Tag: Westbury

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.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events February 23 – March...

Steve Hackett of Genesis fame rocks NYCB Theatre at Westbury; singer Aaron Tveit serenades The Paramount; Spyro Gyra grooves YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts; & much more to see and do on Long Island this week!

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.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events February 16 – 22

Tom Segura & Pablo Francisco crack up The Paramount; Trio Solisti wows Adelphi University Performing Arts Center; Lewis Black floors NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Juelz Santana amazes The Emporium; Geoff Tate rocks 89 North; Oscar nominee '13th' screens at Cinema Arts Centre; & so many more phenomenal Long Island concerts & events all week!

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.

Artie Lange Fills Up The Space at Westbury With His ‘Crashing’...

The New Jersey native who got his start on Mad TV in the 1990s is best known for his time on The Howard Stern Show in addition to TV and movie appearances.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events February 9 – 15

'Chinatown,' 'Fruitvale Station' and 'Laurel and Hardy' classics screen at Cinema Arts Centre; The Musical Box: Selling England By The Pound, Sinbad and Masters of Illusion - Believe the Impossible wows NYCB Theatre at Westbury; The Chippendales and Jim Breuer rock The Paramount; Drive-By Truckers and Artie Lange destroy The Space at Westbury; & so many more amazing concerts and events across Long Island all week!

Hempstead Man Gets 55 Years for Raping 3 Women

A Hempstead man was sentenced Monday to 55 years to life in prison for raping three women who worked as sex workers and trying to rape a fourth victim in 2013.