Life on Long Island
If you've recently seen a film at a local multiplex, chances are your preshow entertainment involved coming attractions, a commercial or two and a warning/ plea to respect your fellow audience members – as in not using cellphones, speaking out loud or doing anything else that might interrupt the presentation to come. And as most among us would confirm, all too often this appeal tends to be ignored.
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When it comes to successful social spots, coffeehouses have always been a part of the mix on LI -- but while trendy, the general lack of adult beverages can be a deterrent to those who prefer a glass of fine wine while out for a drink.
Then again, the current local craft beer rage continues to swell -- and while the finding of Long Island-born suds at pubs is not a difficult undertaking, most...Read more »
It’s always risky to crown a yet-to-happen event as “the ___ of the year” -- but if the acts scheduled to appear at that particular occasion are either legendary or currently hot (or both), it makes such a designation a lot less likely to wind up as hyperbole.
For example, on Aug. 19, the All For The East End (AFTEE) group is throwing a dance party, and it could very well end up being the...Read more »
The sound has had its ups and downs, but regardless of what has musically come and gone, it’s a good bet disco is here to stay.
Evidence of this is found in the amount of radio play the genre still receives – and anyone who has ever attended a wedding knows the boogie beat gets people out of their seats – but unfortunately, while wedding reception DJs have no problem spinning the stuff, today’s...Read more »