot tub, all-weather tennis court, recreation area, media room, staff quarters. 3-Car Heated Garage. MD-LD $225,000. For sale $5.3 3 million Tara Jean Associates, Inc. Real Estate 631 726-5600 516-317-0346 cell 516-510-4017 cell
Land East Hampton. Desired Lion Head Beach. 1/2 acre lot, deeded beach, mooring rights $539,000 (631)367-4260 EAST MORICHES One Acre flag lot with permits, $335,000
SAG HARBOR Build your d ream home on this private wooded 1.5 acre flag lot with tennis court. Locatee d in prestigious area. $1,100,000
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Sag Harbor: Home/ office building lot with newly Leslie Chormnoma R.E. constructed sq. ft potato barn on 2.7 acres with new 24 x 40 house 878-6337 foundation. All permits and utilities in place. Lease $3k/ mo, Sale $995,000, partnerships East Quogue: Half acre building available 516-383-1598 lot for sale. Corner lot, southern exposure on cul-de-sac. 2 miles Southampton, South of the from bay. 4 miles from ocean. highway. Kellis Pond Lane, $279,000. Also house on half Cul-de-sac last vacant acre. acre next door for sale at $3,000,000. Principals Only $529,000 631-804-2732. 212-532-0155
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
Jean Carbone Real Estate Inc. 61 Montauk Highway Quogue 631-653-4197 Jeancarbonerealestate.com Quoggue - South of Quogue Street, 3/4 of an acre in prime location, $1,395,000.00
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.
Noyac: Two thirds on a quiet street. Possible waterviews. Asking $589,000.00
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RIVERHEAD/ ROLLING WOODS. Ready to build, beautiful wooded 1/2 acre lot. Walk to beach. PRICED TO SELL! (631)929-5870
Desirable, Residential, Builable, 3/4 acre wooded property on a cul-de-sac. $599k Principals only 516-334-1545
Baiting Hollow: 2700 sq ft. double A-frame. 4 BR, 3 Bth, Kit, w/ new appliances. FDR, LR w/ FP, Laundry rm, Bsmnt partially fnshd, w/ bath. Gar. Htd pool. Shy fenced Ac. Oil heat. $735k. 631-329-5550, PRINICIPALS ONLY!! NO BROKERS!! Aquebogue. Affordable Manufactured homes. 55+ community. www.northforkmobilehomes.com
Out Of Town Florida, Naples, Condo, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, cathedral ceiling, pool, lanai, upgrades. $199,990 Owner 631-878-7037
North Carolina, Conover. NO MORE OUTRAGEOUS PROPERTY TAXES! Package deal: Own a business/ beautiful home for one price. Operating sports bar/ grill, outdoor beer garden with newly built 3 bedroom, 2 bath, huge 2 car garage, on 2 acre corner lot. All for $550,000. (631)276-6931 email@example.com
Puerto Rico, Aquadilla WATERVIEW 1 large, or 2 separate building lots, town water and electric. Established, gated community. Near Shacks Beach. $155,000 for both. (631)726-2006
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$649,000 ForeclosureAppraised $850,000
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3 BR, 2 BTH, CAC, Walk to Long Beach. Owner (516)398-3915
beaches, on reserve. Now $849,000
Sag Harbor/Noyac. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Walk to beach, shops and restaurants. Minutes to town. $479,000. 718-359-8724.
Shinnecock Bay Open Waterfront Spectacular sunrise, beach 2 bedroom, 2 bath $899,500 owner. Or rent $12k 973-809-2317 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Southampton. Flooded with light, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home at the end of a cul-de-sac within 2 miles of the ocean. Very private pool area. Needs updating. Priced to sell. Exclusive $759K F# 52073 / WEB# 29467 David Butland 631.204.2602 Equal Housing Opportunity. The Corcoran Group is a licensed real estate broker. Owned and operated by NRT LLC.
