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Robert Winthrop Chanler_Porcupines ScreenOyster Bay, New York – January 7, 2020 – Planting Fields Foundation (“Planting Fields” or “the Foundation”) announced today that its first exhibition for 2020, The Electrifying Art and Spaces of Robert Winthrop Chanler, will open in Coe Hall April 9 through July 31.  The exhibition features 12 works of art including decorative screens, panels and canvases loaned to the Foundation from several private collections throughout the northeast, many of which will be visible to the public for the first time ever.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedWSL's New York Longboard Classic Comes to Long Beach September 6-12

Empire State Development (ESD) today welcomed the World Surf League's 2019 Longboard Tour to Long Beach, Nassau County. More than 100 professional surfers are expected to compete across the seven-day event, marking the league's first New York State event in eight years. The post-Labor Day competition is expected help extend the summer tourism season on Long Island while promoting the region as a travel and surf destination.

5 Two wheel Irish Jaunting Car c 1890Southampton, N.Y. – On Saturday, August 18, the Southampton Historical Museum will present “100 Years of Photographs from Morris Studio: 1892-1992.” This exhibit presents the rich history of the South Fork on Long Island through the historic archives from The Morris Studio. The photographs date as far back as 1892. Though The Morris Studio closed its doors in 2017 the photographs show a long lost era of time to be presented over 100 years later. Among the photographs are local historic landmarks and portraits of local families.

Silent Auction, Halsey House Gala by Anthony ZutterSouthampton, N.Y. – On Saturday, July 7, between 5:30 and 8:00 pm the Southampton Historical Museum will celebrate the Summer of Love at its annual Halsey House Gala. This neighborly lawn party "Be-In" takes place at Southampton’s oldest home - The Thomas Halsey Homestead, established in 1648 by one of our founding families. Attendees to the 2018 Summer of Love fundraiser will enjoy sunset cocktails amid a colonial landscape and newly restored herb garden.

I LOVE NY Logo - stackedLong Island's First State Vacation Cottages Now Open

Jones Beach Boardwalk Café to Open This Summer 

New Entrance Plaza and Improved Facilities at Sunken Meadow State Park 

Robert Moses State Park Now Features Overnight Boating Opportunities 

Trail Access at Napeague State Park for First Time in 40 Years 

View Improvements Here

May 23, 2018 – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than $50 million in improvements and new opportunities at state parks across Long Island heading into Memorial Day weekend.

Linden (photo by Tom Edmonds)Saturday, June 2, 2018

House Tour: 1pm - 4pm & Reception: 4:30pm - 6pm

Southampton, N.Y. – From a lakefront gabled home to a recently renovated the turn-of-the-century residence, the Southampton History Museum's ninth annual "Insider's View" house tour on Saturday, June 2, will offer a unique opportunity to enter and admire a few of Southampton's most extraordinary architectural gems. Attendees will have a rare chance to view stunning interiors furnished with flair, whether the owner favors a high-style contemporary look, classic elegance or an eclectic approach that reflects the personal style of a connoisseur.

Excelsior PR logoA World-Class Sports and Entertainment Destination at Belmont Park

New York Arena Partners Selected as Winning Bid for Redevelopment of Belmont Park; Internationally Recognized Destination Will Feature 18,000-Seat Arena, 435,000-Square-Foot Retail and Dining Village, and New Hotel

New Gateway to Long Island Will Strengthen Regional Economy, Drive Tourism and Stimulate Local Businesses

$1 Billion Project Expected to Create Over 3,100 Permanent Jobs and 12,300 Construction Jobs

Renderings of the new Belmont Park Available Here

December 20, 2017 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the 10th proposal of his 2018 State of the State: Bringing the New York Islanders home to Long Island with a world-class, year-round sports and entertainment destination at Belmont Park.

Excelsior PR logoRestored Marine Dining Room, New Recreational Offerings and Bold Entrance Signs Are Latest in Park Revitalization

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the latest round of improvements at Jones Beach State Park to transform and reinvigorate the public space as part of a $65 million overall revitalization initiative. Park improvements totaling $8.8 million, include reopening the historic Marine Dining Room, opening a new East Games Area, and creating the new "Welcome to Jones Beach" monuments to attract more visitors and support the growing Long Island economy. The revitalization of Jones Beach State Park is part of the Governor's NY Parks 2020 Plan a multi-year commitment to leverage $900 million in private and public funding for State Parks from 2011 to 2020.