Thank you to Newsday reporter Nicholas Spangler for interviewing our Director, Nancy Solomon, about “Winnie the Witch” in St. James, an example of occupational folk art! The giant figure was built in 1977, but time has taken its toll on her. View a PDF of the article here: Newsday roadside article 2021
Thank you to the Port Washington News for publishing an article about the recent 3-day virtual Indian Tabla workshop by renowned tabla teacher and performer Sejal Kukadia at the Nicholas Center in Port Washington. The program was organized, arranged and sponsored by Long Island Traditions. Click here to read the article!
Nancy Solomon, director of Long Island Traditions and filmmaker Barbara Weber, director of “A World Within A World: Bay Houses of Long Island”, were interviewed by Rafael Pi Roman, host of PBS’ MetroFocus, in the Fall of 2020. Enjoy this clip from the discussion about Bay Houses and the making of the film!
Thank you to Tom Schlichter of Newsday for interviewing Long Island Traditions’ director Nancy Solomon in this article about Front Porches on Long Island. Porches have been a staple on the American homestead for well over a century… now they are key to socializing in a pandemic. Click here to read the Newsday article.
WLIW.org recently posted an article about “A World Within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island,” which will be airing on WLIW21 on October 15th at 8pm. The article includes a gallery of photos of bay houses. Read the article here!
This News 12 article discusses the home of a former slave and founder of Huntington’s AME Bethel Church, which was set to be demolished by the town of Huntington. The Town is now preparing a plan to recognize the home. Read article here. Article courtesy of News 12.
Newsday reviews the 2020 Maritime Film Festival Read the full article. Article courtesy of Newsday
Newsday profiles Long Island Traditions Director Nancy Solomon. Read the full article. Article courtesy of Newsday
In the May 20, 2020 Newsday Amity Harbor bayman Ben Sohm was profiled. Read the full article. Article courtesy of Newsday.
Fire Island News previews the 2020 Maritime Film Festival Read the full article. Article courtesy of Fire Island News
Long Island Business News profiles Long Island Traditions. Read the full article. Article courtesy of Long Island Business News
Newsday announced the 2017 Arts grants made on Long Island, including grants to Long Island Traditions Read the full article. Article courtesy of Newsday
A review of the Working the Waters maritime program from the Anton News Service Read the full article. Article courtesy of Anton News.
Long Island Herald reviews the opening of the Freeport Nautical Mile exhibit Read the full article. Article courtesy of LI Herald
Newsday reviews the opening of the Freeport Waters exhibit. Read the full article. Article courtesy of Newsday
Read this Newsday article about a Rockville Centre Historic House. This home is part of our Historic and Cultural Resource Survey of Rockville Centre, which can be viewed here.
Soundings feature story on Bay Houses Read the full article. Article courtesy of Soundings