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North Haven Limits Rentals; Takes Step to Allow Village to Pierce 2% Tax Cap

The North Haven Village Board this week adopted a new law that bars renting any property more often than once every two weeks and agreed to set a public hearing on a proposed law to allow the village to pierce the state’s 2-percent limit on annual property tax increases.

Despite Assurances, Worries Persist That A Historic District For Sag Harbor’s SANS Communities Could...

Worries Persist That A Historic District For Sag Harbor's SANS Communities Could Hurt Property Values

North Haven Village May Hire Town to Enforce New Rental Regulations

The Village of North Haven may hire Southampton Town’s code enforcement department to issues summonses and prosecute violations of its proposed new rental law, which could be adopted as early as next week.

Review Panel Applauds Plan to Swap an Old Little House for a New Little...

Delighted members of Sag Harbor’s Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board last week heard about the plan to tear down a small, worn-out bungalow at 27 Meadowlark Lane and replace it with a low-profile, modern house of wood and glass covering less than 200 more square feet.

Schiavoni Family Building Project Snagged by Error in Parking Calculations

Just a few weeks ago, the Schiavoni family’s proposed two-story office and retail building at 31 Long Island Avenue seemed on track after years of review for site plan approval from the Sag Harbor Planning Board as well as its support for three offstreet parking variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals. But on February 24, when the Planning Board discussed it at a work session, the process hit a wall as the board’s chair and planning consultant announced that a major problem had been discovered in the Schiavonis’ application.

East Hampton Panel Says New State Law, Online Competition Hurt Local Rental Market

Panelists and guests alike discussed that new landscape at a Press Sessions event, “The Evolving South Fork Rental Market,” which took place last Thursday, February 13, at East Hampton’s Rowdy Hall.

House: Modern Hits the Market in Noyac

The modern estate at 2828 Deerfield Road hasn’t gone out of style.

Business Briefs: Valentine’s Day Specials

There is no better way to profess your love to your sweetheart than with food.

IRS Rules Septic Grant Recipients Should Receive 1099s And Pay Taxes On Funds

The IRS determined that recipients of grants to replace cesspools and aging septic systems with innovative and alternative nitrogen-reducing systems should pay federal income taxes on the grant proceeds.

Wölffer Kitchen Sag Harbor’s Lease Is Up For Sale While The Restaurant Remains Open

Wölffer Kitchen Sag Harbor's Lease Is Up For Sale While The Restaurant Remains Open

Business Briefs: Super Bowl Specials, Market Outlook, Game Dinner

For the first time in what feels like decades, the New England Patriots aren’t stepping foot near the Super Bowl — and, for some, that’s reason enough for celebration.

State Preservation Award Another Feature For Sag Harbor’s SANS Neighborhoods

State Preservation Award Another Feature For Sag Harbor's SANS Neighborhoods

New Year, New Home on Glover Street in Sag Harbor

New year, new… home? That is the mantra for the current owners of 59 Glover Street, who listed their waterfront gem for just shy of...

Business Briefs: Discounts for Lerner, Tunes at Townline, Baron’s Cove Specials

Jamie Lerner is cutting a major deal for her first-time students — and giving those who haven’t seen her in awhile zero excuses. For new...

Long Wharf: A History that Illustrates Economy of Sag Harbor Village

On a typical summer night, Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf is crowded with visitors and locals alike who are drawn to the waterfront, maybe to...

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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.