The Award Winning Beaches Of Long Island

The Award Winning Beaches Of Long Island

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Adventures, Beaches | 0 comments

You may have heard it before, but Long Island has some of the best beaches that you’ll ever come by. That isn’t just something we tell people to woo them, it’s a fact backed by countless awards and other forms of recognition! For instance Sunken Forest, on Fire Island, was recently recognized as one of America’s 10 best beaches in the Saturday Evening Post (See Article Here).  A couple of years before this acclaimed beach and marine expert Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman placed East Hampton’s Main Beach on his top ten list, where Coopers Beach in Southampton was been recognized with a top spot as well making it clear that Dr. Beach is a fan of the Hamptons!

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Celebrate American Independence at the Greenport Tall Ships Festival

Celebrate American Independence at the Greenport Tall Ships Festival

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Adventures, Historic Long Island, Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Long Island is known for its rich maritime history. This year celebrate American independence July 4-7 when the Tall Ships Festival comes to Greenport, Long Island, bringing it with it the replica of the Hermione- the French frigate used by the Marquis de Lafayette to travel to America in support of the American Revolution. A half-dozen tall ships will be available for tours beginning July 4; the Hermione will be anchored July 6 and 7.

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Spring Fests Bring A Reason To Celebrate On Long Island

Spring Fests Bring A Reason To Celebrate On Long Island

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, News, Sports & Outdoors, Wine & Dine |

Everyone here on Long Island has been waiting patiently in the cold, but we’re happy to finally welcome the spring season!  Hopefully the snow avoids us from here, at least for another eight months or so.  We’re ready to venture out and see what this season has in store.  Need to know what is going on, when?  Discoverlongisland.com is one of the best resources around with a well-kept schedule of local happenings.  Here are a few ideas to help you through the whole season!

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Valentines Day Escapes on Long Island

Valentines Day Escapes on Long Island

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Holiday & Seasonal, Wine & Dine | 1 comment

The winter’s really begun to show itself in the past couple of weeks here on Long Island, with snow piling up that cancels flights, closes schools and sends residents scrambling for their shovels.  While some of us may appreciate the white wonderland that’s been draped over local parks and yards, there’s a looming desire to escape the monotony of maintaining it all. With Valentines Day approaching -timed conveniently this year on a Saturday-  I can’t think of a better time to hide away from those responsibilities with a romantic getaway.  This holiday weekend alone entertains over two dozen unique packages offered on DiscoverLongIsland.com alongside an array of events and attractions to build the perfect Valentines experience. We’d love to help you piece together an ideal romantic escape.

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Winter Celebrations for the Family

Winter Celebrations for the Family

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your household is anything like mine, everybody has gathered together to celebrate the holidays; distant relatives have flown in, days off of work have been secured and, depending on the school district, the kids are sitting on nearly two weeks of vacation time.  Luckily, as we observed in our last post, Long Island has no shortage of holiday celebrations, so here are a few upcoming events to keep those youths entertained.

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