Hamptons

Storms hit poorer people harder, from Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Maria

The ferocious “frankenstorm” known as Sandy that ripped through greater New York City five years ago remains one for the record books. Like this …

Weather

17-year-old shot in head in Eastport, President Street closed temporarily

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head on President Street in Eastport Saturday while walking with a group, police said.At about 4:55 p.m. Annapolis …

Policing

The family home of 'Girls' actress Jemima Kirke lists in East Hampton for $3M

The home has a private beach on Gardiners Bay<p>The adorable waterfront family home of Jemima Kirke—the actress best known for her role as Jessa in the hit HBO series <i>Girls—</i> has just listed in the Springs neighborhood of East Hampton for $2,995,000 under Compass Real Estate agent James …

Houses

At Grey Gardens, a Fabulous Yard Sale in the Hamptons

Grey Gardens was the home of Jackie Onassis’s eccentric Beale relations, notorious for letting the 6,000-square-foot home devolve into an overgrown …

Business

Line Around the Block for Grey Gardens Estate Sale

Before the doors opened at 10 a.m. Friday, the line already stretched down the street. Durell Godfrey<p>People began to line up at 8 Friday morning to …

Long Island

The Sale of a Leonardo

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>“The da Vinci Lode” (editorial, Nov. 17) is an important warning. The idea that the obscenely rich see nothing untoward in parking hundreds of millions of dollars on a rare but unexceptional painting is not just lamentable; it is obscene as well.<p>The sale of Leonardo da Vinci’s …

Opinion

Hedge funder Barry Rosenstein puts oceanfront Hamptons manse on the market for $70M

Rosenstein purchased the property in 2005 for $19.2M<p>Barry Rosenstein, a hedge fund executive who bought an 18-acre Further Lane estate for $137 million in East Hampton just three years ago in 2014—and subsequently broke the record for the most expensive home ever sold in the United States—just …

Real Estate

Manafort Wire Transfers Draw Scrutiny

Bloomberg: “The federal indictment of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, accuses him of laundering millions in foreign …

Paul Manafort

North Haven home on three acres was once part of a farm, asking $3.495M

Check out that incredible pool house<p>Located at 270 Ferry Road in the North Haven neighborhood of Sag Harbor, a 4,600-square-foot traditional style home on three acres of land just listed under agent Cynthia Beck of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Uniquely, there is a windmill on the property from the …

Long Island

Open thread: How do you stay busy in the Hamptons during the winter?

Do you hone in on your hobbies or go out in town? Tell us in the comments.<p>The Hamptons is most famous for its summers, but the East End is certainly not immune to a northeast winter. The weather stays mostly warm until about mid-October—leaving plenty to do outside like swim, surf, and hike—but …

Long Island

Manse on Sagg Pond cuts its listing price in first month on the market, now asking $13.75M

It came back on the market earlier this month for almost $15M<p>Earlier this month, we showed readers the home at 443 Sagg Road in Sagaponack, a waterfront home that last sold just three years ago in 2014 for $5.2 million and came back on the market in 2016 for a whopping $14,995,000 after renovations.<p>…

Real Estate

Big Reveal: $3.295M for a renovated Water Mill cottage sitting south of the highway

Most readers guessed that it was under $3M<p>Poll<p>How much do you think this Water Mill home is on the market for?<p>This poll is closed.<p>21%Under $2 million (14 votes)<br>• 42%Between $2 million and $3 million (27 votes)<br>• 28%Between $3 million and $4 million (18 votes)<br>• 6%Between $4 million and $5 million (4 …

Real Estate

Waterfront Georgica Cove estate on over two acres lists for $16.5M

Now that America’s queen, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, has purchased a home in the south-of-the-highway Georgica section of East Hampton, anyone looking to buy in the Hamptons could potentially be her neighbor. That is, if they have a few million to spend on a home. In this case, the it would cost you …

Real Estate

7 Beach Vacation Rentals With Stunning Kitchens (Perfect for the Holidays!)

We’ve long advocated for spending the holidays in paradise—See: our entire December issue—but if the promise of being far, far away from your in-laws …

Long Island

What $1M buys you in the Northwest Harbor section of East Hampton

Let’s see what you can get for under $1M in this neighborhood<p><i>Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can buy or rent in the Hamptons for a certain price.</i><p>The Northwest Harbor section of East Hampton sits, appropriately, in the northwestern part of town. The bayside peninsula …

