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In the Heights – Full Story

Hola! Get ready to salsa, mambo, hip hop in the audience when “In the Heights” opens at The Gateway (the_gateway)on March 15. Lead actor, Ryan Alvarado (@_ryanalvarado_) who plays Usnavi de la Vega, the narrator, and director/choreographer Vincent Ortega (@vinceortega) discussed this multiple Tony award-winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda (@lin_manuel) about the hopes and dreams […]

Many grateful thanks…

Many grateful thanks to @brookhavenfreelibrary Director Jaime Papandrea, her board and book club members, my Rotary and other friends, neighbors, and Suffolk County News @readSCN supporters Sam Desmond husband Sean as well as Pastor Ray Bagnuolo for attending “My Year With the Italian Girl” Books & Bites book talk this Sunday. Also to @buterasofsayville for […]

Small but mighty Grace A.M.E. Zion Church in Patchogue

Small but mighty Grace A.M.E. Zion Church in Patchogue, the seat of the Brookhaven NAACP, has finally gotten new front steps. The ramp is next. The 100-year-old church, known for its singing in the past, is still devoted to faith and prayers. Check out the story by #LindaLeuzzi in the @liadvance.,90212

Get your color pop and calm here

We could all use color, fun, whimsy and calm. Marquee Projects Inc.’s new exhibit “Budding” with artists Fukuko Harris and Larry Wolhandler’s show will have you wanting to stay a while and yelling “wow!” It’s free. Come in and view Fukuko’s sculptures and mobiles made inventively and humorously with throwaway materials and Wolhandler’s soothing grid […]

Art Cooley, an original founder of the Environmental Defense Fund

Art Cooley, an original founder of the Environmental Defense Fund, was a beloved Bellport High School ornithology and advanced biology teacher who passed January 30. He instilled passion and caring in his students for the environment through lively canoe trips on the Carmans River near the Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge as well as walks in […]

Happy Galentine’s Day!

It was the Second Annual Galentine’s Day, named for Paris Street Market owner, Gale Scaglia, last Friday night as the popular store hosted a free wine and cheese event. Say Cheese provided an array including Triple Cream with Cocoa, Chipotle Garlic Cheddar Gruyere and Ski Queen Creamy Caramel Cheese plus Scaglia’s strawberries dipped in chocolate. […]