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October 24, 2005
 

Rowdyween in East Hampton

Rowdy Hall (10 Main Street in the Parrish Mews, East Hampton) will hold their 6th annual "Rowdyween" Party on Monday, October 31st at 7:00 p.m. A $25 admission fee entitles revelers to one complimentary drink, passed hors d'oeuvres, drink specials, $4 drafts and $4 well drinks, great live music from the Karlus Trapp Band and dancing. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. Come in costume... or don't come at all! Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20. For more information call Rowdy Hall at 631.324.8555.


October 21, 2005
 

Wine Dinner & Silent Auction at Tellers

Tellers Chophouse, located at 605 Main Street in Islip, will host an Opus One Wine Dinner and silent auction on Monday, October 24 to benefit the Islip Breast Cancer Coalition. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a five-course meal paired with wines from Opus One including a vertical tasting of four rare vintages in large format bottles. The dress is business casual with a touch of pink for breast cancer awareness. Tickets are $350 per person plus tax and gratuity.

The evening's wine tasting will begin with the debut of the 2002 Opus, followed by 1984 Opus in 1.5 liter bottles, 1999 Opus in 3 liter bottles, 1997 Opus in 6 liter bottles, and a sauternes will be paired with dessert. As a special guest, Opus One's winemaker, Michael Silacci and regional manager, France Posener, will be in attendance to discuss the wines involved in the tasting as well as introduce the 2002 Opus. Tellers Chophouse will be the first restaurant on Long Island to offer the Opus One 2002 vintage and guests will be given the opportunity to purchase the 2002 Opus at a special price.

A silent auction featuring a weekend stay for six at the Robert Mondavi Winery in California (including airfare, accommodations and a private tour and tasting given by Michael Silacci) will accompany the dinner. One hundred percent of the net proceeds from the dinner and silent auction will go to benefit the Islip Breast Cancer Coalition. To purchase tickets call Tellers at 631.277.7070.


October 17, 2005
 

Southampton Publick House Celebrates October

Southampton Publick House, located on 40 Bowden Square in Southampton, has scheduled two great events coming up at the end of October: the First Annual Octoberfest Beer Dinner on Thursday, October 27 and the Annual Halloween Costume Party on Saturday, October 29.

The Octoberfest Beer Dinner celebrates the conclusion of a month-long celebration of Octoberfest starting at 7:00 p.m. A four course dinner featuring traditional German dishes as well as some locally inspired season favorites will be served paired with German-inspired ales & lagers such as the Golden Lager, Secret Ale, Octoberfest Lager and Hefeweizen. The cost for the dinner is $50, with limited seating available. Pre-paid reservations are necessary.

Next up, the Halloween Costume Party on Saturday will get going at 9:00 p.m. The party includes dance music from DJ Lucienne, $3 Pumpkin Ales and special priced Jose Cuervo margaritas. Prizes for best costume are: $500 first prize, $250 second prize and $100 gift certificate to Southampton Publick House for third prize.

For further information please call The Southampton Publick House at 631.283.2800 or visit www.publick.com.


October 14, 2005
 

Islandwide Picks this Weekend


22ND ANNUAL OYSTER FESTIVAL
The 22nd Annual Oyster Festival offers a variety of terrific culinary, entertainment and shopping features, including an exotic petting zoo, interactive pirate treasure hunt, a spectacular tall ship and a Halloween haunted ship. There is Oyster eating and shucking contest on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The festival runs Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Main Street in Oyster Bay. For more information call 516.628.1625 or visit www.theoysterfestival.org.

4TH ANNUAL LI COMEDY FEST
The 4th Annual LI Comedy Fest takes place Saturday, October 15 at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury starting at 8:00 p.m. The evening features Sal Richards, Richie Minervini, Melvin George II and Billy Garan. Call 718.423.4249 or visit www.northforktheatre.com for more information.

FISH HATCHERY FALL FAIR
See exhibits by enviromental groups and conservationists, enjoy children's games, fishing for younger than 12 ($2 for 10 minutes) and music. The fair starts on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and takes place at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium on Route 25A in Cold Spring Harbor. For more information call 516.692.6768 or visit www.cshfha.org.

THE BOY WHO CRIED WEREWOLF
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf debuts this weekend, on Saturday, October 15, at Theatre Three on Main Street in Port Jefferson. For ticket and time information, call 631.928.9100.
(Source: LongIsland.com)


October 11, 2005
 

Four Ducks Honored in the Post Season

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) recently announced the 2005 Post Season All-Star Team and end of the year award winners. The Long Island Ducks led all clubs in the circuit with four players selected. Outfielder Henry Rodriguez, second baseman Carlos Hernandez, lefty starter Lance Davis and closer Todd Erdos were named to the squad selected by Atlantic League general managers.

Rodriguez was selected after winning the Atlantic League's batting crown with a .322 batting average in 92 games, while finishing second in the league in on-base percentage (.413) and slugging percentage (.603). In addition to league achievements, the former Expo also tied the franchise's single season home run record with 27, equaling the mark set by Kimera Bartee in 2004.

