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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.

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.

Officials, Advocates and Victims Call for Long-Overdue Boating Safety Measures

Nassau DA & PD also announce enhanced summertime enforcement.

Totally Terrific Tie Dye Projects

Looking for a great, token summer craft to do? Why not go retro style and try some totally terrific tie dye projects!

Putt Your Way to a Hole-in-One at LI’s Challenging Mini Golf Courses

Relax and practice your putting technique with friends or kids at these indoor and outdoor mini golf locations.

Sizzling Shish Kabobs to Heat Up on the Grill

Fire up the grill and try out some of these mouth-watering shish kabob recipes.

Enjoy an Outdoor Movie this Summer - Watch a Film Under the Stars!

Why sit in a crowded theater when you can watch a movie under the stars?

Sand, Sun, & Fun: Beach Playgrounds on Long Island

Kids like the beach. Kids also like playgrounds. Finding both is actually very easy on Long Island! Your kids will have a great time enjoying a playground with the beach in the background.

Conklin Street, Site of Deadly Farmingdale Crash, to Be Reduced to Two Lanes

The road on which 5 teens lost their lives in a tragic May auto accident will have its traffic lanes reduced by half as part of a new safety measure.

Throw an Amazingly Awesome Backyard Luau

Say aloha to throwing a fabulous backyard luau bash!

Governor Cuomo Announces Labor Agreement Between Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road Unions

The tentative agreement is pending approval by all eight unions and the MTA Board.

Crisis Averted: MTA, LIRR Unions Reach Tentative Deal to Prevent Strike

Representatives of the LIRR unions say they have reached a tentative deal with the MTA that would prevent Sunday’s potential strike.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Comedy, Rallycross Racing and More

The end of the week on Long Island won't be short of laughter with all the comedy shows and performances coming up. This is also the weekend to enjoy rallycross racing at Nassau Coliseum.

Advisory Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches

Copiague Harbor Beach remains closed and advisories have been issued for many other beaches.

Beach Themed & Underwater Inspired Crafts For Kids

Celebrate summer with the kids by making some underwater and beach themed crafts!

Mangano Announces Significant Investment in Future of Crescent Beach

A $2 million investment in the future of Crescent Beach in Glen Cove has been announced.
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