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Where To Pick Pumpkins

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The Art Of Pumpkin Painting

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Owls: The Avian Eye In The Sky

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Must-visit Vineyards On The North Fork

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Delicious Apple Recipes

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All About Gourds

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In The Kitchen With Hilary Duff

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Classy Pumpkin Decorations

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Must-have Autumn Candles

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Keeping Cozy Outdoors

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October Movie Previews

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Pick Of The Pumpkin Patch

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BY JOSEPH CATRONE

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he fall season is upon us, and with some hopefully crisp weather coming our way, it’s that time again to spend an afternoon pumpkin picking. There are many places on and around Long Island to get fresh pumpkins straight from the patch, several of which are right here in Nassau County. Not only are these locations convenient to visit and fun for everyone, but their pumpkins provide only half the fun. Each of these spots brings something unique to the table, from fresh fall eats and petting zoos to corn mazes and more. Stop by any of these places in the coming weeks to experience what autumn on Long Island has to offer. The Dees’ Nursery & Florist

Saturdays and Sundays in October and on Monday, Oct. 9 69 Atlantic Ave., Oceanside 516-678-3535 www.deesnursery.com Every weekend in October, plus Columbus Day, the Dees’ Nursery & Florist in Oceanside will host pumpkin picking from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those who attend will be able to enjoy a full afternoon of picking their own pumpkins, petting the animals at the petting zoo, and getting their faces painted in what will be a day of fun for the whole family.

Schmitt’s Family Farm

26 Pinelawn Rd., Melville 631-271-3276 www.schmittfarms.com Schmitt’s Family Farm in Melville is an ideal location not only for pumpkin picking but for an array of fun activities that are perfect for autumn. There are hayrides and pony rides, a petting zoo, slides and

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a haunted mansion. There is also a seven-acre corn maze and the largest straw pyramid on Long Island. Schmitt’s is open seven days a week.

Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s

Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 480 Hempstead Ave., Malverne 516-881-7900 • www.xroadsfarmliny.com Crossroads Farm takes the experience of pumpkin picking to new levels by offering a full farmstand of some the freshest and most organic foods. Pick pumpkins straight from the patch and then head to the farmstand for some fresh produce, teas and organic sweets, plus fall favorites like apple pie and apple cider. There is also an outdoor

farmer’s market held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The farmstand is closed on Mondays.

Elwood Pumpkin Farm

Saturdays and Sundays and Columbus Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Mondays through Fridays, 3 to 5 p.m. 1500 E. Jericho Tpke., Huntington 631-368-8626 www.elwoodpumpkinfarm.com Come to Huntington and pick some fresh pumpkins, grown on-site at Elwood Pumpkin Farm. There are hay rides and a corn maze that are ideal for children. Admission is free and group times for visits are also available during the week, by appointment.

Queens County Farm Museum

Saturdays and Sundays in October and on Monday, Oct. 9 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park 718-347-3276 • www.queensfarm.org One of the oldest farms in New York, dating back to 1697, offers pumpkin picking with a unique

sense of history. Visit the historic farm buildings and greenhouse complex and check out the farm animals and orchards. There will also be a corn maze and plenty of Hudson Valley apples, apple cider and apple pie available for purchase. The pumpkin patch is open from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Woodside Nursery

Through Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 134 E. Woodside Ave., Patchogue 631-758-1491 www.woodsidenurseryandgarden.com Woodside Nursery, located in North Patchogue on Woodside Avenue, has plenty of family fun options available for the fall season. There is pumpkin picking and face painting, and a balloon bounce and haunted tunnel. There are also unique activities including mining for gold and building scarecrows, plus an outdoor “Dino Adventure” exhibit.


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Pumpkin Picasso

Unleash your inner artist with some pumpkin painting BY JENNIFER FAUCI

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he time has come to decorate the inside and outside of your home with pumpkins. From mini pumpkins to 20-pounders, let the orange background be your canvas as you explore how to display the season’s favorite squash. Paintbrushes, stencils, sponges, paint pens or markers are great for detail but acrylic paint will be your best bet. Easy to clean and it’s thick enough to coat the pumpkin. If you want your masterpiece to last longer, try adding a protective sealant over the pumpkin after the paint has dried so you can get a few more days against the outdoor elements. Pick your pattern and get painting. own colorful masterpiece with pinks, reds, blues and greens. If you want to go the metallic route, spray painting a whole pumpkin might be the easiest and less messy way to sparkle your squash.

Characters

Sugar Skulls

Colorful, cute and not at all creepy, traditional Mexican sugar skulls are populated all over during Day of the Dead celebrations. Join in on the fun by adding one to your own home. Simply paint the entire pumpkin white, detail the eyes, nose and mouth in black and then get to work colorizing. The more color the better.

Let the pumpkin embody the character. Jack Skellington, Spongebob Squarepants, Angry Birds, Minions, Pokémon, and of course, any Disney character is always a safe, adorable bet for the kids. Or keep it simple with a superhero logo as a nod to your favorite crime fighters and cute animals for your little ones.

Themes

Floral? Spooky? Under the sea? Paint a group of pumpkins to a theme, allowing a broader scope for your creative juices to flow. by Norwegian expressionist artist Edvard Munch is perfect for Halloween. (The Starry Night pumpkin courtesy of Alexa Westerfield).

for fall. Choose colors that match your home and keep your painted pumpkins out until Christmas.

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Turn your pumpkin into another food. It’s the perfect shape to transform into a doughnut, M&M, cupcake, apple or candy corn. Or, go the other way and create larger

Embossed

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Patterned Pumpkins

Stripes, chevron, polka dots, checkerboard, damask, paisley and swirls are the most fun patterns to paint on your pumpkin. Use painter’s tape or masking tape to outline your pattern and stay in the lines when mixing paint colors. Stay in season with black, white and purple or create your

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Have you ever seen Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” on a pumpkin? How about Piet Mondrian’s famous black, white and primary color block work, “Composition II?” If you’re up for a challenge, try to replicate a famous painting onto your pumpkin. We happen to think “The Scream”

than life baseball, basketball, golf ball and tennis ball pumpkins.

Phrases

All about the phrases of fall? Quotes, lyrics and seasonal sayings painted on a pumpkin can sometimes be the prettiest and most simple way to decorate your home

Love the look of raised glass on mason jars and pint glasses but want it on your pumpkin? Grab a hot glue gun, doodle or craft letters (or use stickers), on to the pumpkin, let it dry and get to work painting. A unique, vintage look that is a classy way to display your pumpkins indoors.