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Riverhead Short Sale on 1 acre, hardwood floors, open eat in kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, large unfinished basement with an outside entrance, 2 car garage. This is an awesome price and will go quickly. Act Fast!!! $380,000 Exclusive IN#20667
Beach Renovated cottage surrounded by a large deck with spectacular views of the bay and breathtaking sunsets this home offers 4br, 3bth, fireplace, plus right of way to Ocean across Dune Rd. In# 53460 Exclusive $995,000
tional built in 2005 to the highest of standards. Open floor plan with gourmet, eat-in kitchen with all stainless, gas appliances, living room with gas fireplace, separate dining room and office/media room. First floor master suite. 2nd floor features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, including a junior master, plus an unfinished bonus roo m. High ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. Large unfinished basement with 9’ ceiling and walk-out egress, mahogany decking, heated gunite pool, 2-car garage, 2-zone Gas Hot Air Heating system, Central Vac, and more. Set beautifully on open, sunny, landscaped property. New Exclusive. David Zazula. $1,395,000. IN#35953.
well located two-story home overlooks a horse farm. The living room has a double height ceiling and a fireplace, and there is a cozy den/media room. Kitchen with handmade custom cabinetry and professional appliances. The large master suite has views of the farm and lovely gardens. The master bath features a tumbled marble Jacuzzi bath. The guest wing affords privacy with a separate staircase, for a total of 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Gunite pool, beautiful gardens, all on a private .5 acres. Co-Exclusive. Contact: Carol David or JR Kuneth. $1,695,000. IN#54547.
Waterfront Community- Southampton Updated in 2006, it features an open floor plan with living room w/fpl and dining area. The 0.50 acre property has large building envelope with room for expansion and pool, includes deeded boat rights. In# 53691Exclusive $549,000
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Available August 2008 x 29 covered deck, play gym, pool, This ultimate beach house has 3 bdr tem and beautiful landscaping which David Zazula. $1,295,000. IN#10472. IN#88031 shed & outdoor furniture. $419,000 and 2bth, open living space with a provides privacy. The home was reAccredited Home Exclusive IN#19086 wood burning stove and bright suncently renovated including a new roof New Construction. Lovely new traStaging Planner Wonderful Contemporary with room. Sunrise and sunsets can be en- and driveway. Co-Exclusive. Roseditional home on shy half acre in a Office: 631-283-8175 Hampton Bays Ranch with Eye Ap- joyed from both decks, even the pool! anne Lebwith. $975,000. IN#55036. Tennis & More Minutes from East close-in area of East Hampton's Cell: 631-875-4303 Hampton Village, Bay and Ocean peal!!! Offering 3 bedrooms, 1.5 In# 26397 Exclusive $899,000 Northwest woods area. Living room Easy- to- Maintain Beach House. beaches, 4 bedrooms,3 baths. This baths, living room with custom stone with fireplace, kitchen with maple country home has it all: 20 x 40 pool, fireplace, eat in kitchen, dining room, Dune Road Townhouse- Westhamp- One floor contemporary on .80 of an cabinets and granite tops, family tennis, outdoor shower, basketball CAC, HW floors, brick patio & ton Enjoy sunrise and sunset from acre close to Round Swamp Farm. room, laundry room, and half bath on Realtor Listings court, finished playroom in basement more....$499,000 Exclusive this 2 bdrm, 2bth Townhouse. It feaMaster suite is on one side of the first floor. Plus a full four bedrooms Coldwell Banker plus - a bonus media room above 2 IN#55801 tures private decks that overlook the house, additional bedrooms are on the and two baths on second floor. 