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It’s that time of the year for the Annual Love Bites Event Benifiting Katy’s Courage that supports Katy’s Kids @ CMEE Center for Grieving Children and Adolescents In honor of Katy Stewart. Over 20 Caterers/Restaurants participate in this evening of delicious food, fun cocktails, awesome people and great music provided by DJ Michael of East End Entertainment. Tickets are $100 or $150 for two.. click on link to purchase tickets https://katyscourage.org/upcoming/love-bites-2019/

This year Katy’s courage honors the Culinary Community of the Hamptons. Bring your appetite and seek out Hamptons Mouthpiece to have your photo taken, it will be featured on our social Media.

January 26, 2019
The Muses
111 Saint Andrew Road
Southampton, NY 11968
(Snow date February 9)

2018 East Hampton House & Garden Tour Benefiting the East Hampton Historical Society, Cocktails and Tour Welcome In the Holiday Season 

Opening Night Cocktails at Maidstone Club: Friday, November 23 (6 – 8 p.m.) House Tour: Saturday, November 24 (1 – 4:30 p.m.)

 The East Hampton Historical Society announced their 2018 House & Garden Tour, showcasing some of the finest examples of historical and modern architecture in the Hamptons.  This year’s tour consisting of five unique houses is scheduled for Saturday, November 24, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. 

A kick-off Cocktail Party on the evening of Friday, November 23, welcomes in this year’s highly anticipated House Tour. This annual event, now in its 34thyear, will be held at the historical Maidstone Club, ringing in the East End holiday season in style!

Explore our Historical Past through a Kaleidoscope of Distinctive Houses By Sea, By Bay and South-of-the Highway

The East Hampton Historical Society’s House Tour Committee has creatively selected five houses that express the unique spirit of living on the East End.  The society’s annual house tour offers a one-time-only glimpse inside some of our town’s most storied residences.  Whether you’ve longed to step inside a landmarked residence along East Hampton’s Historic District, yearned to take a peek at well-appointed homes South-of-the-Highway, or prefer the clean lines of contemporary architecture – this year’s tour offers a combination of houses that are sure to delight.

Step back into History, The David Huntting House, circa 1800

Located in East Hampton’s Historic District, the David Huntting House is one of five distinguished homes on the 2018 East Hampton House & Garden Tour, traditionally held over Thanksgiving weekend. This stately shingled house is known, by local architectural historians, for its beautifully proportioned pilastered front door surround, its paneled double doors and a remarkable curving stairway. The house has undergone a major renovation and restoration in the last two years and looks refreshed and appealing. Come and get first looks at this historical gem!

Inspired by an Exclusive Adirondack Resort –See what Dreams are made of…

9 Two Holes Of Water Rd, East Hampton, NY

Known as the William H. Babcock House (circa 1720), this regal residence originally stood on Main Street and was relocated to its present location in 1964.  The white picket fence is a replica from its Main Street days. The owners, working with East End architect Kitty McCoy, renovated the historic timber frame house in 2016-17.  Materials and details from the existing house were judiciously added to the new additions.This aesthetically pleasing, local landmark is now located South-of-the-Highway, East Hampton Village.

South-of-the Highway , 1720 Meticulous Renovation

Tria Giovan Photography

Known as the William H. Babcock House (circa 1720), this regal residence originally stood on Main Street and was relocated to its present location in 1964.  The white picket fence is a replica from its Main Street days. The owners, working with East End architect Kitty McCoy, renovated the historic timber frame house in 2016-17. Materials and details from the existing house were judiciously added to the new additions.This aesthetically pleasing, local landmark is now located South-of-the-Highway, East Hampton Village.

A Modern “Box” Infused with Warmth, Color and the Illusions of Space

Situated on Bluff Road, overlooking the Atlantic, this spectacular Modern house has been infused with warmth, color, and the design aesthetic of renowned interior designer David Netto.  To very loosely paraphrase Winston Churchill, this is the lesson: “Never, never, never settle for a boring house.