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Owls Stand Near Apex Of Avian Hierarchy BY FRANK RIZZO

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ew York State is host to eight species of nesting owls, and most have found a home on Long Island. Our many preserves give bird watchers the best opportunity to see and hear these nocturnal hunters. As a bonus, winter time brings the migration of majestic snowy owls, a rare bird of the species that hunts by day. They will find their hunting grounds on the dunes of our beaches and marshes on the south shore. The haunting nocturnal calls of owls have entranced and intrigued humans for millenia. Aesop, in his fables, attributed wisdom to the birds, part of the anthropomorphizing of animals that our species is partial to. The attribute has stuck, and across disparate cultures and times, the owl has inspired awe and has been integrated into many mythologies.

By virtue of its geography, Long Island is home to an abundance and variety of birds, and owls can be counted among its avian census. Owls are more often heard than seen, and their coloring and feather patterns help camouflage them as they roost among the foliage. Whether in a preserve, or park, or even in wooded suburban residential

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areas, these solitary raptors usually start their search for food (mainly small mammals) when the twilight begins. Their hunting prowess starts with their eyes, forward facing and enabling binocular vision that puts their intended target in a three-dimensional field. From their perches in trees or any high post with an unobstructed view of open ground, they will pinpoint their next meal with excellent night vision. Even if it cannot see the animal, the owl’s acute hearing—thought to be enhanced and amplified by their flat faces with slight curves and asymmetrical ears—can

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pinpoint animals under the cover of tall grasses or leaves and even snow. It is reported that owls can hear the virtually silent footsteps of tiny mammals and even the heartbeat of a mouse at many yards. Among their virtues are special feathers that enable the birds— some of whom, like the great horned owl, may have wingspans north of five feet—to fly silently and pounce upon skittish animals that would otherwise flee at any sound of danger. Nature also gifted the bird with talons that exert as much as five times the pressure as a human hand grip. The talons, according to an online source, “have locking tendons that enable owls to grip their prey or hold on to branches without having to constantly contract muscles.” Owls, like hawks and eagles (fellow members of the order strigiformes) swallow their kill whole (or in large portions) and produce pellets—portions of their prey that they cannot digest. Scientists study these to determine the birds’ feeding patterns and what kind of animal was eaten. A good source of information for bird lovers in general is the South Shore Audubon Society, www.ssaudubon.org, or the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, www. birds.cornell.edu.


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he North Fork of Long Island is chock full of many things, especially grapes. Although extremely popular in the spring and summer, vineyards are also crowded during the fall season, especially for adults who want a break between apple and pumpkin picking with the kids. Wine lovers from near and far look forward to tastings by the glass, pairing meats and cheeses and leaving with several bottles of grape goodness to take home. It’s a day out to relax, have fun and enjoy the crisp autumn weather. But with so many wineries to choose from, how do you pick just one?

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Martha Clara Vineyards 6025 Sound Ave. Riverhead, NY 11901 631-298-0075 www.marthaclaravineyards.com Perhaps one of the most popular wine destinations, Martha Clara Vineyards has something for everyone—animals and hayrides for the kids, food trucks for the trendy teen, a multitude of wine for adults and live music for

all. Guests must buy a box of the vineyard’s oyster crackers, which are more of a sweet cookie than a salty cracker. The beautiful tasting room and sitting area features exposed wooden beams and wall to wall windows letting in sunlight and fresh air. If you plan on stopping here, make sure you get in on the earlier side of the morning as bachelorette parties and birthdays tend to frequent Martha Clara through the fall season. Favorite wines: Riesling, a medium bodied blend; pinot grigio, perfectly crisp for warmer autumn

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fruits for a juicy deliciousness; chardonnay with a creamy texture and notes of green apple and sparkling rosé with guava and cranberry for a refreshing sip.

Pindar Vineyards 37645 Main Rd. (Route 25) Peconic, NY 11958 631-734-6200 www.pindar.net Known for its lovely tasting room with stained glass windows and beautiful pickyour-own sunflower fields, Pindar Vineyards is a favorite stop of many on the wine trail. Tastings are highly recommended to get a feel for what you would like to order by the glass to take outside. Two large roof-covered decks draw crowds outside to enjoy some wine and food (outside food and drinks are allowed outside the tasting room, which is a huge hit with guests). Favorite wines: Summer blush and its unique strawberry flavor; Gewürztraminer dessert wine with sweet honeysuckle and tangerine and the newest release, a syrah that hits all the right notes.


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Delicious Dessert That Melts In Your Mouth BY ELIZABETH JOHNSON

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t’s apple picking season and time to make wonderful fall desserts that will make your mouth water and your family ask for “more please.” Nothing is more wholesome than good olde fashioned apple pie. The great thing about apples is that there are so many different varieties and each has its own delicious taste— some tart, some tangy, some sweet— but all delicious. There are numerous recipes that are available for apples, but these are a few favorites. Apple Crisp

10 cups apples peeled cored and sliced 1 cup of white sugar 1 tbsp all-purpose flour Cinnamon ½ cup of water 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup of packed brown sugar ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ½ melted butter 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Place the sliced apples in a 9x13 inch pan. Mix the white sugar, 1 tablespoon flour and ground cinnamon together, and sprinkle over apples. Pour water evenly over all. 3. Combine the oats, 1 cup flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and melted butter together. Crumble evenly over the apple mixture. 4. Bake for about 45 minutes.

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2 lbs of apples (Cortland, Gala or Fuji) ¼ cup brown sugar Butter Puff pastry 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Peel, core, and slice 2 pounds of apples and set aside. 2. Place one sheet puff pastry on a piece of wax paper, and roll into a circle the size of your pan; chill in fridge. Put cast-iron or

other ovenproof pan on stove. Coat bottom and sides of pan with just enough butter to leave a film. Add ¼ cup brown sugar. Add apple slices in a concentric circle, starting with outside of pan; make two layers of apples. Turn heat to medium-high, and cook for 20 minutes. 3. Transfer to oven, and cook 20 minutes more. Remove and place puff pastry over apples. Bake for 30 more minutes or until golden. 4. Remove from oven; cool for 15–20 minutes. Invert pan onto platter and serve.

