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A Peek at Hook Mill Estates

More than six years after the project was proposed, Hook Mill Estates, a subdivision with 11 house lots on 10.5 acres off Accabonac Road in East Hampton Village, will soon be on the market.

Jul 5, 2019
‘There’s Got to Be A Better Way': Landscaping With Less Noise and Pollution

Paul J. Muñoz was trying to relax while recovering from hernia surgery at home in Springs recently when all he could hear was the sound of leaf blowers and mowers. “It was very loud and annoying. I thought there’s got to be a better way.”

Jul 3, 2019
The gut renovation of the Montauk Lighthouse keeper’s quarters has revealed 100-plus-year-old construction details like this that some on the historical society’s lighthouse committee are loath to cover up. A Peek Into the Lighthouse Keeper’s Quarters

As the Montauk Historical Society looks ahead to two big projects at the Montauk Lighthouse — the $24 million rebuilding of the revetment protecting it from the ocean’s ravages and a tower renovation that could start as early as next year — a more modest renovation underway now is offering a glimpse of parts of one lighthouse structure not seen for nearly a century.

Dec 27, 2018
The Parrish Expands Landscape Pleasures

A gray and rainy spring did little to uplift the spirits, but it bodes well for the gardens of Landscape Pleasures, the annual horticulture event of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. This year, in addition to the usual Saturday symposium and Sunday garden tours, a related workshop and film screening have been added to the offerings.

Jun 6, 2019
Gimme: Carpe Diem

The Star’s hunter-gatherer, Durell Godfrey, wishes everyone a safe start of the summer season. While you’re at it, she suggests you shop locally and drive carefully. Enjoy yourself, keep calm, and carry on.

May 28, 2019
A House Tour Spanning Four Centuries

The Southampton History Museum’s house tour this year will open the doors to eight houses that illustrate Southampton’s architectural history from the 17th century to the present.

May 23, 2019
Pretty in Pink

It’s a hearty pink, vibrant, almost the hue of those Hostess Sno Ball snack cakes, if you’ve ever dared to indulge, or a flamingo fresh from its latest inhalation of shrimp.

May 23, 2019
Max Philip Dobler, Man of Steel

Sheet metal runs in Max Philip Dobler’s blood. His grandfather, who immigrated here from Germany in 1925, was a sheet metal worker, and among his father’s projects was a copper roof for the Montauk Lighthouse.

May 23, 2019
Agricultural Reserve Sprouts Tiny House

Even though New York State says new houses have to measure at least 800 square feet and existing ones being renovated must be at least 600 square feet, Matias Whitmore and his companion, Nikki Seelbach, have one that comes in at only 575 square feet.

May 23, 2019
Between the Pages

‘I have about 7,500 books in this library, and approximately an equal number downstairs,” said Michael Braverman, while seated in the biggest room of his East Hampton house, where wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling shelves are filled. “I don’t buy a lot of books anymore.”

May 23, 2019