Unlike the 2015 holiday season, when downtown East Hampton was marked by vacant stores and signs bearing some version of “See you next summer,” Main Street and Newtown Lane, just in time for Memorial Day weekend, are abuzz with renovations and new occupancies.
Elements Fitness, a barre, dance, and stand-up paddleboard studio and fitness company, is moving to a new location in East Hampton and adding more classes there and elsewhere on the South Fork as the season heats up.
Cyril Fitzsimons, the operator of Cyril's Fish House on Napeague since at least 1990, has served his last B.B.C. at that location, according to the restaurant's Facebook page, and will close the popular bar and restaurant.
A jury in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Friday found the corporation run by Cyril Fitzsimons, the namesake for Cyril’s Fish House, guilty of 45 misdemeanors related to the illegal expansion of the popular roadside Napeague bar and restaurant.
“This storefront is more my style,” Beth Eckhardt said last week, as her business, Amagansett Flowers by Beth, began to blossom in its new home at 255 Main Street. “I’ve had my eye on this building for a long time, and it just so happens. . . .”
With throngs of summer visitors soon to descend on the town and its ocean beaches, a New England manufacturer of surfboards has expanded to Amagansett, where experienced and aspiring surfers alike can build their own wooden surfboards in three or four-day classes starting on May 12.