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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Mayor Bloomberg chats up the Hampton Classic

Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the 35th.annual Hampton Classic

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The hurricane missed us. The weather was divine. Madonna finally made it to the Hampton Classic. Summer ended on a high note in the Hamptons.

Under the Super Sunday tents, Mayors Michael Bloomberg, with first gal pal Diana Taylor, and Rudy Giuliani, with wife, Judi, were the gravitas to Madonna’s glitter. Celebrities in between that spectrum included Matt Lauer, Christy Turlington, Ed...

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Alec Baldwin interviews Billy Joel in East Hampton

Alec Baldwin and Billie Joel attend the screening

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The East Hampton screening Saturday of “The Last Play at Shea," a Summer Doc production of the Hamptons International Film Festival, was not only an Ode to the Mets’ late home set to the emotionally charged music of Long Island boy Billy Joel but it was also an opportunity to get many of the Hamptons’ brightest stars together in one intimate room.

Joel, who played the...

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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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Nic Roldan talks about the Hamptons, polo and the ex

Polo stars Nacho Figueras and Nic Roldan with

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It's horse season in the Hamptons. A bigger-than-ever polo season ended Saturday. The ten-day Hampton Classic began the next day. On Monday, out trotted Secretariat great grandson Royal Prince to welcome guests to a private screening of Disney's "Secretariat," starring Diane Lane and John Malkovich, at Goose Creek in East Hampton. Polo stars Nacho Figuera (with wife Delfina Blacquier)...

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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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'Survivor' winner Ethan Zohn to be in East Hampton

"Survivor" 2002 winner Ethan Zohn will be in

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"Survivor" 2002 winner Ethan Zohn will be in East Hampton to receive the Jewish Center's Next Generation Social Justice Hero Award for founding Grassroot soccer, during Shabbat Services at 10 a.m. Saturday. Afterwards, Zohn will talk and participate in a soccer program with middle and high school kids and Super Soccer Stars, SYS Soccer and Ross School soccer coaches.

The events are...

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What's happening in the Hamptons this weekend

Australian singer Kylie Minogue poses for photographers as

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Gourmusart Summer Gala

Saturday is the 2010 Gourmusart Awards/Benefit Summer Gala at Dockers Waterside Restaurant in East Quogue. Brunch will be served, as well as drinks, and The Kerry Kearney Band will perform. Tickets are $125. Gourmusart is a charitable organization honoring gourmet restaurant owners, musicians and artists, and gives grants to teachers who keep culture alive in the classroom....

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Actor Fred Melamed to appear in East Hampton

Fred Melamed

Fred Melamed, who plays the unlikely love rival, Sy Abelman, in the Coen Brother’s 2009 dark comedy, “A Serious Man,” comes to The Jewish Center of the Hamptons Aug. 30 (8 p.m. at 44 Woods Lane, East Hampton, 631-324-9858)  for a screening of the film. Afterwards, Melamed will field questions with Jewish Center Rabbi Zimmerman.

There should be plenty. The film is a modern-day...

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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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