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If you're from out of town, or simply looking to learn more about the local attractions on Long Island, then you'll never want to miss out on any of our Travel & Local Attractions articles. Filled with guides and pointers for traveling on Long Island, this section has everything you'll want to know about where to go on Long Island.

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!

Mystery Ship Found under WTC is Traced Back to 1770s

Four years after a mystery ship was unearthed at the site of the WTC during excavation, there are now answers to its age and origin.

Ebola Outbreak a Threat to the U.S.?

Since March the largest Ebola outbreak in history has infected at least 1,200 people and killed more than 670 of them, including two Americans. What's the chance of it spreading to the U.S.?

Gotta Stay, But Want a Vacay: Long Island Staycations

Flights, car rentals,and hotels can be pricey when you leave the island, but if you stay close to home for your vacation, you will have a great time and save money. Check out all the great ways ...

Lessons at Sea: Sailing, Swimming, Kayak, and Canoe Classes on Long Island

Explore the water by learning a new sport that can literally take you to new places!

All About Wine Tasting: Preparing Yourself for a Winery Experience

Before you go to a winery, brush up on your wine knowledge so that you come in knowing the nuances of drinking wine.

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.

Must Visit Museums for Nautical Lovers and Seafaring Folk

Come learn about Long Island's rich aquatic history at one of the many maritime museums on the Island!

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 ...

Schumer: At Least 3 Long Islanders Have Confirmed Cases of Excruciating Chikungunya Virus & Feds Are Yet to Act

As Schumer Previously Warned, Chik-V Has Continued to Spread from Caribbean & S. America to the United States, Including 3 Travel-Related Cases on LI.

For Gaming and Gamers: Arcades and Buy Video Games on Long Island

There is a large population of gamers on Long Island and some people who want to experience more video games. Check out where to pay and buy your own video games on Long Island!

Airline Ticket Rises with Increase to TSA Security Fee

Purchasing that airline ticket is going to cost you more, effective today.

Staycation on LI: Traveling to the North Fork

Going away on vacation can be an expensive venture when you have to book a flight to leave the island. Why leave Long Island when you can venture to the North Fork for summer fun?

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?

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.

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.

Unions' Open Letter to the Riders of Long Island Rail Road

A representative of the LIRR unions has penned a letter to the public.

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.

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.
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