Some Visitors To Long Island Decide To Stay ‘Forever,’ …Literally

Some Visitors To Long Island Decide To Stay ‘Forever,’ …Literally

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Adventures, Arts & Culture, Historic Long Island, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Lots of famous people who visited Long Island or grew up here and enjoyed the beaches, parks, golf, local food and history might have thought at some point or another that they never want to leave… And well, the truth is, some haven’t. Long Island, NY is well known for the’ rich and famous,’ who made this their home and their summer playground. But did you know there are many who also made Long Island their final resting place, from President Theodore Roosevelt to Artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. Even President Richard Nixon thought his favorite dog Checkers should ‘lie down’ here for the last time. Following is a list of famous persons who will remain ‘forever’ on Long Island.

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‘MOST-HAUNTED SITES’ TO VISIT ON LONG ISLAND

‘MOST-HAUNTED SITES’ TO VISIT ON LONG ISLAND

Posted by on Oct 14, 2015 in Adventures, Historic Long Island, Holiday & Seasonal, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Long Island, NY has enough fascinating tales to send tingles down your spine. And there are several venues you can visit where you might find yourself wondering if the stories just might be true. If you want some good, chilling fun explore the most haunted places on Long Island where proprietors actually welcome visitors… and the ghosts might too.

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COME ON OUT AND ‘RUN LIKE A DIVA’ AT THE DIVAS HALF-MARATHON

COME ON OUT AND ‘RUN LIKE A DIVA’ AT THE DIVAS HALF-MARATHON

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015 in Adventures, Kids & Families, News, Sports & Outdoors | 0 comments

Long Island welcomes the wildly-fun ‘Divas Half-Marathon’ back to Long Island Oct. 4th, 2015. And it sounds like one fabulous event! WEATHER UPDATE: Diva planners expect the race to go on as planned but check the website if the weather turns at www.runlikeadiva.com/Events/Long_Island__NY.htm or www.facebook.com/RUNLIKEADIVA?fref=ts. “Diva stations” will be placed throughout the courses with DJs providing music and entertainment for runners, and a post-race dance party located at the finish line. Divas will receive special fit tech shirts, tutus, and boas and tiaras just before they cross the finish line. Bubbly will also be served in order to celebrate the occasion, and the city’s hunks will crown each finisher with a “blinged-out” tiara medal.

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The Inaugural Suffolk County Marathon

The Inaugural Suffolk County Marathon

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Adventures, News, Sports & Outdoors | 0 comments

Get all the information here: www.discoverlongisland.com/suffolkmarathon Residents of Suffolk County and more, with over 1,600 registered runners from all around, are ready to get stepping with the first ever Suffolk County Marathon!  The event takes place on September 13th, planned in conjunction with Suffolk County Veterans Services and a collection of other community organizations, with the proceeds gathered going to benefit veteran services in our county.  Split in to two lengths, the full and half marathons, the path of the run makes its way through the scenic towns along the stunning Great South Bay.  After crossing the finish line stick around for the Taste of Long Island Festival, where Suffolk County’s finest food and drink will be waiting for you (Runners get in free!)

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LONG ISLAND WELCOMES FIRST-EVER ‘TOUGH MUDDER’ CHALLENGE

LONG ISLAND WELCOMES FIRST-EVER ‘TOUGH MUDDER’ CHALLENGE

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Adventures, Kids & Families, News, Sports & Outdoors | 0 comments

Long Island is ready to take it to the next level. For the first time ever, the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) is welcoming the Tough Mudder challenge to Long Island. This 10+ mile obstacle course challenge that is the ultimate test of strength, grit, stamina and teamwork – will take place at Old Bethpage Village Restoration (OBVR) on August 15th and 16th.

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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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