Life on Long Island

Off-center things to do before (and during) the Super Bowl

A woman braves the cold waters of the

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Super Bowl Sunday: It’s a safe bet that most Long Islanders know it’s the event for football fans, and for those who take the day seriously, the necessary preparations tend to follow a similar path – either get to a spot that will be running the game (it starts at 6:30 p.m.) and serving food and drink, or have a personal party at home (and make sure it’s also properly loaded with eats and beverages).


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'From Montauk With Love' at Gurney's

This photo shows Roger Moore, center, with Maud

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Anyone looking for a distinctive way to kick off 2013 might want to consider “007.”

Always good for unique parties, Gurney’s Inn of Montauk (290 Old Montauk Hwy., 631-668-2345, has devised a bash powered by a singular theme to help welcome in the New Year, one that takes its cue from the cinematic semicentennial of the world’s most famous and fictional UK superspy.


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