Hamptons

The Cannonball will take travelers from Penn Station to the Hamptons on non-stop express service (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

LIRR Plans Non-Stop Express Service From Penn Station To The Hamptons

Trains will depart from Penn Station at 4:07 p.m. on Fridays and run nonstop to Westhampton. From there, the train will continue eastward, making stops at Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Montauk.

04/18/2013

A summer sunset in Water Mill, N.Y. (file / credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for EFG)

Beach Barriers In Hamptons Pit Summer People Against Regular Residents

Some of the summer people are building barriers to protect their homes from future storms, but they are forcing the water to eat away at public peaches.

04/18/2013

Pratt Institute senior Brittany Halpin (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Larry Gagosian Arranges Seagram Building Exhibition For Pratt Students After Fire

A special opportunity is ahead for students who lost work in the fire at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

04/11/2013

A summer sunset in Water Mill, N.Y. (file / credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for EFG)

Hamptons Small Businesses Prepare For Summer, Hope For Good Weather

It’s a very busy time for business owners in the Hamptons, as they prepare for what is for many their only season – the summer season.

04/04/2013

Grace Jones and Tara Tyson Kulukundis (right) on March 1, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for Paladin Films)

Hamptons Mansion Sold, But ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Actress Won’t Leave

The five-bedroom house belonged to the actress’ late husband, shipping magnate Manuel Michael Kulukundis, who died three years ago.

03/22/2013

Alligator found in Southampton (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Report: Another Alligator Found On Long Island

Yet another alligator has been found on Long Island, this time in the window well of a home in the Hamptons.

11/11/2012

Amsterdam Beach - Montauk, NY (file / credit: Montauk Chamber of Commerce)

Hamptons Celebrate Another Successful Summer Season

“Good to excellent” is how many Hamptons business people are labeling the summer of 2012. Merchants credit all the sunshine for a good season.

09/04/2012

Long Island Power Authority Substation - Riverhead, NY - Jul 31, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

LIPA Upgrading System Amid Hamptons Growth

“What the upgrade will do is it will give us 200 megawatts of additional power to use for the peak load. Our peak load time is when when we have the hottest weather,” LIPA’s Michael Hervey told WCBS 880 reporter Sophia Hall.

07/31/2012

Samantha Yanks On The Couch

A Star-Studded Weekend In The Hamptons

The stars were aligned last weekend in the Hamptons — literally. Samantha Yanks, the editor-in-chief of Hamptons magazine, was there and has the inside scoop. She visits The Couch to dish the details.

07/30/2012

Jason Kidd (credit: Southampton Town Police Department)

Lawyer: Knicks’ Jason Kidd Pleads Not Guilty To DWI In Hamptons

Jason Kidd mentoring Jeremy Lin was a nice story last week. Then Kidd was arrested on a drunken-driving charge, and Lin’s departure from New York for a “ridiculous contract” in Houston became more realistic.

07/16/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference on Sunday, April 8, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Bloomberg Adds $4.5 Million Estate To Extensive Real Estate Portfolio

According to reports, tax returns show that the mayor purchased a 33-acre estate in Westchester County last year. The new property in North Salem, N.Y., is adjacent to a 20-acre residence that Bloomberg purchased in 2001 for his daughter, Georgina.

05/26/2012

Sag Harbor house (Credit: CBS 2)

Living Large: Gorgeous Waterfront Property In Sag Harbor

It’s time to get out of the city and head to the Hamptons, where you can find some of the hottest waterfront properties in the world. CBS 2’s Emily Smith takes a tour of a nearly $10 million home in Sag Harbor.

05/15/2012

FILE - A grey seal (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Three Marine Mammals Found Washed Up On L.I. Beaches

Two of the animals, a pygmy sperm whale and a white-sided dolphin are dead, were found dead on a beach in the Hamptons. The other, a grey seal, was discovered at Tobay Beach in Nassau County and appears healthy.

05/04/2012

Georgica Beach - East Hampton, NY (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Officials: Erosion May Force Closure Of Georgica Beach

Long stretches of East Hampton’s Georgica Beach are gone, washed away by nature in some of the worst erosion in half a century, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

04/30/2012

A room at the Wainscott Inn - Sagaponack, NY (file / credit: Wainscott Inn)

Hamptons Rentals Moving Fast, But There Are Inexpensive Options

You don’t have to spend tens of thousands of dollars for a summer home to enjoy the Hamptons. WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reports there is a cheap way to get to the land of summer fun.

04/09/2012

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