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  6. Halloween on Long Island (7)
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  8. Summer Camps (6)
  9. Superstorm Sandy (9)

The Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY


The Fire Island Lighthouse. Learn about this impressive structure in New York that's open to the public. Find out how you can climb to the top for a fantastic view of the island.

Hiking Clubs on Long Island, New York
Hiking Clubs on Long Island, New York. Where to join others who enjoy taking hikes in the great outdoors in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Long Island Events for Kids - Presidents Week/Winter School Break 2014
Long Island Events for Kids - Presidents Week/Winter School Break 2014. Find out where to take the kids on Long Island during Presidents Week.

The Carousel at Hempstead Lake State Park, NY
The carousel at Hempstead Lake State Park, NY. Read about this restored vintage merry-go-round.

Gosman's Summer Concert Series for 2014

Crossroads Farm at Grossman's
Crossroads Farm at Grossman's. Read about an organic farm in Malverne, Nassau County, Long Island, New York.

"Tony n' Tina's Wedding's" Long Island Roots
"Tony n' Tina's Wedding's" Long Island Roots. Learn how the show started at a LI university.

The Annual Long Island Cherry Blossom Festival
The Annual Long Island Cherry Blossom Festival. Celebrating a Japanese tradition in Suffolk County, New York.

Where To Take The Kids in The Hamptons
Where to take the kids in the Hamptons. Find out the best family-friendly places on the East End of Long Island, New York.

Tackapausha Museum and Preserve in Seaford, New York

Indoor Activities for Children on Long Island, NY

Where To Take The Kids For New Year's Eve on Long Island, NY
Where To Take The Kids For New Year's Eve on Long Island, NY.

New Year's Day on Long Island, NY - 2014
New Year's Day on Long Island, NY - 2014. Things to do in Nassau and Suffolk on the first of the year.

Where to Volunteer with Your Children on Long Island, New York
Where to Volunteer with Your Children on Long Island, New York. Find out about opportunities for kids to donate their time in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Thanksgiving Turkey Trots on Long Island, New York

Where To Go on Thanksgiving Weekend on Long Island 2013
Where To Go on Thanksgiving Weekend on Long Island 2013. What to do after the holiday.

Where To See Fall Foliage on Long Island, NY

Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society's Annual Fall Country Fair

St. Patrick's Day Events For Children on Long Island, NY
St. Patrick's Day Events For Children on Long Island, NY. Find out where to go and what to do with the whole family on this Irish holiday.

Do You Believe in the Long Island Medium?

Valentine's Day Events for Kids on Long Island, NY
Valentine's Day Events for Kids on Long Island, NY. Where to take your children to celebrate this holiday.

Cheap or Free Dates on Long Island, NY
Cheap or Free Dates on Long Island, NY. Where to have a good time without spending a lot of cash.

Long Island Interview - Linda Mandelbaum, The Teen Health Coach

Holiday Concerts and Shows on Long Island, NY
Holiday Concerts and Shows on Long Island, NY. Find out where to hear concerts and see holiday shows in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

LIRR Schedule to the U.S. Open - 2012
LIRR Schedule to the U.S. Open - 2012.

Huntington Summer Arts Festival 2012 - August listings
Huntington Summer Arts Festival 2012 - August listings. Find out who's playing at this FREE festival.

Science Laboratory Tours on Long Island, NY

Huntington Summer Arts Festival 2012
Huntington Summer Arts Festival 2012 (June and July listings.) Find out who's playing at this FREE festival.

Long Island Summer Safety - How To Prevent or Treat Heat Stroke
Long Island Summer Safety - How To Prevent or Treat Heat Stroke. What to do to avoid or treat this life-threatening condition.

AAA Discounts on Long Island, NY
AAA Discounts on Long Island, NY. Learn about ways to save money by using your AAA membership card at Long Island, NY attractions.

Hofstra University's Annual Dutch Festival

American Merchant Marine Museum, Kings Point, NY

Spring Break 2012 with your kids on Long Island, NY
Spring Break 2012 with your kids on Long Island, NY. Places to go and things to do during the school vacation.

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, Smithtown, NY
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, Smithtown, NY. A photo essay about the state park in Smithtown, NY.

Museum Row in Garden City, Long Island, NY
Museum Row in Garden City, Long Island, NY. Find out about three museums in one general location in Nassau County.

Clark Botanic Garden, Long Island, NY

Hicks Nurseries Annual Flower and Garden Show
Hicks Nurseries Annual Flower and Garden Show.

Long Island Science Museums
Long Island Science Museums. Find out where to learn about geology, astronomy and more at science museums on Long Island, NY.

The Bailey Arboretum
The Bailey Arboretum. A photo essay about an arboretum in Lattingtown, Long Island, NY.

Environmental Organizations on Long Island, NY
Environmental Organizations on Long Island, NY. A sampling of environmental and natural organizations that seek to preserve the natural habitats of Long Island, NY.

