Outdoors & Recreation

Celestial Shadows: Prepare Yourself for the Total Lunar Eclipse

On January 20 and 21, the full moon will pass into earth’s shadow and turn from a radiant white to an eerie red — marking the first Pan-American total eclipse in 19 years.

The Ancient Sport of Falconry on Display at SOFO

Join Chris Paparo and his hawk, Emmy, for “Falconry: An Ancient, but Not Forgotten Sport” on Saturday, December 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum, located at 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton.

Breathe: Yoga for Inner Peace the Latest from Saidman Yee

Christened “The First Lady of Yoga” by The New York Times, the Sag Harbor-based Colleen Saidman Yee recently published “Yoga for Life: A Journey to Inner Peace and Freedom.”

Oldak and Purple Haze Win the Whitebread

A pair of boats from the Breakwater Yacht Club were the top two finishers over the weekend in the 25th running of the Whitebread Regatta, widely considered to be the top sailing event in Peconic Bay each year.

Osprey Wins Maycroft Cup at Sag Harbor Yacht Club

George Martin sailed Osprey  to victory in the annual Maycroft Cup regatta at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club on Saturday, September 22.

It’s All About the Water at Great Peconic Race

The fifth annual Great Peconic Race, one of the East Coast’s premier paddle races for elite, intermediate and novice paddlers, will set out from Wade’s Beach on Shelter Island on Saturday, September 8, circumnavigating the island in a 19-mile paddle.

Breathe: Joy of the Yogini

Femininity is strength and sweetness, passion and grace. It is depth, lightheartedness, confidence and vulnerability. But perhaps, most importantly, it is nearly impossible to define. Colleen...

Spotlight on Boating & Fishing Event Will Feature Boats for All Tastes

Join The Sag Harbor Express as we celebrate the East End fall boating and fishing season at our Spotlight on Boating & Fishing trade show and Harborfest kick-off party on Friday, September 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Breakwater Yacht Club.

Fishing Experts Say Shark Populations are Back on the Rise

Ken Morse has many childhood memories of summers spent in the ocean off Dune Road in Westhampton, such as the time he and other bathers had to scramble out of the surf after sharks were spotted nearby.

Jewel of the Peconic: The Waters Around Robins Island Are a Boater’s Paradise

A funny thing happens at you approach the north side of Robins Island, a 434-acre teardrop-shaped island in Peconic Bay just off the coast of New Suffolk. Choppy waters turn smooth as a lake and the currents that race through the northern channel become dead calm.

A Day on Fishers Island with Stories to Tell

A conversation about cruising the New England coast and exploring the collection of islands that are tossed along the coastline led to a recommendation that I consider visiting Fishers Island. Why would I, I wondered aloud. The island is all private. Nope, came the response. There's always The Pequot.

We Are All Connected: A Writer’s Journey to Uganda

“Would you want to come and share yoga in Africa?” she asked. I couldn’t say yes fast enough. I knew it would be the journey of a lifetime, but I didn’t know then that it would be the beginning of a lifelong connection.

Sailors Remember Roden and Look Toward the Future

From Sag Harbor to English Harbour, the synergy between a pair of sailing communities 1,700 miles apart was on full display in Noyac Bay over the weekend.

Hampton Lifeguards Blast Through Virginia Beach

Beach flags is a specialty among lifeguards from the Hamptons Lifeguard Association, which sent nearly 100 members to Virginia Beach last week to once again flex their muscles at the annual United States Lifesaving Association National Championships.

Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Moves Forward Despite Loss of Leader

The Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge, which awards its winner with the largest amateur sailing prize on the East Coast, will move forward in the waters off Sag Harbor this Saturday despite the loss of Roden, who passed away on August 11 after a sudden battle with cancer.

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Before The Dots: Exploring Roy Lichtenstein’s Early Years at the Parrish

Both inside and outside of the art world, Roy Lichtenstein is a household name, widely recognized as one of the pioneers of Pop Art. The prevailing narrative has been that Lichtenstein came out of nowhere when he burst onto the Pop Art scene in 1961, rising to prominence along with other household names like Andy Warhol. But the truth is that Lichtenstein was a well-established artist with an impressive body of work long before delving into the art form that would make him famous.