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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Cray’s Crooners

For as gifted a guitarist as Robert Cray is, the man’s affinity for soul singers goes wide and deep. Here are some of his favorites. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTVjnBo96Ug Otis Redding (Sept. 9, 1941 to Dec. 10, 1967) “Otis Redding was so...

William Fichtner: Buffalo’s Favorite Son

Character actors are the blue collar performers of the acting world. While leads get all the glory, it’s the character actor that can sometimes toil in obscurity, but if they work enough, they can be...

Playing At The Altar Of Led Zeppelin

No Quarter to perform pair of Long Island shows http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQMgQBp10BM When drummer John Bonham unexpectedly passed away at the age of 32 on Sept. 25, 1980, an entire generation of Led Zeppelin fans missed out on the...

It’s All In The Cards

Strat-O-Matic hosts latest successful Opening Day Port St. Lucie and Tampa may be ground zero for the new baseball season kicking off for Mets and Yankees fans respectively. But for die-hard Strat-O-Matic fans, Opening Day takes...

Ben Vereen Is Mr. Entertainment

Renowned performer honored with lifetime achievement award Ben Vereen comes from a generation of entertainers that are not only multi-talented, but are constantly hustling for work across various mediums. The great ones create a legacy that...

Fogo de Chão: Redefining Steakhouse Culture

Traditional steakhouse culture is one that is a carnivore’s delight, where the clientele is extensively made up of white male businessmen and the idea of greens is generally limited to a wedge of iceberg lettuce...

Marty Lyons Sees Red At Super Bowl LIV

Marty Lyons spent his entire 11-year plus career with the New York Jets as a key member of the “New York Sack Exchange,” playing both defensive tackle and defensive end. Lyons helped lead the 1981...

Bob Mould: Punk Rock Sunshine Superman

If nothing else, Bob Mould is a musical oxymoron. Fans know him for the heavy, guitar-driven sound that’s become Mould’s trademark dating back to his days fronting punk legends Hüsker Dü all the way through...

Top Albums Of 2019

Anyone not interested in auto-tune-drenched pablum and chart-friendly fodder not much more substantial than the streaming technology it’s being delivered on can be assured that there’s still plenty of solid music being recorded. The following...

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Camps & Schools—Full Issue—March 29, 2017

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Form Meets Function In The Hudson River Valley

A weekend trip in the new Chevy Blazer Only a short drive away, the Hudson River Valley boasts beauty and fun all year long. On...

Healthy Living—Full Issue—July 12, 2017

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Port Washington Nonprofit Addresses Emergency Needs Of Residents

The brigade, comprised of 33 volunteers, has been sewing face masks for Port’s at-risk families.
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