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Holiday shopping in the Hamptons can be a unique and rewarding experience. Treasures abound in the many local shops and stores throughout the chic towns of the Hamptons, featuring stylish clothing, fine jewelry, children’s toys, fancy pet apparel, and so much more. Shop local and discover the many fine gifts the Hamptons has to offer during the holidays.
Ready to spend the weekend in style? Check into one of these haute Hamptons hotels for a weekend of luxury and inspirational interior design.
The 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF), took place over Columbus Day Weekend, October 8-12, 2015, celebrating Independent Filmmakers in the genres of long, short, fiction, and documentary films. Approximately 25,000 visitors attended the Film Festival featuring over 130 films with over 20 events in 14 venues across the East End.
On a warm summer night, August 27, 2015, The Oceans Institute of the Montauk Lighthouse Museum, aka the Montauk Surf Museum celebrated its grand opening, set against a brilliant sky. Situated between the Montauk Point Lighthouse and the WWII Fire Control Tower, the Montauk Surf Museum is located in the original Fog Signal House constructed in 1896.
It wasn’t so long ago that a poolhouse and a fully-equipped gym were standard features of every high-value property in the Hamptons. But the amenity du jour in high value homes is a private screening room. We don’t mean “media rooms”--essentially large dens with outsized flat screen TVs. Nor are we referring to finished basements kitted out with clunky DVD players, those relics of the pre-digital age.
The 23rd Annual Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will take place October 8-12, 2015. The festival was originally founded to celebrate Independent Filmmakers in the genres of long, short, fiction, and documentary films. Approximately 25,000 visitors will attend the Film Festival with about 130 films and over 20 events in 14 venues across the East End.
When Sag Harbor photographer Blair Seagram attended a cocktail party/open house this summer at “The Back Bay,” an enchanting waterfront property in Water Mill, she was pleasantly surprised to find one of her photographs hanging in the entry foyer – a print of a field at the corner of Scuttlehole and Mitchell’s Lane – that the owner had purchased at a Clothes Line Sale at Guild Hall.
Real estate brokers get to see the inside of our houses, right? So we thought it only fair to take a peek inside theirs for a change. Herewith is the first installment in an ongoing series. Bibliophile Extraordinaire
What better way to spend some warm summer days and cool summer nights in the Hamptons than listening to great music at the theaters, clubs, and other venues. As August arrives, the sounds of summer can be heard from Westhampton Beach to Montauk as live musicians perform all across the Hamptons.
The Hampton Classic is internationally known for its spectacular displays of accomplished riding, and its sponsor and spectator donations. From high-profile celebrities to beginning riders, the Hampton Classic offers a full immersive equestrian competitive experience, with a wide spectrum of activities focusing on animal welfare and the betterment of the local community.