Happenings in the Hamptons Memorial Day Weekend

New restaurants and Happenings for Memorial Day weekend in the Hamptons.

Montauk, Swallow East, Zum Scheideman Montauk , Navy Beach and Scarpette Beach are all reopening this weekend.

The Surf Lodge will be Happening this weekend with Parson James on Saturday, May 26 and Jessie J on Sunday, May 27th.

Gurney’s will be debuting a new look at the Beach club this Memorial Day weekend. Friday, May 25th, Craft cocktails and live music at the Regent Firepit , DJ Stef Nava will be spinning tunes. Saturday, May 26th, workout with Rumble Boxing, and on Sunday, Lobsterbake and Live Music.

 “The Ryan Show / TRS” of the season featuring 90’s rapper Royal Flush, local and NYC hip hop artists performing live as well. The show is taking place on  Friday May 25th at 10:00 PM, $10 entry fee.
Venue: Old Stove Pub 3516 Montauk Hwy, Sagaponack, New York
Creator Ryan Verneuille started The Ryan Show as a podcast while he was working the 9-5 grind back in the Hamptons in 2015. After finding a unique format and successfully monetizing the show through a live broadcast Ryan partnered up with Grammy award winning rapper Mr. Cheeks. He discovered Ryan after a show exposing Valerie Smith  who made a name for herself by voicing some racist remarks in front of the town of Southampton. The Ryan Show  following has grown  in NYC and they have continued their movement to preserve free speech, and “make hip hop great again”.
Ryan is very excited to bring this  brand that they created back out to their hometown. A cool movement that is trending-up in NYC and this journey has just begun. Read more about what others are saying about The Ryan Show

Boxing Class Saturday, May 26thtake a boxing class – with proffessional trainer Steven Frank, former Olympian and Super Middle-Weight World Champion. Learn the boxing fundamentals in this class that teaches proper boxing stance,  defense & footwork, punch combinations, and movement tactics such as creating angles. This high-paced total-body workout is 1hour and will get your heart rate up as you learn the basics of boxing. You will work in pairs moving through different circuits so it’s always encouraged to bring a friend! for more information click here: 

Sunday, May 27th 5-8pm * Evening of Wine & Roses 2018 * Southampton Cultural Center’s 3rd Annual Gala

Memorial Day Parade, Sag Harbor * May 28th 9am

Restaurant & Community News

Montauk: Hooked takes over South Etna in Montauk, specializing in Lobster Rolls and will be open year-round.  High end Eleven Madison Park restaurant returns for season 2 in the Hamptons as a pop-up in Amagansett, special preferential treatment to American Express card holders. Moby’s returns but not in their spot, that spot is being rented to Eleven Madison Park,

East Hampton: Moby’s will open up shop at East Hampton Point this summer and rumor has it that it will be a HOT SPOT this summer.  The Service Station closed earlier this year and the Quiet Clam opened its doors a few weeks ago. Do you remember when it was the quiet clam before it was Nicols.

High End Japanese Restaurant Shuko in Greenwich Village, is returning this season from July 6 – Aug. 31, Highway Restaurant & Bar, 290 Montauk Highway in Wainscott, NY.

Il Mulino the High end Italian Restaurant is opening a Hamptons location in Wainscott, it was previously Osteria Salina.

Sag Harbor has many changes and many new additions. Faherty Brand, Love Shack Fancy and Haven are new additions to Main Street. Calypso and Breezin Up are out.

Satori has a brand new look and new ownership. Sag Pizza bought Conco dora and will be opening soon, Urban Zen and Tutto Il Giorno took over the Muse space on Main Street. Sen went through a major renovation and will be reopening at the end of June. Grindstone Donuts added some fun new donuts to its menu and they will be adding Ice cream to their list of items offered, Back Page and le Bilboquet have reopened. Le Bilboquet tells me that things will be very different this summer and there will not be a repeat of last year with potential customers being turned away at the door.

 Bridgehampton, The farmers market at the Hayground School will not be reopening this year.  L & W Market, a storefront for local produce and products and prepared food, is an offshoot of Almond Restaurant next door, 2493 Montauk Highway.

Southampton: Maison Vivienne, a new country inn and French restaurant opens on Main Street, Jue Lan Club restaurant on Em Street in Southampton reopens this week until September.

Everyone is always asking about the Nitelife in the Hamptons, Hamptons Curbed put together a guide to nightlife in the Hamptons this summer. Read more here.






