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Spectacular oceanviews surrounded by national park-quality Dunescape. 5,600 sq.ft., 5 BR, 5.5 BA, 3 ďŹ replaces & 2-car garage. Heated gunite pool w/poolhouse/bar area. Part of a seven lot oceanfront enclave sharing 27 acres of pristine oceanfront. Dir: On Montauk Hwy. thru Amagansett village on the right before Cyrilâ€™s. Excl. F#47613 | Web#H0147613.
This custom-built home with attention to all the ďŹ nest details with precise craftsmanship and mostly eco-friendly offers custom cabinetry with granite countertops, sub zeroâ€™s, 2 bosch dishwashers, wolf double oven & wine refrig. Formal dining room with custom built panel ďŹ‚ows into living room w/ďŹ replace. Dir: Sunrise to Exit 65, West on Montauk Hwy. to Emmett Dr. â€œSouthampton Pines â€œover Bridge turn left all the way on your right hand side. F#68527 | Web#H21050.
Post modern home sits on 1.10 acre surrounded by mature landscaping, gazebo, and heated gunite pool. 4 BRs, 3 BAs, hardwood ďŹ‚oors, formal living and dining rooms, chefâ€™s kitchen with great room and ďŹ replace. Private access to bay beach. Excl. F#62392 | Web#H24060.
Bright contemporary home, 1.2 acres, south-of-the-Hwy., 1.5 miles to Flying Point Beach and close to Mecox Bay. Tennis court, heated gunite pool, and 3300 s.f. of living space, 5 BRS, 4.5BAs, modern EIK, ďŹ nished BSMT. Abuts a reserve. Excl. F#33809 | Web#H0133809. Co-Excl.
Breathtaking ocean and dune views. 4,000 sq.ft. modern home w/5 BR, 5.5 BA, custom millwork & cabinetry & fantastic eat-in kitchen. Chlorine-free heated pool & spa w/outdoor ďŹ replace & sauna. Natural landscaping. Part of a 7 lot oceanfront enclave w/spectacular white sand beach. Excl. F#47189 | Web#H0147189.
This charming newly renovated ranch in 2002 is back on the market and reduced. Located in the Presidential Estates area of Bay Estates, south of the hwy. features 3 large BRs, 2.5 BAs, open living ďŹ‚oor plan with a beautiful light ďŹ lled living room with a stone ďŹ replace. Excl. F#60569 | Web#H51141.
3-story Gambrel home in hilltop location. 9,350 sq.ft., 8 ensuite BRs, plus powder rm, gourmet kit., FDR, 2 family rms, 3 fplcs, lower level w/gym, sauna, & bar. Decks & patios, gunite pool, 3-car garage, landscaping. Excl. F#56939 | Web#H0156939.
:HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP /DXUHO+LOO/QÇ§ A tempting ďŹ nd ideally sited on 1.7 acres. Savor life in this new 6 BR, 6+ BA Traditional-style. Fine residence offering basement, pool and 4 ďŹ replaces. Excl. F#67684 | Web#H13962.
%ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 2OG0RQWDXN+Z\Ç§ The best buy south of the hwy. This home sits on .85 of an acre and enjoys a great deal of privacy. 3 BR & 2 BA w/full basement, gracious living room w/ďŹ replace & ďŹ‚ooded w/light. Large private backyard & pool with lots of decking. Very close to the ocean beach. Excl. F#68886 | Web#H52928.
Savor the uniqueness of this new 5 BR 6+BAs hilltop traditional. Features include hardwood & tile ďŹ‚ooring, den and great room. 3 ďŹ replaces, gunite pool. Family room, chefâ€™s kitchen, dumb waiter. Formal dining, living, screened porch & more. Excl. F#52475 | Web#H0152475.
Sun-drenched Contemporary Colonial on serene and private 1.4 acres set in a cul-de-sac just paces from a picture perfect bay beach. Professionally decorated. Like new. Minutes to either Sag Harbor or East Hampton. Pool with huge deck. Mint and elegant. Excl. F#66436 | Web#H52342.
6DJ+DUERU2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 6DOO\V3DWKÇ§ Delightful 2 BR, 2 BA shingle style home on 2 zen-like acres. You will appreciate the meandering cottage, living room with 10 ft. ceiling, a fresh kitchen with stainless steel appliances gracious master suite and a 1,200 sq. ft. artist studio. Dir: Old NW Rd to end, left onto NW Landing, right onto Phoebe Scoys, Right onto Sallys Path. Excl. F#69421 | Web#H24715.
%ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6XQÇ§DPSP .LQJV3RLQW5GÇ§ Waterfront contemporary. Located in beautiful Clearwater Beach with private boating and beach rights just 1/10 of a mile to Gardiners Bay this updated contemporary beauty has been totally renovated. Offering creek front views this 3 BR, 2.5 BA with great room, master suite, 2 ďŹ replaces. Dir: From Montauk Hwy. turn left onto Main St., continue north onto North Main St., Continue to follow County Rd. 40 as it become Three Mile Harbor Rd. for 2.3 miles, turn slight right onto Hog Creek Rd., turn left onto Kings. F#64451 | Web#H24181.
+DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP &HGDU'UÇ§ Pristine and great value! Appealing 3 BR, 2.5 BA Traditionalstyle. This intriguing two-story boasts an open ďŹ‚oor plan and ďŹ replace. Quality features. Many upgrades. Adjacent to reserve. Dir: Three Mile Harbor Rd. to Hog Creek Rd. to Sycamore Dr. Right on Cedar Dr. Excl. F#67655 | Web#H18439.
Waterfront with spectacular 180 degree bay view. 6BR, 4.5BA, traditional home sits on .44 acres, 300 ft. bulkhead, a slip for 36â€™ boat and pool overlooking the bay. Excl. Dir: West on Old Montauk Hwy, left on Old Fort Lane. F#67206 | Web#H35924.
This custom builderâ€™s post modern home built in 2003, in an Excl. private community surrounded by Sears Bellow park and short walk or bike to peconic bay. Beautifully landscaped acre with mahogany decking, and extensive ďŹ‚agstone patio surrounding the free-form pool. Excl. F#69023 | Web#H14142.
:HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 3HQQ\/QÇ§ Hurry to see this welcoming 2 BR, 2BA Ranch fronting on the canal. Private guest house, inviting pool. Hardwood ďŹ‚ooring, warm and cheery ďŹ replace, complete appliance package. Dir: Ponquogue to Shinnecock Rd., right on to Penny Lane, #6. F#68344 | Web#H14608.
+DPSWRQ%D\V2IČŠFH 6XQÇ§SP *DUGQHUV/QÇ§ Upscale townhouses with attention to detail now offering 2 BRs, master with waterview, 2 BAs, many upgrades in place, gourmet kitchen with proďŹ le stainless appliances, kohler ďŹ xtures, wood ďŹ‚oors on 1st ďŹ‚oor, heated pool, beach & boat slip with deep water dock. Dir: Montauk Hwy, south on Ponquogue till end, on Shinnecock make left going east, ďŹ rst right is Gardners Ln., make left into Condoâ€™s. F#63324 | Web#H54831.
6RXWKDPSWRQ2IČŠFH 6XQÇ§SP /HZLV6WÇ§ Village, south of the Hwy., designerâ€™s own Queen Anne Victorian on .5 acres with mature landscaping, 12x60 pool, pool house. 2 blocks to Main St., 5 blocks to ocean, gourmet eat-in kitchen, library, study, dining room, 3BRs and 3BAs. Excl. Dir: Hampton Rd, to Lewis. F#234579 | Web#H17206.
Among the last venerable St.s in the Village, this 1/4-acre lot can be purchased â€œas is,â€? or buy and build new. The existing structure can be replaced by a new tradtional-style home, construction by one of the areaâ€™s best builders, including pool. Excl. F#65015 | Web#H31619.
%ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6XQÇ§DPSP 3RZHOO$YHÇ§ In Southampton village,centrally located, close to the hottest clubs and restaurants. Leave your car in the Dr.way and take the train, or the Luxury Hampton Liner, or the Jitney.The house offers 4 BRs, 4.5 BAs, with 18x45 gunite heated pool. Excl. F#60995 | Web#H13768.
6XQÇ§DPSP 2OG0RQWDXN+Z\6DOW6HDÇ§ 4 BR, 4.5 bth, 3,600 sq. ft. corner unit villa, has wide-plank hardwood ďŹ‚oors, granite kit countertops, AAA appliances. Bths feature sensual custom tiles, with ďŹ ttings by Waterworks. Upgraded with many additional amenities. F#67395 | Web#H20840. Co-Exclusive.
One of a kind, completely restored adirondak beach cottage. One BR easily expandable with sandy beach area, dock and Sunset views galore. Waiting for that special new owner. Excl. Dir: North on North Sea Rd., right on Noyac Rd., left on Towd Point Rd. F#67103 | Web#H31154.
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This stunning custom-built contemporary home provides endless river, bay, and pond views. Dock your boat at your own dock. Feel like you are on a ship as you enjoy the water views from throughout the house. Entertain your guests on the multiple decks. Relax by the waterfront heated gunite pool. Excl. F#66829 | Web#H15287.
Unique oppurtunity to complete this new construction with already completed garage, pool house and foundation. Plans in place for a 3,800 sq.ft home with 4 beds and 4.5 BAs on 2 stories. Gunite pool 16 x 32 also included in approved plan. Excl. F#63934 | Web#H24232.
%ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQÇ§SP 6HERQDF5GÇ§ Located in Sebonac section, this handsome stucco home lies within a mile of Shinnecock, and three other golf clubs. Formal LR and DR. Gourmet kitchen with marble counters. Finished basement. Decks overlook garden setting with heated gunite pool & manicured grounds. Dir: From Tuckahoe School, west on Sebonac Rd past Tuckahoe Lane. F#61300 | Web#H23660.
Modern 4 BRs, 1.7 acres, light ďŹ lled, central air, pool, spacious North off Montauk Hwy onto Sagg Rd. just after crossing small bridge veer Left at the fork onto Toppings Path, 1st left on Haines Path, Right on Long Pond Trail. Excl. F#56651 | Web#H0156651.
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Adjacent to a reserve affording private and tranquil surroundings, this 5 BR, 5 BA modern home is close to Village and Flying Point Beach. Sun.lit and spacious living and dining open to pool, Jacuzzi spa, tennis court. South of Hwy. retreat. Excl. F#61863 | Web#H13444.
%ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6XQÇ§DP 1R\DF3DWKÇ§ Set on 1.6+ acres, this wood-shingled home provides a country setting with all modern conveniences. 5 BRs, 4.5 BAs, chefâ€™s kitchen, Waterworks ďŹ xtures, FDR, living room, ofďŹ ce, wine cellar, ofďŹ ce, wine cellar, gym. Field views, pool & tennis. Excl. F#34298 | Web#H55680. Co-Excl.
%ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČŠFH 6DWÇ§SP 'DYLGV/QÇ§ Overlooking reserve 6 BRs, gunite pool, renovated with amazing views. Fabulous Location- Major Bargain- Make a deal. (South off Montauk Hwy by Hamptonâ€™s Coffee). Excl. F#60301 | Web#H50611.
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WESTHAMPTONBEACH 6DWÇ§SP 'XQH5G8QLWÇ§ Developer is having a Spring Sale on 2 Units. Call for details. New 10 unit luxury condo community has it all:bayfront location, private beach access, pook, ďŹ tness center and marina- come and visit and make an offer. Dir: Take WHB Bridge to Dune Rd going West. F#68082 | Web#H11848.
:HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6XQÇ§SP 'XQH5G8QLWÇ§ Gated bay front condominium with every amenity. Custom home features two master suites, and 3,200 sq.ft. of interior space plus 2,500 sq.ft. of mahogany decking. Delightful kitchen with granite counters and AAA appliances. Living room offers ďŹ replace and panoramic bay views. F#69089 | Web#H17522.
:HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6DW 6XQÇ§SP (DVW%D\ČŠHOG/QÇ§ Feng-Shui Inspired 4 BR, 2BA Expanded Ranch home in the estate section situated perfectly half way between the beach and village. Totally renovated in 2007 for modern living. Private lane location with secluded back yard and swimming pool. Dir: Main St. to Potunk Lane to Oneck Rd. to BayďŹ eld Lane to # 44. Left on private lane on left to # 48 East BayďŹ eld Lane. F#54866 | Web#H0154866.
:HVWKDPSWRQ%HDFK2IČŠFH 6XQÇ§SP :RRGODQG$YH$% Ç§ Rare 1925 Triplex one-of a kind compound right in the village heart. Main House 3+ BR traditional craftsman with ďŹ ne details. Detached Carriage House featuring 2 Car Garage and a bonus of two lovely legal 2 BR, 1 BA Apartments for family, guests or income. Dir: Mill Rd. Westhampton Beach to Woodland Ave. to #35. Excl. F#65873 | Web#H31471.
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Newly Renovated â€œDuneâ€? condo, this is the largest unit with 3 BRs, 2 BAs, open ďŹ‚oor plan, formal DR, LR w/fpl, sunroom, cathedral ceilings, newly painted, and new windows and doors that open to pvt deck. Excl. F#68145 | Web#H10746.
Enjoy the Hamptons lifestyle...boating, kayaking, wind surďŹ ng in this totally renovated bayfront cottage in Westhampton Beach. 60â€™ of bulkhead, open bay views and amazing Sun.sets await your home on the bay. Deeded beach rights. Best waterfront value on the Bay! Excl. F#69503 | Web#H25356.
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West Point Military Academy Tour, Hudson River Cruise and Purple Heart Hall of Honor Museum Tour Thurs., Jun. 6th – $110 pp. - Springtime in the beautiful Hudson River Valley! First, enjoy your tour of West Point Military Academy with free time in the visitor center. Next have your gourmet box lunch as you ride on the Commander taking a one and a half our cruise on the Hudson River. You will then travel a short distance for a special tour of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor commemorating the extraordinary sacrifices of America’s servicemen and servicewomen who were killed or wounded in combat. “9 to 5”The Musical – Wed., Jun. 10th – $205 pp. – Don’t miss this new musical comedy based on the classic hit movie! Pushed to their boiling point by their boss, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot — a plan that spins wildly and hilariously out of control. Montreal and Quebec–6-Day Tour – Sun.-Fri. – Jun. 14th-19th - $1325 pp./do. - Montreal is a unique blend of old-world charm and new world glitz. Hampton Jitney is very excited to return to our Northern neighbors again this spring. There is a great deal to see and do, so come along for an exciting journey – you won’t be disappointed. You will have guided tours of Montreal, Basilique Saint Anne de Beaupré and Montmorency Falls, have some wonderful meals and do more sightseeing and shopping on your way home through Vermont & Massachusetts.
