Model train swap meets and shows are coming to town

An intricate train display — with realistic locomotives, tracks and details, like scaled-to-exacting-size foliage — may find you nostalgic for the holiday tradition your parents held of model trains beneath the Christmas tree. You can get up close to see model trains that you associated the holidays with, or, as a true hobbyist, that you love year-round, at shows and meets held just before Thanksgiving.

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The East End has it going on with plenty to see and do this weekend

I have a special place in my heart for the Eastern End of Long Island; as a Nassau resident, it is truly a getaway for me. And, I look forward to getting out there, now, especially with all the attractions, shows and festivals held in the summer.

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Opening reception for “The Best of Jackie O” exhibit at Greenport Theatre this Friday

Former First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is an American icon! And, while images of her as the widow of President Kennedy, an influencer of style and as a book editor might be what first come to mind, photographer Bert Morgan captured Jackie Bouvier during her childhood and his photographs are in the East End Arts’ (EEA) exhibit, “The Best of Jackie O,” on display now-Sept. 8, at Greenport Theatre.

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700 exotic cars expected at show for diabetes cure

Downtown Glen Cove’s School, Bridge and Glen streets will be taken over by juggernauts of luxury bearing names like Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Porche, BMW and Mercedes Benz, as well as custom cars, for the Gold Coast Concours-Bimmerstock Car Show, on June 3, to benefit the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI). Back for its 10th consecutive year, the car show has been held to support DRI’s worthy mission to cure diabetes.

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It’s time for a spring THAW this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Hamptons

How appropriate, as the island begins to defrost from its 4th Nor’easter, to take in a festival on the first weekend of spring, March 23-25, that goes by the name of THAW – The Hamptons Art Weekend Festival.

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