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Mendy’s – $19 for Kosher Deli Meal with Two Sandwiches, Two Soups, and Two Sodas (Up to $40.90 Value)

Kosher deli featured on Seinfeld episode slings house-cured corn beef & original Shawaffle sandwich alongside specialty soups.

Click Here to buy now and save up to $40.90

The Fine Print

  • Expires Mar 31, 2012
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Valid for in-house dining and take out, not valid for delivery. Valid only for small soup. Not valid for beef tongue and veal. Valid only at listed locations. No substitutions.
  • See the rules that apply to all deals.

The actual best thing since sliced bread is sliced meat placed between sliced bread and then sliced in triangles and stuffed into a donut. Fill the meatless void in your life with today’s Groupon: for $19, you get a kosher deli meal for two at Mendy’s Restaurant, valid at four locations in Manhattan (up to a $40.90 total value). Click each location on the homepage to view each eatery’s menu. The meal includes:

  • Two sandwiches (up to a $13.95 value each)
  • Two soups (up to a $5 value each)
  • Two sodas (up to a $1.50 value each)

Kosher classics such as house-cured corn beef, matzo-ball soup, and specialty split-pea soup fly across the counter at Mendy’s Restaurant, a deli popularized by “The Soup” episode of Seinfeld. Standard soups such as mushroom barley and chicken noodle fill bowls alongside occasional specials including potato soup and chicken gumbo, updated on a daily basis like the marital-status box on Henry VIII’s tax returns. Bridge culinary borders with Mendy’s original Shawaffle sandwich, combining the tender meats of shawarma with the tangy chickpeas of falafel, or tuck into other handhelds, including the skirt steak on club bread, the lean Romanian pastrami, or customizable two-meat combinations. Sodas include a full complement of Coca-Cola products and Dr. Brown’s Black Cherry and Cream Sodas.

Mendy’s descended upon the cultural consciousness as a crucial plot point in Seinfeld, and the debate about whether or not soup constitutes a meal rages on inside its walls. The tale of Larry David weaving his daily lunch spot into the show is recounted by the NY Daily News restaurant profiler, who admits an elegant décor despite the deli’s focus on take-out and delivery. Locations scattered across Manhattan and Brooklyn seal the sandwichsmith’s place in popular culture more effectively than a viral video of an awkward young Harry Potter reenacting scenes from Star Wars in his garage.

$100 Off Vikron Buffet Cart

Call 1-800-899-2877 to place your order.

Mention Promo Code: MJT1211.
(Cannot be combined with other offers. One offer per purchase. Expires March 2015)
www.vikron.com

Each Wood Effect unit comes with:

  • Wrap around sliding tops
  • 3 clear Pyrex glass dishes in heated compartments
  • Removable dish holders, so your own dishes can be used
  • Top heated shelf
  • Double shelf heated cupboard
  • Full length doors
  • 110 volts
  • UL & CSA listed
  • Dimensions: 28 high x 29 wide x 16 deep (inches)

 

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Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Experience what it was like to walk through Long Island in the mid-1800s. This recreated old-time village brims with actual homes and businesses, relocated and restored on 209 acres. Visit a hat maker and a blacksmith. Volunteers in period costume explain how life was way back when.

The Restoration has special events year-round, including reenactments of historic baseball games, an annual rabbit show, an Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration on the Fourth of July and more. There’s a seasonal farm stand in the parking lot, with sustainably grown produce for sale. The fruits and veggies are grown on the certified organic Restoration Farm.

Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage, NY
(516) 572-8401

Long Island Children’s Museum

Bring the whole family to the Long Island Children’s Museum. This wonderful, hands-on museum features 14 interactives galleries with various themes, as well as a 145-seat theater with family-friendly entertainment. This award-winning museum will provide hours of fun for your children, and you can even hold your children’s birthday parties here. There are regularly scheduled museum sleepovers as well.
Your children will love running up and down the fun exhibits at the Long Island Children’s Museum. ClimbIt© LICM is a two-story, colorful climbing structure with a ramp that swirls round and round in a safe environment. The structure is big enough for kids to play a serious game of hide-and-seek. Once they work off some of that unstoppable energy, they can go on to enjoy some other galleries where they can touch the exhibits.

