It was an idyllic downtown, its streets lined by mom-and-pop shops, dotted with chatty neighbors walking to and from their quaint homes, leading even quainter lives. Until it wasn’t.
In a village anchored by cultural institutions on the north and south end of Main Street — and soon to be the middle — the thriving arts scene is intrinsically and undeniably linked with economics.
Try to take the temperature of the retail industry on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, and the local merchants by whose thermometers it can be measured will offer a range of results.
As part of our research to explore the best way forward for the Sag Harbor commercial district, we turned to the community for advice.
Most, if not all, residents of Sag Harbor and those who spend time here as second homeowners or visitors agree the character of the village is worth saving and worth fighting for.
That was one of the takeaways on Friday at the American Hotel, when The Express sponsored a second “Express Sessions” panel discussion on the topic of affordable housing.
Panelists and community members shared ideas that could benefit senior citizens and people with disabilities who may struggle to find affordable housing.
Ari Selinger’s love affair with Sag Harbor began with summertime visits when he was a young kid and continued with winter visits into his adult years.
The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce presented HarborFrost on Saturday, February 23, with ice carving, fire dancing, and live music around town.
The Irving and Phyllis Millstein Foundation for Animal Welfare, Ltd. has awarded the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons a three-year grant.
In the heart of the East End, there is a place that dates back 11 generations — located on an 8,000-acre island that Nathaniel Sylvester and his wife, Grizzell, bought from the Manhansett Indians in 1651.
On the South Fork, a network of pantries, churches, schools and social service entities work together to tackle the issue of food insecurity.
Reverend Tisha Williams is the first woman to hold the position of senior pastor at the First Baptist Church in Bridgehampton.
The South Fork Bakery is officially a nonprofit.
New York State is inching closer to adding Sag Harbor’s traditionally African-American neighborhoods to its Register of Historic Places, and recommending them for consideration on the National Register of Historic Places.