Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Sexy Salad Restaurant and Catering Services in Hauppauge, NY

The Sexy Salad Restaurant and Catering Services!

The sexy salad is a place that offers you a variety of food that you can consume with fruits, veggies, meats, seafood and much more. They create breakfast baskets, fruit platters, Continental breakfast, omelet stations, sandwich baskets, specialty side salads, dessert platters, large heroes, cheese platters, watermelon carving, ice sculptures, pasta station and also a quesadilla station.

This place has catering services for many occasion including employee recognition luncheons, retirement parties, ribbon cutting ceremonies, board meeting, cocktail parties, company picnics, baby showers, birthday parties, bereavement, graduations and it doesn't matter what is the event that you are planning to have, the sexy salad can be a great option for you party and that way you won't have to slaved yourself in the kitchen.

Get your sexy Food!!

The sexy salad has grown exponentially over time from what it was originally, few baskets and platters. Now they are providing complete catering services to local clients in Long Island, NY to both Corporate and residential customers and now they are catering client meetings, staff parties, communions, wedding, showers, and all type of important events.


The Sexy Salad
160 Adams Ave

Offering you Sandwiches, Subs, Breakfast, Salad, Baskets and Much More!!!

Serving Gluten free products, Vegan and Delivery

gateway haunted playhouse long island best place to visit This weekend

Visit Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse!!!

If you want to enjoy the few last days of October and have a chilly experience,  is the rare occasion that brings the words “haunted house” and “professional theatre” together in the same sentence. Get yourself ready to have a spooky night with your friends.

The Gateway Playhouse is located in Bellport,NY a town on Long Island’s South Shore, 60 miles from the city Manhattan. The Gateway, now a non-profit organization, was first established in 1950 and remains the region’s oldest professional theatre. Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse first launched in 2009, during the middle of America’s great recession.

You need to be ready and prepare for this kind of adventure!

The illusion of danger, amplified by a disorienting haunt environment, can spark a distinct, different emotional response from each patron. Because these reactions are sometimes difficult to predict,  takes great measures to keep all parties free from actual harm. 

They have a dedicated security team that has been in place for each haunt and now headed by a retired officer and training specialist from the Suffolk County Police Department. This force has the capability to anticipate and address any situation within moments, thanks to dozens of 2-way radios that are operated by actors, technicians and staff.
Make sure you are Able to Visit a Haunted House!

Gateway’s Reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone.
Keep in Mind that you will experience intense audio, lighting, extreme low visibility, strobe lights, fog, damp or wet conditions, moving floors, special effects, sudden actions, and an overall physically demanding environment. 

Do Not!!!!

You should Not Enter if you suffer from asthma, heart conditions, are prone to seizures, physical ailments, respiratory or any type of medical problem, pregnant, suffer from any form of mental disease including claustrophobia.
It is really important that you do not risk yourself by going to this type of places if you have any of the conditions mentioned above. These types of things are not for everybody.

Weekdays & Sundays from 7:00 pm to 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday 7:00 pm to Midnight

Buy Tickets Online:
$25 General Admission
$35 Fast Pass

At the Door:
$30 General Admission
$40 Fast Pass

All Upcoming Dates: October 28Th, 29Th, 30Th, 31St, and November 1St.

You can also enjoy of snacks and beverages!!! 


Cool Pumpkin- Carving Ideas

Halloween is here and what a better way to decorate our house than with pumpkins. We can take a little time and plan an afternoon with our kids to work on some contemporary pumpkin carving ideas, letting our little ones to use their imagination and creativity.

Classic Pumpkin Carving

Go back to basic using classic pumpkin carving ideas. The first thing you need to do is to download the pattern, enlarging or reducing the size that will fit your pumpkin. Tape the pattern to the pumpkin and transfer the design by poking holes through the outline of the pattern. Carve the outline areas and for best results, carve from the center outward.

