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The Guthrie Theater presents the first production on the Wurtele Thrust Stage in the 2014-2015 season, Wendy Wasserstein 's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Heidi Chronicles. Under the direction of 2014 Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman , The Heidi Chronicles will feature the talents of Kate Wetherhead , Ben Graney , Tracey Maloney and Zach Shaffer , as well as Sam Bardwell , Eleonore Dendy , Mo Perry and Stacia Rice .
The Wellness Foundation will host the East Hampton premiere screening of "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead 2", the new documentary on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at LTV Studios on 75 Industrial Road in Wainscott.
The owners of the former East Deck Motel in Montauk, who have proposed a private club there, asked on Friday to postpone a scheduled appearance before the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Wednesday to give the town the chance to negotiate a possible purchase of the property, according to a press release from the corporation's public relations firm. "We agree Ditch Plains is a special place and have requested an adjournment, .
A proposed East Hampton Town rental registry drew a number of property owners to the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee's meeting on Monday, many of them concerned about its potential impact. Residents of the hamlet have long complained about overcrowded group houses in the summer, frequent turnover of tenants, and attendant noise, traffic, and other disturbances to the peaceful enjoyment of their own properties.
A paradise for the most discerning, this spectacular custom residence in the Georgica section of East Hampton sits on nearly an acre and a half of beautiful grounds, and offers breathtaking views of a 17-acre nature conservancy. Incomparable in its design style, construction quality and investment value, this ultra-luxurious property was meticulously crafted with thoughtful attention to every detail by renowned masters Peter Cook AIA, Lettieri Construction and By Design Properties.
East Hampton Town police picked up a taxi driver in Shirley early last Thursday and gave him a ride to Wainscott police headquarters, from which he ultimately was sent to county jail. The police made the trip after learning that Mr. Williams had been arrested by Suffolk County police on an unrelated charge last week.
An East Hampton Town employee's $18 million discrimination lawsuit against the town has been settled, with an award of $81,000 to be paid to the plaintiff. Jorge Kusanovic, who works for the Parks and Recreation Department, had alleged that he was discriminated against because of his race, age, and national origin.
A location manager for the Showtime TV program, "The Affair," which is set in these parts and is completing the filming of episodes for its first season, got a decidedly better reception this week than the last time he spoke to the East Hampton Town Board seeking a permit for a film shoot during the height of the season. Andrew Poppoon reviewed plans for filming in Amagansett and Montauk on Monday through Friday at a town board meeting on Tuesday, and board members agreed to issue a film permit.
A show of hands at a Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee meeting Monday indicated support for a detailed environmental analysis of a proposed redevelopment of the former East Deck Motel at Ditch Plain. For over two hours on Monday, the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee and a slew of other residents went over the problems that have dominated conversation here this summer, mentioning the "horror" of taxicabs and the need for code enforcement.
The Village of East Hampton has hired White Buffalo Inc. to conduct a spaying program this winter with money augmented by the Village Preservation Society of East Hampton. The Village Preservation Society of East Hampton handed the East Hampton Village Board $100,000 last Thursday, which it had raised to spay deer, a program it had suggested.
The East Hampton Town Trustees have denied a permit application for a rock revetment spanning four properties off Louse Point Road in Springs. The East Hampton Town Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday to deny an application for a rock revetment on the beach at Gardiner's Bay near the end of Louse Point.
A hoopoe bird, a detail from Mercy Huntting's yarn-sewn rug. At the time the rug was made, in the early 19th century, well-read people were captivated by the exotic birds and flowers.
What is now an open driveway behind the former East Deck Motel in Ditch Plain is to be transformed into a sloping, below-grade parking area, leading to loading docks beneath a new, two-story building behind the existing structures. The first step in what is expected to be a long process of site plan review of a controversial plan to convert the old East Deck Motel at Ditch Plain, Montauk, into a private club is scheduled to begin before the town planning board at East Hampton Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Maintaining this view from Wainscott Hollow Road toward Sayre's Path has been a key concern of the East Hampton Town Planning Board as it reviews a subdivision application for 40 acres of former farmland there. Conciliation was in the air, and olive branches were extended in all directions on Aug. 27, when the East Hampton Town Planning Board scheduled a public hearing on the subdivision of roughly 40 acres of Wainscott farmland, which will result in seven house lots.
East Hampton emergency workers will observe Sept. 11 with a memorial held on the Hook Mill green Thursday starting at 6 p.m. East Hampton Star reports.
East Hampton, NY - September 10, 2014 - The Hamptons International Film Festival is proud to announce part of its extensive lineup of signature programs for the 22nd annual festival. Since the festival's inception, "A Conversation With" has been an integral part of HIFF and this year Hilary Swank and Joel Schumacher will participate in individual talks as part of the annual program.
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Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 06:02 am
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