The Quogue Wildlife Refuge held its 8th Annual "Wild Night for Wildlife" at the historic and beautiful home of the Post/Rich Family. Complete with some of the Refuge's most popular animals, guests enjoyed a "Wild Night" of dancing, music, bidding and delicious bites.
Polo excitement in the Hamptons continued this weekend with Bash Kazi's KIG and Nacho Figueras taking on Alessandro Bazzoni's CT Energia during the second week of Bridgehampton Polo Club. Philanthropist and fashion designer Ariana Rockefeller conducted the ball toss and signaled the start of the match. VIP attendees enjoyed samples from the Topping Rose House’s Rosé, an exclusive blend from Lieb Cellars, and house-made focaccia from chef de cuisine Kyle Koenig.
Following the overwhelming success of its second edition, Art Southampton, the premier international contemporary and modern art fair for acquiring exceptional art in the Hamptons returned to the Pavilion at the Southampton Elks Lodge on Thursday, July 24 through Monday, July 28, 2014. This year's number of participants included 80 of the world's most prestigious galleries.
"Galapagos," the Parrish Art Museum's first fully staged theatrical production, recently debuted at the Water Mill Museum. The theatrical performance by Tucker Marder & Christian Scheider is based on the 1985 Kurt Vonnegut novel.
Locals and visitors alike gathered at Montauk Downs/360° East Restaurant to try tastings from several Montauk eateries during the Second Annual "A Taste Of Montauk" presented by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. Participating restaurants included Backyard at Sole East, Ciao By The Beach, East by Northeast, Gurney's Montauk Resort, Joni's, 668 the Gig Shack, Montauk Yacht Club –The Gulf Coast Kitchen, Montauk Shellfish Co., Swallow East, Turtle Cove Café and Westlake Fish House.
After mingling with sponsors and catching a glimpse of famous polo player and Ralph Lauren model, Nacho Figueras, attendees took to the sidelines to watch the game between Bash Kazi's KIG and Peter Brant's White Birch.
The rain held out for a special evening at Wölffer Estate Vineyard, where Love Heals, the Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education, hosted Let's Misbehave. The eighties themed bash featured a performance from cover band, Jessie's Girl, who played smash hits like Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody." "Rock of Ages" and "American Idol" alum, Constantine Maroulis also took the stage.
Each room in the Hampton Designer Showhouse showcases the talent of a different interior designer's skills and taste. From the colors to the textures; each room tells a story. This year, 25 designers showcased their unique design in the Showhouse, which is located in Bridgehampton. The outside backyard area shows nothing but relaxation. As per usual, the Hampton Designer Showhouse opened with a Gala Preview Cocktail Party benefiting Southampton Hospital.
Throngs of people, including "Entourage" star Adrian Grenier, gathered at the South Fork Natural History Museum for their annual summer soiree. In celebration of a wonderful twenty five years, "SoFo Goes Silver" was chaired by Susan Rockefeller, April Gornik, and Gina Bradley.
Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) paid tribute to Georgina Bloomberg for all of her work with animal advocacy during their annual Unconditional Love benefit. The James Bond themed event brought out former Bond Girl, animal lover and SASF adopter, Rachel Grant as well as Beth Stern and Michael Bloomberg.