Most stories about the fire at Larry Gagosian’s Amagansett home Toad Hall have featured smoky cell phone pictures, and while the rescued art inside was probably impressive, the house itself is something to behold. NSFW if your boss is a building (because it’s real estate porn! Snap!)
WHICH TABLOID reported a false rental price for an ex-Beatle’s ex?
Today’s Page Six reports:
Heather Mills can thank her ultra-rich Hollywood pals for her quality time in the Hamptons this past weekend–she had the use of a stunning oceanfront home in Amagansett and didn’t pay a dime for it, Page Six has learned.
Divorce is always hardest on the beach house. After almost 22 years, Kathleen Turner and Jay Weiss are splitting up and their Amagansett home is on the market for $7.95 million, according to the New York Post. Also, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are staying in the city after all, reportedly signing a contract Read More
Howard Stern has officially ascended from the ranks of Hamptons renters. Recently, the shock jock signed a contract to buy the Amagansett house he’s been renting for $5.5 million.
To hear his on-air cohort tell it, the house was already well broken in. During the July 22 broadcast of Mr. Stern’s show, “Stuttering John” Melendez Read More
I had wanted a bonfire on the Amagansett beach for the millennium. At midnight, I had wanted to put on my down jacket and, under the stars, standing by the light of a blazing flame, let the universe know that I and mine were still to be counted among the grains of sand, among the Read More
How to Stop Time: Heroin From A to Z , by Ann Marlowe. Basic Books, 297 pages, $24.
In the popular imagination, heroin is bliss and death. There’s the spike in the vein, then the divine rush, then addiction and overdose–or the virus. This mythic mix of danger and delight spells glamour: It’s the drug Read More
Amagansett, mid-August: The lilies on the roadside have closed up. They have a shriveled, bent look, like witches’ fingers pointing, meaning no good. The black-eyed Susans are not as straight, not as defiantly yellow as they were a week ago. But the neighborhood cardinals are feeling confident. They swoop in and out among the lawn Read More
The sight of the two women planing their thumbs along the Amagansett beach road took a few moments to register.
I had not seen a hitchhiker in some 20 years. This was partly a function of having moved from the Midwest to the city, but I also think that the notion of hitchhiking as Read More
318 West 23rd Street
Dress: Casually elegant
Noise level: Reasonable
Wine list: Expensive but interesting
Credit cards: All major
Price range: Prix fixe dinner (5:30 to 7 P.M.) $19.98; dinner main courses $13 to $29
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday 5:30 P.M. to 11 P.M., Friday and Saturday to midnight
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