Shop for over-the-top sweet treats at these Long Island candy stores

Who better to celebrate their Sweet 16 than a sweet shop? As Lisa Hodes, owner of Sweeties Candy Cottage in Huntington, celebrates 16 years in business this year, one thing hasn’t changed at all: Kids of all ages love sweets. “People of all ages will feel like a...

A new camp lets Long Island teens design their own clothing

Like most kids, Aidan Zeidman, 18, is spending his summer at camp — but he won’t be playing baseball or going on a nature hike. “I’m making a pair of denim twill pants,” Zeidman, of Port Washington, says. He recently joined My Style Camp, a new...

Hidden retailers on Long Island worth the hunt

When Lisa Andreani was planning her Feb. 20 wedding, she was surprised to find affordable dresses for her bridesmaids in a Nassau County industrial park. Who knew? “I hesitated to go because it’s not a typical location,” Andreani, 36, a police officer who...