Hamptons Cottages & Gardens - July-15 2015

A Rainbow of Rosés From the Hamptons' Best Hangouts

A rose is a rose is a rose, except when it’s a rosé, and then all bets are off, as this summertime favorite can vary in shade from pale pink to orange-hued to a deep pink-red. Rosé is made almost exclusively from red grapes, although French appellation laws allow a blend of red and white grapes in a few regions, particularly in Champagne.The following four venues are good bets for great rosés from both near and far.

In Quogue, Decorator Alexandra Loew Creates a Contemporary Getaway with Old Master Accents

Long before she became an interior designer, Alexandra Loew made documentary films. But her career change—from working with footage to working with yardage—isn’t as radical as it might sound. That’s because both professions, when it comes to Loew, involve extensive research. As a filmmaker, she worked to find the best material to tell a story. As a designer, she does pretty much the same.

East Hampton Air Traffic (Out of) Control

In April, the Town of East Hampton passed new legislation restricting some of the estimated 130 daily flights (approximately a third of which are conducted by helicopters) to and from its airport during the summer months, though an all-out ban on weekend helicopter travel from Memorial Day through Labor Day was tossed after the town board’s Airport Finance Sub-Committee could not reach a consensus on how reduced airport traffic would affect East Hampton financially.

In Quogue, Decorator Alexandra Loew Creates a Contemporary Getaway with Old Master Accents

Long before she became an interior designer, Alexandra Loew made documentary films. But her career change—from working with footage to working with yardage—isn’t as radical as it might sound. That’s because both professions, when it comes to Loew, involve extensive research. As a filmmaker, she worked to find the best material to tell a story. As a designer, she does pretty much the same.