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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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  • Oases in Navajo desert contained 'a witch's brew'

    Cameron, Ariz. -- IN ALL HER YEARS of tending sheep in the western reaches of the Navajo range, Lois Neztsosie had never seen anything so odd. New lakes had appeared as if by magic in the arid scrublands. Instead of hunting for puddles in the sandstone,...
  • Tour Frank Sinatras Palm Springs spots

    Frank Sinatra may have sung odes to New York, but the crooner called the Palm Springs area home for much of his life. Now fans can visit or drive by the places the Chairman of the Board dined, lived in and hung out. Sites include the Twin Palms Estate...
  • 9/11: How soon we forget

     
    How sad. And how disgraceful. At 8:46 a.m. this morning, when a bell tolled near Ground Zero in lower Manhattan and President Obama emerged from the White House with wife Michelle to listen to a bugler play taps, only one......
  • Trina Turk offers expanded men's collection online

     
    It might come as a surprise, but Trina Turk has been offering a menswear collection, dubbed Mr. Turk, ever since she opened her first retail store in Palm Springs in 2002. In the beginning, Mr. Turk consisted of a small......
  • Mohegans Open Marketing Office In Palmer, Mass.

    Mohegan Sun just expanded its turf in western Massachusetts — by about 500 square feet. The Uncasville casino's owner, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, opened a marketing office Monday in downtown Palmer, the economically depressed town where...
  • New children’s theater opening in Winter Springs

     
    A new option for children's theater productions is setting up shop in Winter Springs, and it comes with an old pedigree. Sandra Lacey,  producer and artistic director, has secured the rights to bring the award-winning Little People’s Theatre Compa...
  • Rafael Marquez hand injury has fight in doubt, Bradley-Alexander deal close

     
    Mexico's Rafael Marquez suffered a hand injury when a car window or trunk accidentally closed on it, and will undergo a doctor's examination in Mexico City tonight to determine whether his Sept. 18 featherweight bout against Juan Manuel Lopez in......
  • Police: NY Woman Abducted, Escapes Naked From Van

    Police: NY Woman Abducted, Escapes Naked From Van
    Police are searching for a suspect in the abduction of a 24-year-old upstate New York woman who escaped naked from his van and ran to a home for help. Saratoga Springs police say the woman was walking on a street late Thursday night when someone came...
  • Elderly Jews feel adrift in Orlando-area nursing homes

    Elderly Jews feel adrift in Orlando-area nursing homes
    Born in 1921, Pearl Schiffer grew up in the Jewish neighborhoods of New York City, surrounded by people who spoke Yiddish and ate kosher. Now 88, she lives in an Altamonte Springs nursing home where nobody speaks Yiddish to her and the food is never...
  • Arrest Made in Death of Award-Winning Editor

    Arrest Made in Death of Award-Winning Editor
    An arrest has been made in the tragic death of 39 year-old Karen Schmeer, an award-winning film editor who was hit and killed Friday night on the Upper West Side by three men fleeing the scene of a crime. David McKie, 25, of Coral Springs Florida has...
  • "Aloha Saturdays" at Trader Vic's

    Allie Mac Kay was live at L.A. Live with dancing, music and food. Trader Vic's has teamed up with Pleasant Holidays and Hilton Hawaii to present a month-long taste of Hawaii at its Los Angeles outlets. "Aloha Saturdays" at Trader Vic's @ LA Live will...