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Soap Opera Traffic Jams as Many in EH Try to See What Happened Today (called a “pen”) climbed up onto the nest, laid her eggs and then got on top of them to keep them warm. She will sit up there night and day, week after week and month after month until they hatch in June. She is happily up there today, just a few dozen yards from the Montauk Highway, and less than 10 yards from James Lane, the road that goes behind
By Dan Rattiner The fastest way for me to get to work in Bridgehampton from my home in Springs is to drive down Three Mile Harbor Road to Cedar Street, turn right, and then proceed through various back roads to wind up back on the Montauk Highway in Wainscott. It’s not any shorter in miles. But it is shorter in time. If I take the other route, which is to go down Three Mile Harbor Road straight into town with a turn right at Town Pond to Wainscott, there are four traffic lights. And there are occasional tie-ups. These days, however, I am going to Bridgehampton right through town. And the reason is because of an ongoing soap opera that is underway every day at the right turn at Town Pond. I have met a number of people in Springs who are doing the same thing this year. It is quite something. The stars of this soap opera are two, beautiful, white, mute swans. The supporting cast includes ducks, turtles, children, adults, cars, sea gulls and an occasional goose. Early this spring, for the second year in a row, the male swan, with the help of his mate, has built an enormous stick and twig nest for her in the shallow water of the southwestern corner of the pond. It is about 10 feet around and about four feet thick. It is within five feet of the shore. Around March first, the female
the pond. As for the male, the cob, he swims around the nest and he’s angry this time of year. He will stay angry until the chicks hatch, and then he will remain angry for a week or two after that. People say, “Isn’t that cute? The swan is angry at everybody.” But it’s no joke. Get too close and you will get pecked. You will get pecked again until you run away. And there is no insurance company that I know that will cover
you for injuries suffered from being pecked by a swan you got too close to. A sign has been put up. PLEASE MAINTAIN A SAFE DISTANCE FROM THE SWANS. THANK YOU, it says. The cob, with his shifty little yellow eyes, runs a tight ship. He has set up an invisible perimeter around the nest. Either you’ll figure it out or he’ll do it for you. If the pen is totally focused on staying up there keeping her eggs warm day after day, the cob, dealing with his anger, is not as focused. His concerns include not only protecting her and the eggs and the nest itself, but also gathering food for her. He will take food to her (I haven’t actually seen this) and he’ll give whatever it is to her beak to beak when it seems safe. What a guy. The marvelous thing about all of this is just how they have come to exhibit this behavior. They have little tiny heads with little tiny brains in them. People will tell you they are being controlled by their instincts. I think it is more than that. If humans can miniaturize a computer chip to the size of a pin-head, certainly God can give a swan a pin-head brain with great intelligence. The soap opera is whatever is going on down there that day. I wake up in the morning, get dressed and eagerly get in my car. Traffic could be terrible on Three Mile Harbor Road. I could (continued on page 16)
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take the shortcut. But I don’t. he could. I’ve got to see what’s going on Whether this is swan instinct at Town Pond or intelligence or just devotion I She’s always up there on the do not know, but the truth is nest. He’s all over the place. that he is in every case successOne day as I drove by he was ful. His mate is up there and so sitting almost motionless in the far nobody has gotten her. center of the pond with his I have also driven by and seen head and neck underwater. him lollygagging a bit. Once I Shopping, is what I decided. saw him on the grass at the far Another time, I went by and end of the pond, 50 yards away he was in a really, really bad from her, asleep. Another time, mood. The ducks and geese also at the far end of the pond, that normally swim anywhere he allowed himself to be happily they want were conspicuously distracted by a little boy throwdown at the far end of the pond, ing breadcrumbs in the water. giving him a wide berth. He Peck gobble gobble, peck gobble On this day, the cobb (upper right) was clearly lollygagging. was swimming with his feathers gobble. He alone was doing the and wings fluffed out, looking chow down. At either time, someenough to look in. There she was. twice his usual size. I’ve seen the cob attack a pick-up truck with thing could swoop in and, well… The next day, a mallard duck was climbing a big burly guy with a beard at the wheel, a Someday soon, probably in mid-June, the up one side of the nest to see what was what, Ford Mustang with the top down being driven female will proudly hatch five or six eggs and and it seemed to be just fine with the cob. by a guy with sunglasses and a 1967 Caddy present furry little grey chicks to their dad. And the day after that, the cob was right on being driven by an old man with a white sun Won’t that be the day? the centerline of James Lane, pecking at the hat. They all cross the cob’s path slowly — After that, they will swim around the pond tires of a Lincoln Navigator. He not only pecks, from his perspective I think it’s that he’s in a family column, the white drake in the he also throws himself at the tires. And he flut- almost got ‘em — and then when they think front, the six chicklets in the middle and the ters his wings — the span is nearly five feet — they are clear they pick up speed and drive off. white female bringing up the rear. This flotiland he hops up and down. The driver of the One day I watched him attack a Hummer. A la will search for food, break up for individual Navigator, a woman, looked out at him in ter- great meal is what I imagined him thinking. activity from time to time, and then reassemror and then hastily rolled up the window. She And while he was attacking the Hummer, a ble quickly if something untoward makes its was in quite a state. She was going five miles Toyota Previa, on its silent electric motor, presence. an hour, fearful of running over the cob. And at snuck around the battle scene unscathed. I’m at home now. It’s evening. Tomorrow the same time, she was terrified of the bird and Another day I watched him chase away a man there will be another adventure at Town Pond, he knew it. Sometimes he could leap high on a bicycle. He pedaled and pedaled as fast as and I eagerly look forward to it.
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Planned Theme Park in Riverhead
Hoot Owl Defense Riverhead Asks EPA to Waive Hoot Owl Rule in Calverton By Dan Rattiner Every year, the New York State EPA reviews which property in its jurisdiction would be on its “wish list” of properties it would like to purchase if it had the money. Such properties usually include pastures or wetlands or beaches or woodland. Now, this past week, the EPA once again reviewed eastern Long Island. Riverhead wants it to promise not to add a vast 3,000-acre patch of land the Town owns in Calverton to the list. The reason is that it doesn’t want the Town Supervisor Phil Cardinale to have a heart attack. Last summer, as the Town of Riverhead was negotiating with a developer to bring a $500
million theme park the size of Six Flags to a large abandoned airport where jet planes were tested years ago, a bunch of endangered hoot owls landed in the grass and gave every indication they might hang out there for awhile. This parcel consists of flat land, concrete runways, broken down buildings and weeds. No endangered animal life of any kind is in there. And that included hoot owls. When environmentalists spotted the hoot owls, however, they pounced. It was true that the hoot owls were not indigenous to the area. But there they were. They had appeared from the sky one day, on their migratory route between Canada and North Carolina, and, apparently
hungry and noting some rodents or berries or bugs in the weeds below, had swooped down for a bit of lunch. And they stayed. The development being discussed includes an artificial ski mountain, an equestrian facility, a lake with ferry boats to take you across, a convention center, a safari park, a water park and a rejuvination resort. Immediately, a halt was called to the negotiations. Cardinale, who sees this development as the key to the revival of this historic old town, almost had a heart attack when told about the hoot owls. How long would they stay? It was two weeks of hell. You couldn’t go in there and shoo them (continued on next page)
THE LONG WALL AT THE BEACH IS COMING DOWN By Dan Rattiner Billionaire Ron Baron, who last fall built a seven-foot reinforced concrete wall across protected dunes in front of his oceanfront mansion in East Hampton, is now removing it. He has his demolition permit. And as you read this, workmen are busy with a special kind of saw that can carve through reinforced concrete. Five hundred feet of the 1,100-foot long wall will be removed before May 15. Another 300 feet in front of his property at the western end of East Hampton Village (the wall extends into the jurisdiction of the Village at the western end) will be removed after the Village approves
an application he is making to them. Only the 300 feet in front of his property at the eastern end of it, which is in East Hampton Town, will, at this time, remain standing. What will happen to that part of the wall will be decided at a later date. Baron built this illegal wall late last summer without a building permit and without informing anyone he was going to do so. When strollers along the ocean side of the dune noticed it, he at first said it was simply a retaining wall. When it was clear it was a wall high enough that it would have to be scaled by any climber or hiker wishing to walk through
the dunes, he said he would fight it in court. The fine for building a wall or other structures on protected sand dunes, even sand dunes you personally own, is $500 a day. Five hundred dollars a day is pocket change to a billionaire. A huge public outcry ensued after photographs published in various newspapers showed what he had done. The dunes, or in this case the double dunes, which extend about 500 yards from the beach back to the buildable land on Further Lane, are natural features that have been in place since the last ice age 20,000 years ago. No one before has ever built a wall (continued on next page))
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on it designed to keep people out. Until this. At this writing there is no deal regarding the 300 feet that remain. After the wall was put up, the Planning Department announced that it would not even consider a plan by Baron to divide this huge parcel of land — the largest vacant parcel on exclusive Further Lane — until he took his wall down. Baron owns about 40 acres here. He had a preliminary plan submitted to the Planning Department to divide it into several building lots. There is little doubt that Baron could have simply outspent the Town in court. It is unlikely he would have ever gone to jail for what he did. He’d just keep paying the $500 a day. Nevertheless, the local judge, ruling in favor of the Town, demanded that Baron personally appear in court to talk about his property, something that any billionaire does not necessarily want to do in these circumstances. The law that would require Baron himself to appear was written long ago to protect any private citizen from hiding behind a corporation and just
having lawyers appear in his stead. The property is owned by 260BC LLC. But the law says that in these circumstances, when there is a violation, the judge can call any person that appears to be controlling the property and in this case, that would be Baron. Several postponements ensued. And then, out of the blue, Baron’s lawyer, Tina Piette, appeared at Town Hall with an application for a permit to tear down 500 feet of the wall. In it was the promise to apply for a permit to tear down the 300 feet in the Village. For both teardowns, Baron would restore and re-vegetate the dunes he damaged. In there was a request for a zoning variance to the Zoning Board of Appeals to be allowed to keep the remaining easterly 300 feet up, and a request to the judge that Baron’s name be removed from the ordinance violation charges. In addition, he asked the Town to agree to release the hold on his subdivision request. All this is fine with the Town. There is no deal that he can keep the final 300 feet up. He is merely applying for a variance to be able to do so. The ZBA is free to reject that application. We hope that they do. You have to show a hardship to get a variance. Keeping others out of property is not a “hardship.” But we shall see what we shall see. Anyway, he made a mistake and he is rectifying it — 75% of it so far anyway — and we applaud him for doing that. I think others do too. Incidentally, the wall is seven feet high and
sits on three feet deep footings that go down into the dunes. The approved request allows for the below ground part of the footings to remain, since removing them would require heavy equipment to further disrupt the dunes. Their tops will be one foot below ground. You won’t see them, at least until the sand shifts, at which time, presumably, they will also be removed.
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away. If you did, you’d get arrested and could serve jail time. God forbid that the hoot owls would settle in or make nests. Everybody held their breath. And then, finally, after two weeks, the hoot owls took off and flapped down the coast to somewhere else. And the negotiations resumed. As I said, this land, known now as the “Enterprise Zone” has been repeatedly combed and found free of endangered species. But who knows what other endangered things could one day soon come down from the sky? To keep Cardinale healthy, the request was made: Make Enterprise Park off limits to endangered species. Please agree not to put it on your wish list. After a bit of grumbling, the EPA announced this year’s list and Enterprise Park is not on it. And maybe it would not be on the list next year. But that’s a maybe.
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Shinnecock Resurgence Not Since 15th C. has the Shinnecock Nation Been So Visible By Dan Rattiner The Shinnecock Indian Reservation is on the brink of receiving a preliminary announcement of federal recognition. Last week, a spokesperson for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Nedra Darling, said that a deadline has been set by the federal government to make an announcement one way or another about the recognition before November 10. So it can come at any time. Once that is announced, the wheels move quickly and final recognition follows in a matter of months. The reservation first made its application for federal recognition in 1977. Ten years ago, realizing that nothing was happening and
things were not likely to happen at The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for another generation, they began a vigorous campaign to get to the to the “front of the line” for the approval. It would be impossible for the Shinnecocks NOT to be recognized by the Federal government. The tribe has a long and well documented history, from the appearance of the first English settlers and the helping hand the Shinnecocks offered them — they taught them whaling, growing corn, how to build the early domed homes they lived in and how best to get through the cold winter. No shots were ever fired. It was a peaceful, neighborly welcome. The Shinnecocks since then have played an
important role in local history, mostly getting the short end of whatever stick was under consideration. Attempting a rescue of sailors aboard the four masted schooner Circassion that had wrecked on the rocks during a terrible winter ice storm in Mecox 100 years ago, dozens of young braves froze to death as the rescue went very wrong. By the 1950s, when I moved here as a teenager, the tribe, consisting of about 600 people, was suffering great poverty on its Southampton reservation, governed by Tribal Elders who kept their business separate and secret from the Southampton community. They (continued on next page)
HOMELESS AND HUNGRY IN SOUTHAMPTON By T.J. Clemente It’s a paradox — an issue that stirs passions and is as complex as so many of the problems facing the country today. But this one has one difference — it has a human face. A human Latino face. In recent weeks, photos have shown the “dwellings” of the homeless in Southampton up in the North Hampton Bays Woods, made of wooden loading dock skids and other refuse, while local publications report stories about the closing of a soup kitchen on the donated space of a private vendor. In all, it has drawn a lot of attention to the plight of the jobless poor on the East End.
The focus is on undocumented immigrants. All told, it is not a pretty picture, particularly when there are reports of children who have had no breakfast showing up daily at the Springs School without lunch money, or men waiting for cash day labor by the 7-11 in Southampton and begging for food money. It seemed like only yesterday that these men were demanding a minimum of $150 per day in cash to work on the projects all around the Hamptons, when the great expansion of wealth was white hot just two years ago. Now there is practically no work and the anger of some of the frustrated populace seems to be boiling
over, and aimed at these easy targets. “If they were starving dogs, everyone would be pitching in to help feed them and find them homes,” said one older man who then added, “But they don’t belong here.” And that seems to be the problem. As the saying goes, there’s no right way to do the wrong thing. When Mayor Mark Epley tried to address a human angle of the illegal day workers issue, protesters harassed him at his Southampton Village home. Epley sees the situation as tragic, but also as politically toxic. In Southampton there are protesters – reportedly (continued on page 22)
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future date. Six months ago, the Suffolk County Legislature created a board to shepherd through such a resort casino, should the Shinnecocks gain recognition. Chief Gumbs is on that board. Suggested locations include a site near the Long Island Expressway near Yaphank, part of the old Grumman property in the pine barrens just east of Riverhead and the former Parr Meadows racetrack property north of the Expressway in Wading River. All proposals are in very lightly populated areas where jobs are scarce. All are in areas where highway construction could easily create easy access. Just five years ago, police arrested Chief Gumbs as he ordered bulldozers to clear several acres of tribal-owned land in Hampton Bays, where it had been hoped the tribe might put a bingo hall. Three years ago, the tribe sued to take back all the land that it had given to the settlers in Southampton — land that would have included Southampton College, the Shinnecock Indian Reservation and half of downtown. It lost. But in continually losing, the Shinnecocks have won. Ten years ago, the tribal chiefs decided that those running the reservation should be selected by democratic vote. Eight years ago, they decided that women should have the vote and that women could even be tribal chiefs. Five years ago, they created a public relations office on the reservation where people from the outside could make enquiries about things going on. The KEEP OUT signs came down. A health
clinic opened up. Today, at large holiday dinners, they often invite and honor guests from the outside to come and partake with them. And this past week, there was more news. Nishwe Williams, a 29-year-old squaw who lives on the reservation with her family, is reviving the Miss Teen Shinnecock Pageant. It was last held in 1996, and the winner of it was Williams herself, who was 16-years-old at the time. She told the Press about her wonderful memories of being crowned Miss Teen Shinnecock when she was a teen; about her pride in being a member of the tribe. “I want other girls to experience that same feeling,” she said. Fourteen girls from the reservation have already been chosen to participate in this pageant, which will be held on Saturday June 13. There will be two categories and two queens. One will be for high school girls in grades nine through 12, and the other will be for junior high school girls in grades six through eight. The winners will be judged by a panel of people from the Shinnecock Nation, from other tribes and from local political officials in the surrounding communities. The girls will be judged on etiquette, native dancing, regalia, evening wear, sportswear, dancing (both tribal and non-tribal), knowledge of American native history and talent, both native and non-native. They will be asked to perform a song, a poem or a dance of their choosing. The winners will lead the Shinnecock contingent in the Southampton (continued on page 22)
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wanted nothing to do with the rest of America. Signs at the three entrances to the reservation said KEEP OUT. If you ventured in, you were chased out. But I cannot think of a single group that has undergone such a great transformation as the Shinnecocks of Southampton have during the last 15 years. The doors have swung open. There have been a series of legal clashes with the American community that surrounds the 750-acre reservation — the tribe even sued several surrounding towns and organizations from time to time — losing practically all decisions on the grounds they did not have federal recognition status. But at no time did the Shinnecocks ever voluntarily back down from whatever they thought was right. And now, federal recognition is just around the corner. Chief Lance Gumbs, one of the three tribal chiefs who spearheaded this community through the transformation, says that if nothing else, the plight of the tribe — barred from owning homes or getting credit cards or other services in America — was certainly brought to the forefront of this community, and as it soon turned out, to the BIA. This bureau and several judges were forced to look at a clearly defined tribe recognized by the state that is not recognized officially by the feds even after 30 years of trying. Last year, a judge put the Shinnecocks at the front of the line. With recognition, the tribe will be able to receive loans and funding for all sorts of things it was not eligible for before. It will also be eligible to create a casino on Long Island at some
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Think/Create Three Projects Combine Rare Design, Common Sense By April Gonzales Can eco-chic be stylish to the point of elegance while being comfortable? Even luxurious? Several projects across the twin forks indicate that not only are people committed to the concept of reducing their environmental impact, they’re devoted to good design. Private homes, commercial buildings and large scale residential developments have taken seriously the new Leaders in Environmental Education (LEEDS) standards in the design process. LEEDS has several new award categories to help architects and landscape architects in their design. For example architects can work with engineers to create efficient maintenance sys-
tems that minimize building waste and transportation costs during construction, and reduce energy usage by the homeowner. Landscape architects can use native plants and outline organic maintenance programs. Glynnis Berry, a local architect from studio a/b in Orient and Riverhead, recently welcomed people at the door of a project she designed and built in Greenport. The Peconic Land Trust had organized a benefit for their Charnews Farm Project that inviting the public to see a LEEDS gold standard home, and quiz the builder and the designer on how the standards were incorporated. “It’s a lot of small things that add up,” Berry
explained, “a lot of it is common sense and taking the extra care.” (Architects have always thought this way, but the LEEDS concept is becoming more visible and manufacturers are getting on board with new building products.) The house in Greenport was built of structural insulation panels. Berry designed templates for the panels, which were precut by the manufacturer. Although the builder had some tweaking to do, the result was a tightly fitted structure with very little heat loss. Materials overruns were substantially diminished since the contractor only bought what he really needed. This means more efficient climate control and less construction (continued on page 24)
GREY GARDENS: THE FILM REVIEW By Dan Rattiner The wonderful thing about the original documentary about Grey Gardens, which has won many awards over the years, is the viewer’s sudden discovery that two older high society ladies, one the mother of the other, are living together in a time warp in a great falling down mansion near the ocean in East Hampton in utter filth and squalor, and they think that everything is perfectly fine. The trouble with the film Grey Gardens is that it steers away from this “present day” situation and tries to encompass the entire, complicated period of these people’s lives between 1938 and 1978 in a low budget hour and a half HBO movie. It is too big a bite to take and accomplishes little, in spite of excellent performances by the two leads, particularly Drew Barrymore. It also doesn’t help that, for budget-
ary reasons, it was entirely filmed in Canada. In order to hide that fact, the director is forced too often into close ups at the wrong time that result in never really capturing the sense of the place, which is something very important in a movie about a house. What he does capture is the fact that each actor is required to play their characters at ages 15 and 50 (Drew Barrymore) and at ages 45 and 80 (Jessica Lange) and that between close-ups and make-up, they can’t do it successfully. It just doesn’t look real. I think the screenwriters were misled by the sensational 2005 Broadway play of the same name and the same story which, unlike the original documentary, has the first act take place in the house in 1938 when it was all elegant and spiffed up and the second act in the house in 1978 when the documentary was filmed. Christine Ebersol won all sorts of
awards for her performance in this Broadway show. She plays the mother in the first act and in the second act the daughter now the same age as the mother was in the first act. It’s a brilliant concept. But here you have an all-over-the-place movie about 23 cats living in squalor, a philandering husband who, in 1938, is out of money, the Second World War looming, Jackie Kennedy (played by Jeanne Tripplehorn) showing up at Grey Gardens in a scene that is written not much better than soap opera, the young filmmakers making the documentary, some befuddled attempts by local health officials in 1978, raccoons eating garbage, Big Edie singing Cole Porter around the piano with her boyfriend in 1938 and I don’t know what else, flashbacked and flash forwarded all over the place. The (continued on page 24)
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Village Fourth of July parade, lead the entry parade to the Shinnecock Pow Wow on Labor Day Weekend and will enter the 2010 Miss Indian World Pageant, usually held somewhere in the Southwest. Williams has already raised half of the expected $2,000 she will need to host this event. She anticipates spending $1,200 on the two crowns. The rest will be used for promotion and incidentals. On May 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be a bake sale at the Shinnecock Community Center to help raise the final funds needed. The Shinnecocks have come a long way and today, while maintaining their native traditions, play a major role in East End affairs. It’s been quite an accomplishment.
