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Curbed Cup 1st Round: (1) Amagansett vs. (16) Quogue/E. Quogue

Let’s get ready to rumble!

By Americasroof at en.wikipedia

Amagansett, a former Cup winner, was seeded first this year because of its hot real estate market and being in the news so often. One commenter enthused: "Amagansett, hands down! Most unpretentious and plenty of breathing room, even in summer. Best beaches." Amagansett made a lot of news this summer when resident Chris Martin performed with Coldplay at an invitation-only concert at Stephen Talkhouse. A Supreme Court judge dismissed the Truck Beach case, and we were recently sadden to learn that area favorite Mary’s Marvelous is closing.

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Longshot Quogue and East Quogue are hoping to make a splash this year. The new coach of the Brooklyn Nets purchased a handsome beach house there, and Susan Lucci finally sold her oceanfront home for $20M. Also, Southampton Town purchased 86 acres there using CPF funds. The much-argued-about Hills at Southampton development continued to be controversial; Discovery Land Corporation wants to build 118 homes in East Quogue as well as an 18-hole golf course.