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VOLUME LIII NUMBER 29
This issue is dedicated to the memory of George Plimpton
OCTOBER 5, 2012
27 Shark Report
29 In the Beginning
31 1,200 Telephone Poles
by Dan Rattiner Are you afraid to go into the water? At least two killers sharks are out there. Both were captured and released with beepers that track their every move. It’s not just oceans that pose a threat, though.
by Dan Rattiner Here is a piece from Dan’s Papers, written 20 years ago, about the origins of the Hamptons International Film Festival. It’s quite an interesting story. The Festival begins on Oct. 4 and runs through Oct. 8.
by Dan Rattiner The clashing conundrum that is created by the beasts of the sea can be handled in two ways. But you must decide: Are mermaids endangered, or should they be sold by the pound? All you need to know about mermaids.
by Oliver Peterson Are useless telephone poles harshing on your mellow? Legistator Jay Schneiderman wants all the old poles removed from the East End. Are human beings simply getting used to ugly?
21 South O’ the Highway
29 Never Promise a Vacation in the Hamptons
39 San Gennaro Festival
All the latest Hamptons celebrity news
23 Hamptons Subway by Dan Rattiner
by Dan Rattiner You never know what could go wrong
by Alexandra Andreassen Details on the Hampton Bays celebration dr. gadget
24 Police Blotter
33 Hooray for the Peconic
40 Making Kodak Moments with a Smartphone
by David Lion Rattiner All the news that’s not fit to print on the East End. Featuring Shelter Island.
by Oliver Peterson We hope it comes back
by Matthew Apfel Top apps to needed to snap that special picture
25 PAGE 27 Your route to where the beautiful people play
34 A Hamptons Celebrity by Mr. Sneiv How to become famous on the East End
39 Sag Harbor Watches Sea Planes Land Illegally? by Dan Koontz This story may become as engrossing as the East Hampton Airport saga
37 HIFF 28
by Robert Ottone Golden Starfish Awards and other highlights
45 It Ain’t Over ‘til the Fat
by Stacy Dermont I teach children to play with their food
41 Monk of the Month by Terence Lane An entry from the Dan’s Papers Literary Prize for Nonfiction sheltered islander
42 Oh Deer! It’s Fall Again by Sally Flynn Making a case for flamingo pink hunting gear neighbor
43 Mariah Carey by Judy S. Klinghoffer Singer
46 News Briefs 47 Dan’s Goes To...