Hangin' in the Hamptons

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

'So You Think You Can Dance' winner in Water Mill

Water Mill, NY. Saturday August 21, 2010. "So

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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,...

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Randy Jackson to do 'American Idol' in the Hamptons?

"American Idol" Judge Randy Jackson poses with "Real

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Celebrities really do all know one another, Randy Jackson explained, as he schmoozed and hugged Jill Zarin Saturday night. They meet at events, like the Phoenix House party he was co-hosting with Nick Cannon, that also attracted Katie Lee Joel, Kelly Killoren Bensimon (seen here with Jackson), the Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, “Jersey Shore” stars Jenni “JWOWW” Farley and Vinny...

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In Southampton, Nick Cannon denies Mariah Carey rumor

Nick Cannon showed up without wife Mariah Carey,

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It was a quick “in and out” for NBC's “America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon Saturday night at the star-studded Phoenix House bash he co-hosted with Randy Jackson in Southampton.

Wife Mariah Carey was in LA working on an album. So, he told us, “I got here today and I’ll be leaving tonight.”

Did she also stay home because of the baby on...

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'Jersey Shore' stars come out for Southampton party

The ?Jersey Shore? star, whose real name is

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JWOWW, you really save it for the camera, don’t you? The “Jersey Shore” star, whose real name is Jenni Farley, and fellow cast mate Vinny Guadagnino (seen here) drove out to Southampton Saturday night to support their MTV programming president, Tony DiSanto, at a benefit for the Phoenix House, a nonprofit substance abuse service organization. Music mogul Charlie Walk , chief executive...

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How I found Henry Winkler and the Hamptons up north

Henry Winkler and Mark Feuerstein were at Pellegrini

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Tuesday -- it was a cool clear crisp day on The North Fork. My assignment was to try and get a photo of actor Henry Winkler, who has joined the cast of USA Network's show "Royal Pains."

I pulled into the parking field of Pellegrini Vineyards in Cutchogue and felt as if I had made a wrong turn and ended up in The Hamptons. Beautiful people filled the grounds.I later found out that...

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In Southampton, Ramona Singer offers peek into finale

Ramona and Mario Singer renewed their wedding vows

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Are you ready for "The Real Housewives of New York City" season finale Thursday? “Two people walk off,” cast member Ramona Singer told us, “one person got up and stomped her foot, and there is a lot of crying. One person cries a lot. It was so good, they made it into two episodes.”

Singer spoke Saturday at the 18th annual Decorators-Designers-Dealers Sale,...

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Hamptons celebs love Bravo's Andy Cohen

Bridgehampton, NY, Saturday, May 29, 2010: Andy Cohen,

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Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelly Ripa ... Is Bravo’s Andy Cohen booking “Watch What Happens: Live” in the Hamptons? You bet. He just reaches out to his neighbors.

We caught up with Cohen Saturday night at the Miracle House 20th Anniversary Gala, which he co-hosted with the Countess LuAnn de Lesseps at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club.

The programming...

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Hamptons is still the star of USA's 'Royal Pains'

ROYAL PAINS -- Episode 204 -- Pictured: (l-r)

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"Royal Pains," a rare TV series set in and even filmed in part on Long Island, returns Thursday night (USA, 10), and that long green (still) impossibly rich strip of land from Mecox Bay to Napeague Harbor is the star once again.

The other stars are Mark Feuerstein as Dr. Hank Lawson (seen here with Marcia Gay Harden and Jill Flint) and his brother, Evan (Paulo Costanzo), who run...

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Watch the USA Network's 'Royal Pains' rap

Get ready for a big fat rap on

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Get ready for a big fat rap on the second season of the hit show USA Network's "Royal Pains," set in the Hamptons.

Watch cast members -- including Mark Feurstein and the newest cast member, Henry Winkler -- rap about the new season in this exclusive TVGUIDEMAGAZINE.COM online video. Partying nurses, beach-bound patients -- and a dancing skeleton -- all add their own two cents.

The...

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Randy Jackson to host Southampton fundraiser

Yes, the "American Idol" judge will be on hand to raise funds for the Phoenix House in the Hamptons at a June 26 party at a Southampton estate. Jackson, an honorary chairman for Phoenix House, the nonprofit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility, is expected to be there with event chair Nick Cannon (and, an organizer says, possibly his wife, the one and only Mariah...

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