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Life After Labor Day

Get ready for an event filled fall

At last, the summer season has, for some visitors, drawn to a close, leading to a little less weekend congestion on the roads and easier restaurant reservations. However, for those in the know and local residents, we are now entering a period where the weather is ideal and there are still a number of events ahead and places to go. Here is our Life After Labor Day, or #LALD edition. Enjoy.


Bradley Fishel

Next Generation real-estate and philanthropy Hamptonite Bradley Fishel enjoys time with his sister and parents in Bridgehampton. He is the son of Maria and Kenneth Fishel of Renaissance Properties, whose family business supports charitable organizations including the ASPCA, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, and the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund to name a few.

Ian Duke

Catch up with one of the men behind all-season Union Cantina, Ian Duke. Duke, residing in East Quogue with his wife and family, enjoys the local beaches as a break away from the energy of managing Southampton Social Club and Union Cantina with his partners and team.

Nicola L. E. Clayton

Loved your summer so much that you want to make a home in one of the Hamptons? Speak to Nicola Clayton, a realtor with Elliman, self-confessed Tribeca coop resident, and holiday home owner on the East End.

Debra Schoenau

Time to update for fall with women and children’s intimates and cozy sleepwear at Relax Hampton in Sag Harbor and get advice from owner Debra Schoenau on the right fit, fabric, and styles for autumn.


Extend your summer at the Southampton Inn. Your home away from home out of season in Southampton is the Inn. Located in town close to the boutiques, dining, and cultural attractions, the Inn combines good accommodations with facilities such as a swimming pool, proximity to Coopers Beach, and award-winning restaurant, Claude’s, which is now open year-round.

Take in the fresh air at the end of Long Island at the Montauk Lighthouse, authorized by the Second Congress under President George Washington, in 1792. Construction began in June, four years later, and was completed months later in November the same year. Take the stairs to the top and see views of Block Island Sound to the Atlantic Ocean.

Go shop at the Riverhead Tanger Outlets. There are hundreds of stores, offering discounts on everything from electronics to fashion to furniture. Our favorites include the Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn, and Williams-Sonoma outlets. Put your rented home back together or get ready early for summer 2019 here.

Cooper’s Beach

Walk Cooper’s Beach. Southampton Village has what is widely regarded as one of the best beaches in the Nation, winning numerous awards. Go for a bracing walk and enjoy the last rays of summer. If you are unsure as to the weather, check the live webcam before heading there.


Sag Harbor’s Harborfest. Ahoy! Set course for Sag Harbor September 7 to 9. Enjoy a village-wide event celebrating the maritime history of Sag Harbor with an arts & crafts fair and sidewalk sale on Main Street.

Get all Cozy at the 32nd Annual Quilt Show and Sale at Water Mill Museum. It will run through September 16, featuring colorful quilts in an array of different patterns and themes in all sizes, both on display and for purchase. The show and sale will have quilts for infants, all bed sizes, wall beautiful hangings for every season and décor, and more.

Indulge your love of the arts at the “Thirty Squared” artists reception. On September 22, The Water Mill Museum hosts an artist reception for participants in the exhibition “Thirty Squared Summer Finale,” exhibiting the fun, lively, and free-spirited art work of 18 artists. The artists were asked to create a painting a day for 30 days or to work daily for 30 days on larger, more developed pieces of art.

The Last Race

Silver Screen Delights at the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) enjoys its 26th season October 4 through October 8, as the best kept secret for catching up on the movies screened at the Cannes, Venice, and Toronto Film Festivals. Alongside two Festival des Cannes Jury award winning movies is local documentary The Last Race by Michael Dweck.