Tag: Kismet

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.

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!

More Portuguese Men-O-War Found on Long Island

More than a dozen were found from Montauk to Jones Beach after two kids were stung on Fire Island.

Portuguese Man-O-War Stings 2 Kids on Fire Island

Multiple rare local sightings of the jellyfish-like creature with a highly toxic sting were reported Tuesday on FI.

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.