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paid professionals – demanding the deportation of undocumented immigrants because they are costing American Union workers jobs or keeping wages for low-end workers down to sub poverty levels. This crisis has other human faces — one being Sister Briege Lavery, a Catholic nun with the Sisters of Mercy in Water Mill who championed the soup kitchen for hungry unemployed day workers. She will continue to fight the good fight in the name of the poor. In the meantime, what has happened recent-
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ly has not been Southampton Town’s and Village’s finest moment. With a perhaps over zealous Southampton Village building inspector single handedly closing down a volunteer soup kitchen set up at the Southampton Tire property, it is time to take a look at the real issue. The federal government, with Democrats in control of the House of Representatives, Senate and the White House, have avoided taking a strong position on the legal way to deal with this dilemma. They have in effect left the towns and cities of America with a carte blanche on creating policy with no regard to the law. This has created ill will among neighbors who seem to be polarized along two major positions, compassion for the less fortunate or disgust for illegals who are causing their school taxes to go through the roof due to issues ranging from increased curriculum needs in the local schools, health care and housing issues. So until there is more direction from Washington and state/local leaders (Charles Schumer, Tim Bishop), mayors like Epley will have to tip toe on a fine line between human decency and the actual law in dealing with this mess. Finally there are the faces of the children who are the real victims of their parent’s decision to make a go of it in a new country and try to navigate around the law for their advantage. With no money, these children are going hungry. It is a shame it has come to this with many feeling no compassion for human suffering because their incomes are going down while their local taxes are going up. Many locals feel their lives and their children’s future lives are being compromised by the undocumented immigrants. It is not a pretty picture and there’s no silver bullet solution. The whole dilemma has resulted in embarrassing behavior on the part of some East End residents who feel distain for suffering individuals because their ethnicity seems to say “without documentation.” Is it racism, frustration? Is it wrong? Immoral? The answer lies in where you stand. The solution will come at a huge cost and at the moment many argue the country has more pressing problems. That argument is leaving local towns, including those on the East End, twisting in the wind.
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debris. The house is modern, open and airy in feel. A line of intimate spaces is intelligently laid out in a way that allows you to see through the length of the house. This plan takes advantage of the east/west orientation of the site and incorporates passive solar heating with large south facing windows. An elegant stairway runs up along a wall of beautiful wood cabinets on the north side of the house that actually creates greater insulation from heat loss against cold winter winds. Hot water is point of source or on demand through out the house. Anyone who’s traveled to Europe may have seen a simple version of this type of system. The hot water pipe itself is heated so that as the water passes through the pipe it comes up to the desired temperature. This
eliminates the need for a water heater, reducing not only that energy drain but heat loss that happens between the basement and the bathroom or kitchen. Location is also a part of a LEEDS qualification. Within walking distance to the village of Greenport, the owner also likes the short stroll to the beach, the bus, ferry or church as a way to stay out of the car. Location also came into play with the Water Mill Ateliers, a new commercial development of retail and apartment space. Its LEEDS platinum status may set a new standard for commercial construction on the East End, but how the design fit into the aesthetic of the hamlet was of more concern to locals. The buildings’ façades have large windows which seem to be a design deriva-
Can a University Be Big and Small at the Same Time? You bet. And new and old, too. Meet Stony Bones! He’s easily the biggest (and oldest) freshman on our campus. This 70-million-year-old dinosaur is tame now but was once a fearsome predator—even a cannibal. (He was discovered on Madagascar by our own Dr. David W. Krause’s team of paleontologists.) Stony Bones, 21 feet long, 7 feet tall, is now on awesome display on campus. Come in and meet him. But remember: No feeding this Majungasaurus crenatissimus.
tive of the garage style fenestration at the Hampton Coffee Company next door, settling the new building nicely into the neighborhood. Trees flanking the building will provide afternoon shade and soften the edges, but the landscaping in this project was also in large part what helped earn the higher ranking in energy efficiency and environmental concern. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Olde Towne subdivision in the Village of Southampton. As the project has taken shape over the last year it is clear for all to see that careful planning and good design have produced more than just another elegant tree lined street. The layout was based on a canopy of trees along Wyandanch Lane and the history of four acre lots granted to the original settlers of the area. There is an extension to the existing nature preserve, and a wildflower meadow with native plants. Perhaps best of all, the original plan designed by Hart/Howerton landscape architects of New York for Robert Gianos, is that all potential homeowners will have to consent to reduced pesticide use. Over 40 landscape chemicals have been banned from the site. Gianos has already made an enormous commitment to this philosophy by using bio-dynamically produced compost and compost teas while planting the large London Plane trees. Gianos wanted to set the standard for new development, which some may say has been long overdue, and he asks “Don’t we all want to live in a clean environment? This gives people good food for thought when they are getting ready to build their dream home.” Gianos is proud to have, in his words, “Taken history and married it to the landscape and land planning to create an environment, putting in long-term sustainability and organic land practices.” For years, both the North and South Forks have been highly focused on land preservation. But now the spotlight seems to be on conserving energy and minimizing the impact of a seeming trend toward overdevelopment. Bringing in only the materials specified for a job alone can reduce traffic, garbage and landfill needs. In the future, it may be that planning regulations stipulate that some LEEDS standards are met in all new construction as a way to reduce its impact on the community as a whole. For now it is reassuring to see that those on the cutting edge are here in our area, practicing good design and common sense.
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directing, by the way, is mediocre. And it is made worse by the problem of Canada. I came out of the film thinking well, they get A for effort for trying to be true to the original, but then they should just have shown the original. I also give A for effort to the two actors who had to try to show emotion in the elaborate body suits and make up. I’d also say that if you never saw the Broadway show or the documentary, then the film makes sense and is worth seeing. What really happened here back then is worth seeing, and this does tell the whole story, though free of passion. Otherwise, pass it up.
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Honoring the Artist: Lisa A. Dabrowski This week’s cover artist and native North Fork resident, Lisa A. Dabrowski, not only paints but composes songs and writes poetry and children’s books. She’s also an accomplished craftsperson and videomaker. While her talents are diverse, there is a common thread running through Dabrowski’s professional and personal pursuits: her penchant for local history and family tradition. Thus, her subject matter captures North Fork’s indigenous life styles and farmland as well as its historical landmarks. Q: You have lived on the North Fork all your life. How did your family come to play such an enduring role in this area? A: My grandfather was a duck farmer here and managed the Long Island Duck Processing Plant in Riverhead. My great grandparents and grandparents on my father’s side came from Poland to settle here. I guess it reminded them of home. I went to Poland to see the cemetery where my great grandfather is buried. Q: You made a documentary of that place called Lomza Cemetery. It evokes a wonderful sense of lyricism and timelessness. Speaking of
history, your grandfather was an interpreter for General Pershing. How did your love of history manifest itself in your commitment to the North Fork? A: I raise 11 ducks where I live, and I plan on using them for educational purposes so children will know about this area. I’m also involved in Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead, and there’s a wonderful museum called Fort Corchaug near where I live that was the biggest trading place for wampum. The town of Cutchoque got its name from the Fort. Q: Your writing and art often come from your personal history of growing up on the North Fork where you had sheep and chickens and a garden. A: Yes. I just wrote a children’s book that should be out in early summer. My sheep were an inspiration for my book characters. I didn’t draw the characters in the book, but made them with a metal frame and clay. I couldn’t capture
their personality if I drew them. This first book is part of a series and it’s called, Mr. Woolly in How the Barn Was Painted Purple. Q: Your painting is also inspired by your childhood experiences. A: Yes. I’m actually building a duck house for my own ducks, and I’m doing a painting of it. Q: What about your writing and music? A: I have a poetry book called The Shutters of My Soul. And I sang my own songs on stage at the Vail-Levitt in Riverhead, the first performance on stage there since the 1920s. I’ll also be singing at the Big Duck Spring Fling May 2. Q: What do you want to do in the future? A: Something memorable. My dream is to have a small farm and to preserve the land. — Marion Wolberg Weiss Contact Fran Cobb at 631-727- 5342 about the Spring Fling. Dabrowski’s website is ladproductions.com
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The Sheltered Islander A Lake By Any Other Name... Chargoggagoggmanchauggauggagoggchaubun agungamaugg. It may look like the result of someone falling asleep on the keyboard, but it’s actually the name of a lake near the town of Webster in central Massachusetts, and it has a local chamber of commerce scrambling to fix not-so-glaring spelling errors on highway signs. The Worcester Telegram & Gazette reports that the signs are mistakenly spelled “with an ‘o’ where a ‘u’ should be, at letter 20, and an ‘h’ instead of an ‘n’ at letter 38.” So, the correction will actually lower the lake’s Scrabble word value from 134 to 131 points. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names says that the lake’s name is a Nipmuck Indian word that translates loosely to “You fish on your side, I fish on my side, nobody fishes in the middle.” I know what you’re thinking, yes I checked and I can’t find any phonetic pronunciation for this lake. It’s a local secret, but any East Coast resident understands the need to keep Indian pronunciation secret. One of the privileges of living in former Indian territory is that only the locals know how to properly pronounce the local Indian names. One of my guilty pleasures is waiting for a visitor to try to pronounce our local Indian names correctly. Naturally they fail miserably and then I can laugh with an imperious attitude and enjoy a fleeting sense of superiority that says, “Ha! you fool! How could you even think you
could complete with my brilliant intellect? Just listen to your pathetic attempts to pronounce Mashomack.” But what really piqued my interest in this article was: Who was the person who noticed the misspelling? Just how slow were they driving to notice this mistake? I gave it a lot of thought, because it vexed me. I think I figured it out. I believe the misspelling was caught by a middle school English teacher who has car pooled by that sign every work day for roughly two years. How did I arrive at this? Only an English teacher would notice this. Only an English teacher who had to know the correct spelling would notice it. Only a middle school English teacher would have the duty to make students learn local spellings like this one. It appears the sign is next to a highway and on a curve, so doing between 40 to 55 m.p.h., the observer would only have a few seconds to see the sign. The driver could only glance at it, so it had to be observed by a passenger. Figuring the passenger looked closely for a few seconds at each passing, they could only have proofread a few letters at a time. Therefore, they proofread it in sections. A 45-letter word seen daily for a few seconds, minus the number of times she was a passenger on the days it wasn’t her turn to drive, plus the angle of the sun in the early morning, minus holidays and weekends, factoring in the occasional grafitti defacements, plus the price of tea in China, it all adds up: a middle school
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English teacher. And it’s a good thing he or she did notice the error. It’s just this kind of chaos in the world that keeps me up all night. Many years ago, my ex pronounced Ronkonkoma, “Ronk-a-nonk-a-noma” to peals of laughter from my entire family. To this day, we pronounce it that way because we’re part of a that secret joke club that all families have. I was in San Rafael, CA and heard a woman in a department store telling the clerk she was shopping for her vacation in New York, she was going to “Pa-cho-go-gee” a.k.a. Patchogue. I laughed and corrected her because that was my right as a native Long Islander. Of course, living in California for my married years and married to a native Californian, I often struggled with the pronunciation of all the Spanish named towns, which seem to be most of the towns in that state. Not many Indian names that I recall, but lotsa Spanish names. Being a native New Yorker and seeing all these names ending in vowels, I naturally pronounced them Italian style. My ex and his entire family found my pronunciations hysterically funny, which shows how juvenile and sophomoric a sense of humor they possessed. Of course someone who’s never been exposed to these names would mispronounce them, and why is that funny? I had hoped that years of being exposed to my superior sense of decorum and class would help them, but one can only do so much.
