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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.

John Cassavetes: The Father of Indie Films

Rear View: "Wouldn't it be terrific if [ordinary] people could make movies, instead of all these Hollywood bigwigs who are only interested in business and how much the picture was going to gross and everything?” Director John Cassavetes asked.

The House That Santa Found: Miracle on 34th Street Partly Shot...

The revealing final scene outside 24 Derby Road in Port Washington was nearly nixed when the cameras literally froze while filming the 1947 holiday heartwarmer.

Perry Como: The Man Who Invented Casual

In 1946, the Comos and their children settled in Sands Point near Port Washington on Long Island’s North Shore. After his passing at age 88 in 2001, Main Street was renamed “Perry Como Avenue” during Pride in Port week.

Charming Port Washington Colonial Asks $729,000

Busting with charm is this completely updated Colonial with a quaint front porch and slate backyard patio for entertaining listed for sale in Port Washington.

Spectrum Designs: Business On A Mission

The Port Washington-based company is now a model social enterprise offering authentic vocational experiences to individuals on the autism spectrum. The company generated more than $2 million in sales this year. Clients include Google, Facebook, and Uber.

Tweezerman Tweezers: A Plucky Success

Tweezerman is a Long Island-based company, headquartered in Port Washington, and its products are sold virtually everywhere.

Stylish Waterfront Condominiums for The Empty Nester

Knickerbocker Bay Club, a condominium community located in Port Washington with waterfront views, is designed for the 62-plus active adult.

The Sound Bite Heralds Cajun-fusion Joint’s Debut

Southern, Italian cuisines mix at news-and-jazz-themed restaurant.