Long Island Restaurant Week is Signing Up Eateries for Fall 2014

November may seem a long way away, but mark your calendar anyway for Long Island Restaurant Week, Sunday November 2 up to and including Sunday November 9 and start planning where you want to take advantage of the $27.95 three-course prix fixe deals in hundreds of restaurants around the island. And, if you own a restaurant, now is the time to consider signing up your establishment and introducing yourself to thousands of potential new customers during the pre-holiday lull.

Yoga, Farmstand and Live Music: Sunday, August 3, Events at Restoration Farm

There is a full farm day on the docket at Restoration Farm on the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration this Sunday, August 3, starting with yoga in the fields at 10 a.m., the farm stand is open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and lastly live outdoor music by the Long Island Bluegrass Quartet at the Tin House (open mic begins at 2 p.m. and concert at 3 p.m.).

Stuff Yourself Like a Grape Leaf: Greek Festivals

To get a flavor of the vibrancy of the Greek Long Island community (and stuff yourself like a happy grape leaf), visit a Greek Festival. Virtually all the Greek Orthodox churches on Long Island have full-throated festivals of family, food and friendship that give you a taste of what it is like to be Greek on Long Island.

World Cup: Where to Watch (and Eat)

Your Mother’s House in Garden City Park is one of the top local spots for World Cup watching and eating. With a cavernous 10,000 square feet, plenty of bar and table seating, and more than 45 HD televisions, including one that is more than 20 feet wide, you can see every second clearly (perhaps more clearly than some of the referees).