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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

A Memorial Day Party Guide for Starting Summer off Right

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For most people, Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial beginning of the summer season. That’s why this three-day weekend is always jam-packed with fun and exciting activities for the whole family, especially in the New York/Long Island metropolitan area. So, without further ado, here is Ollie’s 2018 Memorial Day party guide.

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Topics: Events, Bars, Family

The Very Best New York Wineries that you’ve Never Heard of

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you typically think of America’s top wine regions, Napa Valley is always the first place that comes to mind. However, in recent years, the fruitful vineyards on the east end of Long Island have begun to make quite a name for themselves. If you’re looking to try some of this amazing vino first-hand but don’t want to travel across the country for it, here are the top New York wineries.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Bars

Festive Cinco de Mayo Parties for Celebrating in Style

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

Even though Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican national holiday, we also like to celebrate it over here in America! In fact, there are plenty of Mexican restaurants and Cinco de Mayo parties in our area where you can celebrate in style with tons of delicious tacos and cold margaritas!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, Bars

St. Patrick’s Day Parties where the Irish Tradition Lives on

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

In just a couple days, bars and pubs all around New York will be packed with people celebrating the patron saint of Ireland. Whether you’re drinking green beer, Jameson or Guinness, check out these festive St. Patrick’s Day parties.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, Bars, restaurants

The Top Three Trendiest Spots for Brunch in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

You know that feeling you get when you can’t decide between breakfast or lunch? Do you want burgers and fries or eggs and pancakes? It’s one of the most common dilemmas that has plagued indecisive diners for generations. Luckily, when you’re near a city like Queens, there are plenty of cozy dining options for even the pickiest foodies. So, without further delay, here is Ollie’s definitive guide to the best brunch in Queens.

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

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

Up-and-Coming New York Breweries with Authentic Local Beer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Occasionally, what’s on tap at bars and nightclubs isn’t going to cut it for some hardcore beer lovers. At times like these, you should go straight to the source by visiting authentic New York breweries. Here are a few of our favorites that are putting our area on the map of the American beer scene.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Brooklyn

How to Find an Affordable, Lively Happy Hour in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There’s nothing better than getting off work following a busy day or long week and grabbing a few drinks at a local watering hole for happy hour. However, with so many options, it can be hard to choose just one. To help you pick, we’ve narrowed down some of the best places to enjoy happy hour in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Queens, Queens bars, restaurants, Happy Hour