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  • Super Bowl specials, Valentine's Day menus, a wine tasting, tie-dyeing, and more
  • The Southampton Chamber of Commerce will hold a networking night at the Southampton Publick House from 5 to 7 this evening.
  • “Killer Bees,” a film that details the storied history (including nine state Class D championships) of Bridgehampton High’s basketball team and students’ relationship to the larger community, will be screened at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center on Saturday at 5 p.m.
  • Men and women in blue lined the back wall of the East Hampton Village Board meeting room on Friday to watch their colleague Sgt. Kevin Duchemin‚ who is retiring from the police force after 27 years‚ receive a proclamation honoring his service
  • The East Hampton Historical Society has hired Maria Vann as its new executive director, a position that has been vacant since October.
  • If you stopped in at the I.G.A. food markets in Montauk or on North Main Street in East Hampton this week, you may not have noticed anything unusual, but behind the scenes a big change was underway.
  • A number of East End eateries are offering prix fixe deals this week as part of Long Island Restaurant Week, which continues through Sunday.
  • At last week’s East Hampton Village Board meeting, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. declared that the “handwriting is on the wall” regarding the likelihood of legislation to rein in the use of leaf blowers.
  • In November, the dredging by Suffolk County of a part of the harbor inside the stone breakwater caused some consternation among residents, who complained about the wet sand and muddy water‚ or dredged spoils, being pumped ashore for beach replenishment.
  • As East Hampton and Southampton town boards move full speed ahead to mandate the upgrading of septic systems, the Sagaponack Village Board on Monday decided that it would continue to take a go-slow approach.

Blogs by this author:

  • It has taken more than 10 months, but Sag Harbor has a pizza parlor again. Sag Pizza opened in the Main Street space formerly occupied by the village's beloved Conca D'Oro earlier today.
  • After spending decades looking after the beautification of East Hampton Village at large, the Ladies Village Improvement Society focused on a project even closer to home this winter, refurbishing its headquarters and thrift shops at 95 Main Street.
  • The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton is heading out into the wild to do some species spotting. Tomorrow night at 7, Joe Giunta, a birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, will lead participants on an owl prowl. The evening starts off indoors with a slide show and an audio presentation of various owl calls and then ventures into the woods as Mr. Giunta attempts to call the nocturnal birds into viewing range. The museum says odds are good for spotting an eastern screech owl and possibly a great horned owl. Binoculars have been recommended.