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Situated on Prestigious Properties car garage, ideal for professional... lel. $845,000. IN#54253. Bridgehampton Office 5.5 private acres with an inlet to Sleek, Spacious, White and Bright. Southampton 631-283-5400 great location! Zoned Professional 1936 Main Street/2405 Main Street Georgica Pond. An indoor pool, Charming Saltbox in Mint Condiwww.coldwellbankerhamptons.com Business. $508,000 Exclusive Sparkling residence in Near Northsteam room and sauna, a gourmet IN#13285 tion. On a protected flag-lot in East west on .63 private acres. Light pours Post And Beam At Edge Of Woods. kitchen, indoor loggia, and a screenHampton bays 6 bedroom 4 bathHampton. Over a third of an acre with into all the rooms through large winNewly renovated 4 bedrooms, 3 ing room for 122. Outdoors there is of room home. Plenty of parking,atEasthampton Commercial Lot, room for pool. House has bedroom dows plus the floors are pickled white baths, 1.4 acres + extra bldg. Exclucourse another pool and all-weather tached 1 car garage,with full partially Zoned as commercial industrial: artand bath on first floor and two bedfor even more of a "beach house" sive $1.45M WEB# 54125 Renee tennis. MD/ LD $400K; AUG/ LD finished basement $519,000 Excluists & craftsman workshop, custom rooms and a full bath on the second feel. Built in 1997 with 4 bedrooms Despins 631.537.4134 Cell $250K & YR/ RD $500K. IN#73131 sive IN#35011 workshop, garage repair and/or storfloor. Nice living/dining area with and 3 baths including graceful master 917.439.3404 age, recording & film production faopen kitchen and large deck for dinsuite by itself on second floor. SpaElelgant South of Highway Georgica Southampton adorable one bedroom cilities, repair shop for household, cious living room with fireplace plus F ree Car at Condo. 2 bedrooms, den, ing and entertaining. Full basement Rental Absolutely stunning East cottage is situated on .63 of an acre business or personal, warehouse, stor- 3.5 baths, heated pool, tennis, near accessible from inside and outside. open kitchen and dining area. A total Hampton Traditional, elegantly furand has great potential for expansion. age yards or building supply distribu- beach. Exclusive $799K WEB# Very clean and well maintained. Exof 2,300 s.f. inside plus large pool nished. Soaring entry way and ceil$550,000 Exclusive IN#26018 tion. $600,000 Exclusive F#73056 and low maintenance grounds out47780 Renee Despins 631.537.4134 clusive. Price Reduced to $619,900. ings, 6 bedrooms, 8 1/2 baths, sweepIN#46842. side. Additional amenities include Cell 917.439.3404 ing stairway, enclosed porch, formal Southampton new renovated Ranch E ast Quogue New Construction, feacentral a/c and irrigation system. dining room, 20 x 40 gunite pool, Amagansett Dunes Cottage. Renowith 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Co-Exclusive. $1,195,000. IN#52354. turing 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, master G reat Village Opportunity. Front lot gorgeous grounds on 1.14 acres. Kitchen, Living Room, Open space vated cottage 1/2 block from private suite with jacuzzi and walk in closet, 2-story traditional. Rear 2 bedroom Walk to ocean! Available MD- LD Carefree Treescape Living. One of Living. Great location Close to All. CAC, central vacuum, hard wood garage apartment. Exclusive $2.595M Amagansett ocean beach. Two story $300K; July $125K; AUG $150K; $599,000 Exclusive F#71752 gambrel style with shingles siding the very few condos in Treescape and floors, ceramic title baths, spacious WEB# 48258 D. Oplinger June $75K, Sept $60K. Yr Rd $475K and wood roof. Comfy living room in the Northwest. This home is in dining room and living area with 631.899.0344 IN#61200 S outhampton floors 5 bedrooms 2 and dining area with fireplace and pristine condition and offers 4 bedwood burning fireplace. $749,000 Exbathrooms. Third floor bonus room newly renovated kitchen. Wide plank room, 3 baths, finished basement and clusive IN#27499 Sag Harbor Office Outstanding Custom Traditional that can be transformed into anything floors throughout. Three bedrooms a low monthly maintenance. Tree96 Main Street/Madison@Main Panoramic ocean and bay views from that fits your family. $929,995 ExcluColdwell Banker and two baths. Large patio and deck scape condos share an Olympic size this stunning 5,000 sq. ft. Traditional. sive IN#55773 pool and tennis courts. Carefree and Prestigious Properties Deerfield Contemporary. Stunning. area for outddoor entertaining or Set on 2.2 private acres this house lounging. A perfect getaway for all of easy living. Exclusive. Roseanne WHB 631.288.0400 4 bedrooms, media room, tennis, boasts 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, gourOpen House Sat. Sun.12-2 Southyou who love the ocean air and sand Lebwith. $755,000. IN#55282. www.coldwellbankerhamptons.com pool. Bright and open. Exclusive met professional kitchen, formal din- ampton “The Villas”2 Bedrm.2.5 Bth. $1.695M WEB# 41945 Clare Tenk- in your toes. Exclusive. $1,495,000. ing room, living room, family/media