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The Top Bayside Restaurants for a Delicious Meal in Queens

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

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Queens is one of the tastiest boroughs in New York City. That’s because it’s made up of neighborhoods like Bayside, where delicious restaurants are practically a dime a dozen. To help you decide which of these eateries is worth a visit, consult our trusty list of the absolute best Bayside restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants, Queens

The Best New Hyde Park Bars for You to Kick Back and Unwind

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you ever find yourself in New Hyde Park, chances are that, at some point, you’re going to want a bite to eat or an ice cold drink. Either way, there are plenty of New Hyde Park bars that do the trick.

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, restaurants, Food&Drink

Tasty Floral Park Restaurants for Every Kind of Occasion

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Although it’s mainly known for championship-level horse racing at the scenic, historic Belmont Park, Floral Park is also highly regarded for its fair share of delicious eateries. If you find yourself in the area anytime soon, make sure to try one of these three amazing eateries, otherwise known as the Triple Crown of Floral Park Restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

Franklin Square Bars for a Summer Night Out on the Town

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Now that the warm weather has descended upon us, Long Islanders are beating the heat by kicking back with a cool beverage at one of our many local bars. In a town like Franklin Square, there are plenty of great watering holes with ice cold drinks and good times to keep you busy all summer long. If you find yourself in the area this summer, pop into one of these fantastic Franklin Square bars.

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Topics: Bars, restaurants, Food&Drink, Nightlife

Ollie’s Ultimate Preview of NYC Restaurant Week 2018

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, dining out at fantastic restaurants is one of New York City’s favorite pastimes. After all, the Big Apple has tons of out-of-this-world eateries. Luckily, from July 23 to August 17, it will be NYC Restaurant Week, where you will find special prix-fixe menus at hundreds of bistros across town. A two-course lunch is $26 and a three-course dinner will cost $42. Here are some restaurants to look out for.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants, NYC

Fourth of July Parties for a One-of-a-Kind Independence Day

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Next week is the Fourth of July. So, if you haven’t made any plans yet, you better get a move on figuring out what you’re going to do for the big day. Luckily, we’ve compiled a complete list of the top Fourth of July parties in New York City!

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Topics: Holiday, Food&Drink

The Top Waterfront Restaurants for a Serene, Seaside Meal

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Summer is finally upon us. That means that local seaside eateries are once again opening up their patios for diners to enjoy breathtaking views of our pristine shoreline. If you’re looking for a delicious dinner accompanied by sweeping maritime vistas, check out one of these three waterfront restaurants on Long Island.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants

The Very Best New York Wineries that you’ve Never Heard of

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you typically think of America’s top wine regions, Napa Valley is always the first place that comes to mind. However, in recent years, the fruitful vineyards on the east end of Long Island have begun to make quite a name for themselves. If you’re looking to try some of this amazing vino first-hand but don’t want to travel across the country for it, here are the top New York wineries.

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Topics: Bars, Food&Drink, Long Island

Festive Cinco de Mayo Parties for Celebrating in Style

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Even though Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican national holiday, we also like to celebrate it over here in America! In fact, there are plenty of Mexican restaurants and Cinco de Mayo parties in our area where you can celebrate in style with tons of delicious tacos and cold margaritas!

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Topics: Holiday, Food&Drink, Bars

Ollie’s Complete Guide to Long Island Restaurant Week 2018

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, Long Island is home to a seemingly endless number of out-of-this-world eateries. Luckily, they will all be on display during Long Island Restaurant Week 2018, which takes place from April 22-29, for just $28.95. In fact, here are three excellent bistros that will be hosting these reduced rate, prix fixe dinners.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants