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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story By Jessica Mackin-Cipro

No Kid Hungry Taste Of The Nation

No child should go hungr y in America, but one in six children face hunger each year. New York City’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry is making a difference. The signature tasting event featuring NYC’s best chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, takes place Monday on the East River Waterfront at 180 Maiden Lane. The event is led by Honorar y Chair Danny Meyer of Union Square Hospitality Group along with Culinary Co-Chairs Anita Lo of Annisa and Bryce Schuman of Betony, and Host Committee members Eli Sussman of Samesa, Chris Jaeckle of Uma Temakeria, William Elliot of Maison Premiere and Sauvage, Jack Logue of Betony, Flynn McGarry of Eureka, and Oskar Kostecki of Union Square Wines. United for a cause, these and other culinary tastemakers lend their talent and time to ensure a future where every child in this country gets the healthy food they need, every day. One hundred percent of proceeds from the event benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America. This year’s Taste of the Nation will feature over 40 of the city’s most popular eateries, offering guests bitesize fare, craft cocktails, and delectable desserts. Participating restaurants and bars include Lalito, Union Square Cafe, Atoboy, Massoni, Pig Bleecker, Dead Rabbit, Black Tail, Pig & Khao, and Daily Provisions, among others. Twenty-two percent of children in

New York struggle with hunger. No Kid Hungry aims to end this problem by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast in the classroom, have access to the food they need during the summer, and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. Since the campaign’s launch, No Kid Hungry and its partners have provided kids facing hunger with more than 500 million meals. Last year’s Taste of the Nation raised enough to provide more than one million healthy meals to children in need. Local beneficiaries include City Harvest, Hunger Solutions NY, Food Bank for New York City, and Hunger Free America. At the event, Taste of the Nation is introducing new special culinary programming such as The Candy Carnival featuring a colorful selection of local, handmade candies. The event is also bringing back favorites from previous years such as The Donut Derby with creations from the city’s best donut shops and the always-popular Rosé Garden. Live music from rock band The Strumbellas, fresh off a performance on TBS’ “Conan,” will provide entertainment. The band was recently named Best New Rock/Alternative Rock Artist by iHeartRadio. Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry tickets start at $250. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://ce.nokidhungry. org/events/nyc-taste-nation.

Cocktail For A Cause

Following the news that Sean “Diddy” Combs aka Puff Daddy will premiere his Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival, the music mogul announced an exclusive one-night-only performance at the screening event alongside Bad Boy Entertainment’s finest. That’s right, “First Lady of Bad Boy” Faith Evans, “Queen Bee” Lil’ Kim, and Mase. Combs, who owns a house in Northwest Woods in East Hampton, and the Bad Boy crew will return to the home of Bad Boy Entertainment, taking the stage at New York’s historic Beacon Theatre on Thursday, April 27, as part of the documentary’s premiere at the 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T. F o l l o w i n g 2 0 1 6 ’s m a s s i v e l y successful Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, the performance will once again reunite members of the Bad Boy family for a night celebrating the storied heritage of the iconic label.  “New York is home. This is where Bad Boy began, where the movement started. There was never a question in my mind that this film would premiere right here where it all started,” said

Combs. “This is the stor y of our family - the biggest names in hip-hop history – and what happens when we came together for the first time in two decades. There were ups and downs, a lot of hard work and sacrifice – and more than anything, you see that love that only exists in a family.” The film is directed by Daniel Kaufman and produced by Live Nation Productions. It is a raw and exclusive look behind the scenes at the history and legacy of Bad Boy through a complex portrait of the label’s mastermind, Combs, as he tries to reunite his Bad Boy Family in the course of a frantic three week rehearsal period. Celebrating the label’s 20th anniversary, the film traces the label’s emergence in Harlem and Brooklyn, follows its meteoric rise, explores the tragic killing of Biggie Smalls, and celebrates Bad Boy’s influence in reshaping music, fashion, marketing and culture -- all while revealing the love and commitment that form the bonds between the Bad Boy family.  Tickets can be purchased at Tr i b e c a F i l m . c o m / F e s t i v a l a n d Ticketmaster. 

Keith E. Davis, creator of Hamptons café favorite, The Golden Pear, launched Keith’s Nervous Breakdown Ultra-Premium Cocktail Mixers in 2016. This year he will roll out two new mixers. In addition to Keith’s Nervous Breakdown Margarita Mix, there is now a Rum Punch Mix and Bloody Mary Mix. All mixers are made in small batches and made with only the finest ingredients including agave nectar for sweetening. The mix is 90 percent juice content and nonGMO.      The Rum Punch mix contains all-natural citrus concentrates and organic flavorings of vanilla, coconut, and tangerine that when combined with your favorite rum creates an authentic and delicious rum punch cocktail.   The Bloody Mary Mix features a unique combination of the highest quality tomato juice, hints of jalapeno peppers, olives, pickles, celery and other proprietary ingredients.  Keith’s Nervous Breakdown Cocktail Mixers are available online and throughout the Hamptons. The retail cost is $16.95 per bottle. A special Margarita Mix Gift Box, which includes a 750ml bottle of Nervous Breakdown Margarita Mix, two branded glasses, and tin of Atlantic Sea Salt, is also available for $29.95. Committed to giving back, Davis is donating 10 percent of his net profits from the sale of the cocktail mixers to The Carol Baldwin Fund, The Lustgarten Foundation, and Have a Heart Children’s Cancer Society.  Visit




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Honorees Christine Goerke, Robert Carsen, Frederica von Stade, and Matthew Polenzani at the 12th Annual Opera News Awards at the Plaza Hotel on April 9.

Hamptons Take 2 Monika Olko Gallery Documentary Film By Jessica Mackin-Cipro

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The Monika Olko Gallery in Sag Harbor held an opening reception with works by artists Paton Miller and Brett Loving on Friday evening. The exhibit will run through May 9.

Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival presents a screening of The Pulitzer at 100 at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Sunday at 2 PM. The film is a new documentary by Academy Award-winning and Emmy Award-winning director/producer Kirk Simon and co-producer Ron Simon, who is curator at The Paley Centre for Media in Manhattan. The 90-minute documentary pays homage to the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, established by journalist and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer and first awarded by Columbia University in 1917. The film examines the history and impact of the awards. The doc explores the lives of some of the Prize’s most accomplished recipients, such as Carl Bernstein, Robert Caro, Junot Diaz, Wynton Marsalis, and Toni Morrison. It brings their work to life with readings by Helen Mirren, Liev Schreiber, John Lithgow, and others. Following the screening, Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer Dava Sobel will lead a conversation with the director and producer. Tickets are $15 and are for sale on On Sunday, April 30, HT2FF presents a screening of Citizen Jane: Battle for the City at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill at 2 PM. The film is directed by Matt Tyrnauer. The film is being shown in conjunction with the museum’s “Inter-Sections: The Architect in Conversation” exhibit. It spotlights Jane Jacobs, a writer and urban activist who battled to save historic New York City neighborhoods during the 1960’s when urban planner

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On Sunday at 2 PM the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival presents a Spring Docs Day at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, featuring The Pulitzer at 100, a doc celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize in 2017.

Robert Moses was poised to wipe them off the map. A conversation will be held afterwards with Roberta Brandes Gratz, author of The Battle for Gotham: New York in the Shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs, and other special guests. Tickets are $5 for members and $20 for non-members. Visit www.parrishart. org for tickets.


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Fight The Famine By Jessica Mackin-Cipro

Children across the South Fork have banded together to raise funds for emergency famine relief in Africa. “Fight The Famine” is a family event being held at the Bridgehampton Community Center on Saturday, April 29, from 4 to 7 PM. The event will raise money in support of UNICEF, an organization that works in 190 countries and territories

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to put children first. Guests will enjoy finger foods imagined and created by high school students from the Bridgehampton School’s Nutrition and Culinar y program. There will be table decorations by nursery children at the Green School in Bridgehampton. Fabric art featuring indigenous trees, birds, flowers, and flags of the afflicted African countries by Hayground School students will be on display. When the children were asked why they wanted to help people so far away, their answers were heartfelt. “Kids just like us are star ving,” said Atlas Geirsson, a student at the Hayground School. “I care because even if we live in different countries, we’re all human, and if we have food, they have every right to food as well,” added Madeline Grabb, a Bridgehampton School student. The event will also feature a crafts table manned by the kids from Montauk’s Camp SoulGrow. “It’s a gift to learn to give back to others at such a young age, and it’s what will make our children more compassionate people as they grow up,” said London Rosiere, Camp SoulGrow’s director.  Attendees can bid on auction items and prizes procured and organized




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by Ross School students and kids from Shelter Island. The group effort continues with drinks and table coverings by East Hampton’s John Marshall Elementary School students and PTA, and publicity and social media is being handled by students from Liz Bertsch and Mbachi Kumwenda’s Hayground School class. The event will also feature a DJ and dancing.  The looming famine in four African nations could have a devastating impact on some of the world’s most vulnerable children. An estimated 1.4 million children from South Sudan, Yemen, Nigeria, and

Somalia are at risk of imminent death from severe malnutrition. “We commend the East End kids for their commitment to helping their peers around the world,” said Michele Walsh, Managing Director of the New York Region at UNICEF USA. Jalisa Hopson from Bridgehampton School believes the event “could raise lots of money for medicine and food for [those in need]. Maybe even clean water.” The cost of the event is $12 for adults and $10 for kids. To purchase tickets in advance visit







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the food and drinks at the event, as well as the Chinese and silent auctions.  

Katy’s Courage 5K

Hampton Lifeguard Association presents its “Summer Kick-off Party” in support of the Junior Lifeguard and Lifeguard Training Programs on Saturday, April 29, at Westlake Fish House in Montauk. There will be music by Montauk Manny, a cash bar, delicious food, a silent and Chinese auction, and a 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $35 per person or $50 per couple. For tickets contact Stephanie Brabant at 631-329-3990 or smbrabant1@ Ticket will also be available at the door.

Katy’s Courage presents the seventh annual Katy’s Courage 5K on Saturday. Registration and check-ins will take place from 7 to 8:15 AM and the race will begin promptly at 8:30 AM. Pre-registration costs $25 per person, and day-of costs $30 per person. Runners will start at 21 Water Street in Sag Harbor. Participants may register online at http://bit. ly/2mjBOJC. Katy’s is a not-for-profit organization honoring Katy Stewart, an inspirational 12-year-old girl who died from a rare form of pediatric liver cancer. The organization is dedicated to education, research, and grief support for children, teens, and their families on the East End.

Spring Fling

The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents its annual “Spring Fling” on Saturday. The evening of food, music, and fun provides guests the opportunity to meet up with friends and make new connections, dance all night to electrifying live music by NOIZ, enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and an open bar, and bid on unique Hamptons experiences and items. Visit for more information.

Montauk Bands

Three of Montauk’s top bands come together to help raise funds for Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Concert Series at the 9th Montauk Concert for the Concerts 2017 on Sunday from 3 to 7 PM at Zum Schneider restaurant. Join the Lynn Blue Band, Joe Delia and the Thieves, and the 3B’s for a jamming afternoon. Admission is a $10 donation at the door and kids are admitted free with an adult. Take a chance in a 50/50 raffle and a free kids raffle, indulge in German food and beer, lively music and dancing. All proceeds help fund the concerts.

Taste Of Tuckahoe

The seventh annual “Taste of Tuckahoe” fundraiser, benefiting the Tuckahoe School, will be held on Friday, April 28, from 7 to 10 PM at 230 Elm, with a VIP hour running from 6 to 7 PM. Once again, restaurants and wineries from the East End will come together under one roof to highlight their culinary talents for the community to enjoy. Regular admission ticket cost is $35 in advance, and $45 at the door, and VIP tickets are $60. Tickets can be purchased at Southrifty Drug, from committee members, or via the website at www. The VIP hour will include open bar and early access to

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ARF’s Spring Fling

Join the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) for a cat and dog adoption event at the Tanger 2 Outlet Center in Riverhead (near Office Max/Pottery Barn) on Saturday, April 29, from 11 AM to 4 PM. All ARF animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated to age limit. If you are looking to adopt a dog, and have another one at home, bring them for a meet and greet. For more visit or call 631.537.0400 ext. 203.

