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Hampton Classic – Elegance and Excitement – August 27 – Sept. 3, 2017
August 10, 2017 – 9:08 am | Comments Off on Hampton Classic – Elegance and Excitement – August 27 – Sept. 3, 2017
Hampton Classic – Elegance and Excitement – August 27 – Sept. 3, 2017

From adorable pony hunters to the world’s best show jumpers racing around a grand prix course, the Hampton Classic offers something for every horse lover. In its 42nd year it runs from August 27 – September 3. Come casual with the kids to watch the horses and enjoy the petting zoo or get more gussied up to enjoy champagne ringside. You have the boutique garden for shopping, multiple rings of competition, celebrity sightings, live music and charitable giving.  And watch out for …

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Best Self Reatreat July 16, 17
July 10, 2017 – 10:41 am | Comments Off on Best Self Reatreat July 16, 17
Best Self Reatreat July 16, 17

Beth Shaw, Founder and CEO of YogaFit, an expert in mind body fitness is offering her Best Self Retreat in the Hamptons July 16, 17.  The two day workshop is designed to maximize your physical, mental, and spiritual potential with the latest yoga, fitness, and health trends.  Here is the best antidote to Hamptons traffic, people texting while bicycling in the middle of the road, and rudeness at farm stands. Come together with like minded people to create positive energy.
Sessions include yoga, …

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Hamptons YogaFest – Yoga And So Much More
August 18, 2016 – 11:41 am | Comments Off on Hamptons YogaFest – Yoga And So Much More
Hamptons YogaFest – Yoga And So Much More

Where can you experience rejuvenating kundalini yoga, meditation for people who cannot stop thinking, soulful funky reggae, shamanic healings, reiki, thai messge, organic cooking classes, a special village just for kids and a sacred sound gong circle….all in one place?
Hamptons YogaFest returns August 26 – 28 at Hayground School in Bridgehampton.
Building on last year’s inaugural gathering, the 2nd Annual Hamptons YogaFest will unite yogis, artists, musicians, children, healers and visionaries from the local community and beyond.   See the complete schedule here.

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Best Hamptons Fundraisers 2017
July 15, 2015 – 10:32 am | Comments Off on Best Hamptons Fundraisers 2017
Best Hamptons Fundraisers 2017

There are a few magical moments when the Hamptons transform into a worthy wonderland – namely the best Hamptons fundraisers.   These fantastic events not only raise money for various causes but create memorable evenings.   Think of it as tax deductible decadence.
A few HipHamptons tips:

Find out how you can get involved beyond writing a check.
Ladies remember flats and wedges are your friends. Stilettos only work if you are aerating a lawn.
Silent Auctions are goldmines of great items at discount prices.
Bring your business card …

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FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options
June 2, 2015 – 1:14 pm | Comments Off on FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options
FITRESERVE comes to the Hamptons with Work Out and Wellness Options

Admit it – we are all commitment phobes — we worry that our boyfriend, hair dresser or favorite class instructor is going to see us stepping out with someone else.  But after all isn’t life meant to be a Pu Pu Platter?  Snow White knew why settle for one guy when you could have seven.  If you want to try a healthy variety of work outs and healthy living options here’s a new model.
The news: FITRESERVE— an elevated fitness-booking membership that provides …

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Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund
August 11, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund
Julianne Moore Helps Raise Over $140,000 For The Children’s Health Fund

While the Hamptons may be at their worst with summer traffic and meltdowns at delis because egg white omelets are improperly prepared, they are at their very best when it comes to fundraising for important causes.  Actress Julianne Moore hosted Sunset Cocktails on Mill Pond on Saturday Aug. 9th to benefit Children’s Health Fund at the beautiful home of Ovation Travel’s Paul and Lisa Metselaar (I was seriously coveting their rose garden.) The event raised over $140,000 for Children’s Health Fund, the …

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Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location
August 4, 2014 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location
Grand Opening Skin By Veronica in New Southampton Location

Veronica Taylor celebrates the new Skin By Veronica location in Southampton Village at 67 Hampton Road.
Beautiful women of the Hamptons have a secret weapon – Veronica Taylor.  Celebrating 15 years as a top Hamptons esthetician, Veronica is the trusted source for youthful, glowing, radiant skin.  Her holistic training combined with cutting edge technology and new products draw a loyal following who want a natural look.

