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“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. . . .”
Every angler has a favorite lure in his or her tackle box. For some it’s a simple bucktail jig. For others it’s a wood plug or a shiny tin. But for many anglers it’s a Rapala, the Original Floater, the classic balsa wood minnow imitation.
East Hampton Village police stopped a man for talking on his cellphone while driving on Monday afternoon and soon discovered he was wanted in Brazil on drug trafficking charges.
A pedestrian was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital with a head injury Saturday night after being hit by a vehicle in Bridgehampton, Southampton Town police said Sunday.
The cherry red 1968 Ford Mustang, driven by the owner, a friend of Truman Capote's, crashed into the Henry Lehr store on Sag Harbor's Main Street Thursday evening.
The culprit, excessive nitrogen from septic waste, has been identified, and the course of correction is clear.
After last summer’s debauchery in Montauk, when crowds of drunken young adults wreaked havoc on the Fourth of July weekend, Tom Bogdan, a retired businessman who has lived in the hamlet for 46 years, created Montauk United.
In a 21-to-3 vote, the committee approved a resolution asking the town to “withdraw entirely from the plan it initiated to rezone” the land from highway business to a mixed-use planned development district.
With winter flounder said to be almost nonexistent, Anne McElroy of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences asked the East Hampton Town Trustees at a meeting on Monday to endorse the collection of data this summer in Napeague Harbor to find out why.
You will still be able to buy its signature drink, the B.B.C. (Banana Bailey’s Colada), at Cyril’s Fish House, the popular roadside bar and restaurant on Napeague, in the coming season, but you might want to arrive early.
Montauk’s Second House, built in 1797 to house a shepherd overseeing the cattle, horses, and sheep that grazed on the area’s pasturelands, and now owned by East Hampton Town, is set for restoration.
The question may be when rather than if a 7-Eleven chain store will open in the long moribund Italian restaurant off the Montauk Highway in Amagansett.
Guild Hall will present “The Night Alive,” a play by Conor McPherson, from Wednesday through May 22, with performances at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The production is directed by Stephen Hamilton and will feature J. Stephen Brantley, Molly Carden, Rob Di Sario, Tuck Milligan, and Kevin O’Rourke.