Memorial Day weekend is approaching very quickly and the official start of the party scene in the Hamptons. Here is a list of  the Hamptons Nightlife Scene 2014

NEW…..Finale East Hampton previously SL EAST (previously Lilly Pond) on Three Mile Harbor Road, .Eugene Remm and Mark Birnbaum, EMM Group will be opening a outpost in conjunction with nightlife veteran Ellington Keys.

NEW….1Oak in Southampton. Butter Group owners Richie Akiva and Scott Sartiano will be taking over last years South Pointe  and previously Stereo By the Shore……. 125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton

Sienna Restaurant & Lounge
44 Three Mile Harbor Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937

REDSTIXS… 1020 Montauk Highway, Watermill( formally Trata in WaterMill)  Beijing Style Chinese CuisineFriday and Saturday late night party scene…DJ on Friday & Saturday nights.

Southampton Social Club, Southampton, 256 Elm St, Southampton, NY 11968

Surf Lounge…Montauk

TAPS… North Sea Road, Southampton, NY

Stephen Talkhouse, Amagansett, NY

The Drift Inn @Beach Bar, Hampton Bays (new location)

Boardy Barn at Hampton Bays… 270 W Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays



Hamptons:LIVE MUSIC MONDAYS at Roberts the amazingly talented Klyph Black will host…
Book early to reserve a table.  631-726-7171

The fireplace will be lit; Midweek menu
Klyph Black 730pm to 8pm
OPEN MIC 9-11pm

photo credit: Klyph Black
photo credit: Klyph Black

January. 6. Kenneth Morsch
January 13 Alfredo Merat
January 20 Dick Johansson
January 27 Michael Weiskopf-Music and Klyph Black

February 3 Job Potter
February 10 Rudy Perrone
February 17 Randolph Hudson
February 24 Matty Liot

March 3 Donald G Bracken Jr
March 10 Inda Eaton
March 17 Tim Nugent-Head


Sunday:  $5 pints, $5 Brunch Cocktails, $5 Rack Drinks

Monday Night Madness:  $5 Pints, $5 Burger Platters, $10 Pulled Pork Sliders, $5/dozen Wings

Mon-Friday : Happy Hour 4-7pm, Beer, Wine and Absolut Specials;

Wednesday : LADIES NIGHT–  $3 Drafts, Wine & Absolut Specials.  Party with DJ Brian @ 9:30pm

Friday : All Night Happy Hour– Taproom Specials, 4pm-Midnight, Local Legend DJ Dory, 10pm

Saturday:  DJ Brian Evans spins Hamptons Classics every Saturday in the Taproom, 10:00pm

9 TVS with all the Sports Action including  College and Professional Basketball, Golf, Soccer, plus OTB in the Taproom

Seasonal Brews on tap: Espresso cream stout,  – Old Willy Winter Warmer,  – Saison Deluxe

Super Bowl Sunday :  $5 Pints, $5 Burger Platters, $10 Pulled Pork Sliders, $5/dozen Wings In Taproom.  Party platters to go available 20% off—order early, call 631-283-2800 to place order.

Valentine’s Day:  3 course price fixe dinner in dining room from 5-10pm, $24.95.  Reservations recommended.  Call 631-283-2800 to make reservations

