Life on Long Island
Although not often found on the Island, club-style brunches are fairly common in NYC.
These events involve, naturally, a midday meal and such signature drinks as mimosas and Bellinis -- but what sets these functions apart from other typical brunch offerings is the presence of a DJ – not just the kind that plays background beats, but the sort of mixer usually found working nightclubs, drawing...Read more »
Ask year-round living, fun-seeking Hamptonites what they think of “HarborFrost,” and chances are you’ll receive a rave review.
It’s one of those happenings that seems to evade the attention of many Long Islanders east of Westhampton Beach, but this weekend-long festival – returning for its third year – is certainly worthy of the entire Island’s attention.
Based in Sag Harbor, it’s an...Read more »
With Martin Luther King Jr. Day giving many of us an extra-long weekend, this Monday may seem a lot like Sunday -- and if you’re someone who believes Sunday is a good day to get out and party, then it stands to reason that Monday, Jan. 21, might be considered a night for fun.
If so, Monsoon Asian Kitchen and Lounge in Babylon Village, which has already been running a Monday party for many...Read more »
The overall scene that includes DJs, dance music and nightclubs may be international, and New York City is a capital of that global circuit, but Long Island — with its frequent events at area venues, arenas and in the Hamptons — also plays a major part.
Local DJs certainly add to the Island’s nightlife stature, as there are homegrown talents that not only have strong followings and are recognized...Read more »
The entertainer, performer, promoter and host known as Mickey B is best-known for putting together shows that feature classic pop and rock artists.
However, while doo-wop acts and esteemed crooners from the 1950s and 1960s might be the norm for Mickey’s get-togethers (such as his upcoming event, the “Golden Oldies Winter Spectacular” with The Brooklyn Bridge, set for Saturday, Feb. 16, at...Read more »
While sometimes energetic events are essential to patronize -- in order to get ourselves invigorated -- other times visiting a gathering with verve can help with relaxing, aiding in the act of decompression.
If the latter would suit your needs, consider the Live Art Fusion party set for tonight (Wednesday, Jan. 16) at Perfecto Mundo in Commack. Starting at 8`, it’s to be a night of both music...Read more »
It’s common knowledge that fabulous parties take place throughout the summer in the Hamptons — as it is that the offseason is generally a quieter time.
Not that there isn’t plenty to do on the East End between Labor Day and Memorial Day, but while bustling bashes and benefits are the norm when it’s warm, the winter scene is one of occasional, mostly smaller-scaled soirees.
Then again,...Read more »
During the spring and summer of 2012, late Sunday afternoons at Minnesota’s on West Beech Street in Long Beach were often punctuated by loud, overflowing crowds; a scene common many years prior – and a happening that has made this spot a weekly party destination.
This event is known as “Sunday Funday,” and as attractions it includes live music, a brunch menu, drink specials and the ability...Read more »
For a night out with the whole family, Changing Times Ale House in East Northport is hosting an all-ages fundraising event on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
The goal is to amass a donation for the United Way of Western Connecticut, which in conjunction with the Newtown Savings Bank group has created the Sandy Hook School Support Fund to help aid support services for the Newtown, Conn., community,...Read more »
Ever since its arrival in 2009, McFadden’s RVC has been a top destination for the 30-and-under crowd, drawing hundreds of people weekly from around the Island and Queens, aided in its popularity by its close proximity to the Rockville Centre LIRR station.
The spot throws all sorts of casual affairs, but the party planned for Saturday, Jan. 12, may be its most “relaxed” yet, as it will be hosting...Read more »