Well, the holidays are officially upon us — or I should say they’re officially upon the inside of my car. At least, that’s what Sirius XM Radio has been telling me since adding Channel 70 to its roster back on November 1.
Like many cooks, I often make too much food for Thanksgiving, which I then pack up and give to my guests, because I’ve been...
As an artist, historian, humanitarian, Michael A. Butler continues to leave his mark on Sag Harbor, stroke by stroke, step by step.
Thank you to all who attended the trial run of a Saturday Village Board of Trustees work session on October 26. For anyone who could not attend I have written out my notes about of long-term goals for the village.
In the November 24, 1975 issue of New York magazine, the art critic Thomas B. Hess reviewed an exhibition of portraits by Elaine de Kooning. Hess, who was himself among her subjects, described her as “one of the sparkling ‘Amazons’ who emerged in the flowering of American painting after World War II and into the 1950’s.” He also mentioned several female artists of the early 20th century Russian avant-garde to whom that “equivocal nickname” had been applied.
Here at our humble abode in the woods of Northwest, we’ve officially entered a new phase of empty nestdom. Which is probably why my new modus operandi is to alight in it as little as I can ... in other words, I am officially out and about.
A few weeks ago, literally at the crack of dawn, an intrepid group assembled at LongHouse Reserve for an excursion to the Glass House and Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut. Both sites are notable for their transparent architecture, but the concept behind each is very different.
“Hi Mom … We’re evacuating.” It wasn’t exactly the phone call I was expecting just two weeks into my daughter’s first semester of college, but here it was.
A collection of squirrel figurines adorned the windowsill of the “Crow’s Nest” — the screened in porch of the Browngardt house on Palmer Terrace. “My family has lived in this house since 1926,” Robert Browngardt explained. “I spend most of my time out here on the porch.”
For its third annual celebration of the artists who migrated to the South Fork in the years after World War II, the Eric Firestone...
Frankly, it was not at all how I expected it to go. There we were, my husband Adam and I standing on the cobblestone walkway...
Teen use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices reached “epidemic” proportions last year, with 1 in 4 high school students say they are using, yet national surveys show that teens are largely unaware of what they’re really inhaling.
“How are you holding up?” It’s a common refrain these days and generally … no, always … it’s a phrase directed at me by a woman. Someone who is often slightly older and, without fail, a mother. Usually, the deliverer of the sentence also has slightly moist eyes, a subtle head tilt and a sad, sympathetic smile.
"We are witnessing a tipping point in energy history, and today’s commitment to large-scale investment in offshore wind power proves that New York walks the walk of powering our economy with renewable energy,” said Gordian Raacke, executive director of Bridgehampton-based Renewable Energy Long Island, following approval by Governor Andrew Cuomo of two major offshore wind farms in the waters off Long Island.
I am reborn, once again a child of the sea. — From a poem written by Amy Kirshbaum as a gift for my wife and...