Latest East Hampton Stories

2013-06-25 23:02:19

Jennifer Nicole Lee's management team have announced that she will be making a special celebrity appearance at "Authors Night" in East Hampton, New York on August 10th with her best selling books "The Mind Body and Soul Diet" and also "The Fun Fit Foodie Cookbook." Authors Night is a lavish fundraiser to benefit the East Hampton Library. Hampton, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Jennifer Nicole Lee's management team have announced that she will be making a...

2012-01-27 08:00:00

Gary DePersia, a prominent real estate agent in the East Hampton market, has joined the prestigious Haute Living Real Estate Network. East Hampton, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Gary DePersia, a prominent real estate agent in the East Hampton market, has joined the prestigious Haute Living Real Estate Network. This exclusive circle of leading real estate agents is invited to bring opulent estates and luxury properties to Haute Living readers. DePersia has had a hand in over $1 billion worth...

2011-07-06 10:08:00

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From July 15 through July 17, The Hamptons Institute will host a 3 day symposium consisting of six sessions over the course of the weekend, interspersed with informal dinners and lunches for participants and sponsors of the program. Conversations feature prominent commentators and thought leaders on a range of topical issues. The weekend kicks off with "The Producers" moderated by Bob Balaban. Roy Furman, and Daryl Roth give the insider...

2011-03-29 11:45:00

LIMITED 3-WEEK ENGAGEMENT PREVIEWS BEGIN WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 OPENING NIGHT FRIDAY, JUNE 10 EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guild Hall presents former Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central star Colin Quinn in his one-man show Colin Quinn Long Story Short, directed by Jerry Seinfeld in a 3-week limited engagement. Comically channeling the demise of great world empires, Colin Quinn uses his "articulate brand of comedy" in taking audiences through an uproarious...

2011-03-28 10:50:00

Peter Orszag on Fiscal Austerity with Steve Kroft of CBS' 60 Minutes and Paul Farmer on Health and Human Rights EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Hamptons Institute presents "Spring Awakening" on Saturday, April 16 at Guild Hall in East Hampton. The Ideas Festival, sponsored by Guild Hall in collaboration with The Roosevelt Institute, features former Obama administration budget director, Peter Orszag, in a conversation on the nation's fiscal and economic...

2011-01-20 09:00:00

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Local Sotheby's International Realty agent Bill Williams has secured the exclusive advertising rights for the real estate/home builder category at the Town of East Hampton Airport. The advertising contract at the corporate and private jet terminal will run through April 2012. "This is an exciting opportunity for Bill and for Sotheby's International Realty, providing a unique and effective way to position our luxury listings in front of the...

2010-12-04 00:00:43

Now Through December 22nd, 2010 Hamptons Tannings offers East End residents an at home premium sunless tanning experience for only $50! Offer valid for residents of Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Amagansett & Sag Harbor. East Hampton, NY (PRWEB) December 2, 2010 Just in time for holiday parties and warm weather getaways, Hamptons Tanning is offering residents of the East End in home spray tanning for only $50. Hamptons Tanning offers the East End a premium sunless tanning...

2010-09-16 10:53:00

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is proud to announce its Spotlight Films, the World Cinema Section and the films in this year's Competition. Now in its 18th year, this East Coast favorite comes to life against the autumn back-drop, as talent and industry come to the Hamptons to premiere their important work. The 2010 Hamptons International Film Festival runs from Thursday, October 7th through Monday, October 11th (including Columbus...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'