Summer Breeze- Westhampton Gated, Pool, Private Patio w/ Viking IN#16291. arian 631.725.4124 room, 2 fireplaces, 3 car garage, Prudential Douglas Elliman Located South of the Highway in Hampton Bays Office Southampton Office Amagansett Village. This very cute 631.723.2721 88 Main Street/30 Nugent Street cottage waiting for your arrival. Sparhttp://www.prudentialelliman.com kling clean and well kept. Moments G reat Potential In Southampton Cove. Ranch-style home comes com- to train, Jitney, the Square and the plete with docking rights, winter wa- ocean. Sweet and petite with kitchen, Vacant Land* Sagaponack* dining and living room, 2 bedrooms 1,600,000 9.2 acres which includes. terviews. Exclusive $625K WEB# and 1 bath. Outside to enjoy is the can be 4 acres each or 3 parcels of 2.1 30915 D. Clark 631.702.9241 back deck and outdoor shower. Peracre each with variance, Exclusive fect getaway for you and your sweet- F#63540, Web Id#H05705 Hampton Bays Office heart. Exclusive. JR Kuneth. 14 East Montauk Highway $885,000. IN#33492. Ranch* Hampton Bays* $415,000 If you are looking for a 2-1 in Hampton Docck for 40 ft. boat. Fabulous ranch Easy One Level Living Near Bay Bays w/big back yard for a lot of runwith bulkheaded waterfront dock, Beach and Marina. Wonderful home ning around, you've found it. Call to amazing sunsets. $799K WEB# has been completely renovated and is make an appointment. Exclusive 46439 Catherine Embrey in mint condition. 4 bedrooms, 3.5 F#65735 Web ID#H0158919 631.899.0512 baths including master suite with large luxury bathroom. Living room Handyman Special* Riverhead* Devlin McNiff Real Estate with beamed ceiling, office/den. The $279,000 Great home with a lot of 3 North Main Street lovely grounds feature heated pool, potential due to the price. CommerEast Hampton, NY 11937 hot tub, pool house, brick patios, cial zoned and has a 1600 sq ft. shop 631 324-6100 fountain, and pergola. Circular drive in the back of the property. Exclusive www.devlinmcniff.com and attached garage for easy access. F#65612 Web ID#H35280 Exclusive. $995,000. IN#31215. Barnes Landing With Style. Located Ranch* Hampton Bays* $805,000 in East Hampton, bordering on Ama- Walk to East Hampton Village. Lovely 1 story ranch on canal w/ 3 gansett and sought-after Barnes Land- Renovated barn and additions all cus- bdrms and 2 bths, room for pool. Loing area. 3,500 square foot Traditom design by architect in 2001. This heated pool, and hot tub on roof deck. Available 2008 season. IN#89424
New Eco- Friendly Victorian- East Moriches Set on a .75 acre lot, this 3200 sq. ft. home offers 4br and 2.5bth. This "Green" home uses geo-thermal technology that offers tremendous savings on utility bills. In# 12295 Exclusive $669,000
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cated in quiet community. Minutes from ocean. Ready for you and your family to enjoy. Co-Exclusive F#65724 Web ID#H36549
tem, fenced in property, room for pool. Close to ocean Beaches and Town. Folio 65736. Westhampton Beach Office (631) 288-6244
Multi family Dwelling* Westhampton* $850,000 Two homes on 2.4 acres. Room for pool. Call for details. Co-Exclusive F#65727
Westhampton Beach- $880,000 Charming home offers year round comfort. 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths & country eik overlooking the pool. Pretty outdoor deck offers a bird's eye view. Close to all Westhampton Beach has to offer! Westhampton Beach Office (631) 288-6244
Prudential Douglas Elliman Westhampton Beach Office 631-288-6244 Westhampton Beach- $8,450,000 Built 2006, this 5000 plus sq ft has 117' of ocean and bay vistas and a ROW to the bay . Dream kitchen, great Room w/ fp, dining area each with access to the oceanfront deck and heated gunite pool and spa. 5 brâ€™s equipped w/ baths , private terrace or second story den. Master en-suite w/ fp. Folio 65773. Westhampton Beach Office (631) 288-6244 Westhampton Beach- $3,000,000 162 feet of pristine sandy beach w/ ROW & boardwalk to a spectacular Oceanfront beach. Unobstructed views and sheltered cove on ) acre property. Supports 8 rental units currently being renovated. A significant rental income makes this property a unique acquisition for the astute investor. Folio 63542. Westhampton Beach Office (631) 288-6244