Hamptons summer nightlife 2011..It’s that time of the year again…Summertime in the Hamptons…Pop-up’s in East Hampton and Southampton, new restaurants, seasonal business returning, businesses thriving, nightlife returning, visitors from all over the world, beaches opening, farm stands opening, parties, art shows, Polo, 1000’s of charitable events, lobster bakes at the beach, private estate parties and my favorite returning…….BEST EVER Lobster rolls @ Bay Burger returning….
Here is a preliminary list of What’s coming
SL East
Opens May 28, Saturday nights, SL East, 44 Three Mile Harbor Rd, East Hampton
EMM Group partners Mark Birnbaum and Eugene Remm (think NYC hot spots like Abe and Arthur’s and Tenjune) are replacing Lily Pond space with an outpost of their Meatpacking club SL, called SL East. What You’ll Find: 7,000 square feet of East Hampton patio space, outdoor daybeds and plush banquettes. The latter of which were aligned to form a catwalk. Helpful should a spontaneous walk-off break out.
South Pointe  
Opens May 27, then Saturday nights, South Pointe, 125 Tuckahoe Rd, Southampton, 212-255-1933
What You Seek: The distinct feeling that you’re on a deserted Caribbean island. But with a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system. What You’ll Find: A deck of 12 VIP cabanas cut off from civilization by a wall of potted palm trees, all brought to you by the Windsor folks. Don’t worry, you’ll still be able to communicate with the outside world through message in a bottle service.
The Elm
Opens May 27, Fri-Sat nights, The Elm, 230 Elm St, Southampton, 631-377-3900
What You Seek: Multi-floor, sexed-up gatherings where burlesque dancers outnumber share-house kids.
What You’ll Find: Upstairs: a champagne-drenched dining room. Downstairs: an English study complete with pool tables and live stage shows. Everywhere: those pesky burlesque dancers.
Southampton Social Club
Opens May 28, Southampton Social Club, 256 Elm St, Southampton, 631-287-1400
What You Seek: Minimizing movement after you’ve taken down a multitier seafood tower.
What You’ll Find: An ocean-to-table restaurant that transforms into an unhinged outdoor nightspot the moment the last lobster claw is cracked. Formally known as Madam Tongs
Nobu at the Beach
Opening early summer, Nobu at the Beach, 281 County Rd 39, Southampton, 631-287-9888      
What You Seek: A way to finally bring Nobu with you on vacation.
What You’ll Find: A casual, poolside, Southampton satellite version of the famed sushi dojo. Complete with full catering capabilities. Just in case you’re looking to host a backyard omakase clambake.
Aquatic Adventures
Aquatic Adventures, booking charters now
What You Seek: The Saint-Tropez yacht scene. By way of Long Island.
What You’ll Find: A luxury sea vessel that’ll chauffeur you around the Hamptons, ply you with wine and hors d’oeuvres, and cook onboard gourmet meals out of anything you catch. Or bring with you in a cooler.
Hamptons Free Ride
Launching May 28, Hamptons Free Ride, 646-504-3733
What You Seek: A ride to the beach.
What You’ll Find: A ride to the beach. For free. In an eco-friendly smart car. Apparently you can’t put a monetary value on saving trees.
The Surf Lodge is taking over Second House!
The Surf Lodge, is taking over Second House, one of Montauk’s oldest restaurant/hotels. The concept is still under wraps but if it was anything like last year it will be the place to be.
Hamptons nightlife staple, Dune, is leaving!?
AXE Lounge: 1181 North Sea Road, Southampton
Back by popular demand with a brand new redesign of the entire interior . Music  and event program lined up throughout the summer and kicking off Memorial Day Weekend. The venue is still run by Paige Management (owned by Matt Shendell), and this will be AXE Lounge’s 3rd summer in the space.
Navy Beach in Montauk is Back this Summer…What’s this 2 hot spots in Montauk
Local bands are scheduled to play this summer, expect good vibes and good food once for Navy Beach round 2.
Georgica in Wainscott is Back! They are throwing an awesome pop-up party Saturday, June 4th with Guestofa Guest! Come join! Check out their website for more information on that party
Copa in Bridgehampton: Copa will be hot with Singer Monica Huges on Saturday nights….Monica is an amazing singer who plays some popular tunes and has everyone in the place dancing, sweating, drinking and having a great time…You can Monica at Copa on Saturday nights starting at 830pm…Bring those comfortable shoes because you are sure to be dancing all night..
Phoa in Sag Harbor: Ready to get your grove on in Sag Harbor, join some fun people and an awesome DJ at Phoa on Saturday night’s, if you are really lucky you might just catch a great band that night as well…Age group varies but you will find some really attractive people there, small space at the bar…but who cares if the music is hot and the people are attractive…..right? Come down to Phao every Sunday for “Reggae in the harbor” featuring Project Vibe.
Local Bands to Follow….
New Life Crisis band:   Thursday, 5/26, Georgica, Wainscott, 9 to 1;
Friday, Off Key Tiki Bar in Patchogue, 7 to 11,
Sunday, Tiderunners, Hampton Bays, 6:30 to 9:30;
Monday, Memorial Day, Dockers, E. Quogue, from 6:30 to 10:30.
Mama, Lee And Rose Perform At Turtle Crossing, Turtle Crossing
221 Pantigo Road (Rt. 27 – Montauk Highway)East Hampton
Fri, May 27, 2011 5-7pm
Fri, Jun 03, 2011 5-7pm