News: Top 10 Realtors NYC – Michael Furino Featured in Grit Daily News

The article from Grit Daily, titled “The Top 10 Real Estate Agents in New York for 2024,” features Michael Furino as one of the top real estate agents in New York, 2024. Furino, a licensed real estate salesperson at Douglas Elliman, is recognized for his exceptional professionalism, expertise in modern marketing and advertising strategies, and […]

Exploring the Culinary Gems: Top Restaurants in Port Washington, NY

My Top 6 Best Restaurants Port Washington, NY is a charming waterfront town on Long Island’s North Shore, is not only known for its scenic beauty but also for its vibrant culinary scene. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor looking for exceptional dining experiences, Port Washington has a host of top-notch restaurants to […]

Ways to Improve an Unfinished Basement

Unfinished basements can be unattractive to the eyes, most unfinished basements are dimly lit, contain concrete floors, and exposed wood. An unfinished basement may seem cold and lifeless, however it still has some potential. With just five tips that require little effort and money, you can bring your basement to life, making it a great […]

Staging A Home Before Selling

Staging A Home Before Selling When buyers look at many potential homes, they usually try to visualize themselves in it. If they can’t picture themselves living there, they’re not going to be as excited to buy the home. The sales price of a home is maximized when buyers become emotional. The effect can be created […]

What To Consider When Buying A Fixer-Upper

Tips for Buying a Fixer Upper Are you looking for a house that will be filled with your personal touches instead of pieces of another person’s? Then a fixer upper may be for you. It is without a doubt that a fixer upper is much more of an undertaking than a move-in ready house, but […]

LIBOR Names 9th Annual 20 Under 40 Rising Stars

LIBOR announces the recipients of the ninth annual Young Professionals Network (YPN) 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate Awards. Press release from the Long Island Board of REALTORS®: July 8, 2020 West Babylon, NY (June 25, 2020) – The Long Island Board of REALTORS® (LIBOR) is proud to announce the recipients of the […]

A chance for kids to get out on the water

Christian Gordon grew up around boats. His father, Bill, owns Long Island Boat Rentals in Port Washington, and Christian said he had been out on the water ever since he was a child. “When you live in New York, space is limited, but things totally change when you get out on the water,” he said. “It’s […]

Be the Best Sport helps special needs kids become athletes

Staff and children hold hands during a sports program class. Photo by Michael Furino. Every Saturday for the past four months, Michael Sforza, 11, spends his morning at Be the Best Sport, track and field lessons in Port Washington, Long Island. Running, leaping and landing on two feet doesn’t seem difficult for most, but for […]

Michael Furino

Michael Furino is the Executive Director of Be The Best Sport, a Long Island based not-for-profit that provides sports enrichment programs to children and adults with special needs. Programs are offered throughout Long Island on weekdays and weekends. For more information or to register for special needs bike riding for your child, please visit or contact Be […]