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Bethpage Black Golf Course
99 Quaker Meeting House Rd Bethpage NY - (516) 249-0700
~6.85 miles from Deer Park city center
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Bethpage State Park, a mecca for public golf featuring five 18-hole regulation golf courses including the world-renowned Black Course.
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Memorial Sloan Ketterin Cancer
800 Veterans Memorial Hwy Hauppauge NY - 631-863-5100
~7.34 miles from Deer Park city center
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Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) is a cancer treatment and research institution founded in 1884 as the New York Cancer Hospital. The main campus is located at 1275 York Avenue, between 67th and 68th Streets in New York City, with other locations in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester County, New York.MSKCC is actually composed of two intimately related institutions. Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, currently led by Physician-In-Chief, Dr. Robert Wittes, provides patient care, whose origins stemmed from a medical laboratory established on the campus of Cornell Medical Center and funded by John D. Rockefeller, in 1900. The original Memorial Hospital building was constructed in 1939 by a group that included John J. Astor and his wife, Char...
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~8.18 miles from Deer Park city center
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Oheka Castle, also known as the Otto Kahn Estate, is located on the Gold Coast of Long Island's north shore, at Cold Springs Hills, Suffolk County, New York. It was the country home of financier and philanthropist Otto Kahn. Built by Kahn between 1914 and 1919, it was and remains the second largest private home in the United States, comprising 127 rooms and over 109,000 square feet (10,100 m2), as originally configured. The Oheka name is an acronym of its owner, Otto Hermann Kahn.
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Robert Moses Lighthouse
Port Jefferson Station NY
~9.89 miles from Deer Park city center
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Many legends suggest how Fire Island received its name ranging from pirates setting fires on its shores hoping to lure ships to run aground, to the name being influenced by the bright red color that the island's abundant poison ivy turns in the fall. The Fire Island Lighthouse was originally built in 1826, after the sinking of the ship Savannah off its shores. It brought into existence an import navigation landmark for vessels that were approaching the port of N.Y.C.In early November of 1858, the lighthouse size was more than doubled after realization that the prior height of the lighthouse wasn't sufficient as the vessel the Elizabeth ran aground. The stones from this original lighthouse were reused for the terrace base that the current lighthouse stands on.Rum runners during ...
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Robert Moses State Park
Port Jefferson Station NY
~10.07 miles from Deer Park city center
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Robert Moses State Park - Long Island is a state park which is located in the state of New York.The park lies in southern Suffolk County on the western end of Fire Island, one of the central barrier Islands off the southern coast of Long Island. It is known for its 5 mi (8 km) stretch of splendid beaches on the open Atlantic Ocean and is a popular summer recreational destination in the New York City area. The park is accessible from Long Island by the Robert Moses Causeway across Great South Bay. This 875-acre (3.54 km2) facility is the oldest state park on Long Island.
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Fire Island Lighthouse
Port Jefferson Station NY
~10.22 miles from Deer Park city center
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The Fire Island Light is a visible landmark on the Great South Bay, in southern Suffolk County, New York on the western end of Fire Island, a barrier island off the southern coast of Long Island. The Lighthouse is located with in Fire Island National Seashore and just to the east of Robert Moses State Park.The current lighthouse is a 180 foot Stone tower that began operation in 1858 to replace the 74 foot tower originally built in 1826. The United States Coast Guard decommissioned the light in 1974. In 1982 the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS) was formed to preserve the lighthouse. FILPS raised over $1.2 million to restore the tower and light. On May 25, 1986 the United States Coast Guard returned the Fire Island Lighthouse to an active aid to navigation. On February 2...
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~10.45 miles from Deer Park city center
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The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum is located in Centerport on the North Shore of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, USA. It is named for William K. Vanderbilt II and is located on the site of his 43-acre (170,000 m2) estate. His will dictated that the grounds be used as a museum, which it became in 1950. A planetarium was also constructed (by the county) on the grounds in 1970.The museum complex includes the mansion with furnishings and fine art, a marine museum with marine and natural history specimens (butterflies, birds, shells, mammals and fish), a curator's cottage, a seaplane hangar, a boathouse, gardens, and a collection of ethnographic objects (firearms and swords, ship models, and European, Asian and African objects). The museum was listed on the National Register of Hi...
