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A Local’s Guide to the Best New York Pizza in Nassau County

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Second to maybe only Italy, New York is known worldwide as being the mecca of pizza. Of course, there’s New York City, but many people don’t know that you can get city quality pizza right here on Long Island. Many locals take it for granted, but Nassau County is actually home to some of the best pizza in the area. If you’re looking for a real New York pizza slice, be sure to start with some of these spots.  

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Nassau County

The Best Nassau County Golf Courses for Non-Members

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It is common knowledge that Nassau County is home to some of New York’s most beautiful landscapes and sprawling views. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Nassau County’s golf courses are up there as some of the country’s very best.  For most, golf is a hobby and a way to enjoy the outdoors, so a club membership is not always the best option for a golfer of any skill level. So here are some of Nassau County’s best public golf courses to tee off on this summer!

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Sports, Outdoors, Nassau County

The Belmont Stakes and Where to Watch (and Bet)

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 7, 2016 4:15:49 PM

On Saturday June 11th, the masses will converge on Elmont and the mecca of horseracing as the last leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, the Belmont Stakes, kicks off. Unlike last year’s historic race, you will not see another horse complete the elusive Triple Crown and unfortunately the Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will not even race due to an injury. However, horses like Preakness winner Exaggerator (12-10 odds), Suddenbreakingnews (4-1 odds), and the Japanese-import Lani (15-1 odds) are sure to make this race just as exciting as the others. You don’t want to miss out on any of the action so here’s Ollie’s complete guide of where to watch (and bet) this year’s Belmont Stakes!

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, Nassau County