Nassau County Museum of Art

The dynamic imagery of a museum experience and an extraordinary sculpture Garden which features a program of historical, modern and contemporary art offering diverse educational programs designed to enrich each visitor’s museum experience.

Ranked among the nation’s largest, most important suburban art museums, Nassau County Museum of Art is located about 25 miles east of New York City in Roslyn Harbor, Long Island on the former Frick Estate, a spectacular property in the heart of Long Island’s fabled Gold Coast. The main museum building, named in honor of art collectors and philanthropists Arnold and Joan Saltzman, is a three-story Georgian mansion that exemplifies Gold Coast architecture of the late 19th century.

In addition to the Arnold & Joan Saltzman Fine Art building, Nassau County Museum of Art includes the Art Space for Children, the Sculpture Park, Formal Garden of historic importance, the Pinetum, an architecturally-significant restored trellis, rare specimen trees, marked walking trails, and the Art School where an extensive array of beginning to advanced art classes are held for adults and children.

Mission Statement

Nassau County Museum of Art preserves, enhances, and interprets its collections for the people of Long Island, the State of New York and beyond. The museum is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of the arts, with particular emphasis on the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries; to enhancing and adding to its outdoor sculpture garden; to widening the appeal of The Art Space for Children; to continuing to improve its historic gardens and to keeping an active schedule of exhibitions and educational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Exhibitions

Nassau County Museum of Art annually presents major rotating exhibitions, many of which are original to the museum and are organized by the museum’s own curatorial staff. Always adventurous in scope, exhibitions have reached across a broad spectrum of artistic concerns—European and American art movements (Surrealism, September 2000 & May 2007;Reflections of Opulence, May 2001, A Century of Prints, March 2003, La Belle Epoque, June 2003, European Art Between the Wars, May 2004, Picasso, February 2005, Picasso and the School of Paris. November 2006, Pop and Op, February 2008:Miro/Dubuffet/Basquiat, March 2010; Milton Avery & The End of Modernism, January 2011); epochs of American history (The Revolutionary War, January 2000, Window on the West, February 2002, The World of Theodore Roosevelt, November 2002,The WPA Era, August 2004, The American Spirit, August 2006, The Civil War in Paintings by Mort Kunstler, September 2010), the influences of one art form on another (Dance, Dance, Dance, June 2000, Explosive Photography/Photorealism, January 2004, Geoffrey Holder: A Life in Art, Theater and Dance, November 2007), the impact of Long Island artists on contemporary art (The Hamptons Since Pollock, April 2000), and the influence of a dynamic world leader on the arts (Napoleon And His Age, January 2001, Napoleon & Eugenie, June 2009). In addition to these major exhibitions, the museum mounts smaller original exhibitions in the Library Gallery, the Second Floor galleries and regularly showcases work by some of today’s most intriguing artists in the Contemporary Gallery.

Click here for Exhibitions

Permanent Collection

The permanent collection of more than 500 art objects spans American and European art of the 19th and 20th centuries. Encompassing all types of media, the collection includes works by Rodin, Braque, Vuillard, Bonnard, Lichtenstein, Rivers, Rauschenberg, Chaim Gross, Moses Soyer, Frank Stella, and Alex Katz among many others.

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Sculpture Park

The 145 acres of the former Frick Estate constitute one of the largest publicly accessible sculpture gardens on the East Coast. Among the more than 40 sculptures sited on the property to interact with the natural environment are works by Tom Otterness, Fernando Botero, Chaim Gross, Alejandro Colunga, Masayuki Nagare, Richard Serra, Manolo Valdes and many others. The Sculpture Park was founded in 1989.

