The historic grounds at the Sands Point Preserve. (Courtesy: Sands Point Preserve Conservancy)
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Hustle, bustle and traffic can feel like they define life for Long Islanders — especially for those who commute to New York City during the week. It’s nice to slowdown, stop and smell the roses. As the weather warms, explore Long Island by foot. From harbors and shorelines to gardens and Gold Coast mansions, these are Long Island’s greatest walks. (more…)
Harborfront Park has a walking trail perfect for taking in the scenery. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)
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There’s something intrinsically romantic about downtown Port Jefferson. The charming Main Street is lined with brick exterior storefronts and the harbor sparkles even on the coldest of winter days. Sneak away with your significant other and explore all the seaside village has to offer this Valentine’s Day.
Eating healthier and losing weight is consistently one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Though brown bagging and meal prep are common ways to ensure top nutrition, healthier restaurants on Long Island allow diners to enjoy a guilt-free meal without the hassle of cooking. These spots don’t limit your choices to standard greens and grilled chicken with dressing on the side, either. Expect creative twists on good-for-you dishes that will make healthy eating convenient and delicious. (more…)
Come snow season, there are a few choices: Run from it (hello, Florida), hide from it (hello, hibernation) or run to it. East Coast mountains and trails offer skiers a chance to experience both novice and white-knuckle slopes — not to mention cool accommodations and boisterous taverns. Who needs the Alps? Hit these closer-to-home slopes this winter break. (more…)
Mark Miloski Jr. on his family farm in Calverton. (Credit: David Benthal)
Thanksgiving is full of traditions: third helpings of Mom’s mashed potatoes, falling asleep while watching football and, of course, turkey.
Since 1946, to Will Miloski’s Poultry Farm in Calverton for the centerpiece of the meal. The farm gives people a chance to forgo frozen turkeys for fresh ones and has been allowing its birds to roam outside since long before “free-range” became a buzzword.
In short, the Miloskis know how to do turkey. But how do they do Thanksgiving?(more…)