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1999 Stories by Stacy Albin

Archives: 2000 | 1999
  • Scarlet Leathers

    published December 28, 1999

    There's no doubt about it. The hottest Santa in town was at the LONG ISLAND EAGLE last Saturday night, where the Long Island Ravens, a gay... More >>

  • The New Bootleggers

    published December 21, 1999

    By the time the knife went into record exec Lance "Un" Rivera last week, bootleg copies of Jay-Z's latest CD, Vol. 3 The Life and Times of... More >>

  • From India, With Love

    published December 21, 1999

    Among the many things that Simeran has given up for love—or for just the prospect of love—are several centuries of Sikh tradition,... More >>

  • Showing It Off

    published December 14, 1999

    Giving a presentation for a fashion-merchandising class is one thing. Putting on a full-fledged fashion show at KARMA is quite another. And the... More >>

  • Rocking the Cradle

    published December 7, 1999

    Heather isn't the first scenester to bump and grind at South Beach Water Club. But at 15, she's among the youngest. This is teen night, and... More >>

  • Awe in the Family

    published December 7, 1999

    Krinner even laughs about spells that don't quite work, like the one she cast just after becoming a witch. She'd wanted a new car. But years... More >>

  • Waiting It Out

    published November 30, 1999

    By midnight, Latin band Oro Solido still hadn't arrived at Visage. Club management had tried to woo them in—along with the other performers... More >>

  • Alpha Bits

    published November 23, 1999

    You sure you want an alpha male-even a wannabe-in-training, like Al Gore-to be president of your country? Or would you settle for a beta male?... More >>

  • The man show

    published November 16, 1999

    Age matters in a place with jailbait running around. But does the 34-year-old smoothie at GROUND ZERO on this Friday night have to start a... More >>

  • What rhymes with 'maggot'?

    published November 16, 1999

    After an alleged gay-bashing incident at the SUNY Stony Brook Student Union on the eve of the anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder, Army... More >>

  • Going Postal

    published November 9, 1999

    With dance music blaring, Chunky's wouldn't seem to be the ideal spot for talking politics. But that didn't stop drag queen Venice Charles on... More >>

  • Sleepwalking, sleepdancing

    published November 9, 1999

    A modern dance performed to Nine Inch Nails—that could give you nightmares. But in the piece REM, the Circle of Dance Repertory... More >>

  • Class clowns

    published November 9, 1999

    The best graduation speech this year on Long Island is Janie Robinson's. "I can't bowl, I stunk at ceramics and I've been thrown out of bingo for... More >>

  • Disco infernal

    published November 2, 1999

    Classic disco has been part of The Dallenger's Friday format for eons. But with Saturday Night Fever opening on Broadway last week and the... More >>

  • Shots in the dark

    published October 26, 1999

    The cashier walked out of a marriage after 27 years. A woman with chipped red nail polish remarks that she's the "top cashier" at a local... More >>

  • The mullet

    published October 26, 1999

    Finally, someone put a funny name to that two-tiered, bi-level haircut that's short on the sides, kind of short on top and long in the back: a... More >>

  • Dousing a blaze

    published October 19, 1999

    Natasha was on the prowl, anticipating that she'd flirt up a storm at NAPPER TANDY'S last Friday in Northport. The place, she bragged, was a... More >>

  • A Staggering Blow

    published October 12, 1999

    For nine years, Irish Day has been the biggest party-in-the-streets day in Long Beach. West End roads would close to traffic. Bars and delis would... More >>

  • The Issue Before the Bar

    published October 5, 1999

    It may seem out of context, but Mr. Beery's of Bethpage is stocked with voter-registration forms. That's because owner Steve Beery is angry about... More >>

  • All fired up

    published September 28, 1999

    Go to church in Texas and you may end up with bullet holes in you. A high school student anywhere can easily be a goner. And had you gone for a... More >>

  • Salts of the Earth

    published September 21, 1999

    Seasonal drops-ins should have finished glomming onto Long Beach's sunshine as of Labor Day weekend. They should have gone back to their concrete... More >>

  • Bare Facts

    published September 14, 1999

    The supply list is simple: Bring your imagination, a pack of soft-vine charcoal and a newspaper-print pad to Life Drawing 101. But you may need... More >>

  • Mobbed up

    published September 14, 1999

    How bad was the race riot at the ROAD HOUSE PUB? The cops are sticking by their story that it was full-blown, but bar owner Michael Maupin... More >>

  • Do The Continental

    published September 7, 1999

    Cz moge miec piwo? That's Polish for "Can I have a beer, please?" But knowing that much wasn't enough to even begin breaking down language... More >>

  • The Beat Goes On

    published August 31, 1999

    My ankles and wrists were bound in leather cuffs, as I stood spread-eagled against a wall. Behind me were Sir Richard and Sir Darren, two doms in... More >>

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