Desperately Seeking Lifeguards for Hamptons Pools

The shortage could mean a summer without water aerobics, lap swims and pool parties for children.

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The Hamptons Real Estate Sales Boom Continues

Home sales and rentals on the East End of Long Island picked up at the beginning of the pandemic and are still going strong.

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The Writer Kati Marton Is Selling Her Cottage in Southampton

The three-bedroom house, where Ms. Marton and the diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke had spent weekends, is on the market for $4.65 million.

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Why the Shinnecock Tribe Is Clashing With the Hamptons’ Elite

The Shinnecock Indian Nation views a casino on its reservation as a path out of poverty, but some wealthy neighbors are up in arms.

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In Southampton, a Beach House Not Like the Others

Designed in the 1960s by the underrecognized talent Ward Bennett, this Modernist home remains a paragon of minimalism and grace.

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Is the Mayor of an Exclusive Hamptons Enclave a Squatter?

Mayor Jesse Warren’s landlord happens to be one of his predecessors. He says a political rivalry is the reason he’s getting kicked out.

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Hamptons Real Estate Market Breaks Records in 2020

The median sale price rose by 40 percent in 2020, while the volume of sales increased 37 percent.

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Restricting Beach Access to Residents Only

Fearing the spread of Covid-19, some cities in Connecticut and Long Island are trying to keep nonresidents off the sand, butting up against legal mandates that require them to maintain public access.

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Chainsmokers Concert in Hamptons Is Under Investigation by Cuomo

The state’s health commissioner opened an inquiry after video footage of the concert showed crowds of people standing close together.

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