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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.

Massapequa Man Killed in Crash

A 60-year-old man was killed when his SUV was involved in a crash with a pickup truck in his hometown of Massapequa.

Police Release Sketch of Man Found Dead in Massapequa

Nassau County police said a man found dead in Massapequa last week is a homicide victim and released a sketch of the victim in the hopes that someone can help identify him.

Man Found Dead in Massapequa Preserve Was Victim of Foul Play,...

An unidentified man who was found dead in a wooded area of Massapequa appears to be a victim of foul play, Nassau County police said.

Long Island Gets a ‘C’ in First-Ever Local Government Open Records...

It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 196 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents.

10 Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras on Long Island

Try as they may, few establishments on LI are bound to throw parties as lively or serve food as authentic as these Cajun joints that have menus featuring crawfish, alligator and of course, jambalaya.

Swastikas Spray Painted on Car in Mineola

Nassau County police are investigating an incident in which two swastikas were spray painted on a parked vehicle in Mineola on Monday night, authorities said.

51 Songs That Mention Long Island

This big fish-shaped sandbar we call home inspired a surprising amount of music artists over the years, judging by the number of songs that reference Long Island!

Massapequa Park Man Charged With Calling in Bomb Threat

A Massapequa Park man was arrested for calling in a bomb threat to the supermarket where he used to work and threatening to shoot an ex-coworker in the head, Nassau County police said.

How Websleuths & Filmmakers Sparked A Revelation In Gilgo Murders Case

When the biggest story in years broke this month in the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case, few noticed that an online community of crime buffs and two filmmakers sparked the revelation.