Thursday, September 19, 2013

Shiver Me Timbers - It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

If you love pirates and local pirate folklore, than yarrrrrrrrrr in for a real treat today! It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day - a day where folks around the globe speak only in pirate-lingo. 

Want to celebrate, but need to brush up on your pirate lingo? Then ye be in luck! We've got a great guide to learning to speak like a scurvy dog, as well as the scoop on deals at local establishments that are celebrating the holiday.

Long Island has a long history of pirate-lore - including the legend that Captain Kidd's treasure is buried somewhere right here on LI! Get this scoop on this local pirate tale, and find out how ye can become more pirate-y right here! 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Apple Picking Hot Spots Here on LI

 September is drawing to a close, but there's still plenty of time to head out to the orchard, and pick some apples! Apple picking has been a beloved family tradition for folks across Long Island, and thankfully, this year looks like it's a good one for apples. Whether you like granny smith, gala, golden delicious, or mackintosh, there are plenty of apples to be picked, and varieties to suit every palate. 

Grab a basket, and round up your friends and family - it's time to go get some apples, and get into the spirit of the fall season!

Be sure to check out this year's Guide to Great Orchards, and get ready for a day of family fun!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Libraries Have Lots to Offer Students as the School Season Kicks Off

School is back in session, and students everywhere are beginning to buckle down, and work on ways to do their best this semester - from creating new study habits, to finding the best place to get work accomplished. Thankfully, there are dozens of local libraries right here on Long Island that can help get the job done - in addition to offering great study space, many also have education programs, study help workshops, SAT/ACT Prep Classes, and a wide variety of resources that are perfect for students who are taking their studies seriously this year. And of course, you can always borrow books, eBooks, music, movies, and DVDs from your local library!

To get the scoop on all of the great resources, and to find a library location near you, click here!

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Fun the Whole Family Can Enjoy This September

Fall is finally here, and with it comes all sorts of new seasonal fun! As the weather begins to cool down, and a chill starts to set in the air, plenty of great opportunities for fun and entertainment arise. Whether you love Fall Festivals, are looking to plan a trip Out East go go Apple Picking, or you simply want to check out some of the beautiful Fall Foliage that will be heading our way - Long Island has it all when it comes to Fall Fun.

To get the scoop on all the hottest happenings here on Long Island this month, be sure to check out our September Guide - here you'll find a round up of the best entertainment, events, and things to do happening this month on Long Island, including all the can't-miss seasonal fun!