Life on Long Island
Hip-hop fans take note: Busta Rhymes will be performing in the Hamptons on Saturday – and for LI-native rap enthusiasts, this information may be extra tantalizing as Busta is not just a celebrated MC, actor and personality, but a Long Islander as well.
Although born in Brooklyn, Mr. Rhymes (AKA Trevor Smith Jr.) grew up in Uniondale -- and it was from there he first launched his career as...Read more »
Over the past five years, brothers Daniel and Derek Koch have put together some of the most talked-about Hamptons parties, and on July 5 their handiwork will “RISE” again.
Once affiliated with the Day & Night entertainment group, the sibling upscale event organizers are widely known on the international club circuit for their DJ-powered brunch gatherings -- which under the Day & Night...Read more »
The 2014 Hamptons nightlife season started Saturday, May 24, and for those seeking to get into the scene, there was no need to wait until evening. There were a number of daytime, nightclub-style parties across the East End hours before the sun went down.
As it turns out, two of the gatherings have a bit of history. Up until this season hospitality impresarios Daniel and Derek Koch were...Read more »
With Memorial Day weekend 2014 now only days away, more new nightlife spots continue to arrive in the Hamptons; the latest being 1 OAK Southampton.
For those unfamiliar with 1 OAK (an acronym of mantra "1 Of A Kind"), it’s not just a single club but an international party brand, with involvement in either temporary residencies or permanent outposts in places such as Manhattan, Las Vegas, Los...Read more »
Although the East End gala benefit season doesn't truly launch until Memorial Day Weekend, there’s a fun-looking fundraiser taking place in Southampton on Thursday, May 15 designed to raise financial support for a cause that affects women and families locally, nationally and globally.
Starting at 7 p.m., the Southampton Social Club (256 Elm St., Southampton, 631-287-1400) will be hosting the...Read more »
When it comes to partying in the Hamptons, one of the major ways the South Fork scene tends to celebrate is through a summer series of gala benefits. During the warmer weather it’s not hard to find hundreds of Hamptonites attending these events, donating sizable amounts of money toward each of the causes given a night of spotlight attention.
However, come the winter, the fabulous fundraiser...Read more »
According to an Aug. 31 announcement on its Facebook page, the Southampton nightspot South Pointe has reportedly closed its doors for good after a final weekend of parties.
That social media proclamation -- which is also linked to an online article that provides elaboration on the venue’s closing -- is also tagged with a photo of pop singer Justin Bieber. South Pointe had recently gained national...Read more »
With Memorial Day Weekend approaching quickly, it won’t be long before the Hamptons nightlife crowd is buzzing about what events will be the “must-attends” for the season. Among those affairs will certainly be several charity and fundraising happenings, and for anyone looking for a soiree to serve as a warm-up to the many gatherings to come, the Southampton Chamber of Commerce has a solid function...Read more »
Although the winter of 2012-2013 is still an all-too fresh memory for many Long Islanders, it’s hard not to begin thinking about what the summer will bring – especially in The Hamptons – as the South Fork is annually transformed into a celebrity-driven, party-minded international hot spot between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
While the complete details of what’s new, what will return and what’s...Read more »