Quiksilver Pro NY Surfing Competition - Long Beach, NY
Quiksilver Pro NY Surfing Competition - Long Beach, NY. Read all about the surfing competition in Long Beach, NY: where to stay, what it costs, what's going on and where.

Quiksilver Pro New York - Long Beach, NY - Music Lineup
Quiksilver Pro New York - Long Beach, NY - Music Lineup. The professional surfing competition also includes free concerts. Here's the lineup.

Rock Hall Museum
Rock Hall Museum. Take a photo tour of a restored 18th century mansion in Lawrence, Long Island, NY.

Nassau County Bicycling Paths
Nassau County Bicycling Paths, From paved bicycle paths to mountain bike trails in Nassau County, Long Island, NY.

Ghosts on Long Island, NY - Interview with Kerriann Flanagan Brosky
Ghosts on Long Island, NY - an interview with author and photographer Kerriann Flanagan Brosky.

Free on Your Birthday on Long Island, NY
Free on Your Birthday on Long Island, NY. Find out where and how to get free meals, desserts or other offers on Long Island on your birthday.

List Your Long Island, NY Fourth of July Event For Free
List Your Long Island, NY Fourth of July Event For Free.

Long Island's FREE Museums for Active Military
Long Island's FREE Museums for Active Military. Read about Blue Star museums, where active military and their families enjoy free admission.

LIRR - Long Island, NY Beach Getaways
LIRR - Long Island, NY Beach Getaways. Read about discounted beach trips to and from Long Island, NY.

Memorial Day on Long Island, NY
Memorial Day on Long Island, NY. Find out where to go and what to do on Memorial Day on Long Island, NY.

Youngs Farm, Old Brookville, NY
Youngs Farm in Old Brookville, NY, founded in 1893, still stands in Nassau County. You can buy fresh produce in season as well as homemade pies and muffins, plus other items.

Black History Month Events on Long Island
February is Black History Month, and there's a wealth of events on Long Island to commemorate this month. Here are some of the places you can go to celebrate. If you know of other events that should be listed, please contact me at longisland@aboutguide.com . Thank you. NOTE: This page is updated annually. Here are the events for 2011.

Long Beach Heritage Tour
Long Beach Heritage Tour. A photo essay about a guided tour of Long Beach, NY's past and present.

The annual Hampton Classic Horse Show
Read about the famous annual horse show in the Hamptons, NY.

Earth Day - Long Island, NY
Earth Day - Long Island, NY. Find out about events, Earth Day crafts and much more.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Long Island, NY
Each year on the third Monday in January, we celebrate the remarkable life of Martin Luther King Jr. Read more about places to go and things to do on Long Island, NY to commemorate this great man's contributions to all of humankind. Note: this list is updated every year. Here are the events for MLK Day, Monday, January 17, 2011. If you know...

Share Your Photos of Long Island Snowstorms
Readers share their photos of snowy landscapes and snowstorms on Long Island, NY.

Last Minute Gifts
Did the holidays creep up on you? Were you so busy that you forgot a friend's birthday or a relative's graduation? Here's a list of some easy-to-get last minutes gifts for your family and friends on Long Island, NY.

Revolution Yoga, Rockville Centre, NY
Read about Revolution Yoga, Rockville Centre, NY, and the Mommy & Me Yoga, Postnatal Yoga and other classes they offer.

How To Find A Summer Rental in the Hamptons
Learn some tips on finding great summer rentals in the Hamptons, Long Island, NY.

New York's Most Popular Baby Names 2010
Read about the most popular baby names for boys and girls in New York in 2010.

Long Island Museums

Long Island museums range from art collections to family-friendly and cover topics from the history of aviation to the whaling industry of the past. Here's a sampling of some of Long Island's great museums.

Top 10 Long Island, NY News Stories of 2010

From the famous to the infamous, Long Island has had its fair share of news throughout 2010. Here's my pick for Long Island's Top 10 News Stories of 2010.

Town of Brookhaven Farm Stands
Town of Brookhaven Farm Stands. Find out where you can buy fresh produce in this Long Island, NY town.

Where To See The Met Live in HD on Long Island
Where To See The Met Live in HD on Long Island. You don't have to leave Long Island in order to enjoy New York City's Metropolitan Opera. Thanks to The Met Live in HD, you can view select operas onscreen, broadcast live from the famous opera house, at a number of Nassau and Suffolk County movie theaters and other venues.

Long Island Dinner Cruises
Find out where to take Long Island dinner cruises or brunch cruises.

The Annual Great Chefs Dinner in Bridgehampton, NY
The Annual Great Chefs Dinner in Bridgehampton, NY features meals created by top chefs.

Seal Cruises with the Riverhead Foundation
Join the Riverhead Foundation during the winter for seal cruises on the Captain Lou Fleet, leaving from Freeport, NY.

Kennedy Plaza Farmers Market, Long Beach, NY
The Kennedy Plaza Farmers Market in Long Beach, NY features fresh fruits and vegetables as well as activities for the kids.

