‘The East Hampton Town Board will seek the public’s opinion on banning drinking during the daytime hours when lifeguards are on duty at Atlantic Avenue and Indian Wells Beaches in Amagansett, where large crowds of unruly and drunken beachgoers have gathered in recent summers.
The Springs Citizens Advisory Committee has recommended against the purchase of a 16-acre woodland tract on Neck Path, which was the subject of a town board hearing last month.
The proposed $2.7 million purchase would be made using the community preservation fund, and the site designated for recreation and the preservation of open space.
A new Federal Aviation Administration rule going into effect in early May will be a “significant consideration” in East Hampton Town’s decision-making regarding the town airport and whether to continue taking F.A.A. money, Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, the airport liaison, said in a press release this week.
Bite of the Irish
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, Fresh Hamptons restaurant in Bridgehampton will offer a small plate of corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes, for $6 on its bar menu from 4 to 8 p.m. There will also be the usual daily happy hour specials on drinks (half price for house wines, tap beer, and other drinks), and bar food.
East Hampton Town will provide trash bags and gloves to volunteers pitching in on Saturday for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup Day.
Individuals and groups have been invited to collect trash on any beach. Participants will be asked to fill out an Ocean Conservancy data collection form, which the town will provide, to record the type of debris found. The information will be used by the organization to identify debris “hotspots” and issues, raise awareness, and help communities adopt policies that will contribute to cleaner oceans.
A dynamic trio of East End songstresses, Nancy Atlas, Caroline Doctorow, and Inda Eaton, rocked a sold-out Bay Street Theatre on Saturday night for "Way Out East," the East Coast precursor to an upcoming mini-tour out west.