Home & Garden

Ski and Sun: Blaze Makoid Designs a Home for Both at Lake Tahoe

As an architect, Blaze Makoid is best known for creating modern, light-filled homes that embrace the summer seascape and wide open vistas of the East End. But recently, Mr. Makoid and his firm were honored for a very different project — a West Coast ski house which was built high in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California.

Slave Dwelling Project, A Stay in the Manor’s Attic

New York will be the 15th state he has visited as founder of the nonprofit Slave Dwelling Project. He will sleep in the slave quarters in the manor attic the night before his talk.

Hamptons House, for Purposeful Purchases

Despite the organic fibers, earthy ethics, and reasonable prices, the shoppe’s upscale aesthetics and elegant hand-blown glassware result in queries such as “when did this gallery open?” Mr. Harrison said.

Spatial Arts: Defining the Narrative of Landscape

Glenn Lawton is the owner of Spatial Arts, a Sag Harbor based company which creates environments for clients that flow seamlessly between a property’s man-made structures and the natural boundaries at its edges.

John Jermain Highlights a Bright New Home

A few years ago when architect Bill Beeton and his wife Julia Hubbard, a landscape designer, set out to build their new house in Sag Harbor, they were looking for something very specific...Light.

Student Farmers

By Emily J. Weitz; photography by Michael Heller The gardens at Hayground started the same year as the school, and in just that way, the...

Annual ARF Thrift & Treasure Designer Showhouse

On Saturday, May 30th the Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons (arfhamptons.org) will hold a cocktail party and sale at the ARF Thrift and...

Southampton House Tour Celebrates 375th Anniversary

The sixth annual Southampton House Tour, “Insider’s View,” will celebrate Southampton Town’s 375th Anniversary on Saturday, May 30 with a house tour from 1...

LongHouse Reserve Opens Season with Rites of Spring

  LongHouse Reserve will open its season on April 35 from 2 to 5 p.m. with Rites of Spring, featuring the work of Kiki Smith,...

Ashram: Art & Architecture’s Lasting Gesture

Architecture is more than the study of blueprints and building specs for Daniel Arsham. It’s a living, breathing thing to be experienced. It’s art.

Where Have All The Monarchs Gone?

By Paige Patterson When I was a child, summer was a time when, if you stood still enough, you could balance a monarch butterfly on...

Natural Pools on the East End

Andrew Leiweke is walking through his “jungle” with his dog Kai. The pair stops at a rock staircase covered in lichen, pausing to sit...

A Christmas Tree Buying Primer

By Emily J. Weitz   The scent on a Christmas tree lot is unmistakable. It conjures up memories of holidays past with the fresh smell of...

Business: A “Lighthouse” to Call Your Own

Designed by the Bridgehampton-based, Barnes Coy Architects, The Lighthouse on the Bay in North Haven Manor offers a modern, shingle style residence, designed with...

A Little Kitchen, A Lot of Friends

Trying to get a table at Estia’s Little Kitchen in Sag Harbor on most mornings often comes with a wait. Waiting at this little kitchen, however, entails sitting in a garden of local fruits and vegetables, while children explore blueberry bushes or learn to identify basil and green beans while parents sip hot coffee or tea. Once inside, diners feast on what chef and owner Colin Ambrose describes as classic American fare, from Estia’s blueberry pancakes to dishes like Robbie’s Gringo Hash and Isabel’s Request – wholly unique creations named for local residents who love them and who helped define Estia’s Little Kitchen since it was founded in 1998.

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Thiele Pitches Commuter Trains in Sag Harbor

Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.

Hurricane of 1938: Old Negatives Offer New View Of Storm’s Fury

Both black-and-white photographs—the first of a house near Lake Agawam, and the second of a home along Meadow Lane—were taken in Southampton Village shortly after the Category 3 hurricane, later named “The Long Island Express,” steamrolled the East End on the afternoon of September 21, 1938.

Hurricane of 1938: Even Downgraded, Storm Had Incredible Speed

Hurricane Nate amazed meteorologists not for its strength or size but for its speed. The storm had sustained winds of 85 mph when it arrived...