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Family-Friendly Fall Activities for an Entire Season of Fun

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you couldn’t tell already, autumn has finally arrived here on Long Island. In addition to the lower temperatures and bright foliage, the changing of the seasons also ushers in plenty of new fall activities for the whole family. If you’re looking to kill some time and have fun between now and winter, check out these activities, events and experiences in our area.

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Topics: Long Island, Family, Fall, Events

Long Island Apple Picking Farms for Some Fall Family Fun

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The fall is upon us here on Long Island. That means that families and couples will start flocking east to the Island’s many wonderful pumpkin and apple picking farms. If you’re interested in choosing your own apples, visit one of these fantastic Long Island apple picking farms.

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Topics: Fall, Family, Long Island

How the Feast of San Gennaro Honors the Italian Tradition

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For 11 days from September 14 through 24, the 91st Annual Feast of San Gennaro will take place across the streets of historic Little Italy. This festival, which celebrates the patron saint of Naples, Italy, will include religious processions, colorful parades, musical entertainment and a wide variety of Italian delicacies. If you’re interested in attending, here’s everything you need to know.

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Topics: Events, Festivals, Family

Why the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival is NYC’s Biggest Fair

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Living in a place like New York, there are literally thousands of different cultural fairs and festivals to attend throughout the year. However, there aren’t many that are bigger than NYC’s Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, the largest of its kind in the U.S. If you’re thinking about attending this huge, colorful multicultural event, here’s everything you need to know.

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Topics: Family, Festivals, Queens, Events

Exciting, Historic Brooklyn Landmarks to Visit this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you consider all of the historical sites and landmarks in Brooklyn, it should really come as no surprise that it’s the most populated borough. Since its founding in 1634, Brooklyn has played an important role in the history of New York City, namely during the Revolutionary War. So, if you’d like to learn a little more about this fascinating borough, check out these four Brooklyn landmarks.

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Topics: Brooklyn, Summer, Family

Exciting Long Island Festivals and Things to do this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The smell of summer is in the air and plenty of fun and exciting Long Island fairs and festivals are on the horizon. Besides, what’s better than spending time outdoors enjoying the festivities and weather with family and friends? This summer, make sure that you check out one or all of these incredibly entertaining Long Island festivals.

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Topics: Festivals, Family, Summer

The Top Long Island Movie Theaters for Superior Film Viewing

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

During those warm summer months, it’s good to get out of the sun and into the air-conditioning every once in a while. That’s why so many people take a trip to the movies to beat the heat. Besides, with all of the big summer blockbusters on the horizon, why wouldn’t you want to pay a visit to one of these great Long Island movie theaters?

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Topics: Family, Summer

Exciting Summer Activities to Enjoy with Family and Friends

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you live in a place with unbeatable summers like Long Island, there are tons of different fun and exciting events and activities to help you pass the time between spring and fall. So, to help you figure out ways to get the most out of the amazing weather, here are some of the top Long Island summer activities for you to enjoy.

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Topics: Summer, Family

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: Bars, Events, Family

Mother’s Day Restaurants for the Special Lady in your Life

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Whether you can believe it or not, Mother’s Day (May 13) is only a few short weeks away. So, in order to treat your beloved mother or the special lady in your life, why not take her out to a dinner at one of our fantastic local eateries? In fact, you really can’t go wrong with these three Mother’s Day restaurants.

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Topics: Holiday, restaurants, Family, Mother's Day