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New Website Launches, Targets Long Island Beer Enthusiasts

BAY SHORE, NY, March 17, 2009 – Starfish Junction Productions, announced today, the launch of a new website to meet the needs of beer enthusiasts living on Long Island, is designed to be the go-to source for all types of beer events happening across Long Island. It will include information about local beer festivals, beer and food pairing dinners, beer tasting events at local beverage centers, as well as other local beer-related special events.

"A local beer community site specifically designed for Long Islanders was long overdue," said Andy Calimano, co-owner of Starfish Junction. "Our hope is that this site will help feed the growing interest in, and expansion of, beer here on Long Island," added Calimano. Results of the 2-month long soft-launch were extremely positive. Brewers, beer reps, beer distributors, bar owners and restaurateurs have enthusiastically embraced this new vehicle, giving it high marks for initiative and marketability.

Visitors to the site can scroll through a calendar to see current posting of beer events happening in and around town. With one click of a button, the event can be added into a beer lover's Microsoft Outlook calendar, making event details accessible from a PC, MAC, Blackberry or other PDAs.

Long Islanders can also opt-in for monthly local beer event email alerts to let them know where and when new beer-themed events are planned. The site's online photo album will entertain viewers as it delivers a photo journalistic display of various events, using both digital photo stills and video. Future plans for include the addition of basic beer education, book reviews, and the sharing of beer-infused recipes from Long Island chefs. is owned and operated by Starfish Junction Productions LLC, an award-winning event production company located in Bay Shore, Long Island. Brian Tellerman, Creative Services Manager, at Starfish Junction Productions, is the site designer.

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