Real Estate

Bridgehampton estate with 9,400 square feet on two acres asks $15.4M

The furniture is available for an additional cost<p>A massive estate in south-of-the-highway Bridgehampton at 157 Jobs Lane just hit the market under Bespoke Real Estate agents Cody and Zachary Vichinsky. If you don’t know this already about Bespoke, the agency only represents homes over $10 …

Real Estate

Ground cleared on affordable housing project in East Hampton on Accabonac Road

The project is 10 years in the making<p>Originally proposed to town officials about 10 years ago, the affordable housing complex on Accabonac Road in East Hampton is finally getting underway, reports 27east. They’ve started clearing ground at the site, thought construction has not yet begun.<p>They are …

Housing

The most iconic sites in the Hamptons - Curbed Hamptons

While the Hamptons may not have iconic skyscrapers the way that urban cities will, we do have plenty of architectural masterpieces floating around the East End—some of which are even for sale.<p>Know of an iconic site that you don’t see here? Leave it in the comments—we update our maps …

Long Island

Alec Baldwin appears to change mind about Sag Harbor cinema donation

Alec Baldwin said in a New Yorker piece this week that he’ll donate a windfall from a recent legal settlement to the Sag Harbor Cinema’s restoration …

Long Island

Sag Harbor contemporary with 3,000 square feet hits market for $3.35M

Check out those walls of glass<p>Located at 73 Laurel Lane on the outskirts of Sag Harbor, a contemporary style home from 2013 just hit the market under Sotheby’s International Realty agent Deborah Srb for $3.35 million.<p>The home for sale is 3,000 square feet on 0.52 acres of land, but the adjacent …

Long Island

Southampton’s former Lobster Inn cuts its asking price, now listed at $9.2M

The 10-acre property has plans for 25 luxury townhouses in place<p>For those who may have had their eye on the famous former Lobster Inn since it came on the market in February of this year, you’re in luck. The iconic commercial space just cut its asking price for the second time. Originally asking …

Real Estate

Iconic Grey Gardens in East Hampton Sells, Estate Sale Coming Up

Writer <b>Sally Quinn</b> has found a buyer for Grey Gardens. The iconic East Hampton, NY, home went on the market in February for $20 million.<p>Quinn and …

Business

Where is Your Perfect Place

prAna Ambassador Amy Ippoliti dishes on the places she has relied on for inspiration and rejuvenation. She also offers some tips on how to find your …

Costa Rica

ICE Arrests 25 On Long Island In Roundup

'Operation Secure Streets' targeted undocumented residents convicted of DWI. See which towns people were arrested in.<p>Officers from U.S. Immigration …

Immigration

Century-old Amagansett traditional style home lists for $3.85M

It last sold in 1994<p>Originally built in 1920, the home at 95 Meetinghouse Lane in Amagansett just came on the market under Brown Harris Stevens agent Patricia Wadzinski for $3.85 million. The home last sold in 1994 for $360,000 and has since been renovated and updated.<p>In 3,496 square feet, there …

Long Island

Southampton Murray Place estate receives $10M price cut, now asking $55M

It came on the market for $75M in July of 2016<p>Just this week, the oceanfront home at 317 Murray Place in Southampton took a whopping $10 million off its asking price under listing agents Cody and Zachary Vichinsky of Bespoke Real Estate, putting it at a still-steep $55 million.<p>In July of 2016, the …

Real Estate

Firefighter: I was fired after reporting my colleague for grabbing my crotch

A Sag Harbor firefighter claims a fellow smoke-eater grabbed him by the crotch while the village’s mayor cheered him on — and that he was booted from …

New York City

Dancer: Art gallery owner fleeced me over a painting

An amateur ballroom dancer claims a Hamptons art-gallery owner danced circles around her, duping her into massively overpaying for a painting.<p>Cary …

New York City

WTF is wrong with rich people?

The rich are greedy and selfish, and offshore schemes make them even richer<p>I live in Sag Harbor, New York, out on the East End of Long Island in the Hamptons. The village of Sag Harbor was founded in 1707, and the house I rent is a Saltbox built in 1703. Just down the street is the Egyptian Revival …

U.S. Politics

Hamptons Homebuyers Have Already Figured Out How to Game the Tax Plan

Out in the Hamptons, Wall Street’s favored beach resort on Long Island, brokers and buyers already have a workaround for a tax-plan provision under …

Real Estate