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by Dan Rattiner Week of May 2 – 8, 2009 Riders this week: 12, 424 Rider miles this week: 87,525 SUGGESTION BOX DEMAND The wooden suggestion box that stood by the Hampton Bays turnstiles for six years without incident has still not been returned. However, this past week, our office in Hampton Bays received a note in an envelope that also contained a small wooden piece of the suggestion box. It read, “Each week that we do not receive the $1,000 we have demanded, we will send you another piece.” Nobody at our offices knows about any request for $1,000. And there was no indication where such funds could be left or sent if the Commissioner decided to acquiesce to this unreasonable demand. Workers, measuring the piece of the box sent and comparing it to pictures of it, have calculated that if future pieces match this piece, the full consumption of the box will occur sometime next January. LE SOMIELLE, THE DINING CAR! The great French Restaurant Le Somielle has opened a branch on the Hampton Subway. This is a big coup for us, as this restaurant has the most stars possible in the French review book, Michelin, five, I think, or six. Anyway, it is the dining car on each and every subway train in our system beginning today on, right in the middle,
so people can access it from either the front of the train or from the back. The restaurant is being run as a franchise. Featured on the menu are frog’s legs, fresh boar’s tongue, truffles, pheasant under glass, squid, venison and some gooey thing found at the bottom of the Mediterranean that as yet does not have a name. It is just like being in France. We hope you enjoy it. The dining car opened three days ago as what they call a “soft opening” to get the kinks out. It’s official opening will be this Saturday night when special diners, such as Kim Cattrall, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Drew Barrymore, Justin Timberlake, Madonna and Alec Baldwin will be on board for a private party especially for them to enjoy all the yummies. Owner Francois du Lac Vegetebalasoupcon will be on hand to greet everyone. He’s French. LETTER: I want to express my disappointment in what you call a dining car on the Hampton Subway. I went to it three days ago when it opened for the first time. It was packed with people, but by waving a $50 bill I got a seat. The service is wonderful, and I suppose the food is wonderful, too. The trouble is, it’s slow. I got on in Amagansett. And by the time I reached my destination in Shinnecock 28 minutes later (everyone is so proud of the promptness of the trains and I appreciate that) I’d just placed my order and had
to get off. Question: How do I get my $50 back? COMMISSIONER ASPINALL’S MESSAGE As this letter just came in, I would like to answer it at this time. How about this for service? Here is my answer. For crying out loud, Le Somielle is one of the world’s great restaurants and is surely worth the wait. It is no secret that the Hampton Subway system is in the shape of a 80-mile circumference, flattened donut and that therefore it is possible to get on it anywhere and just go round and round. Service at a restaurant such as this might take three hours, and it is true that this might mean two or even two and a half round trips. Get on the subway at Amagansett, and then go around twice and three hours later get off at Shinnecock. That’s what you do. For you to suggest that an entire five-course, four-star French dinner be consumed in just a 28-minute period between Amagansett and Shinnecock misses the point, for crying out loud. As for your 50 bucks, mister, consider it a lesson learned. Our souvenir book One Year on the Hampton Subway is now out. It chronicles the riots, escalators gone berserk, explosions, boxing matches, subway car races and the 90-pound raccoon that ate an environmentalist during the attempt to remove her from the subway air vent in Hampton Bays. We all remember that. It’s on sale in all Bookhampton Book Stores (Amagansett, East Hampton, Sag Harbor and Southampton.) Or by it online at danshamptons.com or over the counter at Dan’s Papers in Bridgehampton, the Hampton Jitney OMNI in Southampton, or by calling 631-537-0500. The cost is $18.48 plus tax, grand total $20.
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The CPF Tax: What Goes Up... By Dan Rattiner Just to give you an idea of how everybody in the United States was completely behind the idea that the real estate boom was going to go on forever, you ought to take a peek at the 2009 first quarter numbers that have just come out for the CPF revenues for the East End towns. In case you have forgotten, CPF was thunk up in the late 1990s as a way to get the wealthy people who were driving real estate prices up and up and up to help out in getting the bucks together to preserve some of the land for future generations. CPF stands for Community Preservation Fund. Before it, somebody would buy a farm for $20 million and the open space people would faint dead away. After CPF, somebody would buy a farm for $20 million to develop it and they would have to pay 2% extra as a tax to CPF. So sometimes properties would get developed. And sometimes the town would step up to the plate and match the purchase and save it. Lots of land got saved using this method. The developers happily paid. And the savers happily bought from time to time. Over the years, from the 1990s when it began all the way up to 2007, the amount of
money paid into CPF just skyrocketed. In 1999, for example, for the whole East End, $13.2 million went into CPF. In 2007, the total was a staggering $96 million. I know there were five towns involved in this, but if the average town budget in 2007 was $60 million, the CPF total, to be used for land preservation only, averaged $20 million. Of course, all the towns could mortgage some of these purchases to the expected future CPF income for the next 15 years. What the hell. If a house that cost $400,000 in the 1980s was now selling for $2 million, who could deny that this house would soon be selling for $5 million? There were those who predicted that the annual CPF for the East End would soon rise to EQUAL the town budgets in a few years. The
towns would run out of open space to buy. Well, the first quarter numbers for the CPF income for 2009 are in and the amounts contributed to it are stunning for their paucity. The 2007 CPF, as I said, was $96 million. In 2008 the CPF was $56 million. And for 2009, if things continue along at the pace they have established during the first three months, the CPF for the year will be $15 million. You have that right. CPF revenue, based on the gross dollar sales of real estate transactions will have collapsed by more than 80% in two years. How this will affect the budgets of our individual towns, which have already committed many millions of dollars of CPF every year through 2020 to future payments for property already bought, shows just how blind everybody was. For example, in East Hampton, the annual amount mortgaged to future fund income is more than $4 million a year. Thatâ€™s a pretty careful bit of mortgaging if the CPF is $30 million, as it was in 2007 for that town. If you take in $30 million every year, you can afford $4 million for stuff already bought. But if the CPF stays its course for the balance of 2009, the total donation to CPF will be just (continued on next page)
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Twentysomething…By David Lion Rattiner God and The Yankees No curse word can describe how angry I was last week watching the series between the Yankees and the Red Sox. Rivera blowing a save simply boggled the mind. Pettite’s pitching weirded me out, and Ellsbury’s steal of home base had me breathing in and out of a paper bag. We were even getting lousy calls on stolen bases. I was ill, physically ill. It doesn’t help very much to have plenty of Red Sox fan friends, who suddenly become people I really just don’t like in general when I watch a rivalry series like the one last week. “He was out!” I texted Tom Swiminer, our delivery manager here at the paper who is from Massachusetts. “A great call,” he responds back as I wolfed down nachos in a depressed eating frenzy. Where does he get the nerve? Am I in bizzaro world? I know it’s way, way to early in the season to get too excited, but I was angry at the universe. I’m from New York, and as far as I’m concerned it is my God given right to have a baseball team that consistently beats the Red Sox. I looked out at the universe and said my plea, and then the universe granted me sunshine, and lots of it. I cannot believe how insanely gorgeous it was last weekend. It was almost impossible to be depressed with the weather we had last weekend on Long Island. On Sunday in East Hampton, we had a high of a perfectly perfect 67 degrees according to weather.com. Boston,
on the other hand, had an absolutely miserable 86. HA! Some how this made me feel much better about the ways of the world. Screw you Boston. I don’t know why, but every time I see Papelbon get up to pitch, I just want to punch him in the face. Is it me, or does he look like an all around jerk? Like the kind of guy who would key a car while drunk and think it’s funny. Like the kind of guy who acts like he’s tough, but when it comes down to it is really just a big wuss. He’s got these wild eyes that are such an act and he sort of flares his lips when he breathes in a deliberate and annoying way. It’s almost like a Zoolander kind of face. Who does this guy think he is? A guy with eyes like that is on something. Screw you Papelbon. I digress. The weekend was truly amazing and included kayaking, canoeing and catching up with some old friends. At one point during the weekend I found myself in sheer awe of the ocean. There is nothing else in life that has been able to put me in awe on so many different levels so consistently. I even can get tired of nachos if I eat too many (okay, not really true), but I could stand in front of the ocean and look out at the horizon day in and day out and still be fascinated. Nothing beats it. Even still, it was tough to get the bitter taste out of my mouth about the Red Sox sweep, no matter how many nachos I ate, and I ate many.
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$4.7 million. Whatever gets taken in goes to what’s been already bought. And that’s that. I think all of us, watching what happened over the last 10 years, just plain liked it, except for the fact that the average person could no longer even THINK of buying a house in the Hamptons. For the locals, this was painful. The children of the locals would be moving away unless the parents conveniently died exactly when the kids came of age so the kids could inherit the house. The rule of thumb that a roof over your head should cost you one quarter of your salary was out the window. In fact, for the average citizen, your salary was probably one quarter of what a roof over your head would cost — and it would just be a shack. It indeed was la la land and way out of whack. This wasn’t great, old masters being auctioned off at Sotheby’s. This was a roof over somebody’s head. And now, of course, there are people who used to have these roofs living in parks in Oakland, Tulsa and Portland in tents. And there is NOBODY living in their houses. Well, that’s a whole other article, I suppose. Hopefully, it will all come back into place, but perhaps without the unbridled, unregulated and uncontrolled F rated securities that in the past were reported as Triple A by so-called regulators. We’ll be smaller and leaner, but the CPF could settle in at $50 million a year and things would be just fine. And this time without the danger of a collapse happening again.
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By T.J. Clemente Bridgehampton National Bank (Bridge Bancorp, Inc) released its 2008 annual report last Friday at its shareholders meeting, announcing a 12% earnings growth. The bank with the mantra of being “Safe, Solid and Secure” actually is — when most banks aren’t. We asked BNB CEO Kevin O’Connor, why? In just his second year at the helm, O’Connor smiled and said, “We are a relationship bank. We grow through creating new relationships and growing existing ones.” So how did the bank weather a storm that has so many other banks on the brink? First of all, Bridgehampton never swayed from its business model focused on commercial loans rather than home mortgages. In fact O’Connor said Bridgehampton’s loan portfolio is just 15% home mortgages, which were granted only to bank customers. None are in foreclosure. BNB resisted the temptation to throw common sense out the window and pursue the crazy home mortgage frenzy. Secondly BNB does not sell off its mortgages or commercial loans to other institutions — all loans stay in house. That process was partly responsible for the instability of other banks and insurance institutions that gave unverifiable loans. “BNB holds on to all of our loans. We are a portfolio lender,” is how O’Connor phrased it. BNB always practices due diligence and proper underwriting when making any loan, the sound banking way. However when the banking troubles surfaced in the nation last fall, BNB in a cautionary move froze salaries above the V.P. level, but did not cut employee benefits. In fact the bank is opening up branches in two new locations, Deer Park and Shirley as well as building a new branch in East Hampton. O’Connor noted that, in his two years, BNB has experienced less turnover for employees which saved money in training, and made the bank’s internal workings more efficient. So how does the bank make money? “We are a commercial bank, we center on commercial lending and commercial real estate,” said O’Connor, adding that BNB has a relationship with many of the largest, oldest companies on the East End that have long, successful histories of making sound business decisions. But O’Connor stressed the bank always does due diligence on every loan to protect the shareholders. “We do banking the way it’s suppose to be done. We always have.” O’Connor admitted that he believes retail business in the Hamptons is quietly up 1-2% over last year. He understands some small retail stores are not doing as well and that car sales are not stellar. But he and the bank have faith in the resiliency of the East End. “We have that ocean,” he said, meaning people will always flock to the shore in the summer. O’Connor believes that many banks are “gun shy on taking on big development projects.” He notes that doing this put some big banks in big trouble. He personally hopes that commercial rents will be adjusted to help keep tenants in place, believing that perhaps in some special cases commercial rents will actually go down. As for seasonal home rentals, while professing not to be an expert on this subject, he believes that the next three weeks will be very important not
only for home rentals in the Hamptons but in forecasting how the summer will go and determining if the local real estate market has bottomed out. He “hopes” we are near the bottom, and believes it’s unlikely that the market will fall and create new low levels, barring unforeseen conditions. “A lot depends on tourists coming out here,” he said. “With the less expensive gas, the tourist will have more discretionary income.” As for home sales O’Connor predicts the market will start seeing more “transactions.” In the longterm view, he is an optimist. He knows the weather plays a huge role in everything too, but he noted the Hamptons, like BNB, has weathered many storms. O’Connor is excited about the plans BNB is
making for next year to celebrate 100 years of existence. Many events are being planned to thank the community for holding up its end of the relationship with the bank. O’Connor understands relationships and traditions, noting that Timothy Maran, Albert E. McCoy and Dennis Suskind were re-elected to the Board of Directors. The released 2008 Bridge Bancorp (BNB) annual report (for the period Jan. 1December 31, 2008) showed total assets at $839.1 million, total deposits at $659.1 net income expenses at $8.8 million up from $8.3 million in 2007. Lastly BNB is a nationally chartered commercial bank with assets over $800 million dollars. It is one of the top 20 best performing banks in the United States.
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Talking With Politicians About Green Energy On The North Fork Medicare and Social Security. ”We clearly have to attack carbon” Bishop told the crowd. He said the House could pass a version of the bill as soon as this week. But he’s not so sure it would pass the Senate, where the legislation would ultimately be finalized. Here’s what Bishop said about cap-and–trade theory, “In the wake of AIG and the bank failures we are all nervous about giving Wall Street something else to trade because there is potential for manipulation.” Morgan Goodwin of Cutchogue said, “Fixing our energy crisis is creating green jobs, and they are secure and they are local”. He’s a Solar Thermal Technician for a company called Eastern Energy Systems who helped put the event together. There is good deal of alternative energy work already underway on the North Fork. Right now there are a handful of wind turbines, which you may have seen driving through Southold or Riverhead. Gary Minnick, CEO of Go Solar based in Aquebogue, says his problem is not a shortage of people looking to convet to solar or geothermal systems, but a lack of educated and experienced installers. He says his business has doubled since last year, with at least one customer a week switching to solar water heating. Both Southold and Riverhead towns have taken progressive steps on the alternative and renewable energy front. They both have drawn up codes for farmers to install wind turbines on their land. “The problem is the code eliminates a high percentage of us from the start,” says Dave Page Co-owner of Shinn Vineyards in Mattituck. The current code in Southold requires you to have a farm of at least 7 acres to install a wind turbine, and it needs to be setback 300 feet from any property line. Shinn already runs its B&B and farmhouse off solar power. But now they’re trying to become the first winery on the east coast to power their vineyard
with wind. There are several federal grant and tax incentive programs that make wind energy more affordable. Mr. Page tells me LIPA is even offering him a fifty thousand dollar rebate when his wind project is complete. But Mr. Page says because his farm doesn’t fit the criteria, he has to file for a variance. He says it could be months or even years before his wind project gets the green light from the town. Homeowners Joseph and Ann Petrauskas of Cutchogue are hoping to get the Town of Southold to draw up code that would allow them to legally install a wind turbine on their property. Right now that code doesn’t exist in either town. So where do we stand now with green collar jobs on Long Island? The federal stimulus package allots $90 billion dollars for renewable energy and energy conservation efforts across the country. Out of that money Nassau and Suffolk Counties will receive about $24 million over the next year to fund “energy effective activities,” according to Congressman Bishop. Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell says they have taken important steps toward becoming a more energy efficient town. Southold plans to install solar panels on the old Peconic School on Peconic Lane. They also plan to replace the town’s existing cars with a fleet of hybrid vehicles. Mr. Russell also told me Southold is applying for grants to build a wind turbine at the Peconic School recreational center. It seems to me our access to alternative and renewable energy lies heavily in the hands of our lawmakers. But I think there are simple things we can do in our everyday lives to help control our climate on a smaller scale. And for many people on the North Fork. Bob Dylan had it right, “the answer my friend, is blown’ in the wind”.
