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  • Debate, again, over Starbucks C.E.O.’s oceanfront property.
  • A proposed expansion of the community oyster garden that was launched in Three Mile Harbor last year took a step forward on Monday when the East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously to put in motion a process that would double the size of that garden while establishing another in Hog Creek.
  • The East Hampton Town Democratic Committee elected Ilissa Meyer to serve as co-chairwoman with Jeanne Frankl, its longtime leader, last week. Ms. Frankl will retire following the Nov. 7 election.

    The committee also elected Afton DiSunno as treasurer at its Feb. 22 meeting.

  • “Inter-Sections: The Architect in Conversation,” a new series exploring architecture in multiple contexts, will launch tomorrow at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill with “The Art of Architecture,” featuring Preston Scott Cohen in conversation with Terrie Sultan, the museum’s director.
  • East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. echoed announcements by the East Hampton and Southampton Town governments in stating that the village government will not allow or authorize its personnel to become federal deputies in order to carry out immigration enforcement activities.
  • Amber Waves Farm, a not-for-profit educational farm that runs a 150-member community supported agriculture program in Amagansett, has purchased the farmland on which it has operated for the last eight years, as well as the attached Amagansett Farmers Market, from Margaret de Cuevas.
  • The adoption of amendments to East Hampton Village’s zoning code has been postponed for a second time, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. said at Friday’s meeting of the village board, pending a full vetting.
  • The third annual Tom Twomey Series, a program of discussions held at the East Hampton Library and honoring the late chairman of its board of managers, will commence on March 15 with “The State of Our Town,” a talk with East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell.
  • The name Dita Von Teese meant nothing to me, so I thought of nothing as M. and I neared the marquee at the Gramercy Theatre, where the burlesque dancer would soon take the stage and command the gathered crowd.
  • While pledging to await East Hampton Town Trustee opinion before taking action, the members of the East Hampton Town Board, at a work session on Feb. 7, were generally in favor of amending the town code regulations on beach driving, as outlined by Michael Sendlenski, the town attorney

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