House Porn Hamptons
The listing for this $11 million, 5,023-square-foot home in Quogue claims it was “built as an upside-down house to take advantage of the dramatic water views.” The listing also makes it sound like the kitchen and living areas are upstairs, so maybe that’s what the broker meant; if so, it’s kind of an odd set-up.
But never mind that, because the house is beautifully set on the ocean with five bedrooms, a pool, a “media room,” and coral floors. Talk about nautical. An added bonus is the outdoor kitchen grill “cleverly hidden” by a remote-controlled door.
It was Saturday, May 6, a weirdly warm 85 degrees, and Noah Tepperberg, 24, and Jason Strauss, 26, the co-owners of the one-year-old Southampton nightclub Conscience Point, were trying to decide how to mark the entrance to the six-bedroom house on Noyack Street they’d bought for $640,000 five days earlier.
“Maybe a sculpture?” asked Mr. Read More
COLLEEN: Danny and I are kind, mild-mannered sorts who leave our change in tip jars, give money to the Red Cross and return phones we find in cabs, three to date. But when we engage in our favorite wedding planning task, watching sample wedding DVD’s from videographers, something about it brings a dormant mean-spiritedness front Read More
Advertising executive Richard Kirshenbaum may have found a slogan for the western Hamptons: “Southampton without the self-consciousness.”
The words belong to his real estate broker, Suzanne AasboofTradewinds Real Estate, but they may as well have come out of the mouth of Mr. Kirsh-enbaum,39,whothrows around phrases like “ahead of the curve” when describing Quiogue, a tiny Read More