Recent Stories: Business

Star Staff
August 11, 2016
Hampton Gather, which aims to become a destination for antiques lovers and vintage-treasure hunters, will open on East Hampton’s Newtown Lane on Friday, Aug. 19. It will specialize in consignment and sales of antiques, architectural salvage, handcrafted items from around the world, and eclectic home décor.

Hampton Gather, which aims to become a destination for antiques lovers and vintage-treasure hunters, will open on East Hampton’s Newtown Lane on Friday, Aug. 19. It will specialize in consignment and sales of antiques, architectural salvage, handcrafted items from around the world, and eclectic home décor. 

Star Staff
August 11, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

AMAGANSETT

GRB Real Estate Holdings to Nina Property L.L.C., 102 Bay View Avenue, .33 acre (vacant), June 13, $200,000.

W. and C. Douma to A. and K. Rosante, 121 Mulford Lane, .15 acre, June 3, $550,000.

77 MH L.L.C. to Action Craft 2 L.L.C., 77 Meeting House Lane, .84 acre, June 23, $8,601,110.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 4, 2016
While it is not unusual for a restaurant to open and close in a single summer, the end usually comes after Labor Day. For Deckers Bar and Grill in Sag Harbor, however, closing day has come early.

While it is not unusual for a restaurant to open and close in a single summer, the end usually comes after Labor Day. For Deckers Bar and Grill in Sag Harbor, however, closing day has come early.

Star Staff
August 3, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

K. Menard and D. Lawenda to Two Trees Farm Development, 10 Two Trees Lane, 1.8 acres (vacant), May 17, $3,300,000.

Kidd Construction Co. to 30 Grouse Lane L.L.C., 30 Grouse Drive, 1 acre, May 25, $1,600,000.

 

EAST HAMPTON

M. and L. Masarof to S. Glinski and T. Cheng, 44 Woodpink Drive, .55 acre, May 27, $647,000.

Amanda M. Fairbanks
July 28, 2016
Here in East Hampton, with pop-up shops opening inside of pop-up shops, it is safe to say we’ve officially reached peak pop-up.

Here in East Hampton, with pop-up shops opening inside of pop-up shops, it is safe to say we’ve officially reached peak pop-up.

“We are a pop-up, and we will de-pop at the end of the summer,” Jared Williams, the sales leader at Aquazzura, said last week.

Star Staff
July 28, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

AMAGANSETT

J. and C. Mackall et al. to J. and K. Wirth, 154 Cranberry Hole Road, 1.53 acres (vacant), May 27, $1,280,000.

 

BRIDGEHAMPTON

D. Guenther and J. Holmes to J. and A. Fischer, 103 Topping’s Path, 1.17 acres, May 19, $1,075,000.

J. and K. Vandura to J. Phair, 176 Lumber Lane, .56 acre, May 12, $1,350,000.

Christine Sampson
July 22, 2016
The eighth story in J.K. Rowling's acclaimed "Harry Potter" series arrives in stores on July 31, and BookHampton in East Hampton is taking pre-orders for fans who want to make sure they get their copies that day.

The eighth story in J.K. Rowling's acclaimed Harry Potter series arrives in stores on July 31, and BookHampton in East Hampton is taking pre-orders for fans who want to make sure they get their copies that day.

Star Staff
July 21, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

AMAGANSETT

G. Tepedino to 154 Cranberry Hole, 22 Pepperidge Lane, 1.9 acres (vacant), May 13, $1,315,000.

 

BRIDGEHAMPTON

S. Pang to J. Howard, 84 Huntington Crossway, .46 acre, May 17, $1,275,000.

E. Cava Trust to I. and G. Friend, 45 Woodruff Lane, .61 acre, June 9, $900,000.

Taylor K. Vecsey
July 14, 2016
The 126-year-old Suffolk County National Bank will soon become People’s United Bank, an unfamiliar name on the East End.

The 126-year-old Suffolk County National Bank will soon become People’s United Bank, an unfamiliar name on the East End.

Star Staff
July 14, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

Two Trees Farm Development to K. Menard and D. Lawenda, 12 Two Trees Lane (vacant), May 17, $3,300,000.

Two Trees Farm Development to D. Didriksen, 849 Hayground Road, 2.5 acres, May 20, $3,650,000.

BNB Ventures VI to Bridge Main Pooh L.L.C., 2486 Montauk Highway, .23 acre, June 1, $3,500,000.

Star Staff
July 7, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

S. Kemery (by referee) to Retained Realty Inc., 778 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, .18 acre, May 12, $251,224.

S. Murphy (by referee) to Southwest Capital, 2 Sea Farm Court, .5 acre, April 25, $1,017,000.

L. Rice to E. Hazan, 131 Butter Lane, 1.18 acres, May 17, $1,995,000.

Star Staff
July 3, 2016
As the Fourth of July weekend began, and many are traveling by cars this holiday weekend, New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. released a gasoline price survey.

As the Fourth of July weekend began, and many are traveling by car, New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. released a gasoline price survey that showed 12 of 28 stations surveyed in East Hampton and Southampton Towns offer prices below the average prices on Long Island in the state. Still, he said, prices vary widely based on geography.