Free Chiropractic Care For Veterans on Long Island, NY
learn about free Chiropractic Care For Veterans on Long Island, NY

Beach Closings in Nassau County, NY.
Where to find out about beach closings in Nassau County, NY.

Riverhead Farm Stands
Find out where you can buy fresh produce at farm stands in the Riverhead, NY area.

Long Island Concert Venues
You don't have to go all the way into New York City to enjoy world-class performances in concert venues. Long Island boasts wonderful performing arts centers and theaters where you can see celebrities as well as up-and-coming musicians. Here's a sampling of live concert venues on Long Island.

The Annual Belmont Stakes
The Belmont Stakes is a 1 1/2-mile thoroughbred horse race held annually each June at Belmont Park Race Track in Elmont, Nassau County, NY.

Stop Smoking - Long Island, NY resources
If you or a loved one want to stop smoking and you'd like help, here are some resources in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island, NY.

Top 10 Movies Filmed on Long Island
You're sitting in a movie theater and suddenly it's deja vu. That mansion or that long stretch of beach looks incredibly familiar. Were they places where you lived in a former lifetime? Not exactly. You're just recognizing landmarks on Long Island, often transformed into fictitious estates or towns by Hollywood film makers. Here are the Top 10 movies filmed on photogenic Long Island, NY. Buy or r…

Nassau County Leisure Pass
Find out how to get a Nassau County Leisure Pass.

The First Eagle Scout Was A Long Islander
The First Eagle Scout Was A Long Islander. Read about Arthur R. Eldred, the very first Eagle Scout.

Grumman Memorial Park, Calverton, NY.
Read about Grumman Memorial Park in Calverton, Long Island and see photos that show some of the aircraft on display at this free Long Island attraction.

What's Your Favorite FREE Thing to Do on Long Island?
Tell us all about your favorite free thing to do on Long Island.

Town of Huntington Attractions
What to see and do in the greater Town of Huntington, Long Island, NY.

Passover on Long Island
Passover is a Jewish holiday that lasts for one week. It is celebrated to remember the great exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and their delivery from enslavement over 3,000 years ago. Here's a sampling of the many places on Long Island, NY where you can celebrate the holiday. This article is updated every year. Here are the places and dates for 2010.

My Long Island Dog or Cat
Readers share their stories and photos of their dog, cat or other pets on Long Island, NY. See submissions

Hicks Nurseries, Inc. in Westbury, NY.
Read about Hicks Nurseries, Inc. in Westbury, NY, where you can buy flowers and other plants as well as entertain the kids, take seminars and more.

The Long Island Marathon
The Long Island Marathon kicks off each year around May, with races for runners of varying ages and skill levels.

Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Homes & Vehicles
Learn about tax credits for your energy efficient homes or vehicles.

The Big Duck
Read about Long Island's favorite "big bird," the Big Duck.

Christmas Day & Christmas Eve Dinners at Restaurants on Long Island
Here's a sampling of some of the great eateries that will be open and serving delicious meals for the holidays.

How Safe Is Your Drinking Water?
Learn how to find out how safe your drinking water is on Long island, NY.

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
Take a photo and text tour of the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, NY.

What's your favorite dog park on Long Island?
Tell us your favorite dog park on Long Island, NY.

Free Things to Do on Long Island
You don’t have to spend lots of money to enjoy Long Island. From free movies, concerts and plays to museums without admission fees, there’s plenty to see and do on Long Island without dipping deep into your wallet. Here are some places where you can have fun on Long Island for free. Please also check my http://Long Island blog and my a...

Dog Runs on Long Island
It's great to go jogging or to take long walks with your dog, but some places in Nassau and Suffolk won't allow you to take your canine friend along. Here are some designated dog runs on Long Island.

Get Help With Your Heating Bills
Learn about HEAP - the Home Energy Assistance Program that helps people in need with their heating bills.

Cross Country Skiing in Nassau County, Long Island, NY
If you've tried cross country skiing or it's always been on your "to do" list, get out your gear and go to one of these wide open spaces in Nassau County.

New Year's Eve on Long Island
There's no need to travel far to celebrate the passing of the old year. From gala events to dancing to hip hop and rock, there's plenty to do on Long Island on December 31. Here are some places to enjoy New Year's Eve on Long Island.

Top 10 Children's Attractions on Long Island
There are wonderful children's attractions on Long Island including an aquarium, a building shaped like a duck, an outdoor water park filled with rides and slides, and so much more.

Port Washington - Walking Tour of the Port Washington Waterfront
Take a walk on the lovely waterfront in Port Washington, Long Island, NY, where you'll enjoy expansive views of Manhasset Bay.

Long Beach, NY - Tour of the oceanfront at Long Beach
Long Beach, NY offers 3.5 miles of powder-fine sand and a boardwalk that stretches over two miles. Learn about this wonderful beach through photos and text.

Christmas & Hanukah on Long Island
Find out everything you need to know about Christmas and Hanukah on Long Island: where to see Christmas tree and menorah lightings, where to order holiday take-out, where to eat during the holidays and more.

