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Sag Harbor Cinema Seeks to Add Part-Time Bar to Space on Third Floor

With hopes for a “soft opening” as soon as March 29 and a grand opening perhaps in mid-April, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center unveiled plans this week to add a new element to the array of features it will be offering in its new three-screen Main Street complex: a part-time bar and concession area in what Cinema attorney Christopher Kelley called a “flex space” on the third floor of the new structure.

Bridgehampton Closes Out Its Beehive

The Bridgehampton boys basketball team played its final game in its famed gym, The Beehive, on February 5 against Shelter Island to a standing-room only crowd that included family, friends and fans of the team, as well as prominent alumni.

Express Session Panelists Grapple With Progress Versus Preservation In Sag Harbor

“Modernizing History: Balancing Preservation and Development in Sag Harbor” was held at The American Hotel and featured a seven-member panel that included village officials, preservationists, architects and other land-use professionals.

Victor Hugo’s Paris, Then And Now

Les Misérables,” Ladj Ly’s 2019 film which offers a modern-day version of the clash of the class tale set in the same Paris neighborhood where Hugo’s novel takes place, will be screened at Guild Hall on January 18, at 6 p.m. as part of HamptonsFilm “Now Showing” series/

Arts Center at Church Set to Get Green Light from Village Planners

The Sag Harbor Planning Board is set to approve the site plan and grant a “special exception” use permit for artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik to convert the former Methodist Church, an imposing mid-19th-century wood-frame structure at 48 Madison Street, into a residential arts center.

Nancy Atlas returns with Fireside Sessions at Bay Street

The popular Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and Friends will be rekindled at Bay Street Theater in 2020, and returns with a concert every Saturday in January at 8 p.m.

Discovering the Essence of Oils

Join instructor Mary Sabo on Tuesday, January 7, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. as she teaches a workshop at East Hampton Library on how to use essential oils to help with emotional support.

Holiday Week Workshops and a Family Film at the Parrish Art Museum

With the kids out of school, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill has got you covered and is offering two Winter Vacation Art Workshops and a film in the days ahead to keep the little ones happy and thinking creatively.

Venerable East End Accounting Firm Will Gain Global Reach in Merger

Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank (MFB), an East End accounting firm based in Bridgehampton and Riverhead that was headquartered for decades on Main Street in Sag Harbor in a previous incarnation, is merging with the international accounting firm Friedman LLP, effective January 1, 2020.

Sag Harbor ARB’s Reaction Is Mixed to Cinema Plan to Screen Roof Equipment

Reaction was mixed to the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center's new plan to hide the heating and air conditioning boxes and ductwork on the cinema roof that was installed without approval from the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board.

Cinema Proposes Screening for Rooftop Equipment

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center proposed a solid white screen to cover up the mechanicals on the roof of its building at 90 Main Street at the December 12 meeting of the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board.

New Website Launched To Help Homeowners Navigate Septic Replacement Options

Suffolk County and the Group for the East End have partnered in a new effort to boost participation in the septic replacement incentive programs offered by the county and East End towns.

We Don’t Need Thanksgiving to Be Talking Turkey Around Here

Nobody on eastern Long Island needs Thanksgiving and the arrival of the holiday season to be thinking about turkeys.

Panel Ponders Sag Harbor Historic District’s 1st Residential Development in Memory

Builder Pat Trunzo, who grew up in Sag Harbor, will break the long streak of single-property redevelopment in the heart of the village with a proposal for five high-end houses with pools, pool houses and detached garages on properties that straddle Marsden Street, just across Division Street from Pierson High School.

East Hampton Adopts $81.9 Million Budget

The East Hampton Town Board unanimously approved an $81.9 million operating budget for 2020 that will hike the tax rate for residents by around 2 percent.

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Philanthropists and Artists Create Grant For Struggling Performers, Artists and Art Educators

With professionals in all sorts of arts fields currently suffering from lack of work on the East End, Andrea Grover and other members of the Hamptons Arts Network decided to create a grant program for struggling artists. Then artists Eric Fischl and Clifford Ross jumped into the effort and ran with it.

Welcome to the Green Room: Director Marcia Milgrom Dodge Looks Back at her Bay...

There’s nothing like forced downtime to inspire a busy person to focus on organizational tasks, and in recent months, director Marcia Milgrom Dodge has been spending her days at home, rifling through old boxes in the small Manhattan apartment she shares with her husband, Anthony Dodge. And in those boxes, Dodge has discovered forgotten gold — buried treasure in the form of scripts, photographs, playbills and opening night congratulatory messages from the plays Dodge directed and choreographed for Bay Street Theater between 1999 and 2013.

Shelter Island Artist and Ferry Captain is Charting the Course for her Future

Carefully sketching in her studio space, 28-year-old Jodi Bentivegna let her long brown hair fall to the side as she nudged her glasses to look up and greet Southampton Arts Center (SAC) patrons. This was way back on February 9, and the young artist was excited to debut her work at one of the largest art museum’s on the East End.