Respect the box, but never let modernism harden into a doctrine that stops people from being comfortable or from living the way they want to. It may be the architect’s mission to create a crisp, minimal envelope, but it is the decorator’s job to find ways to add mood and sensuality, even through illusion”.  Enjoy the collaboration of architectural and interior design missions, woven into perfect harmony in this “Mid-Century Summer’s Night Dream”.

“Salty Dog” Begs for some Lap TimeAffectionately named by designer Jessie Della Femina, “Salty Dog” is her answer to the challenge of building a new, modern home that looks like it belongs with the quaint cottages that have dotted Wainscott for centuries. It has been designed to be traditional and unassuming in style – both inside and out – but with modern amenities and technology.  With a smaller lot, the house maximizes its footprint and outdoor features with a small pool, outdoor dining area, and an outdoor sitting area with a fire place. Ms. Della Femina is an avid estate sale visitor with a passion for recovering, repainting and restoring the items she finds. More than three quarters of the furniture and decorative items in the house were found at local estate sales (some were refurbished and others left as they were found). Enjoy “Salty Dog” – bring a biscuit!

Tickets to the Opening Night Cocktail Party are $200 each, which includes entry to the House Tour the following day.  Tickets to the self-guided 2018 East Hampton House & Garden Tour are $65 in advance and $75 on the day of the tour. Admission can be bought via:

  • Website: www.easthamptonhistory.org
  • Phone at 631-324-6850
  • Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street, on Friday, November 23, and Saturday, November 24, between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

*Images and content provided by Lynn Stefanelli, East Hampton Historial 

 

 

 

 

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Celebrate Halloween in the Hamptons 2018
Its that time of the year again…Halloween in the Hamptons

Hank’s Pumpkintown in WaterMill, NY, one of my favorite places to go. My girls always had so much fun picking pumpkins, getting lost going through the mazes, munching on delicious roasted corn, hay rides and just running through the pumpkin patch.
OCTOBER 19TH-OCTOBER 28TH
Bridgehampton

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton will be hosting their annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat Parade on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10am. Participants will meet at the library on 2478 Main Street starting at 10 a.m. in costume for some Halloween stories before setting out in Bridgehampton to go “trick-or-treating.” Visit http://www.hamptonlibrary.org/ for more info.

Frankenstein Follies at Bay Street Theater: The Ghoulishly Fun Musical Revue a Halloween-themed musical review directed and choreographed by Helene Leonard. Stages 21st annual Halloween Bash at the theater located on 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor from Friday to Sunday. On Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27, the show will begin at 7:30 p.m. On both Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28, there will be a 2 p.m. show. Tickets are $15 each.  Click to PURCHASE TICKETS

Montauk
The Montauk Library 25th anniversary of everyone’s favorite Halloween movie, Hocus Pocus. snacks and a special showing of the movie! All are welcome, no registration is necessary! Sat, October 20, 2:00pm – 3:30pm

East Hampton Fall Festival
Sat, Oct 20, 2018, 10AM-5:00 PM

Herrick Park, 67 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY
The East Hampton Chamber of Commerce will host its Second Annual Fall Festival in Herrick Park in late October. There will be over 50 booths,  local artists, shopkeepers, and over 20 non-profits can display their wares and information. Dance or listen to live music all day – from bluegrass to blues. Acts include the Hoo Doo Loungers, the East Hampton Bluegrass All Stars, Steven Tekulsky’s the Judge and the Jury Americana Experience and the East Hampton High School Jazz Band. There’s plenty for kids and families too – the YMCA sponsored jumping castle and climbing wall.

