Long Island’s most ‘potent potable’ has international acclaim

Friday, April 27, 2012
A Long Island Iced Tea (Photo by Pen Waggener, used under Creative Commons License)

Since first being served in the mid-1970s, the “Long Island Iced Tea” has become a mainstay in not only American bars but at drinking establishments worldwide. Robert “Rosebud”…

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Review: Long Island jazz scene goes ‘Off-White’

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The "Off-White Set" plays a jazz number in Babylon. (LIR Photo by Mike Stainkamp)

“The Off-White Set” is a jazz band that is skilled at mixing sounds, with tunes ranging from traditional jazz to avant-garde. From the rhythms of drummer Hugo Lopez…

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Photo: Long Island chocolate expo draws record crowd

Monday, March 5, 2012
Long Island Chocolate World Expo (LIR Photo by Alexi Knock)

Thousands of people from all over the New York Metropolitan area waited in line for hours to attend an event that could have made Willa Wonka himself jealous….

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