• 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 Ellen T. White · Jun. 6, 2017
    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.

  • 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 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 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.

  • by Taylor Vecsey · May. 5, 2017
    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. 

  • by Cornelia Channing · May. 5, 2017
    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?

  • by A.M. Homes · Dec. 12, 2016
    Photography by Michael Halsband

    There’s something you don’t want to tell me,” she says.

    He says nothing.

    “I’m not an idiot,” she says. “It’s not like I don’t know what’s going on.” He sits up in the bed.

  • by Blake Fleetwood · Dec. 12, 2016
    Photography by Durell Godfrey

    The East End used to be — like America at large — a land of broad horizons, endless vistas, and open arms. But that was before fences, gates, and hedges became so humongous.

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