Tag Archives: Southampton

Hamptons Weekend Cottage Keeps it Simple

A FRIEND OF MINE has had a tendency to move often, both her family’s primary residence and weekend/vacation homes. Fortunately, she also has a talent for making any apartment or home look Domino-ready in very short order. This two-bedroom 1930s … Continue reading

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Styling for Summer with Thrift Shop Finds

WITH TWO AS-YET SEMI-FURNISHED BEACH HOUSES to rent this summer, I’m back to my old shoestring-decorating tricks. Nothing I love more than visiting thrift shops and yard sales with a purpose. On my way out to Springs (East Hampton, N.Y.), … Continue reading

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HAMPTONS VOYEUR: Casual Decor for a Quirky Rental

PART OF THE FUN OF BLOGGING is getting the occasional bead on a great subject from a reader. I met Dorothee van Mol and her husband Paul a year ago when they came to look at my East Hampton cottage … Continue reading

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New Home for the Parrish Art Museum

LAST FRIDAY, having spent a couple of days in my adopted community of Springs (East Hampton), N.Y., and filled with Long Island pride, I resolved to stop at the Parrish Art Museum on my way back to the city. I’d … Continue reading

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Inquiring Minds: Southampton’s Gin Lane ‘Cottages’

FOR TODAY’S CURBED HAMPTONS COLUMN, I interviewed Sally Spanburgh, local historian and author of a new book, The Southampton Cottages of Gin Lane (History Press). She’s also a blogger, and the book is an outgrowth of her 4-year-old blog about … Continue reading

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Long Live Peconic Public Broadcasting

THE NUMBERS 88.3 on my car radio were instrumental in my decision to move to the East End of Long Island in 2009. It was a clear day in February, with snow on the ground. I was driving the back … Continue reading

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Relic of the Pre-Mall Era

REALLY OLD STORES are getting fewer and fewer. But there is one survivor in Southampton I’d never heard of before I moved to Long Island last year, and it’s a doozy. It’s a real old-fashioned department store called Hildreth’s, and … Continue reading

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