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SATURDAY, MAY 2 FUNDRAISER – Second annual fundraiser for ovarian cancer research in memory of Roann Frankel from 6-p.m. at Southold American Legion. Chinese auction, luscious desserts and cash bar. Tickets, $10, 631-765-4353, 631-765-2972. ORGANIC EATING AND FARMING - 10 a.m. at historic Naugles Barn, Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead. Fred Lee of Sang Lee Farms, Eve Kaplan of Garden of Eve, master gardener Christine Eisenreich and others present concept and operation. Free. 631-298-5292. SPRING DUCK FLING - First ever Spring Fling at Big Duck Ranch. A fun filled day for all ages, noon3 p.m., Flanders. Games with trophies and prizes for kids. Free admission. 631-727-5342. GARDEN TOUR - 10 a.m. Self-guided tour of 6 private gardens, including one in Cutchogue. Fee, $5 per garden; children under 12, free. Information at 1888-842-2442. GARDEN FUNDRAISER - Native Plant Community Garden fundraiser, 10 a.m.-noon. Advance registrants who raise over $250 in pledges will be named on garden’s dedication plaque. Proceeds benefit garden maintenance and educational programs. Complimentary refreshments and art
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FRIDAY, MAY 1 AMEI WALLACH - North Fork Arts Project Spring Program presents Contemporary Art on the North Fork slide-illustrated presentation by art critic and filmmaker Amei Wallach, 8 p.m. in Peconic Landing Auditorium, Greenport. Free. 631-298-9613. MATTITUCK IDOL - Finalists perform at 7 p.m. in Mattituck High School auditorium. Tickets, $10, in advance at high school attendance office or at door. 631-298-8471. CHINESE AUCTION - Annual chinese auction to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, 5:45 p.m. at Polish Hall, Riverhead. Tickets, $40; includes dinner and auction. 631-878-4992. Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck provides pleasures of an active life to children with physical and developmental disabilities. DINNER AND DANCE - Dinner/dance fundraiser for Peconic Bay Medical Center Auxiliary, 7-11 p.m. at Calverton Links, sponsored by Comfort Keepers. Tickets, $45. 631-369-6080
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Unique Ideas for Thanking Mom By Betti Sands With Mother’s Day approaching, the East End has a plethora of local stores for you to check out as you search for that perfect gift for mom. If your mother is into jewelry, then you probably want to check out Marinelli Jewelers in Eastport, which has been servicing the East End for 23 years. Specializing in all types of jewelry design and repair, Marinelli’s offers custom design and diamond settings by the two jewelers it has on premises. Recently, Marinelli added Pandora’s complete jewelry line to the list of brands it offers. For more information, call 631-325-1812 or go to marinellijewelers.com. Robert’s Jewlers in Southold, which is independently owned and operated by a local family, is another great place to check out for the Mother’s Day gift you’ve been looking for. Robert’s specializes in fine gold and gemstone jewelry, both pieces that are custom designed as well as designer jewelry and also offers the full Pandora line of jewelry. For more information, call 631-765-1061. Another independently owned family jewelry business to consider for your Mother’s Day shopping is Rose Jewelers in Southampton. Rose carries merchandise from designers such as Mona Taner, Marya Dabrowski, Lauren K, Peter Storm and Pandora, as well as the finest Swiss watches available. For more information, go to rosejewelers.net. And, of course, what mother wouldn’t want something special from Tiffany’s? With a location on Main Street in East Hampton, Tiffany’s should definitely on your list of places to hit as you search for the perfect Mother’s Day present. For more information, call 631-324-1700 or go to tiffany.com. Of course, your mother might also love a day at
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Exploring Art Galleries with Mom
By Amelia Persans everyone. Whether your passion tends toward I’ve never really bought into the flurry of the more abstract or you prefer its extreme cards, flowers and candy that tends to counterpart, photo-realism, you’ll find somedefine Mother’s Day, and perhaps this is thing that interests you. Even if your interwhy I’ve found myself in the doghouse on ests don’t enter the realm of art at all, you’ll more than one occasion. Nevertheless, I find something you can talk about with Peter think it’s important to look beyond the comDayton’s surfboards. For me, the most enjoymercial ways of expressing filial devotion, able thing about these group exhibitions is and, if we need a designated day to apprecithe conversation they incite, whether it’s ate our mothers, try something a little more friendly passing comments or heated debate. personalized. My mother happens to be a If the debate ends up becoming too heated, gifted artist, and I find myself stumbling there is always the beautiful outdoor sculpalong in this pursuit as well, so for this ture garden for cooling down. I find it difficult Mother’s Day I’ve outlined a few East End to get worked up over neo-classical sculpture, art outings, complete with coffee and scone but I could be alone in this. The Parrish is breaks. You don’t have to be an artist to open Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 appreciate these excursions, just someone a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. It is who wants to spend time with your mother located on Job’s Lane. in an unconventional way. Some flowers If you desire a more traditional celebration probably wouldn’t hurt though. of spring and rejuvenation, Tulla Booth Photo The Bridgehampton Historical Society is Gallery in Sag Harbor may have what you’re Folk dolls on display at Bridgehampton Historical Society currently showing an artist whose work I find looking for. Its “Spring Preview” features about the collection on display at BHHS that I can’t particularly relevant to the celebration of motherartists with upcoming summer shows at Tulla help but associate with motherhood. The Historical hood. Folk artist Jeanelle Myers is exhibiting some Booth until May 18. The lush photographs on disSociety is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 of her handmade dolls until June 6. Dispel any conplay convey a deep respect and sense of awe for p.m. So stop by Friday afternoon for a head start on jured up images of sweet, blinking baby dolls. Much nature in its many guises. The gallery is open Mother’s Day festivities. It is located at 2368 of Myers’ work focuses on the archetypal and the Friday to Monday 12:30 to 7 p.m. and is located on Montauk Highway in the old Corwith homestead. primal, and despite the protest of Simone de Main St. across from The American Hotel. Java Another sure bet is the Parrish Art Museum in Beauvoir, my experience with mothers has been Nation is only a short walk away, with specialty cofSouthampton. The current exhibition, “Mixed nothing if not primal. Myers’ dolls have a fanciful, fees and sweets. It should be easy to sniff out if Greens,” featuring work by several East End artists aboriginal quality, as if she’s created her own ancesyou’re there when they’re roasting coffee beans. chosen by other East End artists, has something for tral tribe. There is something strong and powerful (continued on page 39)
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Mother’s Day – Montauk Style By David Lion Rattiner For a special day with your Mom, there are few things better than a trip to Montauk, with countless activities and places to go so that you can show your mom what she means to you. Montauk, in addition to its natural beauty, with ocean access walking distance from just about every location in the hamlet, offers everything from wonderful restaurants to perfect little stores that exist only there. Here are some ideas for a special Montauk Mother’s Day. Without a doubt, you should look into what Gurney’s Inn has to offer this Mother’s Day. Gurney’s, with its Saltwater Spa and Salon, is a great place to bring Mom. What could be better than a massage, facial or skin treatment and then a lovely dinner with an oceanfront view? Each time anybody goes to Gurney’s, they are treated as if they are a part of the family, and it’s that family warmth that makes Gurney’s a great Mother’s Day choice. If massage is still on your mind for Mom, another fantastic local massage and day spa is the Deborah Thompson Day Spa, which has a Moroccan feel and top-notch therapists. I’ve never known anybody who wasn’t completely wowed with the place and the high level of training all of their masseuses have. For Mother’s Day gift shopping in Montauk, there are plenty of places to check out. One place that is worth a look is Kai Kai Sandals, where you can buy a pair of sandals that have been deemed “the most comfortable sandals in the world.” Try on a pair and you’ll know what I’m talking about. You can also find an excellent selection of Mother’s Day gift cards at White’s Drug Store in Montauk, which is located just off the circle. If you are heading out to Montauk with Mom, make sure that you get in a good healthy beach walk. The ocean in Montauk is unlike any other on Long Island thanks to the amazing cliff landscape
that covers the coast. A walk through Ditch Plains is pure magic with family, and you won’t be the only one out there doing just that. It’s what it is all about. If you have a surfer Mom, Montauk is your ultimate gift destination, with surf shops galore, including Air and Speed Surf Shop and Plaza Surf and Sports. If your Mom is a bookworm, you can stop in at Barnacle Books, which offers a large variety of books that are handpicked by the owner and shoppers that go there. If you are going to take your mother out to lunch,
Montauk has endless options when it comes to good food. In Montauk you have The Crows Nest, Gosman’s, Caffé Monte at Gurney’s as well as the Sea Grille, The Lighthouse Grill at The Montauk Yacht Club, Mannucci’s, The Breakwater Café, Dave’s Grill, The Dock, Harvest, John’s Drive Inn, The MTK Café, O’Murphy’s, Shagwong and others. Nearly every restaurant in Montauk has longstanding appeal. Make this Mother’s Day memorable and head out to Montauk for one you won’t forget.
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House/ home By April Gonzales
Now that spring has finally arrived, local public gardens are opening up. They are all worth the trip to investigate their grounds for new ideas, plant knowledge, the need for a break or even a picnic with the kids. Bridge Trust Gardens is now open to the public, making a transition from private owner ship to becoming part of the Peconic Land Trust â€“ the new stewards of this imaginative and lovingly tended garden on Mitchell Lane in Bridgehampton. Rick Bogusch has been chosen to take over as head gardener from former owners Harry Nyams and Jim Kirkpatrick, the designers and creators of the wonderful spaces within
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the boundaries of the former potato barn and depot right next to the railroad tracks. Bogusch is well aware of the history of the property and of both Nyams and Kirkpatrickâ€™s intentions in designing and planting their gardens. Upon entering, a woodland garden gives way to a perennial bed thatâ€™s being revamped. The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons has donated digging time in exchange for material to sell at their upcoming plant sale. The urge to run through the magnificent Alice in Wonderland like beech hedge and arched tunnel may keep you from heading right for the main entrance where you pass by black and white beds of yucca mulched with coal. The lure of the lavender parterres spread out like a carpet out in the lawn may take the eye and feet in another direction that leads one to the rose bed below. Or the eye might go to the groupings of topiary animals to the north. In terms of gardening chops, most impressive is the knot garden below the old potato barn that the two creators converted into a living space and greenhouse/workroom years ago. The chain link boxwood hedge requires a good eye and a steady, experienced hand â€“ this is where Boguschâ€™s mettle as a seasoned
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Some folks believe that people were created in the image and likeness of god. Others believe that god was created in the image and likeness of people. There’s a similar debate in regard to children and their parents. Adults ooh and ahh over newborn babies, seeing what they want to see, the same way some people anthropomorphize the every twitch of a dog’s ear. As family members and friends ogle a red, wrinkled baby who looks more alien than human, the first thing you hear is: She’s beautiful! The second thing is: She looks just like you! When our son was born, and as he has grown into a little boy, most of my partner’s friends and family are in strong agreement about the uncanny resemblance between the two of them. I can see it clearly myself: Same face, different hair and eye color. But after he was born, my friends and family would whisper to me on the side, “I can’t believe how much he looks like you.” I would smile demurely, proudly, and whisper back, “I know – don’t say anything about it please.” I should point out here that I have absolutely no genetic or biological connection with our son. Every one of my friends and family members knows that. But just ask them and they’ll tell you: He looks just like me. A few years ago a friend of mine and his wife had their first child. I went to visit him, and her family was there, carrying on about how much the little girl looked like the mother. They went into great detail about the shape of the face, the spacing of the eyes, the bridge of the nose, the position of the ears – Yes! She was the spitting image of her mother. Shortly my friend’s family came in. The mother’s
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family gave them their due, allowing them to pass the baby around from person to person as they removed themselves to the buffet table in the other room. My friend’s family carried on about how much the little girl looked like her father. They went into great detail about the shape of the face, the spacing of the eyes, the bridge of the nose, the position of the ears – Yes! She was the spitting image of him. Oh, the mother and her family must be so disappointed! The child didn’t have a trace of her! After all that work… Adults blindly decide which parent the child favors, and they speculate on his or her race and ethnicity. In the case above, my friend is African American; his wife, Caucasian. You guessed it. The
black side of the family looked at her ears and predicted the rich shade of brown she would ultimately be. The white side of the family pointed out how fair her skin was, and that she really had no “black” attributes at all. What a shame that there was no connection with the father … My family does the same with our son. In terms of nationality, he’s mostly Irish and Scottish, a good part Dutch, a smidge Italian and about 1/8 Romanian. I don’t know much about Romanians. I’ve told him they’re gypsies, and made up wonderfully colorful, romantic stories about them. I did watch a Romanian film that was in the Hamptons International Film Festival last year. None of the actors looked like him. Well wouldn’t you know it, my partner and I met a 100% Romanian recently. We were very excited about Hudson meeting him, too. How exotic! When they met, we asked our new friend if he saw any Romanian in Hudson. Definitely, he said, Hudson looked very Slavic – especially the face shape. But my partner’s family says our son has “the map of Ireland on his face.” My Italian family believes he is the poster child for Northern Italians, with his light hair, fair olive skin and green eyes. In all honesty, I actually believe he looks Dutch – the coloring, certainly his height (the Dutch are the tallest people in the world). But that breaking with tradition is not usual in the child look-alike game, which is really very simple. Ask anyone who your child looks like, and you’ll get a very clear answer. But it won’t be determined by genetics or nationality. It is determined 100% by who is doing the looking.
Kid’s Calendar SATURDAY, MAY 2 KEITH HARING POP ART PRINTING WORKSHOP – Bring a T-Shirt! $20. 10 – 11 a.m. The Golden Eagle, 14 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-0603. SPRING FLING AT THE BIG DUCK RANCH – All ages. Games and prizes, live music by Who Are Those Guys, hay rides with the baby duck, surprise celebrity guests, hot dogs and snacks. Free. 12 – 3 p.m. Big Duck Ranch, 1012 Flanders Road Rte 24, Flanders. 631-727-5342. SPRING CARNIVAL –Food, caricaturist, live music, games, and more. Student celebration of the end of the semester. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain location gym, sun location Chancellors Hall field. Free and open to the public. Stony Brook Southampton. 631-632-5132. CROSS STITCH BASICS – Learn the ancient art of embroidery with a simple and fun project. 1 p.m. Hampton Library, Bridgehampton. COOL TUNES FOR KIDS – Creative and entertaining kids’ show. All ages. Register in advance. 3-3:45 p.m. John Jermain Library, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049 x 30. SUNDAY, MAY 3 TOUR AND WORKSHOP AT PARRISH – Family Fun Day. Members free, $5 non-members. 2 – 4 p.m. Parrish Art Museum, Southampton. 631-283-2118 x 22. THURSDAY, MAY 7 GOODNIGHT MOON & RUNAWAY BUNNY – Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s’ production of Goodnight Moon & Runaway Bunny. $10. Grades k-2. 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton. 631-288-2350 x 102. PROGRAMS/CLASSES MOMMY AND ME COOKING & CULTURE – Thursdays starting this week. Features a recipe and craft from a different culture. Series concludes with a dumpling feast. For kids under 5 with caregiver, $100 per six-week session. 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. North Sea Community Center, Noyac Road, Southampton. 631-283-4555.
MOMMY (OR DADDY) & ME CAKE DECORATING CLASS – Learn basic cake, cookie and candy decorating skills. $150 for the full session; $37.50 per class (register in advance.) Thursdays and Sundays 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Country School, 7 Industrial Road, Wainscott. 631-233-0251. AMY’S ARK FARM – “Art of Life.” Tuesday to Friday. 4 to 5 p.m. Small art classes held in a converted barn in Westhampton. Focus on art, cooking, reading, yoga and more! Ages 4-9. $85 for a 4 week session. 631-288-3587 or 631-902-3655. GYMBOREE AT CMEE –A new collaboration with the leaders of early enrichment education “Gymboree.” Friday mornings in May and June. Two four-week sessions. 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250. ONGOING KIDS KARAOKE – 5 to 7 p.m. Regulars Music Caféé, 1271 North Sea Road, Southampton. 631-287-2900. BASKETBALL, SOCCER, BALLET, TAP, DODGE BALL- SYS in Southampton. Programs continue daily with sports, dance, fun. Contact SYS for info at 631-287-1511. HAMPTON LIBRARY STORYTIME – Saturdays 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Children ages 4 to 7. Age appropriate stories and music making. Registration required. Hampton Library, Bridgehampton. QUOGUE LIBRARY STORYTIME - Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All ages. Story time, literacy games, puzzles and more. 90 Quogue Street, Quogue. 631-653-4224. PETTING FARM AT AMARYLLIS SANCTUARY – Sundays. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Pony rides available on most days. 93 Merchants Path, off Sagg Road (behind Wolffer), Sagaponack. 631-537-7335. ART AT THE GOLDEN EAGLE – 14 Gingerbread La. East Hampton 631-324-0603. CMEE – Children’s Museum of the East End. Interactive exhibitions, arts and science based programs and workshops, special events. 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250. General
Admission $7. Free to members. SOUTHAMPTON TOWN WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES – Call to register for classes 631-728-8585 GOAT ON A BOAT – Goatonaboat.org. Puppet Play Groups for children under 3 on Mon., Thurs. and Fri. at 9:30 a.m. Tot Art for children 5 & under Mon. and Fri. at 10:30 a.m. Rte. 114 & East Union St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-4193. LIL COWPOKES PONY CLUB – Every Sat. from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. for ages 3 and up. Learn about animals and how to ride a pony. Amaryllis Farm Equine Rescue, 93 Merchants Path, Southampton. 631-537-7335. ART BARGE – Open May though September. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Offers weekly children’s studio programs. theartbarge.com. KIDS KARAOKE – Every Sat. 5-7 p.m. Regulars Music Cafe, 1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. 631-287-2900. AFTER SCHOOL ART – At the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton. 631-283-2118, ext. 40 or visit parrishart.org. MOMMY AND ME – Mondays 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. for pre-school children and parents/caregivers. Montauk Library, Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-324-4947. MUSIC TOGETHER BY THE DUNES – A music and movement program for children newborn through age 5 and their parents/caregivers. Mon. and Tues. mornings at the Dance Centre of the Hamptons, Westhampton Beach. Thurs. mornings at the Southampton Cultural Center. Fri. mornings at Southampton Town Recreation Center on Majors Path in Southampton. 631-764-4180. Send all events for the kids’ calendar to email@example.com by Friday at noon.
