Hangin' in the Hamptons

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

Chelsea Handler parties in Southampton

Hamptons Magazine's Memorial Day cover star Chelsea Handler

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The first stop in the Hamptons for the “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea,” author Chelsea Handler? Hamptons Magazine’s annual Memoral Day kick-off summer party.

Hosted by founder and Niche Media Chairman Jason Binn, Hamptons Publisher Debra Halpert and Editor-in-Chief Samantha Yanks, it was presented by Bing at the new Southampton Social Club.

Handler was...

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The Hamptons crowd welcomes Dwayne Wade

Southampton, NY, Saturday August 28, 2010. Miami Heat

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It was a superstar summit of sorts Saturday, when Jon Bon Jovi brought son Jesse to Niche Media Haley and Jason Binn’s soiree honoring Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade. Wade has a lot to celebrate these days: he, LeBron James and Chris Bosh all signed six-year contracts with the Miami Heat, fulfilling a pact they seemingy made during the 2008 Olympics to play together.

Feting Wade’s...

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Samantha Ronson spins at Southampton benefit

Southampton, NY. Saturday, August 21, 2010. Celebrity DJ

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Celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson lent her estimable club cred to the “Brazilian Sunflowers” event Saturday night, spinning to benefit the Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless at founder Henry Buhl’s Southampton estate, But, first, hot Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto showed off the Bossa Nova moves that have made her an international star.

Ronson and Bebel...

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Hamptons celebrity dining round-up

NEW YORK - MAY 05: Actor Kelsey Grammer

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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...

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T.I. parties in Southampton

T.I. showed at the AXE Lounge in Southampton

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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....

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Gov. Paterson comes to Southampton Hospital benefit

SH Hospital Pres and CEO Bob Chaloner, Governor

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Gov. David Paterson and wife, Michelle, showed up Saturday for the Southampton Hospital’s 52nd Annual SummerParty, an Enchanted Evening. No wonder. The hospital is the backbone of the Hamptons and the gala is the culmination of the social season. About 1,000 thers showed up as well.

“He was so charming, warm and kind to everyone,” said Jean Shafiroff (seen here with the Patersons...

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Jill Biden, Adam Sandler shop in Southampton

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2009 file

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Jill Biden (seen here) bought some RichRocks jewelry Saturday during a trunk show at Theory in Southampton. Also spotted was Adam Sandler and his daughter, Sadie....

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Katrina Bowden hangs at Southampton's AXE Lounge

Katrina Bowden from the Emmy nominated show, ?30

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Katrina Bowden from the Emmy nominated show “30 Rock” stopped by AXE Lounge in Southampton Saturday.

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Southamptonite Ramona Singer goes on HSN Wednesday

Ramona Singer with husband, Mario. She is wearing

Ramona Singer Jewelry for HSN: back by popular demand. The feisty star of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New York City" will be live on HSN from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 11 debuting about two dozen new designs and talking to fans.

The part-time Southampton's estate-inspired, accessibly priced line has become a multimillion-dollar brand. Plus, she says, “designing it is very exciting.”...

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Yes, that was Joe Biden at the Southampton Inn

Katlean de Monchy, Ramona Singer and Dede Gotthelf

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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...

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