Giddy-Up 5K

The CTREE Giddy-Up 5K Race will be held on Saturday, May 6, at 8:30 PM. The race starts at Sagg Main Beach in Sagaponack to benefit the Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End. The race features a beautiful seaside course, awards, refreshments, and a Chinese auction. To register visit

ARF Celebration Day

ARF Adoption Center in Wainscott presents ARF’s Pet Celebration Day and Alumni Reunion on Saturday, May 6, from 10 AM to noon. For more info visit

honor Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, Reverend Maryanne McElroy, and Peconic Landing. Festivities include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dancing with Trevor Davison Orchestra, and a live and silent auction. Tickets start at $225 per person. Proceeds from this fundraising event help support the mission to build and enrich the community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration. For tickets visit

Seeds Of Hope

This year Seeds of Hope Tanzania will hold its 11th Annual Chinese Auction on Thursday, May 11, at St. Mark’s Church on Main Street in Westhampton Beach. Doors open at 7 PM and auction begins at 8 PM. Many great prizes have been donated. Dessert and coffee will be served. Help support the orphanage project and a pre-k/kindergarten school the charity helped complete this year and help provide for the educational and medical needs of countless children in Arusha, Tanzania. Seeds of Hope is a local charity started by Debi Mazura eight years ago. She and her friends have raised over $30,000 and brought clothing and school supplies on their trips to Arusha. 100 percent of the proceeds go to the orphanage, the school, and

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to improve water resources for the region around Arusha Tanzania. Contact Debi Mazura at 631-8012269 to donate an item or basket for the auction.

Evening Of Comedy

An Evening of Comedy to benefit Kent Animal Shelter will be held on Friday, May 12, from 7 to 10 PM at Hotel Indigo in Riverhead. Guests will enjoy comedians Joe DeVito and Tommy Gooch of Omnipop Talent Group. There will be hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, Chinese auction, raffle, and more. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. For tickets visit www.

HUGS Spring Fling

HUGS, Inc. presents its 15th Annual “Spring Fling” Bowling Fundraiser on Saturday, May 13, at 7 PM at Wildwood Lanes in Riverhead. Tickets to attend the event are $40 each and there are additional sponsorship oppor tunities available. Human Understanding & Growth Services, Inc. is a non-profit youth development agency that has been serving teens throughout Suffolk County since 1981. Providing innovative and effective drug and alcohol prevention education programs, HUGS, Inc. signature program The Long Island Teen Institute is a 48-hour long conference held at Camp Quinipet on Shelter Island.



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Girls Rock It!

I-tri presents “Girls Rock It!” at Guild Hall on May 6 from noon to 4 PM. Celebrate the potential of girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) with a special screening of the acclaimed film Hidden Figures and a panel discussion with five inspirational women, moderated by Dr. Max Gomez, Emmy Awardwinning medical reporter for WCBSTV. A marine biologist, psychologist, biochemist, planetary geologist, and exercise physiologist will share their career choices, challenges and more. Tickets are $10 in advance at www. and $15 at the door. Proceeds to benefit i-tri.

ARTworks Spring Gala

East End Arts presents “ARTworks Spring Gala” on Saturday, May 6, from 6 to 11 PM at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. The event will


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Gallery Walk

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Suzanne Anan’s “Labor Day” at the Retreat Juried Art Show.

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to jessica@indyeastend. com.


Inga Maren Otto Fellow Carrie Mae Weems, costume designer Lexy Ho-Tai and visual artist Lotte Nielsen have arrived at The Watermill Center. Join on Saturday at 2 PM for In Process @ The Watermill Center, and engage with the Artists-in-Residence through open rehearsals, workshops, studio visits, lectures, or artist talks. Visit www. for more info.

Eric Dever

Exhibiting Artist Eric Dever leads an intimate and informative gallery talk Friday at 6 PM, on “Parrish Perspectives: New Works in Context,” showcasing 70 works from the more than 300 acquisitions added to the Parrish Art Museum’s collection in the last four years. The exhibition, on view through Sunday is organized into four themes: Representing Abstraction, Humor and Irony, Horizon Lines, and Face to Face. Visit

Cindy Pease Roe

Southampton Ar ts Center has partnered with artist Cindy Pease Roe on “The Whale Tail Sculpture Project”

to be unveiled at a special Earth Day event on Saturday from 2 to 5 PM. The whale tail armature is made from steel and upcycled derelict lobster traps retrieved from Long Island Sound courtesy of Cornell Extension’s Marine Removal and Prevention Project. The tail will be filled and surrounded with marine debris that Roe has collected along the shores of eastern Long Island.


The eARThHAMPTONS Earth Day Celebration will be held at Ashawagh Hall in Springs this weekend. An art opening reception will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 PM, exhibiting works by William Ris Gallery artists. There will be a special exhibit honoring the work of Athos Zacharias, curated by Pamela Willoughby. Participating artists include Phyllis Chillingworth, Anahi DeCanio, Peter Gumpel, Lori Horowitz, Alyssa Peek, and Lisa Petker Mintz.

Retreat Juried Art Show

The Retreat presents the finalists in the 8th Annual Hamptons Juried Art Show competition. Their work will be shown in an exhibition opening Saturday from 6 to 8 PM at the RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton. The nine


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finalists were chosen from more than 70 artists who submitted over 200 works to the competition. The nine finalists are Suzanne Anan of New Jersey, Donna Bates of California, Lani Emanuel of California, Miles Jaffe of New York, Jean Sbarra Jones of Massachusetts, Shana Levenson of New Mexico, Rachel Linnemeier of Arizona, Alexis Martino of New York, and Erin Milan of Washington.

