Adopt don’t shop appears as a frequent rallying cry on Facebook. Users share links to articles examining the reasons as to why people should not get their furry friends via pet shops. Rather than explaining the drawbacks to purchasing an animal through a pet store, I would like to emphasize the reasons why your local humane society, animal shelter … Continue reading Adopting
Traffic in the suburbs is as predictable as a sunrise. Thousands of Long Islanders take to the roads, trains and buses commuting to work and school every weekday. Here are images from different points and prospectives of traveling to and from Long Island throughout the day.
You could have been in Mexico listening to "The Piña Colada Song," but you opted to return to the land of quality pizza, obnoxious accents and capricious weather. This week, many college students who call LI home are also on spring break. As of Sunday night, the northeast is on "blizzard watch" and anticipates staggering accumulation totals … Continue reading Snow Day Tips and Tricks
On Friday, March 10, Nassau County was graced with a light coating of snow.
/ˈbāɡəl/ Aside from the beach and Billy Joel, the bagel is the unofficial mascot of Long Island. Long Islanders are unabashed bagel snobs, and never back down from an opportunity to denigrate bagels of elsewhere. It has been said that the water makes all the difference. Apparently, this hold true for the process of making bagels. Regardless of … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Bagels
Long Island is home to scenic shorelines — one of which is a national park — and picturesque hiking trails. Why wait for warmer weather when you can bundle up today and try any of these winter walks: Bethpage State Park and Bike Trails The park is situated in Bethpage and Farmingdale. The trails are a short … Continue reading Best Winter Walks