So you always thought of the Hamptons as a summer resort for the beautiful people – maybe if you came out here, some of it might rub off on you. But don’t worry – You are beautiful (and so is the East End) – any time of year! Let’s take a look at what’s happening on the East End of Long Island in February and March.... Continue Reading
Everyone thinks of the Hamptons as a summer resort. But to the locals, it is the Off-Season when the area is at its most spectacular!
In the winter most of our favorite restaurants, shops, galleries, museums and theaters are open. And no crowds!
The beaches never close, and there are exciting outdoor activities not available in other seasons. Just bring layers, the kids, and the dog! And then warm up with some of J’s coffee or Hot Chocolate drinks… A good book or a movie in front of the fireplace…... Continue Reading
Here is our (opinionated) Christmas Reading List. This is certainly not comprehensive and it is not comprised solely of Hamptons authors and/or settings, but we think you will enjoy it. Please let me know if I have missed any or your favorites. I will be happy to add them. I know I missed many of mine!... Continue Reading
One of my main criteria when deciding if I will ever return to a vacation destination is the presence of a great bookstore. After all, you need a place to learn about the local history, food, art, and culture of the area, as well as grab a couple of trashy local gossip books to take to the beach with you.
Maybe you want to find the perfect book for a snuggle-down with lots of pillows, wrapped in your duvet, in front of the fireplace in your vacation suite. A glass of local wine, a cup of Chef Carolyn’s seasonal hot cider, or a cup of THCO drinking chocolate, completes my concept of heaven!... Continue Reading
I recently received an email from Julia at SnorkelsandFins.com, a website advocating ‘Ocean Friendly Snorkeling.’ This is, indeed, ‘one of the most in-depth articles about how plastics are expected to outweigh fish in our oceans by 2050 and what we can do about the plastics problem in our daily lives.’... Continue Reading
Every once in a while, someone writes an article about the Mill House Inn that makes my heart sing! This is one of the few… And Molly’s photographs are fabulous, too.... Continue Reading
The South Fork lays claim to 3 fantastic wineries, Wolffer Estate, Channing Daughters, and Duckwalk Vineyards. Let us help you explore the three South Fork wineries for a great viticultural adventure or three!... Continue Reading
The 27th Hamptons International Film Festival is coming over Columbus Day Weekend (October 10 – 14, 2019) – a smorgasbord of independents, luminaries, documentaries, shorts and interviews with the stars…... Continue Reading
Labor Day may be the end of ‘The Season,’ but that does not mean it is the end of events to see and be seen at in the Hamptons! Check out what’s happening in September & October 2019 – from the Shinnecock PowWow to the ARF Dog Walk, and everything in between.... Continue Reading
Back in the early 1990s, the Hamptons embraced a new fundraising format: a way to raise money for charity outside the common Hamptons mold of small gatherings at private venues inviting deep-pocketed donors to support a pet cause. Something that would involve many more people at smaller donations, and be a lot more fun! Rock & Roll!... Continue Reading