|Lehr & Vered Sue Village|
When Janet Lehr and Ruth Vered revived their battle in 2010 to keep Larry Rivers' sculpture, "Legs," planted next to their home on Madison Street in Sag Harbor, anyone who knew the proprietors of East Hampton's Vered Art Gallery knew they would not give up a fight to defend what they view as their right to display art.
Earlier this month, they proved just that.
On June 5, Lehr and Vered's attorney, Stephen Grossman, filed an Article 78 against the Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals contesting that click to read more.
|Liminal Long Island|
As a photographer, Adam Bartos has shot around the world. India, Egypt, Kenya - even Russia where, between 1995 and 1999, he photographed what's left of the Soviet space program at the Baiknour Cosmodrome in the Kazakh desert. One hundred of Bartos' images from that once top-secret complex are offered in his book "Kosmos: A Portrait of the Russian Space Age" which looks back at the space race from the Soviet perspective through what (and who) is left behind.
"I made five trips - each of two or three weeks," says Bartos of his trips to Russia. "That was a very targeted project and the subject required a lot of advanced planning. It grew out of a specific idea and inspiration."
"Once I did get myself in those locations, it was very exciting," he adds. Read more here.
|Trustee Race Results|
In what was viewed largely as an upset, East Hampton Village Police sergeant and Sag Harbor Fire Department volunteer Kevin Duchemin earned enough votes to oust fellow fire department volunteer Bruce Stafford from the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees during Tuesday night's election.
Duchemin captured 224 votes, just behind incumbent Robby Stein - who earned the most votes during Tuesday's election with 255 ballots in his favor.
Stafford earned 176 votes to come in third place.
Tuesday night at the Brick Kiln Road firehouse, where village elections are held each year continue reading here.
| The Short Short Story|
My baby sister had curly blonde hair. It was darker and straighter when they pulled her out of the pool.