2016 Long Island Winterfest, Live on the Vine

2016 Long Island Winterfest, Live on the Vine

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Arts & Culture, Holiday & Seasonal, Wine & Dine | 0 comments

Not sure how to spend your time on Long Island during the winter?  Once the holidays run out at this time of year the weekend events begin to wane, but all that changes once Long Island Winterfest: Live On The Vine arrives.  Created by the the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau,  Long Island Wine Council and as a project of Jim Faith Productions for East End Arts, this collection of events brings out the best of East End wine and live entertainment.  This marks the 9th year of the event series with 90+ wine events including over 50 musical performances.

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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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Take a Trip, It’s Fall! Some Ideas So You Don’t Stumble.

Take a Trip, It’s Fall!  Some Ideas So You Don’t Stumble.

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Farms & Orchards, Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families | 0 comments

Here on Long Island the mornings are getting cooler each day, and there’s a peculiar sort of crunch when you go out walking in the woods.  The sweet warmth of summer has said its goodbyes and if you haven’t prepared you are out of time, because fall has arrived!   This time of year is great for an outing, where visitors are able to take advantage of our beautiful harvest transformation and all that the season offers.  Don’t come without a plan; read on for the details surrounding some of Long Island’s best fall festivals and fairs.

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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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