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Living Clean

October 4, 2015 | By Dr. Michael Clarjen-Arconada | Living your life in a harmonious way that brings together personal, professional, family and community activities is a creative challenge we all face. We start as individual beings (persons) and invariably we end up asking ourselves: Am I enjoying the level of health I would like to have? What is health? Can health be defined as just the absence of disease? For sure, health is not everything. But everything without health is nothing!

Meet Geoff Lynch and Bob Chaloner

July 18, 2015 | Geoff: After college I worked for a money management firm. When I was twenty-five, Dad asked me to work for him full time as Operations Manager. I had no idea it would become a lifelong endeavor. My father was injured in an accident and became severely handicapped, relying more upon us to run the business, and we made it work. So, it was partly tragedy that brought us all into the business, but it’s worked out for the best.

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A Tour de Force That Still Impresses

July 18, 2015 | By Dean Silvera | Mercedes 280SL | The personal luxury convertible may have truly come into existence with the advent of the 1968-1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL – itself an evolution of the earlier 1963-1967 230 and 250 SL, or “W113″ in Mercedes-Benz speak.

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That Bar on the Corner

July 18, 2015 | By Colin Ambrose Owner, Estia’s Little Kitchen | The criteria for an outstanding corner bar are rather simple: First, a happy, qualified, organized barman (or woman). Second, an appealing and organized collection of beer, wine and spirits on the back bar, and a collection of curios, maybe you know them as brick-a-brac, that often distract and disarm the occasional contretemps, which like it or not, comes with bar territory.

Meet Julie Ratner

April 23, 2015 | It is based on what was important to Ellen – creating a legacy so that all women on the East End have the kind of services and access Ellen had at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. We reach out to minority and under-served communities of women who wouldn’t ordinarily get those services and men, who get breast cancer too. Almost 100% of our money raised stays in the Hamptons where it helps do the most good.

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A Moving Piece of Art

April 23, 2015 | By Dean Silvera | The Mercedes Benz 280SL Coupe | Mercedes Benz produced the 280SL coupe/ convertible for model years 1968-1971. The Paul Bracq designed classic was way ahead of its time, and forty-five years later is one of the most exciting classics to own.

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We Have a Keeper

April 23, 2015 | By Colin Ambrose, Estia’s Little Kitchen | The basics are solid at Highway Restaurant and Bar. The space is large with many seating options for both large and small parties. The service is consistent and highly attentive. Best of all, there’s a meet-your-needs satisfaction in all of the dishes that emerge from the kitchen. Don’t choose this “Diner” if you’re interested in fancy food plated with tweezers. But run there as fast as you can if you crave a solid meal featuring well prepared comfort food sourced from the highest quality growers and suppliers. You will leave very satisfied…and you’ll come back for more.

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Porschefiles Take Note!

February 23, 2015 | By Dean Silvera | This 1972 Porsche 911E Targa was rebuilt to perfection | Sports car Graphic Magazine said in January 1965: “Probably the biggest attraction in owning a Porsche is the mystique”. If you identify as a Porschefile, you know what that means! And it still holds true nearly five decades after the first model was introduced. 1965 model year cars sold for $5,995 USD. Those early Porsche 911’s (1965-1973) are scarce today and have become highly collectible. The cars with provenance and original engines are in the highest demand, easily commanding in the six figures when trading hands.

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Cooking up an Icon

February 23, 2015 | By Colin Ambrose, Estia’s Little Kitchen | Chef Gerry Hayden and his pastry chef bride Claudia Flemming have pushed the dining experience at their restaurant to the forefront of New York’s white tablecloth scene. Emerging from a combined twenty-year career in the famed Manhattan kitchens of Aureole and Gramercy Tavern, the couple chose a federal style building on the edge of Southold’s Route 25 in the heart of North Fork Wine Country.

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Being Who You Are

February 23, 2016 | By Emmanuel Faccio, M.D. | Julia, a forty-one year old woman, recently came to my office and described herself as “feeling stuck”. “I’ve made so many bad decisions in my personal and professional life”, she said. “For a long time now, I’ve felt stuck, like I don’t know how to move forward”. Not surprisingly, when Julia arrived at my office she didn’t appear as someone who was thriving. She looked exhausted and depleted.