• Prodigal Father

    By Christopher Walsh
    Photography by Ken Walsh
    KEN WALSH WAS A MONTAUK ARTIST AND WAR VETERAN WHOSE WORK WAS ALMOST LOST TO MEMORY — BUT THEN HIS SON CHRIS WROTE A LETTER TO THE EA
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  • Summer of Sam

    By Taylor Vecsey
    Photography by East Hampton Star
    IN THE HEAT WAVE OF 1977, DAVID BERKOWITZ CAME TO AMAGANSETT, ARMED AND EAGER TO KILL.
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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 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.

  • 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 Laura Donnelly · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by Phillip Cheng

    The saga of the rise and fall and rise again of the woman behind Tate’s Cookie’s, Kathleen King, borders on Shakespearean. At the very least, King laughingly says, it could be a “made for TV movie.” Laura Donnelly reports.

  • by Laura Donnelly · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by Lena Yaremenko

    “Kraut Kween” Nadia Ernestus of Hamptons Brine makes wholesome and probiotic kvass and sauerkraut that have become so popular she could found a business empire. Instead, she’s keeping it humble.

  • by Laura Donnelly · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by John Musnicki

    Bored with your basic barbecue? Consider un Asado, estilo Argentino. Laura Donnelly digs in to tenderly grilled beef and open-fire-roasted lamb. Pass the chimichurri sauce

  • by Amanda M. Fairbanks · Sep. 9, 2016
    Photography by Durell Godfrey

    Joe and Liza’s ice cream is fast becoming the South Fork’s favorite.

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