Tag: Fire Island

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events June 23–29

LeAnn Rimes serenades The Paramount, Sting and Peter Gabrielle rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, The Temptations play NYCB Theatre at Westbury and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

A Beginner’s Guide to Summer on Fire Island

With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.

Bellone Likely a Shoe-in, But Legislative Races Could Be Costly for...

A 33-point lead may not be insurmountable on a football field—unless it’s late in the fourth quarter—but it’s a very tough hurdle in a...

Huntington Pols OK Drone Regulations

But civil liberties experts questioned the constitutionality of the new law.

Fire Island Braces for Joaquin-related Flooding

Concerns remain about the barrier island, which has been breached and partly dune-less since Sandy.

Drone Sighting Reports Skyrocket on Long Island

New federal data shows a fivefold increase in drone sightings being reported to authorities on Long Island since last year.

Suffolk Pols OK Revised Drone Regulation Bill

The new version focuses on drone permits and drops the constitutionally problematic provision restricting photography in public.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events September 3 – 9

The Jacksons and Counting Crows play their hits at The Paramount, Benyamin gets The Space at Westbury dancing, and Fishbone picks it up at Revolution Bar & Music Hall!

Long Island Drone Sightings Rise as Regulations Debate Takes Off

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

Long Island’s Pathetic Utility Preparation Always Leaves Us Powerless for the...

For Long Islanders, it is an all-too-familiar scenario. A storm hits, trees topple and the lights go off. But it is too easy to place the blame solely on PSEG Long Island because this problem started long before they took over the grid.
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