Service for Oak Beach Inn owner

Service for Oak Beach Inn owner

There are 189 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 14, 2007, titled Service for Oak Beach Inn owner. In it, Newsday reports that:

For three decades, Robert Matherson loomed large over two areas of Long Island life: Its nightlife, where he was king of revelers, and its political life where he was most comfortable playing role of critic of ...

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Rush to be Arrested

Lindenhurst, NY

#191 Mar 10, 2012
Gloria Allred is not happy with Limbaugh’s controversial comments about Sandra Fluke. Limbaugh’s apology has not kept her from publicly reaching out to the state attorney in Palm Beach County (where Limbaugh is based), calling for Limbaugh to be officially prosecuted due to a possible violation of a defamation clause in the Florida Statutes.
Rev Wright

Riverhead, NY

#192 Mar 10, 2012
Rush to be Arrested wrote:
Gloria Allred is not happy with Limbaugh’s controversial comments about Sandra Fluke. Limbaugh’s apology has not kept her from publicly reaching out to the state attorney in Palm Beach County (where Limbaugh is based), calling for Limbaugh to be officially prosecuted due to a possible violation of a defamation clause in the Florida Statutes.
Make my day!

What are the chances that any DA will touch this BS.

Bill Maher will be doing triple life before that happens.
Barry G

Briarcliff Manor, NY

#193 Jul 22, 2012
tommy s wrote:
i was one of the first bartenders at the obi south(1969), the only mgr of the obi west and a partner in the obi east and west 2. i shared both good and bad times with bobby and learned a lot about him. he was a business genius. he created something that can never be duplicated. he had a great sense of humor. it seems that only people who have achieved great success leave behind people who liked and disliked them. i'm happy that danny b at last has someone to drink with. henry and ace i hope all is well. and to All the beautiful women, thanks for the memories

Hey Tommy -I work at the VA hospital in Northport in Psychiarty ,one day Hank was there as a pt.. Went to Bobby's and Donald's funerals. Hope your still alive to read this .Ace
Ishmael

New York, NY

#194 Feb 22, 2013
LegalUSCitizen wrote:
Though I didnt go there oftern (Malibu in Long Beach is where I went...from Brentwood!) I did have an issue one night...I was the designated driver and decided I wanted to just have water and not soda...The bartender wanted to charge me for a cup of tap water. When I told him why he said he had to charge for the water...Needless to say I never went there again.
Yeah, you showed him.
Jim

Tampa, FL

#195 Apr 18, 2013
Run262 wrote:
May I add a special thanks to Denis McCarthy, the OBI catering manager who was a hands-on manager and great guy.
Semper Fi my friend.
Thank you for the kinds words. Denis was my uncle.
Zar

Smithtown, NY

#196 Oct 17, 2013
As someone who grew up on the block that was in the neighborhood to the north, I am surprised that no one has mentioned the murder that took place in the parking lot. The date was like 80ish?.. As a kid who grew up there, I remember it well. The parents of the kids on Old Landers Ct. used to let us kid play in the parking lot in off hours....then the murder...it was off limits. I can still my mother standing on the front lawn of our house with the garden hose in her hands as the place went up in flames.....
SHSW 1984

Brooklyn, NY

#197 Apr 30, 2015
Zar wrote:
As someone who grew up on the block that was in the neighborhood to the north, I am surprised that no one has mentioned the murder that took place in the parking lot. The date was like 80ish?.. As a kid who grew up there, I remember it well. The parents of the kids on Old Landers Ct. used to let us kid play in the parking lot in off hours....then the murder...it was off limits. I can still my mother standing on the front lawn of our house with the garden hose in her hands as the place went up in flames.....
I remember that murder well, the girl was raped and murdered by her boyfriend who killed her with a police baton. I forget her name but his last name was Garafalo and is still in jail. Also remember it burning down, some said it was for the insurance money, either way OBI was more for the Guido/ Guidette jock fest house beer drinking types and pretty wack. We used to say that was the best place to get a beer spilled on you! LOL
stacy

Massapequa, NY

#198 May 29, 2015
Rip Bob rip obi one of the best clubs ever
Eric K

United States

#199 Nov 30, 2015
Way2Fast wrote:
In the 70's and 80's I was a Suffolk County Police officer assigned to the area where the OBI South was located. Now retired and living in Florida, I only recently discovered these web posts about Bob. Reading them brought back so many memories. I was always on Bob's side and I knew what he was going through trying to fight the often illegal tactics of the authorities. I used to hang at the Inn on my days off. I remember bar tenders Fast Eddie and Dorian and door man Hank. I met many a girlfriend there. Some turned into relationships that lasted for years.(I even married one of them !) I remember the speed boat time trials that our club, the Stream Team, held off the dock, the free buffet's on Tuesday nights for the "old" over 25 crowd, the Halloween parties where one year I won first prize dressed as the hunch back Quasi Moto. I remember helping young ladies get into their locked vehicles in the parking lot, watching the high heel crowd get stuck walking up the entrance ramp. I even "handcuffed" a young lady (who I knew) to the patrol car's door handle one evening. There is a club about a mile down the road from where I now live called the SBI which stands for Sebastian Beach Inn. It is oceanfront and reminds me of the OBI on a smaller scale. Even though Bob and his clubs are now history, they will forever be alive and well in my heart and mind !!! God bless Bob and the OBI's.
Would this be KK by chance ? I knew all the SC police in the area at the time...

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