Tag: Long Island

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.

Meet The Millers: Reality TV’s Next Superstar Family

Right in Roslyn, New York, in the heart of Nassau County, Long Island lives a family straight out of central casting. Precociously brilliant, they are the epitome of thinking big. Why rent a hall and give a bar mitzvah with a DJ and balloons when you can rent a mansion, hire burlesque dancers, and transform the celebration into a sepia-toned perfect recreation of the Great Gatsby era, replete with furniture handmade in the basement workshop of that Roslyn home? Why go trick-or-treating when you can lead the Halloween parade in NYC in glow-in-the-dark LED costumes? While some kids may take the initiative to collect recyclables to earn money for video games, these kids justify new routes by the local sanitation department because their undertaking became so big, earning in the five figures, and donating it to charity. Meet the Millers.

Guitar Legend Jorma Kaukonen Combats Autism With Music At The Space...

Jorma Kaukonen translates blues and folk rock into a sonic force of healing for nonprofit Long Island Autism Communities at The Space at Westbury on April 13!

6 Questions With Def Leppard Guitarist Phil Collen

Def Leppard hits NYCB Live Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 15 as they mark 40 years since they joined forces and made hit songs, such as "Pour Some Sugar on Me."

Ray Longo’s Battle-Tested Path to Training UFC Champs

The 58-year-old Longo has been instrumental in developing title contenders, and thus, raising UFC’s appeal on Long Island and across the country.

‘Fix It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point’ Screens at Cinema Arts...

Long Islanders can view the pitfalls of the American health care system firsthand at screening of 'Fix it: Healthcare at the Tipping Point' at Cinema Arts Centre on Sunday, April 9.

Student Essay Contest About Autism & Bullying Seeks Submissions

The topic students are to address: “Why autistic and developmentally disabled people become targets of bullies, and how can my school and community prevent it?”

Authorities: 36 Indicted in Historic Takedown of Rt. 110 Heroin Ring

The drug ring, dubbed the “110 crew,” peddled heroin outside hotels, restaurants, strip malls, big box retailers and coffee shops.

Should Voters OK Referendum for a NY Constitutional Convention?

This November we are poised to determine whether or not New Yorkers will convene the first convention in 50 years to amend our state constitution.

Spa Week Offers Soothing Savings April 17 to 23 Across Long...

Spa Week offers seven days of savings at participating spas throughout Long Island and nationwide, running from April 17 to 23!