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Traffic-Stopping Window Boxes

WHO NEEDS SIGNAGE when you have overflowing window boxes like these? They literally stop traffic. I pass them almost daily, gracing the front of Della Femina, a restaurant in East Hampton, and more than once I’ve pulled over for a … Continue reading

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Coleus Dreaming

YOU HAVE TO LOVE A PLANT with varieties named Bada Bing, Tilt-a-Whirl, Oompah, Fishnet Stockings, King Kong, and Texas Parking Lot. I’m talking about coleus, popular in Victorian times, then out of favor for decades, and now hot once more, … Continue reading

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Bayfront Cottage in Pine Neck for, say, 425K

I LOVE this old-fashioned 3BR cottage in an excellent location in Pine Neck, right on Noyac Bay. Two doors down, smack on the water, there’s a mean little shack, and they’re asking $3mil for it. This one has a real … Continue reading

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