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Daily Fitness: ‘Tauking Health with Monbrewcha

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   It seems Montauk is just brewing with new ideas lately. It’s a literal hot spot of innovation. Beer, whiskey, tea, and now kombucha. As much as I’d like to write about beer or whiskey (again), being a fitness column this week I’m putting the spotlight on

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Daily Fitness: Eco FOODFitness

The article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   Renee McCormack is a local East Hampton resident who, like myself, prides her lifestyle on the ability to balance fitness and food, inspiring her company, FOODfitness. Upon meeting at a local Starbucks, we instantly connected. Trying samples of peanut butter, Nutella, protein balls was otherworldly. Who

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Daily Fitness: Super Bowl Hacks

This article first appeared in the January 31, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper    Sunday marks the second largest food consumption day in America, behind Thanksgiving. Huddle around, it’s Super Bowl Sunday. From the wings to the beer, here are some (not so) skinny statistics. In 2015, according to Statista, the caloric intake of New York State

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Tipsy Tastes: Riverhead Ciderhouse

(This article first appeared in the November 29, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper as part of my Tipsy Tastes Series) Since its opening in March, Riverhead Ciderhouse has been the new go-to spot on the North Fork. Taking the place of a former industry warehouse, every inch of this 8000-square-foot space invites you in;

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Lulu Kitchen & Bar Review

(This article first appeared in the November 15, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   It’s a Thursday night in Sag Harbor and the scent of crisp air and cozy fireplace smoke blankets me — an emblematic combination for fall. Neighborhood fireplaces aren’t the source of the delicious fragrance; it’s the wood-fired oven at Lulu

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Daily Fitness: JABS

(This article was first published in the September 20, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   Move over Zumba, there’s a new dance class in town. Pulse, at JABS in Cutchogue, is a fitness class that is reminiscent of those dance classes so many us loved taking as kids. Hip-hop, pop, Latin all fused together

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Montauk Yacht Club Food Review

(This article first appeared in the August 9, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper) It’s another warm, summer night as the sun begins to set over Lake Montauk. Coast Kitchen at Montauk Yacht Club is surprisingly quiet at 6 PM on a Friday, but with the crowded streets in town it’s a welcome change of

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Daily Fitness: Eight Tips For Your Next Vaca

(This article was originally published in the July 26, 2017 edition of The Independent Newspaper)   Pack your bags, you’re ready to go. That “ahh” feeling sets in as the vacation is about to commence. You’ve got your itinerary or, if you’re anything like me, an activity bucket list and your appropriate fitness gear. But

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28 Days of Awesome: Spring to Action

It’s hard to believe that Summer solstice is upon us. My blog 28 Days of Awesome: Find Your Local Adventure inspired a movement within myself. Though the initial blog was 28 unique things in 28 days I didn’t want to stop there. Why not try new things each season? Hell, I’m making it a blog

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