Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

Sunset in Montauk

A Portrait of a Changing Beach Town


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  8. A portrait of a changing beach town

    Sunset in Montauk

    In the last decade of summers, more and more tourists have pushed farther down Long Island until, invariably, they’ve arrived at its end: the little town of Montauk. With increased tourism comes money, but for many in Montauk, it also brings a yearly headache of inebriated vacationers, rising rent prices, congested beaches and changing culture in between harsh, wasteland-like winters. We set out to Montauk to talk to six locals — a policeman, a teacher, a surfer, a scenester, a fisherman and a retiree — about why and how Montauk is changing.

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