Life on Long Island
For fans of classic rock, the next two days will provide not one but two performances by dedicated, experienced cover acts – and not only are the shows a day apart, they are but a mere LIRR stop away from each other – and this pattern will be holding true until 2013.
On Friday, Oct. 12, big fans of the “Piano Man” can catch Mike DelGuidice and his band Big Shot at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh (3232...Read more »
In many ways the name Shelter Island is very appropriate. Just ask all the Long Islanders who’ve never been there.
There is definitely some distance between the water-locked Suffolk town and much of both its own county and Nassau County – not to mention that it takes a ferry to get and leave there. But as “sheltered” as it is, the phones all operate on the same 631 area code that works from...Read more »
Putting an entirely different spin on the idea of “Ladies Night,” The Long Island Roller Rebels (LIRR) continue to successfully represent both Nassau and Suffolk counties as our area’s entry in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA).
Although those who play roller derby for the Roller Rebels’ two squads (the home team is known as the “Rockabetty Bruisers;' the travel team the “Long...Read more »
If you’ve been feeling like this year hasn’t been the best for finding live freestyle shows, take heart as the “Queen” of the genre will be taking the stage this very weekend.
Last year was a bit more of a banner year for fans of freestyle music — the genre typified by a blending of dance beats, emotional vocals and sampling into a sound that ruled Long Island nightlife from the late-'80s...Read more »
When the week of Halloween arrives, chances are that if you and your friends are going out to a club or bar for a costume party, certain questions are likely to arise:
“Who’s doing the driving?”
“Where are we going?”
“How much is this going to cost me?”
These are three (of possibly many more) queries that may lead to quarrels. Then again, there is a way to go out to several...Read more »
It’s a common happening. Every year, Halloween provides virtually any establishment that welcomes the public in to party a gigantic boost in business, as costume bashes bring out throngs of people, ranging from social butterflies to homebodies.
Unfortunately, while bars, lounges, clubs and restaurants reap the benefits at the end of October, the downside for those among us who require frequent...Read more »
It happens every year on Long Island come autumn: new nightclubs tend to arrive and blossom as the leaves and temperatures start to fall.
It’s a typical time to for clubs to open; business at shoreline and East End establishments slows down or completely stops until next spring as the nightlife scene moves inland – and so far, the fall of 2012 has followed that axiom with the arrival of The...Read more »