Opinion

    Sitting on the stage Saturday night at the Bridgehampton Community House outside the beautifully rendered set by Peter-Tolin Baker, I was taken back to the New York theater world of the 1970s and the 1980s.    ...

    The capitalist Walter O’Malley hijacked the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles. This was a stake in many hearts.     It took a while, but William Shea with the blessing of Robert Moses moved New York and...
   Now is a wonderful time to go see the 1950s paintings by Charlotte Park on view at the Pollock-Krasner House in Springs. The show is at its best on the quieter days of autumn when there is less hustle and more time to contemplate the...

    I have never been so sore from a game of Twister in my entire life. Every muscle in my body throbbed from holding various backbreaking positions while hovering over small, squirming children on the mat beneath me. You see, I was...

    I remember the writing session as though it were yesterday: Ringo tapped away on a worn-out Liverpool phone book with two skinny, warped wood drumsticks; George holed himself in the bathroom, humming a tune his band mates refused...

At age 87, with stage four breast cancer and a survival prognosis of three months, Rheba recaptured her revolutionary soul. “I’m going to try marijuana for the pain,” she told me on the phone from her continuing-care retirement...

    There are strangers lounging around by my pool! A couple, a married couple, strangers, the man, apparently heterosexual, cavorting around in a sarong!     They are smiling, drinking rosé wine, and sweltering...

    Call it an occupational hazard. Booksellers are prone to fits of romantic distraction. Perhaps it’s even a job requirement. How else would anyone ever get into this business in the first place?
   Stuart Sutcliffe was at once a bit player and an integral component in the crucial formative years of popular music’s biggest act to date. A close confidant to John Lennon, the art student/bohemian/reluctant musician seemed...