Tag: Garden City

Ex-Fugitive Gets 3 Years for Conning $1M from Long Island Firm

A former fugitive from California was sentenced Friday to three years in federal prison for trying to scam $1 million from a Garden City law firm after he escaped from prison while serving a sentence for committing the same scam.

Trump Vague on Response to Russian Spy Ship Near Long Island

President Donald Trump outlined his options Thursday regarding the Russian spy ship that was recently spotted lurking off the coast of Long Island, but he didn't say what he'll do about it.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events February 16 – 22

Tom Segura & Pablo Francisco crack up The Paramount; Trio Solisti wows Adelphi University Performing Arts Center; Lewis Black floors NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Juelz Santana amazes The Emporium; Geoff Tate rocks 89 North; Oscar nominee '13th' screens at Cinema Arts Centre; & so many more phenomenal Long Island concerts & events all week!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events February 9 – 15

'Chinatown,' 'Fruitvale Station' and 'Laurel and Hardy' classics screen at Cinema Arts Centre; The Musical Box: Selling England By The Pound, Sinbad and Masters of Illusion - Believe the Impossible wows NYCB Theatre at Westbury; The Chippendales and Jim Breuer rock The Paramount; Drive-By Truckers and Artie Lange destroy The Space at Westbury; & so many more amazing concerts and events across Long Island all week!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events February 2 – 8

Legendary Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook discusses the bands' exploits at Book Revue; Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox and The Last Waltz 40 Tour: The 40th Anniversary Of The Last Waltz rocks NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Daddy Long Legs Blues Band grooves at Treme Blues & Jazz Club; Sebastian Maniscalco does a 10-gig stint at The Paramount; The Bollywood Musical Revue amazes Tilles Center for the Performing Arts; The Lox wow The Emporium; Lunar New Year Celebration hits Landmark on Main Street; Twinkle Tames A Dragon, The Musical mesmerizes Adelphi University Performing Arts Center; Kerry Kearney slays YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts; Judy Gold cracks up The Brokerage; Half Step jazz up The Space at Westbury; 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise' screens at Cinema Arts Centre; & many more phenomenal Long Island concerts and events!

Man Beaten by Ex-Suffolk Police Chief To Be Released from Prison

A man who was beaten by disgraced ex-Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke is expected to be released from prison and have his conviction vacated on Tuesday, the man’s attorney said.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events January 19 – 25

Coastl Wolf devours Amityville Music Hall; Tiberius rocks The Space at Westbury; The Full Monty wows John W. Engeman Theater; The Association floors Suffolk Theater; Aesop Rock & Jessie’s Girl rip up The Paramount; Bill Staines serenades Our Times Coffeehouse; Maria Walsh levels McGuire’s Comedy Club; Kerry Kearney grooves Treme Blues & Jazz Club; along with so many more amazing Long Island concerts and events!

Long Island Hospitality: Making L.I. A Top Travel Destination Is A...

Long Islanders may not give tourism here much thought—unless they want someone to blame for summer traffic on the South Fork—but it plays a vital part in our regional economy. People in the hospitality industry fervently want it to have a bigger role here year-round. Creating a great destination miles from the Manhattan skyline in a place not universally known for having great hotels, luxury resorts or secluded getaways is a daunting proposition, but dozens have unarguably succeeded on the Island despite the challenges. Their stories reveal a lot about the possibilities and the pitfalls of hosting travelers here.

Several Suffolk Cops Charged in Burke Beating & Cover-Up Case, Docs...

Several Suffolk County Police Department members were indicted on unspecified charges stemming from the case against James Burke, the disgraced ex-chief who admitted to beating a suspect, recently filed court documents show. The revelation came in a court motion filed Wednesday in state Supreme Court by Garden City-based attorney Bruce Barket, who represents Christopher Loeb, a Smithtown man that Burke beat after police arrested Loeb for stealing from Burke four years ago. Barket is trying to get Loeb’s conviction vacated since Loeb’s confession was coerced and police perjured themselves when Burke ordered subordinates to lie to cover-up the beating, according to the documents.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events December 8–14

Home For The Holidays Concert, Gavin DeGraw and The Airplane Family & Friends spread the holiday cheer at The Paramount; Jorma Kaukonen rocks Suffolk Theater; Paige Patterson & 'The Witness' mesmerize Cinema Arts Centre; Roots Foundation grooves at Treme Blues & Jazz Club; Greg Stone cracks up McGuires Comedy Club; The Chocolate Expo satiates all our cocoa fantasies at Cradle of Aviation Museum & so much more!