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AAM WWII C-47 Skytrain - American Airpower MuseumFarmingdale, NY (November 29, 2021) – The American Airpower Museum (AAM) will hold its annual Winter Hangar Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, December 12, 2021, from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m.  Come and participate in a fun community event for the entire family.  Hangar 3 will be decked out with Christmas themed decorations plus there will be photo opportunities with Santa all day!  Parents and children will enjoy hot pancakes with butter, maple syrup, sausages and beverages.  The AAM Holiday Tram will also take adults and kids for rides around the Hangar’s ramp, weather permitting. …

We Are NYNew 19,000-Seat UBS Arena Accomplishes Major Milestone of Overall $1.3 Billion Belmont Park Redevelopment Project

New LIRR Elmont-UBS Arena Station Completed

otal Project Expected to Create 10,000 Jobs, Generate $2.7 Billion in Economic Activity

Photos of the New Arena Available Here

Aerial Video of New Arena Available Here

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the opening of UBS Arena, which will bring the New York Islanders back home to Long Island. The new arena marks a major milestone in the overall $1.3 billion Belmont Park Redevelopment Project, which is transforming 43 acres of underutilized parking lots into a premier sports and hospitality destination. In addition to being the new home for the New York Islanders hockey team, the UBS Arena will feature concerts, live entertainment and other events throughout the year.

American Airpower Museum - 9 Veterans at D.C. WWII MemorialFarmingdale, NY – American Airpower Museum will host an Honor Flight Long Island Reunion on December 4th, to celebrate Nine World War II era Veterans who took an early-morning flight to Washington, D.C. on October 3rd.  The Veterans visited their WWII Memorial, along with Arlington National Cemetery for the “Changing of the Guard,” plus a special Wreath Laying Ceremony.  They returned to Islip MacArthur Airport late that evening for a rousing welcome by the Long Island Bagpipe Band and their family members!…

Discover Long IslandLong Island, NY (September 23, 2021) – Discover Long Island, the region’s official destination marketing and leadership organization, announces three new team members, Danielle Ahmed, Director of Marketing; Marisa Losciale, Media Relations Manager and Chris Beletti as Partner and Visitor Relations Coordinator.

“As the visitor economy on Long Island continues to recover, we are excited to round out our team with top talent that will help our organization continue our nationally award-winning track record of success,” said Kristen Reynolds, President and CEO of Discover Long Island.

Discover Long IslandThe City of Long Beach Joins Downtown Promotional Program Developed During the Pandemic, Geared Towards Supporting the Deeply Impacted Tourism and Hospitality Industries

Long Beach, N.Y. – Discover Long Island’s Downtown Deals Travel Pass has grown to now include exclusive offers from small businesses within the city of Long Beach. Passholders will gain immediate access to discounts for local hotels, restaurants, beach-side rentals, and brewery experiences.

Discover Long IslandDiscover Long Island’s Social Media Strategy Has Been Recognized by US Travel Association as an Industry Leader

Long Island, N.Y. — Discover Long Island received U.S. Travel Association’s Destiny Award for Best Social Media Campaign last week at the annual ESTO conference in Los Angeles, California.

“Discover Long Island is leading destination marketing organizations across the globe with its innovative marketing initiatives. It’s no surprise the organization took home the win for its specialized utilization of social channels in promoting our world class destination,” said Chairman of the organization, Bryan Deluca.

City Service Ladder Truck by Tom Edmonds 2018Southampton, N.Y. – The Southampton Fire Department’s Antique Truck Committee is dusting off their finest historic fire trucks to be shown on the grounds of the Rogers Mansion on Saturday, September 4, 11 am to 4 pm. The City Service Ladder Truck made in 1912 will be a featured attraction. Historic fire-fighting equipment will be on display and include many of Southampton's historic fire trucks. Volunteer firemen and women will answer questions and give demonstrations. Admission is free.

Waco UPF-7 BiplaneCelebrate The End of Summer 2021 With Two Days of Vintage Aircraft and Automobiles

Farmingdale, NY (August 14, 2021) - Long Island’s American Airpower Museum (AAM) will host its Warbirds, Wings and Wheels Show on Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, September 4th and Sunday, September 5th, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Museum, Hangar 3, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, New York.  Come to the Museum’s two day spectacular celebrating the history of Aviation and Automobiles!  Get up close and personal with vintage Biplanes, Model A and T Fords, plus the Museum’s fleet of World War II aircraft.  There will be flights available on vintage aircraft, contests, raffles and much, much more.

Alive on 25Riverhead, NYThe Downtown Riverhead Business Improvement District [BID] brought back its largest event,  Alive on 25 [AO25] Thursday, July 15 2021 with the highest turnout in its history; nearly 20,000 people enjoyed the festival, car show and fireworks. For three remaining dates, Alive on 25 will introduce a ‘Kids Zone’ plus Outdoor Family Movie Nights and Reflextions: Art in the Park neon light exhibit inside Grangebel Park.

AAM C47 boarding the airplaneFarmingdale, NY, July 9, 2021 -- American Airpower Museum (AAM) reintroduced its popular C-47 D-Day Living History Flight Experience on June 12th, completing four historic reenactment flights.  Since then, demand for more flight experiences was so strong that AAM will hold another day-long program on Saturday, July 31st (rain date Sunday, August 1st).  Our WWII Douglas C-47 Skytrain Troop Transporter – “The Gooney Bird” – along with our professional reenactors, provides a breathtakingly realistic recreation of what U.S. Airborne Paratroopers felt on their historic D-Day mission.

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