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The Hamptons were in many ways designed for summer. But the cooler months are ideal for taking in the South Fork like a local.
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History at every turn, delicious eats, funky shops — just across the Peconic Bay from the North Fork and Shelter Island, Sag Harbor holds all the ingredients for a magical day trip.
Here’s how to spend the perfect day there. (more…)
HarborFest, which takes place in Sag Harbor each year, and is back again. The three-day event is set for Friday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, September 10 at locales all over the village.
Some favorite events of HarborFest, which is sponsored by Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce, include the arts and crafts fair in Marine Park, the sidewalk sale outside Main Street businesses, visits to village museums, entertainment at Bay Street Theatre and the ever raucous and rollicking Whale Boat Races which attract large crowds of spectators all along on Long Wharf. (more…)
At first, several people thought it was a crazy idea.
After all, who in their right mind sponsors an outdoor winter festival, complete with fireworks, in a famous summertime resort?
Sag Harbor, that’s who — and ever since the first successful HarborFrost back in February 2011, this village by the bay has made it an annual tradition. (more…)
While most communities hunker down in the winter, the people of Sag Harbor are celebrating the season this weekend with the annual HarborFrost Festival.
The festival was created in 2011 to encourage local residents as well as visitors to come out and enjoy Sag Harbor when most people are thinking of hibernating.
“We say, ‘hey, it’s cold, but come to Main Street and support the local businesses, support the restaurants,'” said Lisa Field, president of Sag Harbor’s Chamber of Commerce. “It’s been a real success!”
Although the latter half of this winter has blanketed the East End with snow and some nasty arctic temperatures, the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor is turning up the heat with fantastic music offerings celebrating rock-a-billy, Latin Dance and tributes to some classic rock and roll icons. (more…)
Painted the color of drawn butter, the textured ceiling at Wölffer Kitchen is evocative of the pleasing swirl chardonnay makes when poured into a glass.
This is no accident, said Roman Roth, who consults on the Sag Harbor restaurant’s wine list and is partner and winemaker at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in nearby Sagaponack. With the addition of its cork walls, this is an establishment where subtle intention reigns.
“All wine has texture and life,” Roth said. “It’s not cookie-cutter stuff.” (more…)