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Best Blogs: Housing Predictions, Photo Tips, And Chris Christie

A look at the past week’s blogs across Nassau and Suffolk County.

Long Island is not only known for its cultural diversity, but its diversity of opinions. That fact is proven every week on Patch as we host community voices in our blog space. Here’s a look at some of the latest blogs posted on our sites across Long Island. Click on the headlines to read the blogs in their entirety.

Raising the Party Bar

Inside Garden City contributes a blog post this week with a review of a great venue to hold children’s birthday parties and other events: Lil’ Athletes. Take a look at this review if you’re in the market for a party venue.

Top Reasons Adult College Students Are Successful

If you’re an adult student returning to the classroom for the first time in a long while, this is the blog for you. Daniel Gerger weighs in this week with a great list of how adult students can succeed in the college environment.

2014 Housing Predictions

Whether you’re a buyer, a seller, or an investor in the housing industry, Coldwell Banker’s Larry McKenna puts together a solid list of what he sees will top the industry headlines in the new year.

Keep An Eye On The Bouncing Jobs

Michael Levy writes this interesting piece on the scandal involving New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, his staff, and the Port Authority, which allegedly conspired to close two lanes of traffic on the George Washington Bridge in order to tie up traffic in Fort Lee. Gov. Christie recently denied personal involvement, but did acknowledge the guilt of some of his staff. Are there any tell-tale signs that maybe Christie was involved after all? Read this blog to find out what Levy says you need to watch out for.

When I Remembered Patchogue

Allison Escoto writes this personal narrative about place and belonging as she reflects back on her decision to move to Patchogue Village. If you’ve ever lived in a place that grew on you, read this blog post and enjoy.

Homebody Photo Tip: Getting Creative, Part 3

Lawrence Kelly provides some new inspiration for those who have creative energy that needs to be expressed. Kelly offers up some photographs from a gallery he created by using only one lens. Click this blog post to view the stunning photographs and to get inspired.

Smithtown Bay - Shaken And Stirred

Carole Trottere gives us a visual look at the bay after this recent storm, as the seas continue to swirl and churn among the rocks. The storm took away some of her hand-made possessions. Click the headline to read what was lost and her perspective on it.

Cornbread Casserole With Cream Cheese and Chilis

Home chef and blogger Patricia O’Keefe serves up another delicious recipe to try at home. This time it’s Cornbread Casserole. Perfect for a party of 6-8 people. Click the headline and try this home-cooked comfort dish.

Just In Case PSEGLI Is Another LIPA

The North Fork Realtor, Ed Giordano, isn’t taking any chances with the weather anymore. Click the headline and find out how he plans to combat inclement weather and the havoc it can wreak on the electric coming to your home.

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