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Artist Ugo Rondinone Turns Guild Hall Into A Series of Sunny Days

It’s almost impossible to view the current installation at East Hampton’s Guild Hall and not be cheered by its vivid hues and bright tones. Welcome to the world of “Sunny Days,” Ugo Rondinone’s installation which opened mid-August and will be on view through mid-October.

Mames Babegenush: Where Eastern European Ecstacy Meets Nordic Funk

On its surface, it would appear to be a rather unlikely musical mash up. But this six-piece Danish klezmer band, has actually gained quite a reputation among a diverse range of fans since forming in Copenhagen in 2004.

Traces of the Trade: One Woman’s Journey To Learn An Ugly Family Truth

Katrina Browne grew up believing a family story. The rosy picture wasn’t wrong, per se — but it wasn’t perfectly accurate, either. It was truth by omission, overlooking one critical detail that, at her core, Browne says she somehow always knew.

Violations Don’t Mean Lots of Vessels Are Spewing Septic Waste, Harbormaster Says

The 53-percent non-compliance rate the Sag Harbor harbormaster found in July is no indication of the proportion of vessels that might be illegally discharging sewage into local waters, he said during an interview in his office overlooking the harbor later in the week.

Preserving History, One Column at a Time

Jim Marquardt wasn’t always a history buff. His professional life was spent heading up an advertising agency in Stamford, Connecticut. But then, he retired. “We wanted...

Hundreds Flock to Hospital for 24th Ellen’s Run

Kal Lewis raced through a pair of costly missed turns at the front of the pack as nearly 800 other runners charged through hot and humid conditions in the 24th running of Ellen’s Run at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Sunday morning.

Southampton Town Officially Turns Steinbeck Park Over To Sag Harbor Village; Grounds Open To...

Sag Harbor Village Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy and Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman signed an inter-municipal agreement Friday morning, transferring management of the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park to the village and opening the grounds to the public.

Lawsuit States CNN’s Don Lemon Made Sexual Gesture At Murf’s Backstreet Tavern Last Summer

A former bartender at the Old Stove Pub in Sagaponack filed a lawsuit this week in Suffolk County Supreme Court alleging that CNN anchorman...

Unvaccinated Students Won’t Be Able To Enter Public School In September

Students who were never vaccinated because of religious or other non-medical objections won’t be able to attend private, public or parochial schools this fall based on a new state law signed on June 13 by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

Surf’s Up: Photographer Brings Old Techniques To Modern Sports

Joni Sternbach is willing to do what it takes to get the photo. And, in the mid-1990s, that meant hauling her large-format camera to the edge of a bluff in Montauk — over and over, unabashedly trespassing, for the sake of her art.

Long Wharf Businesses Applaud New Plan for Access During Renovation

Long Wharf businesspeople applauded a new plan that Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy and project engineer Jenny Lund presented to them on Tuesday that will allow trucks to make deliveries and customers to park on the south end of Long Wharf while it is being renovated beginning in September.

Paddlers Complete 18-Mile Block Island Challenge On Saturday

The Block Island Challenge, which aims to raise money in support of causes that affect “children on the East End” has been spearheaded by Fred Doss and Lars Svanberg since its inception in 2005.

24th Annual Ellen’s Run Will Celebrate Its 10th Year In Southampton Village On August...

Ellen’s Run — the 5K race that largely benefits The Ellen Hermanson Foundation — will take place on Sunday, August 18.

Enchanting Book, Intriguing Author Who Defies a Simple Biography

“So Long, Big Duck” book has been in Mr. Holme’s mind for years, slowly taking form on handwritten spiral notebook pages that gathered in what his friend, editor, companion and caretaker Fiona Molloy Lepperd calls the “creative mounds, mountains of paper and notes and poems” scattered all around his place near Key West, where he moved with Kate Wyckoff-Holmes around 2011. She died there in 2016. Turning those pages into a sweet, enchanting yet soulful children’s book about two city kids’ summer visit to “Deep Harbor” (a dead ringer for Sag Harbor) was an effort led by Ms. Lepperd and Mr. Holme’s Sag Harbor friends Reynold Ruffins, the artist and retired commercial illustrator, and graphic designer Charles Grubb of C D Grubb Photo Graphics.

Music Festival May Have More Luck This Time with Bid for a Fee Waiver

There were signs last week that the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, under a new mayor, may be open to waiving the licensing fees it charges the non-profit Sag Harbor American Music Festival to use public facilities.

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David Bouchier Offers a Taste of The Real South of France

WSHU FM’s weekly essayist and Long Island resident David Bouchier will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Thursday, September 19, at 1 p.m. to give a talk entitled, “The Real South of France.”

Going For the Greek at the East Hampton Library

On Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., George Theotacatos gives an author talk at East Hampton Library on his book “Finding Ithaka.”

Sag School Board Frustrated by Learning Center Timeline

Ed Bernhauer, a senior architectural designer with IBI Group, distributed a schedule showing Sag Harbor residents and the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education the progress of the already delayed Sag Harbor Learning Center building on Division Street at Monday night’s School Board meeting.