Tens of thousands of people from Long Island to California joined in rallies and marches across the country on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump fulfill his past promises to release his tax returns as other presidents before him have done.
Perfect for a fantastic time out on the town with friends and family, regardless of the season, "Sip and Paints" and "Paint Nights" are taking place at restaurants, bars and art galleries all across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Here’s a list of Long Island ‘Sip and Paint’ and ‘Paint Night’ Venues:
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.
Fans of the cult classic BBC sci-fi TV series Doctor Who traveled from across the country and the world to attend the fourth annual Long Island Doctor Who Convention over the weekend.
Besides a host of haunted houses, jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, Halloween season sparks loads of frightfully fun festivities across Long Island, from prize-winning costume contests to spooky parades and much more spine-tingling sensations to raise the spirits. Here's your guide to the dozens of spooky fun events taking place across Long Island this Halloween season.
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.