Every Tuesday, Long Island Pulse’s editors plan your week. From Manhattan to Montauk these are our picks of the top Long Island events and offerings. Think of it as your week agenda. Share your week using the #LIPulse.
What: Meet Author Kimberly Rae Miller
Where: Connetquot Library
When: Thursday, Jan. 28, 7-8:30pm
Why Go: In her bestselling memoir, Kim brought to life her experience of growing up in a rat-infested home in Medford, Long Island. Hiding the secret of her father’s out-of-control hoarding, the emotional burden ultimately led to her suicide attempt. Kimberly will also talk about her complicated but loving relationship with her parents that has thrived in spite of the odds. Go.
What: Qupeì Wine Dinner
Where: Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas
When: Thursday, Jan. 28
Why Go: Wines from the vineyards in the Santa Maria and Edna Valleys paired with a five-course tapas-style tasting menu developed by Chef Keough, including dishes such as Duck Confit–truffled polenta, toasted hazelnuts, Parmigiano Reggiano; Tomato Tarte Tartin–tomato confit, puff pastry, poppy seeds, fresh chevre, parsley oil; and Old Chatham Camembert–black fruit compote. Go.
What: Thursday Night Music Club at Tocolo
Where: Tocolo Cantina
When: Thursday, Jan. 28, 7–10pm
Why Go: Garden City’s go-to spot for refined Mexican cuisine welcomes Long Island artist Ryan Dobby for a live performance. Go.
What: Lobster Thursday
Where: The VIEW
When: Thursday, Jan. 28, 4pm
Why Go: It’s a long time until summer but you can pretend. Choose between the mixed green salad, lobster mac and cheese and Maine lobster Bisque as an appetizer before indulging in the lobster risotto, steamed lobster, lobster pot pie, lobster pasta, bouillabaisse or cioppino. Go.
What: Sideshow Sketch Night: Live Drawing Event
Where: BrickHouse Brewery
When: Friday, Jan. 29, 7-11pm
Why Go: The live drawing night will feature models, burlesque dancers and sideshow artist Betsy Propane and Trick the Bastard! With special guest Dominique Maciejka from Paper Doll Vintage Boutique as the master of ceremonies for the night! Go.
What: Meet the 1986 Mets
Where: Swan Club
When: Saturday, Jan. 30, 6:30pm
Why Go: Celebrate the Season to Remember with Steiner Sports and members of the 1986 Mets team. They’ll be photo ops with the team, live music and food and drinks. Go.