Category: The Hamptons

Joel Moens: A Single Image Worth Thousands More

(This article first appeared in the May 24 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   In our highly technological society, supersaturated with images off the internet, Belgian artist Joel Moens de Hase began using computers for digital works in 2011. The observer is sure to be intrigued, perhaps even aroused, by a single perspicuous image that

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Daily Fitness: East End Row

(This article first appeared in the May 17, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Stationary bikes are yesterday’s news as a new wave of rowing machines are occupying the East End. Making its debut in May 2016 with a location at 33 Hill Street in Southampton, East End Row conducts low impact training on

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Hilaria Baldwin: Illuminating a Pathway for Wellness

(This article first appeared in the June 21, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Hilaria Thomas Baldwin is a supermom of three, wife of SNL’s undoubtedly favorite Trump impersonator, Alec Baldwin, and career woman taking over the wellness industry in full force. Her Instagram account reaches over 250,000 people, each family photo somehow more

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Daily Fitness: Cool Zone Cryo

(This article first appeared in the June 7, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   The coolest way to burn calories and speed up your metabolism has arrived in Water Mill. Cool Zone Cryo, located on 760 Montauk Highway, is a whole-body and facial rejuvenation cryotherapy facility. With a grand opening over Memorial Day weekend,

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de Kooning & Friends: A Tribute to the Past

(This article first appeared in the May 3, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Mary Montes, a rural New Jersey native, grew up enamored with the New York art scene with countless memories visiting with her uncle. A New York artist during the mid-late 20th century, her uncle would paint a visual image, detailing

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What Lies Within Us

(This article first appeared in the April 26, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper) If a single image boasts a thousand words, than artist Asia Lee is a photographic novelist. Her upcoming exhibit “What Lies Within Us” will run at the White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton this Friday through May 3 with an opening reception

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Daily Fitness: A Practice For Everyone

(This article first appeared in the April 12, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   My typical response to participating in a yoga class is “Namaste out of it.” However, it’s hard to argue yoga’s multitude of benefits, such as increased flexibility, muscle strength, circulatory health, and injury protection (among many others) that come with

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Manna Restaurant: An Authentic Sicilian Experience

(This article first appeared in the January 25, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   When the opportunity arose to experience Manna Restaurant in Water Mill, I knew I’d be in for a flavorful evening. Situated at the reminiscent location of Mirko’s, a restaurant known for catering to a wealthy clientele, that closed its doors

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Sag Harbor: A Hopeful Future

(This article first appeared in the January 11, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   When the massive fire broke out in the historic village of Sag Harbor on the frigid morning of December 16, businesses, homes and memories all fell victim to the roaring flames that ripped through Main Street. One of those businesses,

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The Scarlet Letter Comes Alive at Bay Street

(This article first appeared in the November 16, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Whether or not you’ve actually read Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, chances are you’ve heard of it. Perhaps it was on a reading list back in grade school that you eagerly passed on after noticing it was originally published in

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