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Where to after prom on Long Island?
Although it’s only April, chances are most high school students are already thinking about the upcoming prom season – which likely means that many of the parents of said students also have the big galas on their radar – and not just the actual events, but any intended after-prom adventures their kids may be planning as well.
Naturally, concerns for both prom-goers and their guardians involve any subsequent destinations – as the specters of alcohol, unsafe locations and other unsupervised hazards lurk within such notorious follow-ups as illegally rented houses, bars that bend policies and the near-legendary “stop at the beach” move. However, there are definite and stable options available offering grownup good times that don't involve adult beverages.
One possibility is the long-running after-prom package offered by the comedy clubs that fall under the Governors banner. As it turns out, the true Governor’s in Levittown is one of three spots that form a single company, with the other two being The Brokerage in Bellmore and McGuire’s in Bohemia. The three all provide the same deal, which includes admission to a show, as well as unlimited soft drinks and snacks. Each cost $30 per person (or $25 each for groups of 30 or more), and for further details all three clubs can be reached via the same email address and website (firstname.lastname@example.org, govs.com), but have separate phone numbers (Governor’s: 516-731-3358; The Brokerage: 516-781-5233; McGuire’s: 631-467-5413).
On the other hand, if you (and possibly some other dads and moms) can round up a group of 100 or more – and don't mind serving as chaperones – Skyline Cruises can deliver an after-prom cruise around the Sound. Only parents can make the charter, and the charterers will need to be in attendance for a jaunt that departs from Port Washington to tour the waters of the North Shore, passing by lighthouses and mansions. A DJ and dance space will be provided, and dining menus are also available; for more information, reach out to skylinecruises.com.