"Hey, what can I say? It's not Baltimore, but then what is?"
"I hope we last long enough to get a turn at despising some new people ourselves."
Tags:community, communities, hypocrite, hypocrites, unwelcome, unwelcoming, change, ageing, getting old, getting older, second home, second homes, holiday home, holiday homes, neighbourhood, neighbourhoods, neighborhood, neighborhoods, new people, new resident, new residents, newcomer, newcomers, newbie, newbies, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bad neighbour, bad neighbours, bad neighbor, bad neighbors
"I'm starting to miss the summer people. It's been weeks since I glowered."
Tags:summer people, summer vacation, summer vacations, summer holiday, summer holidays, second home, second homes, disapprove, disapproval, disapproving, glower, glowering, scowl, scowling, regret, regrets, regretting, regretful, vacationers, holidaymakers, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes, old fogey, old fogeys
"We're for calling it 'Hampton,' but they want to call it 'the Hamptons.' "
Tags:pilgrim, pilgrims, puritan, puritans, mayflower, hamptons, hampton, naming, names, long island, the hamptons, upper class, lower class, class divide, pretension, pretentious, pretensions, upper crust, class difference, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes, disagreement, disagreements, high society
Ice Cream And Summer Rentals
Tags:street, street cart, carts, food cart, food carts, street vendor, street vendors, ice cream, ice creams, summer, summery, summer rentals, summer rental, hamptons, fire island, berkshire, berkshires, holiday, holidays, vacations, vacation, vacationing, business, small business, small businesses, entrepreneur, entrepreneurial, entrepreneurs, unexpected, holiday home, holiday homes, realtor, realtors, shady, shady business
Death Takes A Time-Share
Tags:death, dead, die, dies, dying, grim, grim reaper, reapers, reaper, creepy, scythe, scythes, soul, souls, eternal soul, underworld, religion, religious, religious imagery, modern, modern life, time share, timeshare, time-share, holiday, holidays, holiday home, beach house, sea front, beach hut, summer house, summer home, vacation home, vacation, vacations, out of office, on leave, relax, relaxes, relaxing
"Not much is known about them. They apparently, had a highly advanced, thriving civilization. Then one August, everyone left the city and never returned."
Tags:ancient ruin, ancient ruins, ancient civilisation, ancient civilisations, aztec, aztecs, the aztecs, south america, south american, ruin, ruins, abandoned, abandonment, tourists, summer people, summer resident, summer residents, summer holiday, summer holidays, summer vacation, summer vacations, second home, second homes, ghost town, ghost towns, overtourism, over-tourism, second home guilt, second-home guilt, holiday home, holiday homes, cottage, cottages, second-home boom, second home boom
Don Quixote in the Hamptons
Tags:the ingenious nobleman sir quixote of la mancha, don quixote, hamptons, chasing windmill, chasing windmills, el ingenioso hidalgo don quijote de la mancha, miguel de cervantes, literary figure, literary figures, literary character, literary characters, chivalry, romance, romances, romantic, romantics, bbq, bbqs, barbecue, barbecues, barbeque, barbeques, joust, jousts, jousting, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes
"They say he was abandoned by summer people and raised by squirrels."
Tags:summer people, summer person, vacationer, vacationers, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, holidaymaker, holidaymakers, holiday maker, holiday makers, squirrel, squirrels, long lost family, long-lost family, local myth, local mythology, abandoned baby, abandoned babies, wildman, wildmen, wild man, wild men, holiday home, orphan, orphans, wilderness, tourist, tourists, abandonment, abandoned
A panhandler with a sign that reads "Help the *second homeless *(People without vacation homes)".
Tags:beggar, beggars, begging, bum, bums, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, street person, street people, homeless, homelessness, living on the street, money, donation, donations, charity, choosing beggar, choosing beggars, second home, second homes, holiday home, holiday homes, cottage, cottages, vacation home, vacation homes, middle class, poverty
The Annual Hamptons Back to Wall Street Tie Fly
Tags:wall street, banker, bankers, investor, investors, investment banker, investment banks, kite, kites, kite flying, kite flyer, kite flyers, summer holiday, summer holidays, summer vacation, summer vacations, hamptons, the hamptons, back to work, tie, ties, suit, suits, business suit, business suits, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, holiday home, holiday homes, second home, second homes
Quarantine: The great equalizer
Tags:covid-19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, quarantines, quarantined, lockdown, lockdowns, great equalizer, equalizer, equalizers, tan, tans, tanning, tanned, sunbathing, holiday home, holiday homes, wealth, wealthy, privilege, privileged
The Airbnbers Stranded Between Check-ins
Tags:holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, check in, check ins, check-in, check-ins, luggage, baggage, suitcase, suitcases, holiday home, holiday homes, vacation home, vacation homes, holiday let, holiday lets, vacation let, vacation lets, stranded, tourist, tourists, traveller, travellers, traveler, travelers
"Worst. . . timeshare. . . ever."
"Here's to East, West, South and Bridgehampton, and all the little Hamptons in between."
"We're only here summers, but Roger likes to be taken for a local."
Tags:summer, summers, summer holiday, summer holidays, summer vacation, summer vacations, holiday, holidys, vacation, vacations, holiday home, holiday homes, local, locals, tourist, tourists, going native, dressing the part, couple, couples, married couple, married couples, coulples holiday, couples holidays