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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Savings Accounts & A Soccer Ball

  Teach your children the importance of saving money this summer and play a little soccer to celebrate!  Bethpage Federal Credit Union, New York State’s largest credit union based on Long Island, will give your child...

Soul Great Bobby Womack Passes

Soul legend Bobby Womack died on June 27, 2014 at the age of 70. Now this might not even be a blip on the screen of the average, Lana Del Rey loving music fan content...

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June 28 Huntington Drive-By Truckers/The Hold Steady @ The Paramount 370 New York Ave. 8 p.m. $44. 631-673-7300 www.theparamountny.com Southern rock often gets derided as music being made by rednecks by the uninformed despite the brilliance of lyricists like...

By the Time I Get to Bayville

  There is a point on Jimmy Webb’s self-released Live and at Large: Jimmy Webb in the U.K. where the singer-songwriter turns to the audience and says, “If you think this is going to be a...

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June 27 Brooklyn Shovels & Rope/Valerie June @ the Prospect Park Bandshell Prospect Park W. @ Ninth St., 7 p.m. Free. 800-745-3000 Bricartsmedia.org Purveyors of rootsy, old-timey music are highly urged to go check out this double-bill. South Carolina’s Shovels...

Cheap Summer Fun

As winter’s drudgery is thankfully receding in the rearview mirror, summer brings to mind hotter temperatures and a greater opportunity to create memories in your free time. If you can do it without breaking the...

NBA Great Hosts Hoops Camp In Floral Park

NBA Superstar and champion of the San Antonio Spurs Danny Green will be hosting Team Green Basketball Academy at Floral Park Memorial High School from July 7- July 10. The camp is open to children...

Garland Jeffreys: Hitting His Stride Again With Truth Serum

Garland Jeffreys — Truth Serum (Luna Park) — There was a point when Garland Jeffreys was banging out a string of solid albums in the late ’70s/early’80s when he was part of the class of...

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,...

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UFC Fight Night: Weidman Versus Gastelum

It was a night filled with upsets when the UFC landed in Long Island, New York for the first time, as hometown favorite and...

Maestro Louis Panacciulli And Rockaway-Five Towns Symphony In Concert

There is no doubt that Louis Panacciulli has found the secret to keeping his conducting repertoire fresh and interestingly varied. For many years Maestro Panacciulli...

Summer Movie Previews

Theaters are hoping to rebound from a slow winter/spring slump by releasing some of its best blockbusters for summer. They are so confident that...

Lidia Bastianich Risotto con Porcini

Creamy Rice with ‘Piglet’ Mushrooms Risotto con Porcini Yield: 4 servings 5 tbsp olive oil 1 cup minced onion 2 tbsp minced shallots 12 oz fresh porcini mushrooms, sliced 2 cups...

Summer Sun Protection Tips

Summer is right around the corner, and families will spend more time outdoors. Exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays increases the risk...
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