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Main Street, Southampton

Originally Posted: May 30, 2006

Nicole B. Brewer

The heart of Southampton is obviously Main Street in the Village. Known for its fabulous boutiques, art galleries, and wonderful restaurants, this is one of the places every visitor to the Hamptons stops to spend the day. The shops and businesses are the clear reason why, enjoy and let us know your favorites.

2 - Chrysalis Gallery
This small gallery makes good use of space to showcase the maximum amount of art without overwhelming the eye, grouping popular collections of East End beach themes together, but mixed with old style portraits and landscapes.

5 - Plaza Flowers
This lovely new flower shop literally bloomed onto the street over Memorial Day weekend. Huge bunches of cut flowers overflow in the doorway while flowers spill from the window boxes. Providing floral arrangements for the home and special events.

5 - John David Rose AIA, PC
Designing residential and commercial spaces throughout the Hamptons.

6 - Homenature
631-287-6277 - www.homenature.com
Offering gorgeous home furnishings and accessories for both wholesale and retail customers. The Homenature Furniture Collection consists of Sofa's, Chairs, Coffee Tables, Dining Tables, and Benches with designs inspired by the best mid-century designers.

8 - USB Financial Services
631-287-1300 - www.usb.com
An award winning global investment bank and premier global asset management business dedicated to giving you the most personal attention at every level.

9 - H.Groome
Owner Barbara Warner has brought some of the most luxurious home acessories together under one roof. With tastemakers Kelly Klein and Adrianne Vittadini as frequent shoppers it is one of the best places to find Frette linens, French beach chairs, silk pillows, Ligne St. Barths sun products, and exotic throws.

9 - Massab Bros Inc
Open since 1998, Ronald Massab specializes in estate and antique jewelry. He even makes house calls!

10 - Collette Home Consignment
Ever want to raid a famous house - well you can do that here. Find treasures for your home in all shapes and sizes. Furniture, art, house wares, antiques, objet d'art. Open Thursday through Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

11 - The Village Cheese Shop
Known for their local and artesinal cheese as well as a fully stocked gourmet food pantry. There is almost always a line but its well worth the wait. Stop by for breakfast and lunch.

11 - Palm Produce Resortwear
631-283-1063 - http://www20.instantestore.net/merchant13564
If you love fun bright colors and clothing made for a long day at the beach this is the place! They carry plenty of beach hats and sandals as well as lingerie, skirts, and party tops. Open Sunday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

11 - Dee Jays
Elegant clothing for women featuring a brown and white color story for the summer. The linen pants are lovely, perfect for any dinner party or benefit!

11 - Properties of the Hamptons
631-204-0044 - www.prophamptons.com
"One Click Away From Home" is the company motto. Specializing in sales, rentals, and commercial properties - consider their unique approach when you're ready to make your next investment.

13 - Flynn Stott Architects
631-287-1777 - www.flynnstott.com
Award winning architects specializing in renovations, commercial/municipal projects, new homes, schools, multi-family residences, and healthcare facilities. Current projects include the Sag Harbor Village Police Station and the Inn at Quogue.

13 - Pepi Design Group
631-702-2089 - www.pepidesigngroup.com
Full service advertising and graphic design firm. Creative services for all media from concept to finish.

13 - Penny Lane Construction

14 - Crescendo Designs
283-2133 - www.crescendodesigns.com
Custom design and installation of home theater systems. Audio, video, lighting control, and full automation systems.

15 - Silvers
In this lovely little eatery, owner Garrett Williams "continues to aspire to a level of excellence that our clients so rightly deserve to have." With his mother's art and large 120- year old furniture serving as a backdrop this spot serves lunch daily, closed Wednesday.

19 - Hayama Antiques
Specializing in Japanese antiques and accessories for the home. Open Friday through Monday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

20 - Engel & Voelkers
631-287-9260 - www.engelvoelkers.com
International real estate firm with offices in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, France, and the United States.

