Here comes mom’s wedding dress: Ways Long Islanders have repurposed the gown

Here comes mom’s wedding dress: Ways Long Islanders have repurposed the gown

When Jessica DiRocco, 34, tried on her mother’s 1980s wedding dress years ago just for fun, she decided to one day wear it when she got married — inadvertently following her family’s growing nuptials tradition of turning something old into something new. Sally Ann Zummo’s “something blue” came in the form of her late grandfather’s blue […]
At-home beauty: Long Island barber shares men’s care tips

At-home beauty: Long Island barber shares men’s care tips

Fellows, you too can fall prey to appearing overly shaggy and sloppy during quarantine. “For a man, he can go from looking like a CEO to homeless in two to three weeks,” says Edward Dennehy who co-owns the hip yet elegant MadMen Barber Shop in Wantagh and Williston...
The Roaring ’20s on Long Island

The Roaring ’20s on Long Island

Step back in time to the Roaring ’20s. The Prohibition-era atmosphere of a century ago included gatherings at speakeasies, events at lavish North Fork mansions and Long Islanders dressed in flapper garb.  Here’s a look at Long Island life in 2020 in,...