Star Staff
June 30, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

EAST HAMPTON 

B. De Bie to J. Teal, 9 South Pond Road, .46 acre, April 6, $1,800,000.

B. Thomas (by executor) to A. and M. Backman, 17 Country Lane, .29 acre, May 13, $721,000.

C. and P. Lemkowitz to D. and A. Gartenstein, 4 Joshua’s Path, 2.28 acres, May 13, $1,600,000.

Star Staff
June 23, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

AMAGANSETT

S. Cole and A. Germain to R. Gregory and B. Mayer, 65 Cross Highway, 1.9 acres, April 22, $1,575,000.

N. Priola to B. Kraus and M. Sutherland, 12 Pintail Lane, 2 acres, May 6, $1,365,000.

 

BRIDGEHAMPTON

D. Atkins to I. Zonlight, 1510 Sagg Road, .57 acre, May 5, $902,100.

Taylor K. Vecsey
June 22, 2016
East, a magazine designed to reflect the best of the South Fork and published by The East Hampton Star, will appear four times in 2016, with additional issues in July, August, and November.

East, a magazine designed to reflect the best of the South Fork and published by The East Hampton Star, will debut June 23 with Biddle Duke as its editor. It will appear four times in 2016, with additional issues in July, August, and November.

Amanda M. Fairbanks
June 18, 2016
An East Hampton Town fire marshal’s office investigation into a complaint of overcrowding at the Inn at East Hampton uncovered 61 violations related to New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code, but concluded that “the original complaint of overcrowding at the 20-unit motel was unfounded.”

An East Hampton Town fire marshal’s office investigation into a complaint last summer of overcrowding at the Inn at East Hampton uncovered 61 violations related to New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code, but concluded that “the original complaint of overcrowding at the 20-unit motel was unfounded,” according to a release sent out by the office Friday afternoon.

June 16, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

AMAGANSETT

Gone Further L.L.C. to J. Frankl and Trust, 256 Town Lane, .97 acre, April 11, $1,937,500.

T. and K. Hasemann to Bongiorno Property, 62 Old Montauk Highway, .18 acre, April 19, $1,275,000.

 

BRIDGEHAMPTON

R. Champagne Jr. to P. Perez and C. Reardon, 2595 Montauk Highway, .55 acre, April 28, $1,350,000.

 

Star Staff
June 9, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

AMAGANSETT

HEJS7 L.L.C. to R. and T. Windsor, 7 Devon Woods Close, 1.8 acres, April 26, $3,725,000.

 

BRIDGEHAMPTON

D. and A. Decelles to W. and A. Feldman, 173 Hildreth Avenue, .58 acre, April 18, $3,550,000.

M. and C. Goldman to L. Greenberg, 36 Ambleside Lane, 2.8 acres, April 20, $12,500,000.

Irene Silverman
June 9, 2016
Last Sept. 14, which happened to be their 30th anniversary, Tony and Patty Sales went to work in different places, he to the Goldberg’s Bagels in Bridgehampton, she to the one in East Hampton. Ms. Sales, who would as soon crack a joke as breathe, told one and all that after two daughters and three decades of marriage, she and Tony had separated.

Last Sept. 14, which happened to be their 30th anniversary, Tony and Patty Sales went to work in different places, he to the Goldberg’s Bagels in Bridgehampton, she to the one in East Hampton. Ms. Sales, who would as soon crack a joke as breathe, told one and all that after two daughters and three decades of marriage, she and Tony had separated.

Star Staff
June 7, 2016
The farmers market continues every Thursday this summer from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

You know it's summer when the Montauk Farmers Market returns to the downtown green. The market reopens on Thursday and will continue every Thursday this summer from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Christopher Walsh
June 2, 2016
Residents and visitors to the South Fork can learn how to bid farewell to the internal combustion engine and reduce their carbon footprint without leaving East Hampton, thanks to the opening on Friday of a Tesla Motors location on Newtown Lane.

Residents and visitors to the South Fork can learn how to bid farewell to the internal combustion engine and reduce their carbon footprint without leaving East Hampton, thanks to the opening on Friday of a Tesla Motors location on Newtown Lane. 

Star Staff
June 2, 2016
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.

AMAGANSETT

R. Levy to N. Burton and M. Vespa, 175 Cross Highway to Devon, 1.83 acres, April 1, $1,535,000.

J. Frankl Trust to 67 OMH L.L.C., 67 Old Montauk Highway, 1.33 acres, April 7, $4,650,000.

 

BRIDGEHAMPTON

Chestnut Housing L.L.C. to M. Gibbons, 144 Becky’s Path, .49 acre, March 26, $1,375,000.

Christine Sampson
May 27, 2016
The Hampton Jitney reported Friday that many of its Memorial Day trips sold out at least two weeks ago and that it has seen increased demand for trips to Sag Harbor and Montauk.

The Hampton Jitney reported Friday that many of its Memorial Day trips sold out at least two weeks ago and that it has seen increased demand for trips to Sag Harbor and Montauk.

Amanda M. Fairbanks
May 26, 2016
Starting Friday, the red paper will have vanished and East Hampton Village will once again have a bookstore, as BookHampton prepares to reopen its doors. Since purchasing the shop from Charline Spektor in early March, Carolyn Brody has been hard at work, overseeing a gut renovation in short order.

Starting Friday, the red paper will have vanished and East Hampton Village will once again have a bookstore, as BookHampton prepares to reopen its doors. Since purchasing the shop from Charline Spektor in early March, Carolyn Brody has been hard at work, overseeing a gut renovation in short order.