Here is a look at eight stories that drew attention on the blog this week:
-- Fresh snow rekindled the snow-day vs. payless-day discussion.
-- The tax e-filing season has begun for some people, so -- watch out!
-- A Long Island costume company is suing an Israeli college over the right to sell an Albert Einstein disguise kit.
-- A real estate broker group is looking to get some political sway.
-- The DSW shopping center in Lake Grove was sold – for $48 million.
-- The iPhone is coming to Verizon. Answer a poll on what you’re going to do about that!
-- A Ronkonkoma defense firm announced a merger with another company upstate, doubling its size and shedding its officers.
-- A Riverhead official crashed the announcement of a high-tech alliance this week, asking to join in.
Or just look through Inside Long Island Business and find your favorites.