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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Bringing Pan Am’s Aviation History To Life

When Pan Am was dissolved on December 4, 1991, it left behind a legacy as the largest international air carrier and was the unofficial flag carrier of the United States for a good chunk of...

Melissa Etheridge Returns To the Scene Of The Crime

Rocker’s new album resurrects early unreleased songs Novelist Thomas Wolfe once famously quipped that you can never go home. Clearly, he’s never met Melissa Etheridge, whose new album One Way Out, consists of seven songs she...

Melissa Etheridge’s Favorite Chiefs

Midwest to the core, Melissa Etheridge is someone whose love for music is almost equaled by her devotion to football. In the case of the National Football League, her ride-or-die is the Kansas City Chiefs....

Candace Bushnell Asks Is There Still Sex In The City?

HBO’s Sex and the City may have become a major television franchise, but it’s origins come from columnist Candace Bushnell’s 1997 book of the same name. Fast forward to 2021 and the veteran author has...

Politics And The Courts

I have been a practicing lawyer for more than 50 years. I have argued cases in many courts and have the greatest of respect for the court system. I respect and admire the judges who...

Steve Earle’s Fave Authors

Steve Earle is never one to rest with idle hands. So it goes as he preps for the Seventh Annual John Henry’s Friends Benefit concert, set to take place on Dec. 13 at Manhattan’s Town...

Keeping Up With Steve Earle

It’s that time of year when singer-songwriter Steve Earle is getting ready to pack up and hit the road after spending the prior nine months as a single dad for his son John Henry, who...

Reliving Super Storm Sandy Through The Printed Word

Former Massapequa resident pens fictional account based on personal experience When Super Storm Sandy made landfall on Long Island on October 29, 2012, it was the strongest hurricane of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season and wound...

Unraveling Current Events With The Drive-By Truckers

If ever there was a musical prism through which the divisive social and political events of the past five years could be viewed from a progressive perspective, the soundtrack would undoubtedly be provided by Drive-By...

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