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Well-Known LI Catering Facility Closing Its Doors

CENTERPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A well-known Long Island catering facility is closing its doors for good.

Many brides and grooms decided in January to find a new venue for their weddings after word got out that the Thatched Cottage in Centerport was having financial troubles, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported. 289 more words


Hidcote Manor Garden

Sunday was a perfect day to visit Hidcote Manor Garden, which has been in the hands of The National Trust since 1948. With bottles of chilled water, a couple of ham rolls, a box of salad and some crisp green grapes to share (‘lashings of ginger beer, jam sandwiches, slabs of fruit cake and a bar of chocolate’, plus whatever Timmy used to eat?!) Mum and I were all set for a day out. 509 more words


Lover's Leap Walk

Had a lovely walk yesterday to Lover’s Leap in Enniskerry. As legend goes, the rock, perched over a river thundering away below (although it doesn’t look too thunderous in the pictures, it is!),was so named because an eloping couple careered over it in a carriage, or another tells of ill-starred lovers leaping together from the rock in a suicide pact. 50 more words