From Coney Island to Rehobeth Beach, sandcastle competitions are sweeping the country. This year was the first time Rockaway Beach hosted the event, which was organized by the public arts organization Creative Time. From Dustin Yellin's 'Bowl Cuts' to Marie Lorenz's 'Colosseum,' check out some of the coolest creations from this year's competition.MORE>>
The Kills, The End. Last night The Kills (Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince) graced the Surf Lodge deck at a blow out concert last night that was THE party of the weekend summer. The heavy crowds, long bar lines and headache parking situation actually paid off for once. If there were a more beautiful backdrop for a Rock n Roll show this summer, we can't think of it. Time stood still when the band began, around 8pm, under a post sun set sky, and guests sipped on Caliche Rum. Nur Khan brought out the best of his peeps, check out some of the people we spotted last night at the Kills below... More»
On the surface, the Hamptons seem close to normal, but the stories that go on behind the scenes are utterly priceless and often go untold. Thankfully, we have @Hamptonsborn. Created earlier this summer by Joe Schwenk, this twitter handle (which now has over 6,000 followers) hashes out some of the most ridiculous requests and bizarre encounters the Hamptons has to offer. While we wait out @Hamptonsborn to get his own TV show (let's take bets, reality or sitcom??), we have Joe's past tweets to entertain us for now. We've rounded up some of our favorites, so if you're late to Joe's game, you can catch up rather quickly. We bet that Labor Day will bring some insane requests, so tune in for the final chapter of Joe's hilarious saga. More»
Beach season is coming to a close and it pains me to think of another summer come and gone. Although September is around the corner and I can already feel the chill in the air, I’m happy with all the jewelry I’ve discovered these past few months from Mexico to Montauk. More»
Just another perfect beach day in Sagaponack. Catch your rays before Fall rolls around!
Last summer, Topshop posted up at The Sloppy Tuna for an exclusive shopping event with live music, and this year, they'll be back in Montauk. But rather than hosting their event at the Sloppy, the Topshop Crew will be making a beeline for The Surf Lodge. And if you don't have a room at the hotel for the weekend, you're sure going to wish you did. More»
-Beth Rudin DeWoody lets Hamptons Magazine into her Southampton Home, and that art collection is just as amazing as you'd expect [HamptonsMagazine]
-An 83-year-old Southampton woman is going after the town for allowing McMansions to pop up around her. She's so confident in her case, she will be representing herself in court [NYPost]
While the Hamptons can probably boast two of the most classy Starbucks locations in the US, it's often the local cafes that present the best cup of java. And no, we're not talking about a $5 iced coffee that could pass for water from The Golden Pear. I have been known by some as a coffee snob, so you can be assured that I have personally tried, and approved, all of the following places to get a refreshing iced coffee. I mean these spots are also suitable to hit up if you want wake up with a shot or two of espresso, or order a non-fat mocha latte with extra foam. More»
As the 2012 Presidential Election inches closer and closer, it can be a bit of a struggle to find a lighter side within the world of politics. Bridget Siegel, in her debut novel Domestic Affairs seemingly aims to do just that. Her book follows a young campaign staffer who becomes involved with the wrong Presidential candidate – and oh do we love inner White House controversy. More»
If you're out in the Hamptons this weekend you should plan on checking out MONC XIII's First Annual Backgammon Tournament & Party MONC XIII. The tournament will be played on vibrant boards created by Geoffrey Parker, an English manufacturer, who is also responsible for providing the Queen of London with her Backgammon board. More»
Sunday, May 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.