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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.

Visitors and Locals Have a Ball at the 2014 Greenport Maritime Festival

Plenty of maritime merriment was had this weekend at the Greenport Maritime Festival!

Movie Roundup: ‘The Maze Runner’ Dominates Weekend Box Office

Moviegoers were out and about this weekend with new releases 'The Maze Runner,' 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' and 'This is Where I Leave You.' Revenue at the weekend box office was up more than 25 percent ...

Governor Cuomo and Nassau County Executive Mangano Join Volunteers for Parks and Coastal Cleanup on Long Island

21st Annual Oyster Bay Harbor Fall Cleanup Day Takes Place alongside Expanded Volunteer Effort Involving Town, County and State Locations throughout Region

September 27th is Free Museum Day!

Celebrate Museum Day Live! by visiting a local museum...absolutely free!

Local Steals & Deals: Sweet Treats to Kick Off Fall and 2 Weekends of Free Museum Admission

Fall has arrived and there's plenty of sweet treat savings to enjoy as well as opportunities to visit museums without having to empty the wallet.

Camping Underneath the Fall Foliage: Campsites that are Open Through Autumn

Campsites are still open, so take advantage of the slower season to spend a relaxing weekend camping on Long Island!

Where to Find Furry Friends to Pet This Fall

Have some fun down on the farm this Fall petting cute animals!

Bibliophile Fun: Fall Book Signings and Readings

Book lovers won’t want to miss out on these Fall book signings and readings taking place on Long Island!

The Best in Free Fall Events: Apples, Music, and Fishing Festivals

Free events can be found all over the island, ranging from music festivals to fishing events for the whole family!

National Comic Book Day Is September 25th!

Head to your local comic book shop and pick up an issue from your favorite series for National Comic Book Day!

Designing Your Own One-of-a-Kind Scarecrow

Making a scarecrow is far more fun than buying one, and you can even style it exactly the way you want it!

Cases of Serious Respiratory Virus, EV-D68, Confirmed in Children in NY

In addition to the flu season coming upon us, parents and children also need to be vigilant of a serious respiratory virus, called EV-D68. Its spread is causing some children to be hospitalized.

Opt for Mass Transit This September 22 in Honor of Car Free Day

Give the environment and your engine a break this Monday, September 2nd in honor of the 2nd Annual Car Free Day on Long Island!

Get Your Flu Shot! Flu Season Begins as Early as October, Says CDC

It can take two weeks for your body to develop full protection after receiving a flu shot. Health officials are encouraging people to get their annual flu shot in before the start of October.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Festivities near the Harbor, Comedy & Other Events

Before we say good-bye to summer, get out there and enjoy all the fun festivities taking place near the harbor. Also head out to all the other great nightlife events throughout Long Island.

Nassau County SPCA Provides Fall Pet Tips

There are many things owners can do to keep their pets safe as fall progresses.

DEC and State Parks Release State Open Space Conservation Plan for Public Comment

Public Comments Accepted Through December 17; Public Hearings to be Held Statewide.

Oktoberfest 2014 Has Arrived On Long Island!

Oktoberfest ist auf in Deutschland für die nächste sechzehn tage! (For the next sixteen days, Oktoberfest is going on in Germany!)

Sink a Hole-In-One in Celebration of National Mini Golf Day!

Go out and sink a hole-in-one in celebration of National Mini Golf Day this September 21st!

Movie Roundup: Box Office Sees New Titles on Top with ‘No Good Deed’ and ‘Dolphin Tale 2’ after ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Reigned for Several Weeks

New releases, 'No Good Deed' and 'Dolphin Tale 2' reinvigorated the movie box office this weekend.
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