• Dining Review: Island Mermaid

    Dining Review: Island Mermaid

    By Robert Levine 780 Bay Walk Ocean Beach, NY 11770 631-583-8088 Hours: Monday-Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Scott Hirsch brought a new culture to Ocean Beach. He began with drag shows many years ago bringing Cherry Grove icons to perform at his restaurant the Island Mermaid. On Sunday, July 7, Cherry Grove’s superstar Ariel Sinclair was ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Review: Le Dock

    Review: Le Dock

    60 Bay Walk, Fair Harbor, NY 11706631-583-5200 Sir Isaac Newton famously stated, “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” In this case the lone Fair Harbor restaurant space we all know as Le Dock is the ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Dining Review: Hurricane’s Bar and Grill

    Dining Review: Hurricane’s Bar and Grill

    By Timothy Bolger Hurricane’s Bar & Grill25 Cayuga Walk, Ocean Bay Park631-583-8000fireislandhotel.com/amenities/diningOpen seven days, “noon to whenever” Cooking up a storm of flavor with some of the freshest, homemade dishes on Fire Island is Hurricane’s Bar & Grill, a largely al fresco eatery a stone’s throw from the Atlantic in Ocean Bay Park. Tucked inside the courtyard at the Fire ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Review: Dockside Brick Oven Pizza & Deli

    Review: Dockside Brick Oven Pizza & Deli

    By Shoshanna McCollum Dockside Brick Oven Pizza & Deli780 Bay Walk, Ocean Beach, NY631-583-0303 • Delivery Available Mermaid Market is rebranding as Dockside. They still make wonderful deli sandwiches, and Helen and Travis are still there to greet you with a smile – nevertheless the place has a new look and expanded services. Delivery of their state-of-theart pizza oven was ... Full StoryRead More »
  • Review: Fire Island Coffee

    Review: Fire Island Coffee

    By Shoshanna McCollum My husband John makes the best cup of coffee. It’s one of the reasons I married him. This achievement does not require a cutting- edge device to brew the perfect cup – our Mr. Coffee maker has served us well for years. He does not require exotic beans from an expensive gourmet shop either, but nevertheless he ... Full StoryRead More »