Need a little getaway from your Hamptons getaway? Great Bay Marine Flanders is a marina that offers new and used boat sales, 60 rentable dock slips, boat and paddleboard rentals, a gas dock, service, hauling and winter storage at 1110 Flanders Road, Flanders. Open seven days a week, you can reach them at 631-204-0034 or online at greatbayboats.com for all of your boating needs.
Speaking of fresh, salt water: Amagansett Sea Salt’s packaging has a new look, reflecting its seaside source. Same fabu, local qualities. Available at area farmers markets and shops and at amagansettseasalt.com
Strap on your shopping shoes, ya’ll—on July 29, Super Saturday returns to Water Mill at Nova’s Ark Project to benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Association (OCRFA). Often called the “designer yard sale” or “The Rolls Royce of garage sales,” the annual fun-filled shopping event features over 150 top designers and attracts over 2,000 attendees, including local tastemakers, celebrities and media.
Sevan Bıçakçı Jewelry has found a new home at Black Swan Antiques in Sag Harbor (26 Main Street). The highly curated antiques haven carries furniture, art, lighting, collectables, artifacts and now the one-of-a-kind jewelry that Bıçakçı has made famous around the world. Bıçakçı and his team of artisans create one-of-a-kind jewels crafted from 24K gold, sterling silver, rose or antique-cut diamonds, and a host of uniquely cut gemstones—blending ancient and modern techniques ranging from carving raw material into reverse intaglio gems, to micro-mosaics, painting, leafing, calligraphy and intricate metalsmithing. Bıçakçı’s pieces take from three months to a year to create and collectors travel the world for them since his brand launched nearly a decade ago. Now you need only go to Sag Harbor. Black Swan is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with special evening hours noted at the store each week. For a private viewing of Black Swan’s Sevan Bıçakçı collection, call 631-337-3012.
Southampton native Heidi Harf is displaying her photographs at Southampton’s chic children’s boutique Bean to Tween, located at 79 Jobs Lane. Harf’s photographs align perfectly with the theme of the boutique. As she says, “These pictures show the freedom and silliness of being a kid at the beach and represent the fun and carefree spirit of the Hamptons in the summertime.” Harf will be at the boutique Friday, July 28 and Friday, August 4 from 11 a.m. to noon to speak about her unique documentary–style approach. Hamptons residents will be able to learn about her services and ask any questions regarding her beautiful images. 631-377-3640
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
The new J.McLaughlin store in Southampton opened, or rather re-opened, its doors last week. The 2,000 square foot space in the historical building on the corner of Job’s Lane and Main Street now broadcasts that beach-y resort vibe. The store combines men’s and women’s collections and showcases the lifestyle brand’s newest summer beach shop collection.
J.McLaughlin, outfitting classic style since 1977, values its “local and loyal” mission by remaining an active member in the community and supporting local charities. With over 110 J.McLaughlin store locations, each one creates a unique customer experience featuring a warm residential feel and personalized customer experience by incorporating the neighborhood charm and involvement of the local community. jmclaughlin.com
Susan Hanover Designs has popped up this summer in Westhampton Beach. Hanover’s whimsical jewelry has been featured twice on Oprah’s favorite things, worn at numerous black–tie events at the White House and has been spotted on the red carpet. Shop Susan Hanover’s 2017 collection straight from the runway at 129 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, behind Gloria Jewel and The Shoe Inn, 631–998–3140
Sam’s Beverage Place officially opened on July 10 in East Hampton, around the corner from the train station. Sam’s is a convenience store that will satisfy your snack cravings, and offers a selection of craft beers and other refreshing beverages. They also have your beach and party needs covered, as well as the traditional groceries of a convenience store. The store is family-operated and named for owners Mitchell and Heidi Iden’s son Sam. Sam’s is open seven days a week at 29 Race Lane. 631-324-7267