Westhampton Beach- $1,890,000 Shy acre w/ oversized heated gunite pool. Master suite has an adjoining office and his and her walk-in closets. Junior master w/ 3 additional brâ€™s, 3 new bathrooms, all with custom cabinetry, granite and stone. Vaulted, beamed and wood ceiling and open floor plan. Folio 63190. Westhampton Beach Office (631) 288-6244 Prudential Douglas Elliman Quogue Office 631.653-6700 http://www.prudentialelliman.com
Dune Road Bay Front Two Story Cape Cod* Quogue* $2,900,000 Bay front, charming, inviting, 4 bedroom country cape (2 master suites), 3 bath , central air, heated pool, wood deck facing Quogue canal, pool house on .40 landscaped property with irrigation system, Fully furnished. Ocean Westhampton Beach- $725,000 beach access 200 yard walk. Co-ExSituated on a half acre, ranch w/ hard- clusive * #49313 * Web#H15186 wood flooring, brick fireplace, built Carriage House* Hampton Bays* in cabinetry, eik, spacious deck and gardens galore. Three large bedrooms $1,700,000 Early 1930â€™s Waterfront w/ huge bathroom and laundry room. Carriage House with â€œResort WaterBasement is partially finished with front Business Zoningâ€? and wonderplenty of room for storage. Amenities ful water views. 8 rooms, 3 bedinclude, Cedar siding, irrigation sysrooms, 2.5 baths, living room with
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Custom Home with Pool and Tennis East Quogue 1,700,000 This professionally designed home is in move in condition, has beautiful new kitchen with cherry cabinetry, granite counters and stainless appliances. There are 4 bedrooms, 3 updated baths, including a master bedroom suite with adjoining hot tub room a formal dining and living room with custom built-in bar, cabinets and fabulous stone fireplace, and finished basement with media room and staff/ guest room and bath complete this home. Exclusive. #63448 Web# H55079 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 Small Bungalow on Compact Lot* East Quogue* $240,000 Great opportunity to own a small year round home or weekend bungalow with eat-in-kitchen, living room, bedroom, bath, fireplace and partial basement. Ready for your TLC. Low taxes, East Quogue School. Exclusive. #62779. Web #H53883
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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
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Historical Victorian. 1900's Victorian in Downtown Riverhead has oak floors throughout, oak walls, incredible Victorian features and butlers pantry. The home is 2,700 sf with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, slate roof, 5 sets Historic village home on .70 acre of stairways. Restore to a historic with heated gunite pool and artist stuVictorian beauty! Web#32698 dio, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, living TOWN AND COUNTRY RE $350,000. Mattituck Office room with fireplace and relaxing sun East Hampton Office o 631-324-8080 631-298-0600 room. Large yard with mature land1TownandCountry.com scaping. Web#38516. Exclusive. TOWN AND COUNTRY $1,495,000 Jane H 631-537-5200 Southold Office o 631-765-0500 ext.103 or 631-987-8804 and Barbara Exclusive South of Highway Estate Section. Georgica Beach hous with 5 1TownandCountry.com Stone 631-537-5200 ext.103 or bedrooms, 4 baths, den, dining romm, 516-429-8444 1800's Replica Farmhouse. 2,300 sq. fireplace set on an acres with heated Gunite pool and room for tennis. ft. brand new Farmhouse with 4 bedThis Arts & Craft home offers room Close to Main beach. Irreplaceable at rooms, 2.5 baths, 2 fireplaces, enfor family and entertaining guest this price. Web#42875 Exclusive. closed porch on an acre overlooking a with4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, new $4,600,000. East Hampton Office vineyard. This home has all the kitchen to be put in. Living/ dining 631324-8080 charm of the 1800's with all the modroom with cathedral ceiling open to ern amenities. Web#38315. sun room. New gunite pool being inSagaponack Land. Two single/ $1,050,000. Southold Office stalled. Web#37639. Exclusive. 631-765-0500 $849,000 Jane Holden 631-725-2233 separate parcel each with health department permits in place for house, ext.114 or 631-987-8804. Mattii tuck Charming Country Ranch. pool and tennis. Bike to the ocean, Features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, Private with all Amenities Beautiful Sagg General Store, and to the vineKitchen/dining area, living room, 4,500 sq. ft. Traditional offers 4 bed- yard. Web#05411 and #05272. Exfamily room, finished basement. rooms, 4.5 baths, 3 fireplaces, formal clusive. Three acres at $1,650,000. Two acres parcel at $1,700,000. Large deck with pool on beautiful .5 dining, chef's kitchen with breakfast acres with winter waterviews. area and family room. Covered decks, Web#05411 and #05272. Bill Web#37677. Exclusive. $599,000. screened in porch, jacuzzi and heated Stoecker 631-324-8080 ext. Southold Office 631-765-0500. free form pool pm 1.37 acres. Co-Ex- 20/516-818-4904 or Jen Wilson ext. TOWN AND COUNTRY RE Bridgehampton Office o 631-537-3200 1TownandCountry.com
