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Ollie’s Ultimate Preview of NYC Restaurant Week 2018

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, dining out at fantastic restaurants is one of New York City’s favorite pastimes. After all, the Big Apple has tons of out-of-this-world eateries. Luckily, from July 23 to August 17, it will be NYC Restaurant Week, where you will find special prix-fixe menus at hundreds of bistros across town. A two-course lunch is $26 and a three-course dinner will cost $42. Here are some restaurants to look out for.

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, restaurants

Why Panorama Music Festival is the Summer’s Biggest Concert

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

From July 27 to July 29, the Panorama Music Festival will once again return to Randall’s Island Park in New York City for a unique, transformative artistic experience. Besides hosting world-class musicians and performers, the festival will highlight the best of the local food and art scene in New York City. Read along to learn more about this one-of-a-kind music festival.

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Topics: Concert, Festivals

Fourth of July Parties for a One-of-a-Kind Independence Day

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Next week is the Fourth of July. So, if you haven’t made any plans yet, you better get a move on figuring out what you’re going to do for the big day. Luckily, we’ve compiled a complete list of the top Fourth of July parties in New York City!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday

The Top Waterfront Restaurants for a Serene, Seaside Meal

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Summer is finally upon us. That means that local seaside eateries are once again opening up their patios for diners to enjoy breathtaking views of our pristine shoreline. If you’re looking for a delicious dinner accompanied by sweeping maritime vistas, check out one of these three waterfront restaurants on Long Island.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

Exciting Long Island Festivals and Things to do this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The smell of summer is in the air and plenty of fun and exciting Long Island fairs and festivals are on the horizon. Besides, what’s better than spending time outdoors enjoying the festivities and weather with family and friends? This summer, make sure that you check out one or all of these incredibly entertaining Long Island festivals.

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Topics: Summer, Family, Festivals

Father’s Day Gifts for Dad that he’s Guaranteed to Enjoy

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Father’s Day is almost here again. So, in order to show your dad how much he means to you, get him a gift that he can cherish and hold on to forever. If you still haven’t figured out what to get the special guy in your life, here are some of 2018’s most popular Father’s Day gifts for dad.

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Topics: Holiday, father's day, father's day gifts

The Top Long Island Movie Theaters for Superior Film Viewing

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

During those warm summer months, it’s good to get out of the sun and into the air-conditioning every once in a while. That’s why so many people take a trip to the movies to beat the heat. Besides, with all of the big summer blockbusters on the horizon, why wouldn’t you want to pay a visit to one of these great Long Island movie theaters?

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Topics: Summer, Family

Exciting Summer Activities to Enjoy with Family and Friends

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you live in a place with unbeatable summers like Long Island, there are tons of different fun and exciting events and activities to help you pass the time between spring and fall. So, to help you figure out ways to get the most out of the amazing weather, here are some of the top Long Island summer activities for you to enjoy.

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Topics: Summer, Family

A Memorial Day Party Guide for Starting Summer off Right

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For most people, Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial beginning of the summer season. That’s why this three-day weekend is always jam-packed with fun and exciting activities for the whole family, especially in the New York/Long Island metropolitan area. So, without further ado, here is Ollie’s 2018 Memorial Day party guide.

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Topics: Events, Bars, Family

The Very Best New York Wineries that you’ve Never Heard of

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you typically think of America’s top wine regions, Napa Valley is always the first place that comes to mind. However, in recent years, the fruitful vineyards on the east end of Long Island have begun to make quite a name for themselves. If you’re looking to try some of this amazing vino first-hand but don’t want to travel across the country for it, here are the top New York wineries.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Bars