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Vines & Hops (and coffee beans)

A crowd starts to form during the grand

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

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...

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Nile Rodgers dance party comes to Riverhead

Musician Nile Rodgers attends the East Hampton Library's

(Credit: SocietyAllure.com/Rob Rich)

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...

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‘Disco Dinner Dance’ at Indigo

Appropriately held on a Saturday night, the Indigo

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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...

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'Back To The 30's Cocktail Party' at the Suffolk Theater

The marquee of the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead.

(Credit: Ed Betz)

The Suffolk Theater has been a fixture feature of Riverhead’s Main Street for decades, but for a good portion of that time the unique movie house sat closed.

Opening in the 1930s, it was built with an eye toward making film viewing an experience. Extravagantly designed in art-deco fashion, the theater was awash in bold shapes, colors and patterns; murals, mosaics and carvings were also part...

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