CRABTREES OPENS IN VILLAGE: With wooden décor and lights in mason jars that hang from the ceiling, industry pub Crabtrees is now officially open at 330 New York Ave., above Cactus Salon in Huntington village. Crabtrees opened Oct. 10 and is run by chef and owner Andrew Crabtree and business partner Dean Philippis. The pair is also behind Piccolo in Huntington and Mill Pond House in Centerport. Crabtrees has 55 seats in the dining room and 20 at the bar. Crabtree said the restaurant will be a unique late night spot serving up quality food. Starters include the Short Rib Mac & Cheezit ($16) and Smoked Whitefish ($9). Main courses include the Smoketown Pulled Pork Shoulder ($18) and English Meatballs ($18). There’s also a sandwich menu, with offerings like Hawaiian Kalua Pork Sliders ($14), Hot Roast Beef Baguette ($16) and the Late Night Egg Sandwich ($9). To wash it all down, Crabtrees has 11 house cocktails, 13 different wines, six beers on draft, and also canned and bottled beer options. The pub is open Sunday-Thursday, 5 p.m.-12 midnight, and Friday-Saturday, 5 p.m.-1 a.m. For more information, or to see the full menu, visit Crabtreesnyandmain.com.
SWALLOWEEN: Swallow Restaurant (366 New York Ave., Huntington) is hosting its first ever “Swalloween” costume party on Saturday. Costumes are encouraged. There will be a costume contest, with Swallow gift certificates for first, second and third place. Live music with Royal Khaoz starts at 11 p.m., and there will be giveaways throughout the night. Also, enjoy ghoulish potions and libations like the Pumpky Brewster, a craft cocktail made with vanilla vodka, house made pumpkin ice cream and Bailey's, with a cinnamon sugar rim and cherry garnish.
MORE HALLOWEEN FUN: Rust & Gold, a new addition to the Huntington village bar scene, is hosting a Halloween party on Friday. The 70 Gerard St. bar will be offering drink specials, and will host a costume contest with a $50 bar tab being awarded to the best female, male and couple costumes. Nags Head Ale House (396 New York Ave., Huntington) is offering $4 pumpkin beers and $3 spirit bomb shots starting at 9 p.m. on Saturday. There won’t be a cover charge, and there will also be a DJ playing all night and a costume contest with prizes for the best. In Northport village on Saturday, The Wine Cellar on Main (70 Main St., Northport) will have live music from 9 p.m.-12 midnight with the Amazing Los Dos, and will be giving away a gift certificate for the best group costume. Bar Louie (2115 Jericho Turnpike, Commack) is also joining in on the Halloween fun. Also on Saturday, the bar and scratch kitchen is hosting its first ever costume contest with prizes, and will also have live music and drink specials.