Lyn Dobrin

Lyn Dobrin is a writer for Long Island Weekly, specializing in food and travel features.

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Participants Sought For Long Island Breast Cancer Walk

Members of the Adelphi team of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program are out walking every weekend, training for the annual LI2Day Walk. The team goes to local parks, such as...

Spain: Culture Via Educational Trek

While I love seeing famous sights when traveling, the best part of a trip is spending time with local people and getting to know them. That opportunity came this summer when I participated in an English-immersion...

Cookies For The Holidays

Do people still bake for the holidays? Years ago, I would move into gear right after Thanksgiving, buying a new cookie cookbook (this was before I could research online) and selecting new recipes. Out came...

Managing Your Lymphedema

On Monday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m., the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program in Garden City will host medical professionals from different disciplines who will speak about the best ways to manage lymphedema, a...

Advice From Long Island Breast Cancer Survivors

For 37 years, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program has offered New Yorkers coping with breast cancer a place to receive emotional support and valuable advice. Here is some advice from five breast cancer...

Long Islanders at the Fancy Food Show

By Lyn and Arthur Dobrin Imagine they’ve combined all the specialty food markets you can think of—Zabars, Dean & DeLuca, Iavarrone, Eataly, Uncle Giuseppe’s, Grace’s Market, Fairway—and then added chocolate and candy shops, wine stores, cheese...

Farm To People: Supporting Food Entrepreneurs

Just as a love relationship can lose its spark—same old, same old, that’s how I was feeling about cooking. The old joke became a reality: What should we make for dinner? A reservation. And then Farm...

The Peace Corps: It Changed Our Lives

Thank you, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Thank you for creating the Peace Corps and giving thousands of young Americans, me included, the opportunity to get out into the world. As we approach the 100th anniversary of the...

Christmas At Old Bethpage Restoration Village

Note: 2017 dates of Candlelight Evenings are Dec. 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 On four evenings in December—the 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th from 5 to 9:30 p.m.—Old Bethpage Restoration Village presents Candlelight Evenings, a...

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Year In Review: Local Artists Featured On Our Seasonal Special Sections

This year, we received dozens of submissions across the island from talented artists, all of whom participated in our special sections cover contests. Art Director...

Seventeen Sweet Ideas For Valentine’s Day

We all know the tried-and-true ways to express our love and appreciation for the special someones in our lives on Valentine’s Day. While there’s...

Peace Starts With Me: Healing America On Veterans Day

On Nov. 12, join Americans everywhere to honor of the men and women of every creed and color who sacrificed and gave so much...

Civil War Weekend At Old Bethpage Village Restoration

On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13 and Sept. 14, Company H, 119th N.Y. Volunteer Historical Association, will host a Civil War Weekend at Old...

It’s In The Giving That We Receive

When we reflect upon what the quarantine taught us, we have every reason to be grateful.
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