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!

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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!

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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. 


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Super Bowl 2015 Guide: Places to Go to Watch Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX will be kicking off soon this Winter, February 1st to be exact! This much awaited and anticipated sporting event is a huge staple in American culture and the hype and excitement leading up to the Super Bowl, and during, is an atmosphere unlike any other. At one of LI's great bars & restaurants, you can kick back, enjoy the game, and indulge in some tasty traditional Super Bowl finger foods, like wings and pigs in a blanket, and of course cold beer on tap, shots, and mixed drinks - there is nothing quite like celebrating and watching the Super Bowl out on the town!

Whether you’re a huge football fan, only watching to check out the new commercials, or simply tagging along with friends, you’ll have a great time taking in the game at one of these bars and restaurants on Long Island.


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Wednesday, January 07, 2015

LongIsland.com's Winter Wedding Expo & Bridal Showcase Guide

If you’re someone starting off their year with the vision of wedding bells, then you need to visit one of the many bridal showcases going on across Long Island! From meeting and connecting with various wedding professionals, to listening to the best venue bands and DJs, to visiting the different available venues, to taking a bite out of delicious entrees and wedding cakes. Whether your dream wedding involves bare feet and walking down the beach, or a waltz in the middle of a twinkling ballroom, these showcases have it all and more!


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