Marc Rowan, the private equities investor who over the past few years bought Duryea’s Dock and a number of other Montauk properties near Fort Pond Bay, has plans in the works for a major overhaul of the complex of cottages next to the Montauket.
A public hearing on the proposed expansion of Damark’s Deli at the intersection of Three Mile Harbor and Soak Hides Roads in East Hampton is scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. during the East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting at Town Hall.
The residents of the Northwest Woods Main Street requested that the name be changed for obvious reasons, such as police, ambulance, and fire department services, but also because visitors and deliveries are inconvenienced by accidentally going to Main Street in East Hampton Village.
The Army Corps of Engineers’ plans for the downtown Montauk beach could include adding enough sand to create a 50-foot-wide beach along an expanse roughly double the length of the area where the corps has installed a sandbag wall, representatives said last week.
The first national marine monument in the Atlantic, designated last month by President Obama under the 1906 Antiquities Act, has been criticized by commercial fishermen who say it will harm their livelihoods while failing to achieve its intended purposes.
A plan to cut down sections of the woods near the East Hampton Airport, removing trees that have grown tall enough to intrude on a runway clear zone, has some environmentalists and airport watchdogs up in arms.
The conversation at Monday’s meeting of the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee focused on the fate of Montauk’s beaches and downtown business area, and who would foot the bill for future erosion-control projects.