On the occasion of prog-rock titans Yes--sans singer Jon Anderson, sure, but still pretty damn Yes-sy--coming to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury Wednesday night [8pm] to play their classic platters The Yes Album, Close to the Edge AND Going for the One in their entireties, we got in touch with perhaps ... More >>
John Denver is coming to town, and he's bringing his old bandmates with him. Together, they're kicking off the "Rocky Mountain High Concert" U.S. tour in Westbury on Friday (at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury), and then looping back around to Best Buy Theatre on Tuesday, February 12. And they'll be pla ... More >>
A city judge essentially sentenced Joseph Sdao -- a corrupt former project manager for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, who defrauded the city out of more than $30,000 -- to a 12-weekend timeout yesterday. Judge Martin Marcus of Bronx County Supreme Court sentenced Sdao, 69, of ... More >>
Deep catalog diving
Squeeze / The B-52's NYCB Theater at Westbury Sunday, July 15 Better than: Writing in a diary. Last night the British pop band Squeeze took the slowly rotating stage at Long Island's NYCB Theater at Westbury (a.k.a. Westbury Music Fair) to their debut single "Take Me I'm Yours," a grand proclamat ... More >>
Davy Jones, the British singer who was a member of the sitcom-spawned band The Monkees, died of a heart attack this morning, according to TMZ. Jones was already a Tony-nominated actor when he auditioned for the group, having been honored for playing the Artful Dodger in a run of Oliver! that moved f ... More >>
Here's the drill: Explain why Cyndi Lauper has inspired/entertained/educated you in 150 words or less, and send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org by tomorrow night (Tuesday) at 11:59 p.m. In other words, tell me why you feel "she's so unusual" and amazing.
Don't call it a comeback, because, for better or worse, the guy never went anywhere
No cowbell The Jägermeister Tour featuring Dierks Bentley, Josh Thompson, and Sean Patrick McGraw Long Island Community Bank Theatre at Westbury Sunday, March 27 Better than: Staving off the Sunday night blues with a screening of Talladega Nights. For much of his show on at the former Westbury ... More >>
Racial profiling, gender discrimination, undeserved hatred -- these are all bad when they're true, but they're also bad when fabricated or blown out of proportion, as in the case of mortician Dawn Mazzone-Trani.
Happily, we avoided post-Thanksgiving Wal-Mart deaths on Long Island this year, but we did get a fire. According to Newsday, 2,000 shoppers and employees were evacuated from the WalMart on Old Country Road in Westbury today after a worker discovered christmas wrapping and ornaments stored in the g ... More >>
Robert Riggio has made a career out of conning priests and parishes by phone. If he calls you, hang up.
The alt.truth crowd takes its message to the memorial service, The New York Times, and a great big punk concert