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Star staff
April 16, 2014

AMAGANSETT
W. Noonan to D. Grossman, 16 Laurel Hill Lane, 1.66 acres (vacant), Feb. 4, $747,500.
S. and L. Hills to R. and J. Doty, 18 Ashwood Court, 1.72 acres, Jan. 28, $3,250,000.
B. and E. Beale to J. Milacci, 32 Old Montauk Highway, .78 acre, Jan. 31, $2,300,000.
B. Galdi (by referee) to M. and J. Sirgado, 24 Cliff Road, .22 acre, June 26, $1,400,000.

EAST HAMPTON
Eagle Ridge Holdings to D. Greuner, 6 Terry Road, 1.9 acres, Jan. 17, $1,447,500.

Debra Scott
April 14, 2014

Lila Beudert, a native of East Hampton, wants to make sure that there’s no such thing as a bad hair day in the Hamptons. For those with windswept beach locks or just plain frizz, stylists at her hair salon, Blow Hampton, which opened on Wednesday on Main Street in Bridgehampton, does only blowouts.

Star staff
April 9, 2014

AMAGANSETT
M. Doyle to Bluff Road Partners, 216 Bluff Road, .74 acre (vacant), Jan. 21, $2,930,000.
83 Atlantic Avenue to Gowonno L.L.C., 83 Atlantic Avenue, 1.3 acres, Jan. 24, $3,250,000.
52 Gansett Lane Trust to A. Hakki, 52 Gansett Lane, .43 acre, Jan. 14, $4,400,000.
A. and E. Sacks to Sands Capital Holdings, 183 Marine Boulevard, .56 acre, Jan. 31, $11,000,000.

BRIDGEHAMPTON
T. Rome to 19 Sutton Place L.L.C., 5 Kellis Way, 1 acre, Jan. 24, $4,210,000.

EAST HAMPTON

Debra Scott
April 7, 2014

     That was a question asked on Colin Ambrose’s Facebook page this week when the chef-owner of Estia’s Little Kitchen in Sag Harbor posted a picture of his hand, dressed in bandages. His right hand that is. The chef wondered aloud how he would cope in the kitchen with only his left hand.

Star staff
April 2, 2014

AMAGANSETT
D. and C. Stelcer to A. and L. Klarman, 38 Canvasback Lane, 2 acres, Jan. 23, $1,500,000.

BRIDGEHAMPTON
L. Smalling to M. Yoham, M, 206 Lumber Lane, .28 acre, Dec. 9, $636,000.
194 Narrow Lane Corp. to B. Murphy Jr. and Randall, 194 Narrow Lane, .36 acre, Jan. 9, $1,600,000.
Magrett, Guyer, and Wright to R. Steinberg, 18 Lockwood Avenue, .34 acre, Jan. 15, $670,000.
D. Zilkha to 510 Halsey Lane L.L.C., 510 Halsey Lane, 1.6 acres, Jan. 9, $4,800,000.

EAST HAMPTON

Debra Scott
April 2, 2014

    When Beth Lee Schlendorf purchased a memory foam mattress a couple of years ago, she had no idea that it would spark an idea to start a business. The synthetic slab, which she later discovered comprised more than 60 chemicals, was so smelly that she was warned by the store she purchased it from to air it out for between 24 and 48 hours. When she began to get headaches she was struck by the idea that she and her family were spending a third of their lives sleeping on a possibly toxic soup.

Star staff
March 19, 2014

AMAGANSETT
T. and A. Kanninen to Siadat 2009 Family Trust, 112 Meeting House Lane, .39 acre, Jan. 15, $2,000,000.

EAST HAMPTON
9 Roberts Lane L.L.C. to A. and R. Dahan, 9 Roberts Lane, .78 acre, Dec. 10, $4,462,500.
REB/JOHN L.L.C. to Cove Hollow 105 L.L.C., 105 Cove Hollow Road, 1.25 acre, Jan. 08, $1,151,000.
C. Jordan (by referee) to D. Sakowitz, 9 North Cape Lane, .59 acre, Jan. 10, $442,000.
F. Hallissey to H. Andrion, 8 Villa Avenue, .37 acre, Dec. 13, $1,870,000.

Star staff
March 12, 2014

AMAGANSETT
J. Zwart and D. Wills to B. and M. Brown, 1922 Montauk Highway, .17 acre, Dec. 5, $610,000.
Byck Designs L.L.C. to R. Sternheim, 75 Leeton Road, .17 acre, Dec. 12, $900,000.

