Life on Long Island
When it comes to nightlife, such occasions as New Year’s Eve, Halloween, the Fourth of July and Memorial Day weekend are times when huge crowds are expected to fill area pubs, clubs and other hot spots. However, along with these major party points on the calendar, the night before Thanksgiving is just as key -- and this year, it falls on Nov. 27.
With college students home from school, off-Island...Read more »
In a festive nod to both its own efforts and the dedication of those who have championed an identical vision, the LGBTQ teen advocate organization Pride for Youth (PFY) will be throwing a special bash on Friday, Nov. 15.
Marking two decades in operation, PFY will celebrate its 20-year anniversary at The Crescent Beach Club in Bayville with an evening of drinks, dinner and dancing. Established...Read more »
Traditionally, Halloween is a one-day happening that takes place exclusively on Oct. 31.
But with this year’s haunted holiday falling on a Thursday, Halloween 2013 has been stretched into a half monthlong period of masquerade merriment.
In other words, whether celebrations were attended last weekend (Oct. 25-26), mask-loving Long Islanders will be getting another large dose of Halloween...Read more »
With the opening of the Halloween 2013 party cavalcade (Oct. 25-Nov. 3), a focus for many will be on what costume to wear and to which party.
And another point of interest is to know which DJs will be working where before choosing a destination. So for those seeking the talents of star-quality selectors, it’s worthy to note that LOVE in Carle Place will be bringing a nightlife celebrity in...Read more »
With October now in full swing, the attention of many party people is firmly pointed at Halloween.
There are a few days every year that are considered critical for great times at bars, clubs and other social spots – such as St. Patrick’s Day, Memorial Day, New Year’s Eve and the night before Thanksgiving – but the celebrating of Halloween on the late-night circuit is a special occasion like...Read more »
With the grand opening of LOVE in Carle Place, Nassau County nightlife has received a strong upgrade.
In the last few decades, there have been so many different DJ-driven nightclubs between Queens and Suffolk County that one could actually go out between almost every night and find a different spot for serious late-night dancing and socializing – but over the past five to 10 years, the scene...Read more »
Thursday evening is always a top time to go out, with several options to hit up before retiring for the night.
This Thursday will be no different -- and among the possibilities that night will be a subtle soiree to be held at Monsoon Asian Kitchen and Lounge in Babylon Village that’s timed to kick things off right after work.
From 6 p.m.- 8 p.m., its short scheduled span provides the...Read more »
When concerning the current state of interaction on Long Island, many think online media and web gatherings can deter men and women from going out and physically meeting in person. In other words, social media can prevent actual socializing.
It’s not uncommon for modern couples today to sweet-talk via texts, or for best friends to spend a night together chatting on Facebook from separate locations....Read more »
With the low late-night temperatures Long Island has seen (at times dropping under 50 degrees) since August ended, it’s easy to forget that autumn doesn’t officially begin until Sept. 22. However, the pursuit of outdoor, summer-styled good times is still technically and seasonally acceptable -- and if you’re seeking something that offers warm-weather inspiration, as in “fun in the sun,” Off Key...Read more »
So far, 2013 has not been a banner year for nightlife on Long Island.
That doesn't mean the existing hot spots were necessarily short on “heat,” as the crowds have definitely been out and about as usual, But whatever the reason (LI’s financial situation and the destruction caused by superstorm Sandy have been cited as causes by some), so far the usual new class of nightclubs, bars and lounges...Read more »