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The Fear Of Missing Out

Norah Bradford gathers an ‘end of summer’ to-do list

This week — The Fear Of Missing Out (or FOMO) edition. As Labor Day starts to loom, the inevitable question arises: “Did we do everything we should have this summer?”

In order to avoid any regrets this fall, here are the people you should know, experiences you should seek, and those essentials you need at your fingertips . . .


Allen Dalton, Keith Wild Child. Independent/Allen Dalton

Allen Dalton. Allen Dalton Entertainment Group is a production company that brings the magic to an event. Dalton has worked with brands including Veuve Clicquot, the Boy Scouts of America, and the Fete Group. His events are known for adding unique elements for a memorable experience — think magicians and mini trains.

David Brod. Gold Coast Bank, a top community bank for Long Island, helps people and businesses. The bank prides itself on providing entrepreneurs, businesses, and high net-worth individuals with exceptional personalized lending and banking services and Brod is one to know.

Nancy Pearson. She is the woman who can help you find the ideal space and the ideal look to turn it into a home. Pearson’s skills as an acclaimed art director at CBS and Harper’s Bazaar can help you achieve the interior you have dreamed of. Her skills as a realtor with Douglas Elliman can also help you find that place to call home.

Pamela Morgan. Independent/Rob Rich for

Pamela Morgan. The culinary and entertaining expert, Morgan sees food as flirtation — a little sexy, provocative, and mysterious. Morgan seeks to show us how to develop the skills and passion for cooking in her own inimitable style through her cooking parties, online videos, and recipes.


Enjoy a five-star clambake on the beach with The Art of Eating. Cheryl Stair and John Kowalenko differentiate their business with a focus on local ingredients for a fresh dining experience popular with many including celebrities such as Alec Baldwin.

John Fogerty. Courtesy of

Mingle with the billionaires and listen to music legend John Fogerty while supporting Michael Milken’s Prostate Cancer Foundation annual Hamptons Gala on Saturday, August 25 at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. The gala is also the culmination of the Charles Evans PCF Pro-Am Tennis Tournament.

Independent/Grieve Winery

Savor Grieve Sauvignon Blanc 2015 from the Lovall Valley in Napa Valley, where owner David Grieve believes the some of the best Sauvignon Blanc in America is grown. As wine expert Catherine Larsen notes, the 2015 vintage has the aromatics and style of a white Bordeaux, offering layers of complexity and sophistication, with an abundance of spectacular fruit, energy, and crisp acidity.

Taste the Lobster Club at Silver’s restaurant. Go to Main Street, Southampton and although Silver’s is closing, the taste of its phenomenal lobster club will endure in your memory. If you find you cannot live without Silver’s and have $6 million to spare, you could possibly be the white knight and ride to the rescue of this Southampton institution.


Independent/Patrick McMullan

Meet Natali Yura, actress. Hamptons resident and star of movie, The Row, Natali Yura is an actress and singer whose path to acting began with a scholarship granted by Anna Strasberg of the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. A star on the rise, Yura has already worked on movie projects involving Randy Couture, Dolph Lundgren, and Bruce Willis.

Southampton Inn Garden. Independent/Southampton Inn

Stay year round at the Southampton Inn. Your staple home away from home in Southampton is the Southampton Inn. Located in town close to the boutiques, dining, and cultural attractions, the inn combines good accommodations with facilities such as a swimming pool, close proximity to Coopers Beach, and the award-winning restaurant, Claude’s.

Don Peebles, Katrina Peebles. Independent/Patrick McMullan

Don and Katrina Peebles’ event. Attend real estate and philanthropic power house couple Don and Katrina Peebles’ summer soiree for charity, Giveback for Special Equestrians. They will be hosting the fundraiser on August 30, with guest of honor Georgina Bloomberg, at their Bridgehampton estate.

Ever wanted to live in a home that had a unique owner? Why not buy yourself a Hamptons residence belonging to relative of supermodel Linda and owner of restaurant Sotto Sopra in Amagansett, Rose Evangelista. Her 1.8-acre, 3000-square-foot home offers the idea location from which to explore the Hamptons season after season.