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East Hampton Village Wants Curfew for Restaurants, Ban on Late-Night Clubs

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The East Hampton Village Board has introduced two new laws aimed at limiting the hours and usage of restaurants in the historic district to head of fears of late-night revelry at private supper clubs that are said to be eyeing one of the village's historic inns. MICHAEL WRIGHT

The East Hampton Village Board has introduced two new laws aimed at limiting the hours and usage of restaurants in the historic district to head of fears of late-night revelry at private supper clubs that are said to be eyeing one of the village's historic inns. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Attorney Martha Reichert, who represents the Maidstone Hotel and Huntting Inn, asked the board to reconsider some aspects of the proposed law. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Attorney Martha Reichert, who represents the Maidstone Hotel and Huntting Inn, asked the board to reconsider some aspects of the proposed law. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Christopher Kelley, an attorney representing the Hedges Inn and St. Luke's Episcopal Church, called the proposed limitation on restaurants in the historic district to using

Christopher Kelley, an attorney representing the Hedges Inn and St. Luke's Episcopal Church, called the proposed limitation on restaurants in the historic district to using "a cannon to kill a butterfly." MICHAEL WRIGHT

Martin Cohen, the chairman of the board of trustees for Guild Hall, asked that the village consider making the curfew on restaurants in the historic district after 11 p.m. instead of 10 p.m. to allow Guild Hall patrons to linger at post-show receptions or go out to dinner at nearby restaurants. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Martin Cohen, the chairman of the board of trustees for Guild Hall, asked that the village consider making the curfew on restaurants in the historic district after 11 p.m. instead of 10 p.m. to allow Guild Hall patrons to linger at post-show receptions or go out to dinner at nearby restaurants. MICHAEL WRIGHT

Ken Lipper, who lives near the Hedges Inn, worried that allowing a private club to rent the building would mean a

Ken Lipper, who lives near the Hedges Inn, worried that allowing a private club to rent the building would mean a "permanent encampment" of paparazzi along James Lane. MICHAEL WRIGHT

authorMichael Wright on Apr 24, 2024
Attorneys representing the owners of some East Hampton Village inns told village lawmakers last week that a proposed 10 p.m. curfew for restaurants in the village’s historic district is vague... more

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