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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

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  • Holiday Festival Exhibitors

    SPONSORS Coast Radio Coral Springs Medical Center La La Land Northwest Medical Sun Sentinel EXHIBITORS 160 Degrees Actors TV & Film Performing Arts Acts 2 Acres Equestrian Center Addies Clipz ADT Security After Hours Pediatrics...
  • Louisiana man wins $550 event at Isle

    Louisiana man wins $550 event at Isle
    Jacob Viccellio of Pride, La., was declared the winner of the $550 event of the Florida State Poker Championships at the Isle Casino and Racing Sunday. Viccellio was the chip leader when the final eight players decided to chop up the remaining prize...
  • Experts re-examine medical marijuana

    Experts re-examine medical marijuana
    A small network of maybe half a dozen state-licensed growers supplying medical marijuana to designated pharmacies. Patients with doctors' prescriptions getting their pot at special, non-federally regulated pharmacy areas. Pain relief for the seriously ill...
  • Virginia Beach amphitheater announces shows by Beach Boys, Dave Matthews Band

    Virginia Beach amphitheater announces shows by Beach Boys, Dave Matthews Band
    Buckle your seat belts. The engines are already cranking up on the spring and summer concert season. The amphitheater in Virginia Beach, the region's largest concert venue, today announced a pair of big shows: the Beach Boys and Dave Matthews Band. Fresh...
  • Portland rated 'fittest city' in America; Seattle is No. 6

    Portland rated 'fittest city' in America; Seattle is No. 6
    Portland is ranked as the fittest city in America, according to Men's Fitness magazine. Seattle comes in at No. 6. The article, which appears in the March edition, said Portland is diet-friendly, walk-friendly and bike-friendly. The CDC says more than 40...
  • [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20

    [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20
    Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run. I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...
  • Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May

    Rap star Drake to headline Virginia Beach's amphitheater in May
    Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict. The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...
  • Mary and Larry Kissko: The normal heart

    Mary and Larry Kissko: The normal heart
    Here's Mary Kissko, 63, wife, mom, grandmother, talking about her life: "It could not have been more perfect. We've been so blessed." "If we're unique, it's because we're so normal," says her husband, Larry, 64. "We have a good marriage." Larry Kissko...
  • Meet Catherine Bilkey

    Catherine Bilkey is a reporter and problem solver for the CW33 News' Consumer Team. She enjoys hearing about the messy things in your life, and she wants to provide you with some solutions. Whether it's the hazardous pothole in front of your house or...
  • Grand Rapids Makes the List of Best Cities for Moms

    Grand Rapids Makes the List of Best Cities for Moms
    Grand Rapids comes in at number seven on the list of the best cities for moms in the United States, according to The Daily Beast. The study started with the 100 biggest cities in America and then looked at data points like mothers-per-capita, educational...
  • Two Maryland performers make the final 12 on Fox's 'The X Factor'

    Two Maryland performers make the final 12 on Fox's 'The X Factor'
    Two area Maryland performers made it to theĀ final 12 on Simon Cowell's talent competition "The X Factor." They are 18-year-old Paige Elizabeth, of Perry Hall, and 20-year-old Marcus Canty, of Bowie. Read a Sun interview I did with Elizabeth two weeks...