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Shining a Light on Summer Skin

Shining a Light on Summer Skin

June 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The arrival of summer is hotly anticipated; we eagerly embrace water sports, relaxing beach getaways, and long boat rides. Our enthusiasm for outdoor activities must also renew our awareness about the dangers of sun exposure and the host of problems sunlight can cause, including burns, wrinkles, and skin cancer. Summertime’s sun rays actually hit the […]

Putting Long Island on the Map

Putting Long Island on the Map

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Artist and carpenter Colin Salmaggi literally brings a unique set of skills to the table. With the heart of an old world cartographer and the intensity of a modern day DIY’er, Salmaggi utilizes both wood burning and carving for his map renderings of Long Island. After first adorning a salvaged wooden table with a carving […]

Get Garden-Fresh Gorgeous

Get Garden-Fresh Gorgeous

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Most of us reach into the refrigerator and pantry from time to time in search of a quick beauty fix. Whether it is for cucumbers to place on puffy eyes or oatmeal to fashion into a face mask,   we may look a little silly, but know these tricks work. In fact, scientific studies have uncovered […]

Walking in Beauty

Walking in Beauty

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Long Island offers many ways to reconnect with our natural surroundings.  Nautical activities on the water are often restorative; on land, hiking near the shore is another great way to recharge. Calverton Ponds Preserve in Calverton and Pine Neck Sanctuary in East Quogue are two pristine woodlands that are part of the Central Pine Barrens, […]

Tackling Migraines Head-On

Tackling Migraines Head-On

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

You’re out on the boat as the sun shines and the water sparkles. You want to stay in the moment and enjoy the day, but your head starts throbbing, you’re nauseated, sensitive to light, and intolerant to noise. Is your fun done? Everyone experiences occasional headaches that can be successfully alleviated with a glass of […]

July 2014 Featured Writer

July 2014 Featured Writer

July 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Katherine Vazquez is a freelance writer with a background in Psychology and Elementary Education. She grew up on Long Island and currently lives in Central Islip with her twin sister, Sarah.

Expert Advice on Summer Skincare

Expert Advice on Summer Skincare

July 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. Summer days are synonymous with sunny weather,boating escapes, and (in a holdover from years past), bronzed skin. Though summer inspires us to remain outdoors, sunburns, premature skin aging, and cancer are negative, but avoidable, side effects of exposure to the sun’s UV rays. Before sunbathing blithely, consider the advice of two knowledgeable skin professionals. […]