For those already signed up, we’ll be meeting at the Guy Lombardo Marina, located at 898 Guy Lombardo Avenue, Freeport. All trips have been filled. In the Town of Hempstead 30 bay houses once stood on island marshlands, originally built by fishermen and baymen that have been passed down from generation to generation. After Superstorm […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
We are pleased to announce that Long Island Traditions’ Director, Nancy Solomon, will be a guest on Nassau Community College’s radio program, “My Hometown,” airing on 90.3 FM, WHPC. The show will air on Thursday, September 23rd at 3:30pm, and will be replayed on Sunday, September 26th at 8am. The podcast of the program will […]
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!
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 […]
Please join us from the comfort of your home on October 23, 2020 at 1 pm for a virtual presentation of A World Within a World: Bay Houses of Long Island, a film by Barbara Weber and Greg Blank. Following the screening of the film will be a discussion with Long Island Traditions’ Director and […]