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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.

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.

Wet & Wild Sprinkler Parks on Long Island

Summer is hot and kids need a safe place to cool off. Check out the various sprinkler or spray parks on Long Island!

LIRR Strike Imminent as Negotiations Break Down Once Again

As the final planned negotiation between the MTA and labor unions ended without a deal, the looming railroad strike now seems likelier than ever.

Passage to New Worlds: 2014 Summer Reading Guide for Adults

Enjoy the heat while you chill out and read some brand new books this year.

Movie Roundup: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Rules the Weekend Box Office with $73M Debut

Man vs. ape - will they find peace or will war erupt to determine Earth’s dominant species? New release 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' captivated the audience with this question and ruled at the weekend ...

Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Long Island July 14th through 16th

The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch for LI from 12 PM today through 6 AM on Wednesday morning.
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