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Coronavirus Outbreak Discovered At The Bridge After Tragic Coincidence

The exclusive golf club known as The Bridge saw an outbreak of coronavirus infections sweep through its grounds crew and kitchen staff last month — illustrating both the ease with which the coronavirus can spread in a close community and the ratio of serious health effects.

Business Briefs for June 18, 2020

Business Briefs for June 18, 2020

Q&A: New General Manager Says WPPB Will Become WLIW, Move To New Studios And...

Q&A: New General Manager Says WPPB Will Become WLIW, Move To New Studios And Become Part Of An Islandwide Multimedia Plan

Outdoor Dining Permits On The Menus And Minds Of South Fork Restaurants And Lawmakers

Like municipalities across the East End and Long Island, local lawmakers have been scrambling to conceive strategies for expanded outdoor dining opportunities since June 3, when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he’d take outdoor dining “out of phase,” and allow it to commence during the phase two of his four phase, NY Forward reopening plan, which began Wednesday, June 10, on Long Island.

The Future of the Arts: East End Leaders Brace for Bumpy Recovery

Last week, the Express News Group explored this murky future during “The Show Must Go On: The Arts in the Time of Lockdown,” a virtual Express Sessions forum designed to be an exchange of ideas and concerns among a panel of local experts.

Slow Down, and Soak: Hamptons Spa Sand Taps Inspiration from East End

Her latest venture, Hamptons Spa Sand, takes East End luxury off of the beach and into the bathtub, via a new line of artisanal sea salts that reflect the beauty of her local surroundings through five distinct colors and scent profiles: Hydrangea, Beach, Sunrise, Sunset and, of course, Rosé.

Fishermen Finding Windows Of Opportunity, Necessity Opened By Coronavirus

But fishermen say that as the pandemic has settled into the habits of humans across the world, where one window of opportunity has closed, others have opened and helped the industry keep itself … well, afloat.

Quieter Skies Over East Hampton For Memorial Day Under Cloud Of Coronavirus; 90 Percent...

Helicopter traffic at East Hampton Airport was down more than 90 percent over the Memorial Day weekend compared to Memorial Day 2019, and aircraft...

Phase One Reopening Comes With Extensive Mandates For Businesses As They Open

From keeping daily logs of worker health to frequent, thorough sanitizing to filing safety plans with the New York State Department of Health, measures required for businesses slated to open during phase one of the state’s reopening plan are extensive.

Business Owners, Lawmakers Agree That Experimenting With Main Street Changes Might Help Economy Rebound

A panel of experts shared their vision for the shape of downtown business districts post-crisis at the Express News Group’s virtual Express Sessions forum “Reenvisioning Main Street in the Time of Coronavirus,” on Thursday, May 21. All expressed a measure of frustration that, at times, they felt like their voices weren’t being heard.

East Hampton Business Owners Slam Town’s Effort To Slow Motel Reopenings

East Hampton Business Owners Slam Town's Effort To Slow Motel Reopenings

Motel Owners Gear Up For Summer Season, Despite Coronavirus Fears

Motel Owners Gear Up For Summer Season, Despite Coronavirus Fears

Restaurants See Difficult Futures Even When They Open Their Doors Again

Restaurants See Difficult Futures Even When They Open Their Doors Again

Hampton Jitney Begins Cautious Rollout

The Hampton Jitney, which provides regular bus service between the East End and New York City, has begun to take steps toward reopening as the coronavirus pandemic abates.

Where’s The Beef: At The Grocery Store — At Least For Now

The latest fear, borne out by occasionally picked-clean meat aisles, is whether there will be enough beef, pork, and chicken available to feed hungry families in the weeks and months ahead.

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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.

Sag Harbor Village Board Hears Plea For Peace And Quiet

A Sag Harbor woman called on the Village Board to take steps to inform newcomers, who have descended on the village since the coronavirus pandemic began, that their fellow residents cherish their peace and quiet.