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Stave off cold-season boredom and ennui by dropping into Dopo La Spiaggia, an Italian eatery with a Sag Harbor location that recently opened another restaurant at the former Race Lane in East Hampton. The East Hampton Dopo is open nightly at 5:30 and for lunch and/or brunch on Saturday and Sunday. For a regular old night, or lunch, out, Service...
Giuseppe Verdi’s “Nabucco,” the next presentation of The Met: Live in HD, will be telecast at Guild Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m. Placido Domingo performs the title role; his longtime collaborator James Levine conducts the Met orchestra.
“4000 Miles,” a comic drama by Amy Herzog that won an Obie Award for Best New American Play and was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize, will open at the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue on Jan. 12 and run through Jan. 29.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama seem to agree that joy springs through suffering, and so, I suppose, it’s appropriate that I’m reading “The Book of Joy” at the moment, while in the throes of a wretched cold.
The two men who police said robbed the Speedway gas station in Wainscott on New Year's Day, with one threatening the clerk with what appeared to be a gun before making off with several hundred dollars, were taken into custody Monday by the Riverhead Town police.
Randall Parsons, a former Democratic East Hampton Town Councilman from 1980 through '87, was appointed this week to serve a seven-year term on the East Hampton Town Planning Board, through December 2023.

Mary Ellen Hannibal takes readers on an epic journey that traverses the terrain where the sciences and humanities meet and where hope issues from dialogue between the public and specialists.
An armed man made off with cash after holding up the convenience store clerk at the Speedway Gas Station in Wainscott on New Year's Day.
As we look toward a new year, it's also good to look back at all that happened in 2016.
In the two weeks since a fire ripped through Sag Harbor’s Main Street, destroying buildings and businesses at the height of the Christmas shopping season, officials have been working hard to find ways to recoup the financial losses caused by the fire and understand its lingering economic impacts.
That children are entering school with increased separation anxiety, more problems with social and emotional learning, difficulties making friends, and other challenges are documented trends.
Commercial fishermen on the draggers seen offshore last week took advantage of calmer seas and the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s raising of the daily limit on fluke.
Proposed changes to the East Hampton Town building code will be the subject of hearings before the town board at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall next Thursday.