Four days after wrapping up a marathon performance of 111 consecutive hours of piano playing and singing, life is slowly returning to normal for Darren Stakey.
They crammed into every square inch of the bar at Outerbanks Restaurant, singing, celebrating and cheering on a night that felt like New Year’s Eve combined with a jovial karaoke party. Some came to witness history, some to cheer a friend, others to support a cause. READ
He started at 5 a.m. on Tuesday and has been playing since. READ
Calling all night owls: Darren Stakey could use a hand. READ
Let’s get right to the first question.
In the 111 hours, 11 minutes and 11 consecutive seconds that Darren Stakey attempts to sing and play the piano, can he take a bathroom break?
“Obviously, it’s a big concern,” the 33-year-old Riverhead native said. (more…)
Frost shavings were flying outside Sherwood House Vineyards in Jamesport Saturday afternoon, where Rich Daly took to the winery’s front lawn to carve a giant sculpture of Santa Claus made entirely of ice.
Dozens of spectators, many of them with cameras and wine glasses in hand, braved chilly outdoor conditions to watch Mr. Daly, a professional ice carver from Mastic Beach, transform 1,200 pounds of ice into the image of Old Saint Nick — a feat that took four hours to complete.