Olde Fashioned Apple Pie Pie crust: 2½ cups all purpose flour 1 cup of unsalted butter ½ tsp of salt 7 bsp of ice water 1 Tbsp cider vinegar Filling: 7 cups peeled, cored and sliced apples (use three types of apples) Cinnamon Lemon juice Sugar (optional)

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Combine flour, salt, and butter (softened) in a bowl. The mixture will be crumbly 3. Stir water and vinegar in a small bowl. 4. Pour half the ice water and vinegar mixture into the flour and butter mixture. Combine. Pour in remaining ice water and vinegar mixture. 5. Turn dough out onto a wooden surface, pat into round shape and divide in half. Form each half into a disc about five inches wide. Wrap each disc in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes until ready to use. 6. With a rolling pin, take one disc and spread out the dough. When stretched, place in bottom of a 9 inch pie tin 7. Fill the pie crust with sliced apples, in three parts. After each sections sprinkle cinnamon and squeeze some lemon or sprinkle a half a teaspoon of lemon juice on slices. 8. Roll-out second pie disc to cover pie. Melt a quarter cup of butter and a teaspoon of sugar and spread over pie crust. 9. Cook for 60 minutes. If you like the apples melted, cook a bit longer. (Recipes courtesy of Diane Kester and Frances A. Largement-Roth)

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Each of those autumnal growths—gourds, squash and pumpkins—all come from the same family, Cucurbitaceae, which includes more than 700 species. According to the Missouri Botanical Garden, names differ throughout the world, but in the U.S., any round, orange squash used for pies or jack-o-lanterns is likely to be called a pumpkin. But the term “pumpkin” really has no botanical meaning, as they are actually all squash. Squash are divided into two categories: tender or summer squash, and hardskinned or winter squash. Examples of summer squash include zucchini, pattypan, straightneck, crookneck and other types. Winter squash include small to medium hard-skinned squash such as the acorn, small hubbard, miniature pumpkin and spaghetti types, as well as the large hard-skinned types, including banana, butternuts, cheese pumpkins and large hubbards, among others. Then there are the likes of Wildsippe Argentinien, Trombolino d’Albenga, Napolitaner Kürbis and Triambelkürbis and hundreds

more that sound less like a gourd and more like a 15th-century explorer. But fear not on the farm, as you probably won’t find yourself trying to distinguish between two barely pronounceable species. Delving back in time, hard-skinned, inedible gourds have been used in various ways throughout history with cultures spanning the globe fashioning gourds into bowls, cups, musical instruments, tools, artwork and birdhouses. Today—mostly on Etsy and Pinterest— gourds are commonly used for a vast array of crafts, including jewelry, furniture, dishes, utensils and a wide variety of decorations using carving, burning and other techniques. For anyone that would rather eat than craft, look to the squash. This healthy and versatile gift from the Earth can be used to make Parmesan-roasted acorn squash, butternut soup, acorn squash ravioli, risotto, squash ribbons and much more. When it comes to the fall products of the local farm, follow this simple rule of thumb: If it’s a squash, eat it and if it’s a gourd, leave it—or take it home and put it on your window sill.


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In The Kitchen: Simmer Down With Hilary Duff BY JENNIFER FAUCI

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Sharing one of her favorite recipes for tailgating and fall fêtes with girlfriends, Hilary Duff, like anyone ready to welcome fall, loves a good, old-fashioned stew. “Warm, savory stews and a glass of red wine make the perfect cozy meal on a chilly fall evening,” she said. “I love a hearty and healthy bean and chicken sausage stew paired with Callie Collection’s Fresh Red Blend,” added Duff of the brand’s new red wine. Easy and delicious, Duff’s stew is simple to make by yourself, but more fun when prepared with friends for a comfy night in. “Making a soup or stew may seem intimidating, but it is actually incredibly

The actress and singer-songwriter recently teamed up with Callie Collection wines for her autumn dining menu easy—especially when you get your girls to help you,” she said. “Sometimes we put the ‘group’ in ‘soup’ by asking each of my friends to bring one simple ingredient, like kale, chicken broth or olive oil. We chop, chat and sip wine while the stew simmers, and enjoy our amazing meal.” Try Duff’s stew recipe and pick up a bottle of Callie Collection wines,

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Hilary Duff’s Delicious Fall Stew

If there’s one thing Hilary Duff loves, it’s getting cozy when the weather gets chilly. Packed with protein and fall flavors, the Younger star shares her favorite recipe for a hearty stew that is sure to warm your tummy. 1 Tbsp olive oil 12oz package fully cooked apple chicken sausage links 1 yellow onion, diced 2 c loves garlic, sliced thin 19oz can cannellini beans, rinsed 14.5 oz can low-sodium chicken broth

14.5 oz can diced tomatoes 1 bunch kale leaves 2 bay leaves Kosher salt and pepper to taste 1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Slice and add the sausages and yellow onion. Cook, stirring until browned, about 2 minutes. 2. Add thinly sliced garlic and cook for 2 more

minutes. Add beans, broth and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add kale, bay leaves, salt and pepper. 3. Simmer all ingredients, stirring occasionally for about 8 to 10 minutes or until kale is wilted. 4. Pair with a glass of Callie Collection Fresh Red Blend. Recipe courtesy of Hilary Duff and Callie Collection

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Catching & Eating Blues, What A Delight and shared a pastrami sandwich. All of a sudden the wind picked up and so did the fishing. We all began to drop our silver, diamond jigs to the bottom being careful not to get bitten by the razor sharp teeth of our catch as they flopped onto the deck of our boat. The ZOX’S KITCHEN fish kept hitting our lines as we began the heady Chef Alan Zox experience of catching of getting out on the water. fish at a remarkable pace. Cleaning and preparing a I accidentally dropped delicious meal of flatfish my sandwich on the floor was considered a transcen- boards of the boat but dent experience for many could not have cared less of us. as I joined my brother on One morning, we left the the rails who had already docks early with lunches pulled in two big ones. and snacks to tide us over. All of a sudden no more It was a little windy that day than 25 yards off the starbut the sky was blue and board side of the boat, a the water flat. Captain Tony whirling water funnel rose was one of our favorites like a cyclone to a height because of his skill in of about 75 feet in the air. finding fish. We were Everyone was awestruck already hungry by 10 a.m. and uncertain what to do so we opened our cooler except to keep fishing.

Bluefish Recipe Serves 4

1. Heat oven to 425 degrees Farenheit or a grill until charcoals are white. Toss smoked paprika on top of sliced lemons placed on fillets. 2. Cook on a sheet tray on the middle rack for 10-12 minutes or on your outdoor grill. You need not turn the fish over. Within 10 minutes or so, the fish is done. A good test is when your fork easily cuts through the white flesh (dark flesh is fat). If your fish is too moist cook 5 minutes more. No need to turn over. 3. Another cooking option is to wrap your catch in foil with aromatics like capers, mayo, chopped plum tomatoes, red onions, a sprig of thyme and basil, a branch of fennel, 1 oz. of butter with a pinch of salt and cayenne to taste. So delicious.

