On a picturesque June evening, Hamptons.com was delighted to host over a hundred of our closest friends at Southampton Social Club during Hamptons.com's annual Connections & Cocktails party.
"Our waters, beaches, open fields, agriculture and wildlife, less than 100 miles from NYC, is almost impossible to find," Group for the East End President, Bob DeLuca told us. "It's easy to forget that every single day there are threats from overdevelopment. We don't have a bunch of urban infrastructure to take care of things like run off and sewage."
The 20th annual Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic - which raises money and awareness for cancer research and prevention - was held at Atlantic Golf Club in Bridgehampton. NHL Hall of Famer Grant Fuhr, winner of five Stanley Cups as the goalie for the Edmonton Oilers, and avid golfer, was honored with the Sports Honoree Award, while Daniel Kindbergh of Brookfield Properties was named the Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic Business Honoree recipient. Additionally, Dennis Suskind, the President of Atlantic Golf Club, and ALF Charity Golf Classic committee member, Jerry Williams, were honored with the Volunteer Awards. Actor Gary Valentine, former NY Yankees catcher Rick Cerone, former NY Jets Running Back John Nitti, radio/tv/film personality Bo Dietl and former WNBC News anchor Jane Hanson were also in attendance.
The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center (EWECC) welcomed a spectacular turnout at its annual Barn Dance at the idyllic Kilmore Farm in Wainscott on Saturday, June 3. The event commenced outside of the festively decorated barn with cocktails, wine provided by Amagansett Wine & Spirits, Montauk Brewing Co. beer and hors d'oeuvres from the Art of Eating. Afterwards, guests headed inside for an awards ceremony and video tribute to this year's honoree, Nancy McCaffrey - who was presented with a proclamation from New York State by Assembly Fred W. Thiele, Jr. A buffet dinner and line dancing with tunes from Roadhouse Band followed.
Paradegoers donning red, white, and blue lined Main Street in Sag Harbor to honor those who died while serving in the country's armed forces during the annual Memorial Day Parade.
A true anchor of this community, the Southampton Inn has housed everyone from politicians to rock stars passing through the Hamptons.
Over Memorial Day weekend, The Spur, a private co-working and entrepreneurs club in Southampton, hosted Last Stop @ The Station.
Brady Design, Blue Carreon, Jack Deamer of JED Design, Richard Mishaan, Barbara Ostrom, Melanie Roy Design, Tom Samet and Nathan Wold of Hamptons House Design LLC, Kim Seybert, and Thayer's Hardware & Patio helped transform the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) Thrift and Treasure Shop in Sagaponack into a Designer Show House over Memorial Day weekend. The Show House opened with a Cocktail Reception, and then was open to the public the rest of the holiday weekend.
Lea Michele and Zandy Reich, Sarah Duke and Washington Duke, Blair Gazza, Joey Wolffer and Max Rohn, Sherri Donghia, and Anne Sherwood Pundyk were among attendees at the second annual Salon on the Lawn at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton on Saturday, "The Curator's Collection" themed event, which was organized by LongHouse Reserve's Junior Council, included immersive art curated by Tripoli Patterson of Southampton's Tripoli Gallery, as well as works from artists including Aakash Nihalani, Quentin Curry, and Benjamin Keating. LongHouse Reserve’s Junior Council Co-Chairs were Mariah Whitmore and Sarah Duke.
Through "Light on Shadow" - which was curated by Matthew Hockley Smith - artist, Emmy-award winning cinematographer, photographer, and marine conservationist Shawn Heinrichs, who founded Blue Sphere Foundation, offers an intimate look at the reality of endangered marine life. The opening celebration brought out actor and Lonely Whale founder Adrian Grenier. The exhibition will remain on view through July 16.