The man who threw a paint-removing liquid onto the hood of the classic blue 1965 Ford F-1 pickup truck with a V-8 engine that’s always parked outside Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, was himself sloppy — he forgot to look up.
If the hoodie-wearing vandal had bothered to look, he might have noticed several surveillance cameras hanging at strategic points outside the oceanfront bar. According to Abby Monahan, the manager, he was caught on camera pulling up to the bar in a pickup at exactly 4:20 a.m. on April 16.
Twenty years ago, Jaqui Leader, artistic director of the East End Special Players, hesitated before calling Helen Rudman to apply for her current job. She was an actor, not a trained therapist.
“I thought, I don’t have a degree working with people with learning disabilities,” she said Friday.
Then she came in and met the group.