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Wantagh

Wantagh
Beginnings: Wantagh took its name from the Indian sachem who led two Algonquian groups, the Delawares and the Mohegans. The Indian population declined steadily after European settlers arrived in 1650.


Photo: Merrick Avenue, Wantagh from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909
Beginnings: Wantagh took its name from the Indian sachem who led two Algonquian groups, the Delawares and the Mohegans. The Indian population declined steadily after European settlers arrived in 1650.


Photo: Merrick Avenue, Wantagh from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909
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  • Concerts

      **************** March 10, 2014 - Burbank, CA - Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheatre and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are...
  • Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden Announce Joint Tour

    '90s grunge is alive and well. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden have announced a summer co-headlining tour, including support from Death Grips on most dates. It comes at a fitting time, as the 20th anniversary for both NIN's "The Downward Spiral" and...
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
  • Fall Out Boy, Paramore ready to rock Virginia Beach in July

    Fall Out Boy, Paramore ready to rock Virginia Beach in July
    A big, summertime rock show at Farm Bureau Live was announced this week. Fall Out Boy and Paramore will visit the region's biggest concert venue July 22. Tickets go on sale starting Wednesday, Jan. 15, with an early bird lawn price of $10 plus fees...
  • Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach

    Maroon 5, rappers J. Cole and Pusha T to play amphitheater in Virginia Beach
    The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15. Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
  • Field finalized for FX’s inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter Live”

     
    A field of international fighters has been set for The Ultimate Fighter Live, which begins its inaugural season on FX March 9 with a special two-and-a-half-hour live premiere airing at 9pm ET/8pm CT (tape-delayed in Pacific and Mountain time zones at...
  • Cops: Woman Had 4 Children in Car During Drug Transaction

    Cops: Woman Had 4 Children in Car During Drug Transaction
    A Long Island woman was arrested and charged after she drive another woman to an apparent drug transaction while having four children in the car, police announced Monday. According to authorities, Cynthia Carter, 49, of Bay Shore and Tamisha Kilpatrick,...
  • Neil Diamond 2012 North American Summer Tour Schedule

    Neil Diamond 2012 North American Summer Tour Schedule
    Neil Diamond takes his greatest hits on the road in highly-anticipated 2012 North American summer tour Rock and Pop Icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and 2011 Kennedy Center Honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road...
  • No decision yet on Gavin DeGraw's upcoming shows, including Merriweather

    No decision yet on Gavin DeGraw's upcoming shows, including Merriweather
    Gavin DeGraw was hospitalized Sunday after being attacked in New York City. But his management does not yet know what will become of his touring schedule, which includes a stop in August at Merriweather Post Pavilion. DeGraw was "attacked by a group of...
  • Virginia Beach amphitheater announces shows by Beach Boys, Dave Matthews Band

    Virginia Beach amphitheater announces shows by Beach Boys, Dave Matthews Band
    Buckle your seat belts. The engines are already cranking up on the spring and summer concert season. The amphitheater in Virginia Beach, the region's largest concert venue, today announced a pair of big shows: the Beach Boys and Dave Matthews Band. Fresh...
  • [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20

    [UPDATE] Phish to play nTelos amphitheater in Portsmouth June 19-20
    Nobody does tour announcements like Phish. This afternoon, the band unveiled its summer schedule with a video showing drummer Jon Fishman training and preparing for the musical run. I don't want to spoil any of the surprises, so if you have any...