Outdoors & Recreation

Mixed Reports from Opening of Scallop Season

The always much anticipated bay scallop season opened on Monday, and early reports say it will be a decidedly mixed bag.

Fall Tick Prevention Tips from East End Tick & Mosquito Control

Contrary to popular opinion, the end of summer is not the end of tick season.

Sag Harbor Hosts Mighty Hamptons Triathlon

More than 600 athletes convened at Long Beach in Sag Harbor on Sunday for the Mighty Hamptons Triathlon, which will be named moving forward for the late Steve Tarpinian, a pioneer triathlete on Long Island who helped keep the event alive when he and his Event Power company took it over from Southampton Hospital in 1993.

Artist’s Discoveries Remap Early Human History on Long Island

The evidence contained in his extensive Native American arrowhead collection “re-writes the known history of early man on Long Island,” John Pagliaro said recently at his art studio on Shelter Island.

Just Breathe at the Inaugural Hamptons YogaFest

The inaugural Hamptons YogaFest will take place September 18 through September 20 at the Hayground School on Mitchell Lane in Bridgehampton. Created by Jenna Walter...

Monitoring Migrating Monarchs

Weighing less than a penny and with wings as seemingly delicate as gossamer, the monarch butterfly is a marvel of migration. Setting out from the East End, and other parts of the eastern United States and Canada, each September the Danaus plexippus began to make their legendary annual trek to Mexico.

Speedboat Towed to Sag Harbor Following Collision

While attempting to break a speed boating record around Long Island on Thursday, a 53-foot racing catamaran named "Recovery" collided with the Plum Gut buoy doing 148 miles per hour.

Fishin’s Good—And That’s No Fluke

The Montauk Chamber of Commerce has been trumpeting the fact that because the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has eased rules for the taking of fluke, or summer flounder, the fishing has been good.

Paddling Open Water for a Good Cause

Serenity can be found off shore on our local waterways, far from the bustling main streets and clogged roadways that consume the East End every summer season.

Swim Across America Held in Amagansett Saturday

About 100 swimmers competed in the 17th Annual Swim Across America event at Fresh pond in Amagansett on Saturday

Escape with Sea Escapes

Growing up in Sag Harbor, it was always Eric Skilbred’s dream to have a boat charter service in the village.

Caminos Wins Top Prize at Block Island Sailing Event

For the second consecutive year, a sailboat based at the Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor is tops in the nation in the J/109 racing class.

At Long Last, Sag Harbor Bike Route Marked Out

Spraypainted images of bicycles accompanied by a pair of chevrons have appeared on some Sag Harbor Village streets over the past month without any fanfare.

Sunday Is Race Day

A bit of Americana returns to Sag Harbor this Sunday for the the third annual running of the Soap Box Derby. The festivities begin at 1 p.m. with a parade down Main Street, with the Derby King and Queen and the competitors homemade—and often stylishly customized—racecars on display.

Polo: The Sport of Kings

  By Emily J. Weitz When most people think of polo in the Hamptons, images of wide-brimmed hats and hoity-toity cocktails are not far behind. And...

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