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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

Catch the World’s Top DJs at the Electric Zoo Music Festival

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

This Labor Day weekend, Electric Zoo: Wild Island Music Festival will take place in Randall’s Island Park on the East River between Manhattan, the Bronx and Queens. From Friday, September 2, to Sunday, September 4, top DJs and musical acts from around the world will perform for thousands of festival goers who together will make this New York’s biggest dance party.

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Topics: NYC, Music, Nightlife, Concert

The Best Ways to Spend Labor Day Weekend in New York

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Labor Day is celebrated every year on the first Monday of September and serves as the unofficial end of the summer season. With everyone off from either work or school, people will be out and about, trying to savor the remnants of summer. Luckily, New York City and Long Island are home to some great Labor Day weekend activities that you’re not going to want to miss.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Long Island, Labor Day weekend, Labor Day

The U.S. Open Comes to Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 28, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Every year towards the end of summer, the tennis world descends on Flushing, Queens for another United States Open Tennis Championship at the world-famous USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. This year, the tournament kicks off with first-round action on Monday, August 29th and ends on Sunday, September 11th after the Women’s Doubles and Men’s Singles Finals. With as good of a year as it’s been in tennis, this upcoming U.S. Open is shaping up to be one for the ages!

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Topics: NYC, Events, Music, Entertainment, Sports

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