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The Firefly Artists

Just As Important — Please Shop Local!

It’s ALWAYS of tremendous benefit to our communities to shop local and to support the places that not only give our villages such character, but also tend to support an awful lot of good stuff in the greater community! Now? In 2020? PLEASE, PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SMALL BUSINESSES!

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We Repeat: Main Street News is a Must-Read

We’ve said it before, we’re going to keep saying it: THIS IS VALUABLE AND IMPORTANT. Vision Long Island and the Long Island Main Street Alliance publish the Main Street News. This is a grounded, productive,

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Main Street News is a Must-Read

We’ve said it before, we’re going to keep saying it: THIS IS VALUABLE AND IMPORTANT. Vision Long Island and the Long Island Main Street Alliance continue to release daily issues of their new Main Street

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Main St, Northport

Support Local Business & Community Groups

Photo of Northport Village by Katheryn Laible This is a really tough time to be a small business or a not-for-profit organization. While everyone is rightly encouraged to stay home and keep their hands off

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The Firefly Artists

YOUR Picks: Favorite Local Shops

We asked. Here’s what you told us! We warmly encourage you to join us in celebration of Small Business Saturday every day by going out and supporting Long Island local businesses. This list barely scratches the surface of favorite local places that only exist because people like us spend money there. We’ll keep updating it and encourage folks to keep adding to it. We’re thankful for every one!

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Main St, Northport

Shop Down Town — It’s Worth It!

Shopping on Main Street, Northport the other day was a terrific experience. This downtown has been a favorite of mine for many years. It has waterfront, history, a beautiful park, and lots of shops and restaurants. At the top of the road is The Engeman Theater, which imports Broadway talent to Long Island. I used to go to the 99 cent movies there. Raise your hand if you did, too.

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