Good Morning!

• We’re expecting sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 91 degrees and heat index values as high as 97, with a west wind around 6 miles per hour. It will be mostly clear overnight, with a low around 74. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88 and heat index values as high as 97, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue overnight Saturday, and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

• We’re under a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Saturday, and there’s also an air quality alert in effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today.

• Alive on 25 in Downtown Riverhead, a street festival with live music on multiple stages, local craft beverages, food trucks, vendors, artisans and family activities will be held this evening from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Visit for more info.

• Hamptons Jazz Fest presents Abraham Burton & Eric McPherson Quartet at the Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill this evening at 6 p.m. More details are at

• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild holds its annual Antiques, Fine Arts & Crafts Fair at the Southold Historical Museum complex at 55200 Main Road, Southold from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with live music and a raffle auction. $5 Admission includes a raffle ticket. More details are at

• Hallockville Museum Farm’s Annual Barn Dance Fundraiser will be held tomorrow, July 29. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music and dancing will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a picnic for a community hoe-down with dances called by Chart Guthrie. Light refreshments will be available. [$25/adults & teens, $10 ages 5 to 12, Under 5 Free] 

• VSOP Projects’ new pop-up gallery, Very Special, at 200 Main Street in Greenport hosts an opening reception for Eric Stefanski’s solo exhibition, “God Bless Us Romantics,” on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. All are welcome.

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

July 28
Plum Gut Harbor: 6:32 .M., 6:55 P.M.
Montauk Harbor: 5:40 a.m., 6:03 p.m.
Greenport: 7:09 a.m., 7:32 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 7:53 a.m., 8:09 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:04 a.m., 7:27 p.m.
New Suffolk: 8:31 a.m., 8:54 p.m.
South Jamesport: 8:38 a.m., 9:01 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 5:05 a.m., 5:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 3:14 a.m., 3:53 p.m.

July 29
Plum Gut Harbor: 7:25 a.m., 7:46 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 6:33 a.m., 6:54 p.m.
Greenport: 8:02 a.m., 8:23 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 8:53 a.m., 9:08 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 7:57 a.m., 8:18 p.m.
New Suffolk: 9:24 a.m., 9:45 p.m.
South Jamesport: 9:31 a.m., 9:52 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 6:14 a.m., 6:48 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 4:23 a.m., 4:57 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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