Business

The “Sam” in Sam’s Beverage Place is Sam Iden
Sam Iden, left, and his father, Mitchell Iden, opened Sam's Beverage Place last week in the former Pritam and Eames furniture store on Race Lane in East Hampton. Christopher Walsh

At the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club

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One Night, a hotel booking app, offers the lowest possible rates for a given night

A sign at the drive-through window alerted customers that the bank will remain open. Jane Bimson

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New owners hope for community hub
At the Springs Tavern, Dan and Charlene DeSmet have created an atmosphere that recalls an earlier era, when the restaurant was known as Jungle Pete’s, the Birches, and Harry’s Hideaway, among other names. Christopher Walsh
The crowd at Jungle Pete’s in Springs, circa 1973

The July issue's cover art is by the late Howard Kanovitz, showing a moody moment on Gardiner's Bay, circa 1980.

Says shopping party at private residence a no-no
Grey Gardens, which is on the market for just under $18 million, is being rented this summer by American Express, whose plans for the property have already run up against East Hampton Village regulations. David E. Rattray