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2011 March 14

The Daily’s Coming to the Hamptons!

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(NEW YORK) Prepare yourselves for the hautest summer on record: The Daily is coming to the Hamptons. The Daily Front Row's editor-in-chief Brandusa Niro and Tom Allon, CEO of Manhattan Media (publishers of Hamptons' Dan’s Papers) announced today that they will be partnering on a new upscale, glossy, fashion and lifestyle weekly in the Hamptons to launch Memorial Day weekend, entitled The Daily Dan—the Chic Sheet of New York's posh summer playground.

The Daily Front Row has long been required reading for trendsetters and influencers at New York's Fashion Week and at other fashion events worldwide. Its journalistic style blends fun and fashion with an addictive effect—the readers invariably ask for more. Dan's Papers is The Daily's uncle in the country, equally irreverent, cherished by its community and an integral part of the Hamptons' experience.

"Forget everything you've ever known or read about the Hamptons," said Brandusa Niro. "The Daily Dan is here to inform and enchant the East End cognoscenti with weekly chic reports and The Daily's signature hilarity from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Think of all the fun you'll have consuming this zero-calorie dish at the beach!"

With a coverage mandate that takes readers from a runway moment at Donna Karan's Urban Zen boutique to a runaway vache wreaking havoc on Calvin Klein's Meadow Lane lawn, The Daily Dan's cheeky-chic elixir captures the locals and the summer set with equal zeal. Distributed every Thursday at newsstands, restaurants, shops and transportation epicenters around the Hamptons, this new weekly delivers the essential buzz on whatever is rocking your world that weekend.

"So, I go fishin' in Antibes for a month and what do I get when I come back? These crazy Daily kids on iPads and digicams, taking over the office, and the town!" said Dan Rattiner, founder and editor-in-chief of Dan's Papers. "Sassy coverage of celebrities, fashion icons, trendsetters? Kate Moss?? Not the spirit in which I started Dan's 51 years ago. Here's the secret—and don't you tell them: This will be a lot of fun!"

Twelve issues of The Daily Dan will be published on a schedule from Memorial to Labor Day. Regular features will include The Fix, a scintillating mix of news and gossip, profiles of chic Hamptonites and their homes, coverage of the bustling party scene, and of course, checking in with the Gran on the Street.

About The Daily Front Row
Founded in February 2003 by editor-in-chief Brandusa Niro, The Daily Front Row is distributed every day during fashion weeks in New York, Milan and Miami, and, in October 2010, began publishing a bi-weekly Daily Chic Report consumer edition as an insert in am New York. Starting with its original publication in New York, The Daily has become the must-read chronicler of the fashion elite, winning the hearts of the savviest and most influential consumers on the planet with an exhilarating mix of authoritative reporting, thrilling visuals and scintillating dish. Readers of DailyFrontRow.com log in from countries such as United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Brazil and Australia, among many others, each day to get their fashion fix.

About Dan's Papers and Manhattan Media
Dan's Papers, the 51-year-old bible of the Hamptons, is owned by Manhattan Media, a multimedia publishing company based in New York City, the Hamptons and Miami. Dan's Papers, the first resort newspaper in America, was founded in 1960 by Dan Rattiner, who is the founder and current editor-in-chief. Known for its insider and irreverent style, Dan's Papers has become the universal must-read in the Hamptons. In addition to the weekly paper, loyal Dan's readers can keep up with the Hamptons scene all-year-round at DansHamptons.com. This summer, Dan's is launching a Food and Wine Festival called "The Taste of Two Forks."

The leading lifestyle, community and political publisher in New York, Manhattan Media owns 12 publications, including society chronicler AVENUE magazine, and has a strong roster of digital products and live events, including the Arts and Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory and the Bravo Business Awards. For more information, go to ManhattanMedia.com.




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