Help save Brontë’s 1830 version of “Mad Magazine” for the public

KW writes: For all of us Jane Eyre and Charlotte Bronte fans, this tiny book is a rare find! Written when Bronte was only 14 years old, it is a brilliant piece of satire. Bronte created this tiny work in the format of a men’s magazine. It includes a witty ad (see below), which observes […]

Sat. March 21st: A sporting event for the Shinnecock Museum

On Saturday, March 21, 2009, the Shinnecock All Stars will play against the Harlem Magic Masters at Southampton High School, as a fundraiser for the Shinnecock Museum in Long Island, New York.

What to do on a snowy/rainy day on Long Island?

More stuff for a rainy day on Long Island (and beyond): So many people find this post on a rainy day. Thought it was time to add some more ideas: (Check first to make sure things are open. Museums in particular are finicky.) Peruse the music and info, and go shopping on-line at Peace Couple. […]

Walt Whitman museum in LI may shut down! (and other museum problems)

Kimberly writes: (excerpt from) Newsday Economic downturn hammers Long Island museums by Bill Bleyer / January 26, 2009 Faced with a crippling cut in the state money that provides half of its operating budget, the Walt Whitman Birthplace may shut its doors in April. Like the state historic site in West Hills, other Long Island […]

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