22 - Brady Design
631-283-3111 - www.bbradydesign.com
Brady Design was incorporated in 1989 by registered Architect, Brian P. Brady, whose expertise lies in creating traditional, classic residences and designing comfortable, sophisticated interiors. Today the firm's work is solely residential. Brady Design has offices in New York City, the Hamptons and Philadelphia with projects located throughout the country.

23 - Southampton Village Hall
631-283-0247 - www.southamptonvillage.com
Southampton Village is oldest English settlement in the state of New York and is named after the British Earl of Southampton. Current Mayor Mark Epley, the Building Depart, and all major village offices are located here.

24 - Rumrunner
631-287-0583 - www.rumrunnerhome.com
Offering the finest selection of indoor & outdoor furniture in the Hamptons. Carrying fine lines such as Elden Collections, Dino Mark Anthony, Southcone Trading Co, Cavendish Watson Plantation Teak, Rachel Ashwell Shabby Chic and many more. They deliver to anywhere in the United States.

25 - Waldmann Inc
Fine antiques, silver, and estate jewelry. Also carrying a selection of European paintings.

27 - Kim & Me
The most well dressed little girls will be stopping by this charming shop all summer long for the most adorable outfits, dresses, shoes, and accessories. Lines include Queen Bee, Chipie, Sonja Rykiel, Psketti, Tea, and Firefly Vintage to name a few.

28 - Leggiadro
Luxury women's apparel with a second location at Americana Manhassett. Stop in for very colorful bright prints and this season's must have whites. They also have fabulous strappy shoes and heels.

29 - Carleen Ligozio
This store carries the jewelry lines of Elizabeth Brady, handbags from Anaia and Ananas, and Susan van der Linde appliqué hats as well as books, wrap dresses by Allegra Hicks, jeans, and shoes from around the world.

30 - Sant Ambroeus
631-283-1233 - www.santambroeus.com
This elegant Milanese confectionary on the corner of Main Street and Wall Street offers cappuccino and espresso, serving lunch and dinner. There's also catering available. The pastries and ice creams are heavenly! Closed Monday and Tuesday.

30 - Hatchlings
Absolutely luxurious children's clothing! Right now they are featuring a nautical feel for the start of summer parades and festivals. Gorgeous silver gifts for the babies in your life too. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

30 - Events East
631-702-2600 - www.eventseast.com
Creative marketing and public relations firm specializing in event management where Principals Corrin Arasa and Nicole McElroy take a hands on approach to each project.

30 - Elizabeth A. Lear Landscape Associates
Independent landscape design from all phases of concept to execution.

30 - Ironwood Inc
Building contractors.

30 - JT Personal Fitness
Jeff Thayer is the president of JT Personal Fitness in Southampton. He is certified by the American Council on Exercise and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. He has been serving the fitness needs of the east end for over a decade. Stop by for details on his summer beach workouts!

31 - The Elegant Setting
Open daily form 10 to 6 you can find new and vintage tabletop items to grace any room. There are lovely gift ideas and books and glassware with an antique flair. The settings are so elegant, stop by for ideas for your home.

33 - Hamptons Homes and Commercial Real Estate

33 - Colin Patrick Astarita, Attouney at Law

35 - Villeroy & Boch
631-283-7172 - www.villeroy-boch.com
Home living and lifestyle products with an elegant flair and contemporary style. Stop by for crystal, dinnerware, and kitchen accessories. Bridal and gift registry available.

36- Barrister's Restaurant
A "Southampton Favorite" - open every day for lunch and dinner, year-round. Serving American foods, casually with the emphasis on fresh seafoods, salads, steaks, sandwichs and local produce. Enjoy our 'outdoor patio' in the summer!

38 - Hamptons.com
631-287-6630 - www.hamptons.com
Stop by and visit our editorial and sales office right on Main Street. You might catch a live interview in our front window. This space has been expertly designed by Ric Stott of Flynn Stott Architects and features the impressive artwork of Hamilton Aguiar.

