Karl Grossman endorses Walt Whitman holiday

from Suffolk Closeup: Remembering Whitman by Karl Grossman Suffolk County Green Party activists Ian and Kimberly Wilder, lovers of poetry and nature, residents of Riverhead, have proposed making his birthday a national holiday. Said Ms. Wilder, a teacher, in an essay that is online (ontheWilderside.com): “Walt Whitman was born close to me in West Hills…For me […]

Photos & Video: Whitman’s Leaves of Grass Marathon May 21, 2016

Photos and videos from Canio’s Books’ Leaves of Grass Marathon reading on May 21, 2016

Walt Whitman Marathon, May 21, 2016

Walt Whitman leaves of Grass marathon reading 10am – 6 pm at Canio’s Books. Community poets, actors and others will read a selection of Whitman’s poems.

June 2009: Long Island Village Elections

If  you live in a village in Long Island, you may need to vote this week. While some village elections were in March, there is a spate of them now, this third week of June, including some on Friday, June 19, 2009.

What to do on a snowy/rainy day on Long Island?

More stuff for a rainy day on Long Island (and beyond): So many people find this post on a rainy day. Thought it was time to add some more ideas: (Check first to make sure things are open. Museums in particular are finicky.) Peruse the music and info, and go shopping on-line at Peace Couple. […]

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