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6DW  ǧ DPSP 0DULRQ/DQHǧ Near Northwest, stunning contemporary sited on a private estate like acre. This beautiful home has just undergone an amazing transformation; 3BR, including a ďŹ rst ďŹ&#x201A;oor master with brand new bath, new kitchen. Dir: Old NW Rd to Marion. Co-Excl. F#66590 | Web#H18862. (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH

6XQǧSP  3DXOÇ V /DQH ǧ 2-story traditional home offering 5BR, 5.5B, ďŹ replace, all equipped kitchen and 2-car garage. Pool and tennis on a lushly landscaped full acre affording much privacy. South of the highway location. Co-Excl. #66667 | Web#H15083. Dir: Rte 27 east, make right on Mecox Rd going south, left on Pauls Ln. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH  6DW  ǧ SP /XPEHU/DQHǧ Vintage village gem on 1 acre w/ 2BR guest cottage. Main house has been totally upgraded and has CAC. Beautiful detailing throughout and lush, garden ďŹ lled lawns surround a ďŹ sh pond and oversized gunite pool. Convenient to all. Excl. F#63284 | Web#H54724 Dir: Mtk Hwy east, left on BH-Sag Harbor Tpk (by monument) bear left on Lumber. /RUL%DUEDULD %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH 


6DW  ǧ SP 6SULQJV)LUHSODFH5Gǧ Located within a quick drive to the ocean and bay beaches, this spectacular designerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s own residence has it all. Includes 6BR, 4B (including one with steam shower), 2 sitting rooms with ďŹ replaces, professional kitchen and gym. Excl. F#53739 | Web#H0153739 (DVW +DPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH  6DW  ǧ SP  6RXWK 3RQG 'U ǧ  Facing preserve on harbor, this waterfront home with dock sits on .69 acre. Large gambrel-style home with covered porch enters into a foyer with expansive waterviews at the entrance. It has 6BR, 3.5B, 2 living rooms with coffered ceiling. Excl. F#55046 | Web#H0155046 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH 6DWǧ30 +HGJH5RZ/DQHǧ Spacious 5+BR contemporary, minutes to heart of the Village and beaches. Open living and dining w/FP, 2nd story master suite, whirlpool bath, newly added wing with music rm, media rm, playroom, ofďŹ ce, bedroom & bath. Pool, sundeck, lush private garden. Recently reduced. Excl. F#64932 | Web#H26034. Dir: From EHV: Take N.Main St to Cedar St, left onto Hedge Row %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH 

6DWǧSP :DWHUV(GJHǧ Ranch-style home situated on a lovely .84 acre corner site, beautifully landscaped, offering wintertime waterviews of sparkling Gardinerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bay. Dir.: Rte 27 to Amagansett, to Old Stone Highway to Barnes Hole Road, turn left onWaters Edge. F#59711 | Web#H0159711. Co-Exclusive (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH

6DW  ǧ SP :KHHORFN:DONǧ Saltbox style home near to village and ocean beaches. Well maintained 3BR, 2B, bright living room with cathedral ceiling and ďŹ replace. Open ďŹ&#x201A;oor plan on main level for entertaining and easy living. Excl. F#60801 | Web#H21621 Dir: Hands Creek Rd. to Wheelock Walk. (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH 6DWǧSP 5XQQ\PHDGH'ULYH Bordering a 30 acre reserve and just a short distance to the bay, this ranch style home offers 3BR, 2B, fpl, full bsmt with high ceilings and 1-car attached garage. Shy half acre with pool. Located in Lionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Head area. Excl. F#54854 | Web#H0154854. Dir: Montauk Hwy E., bear left onto Three Mile Harbor to end, left onto Isle of Wight (Lionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Head), 1st left onto Runnymeade. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH 


6DWǧDPSP %LDQFR5RDGǧ Shingled weekend gateway totally renovated in 2005. Steps to beach, and waterviews from living room, dining area, open kitchen and deck. 3BRs, 2BAs. Dir: Hands Creek Rd to Alewive Brook Rd to Old House Landing. Turn right on Bianco Rd. Exclusive. F#60096 | Web#H52064. (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH 6DWǧSP ,VOH2I:LJKWǧ 4BRs and 3BAs in the Lion Head Beach community. Nicely situated with circular driveway, htd pool, bocce court, private decking with multiple retractable awnings. Beautiful high ceilings with multiple skylights ďŹ ll the rooms with natural light. Open kitchen, full basement, and fpl. Close to the marina and 3 pvt beaches in Lion Head. Exclusive. F#63426 | Web# H54983. (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH

6DW  ǧ SP $P\Ç V3DWKǧ Traditional home set on half acre and offering 4BR, 2.5B, full basement, LR w/ ďŹ replace, family room and dining room with slider to deck and backyard. Dir. Montauk Hwy to East End Ave. to Amyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s path. Excl. F#66321 | Web#H47510 4XRJXH2IČ&#x160;FH


6DWǧSP 0RQWDXN$YHǧ Great home w/ 4BR, 3B, plus a den/5th BR. Huge dining area, large childproof deck and htd pool. A wonderful traditional for all seasons. Excl. F#51122 | Web#H0151122. Dir: North on Hands Creek Rd, make right on Montauk Ave. (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH 6DW  ǧ DPSP 6DJ+DUERU7SN 5WH ǧ Conveniently located between East Hampton and Sag Harbor. Charming home features 3 BR, 2B, ďŹ replace, open kitchen layout, and ďŹ nished basement. Excl. F#65527 | Web#H19949 Dir: Sag Harbor Tpke [Rte 114] (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH 6DW  ǧ SP &HGDU'Uǧ Newly built post modern w/ 4BR, 3B on a quiet street close to bay and marina. Open kitchen, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. 1st ďŹ&#x201A;oor bedroom, bath and laundry room. Master bedroom with walk-in closet, CAC. Excl. F#65923 | Web#H40000 (DVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH

SAG HARBOR 6DWǧSP )HUU\5Gǧ In North Haven estate section priced to sell! Five bedroom, 5.5B, gourmet kitchen, 5 fpls, dining, living, media, and family rooms, on 1.5 acres, 4-car garage, gunite pool with spa. Dir: Half mile from bridge. Excl. F#64000 | Web#H10791. 6DJ+DUERU2IČ&#x160;FH 6DWǧDPSP 0DSOH6Wǧ Cottage with tremendous potential located in charming waterfront community just 1 block from the bay and minutes from village. Excl. F#66816 | Web#H24101. Dir: Noyac Rd to Birch St. (near Cromers deli), go the end to the corner of Noyac Ave and Maple St. 6DJ+DUERU2IČ&#x160;FH


6DW 6XQ ǧSP D)DQQLQJ$YHQXHǧ Well constructed village beauty offers 3/4BR, 2.5B, formal LR w/fpl, FDR, den & large kitchen. Just 1/10 of a mile from the village. F#63853 | Web#H55690. Dir: Mtk Hwy to Ponquogue Ave south, left on Fanning. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČ&#x160;FH


6DWǧDPSP 6DJDSRQDFN5Gǧ 6,000sf. south of the highway estate on 2.1 acres of professional landscaping. Spectacularly detailed 6BR, 6.5B home with gunite pool, manmade Koi pond with waterfall, and 2-car garage. For more information call 800.760.2720 x2032. Excl. F#58167 | Web#H0158167. 6DJ+DUERU2IČ&#x160;FH

6DW 6XQ   ǧ SP 'XQH5Gǧ Nature and architecture blended to spectacular effect in this newly constructed condominium complex. Design, quality and amenities surpassed only by the magniďŹ cent views. 10 bayfront townhouse units, each a fresh interpretation of the Hamptons shingled beach home. Web#H55783 :HVWKDPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH

6DW  ǧ SP 6DJJ5Gǧ Stunning estate w/ 6+BR, spacious living room, EIK w/attached family room, FDR plus studio space. Fin. bsmnt w/servantâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s quarters, media room and gym. Rolling lawns surround the 60ft. heated pool w/waterfall and spa. Pool house and 3-car garage. Excl. F#58952 | Web#H0158952. Dir: Montauk Hwy E., left on Sagg Rd. /RUL%DUEDULD %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH 

6DW  ǧ SP 0HDGRZ:D\ǧ Serenity and endless views of nature is this immaculate, contemporary beach house. The main living area with grmt kit. has vaulted ceilings,aďŹ replaceandwallsofglassoverlooking the heated gunite pool with unparalleled views of pristine preserve. F#61646 | Web#H52668 :HVW+DPSWRQ2IČ&#x160;FH


6DW  ǧ SP 0RQWDXN+Z\ǧ Exquisitely renovated 1740â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s barn-style home with 3BR, 3.5B, GHA heating, CAC and separate cottage with sleeping loft, full bath, and kitchenette. 3.89 acres full of perennial gardens and meticulous landscaping around gunite pool. Excl. F#46740 | Web#H0146740. Dir: Mtk Hwy east, past monument approx 1/4 mile, gated entrance on right. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH 

WATERMILL 6DW 6XQ ǧSP )DQQLQJ$YHǧ Just 1/10 of a mile to town, traditional home offers a light, open ďŹ&#x201A;oor plan including 3BR, 3B, great room, living room w/ fpl, formal dining room, mud room, laundry room, enclosed porch, 2-car garage and room for a pool. F#63303 | Web#H54914. Dir: Montauk Hwy. to Ponquogue Ave south, left on Fanning Ave. +DPSWRQ%D\V2IČ&#x160;FH

6DW 6XQ   ǧ SP 1DURG%RXOHYDUGǧ Totally renovated, shingled trad. in prestigious waterfront community w/ 5BR, 4B, fpl, modern kitchen, light ďŹ lled FDR, sitting room and LR. Lushly landscaped around htd gunite pool. Excl. F#62539 | Web#H53472. Dir: 27 East to Mtk Hwy, right on Mecox, right on Narod Blvd. %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH 

6DW 6XQ   ǧ SP 0HFR[5RDGǧ Brand new traditional being completed and offering lots of details and amenities. Includes 6BR, 6B, 2 half baths, 2 kitchen areas including outdoor with BBQ & fridge. Gunite pool. Bordered by reserve. Co-Excl. F#57953 | Web#H0157953 Dir: Rte. 27 east, right on Mecox %ULGJHKDPSWRQ 2IČ&#x160;FH 

6XQǧSP .UDXVH5Gǧ0DWWLWXFNǧ Beautifully maintained home. 3BR, 2BA, LR, dining room, eat-in-kitchen, large den, spacious mahogany deck. Deeded beach rights plus deeded 30â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Right of Way to creek. Web# 2105199 0DWWLWXFN2IČ&#x160;FH 6DW 6XQ ǧÇ&#x153;SP 6XQXS7UDLOǧ$TXHERJXHǧ Bright and sunny 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with eat-in-kitchen, formal dining room. All bordering Nature Preserve. Landscaped grounds with IGP, 3 car gar. w/workshop. Web #2074602/H51985. 0DWWLWXFN2IČ&#x160;FH 6XQǧSP &DUGLQDO'ULYHǧ0DWWLWXFNǧ 10 room expanded ranch set on .7 acres. Wonderful home for entertaining, granite kitchen, ďŹ replace, formal DR, family room, 1st ďŹ&#x201A;oor laundry and more. Web #1988393. 0DWWLWXFN2IČ&#x160;FH








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Garbage Can Philosophy A Trash Container, Workman, Hillside, Homeowner and Driveway

Deep Root Fertilizing = Summer Splendor


Artists 4, Writers, 2 The Hard-Fought 60th Annual Artists-Writers Softball Game


Vered Slapped with Fine, Left with Questions

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Adverse Possession Live on it Openly for 10 Years or More, Property is Yours to Keep


Gunfight in the Night in Northwest. Two Die.


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The Murder in a Popular Southampton Nightspot


Estate of Mind: Southampton Forges Ahead with CPF Purchases


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Announcing the Upcoming Show Tours Lineup… A Day at the Beach: Enjoy Westhampton’s Cupsogue Beach with shuttle service to the village where you can shop or just explore. You’ll see mansions line the dunes along the scenic route to this lovely beach and park. The white sand beach has three lifeguard stations for supervised swimming, a restaurant and bar at their pavilion, a boardwalk with tables, clean restrooms and indoor and outdoor showers and changing rooms. Enjoy lunch on your own either at the beach or in the village at one of their many restaurants. Depart from Manhattan on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. $69 pp. Pennsylvania – National Quilt Extravaganza 2-Day Tour – Fri.-Sat. Sept. 5th-6th – $279 pp./do. – This is the east coast’s largest, most prominent textile arts event all under one roof. Over 200 vendor booths featuring everything for quilt, fiber, wearable and textile artists; workshops, lectures and demonstrations are presented by leading instructors; the finest collection of quilts, garments and wall hangings and a quilt competition with prize money. Brimfield Antique Show – Sat., Sept. 6th - $81 pp. – Affectionately known as the “Brimfield Flea Markets” is the oldest, largest and best-known outdoor show of its kind. This show began in the 1950’s with 67 dealers and now has over 6,000 dealers from all over the country. The motorcoach will travel via the Cross Sound Ferry. “The Big E” (Eastern States Exposition) – West Springfield, MA – Sat., Sept. 13th – $70 pp. – YOU ARE IN FOR A FUN-FILLED DAY! The Big E is New England’s autumn tradition and one of the largest fairs in North America. This New England extravaganza has free top name entertainment, major exhibits, The Big E Super Circus, the Avenue of States, dazzling thrill shows, agriculture, animals, rides, shopping, crafts, a daily parade plus a Mardi Gras parade and foods from around the world. Boothbay Harbor Maine 4-Day Tour – Sun.-Wed., Sept. 14th-17th - $565 pp./do. – Don’t miss your chance to experience the beautiful panorama of Maine as Hampton Jitney returns for another enchanting visit. You will come to understand why Boothbay Harbor, Maine is among our favorite tours for refreshing your souls. Atlantic City Overnight – Tropicana Resort & Casino – Sun.-Mon., Sept. 14th-15th $150 pp/do. – Feeling lucky? Bring along your good fortune as you head out for a fun excursion with Hampton Jitney Tours. You may wish to indulge in the Casino, enjoy a revue show, relax on the beach or stroll along the boardwalk. Whatever your decision, you’re in for a great time! “Boeing-Boeing” Show Tour – Sat., Oct. 4th – $165 pp. This non-stop comedy by Marc Camoletti was a big hit on the West End in London. Boeing-Boeing is about an architect living in Paris, who has been successfully juggling three flight attendant fiancées with his housekeeper reluctantly playing romantic air traffic controller as they fly in and out of his swank bachelor pad. But when an old school pal visits, things get rather turbulent. Schedules change, flights are delayed and chaos ensues in this whirl of mayhem and matchmaking. Lake George/Adirondack Fall Foliage – 3-Day Tour – Sun.–Tues., Oct. 5th-7th – $365 pp./do. – Come with Hampton Jitney to discover the Adirondacks. Beautiful Lake George is the setting, and your hotel is right on the Lake. Dine overlooking the lake at Club Hamilton, take a 1-hour narrated cruise on the “Queen of American Lakes”, see the 100 mile view from atop Prospect Mountain, tour Lake Placid and much more.

The Outer Banks of North Carolina – 4-Day Tour – Mon.-Thurs., Oct. 13th-16th $599 pp./do. – The Outer Banks is a string of sandy barrier islands that bow out into the Atlantic Ocean and cup the shoreline. Prepare yourselves for a wonderful trip filled with a lot of sightseeing – see the many lighthouses, go to a wildlife refuge, take a ferry ride, visit quaint villages, the Wright Brothers National Memorial, an Elizabethan Garden and more. Mohonk Mountain House Resort (A Historic Landmark) – Tues., Oct. 14th (Hot & Cold Buffet Lunch included) – $115 pp. – Enjoy the top of the Shawangunk Ridge and surrounding Lake Mohonk. You’ll see thousands of acres of unspoiled scenery, including beautiful rock formations and 128 gazebos overlooking the mountains. The only structure on the virtually untouched land is the sprawling landmarked Victorian Mohonk Mountain House. You’ll also have a carriage ride around the grounds. Fall Spectacular – West Point and Purple Heart Hall of Honor Tours and Champagne Brunch at the Hotel Thayer – Sun., Oct. 19th – $119 pp. This is a beautiful time to visit the Hudson River Valley. First, enjoy an all you can eat Champagne Brunch at Hotel Thayer, set on a hilltop overlooking the majestic Hudson River. Next you will have some free time at The West Point Military Academy Visitor’s Center before your tour of the Academy. 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. Vermont 3-Day Tour including Simon Pearce Glass Blowers – Sun.-Tues., Oct. 19th-21st – $539 pp./do. – Vermont’s beauty and the Middlebury Inn’s warm hospitality make the right combination for this trip. You will visit museums, have many shopping opportunities, discover new things, sample some delicious ice cream, view magnificent scenery and be amazed by the Simon Pearce glass blowers and potters at work. You will also have the opportunity to eat at Simon Pearce Restaurant at the Mill.

Also Available: “Lion King” Show Tour – Wed., 10/15 Fall Tour of the Hamptons – Thurs., 10/16 Fall Foliage in New Hampshire 4-Day Tour – Sun.-Wed., 10/19-10/22 Bally’s Atlantic City Overnight – Sun.-Mon, 11/2-11/3 Red Lion Inn - Stockbridge, MA – 3-Day Tour – Sun.-Tues., 11/9-11/11 A Sports Fan’s 1-Day Tour – Sat., 11/15 “Wicked” Show Tour – Wed., 11/19 Culinary Institute Italian Lunch/Brotherhood Winery Tour & Tasting – Thurs., 11/20


Lunch or dinner (unless otherwise indicated), a Hampton Jitney professional driver, tour escort and deluxe round-trip transportation. Call for complete package details.

To Book A Show Tour Call: 631-283-4600 or 212-362-8400 Extension 343 to reach our Southampton office; Or dial 631-477-2862 to reach our Greenport office. We also offer trips to Foxwoods Resort Casino, customized tours and charters for any group and more.

Visit us online at

for the most complete list and details of all Hampton Jitney tours and shows.

North Fork pick-up and drop-off locations are as follows: Greenport, Southold, Cutchogue, Mattituck, Jamesport, Aquebogue, Riverhead, Farmingville, Melville Marriott.

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South Fork pick-up and drop-off locations are as follows: East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Southampton, Westhampton, Farmingville, Huntington.

Show tour reservations are accepted only with payment at the time of booking: credit card by phone, cash or check at HJ reservation desk in the Omni lobby. Credit card sales are processed at the time of the reservation. Cancellations will be accepted on a conditional basis – we will attempt to resell the seats, but do not guarantee to do so; if not resold, the customer is still obligated to pay for the non-sold/non-cancelable parts of the package. Any change, refund or cancellation will incur a $15 per person service charge.

Through our online website reservation and Value Pack order system, Hampton Jitney is open 24 hours a day for information & reservations. Make your travel reservations quickly and accurately, then place a secure order for your Value Pack Ticket Book. 1146346

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Hampton Jitney Summer Schedule

To Manhattan

Westbound READ DOWN


Montauk Napeague


Hampton Bays

5:00 6:10

East Quogue

5:05 6:15

Quogue Westhampton

5:15 6:25 5:25 6:35

Airport Connection

7:05 8:35 10:20 12:20 2:20 7:20 8:45 10:30 12:30 2:30

8:15 10:15 12:15 2:15 3:15 8:20 10:20 12:20 2:20 3:20 8:30 10:30 12:30 2:30 3:30 8:40 10:40 12:40 2:40 3:40

To The Hamptons Eastbound


5:45 6:15

7:15 8:30 10:15


5:50 6:20

7:20 8:35 10:20

5:00 5:10

6:00 6:30 6:10 6:40

7:30 8:45 10:30 7:40 8:55 10:40

4:20 5:20


7:50 8:20

4:30 5:30


8:00 8:30

9:20 10:35 12:20 9:30 10:45 12:30








Manhattan / 86th St.

7 Days 7 Days 7 Days 7 Days 8:30 9:30 11:30 1:30


Mon thru Sat 3:30

Fri Only 4:30

7 Days 7 Days 5:30 6:30

8:35 8:40

9:35 9:40

11:35 11:40

1:35 1:40

3:35 3:40

4:35 4:40

5:35 5:40

6:35 6:40

9:05 9:10

9:35 9:40

Manhattan / 40th St.











Airport Connection











Westhampton Quogue

10:50 10:55

11:50 11:55

1:50 1:55

3:50 3:55

6:10‡ 6:15‡

7:05 7:10

7:50 7:55

8:50 8:55

11:15 11:45 11:20 11:50

East Quogue










Hampton Bays










Sun SH• W Only Sun 7 Days 7 Days Fri 7 Days 7 Days 7 Days 7 Days 7 Days Only 9:30 — 11:00 11:30 12:30 1:30 — — 3:15 9:35 — — 11:35 12:35 1:35 — — 3:20

















7:00 7:05

7:30 —

8:00 8:05

9:00 9:05

9:45 9:50

10:00 11:00 11:30 12:00 1:00 10:05 11:05 — 12:05 1:05

2:00 2:05

2:05 —

2:45 2:50

3:45 —

4:15 4:25

4:45 —

5:15 5:20

6:00 6:05

7:00 7:05

7:30 —

8:15 8:20

9:15 10:00 11:00 — 10:05 11:05

Sag Harbor Bridgehampton

— 5:05

— 6:05

— 6:45

— 7:15

7:30 —

8:00 8:15

— 9:15

— 10:00 — — — 1:00 10:00 10:15 11:15 11:45 12:15 1:15

— 2:15

— 2:20

3:00 3:00

4:00 4:30 I 5:00 4:35 —

— 5:30

6:05 6:15

— 7:15

— —

8:15 8:30

— 10:00 — 9:30 10:15 11:15








10:05 10:20 11:20 11:50 12:20 1:20










9:35 10:20 11:20

5:15• 5:40•

6:25 7:00• 6:55 7:25•

7:30 7:55

8:00 —

8:30 8:55

9:30 —

10:15 10:30 11:30 12:00• 12:30 1:30 — 10:55 — — 12:55 1:55

2:30 2:55

2:45 —

3:30 3:55

5:00 5:25

5:30 5:45• 6:30 — — 6:55

7:30 7:55

— —

8:45 9:10

9:45 10:30 11:30 — 10:55 11:55

4:45 5:10

Airport Connection  5:35 Midtown Manhattan  5:45








10:20 11:20 12:05 12:20 1:20


















10:00 10:30 11:30 12:15 12:30 1:30












9:30 10:00 10:45 11:45 12:30 1:30



Fri Sat & B.I. Ferry Mon 




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6:35 6:40 7:00

7:35 7:40 8:00

8:05 8:10 8:30

8:35 8:40 9:00

9:05 9:35 10:05 10:35 11:35 12:35 1:05 9:10 9:40 10:10 10:40 11:40 12:40 1:10 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 12:00 1:00 1:30

1:35 2:05 1:40 2:10 2:00 2:30

2:35 3:05 2:40 3:10 3:00 3:30

3:35 3:40 4:00

4:05 4:10 4:30






9:50 10:20 10:50 11:20 12:20 1:20 1:50

2:25 2:55

3:25 3:55



Manorville Southampton

7:25 8:00

8:25 9:30 — 10:30 — 11:30 — — 9:00 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 1:00


Water Mill


9:05 10:05 10:35 11:05 11:35 12:05 12:35 1:05

2:05 3:05 3:35

4:05 4:35 5:25‡ 6:05‡ 6:25‡ 6:50 7:15‡ 7:35


Bridgehampton Sag Harbor Wainscott

8:15 —

9:15 10:15 10:45 11:15 — 12:15 12:45 1:15 — — — 11:20 11:50 — — —

2:15 3:15 3:45 2:20 — —


9:20 10:20


2:20 3:20 3:50

4:15 4:45 5:35‡ 6:15‡ 6:35‡ 7:00 7:25‡ — 4:20 — — — 6:40‡ — — 7:50 4:20 4:50 5:40‡ — 6:40‡ 7:05 7:30‡ —

East Hampton Amagansett Napeague

8:30 8:40 8:55

9:30 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 1:00 9:40 10:40 11:10 11:40 12:10 12:40 1:10 9:55 10:55 — 11:55 — 12:55 —

1:30 1:40 —

2:30 3:30 4:00 2:40 3:40 4:10 2:55 3:55 —

4:30 5:00 5:50‡ 6:30‡ 6:50‡ 7:15 7:40‡ 4:40 5:10 6:00‡ 6:40‡ 7:00‡ 7:25 7:50‡ 4:55 — 6:15‡ — 7:15‡ — 8:00‡

— — —


9:00 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 1:00

3:00 4:00


6:20‡ 7:00‡ 7:20‡



1:30 2:30 — 2:00 3:00 3:30

B. Heights B. Heights Park Slope Park Slope Park Slope


8:30 8:35 8:45 8:50 8:55

Park Slope Park Slope Boerum Hill B. Heights

Only 5:30 5:35 5:45 6:00

Manorville Southampton Water Mill Bridgehampton Wainscott East Hampton Amagansett Napeague Montauk

Tanger Outlet Riverhead Aquebogue Jamesport Laurel Mattituck Cutchogue Peconic Southold Greenport

8:00 8:05 8:10 8:15 8:20 8:25 8:35 8:40 8:45 8:55

Ambassador Class Service


Enjoy the ultimate in comfort – a full size coach with only half the seats! Spacious captain’s chairs and plush carpeting, Up to 17” leg room, FREE wireless internet service, Outlets for your electronics, Enhanced complimentary beverages and snacks, Personalized host service.


The “Bonacker” Non-stop service to and from NYC and East Hampton, available Eastbound Friday & Westbound Sunday.


Mid/Uptown drop offs are 3rd & 39th, 42nd, 51st, 61st, 67th, 72nd, 79th & 85th.


These trips do not include Sag Harbor on Thurs. & Fri. (Eastbound) and Sun. (Westbound).

These trips arrive approximately 20 minutes earlier on Sat. and Sun.


These trips drop off on the Westside. Mid/Uptown Westside drop offs are: 86th St. & Central Park West, 86th St. & Broadway, 79th St. & Broadway, 72nd St. & Broadway, and 64th St. & Broadway.

This Lower Manhattan trip drops off on the Westside. Drop offs are on 6th Avenue at the following cross streets: Bleeker St., 14th, 23rd & 32nd at the MTA stops. Montauk Line- These trips guarantee Sag Harbor passengers will never be required to transfer prior to their arrival. Westhampton Line- These trips guarantee WH Line passengers will not transfer on the days noted above.

This trip will not go to Napeague and Montauk on Tues. and Wed.

BLOCK ISLAND FERRY CONNECTION - Ask about our convenient DIRECT service to and from midtown Manhattan/ Queens & Viking Ferry in Montauk. Departs Fri. Sat., Sun. & Mon. See trips with the above for departure times. Call or view our website for further details. To contact Viking Ferry: 631.668.5700.

Airport Connections. Hampton Jitney airport connection stops are convenient to JFK, LaGuardia and Islip/MacArthur airports. Detailed information is located in the Westbound and Eastbound notes section on the other side.


These trips may no longer be available on certain days after Wed., Sept. 3.


This trip will not go to Manorville on Fridays.


631-283-4600 212-362-8400



A *

Thurs Thurs Mon Sun & & thru Fri & Sat Only 7 Days Fri 7 Days Fri 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 11:00

5:05 5:35 5:10 5:40 5:30 6:00 —

6:05 6:10 6:30

6:35 7:05 6:40 7:10 7:00 7:30

7:35 7:40 8:00

8:05 8:35 8:10 8:40 8:30 9:00

9:05 9:35 11:05 9:10 9:40 11:10 9:30 10:00 11:30



7:25 7:55


8:50 9:20

9:50 10:20 11:50

7:35 8:00

8:05 8:30

8:35 — 9:35 10:00 — 11:00 11:30 1:00 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:00 1:30



9:05 9:35 10:05 10:35 11:05 11:35 12:05 1:35

8:15 — 8:20

8:45 9:15 — — 10:45 11:15 11:45 12:15 1:45 — 9:20I 9:50 10:20 — — 11:50 — — — 9:20 — — 10:50 — 11:50 12:20 1:50

7:50 8:30 9:00 9:30 — 8:00 8:40 9:10 9:40 — 8:10 8:55N — 9:55 — 8:20 9:00N — 10:00 —

10:30 11:00 11:35 12:00 12:30 2:00 10:40 11:10 11:45 12:10 12:40 2:10 — — — 12:25 — 2:25



Fri PM — — — — — 12:15 12:40

LW Sun PM 6:20 6:30 6:35 6:45 6:50 7:00 7:25

Mon AM 5:00 5:10 5:15 5:20 5:25 5:30 5:55







Amagansett East Hampton Wainscott Bridgehampton Watermill Southampton Manorville Lower Manhattan

To The Hamptons MONTAUK LINE (from Lower Manhattan)

Eastbound READ DOWN


ALL LUGGAGE: Must have ID tag. HJ liability maximum $250. All checked luggage and packages are subject to search. RESERVATIONS Reservations are required to guarantee a seat. Please call if you must change or cancel a reservation; please do not double book. “No shows” may be charged full fare. TICKETS AND PAYMENT Payment on board may be by cash, ticket, credit card; or by check if you are an Express Club member and have your membership card with you. American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards may be used for payment only if the credit card is on board with the passenger. Open (unreserved) tickets, including Value Pack ticket books, can be purchased at the Omni desk in Southampton, through our accounting office or online. Trip availability is subject to change — always call or refer to our website to confirm schedule. DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN SERVICE: Introducing Hampton Jitney Service to and from Lower Manhattan on Friday, Sunday & Monday.

Battery Park City South End Avenue & Albany Across from Gristedes Financial District - Water St. & Broad St. - Southeast corner of Water St. and Broad St., in front of Chase Bank South Street Seaport Pearl St. & Fulton St. - East Side of Pearl Street, in front of Wendy’s

Fri PM




Peter Cooper Village 1st Ave. & 23rd St. - East Side of 1st Ave. (between 23rd & 24th), in front of Board of Education Building 4:55

CELL PHONE POLICY: All phones must be turned off. Urgent calls only; limited to a total of 3 minutes.


To Lower Manhattan MONTAUK LINE


Select trips have letters or symbols above them. The following defines the codes.



8:30 8:35 8:45 8:50 8:55



4:10 4:15 4:25 4:30 4:35



Wed Mon I Thur thru N thru Sat 7 Days Sat 7 Days & Fri 5:00 5:30 6:00 6:30 7:00

3:30 — 4:50‡ — 5:50‡ — 6:45‡M — 4:00 4:30 5:20‡ 6:00‡ 6:20‡ 6:45 7:10‡ 7:30

Fri READ DOWN PM AM LIGHT PM BOLD Only Park Slope - 4th Avenue & 9th Street 5:30 Park Slope - 4th Avenue & Union Street 5:35 Boerum Hill - Atlantic Avenue & 3rd Avenue 5:45 B. Heights -Tillary St. between 6:00 Cadman Plaza East & West 7:50 8:15 8:20 8:30 8:35 8:45 8:55 9:10 9:15


B. Heights - Cadman Pl. & Clark St. B. Heights - Court St. & Joralemon St. Park Slope - Union St. & 4th Ave. Park Slope - Prospect Park W. & 2nd St. Park Slope - 9th St. & 4th Ave.


5:00 5:05 5:20 5:30 5:40 5:50 6:05 6:15 6:40



— — — — — — — 2:00 —


4:35 5:05 4:40 5:10 5:00 5:30



Montauk Napeague Amagansett East Hampton Wainscott Bridgehampton Water Mill Southampton Manorville

Greenport Southold Peconic Cutchogue Mattituck Laurel Jamesport Aquebogue Riverhead Tanger Outlet

Trip Notes

T ‡M

Sun READ DOWN Mon Sun ‡ Mon Wed Connection B.I. Ferry Sat Connection Sat thru ‡ Sun & ‡ Fri & thru Fri Fri Tues & thru AM LIGHT PM BOLD Fri Only Fri Only 7 Days Sat 7 Days Only 7 Days Sat 7 Days 7 Days 7 Days Fri 7 Days Only 7 Days Fri 7 Days Only Sat Manhattan / 86th St. 5:30 6:30 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:30 12:30 1:00 1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:00

Sun PM Only 5:40 5:50 5:55 6:00 6:05 6:10 6:15 6:20 6:25 6:30

9:50 10:35 11:35 12:20 1:20


5:35 5:40 6:00


9:50 10:50

4:00 4:20



Sun PM Only





Fri PM Only



6:30 —

To Brooklyn BROOKLYN SERVICE To East End BROOKLYN SERVICE To East End (Eastbound) To Brooklyn (Westbound) MONTAUK LINE


Sat, Sun Sun & Mon Only 9:30 10:30 9:35 10:35


5:10 —

10:50 11:20 11:50 12:50 1:50


5:55 6:00

Manhattan / 69th St. Manhattan / 59th St. Manhattan / 40th St. Airport Connection 

See Dan’s North Fork Section for our North Fork Line Run!




Manhattan / 69th St. Manhattan / 59th St.


W W 7 Days Sun  SH•Only B.I. Ferry Connection Thurs & W P.U. at Ferry W Fri 6:20 PM W I Sun & (Westside W Sun & Sun & Sun 7 Days Mon NOT avail.) 7 Days Mon Only Only 7 Days Mon 3:45 — 4:45 5:30 6:30 7:00 7:45 — 3:50 — 4:50 5:35 6:35 7:05 7:50 —

4:55 5:00

To The Hamptons

Sun Only 9:30





Mon thru Sat 9:00


East Hampton Wainscott

Southampton Manorville







Water Mill



thru Fri. thru SH,MA• Fri Fri Only SH,MA• W Sun Sat & Fri & Sat & Sat Mon thru Sun 7 Days Only 7 Days Only 7 Days 7 Days Fri Mon 7 Days Sat 4:30 — — 6:30 — 7:30 — — 4:35 — — 6:35 — 7:35 — —











W Mon Fri W W thru thru Sun & Sun Sun W Sun Fri 7 Days 7 Days 7Days 7 Days Mon 7 Days Mon Only 7 Days Only 7 Days Only






T FRI thru






To Manhattan Westbound

Effective Sat., July 5 through Wed., Sept. 17, 2008

Manorville Southampton Watermill Bridgehampton

6:45 7:10 7:15 7:25

Wainscott East Hampton

7:30 7:40



Lower Manhattan Westbound MTA Bus Stop Drop-off Locations:

• • • • •

2nd Ave. & 34th St. • State St. & Battery 2nd Ave. & 22nd St. Place (Bowling Green Subway Station) 2nd Ave. & 14th St. • Church St. & Cortlandt 2nd Ave. & 9th St. St. (Connection to West Side of Allen St. Path Trains to N.J.) & E. Houston St. • West Side of Pearl St. • South End Avenue & Fulton St. • North Side of Water St. & Broad St.


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Garbage Can Philosophy A Trash Container, Workman, Hillside, Homeowner & Driveway By Dan Rattiner I live on the side of a hill overlooking Three Mile Harbor. You drive up Three Mile Harbor Road and there I am on the right, across from the water, with a narrow asphalt driveway that goes up the hill, passes the house on the side, and then dead-ends around the back of the house into a parking lot. As the front door to the house is along the side where you drive up, there is a brick walkway going both to the driveway and to the parking area. There is nothing particularly unusual about this. Until about four years ago, we had a wooden enclosure around the back of the house in which you could snugly fit three large plastic garbage cans. The enclosure had a lid. Twice a week, a truck would come up the hill and a garbage man would hop out, open the bin, take out the cans and empty them into the big maw that was at the back of the truck. Then he would drive off. During that time, our garbage company, which had its offices in Springs, was Stanley and Son. They were nice people. I’d call them for a special pickup once in a while. They’d bill me. I’d write a

check. About six years ago, a company called Winter Services from Bay Shore threatened to come in and compete with our local guys. Stanley made a big stink about it, got articles in the local paper and sent out press releases. They urged us to keep using them and said that there were rumors Winter had mob connections. We wouldn’t want that. And surely, we didn’t. Winter lost that fight. But then, a year later, we got a letter that Stanley was now a branch of

garbage pickups. They brought one by for us to look at. It was green, about four feet high and two feet square. The lid, on a hinge, closed with a nice thud. Where it met the ground on one side there were tiny legs. Where it met the ground on other side, there were little wheels. At the top of the side with the wheels, there was a handle. It was a pull can. What a great idea! Since there was no charge for this we tried it out, and it was most excellent. We soon tore down our smelly wooden garbage enclosure with the smaller cans in it. This would work very well. Hooray for Winter! Now, I did wonder where exactly I ought to put this big garbage can. I didn’t want people getting out of their cars to see it behind the house. And I didn’t want them seeing it along the driveway going up the hill. And of course I didn’t want to have it down at the bottom of the hill. Who wants to carry plastic garbage bags all the way down a steep driveway? There is a low white stucco wall, about two feet high, that runs along the far side of the driveway all the way up to our garage at the back of the parking area. I decided that along this wall up by the garage would be the best place for it. It would be out of the way. It did mean that on the occasions when cars in the driveway blocked the garbage man’s truck, he’d have to park down below and navigate his way through those cars to

...when the garbage man left, the can was farther downhill than where it had been when he arrived.

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Winter, and so we should get used to the new name, but nothing else would change. Winter would still have the office at the same location in Springs where Stanley was before. You’d probably even get the same people when you called. There was no further mention of the mob. In any case, the Winter service included, without additional charge, a really nice, very large rectangular plastic garbage can, as big as all three of my smaller cans put together, made for

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South O’ the Highway

(and the North too)

East Hampton designer Betsey Johnson and her business partner, Chantal Bacon, celebrated the 30th anniversary of their business surrounded by friends, family and fans in their SoHo store. They launched the Betsey Johnson label on August 10, 1978, on Johnson’s birthday. * * * Rumor has it that Southampton’s Howard Stern married Beth Ostrosky last weekend in a ceremony performed by the couple’s close friend, actor Mark Consuelos. * * * Dan’s Papers columnist Katlean de Monchy’s new TV segment series, “In a Celebrity Minute,” got off to an auspicious start when her coverage of the Jonas Brothers concert at the Ross School was used by “Entertainment Tonight.” Katlean has now completed five TV celebrity packages. * * * Professional event planner David Monn recently hosted an Olympic-inspired party at his Water Mill home. Guests enjoyed a 26-piece band, Chinese pagodas, the Beijing games televised on a huge rooftop screen and waiters in tight athletic gear. Shun Lee Palace and East Hampton’s Laundry catered. In attendance were Aby and Samantha Rosen, Martha Stewart, Jonathan Tisch, Rick and Kathy Hilton, Jeffrey and Linda Chodorow, Donald Marron, Arnold Scaasi, Rory and Elie Tahari, Nicole Miller, Tom Felicia, Andrew Saffir and Daniel Benedict. * * * WFAN’s golf and tennis correspondent Ann Liguori, just back from covering the PGA Championship, is hosting her Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic on Monday, October 6, at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton. The outing benefits the Weill Cornell Medical College’s Healthy Children, Healthy Futures, an outreach program that teaches families about good nutrition and fitness as a cancer preventative. for more info. * * * Blue Star Jets CEO Todd Rome will wed Vanessa Brahms this week in Southampton. More than 200 guests will attend the nuptials, to be held at Nello Summertimes, where the couple met last August. Coincidentally, Rome’s exwife, Carole, also met her fiancé, Florida Governor Charlie Christ, at Nello’s. * * * On Saturday, August 16, the cast of “Gossip Girl,” including Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, Leighton Meester, Ed Westwick, Chace Crawford, Jessica Szhor, Taylor Momsen, Nicole Fiscella and Metthew Settle, attended the vitaminwater® celebration for the show’s upcoming season premiere at the EMM Group Estate, the private home of Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum. The show’s second season premieres on September 1 on the CW network. * * * Hillary Dobbs, 20-year-old daughter of CNN



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get to it, but I figured he did that anyway when we had the wooden bin. And that, I thought, was about all I would be thinking about this situation. I do have a busy life, after all. As time went by, however, I noticed a strange thing. It was one thing to drag the cans down the hill past the cars when we had the wooden bin and there was no choice in the matter. With the new situation. the garbage man was surely wondering, “Why, when the garbage can is on wheels, do I have to navigate through all the cars to get the garbage? Why don’t they leave it down the hill a bit?” I never spoke to the garbage man about this — though I do recall on a rainy morning near Christmas one year coming upon him, a soaking wet fellow who did not speak English, and I, in the spirit of the season, gave him 20 bucks, thus sharing a nod and smile with him. But we never spoke about this situation. What I did notice, however, was creep. The garbage would be picked up every Tuesday and Friday. And each time during the first few weeks, I noticed that when the garbage man left, the can was further downhill than where it had been when he arrived. I’d put it back up top, of course. But after a while, either because I was feeling a little sorry for the guy, or because it was another thing to remember, or because it was indeed a little chore, I began to not do it. It was certainly nothing to be calling Winter about. The guy had a hard enough job to do. And we were talking about him moving it maybe six

feet. When I gave up moving it back, however, the creep continued. The weeks went by. At the end of the first week, it was six feet from the garage, and the second week it was 10 feet from the garage, and the third week it was 15 feet from the garage. Finally, it was 50 feet from the garage, which is just across the driveway from the front door. That wouldn’t do. I moved it 15 feet further up. And so it stayed 15 feet further up for about a year. It really didn’t look all that bad, this garbage can up there, I decided. But we’re talking about a total of maybe four YEARS that this had been going on. And soon, with brazen audacity, the garbage man began once again to leave it further down the hill. So again, I brought it back up, not just halfway, but all the way this time, right up to the garage. It hadn’t been that far up in years. This was punishment.

But then the creep began again. And finally, I decided, I don’t know why, just to let it continue. The creep stopped just opposite the front door for a while, and I imagined the garbage man thinking, can I get away with this? Will he notice? And then, it began again. Now, it was heading further down the hill. Day by day, inch by inch. And I did nothing. When it got to about 40 feet down the hill from opposite the front door, it stopped. And again it stayed there for a while. It was, indeed, a bit of an inconvenience for us, and the family asked me about it, but I told everybody that this was a scientific experiment I was conducting, and so just put up with it, and they did. And then, it began to creep back UP the hill. I could hardly believe it. This was astounding! It got up to the place opposite the front door in about a month, and then, in another month, it was back up there halfway to the garage. And there, finally, and once and for all, it stopped. That’s it. It’s been there ever since. We have, the garbage man and I, made a sort of mutual, decorative, house-and-garden, Martha Stewart-inspired arrangement together. Next week, I plan to tape an envelope with a 20-dollar bill inside to the the garbage bin with the word THANKS on the front. I’ve also been considering buying a large 50pound houseplant in a pot to place on the ground where the garbage bin is as a sort of door stop and “game over” indicator. But I don’t think I will do this. The games shall go on. •

Dan’s Papers 36th Annual Kite Fly at Sagg Main Beach was a resounding success. With the largest turn out ever and the most kites in the air this fun filled family day was high flying and uplifting. With contestants from around the corner and around the globe the busy judges had a hard time narrowing down the choices. As late as today when looking at the photos there were still comments of “oh wow I never even saw that kite” and “Gee that one should have gotten an award”. The wind was perfect and the skies were blue, despite several major kite string tangles and some lost kites everyone had a wonderful time. Entertainment was provided courtesty of Dan’s Papers by Party Kidz, Camm Entertainment, Alison Gelbman of Caricature Express and music by the Jim Turner Band. Dan’s Papers would like to thank Allyn F. Jackson and the Southampton Town Parks and Recreation Department and the Village of Sagaponack for their support. Children’s prizes (Mama Mia! Promotional items and Bob the Beach Builder toys) were provided by Universal Pictures and Don Klores Communications.

Dan’ss Kitee Fly y Winners Mostt Colorful: Arti Denny of Garden City and Southampton 1st and Sophia Wallick of Bridgehampton 2nd Mostt Nautical: Vincent Terrone of Westbury and East Hampton Bestt Homemade: Eva Lantiere of Sag Harobr 1st and Maddie Rafter of Sag Harbor 2nd Fishiest: Eric Wallick of Bridgehampton Smallest: 1st Thomas Ratcliffe IV of Sag Harbor and Lilly Cooper of Southampton 2nd Funniest: Terry Katz of Sag Harbor Mostt Aeronautic: Cole Benedict of Amagansett Bestt Kitee and d Costumee theme: Hannah and Phoebe Oblar of Sag Harbor Funkiest: Emet Jaffe-Pearce of Bridgehampton and London, England Scariest: Luke Sanaya of Calverton Bestt Kitee from m a Garagee Sale: Naomi Graney of East Quogue Mostt Bummed d outt Kitee Flyer: Sam Distiler of Westhampton Mostt Geometric:: Ben Kava of Wainscott

Mostt off off thiss World: Bryana and Becca Jekogian of Southampton Highestt Flying:: Sal Lantiere of Sag Harbor 1st and Jack Palmer of Bridgehampton 2nd Lowestt Flying: Madeline Stoller of Westhampton Longestt Tail: Zack Semlear of Sagaponack Mostt Patriotic: Sophia Rose and Carmello Musacchia Youngestt Kitee Flyer: Benjamin Bleckman of East Hampton


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Dan Rattiner

Juliet Papa

Alec Baldwin

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Artists 4, Writers 2 The Hard-Fought 60th Annual Artists-Writers Softball Game By Dan Rattiner Last Saturday afternoon, in East Hampton, about 300 people came out to watch the 60th Annual Artists & Writers Softball Game. This is the longest-running sporting event in the Hamptons, and by all accounts, this one, a close game with a spectacular ninth-inning ending, was one of the very best of them. The event took place on the sandlot softball field behind the East Hampton Waldbaum’s, with a first pitch thrown out at 3 p.m. The final out usually comes sometime around 6 p.m. This game, however, filled with great defensive plays, moved along very quickly. The dramatic conclusion came at about 10 after five.

