Like them or hate them, pop-ups have become commonplace on the South Fork. From Whole Foods to Shuko, from Dash to Joe Fresh, shops, restaurants, and even art galleries have been sprouting up every summer since Nobu opened at the Capri motel in Southampton in 2011.
“The App Store” in Sag Harbor will close at the end of business on Sunday after a two-month run at GeekHampton on Bay Street, but it can’t be accused of trying to make a quick buck.
While Human Rights Watch is one of the best-known and most effective organizations dedicated to investigating and defending human rights around the world, its emergencies team is less familiar to the general public. “E-Team,” a new documentary by Ross Kauffman and Katy Chevigny, sheds light on the work of four members of the division that, in the words of the organization’s website, “deploys as crises and conflicts are underway to impact the situation in real time.”
Filmed in Bellport over a period of 18 days for $700,000, "The Maid's Room" has the look of an expensive Hollywood production. “We did everything we could to make a local film, but not a small film,” says Michael Walker, its director.