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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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Building A Business Throughout The Generations

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Donald McDonald purchased an empty lot in East Hampton in 1969 on Newtown Lane, long before the days of luxury retail stores. A high school teacher at the time, McDonald built a discount liquor store, a party store, and the offices above

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Helping Local Horses

(This article first appeared in the November 15, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Marylou Kaler is an East Hampton resident with a passion for equine. Driving down Route 27 heading east, just before Red Horse Market, is a wide-open space where many a passerby has pulled over to take a picture of the

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Yektai: An Ascension Through the Generations

(This article first appeared in the November 1, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Growing up in an artistic household creates unique circumstances. Trips to the ballpark are replaced with excursions to European museums. Patriarch of the Yektai family, Manoucher Yektai’s cultural exploration through Iran, France, and the United States has made him a

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Daily Fitness: Tennis with Dennis

(This article first appeared in the September 13, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   The US Open may be over but after watching a few matches I became inspired. Sure, I played tennis growing up and made the varsity team in high school (oh so many years ago), but when trying to think of

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Daily Fitness: Spar Boxing

(This article first appeared in the August 9, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Juan Carlos Mancilla is an East Hampton native who has been competing in the boxing ring for 11 years. In 2016, the 27-year-old won by TKO at the Paramount in Huntington, officially turning pro and inspiring his latest business venture.

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