Head East for Great Eats

When it comes to food, New York City is the place to be this summer! Whether its restaurant week or not, there are a ton of different eateries to choose from. And while the five boroughs get most of the fanfare when it comes to the best restaurants and places to eat, oftentimes, Long Island gets overlooked. The fact is…

Cool Places to Visit in the Long Island Heat

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, New York City is a diverse melting pot of different cultures and ethnicities with individuals from all over the world! With so many people from different places, different foods to try and cultural aspects to take in, there is always something fun to do in the city that never sleeps.…

Lions and Tigers and Bears- OH MY, It Must be Zoo Time!

The summer is here, and families across the country are looking forward to fun, safe activities to do with their children. And living in New York State, there is always something to do! Whether you want to take a trip into Manhattan, and check out one of the many attractions there, or you’re looking for something a little less busy…

10 Family Fun Things to Do in NYC This Summer

New York City is one of the greatest cities in the world, with tons of different things to do! With tons of different attractions, different sites to see, an ever buzzing nightlife, amazing restaurants, it truly is the city that never sleeps. But with so many different things to do, and so many different events going on each day, it…

Bella Luna, The Beautiful Super Moon of Summer

Warm summer nights are always a great time to relax outside and let the worries of the day slip away. A Lot of times gazing at what unbelievable things are in the sky if you pay close attention. Shooting stars, planets visible at certain times, occasionally even can see the space station. And then there are the times of the…

You Gotta Be Quick to Get These Tasty Treats

The time of the year has arrived, and a tasty little treat is available daily, but you better plan on a little strategy and certainly work on your timing. Yes, it is Wild Raspberry Season! During most of the warm weather days throughout the year, this thorney, twisted, overgrown, bee-infested weed looking plant is a nuisance. Tangling anything that is…

Sunrise Start

If you want to change your perspective on things, and put a little effort into doing so, start your day with something different. Witness the sunrise. Why the mention of effort? Well most folks are well between the sheets at the 5am hour, especially on weekends in the summer. Being able to truly get the whole experience requires getting out…

Noah Hallock Homestead

The Noah Hallock Homestead in Rocky Point is on the National Register of historic homes. It is the oldest house in Rocky Point and was settled over 300 years ago by Noah Hallock and his bride Bethia Youngs in 1721. The Hallock Homestead is now open for tours. For information on events and historic programs, check Facebook: “Rocky Point Historical…

The Hallock Family Homestead

The Hallock Homestead in Rocky Point, the oldest house in Rocky Point, was settled over 300 years ago by Noah Hallock and his bride Bethia Youngs in 1721. The Homestead will soon be open for tours. For information on events and historic programs, check Facebook: “Rocky Point Historical Society” or the website: www.rockypointhistoricalsociety.org

SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The impressive brick building of the Suffolk County Historical Society on West Main Street in Riverhead is home to many collections and rotating exhibits. If you only have a couple of hours between shopping trips, stop by and soak in some local history! It was founded in 1886 to “…collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Suffolk County and its…