For those who know little to nothing about the Long Island Rail Road in Sag Harbor, an exhibit at the Sag Harbor Historical Society’s Annie Cooper Boyd House through October offers a good introduction to why the village was one of the first on the East End to rally for a railroad connection.
“The Long Island Rail Road Years in Sag Harbor, 1870-1939” tells the story, from start to finish, of one of the L.I.R.R’s first branches on the East End.
Hamptons Wellness Week, an event that debuted in January and happened again in May, is beginning its third run this Sunday. This Wellness Week is the first to include deals on both fitness classes and spa treatments. Participants will also be able to take advantage of summer sports offers. Twenty-five fitness studios, 18 spa providers and 4 summer sports providers are participating in the event.
Perhaps you have stopped at the threshold of a shop somewhere on the South Fork (a k a the Hamptons) to scoop up a glossy magazine. Famous faces, or at least handsome ones, huge houses, and private parties pepper the ad-filled pages of the free magazines vying for your attention. The Star sorted through 13 of them for you in no particular order.
Networking Magazine makes good on its promise: "Open Networking Magazine and meet Long Island leaders on every page." Events and galas are to be found, as are the publisher's trips to France.
The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, which supports the study of New York and Suffolk County history, has donated $30,000 to Suffolk County Community College for a Town of Islip history scholarship.
Every year until 2018, three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who live in the town and study history at the college. The foundation was established in 1986 by Robert David Lion Gardiner, who lived in East Hampton and owned Gardiner's Island jointly with his sister, Alexandra Gardiner Creel, until his death in 2004.
Maxfield Panish, an East Hampton local who attends the Manhattan School of Music, is hoping to raise money to buy a professional level Sverdlik violin. Mr. Panish has been playing the violin since he was five years old and now, at the age of twenty, he is preparing for a professional career in music.