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Hamptons Wellness Week July 13 – 20
July 13, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Comments Off on Hamptons Wellness Week July 13 – 20
Hamptons Wellness Week July 13 – 20

What’s better than treating yourself at a discount.  I’m a huge fan of Hamptons Wellness Week where you can visit your favorite healers for less or discover new ways to care for yourself and your loved ones.  After all we all need to counteract summer margarita and lobster roll madness!  You can explore Hamptons health and wellness from July 13th to 20th.  You have so many great choices including some of our favorites: Paddle Diva, A Studio Day Spa, Yoga Shanti, and …

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Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival: Top Palm Beach Restaurants To Try This Season
January 8, 2014 – 4:13 pm | One Comment
Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival: Top Palm Beach Restaurants To Try This Season

By Heather Buchanan
Photos by LILA PHOTO
They say that too many chefs in the kitchen is a bad thing but at the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival that proved quite untrue.  When it’s Daniel Boulud, David Burke, and Todd English all you can say is “I’m in.”  Taste buds were percolating in anticipation and promises of pilates and green juicing quickly went out the window in favor of a foie gras hotdog and baba with rum gelée and vanilla Chantilly.
For snowbirds heading …

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Top Palm Beach Hotels: The Brazilian Court
December 18, 2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Top Palm Beach Hotels: The Brazilian Court
Top Palm Beach Hotels: The Brazilian Court

A few reasons to take a trip south:  it’s dark in the middle of the day; Uggs are the new stilettos; you’ve watched every episode of Homeland (twice); your cat is giving you a dirty look because you’ve used all the kitty litter to melt the snow in the driveway.

Luckily a glamorous retreat awaits you in a lush tropical setting, The Brazilian Court Hotel in the heart of Palm Beach. Built in 1926, the classic Spanish-Mediterranean style hotel holds a …

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Topping Rose House Autumn Orchard Festival Oct. 5,6
October 1, 2013 – 4:10 am | Comments Off on Topping Rose House Autumn Orchard Festival Oct. 5,6
Topping Rose House Autumn Orchard Festival Oct. 5,6

This Saturday/Oct 5 and Sunday/Oct 6, Topping Rose House will host an Autumn Orchard Festival, celebrating the start of the fall season.
Topping Rose House welcomes adults and kids to partake in the festivities at Topping Rose House’s orchard. Family-friendly activities include pumpkin decorating, making caramel apples, farm tours and activities. Mulled cider, local beer, cider doughnuts and grilled sausages and veggies will be served.
The Autumn Orchard Festival takes place both Sat/Oct 5 and Sun/Oct 6 from 12pm to 3pm. Admission is all-inclusive, $35 for adults, and $15 …

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Travel: Anguilla is Perfect For Lovers
September 3, 2013 – 10:26 am | Comments Off on Travel: Anguilla is Perfect For Lovers
Travel: Anguilla is Perfect For Lovers

By Coral King
Photos By Mark Sherman
My boyfriend and I decided to go to Anguilla for our summer vacation.  I first heard about the pristine island with the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches at the Bridgehampton Polo Challenge, so we ventured on a four day weekend departing New York early on Friday.  As we arrived in St. Marteen, we took a semi private boat with six other tourists over to Anguilla.  We were then greeted by a representative of our hotel, Cap Juluca, and …

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Hamptons Healers: Aimee Raupp Acupuncture and Fertility Treatments
August 29, 2013 – 8:39 am | One Comment
Hamptons Healers: Aimee Raupp Acupuncture and Fertility Treatments

