Hangin' in the Hamptons
Celebrities, socialites and stuff for the everyman from the South Fork
We all know the Hamptons is the home of luxury, style and wealth. It’s also the premiere setting for some of the biggest parties of the summer. But it seems that only a select few are part of the invite-only crowd, which doesn’t seem fair, now does it?
So we’re here to help you score that coveted spot on the guest list.
We enlisted Justin Mitchell, publisher and president...Read more »
The Hamptons Institute
The first Hamptons Institute occurs Friday through Sunday at Guild Hall in East Hampton, with panel topics including “Restoring the Integrity of the U.S. Financial Markets,” “Building the Infrastructure for a New Economy,” “Investing in Arts and Culture” and “The Future of News and Media.” Lecture topics include “Mercedes...Read more »
For a certain crowd crowd, the Parrish Annual Midsummer Party is a must-attend. And such is the case Saturday.
“This is the first time I’ve been able to get to my Hamptons home this summer, and perhaps the only time,” Isaac Mizrahi told us. He just finished directing Steven Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music” in St Louis. “I’m going back to New...Read more »
The count as of Saturday night was 181 million gallons of oil polluting the Gulf of Mexico. In the Hamptons, Oceana, a charity for ocean conservation, was holding its first East End Splash gala on Mecox Bay.
We found eight-year Oceana member Sam Waterston, of the recently canceled “Law and Order," sitting in a corner with hosts Lois Robbins and Sue Cohn Rockefeller listening to...Read more »
The hip crowd at the Oceana Hamptons “Splash” party Saturday night, listened to Jackson Browne sing these famous lyrics:
Looking out at the road rushing under my wheelsLooking back at the years gone by like so many summer fieldsIn sixty-five I was seventeen and running up one-o-one
We wondered, in his 60s, how does it feel to revisit those words? “I was writing about...Read more »
Another weekend, another bold name eats out in the Hamptons.
On Friday, direcctor Steven Spielberg and wife, Kate Capshaw, dined on Nick & Toni's outdoor patio. The same night, music executive and former Mariah Carey husband, Tommy Mottola, was spotted with his wife and daughter at the East Hampton restaurant.
Former New York mayor and presidential candidate, Rudy Giuliani,...Read more »
“Who knew there were so many people in the Hamptons on a Thursday night?” said Ramona Singer, arriving at the opening night of ArtHamptons in Bridgehampton, yesterday. “I had no clue that it would be so big this year. And I was afraid it might be hot in the tents. But, guess what? They have the air conditioning pumped in. It’s really comfortable.”
“It looks...Read more »
George Stephanopoulos and wife Alexandra Wentworth seem to like looking at home furnishings. They were spotted Friday, walking around Sag Harbor with adorable daughters Harper and Elliot in tow.
First stop: picking up their Java Nation coffee. Then, they headed down Main Street. Our spies caught them looking at furniture, lighting and accessories at In Home on Main Steet, then saw them meander...Read more »
An East Hampton home full of art and artifacts is featured in the July 1 issue of Hamptons Cottages and Gardens.
Designer James “Ford” Huniford helped bring alive the home of Susan and Steven Jacobson with various pieces of art, ranging from vintage wicker chairs and industrial shelf brackets to mixed-media pieces and pop art, as featured in the magazine.
This three-story...Read more »
Edie Falco sightings: Some celebrities really ARE just like us.
Last Saturday morning, at a very upscale yard sale in Sagaponack, the owner told our spies, “Edie Falco just bought my china!” They spotted Falco this morning in Sag Harbor, trying to be invisible by waiting with her two kids on the back stairs in the parking lot of Java Coffee, while her husband got his morning Joe....Read more »