Ferry Road Buildings Demolished For John Steinbeck Park - 27 East

Ferry Road Buildings Demolished For John Steinbeck Park

icon 6 Photos
Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning.    DANA SHAW

Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning. DANA SHAW

Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning.    DANA SHAW

Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning. DANA SHAW

Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni watches the buildings on Ferry Road being torn down on Monday morning.    DANA SHAW

Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni watches the buildings on Ferry Road being torn down on Monday morning. DANA SHAW

Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning.    DANA SHAW

Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning. DANA SHAW

Sag Harbor Mayor Sandra Schroeder.  DANA SHAW

Sag Harbor Mayor Sandra Schroeder. DANA SHAW

Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning.    DANA SHAW

Demolition of the buildings on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor began on Monday morning. DANA SHAW

authorJon Winkler on Aug 13, 2018
Three buildings on Ferry Road were demolished on Monday morning by developer Jay Bialsky to make way for the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park in Sag Harbor. The demolition on the... more

You May Also Like:

Write What You Know

It was 1995, I think. I was hired by this newspaper to chronicle Sagaponack. The editor at the time, Peter Boody, and I agreed that, since not much happened in the tiny hamlet, it would be interesting if I wrote about life on the farm. “We don’t really have any agricultural columns,” he said. And, by means of encouragement, added, “You’re not a reporter.” I took his assignment seriously, and it wasn’t hard. Sagaponack was a dull, barely developed expanse best suited for potatoes. “Write what you know,” echoed the words of a college professor; all I came to know ... 11 Aug 2020 by Marilee Foster

VIEWPOINT: The Benefits Of Boredom

By Shari Adler Having been born and bred in Massachusetts, I must say that all topics and newsworthy stories related to the Kennedys had always been folklore in my childhood home. The one story that stood out in my mind, besides iterations of both gossip and tragedy, was the fact that the dashing 38-year-old John F. Kennedy, as a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Profiles in Courage,” while recuperating from spinal surgery in 1954. Even as a little girl, as soon as I was old enough to become aware of this book, I was so impressed ... 10 Aug 2020 by Shari Adler

A Choice Was Made

Suffolk County took quite a blow from Isaias last week. And if the track of the hurricane-turned-tropical-storm was 50 miles farther east when it hit us, it would have been much worse here. With gusts reaching more than 70 mph, there was a significant and extended loss of electricity from trees having fallen on electric lines and a shutdown of the Long Island Rail Road from trees falling on tracks. Fortunately, it was a fast-moving and thus relatively short-lived storm with punches of fierce wind rather than days of rain. The bad news: It was a sampling of what’s ahead. ... by Karl Grossman

In Your Neighborhoods, August 6

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the East End has once again shown itself as a community ... 5 Aug 2020 by My27east

Beach Drunk

My friend is trying to figure out why the air brakes on his dump trailer won’t release. He’s just taken apart the manifold — and now, in the palm of his hand, holds a pile of caterpillars. His expression is of bewildered relief, and as he sees me approach, he says, “What the hell is this?” It seems mysterious to me, too, until he mentions that the trailer had been disconnected. His puzzled look does not go away when I explain that a wasp is parasitizing the worms and shoving them inside the air line. He asks me to repeat ... 4 Aug 2020 by Marilee Foster

VIEWPOINT: Television Screens And Sunsets

By Billy Sternberg “The Fish” was the Fisherman’s Quarters on the old North Road in Shinnecock Hills. New owners changed it from a roadhouse to a music hangout. They hosted local jams, with estimable musicians. As a founding member of its Host Committee, I worked behind the bar on some nights and, on one occasion, flipped burgers. I became friendly with the gang. One friend, a drummer with twin boys, called me unexpectedly one day. He’s a house husband and happened to be in my neighborhood. He wondered if it was cool for the three of them to drop by. ... 3 Aug 2020 by Billy Sternberg

Only A Test … Or Is It?

The Founding Fathers were a gifted group. Somehow, sifting through all their competing interests, different constituencies, clashing ideas, and firmly held beliefs, they could still see clearly enough to draft a Declaration of Independence, a Constitution, a Bill of Rights, and a canon of laws to serve their new and groundbreaking system of government. The basic concept was that “no man is above the law,” and all men (and women) must be bound by a fair and just code that applied equally to all. They couldn’t account for every contingency, however, and they certainly couldn’t see far into a future ... by Phil Keith

The Move To Renewables

“The Future of Energy on Long Island” was the topic of a recent talk by Bob Catell, a Zoom presentation, part of the series of varied talks sponsored by Long Island Metro Business Association. (I spoke before LIMBA a while back on the deadly dangers of nuclear power.) Mr. Catell is former chairman and CEO of Brooklyn Union Gas, what was the best utility in the New York metropolitan area. Its excellence was why, when the Long Island Power Authority was created, it chose Brooklyn Union (which changed its name to KeySpan) to operate LIPA’s electrical system. Mr. Catell is ... by Karl Grossman

In Your Neighborhoods, July 30

“The show must go on” is one of the most hallowed phrases in theater, and ... 29 Jul 2020 by My27east

Learning In The ‘Arena’

Even if the barn doors are closed, the wrens find a way inside. They slip through at the top, a little gap just for them. They flit in and survey a corner for a nest. I go in and out of this barn a few times a week, and at first I thought I had trapped them by leaving the doors open and later shutting them. So I pushed the doors back open, clapped my hands and said, “Shoo!” The bird perched on a rafter and peered down at me, scolded me and then flew out. Later, when the doors ... 28 Jul 2020 by Marilee Foster
logo

Welcome to our new website!

To see what’s new, click “Start the Tour” to take a tour.

We welcome your feedback. Please click the
“contact/advertise” link in the menu bar to email us.

Start the Tour
Landscape view not supported