In the modern, stressed, toxic, “there’s no time for me” world we live in, women (and men) are facing health challenges.  Your secret of success for feeling and looking well is Hamptons healer Aimee Raupp author of Chill Out & Get Healthy.  And if your hormones are amok or you’re looking to increase your fertility now or for the future or deal with decreasing hormones she is the expert.
A licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and book author Aimee Raupp is a woman’s health and …

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La Palestra Kids Star Studded Fundraiser August 3rd
July 31, 2013 – 7:47 am | Comments Off on La Palestra Kids Star Studded Fundraiser August 3rd
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Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott
July 30, 2013 – 1:34 pm | Comments Off on Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott
Best Hamptons Spas – La Don Spa Opens in Wainscott

If you’re looking for one of the hidden best Hamptons spas, you can head to Wainscott and feel like you are walking into an exotic spa right out of Indochine.  La Don was created by Thuyen Nguyen to feel like a beautifully decorated Far East meets East End oasis.  Nguyen wanted to raise the bar on Hamptons spas for his clients who enjoy the intimacy and exclusivity of the private setting.  “I wanted to avoid a retail setting that felt cold or …

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Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton
June 18, 2013 – 9:30 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton
Hamptons Best Spas – Salon Bar opens in East Hampton

There is a secret oasis in East Hampton Village, a place to relax and revel in self-care away from the hustle and bustle of a busy summer season.  The Salon Bar at 66 Newtown Lane is tucked away on the second floor, a large bright white space with a glittering new Hamptons spa.  Different rooms are dedicated to manicures, pedicures, hair salon, massages and facials with a bar for a sparkling water or sparkling body glitter art.

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Hamptons New Restaurants – FRESH Leads The Way
May 20, 2013 – 4:03 pm | 2 Comments
Hamptons New Restaurants – FRESH Leads The Way

Executive Chef Todd Jacobs has created one of the best new Hamptons restaurants of 2013, living up to its name FRESH in many ways.  Fresh offers an innovative menu sure to please any vegans, vegetarians, or gluten free dieters with plenty to satisfy carnivores and gastronomical gluttons.  Jacobs invites you to enjoy the great flavor and energy packed into the menu.

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Hamptons Holidays 2012 – Finding the Bright Light
December 19, 2012 – 1:46 pm | One Comment
Hamptons Holidays 2012 – Finding the Bright Light

I have been sitting on Santa’s lap for decades now whispering my desires in his ear.  Sometimes my wishes are noble like helping a friend’s talented daughter get a scholarship to art school and other times completely frivolous (you haven’t lived until you’ve gotten a faux mink car ice scraper.)  For  those of us in the Hamptons we have many reasons to count our blessings.  Here are a few of my favorite ways to light up the Hamptons holiday season.

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The Best of the Hamptons for the end of August: Your Bucket List
August 23, 2012 – 12:47 pm | One Comment
The Best of the Hamptons for the end of August:  Your Bucket List

What’s Your Hamptons Summer Bucket List?  Here’s some not to miss moments.

EVENTS:

Harvest East End – Saturday August 25th 6p to 9p
Here is the food version of speed dating. No need to commit because you have so many delicious options of local food and wine from top chefs and vintners. Benefitting the Group For The East End, Peconic Land Trust, and East End Hospice this epicurean festival is a true delight. Be sure to check out …

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Special Sunset Beach Soiree through Gilt City for August 19th
August 14, 2012 – 6:27 am | One Comment
Special Sunset Beach Soiree through Gilt City for August 19th

Listen up fans of Sunset Beach.  Attention s’il vous plait.  Gilt City has a special offer right now for a three course dinner at Sunset Beach on Shelter Island hosted by Lee Schrager, the impresario behind the Food Network South Beach and the New York City Food and Wine Festivals.

