The Rubicam Chronicles 1.7 – A Hamptons Rogue Ops

August 03, 2019

Due to my crazy schedule, this weekend I pulled off one of my crazy fly-byRogue ops“.

3 p.m.

I took the Saturday 3pm Jitney to Southampton, arriving 5pm. I checked in with the Jitney desk to see if they found my Kindle Fire that I lost on their bus the weekend prior. With no luck on that, I took an Uber to East Hampton, grabbed some sushi at Citarella, a creamy vanilla ice cream on a waffle at a local ice cream shop, then headed over to …

AB Gallery NY Art Show

7 p.m.

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My artist friend, William Quigley, was throwing a collaborative art show at his gallery in East Hampton:

I was helping with the marketing of this exhibit. It’s been about a decade since I last did an event with Quig- I threw his first ever Skrapper fashion show at Hiro Ballroom (which is now Tao Downtown). So, it was good to work with him again.

Click on video above to see footage of the event.

10 p.m.

AB Gallery Art Show Afterparty at The Maidstone

Afterwards, I arranged for Quigley’s event to have an afterparty at nearby Maidstone, which turned out to be a great, chill lounge vibe:

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I/we ended up staying longer than expected, as another old friend from ten years ago came to visit me. We decided to hit another spot for a nightcap.

Artist William Quigley with Maidstone curator Angelica Morrow

2 a.m.

  • The Black Eyed Peas + Jamie Foxx at Southampton Social Club

  • Sunday, August 4
  • We decided to come here because my friend’s friend wanted to meet up with a girl that he wanted to hook up with. We met up with the girl in the venue’s outdoor area, but then the DJ booth inside was suddenly jumping with activity. I went back inside and realized that it was …
  • Click video to see footage of The Black Eyed Peas & Jamie Foxx
  • I was wondering whether this was an official or impromptu performance. Regardless, I remembered that they were in town for the Apollo fundraiser earlier that evening:
  • I was waiting at the bar for my crew when I ran into Apl of the Black Eyed Peas. We know each other from hanging out in NYC. We chatted for a few minutes before he went back to his table. It was good seeing him as well, since it’s been almost a year.
  • 4:45 a.m.

    We left Southampton Social around 4am. My buddy went back to Montauk with his friend & his date, while I split off to catch the Jitney back to NYC. There were a few pretty ladies waiting at the bus stop. I figured that they were waitresses working the Hamps for the weekend, heading back into the city after work. I was wondering which venue it may be, when I ran into …

    Me & Pedro, who works at Tao Group venues during the week

    My friend Pedro, bartender & barback extraordinaire, whom I generally knew to work with Tao Group properties in New York City. It turns out that he also works at Calissa in Southampton, along with the waitresses who were also on our bus. Mystery solved.

    7:30 a.m.

    I’m finally back in NYC, so that I can meet my mom & pickup …

    Teddy

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