Arts & Leisure

An Artist Free to Live in His World

For Christopher Phillips Haile, art wasn’t an occupational choice. It was a lifestyle. With an adventurer’s soul and a dreamer’s vision, Chris traveled the...

Evenings of Musical Treasures

  Christine Goerke is a soprano. An opera singer who has toured the world. She has sung in cities across the U.S. and abroad —...

Striking Oil On Main Street

Twenty years after Edwin L. Drake, or “Colonel Drake” first struck oil almost 150 years ago, The American Agriculturist produced a section of its...

A Conversation With Kathryn Holden

Sag Harbor’s Superintendent is stepping down after nine years of service. She talks about the state of the school district today, the challenges for...

New Super Set To Face Challenge

District Clerk Mary Adamczyk swears in new superintendent Dr. John Gratto. Sag Harbor’s new superintendent arrived on Tuesday and he rearranged the desk in his...

Intimacy Is the Aim

The new Avram Theater at Stony Brook Southampton. John Bayles photo. When Stony Brook University took over the Avram Theater two years ago, visitors had...

What’s a Brew Got to Do With You

By Harvey Jacobs There have been reports that Anheuser Bush might be swallowed up by a Belgian brewing conglomerate. I guess most everyone knows that...

Squandering Faith

An Open Letter to the Sag Harbor Board of Education:   Tonight the residents of Sag Harbor will get their first glimpse of their new school...

Kitchen Tour Benefits Food Pantry

Regina Humanitzki remembers planning a trip to California, a ride through the northern part of the state above San Francisco, and seeing a tour...

Film Hopes to Raise Awareness of Helicopter Noise

As the Memorial Day weekend — the unofficial start of the summer season — bears down on local residents, the fear of helicopters and low...

Latest Articles

‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ At Bay Street Is ‘Terrific!’

Perseverance. It’s a powerful motivation and one that seems particularly poignant at this juncture in history, given the fact that the nation is emerging from a truly dark period marked by a global pandemic that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans. Perseverance is also a useful term for describing one’s ability to overcome adversity and incalculable odds by surviving against all expectations, rising above perceived limitations and ultimately, changing the world for the better. And perseverance is exactly what’s on full display now in “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” Mark St. Germain’s wonderful one-woman play starring Tony- and Emmy-nominee Tovah Feldshuh.

Alexis Rockman’s ‘Shipwrecks’ Reaches New Depths

When Alexis Rockman considers the world’s waterways, he sees them as a network — a transport system that has carried all facets of human history. From language, culture, art, food, architecture and religion to the more nefarious — such as disease, warfare and pollution — each can be traced back to historic ships. And, in some cases, notorious shipwrecks.

Vintage Piece of Historic Film Documents a Long Ago Fourth of July

LTV studios in East Hampton has a lot of old film in its vaults. As the local public access station and television studio, over the years LTV has become a repository of sorts for all kinds of footage shot by generations of East End residents, most of it in 16mm or 8mm format. But no one expected that one particular piece of footage discovered there recently, a rare 35mm film, would turn out to be as old as it is.