Hangin' in the Hamptons
Celebrities, socialites and stuff for the everyman from the South Fork
Hamptons Social Series
This Friday is another Hamptons Social Series dinner at Lily Pond. Hosting the event is "The Real Housewives of New York City" star Countess Luann De Lesseps and philanthropist Henry Buhl. The night will benefit ACE New York, a group dedicated to helping the homeless. Dinner will be provided by Philippe Chow, with music by Lee Kalt. The Countess will even perform...Read more »
Victoria's Secret model Selita Ebanks recently partied at the Axe Lounge in Southampton, according to Star magazine. She was seen with supermodel Rachel Hunter....Read more »
Photos of actress Gwyneth Paltrow enjoying the waves at a Hamptons beach turned up in a recent issue of Star magazine. Paltrow, who was wearing a pink bikini, owns a home in Amagansett....Read more »
The behind-the-hedges secret to entertaining like a millionaire at affordable prices? Swifty’s, the clubby Manhattan restaurant that is synonymous with the Fortune 500 crowd, now caters in the Hamptons.
Its East End roster is all very hush hush. But walk into Swifty’s on any given night and you’re liable to rub shoulders with Sienna Miller, Jude Law, Cameron Diaz, Christine...Read more »
Kyra Sedgwick says the Hamptons is the spot for her favorite childhood memories, according to a recent issue of Hamptons magazine.
Sedgwick, 44, was featured as a born and raised New Yorker who spent her summers at the East End as a child.
Sedgwick says the happiest times for her were spending days at the Carlton Club and the East Hampton Girls Club. She swears the Georgica Beach is...Read more »
John Travolta and actress-wife, a pregnant Kelly Preston, recently flew into the Hamptons on their Eclipse 500 plane, according to People magazine. They are pictured in East Hampton with Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw, who have a compound in the neighborhood....Read more »
Teresa Giudice (seen here in the hat), star of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," signed copies Saturday of her new book "Skinny Italian" at Shoe-INN in Westhampton. She arrived at 2:30 and "stayed until everybody was gone," says Jackie Murray, assistant manager of the shoe store. Giudice, who sold about 300 copies of the cookbook, came with castmate Jacqueline...Read more »
If you were at Super Saturday 13 at Water Mill this weekend, you could have seen one of these stars roaming the bargain booths: hosts Kelly Ripa, "Twilight's" Ashley Greene, Donna Karan and Ariel Foxman, shoppers Beth Stern, Christie Brinkley, Christy Turlington, Edie Falco, Gayle King, Hilary Rhoda, Ingrid Vandebosch, Kelly Klein, Kelly Rutherford, Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney...Read more »
In August, the Hamptons are thick with bold-faced names. This past weekend, East Hampton restaurants did themselves proud.
Babette’s hosted a slew of celebrities. “All My Children"'s Susan Lucci was spotted, along with CNN journalist, Wolf Blitzer, who enjoyed a meal with his family. Former Tenn. Democratic Congressman, Harold Ford and Long Island born Alec Baldwin, were also...Read more »
Do paparazzi stalk the Southampton Inn? “Yes,” admits owner Dede Gotthelf, “because we never provide names of our famous clientele.” Like Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi? Locals couldn’t miss the Secret Service hovering around the hotel this summer when they were in town. “I really can’t comment,” said Gotthelf. Trust us, they were there. Who else? The...Read more »