Shop openings, special events, and go-go publicity stunts abound this month as the high season approaches. Among those who have brought their latest ventures to our attention are a new Jack Rogers store in East Hampton, Blue 1, a men’s and women’s clothing boutique in Bridgehampton, and C. Wonder, a lifestyle store that’s opening a second South Fork pop-up in East Hampton this summer.
“As we look through the weather records from April 1 to April 30, we go through the temperature range of sometimes the 20s to the 60s by the month’s end,” Richard G. Hendrickson wrote in his April weather report from Bridgehampton. “This great variation is due in part to our location — 100 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean, yet but a few miles from the mainland on the north.”
Once upon a time, a sort of sea monster weathervane was fixed atop the turret on Thomas and Mary Nimmo Moran’s studio on East Hampton’s Main Street. Now, as the Moran house and studio undergoes a major restoration under the auspices of the Thomas Moran Trust, that small bit of the artists’ mark on East Hampton is once again in place.