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"Coastal Flood Advisory" ...Coastal flood advisory in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a coastal flood advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM Thursday to 1 am EDT Friday. * Locations...low lying coastal areas along western Long Island Sound. * Tidal departures...around 1 ft above astronomical tides tonight and 1 to 1 1/2 ft Thursday morning and Thursday night. * Timing...minor flooding around the times of high tide Thursday night. Brief and localized minor flooding possible with tonight's and Thursday morning high tide. * Impacts...minor flooding of the most vulnerable Waterfront and shoreline roads...and adjacent properties due to height of storm tide or wave splashover Thursday night. Inundation of 1 to 1 1/2 ft above ground level in the lowest lying spots. A few Road closures likely with a low threat of property damage. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A coastal flood advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore. ...Western l.I. Sound water levels for Thursday night... Coastal............time of......forecast total......flood..... Location...........high Tide.....Water level........category.. .................................(mllw/mhhw).................. Kings Point NY......1136 PM..10.5-11.0/2.7-3.2......minor..... Bridgeport CT.......1148 PM...9.6-10.1/2.3-2.8......minor..... New Haven CT........1147 PM....8.8-9.3/2.1-2.6......min-mod... Old Field NY........1150 PM...9.5-10.0/2.2-2.7......minor..... Glen Cove NY........1152 PM..10.4-10.9/2.5-3.0......minor..... -- Wednesday May.24 17,07:24 PM

International Bacon Day is August 30th

The Saturday before Labor Day marks International Bacon Day, a day where everyone all over the world celebrates and consumes bacon. So, be sure to celebrate bacon this International Bacon Day.

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It seems that bacon is very popular with people internationally. Bacon is no longer a dish, but an art form. Bacon has been transposed into many different dishes. Some of the dishes are enjoyable, but some go over the top.

Some people just enjoy bacon with their eggs, but some enjoy the bacon in a cobb salad. Some adventurous people enjoy bacon in their ice cream, and some simple people enjoy bacon wrapped around a scallop. There are so many ways people have enjoyed bacon. Some people love the aroma and have bacon scented candles!

In anyway you enjoy your bacon, be sure to check out all these great restaurants with yummy and unique twists on bacon.

  • North Fork Bacon & Smokehouse - Wading River
    At this smokehouse, you can enjoy spiced candy bacon, bacon cheddar cornbread, or simply a grilled cheese with bacon.
  • Sage General Store - Long Island City
    This restaurant offers many great bacon options including a simple BLT, or a more adventurous cheddar biscuits with bacon marmalade, Tarte Flambe (which includes bacon), or brussels sprouts braised with bacon balsamic. 
  • Long Island Ale House - Medford
    Enjoy bacon in their appetizer sampler, in their ale house rolls, on their cheese fries, and on their burger.
  • The Good Life - Massapequa Park
    Enjoy this English pub's bacon inspired dishes ranging from Winston Hash, Mashed Potato Wontons, or on their burgers.

Have any other place that make a great bacon dish? Tell us in the comments below!

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