Summer is here, and it's time to enjoy the sunshine and beautiful weather. From riding bikes on the boardwalk to lounging by the pool, we want to see how you're taking advantage of the weather this season.
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Davis Park - Fire Island, New York Last week
Enjoying a relaxing night out in nature's beauty.
Sunflower Maze summer time fun.
Is that a Tiger on the Beach? No, it's 8 year old Virginia. Virginia loves the beach and having her face painted. So why not put your favorite things together. Throw in a rock fire pit, complete with a feather and you're all set for a perfect summer evening.
Millie James Padden enjoys the beach in Quogue.
Last road trip before school.
Gabriella and Mia MacDougall enjoying the sunflower maze at Martin Sidor Farms.
Madelyn and Abigail Sanders getting ready to paddle on the Peconic Bay.
Rylee excited about her catch on her new fishing pole
Twins, Billy and Gracie Trudden cooling off in their pool on a hot day
Amilia Borneman leaping down the beach
Jones Beach Junior Lifeguards and their coach, Brooke, celebrating the last day of another amazing summer on August 14, 2019 @ Field 3 of Robert Moses Beach.
My three Grandchildren.The results of our annual sunflower growing contest. 8/14/19. Bethpage, NY
Kaylee and Lucas showing their "muscles" at their favorite place!
Enjoying some roasted corn at Waterdrinker farm.
Girls day at the beach on 8/2/19
Brothers Nico 5 and Marco 4 of Brightwaters get lucky fishing for the first time.
Digging for Buried Treasure! Patrick and Jack having a fun time at Malibu Beach. Talent by Grandma, Nancy Leonard
Smith Point Campground 8/06/19
Building a sand box at the beach 8/2/19 Lido Beach
Henry Koester catching some air on his boogie board at Flying Point Beach in Southampton
Dressed for Camp Day
Poppy and Kate cooling off from the heat! July 20 2019 Saco, Maine
Jaime age 15. Sandspit Marina in Patchogue
Pool days with cousins in East Northport! Joey 8 with cousins Silas 6 and Bella 4.
Grandma, Grandpa and Ava are enjoying a day at the Long Island Sound. At Cedar Beach July 29, 2019
Emma enjoying a summer day in Bay Shore
Montauk sunset at Gosmans.
My granddaughter Isabella trying to catch little fish in a net in East Marion while on vacation.
Alex, Reagan and Dylan Dunn relaxing in their pool as the sun sets after a hot, dog day of summer.
Butterfly at Long Island's North Fork.
Jumping for joy at Lido
All the kids enjoying summer
Alexandra loves lido 7/21/19
Summer Nights: Reagan J. Dunn attempts a backflip in her pool in East Williston, NY.
Conor Regenhard age 5 enjoying a day at the Long Island Game Farm in Manorville on June 26, 2019
Living the summer life
Capturing the Thunder Moon at Mecox Beach in Bridgehampton on 7/16/19. I love how there is a sailboat in the foreground to counter the moon.
Ryan, Ryleigh, and Junie eating ices in Miller Place.
Landon Wider, 1, enjoys floating in a pool in Levittown , July 2nd.
Julianne, Samantha & Emily's last day of school...Time for summer!! (6/26/19, Ronkonkma NY)
1st Day of Summer....Just Hangin!
Sunset on the GSB with my son enjoying his ski. (Wednesday, 6/26)
Three year old Christian Libretto of Wantagh enjoying a sunset walk at Jones Beach.
Siblings Hector & Liv Having Fun in the Sun at Jones Beach!
After being dragged by the current three "senior" surfers reposition themselves to their original location at Lido Beach
I took this photo of my grandson Mason on the Kiwanis Fishing Bridge when we went fishing at the Massapequa preserve.
Allison iaboni enjoying a delicious refreshment at Emil Gerngras Park, Farmingdale
Giovanni Bilello, 4, enjoys paddleboarding in the Great Peconic Bay.
Wheelie on a jet ski in Hampton Bays.
My grandsons at the Polo field in Bethpage Park
Life Guard station at Sunset at Sunken Meadow State Park
Twins Jennifer and Grant Larwood (11years old) cooling off at the Massapequa Preserve stream on the first days of summer. (NY Sunday, June 23, 2019)
The Mohan brothers, Peter and Luke, enjoying the views in Central Park, Monday June 17th.
Emma in the pool with her daddy.
Sunny Daze! A Mama and her girls enjoying the flowers! Summer in East Moriches
Ava enjoying the Aquarium Loves Sharks
The "Crew" at a pool party
Charlee relaxing in the pool at home
Natalia is making a wish for the summer to stay around a little longer in one of the Long Island parks.
First time surfing are Ditch Plans (My 12 year old son)
Summertime, the Boys on the Bleachers, my son and his friends
Cameron relaxing on Papa Ray's boat in the Great South Bay, August, 2018
Seining in the Great South Bay. Siblings Avery (5), Harper (4), and Brody (15 months) having fun looking for fish this past August. Sailors Haven Fire Island
Paulie and Bo enjoying sunshine and ice pops
flying my world war 1 "red baron" triplane on a late summer day!
Finn Graff st Long Island Aquarian Riverhead
walls wharf sunset
Grandkids at Price Bend Beach in Eaton's Neck
Marcia and our dog Lucy enjoying a fun time on Manhasset Bay August 2018
Ashley, Mia, Brianna, and Candy relaxing on Fire Island June 2018
Lisa & John Schroeder with friends Camille & Paul Hauf - fun evening at Jimmy Buffett Concert Jones Beach.
brothers of to school
Tailgate party Jimmy Buffet
Carson, Reese, Parker and Chase Ciaio enjoying 4th of July Weekend at Robert Moses
Fun day at the 4x4 beach
Thomas and Keira McCreery boogie boarding at Democrat Point
Friends having fun at the beach!