It was a sunny day. Landscape architect Joe Sopiak was the starting pitcher for the Artists, and he played the whole game through. He had been the most valuable player of last year’s game, which the Artists won, and this year, he seemed to have it in his head that he would repeat his win, but this time, by pitching the ball with greater velocity than he had before. As this is a slow pitch contest, everyone was taken aback by the speed show he embarked upon. He pitched two full innings without having any trouble putting down the Writers, but his behavior worried me. As the umpire of the game, standing behind him and calling balls and strikes, I wanted him to stop this. I told him so.

“Whoever heard of such a thing?” he replied. I persisted. Finally I ran off the field between the third and fourth inning and spoke to Leif Hope about it. Hope is the organizer of the game, and he agreed with me. I told Sopiak he either had to slow down or I’d disallow his pitches. Sopiak slowed, but he didn’t like it. In these circumstances, the Writers knicked him for two runs in the top of the fourth. But through five innings, that was it. It was a pitcher’s battle, to be sure, with New York Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman working a shutout for the Writers through the five innings. An interesting addition to the game was our (continued on the next page)

VERED SLAPPED WITH FINE, LEFT WITH QUESTIONS By Debbie Tuma Things have been fairly quiet in the artopening scene in East Hampton since the Memorial Day Weekend brouhaha, when two neighboring galleries were given summonses for serving alcohol and having gatherings without the required one-day permit, and one of the owners got arrested. On May 24, Ruth Vered, owner of Vered Gallery, was hauled away from her big opening day party in handcuffs, after she refused to shut down her bar and asked the police to leave her gallery. It was the opening reception for the work of celebrity photographer Steven

Klein, and she was taken away by police as crowds pleaded for them to let her go. She had two sets of charges — a criminal one for violating the state liquor laws, and another for violating the village code that requires a gathering permit for over 50 people. She was scheduled for a June 25 court appearance, which was postponed until August 13. The police also arrived at an opening party at the nearby Walk Tall Gallery owned by Wendy Wachtel, to present a summons for failure to have an alcohol permit. Because Wachtel was not present, police gave the summons to an assistant, Brittany Demmler, who has since

left the gallery. Demmler’s court appearance was also scheduled for June 25, but she was told to come back on August 13. On that date she appeared and the case was adjourned “on contemplation of dismissal” for six months. If no other tickets are given during that time, the case against Demmler would be dismissed. “I have been working with the police on this, and I’m hoping my landlord will give his permission for me to get an alcohol permit,” said Wachtel. “But I’m glad it’s over.” Last Wednesday, Vered sent her attorney, (continued on page 50)

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Congressman, Tim Bishop, who started at third base for the Artists. He dropped an easy ground ball in the first inning, but then redeemed himself in the second with a diving catch. Congressmen aren’t supposed to be diving into the dust like this. Bishop did. He played a great game.

In the fourth inning, actor Alec Baldwin came in to umpire calling balls and strikes behind the pitcher’s mound, giving me a much-needed break. Both the top and bottom of the inning were filled with action, and although nobody scored, they kept Baldwin busy the whole time. He was a good sport and turned that inning into

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great entertainment. When I returned for the fifth inning, I decided that though I lack any acting talent, I could at least shout out the balls and strikes louder and with more conviction, which I did for the rest of the game. The Writers had a big rally in the top of the fifth. With two outs and two runners on, home run hitter Bill Collage hit a huge drive to deep centerfield. It was going over the wall, but Artist John Longmire robbed him of a home run by leaping above the wall to bring it down. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Zuckerman was replaced on the mound by Benito Vila. And the Artists welcomed him by knocking him around. With two on, actor Chevy Chase hit a hard bouncer to Lee Minetree at shortstop, but Minetree could not decide to which base he wanted to throw the ball. So everybody was safe and the bases were loaded. Before the dust cleared, the Artists had scored three times. And this lead, three to two, carried them through until the bottom of the eighth, when they added one more. It was a hot day. And by the time we got into the eighth inning, I was occasionally losing track of the balls and strikes, the number of outs and what planet I was on. With the count two and one, at one point, Sopiak pitched a ball high and outside to Vila. I (continued on page 46)

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Adverse Possession Live on it Openly for 10 Years or More, Property is Yours to Keep By Dan Rattiner Did you know that if you take possession of somebody else’s property for 10 years and the owner doesn’t kick you off, you can own it? I didn’t either until it happened to me. It’s called “adverse possession,” it’s really quite remarkable, and it’s the law. At the present time, there are two extraordinary cases involving adverse possession going on in this area — one in Montauk, which just this past week has drawn to a close, and the other at the far other reaches of Long Island in Brooklyn, which has just begun. My own situation with adverse possession

took place in 1977 when I bought the property where I presently live on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton. The owner of this property, which is a half-acre overlooking the water, walked me around and proudly showed me the place, including the front yard, which was substantial enough to throw a ball around in. At the closing, however, I learned that onehalf of the front yard actually did not belong to the property being sold. It belonged to a neighbor, but it had been part of the front yard of this property for more than 20 years. That day, sitting in the chair at the closing, I was presented with the option of either not

buying the house, or going ahead with the house, knowing that I’d have to deal with this situation. I went ahead. And then, rather than begin the worry that might be involved with my making an ownership claim of this triangular piece of my front lawn, I simply bought it from the neighbor. And that was the end of the problem. To prove adverse possession in New York State, you must “fly the flag,” which is to say, actively and aggressively take possession of the property, inform the person who owns it you are doing so, fence it off and wait 10 years. If there is no objection, it’s yours. And (continued on the next page)

GUNFIGHT IN THE NIGHT IN NORTHWEST. 2 DIE. By Dan Rattiner Deep in the forest of the Northwest section of East Hampton Town, under a full moon and just before dawn on Monday morning, two people were shot to death in circumstances that so far have baffled both the authorities and the neighbor in that area. What is known is this. At 5:45 a.m., a call came into 911, but when it was answered there was no one on the line. Two minutes later, a second call came in, but before it could be answered, the caller hung up. Two minutes after that the 911 phone rang again. And this time, a male voice said this:

“Shots fired at 28 Cedar Trail.” And then that was it. The police arrived at this home — a grand, two-story brick residence beautifully appointed, with gardens and a swimming pool — at just before 6 a.m. They rang the doorbell. No one answered. Then, finding the door locked, they broke it down. Downstairs, it appeared no one was home. But upstairs, in the master bedroom, they found Georgiana Stockel, age 64, in bed, still alive but unconscious from a gunshot wound in her head. Next to her was her husband, Lester Stockel, also 64 and also with a gunshot in his head. He

was dead, and in his hand was a 9 mm semiautomatic pistol. Mrs. Stockel was taken to Stony Brook Hospital, but soon died there. That is all anybody knows. Living in homes on wooded lots elsewhere on that narrow dead-end street are numerous prominent East Enders, including Pat Trunzo, the builder, whose house, coincidentally, caught fire several weeks ago. Also on the street lives a physician, Dr. Arthur Goldberg, and his wife. And also on the street are Ed Van Dyke, an accountant, and John Fierro, who owns Fierro’s Pizza on (continued on page 53)

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houses together would own the land as an association. And Leaver was happy to give it up. He could use it for grassland anyway. Two years ago, however, a man who bought two of the four parcels, Jim Esposito, started building his house there, and demanded that Leaver remove his livestock and move back the split rail fence. He wanted the open land. Leaver no longer owned it. He didn’t like big animals, apparently. In a flurry of activity, it was learned that the charge given to the town to administer this property was that they should find uses for it that would allow the owners of it, the association, to enjoy it for “recreational use.” This is not what was intended. But there it was.

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Leaver sued, saying his animals on the property established adverse possession. But a judge has now ruled that his keeping his livestock there was only by permission of the owners, which was the association he set up to own it. Therefore, it was just the equivalent of a long-term tenancy. It did not qualify for adverse possession. Leaver now has to move his pasture fence a few hundred feet away from the edge of the current pasture on that side. And the homeowners can now enjoy “recreation” on the pastureland. Oh, well. While this lawsuit is winding down, another one, in Brooklyn, is heating up. Eight years ago, a man named Darren Miller saw a five-acre empty lot on Erskine Street near the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn and figured that nobody would notice if he charged people to park their cars on it. When that worked out pretty well, he paved the property and put a fence around it. It is today, or it was until last Wednesday, a well-known parking lot, with a booth and signs and Miller there to take the money, which was $200 a month per car. Last Wednesday morning, the City of New York had Miller arrested. Turns out this vacant lot is owned by the City of New York. They came there demanding he close his business, and when he refused, they charged him with trespassing, being in possession of stolen property (several cars on the lot had been abandoned there by people who had run off) and operating an illegal dump (the stolen cars). They hauled him off to jail. He is there today. And the police have shut down the operation. Miller’s lawyer, Vincent Gerardi, says that things probably wouldn’t have come to this if Miller, last year, hadn’t decided that he ought to clean things up by taking legal possession of his property through “adverse possession.” Nobody had ever bothered him. He was there near to 10 years. So he went before a judge and started the process. And boom. One can almost see the bureaucrats in the City of New York, checking the law, checking the calendar and noting they just had a few months to act with this guy. And if they didn’t, five precious acres of the City of New York would be gone forever. Couldn’t have that. Reporters interviewed a truck driver named Keith Taylor who for years had parked four trucks on the property. “I thought this was a legitimate parking lot. Where am I going to go now? I can’t park them on the street,” he said. Well, he’ll think of something. Miller will be arraigned on Thursday. •

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Plum Ridiculous DHS Rep. Doesn’t Understand Why Folks Don’t Trust the Govt. By Tiffany Razzano North Fork legislators, officials and residents came out in droves to an August 12 public hearing conducted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to speak out the potential upgrade of the bio-level 3 laboratory on Plum Island to a bio-level 4. At bio-level 3, the lab studies animal diseases — primarily foot and mouth disease — that pose no threat to humans. A level 4 lab would see the inclusion of more dangerous animal diseases that could be transferred to humans. Several of these diseases have no known cure. The primary concern regarding the North Fork is, not surprisingly, safety.

“There are no evacuation routes and no availability to build evacuation routes,” said Scott Russell, Southold Town supervisor. “You can’t build on an island where there are already roads and the rest is water. You can’t build roads on water.” “It’s extremely difficult to evacuate the North Fork and Shelter Island,” said Legislator Ed Romaine. The current plan is suited for weather-related issues that require evacuation of flood areas, he said. Ironically, the morning after this meeting, news broke that Plum Island was on the laundry list of New York area landmarks targeted by a Pakistani scientist/terror suspect.

Following the meeting regarding Plum Island’s bio-level status, the news rattled the North Fork. “We shouldn’t be so naïve, and it’s no surprise that a major combatant has information on many American landmarks and places like that,” Russell said. “What makes it pertinent is if we upgrade to bio-level 4. Certainly it poses a real threat to people if there’s a threat to it right now at level 3.” Romaine’s biggest concern is that Plum Island is in neither a “no-fly” nor a “no-boating” zone. “You can bring a boat close to shore,” he said. “Those are things that need to be dis(continued on the next page)

McGINTEE STARTS TO REVIVE BUDGET, CAREER By T.J. Clemente Reports of Town of East Hampton Supervisor William McGintee’s political demise are premature. According to his aide, Lynn Ryan, McGintee is now focused on leading the town out of a budget mess that many accuse him of creating. However, Ryan believes that the next few months may end up being McGintee’s finest hour. With the actual number due in on September 30, Ryan said the supervisor is approaching the deficit-creating town budget with a plan to close the gap created over the last few years by raising taxes, raising fees and getting a firm handle

on town health care costs. On the topic of the often scandalous headlines that have announced the town’s financial plight, Ryan believes time will reveal what she called a “trickle-up theory,” meaning that huge budget deficits are now appearing in the county (she put the number at $150 million), the state and, of course, the country, given the record-breaking federal deficit of over one trillion dollars forecasted for 2008. “The supervisor has a plan, and if the board goes along with his plan, things will work out,” Ryan said. The theory is that McGintee — much maligned in recent months for budg-

et deficits and a revenue shortfall — has an opportunity to lead the town through a crisis that was not totally his making. Bad management of the town’s financial situation may have stretched back through a few administrations. Ryan said the supervisor regrets not sticking to his 24% tax increase proposal in 2005, after the board expressed no support for it, and said, “This time, if the board follows the supervisor’s recommendations, all will be in good shape.” On the other side of the fence, many believe there’s a credibility problem — some citizens (continued on page 48)

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cussed. Even at a bio-level 3, they should be discussed and reviewed.” There is a misconception that, should a bomb go off on Plum Island, the viruses would be released and scatter. But Russell said that in actuality, most of them would be destroyed from the heat of the blast. Russell’s concern was for the safety of the workers, including those who ride the Cross Sound Ferry to work, which he says “is a much easier target.” Regarding the terror threat to Plum Island, John Verrico, spokesman for the DHS, Science and Technology division, says the DHS determined that there was no real threat to the Island following the arrest of the terror suspect. “Our senior folks were briefed about that when the arrest was first made. We took a look at the site and didn’t feel any changes had to be made,” he said. As for local fear of a potential release of these viruses, whether at a level 3 or 4, Verrico says their fears are unfounded. “They don’t understand that there really is no situation that would require an evacuation of the area,” he said. “The amount of pathogens on hand are extremely small. We’re just trying to find vaccines. If released, the great majority will die very quickly, almost immediately. There’s not enough quantity of the disease to infect even one person.” Security measures on the island would be beefed up with the upgrade to ensure none of the viruses would be released. And the dis-

eases that come with the new lab that might be transferred from animals to humans would require direct contact with the animal, said Verrico. “But it’s an understandable fear,” he added. “People don’t trust the government, and it’s a shame. We’re really nice people. We’re not trying to do anything scary to folk. We’re not doing anything underhanded. There’s nothing to hide…The risk is considered minimal.” Plum Island is up against five other locations — Athens, Georgia; Manhattan, Kansas; Flora, Mississippi; San Antonio, Texas; and Butner, North Carolina — that are actually lobbying for the bio-level 4 lab to be built in their area. “Other communities actually want it,” Romaine said. He says that there is some economic benefit to having the lab built — about half a billion federal dollars would be funneled into the local economy if the new lab is constructed. The new lab could be built on the mainland for about $500 million, with the cost ballooning to $750 million if it’s built on Plum Island. The old lab on the island would have to be torn down and a new facility built from scratch. “But some people in Homeland Security prefer Plum Island because it is an island and there are no acquisition costs,” Romaine said. The DHS has also said that if Plum Island is not the site of the future bio-level 4 lab, the current lab will be shut down, raising concerns about how this would affect the economy on the North Fork. But Russell feels this is an idle

threat. They’ve recently done over $50 million in upgrades to the existing lab, so why would they just shut it down? “With the kind of money they’ve put into it and the upgrades they’ve done, I’m reasonably sure it will remain a fully functional bio-level 3,” he said. “It’s perfectly suited for it. It’s away from cattle population and animals that could be affected by these diseases, which don’t affect humans. It’s perfect for what it does.” Still, Russell added, “You never know. The federal government is perfectly capable of wasting money.” And with the presidential election coming up, after years of talks about a potential super research center, the DHS is scrambling to make a final decision on the location of the future level 4 lab by December — right before a new administration takes office. This is another reason Russell thinks anything could happen. “A new president could mean a new direction, and we will definitely have a new direction, whether it’s Republican or Democrat,” he said. As for the recent public hearing regarding Plum Island, everything the public had to say will be taken into account when the DHS makes its final decision, Verrico said. “We wanted people to point out things we have to look at. The purpose of having these meetings is to get exactly those comments,” he said. “The community acceptance is part of the criteria for deciding where to place the lab.”




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Witchie Havens Sag Harbor Beach Closed for Contamination, Cause is a Mystery By T.J. Clemente You collect your youngsters to go to a nice, gentle beach. But when you get there, you see a sign stating that the beach is closed, having been declared “unsafe for bathing.” So where is this? Bayonne, New Jersey? Staten Island Fishkill’s? No. It’s right in the heart of Sag Harbor at Havens Beach. Wait a minute. How can this be? After all, the Hamptons has spent half a billion dollars in the last 10 years on preservation of land — and there’s contaminated water? Yes. Considerably high levels of coliform bacteria have been found through testing the water at

Havens. Town officials have put forth myriad explanations for what could be the problem, including a pipe that carries storm water into the bay at Havens (exacerbated by some serious rainfall of late), waterfowl excrement, illegal waste discharge from boats, and even dog waste from a nearby area used as a dog run. Whatever the cause, local and county authorities have failed to act. In fact, between 2006 and 2007, more than a half-dozen advisories were issued from the Suffolk County Health Department to prohibit swimming at Havens. This summer, three advisories were issued. The result is a beach with unswimmable water in a beautiful spot right in the heart of town.

I spoke to famous East Hampton plumber “Johnny Pipes,” who thinks the problem is the sewage treatment plant nearby. “I don’t think it’s the storm runoff,” he said. “I think that they are just not doing a thorough job at the sewage treatment plant. If they were, that stuff wouldn’t be in the water.” Sag Harbor Mayor Greg Ferraris has reportedly stated that the advisory is not based on actual readings. (The call to his office for information on this topic was not answered before deadline.) Suffolk County Health official Mac Waters shared his personal thoughts. He said that advisories are issued after severe rainfalls due to the (continued on the next page)

WITH 77 MORE ACRES, MONTAUK IS 40% PRESERVED By T.J. Clemente Since 1980, thousands of acres of Montauk land have been purchased by New York State, Suffolk County and the Town of East Hampton. We can now add to that number 77 acres that the state, county and town are about to purchase for a reported $18 million from former TV talk show host and humorist, Dick Cavett. Cavett, 71, will retain 19.8 acres and his two Stanford White homes. According to East Hampton Town Natural Resources Director Larry Penny, by 1980 protected lands in Montauk included Theodore Roosevelt Park (864 acres), Montauk Point State

Park (200 acres), Montauk Downs (160 acres, purchased in 1978) and Hither Hills (570 acres). Penny puts the pre-1980 number of acres saved somewhere around 1,500. Since then, over 2,600 total acres have been acquired. Using Community Preservation Funds (CPF) the town preserved Shadmoor State Park (98.9 acres), Navy Road (22.4 acres), Koppelman Nature Preserve (770 acres), Culloden Point (174.1 acres), Westlake Hills (188 acres) and Amsterdam Beach (122 acres). Other purchases by the town, state or county (or all three) since 1980 include Camp Hero (414 acres), the Sanctuary (339 acres) and Hither Woods (540

acres). With a square mile equaling 640 acres, Montauk has almost eight square miles of preserved state and county parks, and open land. Considering Montauk consists of 17.5 square miles of land, and 19.8 square miles of land and water, somewhere in the vicinity of 40 percent of Montauk is now preserved land, not to be developed. The Cavett property is located just north of Ditch Plains, and adjacent to Amsterdam Beach. The town plans to build trails on the newly acquired property. Purchases such as this one (continued on page 43)

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Perhaps “Johnny Pipes” is correct. Maybe on certain days the sewage plant doesn’t do its job thoroughly. He’s just guessing. And at the moment, so is everyone else. No one is definitive in identifying the problem, or determining a solution — other than removing the lifeguard, which is the official sign that the beach is closed. Yet in fact, people will still swim there. Testing is being done (to be concluded in November) but it is not known what kind of impact the testing will

have on the Board when the results are presented. At the moment this issue is not being discussed perhaps as it should be, either to prevent a misconception if there is one, or to prevent a ruckus from the local real estate community fearing a drop in property values. But the truth is, something must be done to address the very need for advisory notices. The waters around Sag Harbor must remain healthy.

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fact that a town drainpipe that handles overflow drains into that beach area. He said the advisory is just a safety warning of the possibility of a potential problem — not necessarily an actual problem. Waters said that the beach was not officially closed and referred me to the Suffolk County Health Public Relations spokesman for more information. Groups including the Peconic Baykeeper are calling for more extensive action because they believe the problem extends beyond the drainpipe. Perhaps there have been days when Havens Beach was not suitable for swimming yet was open, even though high levels of fecal coliform bacteria (enterocci) are found on occasion at considerably higher ratios than desired.




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Clash of the Titans Rufus Wainwright and Jessye Norman Re-Write Music History By Susan Galardi Rufus Wainwright is a 35-year-old, two-time Juno Award-winning, edgy, Canadian/American “pop” singer/songwriter. Jessye Norman is a 62-year-old, four-time Grammy Award-winning dramatic soprano of international renown. The two may seem like odd bedfellows, but in fact, their upcoming pairing at the Watermill Center is a stroke of sheer genius. In western music, there has always been a divide between classical and popular genres. Because of hefty commissions from the church and private patrons in the 18th and 19th centuries, the “classical” style dominated the music

scene — it was the “popular” music. Music for the commoners included folk and, earlier, troubador songs — simple ditties often with bawdy lyrics, performed by musicians who traveled from place to place for their gigs. It was very easily accessible music. Today, the tables have turned. The music of 20th- and 21st-century classical composers, with wild explorations of tonality and instrumentation, is challenging and thus limited in its audience, finding a home in a few concert halls, adventurous music festivals and on conservatory recital stages. On the flip side, pop music — most of which is stuck in the 18th-century harmony, song structure (verse/chorus/verse/cho-

rus) and instrumentation (guitars and drums replacing lutes and tambourines) — is ubiquitous. And despite the adage, “There are only two types of music: good music and bad music,” most people are adherents of one style or the other. There is the occasional crossover, when modern composers “borrow” from pop or folk idioms, or vice versa — like the ‘60s rock opera, Tommy, and some modern musical theater that blurs the lines between opera and Broadway. But outside of theatrical music, there is rarely a successful fusion of the two worlds. Rufus Wainwright is one of the few pop artists who has successfully bridged the chasm (continued on the next page)

On the Edge: At SkypeHampton, No Traffic, No Gouging By Victoria L. Cooper Last week, I Skyped the editorial meeting. That’s not a misspelling for “skipped,” even though it was a gorgeous Wednesday in the Hamptons. I worked from the glass table on my deck with the wind in my hair and a glass of iced tea nearby, in front of my laptop. There, I was able to see and hear the rest of the editorial department, just as they could see and hear me. Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis founded Skype in 2003. They created software that makes communicating with people around the world easy and exciting. The only require-

ments are that you have a computer, a web camera and an Internet connection. After downloading the software, you create a username and password, and then you’re able to say hello to your cousin in Australia, your college roommate in Boston or the Dan’s Papers editorial staff in Bridgehampton, no matter where you are. And if both of you are on Skype, it’s free. Based in Luxembourg, Skype is very popular among Europeans and is available in 28 languages (forget that Optimum Triple Play, 877393-4448 voice plan). Conference calls with up to 10 people, voice-to-voice and video-to-video

services are free. Skype generates revenue through other offerings such as making and receiving calls to and from landline and mobile phones, as well as voicemail and call forwarding, starting at $.021 per minute. Go to and you can easily look up all the rates — in US dollars, Japanese Yen, Iceland Krona, you name it — and find out how much it would cost to call Afghanistan, Lebanon, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, etc. per minute. And it’s much, much cheaper than typical phone rates. According to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) the num(continued on page 65)

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between pop and classical — in fact, his music has been called “popera.” Wainwright, in his own words, is “a huge opera fanatic.” So it was no surprise that he would choose Norman, an operatic legend, as his guest for the upcoming performance at the Watermill Center’s benefit concert on August 30. Many people will recognize one name or the other, but few will be familiar with both artists. After a little Googling, pop fans might angst about being forced to listen to opera; opera fans might be perturbed about Norman’s pairing with a rock singer. But for those who know both of these artists, there’s one thought: “Wow. What a brilliant combination.” The successful blending of the two aesthetics starts with Wainwright’s output. To say he writes “big” songs is an understatement. Calling him a songwriter is like calling the “Ride of the Valkyries” a little ditty. His best works are structured like full-blown arias, with melodies that gracefully segue from quick-paced, recitativelike passages to broad, sweeping phrases. Many of Wainwright’s arrangements are “through composed,” establishing specific moods and colors from section to section. Every element is thought out — instrumentation, layering within

the arrangement, word coloring and phrasing, time signatures, tempo — through deliberate yet uncalculated technique. In his five CDs of original music the best songs are really scenes, telling a story or revealing the inner thoughts of the character. Shockingly, for someone with such advanced composition skills ,Wainwright had only a smattering of formal training — a “lot of piano lessons,” and two years at McGill University’s music school. “I wasn’t very good there, I was kind of lazy,” he said. “But in retrospect, all those hours I didn’t spend practicing scales, I spent writing songs and developing my own style.” Wainright’s training was largely experiential. Raised in a family of musicians (the son of folk singers Loudon Wainwright and Kate McGarrigle), he listened to the great opera composers, whom he cites as his major influences. “I love all of them, except Meyerbeer. I feel bad for him,” he joked. (Meyerbeer has the dubious dis-

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tinction of writing the last opera to feature a male castrato.) “But my favorite is Verdi because there’s such a mystery to what makes his music so amazing. I still can’t figure it out. Even in Traviata’s stock 19th-century arrangements, there’s still mystery.” Wainwright has parlayed his passion and leanings toward the classical genre into success in the alternative pop world for a few reasons. His subject matter is topical — he writes about addiction in “Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk,” sexuality in “Gay Messiah,” the artifice of boys who feel “as pretty as princes” in “Poses.” His language is very much in the vernacular. In “Cigarettes,” he sings, “If I should buy jelly beans, have to eat them all in just one sitting.” Jelly beans. Another element that makes Wainwright’s heady output accessible is his voice, by no means a legit, pear-shaped tone. Wainwright lazily slurs from note to note, with a casual, warm yet slightly nasal pop sound that betrays the melody’s musical complexity and sophistication. (Yet he has a wide vocal range and his pitch is dead on.) But fans of the operatic vocal style can’t help but imagine Placido Domingo singing the hell out of “Poses,” or Kathleen Battle taking on the initial delicacy of “Cigarettes” and launching its grand, ascending scale passages. This is where Wainwrights’s shared billing becomes transparent. Enter Jessye Norman. While the details of the program were not disclosed as of this writing, one could only hope that the performance would involve Norman singing Wainwright. “I’m not sure what she’s going to do,” he said. “I made some requests, and she seemed enthusiastic, but if she just shows up and does a few songs, I’ll be thrilled. Whatever diva wants, diva gets.” It’s anybody’s guess what Norman might want. In addition to performing title roles in operatic chestnuts like Aida and Carmen, in the heavies by Wagner and Strauss, and more transparent music by Poulenc and Faure, Norman has reached beyond the standard repertoire, collaborating with cutting edge artists like Bill T. (continued on page 44)

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Who’s Here By David Lion Rattiner Just five houses separated the childhood homes of Dennis Lynch and Billy Joel in Hicksville. The two men are 20 years apart in age and had never met until a few weeks ago when Dennis interviewed on-camera the music legend for a documentary on the Hamptons that he is producing. Like Joel, Lynch never graduated from college; in fact, he dropped out on five separate occasions and never earned one credit. Nevertheless, he’s been CEO of three separate multi-million dollar companies that he started from scratch. It’s for this reason Ernst and Young awarded him the prestigious “Entrepreneur of The Year” award in 2000, and why John Sculley, the former CEO of Apple and Pepsi, hand-picked Lynch as a business partner. To say Lynch has the ability to quickly create something from nothing would be an understatement. He’s an idea guy who understands that concepts come to life by being hands-on. Equal parts thinker and doer, Lynch prides himself on being “future ready,” a term he coined to describe himself. He calls the East End his home away from home, which he has every right to do, considering his house in East Hampton has been in his family for 100 years. He purchased the house from his grandfather with a promise of keeping it in the family. The house was old and needed updating, and Lynch decided to do the work himself while spending summers there. His new status as a local provided a new perspective of the area. On the first day of high school he met the love of his life whom he married and is still with today. He credits his love for Mary as the fuel that drove him to find success. “I played baseball in high school and later tried out for the Expos and the White Sox, but didn’t make it,” said Lynch. “I attended college but I hated school. I wasn’t making much of an impression on Mary’s father and I knew my only chance of keeping her was to start my own company.” Lynch started Techsmart, a computer asset recovery company, in 1991. “I borrowed $2,000 from my mother and starting working out of her garage. Within months I had my first warehouse and worked around the clock, often sleeping on the warehouse floor to eliminate lost travel time. Within a few years I had four warehouses and hundreds of employees.” His rags-to-riches story made headlines in The Wall Street Journal, Newsday and The New York Times. He was also profiled on CNN, CNBC and ABC News for his remarkable accomplish-

Dennis Lynch Filmmaker ments. Although Techsmart became the largest computer asset recovery business in the country, Lynch paid a price. “I was working nonstop. I gained 50 pounds. I remember being on my laptop in the delivery room when I should have been helping my wife give birth to our son. It wasn’t my finest hour. Then a few weeks later I

John Sculley to start a marketing consulting firm called Signature 21 on Park Avenue. He worked side-by-side with Sculley and as a result, got a real-life marketing education he could never have attained in college. Lynch despised the role of consultant, however, and often dreaded the work. During the tragic day of September 11, 2001, he found himself in downtown New York, running from a collapsing World Trade Center. “The next day I told John I was done consulting and vowed to never spend another moment doing something I did not love or that prevented me from being with my family. And as an athlete, I swore to regain a healthy lifestyle. Within a few months, I lost the 50 pounds.” With a lifelong love of film, in 2005 Lynch enrolled at the New York Film Academy to learn digital filmmaking. The day he graduated, he combined his new love for filmmaking with his entrepreneurial spirit and started, a digital filmmaking company. Today, is the largest network of freelance filmmakers in the world, with approximately 17,000 members. His client list includes names like ABC News, Johns Hopkins, Disney and T-FAL. Although headquarters are in Manhattan, Lynch hasn’t forgotten to love what he does. He spends most of his time running the company from his home-based offices in East Hampton and Massapequa, his main residence. “It’s a perfect setup, especially in the summer. I do my work in the morning then take my kids out to the same beach I went to as a kid, Indian Wells in Amagansett. Last year we were at Indian Wells swimming next to Alec Baldwin who was born and raised in Massapequa. I introduced myself, and we spoke about Massapequa as if we knew each other for years.” Lynch’s passion for digital filmmaking has not stopped with, as he has been working on a major documentary about the Hamptons. “The film focuses on how and why the Hamptons is the greatest place on earth. In the film so far are Christie Brinkley, Chuck Scarborough, Alec Baldwin, John Roland, Dan Rattiner, of course, Billy Joel, Mercedes Ruehl, Jay Schneiderman and others. But just as importantly I have interviewed local merchants and residents, and when I’m all done, the film will show the world what the Hamptons is really about. No film has ever done that before, in my opinion.” As the interview came to an end, Lynch got ready to go. But this time, not to a work commitment. “I’m going to spend the rest of the day with my wife and kids,” he said. “I’ll be bringing my video camera, of course.”

“I was hospitalized for 7 days with pneumonia ... caused by my being overworked. I made the decision to resign from the company I started.” was hospitalized for seven days with pneumonia and high fevers that were caused by my being overworked. I thought I was going to die. I made the decision to resign from the company I started.” After a few months rest, Lynch teamed with

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Hampton Whalers First Season — a Big Hit All Around

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By Alison Caporimo Have you ever heard the expression, “down and out?” Well, after their defeat in the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League (ACBL) Championship Game last Saturday, the Hampton Whalers may be out, but they certainly are not down. With an impressive season behind them, the Whalers exploded onto the field with the talent

and motivation that usually accompanies a seasoned team, not the Nicky New Guys. The Whalers started off the season 0-6, a score that did not drag down their morale as they matched a 6-1 finish. On July 20, the Whalers had a record of 13-20, with seven games in the wings to prove themselves. They solidified a 12-1 record at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, their home base. It is here that they overcame a 1-0 loss during their second game of the divisional championship, a win that earned them a place in the championship

game in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. The Whalers stepped up to the plate at the ACBL Championship Game with the confidence that the August 12 division championship win supplied. Karl Derbacher, Alan Parks and Chris Walker, the first three batters, swung some singles that sent the team straight to the scorecard. The Whalers started off the game with a 2-0 lead. After starting pitcher Andrew Guarrasi took the mound, however, the team’s strong start fizzled out. One out followed by a slow ground ball to shortstop David Leon took its toll on the team’s position in the game, and spurred a series of small mishaps that started to add up. Mark Houck had a hard time scooping up a ground ball, and when Leon stepped in to throw it to first, he was too late to keep Kutztown Rockies player John Schultz from scoring. Andrew Guarassi walked the leadoff batter, but appeared to injure himself in the process. Then, Rockies’ player Tony Capozzi stepped up to bat and fired a ball that bounced off of Guarrasi’s glove. The Rockies runner made it home. As the Whalers tried to get it together in the dugout, the Rockies decided to give it all they had to put the promising new talent to bed. Casey Lawrence, the Rockies starting pitcher, took the mound with bullets in his hand instead of baseballs. He struck out Tom Coulombe and ended the inning. After scoring a run in the fifth inning, the Rockies took a 4-2 lead. Guarrasi retired to the

sidelines after surrendering 10 hits and four runs over his five innings, after not losing a game since July 12. John Flanagan and Pat Holloway stepped in and each pitched an inning where the Rockies did not score. After Matt Young hit a tworun single on a pitch from Matt Smith, the score changed to 6-2. Whalers catcher Chris Walker threw Young out when he tried to steal second. Smith stood like a statue as a bunt, hit by Kevin Miller, fell between him and third base. With Capozzi at the plate, Miller proceeded to steal second. In the eighth inning, the Whalers were still in the game. However, after Chris Sedon, a Rockies leading hitter and junior at Lackawanna, hit a two-run homer off Matt Smith, the end was clear. The ball flew off Sedon’s bat and landed with a thud in the cornfields beyond the baseball diamond. The Rockies, who defeated Lehigh Valley in the Wolff Division championship series, won the game with a score of 8-2. Even though the ACBL championship game did not play out according to plan, the Whalers leave a strong summer season in their wake.

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Twentysomething…By David Lion Rattiner Olympics I don’t know about you, but all I’ve wanted to do at all hours of the day and night is watch the Olympics. I don’t know what it is about the Olympics this year, but I’m completely obsessed. First of all, FIRST OF ALL, let’s just set this straight right now: those Chinese female gymnasts are not even close to 16 years old. They are, at the most, 13 years old, and it is so annoying. The American gymnasts are better, in general. I can’t tell if that one girl from China who won the gold is older than 10, but she is for damn sure not 16. She also looks crazy in general; that should count for something. America’s Shawn Johnson is the most adorable thing you have ever seen until you see her walk. She has such a positivelooking face, doesn’t she? She should be a motivational speaker. Watching gymnastics is so annoying because at the end of a routine, assuming they have a good landing, you scream out at the top of your lungs, “HOLY COW, SHE TOTALLY STUCK THAT LANDING. PERFECT SCORE! SHE’S GONNA WIN THE GOLD!” And then the judges come back with, like, a 14.8, and you just sit there all confused because the last chick took a step back on her landing and she got a 15.6. There is nothing quite like trying to write your weekly column while watching Michael Phelps and eating a bag of potato chips. I was one of those people that heard he eats 12,000 calories a day, and then figured I should start chowing down so that I could one day be an Olympian.

Just watching Michael Phelps swim slowly through the pool, even when he is not racing, is like watching a seal in an aquarium. He just kind of slides and snakes through the water, and then pops out of it perfectly and walks to his iPod like he is the man, which he is. He’s got to be the coolest athlete on the planet right now. Who would have thought that we would all be so pumped up about swimming? You just watch the outside shots of the “Water Cube,” and you’re like, “OH MAN, THIS IS GONNA BE AWESOME!” And then they race and you have a conversation with somebody explaining to them what the green line is that runs along the pool, and then you get confused at the end because you don’t remember which lane America was in and then you figure it out just at the last second and you’re like, “OH YEAH! AMERICA CAN SWIM, BABY!” Did you catch that one Jamaican chick with the mouth full of braces that won the 100-meter sprint? She was like a crazy person! So far my favorite part of the Olympics is a toss-up between Michael Phelps racing and the commentary by that weird Russian guy with the white mustache who sits next to Bob Costas and talks with him about what you just saw. You can tell Bob does everything he can to keep it together next to this lunatic. I like him, though; he tells it like it is sometimes. Especially when it came to

the Chinese using underage athletes in gymnastics. He’s got this heavy Russian accent and Bob has such a straightarrow approach to everything, and the two just work. They need to get their own weekly television show when the Olympics end, and just commentate on everything. The Russian dude wouldn’t hold back either — you can tell that he is one of those guys who knows everything about everything, and because he’s got that accent you catch yourself accidentally agreeing with him. If there is one complaint that I have this year about the coverage of the Olympics it’s the stadiums. They are just dumb. We need to stick with old-fashioned construction from the Roman empire or classic New England construction. The Bird Nest? So dumb. You look at it and just think to yourself, “Man, somebody put a lot of effort into a building that was designed from the get-go to look really, really ugly.” There was seriously a meeting somewhere in China where one guy said, “I have an idea, let’s build the Anthill for the next Olympics! A stadium in the shape of an anthill!” And then another guy was like, “No, let’s do a bee’s nest.” And then everybody sat in thought and then the richest guy in the room said, “I got it. We will build a bird’s nest.” And then a whole bunch of guys started clapping.


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THE MURDER IN A POPULAR SH NIGHTSPOT By Dan Rattiner A horrible event took place at the Southampton Publick House on the night of Wednesday, August 6. It was about midnight, and it was, as usual, a very busy night, as it always is on “Ladies Night” — a tradition on Wednesdays for years and years. Just after midnight, as the band played and people danced, a young man hopped up onto a table and began dancing. This is unacceptable at the Publick House, a very reputable and safe place in Southampton that has four strong men working as bouncers to see to it that order is kept. One of these bouncers, Andrew Reister, 40, pushed through the crowd. When he got to the table, he asked the man to get down. What happened next is beyond belief. The man on the table, 25-year-old Anthony Oddone, did not respond to being told to get down, and the next thing anybody knew, he did get down, but with Reister in a choke hold. Some people stepped away as the two men lurched around on the floor, but others, after seeing that this choke hold was going on and on long after it might have otherwise been necessary, stepped in and tried to make him let go. Even Oddone’s friends tried to stop him. But he would not stop. Indeed, Reister had slipped away into unconsciousness, but still Oddone held onto him. When he finally let go, Reister dropped to the floor. Oddone then fled. There is no other way to describe it. Many witnesses saw it. All were busy attending to Reister on the floor, who would not wake up. 911 was called. An ambulance was called. The police were called. When the police arrived — the Publick House is just a few hundred yards from police headquarters — Oddone’s friends told them Oddone did not have his car there and would be trying to find other ways of getting home. The police called taxi companies and found that, indeed, Oddone was in a taxi, on his way to his home, which is in Farmingville. At 1 a.m., a police car pulled the cab over and had Oddone arrested. Back at the Publick House, the paramedics put the unconscious Reister on a gurney and wheeled him out to an ambulance. At Stony Brook Hospital, where he was quickly taken, he was found to be near death, and put on life support. By the next morning, he was gone. At 11:08 a.m. on Saturday, with his wife at his side at the hospital, he was taken off life support. Reister, according to the accounts of almost everybody who knew him, was about the nicest guy you’d ever meet. He grew up on North Sea Road, went to school in Southampton then Suffolk County Community College, and married a girl he met when coming late to a class and finding the only available seat left was next to her. Three years later, the two were wed and some years later, began a family. They had two young children. Reister loved it all. He coached a Little League team and recently celebrated his 20th wedding anniversary. He worked as a corrections officer at the Riverhead County Jail, where he headed up several groups that helped raise money for families of corrections officers in need. He worked a second job at the Publick House as a bouncer, and played golf. Friends say he could hit a ball 280 yards. He had many

friends and was a gentle, giving man — and a great asset to this town. Since the incident, many corrections officers from Riverhead have comforted Stacy Reister, who has said if they had not been there for her she didn’t know how she would have gotten through this hard time. “He was a wonderful husband and father and loved his kids and me,” she told a reporter. Oddone, who normally would have been taken to Riverhead jail to Andrew Reister await charges, was instead taken to Rikers Island in New York City for his own safety, given all the friends that Reister had

at the Riverhead facility. His lawyer says that Oddone is pleading not guilty because what he did was in response to being attacked by Reister, and that he was just defending himself. According to those who were present at the assault, Oddone did not appear to be impaired when this altercation took place. Bartenders there say he did not have too much to drink. An early charge against Oddone was first-degree assault. He will likely be further charged with second-degree murder, and is current(continued on page 45)


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Southampton Forges Ahead with CPF Purchases By T.J. Clemente The Town of Southampton is not standing still, even in these difficult times. Despite a significant drop in Community Preservation Funds from an all-time high in 2007 of over $53.53 million, to around $21.8 million to date in 2008, Southampton CPF purchases under Mary Wilson’s watchful eye are still very active. In fact, the town recently used just less than $4 million of CPF funds to purchase 40 acres from James F. Baird and John F. Baird. The property is located on Red Creek Road and Old Squires Road, and designated

in the Paumanok Path Trail area of the town. This action was lauded by many in the immediate area However, in Quiogue, where residents of Southampton Village are requesting Southampton Town CPF money to acquire the 49 acres that include the Oakland Farms subdivision, the story’s not quite the same. The Oakland Farms subdivision proposal received preliminary approval from the Town Planning Board more than two years ago. Once that approval was obtained, there was not much that the village could do to stop the


development. However, Wilson is on record as saying that until it’s developed, the land can always be purchased. She reportedly explained that town officials had “looked into buying the property” from 2003 until 2006. “We could still buy it,” she said. Westhampton Beach Village Attorney Bo Bishop added, “The town should preserve this property, but it’s not in the village, so we don’t have a lot of control over it.” The current development plan calls for a proposed 33-lot subdivision that could be built just outside the village, in Quiogue. Concerned citizens worry that traffic would become intolerable and that water issues will negatively impact the community. One resident, who lives near the proposed subdivision on Adam Lane, said that the construction of 33 new homes in that area will hurt the quality of water in Aspatuck Creek and Quantuck Bay. Other residents also believe the town is not sensitive enough to this issue. Given the struggling housing market, revisiting the issue of Southampton Town acquiring the property with CPF money might seem like a good idea for all involved — including the developer. However, many developers have long-term vision, and when the financing is in place, developing is what they do. They have long histories of buying cement, cinderblocks, lumber and so forth, and have built relationships with their suppliers. They almost feel an obligation to continue building to support the businesses that helped them become successful. Although they can make a profit selling to the CPF with little risk, it is in their spirit to take risks to make even more profits — in this case, millions of dollars. The concerns of neighbors are almost always centered around how changes will affect their pocketbooks, meaning the value of their homes. If the land comes under the control of the CPF it might be assumed the property values of the nearby homes will stabilize, if not increase. Mark Raynor, a former village trustee, said, “We’re hoping that the town pursues and purchases it and uses it as open space.” Perhaps the idea is to recreate the strategy of the Baird property, which runs through the Paumanok Path, connecting some 10,000 acres of wonderful open space. Some believe that the Paumanok Path hiking trail project is of regional importance because it will eventually extend 125 miles from Rocky Point to Montauk Point. The dwindling Community Preservation Fund is being used wisely, and the concerned opposition to the Oakland Farms subdivision would like to see Wilson and the Southampton Town CPF strike again. For now the fate of the 33 Oakland Farms acres is hanging in the balance. Will it be 33 new homes built on one acre each, or will the property remain open space? As Westhampton Beach Village Attorney Bo Bishop said, “It’s sensitive land.”

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seen around town, especially at Martelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, where he sometimes goes to buy his morning paper. It is not readily documented how Cavett came to own 100 acres of Montauk prime property, but always known as perhaps the â&#x20AC;&#x153;brightestâ&#x20AC;? TV talk show host, he proved it by investing wisely. At Liarâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Saloon, a popular establishment that still has $1 draft beers, a weathered fisherman summed it up best by saying, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Montauk is one big park, with some homes.â&#x20AC;? Penny, who almost single-handedly saved Camp Hero and its 414 oceanfront acres from already blueprinted development, believes that all of the preserved land will keep the wildlife and environment healthy, which will ensure both good tourism and a beautiful home for those who live in the town. Cavett gains the admiration of many future generations of people who may never have seen him on TV, but will know him for preserving perhaps the most beautiful coastline on the whole East Coast. The whole situation is a win-win deal for Cavett, the town and the future.