Neva Setlow

East Quogue artist Neva Setlow presents a new series of wood constructions and paper collages at the Southampton Town Hall. The exhibition is on view through May 30. As in much of Setlow’s work, color is a dominant feature. Her work is celebratory, positive and joyful. Her collages are alive with color and freefloating images. For more info visit

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Southampton Arts Center presents “East End Collected3,” curated by Paton Miller. The show is on view through May 29. An artists talk will take place on Sunday, April 30, at 2 PM. Artists include Stephanie Brody-Lederman, David Bunn Martine, Arthur Carter, Jennifer Cross, Janet Culbertson, Franco Cuttica, Josh Dayton, Eric Dever, Adriana Echavarria, Christopher Engel, William Falkenberg, Brian Farrell, Terri Gold, Lautaro Keudell, Mary Lambert, Laurie Lambrecht, Gerson Leiber, Judith Leiber, Brett L o v i n g , Ly n n M a t s u o k a , D i n a h Maxwell Smith, Jonathan Morse, J. Alan Ornstein, Pamela O. Ornstein, Simon Parkes, Gabrielle Raacke, Olivier Robert, Maria Schön, Eileen Dawn Skretch, Neill Slaughter, Susan Tepper, Diane Tuft, Sarah Jaffe Turnbull, and Frank Wimberley.


The Monika Olko Gallery in Sag Harbor presents artwork by Artists Paton Miller and Brett Loving. The show runs through May 9.

White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “Bent” with artwork by Charles Waller, David Geiser, and Mark S. Fisher. The show will run through Sunday.

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Wednesday Night Live

Ray Red and Mike Rusinsky host “Wednesday Night Live,” a weekly open mic at MJ Dowling’s in Sag Harbor from 8 to 11 PM. Performers include musicians, poets, comedians, and singers. Sign up starts at 7 PM. Performers get a free soft drink or tap beverage. Every Friday, it’s karaoke beginning at 10 PM.

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Sybille van Kempen of Loaves and Fishes Food Store and Jennifer Pike of Pike Farms will be at the East Hampton Library for the Tom Twomey Series.

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Rising Stars Piano

Southampton Cultural Center’s Rising Star Piano Series presents 13-year-old Leonid Nediak on Saturday at 7 PM. Leonid will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, Nediak, and Rachmaninoff. Leonid recently made his debut with the Toronto Orchestra. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and students under 21 are admitted free. Visit scc-arts. org for more information or to purchase tickets.

Italian Pianist

The Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library present Jacopo Giacopuzzi on Sunday at 3 PM. Giacopuzzi is an international prize-winning pianist, chamber musician, and teacher. The concert is a free event and a reception will follow. Register at

Violin Concert

The Shelter Island Friends of Music celebrate 40 years with violinist Eric Silberger on Saturday at 8 PM at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Silberger will perform music by Grieg, Beethoven, and Sinding. Admission is free, donations are appreciated. Wine

and cheese will be offered after the concert. For more info call 631-7492251.

Whale Songs

The Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead presents Songs from the Journals of the East End Whalemen with Dr. Stephen Sanfilippo on Saturday at 1 PM. Sanfilippo will perform the whalemen’s songs with his banjo, concertina, and guitar. Members are free and non members are $5. Register by calling 631-727-2881 ext. 100.

Jazz Night

The Southampton Arts Center, The Jam Session, and Bonhams Auction House present Latin jazz pianist Hector Martignon and jazz trumpeter Randy Brecker as a part of the Live from SAC concert series on Saturday at 7 PM. Admission is $15 and $5 for children. Visit southamptonartscenter. org for more info.

Suffolk Theater

Dave Davies of the Kinks performs at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on Saturday at 8 PM. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Davies has inspired many musicians with his legendary hits. Tickets range from $49, $60,and $65. Visit for more info or for tickets.

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Outrageous Open Mic Night is set for Thursday at 8 PM at the Talkhouse in Amagansett. On Friday night at 10 it’s FUZZ. The Nancy Atlas Project is set for 8 PM on Saturday. Hello Brooklyn takes the stage at 10 PM. Visit stephentalkhouse. com or call 631-267-3117 to purchase tickets early or for more info.

Townline BBQ

Located in Sagaponack, Townline continues Karaoke Nights every Saturday from 8 PM to 12 AM with a special food and drink menu as guests sing their favorites. Come for free pool and pub quiz night at 7 PM every Thursday evening and come hear some “smokin’ hot tunes” live alongside a happy hour menu every Friday from 5 to 8 PM. For more info call 631-537-2271 or visit the Townline BBQ Facebook page.

Words Farm To Table

The Tom Twomey lecture series at East Hampton Library continues with an exploration of the symbiotic relationship between a premier prepared food market and a neighboring farmstand. Sybille van Kempen of Loaves and Fishes Food Store and Jennifer Pike of Pike Farms in Sagaponack are the guest speakers. Thursday at 6 PM.

Author Talk

The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton will host author Alan Schwarz on Monday at 5:30 PM. He will discuss his new book ADHD Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma and the Making of an American Epidemic. To register, visit or call 631-2830774 ext. 523.


Canio’s Books

On Saturday at 5 PM Dava Sobel will read from her newest book The Glass Universe: How the Women of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars. Canio’s is located in Sag Harbor.

Local & Independent Authors

BookHampton in East Hampton hosts Local and Independent Author Night on Saturday at 5 PM. Helen A. Harrison, author of An Exquisite Corpse: Death in Surrealist New York, and G.B. Gurland, author of The Secret Files of Phineas Foster, will speak. This event is free. Visit for more info.

Theater Musical

Suffolk Theater in Riverhead presents IN THE MOOD: The Big Band Swing Musical on Friday at 8 PM. Dances from the 30s and 40s are brought to life in this high energy musical event. Tickets range from $45, $49, and $55.


Rebel Rossa

The East Hampton Library presents a free screening of Rebel Rossa, directed by William Cole on Saturday from 2:30 to 5 PM. A Q & A with the director will follow after the film. Call 631-324-0222, ext. 3 to register.


The Hamptons International Film Festival presents a screening of Kinsey on Thursday at 6 PM at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. For more info visit


A screening of Sonita, directed by Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, will take place on Friday at 7 PM at the Southampton Arts Center. The film will include English subtitles. Admission fee is $10. Call 631-283-0967 to register.