30th Annual Spooky Walk
Fri, Oct 19-20th, 2018 7PM-9:00 PM
Fri, Oct 26-27th, 2018 7PM-9:00 PM
2 Chet Swezey RD.Center Moriches, NY 11934

Spooky Walk is a fundraiser hosted by the Moriches Paquatuck Squaws to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, a camp for children and adults with special needs. Delivering about 45 minutes of scares, the Spooky Walk is considered the longest lasting haunted walk on Long Island. One hundred percent of the proceeds go to the camp! $20 per ticket
For more information CLICK HERE 

Spookyoake Halloween at The Springs Tavern,  15 Fort Pond Blvd, East Hampton                                                         (Friday 10/26 and Saturday 10/27)

Enchanted Forest Trail
Sun, Oct 27-28, 2018, Sat, November 3rd 12:00 PM-2: 30 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge* 3 Old Country Road
Follow your guide to meet whimsical, fun, and educational characters on the forest trails. The parking lot will be full of games and activities! Come and join the fun! Dress up if you like! Children ages 2 to 7 with an adult. Reservations required, call to reserve a time slot! $10.00 fee per person. click for more information

Fright Night at SYS  

Saturday, October 20, 2018  6-9PM
SYS / Southampton Town Recreation Center
1370A Majors Path Southampton, New York 11968
SYS will transform into a haunted trail of scary fun for just one night.  You won’t want to miss out! 6pm: Spooky Family Time 8pm: Ages 12+ recommended

4th Anual Hamptons Halloween Bash Mill Roadhouse with  East End Entertainment Saturday, October 27th  9pm,  for one of our favorite events all year! The spookiest, dance-filled, boooooze filled Halloween Costume Party! Come in dressed up, and the crowd will vote on best costume, where prizes are given away, DJ all night, and of course all the boOoOze. Tell one, tell all, come celebrate Halloween the right way! 21 & Older – Click here for more information 

Halloween Costume BASH
Saturday, October 27th 2018 8PM-12AM
The Clubhouse: 174 Daniels’s Hole, East Hampton
Our inaugural Halloween Party hosted by the crew of 101.7 The Beach! Party starts at 8pm and goes late. DJ spins from 8pm- close and you can win awesome prizes all night including a grand prize costume contest! $500 gift card first prize, $250 gift card 2nd place and $100 gift card 3rd place.
Food and drink specials all night! https://www.ehitclubhouse.com   CMEE ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH, Children’s Museum of the East End

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26TH 4-6PM, Unfurl those capes, shine your tiaras, and break out the facepaint…it’s time for the Children’s Museum’s annual Halloween Bash! Families are invited to join us for a fun-filled evening of ghoulish games, trick or treating, creepy crafts, a costume parade and more! We traditionally sell out so sign up early!

Rowdy Hall Celebrates The 19th Annual Rowdyween
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 7:30pm $30-35 (10 Main St, East Hampton)
Rowdy Hall will hold their 19th annual “Rowdyween” party on Wednesday, October 31st 730p.m. until the witching hour. A $35 admission fee at the door entitles revelers to one complimentary drink, delicious Rowdy snacks, $5 drafts and $6 well drinks, and DJ spinning tunes all night. There will be $500 in cash prizes awarded for the best costumes. Come in costume . . . or don’t come at all!
631-324-8555 info@rowdyhall.com

“Rocky Horror Picture Show” Movie & Halloween After Party 2018
Friday, October 26, 2018 @8:00 pm
Time warp down to The Suffolk Theater to see the Rocky Horror Picture Show on the BIG Screen! Film has adult content. Admission Free! $20 Bar/Restaurant Minimum per person. Doors open at 6:30. Film begins at 8pm. Admission to the DJ/After Party with DJ Phil also FREE! After party begins at the conclusion of film! Participation Goodie Bags available for purchase. (No outside props permitted. Please call to reserve Participation Goodie Bag.)
The Suffolk Theater 118 East Main St. Riverhead For more information click here 

Sag Harbor Ghost Walking Tour  

Annette Hinkle, will guide you on a haunted walking tour of Sag Harbor. The tour begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum and makes stops at several locations throughout the village where Annette will share ghostly true tales that have been reported there. Dress appropriately. The tour lasts approximately two hours. Click here to purchase tickets 

Celebrate Halloween at Solé East,   90 Second House Road, Montauk

Sat, Oct 27, 20188:00 PM -Solé East invites all monsters, ghouls, witches and ghosts to celebrate Halloween in The Backyard to mark the 2018 season’s end on Saturday, October 27th beginning at 8 p.m. The evening will feature free bar food, drink specials, and a live DJ. Guests who come in costume will also be entered to win a weekend stay. Admission to the party is free. Special room rates will be offered for the weekend starting at $199.

