Smells Like Bridgehampton

Photo credit: Hamptons Handpoured

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#TGIF! IF you’d ask us what Bridgehampton smells like, we’d likely say a cross between horse and Panera bread. This is why it’s a good thing that Brittany Torres is in the scented candle business, not us. Torres, who seeks to capture the aromas of Hamptons villages with her Hamptons Handpoured soy candles, says it’s more like lime, arugula and honeysuckle. (We totally get the arugula.) Torres will be selling her candles at the Williams Sonoma in Bridgehampton Commons this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and if you buy the Bridge candle, pictured above, 40% of the proceeds go to the Samual Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.

Goodbye, Muffins. Hello, Juice

As expected, Mary’s Marvelous is leaving Amagansett after 15 years. “It is with sadness and regret that I say goodbye,” says owner Mary Schoenlein, who will continue to operate her (larger) East Hampton store. Meanwhile, Organic Krush, which never met a cold-pressed juice or grass-fed steak it didn’t like, will be taking over the Main Street space.

Where to buy your rosé for the beach

Also on the move is Churchill Wine & Spirits, owned by David Churchill (here’s a photo of him), which left its East Hampton location this month to take over the former DePetris Liquor Store in Bridgehampton. In other wine news, Wainscott Main, led by Chimene Macnaughton, who is as effervescent as Vinho Verde on a summer afternoon, will be launching an e-shop July 1. “Find the same personalized shopping experience of our bricks and mortar online,” the shop says.

Quick takes…

Sign us up: Local lifeguard Amanda Calabrese, currently a Stanford University student, will oversee a girls-only surfing camp in Montauk this summer, beginning July 1, according to the East Hampton Star

Buoy One, the popular eatery based in Riverhead, is gearing up to open a seafood takeout place (soon!) in East Hampton, on Race Lane….

The new Springs Tavern (formerly Wolfie’s) is now hosting country night on Tuesdays. We are unsure what to make of this development. Former patron Jackson Pollock would probably approve, as long as the bar is still open (it will be)…

Good news for commuters: The Free Ride, the electric shuttle that got its start “micro-transporting” passengers to Main Beach in East Hampton,  hits its one-millionth ride (!) and is moving toward an app-based, on-demand service, according to 27East.com. Meanwhile, the Hampton Hopper will run a free Montauk shuttle. Uber who?…

On tap for the weekend…

Docker’s Waterside Marina & Restaurant is kicking off Live Music Summer Fridays at 7:30 p.m. tonight, with party band Mean Machine. Sunset is included…

We’ll bring our recorder: The Children’s Museum of the East End is throwing a free Music Fair, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday….

Boo-Hooray Summer Rental, the art gallery in Montauk, will open an exhibit of Los Angeles artist Jody Uttal’s work on Saturday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Her grid-like work looks like this. “OCD and meditation get along well in these extraordinary little gems,” the organizers say…

Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Father’s Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday and Sunday this weekend. This is also a good time to remind readers: It is Father’s Day this weekend…

Social Media Quote of the Day

“This is not a diversified portfolio!” — YorkBridge Wealth Partners, a financial advisory firm, in this Instagram photo, thanking Pilgrim Surf & Supply for the inspiration to catch a wave. Financial planners — they’re just like us!

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