A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

Please join us at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, NY at 7:30 pm on June 21st for a special showing of “A World Within A World: The Bay Houses of Long Island.” The film, produced by filmmakers Barbara Weber and Greg Blank, examines the lives, history, and experiences of bay house owners in the […]

We regret to inform you that this trip is completely sold out! To get on our wait list, email info@longislandtraditions.org.  Members get early registration, so to increase your chances of getting on a boat next year, consider becoming a member! There are many other good reasons to become a member as well! Join us for […]

A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

Please join us at the Plaza Cinema & Arts Center in Patchogue, NY at 7:30 pm on May 24th for a showing of the centerpiece of our Maritime Film Festival: “A World Within A World: Long Island Bay Houses.” The film, produced by filmmakers Barbara Weber and Greg Blank, examines the lives, history, and experiences […]

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced its second round of grants for the calendar year 2022, and Long Island Traditions has been named one of the recipients! The $15,000 grant is earmarked to support the exhibit “A World within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island.” The exhibit will present artifacts, interpretive […]

A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

After a long two years since our film festival came to an abrupt pause due to Covid, we are now back on track for our Maritime Film Festival. Beginning on Tuesday, April 26, join Long Island Traditions, the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington and the Plaza Cinema and Arts Center in Patchogue for a film […]

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.

LI Herald article on bay houses

Thank you to the Long Island Herald for publishing this wonderful article about the bay house owned by Sue Lyons and Tommy Famiglietti, and giving insight into the challenging life of bay house owners. Read the article here.

A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

Please join us at the Sayville Library on November 4, 2021 from 7 to 8:30 pm for a special screening of A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island, directed by Barbara Weber. The film captures the perseverance and dedication of generational bay home owners who struggle to preserve century long traditions, […]

A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island

Please join us at Guild Hall in East Hampton on September 26 at 2 pm for a screening of A World Within a World: The Bay Houses of Long Island, directed by Barbara Weber. The film focuses on the South Shore bay homes of Hempstead, Long Island. Weber captures the perseverance and dedication of generational […]