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by CARSON GRIFFITH · June 11, 2009

Looks like the Blue Parrot still hasn't opened. No worries though because Curbed Hamptons has been on the Blue Parrot watch as tight as Bradley Cooper's body in the new film The Hangover [Curbed]

Gwyneth Paltrow has the power to do just about anything these days it seems, including declare that it's time for one of the most famous men in music to get a name change pronto. Billy Joel is now... William? Apparently what Gwynnie says goes, or at least at her dinner parties [Hangin' In The Hamptons]

Lots of fun factoids that will help you out this summer in this article that basically asks the age old question: Are you an alcoholic or do you just really like your booze? Including: Your private help is probably binge drinking, everyone between the ages of 12-17 probably is too, and if you take Tylenol while hitting the wine bottle, your liver will fail. Or something like that. [The East Hampton Star]

Amidst all the recent casino business, the Shinnecock tribe will be hosting The Miss Shinnecock teen pageant for the first time in 13 years. The lucky winner will get to represent the Shinnecock tribe at powwows and conferences across "Indian country". Let's hope no one cheats by buying their contestant plastic surgery (cough *California* cough) [Hamptons.com]