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A springy print dress and wide-brimmed hat took (Credit: Michael E. Ach)

A springy print dress and wide-brimmed hat took the place of her traditional kitchen garb on Mother's Day for Retro Lounge and Grill Chef Nilka Hendricks of Lakeview. Hendricks was hostess of the special Freeport dinner honoring moms for all they do. (May 8, 2011)

What They're Wearing: Retro Lounge & Grill's Mother Day Dinner

The Retro Lounge & Grill in Freeport invited guests to celebrate "womanhood in all its glory" at a dinner on Mother's Day.

Sisters Kiniya, 6, and Sanai Jones Murray, 9,
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Sisters Kiniya, 6, and Sanai Jones Murray, 9, of Lakeview are dressed for the Mother's Day dinner celebration at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

A springy print dress and wide-brimmed hat took
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

A springy print dress and wide-brimmed hat took the place of her traditional kitchen garb on Mother's Day for Retro Lounge and Grill Chef Nilka Hendricks of Lakeview. Hendricks was hostess of the special Freeport dinner honoring moms for all they do. (May 8, 2011)

Hat and strappy sandals complete the look for
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Hat and strappy sandals complete the look for Eileen Lichtenstein of Baldwin at the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

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Eileen Lichtenstein of Baldwin strikes a pose at
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Eileen Lichtenstein of Baldwin strikes a pose at the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport, celebrating moms for all they do. (May 8, 2011)

Siala Jones, 13, of Lakeview shows some style
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Siala Jones, 13, of Lakeview shows some style befitting the occasion at the Mother's Day dinner hosted by at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

Sandra McCarty of Freeport dresses light and festive
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Sandra McCarty of Freeport dresses light and festive at the Mother's Day dinner hosted by the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

Patreece Pinckney of Baldwin wears a summery print
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Patreece Pinckney of Baldwin wears a summery print as she accompanies her colorfully attired daughters Nicole, 4, and Natalie, 3, at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

Tonyal Hasfal of Baldwin and her goddaughter Clarissa
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Tonyal Hasfal of Baldwin and her goddaughter Clarissa Eustach wear complementary jackets as part of their outfits at the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

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Regina Baker, right, of Rockville Centre, and her
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Regina Baker, right, of Rockville Centre, and her daughter, Taylor Cooper, 16, accented their spring dresses with seasonal hats at the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

Assata Alston, 13, who last year sang for
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

Assata Alston, 13, who last year sang for President Barack Obama at the White House, gives a hug to her mother - who is also a mother-to-be - Pamala Walker of Manhattan. Mother and daughter attended the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

Rose Marie Burrell of Freeport wears an elegant
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Rose Marie Burrell of Freeport wears an elegant blue dress to the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

A big-brimmed hat tops it all off for
(Credit: Michael E. Ach)

A big-brimmed hat tops it all off for Carmen Watson of Freeport, attending the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

Bright colors and bright smiles are the fashion
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Bright colors and bright smiles are the fashion of the day for Grace Shannon of Brooklyn and her cousin Amelia Hendricks of Roosevelt. Both attended the Mother's Day dinner at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

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A pantsuit provides simple elegance for Josephine Hasfal
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A pantsuit provides simple elegance for Josephine Hasfal of Bridegport Conn. at the Mother's Day at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport. (May 8, 2011)

Merna Nalty of Covington Ga., attends the Mother's
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Merna Nalty of Covington Ga., attends the Mother's Day at the Retro Lounge and Grill, Freeport, dressed in a jacket that accentuates the colors of her skirt. (May 8, 2011)

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