On Sunday August 19th you’ll get not only the gorgeous sunset views with their very female flattering hues but Mark Zeitouni, the Executive Chef from Miami’s The Standard Spa to walk you …

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Top Hamptons Spas: Skin By Veronica – Being Healthy is Beautiful
July 10, 2012 – 11:45 am | 3 Comments
Top Hamptons Spas:  Skin By Veronica – Being Healthy is Beautiful

Grand Opening Of Skin By Veronica in its new location at 67 Hampton Road LL1 in Southampton Village.
Special Celebration August 23 from 4 – 7 with food by Mary’s Marvelous.
Hamptons women with beautiful skin have a secret weapon.  Veronica Taylor.  With Skin By Veronica, she approaches skin as your largest organ and guides clients not just in the topical treatment but from the inside out.  Her motto is, “Being healthy is beautiful.”  Veronica describes her approach as East meets West with the …

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Top Hamptons Spas – Rejuvenation Spa Opens in Sag Harbor with $79 Massages
June 29, 2012 – 2:26 pm | One Comment
Top Hamptons Spas – Rejuvenation Spa Opens in Sag Harbor with $79 Massages

A new spa has opened its blue and white doors in Sag Harbor.  The Rejuvenation Spa has the affordable price of $79 for an hour massage (Swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, shiatsu, pre-natal, sport, jet-lag, Tui-Na, and aromatherapy.)  Book me early and often and for sure tell me what Tui-Na is!
Owner Therese Lindstrom and husband Bill Kamaras wanted a boutique spa that focused on healing to serve the local community with very affordable pricing, about half of the price of a massage at …

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The Canine Concierge arrives for High End Hamptons Hounds
June 22, 2012 – 1:13 pm | Comments Off on The Canine Concierge arrives for High End Hamptons Hounds
The Canine Concierge arrives for High End Hamptons Hounds

Jetsetters in the Hamptons are used to the best of the best and demand the same for their four legged friends.  For the pampered Hamptons hound, the Hamptons Canine Concierge has arrived.  This includes everything from 24/7 house calls for routine or emergency care to  massage therapy, furcials (facials), pawdicures (pedicures) yoga, swimming lessons, play dates, personal stylists, gifts, acupuncture, private jet services, drivers and more.  The dog days of summer just went luxe.

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Top Hamptons Spas: East End Fridays at Naturopathica
June 21, 2012 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Top Hamptons Spas: East End Fridays at Naturopathica
Top Hamptons Spas: East End Fridays at Naturopathica

If you are looking for one of the top Hamptons spas, Naturopathica is your destination.  They have some of the most highly trained therapists who not only give the best Hamptons massages, they know how to work with injuries, stress and fatigue and you leave feeling at least a few inches taller.  They are starting a new program to give back to the community and give you a great discount.
On Friday, June 22, 2012, Naturopathica Healing Arts Center and Spa celebrates local …

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Top Hamptons Hairdresser – Your Secret Sexy Hair Weapon
May 31, 2012 – 2:34 pm | One Comment
Top Hamptons Hairdresser – Your Secret Sexy Hair Weapon

It wasn’t just Delilah who knew the power of good hair.  Your best Hamptons hairdresser ally is Francesca Mercer Padilla.  The worldly “Frankie” as she is affectionately known has traveled from London to Manhattan to Palm Beach and Bogota and has now fixed on the Hamptons.  She has been trusted with the tresses of Hillary Clinton and high level diplomats at the US and British Embassies in Columbia.  Clearly she can keep a secret which is amazing because there is a theory …

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Hamptons Horseback Riding – Stony Hill Stables Saddles Up
May 30, 2012 – 10:46 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Horseback Riding – Stony Hill Stables Saddles Up
Hamptons Horseback Riding – Stony Hill Stables Saddles Up

