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HipHamptons.com is your secret insider guide to the best of the Hamptons.

The Hamptons is our backyard.  We eat, breath and sleep the Hamptons.  (Not to be confused with sleeping around the Hamptons, although you never know what the Beach Bitch will do when she’s on a roll.)   Think of us as a combination of that friend who always knows the best parties and hot new places to go, and that local who you bribe with a Bud to divulge the hidden treasures and inside scoop on what’s really going on.

We’re dishing about it all.

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You’ll be in the know about the most important Hamptons happenings like:

  • The coolest place to hang out and meet Mr. or Ms. Rightpetanque at sunset beach
  • How to properly howl at the moon during a night time kayak ride
  • Sneaking a peak into the newest $20 million dollar home for sale
  • Which beach, yoga studio, and cocktail lounge allow dogs
  • Performances where you can hang out with the artists
  • Where you can dance ‘til dawn and get a ride home
  • Sound meditation class in a secret enchanted garden

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….and that’s just the tip of the iceberg lettuce you will never eat again because you’ll know every local farm stand.

We’re here to be your personal concierge whether you’re looking for a platinum card yachting extravaganza or the free sushi.  If this is your first visit to the Hamptons we’ll be your seeing-eye dog, and if you’ve lived here your whole life, we still aim to introduce you to something new.

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The Hamptons is a lady who is equally at home barefoot in jeans and dressed to the nines.  Choose the Hamptons experience you want to have.  Enjoy!  We’d be happy to write a note to your mother, boss, or analyst to excuse you from the daily grind.

And it’s okay to touch – we are interactive.  If we show you our secrets, will you show us yours?

Editor In Chief

Heather Buchanan

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Tracey Toomey

Tracey Toomey

Tracey Toomey co-authored the novel, The Perfect Manhattan and the tongue-in-cheek advice tome ,Cocktail Therapy.  She had her essays published in the anthology It’s a Wonderful Lie: 26 Truths About Life in Your Twenties and Have I Got A Guy for You. She just completed her first young adult novel and freelances for such publications as Marie ClaireHamptonsLife & Style, and Runner’s World.  Tracey graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and has performed in numerous theatrical productions across the country as well as appeared on Law and Order: Special Victims UnitAll My Children and several films.  In recent years, she has worked as a producer on plays and readings of up-and-coming playwrights in New York City and the Hamptons.