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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

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  • New York bettors score big with Oxbow at Preakness Stakes

    New York bettors score big with Oxbow at Preakness Stakes
    A pair of racing aficionados from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., spent Saturday watching the early races at Pimlico, then they put their observations to use to score a massive payday in the Preakness. Joe Cavallo, 26, and Stephanie Rafferty, 21, hit the Pick 4...
  • 'Girls' recap: 'I Get Ideas'

    'Girls' recap: 'I Get Ideas'
    What's everyone up to in the morning? Hannah's brushing her teeth, Shosh and Ray are talking in bed about pig bathing, Marnie's on a crappy job interview and Jessa may not recognize that mornings exist. Things get infinitely more ridiculous from there....
  • Kander and Ebb musical revue gets pleasant staging in Coral Springs

    Kander and Ebb musical revue gets pleasant staging in Coral Springs
    From the moment the first singer strides through the audience, walks onstage crooning “And the World Goes ’Round,” from the movie “New York, New York,” and takes her place underneath a spinning globe before being joined by...
  • 11-way chop at Isle; freeroll on Saturday

    11-way chop at Isle; freeroll on Saturday
    Robert Seaton of Miramar emerged with the trophy after an 11-way chop in the monthly $100,000 guarantee tournament at the Isle Casino and Racing Sunday. Seaton and Michael Chiapetta each took home $11,000, but Seaton got the trophy and the photo. We'...
  • John F. Muller, counselor

    John F. Muller, an addictions counselor who earlier had been co-owner of a wholesale seafood business, died Nov. 24 from colon cancer at his Middle River home. He was 78. The son of a Methodist minister and a homemaker, John Frederick Muller was born and...
  • California wildfires: Cal State Channel Islands students evacuated

    California wildfires: Cal State Channel Islands students evacuated
    Dozens of evacuees clustered in small groups around the sanctuary of Camarillo’s Calvary Nexus church. Some were picking at paper plates of ziti with meat sauce that had been doled out by American Red Cross volunteers. Most couldn’t take their...
  • Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach

    Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach
    The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15. Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
  • Update: Mizrachi wins Isle main event

    Update: Mizrachi wins Isle main event
      This isn't news to anyone who knows him, but Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi is not a poker snob. Sure, he's won World Series of Poker and World Poker Tour events, but that doesn't mean he'll ever shun a game here in South Florida.    So it should...
  • Obama makes final Florida push in Broward

    Obama makes final Florida push in Broward
    Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
  • Oregon man wins Isle's main event

    Oregon man wins Isle's main event
     Maybe he came here for the sunshine: Stephen Bokor of Astoria, Ore., won the main event last week at the Isle Casino and Racing's Battles at the Beach.  He took home more than $155K, outlasing a field that included many of South Florida's top players....
  • Isle $100K guarantee

    Isle $100K guarantee
    Arthur Peacock of Jupiter won $21,099 Sunday at the Isle Casino and Racing's $100,000 monthly guarantee tournament. Peacock was a big chip leader when the tournament, which drew 1,241 entries, trimmed to the final nine. The negotiated chop brought him...