Long Island Christmas Tree Farms
Whether you want to cut down your own tree or prefer buying a freshly-cut one or plant a live tree, here are some Christmas tree farms on Long Island where you can purchase evergreens that have been grown locally.

Christmas & Hanukah Dinner Takeout on Long Island
Make your holiday even more enjoyable by ordering Christmas or Hanukah takeout dinners at one of the many local places on Long Island. They'll do all the hard work for you so you can sit back and rela…

Hanukah on Long Island
Whether you spell it "Hanukah," "Hanukkah" or "Chanukah," the Jewish Festival of Lights is a joyous celebration, commemorating the victory of the Jews over the Greek-Syrians. Here are some places to celebrate the holiday.

Long Island Beaches - Where to Find Great Beaches on Long Island
Long Island boasts miles of beautiful beaches. Learn about some of them, including Main Beach, Coopers Beach, Jones Beach and more.

Old Westbury Gardens - A Former Long Island Estate
Old Westbury Gardens - A Former Long Island Estate. Read about this Long Island, NY attraction, set on 160 acres of formal gardens.

Christmas Tree & Menorah Lightings on Long Island
Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukah or you just delight in the holidays, there are plenty of festive occasions to bring some sparkling lights into your winter days. Here are some places in Nassau and Suffolk Counties where you can watch Christmas trees and menorahs lit up in all their splendor. Note: This list is updated every year.

Performances of The Nutcracker on Long Island
One of the most loved ballets, The Nutcracker tells the story of a young girl's encounters with both strange and wonderful creatures at Christmastime, all set to the captivating music of Tchaikovsky. The whole family will enjoy watching a live performance, and you don't have to go all the way into the city to see this beautiful ballet. Here...

Thanksgiving Events on Long Island
Celebrate Thanksgiving on Long Island. Here's a sampling of places to go and things to do on this upcoming holiday.

New York State Sex Offender Registry
Learn about the NYS Sex Offender Registry, where to find it and how to be aware of sex offenders in specific neighborhoods.

New York Prescription Saver
Learn about the New York Prescription Saver, a pharmacy discount card to lower the cost of prescriptions for qualifying New Yorkers.

Pumpkin Picking on Long Island
When the trees on Long Island slowly turn bright shades of red, yellow and blazing orange, it's time to take the whole family pumpkin picking. Learn which Long Island farms feature pumpkins that you can pick right off the vine.

Outdoor Sculpture Garden at the Nassau County Museum of Art
The Nassau County Museum of Art features outdoor sculptures in addition to its indoor art exhibits. Take this photo tour of the grounds and read about some of the excellent sculptures on view.

Suffolk County Police - Silver Alert Registry
Suffolk County's Silver Alert Registry offers a free I.D. bracelet to help people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's Disease.

Parks in North Hempstead, NY.
Parks in North Hempstead, NY. Find addresses and information on parks in North Hempstead, Nassau County, NY.

Whole Foods Market, Manhasset
Whole Foods Market in Manhasset is a health food supermarket that features organic as well as non-organic fresh fruits and vegetables, frozen foods, a healthy deli and much more.

Discovery Wetlands Cruises from Stony Brook Harbor
Learn about wetlands cruises aboard the Discovery. Board the 35-passenger pontoon boat for a 1 1/2 hour cruise that takes you through Stony Brook Harbor to the wetlands at West Meadow Creek, with ongoing commentary by a naturalist to point out birds and marine creatures.

Long Island Children’s Birthday Parties
Looking for a great place for a birthday party for your children on Long Island? Worried that you don’t have enough space in your house or apartment? Do you dread the hassle of cleaning up after the party’s over? Then consider having your children’s birthday parties in a Long Island museum or other space. It can be a great experience for...

Surfing in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
Surfing in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Find out about some of the best beaches for surfing on the island.

Atlantis Marine World - Long Island's Aquarium
Visit Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead, Long Island, NY. One of New York's largest aquariums, Atlantis Marine World is open year-round and features over 80 exhibits, including Touch Tanks where visitors can get up close and personal with living sea creatures, a swim-with-the-sharks program, sleepovers, sea lion shows and more.

The Port Washington Organic Farmers Market
There's no need to travel far to buy fresh-from-the-farm fruits and vegetables. In season, the Port Washington Town Dock is home to the Port Washington Organic Farmers Market with an abundance of just-picked produce, delicious baked goods and more.

Long Island Children's Museum - Photo Tour
Learn about some of the galleries at the Long Island Children's Museum in Garden City.

Greener Country - profile of the Greener Country store in Jericho, Lon
Greener Country offers environmentally friendly products at their Jericho, Long Island, NY-based store. From solar products to green cleaners and sustainable paints and more, Greener Country caters to the needs of environmentally responsible consumers.

Where to Donate Clothing, Furniture & More on Long Island
Where to Donate Clothing, Furniture & More on Long Island. Find out where you can give away your gently used clothes and more on Long Island, NY.