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Harmony Books presents the memoir “IN THE HAMPTONS: 50 Years With Fishermen, Farmers, Artists, Billionaires and Celebrities ”
by Dan Rattiner, Founder of
The author will be, this summer, reading
“IN THE HAMPTONS” In the Hamptons TUESDAY, MAY 6 LAUNCH DATE Book will be available for purchase everywhere books are sold. Visit danrattiner.com to read excerts of the book, read reviews of it and click through to an online bookstore of your choice. WEDNESDAY, MAY 7 - 6:00PM BOOK PARTY in NYC at the home of Chris Wasserstein at 1030 Fifth Avenue at 84th Street, NY. (By invitation.) Reading "Uncle Ed." - My uncle, the Manhattan billionaire who owned much of downtown Garden City designs and supervises a large construction project in Montauk. Encore: "Billy Joel." FRIDAY, MAY 9 - 6:00PM BOOK PARTY in BRIDGEHAMPTON at the Wolffer Estate Vineyards on Sagg Road in Bridgehampton. (By invitation. For information call 631-537-0500 Ask for Evy.) Reading "Bill Clinton." - A future President takes over the umpiring of the Hamptons' celebrity softball game. Encore: "At the Printshop." SATURDAY, MAY 10 - 5:00PM Meet the Author at BOOKHAMPTON on Main Street in East Hampton. Reading "Speed King." The Author forgets to go to court to fight a minor motor vehicle infraction and winds up in handcuffs and thrown in the Village lockup on Newtown Lane in East Hampton. Encore: "Jackson Pollock." SUNDAY, MAY 11 - 11:00AM Meet the Author on ATLANTIC AVENUE BEACH in Amagansett where the Nazi saboteurs came ashore during World War II. Reading "The Flesheaters" -- the story of the making of a mad Nazi scientist monster science fiction movie on the beach in Montauk. Encore: “Balcomb Greene.” MAY - TBA BOOK PARTY thrown by Dan's Papers at B Smith's Restaurant on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor to celebrate the launch of this memoir about Dan's Papers and the launch of the redesigned Hampton Style magazine. Reading "Stuyvesant Wainwright II" - The top secret papers of a Congressman are found deep in the woods between Sagaponack and Sag Harbor. SATURDAY, MAY 17 - 11:00AM 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. Reading "Babette Tweed" - the author attempts to rendezvous with a beautiful girl on the beach at midnight just on the other side of Andy Warhol's former beachfront estate in Montauk. Encore: “Richard Nixon” SATURDAY, MAY 24 - 11:00AM Meet the Author in front of the TOWER Building on the Plaza in Montauk. Reading "Frank Tuma Jr." -- The author holds a meeting with an IBM salesman in Dan's Papers first office on the second floor of what was then an abandoned 7 story office building with no electricity. In case of rain, meet in the Gazebo on the Plaza in the center of town across the street. Encore: “Nonie Self.” SATURDAY, MAY 24 - 12-2:00PM Meet the Author at the MONTAUK ARTS FAIR on the soccer grounds behind the Montauk Movie Theatre on Fort Pond. Reading "Frank Mundus." The author and his cousin try to find the carcass of a two ton shark dragged up on the beach at Gosman's Dock in Montauk and in the end, very
spectacularly, they do. Encore: "Captain Howie Carroll Jr." -- the story of a Montauk fishing boat captain. Includes an account of the wreck of the Pelican. FRIDAY, MAY 30 - 7:00PM Meet the Author on Author's Night at ALISON'S RESTAURANT on School Street in Bridgehampton sponsored by East End Books. Reading "Nonie Self" - The author opens a new edition of Dan's Papers on Block Island, which he calls the Block Island Times and then hires an amazing best selling author and horsewoman, Nonie Self, as editor of it. She serves in that role for the next ten years. Encore: Bill Clinton. By reservation. Call the restaurant at 631-537-7100. $$ includes dinner. SATURDAY, MAY 31 - 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. Reading "Jim Jenson" -- the author conducts a hoax in Dan's Papers about a sea serpent in Long Pond and the New York City ABC TV anchorman launches helicopters to get the story. Parking on Widow Gavitt's. Encore; "Frank Mundus."
