Life on Long Island
When it comes to New Year’s Eve 2012, there are several parties to choose from, with each offering all sorts of amenities. However, if dancing is your top priority, look to Aura Light & Sound Suite in East Meadow as it has a mixer maestro on deck to welcome in 2013 like few of his contemporaries can.
Theo Pisani – aka “DJ Theo” – is perhaps Long Island’s most celebrated selector. Once...Read more »
While most clubs and bars have planned something big and expensive for New Year’s Eve 2012, the Velvet Lounge in Setauket is going for something different –- in party, personality and price.
A small spot located north of Stony Brook University, it has been one of Long Island’s leading stops for fresh indie music, alternative DJs and other interesting events since first coming to be during...Read more »
Back during the days when the 1980s were turning into the 1990s, Long Island’s club scene was going as strong as it ever has, and one of its main musical components was freestyle.
The dance subgenre used samples, electronic effects and percussion to form a sound that was delivered in both ballad and up-tempo speeds — with love and relationships, both successful and failed, almost always the...Read more »
With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, it’s very possible you’ve yet to decide where you’ll be toasting the arrival of 2013. If Nassau County is your location or intended destination, here are some parties for your consideration:
New Year’s Eve Bash at Manhattan Bar & Lounge
WHERE Manhattan Bar & Lounge: 324 Sunrise Hwy. Rockville Centre, 516-442-1530
THE DEAL DJ Steel spins,...Read more »
With 2012 quickly drawing to a close, those among us who have yet to decide where to go or what to do on New Year’s Eve are cutting it close -- so to help pick a prime place to party, here are some bashes being held at Suffolk County spots that could make the last hours of the year more interesting:
NYE at The Cortland
WHERE The Cortland: 27 W. Main St., Bay Shore, 631-206-2220
THE...Read more »
With virtually every restaurant, bar, club and lounge putting together something extra to entice those looking to party come New Year’s Eve, the decision on where to eventually pick can be a tricky one. For some, the idea of catching a live performance from one of their favorite artists is an attraction, and often there are gatherings where a popular act stars as the main event — however, over at...Read more »
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, gurneysinn.com) 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.
It...Read more »
If you are among the many that have made the club scene a personal priority during the past 20 years, the mere mention of the name Jonathan Peters should stir some serious excitement.
The man (commonly nicknamed as simply “JP”) has enjoyed a career that few DJs can match – as his sessions of spinning trance, progressive beats and other powerful dance genres have often drawn heavy crowds since...Read more »
Seems hard to imagine that, at one time, people would dress up, do their hair and break out their trendiest clothes to roller skate — yet, among the older end of the Island's nightlife crowd, many surely have fond memories of those largely bygone days.
There were a number of roller rinks around the Island during the 1970s and 1980s — even as recently as the early 1990s — and for those who...Read more »
The bar scene in Bohemia just got a bit busier.
As of Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Twisted Kilt Tavern opened its doors for business. The tavern is at 4777 Sunrise Highway, an address that had for many years been home to Murtha's Steakhouse, a business both recognized for its menu and its large green sign easily visible from the main road.
However, passersby will now see that the large green-colored...Read more »