Museum Sleepovers on Long Island
Have you and your kids seen “Night At The Museum” or “Night At The Museum 2?” If your kids would love to spend their own night at a museum, you don’t have to take them all the way into the city. There are a number of museum sleepovers right here on Long Island.

Affordable Long Island Wines
Long Island is noted for its wonderful wineries and vineyards on the North Fork, with some also located on the South Fork. It's said that Long Island's East End features a micro-climate similar to that of Bordeaux, France, and the wines produced here reflect that. But what if you can't afford to buy an expensive bottle of wine? No problem. There are many affordable Long Island wines that you and…

Steinway & Sons Piano Gallery of Long Island
Since March 2009, Long Island, NY has had its own Steinway & Sons Piano Gallery in Melville.

Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat Cruises - Riverhead, Long Island, NY
Sailing out of the dock at Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, Long Island, NY, the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat takes you on a one-and-a-half hour cruise through the Peconic River and into Flanders Bay. The tour boat takes passengers to a sandy beach for hands-on learning about sea creatures and the marine environment.

Summer Arts Festival Series - Long Island, New York - 2013
Summer Arts Festival Series - Long Island, New York - 2013. Find out about these events where live music and live painting take place.

Where Can I Report Animal Abuse in Suffolk County?
Find out where to report animal abuse or animal neglect in Suffolk County, NY.

How To Get A New York State Empire Passport
Find out how to get a New York State Empire Passport for NYS parks.

Gardens on Long Island
During the warmer months, you can enjoy the sight of lush greenery and colorful flowers blossoming in public gardens on Long Island. Whether on the grounds of former Gold Coast mansions or across acres of carefully planted arbors, you and your friends or family can relax and stroll as you admire nature�s colorful creations. Here's a sampling of gardens on Long Island.

Cradle of Aviation Museum
The Cradle of Aviation Museum, Long Island, New York, is a world-class museum that chronicles the significant contribution Long Island made to the history of flight.

The Hedges Inn, East Hampton, NY.
The Hedges Inn, East Hampton, NY, offers luxury accommodations for romantic getaways, relaxing vacations and wedding receptions in a house listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Long Island Thrift Shops
Thrift shops have been around for a very long time, but in a shaky economy, these economical stores have a broader appeal.

Children's Parties on Long Island, NY
Children's Parties on Long Island, NY. Read about some great venues for kids' parties.

Learn Public Speaking on Long Island
Do you dread having to get up to give a presentation at work? Does the thought of speaking in front of a group of people send shivers down your spine? One easy way to get over your fear of public speaking, or to improve your current speaking skills is to join a Toastmasters club. The international organization has helped millions of people around the world, all at a minimal cost. Here’s a list …

Long Island Easter Events for the Family
Family Events for Easter on Long Island. What's there to see and do for the whole family on Long Island for Easter 2009?

Children's Summer Festival in the Town of Hempstead, NY
Children's Summer Festival in the Town of Hempstead, NY. Free performances for the whole family.

How to file Your NYS and Federal Income Tax
How to file your tax returns if you live on Long Island.

Long Island Sports Teams
Sports fans don't have to travel to enjoy exciting baseball, soccer and other games. From the New York Islanders to the Long Island Ducks, Long...

Interview with Laura B. Weiss, author of Ice Cream: A Global History
Interview with Laura B. Weiss, author of Ice Cream: A Global History, Discussing everything from ice cream's history to ice cream on Long Island, NY

Kid Friendly Restaurants in New York City
Hop on the Long Island Rail Road and take the kids to some of these family-friendly eateries in New York City.

Dating Advice for Singles
Single and living in Long Island? Check this link for some tips on how to get more out of your upcoming dates.

Family Vacations
Long Island is lovely, but when it's time for a vacation, check out this link for ideas on where to travel with the whole family.

Exercise for Seniors
Are you a senior who wants to keep in shape and gain total body strength? Learn a great exercise routine that you can do at home.

Free on Long Island?
What's your favorite free or cheap thing to do on Long Island? Share your ideas and read what others have to say.

Thank You for Submitting Your Nomination to the Readers' Choice Awards
Thanks for your nominations for the About.com Readers' Choice Awards 2011.

Readers' Choice Awards 2011 -- Nominate Your Favorites
Nominate Your Favorite Long Island Attractions & Businesses

Readers Share Their Opinions on Best & Worst Places For Dates On Long Island
Readers share their opinions about the best and worst places to go on a date on Long Island, NY.

Where Should I Report A Whale or Dolphin Sighting on Long Island?
Find out where to report sighting whales or dolphins off Long Island, NY.

National Historic Landmarks on Long Island, NY.
Read about the National Historic Landmarks in Nassau and Suffolk counties, Long Island, NY.

Long Island Roadside Attractions
Long Island Roadside Attractions. From a 20-foot tall duck to a massive figurehead of Hercules that once served as a masthead, Long Island, NY offers a wealth of roadside attractions to delight visitors of all ages.

