Tag: Robert Moses
While all over the United States protests have been held demanding the removal of statues commemorating individuals who were racist — notably Confederate figures — nearly 100 people demonstrated for the removal of the statue of New York public works and parks czar Robert Moses in Babylon.
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.
Beyond the obvious issues that everyone complains about–taxes, traffic, cost of living, the way we tawk–there are some seriously twisted things about this place we call home. Here are a few we take for granted that boggle the minds of interlopers who happen upon our fair Island. Did somebody say "Cheese Fries"!?
Thinking regionally and acting locally shouldn't be left up to the big developers alone if we want a sustainable, prosperous Long Island for years to come.
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!
A recent appeals court ruling found that the nonprofit had no standing to sue.
From Sept. 27 to Oct. 31, Long Island will come alive with art, music and performances.
Our reporter visits "the other Fire Island" ahead of upcoming 50th anniversary events.
Hidden gems, loopholes and savings for those who have never dared to venture beyond Jones Beach State Park.
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