Our resident scenester is back to share his guide to the perfect summer weekend Out East. Indulge in a mix of some classics and new spots in wellness, dining, and shopping.
BY ERIC VINER
SoulCycle “The Barn”
264 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton
We all know SoulCycle, but if you haven’t checked out “The Barn,” SoulCycle’s hidden gem, you must! It’s not just a regular SoulCycle class, you’re biking in a literal barn with top instructors. It’s the best way to get into the weekend groove. Be sure to “early” reserve Stacey’s class and get your cycling attire ready from head to toe!
Shou Sugi Ban House
337 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
This retreat is like no other.it’s a unique combination of holistic healing, relaxation, and luxurious accommodations. If you’re looking for a wellness weekend or a pamper day, look no further. The property features a variety of amenities and services designed to promote well-being and rejuvenation. Guests can enjoy personalized wellness programs, spa treatments, yoga and meditation classes, and nutritional guidance. The retreat also offers a range of activities to explore the surrounding natural beauty, including nature walks, beach excursions, or simply relaxing by the pool or in the beautifully landscaped gardens.
The Ness at Topping Rose House
1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
This exclusive trampoline fitness method has launched its second studio at Topping Rose House. The new invitation-only location is home to weekly bounce, sculpt, and stretch classes taught by world-class trainers. Their dance-based approach, inspired by the guiding principle that movement is joy, has drawn in a devoted celebrity clientele. Classes are offered from Wednesday through Monday. To apply, view the class schedule, and learn more about the ness, visit thenessnyc.com.
210 Hampton Road, Southampton
Southampton’s historic Red Bar has been reimagined as Enchanté, a modern French-inspired bistro, combining the rich cinematic experiences of both Parisian brasseries and leisurely dining in the South of France. Enchanté, which means “nice to meet you” in French, is the hottest reservation in town this summer. The revived restaurant features a timeless romantic design. Signature items include the Enchanté custom-blend burger, niçoise salad, and crab caviar, alongside French classics like French onion soup, escargot, and salade Lyonnaise.”
Rosie’s Pop-Up Series
195 Main Street, Amagansett
Rosie’s is undoubtedly one of Amagansett’s best restaurants and the Pop-Up series is a must! Featuring a dynamic group of restaurants from New York City, enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience with elevated food, cocktails, and service. Rosie’s Residency Pop-up Series will host a new team from NYC for two weeks at a time the entire summer during dinner service Thursday through Sunday. They offer a pre-fixed menu and a selection of à la carte dining at the bar. Check out the upcoming Pop-Up restaurants: odo: July 5-9 & July 12-16, Isabelle’s Osteria: July 20-23 & July 27-30, Wayan: August 3-6 & August 10-13, Charlie Bird: August 17-20 & August 24-27, Leland Eating & Drinking House: August 31-September 3 & September 7-10, Wayla: September 14-17 & September 21-24, Little Owl: September 28-30.
It’s called Sunset Beach for a reason! Situated on the western side of Shelter Island, which is located between the North Fork and South Fork, Sunset Beach is known for its picturesque sunsets, serene beachfront, and charming atmosphere. The restaurant at the hot spot is an absolute staple. It’s not just a restaurant, it’s a place you can spend the entire afternoon or evening. From hanging out and playing ping-pong to enjoying live music and breathtaking views, you’re immediately transported to a European vibe. Also, the frosé and local oysters are the absolute best!
1 Main Street, East Hampton
Louis Vuitton has landed in the Hamptons with its first-ever retail location Out East. Situated at an historic location, the brand is debuting the new summer collection, LV by the Pool, featuring everything from ready-to-wear and leather goods to accessories and Objets Nomades, as well as a selection of Louis Vuitton’s latest creations for women and men. The Hamptons Maison will showcase the collection exclusively ahead of its global launch.
66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton
It’s the chic treasure chest on the East End. Whether you’re going casual, getting ready for a gala, or just the type to wear Gucci to the grocery store, this is the spot! Renowned for its unique and eclectic mix of emerging designers and established luxury brands, you’ll be sure to find something. The boutique carries a wide range of women’s apparel, including dresses, pants, skirts, outerwear, and swimwear. It also offers an extensive selection of shoes, handbags, jewelry, and other accessories to complete the look. Throughout the summer, Kirna Zabête hosts trunk shows featuring unique items you won’t find anywhere else!