Born in Huntington, raised in Northport and Stony Brook, Michael studied broadcast journalism and international relations at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and lives in Southampton. Next fall he’ll attend law school, quite possibly in New York.
It’s nearly impossible to imagine Stony Brook without Setauket. The former has the nicest shopping district while the latter has the best deli. One has a hidden jewel of a nature walk, while the other has the old-fashioned barbershop. In fact, the towns constitute two of the three “villages” — along with Old Field — that collectively form the Three Village area, originally envisioned by philanthropist Ward Melville…. Read More »
Looking for a thriving, innovative arts organization on Long Island? You’ve found it in the East End Arts. By offering instruction in music, theater and the visual arts to students of all ages, gallery exhibitions, public art projects, and live productions, East End Arts (EEA) is “building and enriching” the community through “education, support, advocacy and inspiration,” according to their mission statement. Located in Riverhead, where the two forks of… Read More »
A visit to Montauk — Long Island’s easternmost town — will invariably include sightings of signs proclaiming “The End.” The message is simple: this is it for New York. For the most part it’s true, but for a few more miles of road and one major landmark: the Montauk Point Lighthouse. It is a long-standing navigational tool, a National Historic Landmark, and to many, the symbol of Long… Read More »