For a unique experience that serves as a great start to a summer weekend, the LIRR is now serving wine on its 5:21 PM train from Ronkonkoma to Greenport every Friday night through September. The menu will feature whites and reds from North Fork's wineries as well, so you'll be able to try a glass before arriving! For more info on this service, take a look at the article below!
With a potential LIRR strike looming on the horizon many Long Islanders are left scratching their heads as to how they'll get to work next week. Click here for potential work-arounds, including a ferry service being provided by the MTA and reduced fares from 7Bus.
This Fall many famous faces and authors will be coming to Long Island Bookstores, both independent and large retailers, to talk about their current works and hold book signings. Check to see if any of your favorites are on the list!
Are you, or do you know someone who is, a volunteer Santa Claus on Long Island? Those who annually wear the red suit are invited to attend the competition at the Garden City Hotel! Participants will be judged on appearance, laughter, their ability to hoist a sack in one fluid motion and jolliness. “Santa Roll Call” will be held on Monday, December 22nd 2014 at 12PM.
Join in the fun of the Holiday Festival at Tanger Outlets at the Arches this year by purchasing the LIRR Getaway Package! The package includes a train ride to Deer Park, a shuttle to and from the outlets and lots of merry events, like a performance by Jesse McCartney! This event will take place Saturday, November 22nd.
On December 20th, join the American Red Cross & the Islanders for a special Blood Drive Event, where donors can earn free tickets to an New York Islanders Game by simply donating blood! What a great way to give back to the community, and watch your favorite local team play for free! The blood drive will take place at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday, December 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For the first time ever the MTA LIRR has established specific on-time performance goals that it would like each of it's 11 branches across Long Island, NY to accomplish. The LIRR is working to improve not only their on-time performance but their fleet reliability also. Click here to read more about the LIRR's new plans and goals.
Only a couple more days until it's the weekend, and this weekend has fairs, musical performances, festivals, BMX shows, and a whole lot more going on to pick from. Click here to find out more & check out all of the great events happening this weekend!