41 - Herrick Hardware
631-283-0026 - www.herrickhardware.com
Family owned and operated since 1869. Featuring goods for the home - especially hard to find items. Open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. An ACE participating store.

42 - Renaissance
Contemporary clothing, gift, and jewelry store with a romantic flair. Pop by for the great sales rack in the back. There's something new and wonderful everyday!

43 - Richard York Shoes
631-283-2669 - www.richardyorkshoes.com
Comfort casual and athletic footwear for the entire family and a complete childrens footwear department since 1938. Shop us online for Acorn, Padders, Arcopedico, and LaCrosse. Tell owner Mitch Hagler we said hello when you stroll by.

44 - Brambles Southampton
Featuring Baker Furniture! Stop by for their 50% off sale on Safavieh rugs and 40% off all Milling Road furniture.

45 - TP Luss and Co

45 - Maura B. Quealy RCSW, Psychotherapist

45 - Hamptons Home and Garden Show
631-283-5505 - www.hhgshow.com
The Hamptons Home and Garden Show is a "must-see" practical expo for East End homeowners. You'll find the things you need to add comfort, beauty, and convenience to your home.

46 - Old Town Crossing
Designs from antiquity crafted for today's discerning shopper. The furniture has a European flair reminiscent of France, England, Italy, Spain, and Russia. Owner Judy Hallock has been in business over 26 years and believes that services is key. With three designers on staff, a full selection of fabrics and window treatments, and a huge downstairs showroom - they have you elegantly appointed.

47 - London Jewelers
631-287-4499 - www.londonjewelers.com
Long Island's premier jeweler located in the heart of the Village. Stop in for gorgeous pieces from David Yurman, Judith Ripka, and Marco Bicego. Cartier and Rolex too. Luxury defined!

49 - Prim Rose Lane
Shoppers agree that the quality of the ladies clothes in this shop is amazing. Bright soft colors throughout this boutique welcome summer with plenty of white accents. The separates are perfect for Polo or any number of Hampton's casual events. Woods of Windsor toiletries too!

50 - Saks Fifth Avenue
631-283-3500 - www.saks.com
Stop by this location for ladies shoes and handbags - the sale selection is huge and has great deals from Michael Kors, Prada, and Stuart Weitzman. The Men's Store is next door and carries the collections of Brioni, Armani, Burberry, Theory, Missioni, Dolce & Gabbana, and Hugo Boss to name a few.

51 - Hildreth's Department Store
283-2300 - www.hildreths.com
America's Oldest Department Store! For all of your home furnishing needs, indoor and outdoor. The baby department is adorable and the linens are pure luxury. Great gift ideas too.

57 - Rose Jewelers
Family owned and operated, this hot spot will have you wishing it was your birthday with their monthly birthstone specials. Carrying opulent Rolex, Baume Mercier, Tag Heuer, and Maurice LaCroix watches.

59 - Follow Your Art
631- 287-6187
This pottery and paint your own art studio is one of a kind. With pottery painting, jewelry making, woodcrafts, decoupage, and mosaics. Daily classes and special painting nights weekly. Special summer camps start in June. As they say, follow your art! Open Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 10-6, Thursday and Friday from 11-10, Saturday from 10-7, and Sunday from 10-6.

61 - Corwin's Jewelers
They've been there at 61 Main Street for 127 years and it's still all in the family. You'll find that every bauble comes with a bit of insight from Toni. She and the rest of the family know jewelry - they "live and breathe it" - and treat all of their customers like family. Tim is available for repairs right in the store and is very careful to make sure you get exactly what you're looking for. They do appraisals and custom work too.

63 - Max Studio
631-287-0008 - www.maxstudio.com
If you're a woman who likes soft flowing dresses and sexy separates stop here. With muted colors and fabulous fabrics you'll get plenty of attention. Open Monday to Friday from 11-5, Saturday from 10-6, and Sunday form 12-5.

