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Jimmy Buffett makes surprise appearance with Kygo at Hamptons music festival

“Wastin’ away again” in the Hamptons. Jimmy Buffett made a surprise appearance during Kygo’s headlining DJ set at Palm Tree Music Festival on Saturday. “I have a special guest with me for this next one,” the “It Ain’t Me” hitmaker, 30, told the crowd, as Buffett, 75, stepped onto the stage to perform “Margaritaville.” “How are we doing tonight Long Island?” he asked the crowd at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach. Controversial Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy watched the show from side stage, while Sports Illustrated model Camille Kostek danced nearby with “We Wore What” designer Danielle Bernstein, Melissa Wood Tepperberg and...
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EYE ON FI: Bellport Blames Breach for Ho Hum Pavilion’s Demise

By Timothy Bolger ~ The Village of Bellport demolished this winter the recently rebuilt Ho Hum Beach pavilion that was at risk of being lost to the Atlantic Ocean – and officials blame the Fire Island breach. Bellport Mayor Raymond Fell said that the pavilion – originally built in...

Powerball ticket worth $50K sold in Oswego

OSWEGO, N.Y. (WWTI) — The New York Lottery announced that two third-prize winning tickets worth $50,000 for the June 25 Powerball drawing were sold in New York. The winning tickets had four matching numbers and the Powerball number and were sold in Oswego and Smithtown. The prize-winning tickets were purchased at Cheap Seats Sports Bar […]

The Preston House is launching a new food truck this summer

A mock-up of the Preston House food truck, which is nearing completion ahead of a grand opening during Alive on 25 July 1. (Courtesy photo) Since opening in 2018, the Preston House restaurant has established itself as a hub for eclectic fine dining in downtown Riverhead. Now, they’re taking on...

Which Hamptons Hyatt property should you redeem your points at — Topping Rose House or The Roundtree?

Summer is here, and for many New Yorkers, that means Hamptons season. Most city dwellers who “summer” in the Hamptons either own houses there or rent them, as there aren’t many hotels — let alone points hotels. However, the Hamptons, a group of towns and villages out on Long Island, are home to two Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) properties that participate in the World of Hyatt program: The Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton and The Roundtree in Amagansett.

Chefs of the North Fork Delight Guests With Their Culinary Skills

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. Foodies savored the farm-to-table restaurant trend serving up peak freshness in the East End’s agricultural heartland during Dan’s Chefs of the North Fork on Saturday, June 25 at Atlantis Banquets & Events at Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. “We’re...

‘A Plea For The Animals’

ArtSprings Studio, a working artist studio and art showcase, will be hosting its second exhibition, “A Plea for the Animals,” featuring work by Scott Bluedorn, Emily Brown, Idoline Duke, Candace Hill-Montgomery, Christa Maiwald, Russell Munson, James Elliott Shelton, Max Siebel, and Barbara Thomas, with a private opening reception on Saturday, July 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Snail Art is an abstract project from Laura Klahre at Coffee Pot Cellars

Laura Klahre creating snail art at Coffee Pot Cellars. (Credit: Lee Meyer) There’s always something nature-oriented happening at Coffee Pot Cellars in Cutchogue. The Merlot for Monarchs program grows a milkweed plant for every bottle of merlot sold. The jams are made from organic fruit on co-owner Laura Klahre’s Blossom Meadow Farm. Nearly everything Coffee Pot Cellars offers has a component designed to teach guests and customers about the natural world around them.

Monopoly The Hamptons Edition Makes Its Debut At Long Last

After a year of secrecy, the Monopoly The Hamptons Edition has finally been unveiled. Monopoly The Hamptons Edition features local businesses and landmarks from Westhampton to Montauk on a specially... more. In the 25 years that Jeff Nichols has worked in the Sag Harbor School District, he said he’s seen...

Riverhead Spicy’s Bar-B-Que Closes, Possibly For Good

The longstanding barbecue joint that has become iconic for many in Riverhead has closed its door - possibly forever. A report in says that there were signs posted in the window of the restaurant that read “temporarily closed” but all other signs point to the barbecue place finally closing for good.