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Delicious Brooklyn Restaurants Perfect for Any Budget

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As New York City’s second largest borough after Queens, Brooklyn is as rich in cultural and ethnic diversity as just about anywhere else in America. As a result, new tastes, flavors and textures are being introduced to the borough at a rapid rate.  It seems like every day there’s a new and exciting restaurant opening its doors. Here are a few of our favorite Brooklyn restaurants that are sure to leave you satisfied.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Brooklyn, restaurants

The Top Match-Ups on the 2017-2018 Islanders Schedule

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

On Saturday, October 7, the Barclays Center, located in the heart of Brooklyn, will host the New York Islanders first home game of the season. Check out these top match-ups on the Islanders schedule if you’re looking to catch elite hockey in a fun, modern arena!

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Topics: Events, Sports, Brooklyn, New York sports, Family

A Look Aboard NYC Cruises with Picturesque Panoramas

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Since New York Harbor provides seamless access to the Atlantic Ocean, East River and the historic Hudson River, there are several scenic cruise line options for New Yorkers looking to explore the area. Riders on these NYC cruises will take in picturesque views while also enjoying delicious meals, drinks and fun with family and friends.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Entertainment, Food&Drink, Nightlife, New York, Brooklyn, Family

NYC Sports Events where You Won’t Miss a Second of Action

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

Historic franchises and can’t-miss sporting events are a dime a dozen in New York City. You won’t find a better atmosphere for a big game than at venues like the world-famous Madison Square Garden and the newer Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Check out this NYC sports guide to find out about upcoming games.

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Topics: NYC, Sports, Brooklyn, New York sports, nyc sports

Chowing Down at TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 7, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Going into its 7th year, TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is hosting its annual block party-style gathering that celebrates the authentic flavor of North Brooklyn’s up-and-coming food scene. This outdoor party showcases the very best in local favorites with participation from over forty neighborhood bars and restaurants. Even a few of the area’s best wineries and breweries are contributing to this 21+ event. It takes place in East River State Park in Williamsburg on Sunday, September 18th, from 1 to 5 PM.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Food&Drink, Brooklyn

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

Brooklyn Smorgasburg and the World’s Best Street Food

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Something big is happening in the heart of Brooklyn and its changing New York City’s food scene. It’s called Smorgasburg and it can be enjoyed Saturdays at East River State Park in Williamsburg. On Sundays, it takes place in Prospect Park at Breeze Hill. Each location runs from 11am to 6pm, rain or shine. Brooklyn Smorgasburg showcases over 100 food vendors from around the area, attracting over 10,000 visitors a day. It was even described by The New York Times as “The Woodstock of Eating.” Whether you’ve experienced it or not, Brooklyn Smorgasburg will leave you satisfied after every visit!

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Topics: NYC, Events, Food&Drink, Summer, Brooklyn

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