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Barrage Brewing, ending a 2-year haul, opens its doors in East Farmingdale

Stephen Pominski Jr. has been working on the railroad. Now, he’s also working in a brewery — his own. Pominski, 52, who works full-time as a trackside tower operator for the Long Island Railroad, has just opened the doors to … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy collaborative relief beer, Surge Protector IPA, makes debut

The culmination of 13 weeks of effort involving a group of Long Island brewers has come to fruition. The group’s collaborative beer, Surge Protector IPA, makes its debut today (Jan. 22). Proceeds from sales of the beer will go to … Continue reading

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The Good Life pub raises $22,000-plus for Hurricane Sandy relief

  The Good Life has a good heart. The Massapequa Park, Long Island, gastro pub, was packed to overflowing Tuesday evening due to the promotional efforts of owner Pete Mangouranes, who promised to donate every penny spent at the pub … Continue reading

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Teutonic beer and sausage on the menu at Prost Grill & Garten in Garden City

Jim McCartney acquired his love of beer as a teenager drinking along the waterfront in Breezy Point, Queens. His interest in German food was cultivated by the meals he shared with his dad, a banker, at the German restaurants of … Continue reading

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Croxley’s Smithtown location opens with 80 taps and something different

  Croxley’s Ales, the mini chain of craft beer bars, has opened the doors to its fifth location in Smithtown, Long Island. Started 20 years ago in Franklin Square, Long Island, with an English pub theme, Croxley’s owners have taken … Continue reading

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Rocky Point Artisan Brewers gets micro brewery license

                    No. 1260239.  This number means everything to Mike Voight and Donavan Hall, principals of Long Island’s Rocky Point Artisan Brewers.  It’s the serial number on their just-granted New York State … Continue reading

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