Villages

Jill Malusky moved from Kentucky to take over as the executive director of the East Hampton Historical Society. Richard Barons, the current director, will retire later this year. Carissa Katz

The participants in a March 30 forum on environmental sustainability held at Mandala Yoga in Amagansett were, from left, Brendan Davison of Good Water Farms; Scott Bluedorn, an artist and activist; Bob Deluca of the Group for the East End; Scott Chaskey of Quail Hill Farm; Linda James of the East Hampton Town Energy Sustainability Committee, and Bill Chaleff, an architect. Biddle Duke, far right, the founding editor of East magazine, organized the event. Durell Godfrey


Who wouldn't be excited when gearing up for an Easter egg hunt? Durell Godfrey


At Foster family’s Sagaponack distillery, tastes would be limited to .75 ounce
If the Southampton Town Board approves a tasting room at the Sagaponack Farm Distillery, vodka connoisseurs will have a view into the distillery while getting a taste of the Foster farming family’s latest venture. John Musnicki

Issue of horses on ag reserve rears head again; impact on water discussed
Neighbors are not happy with the size of Campbell Stables in Bridgehampton, but the issue before the Southampton Town Planning Board is whether to legalize a service road and structure with a horse walker already there and whether to allow the owners to add more horses and a temporary tent in the summer. Hampton Pix

How about a belt buckle with 12 different functions?
Jameson Ellis wore his multi-tool Sync II belt in his Sag Harbor studio. Below: From top to bottom: the 10-year-long evolution of the Sync II multi-tool belt buckle. Judy D’Mello photos


Scott Chaskey of Quail Hill Farm is among the sustainability experts who will speak at an East magazine-East Hampton Star talk on the region's eco-score at Mandala Yoga in Amagansett on Thursday. Gordon Grant