The captain knew that if the funnel moved towards us, let alone struck us, we could capsize. But just as quickly as it arose it disappeared back to the surface. We were dumbstruck and relieved over our good fortune. By day’s end we had caught our fill of blues and Captain Tony turned around and headed home. Fishing had never been such a thrill. Eating those blues wasn’t too bad either.

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Here’s a summer or fall fishing challenge and a culinary delight. Fish with a big boat if you have one or lease a 50-foot “headboat” that carries up to 40 voracious seamen who pay a captain to catch fish. Rods and reels and bait are provided along with radar to find your fish of choice. My brother and I enjoyed these outings off the Montauk and Connecticut shores. If conditions are right, you can land several fish in a couple hours. Be sure to bring a small bat because their teeth are sharp. Summer and fall brings schools of bluefish and stripers to the Eastern shores that challenge the best of us. We always enjoyed fishing for these species because of their fight and flavor. We also loved the process of driving early in the morning to the docks to meet our fishing boat and the excitement

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Cider And Donuts And Pies, Oh My! Jericho Cider Mill is open year-round BY NICOLE LOCKWOOD

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ericho Cider Mill, a fall destination staple for Long Island natives and visitors alike, has opened its doors to the eager public yet again, but this time for good. Due to overwhelming demand, the market-style mill broke with its usual tradition of opening during the autumn months and is now welcoming patrons year round, which has proved to be a great success thus far.

“We did renovations and made it into a bigger store, so we just decided let’s stay open all year,” said Ted Ketsoglou, manager of Jericho Cider Mill. “Business has been great, the customers have been going crazy over it.” As indicated by the name, the Jericho Cider Mill is best known for its apple cider, served both hot and chilled, which can be bought by the cup, the half gallon or gallon. Since everything, from pies to donuts to ice cream, is made on-site, products have an element of freshness that cannot be matched by similar store-bought items. Though the place can be easily missed when driving by, tucked a few feet off Route 106, the Jericho Cider Mill is met each day

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by a large influx of customers. Shoppers who come from near and far enjoy Jericho Cider Mill favorites such as cider donuts and ice cream, which comes in unique flavors such as apple chunk, sea salt caramel, pumpkin and chocolate cake roll. “Cider donuts are literally out of control,” said Ketsoglou. “We cannot make them fast enough. It’s like an addiction. People come from Manhattan, Brooklyn, and all over Long Island just to buy them. Between that and the ice cream, it’s been a huge success.” It is hard to part from some of the classics that the Jericho Cider Mill has to offer, but the newest editions to their repertoire of delectable creations are worth the try.

The first item of note is an adult spin on the classic cider, known as Route 106 Hard Cider. The masterminds behind the cider mill operation have paired with Oyster Bay Brewing Company, another local hotspot about a 10-minute car ride away. “We’ve had a lot of requests from people to do a hard cider, so we made the decision to go with Oyster Bay Brewing Company because they’re local and because they’re really hands-on,” said Ketsoglou. Jericho Cider Mill ships hundreds of gallons of their original apple cider to Oyster Bay Brewing Company, where they add yeast, ferment the liquid and transform it into the boozy fall beverage. Route 106 Hard Cider is only available for purchase at Oyster Bay Brewing Company, but its popularity has been surging regardless, becoming a social media sensation. The second delectable addition is their cider cheesecake, a typical cheesecake topped with an apple cider glaze. Though nearly perfect as is, this rich dessert can be made even better when paired with one of the ice cream varieties, a tall glass of apple cider (original or hard), or both. Even though the cider joint is now open year-round, it is the perfect time to stop by and get into the fall spirit. Jericho Cider Mill is open every day of the week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit jerichocider. com or call 516-433-3360.


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s summer gives way to autumn, there is a bountiful harvest of live music and comedy experiences to take part in throughout Long Island and New York City.

Barclays Center

620 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn 917-618-6700 www.barclayscenter.com Oct.4—Bruno Mars Oct. 11—Katy Perry Oct. 23—Imagine Dragons/ Grouplove

Oct. 27—Faith Hill & Tim McGraw Oct. 28—Fall Out Boy Nov. 2—A Perfect Circle Nov. 15—Janet Jackson Nov. 26 & 27—Jay-Z Dec. 9—Chris Rock

Beacon Theatre

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866-858-0008 www.beacontheatre.com Oct. 5—Jerry Seinfeld Oct. 6 & 7; 10 & 11; 13 & 14— Tedeschi Trucks Band Oct. 28 & 29—Kevin James Nov. 12—Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt Nov. 2—Jerry Seinfeld Nov. 7 & 8—Tori Amos Nov. 10—New York Comedy Festival presents Ron White Nov. 11—New York Comedy Festival presents Nick Offerman

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Nov. 15—Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Nov. 16—Dream Theater Nov. 17 & 18—King Crimson Nov. 19—Squeeze Dec. 8—Jerry Seinfeld

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Oct. 20—Paula Cole Oct. 22 & 23—Marc Bolan & T. Rex 40th Anniversary Concert Oct. 27—Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene Oct. 31—Craig Finn of The Hold Steady Nov. 5 & 6—Shawn Colvin: A Few Small Repairs 20th Anniversary Tour Nov. 7—Los Lonely Boys Nov. 8—John Lodge of the Moody Blues Nov. 10—Leftover Salmon Nov. 11 & 12—Bruce Cockburn Nov. 18—Robyn Hitchcock Nov. 19—The Subdudes Nov. 20—Kandace Springs Nov. 21 & 22; 27 & 28—Acoustic Hot Tuna Nov. 25—Lloyd Cole Dec. 3—Steve Earle Third Annual Autism Benefit Dec. 10—A John Waters Christmas Dec. 17 through 19—Los Lobos

Landmark On Main Street

223 Main St. Port Washington, 516-767-6444 www.landmarkonmainstreet.org Oct. 7—The Chapin Family Live in Concert Oct. 14—Martin Sexton Trio Oct. 15—Lisa Fischer & Grand

Baton Oct. 26—An Intimate Evening with Rickie Lee Jones Nov. 17—Max Weinberg’s Jukebos Dec. 10— Cherish the Ladies: A Celtic Christmas Dec. 15—Suzanne Vega Dec. 16—Bettye LaVette

