Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont

Words by¬†Alexandria Harvey* If I were leading a seminar about Elmont, I would probably begin with the following inquiry: When you tell people that you are from Elmont, what is their reaction? If you are like me, you are all too familiar with the widened eyes, raised brows, and gaping mouths. Some recipients of ourContinue reading “Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont”

A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall

[Long Island Herald] The Green Acres mall announced on July 10 [2014] that six retailers, featuring a mix of shops and restaurants, are making their way to town, with one already opened, according to a release. Popular eateries Panera Bread, H√§agen-Dazs, Chipotle and Starbucks will join Justice, which opened in April, and Journeys Kids asContinue reading “A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall”

5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe

Food is the great unifier. It’s a friend and a support to all, in times of celebration and hardship or simply on a whim and out of necessity. A good, hearty meal can bring together families, strangers and even turn someone’s entire day around for the better and bring them joy. And the better theContinue reading “5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe”

Buff Patty

Elmont is easily one of the more culturally diverse communities out here on Long Island. About one hundred and two countries who speak almost seventy-two languages and dialects are represented here. You might even say Elmont is a melting pot of delicious cow foot soup with many different spices that warms the soul! The ExcelsiorContinue reading “Buff Patty”

Welcome to the Neighborhood: 5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe

After years of being closed off to the public, the doors of 799 Elmont Road recently opened, re-introducing its inner chambers to the neighborhood and with a fresh new look. Once home of the beloved Alden Manor Branch Library (now dissolved), the commercial space emerged again as a new dine-in and take-out kitchen/cafe. See photosContinue reading “Welcome to the Neighborhood: 5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe”