“Please do not pity them. Instead help them; do something” is not just a motto for Spirit’s Promise, a Horse Rescue Program at Blossom Hollow Ranch in Riverhead, but a mantra. The founder, Marisa Charles, has rescued thoroughbreds, ...
There are only a few events each year in the Hamptons that still send chills down the spine. They are the ones people plan their social calendars around, the ones that mix nostalgia and that old time feeling of grandeur all into one bundle....
Florida! Palm Beach, Miami, Jupiter Island, Coconut Grove: to this day, a whiff of glamour clings to those names. And for winter-weary New Yorkers, Florida is a perennially popular spot for a vacation or permanent home...
After a career on Wall Street, Robert Hooke moved to London where he opened his own financial firm. While banking was always his primary career, art was his secondary. Even while still in New York he had been mentored by sculptor...
They might have been built to house horses and the fancy barouches and cabriolets drawn by teams of steeds. But these days – with their high-pitched roofs, loft-like interiors and historic provenance – carriage houses make desirable...
There are a lot of toned bodies sashaying around the Hamptons: women sporting shoulder-baring tops and men in shorts showing off shapely legs. With all the workout options it’s no wonder we’re all in such good shape. There are tried...
For die-hard Ditch Plains wave riders, surfing style rolls into the home as well.
Montauk has changed rapidly in the past few years. While the Montauk from my childhood in the 1970s didn’t look much different than it does now--I remember buying candy in White’s with my allowance, chasing my brothers and sisters around the tiny IGA, swimming at Ditch Plains—the atmosphere is much changed, even from the early 2000s.
Fortunately my sinuses were not clogged, but I felt them clear anyway as I breathed in the mineral-saturated air at the Montauk Salt Cave. Known for their health benefits, salt chambers are popping up all over the country. And “if it’s ‘groovy,’ it ends up in Montauk,” says realtor Lois Moore in Corcoran’s Montauk office.
Montauk will not be the same without Russell “Rusty” Drumm, legendary surfer, fisherman, writer, and co-founder of The Oceans Institute of the Montauk Lighthouse Museum, aka The Montauk Surf Museum, that just opened last summer. Born in Syracuse, NY on February 8, 1947, raised in Levittown, Long Island, Rusty passed away on January 16, 2016 at the age of 68.