Tag: East Islip
They tawk just like us! People know we’re from Long Island as soon as we open our (big) mouths. Without the edginess of Brooklynese, the Long Island accent is as distinctive as it is irritating. I say it’s time we own it. No, we don’t all sound like Amy Fisher. But some of us do. And some of us sound much, much worse. Whatevah.
“Essentially nothing has changed except the perception that Cuomo has brought about real change.”
The incoming chancellor’s remarks—made the same day as the gathering at East Islip Middle School—consequently carry enormous weight. Education advocates therefore view her acknowledgement that she’d “opt-out” as indication of a historically seismic shift—an alignment, even—away from the state’s long-held support of Common Core, and toward what opponents term “common sense” education policy.
The Roots & O.A.R. rock The Paramount, Patent Pending & Candlebox hit Revolution, & Kirk Whalum jazzes up Madison Theatre at Molloy, among so much more!
The Queers rock Revolution Bar and Music Hall, Long Beach International Film Festival mesmerizes LBC, Ja Rule raids The Emporium, Alan Parsons serenades The Paramount, and so much more all this week!
The Animals rock NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Chris Brown & Fetty Wap rip up Nikon at Jones Beach, J. Geils Band, .38 Special & The Marley Bros. groove at The Paramount, & Trey Songz melts The Emporium—among so many other amazing gigs this week!
The Warped Tour rocks Jones Beach, The Gin Blossoms hit Huntington, & The Wailers groove in the Hamptons, among many, many more gigs and events this week!