Articles in Gardens
By Heather Buchanan
For a happy Hamptons Thanksgiving we have a few HipHamptons Do’s & Don’ts as well as a list of great activities for the weekend.
Don’t mess with the stuffing –
Let’s face it – It’s not really about the turkey, it’s about what’s inside. The family wants the old fashioned stuffing served every year. Don’t go all crazy on it with truffles, dates, and cognac. Your family will be upset… for a while.
Don’t play with the turkey parts –
Yes it seems super …
Wednesday July 4th – Montauk Grucci Fireworks on Umbrella Beach
Any town beach is good viewing. Go early for parking and bring a picnic – this is hugely popular. Remember your flashlight or your iPhone flashlight app.
Men’s Lives at Bay Street Theatre – July 3 – 29
If there is one classic play about the Hamptons it is Men’s Lives when fishermen and not financiers ruled the Hamptons. This is the 20 year revival from Sag Harbor’s own Joe Pintauro based on the book …
2012 HAMPTONS BENEFITS
It’s a full Hamptons Fundraiser season benefiting many worthy causes. Here are a few ways to make the most of each event:
Take time to learn about the cause and find out how you can further get involved.
Note there are often ticket discounts if you are a member of the organization.
Some events have a cocktail hour or junior ticket which is less expensive.
Buy in advance – there may be a discount and some Hamptons benefits do sell out.
I’m going to …
The sculpture gardens of LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton are one of the most zen peaceful places in the Hamptons and now you have the chance to take in the view from Downward Dog. Saturdays on August 13, 20, and 27th at 8am, you can bring your yoga mat and blanket and practice Integral Hatha Yoga with Tsuyumi Aikawa, a respected instructor of 30 years. Aikawa brings a love of gardening and yoga together for the personal transformative experience — physical, mental, …Read More...
We’ve all heard about Lady Chatterley falling for her gardener but how about Lord Chatterley? Certainly in the Hamptons women landscapers have blazed a blooming trail such as Edwina Von Gal, but who were her green thumbed predecessors. Author Cynthia Zaitzevsky will be conducting a lecture on her book Long Island Landscapes and the Women Who Designed Them on May 20 in Southampton at the Meadow Club. “Astonishingly records show that half of the private gardens laid out on Long Island during …Read More...
SATURDAY JULY 31
Clothesline Art Sale
9 am to 4 pm
A vast array of artists display and sell their art work at Guild Hall. Discover the next Pollock in the making.
Guild Hall 158 Main Street, East Hampton, www.guildhall.org 631-324-0806.
LongHouse Reserve Book Signing and Music In the Gardens
This Saturday, July 31st, LongHouse Reserve will host THREE exciting events in its 16-acre East Hampton sculpture garden – the worldwide release of Jack Lenor Larsen’s LongHouse by Molly Chappellet, a preview of this year’s second art …
If ever there was a supernatural sense of time and space it is the experience of the annual gala at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, this year entitled Excentrica with donations supporting its mission to exemplify living with art in all forms.
Alexandra Munroe’s description of the LongHouse Award honoree Laurie Anderson, “She shares a shimmering knowledge here and now of the universe,” perfectly described not only the performance artist but the whole evening.
By Tracey Toomey
Sure, it’s a famed vacation destination and the beaches are ranked the best in the world. But when traffic is so bad it takes you 45 minutes to drive two miles, it can be challenging to find peace in the Hamptons. And when the person in front of you at Citarella grabbed the last head of romaine (and you were craving a Caesar salad!), it’s damn near impossible to stay centered! Thankfully, the ladies here at Hip Hamptons have a …
EXcentricA comes to the LongHouse Reserve for their annual gala which is truly a midsummer’s night dream. This Saturday July 17 they will turn their 16 acre East Hampton sculpture garden into a magic forest to honor artist Laurie Anderson and arts patron Jan Cowles. Click here for the special video invite by Laurie Anderson.Read More...
photos courtesy of Rossa Cole
Despite the local lack of rain, “There’s no draught of talent,” stated juror and king of exterior decorating John Danzer of the garden desginers competing in Planters On & Off The Ground III and Open Bowls at the LongHouse Reserve sculpture gardens last Saturday in East Hampton.
Saturday June 26
It’s one of those weekends with too many fun Hamptons events. With the warm weather, the full moon, and the full docket of activities HipHamptons picks out a few favorite Hamptons events for the weekend.
Do you suffer from peony envy? Haven’t stopped to smell the roses? Or just want to impress your date with a secret garden? In these busy times we may not be able to indulge our inner green thumb but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the fruit of other gardener’s labors. Think Lady Chatterly. Here is a guide to the Hidden Best Hamptons Gardens.Read More...
The very definition of hip, artist Laurie Anderson spoke as a guest of the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton on Friday, entertaining the crowd with her fascinating world view and startling wit. How better to spend a night thank hearing about art in an artistic setting.
There was much to learn from this acclaimed multi-media artist who never has a rut. She’ll continually put herself in situations where she has no idea what to do like working at McDonalds or on an Amish …
ROCK OUT — HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SCREENING OF “IT MIGHT GET LOUD” AT GUILD HALL
Academy Award winning director Davis Guggenheim reveals the personal stories of three generations of electric guitar virtuosos – The Edge (U2), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), and Jack White (The White Stripes) in this documentary film, “It Might Get Loud” part of the SummerDoc Series with HIFF and Guild Hall which is sponsored by American Airlines, Altour, and c/o The Maidstone.
Series Host Alec Baldwin will participate in a …
If you were hallucinating men in Chinese robes with invisible chirping birds, beautiful ornate dolls come to life, lily pads you could surf on, red wine glasses spinning through the air, and Edward Albee in a colorful head band, it wasn’t the drugs it was just “Asian Laughter” at the LongHouse Reserve’s annual benefit honoring textile weaving queen Carol Cassidy.Read More...
“The integration of useful and beautiful” is the end game according to HRH (Honored Really-charming Horticulturalist) P. Allen Smith who judged the Invitational Garden Container Exhibit at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, a place he reminded us we are darn lucky to have in our back yard. Top landscape designers, artists, designers and garden professionals put forth their creative visions which take the ordinary to the extraordinary.Read More...