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The 2018 New York Comedy Festival Preview of Performances

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s no secret that New York City is one of the top epicenters of the comedy world. In fact, most of your favorite comedians probably came up through the NYC comedy scene at one time or another. That’s why it shouldn’t be a surprise that New York City is also the site of the world’s largest comedy festival, appropriately named the New York Comedy Festival. Read along to learn all about it!

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Topics: Events, NYC, Festivals

Visit the New York Film Festival for the Top Upcoming Movies

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The 56th Annual New York Film Festival, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, is one of the longest-running, most prestigious celebrations of cinema in the entire country. From September 28 to October 14, the annual film festival will be showcasing some of the most anticipated movies of the next year. In fact, here are a few of the top films to look out for.

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Topics: Events, New York, NYC, Festivals

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

Why Panorama Music Festival is the Summer’s Biggest Concert

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

From July 27 to July 29, the Panorama Music Festival will once again return to Randall’s Island Park in New York City for a unique, transformative artistic experience. Besides hosting world-class musicians and performers, the festival will highlight the best of the local food and art scene in New York City. Read along to learn more about this one-of-a-kind music festival.

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Topics: Festivals, Concert

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

Chinese New Year Events to Commemorate the Year of the Dog

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The Chinese New Year, otherwise known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival in modern China, originally came about to mark the turn of the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, as well as to honor the household and harvest. However, in America, most communities use this holiday to spend time with family and indulge in out-of-this-world cuisine. If you’re looking to experience this time-honored tradition, you can find plenty of amazing Chinese New Year events and celebrations in our area.

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Topics: Family, Kids, Entertainment, Festivals