• Monster Man

    By Pat Mundus
    Photography by Pat Mundus Collection

    THE LATE FRANK MUNDUS BECAME FAMOUS AS THE MODEL FOR QUINT, THE TOUGH-AS-NAIL SEA CAPTAIN IN JAWS. BUT DID HE BEAR A RESEMBLANCE TO HIS FICTIONAL ALTER EGO?

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  • Stranger Montauk

    By Nina Channing
    Photography by East Hampton Star Archive
    How did the hit Netflix show "Stranger Things" take its cues from the real-world legends of Montauk?
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  • Ghosts of Sylvester Manor

    By Philippe Cheng
    Photography by Philippe Cheng
    The old plantation on Shelter Island, once home to slaves and slave-owners, is a place where voices from American history echo through stairwells and attics, and the fragrance of the past grows th
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  • The Player

    By Ellen T. White
    Photography by Durell Godfrey

    Back in the 1980s, the tale of the so-called "Maidstone Con Man" captured imaginations well beyond the fairways of the storied club.

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  • Prodigal Father

    By Christopher Walsh
    Photography by Ken Walsh

    Rolled up and stored in a mailing tube, lying for decades in a New England attic, the canvas had collapsed onto itself at one end. There was water damage, too, effectively gluing together two sections of the roll. When it was finally stretched out, the paint had pulled off both sides, leaving foot-long white scars.

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  • Summer of Sam

    By Taylor Vecsey
    Photography by East Hampton Star

    Forty years ago this summer, two and a half hours west of here, a heat wave brought an already intense summer to a boil. New York City, litter-strewn and struggling, had declared bankruptcy. The blackout of 1977, lasting 25 hours and hitting most of the city, led to looting and torched storefronts. The Yankees were battling their way out of the blighted Bronx to win a championship. It was the summer Star Wars lit up the screen. It was the summer of Sam. 

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  • Trump Was Here

    By Nina Channing
    Photography by Doug Kuntz

    The Trump name is everywhere, on steaks, on schools, on beautiful chocolate cakes, on White House stationery, on hotels from Aspen to Azerbaijan. So why is the Trump name not in the Hamptons?

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  • by Lang Phipps · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by Staff

    After a weird winter, weather-wise, tick are out in mindboggling numbers.

  • by EAST Staff · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by E.H. STAR ARCHIVE

    SUMMER BY THE NUMBERS: A FEW EYEBROW-RAISING FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT FUND-RAISERS

     

  • by Joanie McDonell · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by Jake Rajs

    HOW FURTHER LANE BECAME THE MOST DESIRABLE ADDRESS NOT JUST ON THE EAST END, BUT — IF REAL-ESTATE PRICES ARE THE BEST GAUGE —THE NATION.

     

     

     

     

  • by Jennifer Landes · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by Michael Halsband

    A tale of two Hamptons: On one side, Hamptonites living the lifestyle of their dreams, who love the Farrell construction company; on the other, observers who love to loathe it.

  • by Laura Donnelly · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by Matt Davis

    Ever suspect there's fishy business going on when you go to buy dinner at the seafood market? We cut through the noise to get answers on what's really local, and how to tell if it's fresh. . .

  • by Nina Channing · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by Grey Gardens Official

    FAMILY RELATIONS IN SAN FRANCISCO CREATE A LIFESTYLE BRAND INSPIRED BY THE BEAUTIFULLY BUOYANT, AND TRAGICALLY BENIGHTED, BEALES OF EAST HAMPTON'S GREY GARDENS

  • by David Gibbons · May. 5, 2017
    Photography by Jack Graves
    PAUL ANNACONE, ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SPORTS NAMES TO EVER EMERGE FROM THE SOUTH FORK, TALKS WITH EAST ABOUT LIFE AMONG SUPERSTARS, HIS WIMBLEDON PICK, AND HANDLING LOS
  • by Chiara Barzini · May. 5, 2017
    Photography by Courtesy of the Author

    IN THIS EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT FROM CHIARA BARZINI'S UPCOMING NOVEL, OUT IN AUGUST, CULTURES CLASH WHEN A ROMAN TEENAGER MOVES TO THE SUBURBS OF LOS ANGELES IN THE WEEKS FOLLOWING THE 1992 RIOTS.

  • by Nina Channing · May. 5, 2017
    Photography by  Matthew Charron
    STUDIOS ON THE EAST END RUN THE GAMUT FROM BOHEMIAN BEACH SHACKS TO HARDCORE TRAINING CENTERS, AND IT CAN BE HARD TO KNOW WHICH IS THE ONE FOR YOU.
  • by Christopher Walsh · May. 5, 2017
    Photography by Ken Walsh

    Rolled up and stored in a mailing tube, lying for decades in a New England attic, the canvas had collapsed onto itself at one end. There was water damage, too, effectively gluing together two sections of the roll. When it was finally stretched out, the paint had pulled off both sides, leaving foot-long white scars.

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