Christopher Birsner

In addition to being the editor of the Massapequa Observer and Plainview-Old Bethpage Herald, Chris Birsner is the sports editor for Long Island Weekly and often contributes gaming articles to the arts and entertainment publication.

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A Decade Of Craft: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Minecraft

Every once and a while, a video game takes the world by storm. Since 2017, it’s been Fortnite Battle Royale, a game that earns an average of more than $100 million a month and has...

The Return Of The Cosmos

The New York Cosmos were once a thriving team. Back in the 1970s and early 1980s, as part of the North American Soccer League (NASL), they were one of the most exciting teams in New...

Long Island’s Jason Caron Talks Pro Golf And PGA Championship In Bethpage

The PGA Championship is about to tee off and the focus of coverage will be on many major names in the world of golf. Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka are just a few...

Behind The Tournament With PGA Championship Director Scott Reid

We are just less than two weeks away from the PGA Championship and Bethpage State Park is almost ready to welcome thousands of fans for the second major tournament in golf this year. Before the...

Featherweight Bull

Andre “The Bull” Harrison, Long Island native and mixed martial artist of the Professional Fighters League, will be fighting at Nassau Coliseum to kick off the start of the PFL’s new season. The featherweight fighter...

Rise Of The Excelsior

The world of e-sports continues to grow every day, with millions of viewers tuning in to watch some of the best tournaments in gaming such as those surrounding League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. and...

Dissecting The NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is a little more than a week away and there’s plenty of discussion still left to be had before teams are put on the clock. Draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah will be leading...

After A Long Winter Break, Welcome Back To Baseball

Welcome back to baseball. After a long winter break, America’s original pastime has returned and teams have already scratched the surface of their 162-game slate. It’s still early enough in the season that fans of...

The Nets Of Nassau

Having the New York Islanders playing at Nassau Coliseum again has certainly given people nostalgia of the days when professional teams of major sports would play there on a permanent basis. But one team has...

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A Tribute To Writers We Lost In 2017

The literary world lost many fine authors in 2017. Here are four who I will miss the most. Colin Dexter died in March 2017 at...

Millenial Workshop Series For Young Entrepreneurs

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in conjunction with the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs, the African American Museum of Nassau County and...

Dozens Turn Out To Denounce Animal Cruelty

Dozens of animal rights activists and families of rescue dogs came together on Saturday, March 12, outside of The Puppy Store in Merrick to...

Yes Way, Frosé

Margaritas, piña coladas, daiquiris and lemonades. All of these are classic summer staples when it comes to frozen drinks. But most of the time...

State’s Highest Court Backs North Hempstead

In 2011, the North Hempstead Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) gave an applicant the authority to create a restaurant at 429 Plandome Rd. in...
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