Outdoors & Recreation

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.

“Stand Up” Makes World Premiere at Guild Hall

In 2008, Ed Cashin and Fred Doss teamed up and founded Paddlers for Humanity — a humble, grassroots non-profit dedicated to bettering the lives of children and families through mental and physical health initiatives.

The Breakwater Yacht Club Strives to Get Everyone Out on the Water

In Luke Babcock's new position as commodore at the Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor, it’s all about the East End community.

A Cruising Life in a Boating Culture

“It’s a wonderful way to live your life,” Ted Conklin mused during a recent telephone interview. “It’s an amazing feeling, living on your boat.”

A Classic Visitor Wins Sag Harbor Cup

Saturday’s race was held in in stiff winds in Noyac Bay with The Blue Peter and her captain, Mathew Barker, finishing first overall with a corrected time of 3 hours, 19 minutes and 52 seconds.

Best Boats in the Business To Be Featured at Breakwater

Join The Sag Harbor Express as we celebrate the East End boating community at our Second Annual Spotlight on Boating Trade Show on Friday, June 8, from 5 to 7 p.m.

A Look at What’s New in the Business of Boating

Salt water runs in the veins of captains and crews and is also something sought out by novice boaters who are looking to ready their sea legs.

Paddler On a Mission for Veterans

For Joseph Mullin, a 66-year-old veteran of the United States Navy, the journey is as important as the destination, and last week his own journey brought him to Sag Harbor.

Sag Harbor Cup Returns with Added Style

There will be one standout this year when the race sets off in the waters off Sag Harbor on June 2. The Blue Peter, to be sure, is no ordinary sailboat.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: August 6 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about the East End real estate market, which has seen a boom following the global COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss the effects of a growing population on the community and question whether the changes will be permanent. The discussion highlights a virtual Express Sessions forum held this week on the real estate industry.

Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening Across the State

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.