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The NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade: What You Need to Know

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

One of New York City’s most popular yearly traditions is almost here: the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Since 1924, the parade has marched its way through the streets of Manhattan with their signature character balloons, floats, marching bands, performers and so much more. This year the NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held on Thursday, November 24, starting at 9 a.m.

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Topics: NYC, Fall, Holiday, NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade

Useful Halloween Safety Tips for Every Family

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM

On October 31, towns all across Long Island will be bustling with trick-or-treaters and everybody celebrating Halloween. With so many people out-and-about, you have to practice a little extra precaution to keep your kids safe and secure. To ensure your family has a happy and carefree holiday, use some of these trusted Halloween safety tips.

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Topics: Tips, Fall, Holiday, Halloween

Bayville Scream Park and Long Island’s Best Haunted Houses

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 12, 2016 9:30:00 AM

During the month of October, many people fearlessly seek their Halloween holiday thrills at one of Long Island’s terrifyingly fun haunted houses. In our area, you’ll find some not-so-spooky kid-friendly attractions, as well as acres upon acres of terror at places like Bayville Scream Park. So, if you dare, here are the most frightening haunted houses on Long Island.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Halloween, haunted houses

Your All-Inclusive Guide to Long Island Pumpkin Picking

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 28, 2016 9:30:00 AM

At long last, pumpkin picking season is finally here! Luckily, our area has tons of fun, family-friendly pumpkin patches. We’ve rounded up all of the best Long Island pumpkin picking farms for you to visit this fall.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Holiday, Outdoors

Best Places to Travel in November

Posted by Nick on Oct 20, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Since November marks the beginning of the seasonal transition from fall to winter in the United States and Europe, it results in brilliant scenery. You’ll likely find some travel deals, too, since the weather is not as warm as it was a few months prior. That being said, here are some of the best places to travel in November (in no particular order).

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Topics: Fall, Travel

Protect Your Kids with These Halloween Safety Tips

Posted by Nick on Oct 13, 2015 2:00:00 PM

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s important to keep kids safe. Though trick-or-treating is a fun tradition, it’s also, unfortunately, a dangerous one. With these Halloween safety tips, you’ll be able to minimize risk to enjoy a secure, fun Halloween!

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Topics: Fall, Holiday

Your 2015 Guide to Farms for Pumpkin Picking on Long Island

Posted by Nick on Sep 29, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Pumpkin picking is a staple in Long Island fall culture. Whether your quest for the perfect pumpkin results in carving a Jack-O-Lantern or cooking a homemade pie, there’s nothing quite like a day spent in the crisp autumn air with your family, picking pumpkins amongst the color-changing trees. In order to help you spend more time in the field and less time on the internet, we’ve prepared this comprehensive guide to farms for pumpkin picking on Long Island (in no particular order).

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Topics: Long Island, Fall

The Most Delicious Fall Recipes

Posted by Marissa on Sep 15, 2015 10:15:36 AM

As sad as it is, grilling season is almost over and pumpkin spice is upon us whether we like it or not. But don’t let that stop you from making some of the best fall recipes. Embrace the new season of tastes and fill up on delicious dishes, from appetizers to desserts. Ollie’s Taxi Service has a list of some of the greatest fall recipes you’ll find and they’re simple to make!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Fall

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