Eavesdropping Is What Guests Do Best...

by KRISTIN LUCIANO · July 2, 2009

The question is, was Ed Kleefield's Southampton restaurant and lounge, Madam Tong's siezed byNY State or not. The Southampton Press originally reported that it in fact was siezed, but now the article has mysteriously disappeared... [CurbedHamptonsSHP]

It is one thing to film your television show in the Hamptons, but it is another when you choose to dis the East End. Memo to Royal Pains: You get more bees with honey than vinegar so start playing nice [EHPress]

It comes as no surprise that June was a wet month, to say the least. However, according to meteorologists at the National Weather Service, rainfall for June was over double what the month normally averages [Newsday]

During the winter, numerous store fronts remained vacant hoping for new potential owners. Looks like various luxury retailers including LaPerla, Hermes, Magaschoni, and DVF to list a few have taken over these spaces thanks to the lower rental prices [NYObserver]

Start expecting your favorite scallop dish to increase in price if the brown tide continues. Due to the abnormally colder June, the brown tide is back and holding no scallop prisoners while in the Hamptons [SHPress]