Destination Northport, New Eats and Mercaz Academy


A trip back in time, the streetcar tracks of the defunct Northport Traction Company are a reminder of the past. Pictured are existing rail lines across from Cow Harbor Park along Main Street in Northport Village. Photo by Jennifer Uihlein

Northport: a historic city looking to the future

Exploring the various nooks and crannies towns hidden along Long Island’s North Shore will reveal a ton of scenic beauty, fascinating history and fantastic food – but once you’ve experienced Northport, don’t be surprised if everything else just feels a bit… underwhelming.

3 new restaurants to try on Long Island

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Red Sea Waffle Dish from Waffles and Soul (courtesy of Waffles and Soul)

Newcomers to the local culinary scene are Waffles and Soul in Bellport, Aja Sushi Asian Fusion Restaurant in North Bellmore and Flourish Bakeshop in Glen Head.

Mercaz Academy, a new Jewish school, to open in Plainview

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There was a time when residents of Plainview were on the verge of losing an important Jewish school to the community. Thanks to the quick work of parents and leaders, that day never came: the Mercaz Academy will open its doors on September 1st.

LI Lottery Lawyer Guilty of Defrauding $1 Billion Mega Million Winner

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Jason Kurland, a Dix Hills man who has been touted as one of the nation’s top lottery lawyers, was convicted this week of wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy in federal court in Brooklyn.

A Guide to the August Congressional Primaries on Long Island

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Fifteen candidates running in four primaries in five congressional districts on Long Island are seeking their spot on the ballots in November’s midterm elections, with many of those races proving competitive.


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