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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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  • 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 the 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...
  • Fortini wins again at Isle

    Fortini wins again at Isle
    Hayden Fortini must feel pretty comfortable at the Isle: He's won enough there. Fortini, of Fort Lauderdale, most recently won the August $150,000 guarantee event at the Isle Casino & Racing in Pompano Beach. He collected $33,327, after negotiating a 50-...
  • Boca Raton man wins Isle monthly tournament

    Boca Raton man wins Isle monthly tournament
     Ian O'Hara of Boca Raton won the monthly $150,000 guaranteed poker tournament at the Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach.  O'Hara won $40,500 in a negotiated chop between the final three players. The $330 buy-in event drew 704 entrants and paid...
  • 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...
  • Free Music! Gets jumping with Slightly Stoopid

    Free Music! Gets jumping with Slightly Stoopid
    California rockers Slightly Stoopid have covered a lot of stylistic ground since they, as high schoolers, were first signed to Sublime leader Brad Nowell's Skunk record label. The band has previously mixed skatepunk, off-kilter pop and hip-hop sounds....