Keeping Account 11.28.13

Local business news
Hudson City Savings Bank has promoted Jonathan Fogarty to branch manager of its Bridgehampton office. Mr. Fogarty, who was the assistant branch manager, lives in Greenport and has been with the bank for four years.

Gone Local Moves
    Gone Local Hampton Goods and Gallery, which vacated its location on Main Street in Amagansett at the end of September, is moving to 80 North Main Street in East Hampton. It will open tomorrow. Gone Local will be open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Jana Bennett Relocates
    Jana Bennett Interiors, which has long had a shop on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton, is moving. As of Monday, the shop will be open at 251 Pantigo Road in East Hampton, behind Fleetwood and McMullan Architects.

Metro Goes Metro
    Metro Restaurant Marketing, a division of WordHampton Public Relations in Springs, has expanded its reach to the Baltimore area, where it has been retained by the Bagby Restaurant Group.

    The group owns Bagby Pizza Company, Ten Ten American Bistro, Cunningham’s, Cunningham’s Cafe and Bakery, and Fleet Street Kitchen, a modern farm-to-table restaurant that gets many of its ingredients from the group’s Cunningham Farms, north of Baltimore.

    WordHampton represents hospitality, real estate, and lifestyle businesses on Long Island, and its Metro Restaurant Group focuses on restaurants in the New York City area.

MarCom Awards a-Go-Go
    Blumenfeld + fleming, a marketing, advertising, and design firm based in Montauk, has won nine gold and seven platinum MarCom Awards in an international creative competition that recognizes achievement by marketing and communications professionals. With these latest ones, the firm has earned a total of 79 MarCom Awards.

    The platinum awards were received for a radio campaign for Suffolk County National Bank, a website for Smart Sport Surfacing, the writing and design of a print ad for McLoughlin Construction, the Fresh Hamptons restaurant website, and a BMW print ad. Gold awards were received for Suffolk County National Bank print and radio ads, the Whitmores Landscape Service website, WPPB’s logo, Smart Sports Surfacing’s business card, an e-mail blast for Audi, a print ad for Advantage Title, and the East Coast Power and Gas website.

    The firm also earned five honorable mentions for websites, print ads, and logo designs.