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The Top Bayside Bars Ideal for Grabbing Dinner and Drinks

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The bureau of Queens is one of the best nightlife hotspots in all of New York City. Specifically, the town of Bayside happens to have spectacular bars, clubs, and lounges. So, if you’re looking for some entertainment anytime soon, make sure you check out these amazing Bayside bars.

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, Queens, Bayside

Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts that Will Make Her Smile

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When Mother’s Day comes around on May 14, you better have a great gift for your mom or the special woman in your life. If you forgot or left all of your shopping to the last second, you’re probably desperately looking for some guidance. Luckily, we’ve compiled a few excellent last-minute Mother’s Day gifts that will surely get the job done.

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Topics: Holiday, Family, Mother's Day, Mother's Day gifts

Can’t Miss New York Music Festivals of Summer 2017

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Luckily for New Yorkers, there are plenty of incredible concerts and music festivals that are just a short drive away. These premier venues regularly host some of the most famous musicians in the entire world. Check out these New York music festivals happening this summer, where you’re bound to see one of your favorite performers.

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Topics: NYC, Concert, music festivals

Finding a Cinco de Mayo Party to Enjoy the Mexican Holiday

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Whether you share a Mexican heritage or not, Cinco de Mayo, which is coming up next week, is always a fun occasion to celebrate with family and friends. However, it isn’t so easy to find the right Cinco de Mayo party. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of all the best places to check out for the big day.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Holiday

Queens Street Fairs that make for the Ideal Spring Activity

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Queens is comprised of many unique, vibrant neighborhoods where there’s a seemingly infinite amount of things to do. During springtime, it’s rare that a week goes by without a fair or festival of some sort. This spring, check out these wonderful Queens street fairs.

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Topics: Events, Spring, Queens, Family

The Best Easter Activities that Long Island has to Offer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

This year, Easter will take place on Sunday, April 16. It’s important to spend the day celebrating the holiday’s significance by spending quality time with family and friends. A great way to do this is by attending one of the many excellent Easter activities on Long Island.

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Topics: Events, Holiday, Family, Easter

The Best Flushing Restaurants for a Delicious Bite to Eat

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Many people consider Manhattan to be the epicenter of the New York City food scene. However, these folks seem to forget about other boroughs like Queens, specifically Flushing, where you can find delicious food on just about every corner. Next time you’re in the neighborhood, check out these Flushing restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Queens, Flushing

New York Mets Games Perfect for a Trip to the Ballpark

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

After their abrupt Wild Card exit at the hands of Conor Gillaspie and the San Francisco Giants, the New York Mets look to build off an underwhelming, injury-plagued season and regain the composure that took them all the way to the World Series in 2015. This season, check out these New York Mets games where you’ll see stars like Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and, of course, Yoenis Cespedes.

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Topics: New York sports, Queens, nyc sports

Where to Watch March Madness Games throughout the Tournament

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 16, 2017 10:30:00 AM

This time of year is unbeatable because we’re in the full swing of the March Madness NCAA basketball tournament! The first two rounds saw juggernauts like Villanova, Duke and Louisville fall while Cinderella teams like Xavier and South Carolina made it to the Sweet 16. Here’s a guide for where to watch March Madness throughout the rest of the tournament.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Sports, Bars, Queens

Fun Queens Museums that also Provide Learning Experiences

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Queens, New York, is a big city with plenty of different interesting and exciting activities that the whole family will enjoy. Many of these activities can be found at one of several fascinating Queens museums. Here are a few favorites that you can check out with your family.

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Topics: Entertainment, Queens, museums, Family

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