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Spinning Records Into Street Art

Wonder no more about the mysterious painted records popping up in public spaces and on utility poles from Southampton to Montauk.

It’s the work of Brandon Hernandez, who goes by the moniker Think, and whose street art began as an obsession with sound.

The East Hampton artist studied audio production at a Board of Cooperative Educational Services program, graduating from high school in 2016. Mr. Hernandez recalled one particular class in which his teacher first played digitally recorded music for the students, then switched to music on vinyl.

Jun 20, 2019
To Rein in Crowds, Montauk's Surf Lodge Goes Reservation Only

Almost three years after promising East Hampton Town officials they would tackle overcrowding, excessive noise, and environmental concerns at the Surf Lodge in Montauk, the owners have launched a full-scale effort to address the problems. 

Jun 20, 2019
Being Gay in Trump Time

A Thursday night salon series at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons will kick off next week with a discussion between Michael Musto and Rabbi Lyle Rothman.

Jun 20, 2019
The Bathing Beach, East Hampton

East Hampton’s beaches and bucolic atmosphere have drawn many visitors since before the 1870s, but a typical day at the beach has changed a lot in the last 150 years.

Jun 20, 2019
Challenger Unseats Sag Harbor Mayor

Kathleen Mulcahy, a challenger mounting her first bid for Sag Harbor mayor, pulled off a major upset Tuesday, unseating the two-term incumbent, Sandra Schroeder, with 489 votes to Ms. Schroeder's 197.

Jun 19, 2019
Good Help Is Even Harder to Find

It’s a worker’s market these days on the South Fork, where many business owners say the problem they’re having attracting and retaining employees has reached a critical mass.

Jun 13, 2019
Refusing to Give Up on Haiti

It’s been nine years since Haiti’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed almost 250,000 people, and the beginning of Jonathan Glynn’s efforts in that country. On June 22, his group, Wings Over Haiti, will host its third annual benefit, fittingly held in three private hangars at East Hampton Airport.

Jun 13, 2019
Nazis Land on the Beach

History will come alive tomorrow at 5 p.m. at the Amagansett Life-Saving and Coast Guard Station Museum with the annual observance of the June 1942 landing of Nazi saboteurs near Atlantic Avenue Beach.

Jun 13, 2019
Four Want Two Seats on Sag Harbor Village Board

Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Sag Harbor Village Board Tuesday. Aidan Corish, an incumbent, is seeking a second term, while Robert Plumb, Jennifer Ponzini, and Silas Marder would be newcomers to the board.

Jun 13, 2019
To Limit Roof Heights

Hoping to limit the spread of overlarge houses on small residential lots, the East Hampton Village Board pondered new zoning code regulations for roof heights at a meeting last Thursday. 

Jun 13, 2019