Some things don’t change. If the Manhattan housing market is shifting and the Brooklyn brownstone market is sputtering, North Fork and the Hamptons seem to be on a fast track to recovery.
The Prudential Douglas Elliman second-quarter report, which went public this morning, shows a dramatic increase in sales. The quarter Read More
World Cup 2010
On the afternoon of Saturday, June 11, the central village of East Hampton was packed with two types: those who were shopping because it was too cold and overcast for the beach, and those who came to one of the casual eateries to watch the highly anticipated United States vs. U.K. soccer match at the Read More
The Montauk Highway, better known as 27, is the inching one lane artery delivering sweltering Manhattanites to their East End Xanadus. For those more prescient, less patient or more able of pocket, the faster commute option is the 40 minute helicopter ride from lower Manhattan to the Hampton of choice.
The swiftest, most fuel Read More
Don’t stop the presses!
Even though Brown Publishing, the owner of that quirky and batty free weekly of the Hamptons, Dan’s Papers, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the paper isn’t going anywhere.
“Brown’s bankruptcy is not about shutting down and selling off the pieces. In fact, everything will be proceeding as normal,” wrote Dan Rattiner, Read More
Hamptons Housing Market: ‘Eh’ Read More
How might the multibillion-dollar Comcast-NBC deal impact the network’s traditional summer social scene in the Hamptons?
For years, a great diaspora of NBC talent—Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Zucker, Alec Baldwin, Matt Lauer, Ben Silverman and so on—would spread along the stretch of the planet that runs between Southampton and Amagansett between June and September.
5 November, East End of Long Island. The Transom is poised to commence its surveillance of the seldom-seen Alan Furst, master of the historical espionage thriller and longtime resident of Sag Harbor. Thanks to the efforts of a cunning librarian, Mr. Furst has agreed to give a talk this evening at the John Jermain Library Read More
On Saturday, Sept. 5, during the last and possibly most traffic-congested weekend of the summer, car enthusiasts ogled a parking lot full of Ferraris in front of East Hampton’s Georgica Restaurant and Lounge, as house music blasted in the background. The cars had just returned from the first annual Ferrari Hamptons Rally and were now Read More
On Saturday, Aug. 22, the gates of the Castle in Water Mill were opened to select guests in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. Ivan L. Wilzig—or Sir Ivan, as he’s better known—built the 12,000-square-foot castle (which includes its own torture chamber) 12 years ago and has been throwing an annual party there ever Read More
It was a sunny Saturday afternoon on Aug. 15 in East Hampton’s Herrick Park as players warmed up for the 61st Annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game.
Actor Jean Reno prepared to throw the first pitch to start the nail-biter of a game. What kind of an artist makes the best softball player, Read More