Tough Mudder Challenge Returns to Long Island in 2016

Tough Mudder Challenge Returns to Long Island in 2016

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Kids & Families, News, Sports & Outdoors, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission will once again welcome  Tough Mudder -the premier obstacle course challenge designed to test physical & mental strength- for  its second return to Old Bethpage, NY in 2016. With two events planned for the weekend of July 23, 2016 the Sunday event, Tough Mudder Half will debut for the first time in New York with a five-mile course and at least a dozen signature Tough Mudder obstacles. The shorter format event will not include more daunting obstacles with Fire, Ice and Electricity the full Tough Mudder event is known for, instead focusing on obstacles that require teamwork and less training. Old Bethpage Restoration Village will once again play host to Tough Mudder & Tough Mudder Half Long Island; Tough Mudder […]

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The Long Island Doctor Who Convention

The Long Island Doctor Who Convention

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Kids & Families | 0 comments

The Long Island Doctor Who Convention is back for its third, record breaking year! L.I. Who, which has grown out of its original venue and in to a new home at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge, is running this November 13th, 14th, and 15th. Once again we have an extensive guest list highlighted by Doctor Who celebrities from the show’s full 52 year history. This year we expect to have nearly 2,000 attendees, almost double our previous attendance. Last year attendees traveled from 48 of the 50 United States and many foreign countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Pakistan.

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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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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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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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Theodore Roosevelt ‘Summer Whitehouse’ To Reopen July 12

Theodore Roosevelt ‘Summer Whitehouse’ To Reopen July 12

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Historic Long Island, Kids & Families, News | 0 comments

Oyster Bay, N.Y. – For the first time in more than three years the public will be able to tour the Theodore Roosevelt House at Sagamore Hill. Following an extensive rehabilitation project on the structure as well as restorative attention to objects in the house, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will celebrate the long awaited reopening with a free family festival on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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