Long Island Food, Wine, & Dining News Coverage
Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut
**Tropical Storm Fay Winding Down**
* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- Tropical Storm Warning cancelled for New York City boroughs, Eastern
Essex, Eastern Union and Hudson Counties.
* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Northeastern Suffolk,
Northern Nassau, Northwestern Suffolk, Southeastern Suffolk,
Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern Nassau,
Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern Westchester,
and Southwestern Suffolk
* STORM INFORMATION:
- About 20 miles northwest of New York City NY or about 120 miles
west of Montauk Point NY
- 41.0N 74.2W
- Storm Intensity 40 mph
- Movement North or 5 degrees at 17 mph
Tropical Storm Fay, located west of NYC, will continue to weaken as
it lifts north of the Tri-state overnight. The remaining threats are
for gusty winds tonight and dangerous surf conditions into
* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
Life-threatening rip currents are expected for all people entering
the surf zone.
Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean
beachfront are possible during the times of high tide tonight through
Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable
coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and
Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and
Gardiners Bay during times of high tide tonight.
Potential impacts from the main wind event are now unfolding across.
Remain well sheltered from hazardous wind having limited impacts.
If realized, these impacts include:
- Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
- A few large tree limbs broken off. A few trees shallow rooted
trees uprooted. Some roadway signs blown over.
- A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
bridges and other elevated roadways.
- Scattered power and communications outages.
Elsewhere across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and
Southern Connecticut, little to no impact is anticipated.
One thing that there is no lack of on Long Island is fabulous wine and dining. With almost limitless dining options on Long Island, you'll want to know what other locals enjoy before hitting the town, or heading out East for a vineyard trip.
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A fire in the Gabila’s factory in Copiague has halted all production of Knishes in New York.
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The recalled items may be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria. New York is one of 27 states the possibly contaminated products were sent.
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Enjoy these dining deals and find out how you can save on Halloween costumes and gear!
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Check out how you can save while dining out! Find savings and deals from Boston Market, Outback Steakhouse and Papa John's.
LongIsland.com's 2013 October Guide - Fall Fun, Thrills, Chills, & More!
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Restaurant Consultant Arrested for Faking A Grades for NYC Eateries
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Anastasios Kountis has been arrested and charged with forgery and tampering with public records after he made fake A grade cards for nine restaurants.
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Grab your beer, sausage, and lederhosen for the Long Island festivals going for this Oktoberfest 2013!
24th annual Maritime Festival in Greenport
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LongIsland.com spent the weekend in Greenport at the yearly Maritime Festival.
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It's a weekend packed with fairs, carnivals and festivals on Long Island! Check out the hot spots here!
Avast! 2013 Talk Like A Pirate Day is September 19th
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Arrr, it be that time of year again! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th, so be sure to practice your pirate lingo and scoop up the deals on this day.