Long Island Travel & Local Attractions News Coverage





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.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 December Family Fun Guide: Winter Festivals, Lightings and Light Shows, and More Merry Amusements for the Holidays

December is packed with events and activities for the entire family to enjoy together, and special nights of fun for adults to unwind!

MTA Long Island Rail Road Adding More Trains to Meet Customer Demand For Service to See New York Islanders’ Play at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

To meet growing demand for train service to Brooklyn to see the New York Islanders play at their new home, MTA Long Island Rail Road today announced it is adding to its lineup of trains to Atlantic ...

Long Island’s Favorite Holiday Light Show - Buy Tix Early & Save!

Purchase your tickets to Long Island’s favorite Holiday Light Show by December 10, and save on the service fee!

Outdoor Events to Work Off Your Turkey Dinner

Don't feel bad about overeating for Thanksgiving - just get outside and start walking off the pounds!

Usher in a Happy Chanukah with Local Menorah Lightings

Celebrate the festival of lights with your neighbors for each of the 8 nights of Chanukah!

Schumer Pushes the FDA to Ban the Sale of High-Powered, Long-Range Green Lasers For Non-Professional Use

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ban the sale of high-powered, long-range green laser pointers to the public.

LIRR Offering Extra Weekend Train Service during Holiday Season for Your Shopping, Dining, Sightseeing and Entertainment Pleasure

If your plans for the holiday season includes a trip to New York City for shopping, dining, sightseeing or the theater, then MTA Long Island Rail Road has just made the trip a little easier.

Suffolk County Police Announce Added Holiday Patrols

The Suffolk County Police Department will increase police patrols in shopping centers and on roadways during the holiday season to ensure a safe and enjoyable season for residents of Suffolk County.

Thanksgiving Weather Outlook: High Temperatures Anticipated Across Northeast U.S.

Leave those gloves, hats and winter coats at home - it’s going to be a warm Thanksgiving!

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police Crackdown on Impaired, Distracted and Speeding Drivers This Thanksgiving Weekend

Governor Cuomo announced that New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will crack down on impaired, distracted and speeding drivers during this Thanksgiving holiday.

Mangano, Singas And Krumpter: Additional DWI Patrols & STOP DWI Program in Place For Thanksgiving Holiday

Additional DWI patrol will be in addition to the STOP DWI Initiative that will take place this Thanksgiving weekend.

Governor Cuomo Announces Suspension of Construction-Related Lane Closures

Governor Cuomo announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will not be permitted from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 25, to 6 a.m. on Monday, November 30, ...

Nassau County to Increase DWI Patrols for the Remainder of 2015

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, District Attorney Madeline Singas and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter will announce additional DWI patrols for the remainder of 2015.

MTA Long Island Rail Road Offering Extra Train Service Beginning Wednesday, Thanksgiving Eve and Continuing Through the Extended Holiday Weekend

Beginning Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25 and continuing through the extended holiday weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service and reduced fare programs that will making travel a snap for shopping, dining ...

Schumer: Senate Puts the Brakes on Tractor Trailer Provision That Otherwise Would've Allowed Long & Dangerous 84-Ft Trucks on LIE & Other LI Roadways

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer today announced, after his push, the Senate has struck a provision in the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations bill that would have permitted twin 33-foot trucks on the Long Island ...

Take the LIRR Package Deal to Holiday Festival at Tanger Outlets – The Arches in Deer Park, L.I. this Saturday, November 21; Save Big on Your Holiday

Take MTA Long Island Rail Road to Tanger Outlets – The Arches in Deer Park, L.I. for a fun-filled holiday festival this Saturday, November 21 featuring music, entertainment and special guests including Santa Claus, the Radio City ...

MTA Presents Final Proposed Budget for 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today presented its 2016 Final Proposed Budget and its 2016-19 Financial Plan, in which a relentless emphasis on cutting costs will allow the MTA to invest $242 million in new service, maintenance ...

Nassau Bus Transit Committee Schedules Public Hearings On Proposed NICE Fare Increase, Service Adjustments

The Nassau County Bus Transit Committee will hold two public hearings to solicit comments on a proposal to increase cash fares and make route adjustments on Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE bus). Currently, NICE bus is facing a ...

The 2015 Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting 2015: Kicking Off the Holiday Season Brightly in NYC

The holidays come alive as Rockefeller Center lights up for the 83rd Annual Rockefeller Center Tree lighting ceremony!

New LIRR Train Schedules Go Into Effect Monday, November 16 Highlighted by Extra Service for the Upcoming Holiday Season

New Long Island Rail Road timetables will go into effect on Monday, November 16 with the promise of extra service to meet greater travel demands during the Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year celebrations.
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