BRIDGEHAMPTON
P. Bigot to F. and H. Gallo, 444 Brick Kiln Road, 1.4 acres, Jan. 7, $942,500.
Narrow Lane Realty Co. to A. and E. Yoon, part of 125 Narrow Lane (vacant), Dec. 24, $850,000.

EAST HAMPTON
Papp Realty Ltd. to 7 Villa L.L.C, 7 Villa Avenue, .53 acre, Dec. 30, $560,000.

Star staff
March 5, 2014

AMAGANSETT
M. Suplicki (by administrator) to A. and L. Gosman, 97 Mulford Lane, .15 acre, Dec. 18, $245,000.
131 Windmill Lane L.L.C. to Town of East Hampton, 131 Windmill Lane, .5 acre (vacant), Dec. 23, $585,000.
74 Mako Lane L.L.C. to R. and L. Schlapfer, 74 Mako Lane, .17 acre, Dec. 18, $2,500,000.

EAST HAMPTON
R. and U. Foulser to J. Ehlen and L. Hernandez, 85 Cooper Lane, .52 acre, Dec. 30, $1,192,500.
J. Leone to E. Zorotheos, 137 Accabonac Road, .25 acre, Dec. 27, $675,000.

Debra Scott
March 4, 2014

Move over East Hampton. That village was once voted the “most beautiful village” in America by National Geographic.

Getting its day in the sun, Sag Harbor was ranked number 4 of America’s most romantic towns in January by readers of Travel and Leisure, behind Simons, G.A., Beaufort, N.C., and Amelia Island, FL.

Where?

Star staff
February 26, 2014

AMAGANSETT
M. Potter to M. and T. McQuade, 2 Hamlin Lane, 1.85 acres, Dec. 2, $1,360,000.
B. Smukler to Weilman and Del Giudice, 72 Canvasback Lane, 3 acres, Dec. 12, $1,330,000.

BRIDGEHAMPTON
S. Held to Bridge Love L.L.C., 346 Lumber Lane, .59 acre, Dec. 20, $2,000,000.
FEM Building and Developmnt to R. and M. Kerson, 381 Lumber Lane, 1.04 acres, Dec. 18, $4,250,000.
J. Kenavan to J. Olken and E. Kelly, 61 Woodruff Lane, .54 acre, Dec. 23, $1,187,500.

EAST HAMPTON

Debra Scott
February 20, 2014

While we’ve all been snowbound these past weeks, some intrepid souls have made pilgrimages to BookHampton in East Hampton for diversion. Kim Lombardini, a manager at the shop, shared with us winter’s most popular reads.

FICTION    
“The Goldfinch,” Donna Tartt’s anxiously awaited third novel published last year about a boy who loses his mother in a terrorist attack in an art museum, takes its title from a painting of a bird the boy filches as he flees the wreckage. At a hefty 771 pages, it is selling like hotcakes.

Debra Scott
February 19, 2014

The next time you grab a cup of joe or a Slim Jim at the 7-Eleven in Montauk you might want to congratulate Cecilia or Donovan behind the counter.

The Montauk franchise, yeah the one that many locals thought would spoil the ma and pa feel of the hamlet, is the highest grossing of all 7,800 stores in the national franchise chain. With annual sales in the low millions, the Montauk store's owner, Chris Stephens of Syosset, said that he sells about $100,000 in beer and $50,000 in coffee monthly. Not to mention hundreds of brain-freezing Slurpees.

Star staff
February 19, 2014

AMAGANSETT
A. Dombrowski to Dune Crest Lodge L.L.C., 6 Dune Crest Way, .63 acre, Nov. 26, $3,200,000.
Norman David L.L.C. to Stewartia, L.L.C., 79 Surf Drive, .28 acre (vacant), Dec. 13, $937,500.

BRIDGEHAMPTON
Second Story L.L.C. to Bridge Love II, L.L.C., 354 Lumber Lane, .19 acre, Dec. 9, $650,000.
Halsey South Associates to T. and M. Weinstock, 100 Halsey Lane, 2.81 acres, Dec. 6, $12,200,000.
J. Petri to 55 Ambleside L.L.C., 55 Ambleside Lane, 2.49 acres, Dec. 10, $10,200,000.