OF OTHER READINGS Look for complete schedule including chapters being read at www.danrattiner.com
SUNDAY, JUNE 1 - 7:00PM Meet the author on Author's Night at ALISON'S RESTAURANT on School Street in Bridgehampton, sponsored by East End Books. SATURDAY, JUNE 7 - 11:00AM Meet the author at MULFORD FARM on David's Lane just off Main Street in East Hampton. SATURDAY, JUNE 14 - 5:00PM Meet the author at BOOKHAMPTON on Main Street in Southampton. SATURDAY, JUNE 21 - 11:00AM Meet the author at Coecles Harbor Marina and Boatyard, Hudson Avenue, Shelter Island. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 - 6:00 – 8:00 PM Meet the author at the WOLFFER ESTATES WINERY on Sagg Road in Sagaponack for the Parrish Art Museum Business Council event. FRIDAY, JUNE 27 - 11:00AM Meet the Author in STARBUCKS on Main Street in Bridgehampton. SATURDAY, JUNE 28 - 11:00AM Meet the Author in the bar of the Memory Motel on Main Street, Montauk. SUNDAY, JUNE 29 - 5:00PM Meet the Author at the Pollock- Krasner Museum at 830 Springs Fireplace Road in the Springs. SATURDAY, JULY 5 - 11:00AM Meet the Author in the dining room at Bobby Van's Restaurant on Main Street, Bridgehampton. SATURDAY, JULY 12 - 11:00AM 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.
SATURDAY, JULY 12 - 5:00PM Meet the author at BOOKHAMPTON in Amagansett Square. SUNDAY, JULY 13 - 1:00PM Meet the author at ARTHAMPTON, the expo on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society, Main Street Bridgehampton. SATURDAY, JULY 19 - 11:00AM Meet the author at The WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Main Street, Westhampton Beach. SATURDAY, JULY 26 - 11:00AM 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
the home of Gail Furman in North Haven by invitation only. SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 - 11:00AM Meet the Author at The Lodge on Race Lane in East Hampton. SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 - NOON Meet the Author on the grounds of the Montauk Lighthouse. SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 - 7:00PM Meet the Author on the grounds of BOOKHAMPTON, on Main Street in Sag Harbor. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 - 11:00AM In the courtyard of the Bay Street Theatre during the Sag Harbor Whaling Festival.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 - 5:30PM Meet the Author at the EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY Author's Night cocktail party on Main Street in East Hampton. Dinner for 30 follows at
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WATERFRONT HOME - a new listing where you can launch your boat from your private dock. Watch the Egrets and swans from this lush setting on Three Mile Harbor sited among many other fine homes in this private community. There are three bedrooms plus an artist’s studio and open views to the Harbor. IN# 35923 EXCLUSIVE $2,200,000.
BUILD YOUR SPECIAL SUBSTANTIAL HOME with a pool on this 0.63 acre of property with 108’ of bulkheaded waterfront property with a magnificent vista of Gardiner’s Bay. There is a community stairway leading down to a beautiful sandy beach. The Natural Resource special permits are in place awaiting your plans. IN# 04068 EXCLUSIVE FOR $1,700,000.
THIS PRIVATE AMAGANSETT DUNE property is a wonderful one acre spot to build a home. The purchase comes with approved plans to build a 3000 plus square foot 2 story house along with a 16 x 32 foot pool with deck. There are very few open parcels left. IN# 05685 EXCLUSIVE $3,995,000.
IF NEW IS WHAT YOU CRAVE this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath 3800 sq ft Traditional built by one of East Hampton’s most respected builders awaits your delight. Situated on a well landscaped acre near the Village it features a gourmet eat-in kitchen, finished basement, exercise room, and so much more, making this home a must see. IN#25326 $3,300,000.
