Life on Long Island

Two 'Christmas in July' parties this week on LI

Although it?s still summer, Santa Claus (as played

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With the summer of 2014 already past its halfway mark, many Hamptons clubs have started organizing for Labor Day weekend.

On the other hand, two East End spots are actually getting Christmas parties ready this week -- so if your need for a fix of Yuletide cheer simply can't wait until December, you'll have a pair of chances to make merry in jingle-bell fashion before August even arrives as...

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The Kriss Kringle Christmas Carol Karaoke contest

The entrance to The Nest Bar & Lounge

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If you are simply bubbling with holiday spirit that can't be denied, perhaps you should sing about it. Literally.

It’s not every day that one is asked to warble publicly, but if you feel your singing chops are worthy enough to deliver Yuletide classics competitively, consider heading over to The Nest Bar & Lounge in East Meadow Monday, Dec. 23, where it will be hosting its first-ever Kriss...

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Snooki and EDM at 'Electric Christmas'

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi (seen here attending the "Self

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For fans of dance music, getting to know the artists who sing the songs or the DJs who produce the beats can be a lengthy task.

Unlike pop stars -- whose efforts are both played and identified by radio and other mainstream outlets -- finding those responsible for a dance tune you may have casually heard in a club, the gym, a mall or other venue that regularly spins EDM often first requires...

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'Xmas in July' parties

Santa Claus (as played by Charles Edward Hall)

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Perhaps it’s due to the wilt-inducing heat wave that took place a few days ago -- or maybe it’s just a coincidence -- but some of the Island’s hot-weather hot spots are doing “Xmas in July” parties this week, events that lean on Kriss Kringle for theme and inspiration. Here are two solid choices, one in each of LI's counties:


Since Pop’s Seafood Shack and Grill “popped” up in...

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