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 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 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 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 […]

On December 14, we picked our raffle winner for a beautiful framed print of artist Daniel Pollera’s painting of the Goodwin/Elkin Bay House. Dan has been painting the South Shore Bay Houses for many years and has had his work exhibited in numerous galleries. Ticket sales have ended.  This raffle helps to support our work […]

WNET13 will be airing “A World Within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island” on October 25, 2020 at 7 pm. The film was produced by Barbara Weber and Greg Blank, and it offers a rare look at the bay houses of Long Island’s South Shore. The movie is part of the “Treasures of New […]

Long Island Traditions partners with East Meadow Public Library in presenting the great Luis Cordero on October 22, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. In 1973, Luis formed his first band playing merengue, bachata and boleros in Santo Domingo. Merengue is a traditional type of dance music accompanied by the tambora and güira. Bachata is […]

WLIW is airing the documentary “A World Within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island” on WLIW21 at 8 pm on October 15, 2020. The film was produced by Barbara Weber and Greg Blank and provides a rare look at the bay houses on the South Shore of Long Island. The film is being shown […]

  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 Long Island. Sadly Dan passed away in March 2022. This year we have an extra special […]