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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

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

2 4th of July Events that are Essential for All New Yorkers

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 29, 2017 10:00:00 AM

July 4th unites Americans across the country to join in celebrating 241 years of independence in the United States. The day will be filled with cookouts, beach visits, fireworks shows and so much more. Here are some of the best 4th of July events in or around NYC that aren’t only a ton of fun, but they represent the true meaning of the patriotic holiday.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Holiday, Family

Can’t Miss New York Music Festivals of Summer 2017

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Luckily for New Yorkers, there are plenty of incredible concerts and music festivals that are just a short drive away. These premier venues regularly host some of the most famous musicians in the entire world. Check out these New York music festivals happening this summer, where you’re bound to see one of your favorite performers.

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Topics: NYC, Concert, music festivals

NYC Sports Events where You Won’t Miss a Second of Action

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Historic franchises and can’t-miss sporting events are a dime a dozen in New York City. You won’t find a better atmosphere for a big game than at venues like the world-famous Madison Square Garden and the newer Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Check out this NYC sports guide to find out about upcoming games.

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Topics: NYC, Sports, Brooklyn, New York sports, nyc sports

4 Broadway Plays that will Blow your Mind

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For as long as it’s been around, Broadway has been world-famous for the unmatched theatrical caliber and experience. Broadway plays are also one of the best ways to spend an evening out in New York City. Consult this guide on what’s currently playing, so you can find out which performance is right for you.

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Topics: NYC, Entertainment, Nightlife, Broadway plays

5 Ways to Ring in New Year’s Eve in NYC & Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM

With the New Year almost upon us, it’s about time to start figuring out your plans for the big day. New Year’s Eve in NYC never disappoints, especially when you go to the right places. This year, forget Times Square and check out these other great events.

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, Nightlife, Queens, New Year's Eve

Enjoy the Day before Thanksgiving at these Local Bars

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Of course everyone looks forward to the typical Thanksgiving festivities, but the day before is just as fun, too! Before everyone gets together with their family for the holiday, get your friends together and head out to one of these great local bars on the day before Thanksgiving. 

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars

The NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade: What You Need to Know

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

One of New York City’s most popular yearly traditions is almost here: the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Since 1924, the parade has marched its way through the streets of Manhattan with their signature character balloons, floats, marching bands, performers and so much more. This year the NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held on Thursday, November 24, starting at 9 a.m.

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Topics: NYC, Fall, Holiday, NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade

Chowing Down at TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 7, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Going into its 7th year, TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is hosting its annual block party-style gathering that celebrates the authentic flavor of North Brooklyn’s up-and-coming food scene. This outdoor party showcases the very best in local favorites with participation from over forty neighborhood bars and restaurants. Even a few of the area’s best wineries and breweries are contributing to this 21+ event. It takes place in East River State Park in Williamsburg on Sunday, September 18th, from 1 to 5 PM.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Food&Drink, Brooklyn

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