Long Island

11 top things to see and do at beautiful North Fork Long Island, Provencal France meets New York

North Fork, Long Island, is New York’s little slice of Provence or Napa Valley, situated on the Long Island Sound within a few hours from Manhattan. North Fork Long Island is 30 miles of Long Island land that is closer in character to France than New York, with its wineries, apple orchards, lavender fields, chateau-like mansions, trawler-fresh seafood, and couture...

Jones Beach shows, surf, and sun at Long Island New York

See the best live music at the Jones Beach shows at the Northwell Theater at Jones Beach. Some of Long Island’s best beaches and a 15,000-seat arena make Jones Beach worthy of at least one summer trip a year. Surf’s Up! There are two main aspects of Jones Beach for a visitor: the beach and the venue. The beach is at a point on the island devoid of local shops...

Racing history is made at the 150th Belmont stakes

The races – where the beautiful people go to get ugly. It’s never been truer than at the Annual Belmont Stakes and in its 150th iteration, the crowd is better looking and the worst behaved the track has probably ever seen. And by track we mean the train there. This section is a cautionary tale, so feel free to skip ahead The main access to Belmont Park is via...