Thank you to Newsday for posting this article about our upcoming Maritime Film Festival, which begins Tuesday, April 26th, with a showing of Charlotte at the Plaza Cinema and Arts Center, followed by a discussion with special guests Kevin Weeks and Chris Hale of Weeks Boat Yard. Films will continue through July 12th! For a […]

Please join us on March 27, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm in Babylon for a Fisherman Flea Market! The flea market will have over 30 tables of fishing related items, and attendees will have the opportunity for one-on-ones with fishermen, door prizes, a Marlin fishing contest, and more. Long Island Traditions will have […]

Please join us on Thursday, March 24th at 3:30 pm, when Nancy Solomon will be a guest on the My Hometown radio show, on WHPC, The Voice of Nassau Community College. Solomon will be discussing her latest book, “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island: A Tribute to Tradition,” published by the History Press. […]

Please join us on Sunday, March 20th at 1:30 pm at the East Rockaway Public Library for a book signing and discussion! Folklorist Nancy Solomon, the executive director of Long Island Traditions, has written a new book “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island: A Tribute to Tradition” published by The History Press. In […]

Photo: Rahel Musleah

Please join us on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 2pm at the East Meadow Public Library for a special presentation by Long Island Traditions: Jewish Calcutta through Music and Memory: The Personal Story of a Baghdadi-Indian Jewish Family with Rahel Musleah. Through the vivid prism of her family’s story and a heritage of lyrical songs, […]

Thank you to Newsday and Deidre S. Greben for this article on Long Island Traditions’ latest cell phone audio tour – Long Island Diversity Backstory! This wonderful article covers how the tour was developed, and gives details about some of the fascinating stops and narrators along the way. The tours are free and available for […]

Please join us at the East Meadow Public Library on February 13, 2022, at 2 pm, for a very special program — Recognizing Diversity: A Personal Struggle. The struggle for recognition by women of color is part of the broader civil rights movement on Long Island. In this program join us for an exploration of […]

The US Department of the Interior has released The Secretary of the Interior’s Standard for Rehabilitation & Guidelines on Flood Adaptation for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings. This useful publication is illustrated with numerous photos, including some from Long Island Traditions on page 22 of the document. You can access the publication by clicking here.

Thank you to The Island Now for interviewing our Executive Director, Nancy Solomon, for this article about the iconic Tower Ford dealership in Great Neck, and its historical significance.  Read the article here.

Thank you to NetZero Insider for this article on proposed wind farms in New Jersey and the opposition by fishermen whose livelihoods would be impacted. Our Executive Director, Nancy Solomon, is quoted in the article.