Stacked Pumpkins

When it comes to cool pumpkin carving ideas, it doesn't get much more fun than a colorful stack of pumpkins decorated with flowers, swirls, and dots. Find flat-bottom pumpkins in graduated sizes and different colors. Without hollowing them out, use a ¾ inch hole-saw bit and drill circles in different patterns and shapes. Elevate them on a pedestal, doorstep, or wooden barrel and have fun with this idea and enjoy Halloween!

Antique Keys Designs

You can try to carve some whimsical keys; they offer cool pumpkin carving inspiration for your seasonal decorating. Be careful if at the time of doing carving with knife. Always keep an eye on your children’s.

Pets Designs Pumpkin Carving

You can enjoy doing this with your family, friends, and even you can invite and ask neighbors for the best ideas for pets pumpkin carving. Just simple pick your favorite animal download the pattern, transfer to your pumpkin before carving.

Elegant Monograms

You can work in decorating your pumpkins using elegant monograms to welcome your guest. To make these cool  pumpkins, print the letters you want on it, it can be your initials, or it can be one for each of your family member, even your pet’s name can be include and you can choose your favorite font. Transfer the design to the pumpkin and carve.

Fun Pumpkin Carving Decorations!!!

Those are only few of the ideas that you can do with your pumpkins. Enjoy working with your family, invite friends and neighbors and work on carving designs, using the best ideas you have. Decorating your pumpkins is a perfect moment to share ideas and a good fun time with your loved ones.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Luso Churrasqueira Another Great Place to Eat!!!!

Luso Churrasqueira is a Portuguese, Barbeque and Brazilian Restaurant in Smithtown, NY

Luso Churrasqueira is a restaurant that has a variety of delicious food and it is located in Smithtown Long Island. For all those who haven't  had the opportunity to visit this place, you have no idea that you been missing out on great barbeque, brazilian and portuguese cuisine.
 Luso Churrasqueira in Smithtown, NY
This is a restaurant where that you can visit with your family or friends, it has a great atmosphere, besides the food is great as well as the drinks. 
All entrees are served with a house salad, and a combination of white rice, french fries, steamed broccoli and carrots, boiled potato and homemade potato chips, everything is as served family style.
 Enjoy your Rodizio....
If you're a meat eater and never experienced this style of restaurant, you're missing out.  While you can order a meal off the menu and be perfectly happy, there's really only one word you need to know when asked for your order...that's Rodizio.

Most of the People come to Luso Churrasqueira to enjoy the delicious and famous Rodizio that is a combination of all you can eat meat.
 Their menu has appetizers, Meats, Seafood, add-ons, beverages.

 Have a Fresh made Sangria.

Luso Churrasqueira Serves a really good Sangria and many other drinks that you can enjoy while having a delicious portuguese, barbeque, brazilian meal.

Luso Churrasqueira Restaurant

133 West Main St
Smithtown, NY

Take on Day en Visit this restaurant, You won't regret it.... Prepare Yourself for meat feast!!!!

Have a Delicious Meal at Butterfields Restaurant!!!

Butterfields Restaurant in Hauppauge, NY

If you are looking to have a great time and enjoy a really delicious lunch or dinner, while enjoying with your family or friends.
This restaurant bar and happy hour have the reputation of providing great times, amazing restaurant dinner specials, and best live entertainment to be had on Long Island. 
 Delicious Pasta Seafood at Butterfields

You can find an excellent menu for lunch and dinner with delicious appetizers, steaks, pasta, seafood, salads, burgers, sandwiches, Wraps, perfect pair sandwiches, kids menus and at they also have an excellent menu bar where you can enjoy while having a drink.

You should take the time to visit Butterfields restaurant, the one that many consider to be the best restaurant in the area of Suffolk County. Butterfields restaurant serves lunch and dinner every day except on Sundays, because the dining room and banquet hall is reserved for private catering and private parties.
Their delicious dishes are also available through catering menu as well, tasty lunch catering for your office party or any other event.

They also have special and on Saturdays you can get your groove on with music and live bands!!!

