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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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  • 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...
  • Facts: About Gregory Orrin Brewer

    <b>Facts:</b> About Gregory Orrin Brewer
    Gregory Orrin Brewer Title: Bishop-elect Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida Born: July 6, 1951 Hometown: Richmond, Va. Family: Married to Laura Lee (Williams) Brewer. Children: Charles, 32; James, 28; Todd, 26; Lee, 24; Mark, 21 Education:...
  • Los Angeles Confidential Magazine

    Editor-in-chief of Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, Sari Tuschman brought accessories inspired by other places such as Aspen, Palm Springs, New York, Hawaii, and St.Barth's. These destination gifts will take your loved ones to their favorite spot...
  • 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....
  • Cast in the role and a whirlwind to boot

    Cast in the role and a whirlwind to boot
    Poolside at the Beverly Hilton, Rinko Kikuchi gathered up her quilted leather handbag, a mini-mechanical pencil and a small notebook. Then she waved a shy goodbye to "Access Hollywood" host Nancy O'Dell. The Oscar-nominated actress, her translator,...
  • PASSINGS

    Baird Bryant He worked on edgy films Baird Bryant, 80, a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer who made his name on edgy films such as "Easy Rider" and the Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter," died Thursday from complications after surgery at Hemet...
  • Paul Burke dies at 83; actor starred in gritty TV show 'Naked City'

    Paul Burke dies at 83; actor starred in gritty TV show 'Naked City'
    Paul Burke, who received two Emmy nominations in the early 1960s for his role as Det. Adam Flint in the acclaimed dramatic TV police series "Naked City" and later starred as a World War II Army Air Forces colonel in the action-adventure series "Twelve O'...
  • PASSINGS: Al Ross, Albert Rodda, John G. McCoy

    Al Ross Founder of diner chain Al Ross, 93, who founded Doggie Diner, a San Francisco Bay Area diner chain as famous for its giant fiberglass dachshund heads as for its food, died Wednesday at a care facility in Palm Springs, the San Francisco Chronicle...
  • A plot both wide and thick

    A plot both wide and thick
    ASTRIDE his horse, Benjamin Coates could gaze across 21,400 acres and see the sweep of his power reflected in nature. A riot of mesas and meadows laced with gurgling streams. Miles of chaparral and clusters of stately oaks. A mountain that Native...
  • City council calls for new policy on gays in military

    City council calls for new policy on gays in military
    The San Diego City Council Tuesday endorsed legislation that would repeal the federal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' policy regarding gays in the military. The council voted unanimously for a resolution in support of HR 1283, the Military Readiness Enhancement...