Archive for the ‘For Fun’ Category

Things to do in fall near Patchogue, NY 2019

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
A boy lifting a pile of leaves

Fall in Long Island is a special time. The air is cooler, crisper and the leaves start changing to vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red. Best of all, autumn brings a variety of fun events. From fall festivals and carnivals to marathons and 5Ks, Long Island has it all. If you’re looking for something fun to do this fall 2019 near Patchogue or Sayville, NY then our list is for you. (more…)

Long Island fall day trips near Sayville, NY

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Fun fall activities for families near Sayville, NY 2019

Autumn in Long Island. There’s nothing quite like it. The temperatures are cool and crisp, the leaves turn vibrant colors and families start to put out the Jack-o-lanterns. Best of all, Long Island has a variety of fun things to do when the weather turns cool. From pumpkin picking to fall festivals, the Sayville, NY area has it all. That said, here are some fun fall day trip ideas for families near Sayville, Long Island. (more…)

30 fun things to do before the end of summer

Friday, August 9th, 2019
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Things to do in Long Island before summer ends 2019

The official last day of summer 2019 is September 23, but for many children in Long Island, the last day of summer is the day before school starts. That means that August is the last hurrah for area children and their families. But have no fear! There are a variety of fun things to do before summer ends in Long Island. From weekend road trips to days spent in the sunshine, there are many ways to enjoy summer before school starts. (more…)

Here’s where to watch the fireworks in Suffolk County this 4th of July

Friday, June 21st, 2019
Colorful fireworks light up a night sky

Best place to watch Connetquot River Fireworks 2019

There are many advantages to living on an island. The most significant advantage this time of year is the extravagant fireworks displays against a beautiful backdrop of the surrounding bays. Perhaps the best display in the Sayville, NY area is the Connetquot River fireworks and with some careful planning, you can make sure to get a great seat to watch all the action this 4th of July 2019. (more…)

Things to do in summer in Long Island, NY 2019

Monday, June 17th, 2019
A golden retriever swimming in the pool

Children are done with school and summer break is officially in full force. Summertime gives families a well-deserved break after a busy school year, but without careful planning, boredom can run rampant. The good news is Long Island, NY has a wide variety of fun, family-friendly events and activities to enjoy this summer 2019. Here are some of the many fun things to do in the Long Island area. (more…)

Plenty of fun day trip adventures await in Long Island

Friday, May 31st, 2019
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Day trip ideas in Long Island, NY 2019

Summer has finally arrived! Technically the first day of summer isn’t until June 21, but we think it’s safe to say that the warm weather is here to stay. And with the nice weather comes weekend day trips. If you’re looking for some fun Long Island, NY day trip ideas, then you have come to the right place! Here are some ideas to inspire your summer 2019 adventures! (more…)

Best diners, drive-ins and dives in Long Island, NY

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
A neon sign that reads diners, drive-ins and dives

Summer is here and that means that adventure is right around the corner. From afternoon hikes at the park to weekend road trips, there are many ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Long Island. But after all that driving around the state, you’re going to want to find a great place to eat. (more…)

Brunch, special events highlight Mother’s Day in Long Island

Monday, April 29th, 2019
A girl and her mom touching foreheads while holding ice cream cones

Mother’s Day events 2019 in Long Island, NY

Give Mom the star treatment by pulling out all the stops this Mother’s Day. There are a variety of ways do so right here in Long Island. From special Mother’s Day events to themed brunches, there are many fun ways to celebrate Mom on May 12.   (more…)

Things to do in spring in Long Island, NY 2019

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
A young girl and her mom in a street

Spring has officially arrived in Long Island and it was worth the wait. Flowers are in bloom, we’ve already had some beautiful sunny days and it’s starting to get warmer out. Now is the perfect time to start enjoying the outdoors before the hot summer days arrive. The good news is there are a variety of fun ways to get outside and enjoy the great weather. From networking events to spring festivals, Long Island has it all. Here are some of the many 2019 events coming up! (more…)

Special menus highlight Long Island Restaurant Week 2019

Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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When is the spring 2019 Restaurant Week in Long Island, NY? 

Good food is always in great supply on Long Island. We are fortunate to have some incredible restaurants nearby, which makes the upcoming spring 2019 Restaurant Week even more exciting. The 2019 event will run from April 28-May 5 and will feature a variety of area restaurants that are having special menus and deals specifically for this event. This event is the perfect excuse to try a new restaurant or even stop by your favorite one! But perhaps even more importantly, supporting the Long Island Restaurant Week is a great way to support your fellow community members and business owners. Which brings us to an important point; why is it so important to do business locally?  (more…)