Life on Long Island

Navy SEAL Foundation fundraiser at Navy Beach

The bar scene at Navy Beach in Montauk.

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With Long Island home to so many members of the military and their families, it shouldn't be difficult for most to understand that throughout the times when servicemen and women are put on assignment, concern for everyone touched by such circumstances can be crucial when it comes to all involved getting by during their daily lives.

Fortunately, there are organizations whose mission it is to...

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Three spots, two clubs, one address

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the

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If you use the web to try and find a worthy Hamptons bash for weekend fun, the address “44 Three Mile Harbor Road” in East Hampton may come up more than once as a possible result -- and while that is not usually a good thing, in this case your browser is right on the money.

As it turns out, that plotted destination is the location of a double-venue building, with two clubs that share the same...

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The Long Island Hospitality Ball 2013

About 2,000 people attended the 2012 Long Island

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When summer comes to the Island, most nightlife-minded people think of weekend visitations to the Hamptons, Fire Island and other waterside locations -- but as it turns out, what might possibly be the year’s ultimate night of barhopping, cocktail sipping, clubbing and dancing is set for a weekday -- and all in one location (in landlocked Woodbury) no less, as the annual Long Island Hospitality Ball...

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Mike D of the Beastie Boys gets dunked (for a good cause)

Mike D of the legendary music group Beastie

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The weather in the Hamptons might have been quite cold for the 2013 Memorial Day weekend, but a special bash at the East End hot spot Ruschmeyer’s (16 Second House Rd., Montauk, 631-668-2877) made things incredibly “cool” in a completely different way.

Hip gatherings at the hotel, restaurant and party locale are nothing new -- and on Sunday, hospitality guru (and a designer of Ruschmeyer’s)...

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'Main Street Drivers' take you out, in your own car

If this was your car, Main Street Drivers

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With Memorial Day weekend only days away, party people start worrying about such frivolous things as wearing the right clothes, attending the best events and other necessities of fun … but of course, there are more important concerns, especially those that involve going out and then getting home safely.

Designated drivers are a mandatory part of nightlife. Most groups of friends have someone...

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Day & Night: Signature Hamptons bash returns

The logo for the "Day & Night Hamptons"

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For anyone who would like to experience much of what draws a jet-setting crowd to the Hamptons every summer — but do so at one single event — the Day & Night brunch set for Saturday, May 25 is the way to do so.

There are many parties that take place throughout the summer season on the East End, but few can claim to match the festive legacy that Day & Night offers when it comes to recurring,...

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Jessica White's 'Angel Wings' fundraiser returns to Georgica

Supermodel Jessica White walks the red carpet at

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As Memorial Day weekend draws near, those who relish the onset of the Hamptons summer season can start looking forward to familiar and eye-catching things, such as lush greenery, fashionable clothing, twinkling jewelry, luxury cars and . . . Jessica White.

White, an accomplished model, has worked campaigns for such prominent clothing companies and labels as Gap, Jean Paul Gaultier, Ralph Lauren...

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'Books and Bikinis' at The Sloppy Tuna

Charlie O'Connell, seen here attending "Celebrity Autobiography" at

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When it comes to The Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, it’s safe to say that books are not necessarily among the first things that come to mind.

The Sloppy Tuna, an incredibly popular stop in the summer, is best-known for attributes such as a complete lack of bad attitude, no dress code and a location mere feet from the shore. Usually more of a draw for those looking for lively fun in the sun rather...

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Flynn's is open and ready for Memorial Day Weekend

DJ Theo Pisani during a set at the

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After all the damage suffered on Fire Island during Superstorm Sandy, it didn’t seem likely that summering out in those barrier beach hamlets would ever be the same.

Destruction of property and heavy erosion have been among the issues both residents and business owners have had to contend with while trying to restore the many communities found across the Great South Bay to previous conditions,...

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McCoy is out; On the Mile takes its place

Hudsons on the Mile is set to open

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For several years, the restaurant and bar known as the Hudson & McCoy Fish House was a major warm-weather destination on Freeport’s Nautical Mile. Hundreds of people would come to this corner spot every summer and fill its indoor space and large outdoor patio, taking on libations, conversation and lively music. Alas in 2013 the “Fish House” is no more — but the address is poised to remain a...

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