EAST HAMPTON

Debra Scott
February 13, 2014

Not only did Bridgehampton National Bank, which displays pictures of local success stories in its branches, report total assets of $1.9 billion at the end of 2013, up $272 million (17 percent) from 2012, it has also swallowed up First National Bank of New York, a smaller bank based in Melville. This is not bad for a bank that began life in 1910 with $25,000 in capital and about $2,200 in deposits.

Debra Scott
February 13, 2014
Real estate in the Village of Sag Harbor has ascended to a plane where certain properties are commanding South of the Highway prices

        Real estate in the Village of Sag Harbor has ascended to a plane where certain properties are commanding South of the Highway prices.  
   

Debra Scott
February 12, 2014

    After more than 20 years in South­ampton, Cook Travel abandoned its office there last month and merged it with its Main Street, East Hampton, office, where it was founded in 1984. The agency still has offices in New York and Greenport.

    “Customers rarely walk into the office for travel help these days,” said Audrey Lyons, a leisure specialist at the company. “Because of Google, our customers come from all over the world. Most of them contact us by phone or email.”

Star staff
February 12, 2014

AMAGANSETT
G. Behr to J.R.J. Realty, 197 Skimhampton Road, .87 acre, Nov. 26, $3,450,000.

BRIDGEHAMPTON
Ross Institute to Butter Lane Farm L.L.C., 6 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $650,000.
Ross Institute to L.J.A.R.J., L.L.C., 8 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $2,000,000.
Ross Institute to Butter Lane Farm L.L.C., 9 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $650,000.
Ross Institute to Butter Lane Farm L.L.C., 5 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $650,000.
Ross Institute to Berkowitz, P and M, 1 Cody Way (vacant), Oct. 18, $1,500,000.

Debra Scott
February 12, 2014

Love is in the air, so we've found a few ways to celebrate it from discounted lingerie to a blood orange-inspired dinner a deux.

Relax Sag Harbor, which opened in May, specializes in fashion that never leaves the house such as lingerie, sleepwear, robes, and slippers. To honor Saint Valentine (who wore some pretty nifty togs himself, if medieval illuminations are anything to go by) the store has discounted all goods by 25 percent, another 50 to 75 percent for some items. For sweethearts with a sweet tooth, cupcakes and chocolates will be on hand. 150 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Star staff
February 5, 2014

One of the 40
    Aleksandra Kisielewicz, the founder and president of the Hamptons Employment Agency, which has offices in Southampton and Manhattan, received a 40 Under 40 Award from Long Island Business News.

    The awards were presented last Thursday to 40 business leaders who are 40 or younger in recognition of their business achievements, mentoring initiatives to further their industry, and their work in the community.

Star staff
February 5, 2014

AMAGANSETT
Suffolk County to M. Helie, 910 Montauk Highway, 1 acre (vacant), Nov. 14, $120,000.
L. and K. Ferolito to M. and A. Danzig, 133 Central Avenue, .29 acre, Nov. 21, $1,850,000.
T. and C. McCaffrey to P. and A. Keane, 23 Hand Lane, .4 acre, Nov. 21, $2,050,000.
J. and A. Addison to G. Daffner, 17 Beach Avenue, .17 acre, Nov. 21, $1,189,000.
J. Daly to S. and G. Sarnoff, 16 Acorn Place, 1.87 acres, Nov. 22, $2,450,000.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

February 4, 2014

2013 was a great year for Bates Masi + Architects, a Sag Harbor firm known for its dramatically edgy local residences and commercial buildings around the world.

The accolades culminated in Harry Bates and Paul Masi, the firm's principals, being inducted into the Interior Design Magazine 2013 Hall of Fame in December at a black tie event at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. Previous inductees include Albert Hadley, Frank Gehry, Clodagh, Antonio Citterio, Lauren Rottet, Robert A.M. Stern, David Rockwell, and Philippe Starck.

Debra Scott
January 30, 2014

     Lieb Cellars, a North Fork winery whose vintages can be imbibed at such local establishments as Topping Rose House and the East Hampton Grill, is set to open a retail outlet on the Reutershan parking lot in East Hampton near John Papas Café.

     The handsomely appointed space is already kitted out, but a liquor license is needed before the doors can open.

Janis Hewitt
January 29, 2014

    Helen Ficalora, of the eponymous jewelry line that adorns the slim limbs of models and actresses and is often featured in layouts in major fashion magazines, has created a men’s line of jewelry that will be available by Father’s Day.

    Ms. Ficalora had a “soft” opening of her new men’s flagship store in early December. The store is in Manhattan, at 21 Cleveland Place in SoHo, right next door to her women’s boutique.