May 10, 2006
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Ann Liguori Is Influential
Sports journalist Ann Liguori of Westhampton has been named one of Long Island's Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business for 2006 by Long Island Business News magazine. She will be honored next Tuesday at a dinner at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. In 1987, Liguori became the first woman to host a call-in show on WFAN/660 sports radio station. She still hosts a Sunday evening program and covers major golf and tennis tournaments for the station, and has covered six Olympics games. In 1989, Liguori started Ann Liguori Productions and with it her sports interview series — "Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori."
Rowley Moving Down The Block
The Cynthia Rowley East Hampton boutique will be moving — from 73 to 79 Main Street. The new location opened on Monday and is designed as a chic hangout spot for relaxed shopping, featuring sleek white Foosball tables, lacquer furniture, and dressing rooms with mirrored floors.
Cynthia Rowley has locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Japan.
Steph's Stuff Too
The original Steph's Stuff, no larger than a closet, opened on Newtown Lane on March 1, 1996. Filled with interesting things for kids, it was an immediate success. Ten years later, Steph's Stuff Too has opened on 78 Main Street. It features children's goodies, whimsical home items, vintage furniture, as well as gifts and accessories.
Soldier Ride Kick-Off At Gurneys
The participants in this year's Soldier Ride, the cross-country bike ride that raises money for veterans wounded in current military conflict, started off in a relaxing fashion. The veterans received complimentary massages at the Sea Water Spa last Thursday. Cheryl Hartsough, Gurney's Spa Director and Angelo Monte Sr., a D-Day hero, are great supporters of the group.
Montauk To Block Island, Fast
The new Viking Superstar ferry will make the trip from Montauk to Block Island in under an hour. The boat will seat 150 people in airplane style seating on three decks, open and indoor decks, and a snack bar. The ferry will depart from Montauk at 7 to 10 a.m. and from Block Island at 8:30 and 4:30 p.m. Call 668-5700 to make reservations.
Museum lovers should head to Home Sweet Home Museum in East Hampton to see 17th, 18th, and 19th century textiles, ceramics, and furniture, as well as artifacts relating to the life of John Howard Payne. The museum, 14 James Lane, is open Monday through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call Hugh King at 324-0713.