Tag: Islip

Can Government Clean Up Funky Lake Ronkonkoma?

It’s hard to fathom that Lake Ronkonkoma ever drew thousands of people. Today Long Island's largest freshwater body stands a monument to environmental neglect because an assortment of municipalities are either unwilling or unable to cut through the tangle of red tape that strangles it.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 25–31

Eclectic folk goddess Suzanne Vega serenades Sands Point Preserve, '80s legends Culture Club rock NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefers play Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

What Is The Most Popular Dog Name On Long Island?

The Press requested lists of licensed dog names from all 13 towns across LI and tallied the results from Hempstead, Brookhaven and Southampton—the only three municipalities that had such data to provide. Although Bella and Max were top dogs for the region, top 10 lists tallied from data provided by each town showed local preferences vary.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 11–17

The Goo Goo Dolls, Collective Soul, Blink-182 & Black Sabbath rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Bonnie Raitt and 98° serenade NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Nas busts out the rhymes at The Emporium, The Bogmen invade The Stephen Talkhouse, The Wailers groove at The Space at Westbury, a Peruvian Food Fest warms the bellies of all those in attendance at The Cradle of Aviation, and so many more things to see and do (and eat) on Long Island this week!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 4–10

Sarah McLachlan serenades Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa play Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, David Cassidy performs at Suffolk Theater and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 28–August 3

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Cheap Trick, Heart, & Counting Crows rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Meek Mill hits The Emporium, Donavon Frankenreiter grooves at The Stephen Talkhouse, Chevelle & Grateful Overkill invade The Paramount, French Cookin' Blues Band jazzes up Treme Blues & Jazz Club, the Long Beach International Film Festival returns, and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 21–27

Gwen Stefani & Eve and Josh Groban & Sarah McLachlan hit Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, the Gin Blossoms, Sugar Ray, Everclear, Sponge & Lit rock The Paramount, Stephanie Mills serenades NYCB Theatre at Westbury, David Bromberg Quintet jazzes up The Stephen Talkhouse, and John Coltrane Day grooves Heckscher Park, among so many more gigs and events across Long Island this week!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 14–20

Cowboy Junkies rocks The Stephen Talkhouse, the Great South Bay Music Festival returns & former Faith No More frontman Chuck Mosley plays an acoustic set at Loony Tunes, plus so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events June 30–July 6

Weezer & Panic! At The Disco rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Nancy Atlas serenades the Stephen Talkhouse and Mario Cantone cracks up Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, plus so many more things to see and do this week on Long 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!
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