Life on Long Island
Familiar with the concept of a “Drink and Draw” event? It’s not exactly your average night on the town — as it involves spending a session at a spot handcrafting while enjoying beverages throughout.
Long Island first witnessed such happenings at The Cortland, a pub in Bay Shore that specializes in craft beer and unique parties. The pub has been holding these gatherings on a semiregular basis...Read more »
Usually, when a spot is referred to as sketchy, it’s a reference to expectations of there being a possibly problematic scene -- but at Kreators Bar in Mount Sinai, management hopes all their clientele come in and get “sketchy,” so to speak.
There are few bars (if any) on LI that are as art-minded as Kreators -- as the work of local artists is available daily to view and purchase off the walls,...Read more »
It's not hard to imagine that the mind of an artist could be invigorated by views of Greenport Harbor. Peaceful yet heavily traveled by boats and ships, its entirety -- from the Greenport village docks to the horizon -- could serve as a solid subject for painters seeking inspiration.
Then again, if you feel it would only take two pints of Greenport Harbor to bring your brush to life, a trip...Read more »
During the past few years, a crop of creative-minded bars have opened on Long Island -- pubs that pass on simply serving drinks, hosting bands and providing a place for pool. These spots, while virtually standard in city boroughs like Brooklyn and Manhattan, are still fairly rare on LI . . . but their numbers are slowly increasing.
Today, hangs like The Cortland in Bay Shore (27 W. Main St.,...Read more »