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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Hitting The Sweet Spot

If you spent time watching MTV or listening to FM radio in the early '90s, Matthew Sweet needs no introduction: His catchy power-pop song "Girlfriend," along with its innovative video, was inescapable. Two decades later,...

Red Truck Estate Sale: Renew, Reuse, Recycle, Repeat

On July 12 and 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the North Shore Land Alliance will hold its first ever Red Truck Estate Sale. The sale will take place at the Green Vale School...

Summer Of Love Goes To The Dogs (And Cats)

This summer, love is in the air, and if you listen closely, so are the barks and meows coming from the Hempstead Town Animal Shelter, where cuddly cats and dogs are waiting for a permanent...

Grand Central Dining

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board next week will consider a proposal for a 16,000-square-foot food hall, restaurant and take-out venue in Grand Central Terminal to be operated by Claus Meyer, the world-renowned restaurateur who,...

Zac Brown In Forest Hills: Getting There

If your weekend plans include taking in Saturday’s Zac Brown Band concert – MTA Long Island Rail Road and New York City Transit are the quickest and most convenient ways to get you to Forest...

Rockmitzvah: Where Ritual Meets Rebellion

Most music you hear at a bar or bat mitzvah is the usual mix of standard party fare (Kool and the Gang’s "Celebration" anyone?) or more contemporary pop like Katie Perry, Miley Cyrus or Justin...

IKEA Home Tour 2014

Have a home design challenge that you have not been able to tackle? Ever walked through an IKEA store, looked at the room settings and wished IKEA could make your space look like that? With...

Check It Out: June 18-24

  June 19 Westbury Lucinda Williams @ The Space at Westbury 250 Post Ave. 8 p.m. $60, $40 DOS. 800-745-3000 www.thespaceatwestbury.com Light and frothy has never been Lucinda Williams’ way, so it’s no surprise that on her tenth studio outing, 2011’s...

Ann Liguori Charity Golf Classic 2014

 With picture perfect weather, magnificent views, and a sold-out event, Westhampton’s Ann Liguori, radio and television sports personality, was thrilled with the outcome of her annual event which recently took place. "WOW  sums up our charity...

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