Belfast Titanic letter fails to sell at Long Island auction

Sunday, March 4, 2012
A handwritten letter from John Edward Simpson from on board the Titanic failed to meet its reserve price at Philip Weiss Auctions on March 2 (Photo courtesy of Philip Weiss Auctions)

The bidding started at $27,000. Within 10 seconds, it was at $33,000. Suddenly silence, no more bids. The auctioneer gave “fair warning” at $33,000, but what he said…

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Storify: Oyster Bay journalist killed covering violence in Syria

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Fake meat: Long Island rockers open vegetarian eatery in Seaford

Friday, December 16, 2011
"Sweet and sour chicken," "killer tofu sticks" and a "Philly cheese steak hero" from the Long Island Vegetarian Eatery (LIR photo by Fran Berkman)

How many times has this happened to you? It’s 2 a.m., and you’re overcome with that one-of-a-kind urge for vegan pulled-pork sliders. Be honest now, did you even…

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