Category Archives: News

Jay Sylvester

Visit Jay Sylvester’s new gallery at 10 Bell Street, Bellport Village and talk to this innovative artist who weaves magic and myth into his art. And don’t miss his huge creation, “Leviathan,” formed from Bittersweet, Honeysuckle and Black Elder vines. Ask him how he made it. His work will also be featured at CEED’s Sculpture […]


Step into @tolanewyork, Alison Buck Wegener’s Bellport Village storefront and congratulate her on ten years on Main Street. Besides stylish clothing and wowee home items and jewelry, Alison has provided a happy place here. Read the story by #LindaLeuzzi in the @liadvance:,94981 #LongIslandNews #LongIsland #BellportVillage #Bellport

Avery Property

The Avery property in #EastPatchogue was gifted with $250,000 recently thanks to a resolution submitted by @legislatorthorne to help secure and stabilize the historic 1820 house, one of three major buildings on the property. Here’s the story by #LindaLeuzzi in the @liadvance:,94996SHORE #Patchogue #PatchogueNews #LongIslandNews #AveryProperty

Gateway Expansion

Big plans are underway at The Gateway in #Bellport that includes a new bar with a glass wall exterior as well as a glamorous new entrance to the lobby area. The 3,300 square foot addition thanks to two grants, one for $1,450,000, another for $500,000 will transform the theater experience for patrons. Read the story […]

Scot Patrick Allan

The Gateway’s ebullient emcee and good friend, Scot Patrick Allan (@scotpatrick), Director of Public Relations and Development has taken a new position in Boston as Artistic Director of Riverside Theatre Works in #HydePark at French’s Opera House in Logan Square. Read the article by #LindaLeuzzi in the @liadvance:,94881 #TheGateway #RiversideTheaterWorks #LongIslandNews

PatMed Actor

Tim Intravia, a Patchogue-Medford graduate, has made a successful career with acting roles, particularly as a silver robot man. He also founded his own real estate firm, Conrad Real Estate, LLC, specializing in commercial leasing. You can see him in a recent New York Lottery commercial. Read the article by #LindaLeuzzi in the @liadvance:,94921 […]

Rock of Ages

That’s @markryananderson of “Rock of Ages” who played the slithery villain Stacee Jaxx with me on Mother’s Day at Isabella Rossellini’s farm event. We met after Bellina Logan’s one woman play at The Gateway on Mother’s Day. Nothing like his bad boy character, Mark is a lovely, successful actor who lives in the city, owns […]

Gigi’s Playhouse

@gigisplayhouselongisland Down Syndrome Achievement Centers in #Patchogue has been so successful they need more room and are looking to relocate hopefully in Patchogue environs but they’ve also investigated #Medford and #Sayville. Read the story by #LindaLeuzzi in the @liadvance:,94884

Fr. Edwin Beckham Installed

Father Edwin Beckham who led the wonderful Celtic trip pilgrimage last year to Scotland and northern England, was installed recently as the new rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church @StMarksIslip. It was standing room only in the historic Islip house of worship with friends, family and other clergy. Here’s the story by #LindaLeuzzi in @readSCN. […]