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An East Hampton field was the latest stop in cross-country "culinary tour"
Durell Godfrey
Leah Scafe, the director of Outstanding in the Field, and Jim Denevan, its founder, talked to dinner guests about their mission. Durell Godfrey
Jason Weiner, left, of Almond in Bridgehampton was the guest chef at the Sept. 10 dinner.Durell Godfrey
Brian Halweil of Edible East End talked about the beauty and bounty of locally grown and produced foods. Durell Godfrey
Steve Winkler surveyed the common table before dinner.Durell Godfrey
Rive Weiner and Clio Halweil romped in the field. Durell Godfrey
Guests included, from left, Mike Martinsen of the Montauk Shellfish Company, and Christine and John Lamprecht.Durell Godfrey
Touring EECO FarmDurell Godfrey

Families come off-season for the ‘great’ schools
Last summer, Antonia and Evan DiPaolo moved from New Jersey to Sag Harbor, where they are now renting a house. Their three children, Charlie, Lulu, and Philip, all attend Sag Harbor schools. Morgan McGivern

Public beach and perpendicular groins included
East Hampton Town officials will tell the Army Corps of Engineers to proceed with a plan to dredge the Montauk inlet, create a new public beach to the west, and install several groins along the shoreline. Janis Hewitt

Woman says mogul’s insurance company won’t pay value of totaled Ford
Charlene Peele, right, with her son, Alex, will be without a car soon when one provided by Mortimer Zuckerman’s insurance company is taken away. Doug Kuntz

Staging houses that are for sale — arranging furnishings so as to attract buyers — didn’t catch on on the South Fork until about 2000
Deirdre Guest, left, and Liz Kramer of Homework “edit” the houses they stage, so that prospective buyers can imagine the house as their own. Durell Godfrey

Restrooms Suggested for Amagansett Square

A driver for Pink Tuna cabs for the last 10 years, Mr. Sparks said the town had to do something to tighten regulations and either cap or reduce the number of permits it issues
Mike Sparks, a cab driver, told the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee that the town should tighten taxi regulations, while Norma Beck, the owner of Pink Tuna taxi company, looked on. Janis Hewitt

The plan was to merge five parcels, demolish an abandoned building, and construct a new three-and-a-half story, 50,000-square-foot building with 21 residential units and a rooftop swimming pool
Several abandoned Sag Harbor waterfront buildings are under consideration for redevelopment as condominiums. Carrie A Salvi Photo
Detailed drawings of a waterfront “entrance” to Sag Harbor were presented to the village’s planning board. Frank Greenwald Illustration

“It’s time to close another chapter in my life,” Ms. Beers tweeted on Sept. 4

This year will be the first full one for the school’s new principal, Robert Brisbane, who assumed his role toward the end of the 2012-13 academic year
Dr. Robert Brisbane brings 26 years’ experience in education to his new position as principal of the Amagansett School. Morgan McGivern