Music has filled the air from one end of the South Fork to the other in the late spring and early summer of 2015. With the Independence Day weekend’s arrival, the rock ’n’ rollers will kick it up several notches as the crowds settle in.
Guild Hall will pay homage to decades past this weekend with three evenings of music and theater, featuring the Beach Boys, the lyrics and melodies of Stephen Sondheim, and the classic Talking Heads concert film “Stop Making Sense.”
This past weekend I hosted four family members for the Fourth of July. While manageable and enjoyable in terms of everything summer house, it was in sharp contrast to past summers where we numbered some 22 and the week was anything but manageable. The joy of those summers, however, was palpable.
The 99 artifacts chosen by Richard and Rosanne Barons and Frank Newbold for “The History of East Hampton in 99 Objects” at the Clinton Academy possess historical ties to East Hampton, but some of their backgrounds remain a mystery almost 200 to 300 years later.
Now Osteria Salina, the charming Sicilian-style restaurant that has been at 95 School Street in Bridgehampton for the last several years, has moved into the larger space in Wainscott. The rooms, which go on and on, are beautiful.
The inch or so of rain we had on Saturday and Sunday morning really greened up the open spaces. It was readily apparent on driving around the outback areas of Southampton and East Hampton on Monday. The vegetation had been getting thirsty. Its thirst was thusly quenched.