Hamptons Scene: Avoiding Pond Scum at Parrish as Clammers Party

Peter Solomon, chairman and founder of Peter J. Solomon Co. and Susan Solomon, a trustee of Sesame Workshop. Photographer: Amanda Gordon/Bloomberg

Peter J. Solomon left two headaches behind when he ventured to the Parrish Art Museum Midsummer Party on Saturday night. One was the sight of protesters outside his neighbor Dan Loeb’s home, who were chanting something about the 1 percent. The other was the state of Hook Pond, which he lives on and is trying to help fix, serving on a commission with East Hampton’s mayor. Too little oxygen, too much nitrogen and phosphorus: we better do something about it or it could turn into a swamp, he said.

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