• Modern Love

    By Erica Broberg
    Photography by Michael Moran, Christopher Wesnofske

    Bates Masi designs houses — modern, ethereal, fun, surprising, and comfortable, but never Grand with a capital G — that stand in singular contrast to the ubiquitous shingle style mansions of Hamptons cliché.

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  • Waking Up at Lazy Point

    By Carl Safina
    Photography by Patricia Paladines, Carl Safina

    This daily morning walk is how I take the pulse of the place, and my own. The daily miraculous seldom gets attention. We are too busy, insecure, and - mainly - blind to the exquisite.

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  • A Fish Tale

    By Carissa Katz
    Photography by

    The Dock to Dish mission, at its most basic level, was to connect consumers more directly with small-scale commercial fishermen who practice sustainable catch methods.

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  • 400 Acres

    By Carissa Katz
    Photography by

    Looking north at a certain angle from the cluster of barns at the corner of Cooks Lane and Scuttlehole Road, the stretch of cultivated fields offers a glimpse into another era, when eastern Long Island was a promising new frontier for farmers squeezed off their acreage farther west on the Island by the forward march of development.

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  • Young Americans

    By Glyn Vincent
    Photography by Michael Halsband

    Decades have passed since the first Latino immigrants arrived on the East End. Hard-working people from places like Ecuador, Colombia, and Mexico, they are today woven into the fabric of life here — building businesses, volunteering, raising children ready to make their mark on the future of this country. Five voices from the community speak of becoming American — sharing glimpses of both the hardships and the everyday heroism of that difficult path.

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  • Salt of the Earth

    By Amanda M. Fairbanks
    Photography by Michael Halsband

    Round Swamp Farm has become a mecca, from May to December, for anyone who embraces locally sourced food and loves home cooking. And the successful business has preserved a fishing and farming way of life for a family whose roots have grown here on land and sea for three centuries.

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  • by Laura Donnelly · Oct. 10, 2016
    Photography by

    The holidays are bubbly season, and Long Island winemakers give us every reason to drink their sparkling wines. They really are delicious and reasonably priced. Look for some of these North and South Fork sparklers.

  • by Patricia Marx · Oct. 10, 2016
    Photography by

    Congratulate me. I did it! I broke up with Jimmy. . . . Last night after the Bartoshucks’ dinner party. . . . They served risotto.

  • by Colleen DeBaise · Oct. 10, 2016
    Photography by

    Thirty-five years in the restaurant business have honed David Loewenberg’s instincts. But he’s also got a preternatural calm that stands out in a high-intensity industry known for its nerve-fraying chaos and amped-up kitchen staff.

  • Until a few years ago, nobody was spearing pelagic (that is to say, deep-ocean) fish in the Atlantic off Montauk. But persistence has paid off. Searching around little-known man-made structures in the ocean three hours from the dock, Correale and his friends have confounded other anglers by spearing 100 to 200-pound fish.
    by Levi Shaw-Faber · Oct. 10, 2016
    Photography by

    Until a few years ago, nobody was spearing pelagic (that is to say, deep-ocean) fish in the Atlantic off Montauk. But persistence has paid off. Searching around little-known man-made structures in the ocean three hours from the dock, Correale and his friends have confounded other anglers by spearing 100 to 200-pound fish.

  • by Carissa Katz · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by Homer Parkes

    The story of how your tilapia ended up swimming in basil and wine on your dinner plate is probably a more convoluted journey than Finding Dory’s. But, as the concept of buying local expands to embrace seafood, it doesn’t have to be that way. On an express trip from the ocean off Montauk Point to Nick and Toni’s, Carissa Katz traces a few pounds of premium black sea bass.

  • by Carissa Katz · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by Carissa Katz and Wesnofske Family Photos

    With its open vistas of brown furrows, then low green plants dotted with white flowers running in parallel lines to the horizon, Bridgehampton used to be famous not for movie stars and mansions, but for potatoes. Today, the Wesnofske clan holds on against all odds: a squeeze on farmable land, the increasing difficulty of getting to market, and the deeper question of who will carry on.

  • by Christine Sampson · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by doug kuntz

    For decades, the ideal garden and the pristine-green lawn has come at a steep price: chemicals that poison the land and water (and, sometimes, even people). But today, as Christine Sampson reports, there are alternatives — and they are beautiful, because pure nature is perfect.

  • by Irene Silverman · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by regina cherry, Russelll drumm

    A story about Stuart and Susanne — a legendary bayman from Bonac and a shrink from Berlin who forged a rare friendship, a bond of mutual respect that lasts even after their deaths.

  • by Laura Donnelly · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by Homer Parkes

    It’s a cherished family ritual that harkens back to calmer summer days gone by: the casual but delectable feasts for 10 to 20 cooked up by Tom Scheerer, the renowned interior designer

  • by Michael Shnayerson · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by PICKENS FAMILY PHOTOS

    Sag Harbor's African-American beachfront communities share a rich history, dating back nearly 200 years to the dawn of the whaling era. Now, their unassuming homes are being razed and replaced by a developer and his wealthy client, one of New York's biggest investment managers. As the pace of change quickens, long-time residents fear their sanctuary is in danger of losing its soul.

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