Category: The Hamptons

Very Ralph, How A Brand Became My Lifestyle

This post isn’t a film overview, for that I’ll lead you to my Hampton’s publication/colleague who interviewed Susan Lacy, the documentarian. It’s about the ability in which the Ralph Lauren design went beyond the showroom and into my every day life.   Ten days passed its premiere, I finally received password access to watch the

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I-Tri, And I Did

Part of why I began writing a fitness and wellness column is the community surrounding it — those who are actively focused on improving mind, body, and soul share a commonality; bettering themselves, and oftentimes those around them. On October 5, I rode alongside dozens of men and women who were all on a mission

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Dr. Gerry

It’s not often that biologic wellness and overall medical practices are connected to dentistry. For most of us, going to the dentist is a routine chore to simply check up on our oral health. Dr. Gerry Curatola, a renowned biologic restorative dentist based in East Hampton, is on a mission to change that. “There are

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Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: The Real Life Romeo & Juliet

The 1980s were defined by a rock-and-roll voice so profound, so powerful, that women today still define love as a battlefield. Lindenhurst [Long Island] native and four-time Grammy Award winner, Pat Benatar’s songs of female empowerment, both tragic and hopeful, have transcended decades. Benatar and her husband and guitarist, Neil Giraldo, aka “Spyder,” have a

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Paddling Like A Diva

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   In some cases, being called a diva might seem insulting but, here on the East End, Diva (uppercase ‘D’) is being redefined to mean empowerment. Gina Bradley is a female powerhouse — entrepreneur, mother, environmental advocate, world traveler, and now author.

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Maserati To Montauk

  This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Maserati: it’s not a car, it’s an experience. I’d never driven a car with an MSRP reaching six figures. Purchasing my 2011 Hyundai, straight from the showroom post-college graduation, was about the biggest sense of automotive accomplishment I’ve achieved. So, when

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From Novelty To Novel

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here It’s an uplifting story of one man’s journey as he abandoned a life of security to pursue one of self-fulfillment. This true life narrative is that of Chris Babu, an MIT graduate and former Wall Street bond trader-turned-author of the young adult

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They’re Hooked

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   Amid a slew of storefronts closed down in the village of Southampton, a restaurant opens that gives locals and tourists alike a hope for a thriving village, and something new to boast about. Michael Gluckman, whose prior establishments include Boathouse, Madison

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Learning From The Ground Up

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   Imagine a school where students aid in the harvesting and cooking of the very food that they, and the faculty, eat. A place where within 12 minutes, the entire lunch kitchen and dining room are cleaned. This is the food philosophy

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