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State Wants You To Pick Pumpkins And Apples, But Keep Your Distance

But in the age of COVID-19, an autumn trip to the farm will not be as simple as it used to be, although guidance recently issued by the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo aims to clarify the steps that need to be taken.

East Hampton Town Board Fast-Tracks New Emergency Room Facility

A scramble by the East Hampton Town Board to grant Stony Brook Southampton Hospital a necessary approval before a state grant deadline this month sparked a heated argument at two recent meetings of the Town Board over the hospital’s plans to build a satellite emergency room on Pantigo Road.

Rich Decker’s AWATfit Brings The Gym To You

Mr. Decker is selling franchises to his latest fitness idea: a mobile gym — AWAT stands for All Weather, All Terrain — that comes to your driveway or a nearby park.

Q&A: How Has New York Tamed COVID-19? Medical Experts And Officials Weigh In

Q&A: How Has New York Tamed COVID-19? Medical Experts And Officials Weigh In

County Executive Steve Bellone Extolls Extended Hamptons Season

The county executive was in Southampton on Thursday, August 27, to discuss the booming tourism industry in the Hamptons and the hope that it would be extended beyond the summer.

Express News Group Scores Well In State’s Biggest Community Newspaper Contest

The Express News Group took home more points than any other outlet in the 2019 New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, which was delayed five months and held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Business Briefs for August 27, 2020

Business Briefs for August 27, 2020

State Suspends 75 Main’s Liquor License For Violations Of COVID Guidelines

The New York State Liquor Authority this weekend suspended the liquor license of 75 Main on Main Street in Southampton Village, following numerous violations of the state’s requirements for reopening following closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Local Law Enforcement Leaders Stick Up For Montauk Brewing Company

Local law enforcement leaders this week came to the defense of the Montauk Brewing Company, after the small brewery became the target of a Facebook page calling for a boycott of the company’s products over a chalkboard message from June expressing support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: August 13 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk to a group of dedicated young journalism interns who volunteered their time this spring and summer to work for the newspaper group in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: Real Estate Professionals Look Forward To Three-Year Positive Sales Trend

Industry professionals at an Express Sessions event last Thursday, August 6, said homes in the Hamptons were going like hotcakes, and they didn’t expect the surge to go away anytime soon — with some speculating that the market had entered a positive three-year cycle.

Coronavirus Causes Shortage Of U.S. Coins; Banks, Officials Try To Compensate

As COVID-19 spread across the United States and shut down many businesses, the circulation of coins has declined significantly. However, when the nation’s businesses reopened, the demand for coins exceeded the available supply.

Business Briefs for August 13, 2019

Business Briefs for August 13, 2019

Foodstuffs: Emmy Squared, Great BBQ and Greek at the Beach

New Yorkers who have headed out here from their urban digs to ride out quarantine can still enjoy their favorite pizzas, burgers, and sandwiches at home from Emmy Squared, a Detroit-style pizza and burger chain with locations across the city. Available every weekend until Labor Day, the team from Emmy Squared will make special weekend deliveries to those enjoying summer on the East End.

GoFundMe Page Set Up for Sag Harbor Woman After ALS Diagnosis

GoFundMe Page Set Up for Sag Harbor Woman After ALS Diagnosis

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 17 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Sag Harbor Express Publisher Emeritus Bryan Boyhan to discuss an article he wrote on the 50th anniversary of the tragic flight of The Free Life, a hot air balloon that was launched from Springs in an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.