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Legendary Hampton Bays bar up for sale

The Boardy Barn bar in Hampton Bays may not be serving beer for much longer: The property that hosts the well-known establishment has hit the market. Newsday reports that the popular Hamptons bar can hold up to 720 people sitting and 1,488 standing. No listing price has been announced for the establishment, which was built in 1984. JLL is handling the sale.
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Just-sold Shelter Island hotel borrows $17M for transformation

The largest hotel on Shelter Island is getting a pricey makeover. Fort Amsterdam Capital, in partnership with Tilden Park Capital Management, have closed on a $17.4 million first mortgage bridge loan to finance the recapitalization and renovation of the Pridwin Hotel and Cottages. The loan will be used to transform...
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The beer taps at Hampton Bays' Boardy Barn could be gone for good

"Some random older lady" dumped a beer on Cynthia Federico her first time patronizing Hampton Bays’ Boardy Barn. And Federico, 21, and covered in stickers from her head on down, couldn’t have been happier. "I got beer poured on my head because that’s what happens when it’s your first time...

East Hampton Airport Fibs

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. The Town of East Hampton is considering closing East Hampton Airport. It owns the place. So, presumably, it could do that. Other people in town want it to stay open. It’s a big decision. I think it’s reasonable to discuss this....

Deer Rescued After Getting Stuck On Back Between Fences On Long Island

PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A deer is recovering after being rescued on Long Island. The deer got stuck between two fences Wednesday in Port Jefferson Station. Police showed up and found the deer on its back. They had to pull the fence apart to get it out. The deer was wobbly at first, but after getting some attention and some rest, the deer recovered and returned to the woods.

A day with the North Fork’s vine keepers

The Latin dictum in vino veritas, or “in wine, there is truth,” means one thing for most of us and something else for Ramon Gonzalez, 36, foreman at Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue. To him those chartreuse green sauvignon blanc and deep purple cabernet franc grapes contain a different truth from the ones often revealed after imbibing one too many glasses of wine. Each cluster he nurtures is the culmination of a 3,295-mile-long road that took him from Guatemala to New York in 2007 — one that was paved with dirt, danger and dreams.

Southwest Airlines cancellations disrupt holiday weekend travel

Some Long Islanders flying Southwest Airlines this holiday weekend might have plans disrupted, as the carrier canceled more than 1,000 flights, citing bad weather, short staffing and air traffic control woes. As of Sunday at 5 p.m., the airline had canceled more than 1,000 flights, or 28% of its scheduled...
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OMG, I Want That House: Bridgehampton, NY

COVID brought about many changes to American life, including what we like to call the Great Hamptons Migration of 2020. As many Manhattan dwellers fled the concrete streets for full-time living on Long Island’s sandy shores, costs skyrocketed and inventory got a little tight. But there’s at least one gem still up for grabs: this $4.25 million modern home that could easily double as a very fashionable art gallery.

One Minute on the North Fork: A fall morning at Helen’s Farm

Pumpkins at Helen’s Farm Stand in Aquebogue. (Credit: Tara Smith) Is there anything better than morning light on a farm field? A rooster crows as the sun comes up, pumpkins shimmer with morning dew and a breeze flits through a corn field. Tucked away from the Main Road, Helen’s Farm...

Off the Fork: Where to get buzzworthy coffee on Long Island

Coffee Booths in Selden is offering up a wide variety of coffee flavors. (Courtesy Photo) Black and white cookie lattes. Liquid sunshine. Cortados. If you’re heading west and miss Hampton Coffee Company or North Fork Roasting Co., don’t worry. These artisanal roasts aren’t too far away and certainly worth the drive. Get ready to fuel up at our favorites.

Bats, Barnacles & Broomsticks Halloween Party at the LI Aquarium

The Long Island Aquarium, located along the Peconic River in Riverhead, is hosting a Bats, Barnacles & Broomsticks Halloween Party on October 23 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Celebrate the spookiest time of year aquarium-style at this special event featuring:. Safe trick or treating. Halloween animals. Giveaways. Vendor tables.