64 - Intermix
631-283-8510 - www.intermixonline.com
Beach styles in brown, pink, and neutrals make the most of that early summer tan. This is where the trendsetters go for one-of-a-kind pieces. The trend for summer 2006 features the "Modern Maxi" dress - long and full in luxurious fabrics with plenty of embellishments, short shorts, narrow jeans, and plenty of metallic accessories.

65 - Briggs House Antiques
631-287-2228 - www.briggshouse.com
Japanese-inspired pieces fill the windows while stately pieces fill the back of the store. The shop offers an amusing collection of whimsical pieces from around the globe. Let them inspire your senses.

67 - The Fudge Company
With 13 flavors of fudge, 20 flavors of ice cream, and over 400 different types of penny candy this place is a chocoholics dream! Coffee, caramel pecan, and chocolate cheesecake are hot fudge flavors right now with chocolate as the number one favorite. Moose Tracks, Mocha Mudpie, and Praline Butterscotch ice cream top the list. Looking for something nonfat? Try the chocolate peanut butter, nonfat Columbo soft serve, or Atkins Indulge. Don't forget to try the chocolate covered pretzels!

69 - Flying Point Surf and Sport
Get you gear here for surfing and other water sports. Great line of cool t-shirts and shoes. Very relaxed style here!

70 - Second Nature Markets
631-283-8117 - www.secondnaturemarkets.com
A haven for natural foods and products with a full service juice bar in the back. Love the wheat grass shots in the morning! They carry such natural product lines as Kiehls, Burt's Bees, and Tom's of Maine. Stop in for alternative medicines, acne products, hormonal balance aids, diet supplements, children's vitamins, sun screens, and hair color. The shop is very pet friendly and keeps bisquits by the register for every friendly pooch.

71 - Southampton Hairstyles
Full services hair salon offering Redken, Paul Mitchell, and KMS products. Call or stop in for a great cut.

72 - The Morris Studio
It's all about the picture here - from photographic supplies and equipment, photo development, digital printing, passports, art supplies, and framing. They also do portraits!

73 - Ralph's Barber Shop
As the sign on the door says, "come in, relax, turn off your cell phone." Truly a haven for the over-worked man of Southampton.

73 - Tennis East
631-283-9353 - www.tenniseast.com
In business for over 30 years, the team of professionals at Tennis East works with you to find the right racquet and shoe for your fitness level. Open throughout the year Monday through Thursday from 10-5, Friday from 10-6, Saturday from 9-6, and Sunday from 9-5. Offering clothing and accessories for men, women, and children - even a maternity line!

75 - Lori Restaurant & Wine Bar
Chef Michael Meehan rules the kitchen. The hearty appetites ache for juicy filet mignon, butternut squash ravioli, and succulent lamb chops. Under Lori Escallier's ownership, the restaurant now offers a new American fare menu that includes a raw bar to the delight of the diet conscious. Open daily for brunch, lunch, and dinner, with late night hours on the weekend.

76 - Southampton Chamber of Commerce
631-283-0402 - www.southamptonchamber.com
If you're new to town stop in and see Mellie Fellingham, Executive Director, for tourist information, maps, business information, and the new Southampton Gift Card. Open daily.

79 - Southampton Hospital Thrift Shop
Vintage is all the rage - why not shop and support a great cause. Stop in Thursday through Saturday form 9:30 to 3:45 or clothing, linens, accessories, art work, jewelry, and shoes.

80 - Main Street Optics
Pop in and see Dr. Robert Ruggiero for the latest in high-fashion eyewear, eye exams, and contact lenses. Carrying Stark, Lafont, Prada, Lindberg, Robert Marc, and very hot right now, Chrome Hearts. If you're looking to truly stand out and money is no object, take a peek at the $5000 diamond Cartier frames. Or maybe some 18 Karat gold Ray Bans. Bling bling!

83 - Steven Stolman
631-283-8602 - www.stevenstolman.com
For ladies who are looking for a new spin on preppy chic! The summer collection is filled with bright bold prints on pants and skirts as well as separates with plenty of flair. Love the huge zip code monogrammed totes!

84 - Hampton Arrow Service
Dry cleaning, fur storage, laundry, and same day dry cleaning services available.

