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Walt Whitman site designated a ‘Literary Landmark’

The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site in

(Credit: Alessandra Malito)

The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site in Huntington Station has been designated a “Literary Landmark” by the American Library Association’s United for Libraries division.

A dedication ceremony is planned at 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at the site, 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd.

“We’re very honored and thankful to the library system; certainly we are an extension of what they do in their work...

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DirtyBurger of Plainview wins Long Island Wing Fest

William Gauger, a chef at DirtyBurger in Plainview,

(Credit: Tara Conry)

Shannon Donadio turned to her restaurant’s bar menu for inspiration at the second annual Long Island Wing Fest.

The event, held Sunday at the Nutty Irishman of Bay Shore, pitted wings from 12 different local restaurants against one another for trophies and bragging rights.

“We have this shot called Cinnamon Toast Crunch,” said Donadio, who is the kitchen manager for The Nutty Irishman....

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