Hangin' in the Hamptons
Celebrities, socialites and stuff for the everyman from the South Fork
The Annual Best Buddies Hamptons Gala, presented by Audi, was held Saturday night at the Water Mill home of Anne Hearst and Jay McInerney. The charity – founded by Anthony Shriver in 1989 -- provides volunteer mentors and employment development to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brett Banford, who strives to represent what is possible for others with Down Syndrome,...Read more »
Chip Taylor at 230 Elm
Thursday, musician Chip Taylor (Oscar- winning John Voight’s brother) will be performing live at 230 Elm in Southampton. Tickets cost $20 at the door. The night benefits the Junior Golf Scholarship fund. Taylor’s most recent album “Yonkers NY” was released back in 2009. (8 p.m., 230 Elm, 230 Elm St., Southampton)
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Candace Bushnell, who wrote the original “Sex in the City” column that spawned an industry, was one of the honorary co-chairs at the Sixth Annual Authors Night at the East Hampton Library Saturday night.
One of the books she was signing, "The Carrie Diaries, revisits the iconic alter ego she created. "The Carrie Diaries 2” is still in the works.
"In the...Read more »
So how much would you pay for you and a partner to play golf with Rudolph and Judith Giuliani?
If you were in the Hamptons Saturday night, it would have to have been a lot.
The Giulianis came out to Sandcastle, the sprawling Bridgehampton estate on the market for $49.5 million, to help owner Joe Farrell and his wife, Kristen, raise funds for the Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital.
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In August, Hamptons restaurants are thick with bold-faced names.
Sir Paul McCartney was spotted dining with friends at Philippe East Hampton; former NFL superstar, Marcus Allen, was at a nearby table.
Throughout the weekend, Savanna’s was filled with high-profile restaurateurs. Eric Ripert (Le Bernardin), Jeffrey Chodorow of China Grill Management and Mark Packer, owner of Las...Read more »
Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling attended a benefit Saturday night at the Sandcastle estate in Bridgehampton for the Stony Brook Long Island Children's Hospital....Read more »
T.I. (right) turned out at the AXE Lounge in Southampton Friday night, announcing that he will be performing in Manhattan tonight to kick off the "AXE Music One Night Only" concert series. The rapper flew to the Hamptons via helicopter with others, including wife, singer and songwriter Tameka "Tiny” Cottle....Read more »
Jill Zarin and Beth Ostrosky-Stern are new friends in the Hamptons, Zarin told us as she signed copies of “Secrets of a Jewish Mother” at Authors Night on the grounds of the East Hampton Library.
“We’ve been hanging out,” Zarin said. Makes sense: If you read both of their advice books, you’d pretty much have it all covered.
Stern wrote “Oh My...Read more »
It’s a good thing we got to see Bryan Batt at Authors Night Saturday. We haven’t seen him lately on AMC's “Mad Men.” Batt was signing his autobiographical book, “She’s Not Heavy, She’s My Mother.”
When when will his "Mad Men" character Sal Romano show up? “I hope soon,” he said. “It’s heartbreaking: So many people...Read more »
Keith Hernandez, former New York Met and current announcer, was seen this week getting coffee at Java Nation in Sag Harbor....Read more »