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  • The Hampton Hopper, a private bus service that has operated between East Hampton and Montauk for three years, will run a free Montauk shuttle route for East Hampton Town this summer.
  • Tuesday night is now country night at the Springs Tavern. Besides a light bar menu, with $5 hot dogs, pizza slices, and more, there will be live music by the Spaghetti Westerners at 9 p.m. The Bridgehampton Inn will serve small bites, wine, and beer at a reception this evening from 5 to 7 to celebrate “Sea Rakes,” an exhibit of photographs by Lindsay Morris that will be on view throughout the summer.
  • Ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft will be able to operate statewide — including here on eastern Long Island — just before the July Fourth weekend following the approval by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday of a bill passed by state legislators that will speed up the process.
  • Restaurateurs and their supporters showed up at East Hampton Town Hall en masse last Thursday to protest changes to the town code governing outdoor dining which, they said, were ill-timed and would hurt their businesses.
  • Consultants hired by the town to study its economic picture report that 63 percent of houses in East Hampton Town belong to second-home owners who, in 2015, paid 72 percent of the property taxes.
  • Rabbi Steven Moss, the chairman of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission, will lead a community conversation about issues of bias in East Hampton and throughout the county at a meeting at East Hampton Town Hall on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
  • Ice cream lovers should head down to Smokin’ Wolf, the takeout barbecue shop on Pantigo Road in East Hampton. The shop has reopened its ice cream freezer for the summer. The folks from the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton have opened the Squeezery, a juice and coffee bar by day and bar bar by night, on Amagansett’s Main Street.

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