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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

Up-and-Coming New York Breweries with Authentic Local Beer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Occasionally, what’s on tap at bars and nightclubs isn’t going to cut it for some hardcore beer lovers. At times like these, you should go straight to the source by visiting authentic New York breweries. Here are a few of our favorites that are putting our area on the map of the American beer scene.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Brooklyn

Delicious Brooklyn Restaurants Perfect for Any Budget

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As New York City’s second largest borough after Queens, Brooklyn is as rich in cultural and ethnic diversity as just about anywhere else in America. As a result, new tastes, flavors and textures are being introduced to the borough at a rapid rate.  It seems like every day there’s a new and exciting restaurant opening its doors. Here are a few of our favorite Brooklyn restaurants that are sure to leave you satisfied.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Brooklyn, restaurants

How to Find an Affordable, Lively Happy Hour in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There’s nothing better than getting off work following a busy day or long week and grabbing a few drinks at a local watering hole for happy hour. However, with so many options, it can be hard to choose just one. To help you pick, we’ve narrowed down some of the best places to enjoy happy hour in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Queens, Queens bars, restaurants, Happy Hour

New York Comedy Clubs where Laughs are Guaranteed

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The New York City comedy scene is where some of the most famous entertainers, actors and comedians of all-time initially got their start. Superstars like Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock might never have become household names if they hadn’t first cut their teeth here. If you’re interested in seeing stand-up first-hand, check out these famous New York comedy clubs where laughs are a dime a dozen.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Food&Drink, Nightlife

Queens Nightclubs for an Enjoyable Evening on the Town

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

If you’re growing tired of the same bars all of the time, then perhaps it’s time that you started checking out some of our area’s extremely popular, incredibly fun nightclubs. They’re ideal for those that don’t mind a little music and dancing. This weekend, switch up your routine and head out to these cool, new Qeens nightclubs.

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Topics: Music, Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Queens

Tasty Long Island City Restaurants for Foodies and Newbies

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The influence of Manhattan’s food scene has begun spreading to surrounding boroughs. For instance, in Long Island City in Queens, you can find plenty of hip and delicious bistros, guaranteed to satisfy even your wildest cravings. Without further ado, here are three of the top Long Island City restaurants that you would be silly not to visit!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Queens, Queens bars

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

3 Delightful Great Neck Restaurants that Warrant a Visit

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The waterfront village of Great Neck, which is located on the North Shore of Long Island, shares a border with Queens and has several mouthwatering, yet charming eateries. Each of these Great Neck restaurants may range in price, delicacies and theme, but every single one is just as delicious as the next. So, if you’re looking for a quality meal in this area, these are definitely the places you’ll want to go.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Bars, restaurants

Enjoy a Cocktail and a View at these Rooftop Bars in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Summertime is especially busy for bars and pubs. Many folks head down to their nearest watering hole for an ice cold cocktail to beat the summer heat. Since these places are often crowded, few have air conditioning and even less have an outdoor space, your options are limited. That’s why we’re telling you about these rooftop bars in Queens, where you can enjoy a delicious beverage, a view and a breeze (if you’re lucky).

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, Queens, Queens bars