Thursday, October 2, 2014

Cheyenne Jackson Joins Tommy Tune, Laura Benanti, Christine Ebersole for Playbill Travel’s Debut Resort Program, “Broadway by the Sea”: St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort, December 8-15, 2014


Other performers include Megan Hilty, Paulo Szot, Donna McKechnie and Faith Prince, Broadway and TV star Cheyenne Jackson (Behind the Candelabra, 30 Rock, Xanadu, Finian’s Rainbow) joins the star-filled lineup of performers at Playbill Travel’s first resort-based program. An expansion of the brand’s popular “Broadway on the High Seas” series, “Broadway by the Sea” is taking over the luxury, AAA Five-Diamond St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico for a program combining the best of live Broadway entertainment with an idyllic tropical location and a myriad of onsite activities.

Priced starting at $7790 per room, based on single or double occupancy, the eight-day/seven-night “Broadway by the Sea” program is scheduled from December 8-15, 2014.  Jackson joins nine-time Tony winner Tommy Tune (Seesaw, My One and Only, Nine, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, Grand Hotel, The Will Rogers Follies), Tony winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy), “Smash” star Megan Hilty, Tony winner Faith Prince (Guys and Dolls), Tony winner Paulo Szot (South Pacific), Tony winner Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line), and, returning by popular demand for her third Playbill adventure, two-time Tony winner Christine Ebersole (42nd Street, Grey Gardens).

Playbill’s own Seth Rudetsky will return as well as Master of Ceremonies and music director. “Broadway on the High Seas” founding partner Judy Perl and Judy Perl Worldwide Travel will once again serve as the exclusive Playbill Travel Program provider, coordinating all aspects of the new travel initiative from resort scheduling to guest travel arrangements.

“Broadway by the Sea” program highlights include:
·         Exclusive star performances, interviews, meet-and-greets; late night “Playbill After Dark” activities; and more from award-winning talent
·         Daytime programs including dance classes hosted by Donna McKechnie and Commercial Theatre Institute seminars on producing Broadway shows
·         Golf at St. Regis Bahia Beach’s Robert Trent Jones Jr. Golf Course and the nearby Trump International, home of the PGA Puerto Rican Open
·         “Broadway by the Sea” golf tournament with World Golf Hall of Famer Chi Chi Rodriguez
·         Fine dining at onsite gourmet restaurants including Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Fern
·         Tennis, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, bicycling, nature tours, hiking
·         Rem├Ęde spa
·         Onsite Athletic Center
·         Beautiful private beach, oceanside pool esplanade, outdoor hot tub, poolside grill, and optional private cabanas with butler service.

“The genesis of ‘Broadway on the High Seas’ was to bring together theater lovers who love travel,” explains Playbill President & CEO Philip S. Birsh. “We had no idea when we started our cruises in 2011, that they would be met with such a remarkable reception from the public and community alike. In less than three years, our 650-plus Playbill travel guests have visited more than a dozen countries including Tahiti, Italy, Greece, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Poland, and Germany. Our esteemed roster of performers includes some of the greatest talents the stage has ever known. We’re excited that Playbill Travel will allow us to keep traveling the world with interesting people, great destinations and extraordinary talent.”

For information or reservations, call Judy Perl Worldwide Travel at 1-866-572-7847 or email jperl@judyperltravel.com. Online, visit www.judyperltravel.com and www.PlaybillTravel.com.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

True Spec Golf Opens Fitting Center at Golf & Body NYC


True Spec Golf Opens Fitting Center at Golf & Body NYC

True Spec Golf, a premier fitter of custom golf clubs, has opened its first state-of-the-art custom fitting center at Golf & Body NYC—the private club in midtown Manhattan that offers golfers the ultimate setting for enhancing their performance. True Spec fitting will be available exclusively to GBNYC members.

