Monthly Archives: July 2013


I’m very proud to officially release my latest website, www.babyhampton.com.  It features eCommerce functionality with a simple cms for clients who are not programmers. Kristen Peterson, from Amagansett, creates organic and natural skincare products for children.  And next week, babyhampton will be launching their new bodywash, birthday suit!  So go get your organic sunscreen and sunstick because we’re in a heatwave!  Stay safe…  

The Loneliest Train Station

I work in glorious Montauk as a web and graphic designer.  Where I work is around the bend from Duryea’s Lobster Deck.  There is so much beauty around me every day that it truly takes my breath away.  After passing the glistening water surrounding every turn, I pass by the Montauk train station.  I think I saw a train stop there once, years ago. Montauk has a lovely fog every morning and in the early evenings, I didn’t know this […]

Tipping in the Hamptons

I wrote a book in ’03 called, “Behind Bars: The Straight-Up Tales of a Big City Bartender,” so I have very strong ideas about gratuities and the service industry.  Then last week I wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times called, “Tips Supplement Paltry Paychecks.”  Originally its title was, “Tip or Die.” Now that the season is in full swing, I’m asking local servers what they think about getting rid of the system of tipping?  Could you live […]