Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: JLaw Films, Depp Rocks LI and Biz Closings

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Jennifer Lawrence Filming New Movie, No Hard Feelings, on Long Island

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has been spotted at several locations on Long Island as she films an upcoming comedy, No Hard Feelings. The film is set in Montauk, but is being filmed further west, in Nassau County.

Jeff Beck, Johnny Depp Play to Sold-Out Crowd at The Paramount in Support of Joint Album 18

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Johnny Depp performs at the Paramount, Oct. 15, 2022.
Photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2022
Photo by Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2022

While some may have raised an eyebrow at the prospect of a Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp musical collaboration, it’s safe to say any lingering doubt was erased the moment the guitar legend was joined onstage by the film icon and co-founder of rock supergroup The Hollywood Vampires at The Paramount in Huntington on Oct. 14 and 15. The duo is touring in support of the recently released album 18 following a successful summer run in Europe, culminating in an appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival.

Long Island Losing Longtime Businesses

Plainview Diner has closed. (Photo by Briana Bonfiglio)

Goodbyes can be difficult, including saying them to places intertwined with our memories. Lately, it seems, Long Islanders have been gathering to bid farewell to businesses long a part of their life and the region’s landscape, such as the Plainview Diner.

Copiague Middle School Teen Arrested for Social Media Threat

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A 13-year-old student at Copiague Middle School was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly making a shooting threat over social media, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

Port Washington: Nassau’s Pristine North Shore Peninsula

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“There’s a lot to do in Port Washington. Whatever people are interested in we probably have it here,” executive director of the Port Washington Chamber of Commerce Bobbie Polay tells us, adding that its shining feature has to be the waterfront. “We’re surrounded by Manhasset Bay on one side, Hempstead Harbor on the other, and Long Island Sound. It’s just a beautiful and relaxing place to be.”