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Local Burger Spots You Have to Check Out Before Summer Ends

The hamburger is a classic American staple, that practically everyone seems to love some variation of. Originally from Hamburg, Germany, the burger has come to epitomize and represent America as a nation, as per CNN. In the overabundance of fast food, where every burger is flat, gray and virtually tasteless, it’s important to look to

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Locally Made Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat For this Summer

Ice cream, a classic staple of the American diet, and a crucial part of beating the heat. It’d be difficult to find a Long Islander whose childhood summers weren’t soundtracked by a Mister Softee familiar jingle. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, the average American eats about 20 pounds of ice cream a year.

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5 Ways Long Islanders Can Celebrate Pride
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5 Ways Long Islanders Can Celebrate Pride

June is Pride Month, which means there’s no better time to celebrate the LGBTQ community than right now. On Long Island, there’s an opportunity for something to do around every corner – if you know where to look. To give a brief background on the history of Pride Month, June was chosen as Pride Month

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Some of Our Top Picks For Long Island Restaurant Week
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Some of Our Top Picks For Long Island Restaurant Week

Long Island Restaurant Week is back! During the week of April 23 – April 30, you can take advantage of lunch or dinner at a reasonable price. What began in 2006 with one week in the fall, by 2011 a spring week was introduced and in 2016 a winter week. Long Island Restaurant Week is

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The Principles and Symbols of Kwanzaa Explained
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The Principles and Symbols of Kwanzaa Explained

In the 1960s, Black Americans were pushing back against longstanding racism, and one of the tools used to do this was Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa, which comes from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanza,” or “first fruits,” was created in 1966 by Black Nationalist and Activist Maulana Karenga. He established the holiday after the Watts Riots as

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