Local Business

Zodiac-Themed Candles Arrive on the East End

The founder of Knead and Seed has collaborated with local candlemaker Brittany Torres of Hamptons Handpoured to create a series of customized zodiac candles that celebrate each sign — from grapefruit, ginger Leo and juniper, cedarwood Pisces to cardamom, basil Scorpio and honey, rose Taurus.

“We Love Beer!”

These Long Island breweries have capitalized on the moment, a moment wherein the locavore ethos is keenly popular. Still, branding is also an important part the culture of 2018.

A Club for Everyone: The Clubhouse Opens in Wainscott

The closure of East Hampton Bowl in 2013 weighed heavily on Scott Rubenstein, who grew up on the South Fork, raised his kids here and built East Hampton Indoor Tennis in Wainscott in 1995. So he did something about it.

Latin Spin comes to Hamptons Gym Corp

Modern spinning is a culmination of varying fitness activities: indoor cycling meets group fitness meets dance club. Focused on endurance and strength, the energetic workout took off more than a decade ago, leading to studios like SoulCycle and Flywheel focusing on this particular form of exercise and companies like Peloton manufacturing bikes for home use, equipped to tune into group classes remotely.

Dish: Pig Roasts Return to First and South in Greenport

On Monday morning, the smell of tamarind was in the air, wafting from the Pig Out Roaster parked in front of First and South in Greenport.

Business: Real Estate and Yacht Collaborative, Show at Lenz, New Website for BNB

Barn & Vine, a collection of 37 luxury homes in Bridgehampton, will enter a partnership with yacht charter company Tait Yachts, providing residents with access to yachts to rent, VIP parties and priority booking at a discounted rate.

One Pot, Lots of Flavor at Estia’s Little Kitchen

Estia’s Little Kitchen has long been a favorite breakfast and lunch stop just outside of Sag Harbor Village, but also has a dedicated following for its dinner service, which just got a lot more flavorful with the introduction of the Mono-Pot.

15 Years of Brand-Making on the East End

Lynn Blumenfeld and Jill Fleming are celebrating 15 years with their eponymous integrated marketing firm in Montauk. Having escaped the confines of Madison Avenue to bring their Manhattan business mindset to the beach, the partners and founders of Blumenfeld + Fleming discuss the evolution of their boutique agency and themselves.

Blooming Shells Brings Coastal Design to a Waterfront Community

The owner of Blooming Shells in Sag Harbor has carved out a niche for herself with a business catering to interior designers, craft artists and stylists since the early 1980s.

Business: Lladró Grows, SoulCycle Hops Off, Heart Treatment

Spanish luxury porcelain firm Lladró recently announced the appointment of brand marketing and sales expert Sandra Jordan as the company’s new CEO of the Americas — and one of her first initiatives was securing its first-ever summer pop-up shop in Southampton.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Spotlight on Boating Shines at Breakwater

The Sag Harbor Express hosted its second annual Spotlight on Boating Party and Trade Show at the Breakwater Yacht Club on Friday, June 8.

Snail of Approval for Local Farmstands

Slow Food East End announced last week that Green Thumb Organic Farm and Sang Lee Farms as the first farm stand recipients of the chapter’s prestigious Snail of Approval Award

Reconnecting with Nature in a Technology Obsessed World

Reconnecting with nature and the simplicity of childhood is what motivates Victoria Kuss of Barefoot Kids to operate programs year-round through classes, summer camp, a babysitting club, and a playdate program.

Business: Catch the World Cup, Claude’s Names New Chef, T&C Continues Growth

On Thursday, June 14, the battle will begin. Only one of 32 soccer teams can be the best. Only one can win the FIFA World Cup.

Southampton Soap Finds a Brick and Mortar Home

For Deborah Lukasik and Chris O’Shaughnessy, soap making is not a lost art. It is very much in the present.

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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...