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ensure that properties in the area will remain very private, very exclusive and very valuable. (The Warhol estate went for somewhere between $30-40 million, give or take a few dollars.) These purchases also ensure that the pristine shoreline will never be built up like Big Sur in California, with gaudy new homes. To many who love Montauk the way it is, this is great news. Scott Wilson, the townâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s land acquisition director, reportedly claimed that no parking lots will be constructed on the lands. He also expressed relief that the property, which was on the private market for as much as $30 million, was secured by the town. Cavett accepted the town offer for substantially less money, but now wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have any neighbors building homes near his for the rest of his life. A town official unofficially said a few years back that Cavett reportedly was ready to donate the property to the town for nothing, but something went awry in the negotiations. Cavett, long active in Montauk preservation, played a role with Paul Simon, Billy Joel and others to help save the Montauk Lighthouse. He is often

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opened my mouth. What came out was “strike two.” Well, balls and strikes are not a big deal, and when an umpire makes a call you’re supposed to stick to it. “Two and two,” I said softly. “What was that?” Vila asked with his bat on his shoulder. “He said ‘strike,’” Sopiak shouted to him. “That’s ridiculous,” Vlla said. “Okay,” I said. “Three and one.” Sopiak, who had the ball and was getting ready for the next pitch, looked at me in astonishment. Then he said, “It really was a ball.” “I know,” I said, suppressing a giggle. Boxing sportscaster Bert Sugar, assisted by Juliette Papa, called the game over a PA system from a table behind the backstop, but sometimes I wondered if he was looking at the same game I was. In one particular inning, the Artists got two men on base with nobody out, and the next batter up hit a fly ball to right, which was caught. “Bases loaded, nobody out,” Sugar said. “One out,” I said, raising one finger in the air. “This is going to be tough on the Writers,” Sugar said. “Their backs are to the wall. Bases loaded. Nobody out.” “Two on, one out,” I shouted. “I don’t see how Zuckerman is going to get out of this inning without letting at least one run in,” Sugar said.

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“One out,” I shouted again. “Bases loaded,” said Sugar. The end of the game could not have been more dramatic. The Artists were just three outs away from victory when the Writers came up for the top of the ninth inning. Sopiak, still pitching beautifully, got the first two out. But then he could not get the third. Pretty soon, the bases were loaded, and who strode to the plate but Bill Weise, another home run hitter who, several years ago, had been Player of the Game. The count went to three and two. And with that, Sopiak let loose one of his off-speed pitches, which Weise swung at with full force. It went

straight up, 15 feet into the air. The catcher for the Artists, Tom Clohessy, went to catch it for the final out. Weise did not seem to know where the ball had gone. He just stood there a moment, as Clohessy came up alongside him on the first-base side, in fair territory, under the ball, at which point Weise turned to run toward first, which got him running right into Clohessy. The ball popped out of Clohessy’s mitt. I knew instantly how I had to call it. I didn’t want to. It would be a terrible end to this game. “Out,” I called, running toward home plate. A base runner cannot interfere in a baseline with a fielder going for the ball. “Three outs, game over.” The entire bench of Writers erupted and ran onto the field screaming at me. The Artists did the same. And there they all were, standing around, yelling at me at the same time, the Artists saying “game over,” the Writers shouting “foul ball.” “He hit him, it’s over,” I said. “He never got out of the batter’s box,” sportswriter Mike Lupica shouted. “He can just stand there.” But he hadn’t just stood there. “I have to call what happened,” I said. “I was looking right at it.” Clohessy, the catcher, who should have been glad that though he dropped the ball the game (continued on the next page)

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was over, took a very surprising position. He’s a big man, about 6’4”, and he has a big booming voice. “We cannot win the game this way,” he shouted at me. “Do it over. We want to win the game fair and square.” Hope was now on the scene. And he agreed with the assessment. “The rule book is the rule book. He was out. But I agree. It can’t end this way.” “Okay,” I said. “It doesn’t count. For the sake of the game, a foul ball.” Everybody seemed amazed at this turn of events. And so the talking stopped. And so we went back to where we were before this play. I don’t think we have ever before done this. It was quite amazing. And now it was Sopiak, who has been playing softball in one league or another all his life. And at the plate was Richard Wiese, wildlife adventurer, and the same former President of the Explorers Club, who is a big slugger. The count was still three and two. Sopiak pitched the next ball high, which would have been ball four driving in a run, but Wiese went for it. And it was a long drive deep out to right field. The right fielder, Stu Steppin, drifted back and back and, right up against the wall, caught it for the third and final out. Artists 4, Writers 2. As the game was over, the crowd drifted away, having watched one of the best-played and most exciting games in years. A half-hour later, in the outdoor courtyard at the Lodge Restaurant on

Race Lane, the Artists and Writers, still in uniform, sweaty and covered with dust, drank ice cold beers and discussed the game. Soon, Hope arrived. He announced that the Player of the Game Award would again go to Joe Sopiak. And he announced that over $90,000 was raised for three charities: the Phoenix House, East Hampton Child Care and East End Hospice. This was a record amount. “Next year, $100,000,” he said. “And I believe that will happen.” The game was dedicated to the memory of actor Roy Scheider, who for more than a decade had been the pitcher for the Artists. It was also dedicated to the 11 servicemen from our East End community who lost their lives in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan during the last five years. Many family members of those who had made this sacrifice were at this game and stood on the mound silently to be introduced to the crowd by Congressman Bishop. A moment of silence for the fallen was then held. And then Morgan Sturges was introduced by Master of Ceremonies Juliette Papa of 1010 WINS, and she sang the “Star-Spangled Banner” as we stood there, holding our hats over our hearts. A good deal of media was at the game, including Newsday, Plum TV, LTV and, of course, Hampton Style and Dan’s Papers. Sponsors of this event were HBO, Mort Zuckerman, Hollander Design, Grumbacher Paints, Carlisle Collection, Shana Alexander Foundation, 1010 WINS, Snapple, Walter Bernard Design, Madison Copy, Spanierman Gallery, Fred and Lora Drasner, Ronnette Riley

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when confronted with overt contempt as opponents tried to make him look inept, aloof and out of control, McGintee has stayed the course. Ryan is highly focused on, if not obsessed with, the fees the town charges for weddings, beach stickers and housing permits. She believes they are too low, and in some instances — like beach parties and weddings — the low fees cause the town to lose money due to police overtime to supervise traffic and safety for the events. She puts fees revenue at around $1 million out of an approximate $57 million budget. She believes the highly popular and successful seniors programs cost money and must be funded. So, as the forecasted budget numbers start to trickle in, aiming at the September 30 Dday announcement, the supervisor plans on tipping off the board as soon as possible so that a coherent plan can be drawn up and the town can make the turn on grappling with the national downturn in the economy and its effect on revenues available to towns, counties, states and the federal government. So as the clock ticks, the town prepares to face down its worst financial crisis, although Ryan said, “The town hasn’t even begun to tap its financial resources. That’s what Moody’s said.” McGintee must show his mettle in the upcoming month. He has an opportunity to resurrect a political career many believe is already over.


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Stephen Grossman of Sag Harbor, to appear on her behalf. Grossman said he had previously been in discussion with East Hampton Village, which oversees the gathering permits, and the District Attorney’s office, which oversees the alcohol permits needed for the state. “They agreed that we could lower the criminal charge from a misdemeanor to a violation if we pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, which we did,” explained Grossman. “And once we did that, the village would also dismiss their charge.” Judge Cathy Cahill fined the corporation, Vered Gallery, Inc., $200. Grossman said he felt this was fair. But Vered had a different reaction. “They had to do something to save their necks, but they should have dismissed the whole thing, because it was embarrassing that no one had contacted the Chamber of Commerce to tell this to the merchants,” she said, adding that, in more than 30 years that she had been operating her gallery in its present location, no one had ever before enforced these liquor laws. “The police should have handled this in a more civilized manner. After all the years I’ve been doing business as a law-abiding citizen, you don’t take me away in handcuffs,” she said. “I deserve the courtesy, just like all the other business owners, to be told that they are now enforcing these laws. If it was the law, then where were the police for the past 30 years?” Vered said after her incident on May 24, she has experienced an amazing show of support. “I never knew I had so many supporters, but

hundreds of people have been calling and coming into my gallery to ask if I need names on a petition or money to fight this,” she said. When she heard about the fine, Vered’s partner, Janet Lehr, said, “$200? I think they owe us millions! You can never calculate the negative effect this has had on our business.” She added, “There’s something illogical in a NYS law which has lain dormant for 30 years, being enforced only in one village.” When asked if they have obtained permits for other openings since this incident, Vered retorted, “Getting the permit still takes a while. We haven’t had any public opening where we served alcohol, just a few private parties with a select group of people. In other towns, like Southampton, they don’t bother the galleries or businesses that have openings. It’s only in East Hampton.” But East Hampton Village Administrator Larry Cantwell said, “The police were verbally advising people about the state liquor laws last year. And in the village, any gathering over 50 people requires a mass assemblage permit. We’ve issued 300-400 of these gather-

ing permits this summer since this incident took place, and we’ve included in every application requested by a commercial business, information advising them to be aware that they will need an alcohol permit as well.” Cantwell said the village has been cognizant of informing as many businesses as possible since this incident. Terry Wallace, owner of the Wallace Gallery in East Hampton, said, “People aren’t coming because of the alcohol, they’re coming because of the art.” He said he has gotten a gathering permit for his next opening on August 23, but that he needs his landlord’s signature to obtain an alcohol permit, which hasn’t yet happened. Sag Harbor artist Carolyn Beegan said, “I’ve been going to openings for many years, and people don’t go there to get drunk — it’s a social event, and doesn’t do anyone any harm. I don’t see a problem in my village. I think it’s over-regulated out here.” Recently in Sag Harbor, trustee Tiffany Scarlato presented a first draft of a special events permit, which would apply to gathering of more than 75 people in private homes. •


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tions, it earned a spot on comedy shows, including “The Colbert Report,” with the host joking that “John McCain has washed up on the shore of Montauk.” And just recently, eBay sellers hoping to earn a quick buck joined in. Multiple items have been sold on the website, including a framed oil painting of the beast for $51 that had earned four bids,

as well as a “custom-made prop” created from a sculpture and cast from latex. The prop is selling for $32 and, at last check, had five bids. FOX News reported a story about a man who auctioned off a piece of toast with an impression of the Montauk Monster. The breakfast item sold for $2.75 after 14 bids, and now, the toaster oven that produced the monster toast is also for sale on eBay. An interested bidder asked if there were any crumbs left from the toast, to which the seller responded, “Actually, I haven’t cleaned out the crumb tray in four years. I would guess there are definitely Montauk Monster toast crumbs present…” The discovery of this toothy beast has made its way around the world, which begs one question: besides the fact that this critter is atrociously hideous, why has it created such uproar in the media? According to Gawker, one possibility is that the Hamptons/Montauk area is famous for its wealth, and the fact that a heinous creature has washed up on our “precious, opal-sanded shores,” is somehow pleasing to the masses.













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Newtown Lane in town. All of them said the Stockels had lived there, not as locals but as summerpeople, for at least the last 15 years, that they knew them as acquaintances, and that was all. They were polite and friendly and neighborly. And yes, the couple got along fine as far as they could see. None of them had ever seen or heard an argument. Trunzo said that when he last saw Mr. Stockel a few days ago, Stockel asked how he was after the fire. Fierro said he saw Stockel less than a week ago while at a bank in town. He seemed quite cheerful. What was learned on Monday afternoon was that this house, filled with expensive furnishings and fine china, was just one of three homes that the Stockels own. Their main house is in Verona, New Jersey, and they also have a house in Florida. Mr. Stockel made his money in the 1990s by co-founding a company in Philadelphia called CashFlex. What it did, and still does, is process incoming checks for large retail operations that sell things through the mail. It cashes the checks and then deposits them in the appropriate accounts and gives the approval that the merchandise can be sent. Mr. Stockel and his co-founder saw this opportunity when they noticed large firms in this business farming this work out to smaller firms. CashFlex was founded with over $100 million in backing. The Stockels have two sons, now grown. They’re both reportedly in their father’s business.

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abroad — they started with broken brakes. On my way to work, my brake light came on and the pressure normally felt between foot and pedal was gone. Driving around with brake problems isn’t recommended, so I took my car to Corrigan’s Auto in Bridgehampton. Since I live in Amagansett, I was stuck trying to hitchhike or find rides to work. It then dawned on me that not only could I help save the world — or perhaps a polar bear or two — from global warming by not driving and emitting carbon all week, but also with the magic of technology, I could still “be at work.” I called Salomon and asked her to power on her Skype. Both of us have laptops with built-in cameras, and within seconds, I was presenting information at the

editorial meeting — from my house. I think this could be extremely popular here in the Hamptons — there could be an entire community of people living and working in a place called “SkypeHampton.” Every summer, Skypers could broadcast high over everyone’s heads via little, itty-bitty particles of energy from Montauk to Manhattan without setting a tire on Route 27. In any case, the entire editorial department was very pleased about how successful and easy Skype was to use. Susan Galardi, managing editor of Dan’s Papers, said, “It reminded me of the last scene of Salome, when the hedonistic princess sings a lengthy aria to John the Baptist, who at that point has been reduced to a head on a silver platter. But having Vicky on Skype went beyond that — she was a talking head on a silver MacBook. And unlike John the Baptist, she could actually talk back. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to enjoy Strauss’ exquisite music. Maybe next time we’ll play a CD.” Dan Rattiner, founder of Dan’s Papers, plans to start using it all the time from wherever he is — Manhattan, Canada, Tahiti or Montauk. The last thing Rattiner said to me before signing off after our editorial meeting was, “You know, Victoria, you shouldn’t have gone to the bathroom in front of all of us. We can see you.” I’ll have to remember that for next time.

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By Dan Rattiner Week of August 22 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; August 29, 2008 Riders this week: 15,862 Rider miles this week: 141,266 DOWN IN THE TUBE Senator Joe Biden of Delaware and presidential wannabe John McCain were seen walking and talking as they came down the escalator at the Southampton station Saturday. Playwright Edward Albee was reading a book on the platform of the Montauk station on Tuesday. Elle MacPherson and Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova were on the Westhampton local bound for Riverhead. Shopping at Tanger? TWO GAMBLERS, HEADED FOR FOXWOODS, ARRESTED Tom Wadsworth and Pete Billingswood, both of Southampton, were arrested on the Sag Harbor platform on Friday after making a scene about not being able to get to Foxwoods by subway. They had apparently been told that the subway tunnel under construction from Sag Harbor to that casino had



BLACK STICKY GOO MAY BE OIL? Several workmen, returning to their homes in Shirley after a dayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s work digging the subway tunnel, now under Long Island Sound on its way to Foxwoods in Connecticut, say that the black liquid seeping into the tunnel is oil. They held a press conference on Saturday with what they say was a jar of oil that they say they smuggled out from the dig. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s seeping in from several places,â&#x20AC;? one of the men said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Hampton Subway crew leaders have pumps going. But we think it is a dangerous situation.â&#x20AC;? A spokesperson for Hampton Subway, Arlene Pressman, said that the jar of gasoline held up at the press conference could have come from any gas station in the area. She scoffed at the idea that the tunnel being dug had hit oil. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whatever it is, it is a small amount not even worth discussing,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are pressing on. Our tunnel should reach Westerly within two weeks. Foxwoods is (continued on next page)

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n’t alone in his quest to improve public education; he enlisted the help of several VIPs, including Courtney Sale Ross, Geeta Dharmaragn, Alonzo Mourning, Lorraine Bracco, Grammy-winning artist Rob Thomas (who dedicated a live performance) and emcee Chevy Chase with wife Jayni, as well as event chairs Gary Cohn, Lisa Pevaroff and Richard and Lisa Perry, and evening chairs Sharmin MossavarRahmani, Diana Passage and Jennie Saunders. David and Sybil Yurman helped sponsor the evening and during the silent auction bid and won a Porsche Cayenne SUV straight off the set of “The Sopranos,” for 70k. Agassi is hopeful he can make a major


change in education and told me, “We’re only going to be as good as our children are educated. If we can get the right legislation changes so that schools that fail a certain period of time can adopt certain models, then I think we have a real shot of raising the floor.” Post-event, Andre and Steffi headed over to Lily Pond for some well-deserved downtime. Meanwhile, Chace Crawford, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Karolina Kurkova, Amanda Hearst, Luigi Tandini, Josh Bernstein and Veronica Webb celebrated Noah Tepperberg’s birthday at a private estate in Water Mill. The celebration continued late into the night at DUNE in Southampton.

This Saturday night, top indie filmmakers Marc Simon, Josh Bailer and Sriram Das are hosting an intimate soiree at a private estate on Georgica and serving up five-star BBQ and cocktails to a crowd packed with VIPs and Hollywood hopefuls. Until next week — Life is short, you only live once, so party on! Entertainment & Feature Correspondent, Director, Writer and Executive Producer Gina Glickman can be seen on Tuesdays, Thursdays and weekends starring on News 12 Long Island’s “What’s Hot in the Hamptons.” Log onto for more celebrity action with Gina, on her “Main Street” series. GINAGLICKMAN.COM

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almost in sight,” she said, referring to the fact that the resort sticks up 12 stories above the forest. Everyone laughed at that. HORSE SHOW STEEDS COMING BY SUBWAY The Hampton Classic will be transporting more than 400 horses to the show by subway between midnight and five a.m. on Thursday. We expect the rocking motion of the train will relax them as they sleep on the ride from Westhampton Beach to Bridgehampton at a very stately nine miles an hour, so surely they will be ready for the very stiff competition that begins later that morning. Subway riders should be aware that trains following the horse train will be going only nine miles an hour from 4 - 8 a.m., and that all the windows will be closed. After that, the Westhampton line will be closed for cleanup for one hour. BELLMORE LAB BURNS TO THE GROUND The Bellmore Lab in Westbury, where samples of the black ooze that has been seeping into the new tunnel to Connecticut had been taken for analysis, has burned to the ground. It was a troublesome fire. The Westbury Fire Department would get the fire under control, but then it would flare up again. “It seemed like somebody was pouring gasoline on it while we were putting it out,” Fire Chief Patterson said. “It’s under control now, but it’s a total loss.” COMMISSIONER ASPINALL’S WEEKLY MESSAGE I’d like to comment, while vacationing here in Hawaii, about the claims that the black liquid they are finding in the tunnel we are digging under Long Island Sound is possibly oil. Nothing could be further from the truth. Some of the workmen who have encountered it say it smells more like molasses than anything else. In any case, the delays caused by this stuff seeping in are minimal. So far, in the last 12 days, they are just six days behind schedule. And as fast as the stuff seeps into the tunnels, the faster we pump it back out into the open sea, where it simply floats away to points unknown. Not our problem. •


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Karen Gantz, Alec Baldwin

Marilyn Church, Corinne & Phoebe Church

Photo Page Editor: Maria Tennariello

AUTHORS NIGHT 2008 East Hampton Library hosted a reception under a tent on their lawn for 80 esteemed authors that included Pulitzer prize winners Robert Caro and Philip Schultz, along with award winners like E.L. Doctorow and Barbara Goldsmith, as well as popular chroniclers of our local history Dan Rattiner and Steven Gaines.

David S. Steiner, Sylvia Steiner

Magda & Edward Bleier

Jay McInerney

Doris Theiler, Carole Gill

Sandra Crystal, Paul Efron


Liz Robbins, Jim Naughton

Dan Rattiner


Liz Robbins and Doug Johnson graciously hosted a lovely afternoon welcoming Hillary back to the Hamptons.

Bruce T. Sloane, Senator Hillary Clinton

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Robin Johnson & Oscar

Tony Award winner Stewart Lane & Bonnie Comley held a festive party for Lenny & Frankie at Gurney's Inn.

Stewart Lane, Lenny & Frankie Lane, Bonnie Comley




Stephen Guarino, Rosemarie Maracich, Neil Giuliano, Paolo Andino

Fritz Brugere-Trelat, Joan Garry, David Cicilline, Mitch Draizin

Mark Locks, Nancy Corzine

Robert Erdman and Doug Huffmyer hosted this years The Lambda Legal Hamptons party this year was hosted by Nancy Corzine hosted a reception at her luxe home furnishings GLAAD summer party at their home in Southampton Mitch Draizin and Fritz Brugere-Trelat at their lovely Sag Harbor store in Southampton in anticipation of the upcoming Alzheimer's Rita Hayworth Gala themed "A Sparkling Silver home - celebrating 35 years of making the case for equality. sponsored by Bacardi. Celebration" which will take place on October 28 in NYC.

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Kat’s Eye “Bottle Shock”, is a story of the early days of California wine making and the infamous Paris blind test wine tasting that put West Coast wine on the map for good. The film’s stars were on hand as were many Hamptons notables. The after-party was at Savanna’s with Domaine Chandon and Newton Vineyards wine tasting. Eliza Dushka and Bill Pullman

Linda and Jeff Chodorow

Marty Richards

Alan Rickman

Freddy Rodriguez


Carole Isenberg, Tori Burch, Pamela Serure

Jennifer Kreel, James & Whitney Fairchild

Peggy Siegal’s Sunday night screening tradition continued with the advance showing of Woody Allen’s new film, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, with a wow cast that included Scarlet Johansson, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. The screening attracted quite a few Hamptons stars including Calvin Klein and Donna Karan. Calvin Klein

Donna Karan

Debbie Bancroft

Fern Mallis

David & Danielle Garek

DOLCE AND GABBANA SOUTHAMPTON SHOW Nello Restaurant was the venue for the annual Dolce and Gabbana show and luncheon. The event was hosted by Samantha Boardman Rosen, Jamie Tisch and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff. Guests got a 10% discount on all Fall 08 merchandise and 10% of sales went to benefit the Food Allergy Initiative and Citymeals-on-Wheels. Shopping was both brisk and active.

Jackie Harris Hoenberg, Nikki Harris

Shari Misher Tenzler, Tanya Zuckerbrot

Tori Burch, Gigi Grimstad

Leif & Jeanie Stiles

Rosanna Scotto, Marion Scotto

Samantha Boardman(host), Marcia Stein

Jamie Tisch (host), Stephanie Winston

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The Claws for Paws Clambake benefitting the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons took place at the beautiful Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club. Co-chaired by Ellen & Chuck Scarborough, guests enjoyed cocktails, raw bar, and lobster dinner followed be a beach bonfire and dancing to the 11-piece soul band, The Quake. All proceeds from the sold-out event will benefit the cats and dogs of ARF Hamptons.

Kristen & Richard Thompson

Sony Schotland, Sarah Davison, Kristina Lange

Jay & Susan Kuhlman, Mark Fichandler

Angus & Lauralee Bruce

Corey Scarborough, Chuck & Ellen Scarborough, Sunil Sachdev

Pat & Ed McLaughlin

Howard Morton, Sandra McConnell, Tony Urrutia

Howard Levy, Muriel Siebert, Beverly & Saul Negreann

AMARYLLIS FARM EQUINE BENEFIT Courtesy Photos Gwyneth Paltrow and photographer Steven Klein hosted a benefit for the Amaryllis Farm Equine Rescue in Bridgehampton. More than 600 guests purchased tix and kept the party going as they kicked up their heels on the dance floor at the nearby club Pink Elephant.

Polly Bruckman, Mary Fitzgibbons, Dorothy Frankel

Meg Dimeling, Ryan Morris

Cliffeton Green & Lilly

Rich Campbell, Sally Cottingham, Tim Sullivan, Andrew Dodge, Jodi Sullivan Charles McConnell, Will Bancroft, Jus Jenkins

Lisa Tamburini

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Hampton Road Gallery hosted the opening reception of Dans Papers artist in residence, Mickey Paraskevas, presenting a series of paintings called "Passengers on a Train" as well as a series of horse show paintings that will be part of this years works produced for the Hampton Classic. Mickey is this year’s featured Hampton Classic Poster artist.

Lisanne Bruno, Domonic Pacela & Lily, Mickey Paraskevas, Maria Bruno, Priscilla Bruno

Robert Zimmerman, Maria Tennariello

Kimberly Goff, Tom Swinimer, Lisa Tamburini

Mickey Paraskevas, Peter Marcelle

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Leanne Shear, Triacei & Matthew McQuade, Brent Reid


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The Giving Tree Farm presented “Rock The Farm” at the John Lanes Farm in East Hampton benefitting three charities, Row New York, Fundacion Amistad and The Giving Tree Foundation. Guests enjoyed an open bar, great food and live music from TheGiving Tree, Blue Jackets, Evan Watson and Chris Barron from the Spin Doctors. For information log onto:

Heather Buchanan, Nick Kraus, Nicole Mcelroy

Andrea & Rob Kaimowitz

James Kidd, Heather Haux, JohnValez, Janice Rost


Kimberly Goff

Honoring the memory of Ellen P. Hermanson, Ellen's Run has now contributed over $400,000 to Southampton Hospital for early detection of breast cancer. Over 1.7 million dollars have been donated to help fight breast cancer before this year's event. Luis German won 1st place arriving a minute before any of the other runners. Congratulations to all, especially Julie Ratner, Ellen's sister, who started this very important event.

Maggie Kotuk, George Falazar

Katherine Jasaot, Robert Farrior, Sylena Goodman

The Survivors (Breast Cancer)

Luis German, 1st over all

Jessica Vanbinbergen, 1st woman

Emily Levin, Patti Gat Kenner, Julie Ratner, Tim Bishop, Sam Eskenazi


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At Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay more than 800 supporters of groundbreaking medical research congregated for a spectacular musical performance from the ever-stunning Diana Ross. National Grid served as the presenting sponsor for the event, which raised $1 million to benefit The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System.

Cecelia Fullam, Robin Ross, Robert Chasanoff, Susan Karches

Star of the evening Diana Ross

Robert Rosenthal, Jodi Rosenthal, Sandra Tytel, Howard Tytel

Susan Feinstein; Leonard Feinstein, Ralph Nappi, Dr. Kevin Tracey, Susan Karches, Maureen Nappi

Robert Catell, Dr. Joseph Tumang

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Dan’s North Fork

Over The Barrel... with Lenn Thompson

Storms On The Vineyard If wine is truly made in the vineyard — and any quality-focused winemaker will tell you that it is — Long Island wine is being made in one messy kitchen this year by one crazy chef, Mother Nature. In many ways, Long Island is the perfect place to grow classy, world-class wines…… but there are challenges too. Hungry migratory birds and resident deer can decimate crops in short order. The same bodies of water that delay the first winter frosts also mean high humidity levels that can bring disease and rot. The threat of a hurricane that roams more further north than usual is a nightmare scenario for any East End vineyard manager. A recent burst of strong storms — the ones that have brought tornados and bursts of hail to the Island — are yet another challenge for local wineries. For many, the hail is a first. Something they’ve never had to deal with before. Ben Sisson, vineyard manager at McCall Vineyard in Cutchogue said in an email “I do not recall a year with so many thunderstorms of such intensity since I’ve been growing grapes.” Rich Pisacano, co-owner of Roanoke Vineyards and another industry veteran agrees, telling me that the hail was a “first experience for us.” Luckily, the damage to his Riverhead vineyard wasn’t wide spread.

“There was very little foliar damage, but strangely (we have) some damaged berries that are already drying on the vine and are falling off,” he said. That means a smaller crop, but it shouldn’t affect quality. Alice Wise, who maintains a research vineyard at Cornell’s Cooperative Extension in Riverhead, had a similar experience in her vineyard after three minutes of pea-size hail. “It didn’t seem to affect the canopy at all. It did cause a little slice on an occasional exposed berry. It was not as bad as I expected not having experienced hail before. The danger of course is that any wound can invite in rot organisms such as Botrytis. We’re all watching that closely.” It could have been much worse. According to Adam Suprenant, winemaker at Osprey’s Dominion Winery, hail can lead to “total shredding of the vine canopy, especially leaves. Breakage of shoots as well as bruising of the fruit if it is soft. Severe damage may affect crop level the following year.” For now, it seems as though Long Island grape grow-

ers have literally weathered the storms, but the season isn’t over yet. Comparing the growing season to baseball, Richard OlsenHarbich from Raphael said “We have a slight lead right now in the 7th inning and hope our bullpen can close the door and get the save. But you have to get the last 3 outs to finish the game, so we’ll see.” Hopefully Long Island’s viticultural bullpen is better than that of his beloved Mets. Still, growers and winemakers are optimistic — but cautiously so. With 10 weeks or so left before harvest, a lot can happen. In an ideal world, Sisson says that “All the birds to fly to another state, carrying the deer, raccoons and groundhogs with them. And the days are bright and sunny with temperatures in the mid-80s with low humidity.” Pisacano, who has been growing grapes on Long Island since high school, speaks more about the weather and less on the local fauna, wishing for “great sun, warm days, cool nights and soft dry winds. We’re not asking for much.”

North Fork Events FRIDAY, AUGUST 22


BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP- 2:30 p.m. Check out a book discussion group at Congregation Tifereth Israel, Greenport features “Suite Francaise,” two novellas by IrÃî®ne NÃé©mirovsky. All welcome. 631-477-0813. GREENPORT BAND- 7:30 p.m. Greenport Band performs in Mitchell Park, Front Street, part of summer concert series. Bring chairs or blankets. Free; rain cancels. 631-477-1186. SUMMER CONCERT SERIES- 7 p.m.: Riverhead Summer Concert Series at East End Arts & Humanities Council property, 133 East Main St., features Dixieland Jazz and Stuff by The Isotope Stompers. Rain location: Vail-Leavitt Music Hall. Free. 631-727-1215.

KIDS STUFF PROGRAM- 10-11:30 a.m. Kid’s Stuff program at Oysterponds Historical Society, Orient, features “Dolls of the Past.” Kids make doll to take home. Free; RSVP: 631-323-2480. ARTS AND CRAFTS- 10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Arts and Crafts Snow Fence Show & Sale at Old Town Art & Crafts Guild, Cutchogue. 631-734-6382. FISH FRY- Noon-5 p.m. Fish Fry hosted by Saints of Shiloh at Shiloh Baptist Church, Southold. Fresh fish, corn on the cob, cornbread, string beans and dessert. Donation, $13. 631-463-1502, ask for Pam. MUSIC AT THE CUSTER OBSERVATORY- At The Custer Institute from 8-9:30 p.m. in Southold, vocalist and songwriter Jeanine Cullen performs. Suggested donation: $15; members, $13. 631-765-2626. SUMMER GALA AND BOOK SIGNING- 6-9 p.m. Summer Gala and book signing for release of Southold Historical Society’s new book, ‘A Shared Aesthetic: Artists of Long Island’s North Fork,’ at private waterfront estate in Peconic. Music by East End Chamber ensemble, silent auction, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres. Tickets, $60 per person; new book, $50 each. Tickets available at society office or at gate. 631-765-5551, RAILROAD FESTIVAL- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ninth annual Riverhead Railroad Festival hosted by The Railroad Museum of Long Island, on museum grounds across from station. See exhibits and working machines from Long Island Antique Power Association, ride restored 1964-65 LIRR Pavillion NY World’s Fair Train, do Locomotive Races and more. Adults, $6; kids, $3; under age 5, free. 631-7277920.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24 10 K RUN- 9 a.m. Annual 10K Run hosted by Jamesport Fire Department, from Iron Pier Beach to South Jamesport Beach. Registration, $25; T-shirt, postrace raffle and award ceremony, swimming, music, food and refreshment. Medical aid available. 631-369-4950.


COMING UP AUGUST 29, BEST OF BROADWAY CONCERTSBest of Broadway Concerts is a company that brings experienced Broadway talent from New York City to perform at various venues across Long Island. They will have a Best of Broadway Labor Day Weekend Concert at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead, New York on Friday August 29th at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $40. It will be an evening of Broadway’s most beloved music from such shows as “The

Phantom of the Opera,” “Les Miserables,” “Man of LaMancha,” “The Secret Garden,” “Evita,” “Chicago,” and many more. Call 631-727-5782.

ONGOING EVENTS GREENPORT GALLERY WALKS- Beginning June 21 through December 20,the third Saturday of the month, Greenport’s galleries will open their doors between 6-9 pm for an evening of gallery hopping. Please join us for gallery talks, and refreshments, while viewing the best of what’s happening in the arts on gallery row. Check out for more information. WEIGHT LOSS – The second Tuesday of every month, Dr. Russ L’HommeDieu, a physical therapist, holds a free weight management lecture & discussion session for people fighting similar weight loss problems. The discussion is moderated by Dr. Russ, who has upheld a 200-pound weight loss himself. Space is limited. For more information, contact New Life in Progress at 888-446-7764. HEALTHY COOKING MADE QUICK & EASY – The second Friday of every month, a Quick and Easy Healthy Cooking demonstration is being offered. The demo will be done by Dr. Russ L’HommeDieu, DPT; a certified Wellness Coach – who has himself, maintained an over 200 pound weight loss for the last four years. This would be a great place to get started with new ideas on how to cook and eat healthier. He will be offering some GREAT ideas on how to cook healthy for the whole week when you just don’t have that much time. He will also be explaining all the great health benefits of including Whole Grains in your diet. If you eat, you don’t want to miss this! Space is limited. Reservations required. Small materials fee. Call to reserve your spot! 888-446-7764. REIKI CIRCLES- Reiki Circles Monday Nights @ Grace Episcopal Church Last Monday of the month, meetings are held at Peconic Bay Medical Center. For more Information, contact Ellen J. McCabe at (631) 727-2072 SKATEBOARDING – Great skate park in Greenport offering ramps and a half pipe. Call 631-477-2385 for hours. INDIAN MUSEUM – In Southold, open Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 631-765-5577. CUSTER OBSERVATORY– Weather permitting Custer staff will be on hand to assist visitors in observing the night sky using their telescopes. From sunset until midnight in Southold. Call 631-765-2626. MEDITATION – Buddhist meditations on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Southold. Call 631-949-1377.

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Horsing Around On The North Fork Horseback Riding On The North Fork Is Picking Up Some Serious Steam By Phyllis Lombardi Hi-Yo, Southold! Well, almost. Our horses are not quite fiery and they travel a bit less than the speed of light. But there’s usually a cloud of dust and one can imagine a hearty Hi-Yo, Silver. The North Fork’s going equestrian. Now my riding experiences are limited – to one horse named Molly and to a couple of youthful working-summers in the Adirondacks. But I read about horses. I guess my favorite horse book is Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand. And I confess to an occasional day at Saratoga racetrack. I’ve a friend who lives in that town and if my visits are timed for August, who can blame me? So why all this talk of horses? Because the 33rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show opens August 24 in Bridgehampton. I’ve never been to a horse show but I bet the Hampton Classic is pretty darned impressive. We have a horse show or two on the North Fork, though obviously with less history and scope. For now. But let the South Fork know the North Fork’s working at it, starting with our youngsters. We’re

those who love and/or ride them. There are about 25 horses on site and they come from all over. For example, there’s Somerset from Vermont and Miss Covington from Georgia. The horse I watched for more than an hour on this summer day was a sixyear-old beauty named October Morning. Atop October Morning was 19-year old Morgan Manley. Morgan and her family have summered in Peconic for decades. Indeed, Morgan began riding lessons at Hidden Lake when she was just five years old. Morgan looked picture-perfect now as she and October Morning practiced jumping in the outdoor arena. Really, a picture it was. For a backdrop, woods rolling to water, an old barn on one side, a field of almost-ripe corn on the other. Morgan’s mom stood with me (we cheated a bit, leaning on a fence) and we talked some about Morgan. She just completed her freshman year at Brandeis University in Massachusetts. Yes, her grades were good and yes, she’s on the school’s equestrian team. Mom was proud, as she should

be,and so was Jackie, who remembers teaching Morgan those many years ago. In the arena instructing Morgan in multiple jumping was Cara Campbell of Orient. Cara’s been teaching at Hidden Lake for several years and loves her job. She’s happy seeing “the horses come along as well as the students.” Something else pleases Cara, too. She keeps her own horse, Cody, at Hidden Lake and rides every chance she gets. Lots of other stuff goes on at Hidden Lake. There’s a Pony Club for hands-on experience in riding and grooming. And every April there are Hunter Trials. Affiliated with Smithtown Hunt, Jackie and Hidden Lake host the event. Jackie wants me to tell you it’s a scenting hunt only – no animals are chased. So, South Fork, we’re pretty classic here on the North Fork. That’s because we’ve got great horses and great people like Morgan, Cara and Jackie. As Cara says about Jackie, “She may stand just five feet, but she’s eight feet tall in the saddle.” And from Morgan? “Thank you, Ms. Jackie.”


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North Fork Dining Log The Bayview Inn and Restaurant- Located in South Jamesport boasts a charming country inn setting for delicious lunches and dinners featuring the best and freshest local ingredients. 631-722-2659. Blackwell’s- This wonderful steakhouse in Wading River serves amazing appetizers such as the Carpaccio of Beef with shaved truffles and Frisee salad or the Great Rock Chopped Salad. They also offer, besides the world’s greatest cuts of steak, an excellent choice of fish and seafood. A great spot to enjoy the good life after a game of golf. They also offer catering. Blackwell’s is a fixture in its class. Located in Wading River. 631-929-1800 or visit Buoy One – Fresh seafood market, dining room and take-out. Voted “Best of the Best Seafood” in 2005 and 2006. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.11 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Located at 1175 West Main Street, Riverhead. Call 631-208-9737. Chowder Pot Pub - A Greenport tradition for almost 30 Years, featuring the North Fork’s best steaks, prime rib and seafood. Spectacular views of the Harbor from the Boardwalk Bar and the outside deck add to your dining experience. Live entertainment Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Open 7 Days Lunch and Dinner. 102 3rd Street, Greenport 631-477-1345. Cooperage Inn - Baiting Hollow, the gateway to the North Fork! Casual Country Dining in a cozy, relaxed atmosphere featuring local wines and produce. Summer lobster clambake feast, Winter Friday Night buffet, mur-

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restaurant showcases seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms and waters. The Old Mill is the first (and only) certified Green restaurant in Long Island. Join us for our Summer Sunset Cruise & Dinner every wednesday and our June concert series on Fridays. We welcome private functions. Call for hours and directions and to hear about our daily fish specials. 631-298-8080, or check for details Parto’s – Italian restaurant, pizzeria, caféé. Frank Spatola invites you to enjoy a real taste of Italy. Old-style, rural Tuscan atmosphere. Appetizers, soups, salads, pastas, entrees, seafood, dessert, coffee. Open Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sun. 12-9 p.m. Visit Located at 12 West Main Street, 100 yards west of Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead. Call 631-727-4828. Porto Bello- An elegant restaurant, Porto Bello operates in the genuine European style of hospitality. The menu is all-Italian and offers something for everyone pasta, veal chicken and seafood. There are homemade Italian desserts, and a extensive wine list. Early bird specials; off premise catering; take out is available. 1410 Manhanset Avenue at Brewers Stirling Harbor Marina 631-477-1515 Stonewalls- Stonewalls is the perfect compliment to the superb “Woods” golf course. Quality food with a picturesque setting, the ideal place for any occasion. Offering a complete menu, Prix Fixes and Sunday Brunch. 967 Reeves Ave. Riverhead. 631-506-0777. The Restaurant at Four Doors Down- Provides a warm and welcoming country atmosphere specializing in authentic Italian, German and continental cuisine. Well known for great food and reasonable prices. Private party room is perfect for special functions. Main Road, Mattituck (across from the Walbaum’s Shopping Center) 631-2988311. A Touch of Venice- A Touch of Venice offers fine dining in a casual waterfront setting. Our cuisine is prepared with fresh local produce and seafood, and Italian specialties. We have a large wine list with an emphasis on Long Island and regional Italian wines. Located in the Mat-aMar Marina (come by boat). 631-298-5851. 2255 Wickham Ave., Mattituck. Tweed’s Restaurant and Buffalo Bar – Oldest restaurant & hotel on the North Fork. Famous for their buffalo steaks. Open seven days: lunch & dinner, 11 a.m. closing. Live jazz & blues. Call for reservations. Located at the famous J.J. Sullivan Hotel, 17 E. Main St., Riverhead. 631-208-3151

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Dan’s North Fork

A Touch of Venice 2255 Wickham Avenue, Mattituck, 631-298-5851 In a Long Island restaurant world where owners and chefs change as frequently as baseball managers and players, it is wonderful that this restaurant, situated in the Mat-O-Mar marina overlooking the beautiful waters of the Mattituck Inlet, has had the same owners and chef since it started nineteen years ago. Ettore Pennacchia now has his son Brian by his side. In the kitchen others in the family may be your waiter or busboy, and his wife Barbara still looks after the front of the house on weekends and also produces one of the best cheesecakes you will find anywhere (devotees should note that there are plans afoot to have this delicacy available for offsite sales sometime soon). A Touch of Venice offers seriously high quality Italian cuisine with dishes prepared with attention to tradition, while using the best of the plenitude of local foods available from land and sea around Long Island. On a summers evening that made us realize yet again just how fortunate we are to live out here - what could ever be wrong with a ‘staycation’ on the North Fork we started with a basket of excellent breads and some dips that were truly addictive. Restraint was called for to avoid spoiling our appetites for the tasting menu prepared by Ettore and Brian. A roasted baby eggplant with a fresh tomato sauce and Catapano Farms goat cheese was imbued with subtle, deep rich tastes and I have to admit that more bread was employed to mop up the remaining sauce. This also happened with the mussels because they were plump and fresh but the white wine, garlic, Parmigian cheese and gremolata sauce just could not be left in the bowl - so much for resolutions! The polenta dusted fried calamari were a picture with their surrounding salad of local greens and the citrustruffle oil vinaigrette was perfect. As you would expect, pasta is taken seriously here and the menu regularly offers choices of many wellknown and not so well known pastas. The first one we sampled comprised perfectly cooked shrimp and scallops with olives, capers over tagliatelle and the extra special touch came from some exquisitely preserved lemons that raised the dish to a new dimension. Then came a pasta new to us. Chitarri pasta, I have since discovered, is square edged and shaped like a guitar string. I have to say that it made some wonderful music to our taste buds with its dressing of butter, fresh saffron and goat cheese accompanied by sautééed baby zucchini and delicate zucchini flowers. We unanimously voted this as outstanding and among the best pasta dishes we have ever tasted, here or in Italy. If it is on the menu and you love pasta, order this and enjoy something special. Fish is always a major part of the menu here and fluke, flounder, swordfish and tuna were featured on the menu. We enjoyed polenta crusted fluke that was served over local spinach with some delicious purple potatoes and a sauce of capers, olives, cherry tomatoes and garlic that showed Mediterranean cuisine at its finest. This was simple, clean, fresh and incredibly good. Again, if this dish is on the menu enjoy, sit back with a glass of wine and think you are in Sicily. Talking of wines, the wine list is strong on local Long Island wines and also has a great offering of Italian wines listed by region. By the glass they run from $8 to $12 and bottles start at $24. Both the Palmer Sauvignon Blanc and the Bedell Chardonnay/Viognier blend that are available by the glass were very good examples of these varietals and went well with our meal. By the time Stella and I had finished our fish course, there was another unanimous vote that although tempting, there was no way that we could eat dessert

because we were so full. Suffice it to say that from previous visits, we know that the cheesecake is always very light and full of rich flavors and has gained a great reputation over the years that Barbara has been making it. Among the other desserts on offer were a berry crisp, chocolate cake and a classic tiramisu. Here is nothing like the tired versions so often offered, this tiramisu is light, moist and full of wonderful mouth filling tastes. A Touch of Venice is open every day from 12 p.m. for lunch and dinner. On Fridays and Sundays they have a solo guitarist playing from 6 to 9 p.m. The wait staff are very friendly and professional - we were even advised of the nuts in one of the dips just in case we

had any allergies! Appetizers range from $9 to $14; salads from $8 to $16; Pastas and entrees from $19 to $36 and desserts from $6 to $12. Ettore, Barbara and Brian have turned their dream into a reality through much hard work over the past nineteen years. In many ways they are great examples of the ‘American Dream’ and the beautiful restaurant they have created in “A Touch of Venice’ should be applauded and supported by everyone who loves success stories and even more importantly perhaps, loves excellent Italian food served in a beautiful waterfront setting. – Roy Bradbrook

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Amanda Clark, Shelter Islander, Sails in Olympics GO AMANDA, GO!!! Shelter Island’s own sweet girl, Amanda Clark, is on the US Olympic team in China right now to compete in sailing. Of course, all the children raised on Shelter Island are exceptional, just as the men are all devastatingly handsome and the women are brilliant. Just as behind every successful man is a steadfast woman, behind every high achieving child is a brilliant mother.... I know Amanda by way of having worked for her fantastic mom some years ago. Her Dad, Denny, is a sweet fun guy, a real Islander who knows everybody and can have lunch with princes or paupers with equal aplomb. Amanda’s Mom, Ellen, is a trim, petite, beautiful brunette who is doesn’t even wear makeup, and on her worst day, looks better than me on my best day. I, who spend hours spackling, painting, detailing, can’t achieve her look. Plus, she wears L.L.Bean clothes all the time and looks like the women in the catalog. I’ve always wanted to wear tasteful clothes like that, but sequins and sparkles seem to find me no matter what I do. I had a lot of fun working for Ellen. I called her my LLBeanie boss. She ran a headhunter agency for high level scientists and I did the Internet research. She was wonderful to tolerate my whooping laugh whenever I came across a funny name. I kept a list of funny names. I learned that China only has 336 surnames for its huge population. The family comes first, followed by the first name and then the middle name. Pulling from such a small pool of surnames, there were some doozies like; Moon Loon, Soon, Long Pi, Hung Hung Hung, and all kinds of names whose double meaning entertain small minds with whooping laughs. Once, when going to a conference, Ellen wore a perfectly tailored gray suit, and not usually being a jewelry wearer, she relented and purchased a one-inch high gold lighthouse pin with a diamond in the top.

She put it on her lapel and asked me, “Do you think it’s too much?” I was probably wearing a florid floral top with aqua pants, pink sandals, giant yellow hoop earrings and no doubt, I had some beads on. My hair color could have been anything by Crayola. It was like Shelter Island’s version of Mary Tyler Moore asking Shelter Island’s version of Cyndi Lauper if this tiny gold pin was over the top. I think I laughed out loud. I wear bigger jewelry on my nightgown. We both had a good laugh when she realized I was not the person to ask... With such an honest, true, and genuinely humble Mom, I’m not surprised at all that Amanda has reached this pinnacle. I can only imagine how proud Ellen, Denny, her pretty sister Becky and her brother are. We are all proud of Amanda. And I am elated for Ellen. No Mom could be more deserving of such joy!