Hidden away off Town Lane in Amagansett is your Hamptons horseback riding heaven.  If you’ve been dying to take a riding lesson or have your child atop an adorable pony, Stony Hill Stables is your answer.  Open to the public, the five decade old Hamptons horse farm opens its stall doors to anyone interested in learning horsemanship.  Says Founding Board Member of the new Stony Hill Stables Foundation Maureen Bluedorn, “It’s a labor of love to stay in business.  It’s like farming …

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New Hamptons Restaurants for 2012 Season
May 11, 2012 – 1:06 pm | Comments Off on New Hamptons Restaurants for 2012 Season
New Hamptons Restaurants for 2012 Season

If you think Hamptons men are commitment phobic – they’ve got nothing on Hamptons restaurants.  Each year new eateries emerge in time for Memorial Day madness.  Yet after the seasonal rush many quietly shut their doors and abandon their facebook pages.  Here are some summer romances we hope will last.
Welcome the lineup of new Hamptons restaurants for summer of 2012.  See if you can follow the in and out.  Cheers!

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Hamptons New Restaurants – Hamptons Players Club Scores in East Hampton
May 2, 2012 – 6:26 am | 3 Comments
Hamptons New Restaurants – Hamptons Players Club Scores in East Hampton

The Hamptons Players Club is riding in style into East Hampton to no doubt be one of the Hamptons hottest new restaurants. The polo/equestrian themed restaurant and lounge takes over at 103 Montauk Highway where Beachhouse used to reside. Think bareback beauties meet polo empresarios with the Hamptons unique mix of locals and jetsetters.
Owner and Operator Frank Cilione gave us a personal tour to describe his vision for this three tiered dining experience. Cilione says of the allure, “The …

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The Top Hamptons Happy Hour is Back – Wolffer Vineyard Sunset Fridays
April 17, 2012 – 11:33 am | Comments Off on The Top Hamptons Happy Hour is Back – Wolffer Vineyard Sunset Fridays
The Top Hamptons Happy Hour is Back – Wolffer Vineyard Sunset Fridays

It’s back!  One of the top Hamptons Happy Hours is game on starting this Friday April 20th at 5pm, Wolffer Vineyard Wine Stand’s Sunset Fridays.  They kick off with a kick *** band – namely drummer Richie Siegler of Escola de Samba BOOM fame who brings his quartet Jazz Meets Samba to serenade the crowd.
Wolffer Sunset Fridays are held out on the lawn with a view of the vines – what could be better than hot jazz, cold wine, and old and …

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The High Flying Holiday Gift – Hamptons Flight Lessons
December 18, 2011 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on The High Flying Holiday Gift – Hamptons Flight Lessons
The High Flying Holiday Gift – Hamptons Flight Lessons

So what is the perfect gift for the the guy or gal who seems to have it all?  An experience they won’t forget.  The Let’s Go Flying Program, www.letsgoflying.com, has set up nationwide opportunities for introductory flight lessons to get the experience of being your own pilot (with of course a seasoned instructor by your side.)  This gives whole new meaning to wingman. 
Here at the East Hampton Airport Sound Aircraft Services offers the opportunity for $185 and gives you an hour of personal air time.
Our reporter Jennifer Seidun …

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Thanksgiving Weekend in the Hamptons
November 25, 2011 – 10:56 am | One Comment
Thanksgiving Weekend in the Hamptons

When the tryptophan haze wears off, you’ve successfully buried Aunt Rosemary’s fruit cake in the back yard, and you’re ready to put on your expandable waist pants and venture out into the world, the Hamptons have plenty to offer this weekend.  Get in the holiday spirit, shop for charitable causes, and get ready to dance off the pumpkin pie.

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Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31
October 25, 2011 – 11:38 am | Comments Off on Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31
Top Hamptons Spas on Sale Oct. 23 – 31

HipHampton-istas know that our favorite four letter word is SALE.  Only more enticing when preceded by SPA.  There are a few specials this week at Top Hamptons Spas.

