Tag: Robert Moses

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.

10 WTF Things About Long Island

Beyond the obvious issues that everyone complains about–taxes, traffic, cost of living, the way we tawk–there are some seriously twisted things about this place we call home. Here are a few we take for granted that boggle the minds of interlopers who happen upon our fair Island. Did somebody say "Cheese Fries"!?

Here’s A Big Idea For Long Island: Stop Thinking Small

Thinking regionally and acting locally shouldn't be left up to the big developers alone if we want a sustainable, prosperous Long Island for years to come.

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!

Sagtikos Manor Group Loses Bid to Sway How Trust Spends Millions...

A recent appeals court ruling found that the nonprofit had no standing to sue.

Arts Alive LI Kicks Off Month-Long Celebration of Art and Music...

From Sept. 27 to Oct. 31, Long Island will come alive with art, music and performances.

Fire Island National Seashore at 50: The View from Watch Hill

Our reporter visits "the other Fire Island" ahead of upcoming 50th anniversary events.

7 Beach Hacks: An Insider’s Guide to Long Island Beaches

Hidden gems, loopholes and savings for those who have never dared to venture beyond Jones Beach State Park.

$23M in Sand Slated for Robert Moses Beaches

"This project better protect the repairs we’ve made so far."

Top 10 Most-read Long Island Press Stories of 2013

Our annual roundup of the most-clicked stories of the year.
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