Home & Garden

Morpurgo House Much Older Than Originally Believed

It was long believed that the Morpurgo House at 6 Union Street was built between 1850 and 1860. Not anymore. It now appears to be at least a century older.

Exploring History With Views and Design

On Saturday afternoon, November 26, from 1 to 4:30 p.m., the Greek Revival farmhouse will be open to the public.

Re-defining the Definition of Beauty in the Landscape …. One Lawn at a Time

The health of the bays and waterways is one of the biggest issues facing the region. On Sunday, October 9, Edwina von Gal, founder of Perfect Earth Project (PEP), will be at The Nature Conservancy in East Hampton to present “Sustainable Practices for East End Watersheds: A Free Workshop for Local Homeowners.”

Re-Defining Landscape Beauty One Lawn at a Time

The health of the bays and waterways is currently one of the biggest issues facing the region.

Family, and Home Furnishings, at Windows & Walls Unlimited

The Windows and Walls showroom has shrunk down to 600 square feet, but Ms. Nuszen said business is continuing to thrive in a post-recession economy.

Safeguarding the Eternal Boxwood

One of the earliest boxwoods to grace Sag Harbor arrived in 1816 from Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island. Now, 200 years later, the progeny of that ancient strain may be going back across the water.
Joe Musnicki, the owner of Ocean Spray Hot Tubs & Saunas.

Ocean Spray in Westhampton Beach Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Joe Musnicki, the owner of Ocean Spray Hot Tubs & Saunas of Westhampton Beach and Melville, has been sprucing up backyards for quite some time now.

Talking Hydrangea, the Hamptons’ Signature Flower

If there were ever a signature flower of the Hamptons, it would be the hydrangea.

Coastal Living Celebrates First Hamptons Showhouse

Coastal Living has built their first-ever showhouse in the Hampton

Notes from the Field: A Gift of Weeds

June was an extraordinary month for roses. But now it’s July and if you haven’t been vigilant the weeds are fairly impressive as well.

Landscape Pleasures Opens the Less Typical Gardens to the Public

While the original home did come down, what went up in its place pales in comparison to some of the monstrosities seen in the second-richest zip code in the country. The roughly 3,500-square-foot modern home is beautifully rectangular, asymmetrical and cubist in form, Mr. Thorp said, and his challenge was to design a garden that echoed and moved with it. The result will be on view during the Parrish Art Museum’s annual Landscape Pleasures weekend, kicking off Saturday with a symposium. Darrel Morrison will discuss landscape design as ecological art, followed by Andrea Cochran, who will delve into capturing the ephemeral in landscape design, and Charles Birnbaum, who will explain the importance of landscape legacy and stewardship.

ARF Transforms Thrift & Treasure Shop Into Designer Showhouse

On Saturday, May 28 the Animal Rescue Fund of The Hamptons will hold a cocktail party and sale at the ARF Thrift and Treasure Shop in Sagaponack.

Furnishing the Outdoors with Walpole

Accessory spaces such as rooftop gardens and outdoor kitchens are a continuing trend on the East End, according to Sue Donahue and Mark Hesh of Walpole Outdoors.

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.

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Talia Carner Discusses Her Book ‘The Third Daughter’

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