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America’s Cup Yachts Return to Breakwater

Sailors from the Manhattan Yacht Club pulled into Sag Harbor on August 1 with a pair of 12-meter yachts to compete in the Breakwater Yacht Club’s weekly Wednesday Night Sailing Series.

Paddle & Party for Pink Scores Another Success

The seventh annual Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink raised about $1.4 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) over the weekend

‘Why is the Meteor Shower Named Perseus,’ You Ask?

Hear Perseus's tale, meet his nemesis and learn why stones fall from the sky every summer during a presentation by Bob Farrell on Saturday, August 11, at 7 p.m. at the Custer Observatory in Southold.

‘A Floral Affair’ Finds Its Home

“A Floral Affair,” featuring images by Debi Shapiro, will open with a reception on Friday, August 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Sag Harbor Florist, located at 3 Bay Street in Sag Harbor.

Party for Pink Paddles for a Cure

The seventh annual Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink, to benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, will begin at 8 a.m. with a paddleboard race, followed by a sunset party at 7 p.m., both at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor.

Lifeguards Do Battle at Main Beach

The annual Main Beach Lifeguard Tournament was kicked up a notch this summer with the return of lifeguards from Jones Beach following a 10-year absence.

Hundreds Ride Through Sag Harbor on 15th Soldier Ride

The 15th annual Soldier Ride Hamptons took off from Amagansett early Saturday morning and came through Sag Harbor during the late morning

A Triumphant Day for Young Triathletes

Children ages 10 to 17 embarked in the youth-distance triathlon to benefit i-tri, a local non-profit that helps middle school girls gain confidence and conquer body image issues while achieving fitness goals through triathlon and mental health training. Shorter than a traditional triathlon, participants started with a 300-yard open water swim, which led to a 7-mile bike ride and, lastly, a 1.5-mile run.

Mashashimuet Park Playground Will Be Built This Fall

After more than two years of pondering, planning and fund-raising, the Park and Recreation Association of Sag Harbor has decided to pull the trigger and build a new playground this fall at Mashashimuet Park.

North Haven Grand Opening Planned For Playground

The Village of North Haven will hold “a second grand opening” of its playground, pickle ball court and basketball court behind Village Hall on Friday, July 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. featuring an ice cream social, Village Trustee Dianne Skilbred announced at the Village Board’s monthly meeting on Tuesday.

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.

Harvey Bikes for a Cause, and an Old Friend

Drew Harvey and several of his friends from the village thought it would be a good idea to raise money for the eventual installation of an outdoor workout facility at Mashashimuet Park so they could dedicate it to their old friend, Michael Semkus.

Sag Harbor Yacht Club Closes on Camp Lucy Property

The Sag Harbor Yacht Club closed on the Bay Street property known as “Camp Lucy” on Tuesday. According to Douglas Elliman, the property sold for $2.9 million.

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.

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.

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Artists Who Love Working Inside The Box

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Stephen Wilkes Headlines ‘Meet the Artist’ at Tulla Booth Gallery

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‘Wet Clutch’ Pushes Boundaries

Billed as an “immersive drive-in dance experience,” the site-specific performance installation by The Dance Cartel will merge into a physical exchange that culminates with a live set by DJ Average Jo on Saturday, August 25, at the Southampton Arts Center.