Hangin' in the Hamptons

Celebrities, socialites and stuff for the everyman from the South Fork

What's happening in the Hamptons this weekend

NEW YORK - AUGUST 21: Recording artist Billy

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Beth Ostrosky Stern will celebrate her cover of the Labor Day issue of Social Life magazine Saturday night in Water Mill. The invite-only event starts at 7 p.m.

Billy Joel will discuss "The Last Play at Shea" with Alec Baldwin Saturday night after a screening of the movie at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The sold-out event is being held in association with the Hamptons International...

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Swifty's is now catering in the Hamptons

Swifty's began catering in the Hamptons in the

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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...

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The 'best places to' in the Hamptons

Guests dance the night away at RdV East

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Want to know the best place to mingle? How about where to dance? Where to take a date for dinner or the best place to pump iron? Well, Hamptons magazine has compiled a list of the best spots to do all of these things. Here are just a couple of the staff's picks:

The scene: Saturday night in the Hamptons. Where do the single folks go when they want to meet other single folks? According to the...

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Lily Pond starts Hamptons Social Series this weekend

Front of Lilly Pond. Bikini Fashion Show at

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You no longer have to spend $2,000 to get a table at Lily Pond, the East Hampton late-night spot where It Girls and the men who like to impress them create gossip column fodder while the rest of the world sleeps. Starting Friday, Unik, Jay Norris and Frank Cilione are launching the Hamptons Social Series: serving dinner indoors as well as in the garden, beginning at the relatively early hour of...

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What's happening in the Hamptons this weekend

Two friends strike a pose outside near the

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Philippe East Hampton

Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Leighton Meester are in on it, and now you are too. Executive Chef Philippe Chow’s lobster spring rolls, Peking duck, and chicken satay that is. With sister restaurants in New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, Philippe East Hampton has opened its doors for its second season. Try the Sunday night $29 three-course prix-fixe dinner special....

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Where Hamptonite Mariska Hargitay likes to eat and shop

Mariska Hargitay was the guest of honor at

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When she’s not catching perps and saving victims on “Law & Order: SVU,” Mariska Hargitay enjoys living in East Hampton with her husband, Peter, and son, August.

The Hargitay family spends their days soaking up the sun at the glistening beaches and takes time out to bike ride, according to a cover story in Hamptons magazine.

The 46-year-old actress’ East End...

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Where the celebs ate in the Hamptons over the weekend

Kim Cattrall arrives at the world premiere of

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Alec Baldwin, currently appearing as psychiatrist Martin Dysart in Equus at Guild Hall, grabbed a bite between shows at Bostwick’s Chowder House (277 Pantigo Rd., East Hampton, 631-324-1111) on Saturday. He and a friend had Manhattan chowder, fried oysters, hummus appetizer and coconut shrimp rolls.

On Sunday, Bostwick’s hosted Kim Cattrall and four real-life gal pals. "Samantha"...

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Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber eat out in Amagansett

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Actress Naomi Watts

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Do the Hamptons sightings of real housewives ever stop? Thursday night, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps broke into song at Nick & Toni’s in East Hampton, belting out her new single, “Money Can’t Buy You Class,” to an appreciative crowd. Then, on Friday, the ubiquitous Kelly Killoren Bensimon turned up at Almond in Bridgehampton with two friends, taking time to greet fans on...

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Alex McCord and Simon Van Kempen seen at Georgica

Simon Van Kempen and Alex McCord, or "Silax"

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Could Memorial Day weekend have really gone by without a “Real Housewives of New York” Hamptons restaurant sighting? No way.

Saturday night, when Georgia Restaurant & Lounge in Wainscott kicked off its second season, RHONY couple Alex McCord and Simon Van Kempen were on hand to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. They dined on veal paillard Milanese and white truffle...

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Friday, May 28: Sunset Beach, Shelter Island

Sunset Beach, Shelter Island

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Sunset Beach, the world-class Shelter Island restaurant that has drawn the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker and Christy Turlington, was hopping Friday night as the Memorial Day weekend kicked off.

The start of the season was in the air as leggy young women leaned back in their lounge chairs, sipping minty mojitos as the sky turned pink. You got the feeling that you were in San Tropez, or Brazil,...

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