EAST END HALLOWEEN PARADES
There are several local parades that occur in most towns in the East End, Riverhead Halloween Parade, Saturday, October 27th READ MORE

Southampton Rag-A-Muffin Parade: The Annual Southampton Chamber of Commerce Ragamuffin Parade & Pumpkin trail will start on Sunday, October 28th, 11:45am

Children 9 and under, you are invited to join us in your Halloween costume for some fun, games and activities prior to the parade, from 11:45am-12:45 pm with the Southampton High School Student Council at Agawam Park. The parade begins at Agawam Park at 1:00 pm and proceeds through Village streets Windmill Lane, Nugent Street, Main Street, and Jobs Lane. The trick-or-treat “Pumpkin Trail” takes place immediately following the parade. Local merchants will distribute special treats to children in costume. Participating merchants will be designated by a paper pumpkin in their window.http://www.southamptonchamber.com

 

Sag Harbor Rag-A-Muffin Parade: Dress up in your spookiest or cutest costume and participate in the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Sag Harbor Rag-A-Muffin Parade” on Sunday, October 28, from 1-3pm… Meet in the parking lot behind the Laundry and parade down Main Street to the Whaling Museum. On Wednesday, October 31st @ 3pm the Pumpkin Trail will attract hundreds of Trick-o-treaters from everywhere down Main Street in Sag Harbor…

For more  events join  my  Events Group on Facebook .  http://facebook.com/hamptons-NY

COUPLE OF PUMPKIN PICKING FAVORITES

NORTH FORK
Gabrielsen’s Country Plant Farm
200 Herricks Lane
Jamesport, NY 11947
(631) 722-3259
Website
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Other Activities: hayrides, train rides, characters – Pumpkin Princess and Scarecrow, bouncy houses, corn crib, kiddie maze, farm animals, giant pumpkin, giant games area, restoration schoolhouse, old-fashioned church, picnic area, pedal tractors, live music, farm stand

Greenland Family Farms
17155 Middle Road
Cutchogue, NY 11935
(631) 734-5791
Website
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Other Activities: Halloween field filled with hundreds of seasonal decorations, including Dracula, ghosts and Frankenstein. Also available are hay rides and a farm stand.

Harbes Family Farm
Multiple Locations
Website
Dates: Hours Varies Upon Location, Call for Details
Other Activities: corn maze, pony rides, tractor rides, 15-minute singing hayrides, apple picking, concessions,

Helen’s Pumpkin Farm
999 Union Ave.
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 722-8449
Website
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Other Activities: corn maze, live entertainment, picnic area, horse-drawn hay rides, farmers market

Hank’s Pumpkintown
240 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 726-4667
Website
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: wooden playground, farm stand and concessions. Weekends only & select weekdays – corn maze, narrated hayrides, family corn trains, jump pads, duck races, slides, pedal cart race, calf milking, pig races, treasure hunt maze, Hank’s corn head

Seven Ponds Orchard
65 7 Ponds Road
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 726-8015
Website
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: hayrides, apple picking, wooden toy land, tractor rides, farm market

The Milk Pail
1346 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 537-2565
Website
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, Friday – Sunday & Holidays, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Other Activities: marketplace, live entertainment

October is “National breast cancer awareness month” This is a cause that is near and dear to my heart because 26 years ago my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent both chemotherapy and radiation. September 2017 she made 25 years cancer free, she was very happy about that, unfortunately she died from complications of Heart Disease, but not before celebrating her anniversary of being cancer free. I thought it was very important to discuss breast cancer, know the facts, the risks, and the signs.

According to “Cancer.org” In 2015, it was estimated that there would be 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US.

 In 2018 it is estimated that there will be 1,735,350 new cancer cases diagnosed and 609,640 cancer deaths in the United States. Breast Cancer awareness is helping.