Where Can I Properly Dispose of an Old American Flag on Long Island?
Where Can I Properly Dispose of an Old American Flag on Long Island? Find out where you can dispose of an old American flag with dignity on Long Island, NY.

Do You Have A Popular Name?
Do You Have A Popular Name? Readers share their stories.

What's The Life Expectancy in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island, NY?
What's The Life Expectancy in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island, NY? Read the results of a study by the Insittute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington.

Long Island, NY Fireworks - Your Favorite Photo
Long Island, NY Fireworks - Your Favorite Photo. Readers share their favorite photos of Fourth of July fireworks and more on Long Island, NY.

Rules for Taking Bicycles on the Long Island Rail Road
Rules for Taking Bicycles on the Long Island Rail Road. Find out what you have to do to be allowed to take your bike on the LIRR.

Nathan Hale Memorial, Halesite, NY
Nathan Hale Memorial Plaque, Halesite, Town of Huntington. Photo essay about the plaque on a boulder to memorialize Nathan Hale.

BJ's Wholesale Clubs - Long Island, NY
BJ's Wholesale Clubs - Long Island, NY. Where and how to join their wholesale clubs in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NY.

Japanese Stroll Garden

Tell Us Your Opinion About Long Island, NY
Tell Us Your Opinion About Long Island, NY. We'd love to hear your comments about a variety of topics relating to Long Island, NY.

Hicksville Gregory Museum - Long Island Earth Science Center
Hicksville Gregory Museum - Long Island Earth Science Center. Photo essay about the earth science museum in Nassau County, Long Island, NY.

FREE Home Depot Garden Club
FREE Home Depot Garden Club. Join the free club and find locations on Long Island, NY.

The Cold Spring Harbor Fire House Museum

Glen Cove Mansion

A Safe Fourth of July for Your Pets
A Safe Fourth of July for Your Pets

Nikola Tesla on Long Island - Interview with Jane Alcorn

FREE and Cheap on Labor Day Weekend on Long Island
FREE and Cheap on Labor Day weekend on Long Island. Find out where you can have cost-free and heavily discounted fun in Nassau and Suffolk on Labor Day 2013.

The Annual Heritage Country Fair, Smithtown, NY

Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan and the Long Island Poetry Place
Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan and the Long Island Poetry Place

PetSmart's Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest, Pet Parade & Photo Event,Long Island, NY
PetSmart's Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest, Pet Parade and Photo Event - Long Island, NY.

Suffolk County, NY Emergency Telephone Numbers
Suffolk County, NY Emergency Telephone Numbers. A list of phone numbers to call in case of emergency on Long Island's Suffolk County.

Long Island Summer Camps - Nassau County, NY.
Long Island Summer Camps listings - Nassau County, NY.

Thanksgiving Videos from About.com
Thanksgiving Videos from About.com. Find out how to make a Thanksgiving centerpiece, healthy Thanksgiving meals and more.

About.com Videos for Hanukkah and other Jewish holidays
About.com Videos for Hanukkah and other Jewish holidays. Watch some how-to videos to learn how to make some Hanukkah crafts and to cook food for this and other holidays.

Turn Your Spare Change Into Cash or Gift Cards with Coinstar
Turn Your Spare Change Into Cash or Gift Cards with Coinstar

The African American Museum of Nassau County, NY
African American Museum, Hempstead, NY - Photo Tour. Take a digital tour around the African American Museum on Long Island, NY

Long Island, NY School Report Cards
Long Island, NY School Report Cards. Find out how schools rate in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Cold Weather Safety on Long Island, NY
Cold Weather Safety on Long Island, NY - How you and yours can stay warm and safe during the cold winter months.

Where Do Most Married People On Long Island, NY Cheat on Their Spouses?
Where Do Most Married People On Long Island, NY Cheat on Their Spouses? Find out the answer.

Long Island Woman Dates Downton Abbey Actor

Ancient Order of Hibernians - Long Island, NY Divisions
Ancient Order of Hibernians - Long Island, NY Divisions. Find divisions of this Irish organization in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

What Plant Hardiness Zone Is Long Island, New York In?
What Plant Hardiness Zone Is Long Island, New York In? Find out which USDA zones cover the island.

Get The Free American Red Cross Hurricane App
Get The Free American Red Cross Hurricane App.

FREE Summer Concerts at Eisenhower Park 2012
FREE Summer Concerts at Eisenhower Park 2012. See the schedule of cost-free music on Long Island, NY.

Garvies Point Museum & Preserve - Programs for Summer 2012
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve - Programs for Summer 2012

Halloween Events for Kids on Long Island, NY
Halloween Events for Kids on Long Island, NY. Read about events that are especially for kids during the holiday.

Specialty Camps in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
Specialty Camps in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Read about some options for unique places for the kids to enjoy the summer.

Specialty Camps in Nassau County, Long Island, New York
Specialty Camps in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. Read about some options for music, science and other specialty summer camps.