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Eliza Shuford, winner of the $150,000 FTI Grand Prix.

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The Hampton Classic Returns! Hooray!

Gael Force owned by Missy Clark & North Run, ridden by Peter Wylde, winner of the $20,000 Nicolock Contest. Kelly Ripa and Christie Brinkley

The 33rd annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the nation’s premier hunter-jumper horse shows, returns to Bridgehampton, August 24-31. The Classic hosts a week of world-class equestrian competition in this exciting Olympic year, featuring competitions for riders ranging from leadline to juniors up to the pinnacle of the sport, grand prix show jumping. This year’s horse show promises to be one of the best ever. The featured attraction of the Hampton Classic once again will be the $200,000 FTI Grand Prix and FEI World Cup™ Qualifier, one of the most highly anticipated show-jumping classes in the country. This year, the Hampton Classic is offering an additional $50,000 in prize money over last year’s $150,000 class. The culminating event of the Classic, the FTI Grand Prix, will also serve as a World Cup Qualifier, gaining valuable points for riders hoping to qualify for the 2009 Rolex FEI World Cup Final in Las Vegas. Prize money has also been increased for Saturday’s $30,000 Sotheby’s International Realty Challenge and the horse show is initiating a $30,000 VOX Rider Challenge, sponsored by VOX Magazine, with the prize money being awarded to the top four riders in the horse show’s Open Jumper division. Riders competing in open jumper classes throughout the week will have their top finish in each class, regardless of mount, count towards their final point totals. This $30,000 incentive will increase the excitement of these open jumper classes during the week, as every ride could potentially take a rider one step closer to winning the Challenge. “We are thrilled to offer an increase in prize money as well as waiving the entry fee for Sunday’s Grand Prix,” said Shanette Cohen, executive director of the Hampton Classic. “We have some of the world’s best riders at the Hampton Classic and we value the commitment they make to the horse show. We feel that this is one thing we can do for them to show how much we value their participation.” The Hampton Classic Horse Show kicks off with Manhattan Mortgage Company’s Opening Day on Sunday, August 24. Opening Day features hundreds of Long Island competitors, and is highlighted by the popular Leadline competition in the Grand Prix ring, where 100 youngsters under the

age of eight hold center stage in the morning before giving way to the Opening Day Ceremony at noon. At the ceremony, the winner of the second annual WLIU Radio National Anthem Singing Contest will sing the anthem prior to the fastpaced $20,000 Nicolock Time Challenge, an open jumper competition that has been featured at the Classic since 2003. The Hampton Classic has been pleased to host the Finals of the Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities since 2006. The culmination of a summer-long series, the riders will vie for blue ribbons in walk-trot, walk-trot-canter, and figure-eight classes on Monday, August 25. While there are no major jumping competitions on Monday, this is a great day for spectators to catch their favorite horses and riders practicing in schooling sessions, enjoy a day shopping in the Boutique Garden and Stable Row, or visit the Exhibition Tent. There is no admission charge on Monday. Other Hampton Classic highlights include: Jumpers: Open jumper classes will be held in the Grand Prix ring on Tuesday and Wednesday, and bluhammock music will sponsor an open jumper competition on Thursday. Other open jumper highlights during the week include the $15,000 Prudential Douglas Elliman Speed Derby (Friday), the $50,000 Grand Prix Qualifier (Friday) and the $30,000 Sotheby’s International Realty Challenge (Saturday). These events along with the other open jumper classes will contribute to overall rider point totals for the $30,000 VOX Rider Challenge. The top up-and-coming young horses will compete in the $20,000 SHF Enterprises 5-year-old, $30,000 Split Rock Farm 6-year-old and $30,000 7-& 8year-old Young Jumper Championships. These divisions will be held Tuesday-Saturday of the show week. Those hoping to catch exciting amateur and junior competition shouldn’t miss the $10,000 Junior/Amateur-Owner Welcome Stake (Friday) the $15,000 WGHR Farm Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper Classic (Saturday), and the $25,000 Calvin Klein Show Jumping Derby (Sunday). Children’s and Adult Amateur Jumpers will compete in the Marshall & Sterling Classics on Saturday. Hunters: The $10,000 Hermès Hunter

Classic for junior and amateur-owner riders tops off a week of outstanding hunter competition on Sunday, August 31. Other noteworthy hunter events during the week include the Corcoran Group’s Pony Hunter Classic (Saturday) and the Marshall & Sterling Children’s and Adult Amateur Hunter Classics (Tuesday and Wednesday). Green and regular working hunters will also compete during the week. Equitation: The unique two-phase $10,000 Wölffer Estate Equitation Championship will be conducted on Thursday and Saturday in the Grand Prix Ring. Riders under the age of 21 navigate a demanding course and are judged on style while racing against the clock. Spectators can catch other big equitation classes such as the USEF Zone 2 Medal Championship and the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search nearly every other day of the week. Entertainment highlights include the second annual JustWorld International Horseless Horse Show at the exhibitor party on Friday. Wildly popular in its debut at the Classic last year, kids will have the chance to “jump” around the Grand Prix Ring over a miniature course designed by Olympic course designer Steve Stephens and win prizes, all while being judged by big-name riders. Proceeds from this event will benefit JustWorld International. And the family-friendly Cablevision’s Kids Day will return as usual on Saturday with face-painting, circus performers, and pony rides. Kids under the age of 12 will be admitted free on this day. Those unable to attend the Hampton Classic will have ample opportunity to see it on television. WVVH-TV, the official Long Island television station of the Hampton Classic, will broadcast up to five hours of competition and highlights each day during the Classic. These broadcasts can also be seen online at The Grand Prix will also air on Animal Planet at a to-be-determined time. The Classic will also receive extensive coverage on WLIU 88.3 FM, a long-time sponsor and the official radio station of the Hampton Classic. WLIU will broadcast updates daily throughout the Classic as well as live programs from the Classic on Sunday, August 24 and Saturday-Sunday, August 30-31.

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The 2008 Hampton Classic August 24 - 31

Show Highlights... Manhattan Mortgage Opening Day 88.3 WLIU-FM National Anthem Contest Nicolock Time Challenge Wölffer Estate Equitation bluhammock music Open Jumpers Prudential Douglas Elliman Speed Derby Sotheby’s International Realty Challenge Calvin Klein Show Jumping Derby Hermès Hunter Classic VOX Rider Challenge

$200,000 FTI Grand Prix & FEI World Cup™ Qualifier

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Daily Attractions... Competition in 5 Rings 70+ Boutiques Family Fun International Food Court Pony Rides Petting Zoo General Admission $10/person or $20/carload

For a detailed schedule or information on corporate or personal sponsorship opportunities, VIP tables or reserved tickets, visit Hampton Classic Horse Show Inc., P.O. Box 3013, 240 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932


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The Value of Sponsorship in a Horse World While some people take their clients out golfing or for a nice dinner, Melissa Cohn, owner and founder of the Manhattan Mortgage Company, takes them to a place where the entertainment is already arranged and the setting couldn’t be more ideal. That location is the Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the most prestigious events not only in the nation but also in the world. Thirteen years ago, Cohn chose to sponsor Opening Day at the Hampton Classic and she’s never looked back. That’s a relationship that just fits for her company, her networking, her family and her passion for riding horses. Manhattan Mortgage gains lot zfrom that sponsorship is something that others inside and outside the horse community can learn from. For Cohn and Manhattan Mortgage it is a win-win situation. “I sponsor the Classic as it is a great venue to entertain a large number of clients in a very unique environment,” explains Cohn. “How many mortgage companies have luncheons at horse shows never mind the greatest outdoor show in the country?” Yet that’s not the only value that Melissa gains

Opening Day, which this year takes place on August 24th. It’s not just the sponsorship but also the fact that Melissa can share her love of horses with her clients, family and friends, because Melissa owns horses and competes at the Hampton Classic as do her two daughters. “Riding is my passion and this sponsorship also allows me to ride and participate and be with my kids, while I am working the whole time,” explains Cohn, who is not exaggerating. This petite businesswoman is always a hum of activity, answering phone calls, negotiating deals, hosting and entertaining

clients in between getting out there with the rest of the competitors and dealing with the stress and the thrill of competing at a show as prestigious as the Hampton Classic. “I truly believe that clients and brokers get more out of the fact that I am part of the show, not just a sponsor in a fancy dress,” she explains. “It is my life and they love the fact that I open the door to my personal world in a business venue.” DOING GOOD WITH HER SPONSORSHIP With all that she does you wonder if there is any room for more. Yet, in Cohn’s case that more is all (continued on page 86)

from this sponsorship. Beyond the typical amenities of marketing and advertising support (in print and on the radio), she also has use of the Hampton Classic logo, something that is recognized worldwide. There’s signage around the grounds, regular announcements throughout the day, the use of a chalet that is ideally located overlooking the main grand prix arena and the title sponsorship for

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2008 HAMPTON CLASSIC OFFICIAL SPONSORS Hampton Style – Sponsor since 2005 Hamptons Magazine – Sponsor since 2001 Hampton Conservatories – Sponsor since 2007 Hampton Luxury Liner – Sponsor since 2001 HRH – Sponsor since 2006 Global Horse Transport, Inc. – Sponsor since 2002 Landscaping by Gasper Larosa – Sponsor since 2006 Bombardier Flexjet – Sponsor since 2005 Frank Crystal & Company – Sponsor since 2008 FIJI Water – Sponsor since 2007 FTI – Sponsor since 2006 – Sponsor since 1999 Farrell Fritz – Sponsor since 2008 FENDI – Sponsor since 2005 EquiFit, Inc. – Sponsor since 2004 Empire Merchants – Sponsor since 2007 Enclave Inn – Sponsor since 2008 East Hampton Star – Sponsor since 2000 eighty one – Sponsor Since 2008 Diversified Services – Sponsor since 2007 Der Dau – Sponsor since 1996 David Yurman – Sponsor since 1996 Young Jumper Championships – Sponsor since 2004 WÖLFFER Estate Vineyard & Stables – Sponsor since 1991 Walpole Woodworkers – Sponsor since 2004 WVVH-TV Hamptons Television – Sponsor since 1996 WLIU 88.3 FM – Sponsor since 2005 W.G.H.R. Farm – Sponsor since 1986 WEF – Sponsor since 2008 Two Trees Stables – Sponsor since 1995

VOX Hamptons – Sponsor since 2004 Video In Demand – Sponsor since 2006 Jos.M.Troffa Landscape & Mason Supplies – Sponsor since 2006 Triple Crown Custom – Sponsor since 2001 – Sponsor since 2008 The New York Times – Sponsor since 2008 Tavern on the Green – Sponsor since 2001 Southampton Inn – Sponsor since 2008 Spy Coast Farm – Sponsor since 2008 Sotheby’s International Realty – Sponsor since 1999 Sam Edelman Shoes – Sponsor since 2007 Shecky’s Media —- Sponsor since 2008 Snapple – Sponsor since 2007 SHF Enterprises – Sponsor since 2002 Robbins Wolfe – Sponsor since 1995 RV Sales of Broward – Sponsor since 2006 R Squared LLC – Sponsor since 2002 Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate – Sponsor since 2005 Optimum – Sponsor since 1997 Oughton Limited – Sponsor since 2008 Pali Capital – Sponsor since 2008 Panera Breads – Sponsor since 2008 Quogue Pony Farm – Sponsor since 2008 NYMEX – Sponsor since 2006 Nicolock – Sponsor since 2005 Northrop & Johnson – Sponsor since 2008 Newsday – Sponsor since 2004 Montauk Yacht Club – Sponsor since 2008


AB Skincare – Sponsor since 2008 ASPCA – Sponsor Since 2007 Alfred University – Sponsor Since 2006 Alessandro Albanese – Sponsor Since 2008 Ameriprise Financial –Sponsor since 2006 Animal Planet – Sponsor since 2008 Antarès – Sponsor since 2001 Bank of America – Sponsor since 2006 Baron’s Cove – Sponsor Since 2008 Berkoski Ice – Sponsor Since 2008 bluhammock music – Sponsor since 2007 Bridgehampton National Bank – Sponsor since 1994 Brown Harris Stevens – Sponsor since 2000 Cablevision – Sponsor since 1997 Calvin Klein – Sponsor since 1980 Champagne Louis Roederer – Sponsor since 1998 Classic Party Rentals – Sponsor since 2007 Dan’s Papers – Sponsor since 1990 Dave Bofill Marine – Sponsor since 2007 Corcoran – Sponsor since 1999 Milea Trucks – Sponsor since 2007 Marders – Sponsor since 2000 The Manhattan Mortgage Company – Sponsor since 1996 LAND ROVER – Sponsor since 1989 LIV Vodka – Sponsor since 2008 Khanh Sports – Sponsor since 2008 Jaguar – Sponsor since 1997 Hoffman International Properties – Sponsor since 2007 Horse Haven – Sponsor since 2007 Hermés – Sponsor since 2006

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Hampton Classic Hosts Finals of Riders With Disabilities Equestrians who compete in the Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) once again have the opportunity to compete at The Hampton Classic Horse Show on Monday, August 25. The LIHSSRD made its debut at the Hampton Classic in 2006. The show series, created by HorseAbility, was founded to provide riders with disabilities the same competitive experience that other equestrians enjoy. “We are thrilled to welcome back the LIHSSRD championships to the Hampton Classic,” said Hampton Classic Executive Director Shanette Barth Cohen. “It is wonderful to see these riders compete and we urge everybody to come out and support them.” The LIHSSRD competition at the Hampton Classic is the culmination of the organization’s eight-show series that took place at various horse shows on Long Island in the spring and summer of 2008. Thirty-five riders competed in the series with the hope of qualifying for the Finals, but only the top 10 in the “With Aids” Division and top 9 in the “Independent” Division qualified to ride at the Hampton Classic Finals. Riders compete in classes such as walk, walk/trot, walk/trot/figure 8 and walk/trot/canter and are awarded points according to USEF rules for equitation classes. Last year, Tara Smilowitz was Champion in the Equitation “Independent” Division and Kelsey Renz was Reserve Champion. In the “With Aids” Division, April Kloepfer won the Championship and Victoria Natale was Reserve Champion. These four riders have been invited back to the Finals to present this year’s champions with their awards. HorseAbility was founded in 1993 by Kathleen (Katie) Kilcommons McGowan when she lent her horse to a friend and physical therapist who used therapeutic riding as a method of treatment for a child with cerebral palsy. When McGowan saw the child’s physical and emotional connection with the animal and subsequent acceleration in his treatment, she knew she had found her calling. Combining her education, love of children, and long-standing relationship with horses, she founded HorseAbility. Since then, the organization has become a New York non-profit corporation and is one of only two “premier centers” on Long Island as accredited by the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association. Its mission is to offer a wide range of horse-related programs to those with special needs in order to promote their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. “We are thrilled to be returning to the Hampton Classic Horse Shows for the LIHSSRD Finals this year,” said McGowan. “Our riders are more excited than ever, and we are looking forward to a great day of competition!” This was the biggest season for LIHSSRD thus far, with riders from five different barns from all over Long Island participating. Host shows this season were Thomas School (Melville, NY), Salt River (Center Moriches, NY) and Glen Head (Muttontown, NY). More information on HorseAbility and the LIHSSRD can be found at, by emailing or calling (631) 3671646. “With Aids” Division Victoria Natale Coryn Villanti Leanna Loree Katelyn McCormick Alex Donlon Alexandera Clark Jason Dumont Kevin Altenberg

Jessica Gruwald Danielle Campbell Bruce Flint Jonathan Leibenhaut April Kloepfer Matthew Kramer Perry Goldberger Daniel Zukowski Chris Donohue Adam Sivak Bridget McHugh Stephen Karlquisl Philip Varca Kim Ianno

“Independent” Division Kim Wolf Barbara Spindler Todd Pritscher Briana Maldonado Joe Penzel Lindsay Scarpa Daniel Cohn Selena Sibai Lauren Delmonaco Richard Costa Ryan Bullis Jason Dumont Nicoo Mercado


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The Official Poster, by Mickey Paraskevas A painting by renowned illustrator Michael “Mickey” Paraskevas has been selected as the artwork for the official poster of the 2008 Hampton Classic Horse Show, marking the fourth time the artist’s work has been selected for this honor (his work was previously chosen in 1987, 1992 and 1998). “Mickey Paraskevas is as much a part of the Hampton Classic Horse Show as the posters themselves,” said Shanette Cohen, executive director of the Hampton Classic. “To have his work featured in four posters speaks to what a valuable member he is of the Hampton’s community as well as the art community.

We are thrilled to show his work this year.” Paraskevas, a well-known illustrator among magazine art directors, has had his work appear in such prestigious publications as Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country and Esquire as well as earning numerous awards from industry professionals. “I love the Hampton Classic. I’ve been coming to this show since 1985 and each show has a special memory for me. I am proud to have been selected to be the poster artist four times. I can’t think of another honor across the country that I would have been as proud to receive,” said Paraskevas. “I have countless sketch

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books of the event – my shelf is full of them. I’ll be there this year filling up another one with drawings, sketches and paintings.” Paraskevas has exhibited at Giraffics Gallery in East Hampton (six one-man shows) and recently showed at the prestigious Southampton Gallery owned by Peter Marcelle. He has an exhibit of his new horse show paintings at the Hampton Road Gallery in Southampton. In conjunction with his mother Betty, Poraskevas has published many children’s books over the past 12 years. Their works include the much loved Tangerine Bear, which was produced as a Christmas Special for ABC in 2000. Other popular works include Junior Kroll, A Very Kroll Christmas, Shamlanders, The Ferocious Beast, Cecil Bunions, and Chocolate at the Four Seasons. The mother-and-son team’s most well-known project, Maggie and the Ferocious Beast, was developed for cable channel Nick Jr. and is still running on Noggin. It won the prized Gemini Award (in Canada) for best animated show of 2001. Currently, Michael and Betty are writing, producing and starting an online puppet show called “The Cheap Soup.” The team also writes and draws The Green Monkeys comic strip, which runs weekely in Dan’s Papers. It can be seen at The two also run The Paraskevas Gallery during the summer and fall months in Westhampton Beach, which sells all of Michael’s illustrations and autographed books. It is open in the evenings and by appointment. Paraskevas was educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York where he also received his Master’s Degree in Visual Journalism. The 2008 Hampton Classic Poster may be ordered online at or purchased on site in the Boutique Garden during the Hampton Classic. Can’t make it to this year’s Hampton Classic? You Still Can Be Part of the Action! The Hampton Classic’s feature event – the $200,000 FTI Grand Prix and FEI World Cup™ Qualifier –will be broadcast on Animal Planet on Saturday, October 4 at 3:00 pm (ET/PT). Also bringing the Hampton Classic to television viewers will be WVVH-TV, the official Long Island television station of the Hampton Classic. WVVH will broadcast three hours of live competition and additional hours of taped highlights each day during the Classic. The broadcasts can also be seen online at The Classic will also receive extensive coverage on WLIU 88.3 FM, which will broadcast updates daily throughout the Classic as well as live programs from the Classic on Sunday, August 24 and Friday-Sunday, August 29-31.


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Horse Art, in and around the Classic By Debbie Tuma ings done at the Classic; Jan Lukens Equestrian art has been in demand Portraits, which are family and equestrian throughout the centuries, with not just the portraits, of CT; Petography, Inc., fine art horse set but with numerous people who love photography of pets and people, of NY; horses and the equestrian lifestyle. From Jocelyn Sandor Fine Animal Portraits, cusportraits of horses and their riders, to painttom portraits of horses, dogs and a complete ings and photographs of the tack rooms, staline of greeting cards, of CT; Calamuso bles, and the action in the rings – equestrian Portraits – horse, canine and other portraits, art is timeless. of Lake Ronkonkoma; Event Specialists, Each year, at the Hampton Classic Horse Inc., equestrian photographers viewing staShow in Bridgehampton, a number of ventions for photo selection and printing, of NC; dors sell this art in the popular “Boutique” James Leslie Parker Photography – horse section of the show, under little tents which photography of West Palm Beach, FL; and circle a large segment of the property alongShawn McMillen Photography, equestrian side the riding action. Many of the same photography of KY. equestrian art dealers come each year, and Horse lovers should also check out an each year there are also some new additions. exhibit that starts this Saturday, August 23, Bob Tabor’s “Horse Show” at Sylvester & Co. at Home, Amagansett “People love to browse through this art of at Sylvester & Co. at Home’s Amagansett beautiful horses and their riders, in full riding store, called, “Horse Show by Bob Tabor.” This is shows, and sat by the sidelines sketching the horses, regalia,” said Marty Bauman, a spokesman for the about 20 pieces of Tabor’s well-known horse portrait their riders, and the tack rooms, which she made availHampton Classic Horse Show, which is in its 33rd photography. He will be at a reception on August 23, able as portraits, to the horse owners.” year. He said this year’s show, which opens on August from 5-8 p.m., and this exhibit runs through September He said in keeping with the desire for good horse art 24 and runs for a week of riding and social activities, 24. to take home from the Classic, each year, judges will have these wonderful equestrian boutiques back “These are unique and beautiful portraits, and are a choose, from numerous submissions, a Hampton once again. must-see for any horse lovers,” said Tim Kofahl, director Classic Poster of art from the show. This year’s poster, “We have always honored the horses in artwork of sales and marketing for Sylvester & Co. at Home. depicting horses and their riders by a fence, is by here, and a case in point was the huge bronze sculpKofahl commented on why equestrian art is so popWesthampton artist Mickey Paraskevas. ture of a horse that we displayed on the grounds in ular, “because the beauty of the horse and the romance This year, there will be horse art available to the 2003, which was done by Donna Karan’s late husband, of riding in the country, riding is a lifestyle that many public by such noted companies as Donna B./Running artist Steve Weiss,” he said. “Another example was the people either have or aspire to.” Wind Art, of Idaho, with art and sculptures; many years of horse art done by local artist Bonni For more information on the upcoming boutiques for, Ltd., with a display and sale of Miller, of Montauk, who came here each day of many shopping, check out distinctive style artwork, including equestrian draw-

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Tentative Time Schedule


TUESDAY, 8 / 26

MONDAY, 8 / 25

SUNDAY, 8 / 24


9:00 AM 398 Leadline 2-4 399 Leadline 5-7 12:00 PM Manhattan Mortgage Company's Opening Day Ceremony 1:00 PM 412 $20,000 Nicolock Time Challenge (1.40m) FEI Table C, Article 239


GRAND PRIX RING 8:00 AM 201 Open Jumper (1.35m) II.1.a 256 East Coast YJC Round 1, Spy Coast Farm 7 & 8 Year-Olds, II 1:30 PM 207 Open Jumper (1.40m) FEI Table A, Article 238.2.2

GRAND PRIX RING 8:00 AM 202 Open Jumper (1.35m) II.1.a 216 Junior Jumper (1.40m), II.1.a 1:30 PM 206 Open Jumper (1.50m), FEI Table A, Article 238.2.1


8:00 AM 383 Short Stirrup 10-12, W-T 384 Short Stirrup 10-12, W-T-C 385 Short Stirrup 10-12, O/F 386 Short Stirrup 9 & U, W-T 387 Short Stirrup 9 & U, W-T-C 388 Short Stirrup 9 & U, O/F  GRAND SHORT STIRRUP CHAMPIONSHIP 389 Marshall & Sterling Children’s Medal 390 Marshall & Sterling Adult Medal


Walk Independent W-T Independent W-T & Fig 8 Indpdt. W-T-C Independent Walk with Aides W-T with Aides W-T & Fig 8 with Aides

JUMPER RING 2 8:00 AM 343 Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search 212 Amateur-Owner Jumper (1.30m), 11.2.b 217 Junior Jumper (1.30m), 11.2.b

JUMPER RING 2 8:00 AM 250 SHF Enterprises East Coast YJC Round 1, 5 Year-Olds, II 253 Split Rock Farm East Coast YJC Round 1, 6 Year-Olds, II 218 Junior Jumper (1.30m), 11.2.a 213 Amateur-Owner Jumper (1.30m), 11.1.a

HUNTER RING 1 8:00 AM 167 Local Hunter, Professionals 168 Local Hunter, Professionals 166 Local Hunter U/S, Pro.


Local Hunter, Non-Professional Local Hunter, Non-Professional Local Hunter U/S, Non-Pro LOCAL HUNTER NON-PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP  GRAND LOCAL HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP


8:00 AM 164 Local Junior Hunter 165 Local Junior Hunter 163 Local Junior Hunter U/S  LOCAL JUNIOR HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP 373 Children's Eq. High, Fences 372 Children's Eq. High, Flat

HUNTER RING 3 8:00 AM 161 Local A-O Hunter 162 Local A-O Hunter 160 Local A-O Hunter U/S  375 370 371

LOCAL A-O HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP Hugh J.B. Cassidy III, Jr Maclay Children's Eq. Low, Flat Children's Eq. Low, Fences

ANNEX 9:00 AM 368 Adult Equitation, Flat 380 Robert Hoskins Adult Medal 381 Hugh J.B. Cassidy III, Adult Maclay 374 Robert Hoskins Junior Medal/Taylor Harris Insurance Services 391 Marshall & Sterling Junior Medal







HUNTER 1 RING 8:00 AM 20 Model Green Conformation 22 Green Conformation Hunter 23 Green Conformation Hunter 11 First Year Green Hunter 12 First Year Green Hunter 10 First Year Green Hunter U/S 16 Second Year Green Hunter 17 Second Year Green Hunter 15 Second Year Green Htr. U/S

HUNTER 2 RING 8:00 AM 104 Children's Hunter (Lg. Ponies) 105 Children's Hunter (Lg. Ponies) 103 Children's Hunter U/S (Lg. Ponies) 109 Children's Hunter (Horses) 14 & Under-Sec A 110 Children's Hunter (Horses) 14 & Under-Sec A 108 Children's Hunter U/S (Horses) 14 & Under-Sec A 417 $2,500 MARSHALL & STERLING CHILDREN’S HUNTER CLASSIC (Ponies) 817 $2,500 MARSHALL & STERLING CHILDREN’S HUNTER CLASSIC (Horses)

HUNTER RING 3 8:00 AM 112 Children's Hunter (Horses) 15-17 113 Children's Hunter (Horses) 15-17 111 Children's Hunter U/S (Horses) 109 Children’s Hunter (Horses) 14 & Under-Sec B 110 Children’s Hunter (Horses) 14 & Under-Sec B 108 Children’s Hunter U/S (Horses) 14 & Under-Sec B

HUNTER 1 RING 8:00 AM 24 Green Conformation Hunter 25 Green Conformation Hunter 21 Green Conformation Htr U/S  GREEN CONF. HTR. CHAMPIONSHIP 13 First Year Green Hunter 14 First Year Green Hunter  FIRST YEAR GREEN CHAMPIONSHIP 18 Second Year Green Hunter 19 Second Year Green Hunter  SECOND YR GREEN CHAMPIONSHIP 27 Regular Working Hunter 28 Regular Working Hunter 26 Regular Working Hunter U/S 31 Model Reg. Conformation Hunter 33 Regular Conformation Hunter 34 Regular Conformation Hunter

HUNTER 2 RING 8:00 AM 126 Adult Amateur Hunter 36-45 127 Adult Amateur Hunter 36-45 125 Adult Amateur Hunter 36-45 U/S 130 Adult Amateur Hunter 46+ 131 Adult Amateur Hunter 46+ 129 Adult Amateur Hunter 46+ U/S

HUNTER RING 3 8:00 AM 122 Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35 123 Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35 121 Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35 U/S

ANNEX 9:00 AM 101 Children's Hunter (Sm./Med. Ponies) 102 Children's Hunter (Sm./Med. Ponies) 100 Children's Hunter U/S (Sm./Med. Ponies)

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Tentative Time Schedule 1:30 PM 351 $10,000 WÖLFFER ESTATE EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIP, Round 1

1:00 PM 400 $50,000 HAMPTON CLASSIC GRAND PRIX QUALIFIER, FEI Table A, Article 238.1.2 (CSI****)

2:00 PM 402 $200,000 FTI GRAND PRIX & FEI WORLD CUP™ QUALIFIER CSI-W Bridgehampton FEI 238.2.2 (CSI-W)

JUMPER RING 2 8:00 AM 257 East Coast YJC Round 2, Spy Coast Farm 7 & 8 Year-Olds, II.2.a 236 Adult Amateur Jumper (1.10m), II.2.b Section A 236 Adult Amateur Jumper (1.10m), II.2.b Section B 239 Children's Jumper (1.10m), II.2.b Section A 239 Children's Jumper (1.10m), II.2.b Section B

HUNTER 1 RING 8:00 AM 55 Sm. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 56 Sm. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 65 Lg. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 66 Lg. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 60 Sm. Jr. Hunter 16-17 61 Sm. Jr. Hunter 16-17 70 Lg. Jr. Hunter 16-17 71 Lg. Jr. Hunter 16-17  LG. JR. HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP  SM. JR. HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP  HIGH SCORE JUNIOR HUNTER 43 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 36+ 44 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 36+ 38 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 18-35 39 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 18-35

HUNTER 2 RING 8:00 AM 339 USEF Pony Medal 73 Small Pony Conf. Hunter 74 Small Pony Hunter 72 Small Pony Hunter U/S 78 Medium Pony Conf. Hunter 79 Medium Pony Hunter 77 Medium Pony Hunter U/S 83 Large Pony Conf. Hunter 84 Large Pony Hunter 82 Large Pony Hunter U/S 369 USEF Adult Equitation

HUNTER 1 RING 8:00 AM 40 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 18-35 41 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 18-35 37 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 18-35 U/S  A-O HUNTER, 18-35 CHAMPIONSHIP 45 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 36+ 46 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 36+ 42 Amateur-Owner Hunter, 36+ U/S  A-O HUNTER, 36+ CHAMPIONSHIP  HIGH SCORE A-O HUNTER

HUNTER 2 RING 8:00 AM 75 Small Pony Working Hunter 76 Small Pony Working Hunter  SMALL PONY HTR. CHAMPIONSHIP 80 Medium Pony Working Hunter 81 Medium Pony Working Hunter  MEDIUM PONY HTR. CHAMPIONSHIP 85 Large Pony Working Hunter 86 Large Pony Working Hunter  LARGE PONY HTR. CHAMPIONSHIP  GRAND PONY HTR. CHAMPIONSHIP


2:00 PM 344 Washington International Equitation Classic Qualifying Class, Hunter Phase JUMPER RING 2 NO CLASSES SCHEDULED




HUNTER 3 RING 8:00 AM 340 National PHA Equitation 341 Pessoa / USEF Hunter Seat Medal Qualifying Class 238 Children's Jumper (1.10m), II.1.a Section A 238 Children's Jumper (1.10m), II.1.a Section B

HUNTER 3 RING 9:30 AM 342 ASPCA/ NHSAA/ Maclay 345 Washington International Equitation Classic, Jumper Phase







SUNDAY, 8 / 31

GRAND PRIX RING 8:00 AM 258 $30,000 Spy Coast Farm 7 & 8 Year-Old Young Jumper Championship Finals, II.2.a 404 $25,000 CALVIN KLEIN SHOW JUMPING DERBY, II.2.a  A-O JUMPER (1.40M) CHAMPIONSHIP  JR. JUMPER (1.40M) CHAMPIONSHIP

HUNTER 2 RING 8:00 AM 124 Adult Amateur Hunter 18-35 128 Adult Amateur Hunter 36-45 132 Adult Amateur Hunter 46+  ADULT AMATEUR HUNTER CHAMPIONSHIP

SATURDAY, 8 / 30

GRAND PRIX RING 8:00 AM 252 $20,000 SHF Enterprises 5-Year-Old Young Jumper Championship Finals, V.2.a 255 $30,000 Split Rock Farm 6-YearOld Young Jumper Championship Finals, II.2.a 351 $10,000 WÖLFFER ESTATE EQUITATION CHAMPIONSHIP, Round 2 408 $15,000 WGHR FARM JUNIOR AMATEUR-OWNER JUMPER CLASSIC (1.40m), II.2.a 2:00 PM 401 $30,000 SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY CHALLENGE FEI Table A, Art. 238.2.2  NATIONAL OPEN JUMPER CHAMPIONSHIP

HUNTER 1 RING 8:00 AM 29 Regular Working Hunter 30 Regular Working Hunter  REGULAR HTR. CHAMPIONSHIP 35 Regular Conformation Hunter 36 Regular Conformation Hunter 32 Regular Conformation Htr. U/S  REGULAR CONF. CHAMPIONSHIP 53 Sm. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 54 Sm. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 52 Sm. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under U/S 63 Lg. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 64 Lg. Jr. Hunter 15 & Under 62 Lg. Jr. Hunter 1 5& Under, U/S 58 Sm. Jr. Hunter 16-17 59 Sm. Jr. Hunter 16-17 57 Sm. Jr. Hunter 16-17, U/S 68 Lg. Jr. Hunter 16-17 69 Lg. Jr. Hunter 16-17 67 Lg. Jr. Hunter 16-17, U/S

FRIDAY, 8 / 29

GRAND PRIX RING 8:00 AM 403 $10,000 JR./A-O SHOW JUMPING DERBY WELCOME STAKE (1.40m) Table II.1.a. [Jr/A-O Qualifier for Sunday] 411 $15,000 PRUDENTIAL DOUGLAS ELLIMAN SPEED DERBY (1.40m) FEI Table C, Article 239

JUMPER RING 2 8:00 AM 406 $5,000 JUNIOR JUMPER (1.30m) CLASSIC, II.2.b  JR. JUMPER (1.30M) CHAMPIONSHIP 407 $5,000 A-O JUMPER (1.30m) CLASSIC II.2.b  AMATEUR OWNER JUMPER (1.30M) CHAMPIONSHIP 251 SHF Enterprises East Coast YJC Round 2, 5-Year-Olds, V.2.a 254 Split Rock Farm East Coast YJC Round 2, 6-Year-Olds, II.2.a 235 Adult Amateur Jumper (1.10m), II.1.a Section A 235 Adult Amateur Jumper (1.10m), II.1.a Section B

THURSDAY, 8 / 28

GRAND PRIX RING 8:00 AM 211 Amateur-Owner Jumper (1.40m), II.1.a 208 bluhammock music Open Jumper (1.45m), Table II.2.b

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about giving back. Sure, she’s an entrepreneur running a successful company who wants to constantly reach a higher pinnacle. Yet, in the process, she has never forgotten her roots or the value gained in giving back. Cohn brings her desire to help others into her Hampton Classic relationship. “In years past I’ve used the chalet for charitable functions by the CDCH. One year we had 65 kids with special needs and had a fun kid’s day with a face painter and magician and the horses to boot.” Near and dear to Cohn’s heart are any charitable causes that touch the lives of children and the less fortunate. In addition to CDCH she is also a major benefactor of The Retreat (both are in East Hampton), The Goddard Institute in New York City, the American Cancer Society, and the Habitat for Humanity. “I look for groups where the money will go to the cause, not the advertising or party,” she comments. It’s obvious why she supports causes such as the CDCH, which is a place where children of different abilities come together in an extraordinary learning environment; or The Retreat which supports victims of domestic violence. Habitat for Humanity also makes sense since this is an organization that builds simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with those in need of adequate shelter. So often anything to do with horses is targeted by those outside the horse community as being elitist. Yet, with Manhattan Mortgage’s sponsorship of Opening Day and hosting of groups such as the CDCH in her chalet, Cohn has shown how even the

VIP sections of the horse world can be accessible to everyone. THE VALUE OF ENTERTAINING CLIENTS IN A HAMPTON CLASSIC HORSE SHOW SETTING Hosting clients is undoubtedly one of the biggest values of the Manhattan Mortgage sponsorship. “We entertained daily, and in the past there were even downpours while our chalet was humming with guests. Every year we entertain clients, brokers and people that we do business with as our guests.” All year long Cohn is talking business, working through deals and lending money. Yet, at the Hampton Classic she has a chance to get to know her clients in a setting that not only they enjoy but she feels right at home in. Hosting people in her chalet is “a great opportunity to spend time with clients and brokers in a casual, unique setting,” notes Cohn. “As a guest of the Classic the event is there as the backdrop but it helps to keep the company in the forefront of everyone’s mind. It’s a priceless ticket for many and well appreciated by all.” It’s also an opportunity to do business since Manhattan Mortgage is only one of many Hampton Classic sponsors. “It always helps to meet other sponsors, especially when there are so many real estate related sponsors at the show,” she adds. “And we get real business from the show, but it’s primarily a big thank you to our clients and referral sources.” In business, whenever you do something you balance the costs and the value or benefit gained from the money you spend. While the Hampton Classic is

the major equine event that Cohn sponsors annually, there are others that she supports at different levels. It allows her company to reach an audience that needs the product she offers while allowing her to also be surrounded by a world she loves. It also brings her clients to a unique setting they probably would never go to on their own. Consequently, not only has Cohn gained exposure for her company but she introduced a whole new group of people to the horse world. So, in the end not only do she and her company gain from her sponsorships, but the horse community also benefits. We often listen to conversations focusing on why the horse world in general doesn’t get more support. If more companies could understand the value that sponsorships in the horse world achieve, they too would learn what Cohn has. The horse world is unique and different. It targets a vast audience that is appropriate for many different types of companies and it affords the sponsor the opportunity to host guests in an environment that is distinctive and singular. “We use our sponsorship for PR throughout the year, not just for the week of the Hampton Classic,” explains Cohn. “And there truly are no mortgage companies that do what we do at the show, never mind have a company head that participates. It makes us real to the clients and brokers, and helps to humanize and set us apart from others in my industry. Most sponsors don’t even know what they are looking at, but I am part of the fabric of the show and have been now for 13 years. It makes a big difference!”


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Arts & Entertainment Yuck it Up at Bay Street Comedy Series By Tiffany Razzano The summer might nearly be over, but there are still plenty of laughs to be had at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor throughout the next month. Jamie Kennedy, writer, producer, actor and comedian, is one of the remaining featured performers scheduled for Bay Street’s current comedy season. He’ll be coming to Sag Harbor on August 31. And fans of his off-kilter – and often very adult – humor won’t be disappointed. You can expect him to perform some of his impressions and bizarre characters and to regale the things going on in his life. “Like, I’ve got this really hot cousin,” he joked. “And when I look at her, I think, ‘How retarded would our kids be?’” As an indication of what you might expect at his upcoming show at Bay Street, countless times during a recent phone conversation with Kennedy he’d stop and say, “I guess you can’t really print that in Dan’s Papers.” And you can tell he was smiling when he said it. At his upcoming show, Kennedy will also be showing a clip of his movie Heckler, a documentary about heckling that will be released on DVD September 9. The documentary was an accidental project for Kennedy. While filming a stand-up special, Unwashed, for Comedy Central, he noticed some interesting heckles were caught on film. “They were pretty funny,” he said. “They were funnier than the act.” From there, he decided to pursue the subject of heckling for a documentary, interviewing fellow comics such as Lewis Black, David Cross and Patton Oswalt. But he didn’t stop there. He also interviewed sports stars, musicians and even George Lucas. “As I started doing it, I realized I had the makings of something pretty cool,” he said. What started as a 12-minute

short film that received good, critical responses at film festivals, such as the Aspen Comedy Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival, grew into a feature-length film. “It took three years of my life. It was a real passion project.” Growing up in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, Kennedy had a unique start in the entertainment business. He moved to Los Angeles to become a movie extra, thinking it would be easy to break into film and television that way. Of course, this notion was misguided, and he wound up taking on random jobs, such as waiting tables, telemarketing and working as a page. Then, in an attempt to further his fledgling stand-up career, he invented one of his first characters – Marty Power. Power was an alter ego of sorts for Kennedy, who used the character to pose as his own agent when trying to book shows and gain the attention of real agents and managers. He eventually got his break in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet and as Randy in the Scream movies. Prior to that, he had bit roles in various TV series, including “Married… with Children,” “Unhappily Ever After” and “Ellen.” (“You know, back when she still had boyfriends,” Kennedy said.) Over the years, Kennedy has become especially well known as a funny man who wears many different hats – actor, writer and even producer. His hit sketch comedy series on the WB “The Jamie Kennedy Experiment,” which he produced, wrote and starred in, now enjoys a cult status. But he shouldn’t be pigeonholed as solely a comedic actor. He’s proven his chops

in many other projects, such as Three Kings and Boiler Room. “People who really know me, know I can mix it up,” Kennedy said. “In Scream, I was the funny guy. But that was still an edgier movie. Three Kings I thought was a very funny movie, but it was also dark and meaningful…Last year I was on ‘Criminal Minds.’ I played a psycho. People went on IMDB and wrote about ‘what a creep Jamie is.’ I guess that means I did a really good job.” Coming up, you can see Kennedy as a regular on “Ghost Whisperer” with Jennifer Love Hewitt this fall, and he’s also signed up as producer of Northwood, an indie drama starring Nick Stahl. Early on, Kennedy learned that in order to have more opportunities for himself as an actor, he needed to create the projects himself, which is why he started writing and producing. “It’s funny, all these different things I do, mostly it’s out of necessity and ADD,” he said. He credits other funny men in show business – Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Tyler Perry, Woody Allen – as people he looks up to. “I read a lot about Woody Allen and he said, ‘If I didn’t make my own movies, you’d never know my name.’” But, he’s quick to add, “It’s not easy. You have to prove yourself to people. And sometimes you win and sometimes you lose.” Also coming up at Bay Street is Judah Friedlander, Eddie Griffin, Jeffrey Ross, and Brian Posehn. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to or call 631-725-9500.

New York City Opera, Right in Westhampton New York City Opera was founded in 1943 to provide financially accessible opera performances to a wide audience – opera that would reflect the company’s commitment to innovative repertory choices and the development of American opera. The City Opera was dubbed “The People’s Opera Company” and will always be a sanctuary for American Opera. Funding for this performance is provided, in part, by Suffolk County under the auspices of the Office of Cultural Affairs, Steve Levy, county executive, and The

Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund. Special Offering: $200 VIP Ticket includes PreShow Cocktail Hour, Gourmet Dinner & Wine. This private event is limited to 80 privileged guests. Call Cheryl Wheeler, 631-288-2350, extension 102 to make your reservation. Tickets are $100, $85, and $60. Call 631-288-1500 or stop by 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, seven days a week, between 12 and 6 p.m., and later on show nights, or purchase tickets online at


The New York City Opera returns to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center for a third time on August 23 at 8:30 p.m. Presenting a glorious evening of their favorite works, this revered company is sure to be a great opera fix for those who opted to avoid Lincoln Center. The idea to bring the NYCO to the WHBPAC stage was suggested by Emilie Corey, who sits on the boards of both the NYCO and the WHBPAC. “This creative alliance is good for both the NYCO and the WHBPAC,” siad Clare Bisceglia, WHBPAC executive director. “The Opera has an opportunity to perform beyond city limits and the PAC has the privilege of presenting this venerable company right here on the East End!” The performance will feature selections for both opera devotees and novices. “The NYCO 2008-09 Season Preview at the WHBPAC is a great introduction to Opera,” said Jane Gullong, NYCO executive director. “This elegant, yet relaxed, performance will showcase the company’s rising stars in recital, accompanied by a lively, and always insightful, narration by Maestro Jerry Steichen. “Mr. Steichen introduces each aria with background information in a most charming and amusing way,” added Gullong. The program will include selections from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rigoletto, Pagliacci, Candide, The Pirates of Penzance, and Thaïs. And with the pitch perfect acoustics in the WHBPAC theatre, the voices of City opera singers will soar.

