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1 OAK to wrap up 2014 with rappers Lil' Kim and Mase

Rapper Lil' Kim (pictured here at the MTV

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Without question, 1 OAK Southampton had a lively freshman summer.

Ever since its debut during Memorial Day weekend, the Southampton extension of the 1 OAK party brand has received hefty crowds at most of its Saturday night celebrations, with many of its get-togethers punctuated by performances from A-list hip-hop stars; Busta Rhymes, French Montana, 2 Chainz and Lil Jon were among the season’s...

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Lil Jon to DJ at 1 OAK Southampton

Rapper, DJ and producer Jonathan ?Lil Jon? Smith.

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Long Island is no stranger to having celebrity DJs and musicians play area clubs. But on Saturday, the man who is arguably the biggest name in the current world of party music will be in Southampton to spin.

If you've been to a nightclub anytime during the past decade, it is very likely that you've heard at least one song featuring Lil Jon. An MC, DJ and producer from Atlanta, Lil Jon (AKA...

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Busta Rhymes at 1 OAK

Musician and celebrity Busta Rhymes. He?ll be performing

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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...

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RISE returns for the holiday weekend

People socializing and dancing at the RISE pop-up

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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...

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Daytime club-style parties in the Hamptons

Club lights reflect off the hair of a

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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...

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1 OAK Southampton on the way

Tables with bottle menus are ready to go

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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...

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The 2014 Reconstructed Bra Fashion Show and Auction

A scene from the 2013 Reconstructed Bra Fashion

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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...

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The Puppy Love Hamptons Hoedown

Cats, rabbits and dogs like ?Chip? (pictured here;

(Credit: Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation)

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...

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South Pointe closing its doors

A group of women hang out at South

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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...

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