Are Fireworks Legal in New York State?

Kids Can Earn A Free Book at Barnes & Noble - Summer Reading 2011

Fourth of July at Sagamore Hill, NY
Fourth of July - Sagamore Hill. A photo tour of the annual Fourth of July celebrations at Sagamore Hill, Long Island, NY.

Find Halloween Costumes on Long Island, NY
Find Halloween Costumes on Long Island, NY. Find out the location of great places for Halloween costume throughout Long Island, NY.

Bird Watching on Long Island
Bird watching is a popular hobby on Long Island. With over 400 species of birds, including shoresbirds and winter waterfowl, Long Island is home or haven to majestic ospreys , plovers, egrets , double-crested cormorants , a variety of songbirds, hawks, falcons, red cardinals and more. Read about some of the places where you can observe a...

Free on Long Island on Your Kid's Birthday

Where Kids Eat Free on Long Island, NY
Where Kids Eat Free on Long Island, NY. Where you can take the kids for a free meal with each paying adult.

Where To Take The Kids To See Santa Claus on Long Island, NY
Where To Take The Kids To See Santa Claus on Long Island, NY. Find out where that jolly old man is greeting children in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Long Island Family Fun in Winter
Long Island Family Fun in Winter. Find out the top spots to take the kids in winter in Nassau and Suffolk counties, NY.

It's Apple Time on Long Island, NY
It's Apple Time on Long Island, NY. Find out where to go to pick your own apples, read apple recipes, and more.

How To Donate Responsibly and Avoid Hurricane Sandy Scams
How To Donate Responsibly and Avoid Hurricane Sandy Scams. Learn how to protect against superstorm Sandy fraud when helping in relief efforts.

FREE Summer Concerts and Movies in Port Jefferson, NY - 2013
FREE Summer Concerts and Movies in Port Jefferson, NY - 2013.

FREE Summer Concerts on Long Island
Throughout Long Island, there are summer concerts and many are for free. So take your pick of the following, bring blankets or chairs and sit back and listen to music ranging from classical to classic rock and everything in between.

Corn Mazes on Long Island, NY

Fourth of July on Long Island - 2012
Celebrate the Fourth of July 2011 on Long Island by watching fireworks displays, historic reenactments and more.

FREE Summer Concerts - Sag Harbor, NY - Windmill Wednesdays
FREE Summer Concerts - Sag Harbor, NY - Windmill Wednesdays. Find out about the free summer concerts in Sag Harbor. Bring a blanket or folding chair, friends and the whole family.

FREE Summer Concerts at the Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell - Saturdays 2013

How To Get Dining Discounts and Coupons on Long Island, NY.

Long Island Amusement Parks, Rides and Carousels

It's time to take the whole family to amusements parks, where rides big and small will brings hours of fun. For the youngest family members, there are also carousels to ride as calliope music fills the air. Here's a listing of Long Island's amusement parks, rides and twirling carousels.

FREE Summer Concerts 2013 - Tanger Outlets at the Arches, Deer Park, NY
FREE Summer Concerts 2013 - Tanger Outlets at the Arches, Deer Park, NY. Read about the free Sounds of Summer concerts on Long Island, NY.

Northport FREE Summer Concerts & Family Nights
During the summer, the Northport, Long Island, NY, offers free concerts and family nights.

Long Island Summer Camps in Suffolk County

Long Island Hurricane Central
Long Island Hurricane Central. Information on what to do before, during and after a hurricane on Long Island, NY.

FREE Summer Concerts - Sag Harbor Community Band, NY - 2013
FREE Summer Concerts - Sag Harbor, NY. Find out about the free summer concerts in Sag Harbor. Bring a blanket or folding chair, friends and the whole family.

Long Island, NY Zoos
Long Island, NY Zoos. Where to take the kids to see animals on Long Island, NY.

Landmark on Main Street
Landmark on Main Street. Read about this concert venue in Port Washington, Long Island, New York.

Lindenhurst, NY Free Summer Concerts - 2012
Lindenhurst, NY Free Summer Concerts. Read about the lineup for free music in Lindenhurst this summer.

FREE Summer Concerts - Piazza Ernesto Strada (Village of Westbury Square)
FREE Summer Concerts - Piazza Ernesto Strada (Village of Westbury Square.)

Musical Moments in Kings Park, NY - 2013
Musical Moments in Kings Park, NY - 2013

FREE Family Fridays at The Common Ground, Sayville, NY - summer 2013
FREE Family Fridays 2013 at The Common Ground, Sayville, NY.

Nunley's Carousel at Museum Row, Garden City, NY
Nunley's Carousel at Museum Row, Garden City, NY. Take a photo tour of the historic carousel on Long Island, NY.

FREE Summer Concerts - International Music Nights Series - Eisenhower Park

Southold Free Summer Concerts - Summer Showcase Concert Series
Southold Free Summer Concerts - Summer Showcase Concert Series. The schedule for Southold Towns' FREE Summer Showcase Concert Series on Long Island, NY. Updated every year.

