Tag: East Hampton

The Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns

Punctuating Long Island's smorgasbord of communities are a variety of lively downtowns—characterized as popular local centralized hubs comprised of all the aforementioned businesses and attractions renowned for their wide range of exceptional cuisines, activities and tourist destinations. The following is a list of some of Long Island’s most popular and well-known downtowns, along with some of their top highlights, all well worth a visit with friends, family members, loved ones, and/or simply perfect for solo excursions to explore, learn about, and ultimately, embrace. Here’s the Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns.

Long Island Summer Camps Guide

Just like backyard BBQs and trips to the beach, it wouldn’t be summer on Long Island without children’s summer camp adventures. From traditional day camps and sleepaway camps to genre-specific camps for kids interested in sports, science or the arts, there is no shortage of fun to choose from. What follows is a guide to summer camps on Long Island!

Long Island Hospitality: Making L.I. A Top Travel Destination Is A...

Long Islanders may not give tourism here much thought—unless they want someone to blame for summer traffic on the South Fork—but it plays a vital part in our regional economy. People in the hospitality industry fervently want it to have a bigger role here year-round. Creating a great destination miles from the Manhattan skyline in a place not universally known for having great hotels, luxury resorts or secluded getaways is a daunting proposition, but dozens have unarguably succeeded on the Island despite the challenges. Their stories reveal a lot about the possibilities and the pitfalls of hosting travelers here.

Humpback Whale Found Dead in Amagansett

Marine biologists are investigating the discovery of an estimated 25-foot-long dead humpback whale found that was floating in Napeague Bay in Amagansett over the weekend, officials said. East Hampton town bay constables received the initial report on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard members stationed in Montauk confirmed its location off Cranberry Hole Road on Monday and experts with the nonprofit Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation responded Tuesday to take samples, officials said.

East Hampton Man Killed in Crash With Bus

Police said the victim hit a patch of black ice.

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Race Too Close to Call

The race was the only possible upset in 10 races for town supervisor seats across the 13 towns on Long Island.

Huntington Pols OK Drone Regulations

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

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.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 20 – 26

Buddy Guy wows The Space at Westbury, Joan Jett rocks Eisenhower Park, The Beibler serenades Nikon at Jones Beach Theater & Sugar Ray joins other '90s radio darlings at The Paramount, among many more amazin' gigs this week!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 6 – 12

Miguel serenades The Space at Westbury, Busta Rhymes storms The Emporium, Air Supply rocks NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Graham Nash wows The Paramount and so many more amazin' gigs this week!