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Haskell’s Fishing Tackle Shop, 540 Montauk Highway, East Quogue (631-653-6119), has a great assortment of fishing rods and reels, just in time for Father’s Day gift giving. Haskell’s has a variety of fishing equipment and accessories, including lures, tackle and live bait. And guess what? Peter and Tom Haskell, who own and run the shop, will be happy to give you pointers on where the fish are biting! Check out the Web site at Rose Jewelers, Main Street in Southampton, has just what you are looking for. Wolffer Wine Tasting takes place Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13. Exclusively this month, receive a free set of five Pandora wine glass charms, with a minimum $150 Pandora purchase. Also, available for the month of June only are Pandora amethyst and peridot grape charms. The new Village Gourmet Cheese Shoppe, on Main Street in Southampton, is a specialty shop that offers a variety of local and international cheeses, as well as artisanal ones. At the espresso bar, you can enjoy a latte or espresso for sure. Great hostess gift ideas, well-decorated specialty gift baskets or deliciously flavored cheese plates and crackers, are available. Love the idea of the beach and a picnic basket for lunch or dinner. Stop in and enjoy one of its great sandwiches, fresh signature salads, grilled paninis and wraps, not to mention my fave, freshly packed nuts and cheese servings, complimented by fig, jam, olives, crackers or fruit to munch on. During the summer there will be cheese and wine tastings. For info, call 631-745-3816.

Here’s some good news: The Marie-Chantal Outlet luxury children’s clothing store, 94 Main Street, Southampton, is now offering the spring/summer ‘09 collection at 30% off. All past season summer collections are 50% off. There are also $25 baskets loaded with goodies for your little ones. Sizes range from infant to 12-year-old boys and girls. Give the store a call at 631-204-0630. All I can say is thank you to Blow, New York City’s premiere blow dry bar that is perfect for protecting and prolonging your blow out while hitting the beaches and parties in the Hamptons this summer! It is an exclusive Blow Hair Care line and is now available at Bridgehampton Pharmacy and White’s Pharmacy, both on Main Street, East Hampton. I was lucky enough to find the Blow’s Mini Travel Kit ($28). The products range from Dry Shampoo ($20) to Straightening Emulsion ($21), Styling Mist ($18), Hair Spray ($26) and Mane Tame Soft Pomade ($22) to the new Perfect Shower Cap ($18). Stop in and check out the entire line. I have received a few e-mails asking me what shop on the East End carries Upper Echelon Shoes (UES). Well, good news, I found the brand at Blue and Cream, 60 On The Circle, East Hampton. With extensive backgrounds in the shoe and jewelry businesses, designers DJ Nick Cohen and Seth Campbell have brought a unique collaboration of shoes and jewelry to the consumer looking for high fashion with comfort and luxury. UES has an evergrowing celebrity fan base. For information, call 631-329-1392.

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK T.W. English Fine Jewelers 518 Montauk Highway, Eastport 631-285-7100 T.W. English, 518 Montauk Highway, Eastport, owner of T.W. English Fine Jewelers is a gemologist with more than 20 years’ experience in the retail and wholesale jewelry industry. The store is itself a beautiful gem on the East End, and offers an extensive line of fine jewelry at fair prices, and also provides custom designs, repairs, appraisals and restoration of antique and estate jewelry. The buzz is that ‘Eastport is getting to be a very, very mini Soho.’ T.W. English will be sponsoring an outdoor art auction, the first of weekly Saturday events that will take place this summer at an open space in front of the store. The events are free and open to the public. Future Saturday events include book programs for children (in cooperation with the Open Book in Westhampton Beach), food, dessert tasting, live music, hair and fashion demonstrations and wine and cheese samplings. For additional information, call 631-285-7100. The Lily Pad 130 Jessup Avenue, Quogue 631-653-7675 – The Lily Pad, a full housewares and home furnishings consignment store, is locally owned and operated by Theresa Fontana. Whether you need cutlery or furniture, chances are you will find it here, along with many other beautiful handpicked items for your home. Unusual, eclectic and unique describe this shop that is also stocked with a “Quogue Emporium,” where you can find stitched and engraved items such as Quogue T-shirts, beach towels, totes, and cocktail napkins, just to name a few. The Lily Pad is a welcomed addition to the village, where Theresa wants to maintain a tranquil environment while adding some luster to the local shopping area. An advocate for The Inn at Quogue, Fontana is proud to welcome guests to The Lily Pad

where they can shop at their leisure and take a stroll to the restaurant at The Inn for lunch or dinner.