Anthony & the Imperials Oct. 21—Hot Autumn Nights featuring Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone/The Grass Roots/The Buckinghams/Peter Tork Oct. 26—Molly Hatchet & The Outlaws Oct. 28—Monsters of Steve Earl Freestyle featuring TKA, George Lamond, Judy Torres, Soave, The Sugarhill Gang, Sweet Sensation, Cynthia, Johnny Madison Square Garden O, Lisette Melendez, Joe Zangie 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, NYC. Oct. 29—Priscilla Presley 212-707-3131 Nov. 10 & 11—Frankie Valli & the www.thegarden.com Four Seasons Oct. 11, 15 & 16—Guns N’ Roses Nov. 16—Deepak Chopra Oct. 20—Billy Joel Nov. 22—Brian Setzer Orchestra Oct. 24—Queens of the Stone Age Christmas Tour Nov. 12 through 14—Dead & Nov. 26—98 Degrees At Christmas Company Nov. 27—Joe Biden: American Nov. 18—Billy Joel Promise Tour

Dec. 13 & 14—Andrea Bocelli

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Nov. 28—Celtic Thunder Nov. 29—Kirk Franklin & Ledisi Dec. 2—Jackie Mason Dec. 3—Colors of Christmas featuring Peabo Bryson/ Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr./Ruben Studdard/Jody Watley Dec. 9—Todd Rundgren Dec. 10—Dick Fox’s Holiday Doo Wop Extravaganza featuring Jay & the Americans/Jay Siegel & The Tokens/The Chiffons/The Capris/Dennis Tufano Dec. 16—Sinbad

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370 New York Ave., Huntington, 631-673-7300 www.theparamountny.com Oct. 4—An Evening With Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul Oct. 5—The B-52s Oct. 14—Tracy Morgan Oct. 19—Jonny Lang Oct. 21—Psychedelic Furs/Bash & Pop Oct. 22—Kevin James Oct. 26—Yngwie Malmsteen Oct. 28—Howard Jones Oct. 29—Andy Grammer Oct. 31—311

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CONCERT LISTINGS from page 23A Nov. 3—Dee Snider of Twisted Sister Nov. 4—Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx Nov. 8—The English Beat Nov. 11—Carlos Mencia Nov. 13—King Crimson Nov. 14—Culture Club Nov. 21— Dream Theater Nov. 24 & 25—Dark Star Orchestra Nov. 26—Melissa Etheridge Dec. 1—Paula Poundstone Dec. 2—Squeeze Dec. 5—Simple Plan Dec. 7—Marshall Tucker Band Dec. 9—Electric Hot Tuna featuring Steve Kimock Dec. 10—Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes/The Weight Band Dec. 16—Blood, Sweat & Tears with Bo Bice Dec. 19—Straight No Chaser

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts

720 Northern Blvd., Greenvale, 516-299-3100 www.tillescenter.org Oct. 5—President Bill Clinton Oct. 6—Herbie Hancock Oct. 7—Betty Buckley Oct. 8—Shanghai Quartet Oct. 12—Bleachers

Oct. 13—Blondie/Nick Lowe Oct. 21—Smokey Robinson: Gala 2017 Oct. 26—Brad Garrett/Rita Rudner Nov. 5—Irma Thomas/The Blind Boys of Alabama/Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet Nov. 10—Blue Oyster Cult/ Jefferson Starship Nov. 15—Francesca: A Night to Remember Nov. 17—Crystal Gayle/Lee Greenwood Dec. 2—Dave Koz:20th Anniversary Christmas Tour Dec. 9—Johnny Mathis Christmas Concert 2017

YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts

37 W. Main St., Bay Shore, 631-969-1101 www.boultoncenter.org Oct. 12—Martin Barre of Jethro Tull Oct. 14—King’s X Oct. 15—An Evening with Sam Bush Oct. 20—Ronnie Earl Nov. 4—Poco featuring Rusty Young Nov. 10—Acoustic Alchemy Nov. 11—Freddie McGregor Nov. 12—Rock Out Hunger 8 feauring Denny Laine of the Moody Blues Nov. 25—Gary Hoey

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n the fall of 1975, James Atlas, a young scholar at work on a biography of the modernist poet Delmore Schwartz, caught a break. Saul Bellow would publish Humboldt’s Gift, a sprawling comic novel about the friendship between a doomed poet and a Chicago writer, whose own career was in a tailspin. Charles Citrine was the Bellow-like character. The poet, long dead during the novel’s action period, was Von Humboldt Fleisher, a character immediately identified as being based largely on Schwartz. Humboldt’s Gift won a Pulitzer Prize. It sat on top of the best seller lists for months and, in 1976, Bellow would win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Dead for nearly a decade, Schwartz was now hot. His stories and criticism were reissued. The times were right for a biography. And when Atlas, then only 28, published his Schwartz biography in 1977, it made the coveted front page of The New York Times book review page, while also being a finalist for the National Book Award. Atlas, like Bellow, a native of “Chicagoland,” was now off on his own literary career. After turning down a proposed biography on Edmund Wilson, Atlas eventually settled on a study of Bellow himself. There was always something inevitable about the biographer of Delmore Schwartz following up with one on Schwartz’s old friend. The Shadow in the Garden tells the history of not just those two efforts, but also the genre itself. Atlas can be a little hard on himself, the art of the biography and even his most famous subject. Atlas is an able reader of texts. (He spent years as a contributor to The New York Times Magazine.) He is also a published novelist (The Great Pretender) and that, to me, made him a perfect match for a Bellow biography. The latter was the most energetic prose stylist of his generation and Atlas’s eventual biography was written in a similarly readable and entertaining style. The man and the subject had met. The Shadow in the Garden

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covers familiar ground in the history of biography: Plutarch on the lives of ancient Romans, Boswell on Dr. Johnson, Lynton Strachey on the Victorians, Leon Edel on Henry James, Richard Ellman on James Joyce, plus a chapter on Richard Holmes, whose biography of the English romantic poet, Shelley, is also considered a masterpiece. Along the way, Atlas relates the joys of biography: Research brought him into contact with a colorful array of New York and Chicago intellectuals—Alfred Kazin, Dwight Macdonald, Philip Rahv, Edward Shils and Clement Greenberg—all conjuring up the days when an essay in a “little magazine” such as Partisan Review could shape the thinking of a generation. These men spent decades in pursuit of the life of the mind: Steeped in the literature, history and philosophy of the West, they labored mightily to add refinement to the coarseness of American culture. Retired and in most cases living in obscurity, such men, especially the irrepressible Macdonald, were glad to help the young Atlas; they both supported his efforts while offering unsparing criticism to his manuscripts in process. Chapter XIII in this book, one that recalls McDonald’s larger-than-life presence, was first published in 1983 in Vanity Fair, a reading experience that has remained evergreen to this reviewer. Years later, while working on the Bellow biography, Atlas received a book-length critique of his manuscript from Edward Shils, Bellow’s colleague from the University of Chicago and a man who had a serious falling out with the novelist. For the Bellow biography, Atlas managed to forge a friendship with his wary subject. There was an unspoken acknowledgment

