Life on Long Island
Before even considering heading anywhere, keep in mind the roads are still in terrible shape. Downed trees, downed wires and damaged pavement currently combine with heavy power outages, creating treacherous conditions Islandwide that require using the utmost of precautions while driving.
That being said, people searching for a place to hang out should know: the Nutty Irishman in Bay Shore...Read more »
Naturally, with super-storm Sandy upon us at this very moment, it’s unlikely plans for Halloween (Wednesday, Oct. 31) are of any priority — and chances are, many of this week’s scheduled parties are bound to either be rescheduled or rescinded — but on the chance that the storm’s impact on the Island is less detrimental than expected, and Wednesday night is still feasible for a festive fete, this...Read more »
While most clubs and lounges have put together one special party for Halloween weekend, Sugar Dining Den and Social Club in Carle Place (246 Voice Rd. Carle Place, 516-248-7600) has two of them, on back-to-back nights.
The masquerade lands on Saturday (Oct. 27), but the night before (Friday, Oct. 26) also offers something festive, with a show that combines popular dance with the sound of live...Read more »
For anyone who thinks all the parties and good times fade out in the Hamptons with the departure of the city crowd after Labor Day, the fact is there are plenty of big bashes in the works – here are some choice soirées set to celebrate Halloween:
Saturday, Oct. 27
The Annual Creatures Feature Costume Ball at the Water Mill Community Club
WHERE 36 Nowedonah Ave., Water Mill WHEN...Read more »
As of Saturday, Oct. 20, Molto Vino has finally arrived in Babylon Village.
The wait for its opening was a point of discussion among people who regularly enjoy the vibrant scene on Deer Park Avenue, as the sign for the now-open wine and cheese osteria has been hanging next to the Solo Vino Wine Boutique (43 Deer Park Ave., 631-983-8274) since at least February. In fact, when neighboring...Read more »
Halloween may be a time for scary things, but that doesn’t mean you need to feel terror when eating at a Halloween party.
Sadly, there are always places and people throwing Boo-Day bashes where the edibles that may not be all that . . . edible. It’s never fun to arrive at an event with an empty stomach only to find platters of chips, dips and wings that seem to possibly be fast-approaching...Read more »
There’s no question that Babylon Village is one of the Island’s top areas for nightlife, as such restaurants as Barrique, The Argyle, Lily Flanagan’s, The Post Office and The Carriage House transform from eateries to hangouts on most evenings (with only Mary Carroll’s both starting and closing as a pub). However, one thing that’s surprisingly rare to find down the town’s main streets is a party...Read more »
It hasn't been easy for the many fans of HBO’s hit series “True Blood,” having to wait until June 2013 for the next season to start. But on Oct, 31, anyone attending the Halloween party at the Middle Country Beer Garden in Centereach (1702 Middle Country Rd., 631-696-1111) can get a “taste” of “Blood” starting after 9:30 p.m.
The tavern’s “True Blood Halloween” party will feature many...Read more »
Between Oct. 15 and Oct. 31, the Island will be seeing its yearly Halloween event boom, with party after party promising a good time and possible prize money for the best costumes. However, this week sees a particular bash that does more than just offer the opportunity to dress up and dance.
On Friday, Oct. 19, the Leaky Lifeboat in Seaford (3603 Merrick Rd.) is throwing its annual “Hope for...Read more »
Using some vintage magazines, distinctive ideas and new management, the bar formerly known as Broadway in Amityville has changed names – and looks to implement a fresh personality as well, but without sacrificing the openness toward unique happenings expected at this location.
As of Oct. 4, 2012, 198 Broadway in Amityville’s shopping district changed its name to The Spotlight. It kicked things...Read more »