Tag: Great Neck

Long Island Native Steve Cohen’s Purchase of NY Mets Complete

Major League Baseball’s club owners voted to approve the transferral of the New York Mets to the hedgefund billionaire

3 More Long Island Businesses Face Liquor License Suspensions For Pandemic...

Two catering halls and a bar are among the latest establishments on Long Island to have their liquor licenses suspended for allegedly violating social distancing orders meant to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Suzie Brunner: A Courageous Carrier

Rear View: As one of only two women in the country who carried the U.S. mail, Susanna (“Suzie”) A. Brunner was the first woman on Long Island’s North Shore to be entrusted with the Port Washington-Great Neck route in the 1880s.

New Takes on ‘The Great Gatsby’ Coming as Classic Novel Enters...

Might Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan be reimagined in the Wild West? Maybe as superheroes? On Mars? Anything’s possible, once The Great Gatsby's copyright expires in January.

Long Island Native Steve Cohen’s Takeover of Mets Unlikely To Hit...

Now the only thing left for Great Neck native Steve Cohen is to get the approval of Major League Baseball’s other club owners. 

Long Island Native Steve Cohen, Mets Sign Agreement for Majority...

Great Neck native Steve Cohen and the Wilpon family are in agreement to transfer majority ownership of the New York Mets to the hedge-fund billionaire Monday.

Long Island Native Billionaire Steve Cohen Enters Talks To Buy Mets

Billionaire hedge fund manager and Great Neck native Steve Cohen has entered exclusive negotiations to buy the New York Mets, CNBC reported on Friday, citing numerous unnamed sources.

Groucho Marx: Lights! Camera! Insanity!

Rear View: Cigar in hand, he spat out barbed one-liners and zany asides to the camera with devilish irreverence, hamming it up and captivating audiences for 45 years. At the height of their popularity, Groucho Marx and his parents lived in Great Neck.

Mego CEO Marty Abrams: Father of The Action Figure

Even before superheroes proved their superpowers at the box office in the late 1970s, Marty Abrams, of Great Neck, had an entrepreneurial eureka moment that made him the father of the action figure.

3 New Restaurants To Try on Long Island

Hot Plate: Recent LI dining scene additions include Big Daddy’s East, a Cajun eatery in Bay Shore, Marie Blachère Bakery, a French bakery that made its U.S. debut in Great Neck, and Modi Wine Bar, a trendy Italian spot in Franklin Square.