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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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  • Judy Gold celebrates gay marriage ruling at her Geffen opening

    Judy Gold celebrates gay marriage ruling at her Geffen opening
    New York-based comedian Judy Gold is used to tailoring "The Judy Show" to shifting geography when she takes her one-woman show on the road. But at Wednesday's opening at the Geffen Playhouse's intimate Skirball Theater, she had more to insert than homey...
  • Sarah Heaton-Alexander: Mother with bright smile shared love

    Sarah Heaton-Alexander: Mother with bright smile shared love
    Sarah Catherine "Cathy" Heaton-Alexander was a people person loved by everyone. She met and kept new friends everywhere she went — Colonial High School, IBM, the Orlando Rowing Club and Trinity Lutheran Church. "I don't think I realized how much...
  • Retail executive: A focus forward gives purpose to her day

    Retail executive: A focus forward gives purpose to her day
    Who: Evie Chitty, 41, Coral Springs From: Director of transportation for Walmart's mid-Atlantic region, out of Sutherland, Va. I was responsible for managing all transportation operations for five states out of three facilities, where we managed Walmart...
  • Terry Hummel subject of Downtown Arts District's 'Inside the Artist's Studio'

    Terry Hummel subject of Downtown Arts District's 'Inside the Artist's Studio'
    The Downtown Arts District's annual signature fundraiser will feature guest artist Terry Hummel. It will be the district's fourth annual "In the Artist's Studio" program, in which guests can learn more about an artist's background and art career. WKMG...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...