There are a number of cupcake businesses around the Hamptons from in Westhampton Beach to the in Southampton, but Cynthia Sachs, of Westhampton, says her new cupcake business, Hamptons Cupcake Lounge, offers something a little different — healthy cupcakes with a flair.
Yes, Sachs said healthy cupcakes.
Sachs, a retired Manhattan marketing consultant, said she got the idea to start a healthy cupcake business after being diagnosed with type-2 diabetes about nine years ago.
, a luxury lifestyle brand by siblings Allison Julius and Louis Marra, hosted a designers and artist event Saturday at its Bridgehampton store to celebrate the summer openings of the Warby Parker and Parke & Ronen shop-in-shops at Maison 24. The event also celebrated seven new limited-edition works by Dirk Westphal, and a design book by David Scott. Guests in attendance were able to view the artist and designers’ work as well as speak to them, mingle with other tastemakers, and shop for both the products being celebrated as well as other style-centric, eclectic items that Maison 24 offers.
The is about a month away from opening.
The grand opening of the East Hampton Village store has been scheduled for Aug. 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served including mini sandwiches and sample smoothies as well as bite sized baked goods.
Mary Schoenlein, who also owns the original location in Amagansett, had hoped to open the new store in July, in honor of the sandwich and pastry shop's 10th anniversary. The store won't be open until at least the weekend of the grand opening.
Step into a building once known as Dreamer’s Cove Inn in Aquebogue, and you feel like you’ve been transported back to a 1950s bayside bungalow on a calm cove of Peconic Bay, ready to kick off the sandals and relax without stress of the hustle bustle of any kind.
For decades, this is what people did at Dreamer’s Cove, tucked away on short dead-end street off of Peconic Bay Boulevard in Aquebogue. And new owner Michael Kontokosta said he wants to keep that same lazy-weekender vibe with his updated version of place he’s calling
After a year trying to run a retail business in Cutchogue on Route 25, sewing expert Kate Altman is making the move to a location with more foot traffic — she’s taking over the former space of on Love Lane in Mattituck.
Altman will rename her business Altman’s Needlearts from the current Altman’s North Fork Home. The shop specializes in hand-painted needlepoint canvases, home accessories, gift items and seasonal gifts. Sewing and needlework classes for children and adults are also offered here.