Kenneth Collum, the village's code enforcement officer and fire inspector, told the board that, among the numerous residential renovations and tear-down or reconstruction projects in recent years, nearly all involve not only rebuilding to the limit of the allowed gross floor area but fully developing lower levels to include bedrooms and bathrooms as well as home theaters and recreation rooms.
Lys Marigold, the vice chairwoman of the village's zoning board of appeals, told the board of the phenomenon of "iceberg houses" in London.Christopher Walsh
After noticing children wading through snowdrifts and deep puddles, three Springs mothers took it upon themselves to clear the sidewalks near the school on Monday morning.
A clear path to the Springs SchoolJennifer Haagen
The trek home began early on Montauk Highway in East Hampton on Monday afternoon.
The National Weather Service issued a flash freeze warning for all of Long Island, after the mix of snow, rain, freezing rain, and sleet left the roads slushy.Morgan McGivern
Much of the Nathaniel Baker House on Town Lane in Amagansett, which is owned by the actor Alec Baldwin, has been torn down as part of a substantial renovation.
Part of East Hampton Bowl's roof collapsed under the weight of the snow.
A few intrepid surfers, Grant Monahan, Travis Beckmann, and Nick Joeckel, trudged through thigh-high snow in Montauk Tuesday to take advantage of the massive waves that accompanied this week’s blizzard.
On Monday afternoon, an East Hampton plow driver fueled up in preparation for a long night on the road. Morgan McGivern
Plowing was only the first step. After East Hampton Village streets were cleared for travel, trucks and payloaders worked yesterday to cart away huge piles of snow from the middle of roads and public parking lots. Morgan McGivern
Marshall Prado’s Marshall and Sons in downtown Montauk was open on Tuesday and doing a brisk business pulling cars from deep snowdrifts, Mr. Prado said. T.E. McMorrow
The Stephen Talkhouse on Amagansett’s Main Street was silent as snow accumulated Tuesday morning. The live-music venue, which has been closed since early this month, will open for a few special events in February. Christopher Walsh
Despite fears about what the storm’s big waves and high winds would do to coastal areas, Montauk’s ocean-facing beaches escaped the worst. T.E. McMorrow