BEAUTIFUL HANSOM HILLS . . . Absolutely in mint condition, this two-story Post Modern on a full acre is situated at the end of a private cul-de-sac. Among its many attributes are 3 BR’s with a 1st floor master, 3.5 BAs, a generous family room w/fireplace off the well-equipped kitchen, central air and an attached 2-car garage. IN#47874 CO-EXCLUSIVE $1,495,000.
LOCATION, LOCATION is the primary prerequisite to choosing a house and this gorgeous house is in a terrific location. It has 4000 sq ft, 5 BRs (2 masters), 3.5 BAs, a country kitchen, a great room with fireplace, and a finished basement. The grounds are beautifully landscaped including a sparkling pool and a terraced patio all situated on 1 acre. IN 25877 $1,650,000.
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80 TOWD POINT RD., SOUTHAMPTON Reno with 3 bedroom, 2 bath, private beach with boating. Full waterfront. Web#54781 Dir. West on Noyac Rd, right on Towd Point Rd. EXCLUSIVE. Reduced to $1,049,000 Beth Troy 631-324-8080 ext. 12 or 631-682-8401
SOUTH OF HIGHWAY ESTATE SECTION Georgica Beach house with 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, den, dining room, fireplace set on an acres with heated Gunite pool and room for tennis. Web#42875. EXCLUSIVE. $4,600,000 East Hampton Office 631-324-8080
BREATHTAKING VIEWS 180° and privacy on 1.6 acres. Renovated, sun drenched with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, waterside gunite pool, spa and dock. Web#54531. Co-EXCLUSIVE. $4,495,000 Victoria VanVlaanderen 631-537-3200 ext.106 or 516-840-3836
CUSTOM BUILT IN BRIDGEHAMPTON 5,000+ sq. ft. offering 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, family room and formal living room with a double sided fireplace. Web#51582. CO-EXCLUSIVE. $3,495,000 John Healey 631-537-3200 ext.123 or 631-774-8672
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CLOSE TO HARBOR Private, park-like setting, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, light & bright, deck and pool. Web#58315. EXCLUSIVE. $1,395,000 Alicia Ward 631-537-3200 ext. 111 or 516-356-6695 and Christina Brierley 631-871-6355
PRIVATE WITH ALL AMENITIES Four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 3 fireplaces, formal dining, screened in porch, jacuzzi and heated free form pool on 1.37 acres. Web#35853. CO-EXCLUSIVE. $1,995,000 Jane Holden 631-725-2233 ext.114 or 631-987-8804
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HISTORIC SAG HARBOR VILLAGE HOME On .7 acre with heated gunite pool and writer’s studio/poolhouse, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, living room with fireplace and sun room. Web#38516. EXCLUSIVE. $1,495,000 Barbara Stone 631-537-3200 ext.103 or Jane Holden 631-725-2233 ext.114
AFFORDABLE WATERFRONT 150' bulkheading with access to Great South Bay. Three-bedroom, 2-bath ranch withbasement and attached 1.5-car garage all on .66 of an acre. Web #51135. EXCLUSIVE. $695,000 Westhampon Beach Office 631-288-3030
ARTS & CRAFT STYLE Offering 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, new kitchen to be put in, living/ dining room open to sun room. New gunite pool being installed. Web#37639. EXCLUSIVE. $849,000 Jane Holden 631-725-2233 ext.114 or 631-987-8804
RENT OR BUY 2/3 bedrooms, heated pool, central a/c, deeded beach access. Web#67661. EXCLUSIVE. $1,325,000. For rent July 20,000; Aug $25,000; July-Aug $45,000 Bob Steiner 631-324-8080 ext. 41 or 917-561-3423
SPRINGS NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS 2-bedroom, 1-bath cottage with great potential for home business on quite cul-de-sac abutting horse farm. Web#32852. EXCLUSIVE. $495,000 Alicia Ward or Christina Brierley 631-537-3200 ext.111 or 516-356-6695
NAPEAGUE DUNES Just a short stroll to the sands of the Atlantic Ocean, this clean beach cottage has endless possibilities. Priced to sell immediately. Web#30415. EXCLUSIVE $ 795,000 East Hampton Office 631-324-8080
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