Dave Gil de Rubio

In addition to being editor of Massapequa Observer and Hicksville News, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).

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Law & Order: A History

How this hour-long drama revolutionized cop/lawyer procedurals Arguably one of the most influential American police procedural/legal drama series in television history, creator Dick Wolf’s Law & Order (L&O) franchise not only had a 20-year run, but...

Robbie Robertson: Cinephile

While Robbie Robertson’s early career was defined as being one of the founding members of The Band and all the monumental musical achievements they notched, the last few decades have found him indulging in his...

Robbie Robertson’s Testimony

New documentary tells his story of The Band Robbie Robertson has had quite the full dance card in the past seven months. Back in September, he released Sinematic, his sixth solo release, which featured contributions from...

Channel Surfing With The Stars

With television having become such an ubiquitous form of technology, networks have really upped their collective games in terms of producing content. Lucky for Anton Media Group, we’ve capitalized on the myriad performers who are...

Windy City Sports

Sports have always been held in high regard in Chicago. It is one of only 10 U.S. cities to have teams from all five of the major American professional team sports (baseball, football, basketball, hockey,...

Band Of Brothers

The crossroads of bluegrass and trad Irish music that is We Banjo 3 If you ever wondered what the cross-section of traditional Irish music and bluegrass might sound like, look no further than We Banjo 3....

Branford’s Best Blowers

While Branford Marsalis may have started playing saxophone as a way of trying to attract cute girls while he was playing in an R&B band as a teen (“...it didn’t work...all the cute girls went...

Branford Marsalis: Jazzman For The Masses

Saxophonist lives at the crossroads of creativity and humility Benjamin Franklin once said, “A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.” Which goes a long way toward explaining the expansive amount of work Branford...

Daryl Hall And John Oates Continue To Wave The Philly Soul Banner

Old school dynamic duo hit the road with KT Tunstall If Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff and Thom Bell are the architects of Philly soul, it’s safe to say that Daryl Hall and John Oates have been...

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Getting To Know Catholic Schools On Long Island

Long Island is home to 42 beautiful Catholic elementary schools. Thirty eight of the schools are run by the Diocese of Rockville Centre while...

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A love of learning has been blooming among interns on Long Island this summer. 1-800-FLOWERS.com, Inc. has been proudly hosting its largest Summer Internship...

Chef Jose Garces Shares His Recipe For Empanadas De Viento

Empanadas de Viento (Empanadas with Queso Fresco) Makes 12 empanadas Dough 2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 1 tsp kosher salt 2 Tbsp granulated sugar ½ cup vegetable shortening 1 large egg...

Medicine Show Is Melissa Etheridge’s Prescription For Healing

The last time Melissa Etheridge was in a recording studio was for the 2016 collection MEmphis Rock and Soul, a collection of Stax-Volt-inspired covers...

Two Oyster Bay Men Arrested for Assault

Detectives report the arrest of two Oyster Bay men for an assault that occurred on May 26, in Oyster Bay. According to detectives, Allan...
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