True Spec custom fitting centers combine an industry-leading selection of premium golf clubs and shafts with cutting-edge fitting technologies to bring the highest level of performance and precision to a golfer’s game.
The company’s fitting centers are brand agnostic, which means they stock the best equipment from golf’s most respected equipment manufacturers to ensure its customers will add distance, accuracy and consistency to their games. True Spec’s custom fitting experts use the same technologies trusted by the best golfers in the world, including Trackman Doppler Radar launch monitors and SST Pure technology, the No. 1 shaft alignment technology in the world.

Custom fitting is the latest amenity offered to members of GBNYC, who have access to complete golf practice areas with full-screen simulators and other high-tech training devices; a state-of-the-art fitness area with special equipment and trainers who specialize in getting golfers in shape to play better; and a host of wellness services from yoga to massage.

GBNYC also announced a three-month trial summer membership perfect for golfers who want to work on their games indoors during the week and see the results—from lower scores to a healthier body—on the weekend.
“Just as GBNYC leaves nothing to chance in helping its members play and feel better, we leave nothing to chance in our club fitting or club building procedures,” said True Spec Golf CEO Nelson Long. “We stock a wide selection of golf’s best equipment to guarantee that we can help every golfer who walks through our doors, and rigorously test each component before and after assembly. This eliminates the inconsistencies that are common in off-the-rack equipment purchases and allows us to maintain the tightest tolerances in the industry.”

Additional True Spec Golf locations include Nassau, Bahamas, part of the world-renowned Albany Luxury Resort Community and in November, a third location will open at The Biltmore Hotel in Miami, Fla.
 For additional information contact True Spec Golf at (844) 729-8809 or visit its website, www.truespecgolf.com.

Fittings are also available through True Spec’s Mobile Fitting Unit, which travels to select golf clubs in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and other states located along the East Coast of the United States.

For more information about Golf & Body NYC, contact Jeannine Harrington, general manager at (212) 244-2626 or visit www.golfbodynyc.com

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Amityville Sports Chiropractor Jeffrey Poplarski will be directing the 2014 U.S. Open Golf Championship Wellness Team



   Amityville Sports Chiropractor Jeffrey Poplarski will be directing the 2014 U.S. Open Golf Championship Wellness Team at Pinehurst Country Club in Pinehurst, North Carolina from June 9-15, 2014.  This year marks his tenth year directing the Championship’s Wellness Team.

   This year his team consists of 130 health care providers, including Doctors of Chiropractic, massage therapists, acupuncturists, hyper-baric therapy technicians and physical therapy modalities. His team will be offering treatments to the caddies, players and volunteers at this year’s U.S. Open in two separate wellness tents at Pinehurst.

   Dr. Poplarski is available for questions and clarifications and can be reached at 631-598-7034.



Dr. Jeffrey Poplarski, CCSP©, CKTP
Sports & Family Chiropractic
217 Merrick Road, Suite 204
Amityville, NY  11701
Office - (631) 598-7034
Fax - (631) 598-7479

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Stonewalls Lobster Bake at Cherry Creek



Stonewalls Is Kicking Off The Summer With A LOBSTER BAKE
Join them on the Patio or Fire Side for a Classic ALL YOU CAN EAT Lobster Bake...With LIVE ENTERTAINMENT


They will be featuring:

Fresh Lobster, Raw Bar, Mussels, Corn on the Cobb, Coleslaw, Clam Chowder, Farm Fresh Salad, Macaroni and Cheese, Southern Fried Chicken, BBQ Ribs, Corn Bread, Dessert
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WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 2014
TIME: 6pm - 8pm
COST: $65 per person + tax + gratuity

WHERE:  Stonewalls Grill Room, 967 Reeves Avenue, Riverhead, NY  11901
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Please call 631.506.0777 Ext. 2 for Reservations - space is limited

Stonewalls Grill Room | 967 Reeves Avenue | Riverhead | NY | 11901

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Golf & Body NYC Partners With Eligo Club to Create New Membership Options



Members of both clubs will gain access
 to exclusive golf experiences in and around New York City
Golf & Body NYC the private club in midtown Manhattan that offers golfers the ultimate setting for enhancing their performance—has entered into a partnership with Eligo Club, the exclusive invitation-only private-membership club that offers access to great golf courses around the world.

