Tag: Greenport

Greenport: A Whale of A Destination

Once a whaling town, the North Fork’s Village of Greenport is now a cultural hub with museums, art galleries, breweries, wineries and one of the nation’s oldest restaurants. Also, the beach is pretty great.

Greenport Man Arrested for Strangling Woman To Death

A man was arrested for strangling a 27-year-old woman to death in her Greenport home this week, Suffolk County police said.

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.

Trio Scammed $5M From Investors in Fake Website, DA Says

Three men were arrested for allegedly scamming $5 million from investors in what the trio falsely claimed was going to be the next big social media website, Suffolk County prosecutors said.

7 Strange Long Island Facts You Likely Didn’t Know

Everyone knows Long Island is home to Billy Joel, Charles Lindbergh’s first trans-Atlantic flight, and the nation’s first lighthouse, in Montauk, but here are some lesser-known local facts that may surprise even longtime Long Islanders.

15 Reasons Why There’s No Place Like Long Island

Long Islanders love to be reminded how much Long Island rocks. Sure, there's no place like home. We here at the Press prefer this sweet...

Long Island Craft Beer Guide

The Long Island craft beer and brewery industry continues to grow. Now there are more than 30 microbreweries on Long Island. Here's your complete guide, including a list of Long Island craft beer bars. This one goes up to you, Long Island. Cheers!

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!

Common Core Critics Hope Tide Turning In Battle Against Controversial Standardized...

The incoming chancellor’s remarks—made the same day as the gathering at East Islip Middle School—consequently carry enormous weight. Education advocates therefore view her acknowledgement that she’d “opt-out” as indication of a historically seismic shift—an alignment, even—away from the state’s long-held support of Common Core, and toward what opponents term “common sense” education policy.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 13 – 19

Van Halen & David Lee Roth shred Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, G. Love & Special Sauce serenade NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Today’s Mixtape Festival storms The Emporium, Todd Rundgren rocks The Paramount, and so much more!