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Panel Set To Approve Burke St. Renovation Despite Long List of Wrongs from Applicant

“Clifton, we cannot read this whole thing,” Dean Gomolka, chairman of the Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board, told Clifton Murdock on July 25 as the aggrieved partner with Paris Fields in F&M Star Inc. began reading a statement about the wrongs he believes the pair has faced as the board and its historical consultant, Zachary Studenroth, reviewed their plans to renovate a 19thcentury house at 11 Burke Street.

Town and Country Mid-Year Numbers Still Point to Buyer’s Market

Though the real estate market took a serious hit during the first half of 2019, Judi Desiderio says the writing is not on the...
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North Haven Homeowners Seek Help Controlling Noisy Renters

Short-term rentals, at least some without village permits, are causing problems for residents of North Haven Manor and Actors Colony Road in North Haven, according to Susan Reed, president of the North Haven Manor Association.

Applicants Reject Historic Consultant’s Report on Burke Street House

The two partners of F&M Star Inc. who need a “certificate of appropriateness” from the Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board (HPARB) to renovate a 19th-century house at 11 Burke Street sparred again with the board at its July 11 meeting. Instead of the quick decision they wanted, their case was tabled once again, this time to July 25.

Plans Afoot to Restore Forlorn Historic House on Main Street

With its almost austere simplicity, its unusual 12-over-12 sash windows, its peeling gray paint, rotting white trim and weedy growth along its picket fence, the old house just south of the Sag Harbor’s  business district at 156 Main Street has stood empty and forlorn for years, its front door padlocked from the outside.

Chris Nuzzi Helms Advantage Title’s East Hampton Office

Advantage Title, a leading title insurance firm on Long Island, recently opened its newest office at 2 Newtown Lane in East Hampton, and a familiar face is running it — Chris Nuzzi, former Southampton Town councilman.

ASH Staging Styles Interiors To Sell Homes

Finding the balance between classic and contemporary design to create a modern living space is a delicate practice.

Seascape in Sagaponack

All it takes is one look at 139 Seascape Lane to realize Bates Masi + Architects has done it again.

Douglas Elliman Appoints New Executive Leadership on East End

Todd Bourgard and Melody Newberry recently took on increased senior-level responsibilities at Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Christie Brinkley’s Estate Sells

Model and actress Christie Brinkley sold and closed on her longtime Fahys Road estate last week, fetching “very close” to the $17.99-million asking price.

Edward Albee’s Montauk Home Closes for $16 Million

For the first time in 50 years, Edward Albee’s Montauk estate hit the East End real estate market. And following a swift $16-million closing, it is officially back off.

Bedell Cellars in Cutchogue Hits the Market

Bedell Cellars is home to 75 acres of planted vines. They bear 10 varieties of sustainable grapes, grown in a unique maritime terroir.

An Artists Retreat in North Haven Hits the Market

With a sharp eye for detail and a deft hand for design, artist Erica Lynn Huberty transformed her home at 11 Thistle Patch in a way few could repeat.

Business: Elliman Welcomes Fresh Faces, Sag Harbor Named a Best Place to Visit

Jessica Singleton recently joined Douglas Elliman’s East Hampton office with a decade of experience in the real estate business as an investor. Dana Frances Hilbert is new to the firm’s Bridgehampton office.

Douglas Elliman Honors Top East End Agents at The Ellies

Douglas Elliman Real Estate celebrated the firm’s top-performing agents from around the nation at its annual awards ceremony, The Ellies — and the East End had a strong showing.

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State Grant Awarded for Havens Beach Drainage and Filter Improvements

The Village of Sag Harbor has received a State and Municipal Facilities Program grant of $125,000 to pay for most of the long-planned Havens Beach drainage and filter improvement project, on which work should get underway late this fall,

Eating What You Love: The Credo for Mile-a-Minute Weevils

Mile-a-Minute weevils live to eat Mile-a-Minute weed, an especially aggressive invasive species from Asia that is popping up all over the region. The Village of North Haven last year bought 500 of them at $1 each from an agricultural lab in New Jersey to suppress a patch of the fast-growing vine behind Village Hall. Like the weed they love to eat, the weevils are transplants from Asia.

Violations Don’t Mean Lots of Vessels Are Spewing Septic Waste, Harbormaster Says

The 53-percent non-compliance rate the Sag Harbor harbormaster found in July is no indication of the proportion of vessels that might be illegally discharging sewage into local waters, he said during an interview in his office overlooking the harbor later in the week.