Guild Hall

A live screening from the MET of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin will take place on Saturday at 1 PM at Guild Hall in East Hampton. For more info or to buy tickets visit

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Save The Date For CALIENTE! By Jessica Mackin-Cipro

“CALIENTE,” a benefit for Long Island Cares - The Harry Chapin Food Bank, and OLA of Eastern Long Island, is set for Saturday, July 8, from 7 to 10 PM, hosted by Maria and Kenneth Fishel and family on the grounds of their beautiful home in Bridgehampton. The event will honor April Gornik, renowned artist and activist, Minerva Perez, the Executive Director of OLA of Eastern Long Island, and Paule Pachter, CEO of Long Island Cares. Academy and Tony Award winner Mercedes Ruehl will serve as the Honorary Chairperson. Long Island Cares’ vision is “A Hunger Free Long Island.” Founded by the late musician Harry Chapin in 1980, its mission is to bring together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry and food insecure on Long Island and, to provide for the humanitarian needs of the community. OLA, founded in 2002, is a nonprofit agency committed to promoting social, economic, cultural, and educational development within Long Island’s East End Latino and Hispanic communities while building bridges within the larger East End community that help to foster understanding and harmony. The evening will feature Tito Puente, Jr. and his eight piece band. Co-Chairs of the event are Shari Frank, Toni

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That the women who portray Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden in Doug Wright’s new musical, War Paint on Broadway, are titans in their own right, is the obvious understatement. Patti LuPone, as the vampire-like Jewish immigrant (Rubenstein), and Christine Ebersole, as the Episcopalian socialite (Arden), each reveal the vulnerability of these two overachievers who created an industry. Had their names been Henry Ford, they would be remembered in just that way. In their case, however, it takes Wright to rediscover them. Writing about women as “outliers” is a recurring theme for him. His awardwinning Grey Gardens, which he wrote with his collaborators here (music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie), follows the lives of Jacqueline Kennedy’s cousins, Little Edie and Big Edie Bouvier Beale. (Ebersole won the Tony Award for her role.) It follows the two women from their heyday as socialites to their pitiful estrangement. And in his one-man play, I Am My Own Wife, Wright explores the life of an eccentric German transvestite, who hid from the Nazis, in plain sight, as a woman. In War Paint, LuPone’s and Ebersole’s first act duet says it all quite simply, and sadly. “I sleep alone/If I’d been a man, I’d make the rules,” LuPone’s Rubenstein sings. Rejected from purchasing an apartment in a prestigious Manhattan apartment building, she eventually buys the building. And when someone tells her “War is a mind game,” she throws it off with a swift comeback. “Tell that to Joan of Arc.” Even the title turns the world of specifically feminine products – cosmetics -- into a masculine image. In Ebersole’s most outstanding number “Pink,” about the Arden brand signature, the entrepreneur reflects on both her success and her nemesis. “Pink – the only shred of me they want,” Ebersole’s Arden decries. While filled with bathos, it’s a comic gem. The stereotypical color gets what it deserves. LuPone’s Rubenstein, however, is more blatantly emasculating. When Arden divorces her husband and business partner, Tommy Lewis (John Dossett), he runs to Rubenstein to share Arden’s business secrets and secure his own future. Confiding to her designer dog, she laments, “You know how I took you to the veterinarian and he took out your testicles? She did the same to him.” Indeed, both women left their significant others and business partners, in the wings. Following the upward rise of their businesses in the ‘30s is the focus of Act I. The second act fastforwards through

history, starting with World War II, and their support of the war effort, leading into the decline of their businesses in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Unable to keep up with the times -- the advent of television, Madison Avenue, and mass production -- Rubenstein and Arden became the dinosaurs, “Epidermis Rex,” of an ever-expanding market. While the book unearths their lives, what stands out here is the extraordinary singing. LuPone, balancing classical gusto with characteristic bravura, and Ebersole, sweetly and openly alive in

show stopping musical numbers, are legendary. And while the men in their lives were their lesser halves, John Dossett and Doug Sills (Harry Fleming) are in fine form here, as well. Catherine Zuber’s costumes, with LuPone weighted down by enormous necklaces, and Ebersole in Arden’s signature color, add to the parade. David Korin’s scenic design serves as a mirror to their large egos. Fortunately, director Michael Greif recognizes what we’ve come to see, and delivers it joyfully.


“Number 1, I’m representing for women, and No. 2, I’m representing for playwrights of color,” Lynn Nottage said in an interview with The Los Angeles Times, following the announcement of her second Pulitzer win for drama. Nottage is the first woman in history to receive two Pulitzers. As with her first Pulitzer for Ruined, Nottage developed Sweat through interviews with the people whose plight

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she represents on stage. Regarded as the first post Trump-era drama, the play takes place in Reading, PA, a steel-manufacturing town, where the factory is closing. Set in 2000 to 2008, the human drama reflects the issues that explain Trump’s presidential victory unemployment and economic despair, racism, immigration, and hatred of the other, and drug addiction. Transforming characters from hopeful to deadened, is the playwright’s coup de theatre. Khris Davis plays a young man about to start college, and a man condemned to prison for an act of violence. That they are both the same character is difficult to see at first. One wonders how the haggard criminal and the idealistic youth could be the same person. His partner in crime, played by Will Pullen, is even more disguised. More potently, the victim of that violence, Stan, sensitively played by James Colby, turns from the pillar of

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East Hampton WEDNESDAY 4•19•17 • The East Hampton Town Marine Museum at 301 Bluff Road, Amagansett is until Columbus Day weekend, October 8, on Saturdays and Sundays and some holidays, too. • Guild Hall in East Hampton and Our Fabulous Variety Show present FROM PAGE TO STAGE STUDENT ACTING Final Performance at 7 PM, a showcase of student created plays and performances. Free! Registration required. Visit the GH website or call 631-324-0806. THURSDAY 4•20•17 • The Tom Twomey lecture series at the East Hampton Library continues with a “Farm to Table” discussion with Jennifer Pike and Sybille van Kempen. 6 PM. • At 7 PM Guild Hall in East Hampton and Montauk School present WORD UP!, a showcase of student-read poems from the Montauk School 8th graders. Free. SATURDAY 4•22•17 • Long-time hike leader Rick Whalen of the East

