Daily Grind

Two takes on “The Nutcracker” – one a traditional ballet, the other a mix of ballet and other dance styles that blends the Tchaickovsky classic with another story – have become holiday musts on the South Fork.
Gifts and treats for yourself made by local craftspeople and artists will be on sale this weekened in several locations.
A train from East Hampton to Montauk on Wednesday evening will be transformed into the Polar Express. Children who still believe (and even those who think they don't) have been invited to hop aboard for hot cocoa and a visit with Santa.
A winter storm warning is in effect for Suffolk County from 4 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday, as well as for portions of southeast Connecticut.
On Saturday in East Hampton, $16.99 gets you admission and a copy.

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