Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Long Island's 2013 4th of July Guide: The Best Ways to Celebrate Independence Day on LI!

Looking for something fun to do on the 4th this year? Not to worry, Long Island! We've got you covered with a comprehensive guide to the best fireworks, events, and things to do this year to celebrate Independence Day right here on Long Island. Whether you're looking to spend quality time with family and friends, start a new tradition, or experience something new this year, we've got what you're looking for - the scoop on all the best things to do in Nassau and Suffolk! 

To check out the full guide and get ahead on planning your 4th of July Festivities, head over to LongIsland.com!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Summer Fun While School Is Out

 Summer is right around the corner - this Friday, June 21st, is its official start. Students everywhere are rejoicing, because this can only mean one thing - school's out, and it's time for Summer Vacation! Right here on Long Island, there are plenty of great warm weather activities that the whole family can enjoy - from visiting our local beaches and parks, to playing sports and games, and visiting local attractions - there are plenty of things to do for kids of all ages this summer on Long Island. Whether you're looking to indulge your sweet tooth, cool off on a hot day, or simply enjoy the company of your friends and family, Long Island has something for everyone.

To get the scoop about some of the hottest summer activities for the family, head over to LongIsland.com and read the story in full!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas that Dad is Guaranteed to Love!

 Father's Day is right around the corner - have you picked out the perfect gift for Dad this year? If not, then not to worry - we've got you covered with some great gift ideas that Dad is sure to love. Father's Day is about letting your Dad know how important he is to you, which is why we've put together this guide filled with ideas ranging from unique experiences you can both enjoy together, to heart-felt gifts that he'll love, and will let him know how much you care. No matter what your Dad is passionate about, we've got something great in store for him this year - be sure to check out the Full Guide on LongIsland.com for the scoop on the best gifts for Father's Day this year, and make this year's celebration truly special!

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Locals Turn to Social Media to Dethrone the Long Island Princesses

This past Sunday, Princesses: Long Island made its debut on Bravo, and locals across the Island have quite a lot to say about the polarizing show. Many feel that it is not only a poor representation of LI, but that some of the comments made by the so-called Princesses are derogatory, and racist. Since the show's premiere, there have been countless Tweets, YouTube & Facebook Posts, and even a Facebook Group calling for a boycott of the show - a shockingly large negative response, considering the show only brought in a paltry 1.2 million views during its initial airing. One of the Princesses, Ashlee White, even issued an apology for some of the statements made on the show. 

To see some of the social media highlights, and find out more about Ashlee's apology, check on the full story on LongIsland.com

Monday, June 03, 2013

"Bad Year" For Ticks & Mosquitoes on Long Island This Year, Thanks to Sandy

 Long Islanders enjoying fun in the sun this summer will have one more thing to worry about - according to experts, this year is gearing up to be a bad one for both ticks and mosquitoes, that may carry lethal diseases such as Lyme Disease, and the West Nile Virus, respectively. Both bugs are native to the area, and in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, they've been left with even more ideal conditions to breed and thrive - something locals need to be aware of before heading out into wooded areas, or to the local parks. Although both Lyme Disease and West Nile Virus are treatable, both can have long-term effects, so it's best to be prepared with bug spray, and to check for ticks and bug bites after you've been outdoors.

For the full scoop on the invasion of Mosquitoes & Ticks, and to find out how you can protect yourself, check out the full article on LongIsland.com!