Tag Archives: Montauk

Montauk’s Second House

“SECOND HOUSE” IN MONTAUK, out at the tip of Long Island, is so called because it was — you guessed it — the second house built there, when Montauk’s 15,000 acres comprised America’s first cattle ranch. First House, built in … Continue reading

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East Hampton Winter Survival Guide

I HAVEN’T SEEN STATS, but the population around here drops precipitously in winter, probably to not much more than the 20,000 recorded in 2000 by the U.S. Census Bureau (that includes East Hampton, Springs, Wainscott, Amagansett, and Montauk, a 25-mile-long … Continue reading

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BACK FROM SPAIN, shaking off jet lag, dealing with a balky Internet connection, and trying to readjust to a cedar-shingled cottage in the woods after a week spent among Moorish palaces and orange trees on the plains of Andalusia, which … Continue reading

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BOTTOM FISHING: New Year’s Price Cuts

IT’S A NEW YEAR, and there are some new real estate prices to go with it. Lower ones. According to Michael Daly’s Hamptons real estate blog, there are more foreclosures, 30% price drops in some cases, and lots of activity … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

AN ARTICLE ON SUMMER COOKING in this week’s East Hampton Star sent me on a Sunday voyage of discovery. (Yes, I know I’ve mentioned that newspaper in each of my last three posts. I like it. It panders to nobody.) … Continue reading

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