The Butterfields restaurant is located at:

661 Old Willets Path
Hauppauge, NY 11788 

Off 495 at exit 55 of the Long Island Expressway, near the Sheraton Hotel.

Hours of Operation

Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Sunday: Is reserved for private parties!!!

This is a place where you can enjoy having a good time, visit Butterfields Restaurant!!! 

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The 31st Year Oyster Festival - Oyster Bay L.I, NY


If you still have no idea about what to do this weekend, you can enjoy the Oyster Festival, the East Coast's largest waterfront festival has returns this October for it's 31st year!!! Offering a fun mixture of new activities and old favorites that are certain to entertain the entire family.

The Oyster Festival originated as a hometown parade honoring Theodore Roosevelt before evolving into the largest outdoor festival on Long Island, under the auspices of the Oyster Bay Rotary.

You can't miss this, every year the festival has many visitor from everywhere in Long Island and event visitor from out of the State of New York and event from out of the country.

 The Festival will be having plenty of activities to enjoy, live entertainment, music with live bands tall ships, top-notch artisans, pirates shows, midway rides, and the iconic oyster eating and sucking contest. Besides a great food court where volunteers chefs and culinary pros work side by side, cooking and serving dozens of unique Oyster, clams and many other seafood concoctions along with traditional festival fare.

The 31st Annual Oyster Eating Contest requires an iron stomach and world-class appetite!!! Sucking is a true skill competition, make sure you are ready to participate!!!!

The free Oyster Festival will run with rain or shine this Saturday October 18th and Sunday 19th, starting at 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.

The Oyster Festival 31st Year.

Saturday, Oct 18th and Sunday 19th

Starting at 11:00 - 6:00 pm

1 The Waterfront, Oyster Bay, NY


Enjoy Fall Family Fishing Festival October 2014

Family Fishing Festival 2014

If you haven't planned anything for this weekend, you can enjoy the Fall Family Fishing Festival with your entire family. 
Fall Family festival will be taking place at McDonald and South Ponds at Hempstead Lake State Park. Starting 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Come out and enjoy a day of fishing with your family, give your children a fun day! Headlining the event is a "Childrens casting Pumpkin".


The Fall Family Fishing Festival is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and learn something about the great sport of freshwater fishing, the festival combines the opportunity to fish with variety of children's activities to provide a rewarding family experience.

No fishing license is required for this event and in addition this year there will be no admission fee and parking is free!!! Festival activities begin at 10:00 and offers fly fishing instructions, casting practice, loaner rods, free bait, and fish cleaning services. 

Additionally a display area will be set up by trout unlimited, DEC environmental education, State Park as well as other fishing and environmental organization.

Children's activities will also begin at 10:00 and will include pumpkin decorating, magic show, pony rides and face painting. A casting contest where participants can catch a pumpkin or hook a prize will be held by the knights of Columbus of Seaford. Casting contest prizes are provided by I FISH NY, State Parks.

2014 Fall Family Fishing Festival

McDonald & South Ponds

Hempstead Lake State Park

West Hempstead, NY 11552

Saturday, October 18,2014

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, State Parks.


Thursday, October 9, 2014



 Columbus Day 2014

In New York October 13th on 5th ave  in Manhattan you can enjoy a family and friendly celebration filled with colorful floats and rousing musical performances. The parade honors Italian American contributions to New York City and draws around million spectators and 35,000 marchers. The parade travels from 47th Street to 72nd Street and marching bands will perform along length, and there is also a red carpet area between 68th and 69th Streets for stage acts ( If you want to get closer, special passes are needed).

The Columbus Day Parade is a fun filled parade that gets bigger and better every year. Participants from all over the world march in our parade. The Columbus Day Parade has become a globally televised event with millions of viewers and over a half million spectators on the streets and if  you haven't join this celebration before you can do it this  Monday October 13th.
 Columbus Day Parade

The parade celebrates the spirit of exploration and courage that inspired Christopher Columbus's 1492 expedition. Over a dozen high school bands, as well as virtuous professionals groups from the United States and Italy, march up on Fifth Ave and filled the canyons of midtown with joyous, heart-pounding music. Traditional folks groups performed centuries-old dances, and cutting edges designs were brought to the parade route in display of the vibrant culture that is Italy today.

