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Shop ‘Til You Drop With Maria Tennariello

The summer is flying by. My sister Paula just returned to New Jersey after spending two full weeks on the East End with me, enjoying the beaches, restaurants and of course the shopping! She will be back in August to finish her summer of Hamptons activities and, of course, Dan’s Kite Fly on August 7. Miss you, Sis! Let’s shop!

Stop in at Old Town Crossing, 46 Main Street, Southampton, to check out the new line of hand-forged iron furniture created by an artist in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Look for consoles, writing tables, dining tables, cocktail tables and side tables. You will be able to see many of these unique pieces featured in their room setting called “Creating a Perfect Outdoor Room” at The Hamptons Designer Showhouse. These can be a perfect addition to your outdoor or indoor mix and are available with a protective coating for outdoor use. Also check out their “Rear Terrace” at: The showroom on Main Street is open seven days a week, and online at [expand]

Ah, one of my faves, Twist boutique, 46 Jobs Lane, Southampton, is getting ready to celebrate its 10th anniversary in the Village of Southampton. Mark your calendar because they are having a party at the store on Saturday, August 6, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. This special event will be featuring treats, shopping incentives, free gifts with purchases, Twist dollars and 15% off your entire purchase. You are all invited to share this special occasion with them. Call 631-287-7990 for more information.

Pat is at it again! She wants to do something special for a special dog…Asia’s new life celebration at Little Lucy’s Canine Couture, 91 Jobs Lane, Southampton, along with Beau Hulse Realty Group are inviting you to stop by on Sunday, July 31, 2 – 4 p.m. and have a toast with them to celebrate Asia’s new freedom. Asia, a sweet two-year-old dog, was rescued by a local animal rescue organization called RSVP. She was kept chained outside a house, used for breeding and profit. Now Asia has a chance for a new life. Stop by to meet Asia, enjoy summer cocktails, tasty treats and learn about our local RSVP group. Asia needs a new home…maybe you will be her new owner?

A great place to shop is the Unlimited Earth Care Concept Store, 2249 Scuttlehole Road, Bridgehampton. Step into the garden, which is a space of harmony, balance and emotion and is all about the pleasure of living outdoors. Unlimited Earthcare’s award-winning designer Frederico Azevedo is on hand to help you plan and decide the best way to improve your landscape…The Concept store is featuring the Lipstick Chair in white, 100% recyclable polyethylene at $400, a perfect accessory anywhere in the house, garden, patio or all three! For information call Sandra at 631-725-7551 or log on to

The Urban Zen Foundation is involved with this season’s Bridgehampton Polo Challenge at the Bridgehampton Polo Club. Stop by the Urban Zen Lounge and experience the amazing collection of handcrafted Haitian artwork and crafts that include beautiful beaded necklaces, bracelets, housewares and apparel selected by Donna Karan. Urban Zen is committed to creating a successful model of philanthropy and commerce in the Haitian artisan communities by creating an awareness of the cultural beauty of the Haitian artistry. One hundred percent of the profits from the sale of these products goes to Hope, Help, and Rebuild Haiti. The Bridgehampton Polo Club hosts a match every Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m., now through Saturday, August 27. Do stop in at Donna’s beautiful retail shop, Urban Zen, Bay Street, Sag Harbor for an up-front, up-close look at her beautiful creations.


The Joe Fresh brand of contemporary apparel designed by Joseph Mimran & Associates opened their first summer store in East Hampton. Located in the heart of the Village at 54 Main Street, the Joe Fresh summer store will be open through Labor Day. Stop in and visit the Joe Fresh Hamptons Summer Store for your summer staples and beachwear needs for both women and men that include colorful polos, bikinis, cover-ups, flip-flops, and cool accessories, all affordably priced from $4 to $69. A very large inventory, Joe Fresh can be your one-stop-shop for all things summer! With complimentary pedicabs to the beach and Coolhaus ice cream throughout these hot months, be sure to stop by before summer ends. Joe Fresh will be back with four permanent locations opening in the Tri-state area this fall, including the NYC flagship at 510 Fifth Avenue. Store hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. You will love this shop!

Until next week. Ciao and Happy Shopping!

If you have any questions or your shop is having sales, new inventory, is re-opening, or you are a brand new business, my readers want to hear about it. E-mail me at or I will be happy to get the word out! [/expand]

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