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theater review/gordin & christiano

Performing Arts

Review... buffalo gal

James Leynse

A. R. Gurney returns to Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters with the New York premier of his charming new comedy Buffalo Gal. Set in a regional theater where a production of The Cherry Orchard is about to be mounted, Gurney bows in homage to the greatness of Chekhov. He draws many amusing parallels to Chekhov’s characters and themes in this latest effort. Television star Susan Sullivan (“Falcon Crest” and “Dharma & Greg”) makes a fine presence as the fading Hollywood star at the center of his bittersweet tale. The direction by Mark Lamos mines the backstage story for all the humor, while lamenting the diminishing power of the theater and the changes wrought by the passing of time. Amanda (Sullivan), a once glamorous Hollywood star now past her prime and approaching the twilight of her career, returns to her hometown of Buffalo to play the deluded aristocrat Madame Ranevskaya. Her baggage includes three Emmys, three husbands, two Oscar nominations, alcoholism and an estranged daughter. She recently appeared in an episode of “CSI Miami” as a judge with Alzheimer’s, rationalizing her appearance by saying, “everyone does judges when they need money.” Faced with the prospect of playing Granny Sweetpants in a trite new Fox sitcom, she flees in horror to the welcoming arms of the theater. Arriving a day early with her contracts still unsigned and clearly conflicted by the lure of a possible big payday out West, Amanda attempts to throw herself into the task at hand, while avoiding

her agent’s urgent calls. The entire action takes place on stage, where the production’s savvy yet stressed director Jackie (Jennifer Regan), who has a need to prove herself to her lesbian lover, will begin rehearsals the next day. She’s aided by her logical stage manager, Roy (James Waterston), and his animated young assistant, Debbie (Carmen M. Hierlihy). Complications arise immediately, when Amanda learns a cast

member, who was to play her brother, has dropped out. His replacement, in the now “color blind staging,” is an African-American actor James (Dathan B. Williams), who attended classes with Amanda when the two were just children. Further challenges crop up when Amanda’s first love, Dan (Mark Blum), shows up, proclaiming his undying devotion to her and reminding her of their once passionate times together in hopes of rekindling their romance. The evening shifts focus temporarily, but it is the relationship between Amanda and Jackie, written with a nonjudgmental empathy for both characters, that resonates most strongly. The play is slightly comparable to Gurney’s recent Indian Blood, but the evening, nonetheless, has its charms. Mark Lamos has kept the tone light, stressing the laughter, and allowing the supporting players to be rather one-noted. As a result, Sullivan, unfortunately, has less to play off and her good portrayal that blends Amanda’s neediness with an air of superiority doesn’t go far enough into the darker side, a problem apparent in the evening’s dramatic impact as well. Buffalo Gal opened at 59E59 Theaters on August 5 for a limited run that has been extended until September 13. Tickets are available by calling 212-279-4200, online at or in person at the box office. Theater critics Barry Gordin and Patrick Christiano are members of the Drama Desk. Barry is an internationally renowned photographer and Patrick is artistic director of SilvaRoad Productions. Visit their website at


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Performing Arts

Bottle Shock There were more than a few people who at first shrugged at the idea of Sideways, the 2004 comedy that seemed to be about wine – a subject not often tapped for laughs. However, we soon learned it was merely the window dressing for a special film that tackled a greater tale, so rich in its telling, yet double-warmed with lovely cinematography. Now, with Bottle Shock, the wine country of California is the cover holding a good book, but this time the tale is remarkably different. Forget the emotional woes of Paul Giamatti – here the spotlight shines on the deftly patronizing Alan Rickman as a snooty Englishman who ends up creating a verily patriotic moment for the USA. Based on a true story, Rickman plays Steven Spurrier, owner of a struggling vintner’s shop and wine academy in Paris (circa 1976) who is hoping to find something that will make some noise for his business. In desperation, he comes to Napa Valley, which three decades ago wasn’t considered much by vino enthusiasts. He arrives at the Sonoma winery of Jim Barrett (Bill Pullman), a man who ditched his law firm in order to explore his passion for creating a socko chardonnay. But his struggles don’t end at the world’s disparagement of California creations, as his son Bo (Chris Pine) struggles in a semi-love triangle with the treacherous Gustavo (Freddy Rodriguez). The strife gets heated as the two suitors seethe over who lands the fetching intern Sam (Rachael Taylor), and Bo doesn’t help matters with his laid-back attitude toward his dad’s doings. But Spurrier sees the magic, and, with his help, the Barrett wines get to France in time for a taste test. Make that the taste test – a true moment in time known as “The 1976 Blind Taste Test.” And much like Titanic, the ending is a known fact (so we won’t spoil your fun if you don’t know the story) – but this being a movie, you can guess things are going to shape up

for the American wine industry after the competition. All in all, this is a charming little piece that does a lot with a little. A story like this, in reality, is not so chockfull of drama energy and come-from-behind exuberance, but director and co-writer Randall Miller found this minor footnote in history and threw in lots of texture (while throwing out people who were actually there in real life), so don’t feel as if this

is a learning experience about the history of the California wine industry. But let’s face it: as any 10th grader finds out come test time, history in movies rarely matches the truth. However, if you can excuse the factual twisting, what you receive is a smart piece with some good turns by Pullman and Denis Farina, who plays the ex-American who guides Rickman’s Spurrier to the up-andcoming wines of California. Chris Pine is good too – although his blonde wig seems about two sizes too big – but it’s fun watching him, knowing that he’s about to take on the role of James Kirk in a Shatner-less Star Trek sequel. There are even some solid turns by Taylor and by Eliza Dushku (Faith from TV’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”), and although their presence as throwaway characters seems more about opening the door to the interest of eager gentlemen come DVD rental time, they hold their own with their more accomplished cast mates. But in the end, this film belongs to Rickman. To many, he’s immediately recognized as either Severus Snape from the Harry Potter movies or as Hans Gruber from the original Die Hard, but for the film buffs who have seen him in Truly Madly Deeply, Sense and Sensibility or even the cult-classic Galaxy Quest, it moves many to see a film once he’s announced he’s taking part. Combine that with the Rocky-like story here, and the beautiful visuals and shots of the Napa Valley throughout the movie, and it becomes clear that Bottle Shock can really inspire – on many different levels.

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GUILD HALL (631-324-0806) L’Eclisse (NR) – Tues. 7:30

HAMPTON ARTS (+) (631-288-2600) Tropic Thunder (R) – Fri., Tues.-Thurs. 4:30, 7, 9:15 Sat. 2, 4:30, 9:15 Sun. 2, 4:30, 7, 9:15 Mon. 4:30, 9:30 Vicky Cristina Barcelona (PG-13) – Fri., Mon.Thurs. 5, 7:30, 9:45 Sat., Sun. 2:30, 5, 7:30, 9:45 Jewish Film Festival: The Band’s Visit (PG-13) – Mon. 7:30 Incredible Journey: The Story of Westhampton Dunes (NR) – Sat., 7

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SAG HARBOR CINEMA (+) (631-725-0010) Tell No One (NR) – Fri.-Thurs. 9 Sixty Six (PG-13) – Fri.-Thurs. 5:15 Bottle Shock (PG-13) – Fri.-Thurs. 7 Elsa & Fred (PG) – Fri.-Sun. 3

UA EAST HAMPTON (+) (631-324-0448) Vicky Cristina Barcelona (PG-13) – Fri.-Thurs. 12:15, 2:45, 5:10, 7:40, 10:15 Death Race (R) – Fri.-Thurs. 12, 2:40, 5:15, 7:50, 10:30 Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (PG-13) – Fri.Thurs. 12:45, 3:40, 7, 9:50 Dark Knight (PG-13) – Fri.-Thurs. 11:50, 3:20, 6:45, 10:10 Mamma Mia (PG-13) – Fri.-Thurs. 11:45, 2:20, 4:50, 7:30, 10:20 Elegy (R) – Fri.-Thurs. 11:15, 2, 4:40, 7:15, 10

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UA SOUTHAMPTON (+) (631-287-2774) The Longshots (PG) – Fri.-Thurs. 12:20, 2:45, 5, 7:15, 9:30 Dark Knight (PG-13) – Fri.- Thurs. 12:30, 3:45, 7, 10:15 Tropic Thunder (R) – Fri.- Thurs. 12:10, 2:40, 5:10, 7:45, 10:20 Pineapple Express (R) – Fri.-Thurs. 12, 2:35, 5:20, 7:55, 10:30

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Performing Arts

Feed the Need Reaches for the Sky Over the past year, Feed the Need has grown from a group of high school kids who played music together in their church band into a well known local band that has played for all ages, young and old, at a variety of venues across the South Fork. And things keep looking up for the quartet. Since March, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve played at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett three times, released two CDs and won the Town of Southamptonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s June 13 Battle of the Bands. Twin brothers Matt and Josh King, guitar/vocals and keys/vocals respectively, who attended Southampton High School and will head to the New England Institute of Art this fall, and drummer Jake Terando, who goes to East Hampton High School, played in the band at Community Bible Church in Sag Harbor together. When their original bassist left for college last year, Connor Waleko, who also goes to EHHS, was brought in. It was Jeff White who organized the band and other activities at the church, and initially encouraged the teens to form Feed the Need. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He had a vision and we got sucked into his vision,â&#x20AC;? said Matt King. White now acts as manager for the group. Their initial repertoire consisted of 14 covers, songs by the likes of the Beatles, Sugar Ray, Jack Johnson and U2. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nothing hardcore, just mellow sounding music,â&#x20AC;? said King. Eventually, the brothers started writing melodies of their own, borrowing from the mellow rock they were playing, adding the occasional funk and reggae

twist. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We were always coming up with melodies, but I was scared to write lyrics because I was embarrassed to hear my words outloud,â&#x20AC;? King said. White helped the brothers find inspiration for their lyrics and their songwriting took off. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The music we write is an original sound that canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be compared to anything. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve heard the Beatles. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve heard a lot of different stuff.â&#x20AC;? The result was their first, self-titled album, which was recorded at Black Dog Studios in Hampton Bays and released May 10 at their second Talkhouse gig. The album featured 12 original songs as well as covers of â&#x20AC;&#x153;Beautiful Dayâ&#x20AC;? by U2 and â&#x20AC;&#x153;Some Dayâ&#x20AC;? by Sugar Ray. With even more songs under their belt and ready

to be recorded by the time their first CD came out, Feed the Need decided to release another album, Trying to Touch the Sky, this September, just months after their first. This time, instead of heading into the studio, they recorded the songs live on a farm in Sagaponack. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It was a lot cheaper than the studio and it was more fun to play together,â&#x20AC;? King said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;In the studio, we were all separate.â&#x20AC;? And the inspiration for the live albumâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s title is obviously the bandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s musical ambitions. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just trying to get bigger, have more fun and get out there,â&#x20AC;? said King, adding that he hopes the band will eventually be signed by a label. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everyone is trying so hard to make it. We hear weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re talented. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just trying to make it. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just trying to touch the sky.â&#x20AC;? For now, the group continues to win over fans on the East End, playing at a number of youth-oriented events for Southampton and East Hampton Towns, the Bridgehampton Fire Department annual fundraiser, the Parrish Art Museumâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Project Sandstorm and other private parties and benefits. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Little tiny kids love them and 85-year-old people love them,â&#x20AC;? White said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everybody loves them.â&#x20AC;? For more information about the band, go to or If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re a band or musician interested in being featured in our new music column, email


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Simple Art of Cooking Silvia Lehrer

Dining and Nightlife

Holy Mackerel! Spanish mackerel, a pretty fish with little yellow spots on its silvery skin, considered one of the best mackerels from a culinary standpoint, is lean and delicately flavored. Mackerel is available locally while the waters are still warm. While mackerel is considered an oily fish it is not strong tasting, and like salmon and tuna they are highest in the health benefits of omega-3’s. Tracy at my fish market went on about the virtues of mackerel while I looked on as my whole beautiful fish was filleted. On the way home from the fish market I stopped at a local farm stand and picked up a bunch of sauce tomatoes at 50 cents to the pound. My plan was to bake the firm fillets in an aromatic mixture of peeled and chopped tomatoes, garlic, capers and lemon zest for a savory entrée. I got high marks at dinner that night – shouldn’t I always? For years I’ve loved a salad combining sole with shrimp. Why not use Spanish mackerel, I thought, since the Portuguese title of this endearing salad is Maionese De Camarao Y Linguado – which translates to mayonnaise of shrimp and sole – close enough. The Spanish mackerel fillets would make a fine substitute for the sole. The fillets are simmered in butter and lemon juice in a heady mixture of parsley, sugar, peppercorns and bay leaves, combined with cooked shrimp enlivened with lemon, parsley and mayonnaise and served on a bed of Romaine, hard cooked egg and a dollop of mayonnaise with rolled anchovy garnish. An Asian inspired broiled mackerel couldn’t be simpler to prepare, served with quick-cooking soba noodles. Baked, braised or broiled Spanish mackerel rates four stars!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1. Cut a criss-cross in rounded side of tomatoes and blanch them in boiling water about 40-50 seconds or until skins loosen. Drain and rinse under cold running water. The skins should slip off easily with a paring knife. Cut in half and chop coarsely. Transfer tomatoes to a non-reactive shallow baking pan and add garlic, salt and pepper, capers, lemon zest and olive oil. Stir to mix. Place baking dish in the oven, bake for 20 minutes. Sauce can be prepared up to an hour or so ahead to this point. BAKED MACKEREL WITH TOMATOES, GARLIC AND CAPERS For each of the following mackerel recipes have the thin bony centerline removed from the large fillets. For the recipe below I purchased sauce tomatoes, slightly over ripe and practically seedless. Serves 4 1-1 1/2 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced Coarse (kosher) salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1-2 tablespoons brined capers, rinsed Shredded zest of 1 lemon 3-4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound fillet of mackerel or other firm white flesh fish Juice of 1 lemon

2. When ready to serve place the fish fillets in the pan and spoon over the sauce. Drizzle with lemon juice and return to preheated oven. Bake for 8-10 minutes until fish is cooked through. MAYONNAISE DE CAMARAO Y LINGUADO This salad of shrimp and sole mayonnaise is Portuguese in origin. Serves 6 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup finely chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon coarse (kosher) salt 6 whole peppercorns 2 bay leaves 3 pounds mackerel or sole fillets, cut in half lengthwise (continued on page 95)

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Going to the Farm Stand — at a Store Near You “some supermarket chains are renting out their parking lots to farmer’s markets on certain days; others have put a farmers market right inside their store.” During this time of economic recession, King Kullen’s plan is to support both the farmers by buying local produce and pleasing shoppers through cheaper produce, cutting down on transportation and storing costs that have been necessary in previous years. While the intentions are good, the long-term changes are yet to be seen. Farm stands, which survive

solely on local produce, from fresh corn to tomatoes, cucumbers and other fruits and vegetables, have been steadily increasing their prices year by year. One local Bridgehampton resident complained, “I can’t believe I’m paying $17 now for a blueberry pie – and I’m sure they’ve gotten smaller too.” Last month, Wal-Mart entered the locally grown food race by announcing they intend to invest upwards of $400 million this year in local farmers across the (continued on page 95)

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Dining and Nightlife ALISON AT THE MAIDSTONE INN AND TAVERN – Alison Becker and Chef Robert Gurvich are now serving in the main dining room of the Alison Restaurant in the Maidstone Arms Inn. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner from 5:30-10.30 p.m. Sunday Brunch 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. There is a new tavern menu and the same hours. 207 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-3245440. ALMOND – A classic French bistro offering unpretentious French fare at affordable prices. Open seven days, 6 – 11 p.m. on weekdays, 6 p.m.-12 a.m. on weekends. Located at 1970 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8885. ANNONA – Sleek modern Italian serving a market menu, which changes according to local produce. Everything from fresh breads and pastas to rib eye and local fish from their wood-burning oven. Located at 112 Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-7766. B. SMITH’S – Best waterfront location in the Hamptons serving the finest lobster salad, watermelon margaritas and steaks on the East End. Open for lunch, dinner and brunch. Located on Long Wharf at Bay Street, Sag Harbor. 631-7255858 BIRCHWOOD ON THE PARK – International pub right in the heart of Southampton. Open 7 days a week 11-9 p.m. with a late night menu Fri. and Sat. until 12:30 a.m. Happy hour everyday 5-7 p.m. with 1/2 price apps at the bar on Fri. and free apps on Sat. Lunch and Dinner specials everyday. Mon. Employee night, Tues. Two For’s, Wed. All you can eat seafood, Thurs. Ladies night. Late night wing night and Beer Pong for $15 starting at 9 p.m., with outdoor bar and patio. Located at 76C Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-4316. BEFORE THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT – Voted as one of the Best of the Best Seafood Restaurants by Dan’s Papers readers. Open for dinner from 4 p.m., seven nights a week, closed Tuesday until June 17 and then will be open seven nights. Daily $25, 4-course Prix Fixe Sunday-Thursday. Crab feast, Shrimp feast, Seafood platter special. Serving lunch Fri-Sun from 12-4 p.m. Sunday Brunch 12-3 p.m. Located at 78 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays, behind Tully’s Seafood Market. 631-728-9111. BOBBY VAN’S – Specializing in steakhouse classics and fresh fish. Lunch and dinner 7 days. Open 363 days a year for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Kitchen open Fri. & Sat. till 11 p.m. Located at Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-5370590. BUOY ONE – Fresh seafood market, dining room and take-out. Voted “Best of the Best Seafood” in 2005 and 2006. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Located at 1175 West Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9737. BREEZES CAFÉ AT THE MONTAUK YACHT CLUB – Casual Fare and tropical drinks al fresco. Drink and appetizer specials Fridays, 4-8 p.m. Live music and drink specials

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Saturdays and Sundays 2-6 p.m. Breakfast buffet Saturdays and Sundays 7-11am. Located at 32 Star Island Road, Montauk. 631.668.3100 CAFFE MONTE AT GURNEY’S – Serving breakfast daily from 7:30-10 a.m. From 12-3 p.m., the caffe serves a casual, economically priced Italian-style menu. La Paticceria serves light fare from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Located at 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2660. CANAL CAFÉ – Fresh seafood and scenic waterfront dining. Savor the view as well as our food. Lunch and dinner. On Shinnecock Canal (Hampton Watercraft Marine), 44 Newtown RD, Hampton Bays. Closed Tuesdays. 631-7232155. CASA BASSO – A Hamptons landmark providing a unique Mediterranean dining experience for over 80 years. Three course prix fixe for $25 every night. Waterfront dining available. Open Tuesday-Sunday at 5pm. Located at 59 Montauk Highway, Westhampton (Next to the Castle and Swordsmen). 631-288-1841. COHI BAR AT THE MONTAUK YACHT CLUB – Yachtside cocktails and patio lounge. Sunday sunset spin on the patio lounge 6-9 p.m. with DJ, Drinks and appetizer specials. Yachtini hour 7 nights a week 6-7 p.m., Half price Yachtinis and specialty drinks. Yachtini night, Wednesday nights, 6-closing. Located at 32 Star Island Road, Montauk. 631.668.3100 CROMER’S MARKERT – Custom Butcher Shop, Fresh Produce, Our famous fried chicken, full deli & appetizers, carry out catering. Open Mon. thru Sat. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sundays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 805 Montauk Hwy, Montauk. 6687500. HAMPTON COFFEE COMPANY – Featuring espresso bar, bakery, coffee roastery, full-service café serving breakfast, lunch and desserts, and outdoor garden seating. Open Monday-Thursday, Sunday 6 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday & Saturday 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Located at 869 Montauk Highway in Water Mill & 194 Mill Road in Westhampton Beach. 631-726-COFE. THE INN SPOT ON THE BAY – A true “foodies delight” featuring the freshest seafood and local produce available. Platinum Chef winner Cheffe Colette creates an inventive menu with some pleasant surprises. Dine outside on the waterfront verandah and enjoy the best sunsets in the Hamptons, at The Inn Spot On The Bay, 32 Lighthouse Rd Hampton Bays. 631-728-1200. THE JAMESPORT MANOR INN – Experience North Fork History and unprecedented local cuisine in the magnificently reconstructed 1850s mansion. New American Cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Serving Lunch and Dinner daily closed Tuesday. Private parties accommodated. Located at 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. Call 631-722-0500, email or visit LIGHTHOUSE GRILL AT THE MONTAUK YACHT CLUB – “Gotta Yachta Lobsta” every Thursday night. 2-3 pound lobsters and specialty lobster dishes. Artist Wine Dinner, August 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. featuring Joyce Brian Artist. “Pacific Rim” 5-course paired wine dinner. Located 32 Star Island Road, Montauk. 631.668.3100 LIGHTHOUSE GRILL & PATIO – Dine where historical magnates J.P. Morgan Jr., Astor and Doubleday overlooked the famed docks and waterside views. Enjoy Chef Jared Potter’s signature “Jaker Crab Cake” & “Yacht Chowder.” Monthly Artists Wine Dinners Series – last Thurs. monthly thru Oct. Reservations suggested. Dinner. 631-6683100, Ext. 1172. 32 Star Island Road, Montauk. LE SOIR RESTAURANT – Serving the finest French cuisine for over 25 years, rated in Zagat Survey of Distinction 2006-2007 and recognized as among the best on Long Island for delicious quality food, value and attentive staff. Nightly specials, homemade on premises desserts. Located at 825 W. Montauk Highway, Bayport. 631-472-9090. MATTO RESTAURANT– Matto, Italian for “crazy,” features a menu bursting with Italian specialties and handcrafted, thin-crust pizzas. Chic yet casual. Serving dinner Monday - Friday from 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday beginning at 12 noon for lunch and continuing into dinner beginning at 5 p.m. Weeknight bar special of complimentary amuse bouche with cocktails at the bar, Monday,Tuesday and Wednesday. Takeout is available. Located at 104 North Main Street, East Hampton, 631-329-0200 MATSULIN – This cozy Pan Asian restaurant has a menu with varied cuisines from fresh cut sashimi to savory Kari Ayam. Open 7 days from 12 p.m. Located at 131 W. Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-728-8838. MUSE – Restaurant and aquatic lounge open for dinner 6 days a week, serving brunch on Sundays. Live entertainment with Steve Frederick Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. Located in

the Water Mill Square, 760 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-726-2606. OAKLAND’S RESTAURANT & MARINA – Located on Dune Road at the Shinnecock Inlet in Hampton Bays is serving lunch & dinner seven days a week beginning at noon. Monday and Tuesday nights Oakland’s offers a lobster bash, Friday night Happy Hour 5-7 p.m. and Sunday Brunch 12-3 p.m. The regular menu is available during these specials. Live music on our deck weekends weather permitting. Visit for more information. 631-728-6900. OASIS WATERFRONT RESTAURANT - Zagat says “Modern tropical interiors and wonderful sunset views. Seasonal cuisine that is delicious and delightful and service that is always gracious if not perfect. This off the beaten path charmer is deemed a real find.” Serving dinner nightly from 5:30 p.m. Located at 3253 Noyac Road. Sag Harbor. 631-725-7110. ONE OCEAN – An elegant restaurant with a casual atmosphere. Prix fixe $23 available all night Sun., Tues & Thurs. and until 7 p.m. Fri. & Sat. Enjoy shrimp night on Wednesdays and the dazzling vocals of Monica Hughes on Thursday nights from 8 to 11 p.m. Open for brunch Fri.-Sun. from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Located on the corner of Ocean Road and Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5665. PARTO’S – Italian restaurant, pizzeria, caféé. Frank Spatola invites you to enjoy a real taste of Italy. Old-style, rural Tuscan atmosphere. Open Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Sun. 12-9 p.m. Visit Located at 12 West Main Street, 100 yards west of Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead. 631-7274828. THE PATIO AT 54 MAIN – New American Cuisine featuring prime aged steaks and fresh seafood. Three course Chef’s tastings available seven days a week for $30. Live entertainment Fri. & Sat. Friday Night Happy Hour in our Grill Room. Open 7 days a week, 4-10 p.m. Sun.-Thurs. and 4-11 p.m. Fri. and Sat. Located at 54 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-0100. PIERRE’S – Euro-chic but casual restaurant and bar. Late dinner and bar on weekdays. Open 7 days. Brunch Fri. - Sun. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. near the fireplace. Located at 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5110. THE REGULARS MUSIC CAFÉ – Live music. Great food. Lunch. Dinner. Happy Hour, half priced drinks 5-7 p.m. 631 . 287 . 2900 1271 North Sea Rd, Southampton. THE SALTWATER GRILL – Located on the Atlantic Ocean in Westhampton Beach, serving amazing ocean views, friendly service, and classic, simply grilled seafood and steaks. Lunch/Dinner/Drinks/Live Music. 631 288-1485. Located 379 Dune Road Westhampton Beach. SARACEN – A Mediterranean culinary experience, Saracen boasts a modern Italian menu, comfortable atmosphere and excellent European service. Reservations recommended. Located at 108 Montauk Highway, Wainscott. 631537-6255. SAVANNA’S – Open for dinner at 6 p.m. Happy hour Monday-Friday until 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday Prezzo Fisso all ngiht with three courses for $32. Wednesday is lobster night, featuring Chef’s special lobster menu. Gracious dining indoors in our historic dining room and outside the rose garden. Located at 268 Elm St. Southampton. 631-2830202. SUNSET CAFÉ – Organic cafe by day, wine and martini bar by night. Offering organic coffee, wraps, sandwiches, soup, salads and baked goods. Located at 49 Sunset Ave, Westhampton Beach. (631) 288-3010, TUSCAN HOUSE – Regional Italian Cuisine, seafood, pastas, meat and poultry, you feel that you have been transported to Italy the moment you arrive. Dan’s Papers “Best of the Best” Italian Food. Open year round. 10 Windmill Lane, Southampton, 631-287-8703 TURTLE CROSSING – Serving authentic regional food in an old Southwestern technique. Ribs, wraps, ‘ritas! Dinner every night. Lunch Sat. & Sun. Located at 221 Panitgo Road, East Hampton. 631-324-7166. WESTHAMPTON STEAKHOUSE – Seafood, pasta, prime-aged steaks, lobster dinners. Prix-fixe available every night until 7 p.m. Thursday and Sundays. Lobster dinner $17, Prime Rib $21.95 or Prime Rib and Lobster $36. Live music in the dining room Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ZIGGY’S FOOD + DRINK– 60s Surfer Beach Style. Grilled Ka-bobs, Great Burgers, Vegetarian choices and Salads. Kids play while adults checkout the frozen drinks. Come early - grab a spot. Late Night Swinging Bar. Open at 11/7 days.

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country. This is the latest move in a trend that’s swept across the country, fueled by the slow economy. “It’s a good move for supermarkets to invest locally. It’s better for the local economy, and the buyer sees a direct result in lower prices – the closer the food is grown to the stores, the faster it can get onto the stands. Therefore it’s fresher, and also means that there is less cost of fuel, which is generally transferred on to the customer through increased prices,” said the manager of Falkowski Farms in Bridgehampton. This past July, The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, which carries such stores as Waldbaum’s, Food Emporium and Pathmark under their brand,

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announced new partnerships with local farmers in New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, making A&P the largest retailer of locally grown produce in the Northeast. Waldbaum’s is currently in its second year of supplying the East End with local produce. While the first year they supplied only corn, greens and potatoes, the store now has a much wider variety of fresh, local gourmet foods to offer. Speaking out about the new local-grown supermarket craze, U.S Senator Charles E. Schumer remarked, “Long Island farmers produce some of the finest produce in the Northeast and every time a major supermarket chain commits to selling their harvest locally,

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For the shrimp 1/3 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley 1/4 teaspoon coarse (kosher) salt 24 large shelled and deveined cooked shrimp (22-25 to the pound) 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce 1/4 cup light mayonnaise

suitable container. 2. Combine lemon juice, parsley, salt and cooked shrimp in a bowl and toss to mix. Can be prepared ahead and refrigerated in a suitable container. 3. When ready to serve slice 12 of the seasoned shrimp in half lengthwise and toss with shredded romaine and mayonnaise until well coated.

For the garnish 6 large romaine lettuce leaves 3 hard-cooked eggs, halved 2-3 tablespoons light mayonnaise 6 rolled anchovy fillets with caper center

4. Arrange romaine leaves on 6 individual plates. Place 1/2 flounder fillet on each leaf. Mound the sliced shrimp mixture over each fillet and place 2 whole shrimp on top. Edge each plate with hard-cooked egg halves, dot with a dab of mayonnaise and top with an anchovy fillet. Serve at room temperature.

1. In a large 12-inch heavy skillet melt butter and add the lemon juice. Add parsley, sugar, salt, peppercorns and bay leaves and bring to the boil. Adjust heat to a simmer and put in the fish fillets one layer deep. Cover and cook 7-8 minutes until cooked through. Can be prepared ahead to this point and refrigerated in a

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dish was served with broad noodles. I opted for the soba noodles. Serves 4 1 pound skinless fillets of mackerel 3-4 large scallions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons parsley or coriander 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger root 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Zest and juice of 1 lime 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1. Cut the skinless fillets into 4 pieces and put into a shallow bowl. 2. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over the fish. Do not marinate for more than 15-20 minutes or fish will begin to cook from the acidity in the lime. Transfer to a shallow baking dish and pour over marinade. Place 3-4 inches from the source of heat and broil for 4-5 minutes until cooked through. Serve with cooked soba noodles.

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and spicy. For more information call Stonewalls at (631) 506-0777. Sunset Café in Westhampton Beach will be providing smoothies, small wraps, salads, iced tea, iced coffee and chocolate milk to sell at the Love on a Leash fair on Wednesday, August 27 from 3 – 6 p.m. on the village green on the corner of Mill Road and Main Street in Westhampton Beach. Sunset Café will be donating 50% of the proceeds back to the Love on a Leash foundation. Love on a Leash provides training, evaluation and certification procedures for therapy pets and their owners. For more information, call the Sunset Café at (631) 288-3010. GRAPPA WINE BAR in Sag Harbor has announced new hours. The restaurant will serve dinner from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, until 10:30 p.m. Sunday, and until midnight Friday and Saturday. Lunch is served Tuesday through Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grappa Wine Bar will be open year-round. Menu items include: roasted free range chicken with golden Swiss chard, fingerling potatoes, capers, and lemon rosemary jus; grilled wild shrimp with baby arugula, white beans and basil oil; grilled NY strip steak with creamed cavola nero, whole roasted garlic, wild mushroom and Chianti bordelaise; and veal chop Milanese with baby arugula, pear tomatoes,

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Dining and Nightlife FRIDAY, AUGUST 22 75 MAIN – DJ and dancing. No cover. Clara Rose 5-7 p.m. 75 Main Street in Southampton. 631-283-7575. THE ARTFUL DODGER – The Sun Gets Down, 10 p.m. No cover. 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2885. CIGAR BAR – Latino Night. 2 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-2575. DUNE – Open Friday and Saturday night and Sundays of holiday weekends from 10 p.m.-4 a.m. 1181 North Sea Road, Southampton. 631-283-0808. FIDDLERS COVE – Karaoke. 367 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-329-7577. GURNEY’S INN – Dance with DJ Des and DJ Linda every Friday and Saturday night. 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2345. LA PLAYA – Open late Friday and Saturday for dinner and drinks. 125 Tuckahoe Rd., Southampton. 631-251-6292. THE LODGE BAR & GRILL –Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m., free food at the bar. Outdoor patio. 31 Race Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-5022. OSO – Christopher Arnold, at The Southampton Inn, 91 Hill St., Southampton. 631-283-1166. THE PATIO AT 54 MAIN – Happy Hour, 3-7 p.m. Sari Kesser Trio, 7-11 p.m. 54 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-0100. REGULARS CAFE – Project Vibe, 10 p.m. 1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. SOUTHAMPTON PUBLICK HOUSE – Happy Hour, 4 p.m.-12 a.m. DJ Dory. 40 Bowden Sq., Southampton. 631-2832800. THE STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – Yellowman, 8 p.m., $35. Hot Lava, 10 p.m., $25. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117. TURTLE CROSSING – Mama Lee & Friends, 5:30- 8 p.m. 221 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton. 631-324-7166.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 75 MAIN – Mambo Loco Band, 10 p.m. Clara Rose 5-7 p.m. 75 Main Street, Southampton. 631-283-7575. ALMONCELLO – Karaoke, 10:30 p.m. 290 Montauk Highway, East Hampton. 631-329-6700. ANNONA RESTAURANT – Live music, 9 p.m.-12 a.m.

Happy Hour, 5-7:30 p.m. Music and 2-for-1 drinks. 112 Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-7766. THE ARTFUL DODGER – The Billy Hill Band, 11 p.m. No cover. 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2885. ATLANTICA RESTAURANT – The Mambo Loco Quartet, 7-11 p.m. 231 Dune Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2700. BEACH BAR – White Party. 58 Foster Avenue, Hampton Bays. 631-723-3100. CIGAR BAR – DJ Sam. 2 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631725-2575. THE DORY RESTAURANT – Big Suga. 185 North Ferry Rd., Shelter Island. 631-749-4300. FIDDLERS COVE – Second Shift. 367 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-329-7577. MONTAUK YACHT CLUB – Chuck “E” Band, 2-6 p.m. 32 Star Island Rd., Montauk. 631-668-3100. THE PATIO AT 54 MAIN – Frank Anthony, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. 54 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-0100. REGULARS CAFE – Live music, 10 p.m. 1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. SOLE EAST – Sugar Shack Burlesque, 10 and 11:30 p.m. Free. 90, Second House Rd., Montauk. SOUTHAMPTON PUBLICK HOUSE– DJ Dome, 10 p.m. 40 Bowden Sq., Southampton. 631-283-2800. THE STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – Lez Zeppelin, 8 p.m., $60. Winston Irie, 11 p.m., $25. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117. SUNSET CAFÉ – Spanish Night, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. 49 Sunset Ave., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3010. TIERRA MAR – Mambo Loco Quartet, 7 p.m. 231 Dune Rd., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2700. WHITE HOUSE – Doors at 10 p.m. 39 East Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-728-4121.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24 BAMBOO – 2-for-1-sushi and drink specials. 47 Montauk Highway, East Hampton. 631-329-9821. MONTAUK YACHT CLUB – Chuck “E” Band, 2-6 p.m. Sunday Sunset Spin, 6 p.m. 32 Star Island Rd., Montauk. 631-668-3100. REGULARS CAFE – WLNG Oldies Night, 7-10 p.m.

1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. THE STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – Suzanne Vega, 7 p.m., $75/$90. Nick K’s Surprise Birthday Party, 10 p.m., $15. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117.

MONDAY, AUGUST 25 ALISON – Cabaret singer and pianist Chris Barrett, 7-11 p.m. 207 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-5440. THE ARTFUL DODGER – Guitar Hero night. 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2885. REGULARS CAFE – Winston Irie, 8-11 p.m. 1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. THE STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – Marc Broussard, 8 p.m., $75/$90. Hard Candy, 11 p.m., $10. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117. TIERRA MAR – Mambo Loco Quartet, 6 p.m. 231 Dune Rd., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2700.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 26 THE ARTFUL DODGER – All you can drink Coors Light, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. $15. 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2885. MARGARITA GRILLE – Mambo Loco Trio, 7 p.m. 83 Main St., Westhampton. 631-288-5252. PIERRE’S – Jody Carlson and her band, 6:30- 9:30 p.m. 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5110. REGULARS CAFE – The Doug Dwyer Trio, 6-9 p.m. 1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. THE STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – Mac McAnally, 8 p.m., $50/$65. Weird Jellyfish, 11 p.m., $10. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27 THE ARTFUL DODGER – Specials for guys, 8-10 p.m. 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2885. BEACH HUT – The Mambo Loco Quintet, 6 p.m. At Meschutt Beach, 1 Canal Rd., Hampton Bays. FIDDLERS COVE – Acoustic open mic, 8 p.m. 367 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-329-7577. THE LODGE BAR & GRILL –Happy Hour, 5-7 p.m. with free food at the bar, outdoor patio. 31 Race Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-5022. REGULARS CAFE – Open mic, 7 p.m. 1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. SOUTHAMPTON PUBLICK HOUSE – Ladies Night, wit DJ Disco Pauly. 40 Bowden Sq., Southampton. 631-2832800. THE STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – Tom Russell, 7 p.m., $20/$25. David Lindley, 9 p.m., $20/$35. Karaoke, 11 p.m., $5. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28 THE ARTFUL DODGER – Karaoke, 9 p.m. No cover. 113 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2885. BAMBOO – Free sushi at the bar until 8 p.m. Half price sake martinis and 80s and 90s music. 47 Montauk Highway, East Hampton. 631-329-9821. BAY BURGER – Will Hren and friends, 7 p.m. No cover. 1742 Sag Harbor Turnpike, Sag Harbor. 631-603-6160. THE DORY RESTAURANT – Teddy Charles Quintette, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. 185 North Ferry Rd., Shelter Island. 631-7494300. DUNE – Open every Thursday from 10 p.m.- 4 a.m. 1181 North Sea Road, Southampton. 631-283-0808. GURNEY’S INN – Karaoke, 9 p.m. 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2345. LE CHEF BISTRO – Vocalist Ludmilla and guitarist Marcello Pimenta, 7- 10 p.m. 75 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-8581. MUSE –Steve Fredericks, 7-10 p.m. No cover. Water Mill Shopping Centre, Ste. 5A, Water Mill. 631-726-2606. THE PATIO AT 54 MAIN – Jimmy Mazz. 54 Main Street, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-0100. PINK ELEPHANT – Open for late night clubbing Thursdays through Sundays. 281 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-287-9888. REGULARS CAFE – Michael Hennessey, 7-10 p.m. 1271 North Sea Rd., Southampton. THE STEPHEN TALKHOUSE – Collie Buddz, 8 p.m., $60. Hot Lava, 11 p.m., $10. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117. WÖLFFER ESTATE VINEYARD – Twilight Thursdays, 5- 7:30 p.m. 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack. Visit or call 631-537-5106.

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Fine Arts/Books

Art Commentary

by Marion Wolberg Weiss

North Fork Venues, Part 1: Art Sites, Boltax and Mosquito Hawk

M.W. Weiss

There are lots of worthy exhibits that pervade our North Fork, from Riverhead to Shelter Island to Greenport. As diverse as these geographic areas are, so, too, are the art galleries that define the locale. Riverhead’s Art Sites is one such venue; the current show, by Elizabeth Silver, includes an arresting body of images (pardon the pun) called “The Body Electric: New American Expressionism.” What makes the drawings interesting is the very fact that they are female figures seen from a very different perspective. Most of our local artists known for their figuration use the female body as a narrative device (Marilyn Church) or sensual object (Bob Markel). Conversely, Silver uses the woman to question conventional images of identity. Her females do not reinforce any family roles that we’re familiar with: mother, wife, daughter. Nor do they evoke images of sexuality, often identified with the female figure. Rather, Silver’s forms are grotesque and exaggerated. They are also androgenous; we are not sure if the subjects are men or women, although the drawings are given females names (like “Lisa” and “Jessica”). The works are easier to appreciate when we realize that such elements signify Expressionism where extreme contrasts are common. Perhaps Silver is forcing us to go beneath a female’s surface reality, to see her with all her multi- faceted dimensions.

Work by Jon Snow Shelter Island’s Boltax Gallery offers another diverse show, by Melina Berkenwald, “Wandering Visions.” This exhibit highlights another varied format: photographic interventions and etched-glass installations.The idea of movement is essential to the interventions where the artist’s unique technique creates a combination of photography, drawing and painting. Thus, the reality of the photographs, when printed on glossy canvas and threads, produces a place caught between actuality and an “other” world. The movement becomes the subject matter or theme, as we see scenes connoting leaving, traveling and arriving. In this way, the viewer gets a first-hand look at an entire journey and the various emotions

that are evoked. Across the steeet is a new gallery on Shelter Island, Mosquito Hawk. Its setting is spacious and eyecatching: an old church. We could even consider the building as an installation itself, natural light streaming through the curved windows adding a special touch. The work itself is not “spiritual,” but there is a fantasy-like aura to many of the pieces;. For example, Kerry Sharkey Miller’s photographs of toy animals and her miniature carousels are evocative as well as mysterious. Jon Snow’s huge mosaics recall a table created by Lee Krasner in the current exhibit at the PollockKrasner House, perhaps because mosaics are still rather rare. Snow’s work more clearly reminds this critic of Julian Schnabel’s plate fragments which he did several years ago. In Snow’s work, however, there’s a suggestion of mythic patterns that is quite fascinating. Alexis Martino’s photographs also suggest primitive settings although the human figures are from the present. “Woman in Woods” is particularly mythlike, conjuring up images of a goddess and ancient rituals. In fact, the entire gallery ambience is like wandering in the woods, only to discover a magical and wonderful world. “The Body Elective” will be on view at Art Sites until Sept. 14. The show at Boltax Gallery will be available until August 25. The current show at Mosquito Hawk will be on view until August 24.

Honoring the Artist: Melissa Hornung Talking with cover artist Melissa Hornung always brings lots of surprises and leaves the listener with a renewed sense of enthusiasm for life. That makes perfect sense, considering that Hornung herself has abundant energy and passion for all kinds of experiences. Q: You mentioned that you went to Paris with your mother in May. That must have been special. A; Yes. I had never been there before. This may sound like a cliche, but I loved the Eiffel Tower and the boat trip down the Seine. There just wasn’t enough time to do everything. Words can’t describe the experience; nothing prepares you for Paris. No books or movies. Q: What were some unusual sites you saw? A: The oldest vineyard in France, near the Sacre Coeur at the top of the hill, the highest point in Paris. Other surprising places were the beautiful cemeteries. Q: ( laughing ) But you rode no horses in Paris. A: No. I reserve that for home. In fact I was thinking about moving to Aiken, South Carolina where they have lots of horse farms. I love it there. Or Wellington, Florida, near Palm Beach. It’s a Mecca for horses and the International Stadium for Polo is there. Q: I know you are as busy as ever when it comes to your horse activities. A: Yes. I’m going to Argentina this December for the Golden Cup Finals of Polo. I’m looking forward

to getting inspired for my next art series. Q: Speaking of inspiration, you certainly were inspired for this week’s cover. What’s the painting called? A: “Freedom Horse.” The rider is the daughter of the man who commissioned me to paint it. The horse is really feeling the weather. Q: I know you have a deep passion for horses, your own four and others. And you care deeply about helping charities that care for horses. A: I will do anything I can for a fund raiser for off-track horses. That’s for horses who no longer race because they are too old, have an injury or whose feet are soft. Some people who have off-track horses will sell them for meat. Money comes first for them. Q: You would never do that. A: No. In fact, I want to have a shelter for these horses, a non-profit place. Horses are majestic creatures for our care. We owe it to them to take care of them. They are one of my most passionate causes. Q: You have other passions as well. For example, your feature writing. A: Right. I like to make people think. I like to remind them to connect with people. If you’re in a

miserable mood, smile. That helps to overcome your mood. Q: What about your art? That’s another aspect of your life that you feel strongly about. A: There’s nothing more inspirational and there’s no better feeling of self-accomplishment than through the arts. There’s an artist in all of us. Find your inner artist. Q: What is it about painting horses that serves this purpose? A: Painting a horse forces you to look at every fiber, every view. It helps establish a strong relationship with horses. I have four horses that I really love. They inspire me. – Marion Wolberg Weiss For Ms. Hornung’s prints and art cards, see For information about the artist, go to Correction: In last week’s “Honoring the Artist: Walter Bernard,” it was noted that “Portraits of a Lady” would be on Showtime, Sept. 11. This network is incorrect and will be on Cinemax, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Dan’s Papers covers curated by Dan Rattiner and designed by Kelly Merritt and Dan Rattiner.

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Art Openings & Galleries COMING UP Upcoming events can be seen in the following sections:

Art Events – pg. 101 Benefits – pg. 118 Day by Day – pg. 118 Kids’ Events – pg. 106 Movies – pg. 89 Nightlife – pg. 98

OPENING RECEPTIONS INDEPENDENT ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS – 8/22, 23 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For a list of participating artists and their studio locations go to 631-329-8764. HAMPTON BAYS OUTDOOR ART SHOW – 8/23, 24 – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. On the front lawn of Chase Bank, 47 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-728-2211. ASHAWAGH HALL – 8/23 – 5-7 p.m. “Six Points of View.” Open Friday, 4-7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.5 p.m. At 780 Springs Fireplace Rd., East Hampton. THE DRAWING ROOM – 8/23 – 5-7 p.m. “Paintings on Canvas and Paper” by Caio Fonseca. Open Monday, Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Located at 16R Newtown Lane, East Hampton. 631-3245016. SALOMON CONTEMPORARY WAREHOUSE – 8/23 – 5-8 p.m. Michael Combs: The Lodge. On view through September 28. Located at 6 Plank Rd., Unit 3, East Hampton. 631-267-0828. SYLVESTER & CO. AT HOME – 8/23 – 5-8 p.m. “Horse Show,” by Bob Tabor. Located at 154 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-9777. ATELIER GALLERY – 8/23 – 6-9 p.m. “Vignettes of Long Island,” by Sheila Breck. Located at 308A Main Street, Greenport. 631-495-4268. EAST END BOOKS – 8/23 – 6-7:30 p.m. Photography by Jake Rajs will be on display and he’ll be on hand to sign his latest book. At 53 The Circle, East Hampton. 631-324-8680. THE GALLERY AT COLDWELL BANKER – 8/23 – 69 p.m. Paintings by Justin Love. Located at 4 Newton Ln., East Hampton. 631-324-7850. JILL LYNN & CO. – 8/23 – 6-9 p.m. “Horses of the East End,” photographs by Samuel Raffel. Located at 66 Jobs Ln., Southampton. 631-287-1001. PRINCIPI ART BARN AT OCEAN VIEW VINEYARDS – 8/23 – 6-8 p.m. “Bang Bang Goes to the Beach,” by Eileen Hickey-Hulme. Located at 551 Montauk Highway, Amagansett. SPANIERMAN GALLERY AT EAST HAMPTON – 8/23 – 6-8 p.m. Work by Mary Abbott and Sally Egbert, through Sept. 22. Located at 68 Newtown Lane, East Hampton.TULLA BOOTH GALLERY – 8/23 – 6-8 p.m. “Looking East.” Saturday through Monday, 12:30-7 p.m. At 66 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-3100. WALLACE GALLERY – 8/23 – 6-8 p.m. “The Plein Air Tradition.” Open Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday to Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. 37A Main Street, East Hampton. 631-329-4516. PHOENIX FINE ARTS GALLERY – 8/24 – 1-3 p.m.“American Dreams.” Located at 139 S. Country Rd., Bellport. 631-776-0811. ROSALIE DIMON GALLERY – 8/24 – 3-5 p.m. Work by Jan Culbertson, Sue Ecker, Aija Meisters and Stu McCallum. The Jamesport Manor Inn, located at 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. 631-722-0500.