Columbus Day First became an official state holiday in 1789, and became a federal holiday in the United State in 1937, though people have celebrated Columbus's voyage since the colonial period. In 1972 New York City and other U.S cities celebrated the 300th anniversary of his landing in the New World. President Benjamin Harrison called upon the people of the United States to celebrate Columbus Day on the 400th anniversary of the event. 

During the four hundredth anniversary in 1892, teachers, preachers, poets and politicians used Columbus Day rituals to teach ideals of patriotism and this patriotic rituals were framed around themes such as support for war, citizenship boundaries, the importance of loyalty to the nation, and celebrating social progress.

Since 1970, the holiday has been fixed to the second Monday in October, coincidentally the same day as Thanksgiving in the neighboring Canada.

If you want to learn more about history and have a nice day enjoying and learning about cultures, make sure you hit the road to New York City in Manhattan this Monday October 13th.


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Delicious Burgers and More in Long Island, NY

Are You Craving a Delicious Burgers!!!


If you ever happen to be in the area of Long Island do not waste your time and visit Red Robin and enjoy a delicious burgers and more. This place was recently open in the area of West Babylon, NY

If visit this place we are more than sure you won't regret it in fact they will keeping you coming for more. Their variety and selections of burgers is incredible. 

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers or simply Red robin is a chain of casual dining restaurant that was founded in 1969 in Seattle Washington, and now headquartered in Greenwood Village in Colorado. All Red Robin restaurants are run under the principle of four cornerstones: People, Smiling Burgers, Core Values and the Gift Time.

A Red Robin restaurant was recently open in the area of 1035 Montauk Hwy, West Babylon, NY making all the residents from the near areas to go crazy with excellent flavor and texture of their delicious and well cooked burgers. Having a menu with plenty options :

  • Appetizers
  • Entrees
  • Chicken burgers
  • Wraps and Sandwiches
  • Delicious Soups
  • Fresh Salads
  • Sides & Subs
  • Kid's Menu
  • Beverages
  • Sweet Things (Deserts)
  • Shakes
  • For Grown Up Great and Delicious Cocktails and Beers.


But is best if you go and discover the greatness of their menu and prepare your co-workers for lunch or your family and friends for dinner time.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Long Island Has Great Activities For Kids in October.

October a Fun month for the Kids.

As we welcome October, we also welcome lots of fall fun, feast and festivals. In the month of November we have apples head to the Pumpkin Fest in many place of Long Island and even if the weather forces the family to look for activities indoors, you will still have many options to choose from. Make sure you check out your local Halloween guide to find tons of seasonal fun across Long Island.
All kids are giving the biggest welcome to fall, festivals and Halloween. From fall festivals and pumpkin picking to wagon rides, foods, candy's, and cool concerts. There is plenty to keep the whole family busy throughout the  whole month of October.

Enjoy Amityville Apple Fest in Amityville, NY

Saturday October 4th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm
At Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School
Apple picking season typically last until late October and there is no better way to celebrate nature's bounty than by attending this festival, featuring live music, magic, classic car show, pumpkin patch, craft area, antique sale, and dance performances and while being there Do Not forget to buy delicious apples.

You can also Enjoy Pumpkin Fest in Yaphank, NY

Saturday October 4th starting at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
At Suffolk County Farm and Education
You can enjoy this festival, which is now in its 28th year and where your kids and you can have fun with live music, boast wagon rides, pumpkin decorating, carnival games, a corn maze, pumpkin picking, pony rides, a seed spitting contest, 4-h project displays and a great performance by the spirit of Long Island Mounted drill team. There you have an excellent way to enjoy with you family without having to get out of town.

