Good Morning, and Happy Tumbleweed Tuesday!

• Summer is not over. We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 85 degrees and a calm wind becoming west around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 67. Wednesday will be sunny, with a high near 87, and Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

• The East End Seaport Museum is always on the lookout for how its Annual Maritime Festival can build on the celebration of traditions that have made Greenport a nautical landmark on the East End. This year’s festival, to be held the weekend of Sept. 22 through Sept. 24, is throwing down a new gauntlet to the community with its first ever Cardboard Boat Regatta. Read more in our sister publication, the Peconic Bathtub.

• The public hearing on the Village of Greenport’s proposed code changes will continue at a special village board meeting this evening, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Third Street Firehouse.

• LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton is hosting a Tumbleweed Tuesday open house this evening from 5 to 7 p.m., where members of the public can visit their gardens free of charge Reservations are encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. Here’s more info.

• The Lynn Blue Band rocks Sag Harbor’s Marine Park in a special free Tumbleweed Tuesday concert, with food trucks, this evening at 6 p.m. to celebrate the 60th anniversary of homegrown radio station WLNG (92.1 on the FM dial).

• 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:

September 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 2:20 a.m., 2:53 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 1:28 a.m., 2:01 p.m.
Greenport: 2:57 a.m., 3:30 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 3:58 a.m., 4:19 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 2:52 a.m., 3:25 p.m.
New Suffolk: 4:19 a.m., 4:52 p.m.
South Jamesport: 4:26 a.m., 4:59 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 1:35 a.m., 2:04 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:13 p.m.

September 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 3:19 a.m., 3:54 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 2:27 a.m., 3:02 p.m.
Greenport: 3:56 a.m., 4:31 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 4:55 a.m., 5:16 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 3:51 a.m., 4:26 p.m.
New Suffolk: 5:18 a.m., 5:53 p.m.
South Jamesport: 5:25 a.m., 6 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 2:31 a.m., 2:56 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 12:40 a.m., 1:05 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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