Top 10: Here are the most-read stories published by Greater Long Island in 2022


Another successful year is in the books for Long Island’s fastest-growing community news resource.

Greater Long Island Media Group, the publisher of, saw its news site reach over 4.6 million pageviews in 2022.

Scroll down below to see the ten most popular news stories covered by Greater Long Island.

About GLI:, founded in 2015, is run by professional journalists who’ve worked in some of the biggest newsrooms in the world, including the New York Post, Daily News and ESPN. Read more about the news organization by clicking here.

10. Watch the moment Lindenhurst’s Jeremy Ruckert was selected by Jets in NFL Draft

Pageviews: 27,448

9. The Good Steer restaurant in Lake Grove closes for good after 65 years

Pageviews: 27,494

8. Sayville Plaza gets Christmas Tree Shops, Harbor Freight and Boot Barn

Pageviews: 29,810

7. People are lining up for Aegean pizza again, this time at Carlo’s

Pageviews: 33,001

6. You’ll have to dress the part at Patchogue’s new steakhouse Chops

Pageviews: 40,042

5. Medford native on ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ takes his riches to South Florida

Pageviews: 42,393

4. 15 Photos: Two Morrow’s Pub in Patchogue celebrates grand reopening under new owners

Pageviews: 42,435

3. Beloved Nicky’s on the Bay sells after 18 years at Bay Shore Marina

Pageviews: 43,708

2. Raising Cane’s prepares to open two new locations in New York City

Pageviews: 60,782

1. You got the wrong Jacqueline Guzman; Suffolk biz owner is not TikTok ranting NYC actress

Pageviews: 78,524

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Top: Firework show at Lindenhurst’s first-ever ball dropping New Year’s Eve celebration. (Credit: Przemek Walasze)