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Nearby Vacation Destinations for a Quick Weekend Getaway

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Sometimes, you just need to get away from it all. Luckily, there are plenty of amazing, affordable vacation destinations just a short drive away from the tri-state area. These locations are rich in history and culture—so you will have no shortage of activities and adventures.

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Topics: Vacation, Travel

Treat your Loved One to a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This February 14, show your loved one how much they mean to you by taking them out to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in our area. Why buy a gift when you can treat your partner to a fantastic meal? Or, why not both? Either way, here are a few of the top Queens and Long Island restaurants where you can find a warm, intimate setting for your evening.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Holiday, restaurants, Valentine's Day

Delicious Manhasset Restaurants Ideal for any Occasion

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you think of Manhasset, you may consider it as the home of the Miracle Mile (or Americana), a luxury shopping destination along Northern Boulevard. But did you also know that many of the area’s top restaurants can be found there as well? It’s true—plenty of Manhattan’s top executive chefs eventually make their way to the kitchens of Nassau. Take for example, these three Manhasset restaurants that you need to experience.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

Local Super Bowl Parties where You can Catch the Big Game

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

On February 4, the whole country will be gearing up to watch the biggest football game of the year, Super Bowl LII, which will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Even though none of the local teams are in the running, there will be plenty of bars and restaurants in our area hosting tailgates and watch parties. In fact, here are three of Long Island and Queens’ most anticipated Super Bowl parties of 2018.

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Topics: Nightlife, Sports, Bars, Queens bars, restaurants

Chinese New Year Events to Commemorate the Year of the Dog

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The Chinese New Year, otherwise known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival in modern China, originally came about to mark the turn of the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, as well as to honor the household and harvest. However, in America, most communities use this holiday to spend time with family and indulge in out-of-this-world cuisine. If you’re looking to experience this time-honored tradition, you can find plenty of amazing Chinese New Year events and celebrations in our area.

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Topics: Entertainment, Family, Kids, Festivals

Show off your Billiard Skills at these Pool Halls in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

After you’ve gone to all of the bars and restaurants in your neighborhood, you may find yourself looking for something a little different for your night out on the town. If you fancy yourself a billiards player or are merely interested in giving the game a try, you should round up all of your friends and take a trip out to one of these popular pool halls in Queens for a good time guaranteed.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Queens, Queens bars

The Finest New York Ice Skating Rinks for a Family Day of Fun

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

During the winter, it can be pretty difficult to find kid-friendly events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Luckily, there’s plenty of indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks in our area. So, before the season is over, be sure to lace up your blades and visit these incredibly fun New York ice skating rinks!

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Topics: NYC, Queens, Family, Kids

Top Roslyn Restaurants for an Unbeatable Dining Experience

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It should come as no surprise that Long Island is home to many different restaurants and eateries, especially in gorgeous, waterfront towns like Roslyn. Roslyn is a mixing pot, which is quite evident by their eclectic, yet extremely popular, food scene. So, with that being said, here are a few of our favorite Roslyn restaurants that should be on your radar.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Nightlife

Celebrate the Start of 2018 at these New Year’s Eve Parties

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

With 2018 right around the corner, it’s time to consult your family and friends to figure out your plans for the big night! Luckily, there is no limit to the many bars, restaurants and other establishments throwing huge, over-the-top events. So, without further ado, here are the New Year’s Eve parties on Long Island that you’d be silly not to attend.

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Topics: Nightlife, Holiday, Bars

Joyous Holiday Events and Festivities for the Whole Family

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Christmas and Hanukkah are almost upon us! As a way to usher in and celebrate the holiday season, there are tons of amazing festivities in our area that you don’t want to miss. Here are some of the very best holiday events on Long Island and Queens.

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Topics: Events, Holiday, Family, Kids