GALLERIES ANNYX – Located at 150 main St., Sag Harbor. 631-7259064. ART & SOUL GALLERY – “AbstrActions” 495 Montauk Highway, Eastport. 631-325-1504. ARTISTS GALLERY – Haitian art. Located at 403 Main St. Greenport. 631-477-8555. ART SITES GALLERY – “The Body Electric,” by Elizabeth Silver. Open Thursday to Sunday 12-5 p.m. Located at 651 West Main Street, Riverhead. 631-591-2401. THE BARN – “Photospheres,” by Starr Tucker-Ortega. Located at 341 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton. 631-604-2043. BASEMENT GALLERY – “Love for Man and Beast” by Justin Love. Open Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment. Located 9 Albertines Ln., East Hampton. 631329-2927. BENTON NYCE GALLERY – Located at 409 First

Street, Greenport. 917-848-5102. 631-267-3627. BIRNAM WOOD GALLERIES – THE DAN FLAVIN ART INSTIPICK OF THEWEEK Featuring paintings, fine prints and PRINCIPI ART BARN AT TUTE – Nine fluorescent light works works on paper of the 20th century OCEAN VIEW VINEYARDS by Dan Flavin and “Knife Cuts” by Imi through contemporary. Located at 52 – 8/23 – 6-8 p.m. “Bang Bang Knoebel. Open Friday and Saturday 11 Park Pl., East Hampton. 631-324- Goes to the Beach,” by Eileen Hickey- a.m.-5 p.m. Located on Corwith Avenue 6010. Hulme. Located at 551 Montauk off Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631BOLTAX GALLERY – “Wandering Highway, Amagansett. 537-1476. Visions.” Located at 21 North Ferry DECORDOVA GALLERY – “Big.” Road (Route 114), Shelter Island. 631Open Fridays from 3-7 p.m., Saturdays 749-4062. and Sundays from 12-6 p.m. and also by BRAVURA ART AND OBJECTS GALLERY – appointment. Located at 538 Main Street, Greenport. 631American, European, tribal, Murano glass, jewelry, textiles, 477-0620. home furnishings and eclectic objects. Open by appointDESHUK/RIVERS GALLERY – “IN MOTION on Floor ment. Located at 261 N. Main St., Southampton. 631-377and Line.” Located at 141 Maple Lane, Bridgehampton. 6313355. 237-4511. BRIDGEHAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY THE DESIGN STUDIO – “Through a Contemporary GALLERY – “In Our Own Images: A Celebration of Local Lense – Transcending the Ordinary landscape,” photograBlack Culture,” artwork by established painters and phy by John Deng. Open daily. 2393 Main St., teenage artists. Located at 2638 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton. 631-537-1999. Bridgehampton. 631-537-1088. ELAINE BENSON GALLERY – “Landscape BUTLER’S FINE ART – “20th and 21st Century Treasures.” Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Now Painting and Sculpture.” Open year-round. Located at 50 located at the Southampton Inn, 91 Hill St., Southampton. Park Place, East Hampton. 631-267-0193. 631-537-3233. CANIO’S GALLERY – “Water – Land – Water,” by ESSES STUDIO – Work from The Grafitti 1980 Studio. painters Anne Seelbach and Christine Chew Smith. Located Located at 40 Madison St., Sag Harbor. 631-255-7704. at 290 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-4926. EZAIR GALLERY – Work by William Celento and CECILY’S LOVE LANE GALLERY – Paintings by Rob Eveline Luppi. Located at 136 Main Street, Southampton. White. At 80 Love Ln., Mattituck. 631-298-8610. 212-204-0442. CELADON GALLERY – “Masters of the Art.” Open GALERIE BELAGE – “Outsider Art in the Hamptons,” Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 41 Old through Sept. 8. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday Mill Road, Water Mill. 631-726-2547. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Located behind Margarita Grille at 8 Moniebogue Lane, Westhampton. 631CHRYSALIS GALLERY – Work by Yuka Hasegawa. 288-5082. Located at 2 Main Street, Southampton. 631-287-1883. GALLERY SAG HARBOR – Jewelry and Collage by CORMORANT POINT (HAMPTON) HOUSE – “Super Natural,” paintings by Annika Connor. At 13 Mia Fonssagrives Solow. Open 12-5 p.m., Thurs.-Sun. or by Cormorant Dr., Southampton. appointment. Located at 125 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725CRAZY MONKEY GALLERY – Bob Rothstein and 7707. Joyce Silver. Located at 136 Main Street, East Hampton. (continued on page 103




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Fine Arts/Books

By the Book By Tricia Rayburn

On Self-Publishing with Southampton Author Phil Keith Q: Animus, your novel about a secret terrorist cell hiding out in Montauk’s Camp Hero, was recently published by BookSurge. What was your path to publication? A: Like most new authors, I diligently searched for an agent to represent me. I had a couple of connections and ran through my Rolodex, and also scoured the latest edition of Writer’s Market. I prepared a killer cover letter, sample chapters, outlines; whatever the prospective agents wanted, I sent. The end result was a big fat zero. I then went after a selected group of publishers, but quickly discovered that publishers really do not want to talk to you unless you have an agent. I began to realize that writing was the easy part, and also started to wonder why I was beating my head against the wall. Eventually, I drew up my own sales and marketing plan, and shopped around for a good self-publisher. I also entered Amazon’s “Breakthrough Novel Award” contest. Out of tens of thousands of entries, I won a third prize, which was a free publishing contract with BookSurge, Amazon’s on-demand publishing partner. This saved me about $1.000 in initial self-publishing costs, and put the power of Amazon’s site and their distribution system behind my book. Q: How do you suggest new authors approach the self-publishing process? A: First, do your homework – there are a growing number of self-publishers and some of them are very good, and some of them are very, very bad! Once you’ve narrowed it down, choose maybe three to five publishers. Sit down and carefully compare their services. Next, get your manuscript in the best pos-

sible shape; most publishers will help you format, but if there are a lot of typos, misspellings and grammatical errors you could end up paying extra for cleaning up something you could have done yourself. Last, be sure to pay attention to and clearly understand the submission requirements for your chosen publisher; this will save you time and money Q: Do self-publishers provide editorial services? A: A basic, mostly cursory editorial service is included in most self-publishing packages, but it will likely be less than what a really good editor would do. Q: Can the author be involved in creative decisions? A: Yes. Some authors leave it all up to the publisher (which will cost more money) and some are directly engaged. My publisher did very little creative; my brother designed the cover, and I chose type style, font size, format of the book, etc. Q: What is the average cost for the author? A: For a basic package with adequate services that will produce “Version 1.0” of your book, you should be prepared to spend $750 – $2,000, depending on benefits. Q: How involved is the publisher post-release? A: This can vary. Most self-publishers will offer posters, business cards, bookmarks, marketing plans, selling seminars, etc., but they are NOT going to get you book signings or interviews, give away promo copies, or distribute your books the way traditional publishers do. My publisher did get me in front of Kirkus, the industry’s best known and most respected book-trade reviewer.

Art Openings & Galleries GOOD CONSCIENCE GALLERY 848 – Lynne Heffner is the featured artist. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. Located at 848 North Sea Road, Southampton. 631-726-4663. GORAN PETMIL STUDIO – Open Saturday and Sunday 3-7 p.m. or by appointment. Located at 88 Gin Lane (Barnway), Southampton. 631-574-7542 or 631-830-2895. GRENNING GALLERY – Ben Feske’s debut solo show. Open Sunday–Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-767-5302. GUILD HALL GALLERY – Larry Rivers’ “Major Early Works.” 158 Main St., East Hampton. 631-324-0806. HAMPTON ROAD GALLERY – “A Retrospect” by Kimberly Goff. Located at 36 Hampton Road, Southampton. 631-204-9704. HAMPTONS ANTIQUE GALLERIES – “Steampunk Art + Design.” At 2546 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. KAPELL GALLERY – Sculptures and drawings by Owen Morrel. Located at 400 Front St., Greenport, 631-4770100. KESZLER GALLERY – Russell Young, “Diamond Dust.” Located at 45 Main St., Southampton. 631-204-0353. LANA SANTORELLI GALLERY – “Summer Nudes,” through August 29. Gallery hours are Sunday to Thursday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Located at 77 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-6308. LEVITAS CENTER FOR THE ARTS – “In Phase” by Sheila Rotner. At the Southampton Cultural Center, 25 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-287-4377. LONGHOUSE RESERVE – Eight Stoneworks by Izumi Masatoshi. Located at 133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton. 631-329-3568. L’ORANGERIE FINE ART GALLERY – An eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional works, through Sept. 17. Located at 633 First Street, Greenport. 631-477-2633. MICHAEL PEREZ POP ART GALLERY – Featuring original works by artist/gallery owner Michael Perez. Located at 59 Main St., Southampton. 631-259-2424. PARASKEVAS GALLERY – Showing Michael

Q: Animus is on Amazon. How does distribution work? A: Animus, indeed, is on Amazon, as well as BookSurge. BookSurge will also accept orders from bookstores, re-sellers, major chains, B&N, B. Dalton, etc., but they will NOT make those connections for the author. The big chains rely almost totally on major distribution companies like Ingram. Ingram has, however, started an on-demand division called Lightning Source; as soon as I finish hooking Animus to Lightning Source, B&N stores nationwide can order my book. And I have, of course, set up accounts with all the local bookstores. They buy directly from me and I order from BookSurge at my (lower) author’s price. Q: What should self-published authors do to get word out? A: Plow your own field. Get yourself into local bookstores and libraries, get the local papers to do a review, get on local talk shows, give away copies to local authors, and join your local author’s guild or book club. Q: Overall, what do you think are the biggest benefits and challenges to self-publishing? A: The biggest benefits are that you keep control – and copyright; you can make more money; you can publish what you want when you want; and you are riding the wave of the future of publishing. The biggest challenges are that you must be organized and have a plan (especially a marketing plan), and you are going to have to sell yourself and your product, which is not something everyone is comfortable doing.

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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. Located at 83 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-287-1665. THE PARRISH ART MUSEUM – “Sand: Memory, Meaning and Metaphor.” The gallery is open Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 25 Job’s Ln., Southampton. 631-2832118. POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE – “Lee Krasner: Little Image Paintings, 1946-1950.” The museum now offers Cell Phone Audio Tours. Located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Rd., East Hampton. 631-324-4929. PRITAM AND EAMES – The furniture art of Judy Kensley McKie. Open Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday 12 – 4 p.m. Closed Wednesdays. Located at 27-29 Race Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-7111. REMSENBURG ACADEMY – “A World of Prayers,” by Creighton Berry. Located at 25 Ring Neck Rd., Remsenburg. 917-865-9997. THE ROOK – “Nature Morte.” Open Fri.-Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wed.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. At 59.5 Montauk Highway, Westhampton. 631-998-4095. RVS FINE ART – “Three International Artists – Berlin, Rossi and Petrov.” Open Friday to Sunday 12-5 p.m. and by appointment. Located at 20 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631838-4843. SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY – Work by Jeremy Wagner and Cara Enteles. Located at 688 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-793-2256 or 631-726-0076. SILAS MARDER GALLERY – “Sea,” through Sept. 7. Located temporarily at 3 Madison St., Sag Harbor. . 631702-2306. SIRENS’ SONG GALLERY – April Vollmer, “Doing What Comes Naturally.” Located at 516 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1021. SNAKE HOLLOW STUDIO – “Art of the Bird” and “The Athletic Figure in Flight,” through August 22. Open daily, 57 p.m. At 221 Snake Hollow Rd., Bridgehampton. 631-5375237. SNITZER ARREGUI PROJECT – “For Sale,” by Bert

Rodriguez. Located at 720 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill. 305448-8976. SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY – “Crafted in the Country: North Fork Artisans and Objects.” On display through August 31. Located in the Ann Currie-Bell House at the Museum Complex on the corner of Maple Lane and Main Road, Southold. 631-765-5500. SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM GALLERY – Rogers Mansion, located at 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. 631-283-2494. SOUTH STREET GALLERY – “People at the Beach” by Michael Patterson. Located at 18 South Street, Greenport. 631-477-0021. SURFACE LIBRARY GALLERY – “Thresholds of Visibility.” Open Thurs.-Sun. from 1-7 p.m. and by appointment. Located at 845 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. 631-291-9061. SYLVESTER & CO. GALLERY – “Reverse Angle” by Christopher Phillips Haile and watercolors and drawings by Lucia Phillips Haile. Located at 103 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-5012. UBER HOUSE GALLERY – “Phoenix,” a photo presentation by GEIR. Located at 80 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0909. VERED GALLERY – “Vessels and Vehicles.” Open Sunday to Friday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton. 631-3243303. WALK TALL GALLERY – Danny Simmons solo show. Open Tuesday to Sunday at 11 a.m. or by appointment. Located at 62 Park Place, East Hampton. 631-324-9776. WINTERHARBOR GALLERY – Located at 471 Main St., Greenport. 631-477-5056. THE WINTER TREE GALLERY – “Amazonia in Check” by Fernando Vignoli. “Summer Time,” by Cuca Romley. Open daily from 12-8 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Located at 125 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0097. WISH ROCK STUDIO – Open Thurs.-Sun. from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Located at 17 Grand Ave., Shelter Island Heights. 631-749-5200.

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Design & Décor

House/ home

Earthly Delights

By April Gonzales

Venturing into the Tropicals My trips to Florida have born some ripe fruit over the course of this year. Or shall I say a wider plant palette. Tropicals were never a forte of mine. I have used bananas and elephant’s ears, tibouchinas and hibiscus, gardenias and plumbago, just as much as anyone else. But aside from crotons, I really don’t have a good range of tropical foliage that I

am familiar with. After a tropical expo in Ft. Lauderdale and a trip to some palm nurseries on Pine Island, my experiences came in handy. I was asked to fill a red glazed pot with a plant that could tolerate outdoor summer shade and then come in for the winter as an attractive houseplant. It had to complement pink, non-stop begonias with bronze leaves and white caladiums with burgundy polka dots; both gorgeous, dramatic and graphic in their own right. So I hunted through the greenhouses across the East End because what I really needed was a fantastic houseplant, or in other words, something with tropical foliage. I saw some fabulous plant materials that I had been meaning to try, like a ripple edged upright elephant ear that had dark green leaves and another one with a white margin. I passed by the papyrus again because it is so dramatic, but it would not take the lack of sun and it can be a little tricky indoors if the ceilings aren’t high enough. I thought about palms, but they are too frondy and then I thought, deep red dracaenas, but they are too common. Finally, I landed on

Phormiums, the perfect vertical accent. A big pot of variegated mother-in-law’s tongue stopped me for a minute. They were the right shape. This led to a new idea: Phormium Flamingo would have been perfect. Their vertical swordlike leaves have pink, cream and burgundy accents. They look great in planters or by themselves. But, the plant proved elusive late in the season. Pam, at Lynch’s Garden Center in Southampton, did the usual magic she is known for, and instantly thought of stromanthes. The leaves are long, strappy ovals that are pink, cream and green on top and burgundy on the bottom. I must be honest and say that I had no idea what she was talking about when she ordered them. However, I was delighted to find that when the stromanthes arrived, they were the exact same plant that I had admired so many times down south. What to Do Right Now: Enjoy the fruits of your labor in the veggie garden, but start to reseed the super sugar snap peas, spinaches and some new lettuces that can begin to sprout with the cooler weather ahead. For more than 20 years, April Gonzales has been involved in garden design, installation and maintenance on the East End, as well as specimen plant scouting and site supervision for landscape architects.



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House/ home It’s Your Tang: Tips on Ancient Chinese Treasures By Mary Beth Karoll Among other ancient civilizations, the Chinese might beg to differ with the old adage, “You can’t take it with you.” During the prosperous Tang dynasty (618 – 907 A.D.), the elite furnished their graves to insure a most comfortable afterlife with little alteration in lavish earthly lifestyle and activities. In the hereafter, you could exist in heavenly bliss, bedecked with precious jewels and entertained by troops of dancing girls. Worldly amenities buried along with the dead included a retinue of clay models of servants, animals, and guardian earth spirits.

Chief among these sculptures are the famous Tang Horses, magnificent examples of the era’s splendor. Ranging from the miniature to the massive, these mortuary objects served as status symbols, the bigger the better. Nowadays, it’s not exactly true, despite rumors, that each high-style interior spread in every issue of Architectural Digest contains at least one Tang Horse. Still, a Tang Horse remains a highly coveted decorative item, with the rarest, most distinctive ceramics highly sought-after by collectors.

immortals.” As the Tang Dynasty was truly the golden age of the horse, the artisans’ love of the animal can be seen in the lowliest to the finest Tang Horses. Heads held high or turned, mouths open, nostrils flaring, prancing or standing still, the variety of stances is as wide as the attitudes and individuality of live horses. While quite stylized, the best Tang Horses display animation, and the musculature is typical of animals bred at the time. In their noble bearing, Tang Horses are truly symbols of power and prestige, and the finest capture the spirit of the period. Fashioned in standardized molds, Tang Horses were actually mass-produced but exceptionally high-quality. Details such as intricately styled manes and decorations on the saddles were added by hand. Elaborate trappings including saddles, saddle pads, bridles, stirrups and other ornaments reflect how horses were outfitted in that era, while the status of the deceased can be inferred from the type and degree of adornment. Although sometimes left entirely unglazed, the classic Tang Horse often displays the innovative Sancai glaze or three-color lead glaze in a brilliant palette of amber, green and straw. Touches of blue and turquoise add to the value of a tri-color piece. Typically, these fluid, vibrant glazes were allowed to run during firing, and sometimes small parts of the figure remain unglazed. Some of these ceramics were more subtly colored, perhaps in cream with a few amber-brown markings. Unusual coloration such as strawberry roan or darker tones such as chocolate brown and black, add value. Tang pottery artifacts were also left unglazed and then painted. If you make a major purchase of a pricy Tang

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Kid’s Calendar THIS WEEK FAMILY CARNIVAL – 8/22 – 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. To benefit Mari’s Children. At the Art Farm, 739 Butter Ln., Bridgehampton. $45/child. Adults free. PRINCESS ALINA & THE DRAGON’S LAIR – 8/22 – 7 p.m. $15. At the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-2350. OLIVER! – 8/22-24 – Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. At Southampton High School, 141 Narrow Ln., Southampton. 631-329-1420. ART WORKSHOPS – 8/23, 24 – 10-11 a.m. Friday “Lichtenstein Landscapes.” Saturday – “Seashore Diorama.” With Karyn Mannix. $20. At Golden Eagle, 14 Gingerbread Ln., East Hampton. 631-324-0603. WESTHAMPTON BEACH FARMERS MARKET – 8/23 – 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Children will learn about a different farm animal each week. LEARN ABOUT LANTERNS AND CANDLES IN THE OLDEN DAYS – 8/26 – 1:30-3 p.m. Ages 8-12, $10. At Custom House, at Main and Garden Streets, Sag Harbor. 631-725-3229. MINKIE THE MONKEY DVD RELEASE PARTY – 8/28 – 11 a.m. At Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre. Located on Rte. 114 and East Union Street, behind Christ Episcopal Church in the parish hall, Sag Harbor. 631-725-4193. GUSTAFER YELLOWGOLD – 8/28 – 3 p.m. At Bay Street Theatre, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500.

ONGOING KID SUMMER ART CAMP AND WORKSHOPS – At the Parrish Art Museum, 25 Job’s Ln., Southampton. 631-283-2118. for more information. PUPPET SHOWS – At Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre. Located on Rte. 114 and

East Union Street, behind Christ Episcopal Church in the parish hall, Sag Harbor. 631-725-4193. LIL COWPOKES PONY CLUB – Every Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for ages 3 and up. Learn about animals and how to ride a pony. At Amaryllis Farm Equine Rescue, 93 Merchants Path, Southampton. 631-5377335. CMEE SUMMER CAMP ALTERNATIVE – Workshops and classes for toddlers to teens running from July through August. Located at the Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250. ART BARGE – Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., beginning in June. Offers a weekly children’s studio programs and the Children’s Art Carnival. COOL MOVES! THE ARTISTRY OF MOTION – An interactive arts-and-science exhibit. Also on display, through December 1, “Go Green.” At the Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250. KIDS CHALLAH CLASSES – Kids Challah Time every Thursday at 4 p.m. through August 28. At Chabad of East Hampton, 17 Woods Lane, East Hampton. 631-329-5800. Kids Knead Challah every Friday at 5:30 p.m. through August 29, at the Southampton Jewish Center. Free admission to both. ART FOR LIFE – Mondays through Thursdays from 4-5:15 p.m. at Amy’s Art Farm in Westhampton. Art projects, yoga, poetry and more. Call 631-2883587. JACKSON POLLOCK DRIP PAINTING FAMILY WORKSHOP – Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m. Tour and explore the Pollock Krasner house. Call 631-329-2811 for more informa-

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By Susan Galardi

The United Colors of the Next Generation If you believe the in the power of thought to create reality, most recently championed by the book/DVD “The Secret,” then you might see the Benetton ads of the ‘80s as integral in creating the current trend in families, where children from all over the globe frolic (and look gorgeous) together. For decades, the Benetton ads, and more recently GAP ads, have put “into the universe” strong, happy images of children of all ethnicities happy together. Who knows? Maybe marketing execs at those companies had a plan to fill our collective unconscious with thoughts of racial/social harmony through the most sympathetic characters: children. There is also the adage that out of adversity comes opportunity. If you adhere to that, then you might agree that, as incidents of infertility rise (for reasons ranging from women in their 30s and 40s trying to get pregnant, to stress-induced reproductive issues), then the option of adoption, international and domestic, is a natural, positive outgrowth of an often heartbreaking situation. Theories aside, the results are fantastic. Instead of trying to decipher it, you can simply do a mental reality check, as I did recently, and marvel at the truly global society that our children, and we, live in. Here’s a list of some of our son’s friends, classmates and erstwhile buddies. A seven-year-old boy adopted at the age of four from Siberia. A three year old boy adopted at 18 months from Khazikstan. An eight and nine year old sister and brother, adopted as infants from Cambodia. A ten year old girl, adopted as a toddler from China. A seven year old African American boy adopted domestically as an infant by a single, Caucasian dad. Of the adopted children our son knows, most are from countries outside the U.S.

According to something called the “Population Reference Bureau,” the United States adopts more children from abroad than any other country. It reads, “The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents has increased sharply, and nearly doubled during the 1990s ... And because many adopted children come from a different racial or ethnic background than their American parents, they contribute to the blurring of racial and ethnic boundaries.” The site offers another reason for the trend: “the dwindling supply of adoptable children within the United States [because of] … increased access to

contraception, the availability of legal abortion, decreases in the teen birth rate, and reduced social stigma surrounding unmarried parenting.” As a result, it concludes that there are fewer U.S.-born children available for adoption. In many ways, that is good news. Fewer unwanted children in any country is a great development. It motivates people to look beyond their own citizenship in order to have a family. And it kind of blows away the theory that people have children for ego-gratification. If you’re traveling to Siberia in the dead of winter to adopt a child at a tremendous cost, the need to be a parent is clearly trumping the need to further your own gene pool. Yet despite the cost of foreign adoption, it is still preferred by many future parents of America. Not to mention, according to the PBD, “adopting within the United States is legally complicated, slow, and costly.” Statistics from 2002 show that 25% of foreign adoptions are from Russia; 25% from China, 25% from “other.” The kids, at this age, don’t care. As an adult, I find the developments amazing, “loaded,” heartwarming. It’s particularly profound now, with China and Russia very much in the news these days for good and bad. The categorical prejudice of past generations toward entire cultures and countries becomes virtually impossible when you’re holding a child from that country in your own arms.

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something I bet you didn’t know. Guide Horses are very clean and can actually be house broken! In a study, conducted by the Pine Street Foundation, a cancer research organization in California, compelling evidence showed that cancers hidden beneath the skin can be detected by dogs sniffing the odors of a person’s breath. According to the foundation, dogs with only a few weeks of basic training learned how to accurately distinguish between breath samples of lung- and breast-cancer patients and healthy subjects. Previous studies have confirmed the ability of trained dogs to detect skin-cancer melanomas by sniffing skin lesions. Nicholas Broffman, executive director of the Pine Street Foundation, states that lung and breast cancer patients are known to exhale patterns of biochemical markers in their breath. Cancer cells, he goes on to explain, emit different metabolic waste products than normal cells, which can be detected by a dog’s keen sense of smell, even in the early stages of disease. Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled is a national nonprofit organization that provides highly trained monkeys to assist quadriplegic and other people with severe spinal cord injuries, with daily activities. The monkeys are raised and trained to act as live-in companions who will provide the gifts of independence, companionship, dignity and hope to the people they help. The monkeys are trained to respond to a laser pointer and can pick up objects from the floor that would normally stay there until help arrived. They can open a refrigerator, retrieve a bottle of water, open the cap, insert a straw into the bottle, and put the bottle into its holder on the handicapped person’s chair. They turn lights on and off, bring the telephone and remote for the TV, and do other tasks that would otherwise not be possible in the daily lives of people who can’t, including putting in a CD or DVD, flipping pages in a book or magazine, scratching itches, and even warming up food in the microwave. These wonderful loving animals are not only companions but they are the caregivers as well. They never cease to amaze me and have earned my utmost respect. Questions? thoughts? email

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Those who know me well know that I can say with all honesty, “I never met a dog I didn’t like.” I admire each and every one of them from the family pet to the search-and-rescue dogs, as well as those who assist the physically disabled and bring a well being to the emotionally challenged. I want to give the deserved recognition to them as well as some of the other animals that not only bring us joy and companionship, but also do remarkable jobs to benefit and enhance our lives. It has been shown that people who own cats are less likely to die from a heart attack and other cardiovascular diseases. The study examined data from 4,435 people, ranging in age from 30 to 75, participating in ongoing research with the National and Nutritional Examination Study conducted over a 20year period. It’s also been found that cat owners benefit from reduced levels of depression and stress. The cat’s relaxed nature and soothing purring, like a mantra, segues into a tranquil coexistence for both. “Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.” In 1999, an experimental program, called The Guide Horse Foundation, was started with the purpose of training miniature horses to assist visually impaired people. There is a critical shortage of guide animals and Guide Horses have shown great promise. They perform exceptionally well at keeping their

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Quaint, and Effective, Beauty Tips from Granny watch her paint her nails. Sometimes she even left the moons of her nails unpolished and she would balance her pinkie on the vanity top for precision and accuracy. When my grandmother removed that polish, she went into the kitchen where she kept the rest of her beauty products. The red polish, which she constantly wore, had the unwelcomed effect of yellowing her nails. So, she would soak them in lemon juice. And if they were still yellow, she’d add a bit of bleach so that they’d return to a fleshy tone of a pale, healthy pink. Afterward,

she’d mix herself a glass of Knox Gelatin, because she said that it helps strengthens nails. When she made sauce on Sundays, after finishing with garlic and onions, she’d squeeze a lemon over her fingertips to neutralize the odor. Then, she’d chew on a fresh twig of parsley, because it freshened her breath after tasting all of that sauce. And by the end of a long day, she’d pour half a bottle of milk into a bath and then soak, because she said it softened and moisturized her skin. After bathing, she’d pat on some baby oil mixed with rosewater, making her smell so good.

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By Kelly Krieger

The Color Purple – the New Black, Really scarves and jewelry can really add a subtle touch for those of you who may only want a splash of color. A few hot picks to consider include; Loro Piana (cashmere stola with a fringe, available in grape-priced at $595), Dolce & Gabbana (Raquel convertible shopper, available in violet-priced at $945), Kokin Collections (upsweep ombre hat, available in purple-priced at $245), Emilio Pucci (cosmo rainboot, priced at $175) and Jimmy Choo (Mary Jane leather round toepriced at $760.) You will find any of the above mentioned on Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus or Bergdorf Goodman websites. Don’t forget to shop around town and check out Dan’s Insider Guide for a full listing of shops and boutiques.

The bottom line is, you can’t go wrong this season wearing purple. Remember, purple was a favorite color of Cleopatra, is worn by royalty to distinct high rankings and purple hearts are given to honor soldiers who are wounded during war. This year’s Oscar post-party was hosted by no other than Mr. “Purple Rain” himself, Prince (singer/songwriter) required that all guests wear the color purple including the likes of; John Travolta, Johnny Depp and George Clooney. He even went as far as serving purple drinks and hors derves. Now that’s a true lover of purple! Questions or thoughts? Email

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Every shade of purple is in this fall. Hues of lavender, plum, eggplant, orchid, violet and regal purple have been a strong part of many collections. From shoes and handbags to scarves and leather accessories, purple is the way to go. Wearing purple from head to toe might be pushing it, but layering several shades and accessorizing an outfit offers a powerful statement. Purple signifies magic, mystery and royalty. It is a color that evokes a sense of peace and spirituality. Purple is also widely used for meditation purposes and is believed to bring out our creative and imaginative side. Each year Pantone releases the top ten hot colors for the fashion industry to follow. It was no surprise that this year’s New York Fall Fashion Week displayed and array of purple shades as well as a few others including; blue iris (with an undertone of purple), caribbean blue, royal lilac, twilight blue, shady glade, aurora red, withered rose, burnt orange, ochre and shitake.

Oscar De La Renta, Donna Karan (DKNY), Diane Von Furstenberg and Prada have made use of the popular color in their 2008 collections. Prada has always incorporated purple in to their collections and this year is no different. Check out the purple suede shoe booties (priced at $595), purple suede pumps (priced at $595), Tessuto P clutch (priced at $640 available in violet or gray) or Prada’s Vitello Daino tote (priced at $1,095 – available in gunmetal or violet.) One of my favorite items in this year’s Prada collection is a Faux Croc zip front jacket (with a double zipper exposure, ruched waist, elastic cuffs and side slash zipper pockets- priced at $1,295.) If you just want to add a splash of color pair Prada’s ribbed Lana Coste purple tights (priced at $155) with a rib mock turtleneck sweater (in black -priced at $496) and pucker pencil skirt (also in black – priced at $525.) There are so many ways to create that “Purple Haze” look you want to achieve. Try adding a purple accessory to a black ensemble. Purple belts, pumps,


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At Saks Fifth Avenue on Williams-Sonoma for their cool Main Street and Hampton Road annual Summer Sale, which gives in Southampton, look for new fall you a last chance to save up to inventory that includes Prada Fall 75% off select items throughout handbags, footwear and accesthe store, including cooking and sories. Shop the collection and tabletop merchandise. The deals are too good to pass by, so stock up look your very best for the upcomon some, I hate to say it right now, ing fall season. holiday gifts. Yikes! Rose Jewelers, on Main Sag Harbor is my town and I Street, Southampton, is celebratlove the ‘Main Street Stroll…’ The ing the end of summer with the Apricot Lane, Southampton news of Labl’s End of Summer Sale Mazza Collection of Watercolors, had me running there this week. This sale will save on view, Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23. you 35% off tank tops, shorts and selected footwear Don’t miss the colorful and unique collection that and 25% off everything else, making room for new fall everyone is talking about. inventory, back to school clothing and more. Nearby at Old Town Crossing, on Main Street in Remember “for every pair of TOM’s that your purchase, Southampton, there are some brand new items from they will have a Margarita at Superica.” Not bad, huh? their European container that have recently arrived. This sale runs through August 22, so get going… There are beautiful candles from Paris, engraveable Getting my color and pedicure done at the Style Bar wine stoppers and collars, imported wood boxes, silver Salon & Spa at One Bay Street, Sag Harbor, is a serving pieces, brass and glass candlesticks. Think pleasure, not a chore. This is a full service, full-staffed early holiday and corporate gifts for those special peosalon and spa with a large selection of hair products, ple on your list. hair jewelry and more at your fingertips. Give a call Biba, Southampton, on Windmill Lane, is having for an appointment or information at 631-725-6730. a Huge Blowout Sample Sale, emptying out Emma And for all that have e-mailed me for the formula for Caine’s warehouse and boutique, that include dresses, my color, sorry, I don’t know the answer to that. You tops, tunics, sandals, handbags, pants and T-shirts. will have to ask Mary or Sean… Everything is priced to go from $20 to $99 starting Until next week, ciao and happy Back-To-School Friday, August 22, running through Sunday, August and late summer sale shopping! 31. Do not miss this fantastic end-of-season sale. Call E-mail, newkids@danspa631-287-1770. or via fax at: 631-726-0189. I would love to At the Bridgehampton Commons, where there is hear all about it! always plenty of parking available, step into Barry Gordin

The Hampton Classic 2008 officially opens on Sunday, August 24, through Sunday, August 31. Stay tuned next week for a shopping spree at the Hampton Classic’s Boutique Garden that will be up and running through the entire week with an unbelievable variety of equestrian jewelry, boots, clothing, and accessories as well as local and non local vendors selling their wares. Look for Tracey Tooker Hats, at the Boutique Garden, she is and has been there every year. Stay tuned… At Jimmy’s, 167 Main Street, in Westhampton Beach this weekend, they are showcasing Randi Rahms Red Carpet Oscar Worthy couture evening collection, along with the fabulous and edgy Zac Posen’s collection. For more information call Jimmy's at 631288-7000. At Fandango, 48A W. Montauk Highway, in Hampton Bays, their Annual Summer Sale is now in progress and will run until August 31. All merchandise, including new arrivals for Fall 2008, are reduced drastically. There are great accessories, handbags and jewelry also on sale. Get there while the flavor lasts! Well, all of us shoppers are really feeling sad about Victoria’s Mother, 64 Jobs Lane, Southampton, leaving the area after 30 years in business here. Andrea Brown, the owner, is having a So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You Sale, offering 50% off all merchandise in the store. For information and to say thank you and farewell, give Andrea a call 631-2870745. Apricot Lane, on Hampton Road, Southampton, is having a Back to School Sale with 40–70% off select merchandise.


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Riding in the Wake

Photos by Jaime Felber

By Jaime Felber “Zach here can land a back flip…at 3:30 a.m.…when the unicorns and flying pigs are out.” “Yeah, and I do it on a solid gold wakeboard!” So goes the gregarious, good-natured teasing between boat captain Roger Kunsmuller and wakeboard camper Zach Zimmerman. It’s the end of the day, and the guys from The Riders Wakeboarding, a subsidiary of Bridgehampton’s Art Farm have graciously taken us out for a quick demonstration and lesson in the art of wakeboarding. Wakeboarding is a very simple concept. You have a board strapped to your feet, and when the rope, which is tied to the end of the boat, gets taut, you stand up and ride behind it, maneuvering your board back and forth. Simple? No. Like everything with a straightforward premise, wakeboarding is, for lack of a better

word, mind-boggling. At 22, I was proud at being able just to stand up. It didn’t help my ego that the 12- and 13-year-old kids who went before me were pulling 360s and attempting backflips with the ease and grace of a fish attached to a wakeboard. “I wakeboard all year long. I come to this camp in the summer, and work with a coach during the winter back at home in Florida. I’ve entered a few competitions, and hope to go pro soon,” Zimmerman explains as we watch DK (who is featured on the front page of, his wakeboarding camp buddy attempt another flip off the back of the boat. It’s clear from watching the interaction between campers and instructors that a summer with the Riders is a summer well spent. While we got a taste for wakeboarding, the camp also caters to other water sports, including water skiing, wake surfing, knee boarding and surfing. The riders operate at a host of different locations, but the majority of boat activities take place off Long Beach in Sag Harbor, while the surfing days vary between Ditch Plains beach in Montauk and local beaches in Sagaponack. Children of all ages are welcome – 7-year-old boys and girls, nicknamed Junior Riders, get to experience the thrills of water sports in a safe environment. Small class size means that by the time they graduate to being fully fledged “Riders,” they will have mastered the basics of wakeboarding, as well as gaining an understand-

ing of the ocean. Not only does the camp offer days out on the boat, but campers are also taken on trips such as swimming with sharks, deep-sea fishing and visits to skate parks. Rainy days don’t hold them back either – movies, bowling or indoor sports at the camp base are lined up to keep both kids and counselors entertained. Along with half day and full day sessions at camp, the Riders also offer private one-hour sessions at $220/hour. “Many other water sport companies around won’t go out on the water for anything less than two hour bookings, but we try to introduce as many people as possible to the sport. Also, it’s a great day out, and, with a few friends, doesn’t cost too much,” said professionally sponsored wake surfer Jeff Schulich. All these activities, as cool as they are to many of the campers, pale in comparison to the passion with which DK and Zimmerman talk about wakeboarding. “I love it. I’ve been doing it for three years now.

It’s great. My dream is to go pro and get sponsored,” enthuses DK, as he climbs back into the boat. “It’s great to see how some of these kids progress from year to year. Even over the course of the summer some of the campers make huge progress in the sports. We do what we can to help them along the way, from correcting basic technique, to helping them perfect their latest tricks,” added Schulich. While Schulich’s encouragement towards my wakeboarding attempts on the water were well appreciated, they lacked a certain grace and elegance that came so naturally to the kids sharing the boat with me. For more information, contact the Art Farm on 631-537-1634 or go to


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Surf Fishing Hot; Fluke Season Ends Sept. 1 Horton Point with eels and there are plenty of snappers and bluefish in the bays. Scott at East End Bait & Tackle of Hampton Bays reports the fluke bite is still good but has moved into deeper ocean waters. Keeper-size fluke (20.5 inches and up) are in the 80-foot ocean depths east of the “Castle” and east of Mecox Bay. They are biting on spearing-andsquid combination bait. One customer had a surprise while fluke fishing – he hooked about a 200-pound thresher shark in the ocean at an 80-foot depth. The shark made one spectacular jump and broke away. Another East End client, while fluking a few miles off the beach, boated a 50-pound bluefin tuna. The Shinnecock Marlin and Tuna Club’s benefit Hamptons Offshore Invitational Tournament ends this Sunday. All monies raised go to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Long Island. East End Bait & Tackle (631-7281744) is sponsoring a raffle for four custom stand-up offshore fishing rods (two Penn 50s and two Penn 70s). Tickets are $50 each (limited to 150) and all proceeds go to Big Brothers and Big Sisters. With anglers here often catching undersize fish, we want to keep the fisheries going so it is important to know how to release fish so they will survive. The mortality rate of these fish is now very high. We recommend using circle hooks which normally embed themselves in a fish’s upper mouth rather than in its lower mouth and gut. Metal jigs should also have circle hooks. Flatten the barbs on treble hooks on plugs. Handling of the fish should be done with a rubberized mesh net and a rubberized glove. Try to hold the fish from the top while it is close to the boat and remove the hook. It is always best to try and keep the fish in the water. More information on this is in the July/August 2008 issue of Sport Fishing magazine. Send your questions and fishing stories to me at

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A Rant on the SUV, Lotus, and Wagon Master America really needs is a Chrysler Minivan Lite. All of the big stuff blocking America’s arteries should be given a large dose of industrial Lipitor. If we lighten up all vehicles, not only minivans and SUVs, we can then power them with smaller engines that will get better fuel mileage. Speaking of Lotus, the current Lotus offering here in America is the Elise sports car. This vehicle has a highly creative and radical bonded aluminum frame that makes this featherweight car tip the scales at only 2,000 pounds. Powered by a very small four-cylinder Toyota engine of 190 horsepower, this diminutive lightweight is as fast as a heavier 400 horsepower Corvette. One of the minivans I was stuck behind in traffic was a Honda Odyssey, which as vans go, is one of the best. Desperately wanting to see over the thing, I thought to myself how cool it would be to chop and channel that tall wall of China, er, Japan, with a tailgate. To those of you out there who are not familiar with the expression, “to chop and channel a car”, which means to take a lengthwise section out of the entire bottom and top of the vehicle and make it look lower. This radical surgery was quite commonly done with hot rods of the 50s. They were also nosed and decked with frenched head and taillights, but that’s a whole other story. However, imagine chopping and channeling all of the overly large SUVs and minivans in the world. Holy cow, do you know what would happen? They would turn into station wagons! Until the advent of the minivan, station wagons were always the vehicles of choice for the family truckEvie Salomon

Recently I was stuck in traffic in my Mini, surrounded by a wall of minivans and SUVs and I thought to myself, “what a wall of waste.” I was doing a slow burn because since the advent of these types of vehicles, my driving enjoyment has been slightly diminished. These vehicles literally block the view of any driver who is in a normal sized car, let alone a Mini. Also, these overweight, oversized pieces of sheet metal are one of the main reasons America is dependent on importing so much fuel oil. It may sound radical, but I would bet that if all minivans and SUVs were banished from the highways of America, there would probably be no more fuel crisis and prices would go down. Now, before all you van and SUV drivers out there start sending me hate e-mails, let me explain that I really like the idea of the SUV and minivan craze, I just don’t like the design concepts behind them. I understand that a lot of families need a large familysized vehicle and the SUV has gobs of macho appeal as a go-anywhere truckette. The problem is that over the last decade, all these vehicles have gotten heavier, wider, taller and yes, considerably more expensive and luxurious. As you owners know, at today’s gas prices, vehicles are quite expensive to run; the average full size SUV or van gets about 12 mpg in the city and, if you’re lucky, maybe 20 mpg on the highway. The late Collin Chapman was the creator of the Lotus Automobile Company and one of the most prolific racecar designers of the 20th century. His most famous quote about his car designs was, “add lightness.” Designing lightweight racecars made his faster than other racecars of the era. As an added bonus, it also gave them better fuel consumption. What

ster. I personally have a warm spot in my heart for the old wooden station wagons of the ‘50s. In fact, I used to collect them and owned several. They reminded me both inside and out, of beautiful yachts. Ford called itself the “Wagon Master” and built and sold most of the popular “Woodies” of the era. Every American manufacturer built them, and when they went from real wood to plastic faux wood, it was a sad day. However, even the phony wood wagons had the right “look” and they are becoming quite collectible. I definitely believe that there will be a resurgence of station wagon popularity. Now, if only somebody would build one with real wood sides. Actually, removing a lot of extraneous metal from these fatty minivans and SUVs could make them lighter. Like the Lotus sports car design, there are also many alternate ways to design lighter major automotive components out of aluminum and plastic. The primary way to make a car more fuel-efficient is to make it lighter and smaller. There are quite a few minivans, like the French Renault Espace, which is produced everywhere in the world but here. They get excellent fuel mileage. Of course they are lighter and just a little smaller than those sold here. Also, virtually every large SUV that is marketed here and sold overseas has an option of a diesel engine. In England, where fuel is almost $10.00 per gallon, very few buyers opt for a Range Rovers with a big V-8 gas engine. Obviously, the only place gasoline-powered Range Rovers and Mercedes Glendewagons are huge sellers is in Dubai. Good advice for everybody, lighten up.

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BENEFITS FAMILY CARNIVAL – 8/22 – 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $45/child. Adults free. To benefit mari’s Children. At the Art Farm, 739 Butter Ln., Bridgehampton. “COME TOGETHER,” THE ARTWORK OF JOHN LENNON – 8/22-24 – Fri., 5-9 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. To benefit Human Resources of the Hamptons. At The Southampton Inn, 91 Hill St., Southampton. 888ART-1969. GARDEN AS ART TOUR – 8/22, 23 – Cocktail party, Friday, 6-8 p.m. at the East Hampton home of Dina Merrill and Ted Hartley. Garden tour on Saturday. Breakfast at the Maidstone Club, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., luncheon 12-2 p.m., graden tour 12-5 p.m. To benefit Guild Hall. 631-324-0806. LATE SUMMER PARTY: MARIACHI AND MARGARITAS – 8/23 – 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Southampton Historical Museum. At Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Ln., Southampton. 631-283-2494. AMERICAN RED CROSS BALL – 8/23 – 7 p.m.- 12 a.m. Held on a private estate. 631-924-6700. PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8/24 – 8 a.m.-12 p.m. To benefit the Sag Harbor Fire Department Sports Committee and Ladies Auxiliary so they can better serve the community. At the Firehouse. 631-725-0252. STRIDES FOR LIFE RUN/WALK – 8/24 – 9 a.m. To benefit lung cancer research. To be held at lake Agawam, Southampton. 212-332-4403. CHABAD OF SOUTHAMPTON JEWISH CENTER ANNUAL DINNER – 8/24 – 5:30-8:30 p.m. At the home of Elinor Wohl, Meadow Lane, Southampton. 631-287-2249. NATIONAL THEATRE WORKSHOP OF THE HAND- HARLEM IN THE HAMPTONS – EDDIE GRIFFIN – 8/25 – 8/23 – 1-5 p.m. Presentation and exhib8 p.m. At Bay Street Theatre, it. At the Eastville Heritage House Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631- Grounds, 139 Hampton St., Sag Harbor. FRIDAY, 22 631-725-9361. KITTEN ADOPTATHON – 8/22 – 725-9500. BRIDGEHAMPTON POLO CLUB 11 a.m.-3 p.m. All kittens are up to date – 8/23 – 4 p.m. Saturdays through on shots, neutered, microchipped, and August. $20 per car is donated to the South Fork Breast litter trained. All adopters will receive a Welcome Home Health Coalition. On hayground Road, Water Mill. Rain dates Package and cat food. Sponsored by ARF. At Agway County are Sundays at 2 p.m. 212-421-1367. Gardens in Bridgehampton. 631-537-0400. KITTEN ADOPTATHON – 8/23 – 4-8 p.m. All kittens are PARRISH FRIDAYS AT NOON – 8/22 – 12 p.m. Art lecup to date on shots, neutered, microchipped, and litter ture. This week: artists and their south seas getaways. At the trained. All adopters will receive a Welcome Home Package Parrish Art Museum, 25 Job’s Ln., Southampton. 631-283and cat food. Sponsored by ARF. At Ben & Jerry’s at the Dock 2118. in Montauk. 631-537-0400. PERLMAN MUSIC PROGRAM – 8/22, 23 – Friday, 7 AUTHOR READING – 8/23 – 6 p.m. David Townsend. At p.m. Saturday, 3 and 7 p.m. Final student concerts. On the Canio’s Books, 290 Main St., Sag Harbor. 631-725-4926. Shelter Island Campus, 73 Shore Rd. 212-877-5045. PLAY READING – 8/23 – 8 p.m. Golda’s Balcony starring SQUARE FEET – 8/22 – 10 p.m. Free. At Westhampton Barbara Rosenblat. At the Jewish Center of the Hamptons. Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-324-0806. 631-288-1500. NEW YORK CITY OPERA – 8/23 – 8:30 p.m. At OUTSIDER FILM SCREENING – 8/22 – 8 p.m. At Westhampton Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Galerie Belage, 8 Moniebogue Ln., Westhampton Beach. 631Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1500. 288-5082. JUDAH FRIEDLANDER – 8/23 – 11 p.m. At Bay Street PLAY – 8/22, 23 – 8 p.m. The Cat, the General, the Wife, the Theatre, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. Judge and the Calzone. At the First Presbyterian Church, 44 ICAPPED GALA – 8/25 – 7 p.m. $25/$50. At Bay Street Theatre, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500.


