Tag: Long Island
One of the most highly anticipated concerts on Long Island is finally upon us, which is a triumphant event for many music fans, both young and old alike, for two reasons: its star and its venue. For those who haven't heard, Long Island resident and legendary musician Billy Joel aka “The Piano Man” will be performing the inaugural concert at the newly renovated Nassau Coliseum, on April 5, ushering in a new era of extraordinary musical performances on the Island!
Kevin James, the famed comedian currently starring in the CBS sitcom 'Kevin Can Wait,' is hitting The Paramount in Huntington for two days next week as part of the venue’s comedy series, with a third show added later in the month due to popular demand.
All hail the kings! Some of the best and brightest businessmen from Long Island will come together to be recognized at this year's Star Network's Kings of Long Island Awards and Networking event!
Federal prosecutors on Friday unsealed an eight-count indictment charging Ambrosino with wire fraud, and tax evasion, among other charges.
Nearly two years after the 'Old Barn' shuttered its doors, officials celebrated the refurbished 13,900-seat 'NYCB Live' Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Hundreds of business owners came together to celebrate their victories as the best companies in Nassau and Suffolk counties during the 2017 Bethpage Best of Long Island winners dinner party at the Chateau Briand in Carle Place, on Monday, March 27. (Photos by Mike Savitsky)
Based on George Orwell’s presciently terrifying novel, the movie by writer-director Michael Radford stars Richard Burton as a villain, Suzanna Hamilton as a romantic, and John Hurt as Winston Smith, a dutiful drone in a totalitarian state, who begins to fathom the depth of his oppression by a government that he always took for granted. The film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on April 4 at nearly 200 independent art-house movie theatres across the country and several internationally, with a post-film discussion at the Cinema Arts moderated by Prof. Marty Haas, who teaches American history at Adelphi University. The date of the screening is especially relevant because it was on this day that Smith began his rebellion by making his first entry in his forbidden diary. It’s what Big Brother’s Thought Police would call a “thought crime” because they don’t want anyone thinking independently. Smith’s job at the government’s Ministry of Truth had been to rewrite history, eliminating inconvenient truths and erasing incongruent facts. For some reason, he suddenly woke up.
Jake's 58 may be open for gambling, but a lawsuit pending in State Supreme Court since September says the Village of Islandia violated its own code to allow a casino at the former Marriott hotel--while Suffolk County OTB is betting on its success to bail it out of bankruptcy.
More than 70,000 students in school districts across Long Island have “opted out” of taking the first round of this year’s controversial Common Core standardized tests, according to education advocates monitoring the numbers of those refusing the exams—and those figures expected to rise.