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Life S tyle Raving Beauty
By Janet Flora
Good Time to Take a Powder Some women fear it, others swear by it, and many just don’t know how or where to use it. Powder – used correctly can give your skin a flawless finish – used incorrectly, can settle into lines and make you look flat and dull. Whether you are using pressed, loose, dual finish (those that can be used wet or dry), or the newer mineral formulas, before applying a speck read this. Powders can be applied with the traditional puff, or sponge (which are sometimes packaged with the product), or a fluffy brush. The thing to remember is, if you use a puff you will always get a heavier concentration of powder, and thus more coverage. Using a brush will give you a lighter application, since you are literally dusting it on the surface of the skin. To discover the best powder for a specific result, I turned to Sephora Pro Beauty Team Member, Nikki Oxley and asked the following questions: Q: Who should use loose powder? And, when should we use loose powder? A: Loose powder can be worn by anyone! When to use loose powder depends on the actual type of the powder. If it is a foundation powder it can be used for flawless overall coverage. However, if it’s a finishing powder, it will set the foundation and mattify the skin. Some of my favorite loose powders include Cover Effects Mineral Powder, Smashbox Halo and Bare Escentuals Bare Minerals.
Q: Is translucent always best with loose powder? A: It really depends on customer preference. A translucent powder is usually used as a finishing powder, which will give your skin a gorgeous glow. In some cases, a translucent powder also comes in the form of a compact, which is great for travel. I recommend using a loose powder first, then touching up with a compact powder throughout the day. Q: Who should use mineral powder and, when should we use it? A: Anyone can use a mineral powder. However, this type of powder is great for people with sensitive skin as well as any eco-friendly shopper. Just remember to use this product over your daily moisturizer. Q: Is mineral powder for those who need minimal coverage? A: Mineral powder is very versatile and can be applied for minimal coverage as well as for maximum coverage. Q: When is it best to use dual finish powders? Is it better to use it alone or over a foundation?
A: An advantage of using dual finishing powders is the option of coverage. This powder can be applied dry for a more natural, lighter look or with a damp sponge for fuller overall coverage. A dual powder can be used alone or over foundation. When applied lightly over a foundation, it will take the place of a finishing powder. For more coverage, I recommend applying this powder with a dry sponge. While keeping in mind the great advice of Nikki Oxley, also remember to keep whatever applicator you’re using clean. Keep your blush and powder brushes separate. If you’re using a sponge or a puff, replace it every month. Also keep all the tops of powder jars and compacts closed tightly after use to avoid debris and bacteria. If you’re still unsure about using powder experiment with less expensive drugstore brands or ask the advice of a professional in Sephora or your favorite cosmetic counter. Tell the pro exactly what you’re trying to achieve, or any problems you’ve had with using powder in the past. This is a sure way to take your powdering to the next level.
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Beauty/Fashion With Mother’s Day only a few weeks away, there is still plenty of time and sales to get your dearest mommy a lovely gift for her special day. Let’s shop! Just in time for Mother’s Day, at The Elegant Setting, 31 Main Street, Southampton, there is a new spring event, “Refresh, Renew & Recycle,” from now through Memorial Day. The event offers the opportunity for customers to bring in their own items to be monogrammed and personalized by their instore custom embroidery department. This is a perfect opportunity to freshen up table linens, bath towels, tote bags, bed linens and throw blankets. Renew a table setting with newly embroidered dinner napkins, refresh a bedroom with personalized throw pillows or recycle dated linens with a new monogram without purchasing new items. Patrons are invited to bring the merchandise that they would like monogrammed or personalized into the store to meet with the embroidery specialist to select from over 200 monogram styles and 300 thread colors. Prices start at $20 depending on the item. Open seven days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For further information visit theelegantsetting.com or call 631-283-4747. When you need a break make an appointment at BellaHeaven Salon And Spa, 34 Hill Street, Southampton, to get your blood moving with a deep tissue massage that is both corrective and therapeutic. It is effective in releasing deeply held patterns of tension, relaxing, soothing muscles and allowing blood and oxygen to circulate properly, especially after a full day of shopping! A luxurious gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduation or just to say “I Care.” Gift certificates are available. Call 631-3773555. Now at Williams-Sonoma, located in the Bridgehampton Commons, you can save 25% on its exclusive select linens and dinnerware. Everything gets moving this time of year and it’s the perfect time
to decorate our spring table and If you want to see it all under save on special selections. My one sweet roof, stop in at Beach favorites are the English blue Bungalow, 26 Main Street, Sag table linen cloth in popular sizes Harbor, for just that. From now ($60 to $75) and the oval until Memorial Day weekend, you stoneware breadbasket ($49). will find a 20% off sale. The shop is Just in time for Mom’s Day, at a treasure trove filled with unique Lucy’s Whey, 80 North Main gifts, home furnishings, lighting Street, East Hampton, Catherine and accessories, shells, sand dolwas able to locate a round of lars, sea horses, wrap around sunTruffle Tremor and bring you a glasses and more. Living by the new batch of Salami Tartufo. If beach makes this store a must see truffles are not your thing, they and must shop. It’s a perfect place now have a fresh chevre from to land and shop for some of mom’s Catapano on the North Fork that favorite things. Call 631-725-4292 has been infused with lavender for more info. and honey, and it’s deelish! If you Do not pass go, do not pass Sag are thinking about going on a picHarbor Florist tucked away on nic this weekend, Lucy’s Whey will Bay Street for a charming selecfix you some sandwiches or pick tion of orchids (all varieties), Urban Zen, Sag Harbor up a bag of bread, cheese and salaunique plantings and cut flowers mi. Give a call for all your cheese (and more) needs at all ready to be made into a beautiful arrangement for 631-324-4428. mom’s day. Donna Karan’s Urban Zen, 4 Bay Street, Sag I found a gem of a high end and custom work stuHarbor, will be opening for the season on Friday, May dio hidden in Sag Harbor on Noyac Road, Verduno 8, just in time for Mother’s Day weekend. The store Collection, where they work with architects, designcarries Urban Zen men’s and women’s clothing colers and retailers such as Neiman Marcus, lections designed by Donna Karan, children’s clothTakashimaya, etc. for bedding, drapes, pillows throws ing accessories designed by Bonnie Young, books, furand lighting. Currently, there is a “Sample Sale” on niture, decorative items for the home and artifacts select merchandise from 70% to 90% off. Log onto the from around the world. Urban Zen is Karan’s new Web site at verduno.com or give a call at 631-899paradigm of retail, where philanthropy and com3190. merce come together to create change. Portions of all Until next week, ciao and happy Mother’s Day sales are donated to the Urban Zen Foundation, a shopping!Having a sale, getting new inventory, are public charity dedicated to promoting well-being, you a new kid on the block? Comments or questions? empowering children and preserving cultures. For Please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or via info call 631-725-6167 or log onto the Web site at fax 631-726-0189. My readers would love to know all urbanzen.org. about it.
By Ken Kindler
The Splendor of Sammy’s Beach Saturday morning I set out for East Hampton to walk the two-mile loop along the peninsula bordered by Gardiner’s Bay and Three Mile Harbor called Sammy’s Beach. When I arrived it was raining, and the parking lot and entrance to the trail were submerged. Two hours later I returned and found the tide had receded, the rainwater was draining away and the sun was peeking through the clouds. The parking lot and entrance to the trail were still flooded, so I parked on the road shoulder and walked straight out onto the Gardiner’s Bay shoreline, looking out at Connecticut. As I approached the Jetty, to my left I could see Cedar Point County Park. A little farther out in the water was Shelter Island; northward, Orient Point jutted out from the North Fork. I was able to see Connecticut beyond that, Gardiners Island to the right, and across the inlet, Maidstone Park Beach. I then proceeded east along the beach towards the inlet to Three Mile Harbor. By the inlet I found a sandy road that ran south along the opening into the harbor. Post oak and red cedar are common here. I noticed a number of different animal tracks. The rain had softened the outline of the raccoon tracks, but the fox tracks were sharp and obviously recent. Where the sandy road reaches the end of a spit that extends into the harbor, it turns back north along the edge of the Goose Neck Creek marshland. From here you can see Dayton Island and across the inlet, the Marine Patrol and Town Dock.
As you head north along this road, watch for a yellow “Foot Path” sign that leads you through a small opening in some snow fencing. Because of the receding tide and the draining water, the ground was covered with migrating fiddler crabs. Hundreds of these air-breathing crabs rapidly scuttled out of my way as I walked the trail. The mature male fiddler crabs have one large claw that they carry in front of them like a fiddle. This claw is as long as the crab is wide and comprises fifty percent of the fiddler’s body weight. I had read that the claws are used for attracting female crabs, but it looked more like a formidable weapon to me. Out of curiosity I picked up one of the males and tested the claw with a finger. If it had grabbed a less calloused part of my anatomy, its attack would have drawn blood. Along the trail you can see many prickly pear cacti. This is Long Island’s only native cactus. During the summer they have yellow flowers and in the fall, pretty red fruit. A trail diverges from the wider road; I followed the trail left along the creek back towards where I had parked. This is not an easy place to find, so I took extra care in writing these directions: Heading east on Montauk Highway, after making a
left turn at the traffic light by Town Pond, you enter the Village of East Hampton Rt. 27 becomes Main Street. You will pass Rt. 114 and Newtown Lane on your left. Immediately after you pass Newtown Lane and before the Hook Windmill, bear left onto North Main Street. After 0.6 miles you reach a Y intersection; Springs Fireplace Road runs to the right, up the east side of Three Mile Harbor, while Three Mile Harbor Road runs left, along the west side of the Harbor. Bear left along the west side of the Harbor onto Three Mile Harbor Road. After 1.3 miles, turn left onto Springy Banks Road (note the Settlers Landing sign). After 1.9 miles, Springy Banks Road turns into Hands Creek Road; bear right following the Settlers Landing and Hands Creek Harbor signs. After 0.3 miles bear left onto Alewives Brook Road. To stay on Alewives Brook Road, you would have to make a left turn, but instead you continue straight across the Ely Brook Road/Alewives Brook Road intersection onto Old House Landing Road. Travel 1.5 miles and when you can see in the distance where the Road dead ends onto the Bay, look for a right turn onto Sammy’s Beach Road. Follow this road 0.6 miles to its end, where there is a small parking area on Gardiner’s Bay.
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Arts & Entertainment k.d.lang Ends Year-Long Tour with a Bang at WHBPAC By Tiffany Razzano As four-time Grammy winner k.d. lang wraps up a year-long tour, her last stop will be a fundraiser for the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on May 2. “Long Island’s our last show after a year,” she said. “I imagine we’re going to be in a crazy mood.” With a diverse and deep repertoire of music to choose from – ranging from country to pop to jazz – lang says she plans on filling her set list mostly with songs from her most recent album, 2008’s Watershed, as well as fan favorites from her back catalogue. On Watershed, her first album of original material in eight years, lang donned the producer’s hat for the first time. And already lang is planning on hitting the studio to once again record some new songs after taking a brief respite. “I’m going to take some time off and then see what’s been stored up and what comes out,” she said. “It feels really, really good to be playing original music again.” Though she’s quick to add, “You never know what will come up,” pointing to the Grammy she won for her 2003 collaboration with Tony Bennett on “It’s a Wonderful World.” Born and raised in Canada, lang started out her
career as a country western singer songwriter – she actually formed a Patsy Cline tribute band for a period of time – and eventually found her way to Nashville. She also was a backup singer for Roy Orbison, who chose her to record a duet of his song “Crying.” This earned her the first of her four Grammys in 1989. Since then, she’s released a number of critically acclaimed, genre-hopping albums –
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the country-esque Absolute Torch and Twang (1989), the adult pop of Ingénue (1992), Drag (1997), an album of smokethemed songs, and 2004’s Hymns of the 49th Parallel, where she pays homage to Canadian songwriters such as Leonard Cohen, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. “I really just hear it all as music,” said lang of her predilection for switching musical genres with each album. “I just record the kind of music I like to listen to. I try not to think of it as genres.” Also, over the years lang has become known for her activism, which includes her support of both gay and animal rights. With her position in the media spotlight, she uses it to champion her causes whenever she can. “My activism really stems from actual, alternative choices I’ve made for my lifestyle,” she said. “It’s not political. To me, being a celebrity is an opportunity to communicate to the masses.” k.d. lang will be at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on May 2 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $225, $175, $125. To purchase tickets, go to whbpac.org. For more information on lang, go to kdlang.com.
Dreadful Beasts Talk at Canios Interview of and by Amelia Persans Q: What are you lecturing on and why should anyone care? A: I’ll speak about my series of drawings, “Dreadful Beasts.” The project explores universal themes through family documents. Q: Sounds awful. What are the drawings and why that title? A: The drawings are based on the scrapbooks my great Aunt Bobbie religiously kept of her first two cats. She hated cats intensely and joked about running over the “dreadful beasts” with her car, before experiencing a complete feline conversion. Q: And this is interesting to others because……? A: There is something inherently funny about these documents – letters and greeting cards addressed to animals, unwrapped catnip Christmas gifts, etc., but there’s also something sweet and sad about the role these surrogate children played in my great aunt’s life. The two cats in the photos function as a type of mirror to our own desires, distresses and joys. Q: Hmph. One last question, did you get dressed in the dark this morning? A: No comment. “Dreadful Beasts” artist talk: Friday, May 1, 6:30 p.m., Canio’s Books, 290 Main St. Sag Harbor. Reception at 7 p.m. The show is on display until May 21.
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Arts & Entertainment theater review/gordin & christiano
Exit the King at the Barrymore
Geoffrey Rush’s portrayal of the megalomaniacal ruler King Berenger in the Broadway revival of Eugene Ionesco’s 1962 absurdist comedy Exit the King is pure genius. Granted, Ionesco may be an acquired taste, but working with a new translation by Neil Armfield, who also directs, Rush’s brilliant interpretation of the dying monarch carries the rarely seen play to tragicomic heights. The King’s incompetence has left his country in near ruin, giving the evening a timeliness that feels all the more relevant in the wake of the Bush administration. When the play begins, Susan Sarandon, who plays Berenger’s first wife, Queen Marguerite, informs the King, “You are going to die at the end of the play.” But despite her efforts and those of the other members of the court, which include Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under”) as the King’s mistress, Queen Marie; Andrea Martin as a hilarious lady in waiting; Brian Hutchison, a sublime riot as The Guard; and William Sadler as the Doctor the King refuses to relinquish any control, even though he has been in power for over 400 years. Striding the stage in his pajamas with a long cape trailing about 10 feet behind him and his crown slightly askew, Rush commands the audience
Art Commentary by Marion Wolberg Weiss
Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon with an unyielding virtuosity that blurs the lines of tragedy and farce. His dying King Berenger holds on steadfast in utter denial of the truth. He delivers a capricious physical performance that embodies the expressionist style with a delicate balance of ambiguities that constantly remain visceral. His
vivid portrayal of human frailties is simply sensational as he takes us on an insightful journey to his ultimate acceptance of his imminent death. If the other members of the outstanding cast are not up to Rush’s theatrically stylized standard, they all nonetheless serve the text with varying degrees of achievement. The ending is especially difficult with Marguerite holding Berenger’s hand as he looks death straight in the face. Sarandon saves her best work for these final moments, giving the proceedings a poignantly moving fadeout. Armfield’s production, coming to Broadway via Melbourne, Australia, where Rush headed a critically acclaimed staging in 2007, is decidedly one of the most exciting events of the season full of rich ideas and metaphysical metaphors. Exit the King opened on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue, on March 26, 2009. Tickets: telecharge.com, box office or phone 212239-6200. Theater critics Barry Gordin & Patrick Christiano are members of the Drama Desk. Barry is an internationally renowned photographer. Patrick is the artistic director of SivaRoad Productions. Visit their Web site at theaterlife.com.