Hampton Trails Preservation Society will lead the Janice Whalen Memorial hike in the scenic Bell Estate and Stony Hill areas of Amagansett, through woods and farmland, in memory of his late wife Janice at 10 AM. This will be the last hike Rick leads for an undetermined time. Meet at the Balsam Farms farm stand on Town Lane, Amagansett, opposite Windmill Lane, for carpool to the hike start point. RAIN DATE (in case of significant rain) Sunday, April 23 at 1 PM. Moderate pace with some hills. Participants are invited to bring flowers. Info only, call Rick: 631-267-6608 or 631-275-8539. SUNDAY 4•23•17 • Join Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner at 1:30 PM at the Amagansett Free Library for “A Woman Presidential Candidate in 1884” which explores the ongoing creation of democracy in our country. This presentation is co-sponsored by the local League of Women Voters and made possible with a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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Library and the Southampton Chamber of Commerce will host a visit with Robert Serabin, author of Conquer Your Fear of Selling and Close That Deal at 5:30 PM. The author will talk about developing effective selling techniques. Register at or call 631283-0774 ext 523. • The Westhampton Free Library is hosting a dine and discuss event at 7 PM at the library. Attendees can enjoy a meal while learning about the advances in the treatment of hip and knee pain from Dr. Peter Sultan, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon from Peconic Bay Medical Center. Dr. Sultan has performed nearly 1000 surgical procedures and will offer a wealth of knowledge focusing on arthritic knee and hip challenges. For more information and to register, call 631288-3335 or visit the library website at www. FRIDAY 4•21•17 • A financial empowerment luncheon featuring a panel of experts from Morgan Stanley takes place at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor at noon. Call The Retreat at 631-329-4398 to find out how to register. SATURDAY 4•22•17 • The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons presents “Jim Jeffrey Camellia Friends,” at 10 AM moderated by Bridget DeCandido. All are invited to attend and, hopefully, there will be some blooms to display. Your experiences and questions about camellias are encouraged. Novice or expert, collector or curious, please feel free to join the discussion. Admission is free. Location: HAH John LoGerfo Library ground floor of the Bridgehampton Community House/School Street side of building. • The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center hosts first responders training from 9 to 10 AM at Westhampton Beach High School. Call 631-728-9453 to learn more. SUNDAY 4•23•17 • Long Island’s ocean beaches are great places to


search for evidence of near-shore creatures. The Group for the East End leads a seashell search in Hampton Bays at 10 AM. Meet on the west side of Shinnecock Inlet to comb the shoreline for seashells, crab shells, skate egg cases, and perhaps even a sand dollar! For reservations or more information, contact Steve Biasetti at 631-7656450 ext. 205 or • Marders on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton hosts weekly gardening lectures Sundays at 10 AM. This week it’s all about irrigation. Learn how to figure out exactly how much water you need to give to your various plants, based on what they are, where they’re planted and your individual soil conditions. • The South Fork Natural History Museum invites you to venture by boat into the remote areas of Shinnecock Bay onboard Stony Brook University/ Southampton’s 45-ft. research vessel, Peconic, and marvel at the wealth of the migratory birds, waterfowl, and seals that inhabit the region at this time of year. Bring binoculars and a light snack and meet up at 9:45 AM. There is a fee of $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers for this program. The program is for adults, but children age 10 and older may attend. Advance reservations necessary. For more info, reservations, and directions call the South Fork Natural History Museum at 631-537-9735. • Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Quogue Library at 2 PM. Michael Cook, a Quogue resident, will discuss “How Does Poetry Work?” and illustrate with readings of his own poetry, as well as some of his favorite poets. His book The Rise and Fall of the Mind will be available for purchase after the event. Register by calling the Quogue Library at 631-653-4224 ext. 101. WEDNESDAY 4•26•17 • It’s teen karaoke week at Rogers Library in Southampton. Show off your skills by singing a classic or choosing the hottest new song. For those in grades 6-12. To register online, use code RMT519. 4 to 5 PM.

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Independent Dining Signs & Seasons: An Astrology Cookbook

By Jessica Mackin-Cipro

Every wonder what to feed a hard-toplease dinner guest? Well, the answer might be as simple as discovering their astrological sign. East Hampton’s star astrology team Amy Zerner and Monte Farber, along with Chef John Okas of Highway Restaurant, have created the book Signs & Seasons: An Astrology Cookbook, published by HarperElixir, out on shelves in May. The book reveals how the zodiac is intimately connected to the changing of the seasons and people’s relationship with food. It teaches readers how to eat for their sign and nourish their soul. It also can come in handy when feeding friends and loved ones based on their signs and the season. The book comes complete with over 85 seasonal recipes, replete with astrological lore, tradition, and ingredients that emphasize nourishment for body and spirit. You can even learn

how to balance the preferences and desires of a table of mixed signs. Z e r n e r , Farber, and Okas demonstrate how food connects us not only to our families, history, and culture, but to the natural world itself. The zodiac emerged from our agrarian ancestors’ need to chart the growing seasons. It came from the very necessity of growing food and sustaining life. Drawing on that rich history, the book brings cooks on a journey through the four seasons, beginning with the spring equinox, and each of their astrological signs. A first of its kind, the cookbook describes, based on astrological sign, our appetites and our aversions, as well as our styles in the kitchen and when

entertaining. It tells the reader how each sign eats, how they cook, and how they like to entertain. The recipe for couscous and cracked wheat tabbouleh is perfect for an Aries sign during the spring. A Virgo will enjoy a lemony grilled shrimp with white beans during the summer. Linguine fine with broccoli and anchovies is a recipe for a sagittarius during fall. As the recipes

head into winter, kale salad is key for a Capricorn. Zerner is a U.S. National Endowment for the Arts award-winning fine artist. Since 1988, she and her husband, author Monte Farber, have created what they call their family of “spiritual power tools.” There are over two million copies of their works in print in sixteen languages. They love to cook and create together and believe that adding love, light, and laughter to everything one cooks is essential to crafting great meals and a great life.

