Health Department study shows manganese, thallium, and other contaminants

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection
Shelter Island's South Ferry, circa 1901

Durell Godfrey

New broker and new look to push sales
The living and dining area of penthouse 406 at the Watchcase Condominiums complex Deborah Srb

Coast Guard Station Montauk called in the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society to inspect a dead humpback whale that washed up near the Hermitage at Napeague on Thursday morning. Atlantic Marine Conservation Society
Atlantic Marine Conservation Society

Montauk loved him, Spam, beer, and all
Raymond Marisette loved a Budweiser draft and good company, his friends and family said this week. Kate Maier

What elusive substance is it that marks the difference between attending a party and partying in the verb?
The LongHouse Reserve celebrated Brooklyn by honoring Dustin Yellin’s Pioneer Works space and Joe Melillo’s BAM Next Wave festival on Saturday night in East Hampton. A Christo-style corridor of sheets was scented to create olfactory art.
Those in attendance, such as Dianne Benson, above, with Lys Marigold on the right, wore their interpretation of the dress code, which was “shimmer and shine in shades of blue.”
Nickolia Tomicic
Ruth Miller, Nathan Joseph, and Lieba Nesis
Vincent Covello and Sue Felsher

What is a slug, anyway?
A large leopard slug made a mushroom its late-night meal. Maryann Buquicchio

Six works on paper found in a storage locker
Larry Castagna, left, and David Killen examined one of the large format drawings that was part of a group of six works on paper found in a New Jersey storage locker attributed to Willem de Kooning. David Killen Gallery
One of the paintings on newspaper found in the unitDavid Killen Gallery