Ideas of paradise clash on Napeague sands
Jason Hren relaxed with his daughter, Emma, on the Napeague ocean beach Sunday. Members of an informal community of beach-driving enthusiasts say their summer lifestyle is under attack. Russell Drumm

Montauk residents mount an offensive against crowds, cars, noise, urine
Navy Beach restaurant’s popularity has exceeded expectations and is now causing parking conflicts with residents of the Port Royal Co-op in Montauk. Jim Kelly
Planners say they stand by figures in report

Cite potential negative impacts on three beaches

A diverse group of teenagers takes part in a camp devoted to words
Teenagers from around the world attended the Rena’s Promise creative writing camp last week organized by Heather Dune Macadam, center, at left, in a tranquil setting at Camp Quinipet on Shelter Island.

Alison Thompson with a Haitian orphan. Ms. Thompson will speak in Sag Harbor on July 15 about her experiences as a volunteer following several international disasters.

Latest wrinkle in Montauk erosion battle
Residents of the Soundview community west of the Montauk Harbor Inlet claim it's the town's job to fix their erosion problem. Bing Maps

Yacht owner sends up $40,000 display off Montauk
A fireworks display for an unidentified owner or charter client aboard the Quantum of Solace, a 171-foot yacht registered in the Cayman Islands, was an unexpected treat for many in Montauk on Saturday night. Janis Hewitt
Two lines add Sunday and holiday schedules