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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Time To Make The Donuts

Friday, June 6 is officially National Donut Day. So it’s no surprise, that companies associated with these trans-fat belly bombs are hitching their wagons to this event that’s a favorite for carb lovers everywhere.

Check It Out: May 7-13

May 10 & 11 NYC HAIM @ Terminal 5, 610 W. 56th St. 8 p.m. $25. 212-582-6600 www.terminal5nyc.com With their surname doubling as the group name, sisters Danielle, Alana and Este somehow managed to mix the disparate influence of Fleetwood Mac, Destiny’s Child and ’80s synth-pop

Broken Bells: Finding Dream Pop After The Disco

Two Great Tastes That Go Together

St. Paul & The Broken Bones: A New Soul Sensation

Going To Church At The Altar Of Muscle Shoals

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.



Spend A Night At The Theater With The Babylon Line

Richard Greenberg’s Long Island memory play, The Babylon Line, is coming to Queens, courtesy of the Douglaston Community Theatre. The Tony Award-winning playwright’s perceptive and...

Gurwin Jewish Announces Key Promotions To Medical Team

Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is pleased to announce several recent staff promotions within its medical and rehabilitative disciplines. Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation...

36 People Indicted For Participation In Nassau Suffolk Heroin Ring

Six defendants, who allegedly sold heroin, charged with Operating as a Major Trafficker in “Operation Bundle Up” Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that...

Camps & Schools—Full Issue—Oct. 26, 2016


Heroes And Goats On Film

In the history of film, sports movies are rarely recognized for greatness with awards. Much like comedies or horror films, sports on the silver...