If you like Big Pumpkins You Can Enjoy Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Westbury, NY

Sunday October 5th starting 1:00 pm 
At Hicks Nurseries
Everyone who has grown a pumpkin is invite to come, no matter what the size is, you are encouraged to bring it and show off their growing. In addition to awards for the three heaviest pumpkins, there will also be award prizes to the "Rookie of the Year" and " Best pumpkin grow by a child" under the age of 15. If like to grow pumpkins and just to watch how others enjoy being proud by the ones they grow you can definitely come and have a really good time.

Another Great Way to have Fun is to Attend the Fall Festival at Sagtikos Manor in West Bay Shore, NY.

Sunday October 5th starting at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
At Sagtikos Manor
Make sure you go and experience life from the 1700's, watch the 3rd NY revolutionary regiment performing maneuvers, learn surgical procedures and remedies of the colonial era and take a cemetery tour and listen to the history of the family members who reside there. There will be activities that includes crafts for children. old-fashioned games and learn about other historic activities. Also on hand are colonial demonstration and exhibits Old English Country dancing and puppet show.

You can have so much fun without going out of town!!!


Plan a Weekend Getaway with Family and Friends!!!

If your are still looking for something to do this weekend, a getaway can be the perfect idea and you can plan something in the local areas without traveling far and spending money a lot of money, when you can do more with less.
There are a lot of ideas and places where you can go visit and have a great time with family and friends. 

You can Visit Philipsburg Manor Upper Mills ( Good for Culture Hounds)

You can start by taking a 5 mins cab ride from the station to get to Philipsburg Manor Upper Mills living history museum and it's located in 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 1059. Today Philipsburg Manor is a restored 18th century trading and milling living-history museum that focuses on the lives of enslaved Africans. A reconstructed water-powered gristmill grinds gran while heirloom varieties of plants are grown in a recreated slave garden and animals are tended around. Get your family on a day adventure and enjoy the day discovering new things, take the 15 mins walk to the bridge view tavern. 

Get Yourself ready to Enjoy the Adventure in South Mountain Reservation in Greenwood Garden.

Greenwood Gardens are located in 274 Old Short Hills Rd, Short Hills, NY and the best thing about going to local areas is that you won't spend that much money, but you will have a lot of fun and enjoy the adventure while you learn a little be more about good culture. Greenwood Gardens present a tranquil, isolated escape. The grounds have been around since early 1900's, but not until 2013 following several years of renovation, did they open to public. Follow the stone path to the rustic arts and craft, style cottages, the wind your way to the three- foot- tall limestone chess pieces lining the steps to the tea house. Take the 45 minutes walk to seek the summerhouse on your own and admire the residents swan, chickens and goats.

You Can Enjoy an Amazing Getaway Adventure to The Hudson Highlands State Park.

A mostly undeveloped preserve of nearly 6,000 acres, Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve consist of separate parcels of land. The spacious park is perfect for outdoor activities such fishing, boating, hiking and birding. You can find this great place at 9D Beacon, NY 10512, the Hudson Highlands have lush landscapes, peaks and breathtaking hikes for all levels. This place offers a relaxed jaunt along a flat peninsula where you can wade into the Hudson river at the beach. Get ready to explore old ruins, including a crumbled mansion and defunct dairy farm, on the gradually sloping. The adventurous should tackle the steep climbs and rock scrambles that lead to the summit of breakneck ridge for an impressive 360 degrees vista of storm king mountain, Bannerman castle and on clear days the Catskills. Just make sure that you and your family are equipped with sufficient water and appropriate footwear. 

Enjoy an Art Getaway at Grounds for Sculpture 

You can have a delightful good culture day amid the 270 pieces of contemporary art at Grounds for Sculpture at 18 Fairgrounds Rd, Hamilton, NJ it can take you 5 minutes by cab  from the Hamilton Station, makes for a serene escape, with playful surprises around around every corner. As a visitor you are encouraged to snoop for secret spots among the 42 picturesque acres, such as the hidden hammock room near the nine muses sculpture (go ahead take a snooze without fear, the door locks from inside) and keep an eye out for the many peacocks. Enjoy your day with upscale local cuisine at Rat's Restaurant, nibble on the chorizo and chili laced mussels and the charcuteri platter and for grownups you can enjoy sipping on a delicious cocktail during happy hour. 

