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Secrets to a Successful Summer Rental

Andrew M. Lieb | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Andrew M. Lieb

With the prime summer rental month of August fast approaching, here are some areas that every summer rental landlord and tenant should consider.

Major Buzzkill For Your Party In The Hamptons

AP | MICHAEL R. SISAK | Posted 07.03.2014 | Weird News

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Those who come to the Hamptons — known for its swanky cocktail parties and sweeping vineyards — looking for alcohol-fu...

30-Foot Sculpture Upsets Westhampton Residents

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

No matter how hard they try, it seems Westhampton's elite can't look away from a 30-foot aluminum sculpture called "Walking Figure." Rechler Equity...

#SchoolsOut: HMI Launches Summer Program

Daniel Garofali | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

Over the weekend, The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) held their annual School's Out event in the Hamptons. Celebrating its 15th year, School's Out m...

Kardashians Take The Hamptons In New Spinoff

Posted 03.26.2014 | TV

The Kardashians are heading to the Hamptons! "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" is getting a new spinoff, "Kourtney & Khloe Take The Hamptons," whic...

WATCH: Long Lost Loves Reunite 35 Years After Summer Fling

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty

Back in the summer of 1978, while jogging on a beach in the Hamptons, Gay Cioffi met a handsome, bearded fellow named Mark Obenhaus. She was 27, a...

Russell Simmons' Art for Life

Zondra Hughes | Posted 10.05.2013 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

What if more of us would open our eyes to the importance of quality art programs in our public schools? I know I have, and therein lies the genius of philanthropist Russell Simmons' aptly named charity.

Featuring Classics and Sneak Peeks of Hot New Indies, FILM @ Southampton Center Kicks Off July 12

Kristin McCracken | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Kristin McCracken

Starting on July 12, The Hamptons International Film Festival and the Southampton Center (located at 25 Jobs Lane, in the heart of Southampton Village) will co-present the inaugural season of FILM @ Southampton Center.

Top Integrative Design Tips for Quick Real Estate Sales

Candace Vorhaus | Posted 08.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Candace Vorhaus

Add color, clear the clutter, bring up the ch'i, and attend to irregular design details for quick, profitable real estate sales.

A Checklist For A Winter Visit To The Hamptons

Thei Zervaki | Posted 01.15.2013 | Travel
Thei Zervaki

It may be too cold for a dive, but the smells of the ocean will still clear your mind.

US Publishers Remain Fascinated by Lives of the Fading WASP Elite

Alan Elsner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Alan Elsner

In modern America, the heyday of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant, also known as the WASP, is some decades behind us. But in American literature, WASPs continue to fascinate -- perhaps because the publishing industry is one of their last redoubts.

The Hamptons Classic

Toni Haber | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

Every year, Labor Day weekend signals the end of summer and time for The Hamptons Classic! This exclusive equestrian event has been going on for almost three decades and it is really something everyone should attend at least once.

What Does Suri Really Think About Tom And Katie’s Split?

Allie Hagan | Posted 11.05.2012 | Divorce
Allie Hagan

When Suri threw a temper tantrum over a puppy at a pet store, was she being an entitled brat or acting out during a rough period of time?

The Hamptons, Jerry Della Famina and Barack Obama

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

Last week, as I was enjoying my annual escape to the world of fresh corn, heirloom tomatoes and sunshine... I drove by an empty restaurant. Della Famina's was closed.

Voter Suppression and Our Rigged Tax System: The Underlying Ideology

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

They might have some abstract legal "right" to vote -- but not the deeply rooted right to vote that only comes from the exercise of responsible proprietorship. And besides, what does not having a photo ID in this day and age testify to if not an absence of that responsibility?

The 'Under 1 Percent' and Their Noisy Choppers to and From The Hamptons

Karl Grossman | Posted 10.20.2012 | Green
Karl Grossman

The racket of helicopters heading to and returning from what has become the main aerial gateway of the Hamptons and Long Island's biggest noisemaker -- East Hampton Airport -- has been intense this summer.

Hampton Journal: Author's Night Reads and Marcus Samuelsson's Yes, Chef

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.17.2012 | Books
Regina Weinreich

Readers crowded about, one wanting to know whether the location in his memoir's title, The Amorous Busboy of Decatur Avenue, was in Brooklyn or the Bronx. The Bronx, said Klein, selling soft.

'Four Houses': Hamptons House Full Of Lips

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

"Four Houses" (Mon., 10 p.m. ET on TLC) took a trip to The Hamptons Monday night for a peek into some elegant homes competing for the $10,000 grand pr...

The Faithful Shopper: Hot in the Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With the July 4th Weekend approaching, many New Yorkers are looking forward to their favorite beach getaway: The Hamptons. Whether you're visiting for a day or the season, you'll have a number of new retailers to serve a variety of needs.

'Royal Pains': Hank And Evan Reconcile

Posted 06.14.2012 | TV

On the Season 4 premiere of "Royal Pains" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on USA) brothers Hank (Mark Feuerstein) and Evan Lawson (Paulo Costanzo) fought bitterly ab...

Goldman Employee Struggles With Inability To Regularly Visit Summer Home

Posted 06.08.2012 | Business

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy. Unless, of course, if you work on Wall Street, where life kind of sucks right now, according to people who...

PHOTOS: 10 Outrageous Hamptons Summer Rentals

Posted 04.27.2012 | New York

Summer is fast approaching, and for those of us with millions in disposable income and yet no Hamptons house of our own, that means one thing -- summe...

What I Learned From Planning A Redneck Wedding

Michael Russo | Posted 05.21.2012 | Weddings
Michael Russo

Upon meeting Michelle and Jared, the bride- and groom-to-be, I knew that I was in for an unforgettable experience (chalk it up, perhaps, to their "exotic" culinary requests of alligator and squirrel, among other things).

WATCH: Jerry Saltz and Charles Saatchi's Imaginary Sauna Convo

Posted 12.08.2011 | Arts

This week has been a testy one for those in the art world. Maybe the post-Basel hangover is leaving critics and collectors grumpier than usual. Either...

Helmut Lang To Destroy 6,000 Piece Clothing Archive For Art

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

Famed fashion designer Helmut Lang is taking his new career choice as an artist very seriously. Lang, who gave up fashion in 2005, is shredding his 6,...