• 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 Kassandra Thatcher · Nov. 11, 2016
    Photography by

    With darkness descending by 4 p.m., it’s time to hole up to write the Great American Novel, knit the Great American Sweater, or, um, secretly watch a ton of TV and movies with a “Hamptons” theme. Here are our picks that are either timeless, essential watching, or just so hysterically, obnoxious that we can’t look away.

  • by Biddle Duke · Nov. 11, 2016
    Photography by Dalton Portella

    Not only — as the wonderful Vermont poet David Budbill wrote in “Winter: Tonight: Sunset” — “for being here, today, now, alive in this life, in this evening, under this sky.” Yes, partly that, but

  • by Jack Graves · Nov. 11, 2016
    Photography by CRAIg MACNAugHTON

    Bridgehampton is home to a sports team whose feel-good winning streaks are unrivaled anywhere outside the realm of Hollywood fiction — and now, with a documentary movie in the works, the world is about to hear the buzz.

  • by Biddle Duke · Nov. 11, 2016
    Photography by Tara Israel, Doug Kuntz, RAuN NORQuIST

    1. GHOST-BUSTING AT CAMP HERO

  • by Biddle Duke · Nov. 11, 2016
    Photography by James Katsipis

    Evelyn O’Doherty is that lonely figure you pass on your way to work: She’s going the other way with boards piled on her roof, and you wonder, “What could she possibly be up to?”

  • by Laura Donnelly · Nov. 11, 2016
    Photography by

    Bluefish: one of the most delicious, underrated, and overlooked fish in our waters. You will not find them featured on any local restaurant’s menu, no matter how local or “dock to dish” they claim to be.

  • by Levi Shaw-Faber · Nov. 11, 2016
    Photography by Philippe Cheng

    Tiina the store in Amagansett is so cool that you might think you're in one of those pop-ups that arrive in late spring and are empty before the leaves start changing - but you only feel that way until you meet Tiina Laakkonen herself.

  • by Carl Safina · Nov. 11, 2016
    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.

  • by Carissa Katz · Nov. 11, 2016
    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.

  • 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.

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