Don't let summer end without finding a great keepsake from your amazing vacay.
by David Taylor, Dan's Papers
The East End, as a whole, is a premier vacation destination, home to countless high-end stores stocked with luxury brands, designer fashion and jealousy-inducing souvenirs to flaunt back home. When shopping for that perfect memento of your fabulous East End vacay, be on the lookout for these unique and interesting items on offer at area shops.
Jake Rose’s Color Our Town series of coloring books, guidebooks and postcards is full of educational fun for all ages. Each product in the series features line drawings of historic places adapted from Rose’s photography, accompanied by a brief bit of history on the landmark. His East End offerings include Sag Harbor and Riverhead coloring books, Montauk and Southampton guidebooks and The Hamptons and North Fork postcard sets. Shop the series at Hildreth’s, Stevenson’s Toys (631-283-2111, stevensonstoys.com), Long Island Aquarium (631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com), Southold Historical Society (631-765-5500, southoldhistoricalsociety.org) and many others. colorourtown.com
Jake Rose’s Color Our Town series, Photo: David Taylor