The filmmaker has published a book, “Independent Ed: Inside a Career of Big Dreams, Little Movies, and the Twelve Best Days of My Life,” and has a new series, “Public Morals,” to air on TNT.
To experience summer on the South Fork is to witness the flaunting of materialism and, sometimes, unfathomable wealth. But if the efforts of Dan Lauter and Donna Soszynski-Lauter are successful, residents and visitors may one day experience treasures of an entirely different sort.
Though the tenant is still unknown, owners of the property received approval to build a new 9,982-square-foot, one-story retail building.
On Saturday, the ladies will don their white dresses and sun hats to host the 119th fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., as always on the last Saturday of July.
High mercury levels in East Coast marshes could wipe out some bird species, according to researchers.
East Hampton Town today appealed a federal court injunction that barred the implementation of a law adopted in April that would have restricted the noisiest aircraft to one trip per week at East Hampton Airport.

Deborah Ann Light, a philanthropist, founding member of the Peconic Land Trust, and a pioneering Wiccan priestess, died on Tuesday in Gainesville, Fla., after a long illness. She was 80.