City Lore and Long Island Traditions are proud to present a three-part film festival celebrating the rich coastal culture, maritime traditions, and lasting legacy of human engagement with the greater New York harbor. Join for the third and final event in this City Lore series, “In Harm’s Way: Climate Change in NY Harbor, A Decade’s […]

Please join us on Wednesday, October 19th at 7:00pm at the Massapequa Library for a screening of “A World Within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island” followed by a discussion with executive director Nancy Solomon. For more information, visit the library’s website here. The Massapequa Library is located at 523 Central Avenue, Massapequa. Admission […]

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Tune in to our Facebook page at 11 am for a live drawing on December 6, 2022! Renowned artist Daniel Pollera had been painting Bay Houses of the South Shore for many years. We were thrilled to be able to raffle off Dan Pollera’s work to support our mission in preserving the maritime traditions of […]

Please join us on Tuesday, September 27th at 7pm at Islip Library for a presentation on “Boat Building and Boat Yards of Long Island,” director Nancy Solomon’s latest book. From the North to the South Shores and out to the East End, Long Island was and remains home to a nationally recognized and historic boat […]

Please join us on September 21st at 10am for a hike at Napeague State Park with with East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. This trail takes you on a segment of our East End TravelStorys tour, an app-based audio tour curated by folklorist and cultural ethnographers. Long Island Traditions Nancy Solomon will join the hiking group […]

Please join us on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th for the Tobay Boat Show. Since the 1700s Long Island’s history has centered on the bays, rivers, oceans and estuaries.  Baymen have harvested clams, oysters, eels and killies for their living.  They have built garveys and duck boats, bay houses on the marshlands, and […]

Please join us via Zoom at 7 pm on July 5th for a virtual author talk with the Bayville Free Library! Author, folklorist, and Long Island Traditions’ Executive Director, Nancy Solomon, will discuss her book on the boat builders and boat yards of the North Shore, South Shore, East End, and other communities on Long […]

Thank you TBR News Media and reporter Tara Mae for this wonderful article about the final three films of our Maritime Film Festival being presented at  the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre. The remaining three films include: The Bungalows of Rockaway on June 14 at 7:30 pm; A World Within a World: Long Island’s Bay Houses […]