FREE Summer Concert Series - Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell- Friday nights 2012
FREE Summer Concert Series at the Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell. Read about the great line-up of free music at Jones Beach, Long Island, NY.

Visit Movie Theaters on Long Island For Less
Visit Movie Theaters on Long Island, NY For Less. Find out how to get discounted movie theater tickets and more in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, New York.

Long Island Summer Camps
Long Island Summer Camps. Find out where your kids can go to summer camp in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island, NY.

Town of Oyster Bay FREE Summer Concerts - Music Under The Stars 2013
Town of Oyster Bay FREE Summer Concerts - Music Under The Stars 2013. Find out where to hear free summer concerts in the area.

Sayville, NY FREE Summer Concerts
Sayville, NY FREE Summer Concerts.

Southampton Cultural Center FREE Summer Outdoor Concerts
Come to Agawam Park and Coopers Beach (which Dr. Beach named the Best Beach in America for 2010 .) All concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and they're FREE, but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, please go to Southampton Cultural Center or call (631) 287-4377.

FREE Concerts in Montauk
Come to Montauk's FREE Monday Night concerts on the Green at the Gazebo.

FREE Sunday Summer Concerts in Stony Brook - 2013
Read the schedule for FREE Sunday Summer Concerts on the Green 2013 at the Stony Brook Village Green, Long Island, NY.

Long Beach Free Summer Concerts
Come to the sprawling sands of Long Beach for free concerts every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday during the summer, beginning at 8 p.m.

Long Island Easter Events for the Family
Family Events for Easter on Long Island. What's there to see and do for the whole family on Long Island for Easter in 2010?

FREE Summer Concerts - Morgan Park Summer Music Festival 2013
FREE Summer Concerts - Morgan Park Summer Music Festival. Find out about free musical events in Glen Cove,NY.

Father's Day on Long Island 2013
Father's Day on Long Island 2013. Find out where to take dad on Father's Day in Nassau and Suffolk counties, NY.

Free Things To Do With Your Kids on Long Island
Whether you have an only child or a group of three or more in tow, there are wonderful, free places to take your children in Nassau and Suffolk. Here's a sampling of some great free things to do with kids on Long Island. Remember to check my Long Island blog on my site's home page for updates and my monthly calendars of events for more info.

Trails on Long Island, New York's North Fork
Trails on Long Island, New York's North Fork. Where to walk out in nature on marked trails in the area.

Town of North Hempstead FREE Concerts
Find out where you can hear FREE concerts 2013 in the Town of North Hempstead, Long Island, NY.

What's the Weather Report for Long Island, NY?
What's the Weather Report for Long Island, NY? - Where to find out the temperature in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Long Island Public Golf Courses
With its gently rolling hills and sprawling, flat landscapes, Long Island is a great place to play golf. There are many private and public courses throughout the Island. Here is a sampling of ten public golf courses on Long Island.

Marriage Equality Act in New York State - FAQ
Marriage Equality Act in New York State - FAQ

Discounts for Teachers and Parents on Long Island, NY
Discounts for Teachers and Parents on Long Island, NY. Find out where you can save on school supplies and more in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

The Annual Grande Festa Italiana at North Hempstead Beach Park, NY

Theater Groups in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY

Organic Farms on Long Island, New York
Organic Farms on Long Island, New York. Read about sustainable farms in this area of New York.

Fall Fairs and Festivals on Long Island, New York
Fall Fairs and Festivals on Long Island, New York. Find out where to go to celebrate the season.

Veterans Memorials on Long Island, New York
Veterans Memorials on Long Island, New York. Find out about these tributes to the brave men and women from Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Planting Fields Arboretum

Volunteering on Long Island, New York
Volunteering on Long Island, New York. Find out about opportunities to held those in need in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

"Haunted Houses" for Halloween on Long Island, NY

The Annual Long Island Woodworking Show
Read about the Long Island Woodworkers annual show.

Find Warming Centers & Emergency Shelters: Suffolk County
Finding Warming Centers and Shelter Emergencies in Suffolk County, Long Island, NY. - Where to get info on where to go during winter storms and extreme cold weather and more.

Hillwood Art Museum
Hillwood Art Museum is located on the campus of C.W. Post College in Brookville, New York and is free and open to the public year-round.

Art Museums in Nassau County, Long Island, New York

Art Museums in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
Art Museums in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Where to find excellent artwork in eastern Long Island.

Museums on the North Fork of Long Island, NY
Museums on the North Fork of Long Island, New York. Enjoy some cultural pursuits along with your visit to the area's wine country.

Nassau County Lifetime Leisure Passport Available To Veterans
Nassau County Lifetime Leisure Passport Available To Veterans. Find out how veterans and current military members can receive a discount on county facilities.

Horses That Won The First Two Legs of the Triple Crown
Horses That Won The First Two Legs of the Triple Crown. A list of the almost-winners and also a list of the 11 actual Triple Crown winners in horse racing's famous races.

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