01/18/17 3:42pm

Legends of Rock logoFans of straight up rock n’ roll will be pleased to know that Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor is bringing back Joe Lauro and his “Legends of Rock” films at the Sag Harbor venue on Fridays, January 20, February 10, and March 10 at 8 p.m.

The “Legends” programs are made up of rare and iconic filmed performances by the greatest icons in rock ‘n’ roll, jazz and blues. Past segments have included seldom seen clips of The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, Sex Pistols, David Bowie and many others. (more…)

01/16/17 6:00am
Credit: Ben Smith, courtesy

Callie Atkins and Glenn Waddington during their around-the-Island trek. (Credit: Ben Smith, courtesy)

We all know how long it takes to drive across Shelter Island from north to south on Route 114. Some of us know there are 21.5 miles of trails meandering in and around Mashomack Preserve.

But have you ever wondered how big Shelter Island really is?

Glenn Waddington certainly did, and it’s a question that he puzzled over for quite some time. (more…)

01/11/17 6:10am
Bay Street Theater benefit

The Bay Street Theater is hosting an event for those who responded to a fire on Sag Harbor’s Main Street in December. (Credit: Michael Heller)

In the early morning hours of Friday, December 16, a fire broke out on Sag Harbor’s Main Street. Fanned by high winds, the fire quickly spread to other buildings and fire departments and ambulance crews from across the East End came to the aid of Sag Harbor’s firefighters.

By the time the fire was extinguished, several buildings had been badly damaged or destroyed — including the iconic Sag Harbor Cinema.

While Sag Harbor and its citizens must regroup to decide what comes next for the village, the Bay Street Theater is looking to lift spirits and acknowledge the first responders who turned out to help by hosting a benefit concert to raise funds for Sag Harbor’s volunteer ambulance and fire departments. (more…)