85 - Edward Archer
Fine men's clothing and accessories featuring Canali. Custom pieces and tailoring available.

87 - LF Stores
631-287-5081 - www.lfstores.com
Jackie and Leslie can help you fid the perfect trendsetting outfit. Here you'll find unique pieces and plenty of personal service. Layering and accessorizing are key to the LF look. Love the shoes and bags! Open Monday through Saturday from 10-6 and Sunday from 11-5.

88 - Allan Schneider Associates
631-283-7300 - www.allanschneider.com
One of largest locally owned and managed, independent real-estate brokerage firm, with 12 offices across the East End. Managing Principal, Timothy G. Davis.

89 - Complements
Owner Beth Davidson is very selective and knows what her shoppers like, stop in for the best in ladies lingerie - bridal, sleepwear, and swimwear too. Open in Southampton since 1994, this shop features LaPerla, Cossabella, Chantelle, Cotton Club, Flora Nikrooz, and of course, Hanky Panky.

91 - BookHampton
631-283-0270 - www.bookhampton.com
Personal service is key at BookHampton. The literature section is absolutely huge with plenty of rare and obscure titles in stock. They carry a very strong backlist for adults and kids. The counter selections include such seasonal titles as "Why Do Men Have Nipples" and "I'm Too Sexy For My Volvo". Puzzle and travel books top the list for the summer. There's also an East Hampton location.

94 - Bridgehampton National Bank
631-287-5880- www.bridgenb.com
For nearly a century, Bridgehampton National Bank has focused on building business and consumer banking relationships on eastern Long Island. The bank's primary business includes the provision of deposit and loan products and financial services through its full service branch network and electronic delivery channels.

95 - Mark Humphrey Gallery
Open for the past 25 years in Southampton. Carrying the work of April Gornik, Louise Peabody, Donald Beachler, Ross Bleckner, Jim Dime, and Hamilton Aguiar. Focused on fie art and custom framing. Mark Humphrey works currently in circles that inspire further evolutions. We wonder what he'll dream up next. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10-5:30, Sunday from 11-4, Monday from 10-5:30, closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

96 - Antique Rug Galleria
Most rugs in this unique store are designed by owner Hans Boujaran and crafted in Afghanistan using vegetable dyes and are all hand-knotted. New and antique piece from India, Pakistan, and Iran are also available. Piece range in size form small throw pillows to rugs up to 14 x 22 feet. Rudy Guiliani is a frequent shopper. Custom pieces are available. Hand cleaning, restoration, and appraisals. Open Monday through Saturday form 10-6, Sunday from 11-5, closed Wednesdays.

98 - Lilly Pulitzer Signature Store "Splash of Pink"
631-204-0230 - www.splashofpink.com
Offering the complete line of Lilly Pulitzer - women, men, kids, shoes, accessories. This season enjoy soft cotton lawn fabrics and seersucker, lightweight skirts and fun accessories too. With kids sizes form 6 months to 16. The men's selections include bathing suits, polos, and shorts. Love the flip-flops!

99 - Golden Pear Cafe
631-283-8900 - www.goldenpearcafe.com
A quick-service cafe offering a broad range of take home dinners, breakfast, lunch and catered foods. The scones and coffee selections are perfect for breakfast. Stop in for their new cookbook!

100 - Mayfair Diamonds & Fine Jewelry
This couture store carries European designers Stephen Webster, Antonini, Garavelli, and fine watches by Breitling, Bedat & Co., Ebel, Concord. Unique pieces glitter the family owned space. Other locations in Woodbury, Commack, and East Hampton.

Nicole, an award-winning journalist, is Executive Editor & Publisher of Hamptons.com where she focuses on celebrity interviews, fine living and design, social events, fashion and beauty. She lives on the North Fork with her husband, their two daughters, and Bernese Mountain dog, Cooper. www.hamptons.com HamptonsOnline NicoleBBrewer NicoleBBrewer NicoleBBrewer

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