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Photo of the Month, by Katheryn Laible

Photo of Cherry Blossoms at the Coltrane Home by Katheryn Laible. View more of her and other local artists in person at The Firefly Artists in Northport or visit www.katherynlaible.zenfolio.com to see more of her portfolio and shop online

Friends of the Coltrane Home

Spring Cleaning at the Coltrane Home

We continue to maintain that there is no deeper, more fulfilling fun than working on something bigger than ourselves with others

Freedom’s Cost

When all is lost Something is found The final cost Is the broken

Firefly Lights: Kindred Spirits

Come to our community-oriented gallery created by and for local artists at 162
Holly by Katheryn Laible

Yuletide Musing: The Lore of the Holly

Known now as a symbol of Christmas, the Druids regarded holly as a symbol of fertility and eternal life, and thought it to have magical powers. The Romans associated it with Saturn...agriculture, fertility and the harvest. Although the berries are poisonous, it's been used as a healing plant by Indigenous Americans, who made a tea of it as a heart stimulant.

Firefly Lights – December 2020

What's going on at our own favorite small business, the community-oriented gallery created by local artists that Katie is proud to be a Managing Partner of....

Firefly Lights: Salon des Refusees, Out of Isolation, Zoom Classes

Our community-oriented gallery created by local artists continues to be a light in our lives. Our main Firefly Artists gallery at 162 Main St, Northport is open Tuesday through Thursday 11am-6pm (closed for Thanksgiving), Fri and Sat 11am-8pm and Sunday 11-5pm. Send Katie an email if you'd like to meet up down there!

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Firefly Lights November 2020: Welcome New Fireflies! Classes, Shows

Our community-oriented gallery created by local artists continues to be a light in our lives. Our main Firefly Artists gallery at 162 Main St, Northport is open Tuesday through Thursday 11am-6pm (closed for Thanksgiving), Fri and Sat 11am-8pm and Sunday 11-5pm. Send Katie an email if you'd like to meet up down there!
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Halloween

Photo of Jack O’ Lanterns by Katheryn Laible Katie’s mom always felt a main point of All Hallow’s Eve was to scare bad spirits away before winter gave them too
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Dr. Spencer Thomas atop the Uffizi in Florence, Italy

Spencer’s Picks: Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue; Art, Science & Suggested Solutions; The Happiness of a Dog

Photo of Dr. Spencer Thomas atop the Uffizi in Florence, Italy. Photo by Katheryn Laible   As usual, when he’s not scrying into the mysteries of metals at the atomic
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The Coltrane Home – A Story in Pictures

Photo of Elvis Costello and Yushiro “Fuji” Fujioka by Katheryn Laible We were really interested in Steve Fulgoni’s story about discovering the John & Alice Coltrane Home in Dix Hills,
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