Based on Shelter Island, Petrie Point Designs is a collection of one-of-a-kind, vintage pieces that are turned into framed works of art. The collection consists of repurposed rare wool and vintage bathing suits from the 1920s to the 1960s, as well as Petrie Pint Designs, a collection of vintage infant/children’s clothing and collectibles. Both collections blend classic pieces with a modern, whimsical aesthetic, bringing the company’s tagline, “Memories Made Modern,” to life. Perfect for any interior, Petrie Point designs make what is old, new again. You can visit to see the full collection. Call 917-721-8183 for information. On June 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kai-Kai Shoes at Gosman’s Dock is hosting a Birki’s Kid Fest during the Harbor Festival in Montauk. Bring your whole family for custom Birki’s fittings of colorful and comfortable sandals and clogs made in Germany. There will be giveaways and balloons! You’ll find precision, craftsmanship, consistent durability, fit and comfort with every clog and sandal. Birki’s offers fashionable sandals, slippers, and clogs in a variety of colors and designs for every member of the family. They even have vegan sandals! Call 631-668-8009 or go to Until next week, ciao and happy rainy day shopping! Having a sale, getting new inventory, are you a new kid on the block? Comments or questions? Please e-mail me at or via fax: 631-726-0189.

with Maria Tennariello River is a kitchen and cabinetry design studio, which offers design services, locally made, semi-custom and factory made kitchens, green cabinets and installation. With licensed staff and architects in-house, Smith River thoroughly designs kitchens, bathrooms and libraries that are fully integrated to the overall design of the home. Unlike other kitchen showrooms, Smith River offers design services that do not require a cabinetry purchase. The company has a staff of four, with Scott W. Smith overseeing all projects.

Trina Turk 79 Main Street, East Hampton 631-324-7159 – Trina Turk opened her first pop-up store over Memorial Day weekend. Previously available only in select boutiques in the Hamptons, the space represents Turk’s first foray into an eponymous retail Meet Annie, of Peter & Annie, location in the area. Featuring Southampton 1,085 square feet of Trina Turk men and women’s collections, the store features an extensive assortment of swimwear, as well as vintage Beach’s Boutique @ Gurney’s Inn & Resort patio furniture reupholstered in signature fabrics Montauk Highway, Montauk from the Trina Turk Indoor/Outdoor for Schumacher 631-668-2345 ext. 4102 collection. The store will also carry select Trina Turk For some fun in the sun clothing and accessories at styles, available exclusively at the East Hampton locaGurney’s or anywhere, stop in at a brand new boution. The theme of the space, “chic beach shack,” will tique and gift shop called Beach’s. Beach’s is currentalso be reflected in the paintings that Turk selected ly featuring Gurney’s Inn sweatshirts, sweatpants, specifically to showcase and sell in the store. Artist children’s clothing, and a full line of designer bathing Warner Baird, previously a graphic designer at Coca suits. In the mix are beach toys, boogie boards, hats, Cola, created the series of one-of-a-kind pieces, titled bags, and specialty gifts that include birdhouses and “California Girls” in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, with personal care items. The boutique is open seven days each painting named after a particular girl. The store a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. will be open through December 2009. CORRECTION: In last week’s New Kid entry, Smith River Kitchens Peter and Annie, 42A Jobs Lane, Southampton, was 92 Newtown Lane, East Hampton written as if Annie (shown in the photo) was Altona’s 631-329-7122 – daughter/owner. Well, meet Annie, who is Peter’s Smith River Kitchens, owned by Scott W. Smith, beautiful dog, his mom, who owns Altona, is Caroline will be opening its doors on Saturday, June 13. Smith Freese. Does that clear it up? I hope so! – MT

Dan's Papers June 12, 2009  

Dan's Papers, the 51-year-old bible of the Hamptons, is owned by Manhattan Media, a multi-media publishing company based in New York City,...

Dan's Papers June 12, 2009  

Dan's Papers, the 51-year-old bible of the Hamptons, is owned by Manhattan Media, a multi-media publishing company based in New York City,...