Brayden lounging in his blue point backyard pool.
Rebecca and Ashlynne at the ducks game July 2018 fireworks after the game
Kacey feeding a giraffe at the Long Island Game Farm
Having fun in sun -At bar beach in Roslyn July 29 2018
Annabelle and Mark playing at Kalahari?s water park
Cousins enjoying some pool time
Making Jone Beach cute again!
Jonathan and Annarose boating
Jaxon is playing in the sand at Cupsogue Beach.
Mermaids at Cupsogue Beach
Who wouldn't love a private pool at Robert Moses?! Sofia Woll is in toddler paradise! August.
Kylie enjoying the beach in Hampton Bays
My oldest and my youngest enjoying an afternoon of fishing and hanging by the pond
Jayce Francis Giannini, 1, playing in the sand at Venetian Shores in Lindenhurst during one of their evening events
Laughing and loving the waves at Smiths Point. Lily Cooney is with her Daddy, Brett Cooney
Best Friends at the sunflower field
Time to cool off! Vincent Calvanese and Victoria Menna grab a ride on a very big yellow duck!
Will Henry Hurd (13 of Sioux Falls, SD) warms up before a round of golf at Bethpage State Park.
Jumping off life guard stand
Best friends who are more like cousins, Paige and Avery Hiller run alongside Joseph and Sofia Woll trying to capture the last rays of summer. Crab Meadow Beach, August.
At Davis Park Beach July 2018
Hanging out at the sunflower fields on the old truck in East Moriches on a beautiful summer evening
Mikayla Olsen, age 12, doing a handstand on the beach.
James Liguori, age 7, sitting on a rock at Greenport pointe.
Cousins Lily Algios, Emma Bowie and Sarah Bowie enjoy a September day at Robert Moses beach on Fire Island.
Tess Myers (8) relaxes and lets the surf wash over her after a log day of play at Cedar Beach, Mt. Sinai
My son, Aidan Kaplan, was digging at TOBAY Beach after a storm eroded the sand and left a steep drop down to the water on July 21, 2018.
My son, Drew Kaplan, is doing a one-handed "freeze" on the rocks at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay on July 25, 2018.
Front Porch Friends
Brooklyn Martorano, age 11. Fun afternoon in Long Beach on August 29, 2018.
Cousin fun in the sun at the Campbell house!
Ellie and Brooks Horten (ages 3 and 6) enjoying the last days of summer at Long Beach, September 15, 2018.
Orient Point lighthouse, end of summer
Peter Paul Clark (age 5 from Seaford) learning how to "boogie board" at Hither Hills St. Pk. in Montauk.
Paulette visiting Kathy and Bob Ditta at their home on Ocean Beach Fire Island . This was taken as the sun was setting August 25th.
Merrick buddies Jason Natal, Drew Lerman, Jason Cloth, Ben Bach and Aidan Heeley enjoying the end of summer at Nickerson Beach Club on August 25, 2018
The Last Sunday of the Summer 2018
Cousins soaking up the final days of summer at Shinnecock Bay in Southampton
Most people love sunsets, but I love the sky at dusk.
Teenage bliss at Gilgo Beach.
"Paddle Boarding" Catherine and Hannah August 1, 2018 Long Island Sound, Sea Cliff, NY
Peek a Boo...looking through the boat window is Tai Aaaisya-Bey, age 5 of Central Islip enjoying an afternoon on the boat with his parents and his aunt, uncle and cousins by Democrat Point at the Fire Island National Seashore
Isabella and Julianna relaxing after a long day of surfing at Gilgo Beach.
Owen and Sadie enjoying the sunflowers in East Moriches
Catherine 1st time on the Paddle board. August 1st, 2018 Hempstead Harbor, Sea cliff
Hanging out at Gilgo Beach.
Preston Kohl feeding Clifford, the giraffe, at the Long Island Game Farm on a field trip with Greenport Elementary School on June 6, 2018.
Sadie & Owen enjoy the beach at Montauk
Brooke and James reaching for a rainbow!
A fisherman enjoying his sport at a beautiful time of day - sunset at the Jones Beach Fishing Pier.
Billy Waters karate kick. July 2018
Summer on the Great South Bay
Hannah and Jacob Cohen, Tobay Beach, June 2018
Brothers Dylan and Lucas Lyons swinging on a hot afternoon in bellmore visiting friends.
Beautifully lit lanterns afloat. Water Lantern Festival North Hempstead/Bar Beach Port Washington 8/26/18
Vinny & Angelina checking out the sunset at Smith Point!
Sarah O'Donnell leaping through a Sunflower field in Aquebogue!
Hannah Cohen, Ethan and Riley Torres at Tobay Beach , July 2018
Dog Paddeling, Nick Mortensen chilling with man's best friend, Angus at Bailie Beach, Mattituck.
John Langton with granddaughter Kerrigan catching bubbles at Bellport summer fair.
Sailors Haven, FI. Seining on the Great South Bay
Jocelyn thomas-age 3-at cellini lodge festival in michael j tulley park
Summer loving! Ethan, Emma, & Liam Mortensen, July 4th, 2018
Riding the waves at Tobay
Emma Vulpi, junior master gardener, from East Meadow, lending a hand cleaning the flower & vegetable beds. The Cornell Cooperative Extension/East Meadow Farm. East Meadow, N.Y. 8/14/18
Liam Mortensen celebrating the summer! July 4th, 2018
LI SUP ---we went paddle boarding in Patchogue NY on August 20,2018
Christian Creaven-Tintella, 9, reeling it in on the Laura Lee out of Captree