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!

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 […]

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!

Newsday Reviews Maritime Film Festival

Newsday reviews the 2020 Maritime Film Festival Read the full article. Article courtesy of Newsday

Publications Videos

Photo: Seized Liquor During Prohibition

Story about the rum runners and the bay houses by Michael Combs and Carmine Marinaccio

Photo: Jankoski Bay House

Wendy Jankoski is a 3rd generation bay house owner who was instrumental in saving the bay houses in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Her family has had 4 bay houses including the current one, which replaced a bay house destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Watch and learn about her family’s bay houses and the effort […]

Photo: Bob Doxsee

Bob Doxsee of Point Lookout, NY grew up on Meadow Island where his family had a fishing camp. Listen to this story about his experiences there, part of Long Island Traditions’ Boating with the Baymen program in 2015.

Bay house owners face unique challenges in building and preserving their homes, due to their location in a precarious maritime environment. Storms and hurricanes, along with frequent vandalism routinely threaten these fragile structures. Hurricane Sandy in 2012 destroyed many of the bay houses, but some remain. Hard work and labor are necessary to maintain the […]