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80’s Mercedes

October 28, 2016 | By Terry Kidder | Driven by endless passion for Mercedes coupes from the 1980’s | Michael Siegel, an executive search consultant for the tech industry, is just such a collector. For him, there is only one love—Mercedes-Benz, and not just any or all Mercedes, but specifically those of the 1980s.

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Rodney Yee on The Gift of Life

September 30, 2016 | By Laura Berland | At TalkingYoga.com, we harness the wisdom of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness to create a dynamic community where master teachers and practitioners engage in Q&A and learning through video, podcasts and social media. Now we can ask our burning questions, benefit from the community’s wisdom, and satisfy our curiosity about our innermost selves.

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A Man, A Surfboard and the Sea

August 31, 2016 | By Benito N. Vila | Montauk surfer, Stevie White, tells-all about his life as a surfer and the thrill of teaching the sport to first-timers | I first spotted Stevie White surfing about twenty-five summers ago at the Georgica jetty. I remember the scene well: Looking out toward the water, I noticed one of the longboarders wasn’t paddling out after his rides; rather, he was gliding towards the incoming wave, paddling through the crest and then standing up and riding the backside of the wave out!

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A Moveable Feast on Sagg Main

August 22, 2016 | By Mirella Cheeseman | Sagg Main Street, a two-mile stretch of family farms and tony residences south of the highway in Sagaponack, turns out to be one of the most delicious havens for food in the Hamptons – from heavenly lobster salad to the sweetest corn you’ll find anywhere; to mouthwatering local peaches, organic heirloom tomatoes and just about every variety of everything else in-between.

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Master of the Wooden Boat

August 8, 2016 | By Benito N. Vila | Jay Scott muses about his love affair with wooden boats and how becoming the new owner of Silly Lily Fishing Station in East Moriches fulfilled one of his biggest dreams. | A wooden boat enthusiast, refurbisher, and collector, Jay Scott, back when he was in his thirties, lived on a 41-foot Chris Craft at Manhattan’s 79th Street Boat Basin and at Liberty Landing in Jersey City. “Every time I stepped on the boat, I felt like I was leaving the city.”

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La Dolce Alfa Romeo

August 1, 2016 | By Terry Kidder | 1950 Alfa Romeo 6C – 2500 SS Cabriolet | “Alfa Romeo is a particular way of living, of experiencing an automobile,” said Orazio Satta Puliga, Alfa Romeo Design Director in 1946, “The real essence of Alfa defies description. We are in the realm of sensations, passions, things that have more to do with the heart than with the head.”

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Finding Yoga

July 11, 2016 | By Laura Berland | The essence of yoga and how it can work for you. Plus, a guide to Hamptons yoga studios | If you are new to practice, starting in a studio is a safe, smart, approach. Plus you get the benefit of connecting with a community and having like-minded people support you on your way, which can make all the difference in establishing your new habit.

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Recalled by Wildlife

July 4, 2016 | By Benito N. Vila | Jane Gill was the face of Ralph Lauren advertising throughout the 1980s. I’ve known Gill for twenty-six years, and every time I’m with her, I’m struck by her BIG gratitude for all things natural and beautiful. It’s what lead her to the East End where she has built a successful real estate career at Saunders. But lesser known, and most fascinating, is that she’s also a fiercely dedicated champion of wildlife protection and rehabilitation, and her work is having a positive and profound effect throughout our area.

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Taste Brazil

June 6, 2016 | By Mirella Cheesman | Carolina Santos-Neves was born in Geneva, Switzerland, and because of her father’s job as a Brazilian ambassador, she spent her childhood living in many places across the globe including Brasilia, Mexico City and New York. She is a partner and chef at the restaurants Comodo and Colonia Verde in New York City, as well as Comparti Catering, all of which are fueled by Latin American cooking influences.

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Ayurveda - The Science Of Self Healing

June 13, 2016 | By Kyle Roberts | Practical in application but mystical in approach, ayurveda harmonizes a balance between man and nature. Harmony, according to ayurveda, is achieved through a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle, both of which should be appropriate for the unique characteristics of the individual. Specific intricacies of a person are observed through three forces that form the operational task of the body, which I will now describe.