Tuesday, 27 September 2016

New Eats in Patchogue

When out and about in Patchogue, you may have noticed some new storefronts appearing in the area. That’s because over the past few months, there have been a number of new restaurants to open their doors for our New Village residents. Next time you’re going out for a bite to eat, consider checking out one of these new eateries featured below. You may just discover your new favorite restaurant!

Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar

Located at The New Village, Arooga’s Sports Bar and Grille offers American fare in a fun, casual atmosphere that’s steps from your apartment.  Although it’s only been open for a little over a month, Arooga’s has already built a reputation as a place to find delicious food, good drinks, and is a great spot for game day. Enjoy a Philly Cheesesteak, Buffalo Wings, or a Classic Burger as you watch your favorite sports team from one of the many TVs featured in the restaurant.

Super Bowls Patchogue

Although Super Bowls may not be new to Long Island, it is new to the Patchogue Village! Super Bowls Patchogue, located at 22 West Man Street, celebrated its Grand Opening only a few short weeks ago. You may recognize the name from the sister establishment in Sayville, NY, but now you get your favorite smoothies and acai bowls in a short walk from your New Village apartment.

Pine Grove Inn of East Patchogue

If you’re craving a steak and seafood dinner, you should check out the Pine Grove Inn of East Patchogue, which celebrated it’s grand-reopening August 16th. Although the Pine Grove Inn had a previous home in Patchogue, it was sadly damaged during Hurricane Sandy and was vacated until its new owners bought the property and refurbished the restaurant.  The menu, which features old favorites such as German-inspired Sauerbraten, and Wiener Schnitzel, also incorporates new dishes like Pine Grove Crab Cakes and Red Snapper Gorgonzola.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Oktoberfest in the Greater Patchogue Area

It’s time for Oktoberfest! Although the name might be deceiving, true beer lovers know that Oktoberfest celebrations usually take place the last two weeks in September, meaning that now is the perfect time to gather your friends and celebrate the occasion. Check out the events happening around Patchogue below to have a good time and chow on some delicious brews and German treats!

Hofbrau Bierhaus Patchogue
Check out Patchogue’s very own Hofbrau Bierhaus located at 32 W Main St., just a 3 minute walk from your New Village apartment! This beer hall is sure to be celebrating Oktoberfest in a big way with it’s large variety of German ale available on tap. While there, enjoy delicious Bavarian-style pretzels, BBQ Pulled Pork French Fries, Roastbraten, and Weiner Schnitzel, some favorite dishes among Yelpers!

Post Office Café Oktoberfest Celebrations
The Post Office Café in Babylon is celebrating Oktoberfest in a big way. Kicking off the season with an exclusive Oktoberfest feast on Tuesday October 4th at 6:30pm, this 5-course tasting dinner will feature a variety of German favorites, such as Veal Schnitzel, Bratwurst, and Sauerbraten. Enjoy your tasting with delicious German brews at the communal-style feast.
For a more casual Oktoberfest experience, stop by the Café for their Oktoberfest Celebration from Friday, October 7th to Sunday October 9th. Enjoy Bavarian Pretzel Bites, Wiener Schnitzel, German Chocolate cake and many more delicious German plates. There will also be selection of Oktoberfest beer to celebrate the occasion.

Oktoberfest at Porter’s on the Lane- Bellport Village

Porter’s on the Lane will be celebrating its traditional Oktoberfest celebration this Sunday, September 25th at its Bellport Village location. They’ll be German food and snacks to go around, as well as a candy stand provided by Carla Marla, the sweet shop located across the street. Pay-as-you-drink Oktoberfest style beer will be dispensed from a beer truck on the property. Sip some brews and enjoy the live music and fun atmosphere.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Upcoming Festivals in the Greater Patchogue Area

September is a great time to take advantage of some the local events happening in the greater Patchogue area. Check out some of the events and festivals featured below for some early Fall fun.

Patchogue’s 8th Annual Italian Festival of St. Liberata,
September 24th

The Annual Italian Festival of St. Liberata will be returning to Main Street in Patchogue for its eight year on Saturday, September 24th. The festival, which is sponsored by the Greater Patchogue Foundation, Inc. Culture Heritage Committee, will feature a number of Italian food vendors with treats like fresh calzones, sausage and peppers, and zeppoles, just to name a few. You can also participate in bocce ball tournaments, Italian karaoke, and festival games. Stop by for some good eats and for a good time!

29th Annual Saint James Day
September 25th

Come spend a day in St. James to celebrate the 29th Annual St. James Day, taking place on Sunday, September 25th, along Lake Avenue in town. Starting at 11:00am, the festival will feature over 300 vendors housing a number of handmade items, unique crafts and jewelry. A number of food trucks and vendors will also be on premises. 

Cedar Beach Blues Festival 
October 1st -2nd

Though the event may no longer take place on Cedar Beach, the Cedar Beach Blues Festival is going strong in in 26th year! Now relocated to the Long Island Maritime Museum in West Sayville, the events runs two days and features bands, art, and much more. To check out the music line up and to learn more check out the site here.