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Joyous Holiday Events and Festivities for the Whole Family

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Christmas and Hanukkah are almost upon us! As a way to usher in and celebrate the holiday season, there are tons of amazing festivities in our area that you don’t want to miss. Here are some of the very best holiday events on Long Island and Queens.

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Topics: Events, Holiday, Family, Kids

The Most Accommodating Hotels in Queens for Any Budget

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Traveling to New York and in search of somewhere to stay, but not ready for Manhattan prices? May we suggest staying in one of the fine hotels located in the nearby borough of Queens? First of all, you’ll receive the same type of luxury accommodations as the city, but you won’t be breaking the bank. Besides, no matter where you stay, you’re just a short drive away from midtown. So, without further ado, here are some of the top hotels in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, Family, Flushing

Black Friday Sales to Help you Save Big this Holiday Season

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, Black Friday is only two short weeks away! That means it’s time to start combing through the seemingly endless number of sales and deals that retailers are offering this holiday season. However, with so many places to choose from, it can be hard to determine which Black Friday sales are truly worth it. Luckily, we’ve rounded up a list of the best holiday shopping options for 2017!

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Topics: Holiday, shopping, Family, Kids

New York Zoos with Exotic Animals from Around the World

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For kids, a trip to the zoo is an unforgettable opportunity to check out exotic animals that they normally would never get the chance to see, especially when you live in New York. So, without any further ado, here are the absolute best, most interesting New York zoos.

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Topics: New York, Family, Kids

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