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With Kevin Kline and Kate Burton as the happily divorced couple at the center of the Noel Coward revival, Present Laughter, the entertainment is abundantly frothy. Gary Essendine (Klein) is a famous British actor, philanderer, and narcissist. His ex-wife, Liz (Burton), does everything for him, including, literally, helping him keep his pants on. Incidentally, she is lovely in the role, exuding a warmth and vitality that have amplified with maturity. And Klein clowns, broods, mimics, and



brown. Take it off the heat and keep in a warm place. The lemon peels should now be ready. Add the candied lemon peels, three tbsps of the lemon simple syrup used to cook the peels, and 1/4 cup of lemon juice to a blender cup.  Purée until a thick smooth consistency is achieved. Once all of the elements are ready, heat a frying pan over high heat. Season the scallops and put the oil in the hot pan.  Drop the scallops in the pan and sear on one side for one minute, then flip the scallops to the other side and sear for another minute.  Add the warm parsnip purée along with the lemon around the plate. Place scallops on top of the parsnip. Add some mâché to garnish with a drizzle of brown butter to finish. Enjoy! performs the physical pratfalls for which he, like Gary, are so well known. In Moritz Von Stuelpnagel’s production, however, the characters who won’t go away – and literally will not leave Gary alone – are the most intriguing. Foremost among them is Roland Maule (pronounced as spelled). In Bhavesh Patel’s hands, this wannabe playwright and clinging fan is the one to watch. Seemingly innocent to the point of dense, Maule turns from a worm into a vicious monster, taking control of events in the most frightening and unexpected fashion. Thriving on comedy, as is her wont, Kristine Nielsen is devilishly alive here. Playing Klein’s assistant, she deflects cross fire and near catastrophe with discernable chagrin. No one twists like Nielsen, whose stage personae are unique to her. Other interlopers come and go with shameless adoration and contempt for the famous star. Among them, Daphne Stillngton (Tedra Millan), is an ingénue who knows no innocence, and Joanna Lyppiatt (Cobie Smulders), a two timing wife. Both revolve in time with the swinging doors. Along with Gary’s business associates, an absolutely agitating Morris Dixon (outstandingly portrayed by Reg Rogers), and a far too stuffy Henry Lyppiatt (Peter Francis James), the stage is a boiling pot of combustible energy.

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Food & Beverage

Compiled By Jessica Mackin-Cipro

Duryea’s open for the season.

Slow Fish Dinner At Noah’s. Submit your specials! Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to

Slow Fish Dinner At Noah’s

Celebrate the arrival of spring with Chef Noah Schwartz and Slow Food East End at Noah’s Restaurant in Greenport for the first Spotlight Dinner of 2017 on April 30. Chef Noah will be serving a four-course wine pairing dinner spotlighting local and sustainably sourced seafood or “Slow Fish,” as they say in Slow Food lingo. The menu currently being crafted and will be available soon. Slow Fish is a Slow Food International Campaign which has launched initiatives that promote sustainable fishing, understanding the state and health of our oceans and waterways, and recovering the traditional wisdom of fishing communities which deepen our connection to people who catch our seafood. The cost of the dinner is $95 per person for Slow Food members and $110 for non members. Price includes food, wine pairings, taxes, gratuities, and a $10 per person general donation to Slow Food East End. Space is limited, so make your reservations at www. Chef Noah and his wife, Sunita, opened Noah’s in 2010. The restaurant has received numerous accolades and Chef Noah has been lauded by Best Chefs America in both 2012 and 2013. Noah’s was among the first three restaurants awarded the Slow Food East End Snail of Approval. Noah plans his menus according to the season and what is available. His menus focus largely on seafood.


Duryea’s is open for the season. The Lobster Deck, Fish Market, and Farmer’s Market are open Thursday to Monday pre-season and going to seven days after Memorial Day weekend. The Lobster Deck returns for the 2017 season under the direction of Executive Chef Pierre Sudre and new Chef de Cuisine James Casey Darenberg.  The fresh local seafood menu features several dishes served family style as well as some small plates. Shareable items include: lobster cobb salad, grilled

or steamed lobster, classic clam bake, shrimp basket and seafood towers featuring raw bar items and sushi. Small plates include: crab cake, tuna tartare, breaded calamari, steamers and baked cherry stone clams. A kid’s menu offers simple kid friendly options such as lobster roll, chicken fingers, cheeseburger, and grilled cheese. A wine and beer selection features red, white, rosé, and champagne options. For further information contact Duryea’s at 631-668-2410 or visit 

Chef’s Dinner on Thursday, April 27, from 6 to 9 PM. Guests will enjoy Tako ceviche, red crab, ikura, daikon, and cucumber paired with Born Gold to start during the seven course meal. Other courses include Tokyo Yaki soba paired with Tedorigawa Junmai and venison with fresh wasabi paired with The Huntsman cabernet sauvignon. The cost is $75 plus tax and gratuity. Call for reservations.

Ram’s Head Inn

Harbor Grill in Springs hosts a two-for-one taco dinner night every Tuesday from 5 PM to close. Guests

The Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island will open its doors for the season, debuting a new chef, new menu, an updated cocktail list, and a fresh line up of live music and events for the season. Chef Matt Murphy, who has made multiple appearances at the James Beard House and was inducted into the Chef 2000 Group in 1996, brings a wealth of exceptional dining experience. Past experience includes The Ritz Carlton, the Rainbow Room, The Russian Tea Room, Melrose Hotel and La Colombe D’or. Chef Murphy’s new menu celebrates the abundance of local delicacies the East End offers. Local duck and seafood, as well as local produce grown on area farms, and in the Ram’s Head’s own gardens will be mainstays on the spring/summer/fall menus, keeping the farm-to-table/fine dining tradition the Ram’s Head has been known for for the past 30 years alive. New cocktails include the Summer Thyme, made with Belvedere Vodka, muddled local raspberries, fresh squeezed lime juice, fresh local thyme, peach bitters.

