Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Jack-o-Latern Carving Made Easy - How to Perfect a Pumpkin in Time for Halloween!

With Halloween only a few days away, it's time to break out the carving knives, and bring your pumpkins to life! Whether you're a seasoned pro or you're new to jack-o-latern carving, a few basic rules will ensure that you have a fun and safe time, and that your creation is scary-good! In addition to these great tips and tricks, we've also put together some unique carving ideas, so that your doorstep will stand out this season with a truly unique creation. We've even got great ideas on how to get the little ghosts and ghouls involved in the fun!

For the scoop on carving the perfect pumpkin, click here!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

LongIsland.com's 2013 Haunted House Review Series

 Halloween is just around the corner, and if you haven't had a chance to check out any of the cool haunts here on Long Island, then now is your chance to get the inside scoop on the amazing haunted attractions happening right here on Long Island. Whether you're into big scares, or you're looking to plan a spooky-good time that the whole family can enjoy, we've got the inside scoop on some of the best Haunted Houses and Halloween Happenings - making it easier than ever before for you to know before you go, and make the most out of this Halloween season! 

There's plenty of fun happening this week, and beyond - with many haunts even staying open the first week of November, since Halloween falls later on in the week this year.

Grab your costume, and gear up for fun - find out more about LI's haunts right here!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Tips & Tricks for Staying Safe This Halloween

Halloween is sure to be a scary-good time for everyone this year, and as your little ghouls and goblins get ready to head out to Trick or Treat on the big day, you'll want to be sure to go over this handy safety guide with them, which is packed with information to have a safe and fun time. We've got helpful tips for kids of all ages - whether you're walking around with the little ones, or they're headed out this year on their own for the first time. 

We've also got some great tips for pet owners for keeping Fido & Fluffy safe this Halloween - pets can be easily spooked, and all of the commotion can stress or scare them. 

For all the need-to-know safety info, check out our Halloween Safety Guide by clicking here!

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Columbus Day Weekend Fun the Whole Family Can Enjoy

 Whether or not you're lucky enough to have a three day weekend, there's plenty of fun to be had in celebration of Columbus Day this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. From fun-filled Fall Festivals that the whole family can enjoy, to outdoor autumn events and hair-raising Halloween Haunts, there is a multitude of great entertainment happening this weekend, and we've got the scoop on all the best happenings right here, in this handy Columbus Day Fun Guide. We've also included lots of great cool-weather activities, in case you don't feel like sticking to a schedule this weekend, but still want to head out for a day filled with fun. 

For all the best entertainment & hottest happenings of the weekend, head over to LongIsland.com, and check out our Columbus Day Fun Guide!

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Amazing Autumn Colors - LI's Best Fall Foliage!

 As the seasons change, so do the colors of the leaves, and here on Long Island, checking out the beautiful fall foliage is a bona fide pastime! There are plenty of scenic hiking trails and driving routes that will give you a good look at the beauty of the season, whether you're in Nassau or Suffolk - there's no need to go upstate to get a glimpse of Autumn - we've got plenty right here in our own backyard! 

If you'd like to add fall foliage viewing to your Autumn Activity List, then you're in luck - we've got the scoop on some spectacular spots that you can check out this October.