Tag: Mattituck

Long Island Pumpkin Picking Guide 2016

With the return of harvest season, Long Islanders are packing up their families and flocking to local farms to join in the annual fall tradition of pumpkin picking. Going pumpkin picking means making priceless memories with hay rides, corn mazes and other farm-based fun—not to mention the fresh-baked goodies at the farm stand. But where are the farms to go pumpkin picking on Long Island? You don't have to ask any old jack-o-lantern. Look no further! Dozens of farms across Long Island are open for pick-your-own-pumpkin season!

Long Island Wineries and Vineyards Guide

There are currently more than 90 combined vineyards and wineries on Long Island. The North Fork has especially swelled with grape-growing farms, alone boasting more than two-dozen wineries. Aside from producing nationally recognized wines, these Long Island wineries have become prime destinations for visitors attracted to relaxing weekends at rustic, vaulted-ceiling tasting rooms or vibrant outdoor spaces with views of seemingly endless fields of grape vines.

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!

Mattituck Tornado The First in 4 Years on Long Island

A “weak, short-lived” tornado touched down in Mattituck without causing injuries on Wednesday—four years to the day since the last twister hit Long Island, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

11 Long Island Food Festivals in 2016

Between the East End farms, local fisheries and many creative cooks on Long Island, there are plenty more local food-filled fairs that guarantee upcoming weekends of fun, games and deliciousness. Some of the most popular local food fairs of the year haven't been scheduled yet, including the Greenlawn Pickle Festival, several apple festivals and the annual pumpkin festival. Mark the calendar: here’s 10 classic LI food fests for each month through October.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 16 – 22

Neil Young rocks Jones Beach, the Great South Bay Music Festival returns and Raekown & Ghostface Killah come to Huntington, plus much, much more all this week1

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 2 – 8

The Beach Boys hit East Hampton, Mike Birbiglia cracks up Westhampton Beach, two LI venues carry the telecast of the Grateful Dead's last concert, plus much, much more amazin' gigs and events all this week!

Do This: Long Island Events June 18 – 24

Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa rock Jones Beach, NKOTB return to the coliseum and Melissa Etheridge serenades The Paramount, among so many more amazing gigs!

Aquebogue Helicopter Crash Probed by FAA

Federal authorities are investigating the crash landing of a homemade helicopter on a sod farm in Aquebogue that injured the 71-year-old pilot over the weekend,...

Algae Blooms Spreading to New Long Island Waters

Blue-green tide his five East End ponds and red tide was found in Moneybogue Bay in Westhampton for the first time.
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