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    Something always needs tweaking or tightening at the restaurant, so I am a regular at True Value and Riverhead Building Supply, Thayer’s Hardware, Herrick Hardware, Kmart, and Lowe’s. Greeting you in most stores is a...
   Before the Town of East Hampton goes about opening any new public bathing beaches, it needs to demonstrate that it can adequately police and keep clean those it already has.
   Several people have been quick to laud the town’s top building inspector for pointing out that the Montauk Beach House needs to seek approval for its public bar and retail store. Although we are loathe to bring up zoning...

Job Well Done     Montauk     August 3, 2012 Dear David,     Tom Prieato, East Hampton Town’s senior building inspector, deserves a huge round of applause for doing his job. Under most...
   Wherever she lives, Dana Forbes sets up a studio for her jewelry-making business. Right now that studio is in a sparely decorated, mostly white room in Montauk that is accented by her signature color, purple, on gift boxes wrapped in...
    It may be the second week of August, but it’s not too late to rent a house on the East End.     Depending on the firm, a search on a real estate company’s Web site will render between 400 to around...
Protecting Baby Bums     After failing to find effective and chemical-free sunscreen for her two young children, Kristen Peterson of East Hampton, the founder of babyhampton, decided to create her own, and this summer launched the...
AMAGANSETT A. White and Trust to 74 Mako Lane L.L.C., 74 Mako Lane, .17 acre, June 12, $1,389,500. N. Sandler to A. and C. Shapiro, 9 Deerfield Way, .31 acre, June 22, $2,500,000. EAST HAMPTON R. Solomon to V. Napoli, Treescape Drive, Unit...
   Scott Faulkner said aboard his lovingly restored 1939 Elco cabin cruiser at Three Mile Marina the other day that when he first came across the Mary Lloyd it was shrouded by canvas in Jim Bennett’s storage and maintenance yard...
   The CfAR men’s slow-pitch softball team “mercied” the defending town league’s champion, Schenck Fuels, 21-6 on Aug. 1 at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett.     Eight-run outbursts by the...
   Maidstone Market continued its undefeated string of championships in the 7-on-7 men’s soccer league here, defeating Tortorella Pools 3-1 in the playoff final on Aug. 1.     Tortorella, the tournament’s...
   A month ago on a record hot Thursday, I attended a “poisonous plants” course conducted by Susan K. Pell, Ph.D., at the New York Botanical Garden. It was my first visit to that institution and one that turned out to be...
    The weekend of Aug. 18-19 will sport two popular events here — the Artists and Writers Softball Game at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on Saturday, the 18th, and Ellen’s Run the next morning in Southampton....