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Looking for the best things happening right now on Long Island? Whether it's holiday cheer, seasonal fun, or a big special event, we've got you covered with the inside information on all of the great events happening around Long Island.

LongIsland.com’s 2014 August Family Fun Guide: Concerts, Festivals & Preparing for School!

August is the start of the dog days of summer. It is the hottest time of year and also the time of year where kids are starting to get ready for back to school. But there is ...

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Outdoor Sports & Fun and Music Concerts

From day to night, there's entertainment all weekend long to enjoy on Long Island!

Tasty Tapas Restaurants & Bars to Try

Sick of huge restaurant portions? Why not try a tapas restaurant instead and enjoy many different foods during your meal!

Adopt Your Best Friend: July 31st is Mutt's Day

A cute dog or cat can make a family or home complete. Instead of buying your friend or new family member, adopt an animal from one of the many animal organizations on the island! Support Long Island ...

Facebook Ending Message Support on Mobile App, Forces Users to Download Separate Messenger App

In a move liable to frustrate many mobile users, Facebook is discontinuing its messaging service through its primary app.

Unconventional Grilling & Cooking Techniques

Learn about new, unconventional ways to cook your favorite grill foods this summer!

Efforts Continue to Eradicate Invasive Giant Hogweed Plants

DEC Warns New Yorkers to Avoid Giant Hogweed Plants & Report New Locations.

Movie Roundup: Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Lucy’ Tops ‘Hercules’ at Weekend Box Office

Scarlett Johansson in Lucy beat out Dwayne Johnson, a.k.a The Rock in Hercules at the weekend box office.

Don’t Miss the Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower This Week

The meteor shower will be active until August 23, with the peak viewing time occurring on Tuesday.

Extreme Entertainment for Eager Thrill Seekers

Take a walk on the wild side with extreme Long Island entertainment.

Time to Hit the Links - The Best Public Golf Courses on Long Island

Long Island features some of the best golf courses in the world.

National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day is July 27th

Although the summer is for relaxation, we cannot forget to get exercise. July 27th is National Take Your Pants for a Walk Day and a day that Long Islanders should be enjoying the various trails the Island ...

2014 Long Beach Intl Film Festival is Next Week July 30 - Aug 4

Event Runs July 30-Aug 4 in the City of Long Beach and Rockville Centre, Long Island NY.

New Year's Resolution Checkpoint: Halfway Through the Year, How are You Doing?

Half of 2014 has come and gone - where are you as far as the goals and resolutions you set at the beginning of the year?

Federal Officials to Announce Alcohol Ban on Fire Island Beaches

Federal Government To Detail New Regulations Outlawing the Consumption of Alcohol on Some Fire Island Beaches.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Lobster Fest, Barn Dancing, Music Concerts and More

From food, music to laughs, we have you covered on all the hot spots for the end of the week on Long Island!

Summer Snapshot: Photography Tips for the Sunny Season

Some helpful summer photography tips to know before that shutter goes off!

Selfless Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Use your free time this summer for good by getting in on local Long Island volunteer opportunities!

Movie Roundup: Apes Remain Popular at the Weekend Box Office as New Releases Limp

New releases, ‘The Purge: Anarchy,’ ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ and ‘Sex Tape,’ were no competition for 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' at the weekend box office.
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Vickie Moller is a professional freelance writer and a regular contributor to LongIsland.com. Her focus is on Long Island’s schools and ...
 
Eric Anderson is a freelance journalist from Babylon, NY. A native Long Islander, Eric graduated from the State University of New ...
 
Chelsea attended St. Joseph's College with a Major in English and a concentration in Journalism, and plans on returning to her ...
 
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