Book Signings

We will be discussing and signing copies of our book Long Island Oddities at the following dates and locations:

10/23/13 7PM Carle Place, Barnes and Noble

10/24/13 7PM Bay Shore, Barnes and Noble

10/30/13 7PM Lake Grove, Barnes and Noble

Announcements


Newest Articles

Central Islip State Hospital
May 29 2013 21:05 - Super UserCentral Islip State Hospital

Central Islip’s former State Hospital grounds are an amazing place to find hidden ruins. In spite of the facility shutting its doors in 1996, undergoing heavy redevelopment  [ ... ]

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Edgewood State Hospital
May 29 2013 21:02 - Super UserEdgewood State Hospital

Edgewood is the least known of Long Island's state hospitals.  This is probably because it had the shortest lifespan and was very close to Pilgrim State Hospital. Edgewoo [ ... ]

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Pilgrim State Hospital
May 29 2013 20:55 - Super UserPilgrim State Hospital

Pilgrim State Hospital was at one time the largest psychiatric hospital in the world. Though it is still in operation, parts of it are vacant, and owned by a private developer [ ... ]

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Kings Park Psychiatric Center
May 29 2013 20:53 - Super UserKings Park Psychiatric Center

{nomultithumb} Notable Structures - Reused Ruins - Timeline The Kings Park Psychiatric Center is now a large facility of vacant buildings in a sprawling stat [ ... ]

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Camp Hero Project
May 23 2013 16:47 - Super UserCamp Hero Project

Legend:
Camp Hero is located right before the Montauk lighthouse in Eastern Long Island. Formerly a US government Air Force Base and even prior a coastal defense army base, it  [ ... ]

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What is Long Island Oddities?

LIO is dedicated to covering all that makes Long Island the interesting and unique place we all love. We aim to meet this goal through this website, documentaries we produce, lectures, and a magazine. We maintain an online store where you can help support our future endeavors.

This website is broken down into the following sections:

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Here you will find our books, magazine and DVDs. Our magazine brings you more of the things you come here for, our DVDs document Long Island in all its bountiful oddness, and our books are truly unique. Take a look.

Abandoned Long Island
A glimpse into the past can be seen in abandoned buildings across the island. Some are monumental and have stood the test of time, while others have sadly been demolished. We cover abandoned factories, state hospitals, houses, and historic sites.

Bygone Long Island 
These articles are about bygone leftovers from eras long past. Unlike sites covered in the abandoned se  ction, these sites are not necessarily abandoned, but still are a link to our heritage as Long Islanders.

Cemeteries
THD2 hese are not your run of the mill burial grounds. To make it into this section a cemetery must be notab  le for either uniqueness, or historical c  onnection.

 

Paranormal, Folklore  & UFOS
This section covers Long Island's ric  h fhouse3 olklore. These are Stories that are passe  d down   from generations. Here tales about infamously haunted locations all around the isl  and. We also cover Long Island's UFO sightings, crashes and abductions. Even if you don't believe in the paranormal, the tales are part of our heritage.

Roadside Long Island

  These articles cover the odindiander things you drive by everyday but may not know much about. Also covered are quaint little roadside eateries, such as small diners and luncheonettes. Basically, all the things that make a typical Long Island Road trip exciting are covered here..

Urban Exploring LI 
Urban Exploring has becomeA a pastime to those seeking to explore what most never get to see, such as aban  donments, and hidden infrastructure. Take a look at what this hobby entails, ramifications and how it is rewarding. Then take a look at some of the active steam tunnels that lie under some of LI's institutions of higher learning.

 

logo2Store

Here you will find our books, magazine and DVDs. Our magazine brings you more of the things you come here for, our DVDs document Long Island in all its bountiful oddness, and our books are truly unique. Take a look.