In a land known for over-the-top baronial manses and quaint Shingle Style cottages, there have been few, dare we utter the word, condominiums, east of the Shinnecock Canal, that is, or west of Montauk, where a preponderance of motels can relatively easily be converted into condos, and even more easily into co-ops.
Mr. Cuomo brought his lawyer to assure fishermen that both he and Attorney General Schneiderman were prepared to sue the United States Department of Commerce unless the federal approach to managing the harvest of fluke, or summer flounder, in New York State is changed.
A growing number of families rent properties in Sag Harbor during the off-season so that their children can attend the public schools there. Many of them close their houses in neighboring districts for the winter; some keep them open to return on occasional weekends.
The Town of East Hampton is set to give its approval to a $41 million plan that calls for dredging the navigational channel into Montauk Harbor and to deposit sand on beaches along Block Island Sound to the west to build a new public beach.