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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

Queens Malls that Provide an Unbeatable Shopping Experience

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Queens has pretty much anything that anyone could possibly need. There are incredible eateries, picturesque parks and plenty of amazing malls. In fact, Queens malls, in particular, are some of the area’s premier shopping destinations due to its high concentration of popular, trendy stores. If you’re trying to decide where to head for your next shopping excursion, these malls should do the trick!

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Topics: shopping, Queens, Family, Flushing, Bayside

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

Pristine Queens Beaches where you can Getaway this Summer

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

Since it’s surrounded by water on all sides, Long Island has always been known for its untouched beaches that feature scenic views and tons of amazing amenities. The North and South Shore are typically where these beaches can be found, but the borough of Queens has a few great ones, too. Here are the best Queens beaches where you can relax and cool off throughout the rest of the summer.

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Topics: Summer, Queens, Family, Beach

Fun Long Island Pools to Cool off at this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

One of the summer’s most celebrated pastimes is the swimming pool. In-ground or above-ground, it doesn’t matter. Sometimes all you need to do is take a quick dip to cool off from the sun and blazing temperatures. However, most people don’t have the luxury of a pool in their own backyard. But luckily, those folks can check out these amazing Long Island pools.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Family

Discovering the Magic of Astoria Queens in the Summertime

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Astoria Queens has quickly risen through the ranks to become the borough’s hottest, most up-and-coming neighborhood. Located along the East River in northern Queens, Astoria has recently seen an influx of trendy restaurants, bars, art galleries and more. Come visit this popular neighborhood to enjoy all of the amazing ways to spend a sunny summer day.

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Topics: Summer, Outdoors, Queens, Family

2 4th of July Events that are Essential for All New Yorkers

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 29, 2017 10:00:00 AM

July 4th unites Americans across the country to join in celebrating 241 years of independence in the United States. The day will be filled with cookouts, beach visits, fireworks shows and so much more. Here are some of the best 4th of July events in or around NYC that aren’t only a ton of fun, but they represent the true meaning of the patriotic holiday.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Holiday, Family

Best New Hyde Park Restaurants for a Special Night Out

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Fortunately, we live on Long Island, which has one of the country’s premier food scenes as evidence by the many towns with incredible restaurants and eateries. However, nowhere else is the food scene as prevalent as it is in New Hyde Park. Therefore, if you’re looking for an amazing dinner on Long Island, look no further than these New Hyde Park restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Family, restaurants

Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts that Will Make Her Smile

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When Mother’s Day comes around on May 14, you better have a great gift for your mom or the special woman in your life. If you forgot or left all of your shopping to the last second, you’re probably desperately looking for some guidance. Luckily, we’ve compiled a few excellent last-minute Mother’s Day gifts that will surely get the job done.

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

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

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