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Ocean Beach NY
~11.80 miles from Deer Park city center
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The Village of Ocean Beach is in the south part of the Town of Islip on Fire Island in Suffolk County, New York, United States. It is considered a more popular tourist location, due to its popular nightlife and increased number of stores and restaurants among other communities.
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Long Island NY
~14.11 miles from Deer Park city center
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The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, commonly known as Nassau Coliseum or simply The Coliseum, is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island. The Coliseum is 19 miles (30 km) from New York City. It is home to the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. "Fort Neverlose" was also used as a nickname for Nassau Coliseum during the period between the 1979–80 and 1983–84 seasons as the Islanders won the Stanley Cup four consecutive times.
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Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - NY Islanders
1255 Hempstead Turnpike Uniondale NY
~14.13 miles from Deer Park city center
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Home of the New York Islanders NHL Hockey team and the NY Dragons AFL team.The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, commonly known as Nassau Coliseum or simply The Coliseum, is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island. The Coliseum is 19 miles (30 km) from New York City. It is home to the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League. "Fort Neverlose" was also used as a nickname for Nassau Coliseum during the period between the 1979–80 and 1983–84 seasons as the Islanders won the Stanley Cup four consecutive times.
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~14.67 miles from Deer Park city center
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Hofstra University is a private, nonsectarian institution of higher learning located in the Village of Hempstead, New York. It came into existence in 1935 envisioned as an independent institution of higher learning, but for the beginning, it was established under the aegis of New York University (NYU) and was originally known as "Nassau College - Hofstra Memorial of New York University at Hempstead, Long Island". The original intent was realized in 1937, when it became the independent Hofstra College. The extension of NYU was founded on the estate of a recently deceased wealthy couple, lumber magnate William S. Hofstra (1861-1932) and his second wife, Kate Mason (1854-1933). The extension had been proposed by a Hempstead resident, Truesdel Peck Calkins, who had been superintendent of schoo...
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Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
71 Main Street Patchogue NY - 631-207-1313
~16.29 miles from Deer Park city center
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The largest performing arts venue in Suffolk County with 1,200 person capacity. Events include a mix of theater performances, including holiday specials, music concerts and other varieties of performing arts, like comedy and dance. Wheelchair accessible.
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Brookhaven Amphitheater Arts & Cultural Center
~17.05 miles from Deer Park city center
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The Brookhaven Amphitheater Arts & Cultural Center at Bald Hill is an outdoor concert venue owned by the Town of Brookhaven, and located in Farmingville, New York, United States. It has approximately 7000 seats, and a capacity including lawn seating of over 15,000.Though outdoor concerts have been held at Bald Hill since as far back as 1965, the current amphitheater was built in the late 1980s (replacing earlier portable and simpler stages) on the location of the former Bald Hill Ski Bowl, and modeled after venues such as the PNC Bank Arts Center in New Jersey. It has been compared to such arenas as the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.The venue does not share the same popularity as the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater also located on Long Island, ...
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Port Jefferson NY
~18.69 miles from Deer Park city center
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The Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson is located in the town of Brookhaven in Suffolk County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2000 census, the village population was 7,837. The small town is home to several unique restaurants and shops, and has a growing tourism industry.
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350 Sills Rd Yaphank NY - (631) 205-5109
~20.25 miles from Deer Park city center
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Floral Park (Neighborhood)
New York City NY
~20.39 miles from Deer Park city center
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Floral Park is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York on Long Island. The population is 16,800. The village is at the western border of Nassau County, and is located in both the Town of Hempstead and the Town of North Hempstead. The neighborhood of Floral Park, Queens, home of the North Shore Towers, is adjacent to the village.
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New York City NY
~20.40 miles from Deer Park city center
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Bellerose, better known as Bellerose Manor, is a neighborhood on the eastern edge of the New York City borough of Queens, near the border with Nassau County. It is sometimes referred to as Bellerose Manor, to distinguish it from the adjacent Bellerose Village and Bellerose Terrace in Nassau. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13. The northern edge of Bellerose is separated from the Nassau border by the neighborhood of Floral Park, Queens to the east.In addition, residents can catch express buses directly to the city, or city buses to the subway, on Hillside Avenue, Jamaica Avenue, or Union Turnpike the three major arteries that run through the town's limits.Today, the neighborhood is comprised predominantly of detached houses with a mostly Irish-American, German-Ame...
