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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

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

St. Patrick's Day Bars Where the Irish Tradition Lives on

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Now that March is finally here, there’s only two weeks that separate us from St. Patrick’s Day. The day was originally intended to be a celebration of the patron saint of Ireland, but it has quickly evolved into a massive party holiday. This March 17 and the weeks leading up to it, grab a pint of Guinness at one of these great St. Patrick's Day bars.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Queens

4 of the Area’s Best Wings Sure to Make your Mouth Water

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

Everybody loves chicken wings. Some people would probably even have them for every meal if they could. That’s why, no matter where you are, there’s always going to be a wing option, it’s just a matter of how good it is. But the days of bad wings are over. Check out some of the best wings in our area.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Bars, Queens

4 Long Island Wine Bars that are Great until the Last Sip

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

Long Island has one of the best restaurant scenes in all of New York State. However, the area is perhaps most popular for the world-famous wine country on its east end. This has resulted in amazing Long Island wine bars in just about every town.

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

Long Island Karaoke Bars for your Next Big Performance

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

No matter the occasion- a good night out will always be made better when a little karaoke is involved. Whether you’re a first-timer looking to work up your courage or a seasoned vet looking to conquer their next ballad, be sure to check out these Long Island karaoke bars.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Queens

Enjoy the Day before Thanksgiving at these Local Bars

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Of course everyone looks forward to the typical Thanksgiving festivities, but the day before is just as fun, too! Before everyone gets together with their family for the holiday, get your friends together and head out to one of these great local bars on the day before Thanksgiving. 

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars

Uniquely Themed Brooklyn Bars for Your Next Night Out

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Over the past few years, Brooklyn has become the unofficial culture capital of New York City. People are relocating and visiting the area at record rates. In order to accommodate a wide range of customers with niche interests, new, adventurous restaurants and bars are sprouting up all over the place. As a way to stand out in a crowded nightlife scene where every watering hole seems to differ only in name, a few Brooklyn bars have adopted uncommon themes and ideas that set them apart.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Theme bars, Brooklyn

The Belmont Stakes and Where to Watch (and Bet)

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 7, 2016 4:15:49 PM

On Saturday June 11th, the masses will converge on Elmont and the mecca of horseracing as the last leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, the Belmont Stakes, kicks off. Unlike last year’s historic race, you will not see another horse complete the elusive Triple Crown and unfortunately the Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will not even race due to an injury. However, horses like Preakness winner Exaggerator (12-10 odds), Suddenbreakingnews (4-1 odds), and the Japanese-import Lani (15-1 odds) are sure to make this race just as exciting as the others. You don’t want to miss out on any of the action so here’s Ollie’s complete guide of where to watch (and bet) this year’s Belmont Stakes!

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, Nassau County

Why You Need to Take a Trip to an Astoria Beer Garden

Posted by Nick on Apr 19, 2016 9:13:30 AM

The borough of Queens is criminally underrated. Manhattan and Brooklyn are the subjects of much of New York City’s hype, and while they’re great in their own right, Queens is not a place to be slept on. A while back, we wrote a blog about fun things to do in Queens in which we talked briefly about just one Astoria beer garden. This time, Ollie’s Taxi & Airport Service is back to do full justice to the outdoor drinking venues of Astoria.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Bars

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