Hampton Coffee Company

Spring has sprung at Hampton Coffee Company. Come in on Saturday and get your very own Hampton Coffee Logo Cold Tumbler, which features a double wall of high impact plastic, for just $10. This tumbler is so well insulated it won’t sweat and you won’t have to worry about your drink’s temperature for hours. Plus, when you bring it into any Hampton Coffee, you’ll get 20 cents off your drink.

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may choose from four different taco dinners while sipping $4 coronas, $10 margaritas, and $12 spicy margaritas and mango-ritas.

Service Station

Service Station in East Hampton offers Happy Hour from 4 to 7 PM every day. Happy Hour includes $5 pizza, $5 cocktails, $5 wine, and $5 beer. For more info visit www.

Prime Time

Prime Time at The Palm in East Hampton takes place Sunday through Friday from 5 to 7 PM with half off

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Clovis Point Vineyard and Winery Clovis Point Vineyard and Winery will feature Peconic Gold Oysters from Ketchams Seafarm from 1 to 5 PM on Saturday. From 1:30 to 5:30 PM Peter Kanelous performs. Sunday sees Bryan Gallo from 1:30 to 5:30 PM. Shinn Estate Vineyard Shinn Estate Vineyards hosts self– guided vineyard walks on Friday. Reservations are required. On Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 PM join Barbara Shinn for a Vineyard

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“Prime Bites” at the Palm Bar.

Southampton Publick House Wine Series The last of the Westhampton Free Library’ four-part wine tasting series with Eileen Duffy, the author of Behind the Bottle: The Rise of Wine on Long Island is Thursday at 6 PM at Westhampton Beach VFW Post 5350, 101 Old Riverhead Road. The series will feature white, red,

rosé, and sparkling wine tastings and appetizers, as well as a free voucher for a free tasting at the North Fork Winery. The cost is $15 per class. Payment is due at time of registration. To register, visit www. or call 631288-3335. Lieb Cellars Thursday is locals night. Show your ID for 20 percent off glasses and bottles. Noah’s food truck will be on hand serving up awesome tacos while Mother Nature delivers sweet sunsets. 4 to 7 PM. On Saturday there will be live music featuring The Second Hands from 3 to 6 PM. Raphael Keith Maguire performs from 1 to 4 PM on Sunday. www.raphaelwine. com.

Southampton Publick House presents Monday Night Madness specials. Enjoy $5 pints, $7 burger platters, and $6 wings from 5 to 10 PM. Tuesday is two-for-one entrees with two dinner entrees for the price of one. Wednesday is Ladies Night with draft and drink specials in the taproom starting at 10 PM. Thursday is Open Mic Night showcasing East End musicians hosted by David Kirshy starting at 8 PM, along with an 8 PM Happy Hour. In the dining room Thursday offers a three-course prime rib dinner. Friday is all night Happy Hour from 4 PM on with DJ Dory starting at 10 PM. Saturday night is DJ JetSet starting at 10 PM. Saturday and Sunday brunch takes place from 11 AM to 3 PM for $18 per person. Monday to Friday is happy hour from 4 to 7 PM with beer, wine, and drink specials. For further information visit or call 631283-2800.  

Indian Wells Tavern

Indian Wells Tavern in Amagansett offers half-price bottles of wine every Thursday and Sunday night. On Thursdays diners may enjoy half-price bottles of wine alongside their prime rib promotion which includes a soup or salad to start, followed by prime rib served with baked potato and vegetables for $29. On Sunday, diners may enjoy half-price bottles of wine alongside a la carte Chef Specials that will change weekly.

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Phil’s Waterfront

Phil’s Waterfront Bar and Grill in Aquebogue presents Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 PM. They also feature live entertainment on Saturdays. Call for details.

Almond Specials

Almond Restaurant in Bridgehampton presents daily specials.


Walk. Castello di Borghese Vineyard There will be a winemaker’s walk, vineyard tour, and wine tastings every Saturday at 1 PM. $20 entrance fee. Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. www. Baiting Hollow Farm Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard presents Ricky Roche from 2 to 6 PM on Saturday. The vineyard will also host Acoustic Soul from 2 to 6 PM on Sunday. www.

Meatless Mondays will continue offering a three course meatless menu for $35 all night. Tuesdays are steak frites night with a featured steak frites for $19.95. Thursday nights enjoy ½ dozen Montauk pearl oysters or ½ dozen shrimp cocktail for $10 at the bar or at tables. On Sundays grab a burger and a beer at the bar for $15. A $29 three-course prix fixe will be offered from 5:30 to 7 PM every night. For reservations contact Almond at 631-537-5665.

Monday Night Paint

The Salty Canvas presents Monday Night Paint Parties at Townline BBQ in Sagaponack happening from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Cost for the evening is $45 and includes one complimentary Happy Hour drink. To participate guests must register at www.saltycanvashamptons. com within 24 hours of the event.

Living Room

c/o The Maidstone in East Hampton offers a prix fixe that includes three courses for just $35 at the cozy Living Room restaurant, Sunday through Thursday, from 5:30 to 7 PM. Happy Hour is Sunday to Thursday from 4 to 6 PM. Enjoy drinks and appetizers at 50 percent off.

Free Soup Days

Tuesday and Thursday are “Free Soup Days” at Clamman on North Sea Road in Southampton from 11 AM to 3 PM, with the purchase of a sandwich or entree. For more info call 631-2836669.

Nick & Toni’s

Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton has introduced its own variation of “Nonna’s Sunday Sauce.” Every Sunday, diners may enjoy slow-cooked “Sunday sauce,” served over pasta. Cost for the dish is $20 per person. Spaghetti squash will be available as a glutenfree substitution for pasta. Call Nick & Toni’s at 631-324-3550.

Buckley’s Inn Between

Happy Hour weekdays at Buckley’s Inn Between in Hampton Bays runs from 4 to 7 PM. On Thursdays, it’s Buckley’s famous wing night with $15 all you can eat wings and all you can drink Miller Lite from 10 PM to 1 AM and music by DJ Pauly.

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