• Green Monster

    By Lang Phipps
    Photography by Michael Light
    A LAVISH EXPANSE OF LAWN IS THE ULTIMATE EXPRESSION OF AMERICAN WELL-BEING AND WEALTH. BUT HOW DID THAT BECOME THE FASHION? AND AT WHAT COST?   
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  • The Bird Man of Gardiner's Island

    By Glyn Vincent
    Photography by Dell Cullum
    HOW CITIZEN SCIENTISTS — WORKING RIGHT HERE ON GARDINER’S ISLAND — SAVED THE OSPREY IS A STORY THAT ALL CONCERNED ABOUT ATTACKS ON THE ENVI
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  • The Babysitter Mystery

    By Taylor Vecsey
    Photography by Various Sources
    IN 1955, A 14-YEAR-OLD BABYSITTER WAS ABDUCTED FROM A SUMMER HOUSE AND ATTACKED BY A MASKED STRANGER.
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  • Happy Campers

    By Nina Channing
    Photography by Edward Patrowicz
    THE MONTAUK SHORES TRAILER PARK IS A HOLDOUT FROM A SIMPLER ERA, BUT OUTSIDE FORCES OF CHANGE — MILLIONAIRES-ONLY REAL ESTATE PRICES, FEMA’
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  • Getting To Know You

    By Alec Baldwin
    Photography by Getty

    THESE ARE A FEW OF ALEC BALDWIN’S FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT JULIE ANDREWS: SHE’S STRONG, SHE HAS INTEGRITY, SHE’S GODDAMN FUNNY, AND, OF COURSE, THAT VOICE.

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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 Nina Channing · Jul. 7, 2017
    Photography by Jane Parkes

    First the Lone Star ticks, then the turkey vultures . . . what invasive creature is next, you say? Stink bugs?

     

  • by Taylor Vecsey · Jul. 7, 2017
    Photography by Taylor K. Vecsey

    Ray Clendenin Jr., a member and resident of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, is a one-man weather and traffic bureau

     

  • by editor · Jul. 7, 2017
    Photography by Ben Meadows

    Which author will slay? It's murder by humor at the Literary Death Match, coming to Guild Hall on Friday night

     

  • by editor · Jul. 7, 2017
    Photography by David Pereiras

    Summer By the Numbers: A few hair-raising facts and figures about high-summer hijinx — when party merriment turns to party mayhem

     

  • by Laura Donnelly · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by East Hampton Star

    WHAT’S IT LIKE TO COOK FOR THE RICH AND/OR FAMOUS? EAST REPORTS FROM BEHIND CLOSED KITCHEN DOORS

  • by Nina Channing · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by East Hampton Star Archive

    How did the hit Netflix show "Stranger Things" take its cues from the real-world legends of Montauk?

  • by Susan Scarf Merrell · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by Ben Fenske

    On a walk in the woods on a rainy day, a woman stumbles upon the body of a stranger.

  • by Philippe Cheng · Jun. 6, 2017
    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

  • by editor · Jun. 6, 2017
    Photography by Staff

    Gwyneth Paltrow, one of Amagansett’s most famous summer residents — known to her employees and the Goop cognoscenti as “G.P.” — has opened a pop-up boutique for her online Goop lifestyle journal an

  • by Ellen T. White · Jun. 6, 2017
    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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