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Montaukila Partners With Oceanic Global

While the sandy shoreline of Mexico is a distant dream, Montaukila aims to bring south of the border flavor to a cocktail near you. Born in Montauk in 2018, Montaukila is premium, certified, 100% blue agave tequila and made with an ultra specific pallet in mind– summertime. The smooth flavor is produced from the award-winning

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Support Montauk

In times of sink or swim, Montauk has never been known to leave a member of its community behind. That resilient nature withstands the harshest of winters, making the financial storm due to the COVID-19 pandemic just another battle it must weather — together. In April, East Hampton native Bryan Seekamp threw a life preserver

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DJ CHEF Heats Up Your Bachelorette

The East End has long been Long Island’s go to destination for all things vacation, and that includes bachelorette parties. It’s a quick ride from NYC and during the cooler months a lot of properties become vacant, making them cost effective options for weekend renters. But during the summer months renting a house alone can come

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FIN Montauk: A Deeper Side to Jewelry

This article first appeared in the January 28, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper   Bella Ornaf dubs herself not just a jewelry designer but a “shark wrangler.” Strictly speaking, the term means “someone who takes a string and wraps it around a fish tail or a fish head and then throws it into the

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The Cold, Bitter End

This article first appeared as the cover story in the January 17, 2018 issue of The Independent Newspaper     Self-taught photographer James Katsipis braves the harshest winters in a location iconically praised during the summer months. He is an ambassador for Montauk Hard Label Whiskey and part of the East Coast Vision Team for

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Tipsy Tastes: Montauk Hard Whiskey

(This article was originally published in the November 15, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper as part of my Tipsy Tastes series)   Montauk’s downtown watering hole 668 The Gig Shack has a harder side to it many may not know about — whiskey production. Montauk Hard Label is produced right in the back of

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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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Here’s To Montauk Brew

(This article first appeared in the June 21, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   It was Memorial Day weekend last year when a friend decided to introduce me to the “real Montauk.” I’ve been coming to The Hamptons for years, but Montauk always felt like an exhausting drive past the key points along Route

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Daily Fitness: Ruschmeyer’s Waves and Wellness

(This article first appeared in the May 31, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   While many in Montauk likely awoke Saturday morning with a hangover, Ruschmeyer’s kicked off the first official day of Memorial Day Weekend with their #CampRusch #WavesandWellness program. Located outside on their Great Lawn, the commencement class was a Manhattan based

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Daily Fitness: Take a Hike

(This article first appeared in the March 22, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper) With no winter storms in sight, it’s safe to say spring is in the air. As the weather outside slowly transitions from chilly temperatures to brisk breezes, hiking is an ideal way to get outdoors and acclimate to changing conditions. More

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