Category: REAL News Stories

19 Long Island Nonprofits To Donate To For The Holidays

Boots On The Ground Mission: Collect then deliver food and furniture to veterans and their families that have been homeless or had lost it all. Need: Dressers, kitchen table sets, living room sets, night tables, kitchenware, and microwaves. bootsonthegroundny.com CANA Foundation Mission: Raise awareness for global rewilding initiatives, promoting indigenous culture, protecting wild horses, and preserving the environment. […]

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‘Tis the Season

With the holidays just around the corner, Long Island towns are beginning to celebrate. Check out where you can catch your local tree and menorah lighting! Southampton Annual Parade of Lights & Christmas Tree Lighting – Saturday, November 24, 5 pm Decorated fire trucks parade on the Main Streets in Southampton Village & Christmas Tree Lighting is […]

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Long Island Halloween Haunted House Guide 2018

Where the thrills and gothic horror of a haunted house meet the sprawling expanse of an amusement park, there’s Bayville Scream Park. Joining the park’s bone-chilling repertoire of five scare-a-minute attractions is Bayville Haunted Asylum. Attractions in the daytime are much less intense for the younger set. 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville bayvillescreampark.com 516-624-4678. $21.75-$25.75, 6-Attraction unlimited ticket: $75. 6 […]

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Fall on Long Island

Fall is officially in full swing on Long Island. Check out how you can spend your Fall on Long Island: Apple Picking Apple trees are in full bloom and are here to provide you with fresh apples. Visit any pick-your-own apple orchard on the island to get your choice of Long Island’s local apples. Find […]

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LIRR launches ‘My LIRR Loyalty’ Program

The Long Island Rail Road is launching its first-ever monthly customer appreciation program that offers discounts at participating establishments across Long Island and beyond. The LIRR has teamed up with 70 merchants so far to start “My LIRR Loyalty.” It includes popular restaurants, hotels and fitness centers, along with visits to various sporting events, museums, […]

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Long Island community rallies behind couple whose wedding was disrupted by Hurricane Florence

Source: AccuWeather Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, leaving behind devastating damage, flooding and ruining Kerriann Otano’s wedding week that was two years in the making. Otano and her now husband, Dane Suarez, met while participating in a capella at different universities in Indiana. After graduate school, they were eventually accepted to […]

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Long Island Staycation Destination Hot Spots

By Karly Eberly Source: Long Island Press The Allegria Hotel Allegria Hotel The panoramic views from The Allegria’s rooftop pool is the cherry on top of this idyllic beach destination! Nearby attractions include the iconic two-mile boardwalk, waterfront dining, boutique shopping, and beaches. 80 W Broadway, Long Beach allegriahotelny.com Baron’s Cove Baron’s Cove A historic 1960s […]

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