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Tasty Floral Park Restaurants for Every Kind of Occasion

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Although it’s mainly known for championship-level horse racing at the scenic, historic Belmont Park, Floral Park is also highly regarded for its fair share of delicious eateries. If you find yourself in the area anytime soon, make sure to try one of these three amazing eateries, otherwise known as the Triple Crown of Floral Park Restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

Why US Open Tennis is NYC’s Biggest Sporting Event of 2018

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For some of the best tennis in the world, check out the US Open. The United States Open Tennis Championships will take place from August 27 to September 9 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens' Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. If you’re thinking about visiting this prestigious tournament, you must first consult this 2018 US Open Tennis guide.

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Topics: Events, Sports, Queens

Why the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is NYC’s Biggest Fair

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Living in a place like New York, there are literally thousands of different cultural fairs and festivals to attend throughout the year. However, there aren’t many that are bigger than NYC’s Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, the largest of its kind in the U.S. If you’re thinking about attending this huge, colorful multicultural event, here’s everything you need to know.

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Topics: Events, Queens, Family, Festivals

Franklin Square Bars for a Summer Night Out on the Town

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Now that the warm weather has descended upon us, Long Islanders are beating the heat by kicking back with a cool beverage at one of our many local bars. In a town like Franklin Square, there are plenty of great watering holes with ice cold drinks and good times to keep you busy all summer long. If you find yourself in the area this summer, pop into one of these fantastic Franklin Square bars.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, restaurants

Exciting, Historic Brooklyn Landmarks to Visit this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you consider all of the historical sites and landmarks in Brooklyn, it should really come as no surprise that it’s the most populated borough. Since its founding in 1634, Brooklyn has played an important role in the history of New York City, namely during the Revolutionary War. So, if you’d like to learn a little more about this fascinating borough, check out these four Brooklyn landmarks.

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Topics: Summer, Brooklyn, Family

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