Seafood and barbecue fare feature at Rick’s Crabby Cowboy Cafe on East Lake Drive in Montauk. Among the new summer menu items at the Backyard Restaurant at Sole East inn are a $19 surf and turf with a rosemary grilled lamb chop. Babette's celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Acute summer headaches have engendered talk of civil disobedience by members of a new Facebook group called Montauk Locals — people who, says its page, “do not want our town destroyed or abused by out-of-towners that have no respect for our town and the locals, workers, and beaches.”
The departure of Uber, the app-based car service, following a blitz of tickets given its drivers for lacking the required town taxi licenses, has two East End taxi company owners jumping into the breach.
A federal judge has agreed to an injunction sought by aviation interests blocking East Hampton Town from imposing strict limits on helicopters and other loud aircraft using the municipal airport in Wainscott.
A proposed law that would limit the ability of East Hampton motels to add a restaurant or bar drew support, critique, and criticism last Thursday night during a hearing before the East Hampton Town Board.
A group of 10 coastal planning experts appointed last week to a Town of East Hampton Coastal Resiliency Project Advisory Committee will guide the town in its development of a Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan, called CARP, over the next two years.
The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously on Tuesday night to enact an overnight curfew at East Hampton Airport, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., and to extend that curfew from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. for planes that fall into a "noisy aircraft" category.
An electric-vehicle charging station, newly installed at East Hampton Town Hall, will be unveiled at 9 a.m. Friday at an event sponsored by the town board and the Natural Resources Department. The public has been invited.
The station is in front of the police annex at the town hall campus on Pantigo Road. It use will be demonstrated, using electric vehicles provided by Buzz Chew Chevrolet and Tesla Motors, whose representatives will be on hand to answer technical questions.
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.