Tag: The East End

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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Greener For the Good

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper   In March Share the Harvest Farm hosted its fundraiser music event on the greenest day of the year, St. Patrick’s Day. The benefit, held from 7 to 9 PM at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, raised monies to feed local families in need. The East Hampton-based

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North Fork Candles Get Lit

This article first appeared in the January 31, 2018  issue of The Independent Newspaper   Sip the wine, savor the local produce, and inhale the signature scents of the North Fork by candlelight. More than any other of the senses, our olfactory senses are the strongest at triggering emotions and memories. Suddenly a candle is

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Tipsy Tastes: Twin Still’s Moonshine

(This article first appeared in the November 8, 2017 issue  of The Independent Newspaper, as part of my debut ‘Tipsy Tastes’ series)   Grown on Long Island but inspired by a Portuguese tradition, Twin Stills Moonshine holds pride as the only tasting room of its kind in the area. Naming their distillery after the twin

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North Fork Oysters & Greenport Brew

(This article first appeared in the September 13, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   “Drink and eat local,” John Liegey, co-founder of Greenport Harbor Brewing, echoed over the phone. I’m on a three-way call with him and Ian Wile, owner of Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market. The two first met approximately five years

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Daily Fitness: Wine & Yoga

(This article first appeared in the August 16, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   For the fitness inclined, few things beat the feel of a refreshing workout to start the day. But exercising in the middle of a beautiful, outdoor setting on a crisp morning or during sunset? Well, that’s motivation for anyone. Here

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A Joyful Gathering

A meal is much more than food on a plate, it’s an experience of the senses. The tastes of a rich wine, the tantalizing aroma of freshly prepared ingredients, the visually distinct surroundings, the chatter of good company and the satisfying feeling of placing your hands on your stomach after the final bite. Mmmmmm! Jody

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