• 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 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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