It was a weekend for sunbathers and beach bums out East. With the calendar flipping to August and temperatures hitting 90 degrees, people headed to the Hamptons to soak in every bit of a three-day span that proved why Long Island was made for summer.
Actress, model, mother and New York Times best-selling author Brooke Shields was at Urban Zen in Sag Harbor Friday to sign copies of “There Was a Little Girl,” poignant, heartwarming and brutally honest portrait of her mother, and reflects on how their fraught but loving relationship influences the way she experiences motherhood herself.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) raised more than $1.6 million, a record-breaking achievement at its fourth annual Hamptons Paddle & Party for Pink. The two-part summer event was co-hosted by Maria & Larry Baum, Lisa & Richard Perry and Jackie & Bippy Siegal, which involved a WPA-sanctioned morning paddle race in Sag Harbor and a sunset party at Fairview on Mecox Bay in Bridgehampton. Surprise guest Gwyneth Paltrow, wearing By TiMo exclusive for goop, opened the evening with a moving introduction for her dear friend Maria Baum. Lena Dunham, wearing Lisa Perry, shared her passion for women’s health to the crowd of more than 600 guests that included Tracy Anderson, Jenni Konner, Gabby Reece & Laird Hamilton, Tracy Anderson, Jane Krakowski, Matt Lauer, Jason Sehorn, Hilary Rhoda & Sean Avery, Molly Sims & Scott Stuber, Rachel Zoe & Rodger Berman, Nicole Miller, Hannah Bronfman & Brendan Fallis, Lisa & Richard Perry, Bethenny Frankel, Thom Filicia, Breckin Meyer, Lisa & David Klein, Laura & Harry Slatkin, Lauran & Charlie Walk, Christina Steinbrenner, Stacy Bash-Polley and Darcy Miller.
More than 350 people, including Aida Turturro and Dick Cavett, came out to Montauk Playhouse for the annual Diamond in the Rough Gala to help raise funds for the Playhouse project of building an Aquatic Center and Cultural Center in the historic Playhouse building.
Beautiful music and great food and drink highlighted Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival – A Night That Will Move You. The night began with a one-hour performance and was followed by cocktails and an elegant benefit.
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