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Glen Oaks (Neighborhood)
New York City NY
~20.58 miles from Deer Park city center
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Glen Oaks is a neighborhood in the easternmost portion of the New York City Borough of Queens. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13.Glen Oaks lies between Grand Central Parkway to the north, Union Turnpike to the south, the Queens/Nassau county border to the east, and the Cross Island Parkway to the west. In this area, the Queens/Nassau border separates New York City from the Village of Lake Success. The Queens/Nassau border is referred to locally as "the city line" and is so designated on New York City buses. Union Turnpike is the main commercial road in the area.The northern edge of Glen Oaks is a line of hills that is the terminal moraine of the last glacial period. These hills include the highest point in Queens: 258.2 feet (78.7 m) above sea level. The southern pa...
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~20.70 miles from Deer Park city center
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Castle Gould and Hempstead House are located on what is now called Sands Point Preserve. The estate was created by Howard Gould, the son of financier and railroad tycoon Jay Gould, who purchased the land in 1900 and 1901. Most of the out-buildings, including the limestone stable and servants quarters now called Castle Gould, were completed by 1904. The design of Castle Gould was based on Kilkenny Castle in Ireland.The main residence, called Hempstead House, designed in the style of a Tudor manor house, was completed in 1912. The building features an exterior of granite and Indiana limestone, the latter stone being used for hte decorative elements. The massive structure is 225 feet long, 135 feet wide, has 3 floors, 40 rooms, and an 80 foor tower. It was considered one of the most opule...
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~20.91 miles from Deer Park city center
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Belmont Park is a major thoroughbred horse-racing facility located in the hamlet of Elmont, New York, in Nassau County, Long Island, in the Town of Hempstead. It first opened on May 4, 1905.It is world-famous as the home of the Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the Triple Crown.Belmont is known as The Championship Track because most every major champion in racing history since the early 20th century has competed on the racecourse—including each of the 11 Triple Crown winners. Along with Saratoga, Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Churchill Downs in Louisville, and Del Mar and Santa Anita racecourses in California, Belmont is considered one of the elite racetracks in the sport.Belmont Park is operated by the non-profit New York Racing Association, as are Aqueduct and Saratoga R...
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New York City NY
~21.51 miles from Deer Park city center
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Douglaston, population 14,168 (2000 Census), is a community in the New York City borough of Queens. Douglaston comprises six distinct neighborhoods: Doug Bay, Douglas Manor, and Douglaston Hill, all located north of Northern Boulevard on the peninsula abutting Little Neck Bay; Douglaston Park, located between Northern Boulevard and the Long Island Expressway; and two areas south of the Expressway, Winchester Estates and an area simply known as Douglaston. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 11 and New York City school district 26.Douglaston is located on the North Shore of Long Island, bordered to the east by Little Neck, and to the west by Bayside. Douglaston's two ZIP Codes are 11362 and 11363.Douglaston represents one of the least traditionally urban communities in Ne...
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New York City NY
~21.53 miles from Deer Park city center
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Bellaire is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. Bellaire is in east central Queens between Hollis and Queens Village, and covers the area surrounding Jamaica Avenue and 211th Street. The area is actually a part of Queens Village, which is comprised of three zip codes: Bellaire (11429), Hollis Hills (11427), and Queens Village proper (11428); the latter area the only one to have a post office, which delivers to all three zip codes. Bellaire is the largest section of Queens Village. The area considered Bellaire usually falls under the general title of Queens Village.
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Queens Village (Neighborhood)
New York City NY
~22.07 miles from Deer Park city center
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Queens Village is a mostly residential neighborhood in the eastern part of the New York City borough of Queens. The Queens Village Post Office serves the ZIP codes of 11427 (Hollis Hills), 11428 (central Queens Village), and 11429 (Bellaire). The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13.Shopping in the community is located along Braddock, Hillside Avenue, Hempstead Avenue, and Jamaica Avenue, as well as on Springfield Boulevard. Located just east of Queens Village, in Nassau County, is the famous Belmont Park race track.