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To be a biographer, one must dig, dig, dig, perform years of research, using that trusty phone book to track down every friend and acquaintance of one’s subject. As important, the biographer of a literary figure must know his subject’s work inside and out. that whenever Atlas finished the book, Bellow would likely have passed. Bellow was published in 2000 and the novelist was not only alive, he was plenty active, publishing a novel, Ravelstein, about his friendship with Allan Bloom, while fathering a child with his young wife, a former graduate school student. With publication, battle lines were quickly drawn. Bellow received praise in many quarters and was hailed as one of the top biographies of the year, but pro-Bellow forces also aligned against it, including a negative review in The New Republic, that was certainly the longest essay in that journal’s 102-year history. Bellow himself went on National Public Radio to criticize the book, which was a shame, since the two had formed an easy relationship. Atlas also announced that he would never again write a biography. That, too, was regrettable. Macdonald has had his biography published, but think of Kazin and Shils. These are books-in-waiting. A lesson here is that biographers who tackle a

living subject do end up becoming friends with the subject, but once the book comes out, the friendship generally ends and often badly so. No biographer can write hagiography, but no living subject likes to see his warts revealed for posterity. This reviewer knows this from experience. For Atlas, biography is a genre of real importance. A top biography, like a great poem or a novel, is a work of art destined to last for the ages. Like a great novel, it can be both a history of the times and a window into human behavior. No biography can entirely capture their subject. Still, biographies are vital, not for gossip, but to tell one improbable story after another. Those real-life stories can do more than inspire; they can literally change the life of the reader as much as any other artistic experience. Joe Scotchie, editor of The Roslyn News, is the author of biographies on Richard M. Weaver, Thomas Wolfe and Patrick J. Buchanan.


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Banana Republic’s collection from the catwalk to your closet BY JENNIFER FAUCI jfauci@antonmediagroup.com

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ast month, in the first days of September, thousands of fashion worshipers descended upon New York City to see the newest collections from famed and favorite designers. A major fashion combo coming out of the industry is the co-designed collection, Banana Republic x Olivia Palermo, a limited-edition Fall 2017 capsule, that marks the first ever co-created collection by the brand and style icon Olivia Palermo. The 70-piece collection of women’s clothing and accessories, including these featured pieces, is now available at Banana Republic stores and online and has everything you need for upcoming chilly autumn season. Check out these must-have pieces from the runway and bring them straight home to your closet. Photos courtesy of Banana Republic

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The Four Fs Of Fall Fashion BY NICOLE LOCKWOOD

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Functional and fashionable, fur garments are the perfect way to keep warm during those chilly autumn nights. If you opt for a cruelty-free lifestyle, faux fur is just as stylish an alternative.

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t’s never been easier to stay on top of the latest trends this fall, as the world of fashion is currently being fueled by the four Fs: fringe, florals, fur and fire engine red. As seen on the runways of New York Fashion Week, designers are returning to retro styles, blending elements that marked prior decades, while adding their unique modern touches. High-end labels like Versace, Alexander McQueen, Givenchy and Stella McCartney are once again setting the tone for emerging styles this season, but keeping your closet up to date doesn’t necessarily have to break the bank.

Florals

Though flowers are no longer in bloom, bring a touch of spring to the season with what the industry is calling “couch florals.” Reminiscent of grandma’s favorite futon, these prints are popping up in more than just thrift shops.

Fringe

The midwestern-esque trend that made its big runway debut in the early summer months isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Embraced by top designers and discount brands alike, the flouncy fringe look can now be seen on clothing, shoes, jewelry, handbags and more.

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Fire Engine Red

‘Tis the season to craft a wardrobe that matches the changing leaves on the trees. Past years have been dominated by demure, neutral tones, but 2017 is the year of bold blends of colors, particularly vibrant shades of red.


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Five Best Flannels BY JENNIFER FAUCI

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all fashion sets many women’s hearts a flutter with the prospect of new boots, scarves, sweaters and coats. But what about the men? It’s no secret that fall means flannel, and any man, whether they tell you or not, loves a good, traditional checkered flannel. Whether it is the plaid print or the material that keeps them warm, guys love their flannel shirts. Check out our list for the five best flannels for men this season.

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Orange You Glad We Didn’t Use Orange? BY NICOLE LOCKWOOD

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ith the onset of autumn and Halloween just around the corner, it’s that time of year that every homeowner with a flair for fall décor has been waiting for. It’s the season of pumpkin-oriented everything—pumpkin picking, pumpkin carving, pumpkin pie, the highly anticipated pumpkin spice latte—and the realm of interior design is no exception. But just like orange is a difficult word to rhyme with, it’s also a difficult color to match with. Luckily, stores like Pottery Barn, Crate & Barrel and Pier 1 have unique pumpkin-inspired home accessories in stock that are sure to complement any room of the house. From classic neutral tones like taupes, creams and grays to rose gold, copper and gold metallics, you don’t have to go overboard with the traditional colors of fall this season when decorating your home.

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Make a metallic statement with this hand-crafted Gold Glittered Pumpkin covered in gems, sequins and beads. $12.95; Pier 1.

For a rustic look, place these Black Vine Pumpkins on a table or shelf. Made with natural twigs and wire, so each piece may vary. $9.95-$29.95; Crate & Barrel.

Let your home sparkle with German Glitter Pumpkins in varying sizes with a detailed stem for a straight off the vine look. $12.50-$16.50; Pottery Barn.

Perk up your space with a pattern with Pierced Bronze Metal Pumpkins. Fill with LED lights or flameless candles to cast a glow. $49.50-$69; Pottery Barn.

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othing says autumn like the smell of pumpkin and apple cinnamon. While these two notable scents are the hallmark of sweaters, harvest festivals and chilly nights, there are so many other aromas to heighten your senses this season. So grab your candles, plug-ins and sprays and fill your home with the fragrances of fall.

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Glade $2.99 The other iconic scent of the season, apple cinnamon comes in several variations that all smell the same: delicious. If you can’t find apple cinnamon, try cinnamon apple, apple spice and apple cider to get that nostalgic aroma.

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Bourbon and Vanilla

Harlow & Bentley $39.99—$55 Warm up your bones with the scent of vanilla bourbon in this soy candle. An actual glass of bourbon by the fire couldn’t hurt either.

