01/29/16 11:15am
Maria, John & George Giannaris of Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Maria, John & George Giannaris of Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

A year-long party at Hellenic Snack Bar & Restaurant starts today.

In celebration of the restaurant’s 40th anniversary, the Route 25 eatery is holding 40 special celebrations this year, starting with a one-of-a-kind offering today.

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10/03/14 9:00am
Rob Europe plays his 1958 Gibson guitar in Aldo's last Thursday morning. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Rob Europe plays his 1958 Gibson guitar in Aldo’s last Thursday morning. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

“It’s intense. And the people there aren’t just good musicians. They’re very good performers with a story to tell.”

So said Riverhead blues artist Bruce MacDonald, who represented the Long Island Blues Society at last year’s International Blues Competition in Memphis, Tenn., finishing as a semi-finalist.  (more…)