RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Springs

Beginnings: The first crude houses in Springs - a gem of woods, sparkling water and verdant salt meadows around Accabonac Harbor - are believed to have been built in 1649, a year after the founding of the Town of East Hampton. Tradition has it that the first families were workers from nearby Gardiners Island and squatters from New England who found the soil terrible for farming but the fishing profitable.
Beginnings: The first crude houses in Springs - a gem of woods, sparkling water and verdant salt meadows around Accabonac Harbor - are believed to have been built in 1649, a year after the founding of the Town of East Hampton. Tradition has it that the first families were workers from nearby Gardiners Island and squatters from New England who found the soil terrible for farming but the fishing profitable. « Show less

Top Springs Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • 9/11: How soon we forget

     
    How sad. And how disgraceful. At 8:46 a.m. this morning, when a bell tolled near Ground Zero in lower Manhattan and President Obama emerged from the White House with wife Michelle to listen to a bugler play taps, only one...
  • Player Appearance: Meet Darryl Strawberry

     
    Former New York Mets and Yankees slugger Darryl Strawberry is scheduled to meet fans and sign autographs ($49 each) on Saturday at Coral Square Mall. Strawberry, now an analyst for SNY (SportsNet New York), is to appear from noon to...

    Volcano heats up local tourism woes

    Just when it seemed like things couldn't get worse for Orange County's tourist tax, the region's largest overseas leisure market went up in a cloud of smoke. Mayor Buddy Dyer, meet Eyjafjallajokull. Ash from the tongue-twister Icelandic volcano that...

    Field finalized for FX’s inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter Live”

     
    A field of international fighters has been set for The Ultimate Fighter Live, which begins its inaugural season on FX March 9 with a special two-and-a-half-hour live premiere airing at 9pm ET/8pm CT (tape-delayed in Pacific and Mountain time zones at...

    Color My World

     
    Palm Springs’ new kid on the hotel block, the Saguaro, is a bright and happy place