Founded five years ago in Europe and recently expanded into the U.S., Eligo—which in Latin means, “to select”—uses golf as a platform for its members to network and entertain friends and business colleagues at the finest private clubs and courses. The association with Golf & Body NYC is one more way Eligo’s members will be able to enjoy a private and prestigious golf experience.

“Golf & Body is an elite facility run to the same high standards as the other clubs we offer access to,” says Tom Guy, Eligo’s Director of Golf for North America. “Fitness is an important part of golf and Golf & Body provides our members with the best possible training facilities, and much more, when they’re in New York, one of the world’s most important business cities.”

For members of Golf & Body, the Eligo Club can help facilitate rounds of golf on some of the top courses around New York City—a tough market for players who don’t already belong to a private club—as well as courses in Europe and Asia.

“If our members choose to add Eligo to their current memberships, they can access great courses close by and far away,” explains Jeannine Harrington, General Manager of Golf & Body NYC. “With Eligo, we can offer another part of the private-club experience to our members. Since we opened, Golf & Body has been the best place in New York for golfers to get better and get fit. Now we offer our members the opportunity to get out to play with their friends and business associates at some of best courses in the area. It’s a very exciting venture for us.”

Members of both clubs will be offered many different ways to make use of the other’s playing and training options.

“Golf & Body offers a perfect synergy with the Eligo Club,” says Guy. “Our members will love Golf & Body and its members will love Eligo. We are combining a private city club with the rest of the world, and we are confident that members of each will derive great pleasure and benefits from the other.”
For more information about Golf & Body NYC, contact Jeannine Harrington, general manager at (212) 244-2626 or visit www.golfbodynyc.com.  For more information contact Layne Fackler, COO at  (877) 331-2901 or access www.eligoclub.com.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Golf Club at Middle Bay is Ready and Open to the Public




Lloyd Shulman and his sister Gail Koster have taken on the role of investing their own money into this South Shore gem known as Middle Bay. This club devastated by Sandy is now being run by the property owners of over 50+ years.

As the director of golf and a club professional here for over 14 years I see significant changes already and who better to take on this task then the person who has a passion for the property that has been in his family for over a half a century. His loyalty to the property is unrivaled by other potential management teams and the purchases of a new equipment fleet as well as 80 new golf carts, a half a dozen new utility vehicles and the redesign of a new 1/2way house/cafe at the turn is a testament to his commitment.

Justin Buhler, former assistant at the Meadowbrook club, is on his way to restoring Middle Bay to the way it once was.  Who better to have then Head Green Superintendent John Carlone of the Meadowbrook club the former Middle Bay Superintendent a phone call away for a smooth transition. Lloyd Shulman's dedication to this property will benefit the business, the golf course the community and the entire golfing industry -- and I am eager to display my knowledge and ability to making this one of the most popular South Shore golf courses in New York. It gives me great pleasure to work with Shulman and Sal Cappuzzo the COO of Shulman's management empire.



Now open to the public there will be weekday and weekend rates, senior discounts Monday through Friday, discounts for servicemen, veterans, police and firemen with proper ID on weekdays.  A full-service pro shop with all the major brands in apparel, equipment, accessories, shoes and gripping services as well as a full staff of PGA teaching professionals and apprentices who have already been put in place for beginner clinics, junior clinics, as well as individual instruction both on and off the course. There are preferred tee times available for purchase on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings and a full length driving range that is open to the public every day. Reservations can be made seven days in advance by phone or soon via our newly designed website. We are accepting outings of all sizes, so please call the golf shop for all additional information.

Ronald A Wright Jr. PGA
Director of Golf
The Golf Club at Middle Bay
Oceanside, NY 11572
(516) 766-1880

Monday, April 21, 2014

Timber Point Starts Season Off with Mega Demo Day

It was a great day at the Timber Point Golf Course MEGA DEMO DAY.