Government

Cracking Down on Sagg Main Drum Sessions

Southampton Town Police are poised to enhance patrol and enforcement of town beach regulations at the popular, albeit informal, African drum sessions which draw...

East End Digest, August 13 through August 20

Parrish Art Museum Unveils Plans for New Space The Parrish Art Museum in Southampton unveiled last week a re-conceptualized design for its...

One Step Closer Towards Havens Beach Remediation

The Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees is one step closer to identifying why bacterial levels have exceeded county health standards for swimming at...

New Rules for Old Homes in Sagaponack

Sagaponack Village is mainly known for its rural landscapes of old shingled houses coupled with acres of farmland. In an effort to protect...

Business Members Against “Dark Skies” Bill

After five public hearings, dating back several months, it appeared Southampton Town's "Dark Skies" legislation was gaining traction in the community and moving closer...

FEMA Law Passed and Dems to Swing in North Haven

After months of discussion and revision, North Haven has finally adopted a new flood management and prevention law to correspond with the updated flood...

Report Threatens to Kill Ferry Road Condos

Sag Harbor Building Inspector Timothy Platt has weighed in on the proposed luxury waterfront condominiums known as Ferry Road deeming them “not compliant” with...

Bumps in the Road for Appointing Superintendent of Highways

Nearly two weeks ago, the Southampton Town Board debated whether to make the superintendent of highways position an appointed office rather than an elected...

Changing Face of Main Street

As the architect for Sag Harbor commercial property owner James Giorgio, Chuck Thomas has changed the face of Bridge Street, taking the once infamous...

Drumming at Sagg Main Worries Village Officials

What started several years ago as an impromptu drumming circle at Sagg Main Beach on Monday nights has exploded into an evening of music...

Seeking Best Ways to Test Health of Havens Beach

Sag Harbor Village may engage Emerson Hasbrouck of the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Riverhead to try and determine the source of contamination believed to...

Mid Term Cuts Shake It Up at Town Hall

By Andrew Rudansky “Cost Cutting Mode,” is how Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot describes the current state of the town, and cost cutting is just...

Southampton Town Brings in New Auditors

Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot announced on Friday, June 19, that the town will hire a new external auditing firm, Nawrocki Smith, LLP, and...

Contractors Will Need to Park Off Road in Sagaponack

In an effort to combat further road deterioration in Sagaponack, on Monday evening the village board passed a law requiring off street parking for...

Public Dissent on Dark Skies

When the “Dark Skies” legislation was first proposed by Southampton Town Councilwoman Nancy Graboski, it appeared to be praised by members of the public....

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Artist Christopher Engel’s ‘Kings’ Speak To A Deeper Truth At Romany Kramoris Gallery

The crown. It’s a recurring symbol in Christopher Engel’s artwork and it figures prominently in “Kings,” a series of paintings by the Sag Harbor artist on view now through the end of summer in Romany Kramoris Gallery’s first-ever virtual exhibition.

The Story He Is — Roger Rosenblatt’s Writing Life

In truth, Roger Rosenblatt never really intended for his collection of prose to become a book. But once a writer, always a writer, and that’s exactly what his selected essays — on the subject of writing, as it turns out — has become. “I knew I would make a fortune on the book and couldn’t resist the opportunity,” joked Rosenblatt, who will most likely do nothing of the sort with “The Story I Am: Mad About the Writing Life,” which was published by Turtle Point Press in April.

Neo-Political Cowgirls Boost Arts, Advocacy with Andromeda’s Sisters

Florencia Lozano has recently found herself questioning what she always took for granted: the books and articles she read, the plays and films she watched, the music and stories that moved her, the reality she assumed to be true. But as the world continues to shift through the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the dismantling of white supremacy — and, to a certain degree, the patriarchy — and the rebirth of the civil rights movement, she is choosing what she consumes in a new light. And with a new, heightened focus on women.