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Editorial: A Month For Regeneration

Back when we were coming up, when the East End was still a quiet place filled with farms and fishermen, the environmentalists were fond of saying “Make Every Day Earth Day.” It was a phrase guaranteed to make anyone who wasn’t a died-in-the-wool tree hugger roll their eyes, but we didn’t care. We said it anyway, because it was something we felt with all our hearts.   You don’t hear
Southampton census flyer
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Grim Census Stats for the East End

The East End is falling far behind the nation and the county in responding to this year’s U.S. Census, as Census workers fan out across the region to contact people who did not respond to the self-reporting questionnaire sent out this spring. The door-knocking phase, known as ‘enumeration,’ began Aug. 11 and goes through the end of September. Nationwide, 63.9 percent of census information requests have been filed, said OLA
At the Good Ground Farmers Market in Hampton Bays
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Farmers Markets Get Off To A Slow Start

Pictured Above: The Good Ground Farmers Market has moved to the Hampton Bays Plaza at 970 West Montauk Highway on Thursdays this season. (Photo courtesy Good Ground Farmers Market) Farmers Markets throughout the East End are getting off to a late start this season due to ongoing uncertainty about the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, and associated difficulties securing locations. As sources of food, farmers markets are deemed essential businesses
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Tropical Storm Fay Eyes Long Island Friday

Editor's Note: This post will be updated throughout the day Friday. Check back here for further details, or follow us on Twitter. Update 6:30 p.m. July 10: Tropical Storm Fay had made landfall just north-northeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey as of the National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. briefing, with maximum sustained winds about 50 miles per hour, a decrease from this afternoon. Fay is expected to weaken further as
The easternmost block of Greenport’s Front Street was closed to traffic the weekend of June 20 to allow more outdoor dining.
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Dining En Plein Air

Pictured Above: The easternmost block of Greenport’s Front Street was closed to traffic the weekend of June 20 to allow more outdoor dining. As businesses throughout the East End make dramatic changes to their operations for coronavirus safety reasons, downtowns here are experimenting with new ideas for pedestrian and traffic flow to accommodate the continued need for social distancing. Many local towns and villages are taking steps to make it
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Memorial Day Weekend Guide for East End Beaches

New York State beaches, and the county ocean beaches at Cupsogue in Westhampton Beach and Smith Point in Shirley will be open for the holiday weekend, with new occupancy restrictions, and local towns have opened a limited number of ocean beaches in an attempt to make sure beachgoers recreate safely. “For kids who don’t have playgrounds, pools, movies and amusement parks, all these things that aren’t operating and don’t exist
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Isolation Blues: Musicians Grapple With Being Among the Last Back To Work

Pictured Above: Juila King in the promo poster for the NoFo Isolation Fest. Any musician you talk to on the East End can tell you, in intense detail, everything about the last gig they played before the curtain came down on social gatherings to protect us from the Covid-19 coronavirus. A musician’s world is a world of interdependence, one that is driven by a well-synchronized rhythm section, by the necessity
Part of the magic of the Neo-Political Cowgirls' "Primavera."
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Playing with Tech: Local Artists Adapt

Pictured Above: Part of the magic of the Neo-Political Cowgirls' "Primavera." Artists live in the world of the nearly impossible, so what’s happening in the world right now has led many of the East End’s most creative residents to seek new ways to communicate with the world. At the forefront of this effort are the East Hampton-based Neo-Political Cowgirls, whose “Primavera!” remote 360 virtual reality immersive theater experience will be