Good Morning!

• Today will be sunny, with a high near 81 degrees and a northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight, with mostly cloudy skies and a low temperature overnight around 65. There’s a 20 percent chance of showers and with thunderstorms Tuesday, with partly sunny skies and a high near 82. Wednesdayw ill be partly sunny, with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms and a high near 83.

• The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association will hold a special meeting this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Mattituck Presbyterian Church to discuss “the last green corner” at the corner of New Suffolk Avenue and the Main Road, where a large hardware store is planned, and a “walkable hamlet concept.” All are welcome to attend.

• For a sixth consecutive year, The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival teams up with the Parrish Art Museum to present a one-of-a-kind concert in the Parrish’s galleries this evening at 6:30 p.m. This year, organizers take inspiration from a concurrent exhibition of Helen Frankenthaler, a pioneer of abstract expressionism, to create a program of evocative works by women composers. Tickets are $35. More details are online here.

• The Southampton Arts Center kicks off its month-long “Theatre & Opera Mondays” series, a rare peek into the process behind creating a new musical or opera before full staging, this evening at 7 p.m. with a Lyricist & Composer Concert with Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich & Friends. Tickets are $20. More details are online here.

• Guild Hall in East Hampton kicks off its Hamptons Institute panel discussion series this evening at 7 p.m. with “The Youth Climate Movement Could Save the Planet.” Tickets range from $25 to $55. More details are online here.

• 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.

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

August 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 1:34 a.m., 2:09 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 12:42 a.m., 1:17 p.m.
Greenport: 2:11 a.m., 2:46 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:09 a.m., 3:41 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:06 a.m., 2:41 p.m.
New Suffolk: 3:33 a.m., 4:08 p.m.
South Jamesport: 3:40 a.m., 4:15 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 12:46 a.m., 1:29 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 11:38 a.m., 11:52 p.m.

August 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:30 a.m., 3:07 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:38 a.m., 2:15 p.m.
Greenport: 3:07 a.m., 3:44 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:06 a.m., 4:37 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:02 a.m., 3:39 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:29 a.m., 5:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:36 a.m., 5:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:43 a.m., 2:24 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:33 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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