The 2017 Hampton Designer Showhouse opened in July with a Gala Preview Cocktail Party with over 400 supporters. The “showcase for America’s premier design talent,” which closes September 4, takes place in two magnificent Hampton homes...

Grey Gardens, once inhabited by Jackie Kennedy Onassis’ kooky aunt and cousin, has been rented by American Express. The nine bedroom, 1897-built mansion, restored by the Washington Post’s Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn 30 years ago, is a fabulous location for events...

Iconic talk show host Dick Cavett is finally letting go of his beloved Montauk compound, Tick Hall. The Stanford White-designed oceanfront property is one of what are known as the “Seven Sisters:” the shingled homes of the Montauk Association...

 

Welcome Iron Man East Hampton has gotten just a little bit more Hollywood. Acclaimed actor Robert Downey Jr. has purchased the historic Edward DeRose Windmill Cottage in East Hampton. A prime example of architectural folly, the house features a nonworking replica of a former local windmill – a romantic gesture marking the area’s agricultural heritage. While going on and off the market for the past few years, it was sold last summer to an LLC for $10.5M, according to property records. The rustic abode is surely a welcome refuge for the Iron Man. Listed by Peter Turino of Brown Harris Stevens.

Gon’ Give It To You Multiple Grammy Award-winning musician and producer Mark Ronson – think Uptown Funk -- has sold his 1,400 sf beach house in the Amagansett Dunes. The ask for the ocean-view contemporary a block from the ocean was $1.45M. The four bedroom, 2 bath abode sited on .17 acre features a wood-burning fireplace, outdoor shower and enclosed deck with sliding barn doors. Represented by Lynda Packard of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.