East Hampton’s own Willem de Kooning broke a personal record last week, but this year’s fall auction sales could be best remembered for what didn’t move.
The East Hampton Town Board is expected to adopt the town’s 2019 budget at its meeting tonight, which will also include a public hearing on the hamlet study focusing on Springs.
Five months after the Journey East Hampton hotel opened on Pantigo Road, its owner is seeking permission from the East Hampton Town Planning Board to install a bar on the premises, contending that it will be used strictly by guests and not the general public.
“We have people come to us for all different reasons,” Kristy LaMonda, an organizer of the annual community Thanksgiving dinner at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church, said this week, “and what I’ve found is the need people feel to volunteer is almost bigger than the needs of the people who need the food sometimes.”
Access to the easternmost point in New York State, at least close to sea level, will be curtailed for two years beginning in May for a project to shore up the bluff under the Montauk Lighthouse.
As East Hampton Town moves rapidly toward code changes that would make it more difficult for hotels to add bars and restaurants, at least one town councilman is suggesting that the proposal does not go far enough.
A car slammed into the back of a Hampton Jitney bus that was making a stop in front of the Huntting Inn on Main Street in East Hampton on Saturday around 12:40 a.m.
Protesters gathered at the windmill on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor on Thursday afternoon in support of Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the Department of Justice to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 federal election.
Orsted, Denmark's largest energy company and the world's largest offshore wind developer, has completed the acquisition of Deepwater Wind from the D.E. Shaw Group. The $510 million transaction was announced last month.

Arts

Julian Schnabel's portrait of Vincent van Gogh in film is of a painter, not a madman. "Van Gogh was very good at painting, at connecting with nature, not so good with people. I do not think he was mad."

Habitat

Christmas is coming and garden shops and nurseries already have begun selling fir trees. You’ve seen them everywhere. For the most part, when the holidays are over they are allowed to dry out on firewood piles, used by municipalities to shore up dunes, or taken to the dump.