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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!

Schumer Urges FAA to Increase Long Island Airport Inspections

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) this week called on the Federal Aviation Administration to increase local airport safety checks following a recent string of small plane crashes on Long Island. The senator said FAA ramp inspections, which determine if airports are in compliance with federal regulations and safe operating practices, have dropped 70 percet at New York airports in the past decade. He urged the FAA to reverse that trend during a news conference Monday at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, the site of the eighth small plane crash on LI so far this year, the most since 2012. Schumer noted that the crashes and inspections aren’t directly linked.

8 Long Island Music Festivals on Long Island This Summer

From punk to bluegrass, pop to classical, music festivals celebrating specific genres and local artists alike can be seen and heard across Long Island virtually every weekend this summer through Labor Day. Here are eight upcoming music festivals coming to LI this summer:

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!

Long Island Summer Fairs & Festivals 2016

June 21 marks the beginning of another eventful summer in Long Island and, as usual, there are many exciting fairs, festivals and carnivals through Labor Day from the East End to the New York City line!

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.

Dead Humpback Whale Found Off Westhampton

The partial remains of a dead humpback whale were found floating in the waters off Westhampton over the weekend, marine biologists said. Southampton Town Bay Constables towed the carcass, initially sighted approximately a half mile off of Fish Creek in Remsenburg, to the end of South Bay Avenue so team of biologists from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation could examine the remains on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Do This: Long Island Concert & Events May 12–18

Iris DeMent & Loudon Wainwright III play The Space at Westbury, Dark Star Orchestra returns to The Space at Westbury and Lamb of God rocks The Paramount, plus so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

Do This: Long Island Concert & Events May 5–11

Chris Isaak serenades NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Pat Benatar and Bush rock The Paramount, The Fab Faux take The Space at Westbury on a trip down memory lane, local tough guy Mick Foley cracks up The Brokerage in Bellmore, among so much more amazing concerts and events to see and do this week all across Long Island!

Do This: Long Island Concert & Events April 28–May 4

Robby Krieger of The Doors rocks The Paramount, Kool & the Gang plays NYCB Theatre at Westbury and the Long Island Marathon returns, plus much more to do on Long Island this weekend!
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