Association Hermione-La Fayette
The Kalmar Nyckel, a reproduction completed in 1997 and fashioned after a ship built in 1625Carissa Katz
Details on the Kalmar Nyckel point to sailors' superstitions in the 17th century.Carissa Katz
Greenport's Front Street, above, and Main Street are closed to traffic while the tall ships are in port. Carissa Katz

Historic shops would move to North Main

Trustees want beach garbage cans removed; village says they’re staying put
Critics of beach garbage cans, including the East Hampton Town Trustees, say that cans like these on Main Beach create more problems than they solve. Dell Cullum

The wayward goose, perched on a rock, is believed to be a hybrid of a Pilgrim goose and a Chinese goose, and has taken up residence with a pair of Canada geese and their goslings on Fort Pond. Jane Bimson
Jane Bimson
Jane Bimson

Brian Gilbride, Sag Harbor’s outgoing mayor, was feted at Muse in the Harbor on Tuesday evening. Morgan McGivern

Mark Ripolone’s Ditch Plains Taxi is one of several local taxi companies that can now be summoned with the smartphone app Gata Hub. Bob Bowman

Child’s burn points to buried-fire problem
Jana Syfert burned her left foot after stepping on smoldering residue from a bonfire someone left covered with sand. Kate Overton

Favored stop for beer and soda to close
A notice to customers written on the Dos Equis beer man's sign reads, "I don't always drink beer, but when I do, I buy it from Peconic Beverage," while notifying them of the last day and to thank them for shopping. Kelly Stefanick
Gary Moller, a manager of Peconic Beverage seen here with Sandhya McPherson, will be behind the counter until the closing day. Kelly Stefanick

But weekend fairs also bring ‘total chaos,’ residents complain