Keeping Account 09.06.12

Local business news

Antiques Without the Dig
    Nellie’s of Amagansett, an antiques store that specializes in American furniture, pictures, clothing, and collectibles, has announced a new collaboration with DECUR8, an online marketplace for vintage and antique home decor. The online store will offer selected items alongside pieces from like-minded dealers across the United States at shop.decur8.com.

First Impressions
    INstore @ LongHouse will launch its first-ever trunk show on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. The venue will offer handmade scarves and table accents by Jorie Johnson, stone-washed bags, accessories, and small home furnishings by Alfred Stadler, and unique wardrobe pieces by Mary Jaeger. The event will be held at LongHouse Reserve on Hand’s Creek Road in East Hampton. Those who plan to attend have been asked to e-mail instore@ longhouse.org.

Popping Up in Montauk
    Ingrid Torjesen Kalfaian will operate a pop-up shop from Saturday through Friday, Sept. 14, next to Naturally Good on South Etna Avenue. The store, named Made in Montauk, will offer beachwear, a fall collection, and yoga and workout clothing made from all-natural dyes and organic fabrics, such as cotton, rayon, hemp, silk, and soy. Ms. Kalfaian requests that those interested in attending e-mail her at ingrid@hamptons.com.

Chamber Lunch
    Randy Altschuler, the Republican candidate for New York’s First Congressional District, will be guest speaker at the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce’s lunch on Sept. 20. Tickets must be reserved by Wednesday with the chamber’s office.
    The lunch and talk will be held at the American Hotel in Sag Harbor from noon to 2 p.m. The cost is $50; a cash bar will be available.


Chamber Breakfast
    The Southampton Chamber of Commerce will hold a buffet breakfast at the Princess Diner on Montauk Highway in Southampton on Wednesday from 8 to 9:30 a.m.
    Guest speakers from Comprehensive Financial, a company that concentrates on financial services and employee benefit consultation, will discuss health care reform and what it means to businesses and business owners. The cost is $25, which includes gratuity. The chamber requests that attendees take their business cards. Those who register with the chamber in advance will be given a printed nametag.

It’s Fall at Gurney’s
    Thinking about a stay-cation this fall?
    Gurney’s Inn in Montauk is offering fall getaway packages, such as a fitness weekend, Nov. 16 to 18, a yoga and spa weekend on Nov. 9 and 10, which is nearly sold out, and an Indian Summer escape priced at $699 per couple.

Business Connections
    Cardinal Trade Group, a New York regional business-to-business trade show and event management company, will host its inaugural Trade East End show and business networking mixer in Riverhead on Sept. 19 from 2 to 9 p.m. at Hotel Indigo on West Main Street.
    The trade show will feature over 50 exhibitors and breakout educational sessions and panel discussions, followed by a poolside business networking mixer from 6 to 9 p.m., and a local label wine tasting. Attendees will have opportunities to meet business owners, professionals, and nonprofit representatives, and network, market, and promote their products and services.
    Trade East End tickets are $10, including the breakout sessions. The poolside business mixer costs $55 with preregistration, $65 at the door. Organizers request that those interested register at tradeeastend.com. The rain date will be Sept. 20.