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Responding to a spate of applications before the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals involving outsized accessory structures that some homeowners have labeled garages, the East Hampton Village Board introduced an amendment to its code last Thursday that would tighten the definition of a garage to a structure designed or used for, and accessible to, motor vehicles.
Loida Lewis, the widow of America’s first African-American billionaire, appeared Friday at a meeting of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals to request permits and variances for a construction project at her 165 Lily Pond Lane property.
“The sadness of an era passed,” one member of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee called it, as the committee considered on Monday night whether to support a proposed ban on alcoholic beverages at the hamlet’s two popular ocean beaches, Indian Wells and Atlantic Avenue.