Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Celebrate Easter with an Amazing Sunday Brunch!

Easter is full of fun traditions that families enjoy carrying on each year. What traditions do you partake in during this holiday? Many enjoy traditions such as church, baskets full of candy, egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny. Why not add Easter Brunches to the list? 

Long Island has numerous restaurants that are offering Easter Brunch for the entire family. Take a peek here and find a location nearest you!


Photo by Maja, via Free Images.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

St. Patrick’s Day Parades 2015: Celebrate Saint Pat's Right Here on LI!

 Saint Patrick's Day is almost here, and this year, LI will be celebrating with tons of amazing holiday parades! This March, in honor of Saint Patrick's Day you’ll be encountering masses of people decked out from head to toe in green traveling down town streets across Long Island surrounded by even more people celebrating on the sidewalks cheering them on. Attending a Saint Patty's Day Parade is a ton of fun, and is sure to become an annual tradition for you, your friends, and family.

Whether you’re Irish, or simply Irish-at-heart, everyone can enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Grab your best green garb, and find out where you can attend a St. Pat’s Day Parade this year right here on Long Island!

For the scoop on all of LI's Saint Pat's Parades, click here!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Movies & TV Shows Shot Here on Long Island

Not only is Long Island an ideal place to live and visit, it is also an ideal place to shoot movies and television shows!  

Over the years many different films, and TV shows, have been filmed on Long Island from all the way back when film was shot in black and white, to nowadays with CGI and block buster budgets. From silver screen classics such as Citizen Kane, to modern day TV Show hits such as Boardwalk Empire & Gossip Girl, countless television shows and movies have used Long Island as their backdrop. Check out which of your favorite films and TV shows were filmed right in your own hometown!

For the scoop on what shows & movies were filmed on Long Island, click here!

Photo by Zsuzasanna Kilian, via Free Images.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Free-For-All Fun: Free Kids Events Happening This February & March

Looking for fun things to do on Long Island with the kids without breaking the bank? How about bringing the little ones to a free kid’s event on Long Island! It doesn’t get much more frugal than that!
 
This Winter there are plenty of free events going on at local libraries, town halls, and other venues, just for kids! Get the scoop on some serious fun activities that the little ones are sure to love, but won’t burn a hole in your pocket on LongIsland.com!

For all the best Free Winter Fun, click here!

Photo by Dragon_Art, via Free Images.


Friday, February 06, 2015

LongIsland.com’s 2015 February Family Fun Guide: Celebrating the Super Bowl, Black History Month, Valentine’s Day & more!

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it is most certainly not lax for things to do, events to attend and fun seasonal fun to be had! Make sure you and your family don't let your February go to waste! Whether you’re looking to spend some quality time with your significant other on Valentine's Day, learn something new during Black History Month, or go wild for Mardi Gras, get ready for this jam-packed guide filled with family fun, seasonal events and more! LongIsland.com's February Fun Guide is packed with all the best events happening across the Island this February, and there's definitely something for everyone this month!

Friday, January 30, 2015

Celebrate Groundhog Day Here on Long Island



Will he or won't he? That is the question on everyone's minds as Groundhog Day, February 2nd, approaches. Traditionally when the groundhog sticks his head out of his hole, if he sees his shadow there will be six more weeks of Winter, but if he doesn't, that means Spring isn't quite as far away as we think! Here on Long Island, we've got a few of our own Groundhogs - Holtsville Hal (pictured right), and Malverne Mel, who are eager to rise to the occasion, and let us know if there's

Whether the Groundhog sees his shadow or not though, you can be sure that there are plenty of fun family-friendly events going on across the Island to celebrate Groundhog Day! 

Monday, January 19, 2015

Make the Most Out of the East End this Winter


Do you love to travel and explore, and don’t want the Winter Season to hold you back? If so, heading out to Long Island’s East End might be the place for you this Winter! Don’t let the cold stop you, take advantage of Eastern Long Island during the off-season and savor the luxury of peace and quiet. 

There is still plenty to do during the off-season. Summer is the time when the East End is swimming with visitors but, right now  It’s a great time to get outside and visit those almost forgotten beaches, vineyards, shops and museums. So get ready to busy yourself this Winter and have fun at the East End.