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Monique Singh-Roy

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10/23/15 8:00am
(Credit: Abbeville Press)

(Credit: Abbeville Press)

Their names recall a bygone era in New York City — Sardi’s, the Stork Club, El Morrocco and “21.”

Back in the 1930s, 40s and 50s those nightclubs were where movie stars, writers, politicians and athletes went to see and be seen.

For 40 years New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons covered that scene for his popular syndicated column, The Lyons Den.

Now in his second book dedicated to his father, “What a Time It Was: Leonard Lyons and the Golden Age of New York Nightlife,” three-time Emmy-award winning film critic Jeffrey Lyons has compiled more of his father’s columns and anecdotes that recall the movers and shakers of that time. (more…)

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08/06/15 1:00pm
The Dory Bar & Restaurant (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

The Dory Bar & Restaurant
(Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

“I’ve been doing this for about eight years and it wasn’t really an organized thing, now it’s organized.”

What Jack Kiffer, owner of Shelter Island’s The Dory bar and restaurant is refering to is the Second Annual Shelter Island Jazz Fest beginning next week.  The landmark waterfront restaurant is bringing a week’s worth of live jazz music to the island.

Read more on Shelter Island by northforker

08/05/15 1:43pm
Snug Booths line an entire wall of the restaurant (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Snug Booths line an entire wall of the restaurant.
(Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

A roaring fireplace on a cold night might be the furthest thing from your mind while enjoying a fruity cocktail in August, but a new Shelter Island restaurant is aiming to be a go-to spot for both the flip-flop and wool sock seasons.

“The design was to create a space that was light and airy through summer, then had a warm and cozy feel for winter as Red Maple will be open year round,” said David Bowd, who co-owns the Chequit Inn, which recently unveiled its new restaurant, Red Maple. (more…)