Long Island Also Have Places Where You and Your Family Can Enjoy a Getaway. Stony Brook, L. I.

At 97 main st  you will find a quintessential New England like town filled with historical places and picturesque scenery, this romantic village is populated with quaint shops and restaurants.  Robinson's Tea Room serves up British high tea daily. Another way to have fun and enjoy is to get lost in Avalon Park at 200 Harbor Rd, this is a preserve compromising of 84 acres of flora, fauna and numerous nature trails or you can also explore Stony Brook's West Meadow Creek via the Discovery wetland cruises. Long Island not only have beautiful places in Stony Brook but you can find a place to enjoy with your entire family or friends in each corner, you can plan a trip and visit town by town, and you must believe that a weekend getaway won't be enough to discover the beauty and places in not even two. For couples you can plan a romantic getaway and enjoy restaurants and vineyards.

L.I has Restaurants of all kinds, Park, Beaches, Farms, vineyards, museums and many other places where you can enjoy all you want. 

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Fall Family Festival in Oyster Bay, Long Island, NY

Do Not Miss the Fall Family Festival in Oyster Bay.

If you leave in Long Island don't miss out the great events that take place every weekend. You can enjoy with your whole family, friends and you can also invite the neighbors so they can have a little fun too.

In Oyster Bay this Saturday October 4th and Sunday October 5th they will be celebrating  at The Planting Fields Foundation the Fall Family Festival.

The Festival will start at 11:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM

They have schedule for activities during the day

At 11:00 AM you have all activities Pumpkin sale, pony rides, garden games, bounce house, haunted bounce maze, food, beer tasting, dahlia garden and coe hall open.

12:00 PM Live Music at the music tent

12:30 PM Halloween Costume parade ( Meet at the at the hay barn)

2:00 PM Live Music with Das Liederhosen German Polka Band

3:00 PM Live Music with Ricky Roche ( Only on Sunday 5th)

3:30 PM Halloween Costume Parade ( Don't Forget To Meet Up at The Hay Barn)

4:00 PM Live Music with Das Liederhosen German Polka Band

5:00 PM The Festival is Over.

If you get the chance to go, make sure you have fun. Bring the entire family and create beautiful memories.

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

Get Ready for the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

October is here and is screaming Pumpkin!!! A lot people in Long Island waits impatiently for the pumpkin season to arrive.  
 Giant Weigh-Off

People in Long Island and different different areas of US are getting ready to celebrate the annual pumpkin weigh-off, people put a lot effort and time to grow their pumpkins and expect to them to grow as biggest as it can, to get in to the competition hoping to win by having the biggest pumpkin.

Giant Pumpkins are orange variant of the giant squash, growers of these get excited to compete and see who has the most massive one, festivals are often dedicated to the pumpkins and the competitions.

This competition is even in the Guinness World Records by having the heaviest pumpkin weighting 1,810 pounds and 8 ounces, grow by Chris Stevens in Stillwater Harvest Festival in Minnesota.
 Grow Your Pumpkin

Pumpkins are very versatile in their uses for cooking and most parts of the pumpkin are incredible, including the fleshy shell, the seeds, leaves and even flowers. In the United States and Canada, pumpkins are very popular for Halloween and Thanksgiving.  You can make dishes, delicious pies, breads and more out of pumpkins.

Giant Pumpkin Weigh- Off will be held on Sunday, October 5th and it will start at 11 AM. Everyone who has a grown pumpkin, no matter what size, is encouraged to bring it and show off their growing skills. 

In addition to awards for the three heaviest pumpkins, they will also be giving prizes to "the Rookie of the year"  and "Best pumpkin grown by a child under 15 years"