• My Life in A Cult

    By Spencer L. Schneider
    Photography by Tycho Burwell
    For 23 years, he says, he was trapped in an ultra-shadowy group that stole from him his dignity, his youth, and his psychological freedom.
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  • The Secret Story of a Seafaring Citizen Spy

    By Glyn Vincent
    Photography by Various Sources

    The British fleet was anchored near Gardiner’s Island, when a modest merchant from New London — one of the unheralded heroes who plied the Sound in small boa

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  • The ABCs of CBD

    By Cornelia Channing
    Photography by Tycho Burwell

    Cannabinoids are being consumed in every conceivable way — from vaping to tinctures, lollipops to face creams.

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  • Zellweger, ghost, Worthington

    Ghosts of Winter

    By Erica-Lynn Huberty
    Photography by East Hampton Star Archive
    Long before Dickens and his Christmas Carol, the holidays were associated with hauntings. Pull your chair up to the roaring fire
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  • Just a Memory, Girl

    By Christopher Walsh
    Photography by The East Hampton Star

    What really happened at the Memory Motel that off-season when the Rol

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  • Roots

    By Cornelia Channing
    Photography by Various
    The story of how Long Island became the wine region that it is today begins, rather inauspiciously, with two twenty-somethings, a potato farm, and
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  • Voice of The Storm

    By Cornelia Channing
    Photography by East Hampton Star Archive

    Survivors of the Hurricane of 1938 recall the wind's haunting harmonic scream, the houses destroyed, the lives lost. 

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  • Trouble on the Half Shell

    By Biddle Duke
    Photography by Various Sources

    Oyster farming is a wonderful thing—for the environment, for foodies, for small-scale entrepreneurs.

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  • Fantasy Island

    By Zinnia Smith
    Photography by East Hampton Star

    NAZI SCIENTISTS? WEAPONIZED LYME DISEASE? CREEPY EXPERIMENTS IN GENETIC MUTATION? NO.

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  • Let's Rock

    By editor
    Photography by Nina Channing

    SUSAN NIELAND SELLS FLOTSAM-AND-JETSAM JEWELRY BY THE SEASHORE

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  • The Beatnik Drug Bust of '65

    By Christopher Walsh
    Photography by East Hampton Star Archive

    “It was the social event of the 1965 season, no doubt about it,” was the rather sarcastic opening line in The East Hampton Star’s Aug. 26 issue.

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  • by Cornelia Channing · Aug. 8, 2017
    Photography by Durell Godfrey

    Okay, we’re going to talk about the deer again. We know it seems as if conversations about the pesky quadrupeds have become almost as ubiquitous as the animals themselves.

  • by Jackie Pape · Aug. 8, 2017
    Photography by

    Main Street wasn’t always a catwalk for pedestrians with cold-pressed juices and shopping bags in hand.

  • by Lang Phipps · Aug. 8, 2017
    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? 

     

  • by Glyn Vincent · Aug. 8, 2017
    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

  • by Judy D'Mello · Aug. 8, 2017
    Photography by Jenny Gorman

    A YOUNG SCULPTOR COPES WITH COPY-CATS

     

  • by David Gibbons · Aug. 8, 2017
    Photography by George Rutgers

    DON LEMON, THE EASY-TO-LIKE CNN ANCHOR, CHATS ABOUT COFFEE RUNS VIA SKATEBOARD — AND NERDY WINTER AFTERNOONS BY THE FIRE — IN HIS ADOPTED HOMETOWN OF SAG HARBOR.

  • by Taylor Vecsey · Aug. 8, 2017
    Photography by Various Sources

    IN 1955, A 14-YEAR-OLD BABYSITTER WAS ABDUCTED FROM A SUMMER HOUSE AND ATTACKED BY A MASKED STRANGER.

  • by Cornelia Channing · Aug. 8, 2017
    Photography by Cornelia Channing

    THE MONTAUK SHORES TRAILER PARK IS A HOLDOUT FROM A SIMPLER ERA, BUT OUTSIDE FORCES OF CHANGE — MILLIONAIRES-ONLY REAL ESTATE PRICES, FEMA’

  • by Alec Baldwin · Aug. 8, 2017
    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.

  • by Pat Mundus · Jul. 7, 2017
    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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