When one envisions quintessential New York living, high-rise homes with floor-to-ceiling windows, lush terraces and sweeping skyline views come into focus.
“I only paint in the Hamptons,” Zises says. “I need the aloneness to be creative and there’s nothing quite like winter in the Hamptons for that.”
Nick Gregory doesn’t see The Hamptons as a place to escape work, but rather, as a site where some of his best work happens.
The only decision that needs making is whether to start with swimming and then go surfing, or surf before splashing around.
“In Manhattan, you rattle a pot and pan, and someone hears it,” Rubin says. “Out here, if I want to play some loud music, I can’t possibly bother my neighbors.”