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G.C. kicks off Morgan Park Music Festival

For nearly 60 years, summers in Glen Cove have meant the Summer Music Festival in Morgan Park, which kicked off on July 1 with a celebration of Americana, and continued last Sunday with a memorial …

In downtown Glen Cove, Miami s Cuban sounds

More than 100 people gathered in the streets of downtown Glen Cove last Friday in lawn chairs, awaiting the Cuban grooves of Gloria’s Miami Sound, featuring Nikki Torres, a Suffolk-based band that …

Toys ‘R Bust? Not these mom-and-pops

Amid closures of Toys ‘R Us stores nationwide, North Shore toy stores like Justin’s Toys and G. Willikers are doing just fine. While not immune to the consumer shift toward Internet retail, which …

Cooking with smells, memories in Glen Cove

The smell that emanates from a car’s exhaust pipe might make some people cough, or wrinkle their noses in disgust. But to Emmanuel Benitez, owner and head chef of the Glen Cove restaurant Vivo …

A diverse garden for Glen Cove's diverse senior center

As summer enters full bloom, so to does the Glen Cove Senior Center’s garden. On the center’s back patio, potted plants line the deck’s banister. Their leaves and vines hang over the edge, …

Stepping Out

Al fresco-style entertaining

There are few better ways to celebrate the summer season than by firing up the grill.


Let's at least study gun violence

The mass shooting at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md., on June 28 struck all of us at the Herald Community Newspapers hard. Five Gazette staff members are dead and two are wounded. These …

Scott Brinton

Demystifying Anthony Bourdain

My brief viewer-host relationship with Anthony Bourdain took a nosedive in May 2013, a month after his CNN travel-food show, “Parts Unknown,” premiered.

Randi Kreiss

The son of my daughter, the daughter of my son

After my mother died, my grown kids thought it would be good for me to have a couple of grandkids around for two weeks. You know, distraction and so forth. Let the young people lift my spirits and get me going.

Alfonse D'Amato

On immigration, use hearts and heads!

The seemingly endless national dispute over immigration may be coming to a head. Images of children separated from their families at the U.S.’s southern border should be enough . . .

Glen Cove marks 350 years

On May 24, 1668, three families — early settlers of Long Island’s North Shore — purchased a parcel of land from the Matinecock Chieftaincy. They called the land Musquito Cove, based on the …