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  • From left: Ed Scheetz, Steven Kamali and the Surf Lodge

    The saga of the Surf Lodge has generated countless recent headlines, between its hundreds of municipal code citations and a sale to a technology entrepreneur earlier this year. But now, the former owners are blaming a minority investor that allegedly opened a competing restaurant for some of the property’s financial strife.

    The former owners have accused King & Grove hotels, the Manhattan-based boutique chain, of mismanaging and misappropriating funds from the Montauk hotspot before launching a rival hotel-restaurant called Ruschmeyer’s. [more]

  • From left: Steven Kamali, a former owner of the Surf Lodge, and the Surf Lodge at 183 Edgemere Street

    The Surf Lodge, the Montauk resort and restaurant besot by difficulties with the city of East Hampton, has been sold to a technology entrepreneur for an undisclosed amount. Michael Walrath, the purchaser, also recently bought another Montauk landmark, Lenny’s restaurant.  [more]

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  • Hamptons chic spreads east to Montauk

    April 27, 2012 09:00AM

    From left: crowds outside the Sloppy Tuna and the Surf Lodge in Montauk

    The Hamptons’ posh tentacles are stretching eastward, according to the Wall Street Journal, as once low-key Montauk is seeing continued growth in bars and night life. More than a dozen businesses have changed hands since last summer, as new owners look to revamp properties into destinations for the type of clientele typical of the Hamptons. It’s analogous to Manhattan’s gentrification spreading to the far reaches of the five boroughs. [more]

  • The Surf Lodge in Montauk, N.Y.

    The end seems near for the ongoing saga at Montauk hotspot the Surf Lodge, the East Hampton Daily Star reported. On Monday, an attorney for the ownership group Edgemere Montauk LLC made a motion to dismiss the charges, which the Daily Star lists as now totaling 687. Robert Connelly, representing the city of East Hampton “conceded that a partial dismissal could facilitate a settlement,” the Star said. [more]

  • From left: the Surf Lodge and Steven Kamali, a principal owner of the hotel

    Montauk hotel and restaurant the Surf Lodge is for sale, a lawyer for the lodge told a judge at a closed-door pre-trial meeting regarding the lodge’s 700 pending zoning violations today, the East Hampton Star reported.

    Colin Astarita, the Surf Lodge’s most recent attorney, told Judge Catherine Cahill that the four principals of the corporation, Jayma Cardoso, Jamie Mulholland, Rob McKinley and Steve Kamali, “are closing down … and selling the Surf Lodge,” the paper said. “They have two potential buyers. They are in a position where they would like to close this case, and they are moving on.” [more]