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Yankee Candle $27.99 Plain and simple, the taste of a fresh, juicy apple is mouthwatering enough and even sweeter in your home. More subtle than apple spiced candles, Macintosh Apple will make your house smell like a trip to the orchards.

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Henri Bendel $25 Don’t have a fireplace to give off that crackling, warm scent of burning wood? Try burning a wood-scented candle instead. This candle draws notes of cedarwood, birch, sandalwood and amber for that feel-good cozy night in.

Bath & Body Works $12.50 Apple picking means one thing: fresh baked apple pie. Not a baker? Burning this apple pie-scented candle should do the trick. Want a bit more flavor? Try adding a caramel or brown sugar candle to the mix.

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hen autumn rolls in, the days get shorter and the nights grow cooler, with warm breezes giving way to crisp autumn air and falling leaves. But, that doesn’t mean outdoor fun has to cease. Many Long Islanders have discovered the secret to extending their evenings and enjoying their outdoor living spaces well into the fall: fire pits.

Fire pits have skyrocketed in popularity over the past two decades due to their effectiveness in keeping bugs away, the vast decrease in the price of natural gas and a widespread desire to remain outside even after summer has supposedly come to a close, says Bill Brunner, owner of Westbury Stove & Fireplace and Huntington Fireplace & Outdoor Living. “It’s a lifestyle. More and more people want to be outside, not stuck in the house or looking at a screen,” said Brunner, who has

both a fire pit and an outdoor kitchen. Over the past year, he said that the fire pit has become the most frequently requested amenity for luxury homes on Long Island. “People are entertaining more in their backyards,” said Dennis Lawrence, owner of Taylor’s Hearth & Leisure in Franklin Square, adding that nowadays, putting in a fire pit is “kind of a no-brainer when designing a backyard.” Fire pits have become the centerpieces of numerous Long

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Unlike fire tables, which operate with a propane tank underneath, fire pits are fueled by a gas line connected from the house. Though fire pits are considered the more refined of the two, both allow homeowners to enjoy their backyards later in the year. When selecting a fire pit, it’s important to consider what works best with the yard’s size and layout. Brunner highlights the importance of consulting a professional before taking on the project of purchasing a fire pit and having it installed, as there is much to contemplate—safety, space and budget. He explains that some burners consume more gas in less time than others and, for this reason, he finds the manufacturer Warming Trends most reliable, describing its product as “a very innovative patent that allows for double the flame with half the gas.” The material used to construct the pit should also be considered. Lawrence emphasizes his preference for the manufacturers HPC and American Outdoors for their durable stainless-steel bases, which are built to withstand the elements. The outer-stone construction should also be taken into account. Brunner said that a common and costly mistake people often make is having a fire pit or outdoor kitchen constructed from black granite. Since darker materials get much hotter than lighter ones, the choice of a dark color results in a higher risk of burns. For this reason,

Brunner advises buyers to go with a lighter-colored granite, marble or a mineral called dekton. For safety, Brunner suggests that the pit’s barrier be constructed at least a foot wide. He recommends having a wind guard to keep the flame in its designated area. Taking all these aspects into consideration, homeowners can often choose the design, shape and size of their fire pit, creating a custom project that both Lawrence and Brunner say usually costs between $3,000 and $9,000. The price becomes more costly as the size of the fire pit increases. For those who want to sit around an outdoor fire without spending as much, fire tables are a less expensive option that typically cost from $1,000 to $2,000 and have the benefit of not being bound to one position in the yard. But, whether buyers choose a fire pit or a fire table, they can rest assured that they are making a good, long-lasting investment. “[Outdoor fire pits] are not only the fastest-growing part of the business, but the [part] that get[s] the most positive feedback after the fact,” Brunner said. Fire pits allow people to spend quality time with friends and family without going out. Instead, they are putting “pride and money into their backyard[s],” said Lawrence. Relaxing outside on a lounge chair, surrounded by family and friends and warmed by a fire is the perfect way to greet autumn.

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October Movie Previews BY CHERYL WADSWORTH

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utumn is upon us with the leaves beginning to fall and cooler weather is (hopefully) imminent as we begin to dig out our warmer clothes. The new season also brings us new movies to enjoy. The following are just a few previews you can choose from, but remember to check your listings as there are dozens more out there.

The Snowman (NR)

Get ready for winter. The Snowman, directed by Tomas Alfredson, open son Oct. 20. Starring Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Val Kilmer and J.K. Simmons. Fassbender portrays a lead detective heading the crime squad who is sent to investigate a disappearance of a woman on the first snow fall of winter. Her pink scarf is found wrapped around a threatening snowman. The detective immediately fears that an obscure serial killer named “The Snowman” may be killing again. He enlists a new recruit to connect the old cases to the new one before it snows again. This thriller will have you on the edge of your seat.

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The Mountain Between Us (PG-13)

Also on Oct. 6, The Mountain Between Us hits theaters. Directed by Hany Abu-Assad, the movie stars Kate Winslet, Idris Elba and Dermot Mulroney. Bad weather cancels a flight for strangers Dr. Ben Bass and photojournalist Alex Martin. As a result, they both decide to book a charter plane so they can arrive at their destinations timely. Midway through their flight, the plane crashes in a snow covered mountain, killing the pilot, however, they both sustain injuries and survive. Together, they must forge a bond in order to trek across the wilderness when they realize a flight plan wasn’t filed. Winslet gives a riveting performance.

Oct. 6 sees the debut of Blade Runner 2049. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the film stars Harrison Ford (reprising his original role from 1982), Ryan Gosling, Ana de Arma and Robin Wright. Blade Runners are law enforcement people who are assigned to eliminate replicates who are androids that look like real humans. Gosling plays a new young blade runner who uncovers a dark secret that could end humanity. This journey leads him to track down Rick Deckard, the original blade runner, who has been missing for 30 years.

Marshall (PG-13)

Sterling K. Brown jumps from the television screen to the silver screen on Oct. 13, when Marshall arrives in theaters. The film is directed by Reginald Hudlin and stars Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson and Brown in this true story of Thurgood Marshall before he became the first AfricanAmerican Supreme Court Justice. Early in his career, he was a young defiant attorney for the NAACP and landed a challenging case with an inexperienced attorney, Sam Friedman. They represent a black chauffer, Joseph Spell, who is being accused of sexual assault and attempted murder by his white employer. A must-see performance by all.

