Anne Drager’s “Words & Birds” at East End Arts’ JumpstART! Friday night.

Good Morning!

• Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83 degrees and a northeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. There’s a moderate risk of rip currents on ocean beaches today. There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight, mainly after midnight. There’s an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tomorrow,mainly in the morning, with a high near 77 degrees. Wednesday through Friday are expected to be sunny, with highs in the low 80s.

• A controversial multi-million dollar proposal by the Village of Quogue to dredge sand from the ocean bottom and place it along the entire 2.7-mile length of the village’s oceanfront will be up for public hearing this evening at 6 p.m. at Quogue Village Hall. More information about the proposal is online here.

Music for Montauk, which supports classical music in Montauk, is hosting its first ever Summer Series, a series of concerts ranging from a family-friendly rendition of Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals to tango, classical guitar, and an evening of American selections, beginning tomorrow night. The full schedule of events is online here.

• The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously Aug. 6 to ban parking on the west side of South Edgemere Street near the Surf Lodge, and to require that beach fires be placed in metal containers and removed from beaches after their use.

• The South Fork Natural History Museum hosts a presentation this morning at 10 a.m. on “The Why and How of Toxin-Free Landscaping” with Sean O’Neill of the Perfect Earth Project. [Free-$7]

Nancy Atlas performs a free concert on the Montauk Green tonight at 6 p.m., country rock band Southbound performs a free concert at Greenport’s Mitchell Park tonight at 7:30 p.m. and the Village of Westhampton Beach hosts a free screening of “Hairspray” on the great lawn at dusk.

• The Beacon’s Week in Review was delivered piping hot to inboxes throughout the East End in the wee hours of Sunday morning.  To get your own copy each week, sign up here.

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 editor@eastendbeacon.com

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