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Next Jet Set Destination – Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club
September 8, 2011 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off on Next Jet Set Destination – Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club
Next Jet Set Destination – Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club

As the weather begins to turn, jet setters start fueling up for their next destination.  We’ll be letting you in on some of our favorite travel spots and great deals here at HipHamptons.  Our pick for fall is the Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club in Palm Beach which is only two blocks from the ocean and a walk to Worth Avenue’s famous five star shopping.  Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels 2010 ranked them #1 in South Florida and #3 in …

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Hamptons Fitness & Wellness Soiree to benefit Soles4Souls Kicks Off
August 16, 2011 – 12:31 pm | One Comment
Hamptons Fitness & Wellness Soiree to benefit Soles4Souls Kicks Off

photo credit Jerritt Clark
Stilettos can be an effective weapon, either the small thin knife to slay an attacker, or the super sexy high heels which can slay Prince Charming.  The love/hate relationship women have with their high heels is the subject of Dr. Emily Splichal‘s business.  “Dr. Legs” as she is known kicked up her heels in the Hamptons with her successful #1 fitness dvd’s Catwalk Confidence and Stiletto Recovery.  Dr. Splichal hosted the very first Catwalk Confidence & Dasha Wellness Hamptons Fitness & …

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East Hampton Fitness & Wellness Fundraiser for Soles4Souls August 13
August 11, 2011 – 2:28 pm | Comments Off on East Hampton Fitness & Wellness Fundraiser for Soles4Souls August 13
East Hampton Fitness & Wellness Fundraiser for Soles4Souls August 13

Catwalk Confidence & Dasha Wellness Introduce Hamptons Fitness/Wellness Fundraiser
 

East Hamptons fitness & wellness soiree to benefit Soles4Souls, hosted by PIX 11 Dr. Steve Salvatore
Saturday August 13 2p- 6p

Dr. Emily Splichal creator of the #1 posture and balance workouts “Catwalk Confidence” and “Stiletto Recovery” has partnered with Dasha Wellness to launch a luxury East Hamptons fitness & wellness soiree to benefit Soles4Souls on August 13, 2011.   The event will be hosted by PIX 11 Dr. Salvatore.

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Bridgehampton Polo Opens – A Whole New Stick and Ball Game
July 27, 2011 – 9:05 am | Comments Off on Bridgehampton Polo Opens – A Whole New Stick and Ball Game
Bridgehampton Polo Opens – A Whole New Stick and Ball Game

By Heather Buchanan
While some elements of Bridgehampton Polo were familiar such as the lightning fast polo ponies which can turn on a dime, fearless players, and the beautiful Two Trees farm setting, others were new.  For the sophisticated spectator the Blue Star Jets VIP Tent and newly christened Circa Championship Field feltmore civilized with  a breath of fresh air (despite the sweltering heat.)
 
 

 

 
 

Peter Brant has taken the reins this year for the 15th anniversary season of Bridgehampton Polo and a new team, …

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Bastille Day at La Maison Blanche – The Petanque Challenge
July 15, 2011 – 9:08 am | Comments Off on Bastille Day at La Maison Blanche – The Petanque Challenge
Bastille Day at La Maison Blanche – The Petanque Challenge

Bastille Day arrived early on Shelter Island at La Maison Blanche with great panache: cold Gosset Champagne, hot Petanque players, a dash of French bistro fare and a pinch of ooh la la.
Raising money for the Shelter Island Lions Club, the Petanque Tournament was hosted by partners Alistair MacLean and John Sieni of La Maison Blanche, the new chic boutique hotel and restaurant (see our article).  Sponsored by Lillet, Gosset Champagne, and Ricard, the celebratory afternoon may have looked all fun and …

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$1000 Reward For Missing Hamptons Lobster
July 14, 2011 – 9:42 am | Comments Off on $1000 Reward For Missing Hamptons Lobster
$1000 Reward For Missing Hamptons Lobster

