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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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.

Toy Company Alpha Group Talks New SpongeBob Products For 20th Anniversary

He lives in a pinneapple under the sea all while being absorbent, yellow and porous, and is now making his way to toy shelves...

The Joys Of Motherhood

Motherhood has been deemed, “One of the most difficult, rewarding, frustrating jobs on the planet,” and with good reason. Regardless of the generation, it’s...

Bethpage Air Show Lineup Announced

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels return to headline the 2016 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach on Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29,...

Fluffy & Fabulous Home Accessories

Dress up a couch or a bed with the latest items from Grenn Pilot. The luxury brand just added home accessories with pillows, poufs, ottomans,...
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