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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

A Look at this Year’s Long Island Halloween Parties

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 18, 2016 4:37:42 PM

Like it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Whether you’ve had your costume picked out for months or you’re waiting until the last second, you’re going to need something to do when the big day rolls around. If you’re looking for a festive get together this October, consider some of these Long Island Halloween parties that are sure to pack the fun… and fright.

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Topics: Events, Long Island, Holiday, Halloween

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

The Best Ways to Spend Labor Day Weekend in New York

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Labor Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday of September and serves as the unofficial end of the summer season. With everyone off from either work or school, people will be out and about, trying to savor the remnants of summer. Luckily, New York City and Long Island are home to some great Labor Day weekend activities that you’re not going to want to miss.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Long Island, Labor Day weekend, Labor Day

The Barclays PGA Tour Event Comes to Long Island

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

This year, The Barclays PGA Tour returns to Long Island for the first time since Nick Watney took home the grand prize in 2012. The tournament will run from Thursday August 25th to Sunday August 28th at Bethpage State Park Black Course in Farmingdale. The PGA tour’s top-ranked golfers will converge for the prestigious tournament where there’s expected to be huge crowds of visitors from all around the world. The atmosphere at this tournament is consistently one of the very best in the entire sport.

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Topics: Events, Sports, golf, PGA Tour, New York sports

The Upcoming New York Sports Guide

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 1, 2016 9:20:07 AM

New York City is the capital of the world and home to many world-class sports teams and events. New Yorkers are also some of the best fans in the entire world. Almost every game or event in the tri-state area is sold out to capacity. With as big of a market as we are in, players and athletes regularly decide to join New York teams, giving us fans a truly memorable sporting experience. If you’re looking for the next big game to check out in our area, look no further than these New York sports events.

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

The U.S. Open Comes to Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 28, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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!

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Topics: NYC, Events, Music, Entertainment, Sports

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

Fourth of July Events to Check out on Long Island

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

On Independence Day, our nation gathers together to celebrate our freedom and this country that we call home. Get decked out in red, white and blue, grab the biggest American flag you can find, and check out these Fourth of July events on Long Island!

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Topics: Events, Summer, Holiday

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