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Hello everyone! I hope you all are enjoying SUMMER. Every year these months seem to go by faster and faster - and here we are already in August! There is still so much to do on Long Island, especially in and around the township of Huntington. If you are looking for some last minute events in between going to the beach or out on the boat - check out my suggestions below.


Huntington Summer Arts Festival

8/9 - Duke Robillard Band
8/10 - Skerryvore
8/11 - Edmar Castaneda Quartet
8/12 - CLOSING NIGHT, Beausoleil Avec Michael Doucet


8/10 - Black Label Society
8/11 - Even the Losers- A Tribute to Tom Petty
8/17 - Friday Night Fever with NY Bee Gees
8/18 - Comedy Series: Jim Breuer
8/22 - The Wallflowers
8/23 - Toots & Maytals
8/24 -

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There's nothing quite like Fourth of July on Long Island. Whether you are spending your day outside firing up the grill, lounging poolside, or relaxing on the beach, there is something going on for everyone… and what would it be without an epic fireworks show?


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Get an early start on the festivities during the 27th Annual Saint Anthony’s Family Feast & Festival from Wednesday, June 27th through Sunday, July 1st. Fireworks will be held on Wednesday & Saturday night.

Festival is free admission with special ride prices. Exciting rides and games provided by Newtson Shows, international food court, live entertainment, raffles and much more. Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, 20 Cheshire Place, East Northport.



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Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 17th. Here are a few suggestions to help celebrate Dad.


Crab Meadow Golf Course

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Plan a day of golf with Dad or the special man in your life. Crab Meadow Golf Course is located in Northport with breathtaking views of the Long Island Sound on each shot.

Designed by architect William F. Mitchell, the golf course is 6,574/5,658 yards with a rating of 71.6/73.7 and a slope of 125/126.



Bethpage Ballpark

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Experience family friendly baseball at its finest with The Long Island Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark. Father’s Day ball game will feature an opportunity to enjoy an all-you-can-eat pre-game barbecue and have a catch on the

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Some perks of living on Long Island are all our options - great entertainment, restaurants, parks, beaches and waterfront activities.

Whether you choose to stay at home for a BBQ or plan to go out, here are a few suggestions for your Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day Parades:

Oyster Bay

When: Monday, May 28 from 11:30 am to 2 pm

Where: The parade starts at Raynham Hall Museum - 20 West Main Street. Music and refreshments to follow parade, including free ice cream, lemonade and popcorn. 


When: Monday, May 28 at 10 am

Where: The parade will occur in the Village Park - 63 Bayview Avenue.

 There's nothing quite like BBQ to kick off the unofficial start of summer!

BBQ Essentials Checklist

 Here are a few essential

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The Greater Huntington Council of Yacht and Boating Club has partnered with the Town of Huntington to present:

Huntington Safe Boating Week

I live LOCAL work LOCAL and LOVE my neighborhood.

One of the many reasons I love Long Island is our proximity to the water!



So if you’re ready for fun in the sun, spending the day out on the water and long summer nights - join some of my team members this Sunday, May 20th for the 6th Annual Waterfront Festival at Mill Dam Park.

The weekend will prove to be not only FUN but INFORMATIVE on waterfront safety and more.

See what our coastal Town has to offer and the Long Island boating community kick off the season ahead.

Speak with nautical experts, enjoy live music, shop with local

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Deciding to take Mom out for Mother’s Day? Here’s a look at some local brunch suggestions Mom will LOVE… plus much more!






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Hush Bistro

46 Gerard St. Huntington






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Harbor Mist

105 Harbor Road (25A)

Cold Spring Harbor, NY





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Old Fields Restaurant

81 Broadway, Greenlawn, NY





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Oheka Castle

135 West Gate Drive,

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April Showers Bring May Flowers and before we know it SPRING will be in full bloom.


As a global real estate advisor with over 12 years of experience in the industry I have the privilege to know the leading providers in home essentials.

I’d like to share with you my BEST contacts and incentives for getting your home ready for Spring!

Whether you are staging your home for sale, settling into your forever home, or just need to do some sprucing up, I’ve put together a list of businesses to boost your curb appeal.

* Some Restrictions Apply Please Contact Vendor For Details.* Be sure to mention #luvurnest & Debra Russell Homes!


Check out these amazing DEALS!


Tiffany Painters

$50 off*

Painting and Power Washing.

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Stay Dine and Relax STAYCATION STYLE at the East Wind Long Island.

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Getaway for a spring retreat with their Spring Into Summer Package. Package includes luxurious overnight accommodations for two, two $50 vouchers for The Spa & Salon at East Wind, romantic three course dinner for two at Desmond’s Restaurant with two complimentary cocktail and 10% off at select stores at The Shoppes.


LAUGH THE NIGHT AWAY at The Paramount in Huntington!

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See Kevin James perform. Just a few more tickets available Sunday April 8th at either 5pm or 8pm.


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Grab a bite to eat & a cocktail after the show at Crabtrees New York &

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Easter is approaching FAST and if you’re like some people I know LAST MINUTE weekend plans are in the works!

Here are a few suggestions for

Easter Bunny Sightings

Egg Hunts

Brunch and Dinner FUN!


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Have Little Ones?

Children 12 and under will have an egg-cellent time with prizes, egg races, and lots of EGGS during the 63rd Annual Egg Hunt, Saturday the 31st at 10am. This event is hosted by the Cold Spring Harbor Lions Club at 75 Goose Hill Road, Cold Spring Harbor. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Huntington Food Council. 

Then take a stroll through scenic Cold Spring Harbor from 12-2pm and spot The Easter Bunny handing out CANDY! Make sure you stop in The Whale

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Here’s How To Go Gaelic This Weekend

Get your run on before a long day of festivities during the TownWide Fund of Huntington’s St. Patrick’s 4 Mile Charity Run on Saturday, March 17th at 9am. Race kicks off at American Legion Hall.

Laugh the night away at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts for Irish Comedy Night. Saturday, March 17th at 8pm, $40.

St. Patrick’s Day Style- Free event by Long Island Cuban Cigar & Bourbon Experience at The Nutty Irishman of Farmingdale. Saturday, March 17th at 3pm, Sunday at 2pm.

Join DJ’s Roger & JT of WBAB Pot O’Gold Parties 18th Corned Beef & Chaos at Stereo Garden in Patchogue. Free corned beef & cabbage,

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