Union St., Sag Harbor. 866-811-4111. YAMAHA PIANO SALE – 8/22-24. Call 631-425-5961 to make an appointment. Open to the public on Sunday, 10 a.m.6 p.m. At Southampton Cultural Center, Southampton.

SATURDAY, 23 ARTS, CRAFTS AND GIFTS FAIR – 8/23 – 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. At VFW Post 5350, Montauk Highway, Quogue. 631-7281367. ARTS AND CRAFT FAIR – 8/23, 24 – 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free parking and admission. At East Hampton American Legion Hall, Montauk Highway, Amagansett. 631-724-5966. READING BY DAN RATTINER – 8/23 – 7 p.m. on the grounds of BookHampton, Main Street, Sag Harbor.

SUNDAY, 24 WATERCOLOR CLASSES – 8/24 – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 14 p.m. With artist Lois Bender. $45 for three hours. At Sag Harbor Florist, 3 Bay St., Sag Harbor. 917-282-5930. BUDDHIST MEDITATION – 8/24 – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Meditations to increase mental peace and well being for everyone. Located at 40 West Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays. 631-728-5700. FIFTH ANNUAL EAST END CHAMBER BRUNCH – 8/24 – 12 p.m. Sponsored by the Southampton Chamber of Commerce. $75 per person for VIP tent access, 7-day Hampton Classic general admission pass, complimentary show program and free parking daily. At Hampton Classic Horse Show, 240 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. 631537-5443. JEWELRY, CERAMICS AND HANDBLOWN GLASS SALE – 8/24 – 2-6 p.m. At the Body Shop, 26 Newtown Ln., East Hampton. LECTURES AT THE FIREPLACE PROJECT – 8/24 – 5 p.m. “Pollock, Joyce and the Book of Kells: Psychohistory and the Origins of Style.” Located at 851 Springs Fireplace Rd., Springs. 631-324-4929. PLAY READING – 8/24 and 25 – 8 p.m. Chere Maitre: The Correspondence of Gustave Flaubert and George Sand. At the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork. 631324-0806. MARC COHN – 8/17 – 8:30 p.m. At Westhampton Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach. 631-288-1500.

MONDAY, 25 PHILOSOPHY CLASS – 8/25 – 3 p.m. With instructor Susan Pashman. Registration is required. At The Hampton Library, 2478 Main St., Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015. OPEN STUDIO FIGURE DRAWING – 8/25 – 6-9 p.m. – Open studio Mondays. $15 per person. Located at Applied Arts, 11 Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett. 631-267-2787. EDDIE GRIFFIN – 8/25 – 8 p.m. At Bay Street Theatre, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500.

TUESDAY, 26 BEGINNER PAINTING – 8/26 – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oil or Acrylics. Every Tuesday through July 29. $80 for Southampton residents. $90 for non-residents. At the Lodge at Squiretown Park, 62 red Creek Rd., Hampton Bays. 631728-8585. FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOPS – 8/26 – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Sponsored by Southampton Artists Association. Model fee: $7. Located at 2 Pond Lane at the Veterans Hall, Southampton. 631-725-5851 or 631-283-8613. TUESDAY MORNING YOGA – 8/26 – 10:15 a.m. $5 per class. At the Quogue Library, 90 Quogue St., Quogue. 631653-4224. EYE SHADOW MAKEOVER EVENT – 8/26 – 2-5 p.m. Hosted by Renee Stern Cosmetics. At White’s of East Hampton, 81 Main St., East Hampton. OPEN STUDIO LIFE DRAWING – 8/26 – 3-6 p.m. 1143129

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Day By Day Model fee - $15. Sponsored by the Montauk Artist Association. At the Montauk Railroad Depot Gallery Studio. 631-668-5955. FINDING YOUR VOICE – 8/26, 28, 29 – 5-7 p.m. Vocal workshop. At Bay Street Theatre, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500.

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Narrow and Norris Lanes, Bridgehampton. 631-745-0689. BUCKSKILL/OLD MONTAUK HIGHWAY LOOP – 8/23 – 9 a.m. Meet on Old Montauk highway, north of Route 27, about 100 yards west of Almoncello Restaurant in Wainscott. 631-324-1127. KAYAK SAG HARBOR COVE – 8/23 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. BYO kayak and life vest. 631-283-2638.

WEDNESDAY, 27 OPEN PORTRAIT AND FIGURE PAINTING – 8/27 – 3-6 p.m. Model fee - $15. Sponsored by the Montauk Artist Association. At the Montauk Railroad Depot Gallery Studio. 631-668-5955. RECREATIONAL AGILITY CLASSES FOR DOGS – 8/27 – 5-6:30 p.m. At ARF Adoption Center, 90 Daniels Hole Rd., Wainscott. 631-537-0400 ext. 201. FREE CONCERT IN THE PARK – 8/27 – 6:30 p.m. Vivian and the Merrymakers, calypso music. At Agawam Park, Southampton.

THURSDAY, 28 FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT – 8/28 – 7:30 p.m. Vivian and the Merrymakers. At Marine Park, Sag Harbor. 917-8558079. INSTRUCTED LIFE DRAWING CLASSES – 8/28 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Thursday. At the Southampton Veterans Hall, 2 Pond Ln., Southampton. 631-725-5851. OPEN STUDIO DARK ROOM – 8/28 – 6-9 p.m. Open studio every Thursday. $20 per person. Located at Applied Arts 11 Indian Wells Highway, Amagansett. 631-267-2787. ARTIST WINE DINNER SERIES – 8/28 – 6:30 p.m. $80. At the Montauk Yacht Club, 32 Star Island Rd., Montauk. 631-668-3100. FREE SOLAR AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY SEMINAR – 8/28 – 6:30 p.m. At East Hampton Town Hall, 159 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton. 631-329-8888.


WANT TO BE ON TV? Hollywood Moves to the Hamptons! Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking Hampton locals, people of all ages and types, to appear as extras on two new television shows, USA Networks’ “Royal Pains” and HBO’s “Suburban Shootout”. Both shows will be filming in The Hamptons in September. An open casting call will be held on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 from 1pm-4pm at East Hampton Studios, 77 Industrial Road, Wainscott, NY 11975. No experience necessary. Be prepared to have a digital photo taken. For more information visit or call 212 685 3168. 1194145

SUNDAY, 24 WHALES TO WINE BIKE TOUR – 8/24 – 9-11:30 a.m. Meet at the windmill on Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-7255861.

WEDNESDAY, 27 WATERFENCE – 8/27 – 9 a.m. Meet at the Hither Hills West Overlook off Rt. 27, about 1 mile east of the Montauk Highway/Old Montauk Highway split. 631-668-2093.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS DANSHAMPTONS.COM – Check out for everything you need to know about the Hamptons! You can also post upcoming events by visiting DATEHAMPTON.COM – Join an exclusive online community for singles who love the Hamptons. HAMPTON CLASSIC HORSE SHOW – 8/24-31 – International show. At 240 Snake Hollow Rd., Bridgehampton. 631-537-3177. AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ – At Bay Street Theatre, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor. 631-725-9500. HAMPTON DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE – Through 8/31 – Open daily 11 a.m.-56 p.m. $30 to benefit Southampton Hospital. At 59 Farm Court, Sagaponacl. 631-537-0455. ROSS SCHOOL COMMUNITY WORKSHOPS – At the Ross School, 18 Goodfriend Dr., East Hampton.Call 631-907-5555 for more information on their workshops and ongoing courses. SEEKING VOLUNTEERS – The Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons, Inc. is looking for volunteers to feed spring baby birds and mammals. You must be at least

Gass Pricess keeping g you on n Long g Islandd thiss summer? Save money, come visit us for two fun-filled days in August!

16 and have health insurance. Call 631-728-4200 to set up an appointment. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE RETREAT DOMESTIVE VIOLENCE SERVICES – or 631-329-4398. FITNESS WITH FIDO – Every Saturday at 9 a.m. A group walk for people and their dogs. Organized by Bideawee. Meet at the gazebo on the Village Green on Main Street in Westhampton. POOCH SOCIALS – Every Saturday from 4-6 p.m. At Little Lucy’s Canine Couture Boutique, 91 Job’s Lane, Southampton. 631-287-2352. SAG HARBOR WHALING MUSEUM – “OIL: Whales, Wells…… What Next?” Open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. 631-668-6746. SAG HARBOR FARMERS MARKET – Open every Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Located on the east side of Marine Park, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0770. ART BARGE – Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Art classes in painting, drawing, printing, ceramics and 3-D. Napeague Meadow Road, Amagansett. 631-267-3172. BRIDGE GARDENS TRUST – Will be open to visitors Wednesdays and Saturdays 2-4:30 p.m. 36 Mitchell Ln., Bridgehampton. 631-537-7440. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Bideawee is seeking volunteers to help care for the animals. Located on 118 Old Country Road, Westhampton. 631-325-0200 ext. 113. WESTHAMPTON BEACH FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday through Nov. 15. All locally grown and organic.Westhampton Beach parking lot, Mill Rd. next to the Historical Society. BOOK BAY – Used bookstore. Open Mon.-Sat. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and Sun. 1-3:30 p.m. Proceeds raise money for local non-profit organizations. Located in the old-fashioned garage behind the Community House in Bridgehampton. CUSTOM HOUSE MUSEUM – Owned by Sag Harbor’s first United States Custom Master, Henry Packer Dring, in 1789. At Main and Garden Streets, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0250.

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Saturday – Eastbound Freight, Sunday – Dunegrass • Refreshments available from “Maple Tree Gourmet Caterers” Railroad related vendors • See operating toy train layouts in “G,” “O,” “HO,” and “N” scale MTA Police • Try your hand at the “railcar switching puzzle” Engage in the “locomotive races” • Ride the 1964 ~ 1965 LIRR Pavilion World’s Fair Train Historic railcars and locomotives • View working machines of the “Long Island Antique Power Association” LIRR M-1 cars • Visit railroad preservation groups and historical societies r Visit the Museum Gift Shop • Ride the LIRR “Scoot” and visit our Museum in Greenport then return to Riverhead

“Scoot” tickets are purchased separately onboard the train from the LIRR Conductor. Admission to the Riverhead Railroad Festival allows you to see both sites on the same day of purchase. 1146875

Les Miserables, Oklahoma, The Pirate Queen, Nine, etc. will sing in an intimate concert of Broadway’s Best Music at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead, Friday August 29th at 8pm. Tickets $40. Call

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PROCTECT OUR WATER Many Long Islanders walk around everyday not realizing that their drinking water comes from the ground directly beneath them. Each and every daily activity we undertake has the potential to positively or adversely affect the water we consume. Squandering this precious resource has the potential to draw down the aquifers along coastal areas causing salt-water intrusion, leading to loss of fresh water wetlands, and even changing the environment of our tidal lands. Over-development of critical lands has the potential to reduce the recharge of our aquifers while surface contaminants and pollutants from over-development can directly pollute our aquifers. It is critical that we Long Islanders continue to take steps to protect our drinking water for future generations. Some unsung Long Islanders are already vigilantly but inconspicuously protecting our drinking water. The Suffolk County Water Authority, The Long Island Pine Barrens Society, The Nature Conservancy and The Long Island Neighborhood Network have joined together to create The First Annual Source Water Protection Awards. This annual award aims to recognize these unnoticed individuals, groups, businesses, educational and research institutions, and governments actively working to ensure the quality of our drinking water for current and future generations. Awards in four categories will accredit those aim-

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ing to achieve water protection and conservation: 1.Individual Source Water Protection Achievement 2.Organizational Source Water Protection Achievement 3.Educational and Research Source Water Protection Award 4.Government Source Water Protection Award You can find more information on the award at our website, as well as the nomination form, and information explaining the types of activities that would qualify for an award. We encourage you to nominate anyone who you believe makes an effort to protect our sources of our drinking water. We look forward to hearing from you. The deadline to submit nomination forms is August 29, 2008. For additional information, please visit the Suffolk County Water Authority website, . Thank you, Stephen M. Jones Chief Executive Officer Suffolk County Water Authority Southampton Via e-mail I’ll drink to that. – DR JOHN HANCOCK Dear Dan, Per my request, I received a copy of your book “In the Hamptons” for my birthday. My mom gave it to me and as I was unwrapping it she said “It’s autographed!” I was so excited! I looked inside the front cover and to my dismay there was only a crisp one hundred dollar bill. Don’t get me wrong, I do appreciate the cash (thanks Mom!), but I was really disappointed that it was not signed by you... Will you sign it for me? I’ll bring you Mallomars. Maria Cicio Administrator Hamptons Realty Group Sag Harbor Division Via e-mail It’ll cost you $100. Just kidding. Call me. – DR COLUMN-HAPPY Dear Dan, I have been a long time fan of Dan’s Papers for some time now. My favorite column is Twenty

Something by DLR. I have resided on eastern Long Island for my whole life and grew a love for the outdoors. Matt Benham Via e-mail That’s my boy! – DR PUPPY PROBLEMS Dear Dan, Dear Jenna, Re: Jenna Robbins Article “Jana Kohl’s Mission: Shut Down the Puppy Mills.” I was very touched by the article. It is horrific to think that this can happen in this day in age. If I have one goal during my life it is to shutdown these types of puppy mills, but I have no idea how to go about doing this. I am looking for suggestions. I cannot believe that some impact on this industry has not been made up to this point. I would love to speak with someone further to try and help stop these types of puppy mills from being able to exist. I look forward to hearing from you. Regards, Marilyn Rose Via e-mail I don’t know either. Damn those puppy mills. – DR WILD TIMES Dear Dan, I was extremely disappointed about the article entitled Wild Animals Back! in the July 11, 2008 edition of Dan’s Papers. With what most well educated and informed people already know about our inherent connection to the intelligent animal world and our global responsibilities towards conservation and humanity, it saddens me to detect such pompousness from that article. Perhaps this should be the call to Dan’s Paper’s; better serving (e.g., educating and informing) the East End community. Besides, what better way to teach our children (and parents) about “wild animals” than to have the privilege to watch and observe, and read and write about them in the wild? Sincerely, Paree Hecht Mattituck, NY Via e-mail

Police Blotter Plover Trouble If you are related to somebody who drives an ATV through a piping plover nest, you are in big trouble in East Hampton. The two sons of a homeowner in East Hampton were spotted driving their ATVs through a plover nest. Police tracked down the ATVs and the owner’s father deliberately locked them up to prevent police from impounding them. Police went to arrest the man, but they could not locate him. You should never become a fugitive over something like this. * * * Punched In The Face A man in Montauk was arrested for harassment in the second degree after he punched another guy in the face at a bar. * * * Lost Bag A man in East Hampton reported to police that his bag was stolen. He then saw the vehicle of the person who stole his bag and followed it, then reported the location of the vehicle to police. Police

went to track down the vehicle and the suspect, but the man’s son later found his bag sitting beside a bed in the guest room of his home. The man, feeling like an idiot, called police to let them know. The “suspect” was not too happy about any of this. * * * Mountain Bike A woman in Quogue reported to police that a mountain bike had been stolen from her house. Police are not going to search any of the surrounding mountains in the area for the bike. * * * Drive Safely There have been some tragic accidents in the Hamptons. This is a reminder to everyone to be as safe as possible while driving in this area, which is a little less country, a little more suburbs. * * * Parking Tickets A man in Sag Harbor had accumulated well over $500 in parking tickets that were never paid. The

man was arrested after he was caught driving with a suspended license. Police set bail at $350. * * * Bartenders A few bartenders in Southampton were arrested after police set up a sting operation to make sure that minors were not being served. The bartenders were approached by an underage, undercover agent, and presented a fake ID at the bar. When the drinks were brought over, the bartenders were immediately put into handcuffs by police and sent directly to jail. * * * Paintballing A man in Hampton Bays reported that he was shot at with a paintball gun while he was walking down the beach. The man was the victim of the Hamptons version of a drive by shooting, after two suspects rolled down the window of their Range Rover that they were driving on the beach and opened a flurry of paintballs at the man. – Compiled and Written By David Lion Rattiner

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Driver/Delivery F IRE EXTINGUISHER TECHNICIAN/ ROUTE DRIVER Clean CDL License required. Will train. Full time, Monnday- Friday. Good Salary with commissions. Benefits, 401K available. Fax resume to 631-924-5202 o r mail to: Firematic Supply Co. Inc. P.O. Box 187 Yaphank NY 11980

Fax 212-867-1917

New York.Palm Beach.Miami Vincent Minuto, Proprietor

Nannies, Housekeepers, Chefs,


Knowledge of Nassau/ Suffolk couunties helpful.

Couple looking for p rofessional house cleaner


Career opportunity!!! Large plumbing and heating company Located on the East End of Long Island is seeking an experienced manager to run a full service plumbing and heating deparrtment.


Couples, Estate Managers Nanny Agency Of The Hamptons, Serving The Haamptons & New York City

5 days a week, 8 am -1 pm

No cooking necessary! Domestic positions available (631)329-9973

Building Trades/Labor

G rowing Custom Home Builder seeking to fill openings in following positions: P roject Manager or P roject Manager Assistant based on experience. Responsibilities include developing and managing budgets, scheduling, managing subcontractors, negotiating contracts, managing constru uction supervisors. General Carpenters. Duties range from general framing to interior trim to punch list tasks as necessary to complete the construction of large custom home projects. PLEASE FAX COVER R LETTER AND RESUME: (631)218-0070

Some light shopping and full housecleaning including windows for a contemporary home in Montauk Must have car and speak english $35 per hour Hiring immediately

Teacher Private school Immediate opening grades 4th through 6th classroom teacher fax resume 631-874 4-3549 or call 631-988-4650

Food/Beverage A magansett Farmers Market is looking for all positions. Front End Managers, Produce Managers, Bread Bakers, Baristas, Drivers and Cashiers. apply in person or send resume to:

Please contact Lauren at (212)744-6521



Needed for All Shifts at Regulars Music Cafe in Southampton.

Year Round. Exp’d. Legal, valid drivers license. Must speak English. References requii red. Call (631)283-5813

Fun Place to Work! Contact Kate at 781-910-7246 or regularsmusiccafe@

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Solar Energy / Efficiency


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Gary Neppell Roofing (631) 324-3100 • (631) 727-6100

Fencing & Gates

Painting / Papering

East Hampton Fence & Gates (631) 324-5941


MW Lavelle Painting & Restoration Inc. (631) 567-1767

J. Sanchez Gutters (631) 831-0951 • (631) 329-2138

Kitchens & Baths

Electrical Contractor Ocean Electric Corp (631) 287-6060

AnyStyle Kitchen (631) 285-7138

Furniture CLS Upholsterers & Slipcovers 1-800-281-8145

Landscape Lighting

Pools & Spas


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Spring & Summer Actvs (631) 728-1929

Illuminating Enterprises (631) 543-7600

Decks Handy Hamptons (631) 949- 2522

Window Treatments Budget Blinds of the East End (631) 329-8663

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Property Management Pet Fencing Invisible Fence by Canine Control Co. (631) 283-1913 •

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EMPLOYMENT Food/Beverage


FOOD SERVICE Faculty Student Association at Stony Brook University Southampton campus seeks food service associattes to work in our new campus dining and catering facility. Positions open include chefs, catering, prep, cashiers, servers and general utility. Various days and shifts. Send resume or letter to: Faa culty Student Association, Dept. DP, 250 Stony Brook Union, Stony Brook, NY 11794- 3209 or fax to 631-632-6573.

Position Available at Mid-Century Modern Home Furnishings Store Part-time position open in mid-cenn tury home furnishings showroom. Ideal candidate will be familiar with 35mm digital photography, p roficient in Photoshop and furniture repair and refinishing.

Office Office assistant/ customer service. Full-time. Southampton. Opportunity to join a growing company. Excellent phone, computer, organizational skills required. Bi-lingual a plus. Benefits after 1 year. Fax resume to 631-283-3292, or email PART TIME COMPUTER HELP at East Hampton Retail Store

FSA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer



Hampton Classic Horse Show Help Wanted in food concession area. Grill person, counter people. Calll Glenn 516-314-6647

Please apply with resume/ relevant experience to

Ray Smith & Associates Part or full time Year round, flexible hours Deli in Springs Food & salad prep or counterhelp 631-324--0748

is looking for the following positions:


General AGING/ ECONOMY/ CONCERNED? AntiAging Baby Boomer P roject.Female and male models needed. Complimentaa ry demo. NYC 646-345-7073 LI 631-236-9841.

ALARMS/ SECURITY Immediate Openings Many Positions Available: • Service Technician • Alarm Instt aller • Service Dispatcher

Position currently requires a 3-4 daay/ week commitment but may develop into more.

BOCES graduate ok

FAX RESUME 631-287-6245 Attention: Tom S.

RECEPTIONIST AND ALL AROUND HELPER The Classy Canine. Needs some computer skills. Will learn some grooming skills. (631)283-1306

Radu Physical Culture seeking year round committed front desk position. Hard working multi task, people person a must. Please call 631-283-9303 for further information.


Retail Belhaus East Hampton Bespoke concept boutique located in Wainscot NY. Seeking qualified and luxury brand experience Sales Associates. Full-Time/ Benefits, P/T. Please e-mail all resumes as a Word attachment to:

Brahmin: Upscale Handbag store. F/T, P/T Sales Associates positions available, year-round. Salary+ commission. E-mail resume to: Security Retail immediate ings Tanger Mall, Fri. Sat., Sun. or call Min: 631-287-2386 Shifts $12 Hr, Call Mon.- Fri. 12pm- 4pm 718-815-0055. Veterinary Hospital looking for energetic, motivated, individual to provide animal care and/ or reception. Call Pat at 631-283-0611



East Hampton Boutique

Accountant/ Bookkeeper wanted to handle diversified duties at a growing electrical contractor. Strong computer skills, proficient with Quickbooks as well as all MS office products. Knowledge of ADP Payroll helpful. Great working environment for the self motivated, multi-tasking. Competitive pay. Medical, 401k and profit sharing. Fax your resume with salary requirements to David Santos at 631-287-0731 or e-mail to

Looking for applicants for the following positions:

• F/T Stockroom Assoc. • P/T Sales Assoc.

Experienced Handyman seekPlease apply directly at our ing full time maintenance position at an estate. Knowledge of • Alarm Dispatcher East Hampton Location: maintenance of household inside and out. Possesses New York state drivers license. U.S. Citizen Full and Part Time. Long Island based. Customer Relations / Recep56 Newtown Lane Experienced or will train. 631-723-0499 tionist for a growing electrical East Hampton, NY 11937 contractor. Excellent phone manGood pay and benefit Medical Biller for doctors office ner, great under pressure, multipackage. Contact Lisa tasking. Quick Books required in Riverhead. Previous experi631-537-7600, Exxt. 162 and good computer skills overall. ence necessary. Computer literO r e-mail: Billing, filing, some dispatch duate req’d. 631-806-9164 ties. Great company/ work atmosphere for a take charge perAmagansett Farmers Market sonality. Competitive pay. MediMEDICAL OFFICE is looking for all positions. cal benefits, 401k and profit Front End Managers, Produce ASSISTANT P/T sharing. Fax resume to attention PART TIME Managers, Bread Bakers, BarisDavid Santos at 631-287-0731, SALES HELP tas, Drivers and Cashiers. apply or e-mail to: In Busy East Hampton in person or send resume to: at East Hampton Dermatology Office. Women’s Retail Store Eastport Real Estate Appraisal Immediate Op p ening. Ananas Spa located in Village office looking for licensed assis917-887-6808 of Southampton has an opening tants. Call for appointment Minimum 5 Years for a Full Time/ Part Time Re631-801-2505 Medical Experience. Retail footwear shops in East ceptionist. Experience preferred, IT/ Desktop support (PT/FT) and computer skills necessary. Hampton and Westhampton seek Please contact Renata & Melinda needed for Riverhead corporate full-time year-round sales associFax Resume at 631-287-9099 or fax resume office. Please email resume and ate. Weekends a must. Please 718-797-3909 to 631-287-3983 or email rehours of availability to call Betty or Angela at sume to: 631-329-4500. • Alarm Responder

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Merchandise for Sale

Theory currently has opportunities for Store Management & Part-time Sales Staff in our East Hampto o n store. Job requirements: 1-5 years professional retail experience, excellent organization skillls, exceptional people skills, outstanding customer service skills, excellent compensation and benefits package. Please send resumes to


Furniture East Hampton, Brand new, from Shabby Chic, down feather white sofa $4,320, Matching chair, $2,250, Queen white upholstered headboard $1,735, Call Cheryl 631-324-2815

Bridgehampton. Saturday, August 23rd 9AM- Noon. 419 Pauls Lane (Corner of Pauls & Halsey). Some special treasures.



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Contents of my home including antiques, china, books, bookcases, plants furniture, bike and Steinway Grand 1914 Approxi- more! 66 Pine St, back apartmately 6 feet, Cercasian Walnut ment Southampton Village. 2 car garage, new separate Great condition, Must See,. Thursday Friday Saturday & building. West Hampton/ SpeFor Serious Musicians. Call for Sunday 9- 3 pm. onk area. $400 monthly, availdetails. 516-223-1973 able annually. (917)301-4354 Montauk Yard Sale Sat 8/23 Yamaha Baby grand piano, like Rain Date 8/24, 8am- 5pm. Chilnew, black beauty with humididrens toys, clothes, books, Mofier. Professionally owned roccan furniture including Mo$8500. Excellent (631)369-2101 saic tile tables, light fixtures & lanterns, framed art work & fabric. Corner of South Fairview Merchandise Wanted and South Fairmont. Jewelry Wanted

Eastport Real Estate looking for licensed independant agents. High split vs. experience etc. Strictly confidential appointment. 631-801-2505

Highest prices paid for diamonds, gold, silver, and collectibles, any condition.

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Long Standing Collector wishes to expand collection of guns, swords. Cash paid. Free appraisals. Instant decisions. Strictly confidential. Lloyd 631-325-1819.

Companion for elderly or sick will provide care. Honest, reliable, nurturing. Please call 631-225-2641.

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MOVING SALE Shinnecock Hills, Southampton. Murphy bed & bedroom sets, bamboo furniture, glass table dining set, rugs, drawing board, electronics and more. Fri. Sat. Sun. 8/22, 23, 24, 9AM to 3. 46 Inlet Rd. East. Just east of Lobster Inn.


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Josh: 212-877-1256 CA$H FOR CARS RUNNING OR NOT (RV’s Boats transport or buy) Long Distance Towing Hamptons to Manhattan J’S TOWING LIC. 516-383-4403 INS. Cannillo Motorsports, Ltd. Office 631-242-4414 Cellular 917-620-8158 Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm Sun by Appt Only 97 Ferrari F355 Spider $57,500 83 Ferrari 308 GTS QV $34,950 84 911 Turbo St./ Track $34,500 86 Maserati Quattroporte $9,950 We buy cars and check out our website for additional inventory and information Chevy HHR 2006, loaded, OnStar and XM radio, very clean, 30mpg, 55k miles, $13,500. (631)725-1743

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Sag Harbor: Huge Barn Sale. . 100 Glover St. Saturday 8/23 & Sunday 8/24, 9am- 4pm. YARD SALE Saturday, August 23, 8am. Rain date: 8/24. 30 Rolling Hill Court East. From Sag Harbor, take Brick Kiln to Highview, first left. Furniture, linens, collectibles, etc.

Unique Dog care. Board, Groom, Train. Country Atmosphere. 2 minutes from Tanger. Customized for your needs. Owner resides on premises. Carolyn Contois, NCMG, CT. 631-655-6006

Chrysler Sebring 2004 Touring Convertible. Priced to sell at $9,000 Excelent condition. 14,862 miles. Stored during winter. Modern blue pearl, power windows and top. Call Nancey 914-282-0416

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Mother of 2 looking to do childcare in my East Hampton home, Mon.- Fri. Reliable, EMT & CPR certified. Call Emily (631)335-6963

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Bell Trust to County of Suffolk, 1866 Roanoke Avenue, 1,786,140


McCarthy to Peter Goranites, 22 Great Circle Dr, 1,175,000

Parviz Farahzad to Cynthia Defelice Auker, 70 Cliff Road, 1,550,000

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Katherine Goldman to API Properties NY LLC, 51 Buells Lane, 2,100,000 John Kelleher to Colleen A O'Callaghan, 14 Mill Hill Lane, 1,900,000 Saposhnik to Susan R & Chester J Borgida, 9 Country Lane, 1,250,000 Martino to Scott E & Alexandra L Delman-34 Scallop Ave, 1,111,000 Keirstead to Andrew I Koven 224 Bull Path, 1,870,000 Reimann to Susan Menu, 115 Hedges Lane, 2,300,000 0 216 Buckskill Road LLC to Matthew D Lentz, 216 Buckskill Road, 2,350,000


Webster Bank-Highland House FI LLC-Heathulie Avenue, 3,125,000


Reizel Horel Trust to Douglas Choron, 355 Old Montauk Hwy, 1,625,000


Mangieri to Almudena Legorreta, 19 Bay View Court, 2,000,000



Martin to Lora J & Jon Jason Appleton, 115 Mulford Ave, 680,000 Marsicano to Jacqueline A Kean, 5 Renees Way, 680,000 Alexander to Jamie Manville, 17 Greenway, 540,000


Peterson to Kevin J & Elizabeth , 220 Lakeview Terrace, 670,000





Robert Graffy to Victoria Germaise, 345 Bunny Lane, 725,000


Flor to Rosann & Frank Acierno, 71 Maidstone Lane, 780,000


Larry Carr to Ancy Verdier, 65 Walker Avenue, 700,000 Labrozzi Family to Lucien Washburn, 48 Joels Lane, 760,000


Diestel to Deborah S & Andrew S Morris, 9 Doug Lane, 585,000 Kujawski & Sons to Beyrodt Delea Assoc LLC, Manor Ln, 548,625

Rosemary to Ward J Marchewka, 30 Devon Place, 860,000 Kirwin to Rita Ewing, 25 Henry Street, 825,000 Wills to Pine Neck Holdings LLC, 1425 Pine Neck Road, 725,000 Majors Path LLC to Dennis SKINNER, 16 Gianna Court, 769,990 Lynch to Kenneth SISCO, 14 Meadowgrass Lane, 850,000 Serdock, A & P to Stillwell, W & J, 35 Sugar Loaf Rd, 987,000 Lynch to Kenneth SISCO, 14 Meadowgrass Lane, 850,000 Serdock, A & P to Stillwell, W & J, 35 Sugar Loaf Rd, 987,000

Stuart D Wechsler to Gary Zaremba, 880 Mill Road, 630,000

Thompson to Louis Mastro, 1595 Bayview Avenue, 554,000

Marks to Marjan & Karan Nejad, 74 Wooleys Drive, 935,000 Hallock to Peter L Hallock, Cedar Crest Road, 700,000 Harvard to Desiree Schellinger, 491 Majors Path, 560,000 Reeves Assoc to HILLENBRAND, 81 Bellflower Court, 502,000

Delligatti to North Country LLC, 6328 North Country Rd, 975,000 Portview Homes Inc to Thomas Masciale,14 Laura Ln, 610,925

Brophy to Vanessa Gibbons, 880 Pleasure Dr, 870,000


Schaengold to Ellen Kirwin,17 Cedar Point Road, 833,000 Agius to Robert & Patricia Tansey,30 Rampasture Rd, 590,000



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Estate of Laube to Tony Siu Wing Cheng, 1285 Flying Point Rd, 11,500,000 Tony Cheng to Lili Fotoohi, 6 Holly Lane, 4,300,000

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Miller to Pamela Wolf, 3 Stacy Drive, 1,890,00

Gale to Judith S Haselton, 9 Bittersweet Lane, 925,000

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Patricia A Ross to Rachael Ray, 234 Tuckahoe Lane, 2,100,000 Dias to Patrick & Kara Boultinghouse, 150 West Neck Rd, 1,460,000 Poremba to North Main St at SH LLC, 49 Pelletreau Street 1,141,458 Lanahan to Timothy J Whealon 52 Osborne Avenue 1,400,000

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Lisa S Ashley to Tracey Loggia Fitzsimons, 355 Division St, 1,125,000 Susan LaMontagne to Robert D Reid, 30 High Street, 1,100,000

Fili to Karen & Barry Frankel, 16 Esterbrook Road, 1,225,000 Misrahi to Franciska Bittan, 10 Cobber Lane, 1,100,000


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Winter Home care. Experienced, responsible local professional available to care for your home or cottage in Southampton for the winter season. Quiet, courteous, tidy, non smoker with excellent references 631-283-2300 x 43

WHOLESALE TREES Leyland Cypress, White Pine, Kousa Dogwood, Birch, Pears. Many others. All Sizes. TICK CONTROL Complete Fertilization & Property Maintenance Programs. CALL MAC LANDSCAPE (631) 725-1249 Our 27th Year

Apartments GREENPORT Charming year round 2 Bedroom in beautifully restored building in heart of quaint maritime village. Just 2 hours from NYC. Bright, roomy apartment has hardwood floors, includes Southold town beach rights. Walk to all village amenities, LIRR and Hampton Jitney. $1,375 includes heat, hot water. No pets/ smoking. 201-320-3004 Southampton Village 1 Bedroom 1 Bath on Pine Street. Fully Renovated and Clean. Available: 9/1. $1,475. Call: 800-227-0595. Year Round. Heat Included Southampton Village 2 Bedroom 1 Bath on Pine Street. Fully Renovated and Clean. Available: 9/1. $1,875. Call: 800-227-0595. Year Round. Heat Included



WATER MILL Prime Commercial Retail Space Available for Immediate Occupancy Citarella Plaza 1,200 - 2,400 square feet, For info call 631-698-2700

3 Luxury furnished co-op apartments for seasonal or yearly rental in historic townhouse. Newly renovated, walk to town. From $1,300 to $2,400 per month. 917-721-3223

Sag Harbor,

Condos/Co-Ops Arthur & Robin Team Condo & Co-op Specialists Home Design & Staging Services Bayfront Hampton Bays 1 Bedroom, Unobstructed Bay Views, Boat Dock, Pool, Tennis IN# 50277 $299,000 Oceanfront Westhampton Studio, Direct Ocean Views, Promenade IN# 46109 $325,000 Oceanfront Westhampton 1 Bedroom, Pool, Bay Access, Oceanfront Promenade IN# 40163 $360,000 Oceanfront Westhampton 1 Bedroom, Pool, Direct Ocean Views, Option to Buy Studio IN# 74698 $435,000 Oceanfront Westhampton 2 Bedroom Townhouse, Pool, Ocean Views from Master & LR IN# 32279 $833,000 YARDARM Westhampton Beach 2 Bedrooms, Private Ocean View, Pool, Tennis IN# 52189 $799,000 Oceanfront WHB 1 Bedroom, Pool, Tennis, Unobstructed Ocean Views, Bay Access IN# 40779 $375,000 Main Street WHB Village 2 bedroom, Private Deck, Rogers Beach Privileges IN# 26003 $425,000 Coldwell Banker P restigious Properties 148 Main Street, Westhampton Beacc h 631-793-4437


Sewing Painting/Papering FINE PAINTING Exterior ~ Interior Wood staining, Powerwashing Neat, Quality Work References ~ Free Estimates ** URI ** Call 63 31-988-5378


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


Horses For Sale: 1998 TB Mare, Awesome Deed #?07969, 25 starts, 2 wins, 4 shows, Alydeed, Zigabout, Nice mare, quiet, NOT a Polo prospect. Broodmare-foals '05 + 06- $6500. Companion mare 4 yrs, greenbroke, pretty, quiet, sweet, kids horse. Not a POLO prospect- $1000. 607-547-5659 message.


Massage Therapy Marcia Tumpowsky NYS LMT Therapeutic Massage, Kripalu Yoga Educator, Healing Touch Practitioner. 631-725-1618 212-860-2536

Tree Service. Deal directly with climber. Pruning, feeding, removal, stump grinding, lot clearing. Planting, transplanting. 60” and 90” Tree spade. Peter Grealish. 631-283-9326.


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PERFECTION PAINTING/ POWERWASHING Guaranteed Lowest Price! 30 Years Experience Excellent References I nterior/ Exterior Quality Craftsmanship Lic/ Insured #43801-H 516-906-4557 631-974-2762

Carmen’s Custom Alterations, curtains, drapes, slipcovers, cushions, blinds. References. Free pickup and delivery. 631-726-0093

Shutters Hurricane Panels 15/ 16 mm, 80x 110. Can’t be used on stucco. Includes non corrosive hardware. Lightweight, replaces 3/4 inch plywood, translucent. Can custom cut. Paid $3500. Ask $1750 631-862-9011

Swim Instruction A-1 Swimming Lessons and Tutoring Service. Creative physical education teacher will teach fun and safe lessons at your home. Family rates and packages available. Barbara 631-669-3842. Cell 516-456-5277.

Quality Painting Since 1983. Interior. exterior. Free estimates. Swim instructor/ lifeguard References. No job too small! Redcross certified. Experienced 631-329-0055, 631-827-3902. Call Christy 631-965-1292

New Complex201 Fort Pond Blvd. Entire 1,650 sq. ft. or by unit: 609 sq. ft., 542 sq. ft., or 492 sq. ft. G reat for a rt gallery/ studio, retail space, offices. Short o r long term available. Call Tina Piette. 631-267-2677 Wainscott Professional Center. 1,500 sq ft upscale professional office for rent. Ideal for architect, lawyer or doctor's office. Can be delivered furnished and completely turn-key or unfurnished. Available September 1st. Contact Kevin Sneddon at 917-952-8329 or

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Summer Rentals

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

BRIDGEHAMPTON. 3 bedroom, 3 bath, heated pool, Central Air, 1 acre. August last 2weeks $15,000 917-690-8346

EAST HAMPTON Lion Head Beach.Walk to private beach, 3 BR, 2 bth, Central Air, Internet, Cable TV, charming, imSag Harbor: Winter Rental. maculate retreat minutes to priRoom for Rent. Sept 1 to May vate beach, heated pool, hot tub, 30, maybe longer. New wateroutdoor shower $3,500/ week front reno, F/P, Prof Kit. Own Available from 8/25 Web Phobath, lounge/ work area, washer/ tos. Call 516-482-8894, or email dryer, cable, internet. No smok- ing. Female preferred. 631-375-5714 East Hampton: 3 bedroom. All new master bath. Outdoor shower, deck, waterfall. Double Summer Rentals gated driveway. Private beach. Weekly or monthly. Amagansett: Sandy Beach631-329-5457 631-835-9593 Front, Napeague Harbor, nature preserve, boat mooring, 2 BRâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. For sale or rent by owner. East Quogue SOH Pics @ 646-369-4106 4 BRs, LR, DR, For Further Information Call (631) 728-5131

Out Of Town F LORIDA WEST PALM BEACH Flagler Drive, + 1,500 sq. ft, 2 bed, 2 bath, 650 sq. ft. Patio, steps to poool, fitness, sauna, BBQ, P rofessionally decorated. Granite kitchen, Cal, closet, W/D, 24 hr doorm m an, minutes to ALL. $5,000 per month, 3 month MIN Sale $595k 561-301-3016 or 917-913-8914

Out Of Town Florida North Miami Beach Sunny Isles Immaculate Intercoastal Waterway 2 bedroom, 2 bath Condo. Coompletely furnished. Turnkey. Move right in! Walk to beach, shops, restaurants, marina. Close to Fort Lauderdale airport, casinos, racetrack,

PALM BEACH POLO CLUB Wellington â&#x20AC;&#x153;Las Casitasâ&#x20AC;? Totally renovated, p rofessionally decorated, 1 bed, 1 bath. Fireplace Courtyard with private pool, water views, park like setting. $4,500 per month Salee $350k furnished. 917-913-8914 or 561-301-3016

Cathedral ceilings, fireplace, hardwood floors. Hee ated IGP, outdoor shower. Kid & pet friendly. Swing set/dog pen.

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

Bal Harbor shops, Aventura Mall. Monthly, yearly, seasonally. 305-799-1903

Rent / Option to Buy Southampton Village: Townhouse 3 BR/ 3 Bth. Best Beaches, Pool, Tennis Courts. Call 347-645-3315

LD weekend available & available weekly during extended season

Bridgehampton 4 bedroom Beach House. Dock on Mecox Bay with canoe. 3-minute walk to ocean. A/C. Privacy. Amazing Location! 212-794-1000 Bridgehampton South. A Bit of French Whimsy. Seduced by September's song and surrounded by shimmering seascapes. Three bedroom and baths. Library or fourth bedroom. Two fireplaces and large pool in landscaped gardens. Steps from Mecox Bay. Weekly Sept. 3 thru 2008. 631-356-5041.

631-757-5955 Southampton. September 3October 15, or weekends. Immaculate room. Private bath. Large Beautiful home. (631)283-8613 Westhampton Dunes. Newly Renovated. Canal front, ocean walk, 5 bdrms, 3 baths. Weekly or thru Labor Day/ Sept. Call Rosemary 631-801-2505

Summer Rentals Westhampton Beach Pristine 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, amenities. Walk all. Daily or weekly. 516-641-4092. Westhampton Dunes. Dune Road. Pretty 3 bedroom, 2 bath house with vaulted ceilings. Small dogs ok. $3,800 weekly. 516-414-2568, 516-510-7838. WESTHAMPTON HOUSE Oceanfront - Dune Rd. 1 BR apt.; furnished; large terrace oveerlooking ocean; pool; gym; long season. (917)842-5658

Weekly Rentals BRIDGEHAMPTON 5 bedroom, 2.5 Bath HOUSE & POOL (917)415-0828 (212)594-4015

BRIDGEHAMPTONBRAND NEW Spectacular 7,200 sq. ft. 7 bedroom, 7 full bath, house on 6 acres. Heated gunite pool, jacuzzi, tennis, basketball, gym, cookâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s kitchen, diningroom, gameroosm, 6 TVs. Also 7 bedroom, 5 Bath house available with all ammenities. Weekly or weekends. Owner 212-579-4964

Weekly Rentals East Hampton: Beach house. Water views/ access, ocean, kayak, 4 BRâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 3 full baths, chefâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s kitchen, large deck, heated pool. Weekly/ monthly rentals; year round. Lazarus Group (516)536-6300 Southampton Village South WALK TO OCEAN, Restaurants. Renovated 2BR cottage. Sept. & Oct. $2,500 weekly (212)786-2562 Westhampton 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths. Tennis. Available after September 1. Monthly $3,500. Weekly $1,800. Weekend $1,500. 631-805-7273 Westhampton/ Remsenberg 6 Bedrooms, 6 Baths. Secluded 1.3 acres. Tennis. Available after October 2. Monthly $4,500. Weekly $2,000. Weekend $1,600. 631-805-7273

Winter Rentals Bridgehampton /Wainscott Renovated Cottages for rent. Starting at Studio $800, 1 bedroom $1,250 per month. Gas & Cable included. 631-537-1160 BRIDGEHAMPTON: Beautifully furnished studio with spectacular views and sunsets with its own deck, private entrance, open living area, marble bath, eat in kitchen, cable, wireless. Utilities all inclusive! Gracious living on a gentlemenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s horsefarm. Sorry no smoking, no pets $1600 a month. Winter or year round. Available September 1. 631-537-9149, 201-522-3143



Center Moriches Panoramic bayviews come with this meticulous 9 rm colonial with custom landscaping. Nearby, you may enjoy over 250 acre park reserve with trails, plus beach & boat ramp. This home offers your sheer living pleasure & only 90 min. from Manhattan! Asking $649,900. Call for details.




