02/17/19 5:58am

The enclosed rink at Cantiague Park. (Credit: The office of Nassau County Executive Laura Curran)

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In search of something fun to do with the family this winter recess but don’t want to travel far? For our readers in Nassau County, that could mean staying close to home.

There is a wide range of activities to take advantage of while the kids are off from school this week, and the county is encouraging its residents to take advantage of those opportunities. From ice skating and swimming, to bird walks, face painting and films, the county’s public parks, museums and cultural institutions are brimming with entertainment.

Here is a handy lineup of activities to put on your winter break agenda. (more…)

02/13/19 12:10am

Farm Country Kitchen’s fire pits provide so much warmth, you’ll (almost) forget it’s winter. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

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Farm Country Kitchen in Riverhead has a reputation for great food and breathtaking views of the Peconic River. The lawn is packed with hungry diners come summer, but in the winter the restaurant offers another unique way for patrons to enjoy the outdoors. When the nights get longer and the temperatures colder, Farm Country Kitchen lights the fire pits on its outdoor patio. (more…)

02/10/19 6:00am

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.

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