Tag: Westbury

The Pixies Rock The Space at Westbury

Seminal alt-rock band the Pixies leveled The Space at Westbury on Sept. 22, delivering a seismic barrage of songs spanning their collective two-decade career...

First Cop in Shootout With Pulse Gunman is a Long Island...

Orlando Police Det. Adam Gruler, the first member of law enforcement to exchange fire with the Pulse nightclub shooter a year ago Monday, is a Long Island native, the Press has learned.

The Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns

Punctuating Long Island's smorgasbord of communities are a variety of lively downtowns—characterized as popular local centralized hubs comprised of all the aforementioned businesses and attractions renowned for their wide range of exceptional cuisines, activities and tourist destinations. The following is a list of some of Long Island’s most popular and well-known downtowns, along with some of their top highlights, all well worth a visit with friends, family members, loved ones, and/or simply perfect for solo excursions to explore, learn about, and ultimately, embrace. Here’s the Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns.

Guitar Legend Jorma Kaukonen Combats Autism With Music At The Space...

Jorma Kaukonen translates blues and folk rock into a sonic force of healing for nonprofit Long Island Autism Communities at The Space at Westbury on April 13!

Rock Extraterrestrials The Flaming Lips Invade The Space At Westbury

Psychedelic experimental space-noise rock extraterrestrials the Flaming Lips deploy their intergalactic tractor beam of kaleidoscopic aural supernovae and legendary theatrics at The Space at Westbury on Saturday, March 11 in a mesmerizing show bound for the books of must-attend Long Island concerts.

First Casino on Long Island Debuts in Islandia

Thousands of people flocked Monday to Jake’s 58 Hotel & Casino in Islandia upon the debut of the first such facility to open on Long Island following years-long debates over its location.

Westbury Crash Leaves Woman Dead

A 51-year-old woman was killed when a car crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and crashed head-on into her SUV in Westbury on Presidents’ Day.

Immigrants Express Post-Election Anxiety & Fear At Community Forum

Dozens of parents told a panel of elected officials, lawyers and religious leaders that children, especially Hispanic students, are hesitant to go to school out of fear that immigration agents will pick them up.

New Cassel Man Convicted of Murder, Robbery Spree

A New Cassel man was convicted Wednesday of shooting and killing a 56-year-old man during an attempted hold-up amid a six-month-long armed robbery spree targeting gas stations across Nassau County.

60 MPH Winds Wreak Havoc on Long Island

More than 60 mph wind gusts downed trees and utility lines across Long Island on Monday, resulting in damaged homes, blocked roads, train delays and thousands of power outages, officials said.