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A Call for Help for a World-Famous Cartoonist, Formerly of Sag Harbor

Gahan Wilson was once a familiar sight shuffling along the sidewalks of Sag Harbor, a tall, elderly man with long, unkempt hair, shopping at the IGA and stopping at the post office every day. On Tuesdays, he’d make a run to the city, catching an early Jitney to show his work at The New Yorkerand have lunch with the other cartoonists. Now 89, he’s living with his step-son’s family in Arizona, in need of full-time professional care. Maybe, his step-son has been thinking, that’s something a lot of his fans might want to help underwrite.

Dr. Nathanael Desire Named Medical Director of Peconic Landing

Peconic Landing announced this week that Dr. Nathanael Desire DO, CMD has been chosen as its new Medical Director.

Planning Board Approves T.J. Maxx Expansion for Marshalls Store in Bridgehampton

T.J. Maxx’s plan to expand the rear of its 33,000-square-foot store in Kimco Realty’s Bridgehampton Commons mall by 17,000 square feet to create space for a Marshalls or similar retail store cleared its last major procedural hurdle on Thursday, February 14, when the Southampton Town Planning Board voted 7-0 to grant it conditional site plan approval.

Parking Ban Imposed at Park, Reid Bros. Garage in Sag Harbor

It looked as if the Southampton Town Board might delay a vote on a proposal to ban parking on the east side of a stretch of highway that the Reid Brothers garage uses to park overflow vehicles, blocking the Nancy Boyd Willey park from view. But in the end, the board voted 5-0 to impose the ban.

Southampton Town Prepares Ban on Plastic Straws, Polystyrene Containers

The proposal for a plastic straw and polystyrene ban, based on laws adopted in the villages of East Hampton and Patchogue, would prohibit any “food service establishment, mobile food commissary or store” from possessing, selling, or offering for use single-service articles.

Town Airs Proposal to Allow for Alternative Electricity Supplier

Creating a CCA here would allow the town’s consumers to band together to seek energy from renewable sources or at better rates from energy suppliers other the PSE&G. The alternative energy would be supplied over existing LIPA transmission lines.

Grassroots Effort Got Out the Vote For Gershon in Sag Harbor Area

By the midterm elections earlier this month, Ms. Morris’s house had become ground zero for a get-out-the-vote operation that drew dozens of volunteers from across the South Fork. Main Street Conversations and its friends had become a well-oiled political-action machine, one of several local political groups and single volunteers energized to resist the Trump presidency from its beginning by supporting his opposition on Election Day.

Clean Beauty Comes to Sag Harbor with Onda

While what’s going in our bodies has sparked a movement in healthy eating, what’s going on them is a surprisingly overlooked in discussions of health. Contemplating this in the middle of the night four years ago, Larissa Thomson was compelled to open a store with a highly edited selection of clean beauty products.

Express Sessions Return to Explore Rising Cost of Health Insurance

The next installment of The Sag Harbor Express “Express Sessions” will take on an issue not just on many people’s minds, but also seemingly on many elected officials’ political agendas: health insurance.

As Anniversary Approaches, Residents Share Memories from Hurricane of 1938

“We heard a big bang and, the next thing we knew, the Presbyterian Church steeple was gone,” said Kathryn Gerecke, a Sag Harbbor resident who was 12 when the Hurricane of 1938 swept across Long Island. “It just blew down.”

On the Road: The Fall Funk and the Enduring Nature of the FjällrävenKanken

Now that September is firmly in our midst, like many East Enders, I’m feeling relieved that the busy summer season is behind us. … But between you and me, I’m also experiencing a certain sense of dread.

Food Lab: ‘Eat Global, Cook Local’

This combination of global meets local cuisine is the theme of this year’s Food Lab Conference — which includes several panels, a cooking class and dinner — on September 14 and 15 at Stony Brook Southampton.

HarborFest 2018: Schedule of Events

The 2018 HarborFest will run from Friday, September 7, through Sunday, September 9. Here is a complete schedule of events.

Festival of the Arts Celebrates 10 Years in Westhampton Beach

The 10th annual Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts returns to the Great Lawn with a new palette of original handmade art on Saturday, September 1, and Sunday, September 2, at 35 West Main Street in front of St. Mark’s Church.

The Wait Continues at Sag Pizza

While the newest owners of one of Sag Harbor’s most beloved restaurants — the former Conca D’Oro — have remained tight-lipped on the opening date of the village’s newest Italian eatery, the doors of Sag Pizza were wide open on Tuesday, albeit only for staff training.

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Review: ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Aflame with Passion and Poignancy

Lorraine Hansberry’s dazzling drama about a black family coming hard up against the shameful bigotry endemic in America, “A Raisin in the Sun,” is set in the recent past — five years after the Montgomery bus strike, four years before the Birmingham bombing of a black church, a few years before the sit-ins, marches and race riots of the ’60s. But that doesn’t mean it’s a period piece from another era.

Dan Welden tells Tales of Printmaking with Giants of the Art World

World-renowned minimalist Dan Flavin was by far the most difficult artist to ever work with says Sag Harbor-based printmaker Dan Welden, while abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning was the easiest. But of all the artist's he ever collaborated with, there was one who would never quit — Eric Fischl.

When Art, Music and Dance is in the Family Way

With just one day to record a defining cello concerto, Margaret Garrett knew her husband was nervous. She didn’t blame him. The league was bigger. The sound was louder. The musical colors were bolder and brighter, their movement more deliberate than anything the composer had ever written.