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Winter Rentals

Bridgehampton Village beautiful 1 BR furnished cottage, private gated driveway entrance, walk to all. Sept- May $1200 includes satellite TV. (516)658-5728

Hampton Bays: Furnished 1 bedroom apartment. $825 a month includes heat, electric and cable. No smoking/ pets. Available 9/1 -5/31. Call (631)594-3097


MONTAUK Fab, large 1 bedroom apartment on ocean near IGA. 80 South Emerson. October 1- May 15. $750/ month plus electric heat. Len 917-846-2923

2 bedroom, 2 bath Sunny, sturdy ranch Full kitchen, dining room Gas heat. Washer, dryer Fireplace, big screen TV, deck

Winter Rentals Sag Harbor/Bay Point Enjoy a Fall & Winter rental 2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage. Office, great kitchenn. Walk to Long Beach, Bike to town. Oct. 1, 2008 - Mar. 31 2009

$2,000 month plus utilities and upkeep. Montauk Shores: 2 Condos for 5 Minutes to rent. Steps from famous Ditch Call Michael: East Hamptt on or Sag Harbor Plains surfing beach with ocean 631-899-3656 (home) Quiet wooded street views. Available for summer/ 631-745-0638 (cell) winter rental: Unit #201 (cable SEPTEMBER - MAY TV), additional queen and twin $1500 monthly sleeper couches. Unit #407 (sat631-324-3287, 212-966-4432 ellite TV). Both Units: 12 by 48 Southampton feet with own parking spot. Two North Sea East Hampton /Wainscott bedroom (queen/ full), additional Cottages for rent. Starting at Stu- aerobeds available. Central AC, Cozy, Bright Cottage. dio $800, 1 bedroom $1,250 per 1.5 baths, LR/ kitchen, Outdoor 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath, month. Gas & Cable included. deck with grill, Gated commuNew Floors and Paint. 631-537-1160 nity with heated adult and kiddie Fully y Furnished pool, recreation room, playWifi/Cable, Washer/Dryer, East Quogue 2 BR cottage, furground. Summer rates: MD- LD Central air. Private Yard. nished, wood stove, washer/ (including Sept.), $2000 / week dryer, walk to bay/ village . all inclusive or special monthly/ Bayfront Community Available Sept- June $1500/ seasonal rates. Winter rates: month. Weekly considered. $1200 per month: Oct. thru May $1,800 month plus utilities. 631-235-3314 (utilities/ cable/ satellite addiAvailable October - June tional). Please call: Lynn 973-420-6158 Hampton Bays 2 bedroom, 2 631-804-8048 bath waterview condo. Winter/ Monthly/ Seasonal. Southampton Beautiful 3 BR 201-602-0912 Email: contemporary/ pool, NOYAC May $1975. (Annual rental possible). 631-283-7281/ Furnished waterfront 516-978-5488 cottage available for winter: Hampton Bays Octob b er 1st 2008 through 1 bedroom, 1 bath, SOUTHAMPTON April 30th 2009. furnished waterfront VILLAGE apartments. 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath $1,500 month includes: Basic cable and newly renovated Wi-fi, oil heat, cable TV, utilities included. furnished cottage. public waterr, electricity No pets. and local telephone. $825/mo. All new stainless steel Available Sept. - May 2009 appliances, everything in Not handicapped Call: 631.728.6200 the house is new! accessible. or swissaireresort@ (717)774-2699 Low utilities, very short walk to village and train station. Hampton Bays Bayfront: 1 BR, $1,800 monthly. furnished, new couch & carpet. (516)220-1967 $825 monthly includes utilities & cable. No pets/ smoking. (516)606-4889 Southampton Village. 3 bedSAG HARBOR rooms, 4 baths. Fireplace, central air. Private. Beautiful Hampton Bays, Newly reno2 bedrooms, 2 baths, grounds/ pool. Guest cottage. vated 1 BR apartment. Heat, caliving room, great room, Walk to village. September 20th ble included. Available 9/1 -6/1 eat-in-kitchen, sunroom with -May 20th. $2,295 per month. $825/ month. No smoking. Refgreat water views, fireplace. 631-283-8455. erences required. 631-244-7713. Hampton Bays/ Southampton Beautiful water view. 1 Bedroom and efficiency units available furnished. Near college. Reasonable. Consider year round. 631-764-3834 631-283-8676

Lots of decks, 160’ of waterfront with dock, garage, washer/dryer, cable televission, outdoor hot and cold shower, all new appliances. September 15th - May 15th

Hampton Bays/ Southampton. $15,000 Beautifully furnished 1 bedroom, waterview. $800 includes pre914-772-33933 mium cable and utilities. No pets/ smoking. Available SepSag Harbor Sunny, light 3 bedtember 5th through May 15th. rooms plus den. Pond view. (631)594-1169 Walk to town. Tennis. $1500. Hampton Bays: Bayfront. 917-620 1989, 631-725-9824. Fully furnished, wood floors, includes big-screen TV, clean 1 Sag Harbor. 3 bedroom, 3 bath. bedroom. No smoking, no pets. 2,500 square feet, splendidly $825 includes basic cable and furnished. All amenities. $1,800. utilities. 516-731-8040 212-505-7869.

Southampton Village: Charming 3 BR, 1 bath cottage. Available Sept. - May 15th. $1,750 monthly. (917)859-9989

Year-Round Rentals Bridgehampton: 1 BR apt in new cottage, beautiful setting, utilities included, $1,800 monthly. (631)335-6224 East Hampton Village 5 Bedroom house available. Year round $3,500/ month or winter rental available 516-635-8437 East Quogue Tiana Shores. Upscale 3BR, 2.5 bths, frpl, wood floors $3200 Sept to June. Call owner 516- 381-1031

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New 2 bedroom, kitchen, living room/ dining room, 1 bath. Steps to your dock.. Bring your boat! First, last & security. No pets, no smoking. References. $1,400 all, not including cable. 631-235-9425

Hampton Bays 3 bedrooms, 3 bath, 2 car garage, fireplace, CAC, vacuum cleaning system, inground pool. Available September 1. $2,400/ month plus utilities. After 6pm 631-728-8539 Jamesport. Circa 1900 Victorian summer camp cottage. 2 BR/ 1 Bth, charming grandma’s rocking chair porch. Lovely, quiet neighborhood on a country lane, minutes to beach and fine dining. $1,550 monthly. Kate Carpluk, C21 Agawam Albertson. (631)838-7608 North Haven. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, great room with fireplace. Private community and beach, boat slip available. Quiet, private, pristine. $2,500 per month. Available immediately. 631-928-5920.

Southampton North Sea Cozy, Bright Cottage. 3 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath New Floors and Paint Fully Furr nished Wifi/Cable, Washer/Dryer, Central air. Private Yard. Bayfront Community $1,800 month plus utilities. 973-420-6158 Southampton Village: Clean, convenient to all! 4 bedrooms, 1 bath. $2750 Utilities included (516)658-2749

Southampton/ North Magee Charming 3 BR, 1 bath house on large property. Dishwasher, Sag Harbor 1 bedroom loft: laundry, $2100/ month plus $1,700 year round, $1,100 winter utilities. Available October 4. rental. Utilities included. 917-273-0169 516-459-9598 Southampton: Beautiful Sag Harbor Village Main 2 BR, 1 Bath apt., with all utiliStreet. Large 1 bedroom. Reno- ties, A/C & internet access. Short vated kitchen and bath. Parking. walk to private beach. First and $1,795/ month plus utilities. last month's rent $1650. Avail631-725-8080 able Sept. 1. 631-283-4720 Sag Harbor Village. Waterfront. 4 br, 3 ba. Dock, pool, walk to town. Bright, imamculate interior. Annually $60,000. Also available as winter rental. (631)276-3464

Wainscott, East Hampton: 2funished apts near ocean, $25,000 or $15,000 Year Round. 631-537-3068. 212-879-3089. a

Sag Harbor Village: 3 BR, 2.5 baths, well loved village gem! Exquisite. Amenities Galore. Year-round $45,000 917-684-5967

Water Mill. 3 bedroom, 1.5 Bath, Fireplace, Central Air Conditioning, garage, 5 acres, Cul-de-sac, Southampton Schools. Furnished or unfurnished. $2800. 321-287-9301 631-287-1638

SAG HARBOR, AZUREST 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1 mile to Main Street. $1,950. 917-414-2703.

Sag Harbor: Beautifully renovated, large open living/ kitchen area, 2 BR, washer/ dryer. Walk Southampton. September: Picture pretty room. Private bath. to town $1950. 631-725-7189 Weekends. Month. Large, Sag Harbor: Studio bedroom. beautiful home. October- May. Tastefully Private entrance, refrigerator, furnished, immaculate studio microwave, cable TV. $800 Plus apartment. Private entrance. utilities. 203-685-5759 Kitchenette. DirecTV. Utilities. $925 Lovely area (631)283-8613 Sagaponack. Beautifully furnished new traditional on 2.5 Westhampton Beach: 1 bedacres. 4/5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, room condo. Large living room/ library with full bath. Chef’s kitchen, dishwasher. Furnished. kitchen, heated pool, sunroom. No pets or smoking. $750 plus Spectacular setting. Year-round utilities. 516-352-7694. Also for $95,000. 631-324-6620, available year round. 631-835-8040.

Westhampton 2 Bedroom house, newly renovated, mint condition on .5 acre. Quiet dead end street. Fireplace, washer/ dryer. 917-687-5902 Westhampton condo, 1/ 1, pool, ground floor, good area, rent year rd- $1,150, renovated, no pets 917-848-7982 Westhampton/ Quiogue, newly renovated/ furnished/ unfurnished 2 BR cottage, walk Village, quiet area. Parking for one car. $1,600 monthly +. (516)456-3186 Westhampton: Newly renovated 3 BR apt., $1,850. monthly, utilities included. 631-288-3190

Call John @ 631-208-1332

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Leslie Tarbell Donovan Accredited Home Staging Planner Office: 631-283-8175 Cell: 631-875-4303

Open Houses Southampton: Immaculate ranch. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths. Granite, new kitchen, wood floor. Sunday 1 - 4 pm. 122 St. Andrews Circle. (631)655-7358 Water Mill. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home. Desirable area, 1/2 acre, must sell. REDUCED. $999,000. Principals only. By appointment. 917-597-6311.

Commercial NORTH SHORE VILLAGE Charming Vintage Colonial Zoned for Business. Convert for Boutique, Restaurant, Corporate Headquarters. Buy/Lease 631-889-4016


Baiting Hollow New Condos under construction at The Knolls. 2 Bdrms from $ 380,000. Call Builder (6311)360-2900 MONTAUK STUDIO Rough Riders Landing Condominum on Fort Pond Bay. Sunset Views. Tennis Courts, Pool and Jaccuzi.. 140' x 30' Deep Water Dock, 2 Beaches Central Location to Montauk Harbor the Village and Beaches. Walk to Train Station. Gated Community. Low Maintenance Fee $380,000 OPEN AUCTION Saturday 11am - 6pm and Sunday 1pm to 6pm and Labor Day 10am to 4pm. CALL 631-495-4804

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SAG HARBOR 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Townhouse Newly renovated. LR w/ vaulted ceiling, DR and elegant kitchen. Incredible views of Harbor from private decks. Walk to Town. Pool and Tennis Court. Must see!

Bridgehampton. Great investment property! Large 4 bedroom, 2 bath on private acre. Fireplace, full basement, quiet street. Short drive to Sag Harbor, East Hampton, Southampton. Room to expand. By owner $679,000. (917)691-4169


Shy 2 acres. 3 bedroom oldie

Westhampton Beach fully furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath, ocean front, Yardarm Condominiums. $849,000. 631-462-1151 631-831-9384

Private, $1,100,000 Leslie Chornoma R.E.



Aquebogue. Renovated North Fork Victorian mini- estate on 2.6 acres. Barns, vineyard. Zoned commercial.

Cutchogue Bridgehampton - S O H


* REDUCED * Beautiful traditional on bucolic 1+ acre 3 bedroom, 2 bath New professional kitchen Brazilian cherry floors Koi ponnd, gazebo much more!

Sag Harbor Village Waterfront Condo 3 BR, 2.5 bath, fplc, CAC, Pool & Tennis. Walk to Main St. Exclusive Asking $1.2M. K.R. McCrosson Real E state (631)725-3471


Mattituck/Cutchogue school district $599,999 Motivated owner Principals only 516-220-8420

East Hampton charming village ranch. Walk or bike. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Spacious deck, outside shower. Half acre. Private yard. $685,000. 631-897-2151





East Hampton Priced To Sell 5 bedroom, 4 bath pool, pond, spectacular gardens. G reat Inn vestment taxes, close to all. $1,450,000 Owner 917-873-7858

G reat condition for a great price! Three bedroom, one and a half bath ranch on well manicured .5 acre. Full basement one car garage and sundeck. $439,000


$1,275,000 Call 631-338-0500

Walk to Main St., Bike to Ocean, 3 BR, 1.5 bath, 2 car garage on .47 acre. Exclusive. Asking $1.995M.


East Hampton- Springs. Handyman special. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, attached studio, fireplace, attached garage, 1/2 acre, beach and marina rights. $575,000 (804)370-4046 East Hampton/ Barnes Landing. 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, large deck, inground heated pool, 1/2 mile to bay beach with private parking. Needs cosmetics. $695,000. Owner (631)495-5118 East Quogue 14 Foxboro Road. New custom built home. 4 BR, 4 bth, hardwood floors, on 1/2 acre, room for pool, frplc, many extras. Open house 8/23 & 24 12-4. By builder $849K. 631- 338-3891 East Quogue Price Reduced for Quick Sale. New construction. 50’x20’ pool, 3 zone AC, $999,000. Builder 631-581-7456 East Quogue, Private community, beach, marina, Ranch, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath., eat in kitchen, rear deck, den, full basement, new boiler/ hot water heater, cac, irrigation, shed, beautiful landscaping and more $549,000 631-725-0120 By Owner

Rampasture waterfront. Rambling 3 bedroom ranch on .9 acres with 150 feet of waterfront. $1,295,0000. Just Reduced!

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MAJESTIC PERIOD COLONIAL Adjacent to private golf course, early twentieth century country estate superbly and painstakingly restored by a master craftsman with the highest standard of aesthetics & craftsmanship. Five bedroom main house. Guest/caretaker apartment. Two-car garage and Gunite pool. WEB# DP398093 WACCABUC . . . .$2,645,000 Pound Ridge Brokerage 914.764.5762

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Morley Agency 38 Hampton Road Southampton 631/283-8100

$530,000 Ranch 2,000 sq ft flag lot. One of a Kind Construction .57 acres, 4 BR, 2 Btth, office, 2.5 garage, all major appliances, heated gunite pool, CAC, CVAC, skylights, intercom, irrrigation system, 100 amp house stand-by generator, covered patio, fenced p roperty & much more.

Southampton Village Heart-of-Town Choice Location! Two-story cottage midst vintage charmers, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths plus garage with 1 bedroom, 1 bath legal apartment. Co-Exclusive $1,195,000




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Deadline 2PM, 8/26. Originally $1,850,000.

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

Buy-In**Don’t Lease 4 BR, 3 Bth, Modern Zen Home, Sunset Views over Noyac Bay. Heated Gunite Pool.

Southampton - Country Living at It's Best! Shingled two-story, columned front porch, .92 acre, open floor plan, fireplace, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, central air, garage, deck, refreshing pool. Exclusive $875,000

New 4400 sq.ft. 5BR on 2 acrees, cedarshingled, all Viking, abuts 38 acres conservation land. Min bid $1,399,000, less than cosst to build.

Buy 50% for $33,333

See: www.

Down, Seller Financing on

$300,000 Balance.

or call Jim/Eileen Tonsmeire, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty 631.766.0730.

WATER MILL Phillips BEACH Realty

By Owner Open House Daily 12-3pm


Presently 4850 sf 100 Yr Old

Westhampton Beach

2 Family 6 BR Farm House,

Solar Heated Pool

631-728-0868. Cell 631-278-5366

just Installed. Quogue

Permit in Place to Renovate

Souuth of Highway,

9000 sf Barn to Modern


2 bedroom cottage

Brand new custom 1 story. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, country kitchen with granite tops, firepllace, oak flooring, covered porch, decking, garage and basement.

0.5 acres

Offered $485,000. Meadow Homes Buy Smart, Buy NEW! Builder/ Home Renovations 631-728-7000 Jean Carbone Real Estate, Inc. 61 Montauk Highway Quogue, NY 631-653-4197 Quiogue - New to Market and won't last - Totally renovated country cottage with two bedrooms and one bath and large deck and plenty of room for expansion all on 1.1 acres. $445,000.00 Exclusive. Quiogue - Artist Chalet - two bedroom two bath charmer with fireplace, ROW to water, .50 acres $850,000.00 Exclusive

Southampton - Turn-of-Century “Summer Cottage” in renown “Art Village”! Shingled two-story, gracious front porch, formal living and dining, 2 fireplaces, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, private yard. Exclusive $1,650,000


Westhampton 3 bedroom,

Financing on $450K Balance. Buys 1/2

den with fireplace Either Home Buyer gets Full Use. See Remsenburg m

4 bedroom, 4 bath

for Pix.

2 out buildings,

Call 516-459-5595

barn on the water

for details.

East Quogue

oceanfront, fully furnished $400,000 IN#53293

New Construction 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath,

Sag Harbor Waterfront Upgraded 3/4 BR, 3 Bath. Cathedral ceilings, FP, AC, Viking kitchen, dining room, office studio. Wet bar, jacuzzi, deck. Additional usable space for recreation room, storage, 2 car garage. Best school district Income producer! $1,295,000 631-375-5714 SAG HARBOR. WATERFRONT! Dredged deep water, bulkhead, private beach, sunsets, facingg preserve. $1,695,000 (631)875-1247

$2,249,000 IN# 53980

Quiogue 3 BR, 1.5 bth, large family room with stone fireplace, CVAC, large stone patio, .75 acre, 2 car garage, 9 years young. Minutes to town & beaches. Westhampton Beach school district, full basement. Low taxes. Room for pool. $725,000. 516-330-7570

15 Acre farm with lovely secluded 1 acre site for your home $850,000 Magnificent 5 accre wooded site with 200' of frontage on LI Sound $1,500,000 Beautiful lake front 6.5 acre, sub dividable, $699,000

NORTH HAVEN 2 ACRES Minutes to Sag Harbor. $795,000 MUST SELL!!! Owner (51 16)729-7000 Southampton: 1.4 acre building lot with health permit and utilities in place. Next to Suffolk County Preserve. With room for 4- 6 bedroom home, pool and more! $695,000. 631-283-6385 or 973-650-1721

57 private picturesque acres. Stream, pond and gard d ens add beauty to the in-ground pool, field stone walls, patios, eleven room home, 4 bedrooms, 3 fiireplaces.

Gourmet kitchen becomes a family area with wrap-around windows overlooking lawns, fields.

P roperty includes Wainscott: 1.1 acre south of the Highway with health permit and utilities in place. $3 million. Owner (917)319-2274

Out Of Town

Southampton Township Waterview Cottage Mooring Rights $375,000 The Real Estate Shoppe Barbara 631-8774-5400 Southampton Village: Townhouse. 545 Hampton Road. 3 BR/ 3 Bth. Pool, Tennis. Call 347-645-3315

Boca- Delray- Palm Beach- Miami

separate guesthouse, barn with two 13-foot doors, machine area and separate office.

G reat Opportunity 6.5 Acres, Water view, $495,000 P restige 46 Acre Viney y ard w cottage $2,750,000 18 Acre Farm, Riverhead, $595,000 Waterfront 1 Acre in elegant community $850,000 C reek Front 1.8 Acres w/ permits $495,000 140 Acre, 1300' of Frontage on LI Sound Call Ina 631-835-6100 for Residential Lots East Hampton Clearwater Beach. .4 acres, walk to private gated bay beach & marina. Permits in hand $430,000 516-458-7041 East Moriches 1 Acre, private flag lot with permits $325,000 Leslie Chornoma R.E. 631-878-6337

A 21-barrel winery with


a 3,000 bottle


rack room ready for


fall production.

since 1976 Top NEGOTIATOR

On a 25-mile bike traail

at Lang Realty

near TSP, Metro North,

Sheldon Jaffee

Stewart Airport,


1-3/4 Hours from NYC.

SERVICE (561) 395-8244

20 acre farm with house and barn, $995,000

$1,395,000 IN# #51626

1 Bedroom co-op

SYMA JOFFE GERARD R.E. 631-325-8201 We Specialize in North Fork Land

Own n ership Interest.

2 bath, pool,

$675,000 IN#11409

Westhampton Dunes Oceanfront: 5 bedroom, 3 bath Maintenance free, almost new Best buy on the ocean! $2M. Owner 914-646-1587

Westhampton - Waterfront, 1+ acre prime location, $1,100,000.00 Exclusive

charming Farm on

Land $49,999 Down, Seller

gunite pool, garage Morley Agency 38 Hampton Road Southampton 631/283-8100

Uses. Plans for New House

$939,000 IN#47108

Westhampton Beach Westhampton - Three bedrooms, one and one half baths, 1/2 + acre, quiet neighbor, one car garage. $375,000.00 Exclusive

WaterMill: Bright 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on almost 2 acres. Wonderful free form gunite pool and gardens. Sweet retreat! $999,999 516-658-1081

One-of-a-kind Quoogue - South of Quogue Street, 3/4 of an acre in prime location, $1,395,000.00

Motivated Seller 914-475-8821 8445-462-6888

Florida Cape Coral investment unit. New 2BR, 2 Baths+ convertible den. 1930 s.f. outside storage room, dedicated boat dock, heated pool/ spa, granite counters, custom cabinets, Italian marble showers, tile floors, tiled lanai. Covered parking on 200 foot canal. Gulf access. Trade for condo or small house in Montauk plus cash. Owner 954-328-6959 212-321-2851 Howard Beach Queens: Co-op, 2 BR, 2 bath, newly refinished, $220,000 neg. Owner (631)324-0037

Our advertisers renew their Service Directory ads year after year. Call our Classified Dept. and make Dans your storefront. 631-283-1000

South Carolina Myrtle Beach 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouse. Pool, tennis court, basketball court, washer/ dryer, refrigerator and stove. 1 year old. Asking $159,900. 631-831-4765

Realtor Listings TOWN AND COUNTRY RE East Hampton Office 631-324-8080 Commercial. The CI building a 2950 sq.ft. Miracle Truss building. There are 4 working bays, a seperate office with bathrooms. Units is heated GHA and airconditioning. There are currently 9 plus parking spaces. A bonus is the residential parcel adjacent to the property. Exclusive. Web#9429. $2,100,000. East Hampton Office. 631-329-8080 Amagansett Main Street. Commercial wetuse plus addition to the business there is a 2nd floor 1250 sq. ft. 3 BR, 1 BA apartment. Web# 9550. Exclusive. $4,650,000. The Slater Team 631-324-8080 ext. 42 or 516-383-2508

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Southold- Residential Office. T OWN AND COUNTRY RE Bridgehampton Office 631-537-3200 Charming 1900's cape with 4 BR, 2 BA on .58 acres. This Main Road cation makes this the perfect spot for Bridgehampton Main Street Lease a professional office, a bed and Retail/ office space. 1,066 sq.ft. avail- breakfast or art or dance studio. able October 1st. $70 per sq.ft., triple Many possibilities. Web#15434. CO-EXCLUSIVE. $459,000 net. Own bath. Web#9476 BridgeSouthold Office 631-765-0500 hampton Office 631-537-3200 Bridgehampton Office District. .25 acres in Bridgehampton Village zoned office district with existing house. Live or work. Exclusive. Web # 9211. $1,100,000 Lou Edwards 631-537-3200 or 516-983-4746 Bridgehampton 3.2 acres. On Montauk Hghwy, zoned office district. Web#9728. $8,900,000. Bridgehampton Office 631-537-3200 East Hampton Village. Newtown Lane with hard to find off street parking, 2 story, 2000 sq. ft. for offices/ retail. Rented now with multi use options. Web#53429. Exclusive. $3,000,000. Alicia Ward 631-537-3200 ext. 111 or 516-356-6695 RY RE TOWN AND COUNTR Southold Office 631-765-0500 Commuter’s Dream. Landmark 1816 farmhouse creatively restored for both residential and office space. High volume traffic on Main Road ensures visibility. Current providing rental income. Web#31534. EXCLUSIVE. $565,000. Gary Laube 631-765-0500 or 631-680-4362

TOWN AND COUNTRY RE Mattituck Office 631-298-0600

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Hampton Bays, Welcome Home! Ranch featuring 2 BR, 1 BA, renovated EIK, living room, dining room, den, basement, garage, deck & more. $449,000 Exclusive IN# 53064

Red Sails in the Sunset- Westhampton Beach. Enjoy panoramic bay view from this renovated beach house. Home has 3 BR, 2 BA. Close to ocean beaches and community boat launch. Best deal on the water. IN# 54211 Exclusive $1,149,000

in 3 separate large rooms. Great backyard with pool and outdoor shower. Exclusive $599,000 Folio#70975

Coldwell Banker Prestigious Properties Southampton 631-283-5400

East Quogue Immaculate Cape, featuring 4 BR, 2 BA, kitchen, living room, dining room, den, CAC, Cvac, basement, 2 car garage, heated pool, outdoor shower & more. $589,000 Exclusive IN# 18772

East Quogue, Country Home featuring master bedroom with bath plus 2 Cutchogue- Residential Office. 1,600 guest rooms, 1.5 baths, living room, sq. ft., 3 BR, 2 BA home on .75 Main EIK/ dining area, laundry room, Road acres with room for parking. beautifully landscaped, heated inPerfect for office, dance or art studio ground pool, hot tub, 2 car garage / or bed and breakfast. Web#17684. workshop. $599,000 Exclusive IN # $529,000. Vincent Spadola. 50289 631-298-0600 ext. 106. or 631 East Quogue, Secluded Post Modern 513-7000 featuring master bedroom w/ bath & FP, 3 additional BR & 2 BA, EIK, Coldwell Banker dining area, den w/ FP, family room Prestigious Properties w/ FP, FDR, finished basement, East Quogue 631-653-3535 CAC, detached 2 car garage, heated inground pool, waterfall & more.... Flanders, Fantastic Starter Home. $969,000 Exclusive IN# 50361 Adorable 3 BR 1 BA, Ranch with covered patio, pool, fenced yard, Coldwell Banker alarm system, 2 sheds, wood stove in Prestigious Properties living room & cozy kitchen with dinWHB 631.288.0400 ing area. This property is bordered by preserved land. $285,000 Exclusive IN# 20676 Your Own Boat House & Dock- East Quogue. The perfect jewel tucked Hampton Bays- Tiana Shores, Counaway on a very private, high elevatry Casual. Open plan, 2 BR, 1 BA, greatroom with dining area, cathedral tion point overlooking the bay, this home offers 2 BR, loft, 2 BA, open ceilings, hardwood floors, enclosed screen porch, endless possibilities for kitchen and LR w/ FPL. Gunite pool expansion on shy half acre. Beaches, and decking on every level complete the package. IN# 40876 Exclusive shopping and Tiana Shores Beach Club. $389,000 Exclusive IN# 23753 $999,000

Waterfront Community- Southampton. Updated in 2006, this home features an open floor plan, LR w/ FPL and dining area. The 1/2 acre property has room for expansion and pool. It is close to sandy bay beaches and has deeded boat rights. IN# 53691 Exclusive $529,000 Legal two family- Hampton Bays. Totally updated with 5 BR, 2 BA. The upstairs apt. has 3 BR, 1 BA, LR, DR, EIK and large deck. The ground level apt. has 2 BR, 1 BA, LR, EIK and brick patio. Room for pool. Great investment property! IN# 43084 Exclusive $595,000 Beach and Boating CommunityEast Moriches. Vacant .26 acre in great community. Deeded beach and boating. Walk to Moriches Bay! Build or combine with house next door at 7 Benjamin Avenue which is also for sale. IN# 00538 Exclusive $280,000 Coldwell Banker Prestigious Properties East Hampton 631-324-7850 Features the master BR and 2 guests BR with a full bath. Large EIK with new appliances, Living room w/ fireplace and book cases framing the sliding doors leading out to an expanded deck, formal dining room. The basement is finished and is split

Traditional 2 story shingle features downstairs: 1 BR/ BA- double height living room w/ fireplace, formal dining room and EIK. Upstairs: master and guest BR each with their own BA. Full basement. Detached 2 car garages with an attic. Plenty of room to build a great pool. The house sits on an acre of land adjacent to a reserved area. Exclusive $899,000 Folio#74507 Unique one story floor plan. Home features approx. 5000 sq. ft. single story floor plan with 2 master suites, 2 BR, large great room, gourmet kitchen uniquely designed bathrooms and formal dining. Amenities include 60 x 30 heated pool, hot tub, and pond/ waterfall. Exclusive $3,795,000 IN#24484 Wonderful Waterfront– Southampton. This 2 BR house offers a quaint living room, formal room, kitchen and a separate family room that has views to Shinnecock Bay. This is a turn key home for you to enjoy your summers in the Hamptons, or there is room for expansion if you would like to build your dream house. Exclusive $1,049,000 IN#14803 Investors Delight- Southampton. Situated on a shy acre, this approximately 3,200 sq. ft. plan offers 4 BR, 5 BA, 3 car garage, wood floors, soaking tub, fireplace, granite counters and gunite pool. One opportunity to secure the most private lot newly constructed subdivision. Exclusive $1,299,000 IN#14787

Manor Hollow


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Southampton- 4 BR 2 BA traditional is the perfect starter home or project for someone looking for an investment property. There is a living room with a fireplace, EIK, 2 BR on the first floor. Exclusive $545,000 IN#42387 Hampton Bays ranch situated on a third of an acre with 2 BR, one full bath, living room and EIK. The backyard is secluded with an inground pool and cabana making it ideal for entertaining. Well priced at Exclusive $425,000 IN#16654 Center Moriches beach cottage with waterviews of Moriches Bay. Fine workmanship can be found in the built-in craftsman furnishings and trim work. 2 BR, 1 ba. Exclusive $485,000 IN#13711 Southampton New Renovated Ranch with 4 BR and 2 BA. Kitchen, Living Room, Open space Living. Great location Close to All. Exclusive $599,000 F#71752 Manorville Post Modern in quiet area.4 BR, 2.5 BA, EIK, formal dining room w/ fireplace. Open floor plan. Master suite with distant oceanviews. Exclusive $499,000 IN#34032 Southaa mpton ranch located on a quiet 1.1 acre of land. 3 BR, 3 BA, an ample living room with a fireplace and vaulted ceiling. The kitchen has been updated and is complete with a pantry. Exclusive $899,000 IN#30574




A sense of the Hamptons all year at Northport’s Seagull Point.


Manor Hollow is located on Long Island’s Gold Coast with easy access to the charming villages of Northport and Huntington. This lovely to be built Hampton style Colonial home will have every amenity and will be built using the finest material and workmanship. With two observation decks, the 3,300 square foot home will have views of Fresh Pond and private deeded beach rights on the Long Island Sound. The living room offers gracious space with a wide double plank Brazilian Chestnut floor, a dual sided wood burning fireplace, and atrium doors that lead to the covered front porch. The dinning room is a gracious formal venue ideal for social events and dinner for two or twelve. The eat-in-kitchen is a gourmets dream! On the second floor, enter into a spacious Master Suite with vaulted ceilings with a fireplace. Also on the second floor are 3 additional bedrooms with 2 baths. There are many additional features such as a full basement with 9 ft. ceilings, and a detached two car garage that can also be used as an outdoor entertainment room.



Emil Braun, Executive Director • (516) 322-6666 Member US/LI Green Building Council 1143121

$1,699,000 For more information call: 516.661.1737 • 631.499.8097



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Corcoran Amagansett Office 140 Main Street

Corcoran East Hampton Office 20 Main Street/78 Main Street

East Hampton Saltbox. 3 BR, 2 BA, skylights, wrap around decks, .42 acres, room for pool. Exclusive $550K WEB# 17917 Agnes Bristel 631.267.7402

East Hampton Upscale Lot. 1.1acre. Quiet, Springs cul-de-sac. Letter of Buildability. Exclusive $565K WEB# 1568 Tom Fitzmaurice 631.907.1495

Further Lane Traditional Amagansett.. 4 BR, 3 bath, porch and garage on 1.36 acres. Close to all. Co-Exclusive $6.5M WEB# 55427 Phyllis Estey 631.267.7431 Northwest Builder's Own. East Hampton. Pine floors, skylights, 4 BR, 3 baths, CAC, room for pool .55 acres. Exclusive $735K WEB# 10288 Peter Moore 631.267.7421

Bridgehampton Office 2405 Main Street/ 1936 Montauk Highway Under a Million Dollars- Close To East Hampton Village. East Hampton. Fixer upper- Hansom Hills. 3 BR, den, family room, pool. Exclusive $950K WEB# 12166 Renee Despins 631.537.4134 Cell 917.439.3404

Village Post Modern. Amagansett. 3 BR, 3 BA, sunroom/ hot tub room, decks, and pool, 1.04 acres. Exclusive $1.495M WEB# 45972 Brian Hamptons Condo + Free Car. Water Nicholson 631.267.7406 Mill. Dramatic, turnkey, 2 BR, den, 3.5 BA, pool, tennis. Exclusive By The Sea In Amagansett. Amagan$799K WEB# 47780 Renee Despins sett. Spacious 2 BR, 2 BA co-op for 631.537.4134 Cell 917.439.3404 use and great rental income. Exclusive $800K WEB# 34192 Martha Perlin 631.267.7417 Builder's Own Newly Renovated Contemporary Beach Cottage. East South of the Highway. Amagansett. Hampton. One Level- 3 BR, 2 BA, Refurbished 4 BR, 2 BA, deck, hot CAC, pool, 3/4 acres Lush. Exclusive tub and pool on .60 acre. Exclusive $2.295M WEB# 40013 Arlene Reck- $699K WEB# 46385 Renee Despins 631.537.4134 Cell 917.439.3404 son 631.267.7422 Mann or Studio with Oceanview. Montauk. Queen bed and 2 pull-out loveseats, furnished, beautiful sunsets. Exclusive $259K WEB# 53531 John Taylor 631.267.7453 Oceanviews and Privacy. Montauk. 2 BR, 2 BA, basement, deck, garage, 1.14 acres, room for more. Exclusive $1.9M WEB# 44348 John Taylor 631.267.7453 Dunes Renovation. Amagansett. Bright. 3 BR, 3.5 BA, CAC, fireplace, garage, room for pool. Co-Exclusive $2.495M WEB# 48900 Vicky Thompson 631.267.7430 On Napeague Harbor. Amagansett. 3 BR, 1 BA traditional waterfront with garage on .56 acres. Exclusive $2.3M WEB# 24717 Krae Van Sickle 631.267.7400

Southampton Office 30 Nugent Street/88 Main Street Special Waterfront Community. Southampton. 2 BR cottage + loft with room for pool and to expand. Exclusive $595K WEB# 51849 Gloria Doyle 631.702.9227 Southampton - 1 Acre With Pool. Move right in. 4 BR, 2 BA, fplc. Garage with studio and full bath. Co-Exclusive $825K WEB# 55068 Sandra Griffin 631.204.2608 Vacant Land- Southampton. Prime half acre abutting Shinnecock Hills Golf. Quiet, desirable neighborhood. $650K WEB# 5843 Sandra Griffin 631.204.2608

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Realtor Listings Devlin McNiff Real Estate 3 North Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937 631-324-6100 Estate Setting With Water Views. 1.6 cleared acres on elegant St. Regis Court, a street that borders Gardiner's Bay and adjoins a large town reserve. In an area of magnificent homes. Exclusive. $1,600,000. IN#05755. East Hampton Village Land. Pretty and spacious shy half acre of land on a flaglot on Sherrill Road in East Hampton Village. Can accomodate house, pool, and garage. Building permits in place. Exclusive. Ed Brody. $1,550,000. IN#04687 Waterfront Land. Gorgeous location on wide water that leads to open Bay. Westward orientation means nightly sunsets. 3/4 acre. Exclusive. $995,000. IN#05546. Amagansett Village. Located South of the highway in Amagansett Village. Sparkling clean and well kept 2 BR cottage just steps to train, Jitney, the Square and the ocean. Perfect getaway in the heart of all the action. Exclusive. JR Kuneth. $785,000. IN#33492. Welcoome To East Hampton Village. Perfect spot to have a professional office in East Hampton Village. 3/4 acre property has plenty of room for expansion, pool and pool house. Turn of the Century 4 bedroom house retains many original details. Exclusive. David Zazula. Reduced to $799,000. IN#49771. Lovely New Traditional. On shy half acre in NW. Living room with fireplace, family room, laundry room, plus 4 BR and 2 BA. Garage, covered porch, full basement, and new pool. East Hampton school district. Exclusive. Ann Rasmussen. $889,000. IN#44214. Legal Two Family In East Hampton. Unusual situation on North Main Street just outside Village of EH. Two legal residences with separate entrances. One with 3 BR's; One with 2 BR's. Big rent producer. Exclusive. David Zazula. $695,000. IN#52971. Dunes Beach House At A Great Price. Fixer upper with 4 BR, 2 BA and over 1500 sq. ft. of living space. Access to Amagansett East Association's private ocean beaches is just steps away. Exclusive. JR Kuneth. $1,295,000. IN#10974. Sunset Shores Close to Peconic Bay. First offering of this 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home on 1/2 acre in Sunset Shores. Living room, EIK, family room with antique exposed beams, 2 car garage, large deck, & out door shower. Exclusive. Patricia Stanis. $749,000. IN# 18571. A Wonderful Life. Brand new listing on a quiet NW cul-de-sac with meticulously maintained grounds, protected by a deer fence. 3 bedrooms, pool, deck with access to dining area and living room. New Exclusive. Leslie Hillel. $799,000. IN#21399. Better Than New. Talented builder has renovated and redesigned every square inch of this home on shy half acre in East Hampton. 4 BR, 3.5 BA, living room with fireplace, new kitchen and baths, beautiful pool and grounds. New Exclusive. $965,000. IN#25127 Barnes Landd ing. Comfortable 3 BR, 2 BA contemporary on .57 acre. Great floor plan with master bedroom & bathroom on one side of living room/ dining area and the two guest

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rooms and bathroom on the other side. Walk to Bay beach. New Exclusive. Leslie Hillel. $680,000. IN#29008.

Sagaponack $1,500,000 Vacant land, 9.2 acres can be 4 acres each or 3 parcels of 2.1 acre each with variance. F#63540

Adorable Beach Bungalow. Walk the dog down to Maidstone Beach or Maidstone Park from this cute 3 bedroom beach bungalow. On large 2/3 acre with room for pool or expansion. New Exclusive. Jennifer Linick. $729,000. IN#29033.

Hampton Bays $395,000 Vacant land, great 1 acre rolling property has wonderful water views and is just 150ft. to Peconic Bay. Excl. F#67005

Eastport $747,777-$777,700 Spectacular unit in extremely private cul-de-sac location. Spacious bedrooms, 1st floor master suite, living room with extra windows, open loft, media and family room. Prof. landscaping, clubhouse, tennis, library, grand ballroom. Gated 24-hour entry. Numerous upgrades. Excl. F#66409 | Web#H50884

One Acre Building Parcel. A beautiful acre of land ready for the house of your dreams with possible second floor sunset water views of Three Mile Harbor. Near several marinas for you boaters out there. Exclusive. Roseanne Lebwith or Leslie Hillel. $690,000. IN#05873. Private Retreat. On huge 1.8 acre property, this sleek modernist home affords total privacy. 4 BR, 3 BA, heated pool, EIK, master suite on main floor, and lush landscaping. New Exclusive. Ann Rasmussen. $995,000. IN#30038.

Prudential Douglas Elliman Southampton Office 631.283.4343 Southampton $550,000 Land Opportunity. Private and wooded 1.3 acre retreat only minutes from Southampton village, ocean, ponds and bays. Room for 5 BR house, pool, cabana and generous gardens. Health permit in place. #344701. Prudential Douglas Elliman East Hampton 631.329.9400 East Hampton $3,750,000 Water view and short distance to beautiful North West Harbor. 5,600 sf masterpiece includes 5 BR 5.5 B, two luxury master suites, family room, wonderful open kitchen dining and living room, CAC finished basement with sauna and gym area on 1.9 private acres w/ heated pool. Excl. F#63318 East Hampton $3,300,000 Village fringe, one of the best builders in town offers his latest creation. Formal living room and dining room, gourmet kitchen, 4 BR plus study, full fin. bsmt with media room, beverage center, gym area and full bath, luxury master with his/her walk-in closets plus fireplace, pool and CAC. Excl. F#64617 East Hampton $1,100,000 Just reduced. Sensational renovation includes new kitchen that opens to dining area and spacious living room, generous master suite on first floor and second first floor bedroom with fireplace, 2 guest rooms, den, 3 full baths, fin. bsmt, private backyard with heated pool, CAC. Excl. F#61918 East Hampton $799,000 Best buy in the Northwest beautiful acre on great street maintained to perfection. 3BR, 2 full baths, extensive decking, great room with fireplace that is bright and open to lush yard and CAC. Excl. F#63131 Prudential Douglas Elliman Hampton Bays Office 631.723.2721 Northport $1,640,000 Gorgeous stone home w/ fine details. Cherry/ granite EIK w/ Viking appl., hardwood floors, radiant heat, guest quarters, heated IGP, cabana/guest house. Excl. F#2094581 East Quogue $2,300,000 Commercial Property. Convenient location, main building offers 1 BR apt. and 4 BR house. Warehouse is approx. 500 sf. with 25 parking spaces. Excl. F# 349666

Hampton Bays $589,000 2 story traditional, SOH on quiet cul-de-sac w/ 3 BR, 2 B, entrance foyer, LR w/ fpl, gourmet EIK, heated pool, granite counter tops, CAC. Excl. F#59640 Hampton Bays $400,000 Ranch w/ 3 BR, 1 B, family room, office space, OHW, winter waterviews, moments from beach. Excl. F#66866 Riverhead $399,000 Condo w/ pond view in gated community. Open floor plan, 2 BR, 2 B, EIK, DA, LR w/ fpl, basement, garage, vaulted ceilings, skylight. Excl. #66873 East Quogue $365,000 Country. charm describes this home w/ open floor plan, cathedral ceilings, loft area. 2 BR, 2 B, HWF, fireplace. Extensive brick work, room for pool, room to expand. Excl. F#53849 Hampton Bays $550,000 This well maintained single story home has 3 BR, 2 B, new windows, full fin. bsmt w/separate entrance, EIK, sited on .25 acre. Enjoy summer barbeques on deck adjoining the dining room. Excl. F#65419 East Quogue $399,500,000 This 2BR, 2B home offers detached 2-car garage, enclosed porch & peaceful back yard setting. Just 1/10 of a mile to Shinnecock Bay beach. A summertime retreat. Excl. F#66705. Prudential Douglas Elliman Quogue Office 631.653-6700 Hampton Bays $2,400,000 Hamptons finest year round resort peacefully secluded, yet centrally located just one block west of Ponquogue Bridge that takes you to beautiful nearby beaches on Dune Rd. 15 newly renovated and redecorated accommodations. Some units have private covered patios. Perfect for anglers participating in local tournaments & slip boat marina can accommodate boats up to 26ft. Exclusive. #66935 Web#H9243

Calverton $610,000 Peconic River contemporary with 4 BR, 2.5 B ideally set on .67 acres. This enviable 2 story boasts fin. bsmt, hardwood floors, guest quarters, fpl and CAC. Excl. F#66344 | Web#H48285 Jamesport $539,000 Colonial home nicely set on .64 acres with 4 BR, 2.5 B, air conditioning, family room, fpl, pool, den, hardwood floors and basement. Excl. F#66565 | Web#H12407. Prudential Douglas Elliman Westhampton Beach Office 631.288.6244 Quogue $1,330,000 Old world traditional 5 BR, 2 B Craftsman was originally built in Quogue hamlet on the 1.1 acre in 1923. Great details include 10ft. ceilings, huge enclosed front porch, grand staircase built-into the fireplace, flowing floor plan. At the rear of the property find a legal 2 BR, 1 B rustic cottage that can be remodeled or rebuilt. F#65787 Centerr Moriches $999,000 Spectacular big water views on Sinex Creek. Dock your boat in your private slip outside your home with 180 ft. frontage, bulkhead and direct access to Moriches Bay. This 4 BR, 3 B home features privacy, wide plank wood floors, updated boiler, roof, sprinklers, 200 amps. Visit the Virtual tour. F#63687 Westhampton Beach $4,495,000 Traditional 4 BR post modern with contemporary flair on 1.4 waterfront acres with 238 ft on Aspatuck Creek plus deep water dock. Lush landscaping and extensive entertainer's deck with gunite pool and hot tub. Loft office, wine cellar, 2 car garage, refinished hardwood and terra cotta floors, 3 fpls and stainless steel kitchen. Serene and private flag lot location in beautiful WHB village. F#55391.

East Quogue $2,895,000 Spectacular 5,600 sf. post modern home on 1.5 acres and a 3,000 sf. fin. bsmt w/ Hampton Bays $1,125,000 Gorgeous gym, full bath, maids room. Featuring traditional home built to impress, 5 BR, 6 full luxury baths, 1st flr maswith an open floor plan, large bedter, double height ceilings, stone & rooms, a gourmet EIK, and beautimarble baths, full service bar, billiard fully detailed baths. Outside deck and room,14-zone radiant heat, 4 woodpatio surround the pool and built-in burning fpls and French doors that spa, and a basketball court adds to a lead you to the expansive bluestone nice touch to the side yard. The quiet surrounding the htd pool and spa. upscale neighborhood makes this F#65172 house perfect for year round living and seasonal enjoyment. Excl. Southampton Township $675,000 F#63532 | Web#H55186 Investment / Icome Property. Mint 3/4 BR, 2 B, LR w/ fpl, dining area, East Quogue $999,999 Custom conden, EIK, newly remodeled top to temporary boasting master BR with bottom, legal 3 room rental apt with adjoining bookcased loft library and private entrance, low taxes. Beautiful home office, plus steam room on .92 acre property minutes to ocean & main level. This 5 BR, 3.5 B, 2 story Hamptons. Excl. F#65061 features hardwood floors, 2 fpls, great room basement, pool and CAC. Many Remsenburg $790,000 Turnkey tracustomized details. ditional 2 story home south of the highway. Spacious custom home, East Quoguu e $849,000 Traditional hardwood floors, wood cabinets in home offers 4 BR, 2.5 B, living room the EIK, living room w/ fpl, FDR, w/ fpl and dining room with sliders to 1/2 BA on main level. Second level deck and yard. Comfy family room includes master BR with full BA, 2 and inviting porch complete the look addtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l bedrooms and full BA. Parin this cozy cul-de-sac. Also for rent tially finished basement with full BA, year-round @ $4,000 month. Excl. plenty of storage and laundry area. F#66321 | Web#H47510 Pristine landscaping,, patio and room for pool. F#67085 Southampton $599,999 Waterfront property on North Sea Creek with a brand new 6 x 20ft. floating dock and catwalk. Charming 1935 home has brand new roof. Access to open waterways. Easy to show.

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