By Heather Buchanan
If anyone has information leading to the retrieval of the missing lobster mascot for Banzai Burger “Kobe the Lobster” it might be worth a $1000 Banzai Burger tab.  It’s one thing to steal home base or even your buddy’s girlfriend but dude, don’t steal the lobster! 
Banzai Burger on the Nappeague stretch in Amagansett has been winning raves for its food which range from fine fare and yes the ultimate burger from Argentinian Chef Alan Hughes and Sushi Chef Isao Yoshimura.  And …

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ArtHamptons International Fine Art Fair July 7 – 10
July 8, 2011 – 9:35 am | One Comment
ArtHamptons International Fine Art Fair July 7 – 10

In its fourth year ArtHamptons has become a major fixture of the international fine arts scene.  With 60 galleries from 10 countries exhibiting post war and contemporary art, ArtHamptons offers the connaisseur and novice alike a vast array of interesting works to view and purchase.
Gallery owners and artists are on hand to discuss the works so seek them out.  Also check out the special events such as film screenings, book signings, and special receptions. 

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Hamptons Fourth of July Fireworks
July 2, 2011 – 9:18 am | Comments Off on Hamptons Fourth of July Fireworks
Hamptons Fourth of July Fireworks

Saturday July 2  9:30p
Sag Harbor Yacht Club Fireworks
Havens Beach, Marine Park, Long Wharf, Sag Harbor
www.sagharboryc.com
Saturday July 2nd 9:30p
Devon Yacht Club Fireworks
Fresh Pond Beach, Amagansett
Monday July 4th – 9p
Stars Over Montauk  Fireworks
Umbrella Beach, Montauk
www.montaukchamber.com

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Aromatherapy with David Crow at WellNEST June 25
June 22, 2011 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Aromatherapy with David Crow at WellNEST June 25
Aromatherapy with David Crow at WellNEST June 25

 

WellNEST welcomes Floracopia Founder, David Crow, master herbalist and one of the world’s foremost experts and leading speakers in the field of botanical medicine and grassroots healthcare, as he joins Richard Ash, MD and Maureen Dodd, for a day of events at WellNEST Studio.

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Hamptons Healing – wellNEST Studio opens in Sag Harbor
June 16, 2011 – 9:54 pm | 90 Comments
Hamptons Healing – wellNEST Studio opens in Sag Harbor

 
Photos courtesy of wellNEST Studio
A new healing center, the wellNEST Studio arrives in Sag Harbor, opening new paths for those looking for inner peace, physical balance and optimal health on a soul-ullar level.  Offering everything from yoga to meditation to alchemical arts and medicinal oil and healing, the new bright white studio at 51 Division Street complements the 125 Main Street boutique.

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Hamptons Travelling Spa – Paul Labrecque brings his A Team to you
June 8, 2011 – 2:04 pm | Comments Off on Hamptons Travelling Spa – Paul Labrecque brings his A Team to you
Hamptons Travelling Spa – Paul Labrecque brings his A Team to you

High-end Hamptonites do pampering like nobody’s business so here is the chance to bring the entire spa to you, either to your home or yacht.  Reach out to grab your Sugar Daddy’s black AmEx because you have serious work to do.  Manhattan salon & spa guru Paul Labrecque (recognized by Vanity Fair as one of country’s top 3 stylists) is going mobile – bringing his beauty VIP team to the Hamptons directly to you. 

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HIFF Launches Classic Film Screenings at Sole East Resort
June 1, 2011 – 6:37 am | Comments Off on HIFF Launches Classic Film Screenings at Sole East Resort
HIFF Launches Classic Film Screenings at Sole East Resort

The Hamptons International Film Festival gets into the summer share action – sharing free classic films at the Sole East Resort in Montauk.  On Sundays cinephiles can gather under the stars to watch the films starting at 7pm with BBQ and cocktails for purchase.  These special Hamptons outdoor film screenings start at sunset.  The series kicks off this Sunday June 5 with To Catch A Thief starring Grace Kelly and Carey Grant.  Keep the family jewels close.

