Dave Gil de Rubio

In addition to being editor of theNassau Observer, 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), New York Press Association (NYPA) and Fair Media Council (FMC).

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Joan Osborne: Changing It Up Just A Bit With Love and Hate

With her rich vocals and knack for belting out R&B, be it her own material or the string of covers she’s done on recent albums, it’s also nice when Joan Osborne decides to change things up a bit. Such is the case with her eighth studio album.

Getting Lost In The Stacks At The Strand

For hip-hop fans, eight miles may bring to mind the stretch of street in Detroit’s Mile Road System. But for a generation of readers, it’s a direct reference to the amount of bookshelves Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist George F. Will was alluding to in a ‘70s column he was writing about the Strand.



Best Pumpkin Picking On Long Island

A Pumpkin Pickin’ We Shall Go The fall season is upon us, and with the weather becoming milder, it’s a perfect opportunity to spend an...

Rebecca Minkoff Unveils Her Fall Line At New York Fashion Week

By Christina Claus and Caroline Ryan Stepping into Rebecca Minkoff’s New York Fashion Week show at Pier59 Studios was like walking into a rainbow. After waiting...

Fire Destroys Stores In Williston Park

The Arson Bomb Squad is investigating a Fire that occurred in Williston Park on July 24 at 2:40 a.m. According to detectives, Third Precinct Police...

Spirituality Through The Camera’s Eye

Chilean-American author Isabel Allende once said, “Roots are not in landscape or a country or a people, they are inside of you.” For Syosset...

The Tooth Fairy Gets A Modern Makeover

When Manhasset resident Ingrid Bencosme’s daughter’s tooth was loose, the little girl immediately wanted to know about the tooth fairy. That’s when Bencosme, an...