Thank You For Your Service (R)

Oct. 27 sees the debut of Thank You For Your Service, directed by Jason Hall. The film stars Haley Bennett, Miles Teller and Amy Schumer and is a biography/drama/ war film that follows a group of young U.S. soldiers who return from Iraq with trouble adapting back into their civilian life and with their family. Can they overcome these horrible memories or will it destroy their lives? A very poignant film. 42A | AUTUMN! 2017

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“LaGuardia is a pillar of New York’s transportation network and a key driver of economic growth, but for too long the airport has been unworthy of New York State,” Cuomo said. “The groundbreaking at Delta’s facilities represents another step forward as we build an entirely new airport at LaGuardia. Together with our private sector partners, we are making rapid progress to create the world-class gateway to the Empire State that

New Yorkers deserve.” Cuomo also announced a breakthrough with LaGuardia Gateway Partners (LGP), the firm that is building the western half of the airport. JLC Infrastructure, a joint venture comprising Magic Johnson Enterprises and Loop Capital Markets LLC, will become a Minority and Womenowned Business Enterprise (MWBE) investor with LGP, marking the first time in the state’s history that there will be an MWBE firm investing equity

in a public-private construction project. “This is a historic day for Delta as we break ground on our state-of-the-art facility at LaGuardia Airport,” Bastian said. “This investment underscores our commitment to LaGuardia, to New York and to providing our customers and employees here and across the state with a world-class experience at one of our most important hubs.” Delta is investing $3.4 billion

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions Tuesday, Oct. 10, at noon 92nd Street Y 1395 Lexington Ave. www.92y.org Hear from award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen, whose new book looks at historic examples of climate change and how they’ve led to the five biggest catastrophes the Earth has (so far) endured ($25). 172237 C

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TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There are people who you just don’t like and probably never will yet still must get along with. Make it your mission to find the agreeable attributes in such people, as there will be many, and discovering them will be a far more interesting use of your energy than resisting people and complaining about them. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Everyone has a backstory. It’s easy to read into things when you in fact have a deep and sophisticated knowledge of all that goes into even the simplest of communications. The complexities will be a little bit dangerous this week. Tend to the basics and the niceties, because there will be a lot of value there for you. CANCER (June 22-July 22). The responsibility you’ve taken on will be emphasized. As has any person who’s taken on something bigger than a day can carry, you’ve had your moments of doubt and regret. It’s natural, normal and to be expected. Only a fool wouldn’t worry a little about what you’ve gotten yourself into. You’ll do it and be better for it.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). People feel love in different ways. Also, they interpret the gestures of love differently. Some like gifts, others words, and then there are those who feel best cared for when they are touched. This week provides the chance to learn the love language and style of another and communicate most effectively as a result. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Relationships are complicated. That’s the good news and the bad news wrapped up in one. If they were easy, you’d get bored. Things don’t have to be sorted out all at once this week, though. Consistent, small, gentle efforts over time will have a positive impact on the love in your life. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). What if your wish came true without your having to ask for it, work for it or let anyone even know what it was? Well, that would take all the fun out of it! Wishes are best shared. You’ll be surprised by who can help you. Let others benefit from witnessing your granted wish, or facilitating it. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You don’t like to be pushed along. You like to be the driver, the engine, the one who picks the pizza toppings. This is very easily accomplished on the solo journey, but the group excursion is an impossible one to navigate without compromise. You’ll manage to lead and retain popularity. Amazing. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). They’ll ask what you’ve been up to -- your chance to network, further a cause or share a bit of news that puts you in a nice light. This is when you’ll present the version of the story that’s most likely to elicit the response you’re going for, so don’t leave it to chance. Figure out what you’re going to say beforehand. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). This week you will be a problem-solver, fixer and granter of wishes. The basic flow of the week goes like this: You’ll face things, deal with things, face things, and deal with things. The happy resolution of one situation will give you hope and resources for the next situation. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Interesting people will cross your path this week, but you’ll only find out how interesting by asking open-ended questions. When people throw up a wall of resistance to you, it’s because they fear what will happen if you get closer. You can break through resistance by building more trust.

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AROUND LONG ISLAND Great family events happening this month around the Island

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Book Signing The Cradle of Aviation Museum will be hosting NASA astronaut Colonel Terry W. Virts, Jr. to discuss the release of his new book and more than 200 days in space on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. The book signing will take place following his discussion. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Reserve a seat by calling 516-572-4066. The Cradle of Aviation Museum is located on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. in Garden City. Visit www.cradleof aviation.org for more details.

Friday, Oct. 6

Chinese Auction Dominican Village will host its 11th Annual Chinese Auction and dinner on Oct. 6 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in Helen Butler, O.P. Hall (565 Albany Ave., Amityville). Dinner tickets are $45; reservations are required. Donations are welcome. Preview to auction will be held from noon to 4 p.m.; winners do not need to be present to win (bring

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Saturday, Oct. 7

Pet Adoptions Town of Hempstead’s Annual Adopt-A-Pet Fair will be held at the town animal shelter (3320 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh) on Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 516-785-5220 for details. Lantern Light Tour The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society will host a lantern light tour on Oct. 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with tours leaving in 15-minute intervals. Enjoy an escorted lantern light walk along the beach and through the swale as stationed interpreters unfold the stories of the United States Life Saving Service & Fire Island Light Station. Dress for the weather, wear proper footwear and bring a flashlight. The lighthouse will remain open until 9 p.m., tours available for additional fees. Meet in Parking Field 5 at Robert Moses State Park. Reservations are required. Admission is $10. Visit www.fireislandlighthouse.com or

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call 631-661-4876 for details. (Photo by Christy Hinko) Opioid Awareness Walk The Third Annual Outreach/John Brower, Jr. Foundation 5K Walk at Jones Beach to raise funds and awareness on the opioid crisis on Long Island will be held on Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. The event is held each year to honor the memory of John Brower, Jr., who died in 2014 of an opiate overdose at age 25. Proceeds support Outreach, the Queens and Long Island-based organization dedicated to helping teens and adults fight drug and alcohol addiction. Fee is $20. To register, contact

Group Trivia Match wits with other great minds on Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. The group will meet at Havana Central Restaurant at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City. Call 516-676-1976 for more information. Documentary Screening The Ethical Humanist Society will host the first of its three documentary screenings, The Brainwashing of My Dad, a 2016 documentary film directed by Jen Senko about her father’s transformation from a non-political Democrat into a political Republican on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. A Q&A with the filmmaker follows. The next screening will be held on Nov. 8. Admission is free; a $5 donation is suggested. The Ethical Humanist Society is located at 38 Old Country Rd. in Garden City. Call 516-741-7304 for details.

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