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Education

Accredited by the New York State Board of Regents as a museum and educational institution, the museum serves more than 18,000 Long Island school children and their teachers who visit the museum each year for exhibition tours and art-related activities. The Education Department , through the Art School, additionally sponsors extensive art studio workshops for children and adults at all artistic skill levels. The Education Department also offers school lectures, teacher training programs, and programs for adult and family groups. The museum’s professional staff is augmented by more than 200 volunteers and 50 docents who provide informative exhibition tours for the public and who extend the museum’s reach by offering exhibition talks in community-based venues such as libraries and senior citizen centers.

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Garden/Walking Trails

Commissioned in 1925 by Frances Frick, an avid horticulturist and garden club member, the Frick Estates Formal Gardens have been restored to the original design of the famed landscape architect, Marian Cruger Coffin. Coffin considered these Formal Gardens to be among her finest creations. In recent years, the historic garden trellis and water tower have been restored to original condition. Additionally, many pathways through the 145-acre property are now marked as guided nature trails.

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History

In 1919, Henry Clay Frick, the co-founder of U.S. Steel, purchased the property once owned by the poet and preservationist, William Cullen Bryant, for his son, Childs Frick. The architect Sir Charles Carrick Allom was commissioned to redesign the facade and much of the interior of the home which the Fricks named Clayton. The younger Frick and his wife Frances lived at Clayton for almost 50 years. Following Childs Frick’s death in 1965, the estate was purchased by Nassau County which then converted it to a museum, now the Nassau County Museum of Art.

Once administered by Nassau County’s Office of Cultural Development, the museum became a private not-for-profit institution in 1989 and is governed and funded by a private board of trustees which includes many of Long Island’s most prominent business, civic and social leaders. The museum is chartered and accredited under the laws of New York State as a not-for-profit private educational institution and museum. The museum is funded through income derived from admissions, parking, membership, special events and private and corporate donations as well as federal and state grants.

Visitor Information

Nassau County Museum of Art is located at One Museum Drive (just off Northern Boulevard, Route 25A, two traffic lights west of Glen Cove Rd.) in Roslyn Harbor. Admission to the main building, the Arnold & Joan Saltzman Fine Art Building, is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (62+) and $4 for children ages 4-12; admissions include same day admission to The Art Space for Children (admission to the Art Space only is $5 adults; $4 seniors, students and children ages 4-12). Members are always admitted free of charge. Hours for the main building are 11 am to 4:45 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Hours for the Art Space for Children are 12-4:30 pm Tuesday through Sunday. Weekends only there is a $2 parking fee (members free). Docent-led tours of the main exhibition are offered at 2 pm each day; free with museum admission. Meet in the lobby, no reservations are needed. Family art activities and tours are offered Sundays from 1 pm; free with museum admission. The Museum Shop is open all museum hours. Call (516) 484-9337 for current exhibitions, events, days/times and directions or log onto nassaumuseum.org.

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Hicksville Gregory Museum

A large collection of minerals along with plant and animal fossils are on display here including 10,000 minerals and a butterfly collection.

The Hicksville Gregory Museum

Long Island Earth Science Center

1 Heitz Place,  Hicksville NY,  11801-3101

(516) 822-7505     fax (516) 822-3227

mail@gregorymuseum.org
 
 

Museum of Long Island Natural Science

Currently the Museum features exhibits on the geological history of Long Island, Long Island’s freshwater, Long Island Sound, and geologic time.

Museum Mission The Museum of Long Island Natural Sciences is associated with the Geosciences Department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, Long Island, New York. Its mission is to promote education, research, and public service in the natural sciences. In this context, the Museum: provides science education programs to the community, public schools, and general public through lectures, seminars, exhibits, films, publications, and special projects; promotes science literacy and serves as a catalyst for continued exploration in the natural sciences; and acts as a community resource on issues of science and the environment through timely dissemination of information and provision of learning opportunities for the public and other organizations, agencies and institutions.