Hernandez earned honors by batting .321, one thousandth of a point shy of earning a share of the 2005 AL batting title with Rodriguez, with 38 extra base hits and a .390 on-base percentage. The former Mariner was named to the 2005 North Division All-Star team and led the club with 39 stolen bases, 78 runs and 67 RBI.

Davis was named left-handed pitcher of the year after posting an 11-8 mark in 24 starts for Long Island in 2005. The southpaw set the franchise's single season wins mark and became the Ducks' all-time wins leader with 19 in his two seasons with Long Island. The former Red finished the season ranked third in the AL with a 3.76 ERA and was named Atlantic League Pitcher of the Month in July.

Named the closer of the All-Star team, Erdos led the Atlantic League with 32 saves in 64 relief appearances. The former Yankee struck out 51 batters while walking 18 and limiting opposing batters to a .250 average in 61.1 innings of work. In Game One of the North Division Playoffs, the 2005 North Division All-Star picked up his first win as a Duck after hurling a perfect ninth inning.

"We are very proud of these four guys," said Ducks general manager Michael Hirsch. "They put together exceptional seasons and led us to the post season for the second straight year."

For more on the Ducks, visit www.liducks.com.


October 06, 2005
 

Long Island Association Events in October

Visit www.longislandassociation.org to register online or call 631.493.3036 for more information on any event.

Top Talent Seminar – Retaining & Developing Your Best Employees
Wednesday, October 19
LIA Headquarters, 300 Broadhollow Road, Ste 110W, Melville
8:30 a.m. Registration / 9:00 a.m. seminar

This seminar is calling all managers and executives who rely on the talent of those they manage. If you want to recruit, develop high-potential and retain "top talent," join RHR International, the premier firm in the field of corporate psychology. Advance registration: $30 member/$50 non-member/OR $50 at door.

LIA Business Before Hours
Wednesday, October 26
LIA Headquarters, 300 Broadhollow Road, Ste 110W, Melville
8:30 a.m.

Monthly "mini-tradeshow" and networking event. Advance registration is recommended at $10 (payable day of event) and includes Continental Breakfast. Participants are encouraged to bring display materials and plenty of business cards.



 

"Everything is Illminated" Stars in Huntington

Boris Leskin and Laryssa Lauret, two of the stars of the film "Everything is Illuminated," will be at the Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Avenue in Huntington) this Friday, October 7 at the 7:00 p.m. show. The film will be followed by a question and answer session with the two guest stars. For more information, visit www.cinemaartscentre.org.

About The Film:
"Everything is Illuminated," written/directed by Liev Schreiber and starring Leskin, Lauret and Elijah Wood, is based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer. The film tells the story of a young man's quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather in a small Ukrainian town that was wiped off the map by the Nazi invasion.

The journey begins as a comic nightmare -- with an eccentric trio of paid "expert" guides sorely lacking in expertise: a cranky grandfather who insists on bringing his unruly seeing-eye dog to help him drive and his over-enthusiastic grandson, whose fractured command of English, passion for retro American pop culture, and inability to shut up, threaten to make the worst of every situation. What starts out as a journey to piece together one family's story under the most absurd circumstances turns into a surprisingly meaningful journey with a powerful series of revelations -- the importance of remembrance, the perilous nature of secrets, the legacy of the Holocaust, the meaning of friendship, and, most importantly, love. In his directorial debut, acclaimed actor Liev Schreiber has crafted a fascinating and mesmerizing film.



 

Morton's Celebrates National Chocolate Day All Month Long

Morton's (777 Northern Boulevard in Great Neck) is celebrating National Chocolate Day throughout the entire month of October by offering $5 chocolate martinis Monday through Friday at the bar from 5:00 - ­7:00 p.m. During this happy hour, bar guests will also receive complimentary mini steak sandwiches. On National Chocolate Day, October 28, all guests dining at Morton's will receive a complimentary Morton's chocolate bar with their meal. For more information call 516.498.2950.


October 04, 2005
 

Panera Bread Raises Awareness for Breast Cancer with Pink Ribbon Bagels

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to help raise awareness and funds, Panera Bread bakery-cafes throughout Long Island will be offering a special, limited-time-only Pink Ribbon Bagel. For each Pink Ribbon bagel sold from October 1st to November 8th, Panera Bread will donate 25 cents to the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund, Inc.

The pink ribbon is a long-standing symbol for the united support of breast cancer research. Because of this, Panera has created special pink bagels shaped like ribbons to help raise funds for this important cause here on Long Island. Baked fresh each day in all area Panera Bread bakery-cafes, the bagels feature real bits of Bing cherries and healthy cranberries.

Participants at the "Weekend for a Cure" walk at Flowerfield in St. James will also be treated to a bagel "to go" prior to the start of their 2.5 mile Walkathon on October 2. To register for the walk, visit www.findacure.org.

"Panera Bread is committed to serving the members of the local community, many of whom have had their lives touched by breast cancer," said Greg George, Director of Operations for Panera. "We are honored to support the Carol M. Baldwin Research Fund in its search for a cure."

