Plan for old Swamp site becomes flashpoint in traffic and pollution debates
A plan to replace the former Star Room nightclub on Montauk Highway in Wainscott with a car wash has sparked a firestorm of opposition. David E. Rattray

Bistrian family, town, neighbors, ‘third parties’ all join farmland discussion

Harry Dodson of the planning firm Dodson and Flinker, at left in the green shirt, held a map of Montauk's dock area while participants in a walking tour there yesterday talked about problem areas and opportunities for improvement. Behind him with the note pad was his partner, Peter Flinker. Joanne Pilgrim

Living the Dream
Jim Reynolds caught his first false albacore on a fly rod while fishing with Capt. Ken Rafferty. Capt. Ken Rafferty

Says moratorium could facilitate smarter planning
A cement truck pulled out of an industrial site in Wainscott on Tuesday in a commercial area that would be subject to a one-year building moratorium while East Hampton Town completes a planning study. David E. Rattray

Lots of suedes and leopard patterned shoes can be found among the newly stocked shelves at the Bargain Box in East Hampton Village. Durell Godfrey photos

The 2016 Hamptons International Film Festival begins Oct. 6.

HarborFest celebrated Sag Harbor's maritime history. Morgan McGivern photos
The First Responders were a team to be reckoned with during the whaleboat races.
Panama Celine and Eddy Celine enjoyed HarborFest with their children, Solange and Arguella.
Sarah Cutter and Johnie Sanchez Peele were among the revelers.
There were even some karate moves at HarborFest.
Michelle Severence gave her team members a hug after the whaleboat races.
There's nothing like a little hula-hooping on the beach.