Directions to the Museum The Museum of Long Island Natural Sciences is located in the Earth and Space Sciences Building on the campus of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
See campus map: Directions to Museum (pdf file)
By car take the Long Island Expressway (Route 495) to Exit 62 and follow Route 97 (Nicolls Road) north for 9 miles. Turn left onto the campus at the South Entrance. Follow South Drive to Marburger Drive. Turn right onto Marburger Drive and go around the rotary taking the second right heading west on Circle Road. Turn right onto Campus Drive and a quick left onto John S. Toll Drive. Park in the large parking lot (Red Faculty/Staff) on the right. The Earth and Space Sciences Building is the four story concrete building at the far left corner of the parking lot. Please pick up a temporary parking permit at the Museum office when the University is in session.
NOTE*: The museum is located on the campus of Stony Brook University. We are NOT the Museum on 25A.
By bus use Coram Bus Service, which provides routes from Coram, Port Jefferson, Lake Grove, Smith Haven Mall, St. James, and East Setauket. For schedules, rates, and routes call 732-5518.
By rail take the Long Island Rail Road’s Port Jefferson line. Change trains at Jamaica or Huntington, per timetable, for Stony Brook. Walk across North Loop Road onto campus. Follow the path past the Sports Complex and across Center Drive towards the tall brown-brick Physics and Math Buildings. Just beyond these is the concrete Earth and Space Sciences Building.


Museum Hours Open all year, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed most New York State holidays.


Admission Admission is free. Donations are gratefully appreciated.


Staff and Contact Information

Salema Mahajan Pamela Stewart

Museum Curator Salema Mahajan
Adjunct Instructor in Biology
smahajan@notes.cc.sunysb.edu
140 ESS
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)-632-8230

Museum Curator Pamela Stewart

pstewart@notes.cc.sunysb.edu
140 ESS
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631)-632-8230

Cradle of Aviation Museum

Discover Long Island’s aerospace heritage at the Cradle of Aviation Museum.

The Reckson Center Atrium is the main entrance to the Cradle of Aviation Museum which is host to over 75 air and space craft in its 8 exhibit galleries. Here you can purchase tickets to the museum galleries, giant screen theater and the NC Firefighter’s Museum.

Contact

  • Phone: 516-572-4111
    Fax: 516-572-4065
  • Group Reservations: 572-4066
  • Email Inquiries: Contact Us

Hours

  • Open Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30-5:00.
  • Open on Mondays that fall on holidays and school breaks
  • Open on Mondays for school groups, visit our education page for details.

Giant Screen Theater

Red Planet Café
Come to the Red Planet Cafe and enjoy your first meal on Mars! You will be transported to a Space Station on Mars in the year 2040. Look out on the beautiful Martian landscape while enjoying authentic Martian cuisine.

Ticket Pricing

Cradle of Aviation Museum
Includes Junior Jet Club and unlimited X-Ride Theater
Giant Screen Combo
Cradle of Aviation & Film
Includes Junior Jet Club and unlimited X-Ride Theater
Adult
$14.00
$19.00
Child/Senior*
$12.00
$17.00

*Children ages 2-12, Senior Citizens 62+, Military Personnel, Volunteer Firemen & Non-Ambulatory Visitors

Other Options
Adult
Child/Senior
Giant Screen Theater
$8.00
$7.00
Nunley’s Carousel
$2.00
$2.00
Junior Jet Club
$2.50
$2.50
Firefighter’s Museum
$5.00
$4.00

For School Group rates, please visit the Education page and click on Reservations.
For Group Travel rates, please call 516-572-4066.

Postal address
Cradle of Aviation Museum
One Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Main Entrance
Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Garden City, NY 11530

Directions
Meadowbrook Parkway to exit M4, follow signs to Museum Row/Coliseum which will put you on Charles Lindbergh Blvd, stay on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. to the second traffic light and turn right into the parking lot.

 

Public Transportation

  • Bus: The N16, N45, and N51 buses stop several blocks from the Museum at Nassau Community College

  • Train: Taxis available from the following LIRR stations: Garden City, Mineola, and Westbury

Accessibility

  • We are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchairs are available free of charge