The Chinese New Year, otherwise known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival in modern China, originally came about to mark the turn of the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, as well as to honor the household and harvest. However, in America, most communities use this holiday to spend time with family and indulge in out-of-this-world cuisine. If you’re looking to experience this time-honored tradition, you can find plenty of amazing Chinese New Year events and celebrations in our area.
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.
Queens, New York, is a big city with plenty of different interesting and exciting activities that the whole family will enjoy. Many of these activities can be found at one of several fascinating Queens museums. Here are a few favorites that you can check out with your family.
For as long as it’s been around, Broadway has been world-famous for the unmatched theatrical caliber and experience. Broadway plays are also one of the best ways to spend an evening out in New York City. Consult this guide on what’s currently playing, so you can find out which performance is right for you.
Every year towards the end of summer, the tennis world descends on Flushing, Queens for another United States Open Tennis Championship at the world-famous USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. This year, the tournament kicks off with first-round action on Monday, August 29th and ends on Sunday, September 11th after the Women’s Doubles and Men’s Singles Finals. With as good of a year as it’s been in tennis, this upcoming U.S. Open is shaping up to be one for the ages!
With back to school and fall around the corner, it’s time to get out of the summer cycle. But that doesn’t mean you have to sit around and wait for next summer. Keep busy with entertaining NYC Broadway shows! A trip to the city isn’t far and the talent and story telling that lives on Broadway will have you inspired! Ollie’s Taxi & Airport Service has your guide to Broadway shows you can’t miss.
New York City is one of the cultural capitals of the world and it’s filled with great museums. Long Island, the suburbs spreading east of the city, also has a rich history with plenty of museums to visit. Whether you’re into art, history or science, some of the best museums in New York are just a short ride away.
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, now introducing the spectacular Ringling Brothers Circus right here on Long Island! Nassau Coliseum’s big top presents Ringling Bros. & Barnum Bailey Circus Xtreme! And Ollie’s Taxi & Airport Service doesn’t want you to miss out on the riveting show! Come by to see the extraordinary, magnificent, outstanding spectacle the Ringling Brothers Circus has created thus far.
The most exciting day in football is quickly approaching and we want to help you enjoy every second of it. It’s the New England Patriots versus the Seattle Seahawks and a Halftime Show with Katy Perry. So, you want to have a party just as great as the game and performance. Think of it as if you’re competing with the two teams and Katy Perry’s Halftime Show. You want to have just as much excitement without all the sweat and glitter. Ollie’s Taxi & Airport Service has all the Super Bowl Party tips you need to impress your guests this year!
Fall is here, and that means there are tons of great festivals and fairs on Long Island to celebrate the season! From live music and farmers’ contests to hay rides and farm animals, there’s plenty to do and see all over Long Island this time of year. But isn’t it a pain to try to keep track of all these events? And hunting down the information online is an absolute nightmare! That’s why we’ve done all the groundwork for you—there’s a pumpkin out there waiting for you to come paint it at the a Long Island Fall festival, and if you’re too busy trying to find the address, you’re going to miss out on the fun!