“Mixed Greens” at the Parrish Museum
The current show at the Richard Kalina was drawn to There are other subtle similarities between Parrish Museum, where wellPeter Dayton’s day-glo birch artists, but we may be reading too much into them. known artists picked their own panels, even though Kalina’s Take, for example, Randall Rosenthal’s “Obama personal favorites from among abstract designs are not hardNew York Times” selected by Michael Combs. Both artists have a penchant for exaggeration and even 260 entrants, is, indeed, a field of edged like Dayton’s. “mixed greens.” Yet the works Mary Heilmann selected conceptual art (why does Combs remind this critic are similar in that they all stray works by Frazer Dougherty that of Jeff Koons?). But there’s a lyricism in Combs we from traditional subjects and don’t find in Koons or Rosenthal. mirror her own pieces to a materials. There are no landdegree. Her abstract shapes are Another text-related work, this one by Ellen scapes and few figurative pieces. squares and cubes, but they are Wiener, may share one salient aspect with the work Instead, one finds several geoa little “off-balance.” Dougherty’s of its selector, Joe Zucker. Wiener’s “book” unfolds metrical abstractions and a few squares and rectangles are on a horizontal level, while conceptual works. exact. A subtler similarity is the Zucker’s “Cannonballs” is a vertical piece. They Stephen Laub, Tip Toe A more interesting point, howperspective used by both artists. both, however, suggest the evolution of a process ever, is the question of whether the selecting artists Heilmann’s forms almost seem to be floating in air. that never comes to fruition. were guided by their own work. Did they look for Ditto for Dougherty’s, recalling the There are a few works that don’t similarities between themselves and the artists artist’s earlier bird’s-eye-view phoseem to relate at all to the artists they chose? There’s nothing wrong with that, by the who selected them. No matter – they tographs of farmlands. way – it comes naturally. John Torreano, who selected are still top-notch. Consider Jody I would like to suggest that there are obvious painter Kevin Teare, also shares Pinto’s process-centered work-her (and not so obvious) connections. Donald Sultan’s structural similarities with his laser cut plastic models (“Charles choice of “Tip to Toe” by Stephen Laub is an obvious artist. Torreano’s brightly colored River Pedestrian Bridge”). It’s a far example, pure and simple. It recalls for this critic at abstraction creates a 3-D effect cry from Michelle Stuart’s luscious least, Sultan’s “Smoke” installation where shadows with its attached umbrella-like butterflies (which are not displayed were created on a screen. This shares obvious simiobject. In fact, it is this object that at the Parrish) but we appreciate larities with Laub’s shadows of shoes and hats on defines the images underneath. In Stuart’s recognition of Pinto’s intenthe wall. Also, Laub employs optical illusion in his Teare’s work as well, disparate eletion. installation recalling Sultan’s sense of fun and ments of the piece define each Other examples include Jessica Kevin Teare, whimsy. Lastly, we recognize Sultan’s love of ordiother. Teare’s blobs of color provide a The Beatles Will Save Us Benjamin’s “Inside the Green Zone, lens through which to interpret the Baghdad” (selected by John Alexander) nary objects, turned into something more literal by Laub. text that lies beneath (excerpts from The Warren and Lucy Winton’s “Rabbit Tricking Wolf ” (selected Other similarities between selectors and Commission Investigation). It is a noteworthy ironby April Gornik). “Mixed Greens” will be on view at the Parrish selectees are present, including the use of bright ic touch: the juxtaposition of the colorful spots with Museum until June 21. colors in fun ways. We can see, therefore, why the Investigation passages.
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Art Openings & Galleries OPENINGS AND EVENTS ANIMALIA – 5/1. Stories of Collapse, Calamity, and Departure. C. Ryder Cooley. Studio performance. 8 p.m. Reservations: . The Watermill Center, 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill. 631 726 4628. CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS – 5/1. Annual student art showcase of Springs School students grades 2-8. 5 to 7 p.m. Refreshments, entertainment. On display Saturday, 5/2 and Sunday, 5/3 1 to 4 p.m. as well. DREADFUL BEASTS ARTIST TALK AND OPENING – 5/1. Amelia Garretson-Persans shows and lectures on her series “Dreadful Beasts: Drawings from Aunt Bobbie’s Cat Scrapbooks.” Talk 6 p.m. Reception 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Canio’s Gallery, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631725-4926. GUILD HALL ARTIST GALLERY TALK – 5/2. Meet the winners of the Guild Hall Members Exhibition. Free with museum admission. 3 p.m. Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0806. ISABELLE AND MARSHALL WEBER – 5/2. Opening reception for The Murder Fantastic and Other Tales of Woe, the first book by author/artist Isabelle Weber, and works on paper by Marshall Weber. Music by members of Brooklyn’s Balthrop, Alabama. 5 to 9 p.m. Exhibit runs thru 5/21. Mosquito Hawk Gallery, 24 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island. 631-905-4998. JENNIFER MEIHOFER & JOYCE SILVER – 5/2. Opening reception. 5 to 7 p.m. The Crazy Monkey Gallery, 136 Main St., Amagansett. 631-267-3627. GALLERIES ART & SOUL GALLERY – “Joy” will be on display during the month of April. 495 Montauk Highway, Eastport. 631-325-1504. Artsoulgallery.com. ARTISTS GALLERY – Haitian art. 403 Main St. Greenport. 631-477-8555. BENTON NYCE GALLERY – Featuring permanent artists David Nyce Furniture and Boar Glass. 409 First St., Greenport. 917-848-5102. BIRNAM WOOD GALLERIES – Featuring paintings, fine prints and works on paper of the 20th century through contemporary. 52 Park Pl., East Hampton. 631324-6010. BOLTAX GALLERY – Group show. 21 North Ferry Road (Route 114), Shelter Island. 631-749-4062. BRAVURA ART AND OBJECTS GALLERY – American, European, tribal, Murano glass, jewelry, textiles, home furnishings and eclectic objects. Open by appointment. 261 N. Main St., Southampton. 631-3773355. email@example.com CECILY’S LOVE LANE GALLERY – Showing a variety of local artists. 80 Love Ln., Mattituck. 631-298-8610. CHRYSALIS GALLERY – 2 Main Street,
Southampton. 631-287-1883. THE DAN FLAVIN ART INSTITUTE –A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light and a gallery for changing exhibitions. Open Sat. and Sun. 12 p.m.-6 p.m. and on Friday by appointment. 221 Corwith Ave. off Main Street, Bridgehampton. 212-293-5584 or visit diacenter.org. DESHUK-RIVERS STUDIO – Visit artist Daria Deshuk for one-on-one tours. Paintings, photographs and works on paper on display. Open Saturdays 5-12 p.m. 141 Maple Ln., Bridgehampton. 631-237-4511. Deshukriversgallery.com. THE DRAWING ROOM – New works by Jill Musnicki and “18th and 19th Century Indian and French Natural History Drawings.” 16R Newtown Ln., East Hampton. 631-324-5016. ELAINE BENSON GALLERY – Elaine Benson Gallery collection, representing local sculptors and painters. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Appointment only. 631-537-3233. THE FITZGERALD GALLERY – Special collection of work by Robert Valdes. 48 B Main Street, Westhampton Beach 631-288-6419. GORAN PETMIL STUDIO – Open Sat. and Sun. 3-7 p.m. or by appointment. 88 Gin Lane (Barnway), Southampton. 631-574-7542 or 631-830-2895. GUILD HALL – 158 Main St. East Hampton. For more information, visit guildhall.org. 631-324-0806. HAMPTON ROAD GALLERY – Open Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 36 Hampton Road, Southampton. 631-2049704. L’ORANGERIE FINE ART GALLERY – A mix of contemporary and traditional works. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., by appointment. 633 First Street, Greenport. 631-4772633. LTV STUDIOS – Sat., 4-9 p.m. Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Michael McDowell, “Raptures.” 75 Industrial Rd., Wainscott. 631-329-0055. MICHAEL PEREZ POP ART GALLERY – Featuring original works by artist/gallery owner Michael Perez. 59 Main St., Southampton. 631-259-2424. PARASKEVAS GALLERY – Showing Michael Paraskevas’ extensive work and children’s book illustrations from Maggie and the Ferocious Beast and other books he published with his mother, Betty. Open by appointment. 83 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-2871665. RATIO GALLERY – “Spring Vernisage,” by Marlies Ihmels, on display through May. Open Fri. 1-5 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. 10 Bell St., Bellport. 631-286-4020. Ratiogallery.com. ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY – Christopher Engel. 41 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-2499.
RVS FINE ART –“Stone Paintings” by Timothy Roepe. Open Fri.- Sun. 12-5 p.m. and by appointment. 20 Job’s Lane, Southampton. 631-283-8546. SILAS MARDER GALLERY – Open by apartment only. Located temporarily at 3 Madison St., Sag Harbor. . 631-702-2306. SIRENS’ SONG GALLERY – Open Saturday and Sunday, 12:30-5 p.m. 516 Main Street, Greenport. sirensongallery.com. 631-477-1021. SNAKE HOLLOW STUDIO – Green, bird-friendly birdhouses by Keith Barker. “The Art of the Bird,” paintings and prints by Lynn Matsuoka. 221 Snake Hollow Rd., Bridgehampton. 631-537-5237. firstname.lastname@example.org. SPANIERMAN GALLERY AT EAST HAMPTON – “Light of Spring,” through May 4. 68 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. 631-329-9530. SURFACE LIBRARY GALLERY – “Poncho Rotation.” Open Thurs.-Sun. from 1-7 p.m. and by appointment. 845 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631291-9061. TULLA BOOTH GALLERY – 66 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-3100. Tullaboothgallery.com. VERED GALLERY – Open Sun.-Fri. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 68 Park Place, East Hampton. 631-324-3303. THE WINTER TREE GALLERY - Group Show with Eric Dever, Barbara Hadden, A. Perez Mellero, Cuca Romley & Fernando Vignoli Gallery hours: Daily 12-6 p.m. (Closed Tuesday) Located at 125 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0097.
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MOVIES Schedule for the week of Friday, May 1 to Thursday, May 7. Movie schedules are subject to change. Always call to confirm shows and times. BAY STREET THEATRE (631-725-9500) The Gay Divorcee – Fri. 8 Follow The Fleet – Sat. 8 HAMPTON ARTS (+) (631-288-2600) State of Play (PG13) – Sat.-Sun. 3, 5:30, 8 Fri. 8 Mon. – Thurs. 7 The Soloist (PG13) – Sat.-Sun, 2:30, 5, 7:30 Fri., 7:30 Mon.-Thurs. 7 MATTITUCK CINEMAS (+) (631-298-SHOW) Call for show times. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PG-13), Fighting (PG13), The Soloist (PG13), 17 Again (PG13), Obsessed (PG13), State of Play (R), Star Trek (PG13), Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past (PG13) SAG HARBOR CINEMA (+) (631-725-0010) Throw Down Your Heart – 2:30 all week. Closed Tue and Wed.
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Fri 4:10, 7:10, 9:40 Mon.-Tues. 4:10, 7:10 Hannah Montana The Movie (G) – Sat.-Sun. 1, 4, 7, 9:30 Fri., 4, 7, 9:30 Mon.-Tues. 4, 7 Battle For Terra (PG-13) – Sat.-Sun. 12:30, 2:50, 5:15, 7:40, 10:10 Fri., 5:15, 7:40, 10:10 Mon.-Tues. 5:15, 7:40 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (PG13) – Sat.-Sun 12, 2:30, 5, 7:30, 10 Fri., 5, 7:30, 10 Mon.-Tues. 5, 7:30 UA SOUTHAMPTON (+) (631-287-2774) Call for showtimes, by press time, we were unable receive schedule. THE MONTAUK MOVIE (631-668-2393) 17 Again (PG) – Fri.-Sun., 7, 9 Mon.-Thur. 7 WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (631-288-1500) No movies this week. The sign (+) when following the name of a theatre indicates that a show has an infrared assistive listening device. Please confirm with the theatre before arriving to make sure they are available.
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Food / Dining Simple Art of Cooking Silvia Lehrer My grass is greener than I could ever remember – no doubt due to April showers and we sure had plenty of it. Yet green is more than a beautiful lawn. It’s everywhere – from ‘green’ energy efficient products, to the ‘green’ canvas bags being carried into supermarkets and specialty stores to carry out our groceries, to kitchens that are going completely green with ‘green’ materials from floors to counter tops. Yes, we all want to do our part to save the planet and to save ourselves, and one of the best ways is to simply eat local and to eat ‘green.’ The cool green colors of watercress, zucchini and leek combine to create a splendid ‘green’ soup. Leafy artichokes can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, but have you had a stuffed artichoke, Italian style, lately? I had the delectable artichoke below years ago in an Italian restaurant and have delicious memories scraping every last bit of the unctuous stuffing along with the meaty artichoke leaves between my teeth. The green flower-like creation makes a delectable first course and presents beautifully at table. With warmer days welcoming the spring harvest and farm stands opening at a quickening pace, the best is yet to come. STUFFED ARTICHOKE ITALIAN STYLE Serve 2 or 4 2 jumbo globe artichokes, about 8-9 oz. each Zest 1 lemon, then halve For the stuffing 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2 anchovies, chopped Reserved lemon zest 4-5 tablespoons toasted breadcrumbs, preferably homemade 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed 1/4 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese 3-4 cups chicken broth To finish 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1-2 cloves garlic, finely minced 2-3 tablespoons coarsely chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley 1/2 cup chicken broth 1. Cut off artichoke stem end evenly at the base. Discard the bruised leaves at the bottom and then cut
And Now ... Eating “Green” off points of each leaf with kitchen shears, spiraling the vegetable to about 1-inch from the top. With a serrated knife, make a sharp straight cut across to discard the upper portion. Separate leaves with your thumbs and pull out the purple leaves from the center to expose the fuzzy choke. Scoop out the choke with a melon ball cutter or grapefruit spoon. Rinse clean and then squeeze halved lemon over the exposed surfaces. Repeat with remaining artichoke. 2. For the stuffing, heat oil in a skillet and sauté the garlic for 40-50 seconds. Stir in the anchovies, lemon zest and breadcrumbs. Add capers, parsley and cheese. Stir to mix and remove from heat. Taste for seasoning. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 3. Carefully spread the leaves for stuffing. Spoon a little stuffing in between them, starting at the bottom, and then put about one tablespoon into the cavity. Repeat with second artichoke. S tand artichokes upright in a baking dish just large enough to hold them. Pour in enough broth to come about 1/3 the way up the sides of the artichokes. Cover securely with aluminum foil and bake about one hour or until a leaf pulls away easily when done. Transfer artichokes to two soup plates or halve them to serve four. Warm the broth. 4. Heat olive oil and sauté garlic for 30-40 seconds. Add parsley and stir to mix. Add one cup of broth, spoon the cooking liquid equally around each artichoke and serve warm or at room temperature.
WATERCRESS, LEEK AND ZUCCHINI SOUP Serves 6 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2-3 leek, thoroughly washed, about 2 cups thinly sliced 1 1/2 pounds narrow zucchini, peeled and diced 5 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade or low sodium canned Coarse (kosher) salt to taste and freshly ground pepper 1 bunch watercress, stems removed 1/2 cup half and half 2 tablespoons minced chives 1. Warm oil with butter in a large saucepot. When butter melts, add the leek and zucchini and stir to mix. Cover with a square of wax paper to ‘sweat’ the vegetables for 6-7 minutes. Uncover, discard paper; pour on stock and season to taste with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, add watercress, adjust heat and cook at a brisk simmer for 25-30 minutes. 2. Purée the soup directly in the pot the soup cooked in with a hand immersion blender or in batches in a blender. Return to rinsed out soup pot, add half and half, reheat over low heat, taste for seasonings and serve with chive garnish.
