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Free Summer Concerts Begin – Special Guest Performance

Stony Brook, NY – It’s show time once again in picturesque Stony Brook Village!  The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s (WMHO) free summer concerts will kick off its season of live music on July 8 at 7 pm with Ed DeCorsia & New York’s Most Dangerous Big Band.

A highlight at the opening concert will also be a performance by the multi-talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actress Ava Della Pietra (pictured) directly from Broadway.  Ava has performed in Les Miserables, White Christmas and in the original cast of School of Rock!  Only 13 years old, Ava will cut her first EP early this fall and two of her songs from that album will be debuted at the concert!

In addition, WMHO’s “Long Island’s Got Talent” semifinalists will also perform at each concert and audience members will be asked to vote for their favorite! Winners will be chosen in the fall.  The remainder of the concerts will be July 15, The Queen of Dixie Land; July 22, Six Gun Band; July 29, Left Jab Band; August 5, Sound Chaser Band, August 12, The Steel Silk Band and August 19 with Tom Manuel & The Jazz Loft Big Band.  Tom Manuel, President and Founder of The Jazz Loft says, “I am thrilled to be performing once again with The Jazz Loft Big Band at the closing performance.  Part of our Annual Harbor Jazz Festival  it will include a repertoire from luminaries such as Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Benny Goodman!  WMHO has served as the cornerstone of our community for decades and its an honor to partner with them throughout the year on a variety of projects.”  

Sponsored by Competition Automotive Group, Owen Brothers and Realty Three/Ridgeway Plaza,  visitors will be en tertained under the stars from 7 pm to 9 pm in front of the Stony Brook Post Office at the Village Green in Stony Brook Village Center, 111 Main Street.   Concert-goers are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.  There are no rain dates.  For information call 631-751-2244 or visit www.stonybrookvillage.com

Sweet Mama’s Opens in Stony Brook Village

Stony Brook, NY – Eagle Realty Holdings is pleased to announce a new addition to the Stony Brook Village Center – Sweet Mama’s family restaurant!

Sweet Mama’s, also in Northport, opened this week in the former Latitude 121 Restaurant location.  The family restaurant will be open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 9 am to 9 pm Monday through Saturdays and 9 am to 8 pm Sundays.

Owners, Marios and Margo Patatinis are Three Village residents who live in Setauket with their three children.  Marios says, “I’m very happy to be here in Stony Brook and think this is a perfect fit to be able to service customers in my hometown.”  Some dishes have a southern flair such as eggs with grits, biscuits and sawmill gravy.  Others are all American favorites like bacon cheesburgers.  The ice cream section will remain so customers can still select all kinds of desserts from the 20 flavors, including Designer Cookie Monster!

Sweet Mama’s is located at 121 Main Street in the Harbor Crescent section of the village.  For complete menu items visit www.sweetmamasli.com or call 631-621-7895.

24th Annual Walk For Beauty

Thank you to everyone who showed their support at the Walk For Beauty event this past Sunday. We couldn’t have asked for better weather to raise funds for Breast Cancer Research. A special thanks to all of our volunteers and sponsors who helped make the event a success. All of the proceeds raised go directly to Breast Cancer Research at Stony Brook Medicine. Hope to see everyone again next year at the 25th ANNIVERSARY EVENT.

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37th Annual Holiday Fest 2016

Thank you to all who made it out to the Holiday Fest last weekend! We couldn’t have asked for a better day to bring in this year’s holiday season! Special thanks to all of the performers and entertainment including our Youth Corps members who performed “Forgotten Christmas, 1814”, the St. James Choir, Roseland School of Dance, Petting Zoo, Celestial Singers, Walk Radio, Sunrise Hi-Railers, Face Painter, Acadia Kunkel and Brianna Zenaty, the Arrowhead Elementary School Band, the Gelinas Vocal Vikings, and last but not least, Santa!!

 

 

Thank You! The 2016 Walk for Beauty was a Success!

Yesterday was our 23rd Annual Walk for Beauty/Hercules Run. The Walk for Beauty Committee and the Hercules on the Harbor Run Committee want to thank everyone for their participation despite the cold and the wind. We had 1,100 combined walkers and runners! All the monies earned go directly to directed Breast Cancer Research at Stony Brook University Hospital. Here are some photos from yesterday’s event. More to follow!

 

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“Ladies Night Out” Festivities to benefit the 23rd Annual Walk for Beauty

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Stony Brook, NY – In commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, participating shops and restaurants in Stony Brook Village will be part of a festive Ladies Night Out, Thursday, October 20 from 6 pm to 9 pm.  The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Annual Walk for Beauty will also take place the following Sunday, October 23 and proceeds raised for both events will go toward a targeted research fund at Stony Brook Medicine for Breast Cancer Research and the WMHO Unique Boutique for prosthesis and wigs.

Ladies Night Out will include live music throughout the village including WALK-97.5, pink cocktails, foodie specials, sales, raffles and more.  Upon arrival visitors can pick up their free “goodie bag” at Flair Boutique & Bridal filled with surprises from shops and restaurants.  Only 150 bags will be handed out so visitors must register online at stonybrookvillage.com/lno to receive one.

This year’s Walk for Beauty…in a Beautiful Place will be held Sunday, October 23 with registration beginning at 8:30 in the Village Center.  It is the 23rd year WMHO has hosted the event and includes a 4K/6K Walk and the “Hercules on the Harbor” 10K timed Run, sanctioned by USA Track & Field. For full information and to register, donate or sponsor, visit wmho.org/wfb.

For a full events calendar call 631-751-2244 or visit stonybrookvillage.com.

Captions:  Photo Credit:  WMHO

(L)  Walk for Beauty Finish, 2015;  (R) Ladies Night out 2015