Life on Long Island

Big Shot, Kim Sozzi and Randy Jackson to play free

Michael DelGuidice and his band Big Shot, performing

(Credit: Bruce Gilbert)

When it comes to celebrities, Long Island can brag that dozens of the world’s most famous actors, musicians, athletes and other noteworthy individuals were either born or raised within its boundaries -- and although a large portion of those famous folks have moved on to wherever the world of fame may personally lead, there are a number of Long Island-based talents that, despite scoring significant...

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The Louder Than Love Valentine's Ball

Freestyle music group TKA.

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

When it comes to Long Island’s nightlife, there’s no question that a part of the party scene belongs to a fairly mature set of fun-seekers

People that don't regularly head out in the evening for good times, dancing and social situations on LI may be under the impression that area pubs and clubs are solely full of twenty-somethings -- but in fact, there are a number of spots that count on the...

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Freestyle set to ‘explode’ on Black Friday

Freestyle and dance artist Judy Torres will be

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With the extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend fast upon us, some area residents may be looking for ways to entertain out-of-town guests planning to stay longer than just for a Thursday turkey dinner.

When discussing any possible late-night plans with your company, chances are that all will understand that an evening out at a club may include fun cocktails, DJs spinning beats and an opportunity...

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Bye-bye Broadway, here comes Amityville Music Hall & Tavern

A light shines from inside the now-defunct Broadway

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

As many of LI’s devotees of underground clubs and music will tell you, the Broadway Bar in Amityville is an important stop . . . or was.

Since it arrived in 2010, the venue has hosted some unique events. New wave parties, punk rock shows, metal concerts, hip-hop battles and EDM bashes are only some of what had transpired within the walls over at 198 Route 110 — but despite its frequent use,...

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