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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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  • Palm Springs revival has deals for a song (or close to it)

    Palm Springs revival has deals for a song (or close to it)
    The Rat Pack lives again — or at least Palm Springs, once the party pad of Sinatra and the boys, does. The Coachella Valley city, which had devolved into a down-at-the-heels caricature of a Hollywood playground, has reinvented itself: Its retro-...
  • Dorothy E. Brunson, radio station owner, dies

    Dorothy E. Brunson, radio station owner, dies
    Dorothy E. Brunson, who became the first African-American woman in the nation to own a radio station when she bought WEBB-AM in Baltimore, died Sunday of complications from ovarian cancer at Mercy Medical Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 72....
  • Singer Gavin DeGraw Tweets to Fans After Brutal Attack

    Singer Gavin DeGraw Tweets to Fans After Brutal Attack
    NEW YORK (KTLA) -- Singer Gavin DeGraw has been released from the hospitalize after being attacked by a group of men on a street in New York City. The 34-year-old suffered a broken nose, a concussion, a broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises,...
  • 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...
  • Dolores Hope Dies at the Age of 102

    Dolores Hope Dies at the Age of 102
    LOS ANGELES -- Dolores Hope, the widow of actor/comedian Bob Hope, has died at the age of 102. Family spokesman, Harlan Boll, says she died of natural causes at her home in Toluca Lake. She was born Dolores DeFina on May 27, 1909, in New York City....
  • Wife of Bob Hope, long involved in charity work, dies at 102

    Wife of Bob Hope, long involved in charity work, dies at 102
    Dolores Hope, who throughout her 69-year marriage to comedian Bob Hope oversaw their charitable giving and played a key role in establishing the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, has died. She was 102. In the late 1960s, the Hopes donated 80...
  • 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...