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Little Neck (Neighborhood)
New York City NY
~22.13 miles from Deer Park city center
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Little Neck is a community in the northeast corner of Queens County, bordered on the north by Little Neck Bay and on the east by Great Neck in Nassau County. Due to this proximity to Nassau, Little Neck remains one of the most suburban-looking areas in New York City. The southern border is the Grand Central Parkway, and to the west is Douglaston. The Little Neck station is the easternmost New York City station on the Port Washington Branch of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 11.Little Neck is home to the busiest of approximately a dozen remaining railway grade crossings in New York City.From the 1860s through the 1890s, small hard clams (quahogs) from Little Neck Bay were served in the best restaurants of New York and several European...
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Cambria Heights (Neighborhood)
New York City NY
~22.14 miles from Deer Park city center
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Cambria Heights is a suburban neighborhood in the southeastern portion of the New York City borough of Queens. It is bounded by Springfield Boulevard and Francis Lewis Boulevard to the west, the Elmont, Nassau County border on the east, Queens Village to the north, St. Albans to the west, and Montefiore Cemetery and Laurelton and Rosedale to the south. As of 2007, Cambria Heights's population is 20,128. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13.
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~22.18 miles from Deer Park city center
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Cummings Park is located in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. It is made up of about 79 acres (320,000 m²) of shorefront property on Long Island Sound in a suburb of New York City.The main attraction is the beach, which once had a seasonal harbor seal colony of which only a white marble seal statue is left. The park also has a playfield, four baseball fields, several basketball and tennis courts, rest rooms, a seasonal cafe, and a hillside that is popular among locals for winter sledding. A public marina, boat launch, and fishing pier are also located there.Cummings Park is administered by the City of Stamford which sells monthly passes for parking access. It is named after Homer Stille Cummings, a former mayor of Stamford who was active in Democratic politics and later worked for Franklin D...
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Cove Island Park
~22.20 miles from Deer Park city center
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Cove Island Park is a beach in The Cove section of Stamford, Connecticut, located on Long Island Sound. It is a popular spot for residents of Stamford to go rollerblading, biking and walking, as well as enjoy barbecues and ride the tram around the island.Since 2000 the park has been the headquarters of SoundWaters, a nonprofit environmental education organization that offers a free small aquarium, music, canoe trips, school trips and family activities on land and aboard an 80-foot schooner.Outside the entrance of the park, there is a rink known as the Terry Conners Ice Rink, where children usually skate in the winter, take skating lessons, or even reserve the rink for special occasions, such as birthdays. A bit behind the rink, there is also a nature walk, but it has long been out of c...
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Oakland Gardens (Neighborhood)
New York City NY
~22.32 miles from Deer Park city center
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Oakland Gardens is a neighborhood in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens. The neighborhood is bounded to the north by 48th Avenue, to the east by Alley Pond Park, to the south by Union Turnpike, and to the west by Cunningham Park. Bayside is to the north, and Queens Village and Bellerose are to the south and southeast, respectively. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 11.Fredrick Newbold Lawrence built a mansion in the area in 1847 called "The Oaks", and the neighborhood's name probably derives from that estate. Many people refer to Oakland Gardens as "Bayside" because of their proximity and similarity to Bayside, Queens.
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Long Beach NY
~22.33 miles from Deer Park city center
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Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York. One of Long Island's two cities, it is located on a namesake island, which forms part of the Outer Barrier off Long Island's South Shore. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city population was 35,462. It was incorporated in 1922, and is nicknamed The City By the Sea (as seen, in Latin, on its official seal).The City of Long Beach is surrounded by the Town of Hempstead to the north, east and west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.Charles T. Theofan is the current city manager, a position which is appointed by the City Council.
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New York City NY
~22.56 miles from Deer Park city center
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Laurelton is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It is now a largely African American and West Indian middle-class to upper-middle class neighborhood. In the 1930s through 1970s and beyond, the neighborhood was populated by many Jewish Americans, but succeeding generations have been made up of new migrants. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 13. Laurelton is part of the former town of Jamaica. It's better known today as part of the larger community of Jamaica, Queens. Merrick Boulevard, which bisects the community in a generally east-west direction, forms its commercial spine.The area of Laurelton closest to Rosedale and Cambria Heights is mostly made up of single-family homes. The area abutting Springfield Gardens contains many two-family homes. The ar...