A great deal has happened here in East Meadow this year. Here are the top read stories (most page views) on Patch in 2012.
5. RUB BBQ Replaced by Kansas City Smokehouse: Less than five months after RUB BBQ opened its doors, it was replaced by Kansas City Smokehouse.
4. Levittown Man Arrested for Utility Worker Assault: A Levittown man was arrested in connection with an assault that left an out-of-town utilty worker, who was on Long Island to help clean up the mess left by Hurricane Sandy, hospitalized. Police later confirmed that the assault occurred as a result of a verbal argument and not because of the victim's employment as a utility worker.
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3. Hooters Closes in East Meadow: After being in business in East Meadow for more than 10 years, Hooters on Hempstead Turnpike closed its doors in October.
2.How I Met Your Mother Makes an East Meadow Connection: Craig Gerard and Matt Zinman, two writers of the show "How I Met Your Mother," grew up in East Meadow.
1.Aura Offers NYC Style and Sound to East Meadow: Aura Light and Sound Suite opened its doors to East Meadow Sept. 28, replacing the former Savannah Lounge, which stood as a local hot spot for seven years.