Category Archives: General News

Photos from Dickens & Holiday Events

Photo by Sue Orifici We were very busy with the Port Jefferson Charles Dickens Festival and other events with family and friends, and we are excited to share some pictures at last! Continue reading

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Spirit Tour 2015: The Culper Spy Ring: From Secrecy to Victory

TVHS Spirit Tour 2015 Group Shot October 17, 2005 – Three Village Historical Society’s 2015 Spirit Tour, “The Culper Spy Ring: From Secrecy to Victory” Continue reading

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Spring Hats for Mothers Day, The Kentucky Derby, and Hat Luncheons

LHYC centennial ball Spring is finally here and along with the beautiful weather, many fashionable events take place in early May, such as The Kentucky Derby on May 1st and 2nd, Central Park Conservancy’s very exclusive Annual Hat Luncheon on May 6th, and of course Mothers Day on May 10th! Continue reading

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Upcoming: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in Northport, NY

tomsawyer We are busily helping to costume this production of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer for the Northport-East Northport Community Theater! Continue reading

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Upcoming: Oheka’s Annual Gatsby Garden Party 6/10/2015

DSCN2141LR The most lavish garden party on Long Island is just around the corner! Oheka Castle’s annual Garden Party will be taking place on June 10, 2015. Continue reading

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Designers’ Showcase 2015 at Mill Neck Manor

designershowcase Mill Neck Manor is hosting the annual Designers’ Showcase from May 2nd to June 14th, 2015, with a special VIP Preview Party on April 30th, and will be a wonderful opportunity to experience the grandeur of the mansion and view the elaborate estate. Continue reading

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Immigration-themed Photo Shoot

Ellis Island Photos professionally done in 2009 for an educational book series called “Time Traveling Tracy”, featuring our historical costumes and props, and staged at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and Ellis Island. Continue reading

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Photos and Video from Smithtown’s 350th Anniversary Town Board Meeting

11029524_941827585857900_1120363603984387425_n March 3, 2015 – Photos from Smithtown’s 350th anniversary reenactment of a historical town board meeting at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, which included the opening of a community time capsule. Continue reading

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Smithtown’s 350th Anniversary

Robert Gaston Herbert 1939 mural of the Legendary Ride of Richard Smythe Costumes are all set to go for Tuesday’s Town Board Meeting Reenactment for Smithtown’s 350th Anniversary! Check out Newsday’s great article about the history of Smithtown, which includes a listing of all the celebration events. Continue reading

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Newsday: Celebrate Women’s History Month on Long Island

Long Island Women's History Suffrage March 2014 Yesterday’s Newsday had a wonderful article about the upcoming Suffragette March in Lake Ronkonkoma on Sunday– Hopefully, with the weather warming up, we’ll get a good attendance for this very meaningful kickoff to Women’s History Month! Continue reading

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President’s Day

April 13 & 14, 2015 – Librarian James Ward will be appearing as President Lincoln at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton on April 13th and Middle Country Public Library on April 14th, as well as taking on the role of General Ulysses S. Grant alongside Steven DeFriest as General Robert E. Lee at Middle Country Public Library on April 9th. All are open to the public! Continue reading

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Happy Women’s Equality Day!

August 26th was designated “Women’s Equality Day” by the US Congress in 1971, to mark the anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States that finally gave women the right to vote. Continue reading

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Grand Opening of Swezey-Avey House

grand ladies We were pleased to costume members of the Yaphank Historical Society for their Grand Opening of the restored Swezey-Avey House. Continue reading

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’70s Book Release Party for Rick Perlstein’s The Invisible Bridge

dylanandperlstein The launch of Rick Perlstein’s book, The Invisible Bridge, was celebrated with release parties with a ’70s theme. We had the pleasure of costuming one of the party-goers for the event that took place in New York at The Paris Review! Continue reading

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Our Costumes Featured in Tweezerman Commercials

IMG_20130427_163028 We provided outfits and accessories for some humorous commercials for Tweezerman products. Continue reading

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