These are staggering numbers and of particular concern to me since I am a high risk woman given that my mother did have breast cancer. When my mother was going through breast cancer and had to have  Chemo and surgery she was so sick and she lost her hair…I was so scared about getting the disease because all I could think about was losing my hair and my breast, how superficial I was. I defined my beauty to my hair and breast like many other women. Seeing how strong my mother was and how beautiful she looked bald, I realized I could not allow my breast and hair to define who I am as a person. Don’t get me wrong I like my hair and I complain about bad hair days just like 95% of the total female population but I don’t stress about it. No need to stress on things you can purchase…if you lose your hair, you can buy a wig…you lose your breast you can buy new ones…problem solved. Focussing on the disease is all that matters, that is why it is important to know the risk,  recognize the signs and to take action on prevention care.
Everyone is at risk for breast cancer.

  • Being a Woman
  • Overweight
  • Increased Age
  • a family history of breast cancer or a personal history of breast or ovarian cancer

There are some factors that can increase a person’s risk, but some people develop breast cancer when the risk factor is not present. I would like to also add that there are men that develop breast cancer and younger women as well. Recognizing the signs are very important to early detection and being cured. Performing breast self-exam will help you know your body and what is normal and not normal. If you notice a change, you should see your doctor immediately. Here are some possible warning signs:

  • Lumps, a hard knot or thickening in any part of the breast
  • Swelling, warmth, redness or darkening that does not go away
  • pulling in of the nipple or other parts of the breast
  • New Pain in one spot that does not go away

Early detection is key in diagnosing breast cancer. Many cases of breast cancer are found by monthly breast self-exams…an annual mammogram is one of the single most effective methods of early detection. No one looks forward to having a very uncomfortable mammogram, especially women like myself who are well-endowed and you feel like your breast has just been smashed like a pancake. The sooner a problem is found, the more treatment options are available and the better chance you have of beating the disease and living a full healthy life. I hope this reaches someone and you decide to take action, your life is important so you must take care of yourself. If health insurance is an area of concern, there are many services that offer FREE mammograms, all you have to do is ask. I am grateful that I have not been diagnosed I continue to do monthly BSF and I have yearly mammograms, no one knows why and how many women get breast cancer but if I am meant to get I will have a better chance of survival because I do partake in preventive care. I need to be around to nag my husband, drive my girls completely crazy and plan all of my friends birthday celebrations…until next time read Hamptons Mouthpiece….always keeping you in the know!!!! October is National Breast Cancer Month

According to New York State Breast Cancer Services: “Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in New York.  It is also the second leading cause of cancer-related death in New York women. The best protection against breast cancer is early detection and diagnosis. Governor Andrew Cuomo has increased awareness and screening for breast cancer, including a public awareness campaign, community outreach programs, patient navigators, and mobile mammography vans.”

  • Require 210 hospitals and hospital extension clinics to offer extended hours of screening for at least four hours per week to help women who have difficulty scheduling mammograms during the typical 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. workday.
  • Eliminate annual deductibles, co-payments, and co-insurance payments (“cost-sharing”) for all screening mammograms, including those provided to women more frequently than current federal screening guidelines such as annual mammograms for women in their forties
  • Eliminate cost-sharing for diagnostic imaging for breast cancer, including diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds, and breast MRIs for women at high risk for breast cancer.
  • Adds public employees of cities with a population of one million or more, to the population of public employees in New York State who are currently allowed four hours of leave for screening for breast cancer each year.
  • The NYS Cancer Services Program offers free breast cancer screening and diagnostic services for uninsured, eligible New Yorkers.

Click on link to read more about New York’s new legislative agreement: READ MORE

For more detailed data click on link to see the Breast Cancer facts and Figures 2017, read  more at www.cancer.org

Cancer.org

Schedule your routine mammogram at one of The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center’s three locations on the East End:

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
631-726-8285

240 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Radiology at the Atrium
631-723-1232

Hampton Medical Atrium
182 West Montauk Highway, Building B
Hampton Bays, NY
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Laboratory & Imaging East
631-329-8543

East Hampton Healthcare Center
200 Pantigo Place
East Hampton, NY
Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 3:15 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM – 11:45 AM