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  •     In a grove of cedars in the woods of Springs, Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel have taken architecture into an unexpected, although appropriate, realm: the outdoors.

        The couple, who are architects, have lived in a “raised ranch, split-level, postmodern bungalow” (in their words) for 22 years. In the course of those two-plus decades, they have taken the art and science of constructing buildings and, one could say, turned it inside out, creating a series of outdoor “rooms” filled with surprise.

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  • A complex presentation before the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on June 28 demonstrated the increased scrutiny applications concerning oceanfront properties will face in a post-Hurricane Sandy world.
  •     Frank Newbold, a member of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals since 2004, was appointed its chairman with a one-year term when the village board held its annual organizational meeting on Monday. Mr. Newbold, who had been the board’s vice chairman, replaces Andrew Goldstein, who will no longer be on the panel. The open seat will be filled by Craig Humphrey, who was an alternate member, for a three-year term. Ray Harden was appointed to a five-year term as an alternate.

  •    Long ago, it was the storied Inn at Napeague. Last summer, Banzai Burger. As of last Friday, 2095 Montauk Highway on Napeague is Share House, a restaurant and bar serving up “elevated comfort food with a seafood twist,” live music and D.J.s, and other special events.
        Sandwiched between the ocean and Napeague Bay, Cyril’s Fish House and the Clam Bar at Napeague, Share House, said its owner, Jacqueline Berchielli, is modeled after the shared summerhouse experience.

  •     Noise related to aircraft going to and from East Hampton Airport is an environmental intrusion and should be addressed as such, the chairman of the Village Preservation Society of East Hampton’s airport noise committee told the East Hampton Village board at its regular meeting last Friday.

  •     Congratulations to graduates and gratitude to teachers and the PTA were offered by Eleanor Tritt, the district superintendent of the Amagansett School, at the school board’s meeting on Tuesday morning.

  •    “Everybody knows we’re going down / When we walk around / Everybody knows we’re going down / When we’re out on the town.”

  • As the Rev. Katrina Foster entered the sanctuary at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett on Sunday afternoon, a joyous applause rained down. With her three-year contract set to expire at month’s end, the congregation had just voted on whether or not to retain Ms. Foster as their pastor.
  •     At the conclusion of an otherwise uneventful meeting on Friday, Andrew Goldstein, chairman of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals, announced that the meeting would be his last.

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