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Modern Times Brentwood

Where Brentwood Is Today Once Stood Long Island’s Own Utopia

September 7, 2014
 
Clinton Kelly

Clinton Kelly: Long Island’s (and Macy’s) Best Man

September 2, 2014
 
Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio: L.I.’s Karate Kid Stays True To Form With ‘Across Grace Alley...

August 8, 2014
 
Debra Markowitz has revolutionized the film industry on Long Island, and is an established author and filmmaker herself.

An Artist Emerges: Debra Markowitz’s Creative Path to Books, Film & LIIFE

July 6, 2014

 
The William Floyd Estate in Mastic, as taken by Long Island artist/photographer Xiomaro, who was commissioned by the National Park Service to document the historic site. His photos will be on display July 4 through Aug. 17, 2014 at the Patchogue Watch Hill Terminal.

Revolutionary Minds: Long Island’s Signers of the Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2014
 
Long Island guitar god Joe Satriani talks about touring, Hendrix, Strange Beautiful Music and his favorite local pizza joint with the Long Island Press. His unrivaled fretboard wizardry will be on full display June 7 at The Space in Westbury.

Long Island’s Guitar God Joe Satriani Talks Strange Beautiful Music

June 5, 2014
 
Bayport volunteer/former FDNY firefighter Ray Cooney is making a difference with his hit TV show, Firehouse Kitchen.

Ray Cooney: Warming Up Long Island’s Hearts (and Stomachs) with Firehouse Ki...

May 10, 2014
 
John Tesh

John Tesh: L.I.’s Renaissance Man

April 4, 2014

 
AMC's "Turn" Premieres April 6

How L.I.’s Culper Spy Ring Helped Washington Beat the British

April 2, 2014
 
Fanny Brice

Fanny Brice: Huntington’s Hollywood Star

March 8, 2014
 
Jim Breuer

Jim Breuer: LI’s Former Bad Boy Jokester Opens Up About Life, God and Heavy ...

March 4, 2014
 
Ryan Cassata

Ryan Cassata: Singer, Songwriter, Voice for LGBT Youth

February 5, 2014

 
Slavery and Salvation

Slavery and Salvation: Long Island’s Underground Railroad

February 4, 2014
 
clark gilles

Clark Gillies: Power Player for Long Island Children

January 11, 2014
 
Long Island's Teddy Roosevelt

Long Island’s Teddy Roosevelt: King of the Hill

January 5, 2014
 
Daisy Khan

Daisy Khan: Knocking Out Stereotypes

December 2, 2013

 
Robert Moses

Robert Moses: The Last Master Builder

November 30, 2013
 
natportman

Natalie Portman: Hometown Heroine

November 8, 2013
 
Jackie O

Jackie O: LI’s First Lady

November 3, 2013
 
JohnLennonYokoOno

Imagine: John Lennon on Long Island

October 5, 2013