Fwd: Re: NYTimes.com: Hamptons' 17th-century Fishing Practices in Peril
>Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 18:15:16 -0000
>From: "kimoliver812001" <kimoliver812001@...>
>To: Terry Foreman <terry.foreman@...>
>Subject: Re: NYTimes.com: Hamptons' 17th-century Fishing Practices in Peril
>I live here - Acobonac, The Springs (actually Springs Fireplace.
>The nets mentioned in this article are one street from my home.
>They are set out in spring and attended to all summer.
>Round Swamp Farm - the most expensive place in the world. The farm
>may be 300 years old, owned by the same family, but they sure
>learned the rich folks way. They sell $3.00 tomatos, $4.00 for a
>baguette of bread, and astronomical prices on all and anything that
>is sold here. Last week the special price for fingerling lobsters
>(1 pound lobsters) were $12.00 each - this is live, uncooked,
>unprepared tiny lobsters).
>Amazing to see my view of the fishing nets in Gardiner's Bay in
>Pepy's Diary! Wow. By the way, this area of the Hamptons is truly
>the wrong side of the tracks. We are so far on the wrong side of
>the tracks that it is another world. If you travel as far as you
>can away from the Village of East Hampton on Old House Landing, and
>travel until you come to the end of the road, you will be in
>Gardiner's Bay. What a magnificent view!
>Unfortunately, this area is changing too. More and more people,
>getting priced out of the "good" areas of East Hampton are coming
>here. My street, which once had just a few houses, now has almost
>20. These houses are getting bigger and fancier too. I guess
>everything must change. Sad though.
>--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Terry Foreman <terry.foreman@...>
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> > NEW YORK REGION | July 7, 2007
> > <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/07/nyregion/07summer.html?
> > Rituals | Endangered Bonackers: Hamptons' Centuries-Old Fishing
> > in Peril
> > By COREY KILGANNON
> > For more than 350 years, fishermen known as Bonackers have fished
> > farmed and served homes and businesses.
> > 2007 <http://www.nytco.com/>The<http://www.nytco.com/> New York