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  • A beautiful waterfront house on a bluff in Springs may be an unlikely place for a museum, but suspend your disbelief. This is no archive of ancient artifacts nor a paean to priceless paintings. No, this is the Museum of Low Taste, or MOLT, a good-humored and astonishingly expansive assemblage of midcentury kitsch — ceramic figurines, lazy susans, and commemorative items, among other things — a proud and highly concentrated collection that numbers in the thousands.
  • A week after David Lys won the East Hampton Democratic primary for town councilman and voters rejected the Reform Democrats’ efforts to remake the town’s Democratic Committee, the local party remains split even as November’s election looms.
  • Last month, Perry Gershon, the Democratic Party’s candidate to represent New York’s First Congressional District, told The Star that he was confident that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party’s campaign arm for the House of Representatives, would soon add him to its Red to Blue list of top-tier candidates to which it provides funding and organizational support. “They’re aware of our race; they know it’s winnable,” he said at the time.
  • Hard clams harvested from Lake Montauk, Napeague Harbor, Accabonac Harbor, and Three Mile Harbor are eligible.
  • Sebastian Junger, a journalist, filmmaker, and author known for his book “The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea” and the documentary film “Restrepo,” chronicling the deployment of a platoon of American soldiers in Afghanistan, will discuss his work on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Woodhouse Playhouse on Huntting Lane in East Hampton Village.
  • The Town of East Hampton’s push to meet 100 percent of its energy needs through renewable sources will get a ­publicity boost on Saturday, when TEDxShinnecockHills, the South Fork’s first public TEDx event, happens from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Southampton Arts Center. It will feature a number of talks broadly focusing on sustainability and environmentalism.
  • As it had indicated earlier this month, Deepwater Wind has submitted an application to the New York State Public Service Commission for the portion of its proposed South Fork Wind Farm’s transmission cable that would lie in state waters and underground on a path from its landing to the Long Island Power Authority substation in East Hampton.
  • The Jam Session, which hosted a weekly jazz jam at Bay Burger since 2009, has announced a new home as of next month.
  • Not only did the Sept. 13 Democratic Party primary formalize East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys as the party's nominee in the Nov. 6 general election, registered Democrats also had a choice of candidates for the town's Democratic Committee, including a number identifying as Reform Democrats.
  • David Lys keeps his spot on the ballot with well over 60 percent of the vote in Thursday's Democratic primary for the East Hampton Town Board nomination, pushing back a challenge from David Gruber and his Reform Democrats.

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