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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

Westhampton Beach, NY (file / credit: Hamptonsrentals.com)

Hamptons Rentals Already Heating Up

“It really started in January with a real bang and a ton of activity,” said James Young of Rosehip Paterners’ Hamptonsrentals.com.

04/02/2012

A cove sits empty at the end of the day in Southampton, NY. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hamptons Summer Rentals Already Filling Up

If you want to secure a rental property in the Hamptons for the summer, you had better hurry.

02/17/2012

Real Estate Sign on Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Debate On Over L.I. Real Estate Signs

How large should real estate signs be in one Hamptons village? The debate is on.

02/17/2012

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Rules To Reduce Helicopter Noise Between L.I. And Manhattan

It has been a problem over the heads of residents in the town of North Hempstead, Long Island for years.

02/02/2012

Nancy Shevell and Sir Paul McCartney emerge from their wedding at the Marylebone registry office - London, England - Oct 9, 2011 (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Sir Paul McCartney Marries New Yorker Nancy Shevell

A hint of autumnal Beatlemania was in the air Sunday as Paul McCartney, for the second time in his improbable life, climbed the steps of venerable Old Marylebone Town Hall to take himself a bride. The 69-year-old former Beatle appeared proud.

10/10/2011

Beachgoers in Cape May, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

After Irene, Beaches In NY, NJ Open For Business Labor Day Weekend

From the Hamptons to the Jersey shore, officials and business owners alike want you to know the beaches are open this Labor Day weekend.

09/03/2011

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