Business: Get Rowdy for Oscars, McLaughlin Back to Elliman, WordHampton Wins

Inside Rowdy Hall in East Hampton.

Get Rowdy For The Oscars

Now through Sunday, March 4, expect a little extra something with your tab at Rowdy Hall in East Hampton.

Located at 10 Main Street in the Parrish Mews, the restaurant is in the throes of its annual “Rowdy & The Oscars” ballot contest, where paying customers can fill out an Oscar ballot and submit it with a host, manager, server or bartender. Whoever correctly predicts the most awards will receive a $50 gift certificate and two movie vouchers. In the event of a tie, a drawing will be held.

For more information, please call (631) 324-8555 or visit

Five Course Whole Pig Dinner Featuring Macari Vineyards and Winery

Almond, located at 1 Ocean Road in Bridgehampton, will host a five-course whole pig dinner featuring Macari Vineyards and Winery wines on Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m.

The menu selection, which is subject to change, includes Pork Rind, in the style of Cheetos, paired with a 2014 “Horses” Sparkling Cabernet Franc; Italian Wedding Soup, in the style of Campbells, paired with a 2015 Chardonnay Estate; Bridgehampton Basement Charcuterie, in the style of Hormel, with a 2016 Rose; Art’s Cheesy Ravioli and Spicy Ragu, in the style of Chef Boyardee, accompanied by a 2014 Cabernet Franc Reserve; Pork Leg Confit and Jen’s Apple Harissa, in the style of Waffle House, with a 2014 Syrah; and Pork Fat, Chocolate, Death Wish Coffee Cake, in the style of Entenmann’s, finished with a 2012 Block E Red.

Cost is $65, plus tax and gratuity, and reservations are recommended. For more information, please call (631) 537-5665 or visit

Douglas Elliman Welcomes Agent Back Into Fold

Veteran agent Patrick McLaughlin recently returned to Douglas Elliman’s Sag Harbor office, which he had previously managed and worked as an agent.

“Dedicated and results-driven, the pro real estate specialist is well known and highly regarded in the Hamptons community and beyond,” according to a press release. “His years of real estate experience, keen understanding of the Hamptons market and connection to the community are a few of the many reasons we are thrilled to have him back.”

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WordHampton Continues Winning Streak

WordHampton Public Relations recently earned several awards — a platinum MARCom award, a gold AVA Digital Award, and a FOLIO award — for its program on the 40th anniversary of National Handwriting Day, as celebrated by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association.

The East Hampton firm’s restaurant launch of Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza in Staten Island and its placement with The New York Times that showcased two clients, Pristine Pools and pool and landscape designer Bill D’Agata in the piece “Hamptons Homes Blur the Line Between Inside and Out,” were also recognized with platinum MARCom awards. They also earned an honorable mention for the television placement on News 12 Long Island that featured Sandbar in Cold Spring Harbor.

For more information, please call (631) 329-0050 or visit