Thiele aims to help homeowners under siege
An expanse of razor-sharp bamboo stumps waited to be excavated in a difficult and expensive effort to remove the plant from a Montauk property. T.E. McMorrow

Anthony Drexel Duke put his privilege to use, lifting thousands from poverty
The founder of Boys and Girls Harbor in East Hampton, Anthony Drexel Duke, right, with some of the many campers he welcomed every year. Mr. Duke died on April 30.

When Isabel Carmichael and her brother put their house on Indian Wells Highway on the market this winter, they were advised to not ask for more than $1.8 million; they listed at $2.1 million and ultimately sold for $2.3 million. Durell Godfrey

Responders now have an antidote that can be administered easily
Emergency medical technicians in Suffolk can now administer Narcan intranasally to reverse the effects of heroin and other opioid overdoses. Suffolk Emergency Medical Services

The owner of the Crow's Nest Inn hopes to use a parking lot at his nearby guest cottages for overflow restaurant parking. The catch is that it is prohibited by East Hampton Town law. T.E. McMorrow

A Showtime production that angered residents to be back in late May.
Town officials have granted a permit for the makers of Showtime's "The Affair" to return to a neighborhood that grew tired of the production company's presence in 2013.

No one was hurt in Main Street accident Tuesday afternoon.

Dell Cullum
The Coast Guard supplies stickers to identify owners of kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards, in case they go missing. Jason Walter

A whole roast lamb provided the basis for a feast at c/o the Maidstone complete with wines matched by Wolffer Estate Vineyards. Morgan McGivern, photos
Mathius Brogie, the evening's chef, stood with Dushy Roth at the dinner.
Roman Roth, the winemaker of Wolffer Estates described each course and the wine pairings.
David VonOesen and Susannah Maher enjoyed the ambiance and the spring weather.
Monica Navia of Southampton and Kelly Austin Carr Of the Daily Front Row Magazine helped themselves at the buffet.