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The name Dominic Baranello no longer rings a bell among many in Southampton, or anywhere for that matter, but he once ruled the Demo­cratic Party of Suffolk County as the last of the old-time political bosses.
A friend of mine was ready to go to Italy not long ago, to hike along the Amalfi Coast by day and drink wine by night, but then his mother-in-law injured herself in a fall and his wife took sick, and the vacation had to be postponed.
I’ve always been concerned about what I eat,Even when I don’t follow through with my better intentions, which is often, they’re on my mind. Now that I have kids, I spend an amazing amount of time and energy thinking, talking, and worrying about what goes into them.
If there is anything redeeming about a backyard flock that wakes you well before dawn, it is that they can get you out of bed at an hour you might not otherwise be up and about.
Yes, I know. The English language is constantly changing. But some changes that creep into common use are, well, obnoxious habits that ...

I recently returned from Pakistan, a sentimental journey to Lahore, the place I was born and which I...
The other day, staring out the window at a gray sky (there hasn’t been much else sky-wise to stare at recently), I began to...
The Music to Know festival coming to the East End this August, featuring some of the bigger names in indie rock out there as well as...
I think my wife would agree that the birth of our son, Ellis, 16 months ago yesterday was the easy part. Having babies is a...