Pink Ribbon bagels will be on sale at all seven Panera Bread bakery cafes including Bohemia, Carle Place, East Meadow, East Northport, Hicksville, Huntington and Mineola.


October 02, 2005
 

Eat, Drink and Play at the Grand Opening of Dave & Buster's in Farmingdale

Dave & Buster's founders Dave Corriveau and Buster Corley will be on hand to unveil the new Dave & Buster's Grand Sports Cafe at 261 Airport Plaza Boulevard in Farmingdale on Monday, October 3 at 12:00 p.m. Created as the ultimate playground for sports fans of all ages, D&B's Grand Sports Cafe is celebrating this inaugural event with "The Ultimate Sports Day," including celebrity waiters and bartenders; a ribbon cutting; Happy Hour specials; Knicks, Rangers and Islanders ticket giveaways; free gameplay and more.

D&B's will also debut a new logo, new games and equipment upgrades while giving those in attendance a chance to meet Hall of Fame star athletes. From noon to 3:00 p.m., NHL Hall of Famer and New York Islander, Bryan Trottier; former New York Mets star, Ed Kranepool; and former New York Yankees shortstop, Phil Linz will play waiter for the day. After the ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m., they will announce the "Ultimate Sports Day" prize package, a trip for two including travel, accommodations, and tickets to Super Bowl XL in Detroit on February 5, 2006.

In addition to celebrating, Dave & Buster's plans to give back. Their celebrity bartenders will serve up creative cocktails from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. D&B's will match their tips and donate the proceeds to America's Second Harvest, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization, distributing surplus food to more than 23 million hungry Americans each year.

All guests will receive a $10 card good for that day with a special $10 bounce-back offer good for their next visit. WBLI 106.1 FM and WBAB 102.3 FM will also be giving away tickets, dinner for two at D&B's and transportation by limousine to upcoming New York Islander home games, the Paul McCartney concert (10/4 or 10/5) and the U2 concert (10/7 - 10/14). For more information, call Dave & Buster's at 631.249.0708.

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  Barney's 315 Buckram Road Locust Valley Classic French and American
  The Beacon 8 West Water Street Sag Harbor Seafood, Steaks
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  Benihana 2105 Northern Boulevard Munsey Park Japanese, Hibachi
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  Canterbury Ales Oyster Bar 46 Audrey Avenue Oyster Bay Seafood, American
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  City Cafe 987 Stewart Avenue Garden City Italian
  The Clam Bar Montauk Highway Amagansett Seafood
  Coco's Water Cafe 117 New York Avenue Huntington Continental, Italian
  Cole's House 149 Glen Street Glen Cove American, Eclectic
  Collage 23 Wall Street Huntington Eclectic American
  Coolfish 6800 Jericho Turnpike Syosset American, Seafood
  The Cooperage Inn 2218 Sound Avenue Baiting Hollow Country Bistro
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  Crossroads Cafe 26 Laurel Road East Northport New American
  Crow's Nest Old West Lake Drive #4 Montauk Continental, Seafood
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  Della Femina 99 North Main Street East Hampton Contemporary American
  Downtown Cafe 4 School Street Glen Cove American
  East by Northeast 51 Edgemere Street Montauk Asian, Pacific Rim
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  Fresno 8 Fresno Place East Hampton American
  The Gatsby 712 Main Street Islip Fine Dining
  George Martin 65 North Park Avenue Rockville Centre American Bistro
  George Martin in Southampton 56 Nugent Street Southampton American Bistro
  George Washington Manor 1305 Old Northern Blvd Roslyn American
  Gonzalo & Joe's American Cafe 5 School Street Glen Cove American
  Gosman's Dock 500 West Lake Drive Montauk Seafood
  Gurney's Inn 290 Old Montauk Highway Montauk International
  H2O 215 West Main Street Smithtown Seafood, Sushi
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  La Tavernetta 936 Broadway Woodmere Italian
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  Louis XVI 600 South Ocean Avenue Patchogue French
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  Outback Steakhouse 216 Jericho Turnpike Commack Steak House
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  Page One 90 School Street Glen Cove American-Asian
  Pasta Pasta 234 East Main Street Port Jefferson Italian
  Pastaria 4082 Route 347 Setauket Italian
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  Poco Loco 1431 Old Northern Blvd Roslyn Tex-Mex
  Polo 45 Seventh Street Garden City American on European
  Pumpernickels 640 Main Street Northport German
  Riodizio Churrascaria 388 Willis Avenue Roslyn Heights Brazilian
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  Shiro 401 Old Country Road Carle Place Japanese
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  Starfish 2095 Merrick Road Merrick Seafood
  Steamboat Landing 74 Shore Road Glen Cove Seafood
  Steve's Pier 1 33 Bayville Avenue Bayville Seafood
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  Three Village Inn 150 Main Street Stony Brook American Classic
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06/30/2005  Interview with The Howlin' Thurstons || Punk Surf/Garage Rock Band
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