Tag: Ocean Beach

Chef Thomas Rougey: A Perfect Landing

 “Cooking, for me, was a natural thing. It was in my blood,” says Chef Thomas Rougey of The Landing in Ocean Beach.

CJ’s Restaurant & Bar: Home of The Rocket Fuel

“People come to CJ’s specifically for an original Rocket Fuel  the same way people travel to Nathan’s in Coney Island for an original Nathan’s hot dog.”

Ocean Beach: Fire Island’s Summer Playground

The 30-mile-long, half-mile wide stretch of Long Island barrier beach known as Fire Island is divided into some 17 communities, many with their own unique identities, and Ocean Beach — Fire Island’s largest village — is no exception. 

Ocean Beach Contemporary With Bayfront Sunset Views Asks $2.1M

Offering perfect sunset views overlooking the Great South Bay is this contemporary beach home with a backyard pool and hot tub listed for sale in the Village of Ocean Beach.

Top 25 Things You’d Only Understand If You Grew Up On...

Field trips to Vanderbilt Planetarium, bonfires on Montauk, Virginia from Billy Joel's "Only The Good Die Young"—there are certain things you'd only know if you grew up on Long Island. Here are 25 of them.

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.

Fire Island Braces for Joaquin-related Flooding

Concerns remain about the barrier island, which has been breached and partly dune-less since Sandy.

Drone Sighting Reports Skyrocket on Long Island

New federal data shows a fivefold increase in drone sightings being reported to authorities on Long Island since last year.

Fire Island National Seashore at 50: The View from Watch Hill

Our reporter visits "the other Fire Island" ahead of upcoming 50th anniversary events.

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.