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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM TUESDAY TO 2 AM EDT WEDNESDAY * WHAT...Up to one foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...New York (Manhattan), Bronx, Northwestern Suffolk, Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Queens and Northern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 9 PM Tuesday to 2 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...There is still uncertainty on when the peak surge arrives. This forecast is based on a worst case scenario, with a 2-3 ft surge coming in at the time of high tide Tuesday Night. If the surge peaks earlier, then water levels and inundation will be less than forecast.

Today's Top 10: Sweet Tooth? Check Out These Local Bakeries

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When you leave Long Island you'd be hard pressed find food that matches the quality of Long Island's cuisine. From pizza to bagels to cake, other states just don't compare. They say it's the water.

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When you leave Long Island you’d be hard pressed find food that matches the quality of Long Island’s cuisine. From pizza to bagels to cake, other states just don’t compare. They say it’s the water. Long Island has everything and anything you might ever want or need in regards to food. A presumable melting-pot if you will, rich with an ample range of traditional and ethnic fare. Italian or French, German or Irish, Kosher, Greek to Korean, Indian or Afghani, you’ll find it all on Long Island, especially if you’re in the market for fine baked goods. Many bakeries on Long Island supply traditional baked goods – cookies, pies, cakes, and bread – while others serve up specialty confections like wedding cakes, 3D cakes and edible centerpieces, larger-than-your-average-cupcake cupcakes, macaroons and chocolate covered fruits. When it comes down it, with today’s advances in baking creativity you’ll more than likely be able to find a bakery that will be able to make just about whatever your imagination cause think up. Consult the following list of 11 bakeries located on Long Island and perhaps you’ll find a new dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth.

 

  1. Water Mill Cupcake Company
    760 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
    (631) 726-0444 / website
  1. Butta Cakes
    119 Main Street, Greenport
    (631) 477-6666 / website
  1. Beach Bakery Café
    112 Main Street, Westhampton Beach
    (631) 288-6552 / website
  1. Benkert’s Bakery
    2216 Middle Country Road, Centereach
    (631) 585-8618 / website
  1. Via Dolce Bakery & Café
    2350 Nesconset Highway, Stony Brook
    (631) 751-5566 / website
  1. Copenhagen Bakery
    75 Woodbine Avenue, Northport
    (631) 754-3256 / website
  1. Crumbs Bake Shop
    11 Wall Street, Huntington
    (631) 421-4500 / website
  1. Erga Italian Bakery
    546 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage
    (516) 938-1613 / website
  1. Bare Naked Bakery & Café
    2572 Merrick Road, Bellmore
    (516) 809-7370 / website
  1. Buttercooky Bakery
    217 Jericho Turnpike, Floral Park
    (516) 354-3831 / website
  1. Francesco’s Bakery - website
    640 South Broadway, Hicksville – (516) 931-6821
    4644 Merrick Road, Massapequa – (516) 797-0297
    47-7 Boundary Avenue, Farmingdale – (516) 586-6306