Arts Film Top Stories

From a private life in Mattituck to the world’s art stage: Kabakov documentary opens at New York’s Film Forum

[caption id="attachment_3565" align="alignnone" width="600"] A section of the film poster for "Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here," opening this week at Film Forum in New York.[/caption] World-renowned Soviet artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov have lived quietly in Mattituck for years, but this week, their private lives have become much more public. A documentary on their collaborations, directed by their fellow Mattituck resident, art critic Amei Wallach, opened at Film Forum
Government News Top Stories

Southampton courts restaurants to open at Neptune; ethics bill fails in 2-2 vote

[caption id="attachment_3549" align="alignnone" width="600"] The Neptune Beach Club on Dune Road in Hampton Bays[/caption] Southampton Town may be considering allowing a restaurant to open up in the old Neptune Beach Club on Dune Road in Hampton Bays. The town has been considering purchasing the 2.8 acre property on the ocean for preservation using Community Preservation Fund money, but Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst said at Tuesday's town board meeting that she's
News Top Stories

Snow day! Snow day!

[caption id="attachment_3539" align="alignnone" width="600"] The River & Roots Community Garden in downtown Riverhead Tuesday morning.[/caption] Well...it isn't snowing nearly enough to rescue East End kids from their classrooms for an afternoon of snowball fights and mischief, but a little bit did stick to the ground here in Riverhead this morning. While the National Weather Service isn't predicting any more snow for today, a freeze warning is in effect for tonight.
Arts Music Top Stories

Folk legends take to the stage at the Suffolk Theater

[caption id="attachment_3527" align="alignright" width="250"] Four great women songwriters, and one talented young man from the North Fork, will grace the stage at the Suffolk Theater Thursday night.[/caption] Riverhead's Suffolk Theater will host an all-star show this Thursday hosted by Bridgehampton singer-songwriter Caroline Doctorow, and featuring legendary songwriter Julie Gold, folk funny girl Christine Lavin and the country-infused sounds of the South Fork's Inda Eaton. Rob Europe, of the North Fork,
News Top Stories

Sag Harbor remembers a forgotten battle on a day to honor those who served

[caption id="attachment_3500" align="alignnone" width="600"] Sag Harbor American Legion Chelberg & Battle Post 388 Commander Marty Knab, former Commander Ralph Ficorelli and Sag Harbor VFW Commander Roger King at Monday's ceremony.[/caption] In Sag Harbor, you’ll often hear tales of the Meigs Raid, a 1777 Revolutionary War battle fought on the hill next door to the Old Whalers Church, which is now home to the town’s old burying ground. But you hear
Government News Top Stories

East Hamptonites let their honesty shine in wake of election

[caption id="attachment_3190" align="alignnone" width="600"] These trucks are in Springs, but they aren't in front of anyone's house, and they particularly aren't in front of the houses of anyone who has a 12-year-old daughter.[/caption] There’s nothing like the aftermath of election to inject some truthiness into any conversation. With all three members of Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson's team leaving office at the end of the year — Mr. Wilkinson and Councilwoman
Government News Top Stories

Now that the storm’s over, what are we going to do with all these leaves?

[caption id="attachment_3459" align="alignnone" width="600"] These autumn leaves don't inspire too many romantic songs[/caption] Now that this year’s town elections are over, highway superintendents can get back to work doing the thing taxpayers most depend on them for: picking up our leaves. The breezy, wet weather of the past few days has left yards throughout the East End a pile of soggy, colorful, slippery nuisances. The town's not coming to pick
2013 Elections News Top Stories

Throne-Holst and Walter win supervisor races; Glinka and Bender hold lead in Southampton council race

[caption id="attachment_3393" align="alignright" width="600"] Anna Throne-Holst speaks at Democratic headquarters at 230 Elm in Southampton[/caption] Incumbent Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter and Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst both handily won re-election in Tuesday's only two contested supervisor races on the East End. Ms. Throne-Holst took home 58.6 percent of the vote against former Town Supervisor Linda Kabot's 41.2 percent. Mr. Walter bested Angela DeVito with 55.85 percent of the vote.
News Top Stories

Custer Institute Jamboree celebrates 35 years

For 35 years now, Southold's Custer Institute observatory has been welcoming amateur astronomers from all over the country for a jamboree weekend of stargazing, lectures with renowned astronomers, and astronomers' drinking songs at the observatory on Main Bayview Road. This year marks the second year Custer Institute has paired with Suffolk County Community College's eastern campus to offer a day of lectures and planetarium shows in conjunction with the science
2013 Elections News Top Stories

Riverhead supervisor candidates talk environmental issues

[caption id="attachment_3103" align="alignnone" width="600"] Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter, and Angela DeVito, his Democratic challenger[/caption] The New York League of Conservation Voters is beginning to focus a lot of effort on the East End. Earlier this election season, they began by partnering with environmental groups to prepare a guide to candidates' stances in East Hampton. Last night, the League of Conservation Voters joined forces with environmental groups in Riverhead to