Life on Long Island
If you’ve been hearing rumors that the Montauk hot spot Sloppy Tuna has moved to Manhattan, the truth is a definite “sort-of.”
As do most East End bars and clubs, the actual Sloppy Tuna (148 S. Emerson Ave., Montauk, 631-647-8000) is closed for the season, but in a move that usually happens in the opposite direction, the ‘Tuna has opened a pop-up shop in Manhattan. Located at the Roger Smith...Read more »
Although the sign above the door says “Toast & Tapas,” the name at this Syosset stop is still technically “Americana Kitchen & Bar,” or “516” . . . until Tuesday, anyway.
The venue still known as (but soon to be “formerly” known as) Americana Kitchen & Bar was previously known as 516, with that numerical ID remaining evident in the form of never-replaced, highway sign-shaped marquees...Read more »
It’s no challenge to find late-night fun in Bellmore Village, as there are a number of busy bars along its avenues -- all located within footsteps of the local LIRR station, a travel benefit that helps many come in for fun while managing to pass on driving.
However, the latest spot to arrive in town – while also open for business late into the evening – presents no need for its customers to...Read more »
Getting the scoop on what your favorite lounges and pubs are up to is easier than ever these days, as the club-minded curious can access a hotspot’s website and Facebook page, or even follow it on Twitter for updates via tweets. However, if you need the facts on what sort of fun is happening at the Nutty Irishman – either of them – at an even faster rate, you can just download the official Nutty...Read more »
One way to describe the event happening at Declan Quinn’s in Bay Shore on Sunday, Dec. 16: there’s going to be a lot of “Santa” going on.
Starting at noon, this pub known for its unique promotions (like kickball games, wig-wearing karaoke and “Beatlemania” parties) will conduct a “Santa Dash” — a happening that will unleash a possible horde of Santas across town. Any adult can participate...Read more »
Long Island features all sorts of nightclubs, music venues, restaurants, theaters and bars – but among the activities one might choose for evening fun, there’s no denying poker is always among the top options.
Whether it’s played at someone’s house, as part of a league, online or at a casino, the card game – in all its variations – is a major pastime both here on the Island and around the...Read more »
Although the Island took many years to finally fall under the sway of country music, these days the nationally popular genre has a firm hold on the Suffolk County nightlife scene.
Rewind back only a few years ago, and at that time finding a party featuring line-dancing and live honky-tonk acts was no easy feat on Long Island – but in 2011 a number of spots east of Route 110 began to feature...Read more »
On the morning of Friday, Nov. 23, several light posts throughout Huntington Village played host to freshly hung advertisements, letting passersby know that fans of Quidditch can take advantage of a new league ready to roll out on Saturday, Dec. 8.
The first practice of the Hogwarts Quidditch of Long Island (HQL) league is scheduled for that day from 9:30 -11 a.m., and anyone 16 and over is...Read more »
If you’re planning to head for a party spot during the weekend after Thanksgiving, you won’t be alone, as traditionally the Island nightlife scene bubbles during the Friday and Saturday evenings that come after Turkey Dinner Day. Many places will have special entertainment, others may offer enticing deals. Here’s one club that will do both, while helping those in need at the same time.
The...Read more »
As the winter holidays fast approach, many will ornament their homes, schools and offices with jolly colors, joyous displays and heartwarming decor that inspire long looks and good feelings.
On the other hand…some people will also adorn themselves, employing an article of clothing that, while truly festive, is not exactly the most dapper of outerwear: the “ugly” holiday sweater.
These...Read more »