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Best New Hyde Park Restaurants for a Special Night Out

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Fortunately, we live on Long Island, which has one of the country’s premier food scenes as evidence by the many towns with incredible restaurants and eateries. However, nowhere else is the food scene as prevalent as it is in New Hyde Park. Therefore, if you’re looking for an amazing dinner on Long Island, look no further than these New Hyde Park restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Family, restaurants

3 Queens Pizza Places that Blow Away the Competition

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Forget about Italy, everyone knows that New York City is home to some of the most authentic, delicious pizza in the entire world. However, most people don’t realize that other boroughs besides Manhattan and Brooklyn can make a decent slice. Queens pizza especially comes to mind. So, if you’re looking for a slice from the best, check out these Queens favorites that can go toe-to-toe with New York City’s finest pizzerias.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, Flushing, Bayside

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

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