Learn More About Levittown, NY
The Levittown Historical Society and Museum maintains an open-to-the-public museum at the Levittown Memorial Education Center located at 150 Abbey Lane.
The majority of houses in Levittown have been renovated, expanded, and modified. The original Levitt architecture is difficult to see driving through today.
There are many beautiful parks to enjoy in Levittown. Levittown Firefighters Memorial Park invites residents to use its full soccer field, football field, and playground, with plenty of open space for your activities or to sit and peacefully observe the happenings. MacLaren Stadium has similar offerings for residents from its location on Loring Road. The Thurman Munson Memorial Field, Jerusalem Avenue Field, and Polaris Field are baseball fields, while Redwing Field has baseball plus a basketball court and playground.
The Original Governor's Comedy Club is perfect for a night out to laugh. There is two-drink minimum and guests must be 18 and older. Their show menu features delicious appetizers, wings, sandwiches, salads, etc. The venue hosts fundraisers, dinner show combination packages and other events. The Comedy College teaches students the art of stand-up comedy. Graduation includes two shows on their legendary stage while entertaining family and friends.
Long Islander Billy Joel used an aerial picture of Levittown in the inner sleeve of his 1982 album "The Nylon Curtain." His song Leningrad also references the town. Cartoonist Bill Hoest created a single-panel cartoon called The Lockhorns of Levittown that was later shortened to The Lockhorns. It has been running since 1968 and is syndicated to 500 newspapers in 23 countries.
American Idol finalist Kevin Covais is proud to be born and raised in Levittown. He was a junior at Island Trees High School during his time on the show. He has continued his singing and acting career.
Community events enhance the experience in Levittown, with several opportunities throughout the year. The annual Levittown Street Fair allows residents to interact with and purchase directly from local artisans and vendors at a discount. The family-friendly Fall Community Festival on Hempstead Turnpike features a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, crafts and exhibits.
The Levittown Library Foundation was organized for the charitable purposes of providing financial support for the advancement of the development of innovative library-based programs that focus on the philanthropic needs of the Levittown Community; to help enhance and ensure the Library's ability to meet the needs and desires of the community.
Levittown's residents have easy access to the Wantagh State Parkway, Southern State Parkway, and Hempstead-Bethpage Turnpike. Levittown does not have its own Long Island Rail Road station. Residents can ride the Main Line from Hicksville or Bethpage or the Babylon Branch from Bellmore or Wantagh.
Shopping in Levittown along the Hempstead-Bethpage Turnpike has both big-box and mom and pop stores. Foodies will be delighted with the many restaurant options with cuisines from around the globe.
Levittown has a rich history and is still a great place to live.
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