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Two years ago, when the old Federal-Italianate residence at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor finally escaped the years-long grip of bank foreclosures and landed in the hands of real estate developers, it was in a state of near collapse. Its windows were...
What she could possibly give her husband as a 25th wedding anniversary present was on Yusi Gurrera’s mind about a year and a half ago when she came up with a perfect solution. She would ask a friend who is a sculptor, James Grashow, who lives in...
“That poor house, why doesn’t somebody buy it and fix it up?” That’s what Jennifer Georges kept thinking as she passed a small, two-story structure on Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village during the waning days of 2014. The only single-family house...
The East Hampton Star’s hunter-gatherer, Durell Godfrey, found cool stuff for your beach party, tea party, slumber party, pool party, dance party, dinner party, political party, and everything in between. Enjoy yourselves, drive carefully, and...
The Southampton Historical Museum will hold its annual Insider’s View house tour and benefit on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.
The East Hampton Star’s hunter-gatherer, Durell Godfrey, enjoys the swell, the elegant, the sweet, the nutty, the wacky, the sublime, and the most and the least, because really everything is nifty, it’s just how you look at it.
Do you ever dream of an old-fashioned beach house? A house with casual imperfection, simplicity, and no worry about sunscreen staining a custom sofa’s imported fabric? A house where you sit anywhere, put anything down wherever you want, sweep the...
Tucked inconspicuously on Dayton Lane Extension in the Village of East Hampton is a small house with a long history. Now owned by Uwe Kind, an educator who invented
Jason Norris said goodbye to chasing swordfish and tuna, hello to a different kind of green scene, toxin-free landscaping.
Anyone who has ever had to clean out a much-loved family home containing several decades’ worth of meaningful objects will understand how hard it was for Kathleen M. Doyle when she put her eight-bedroom Lily Pond Lane house in East Hampton on the...
The purple martins had just returned from South America on May 3, when Andy Sabin showed off 10 gourds in each of three colonies he had set out for them.
At the recent Architectural Digest Design Show, a panel about daring design evolved into a discussion of trends, clients, art, backgrounds, and big budgets, much to the delight of the audience.
When Paul Masi and his colleagues at Bates Masi and Architects in Sag Harbor design a house, they focus first on its key elements. “We try to understand what the essence of it is,” Mr. Masi said. “We know that it’s going to be a pretty house, but it...