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La Maison Blanche – Shelter Island’s Newest Chic Hotel and Restaurant
May 21, 2011 – 12:48 pm | Comments Off on La Maison Blanche – Shelter Island’s Newest Chic Hotel and Restaurant
La Maison Blanche – Shelter Island’s Newest Chic Hotel and Restaurant

 
By Heather Buchanan
photo credit hotel images Rick Lew
As a fellow Scott, Hotelier Alistair MacLean could have had me at Cheers, especially with the astoundingly good Bloody Mary that even Eric Ripert said was the best he ever had.  But truly, the new Shelter Island boutique hotel and restaurant La Maison Blanche adds a fresh flare to the Hamptons social scene without the velvet rope mentality. 

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Healthy Hamptons – Your New Health Coach Renata Petecka
May 10, 2011 – 10:32 am | Comments Off on Healthy Hamptons – Your New Health Coach Renata Petecka
Healthy Hamptons – Your New Health Coach Renata Petecka

When you see the sixteen packets of sugar that represent how many grams of sugar are in your favorite bottled drink it’s easy to freak out.  I mean it’s not a milkshake for goodness sake —  it’s a bottled iced tea.  Renata Petecka is here at a seminar to explain to us just how important it is to read labels.  Renata takes a holistic approach to her health coaching business.  While weight loss (hello bikini season) is a major goal, she incorporates …

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Hamptons Restaurant News – The Hamptons Restaurant Shuffle
April 28, 2011 – 2:14 pm | Comments Off on Hamptons Restaurant News – The Hamptons Restaurant Shuffle
Hamptons Restaurant News – The Hamptons Restaurant Shuffle

By Heather Buchanan
There’s a saying in the Hamptons that you don’t lose your girlfriend, you just lose your turn.  What is true socially is also true on the Hamptons culinary scene.  With a limited number of Hamptons restaurant spaces there’s the inevitable swap and shop. Famed suburban seventies key parties are replaced by key money parties where leases can run as much as a half million for rights to the space.

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Art & Dine at c/o The Maidstone Tuesday March 22
March 21, 2011 – 1:51 pm | Comments Off on Art & Dine at c/o The Maidstone Tuesday March 22
Art & Dine at c/o The Maidstone Tuesday March 22

The Hamptons have a long tradition of being a gathering place for artists and writers.  Other than the eponymous softball game each summer, bringing together these talents, especially in public for an in depth discussion has become rare.  Thanks to c/o The Maidstone Hotel for producing the Art & Dine series where every other Tuesday night the public gathers in a salon setting to share food, wine, and the discussion of the arts with a live in-depth interview of an artist or …

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Healing in the Hamptons
January 11, 2011 – 4:30 pm | Comments Off on Healing in the Hamptons
Healing in the Hamptons

Healing is the operative word these days.  Hateful rhetoric is out and positive thoughts are in.  Tune in to the Hamptons Healing Chanel (Good idea right?  We’re going to start it.)  Here are a few places to get your healthy HipHamptons groove on this month, and with some insider discounts.

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Hamptons 4th July Fireworks 2010
July 3, 2010 – 8:49 am | 4 Comments
Hamptons 4th July Fireworks 2010

Looking for bright shiny objects in the sky?  Cascading tendrils which resemble Tina Turner’s hair?  Things that go boom in the night in a good way?
Here is the round up of Hamptons Fireworks for the Fourth Of July 2010
SATURDAY JULY 3rd
Sag Harbor Fireworks -9:30 pm in front of Breakwater Yacht Club on Bay Street
Viewing: Long Wharf, Marine Park, Havens Beach, B Smith Restaurant, Dockside Restaurant, any fine yacht you can charm your way onboard (bring lots of Veuve Clicquot)

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