Last week I recommended you bypass the Holiday Shopping stress and pamper yourself in the Hamptons instead. But don’t you really want to do some shopping, too? Here are some shopping tips to make your holidays sparkle ..... Continue Reading
As we started compiling a Shopping List (or several) of Hamptons retailers, it seemed that there was a necessity to post all the shops in a smart phone-friendly list. We hope you’ll save this list to your phone for reference when you are out in East Hampton Village seeking that something special . . .... Continue Reading
In between the holidays – everywhere you go, every article, ad or blog – everyone is pressuring you to shop, shop, shop. And even if you make a decision to be a real Scrooge this year, and refrain from giving any gifts, there is so... Continue Reading
Pour yourself a holiday beverage and relax, perhaps a glass of Sylvia’s Eggnog. We are here to help you become the best Christmas Shopper of all times! ‘Christmas is almost here and I still have so many names on my list and not enough gifts... Continue Reading
A walk down Main Street in East Hampton Village is never more special than during the Holidays! The shop windows are all decked out; the trees are all aglow with multi-colored bulbs from Town Pond on the west end, to the Sheepfold on the east... Continue Reading
She wakes up in the morning, dreams of beautiful things filling her head. Maybe a steam shower before the Mill House Inn’s famous breakfast served in her suite.
She turns to the right when she leaves the Mill House Inn, and sets forth to explore one of the loveliest shopping towns in America!... Continue Reading
This thanksgiving, let us also give thanks to the Great American Writers who were drawn to the East End of Long Island, not only for the land, the sea, and the sky but also for the abundance of the harvest’s bounty and the camaraderie of other artists and writers.... Continue Reading
She arrived on a Sunday night and snuggled under a down quilt with the fireplace flickering. The red smears and brown blotches in her journal are chocolate chip cookies and wine from a bottle of 2014 Prime Number from Roanoke Vineyards – the perfect pairing for planning tomorrow’s shopping.... Continue Reading
This week I have started filling in the details on the Vineyards of the North Fork starting on Sound Avenue from West to East with Baiting Hollow, Roanoke and Palmer Vineyards. It will take some time to visit all 34 wineries (and I may discover some more in my travels) but keep checking back for more. And remember, many of the wineries feature live music in their tasting rooms or outdoors, depending on the season. Some of them offer food, as well – from cheese plates to pizza to really great food trucks. Or you can bring your own picnic… And the kids… Some of the wineries even welcome dogs!
May we arrange a car and driver for your adventure, so you can really enjoy your tastings? It would be our pleasure…... Continue Reading
In researching ‘Writers in the Hamptons’ for these blogs, I was fortunate to stumble upon this Vanity Fair article: The Lions in Summer (August 2013). I owe a great debt to the author Michael Shnayerson and hope you take the time to read his brilliant... Continue Reading