Category: Misc.

Ellen’s Run: A Step in the Right Direction

(This article first appeared in the August 17, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   One step at a time is all it takes to change someone’s life or our own. At the twenty-first annual Ellen’s Run, held this Sunday at Parrish Memorial Hall at Southampton Hospital at 9 AM, hundreds will be running for

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Author’s Night: 100 Stories Told

(This article first appeared in the August 10, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Celebrity and charity. The two words are synonymous with the East End during the summer season. Appearances carry a certain allure with bold face names being tied to individual events. In a competition of the causes, it can be difficult

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Culinary Power Couple Leads ‘A Hamptons Happening’

(This article first appeared in the July 6, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   The twelfth annual “A Hamptons Happening” will take place Saturday at the home of Maria and Kenneth Fishel in Bridgehampton. This year celebrates the 40th anniversary of the founding of The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Center. Honorees include American television

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Harbor Books: A Refined Pearl

(This article first appeared in the June 29, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper) Harbor Books is a refined pearl waiting to be discovered in the historic town of Sag Harbor. Store owner Taylor Rose Berry, a native south shore resident, followed her passion for the written word and opened the antique style bookstore in

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Interview With Antonia Lofaso

(This article first appeared in the Spring 2017 edition of Luxury Living Magazine- a subdivision of Newsday Media Group) Celebrity Chef & Restauranteur Profile: Antonia Lofaso TV Celebrity Chef, author and mother, Chef Antonia Lofaso is a restauranteur with an expanding empire on the rise. Growing up food was ubiquitous in Antonia Lofaso’s life. From

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