In 2007, the Town of Southampton enacted Town Law S:215 which prohibits sex offenders from residing within one mile of any school. But will this cause clusters of sex offenders? What are the laws? What are the long term implications for the Hamptons?
Whether you said “I do” at the altar, entered a common law marriage, are in a domestic partnership or cohabit with your significant other, the laws about your financial rights and obligations vary by state, and sometimes even by city.
Orchids remind us in the Hamptons of lush tropical gardens. They are sensual looking and inspire our imaginations. When in full bloom, especially in our northeast winter environment, orchids have a tranquilizing effect with a promise of summer days to come.
Among the taxes that affect the transfer of real property in the Hamptons and North Fork are the New York State Seller Transfer Tax, the “Mansion Tax,” and the “Peconic Tax.” But, who pays what?
Spring is in the air and the locals are restless with cabin fever. Although the specific dates of the season are based on astronomy and meteorology, we all know what spring means: rebirth, renewal and re-growth—followed by lots of traffic on Route 27.
Hollywood may have just produced a film playing on the issue, but real identity theft is no laughing matter.
What could make a flower gardener's heart beat faster than a perennial that blooms in earliest spring, loves the shade, tolerates dry conditions, and isn't on the menu of deer or voles? Gardeners of the Hamptons, meet the hellebores.
A trip to the spa leaves you feeling like a new person. So why go out when relaxation can come to you?
I love the Hamptons in the Winter! When I visit my Southampton rental it is the perfect time to enjoy the natural beauty that makes the Hamptons so wonderful. But no sooner than I've relaxed than my gardener's internal voice starts up: I know there is work to be done.
When winter winds blow outside, indoors your Hamptons home can be a verdant oasis. Sharing your living space with houseplants can help soothe your winter-weary soul and bring health benefits besides.