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vegetable paella; cedar plank roasted organic Scottish salmon with Manhattan whiskey cream; mixed grill of local seasonal fish with green herb aioli; and double chocolate dacquoise cake. Call 631-288-2700 to make a reservation. Matto in East Hampton will offer a special fourcourse menu from noon to 5 p.m. for lunch and from 5 to 10 p.m. for dinner. Cost is $24.95 per person and includes a Bellini for all moms. The menu includes: Italian classic Margherita pizza; grilled skirt steak with Cabernet Sauvignon sauce, mashed potatoes and string beans; filet of Mediterranean striped bass with fresh tomato, onions and black olive sauce; and mixed fresh fruit cocktail in a honey-lemon dressing with fresh mint and vanilla ice cream. The regular menus will also be available. Call 631-329-0200 for details. Harbor Bistro in East Hampton will offer brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. a special menu featuring: Maryland-style crab benedict with two crab cakes, spinach, poached eggs and fine herb Hollandaise ($17); Grand Marnier French toast, fresh berries and maple syrup ($12); and open flame grilled steak and eggs, 9-ounce rib eye, two eggs any style ($20). A $29 prix fixe, offered all-day from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., includes a choice of three courses or two courses and wine. Dishes include: lobster bisque; flash fried calamari, cucumber namasu, “Firecracker” dipping sauce; rigatoni bolognese; pistachio crusted tilapia, crisp risotto cake, Tahitian vanilla-lobster nage; and profiteroles. The regular menu will also be available. Call 631-324-7300 for more information. Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina will serve a southern-style brunch buffet at Gulf Coast
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FRIDAY, MAY 1 SUNSET FRIDAYS LAUNCH – Special tastings, wines served by the glass, live jazz. 5 -7:30 p.m. Wolffer Winestand, 3312 Montauk Hwy, Sagaponack, 631-537-5106. DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE PARTY AT ZIGGY’S – Live music by Dan Bailey and the Living Rhythm.. 7:30 p.m. Ziggy’s Restaurant, 964 Sag Harbor Tpke, Bridgehampton. 631-283-4915. $25 w/cash bar. BAY STREET THEATER – The Picture Show presents The Gay Divorcee. 8 p.m. $5. Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. X-FRAMES AND ROCKSTAR KARAOKE – Stephen Talkhouse, 16 Main St, Amagansett. X-frames at 8 p.m. $10. Karaoke at 11 p.m. 631-267-3117. COMEDIAN JAY MOHR – 8 p.m. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, 631-288-1500. SURF FOUNDATION MEMBERSHIP MEETING – 5:30 p.m. Fun, free, open to the public. Publick House, 40 Bowden Sq., Southampton. HISTORIC LONG ISLAND STORM SURGES TALK – 7 to 8 p.m. East Hampton Marine Museum. 631-267-8688. SATURDAY, MAY 2 TOM SAWYER DAYS – Help paint the old picket fence at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain date Sunday, May 3). 200 Main Street, PO Box 1327, Sag Harbor. 631 725-0770 ext. 202. BAY STREET THEATER – The Picture Show presents
Follow the Fleet. 8 p.m. $5. Cabaret to follow at 10 p.m. $10. SUNDAY, MAY 3 Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. REEL JUDAISM AT BAY STREET THEATRE – VOICES OF SAG HARBOR – Sag Harbor residents Israeli Film Festival presented by Temple Adas Israel. This discuss life in Sag Harbor from the 1950s to the present. 1 week - Campfire. Suggested donation $8. 11 a.m. Bay Street – 3 p.m. John Jermain Library, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049 x Theater, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0904. 33. HAYGROUND CEMETERY TOUR – Park on the East SCHMOONTZ IN CONCERT – Bluesmen Don Schmitz side of Windmill Lane. 2 p.m. Hayground Cemetery, and Dan Koontz. $5. (631) 537-1088 for reservations. 2 p.m. Montauk Highway, Hayground. 631- 537-1088. Corwith Homestead, 2368 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton. SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER CHAMBER 631- 537-1088. PLAYERS – 3 – 5 p.m. Levitas Center for the Arts, THREATS TO MONTAUK BEACHES PANEL DISSouthampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Lane, CUSSION – 4 – 6 p.m. Montauk Library, Montauk. 631Southampton. 631-287-4377. 668-1398. “TWO ANGRY MOMS” SCREENING AND POET MARK DOTY READS – Doty reads from Fire to POTLUCK – Find out how you can get better food in your Fire. 6 p.m. Canio’s Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor, NY. kid’s school! 4 p.m. Potluck. 5 p.m. Screening. Bridgehampton School Gym, 725-4926. 2685 Montauk Highway, K.D. LANG – 8 p.m. PICK OF Bridgehampton. 537-0271 ext Westhampton Beach Performing 133. Arts Center, 76 Main St., THE WEEK DENNIS RAFFLELOCK – Westhampton Beach, 631-2881500. Live music at Gulf Coast TOM SAWYER DAYS – Help paint the old HEARTHSIDE POETRY Kitchen at the Montauk Yacht picket fence at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, READING – 4 p.m. Rogers Club Resort & Marina. 6:30 to one of Sag Harbor’s most significant landmarks! 10 Mansion, 17 Meeting House 9:30 p.m. 32 Star Island Road, a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain date May 3). 200 Main Street, Lane, Southampton. 631-204Montauk, NY 11954 (631) 668Sag Harbor. 631 725-0770 ext. 202. 1240. 3100. GREAT STRIDES 3K FREE GUITAR CLINIC – 1 WALK FOR A CURE FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS – p.m. Free. Sunday Jam after the clinic. Crossroads Music, Registration 9 a.m. Walk with family fun to follow at Village North Main St., East Hampton. 631-907-4838. Gazebo 10 a.m. Village Gazebo, Westhampton Beach. 516827-1290. WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 RIVER OTTER LECTURE – Mike Bottini presents the SOUTHAMPTON ROTARY RUMMAGE SALE – 9 results of his on-going Long Island River Otter Survey. 6 to a.m. to 3 p.m. Hamptons State Bank, corner of Windmill 7 p.m. 1061 Bridgehampton Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631and No. Sea Road, Southampton. 631-764-1896. 287-5720. MAMA LEE ROSE & FRIENDS, LITTLE HEAD DAVID BENNETT COHEN & FRIENDS – Stephen THINKS – Stephen Talkhouse, 16 Main St, Amagansett. Talkhouse, 16 Main St, Amagansett. 8 p.m. $10. 631-267Mama Lee at 8 p.m. $10. Little Head Thinks at 11 p.m. $10. 3117. 631-267-3117. WAINSCOTT VILLAGE WALK – 10 a.m. 631-3245799. MORNING SALON – Free event featuring South Fork poets Allen Planz and Terry Sullivan. 11 a.m. Reservations Appreciated. Bridgehampton Historical Society, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. (631) 537-1088. WRITERS SPEAK – MFA students read. 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Stony Brook Southampton Avram, Duke Lecture Hall. 631-632-5030. THURSDAY, MAY 7 MOTHER’S DAY PLANT SALE – Thursday 5/7 and Friday 5/8. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. All proceeds support Tuckahoe School PTO activities. 468 North Magee St. Southampton. JAM SESSION – Thursday nights. 7 to 9 p.m. No cover. Bay Burger, 1742 Sag Harbor Turnpike, Sag Harbor. 631899-3814. THE FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2008 LECTURE – 5:30 p.m. Hampton Library, Bridgehampton. BAND OF LIBERTY FREE CONCERT –The U.S. Air Force Band of Liberty. 7 p.m. Westhampton Beach High School Auditorium, Westhampton. 631-288-3337. OUTDOOR AND RECREATION SATURDAY, MAY 2 BIRDWALK – South Fork Natural History MuseumShorebirds at Shinnecock- Birdwalk for adults and children over 12. 8:30 a.m. No charge for SoFo members. Non-members $7 per adult, $5 per child ages three to 12. 631-5379735. MAY WALK – Pine Barrens Forest Walk. 9 a.m. Free. Reservations required. Quoque. 631-653-4771. WALKING DUNES HIKE – 10 a.m. 3.5 miles. Meet at the end of Napeague Harbor Rd. 631-324-1127.
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Letters FLAGS Dear Dan, How many flags will we give away? How many sons and daughters will be led to their slaughter? We honor the fallen and dead, we should also honor the living. It seems to me, if you want to be free, there are other ways to save your country. Remember, after everything is said and done, you don’t have to carry a loaded gun. Richard Sawyer Sag Harbor Via e-mail Richard is a decorated Viet Nam Vet. – DR EH SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION Dear Dan, It is extremely important to elect Dr. Laura Anker Grossman on May 19 to another term on the East Hampton School Board. She brings 30 years of experience as an educator and 17 years of experience on the East Hampton School Board. She has been an advocate for higher educational standards throughout her career and has shown integrity in administration, transparency and budgeting. She is a consensus builder and has shown openness in all her dealings while on the school board. Her agenda is to improve the quality of education of our students. Dr. Grossman has also been instrumental in developing the award-winning, collaborative pre-kindergarten program with the East Hampton Day Care Center and Project Most, an after-school program at the John Marshall Elementary School. Both of these programs have improved academic performance and served the needs of working families. In these trying times, we need educators on the school board. They understand the educational process as well as our fiscal concerns. Gary Wohl Via e-mail Educators on the school board is good. – DR HEART HEALTH Dear Dan, Our present healthcare system is in dire need of an overhaul. Healthcare costs and insurance premiums are rising much faster than household incomes. And many of us are skipping or delaying needed care to
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keep food on the table or pay our mortgages. Only comprehensive health care reform will provide Long Islanders with the high quality, affordable coverage we need and deserve. The American Heart Association notes that 15 percent of non-elderly adults with cardiovascular disease are uninsured and many with insurance struggle with the high costs of care. The uninsured with cardiovascular disease have a higher rate of death following a heart attack or stroke, compared to those with insurance. Our elected officials need to consider the challenges facing heart disease and stroke patients as we struggle to find quality, affordable care. They have the power to pass meaningful health reform that benefits all Americans, including those with preexisting conditions. For more information, visit heartsforhealthcare.org. Diane Trubia Centereach, NY There appears to be a doctor shortage. Big problem. – DR LIRR POLLUTION Dear Dan, The EPA, like many other government organizations never gets anything right. In the EPA’s list of air polluters that appeared in Newsday on April 18, the agency omitted one of Long Island’s biggest polluters – the Long Island Railroad. The LIRR operates 46 diesel locomotives that sit idling for as many as eight hours a day in the Jamaica, Speonk, Port Jefferson, Montauk and Babylon rail yards. The EPA, as well as many politicians and MTA Board members, is acting irresponsibly by ignoring the deadly fumes that are known to cause severe health problems that these diesels emit. According to a report produced by the Washington State Department of Ecology, each diesel engine annually burns over 80,000 gallons of fuel (mostly from unnecessary idling), emits more than 15 tons of nitrogen oxides, 900 tons of carbon dioxide and 1,000 pounds of fine particulate matter known to cause cancer. Multiply this times 46 diesels and the results – an unconscionable waste of money and tons of deadly pollutants that we breath 365 days a year. For more than 30 years the LIRR has been using outdated diesel locomotives that pollute, waste fuel and make unacceptable noise that effects the quality
of life, in addition to being inefficient and expensive to operate. In fact, in a Newsday article on October 23, 2008 the LIRR President Helena Williams admitted that diesel locomotives are operational nightmares. The EPA, the LIRR and the MTA have their heads in the sand. They continue to allow diesel locomotives to operate, which waste money, pollute the environment with toxic fumes and produce unacceptable levels of noise and they ask the commuters to pay for their stupidity. When will it stop? The EPA, the MTA Board, and the LIRR management must be held accountable and taken to task. They must be forced to resolve this situation immediately before Long Islanders and visitors to the region suffer major consequences beyond unreasonable fare increases. Bob Lorelli Speonk, NY Via e-mail It’s public transport, which is good. What do other railroads use for power? – DR SUBWAY SCHEDULE Dear Dan, My husband and I are avid readers and have kept up with all that is wonderful about our area except for the “Subway.” Many years ago, we were playing with the idea of such a subway, but then last week we noticed that there was going to be a filming of a motion picture scene at the subway. My husband and I had decided to go and to call and perhaps become extras until there was a number in the last four digits of the phone number missing. I tried to call Time Warner to no avail. We still considered going until the rain made us rethink our plans. There are no times available to catch this subway and the only mention of this subway is in Dan Papers. My husband and I would like to go and see this subway. Could you please let me know where we can find the trip schedules and where we can get access to the subway? Unless all of this is just some hyped-up joke lingering longer than need be for April Fools. Dr. H. Lynn Phelps Via e-mail The subway trains just run and run, hopefully every 12 minutes. It’s shut down from 2-5 a.m. for maintenance. – DR
Police Blotter Wild Man A man in East Hampton was caught driving his car all over the place on the side of the road. When police went to go confront the man, he had loud music playing, which is believed to have been the soundtrack to The Lone Ranger. Apparently the man was just having one Wild West time with his car on the side of the road. He was not drinking, but did receive a ticket. Shot No not with a bullet, with a camera. A man in Hampton Bays who is not a celebrity became infuriated at a person in the street after his picture was taken. A shouting match took place and the man attempted to take the camera and smash it on the ground, which he tried unsuccessfully. No charges were filed, and nobody in general cares about the man’s photograph. No Sticker A dog in East Hampton, lacking the proper beach sticker identification, thought about taking a walk on the beach, but decided it was too risky.
Broke In, Fell Asleep Talk about strange. A man in Southampton was reportedly caught breaking into a house in Southampton for a good night’s rest. The owners of the house suspect that the young man was a little intoxicated and didn’t realize he was falling asleep in a home that wasn’t his. Needless to say, they weren’t too happy about the incident and are not letting it go with a warning. Clocks, The Scientist A scientist in Sag Harbor thought that one of his very expensive clocks had been stolen out of his home. He called police, but later called them off after he figured out that his girlfriend thought the clock was ugly and placed it in the garage. The scientist was not too happy. Frustrated and Intoxicated A man in Montauk was pulled over and charged for driving while intoxicated. The man was unable to present nearly anything because he was so out of control. He later told police that he was very frus-
trated about his entire situation. Laying Low A man was caught in East Hampton stuffing his pants with meat from a grocery store. He was caught red-handed by the store manager after a steak fell out of the bottom of his pants. The store threw the meat out after the incident. Television A fistfight broke out in Southampton between a Red Sox fan and Yankees fan over an umpire’s call of a tag out at second base during a weekend game. There were a few injuries in the tussle, but no weapons became involved other than fists. It turned out that the Red Sox fan was wrong. Shelter Island A deer illegally crossed the street in an area that did not have a crosswalk sign on Shelter Island last week. A raccoon was also shot and killed. - David Lion Rattiner
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(OME 3ERVICES Audio/Home Theater
IHTS Has a Vision for You
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• • • • • •
Renovation • Builder
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Creative Craftsman Inc.
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Elitee Closetss Inc.
Classified Dept open 5 days! M-F 8:30am-6pm 631-537-4900
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THE CARPET CLEANER OF THE HAMPTONS
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(OME 3ERVICES Computers/Internet
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• Custom Renovations & Construction Specialists • Cedar Siding + Shakes • Custom Deck Building • All Roofing Guaranteed! • Finished Basements
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Service Directory Deadline 5pm Wednesday
Design • Build • Maintain Cedar • Mahogany • IPE • Composite • Hidden Clips
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Residential • Commercial
ROBERTS ASPHALT CO. INC.
Specialists in ANYTHING Electric Will beat any written estimate Small ad= Small price Lic & Ins
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over 25 years
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We Secure All Permits
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(OME 3ERVICES Electrical Contractors
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email: email@example.com 52 Mariners Drive, Southampton
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61 Main Street, Southampton, NY
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When nQualityyMatters References
646.335.7909 CALLE CONSTRUCTION We Service each Project Until Completion.
Serving the Hamptons for over 10 Yrs.
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CHARLES R. AHRENS OWNER OPERATED
516.819.6358 Licensed & Insured
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Home 631-907-4155 Rodrigo.firstname.lastname@example.org
631-878-3625 Licensed & Insured
EAST HAMPTON, NY • • • • • •
Installations • Sanding Finishing • Repairs Custom Staining
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(OME 3ERVICES Irrigation
Repairs, Maintenance & Renovations 30 Years Experience in All Areas of Home Improvement & New Construction S PECIALIZING IN : K ITCHENS • B ATHROOMS D ECKS • F INISHED B ASEMENTS Prompt & Friendly Response to All Inquiries
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a full service irrigation company
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licensed & Insured
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• Servicee • • Installationss • • Renovationss •
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To Our Clients THANK YOU
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Servicing Nassau & Suffolk since 1990
22 Years Serving the East End
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HAMPTON EAST LANDSCAPING
& Estate Management
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sonry & Landscaping a M Patios Custom BBQ’s
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Licensed & Insured Andrew Mobile:
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www.mgmasonry.com • Licensed & Insured
For Information: 631.744.0214
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Lawn Maintenance Planting All Chemical Work Driveway Stone & Brickwork Deck Fencing
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LANDSCAPING POWERWASHING • STAINING
631.475.1988 Sup erior L andscaping S olutions , Inc .
•Landscaping •Sprinkler Systems •Tree Service •Masonry
“Designing & Building Residential Golf Greens in the Hamptons for over 18 YEARS”
LONG ISLAND LANDCRAFTERS
• Landscape Maintenance Weekly Lawn and Garden Maintenance Pruning Spring/Fall Clean Ups • Gardening Annual/Perennial Plantings, Privacy Planting,Installation, Mulch, Woodchips, Topsoil • Landscape Construction Land Clearing, Grading, Filling, Drainage Systems, Retaining Walls and Planters Installed, Seed/Sod Lawns, Pond/Waterfall Installation • Masonry • Planning Design
Excellent References Lic. Ins.
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Countryside Lawn & Tree
#1 Deck Builder on the East End
K. Maniscalco Mason Contractor Serving the East End for 20 Years. • Fireplace Specialist • Brick/Stone Patio’s & Pool Surrounds • Brick Barbeques • Pizza Ovens Licensed Insured
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(OME 3ERVICES Painting/Papering
Powerwashing • Staining
Complete Bathroom Remodeling Wood Flooring & Moldings
Specializing i n I nterior & E xterior Over 20 Years Experience
Providing the experience and professional service you need to ensure the beauty and satisfaction of your project.
Get T he J ob D one R ight t he F irst T ime
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