Well, it’s not a shoe box exactly. But Barbarajo Howard’s one-room Montauk condominium certainly is small — officially, 483 square feet, or 683 if you count the balcony deck that runs the entire width of her top-floor apartment in the 30-acre Rough Rider Landing development.
The federal government will not be increasing those benefits in 2016, which will be only the third year since 1975, when Congress adopted annual Social Security increases, that there will be no such adjustment.
The historic Dominy clock and woodworking shops that were moved decades ago to the Further Lane property now owned by the investor Barry Rosenstein will soon begin a journey back to North Main Street, where they were constructed in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Gurney’s Inn has given guests and Montaukers another reason to stay active this winter. As of Nov. 1, the inn has an ice-skating rink on the flattop roof of its spa, which has one of the South Fork’s best views of the Atlantic.