East Hampton’s LongHouse Reserve Celebrates 28th Season Opening

LongHouse Reserve is excited to open its 28th season with Rites of Spring on Saturday, April 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. The gardens will be filled with spectacular displays of flowering trees and showy daffodils that over 30 years have multiplied by hundreds of thousands. The daffodils are now augmented with great swaths of…

This Hamptons Home Is What Summer Dreams Are Made Of

Privately sitting on the apex of a hill, on 5.6 acres of land surrounded by horse pastures and farm fields between Water Mill and Bridgehampton, you will find your dream home. Adroit builder Bencar Building Corp. continues to impress with an unparalleled quality of work, tremendous attention to detail, and riveting design. Completed with chic modern taste and with the help of renowned interior designer Elsa Soyars Interiors in choosing architectural elements, this masterpiece…

Hamptons: Friends of Budapest Festival Orchestra Concert and Cocktails

The Friends of Budapest Festival Orchestra, including Sylvia Hemingway, Heidi Lee Komaromi, Peter Thomas Roth, Christine Schott and George Ledes, and Victoria Wyman, hosted a chamber concert at the stunning home of  Penny and Jay Lieberman on August 3rd in Southampton.  On a sunny evening, under a stiped marquee at poolside, board member Andrew Komaromi opening the performance with thanks to the…

Hamptons: Hayground School’s ‘Chefs Dinner’ Honoring Jaques Pepin

Ten chefs prepared a five-course meal to honor Jacques Pépin at the 14thannual Hayground School’s benefit “Chefs Dinner” on Sunday, July 29 on the School’s grounds in Bridgehampton, NY. The chefs included Josh Capon, Jessica Craig, Christian Mir, Ayesha Nurdjaja, Francois Payard, Joe Realmuto, Hillary Sterling, Bill Telepan, Carissa Waechter, and Jason Weiner. The evening grossed over $300,000 for the school’s financial aid program. The diverse school incorporates an expansive Edible Garden/Kitchen Science program into its curriculum on its pastoral grounds. The…

PHOTOS: LongHouse Reserve Junior Council 2018 Salon on the Lawn

LongHouse Reserve’s Junior Council hosted their second annual Salon on the Lawn; The Curators Collection East Hampton, NY – The second annual Salon on the Lawn was organized by LongHouse Reserve’s Junior Council this past Saturday, May 26th. This year’s theme, “The Curator’s Collection”, included immersive art curated by Tripoli Patterson of Southampton’s Tripoli Gallery. The evening…

Listing: Chef Jacques Pépin To be Honored at 2018 Hayground Chefs Dinner

Honorary chairpersons Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick announce the 14th annual Hayground Chef’s Dinner, honoring world-renowned Chef Jacques Pépin, onSunday, July 29, 2018, in Jeff’s Kitchen at Hayground School, Bridgehampton. Five-star chefs will cook for guests as they celebrate Chef Pépin. The benefit dinner will raise much- needed financial aid for Hayground School, an inclusive, diverse school which incorporates an…

PHOTOS: LongHouse Reserve Members Holiday Gathering

LongHouse Reserve hosted their annual Members Holiday Gathering on Saturday, November 25th in East Hampton. Jack Lenor Larsen greeted guests on a sunny day in the gardens and in the Pavilion, toasting the holiday season with music from the Calvary Baptist Church Choir, apple cider, hot toddies, espresso martinis and a delicious vegetarian chili and…

Weekends At Hamptons’ LongHouse Reserve With Women Artists

Toni Ross hosted her third panel discussion, entitled Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton on September 23, 2017. Pernilla Holmes, Zina Saro-Wiwa, Bastienne Schmidt, and Almond Zigmund participated in the discussion. This was the third of a three-part panel discussion series dedicated to Elaine de Kooning. Dianne Benson, the president of LongHouse, also spoke…

PHOTOS: LongHouse Reserve Landscape Awards 2017

Remarkable design meets Mother Nature at LongHouse Reserve’s Landscape Awards Luncheon, which was held on Saturday, September 16. The event, a celebration of outstanding landscape design and creativity, was held at the 16-acre Reserve in East Hampton. Additionally, LongHouse hosted a pre-awards lecture featuring honorees Deborah Nevins and Kris Jarantoski at Hoie Hall at St….

Photos: Women Artists Reshaping the Conversation at Hamptons LongHouse Reserve

On Saturday, the second in a series of talks on Women Artists at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton, was a smashing success with over 150 collectors and artists, mostly women, in attendance. Conceived by artist Toni Ross, the series is dedicated to her mentor, Elaine de Kooning. Dianne Benson, the president of LongHouse, welcomed the audience….

Photos: Hayground School’s Chefs Dinner With Alec and Hilaria Baldwin

The Hamptons event of the summer took place this past weekend; Hayground School’s 13th Annual Chefs Dinner at Jeff’s Kitchen at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton, NY.  Probably the yummiest event as well! Chef  Tom Colicchio and Nick & Toni’s Toni Ross (a Hayground founder) hosted a farm-to-table benefit dinner which honored Bill Telepan (Executive Chef Oceana and Wellness in the Schools) and Tinka D. Topping (Hayground Founding Member). Eleven Chefs…