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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

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

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

Why The Meadows is 2017’s Biggest NYC Music Festival

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

From September 15 to 17, The Meadows Music and Arts Festival will be taking over Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, located in Flushing, Queens. Last year, the festival lasted two days and hosted performers like The Weeknd and Kanye West. This year, its back and better than ever! There will be three days of all-star performances from Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Migos.

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Topics: Events, Music, Concert, Queens

Queens Malls that Provide an Unbeatable Shopping Experience

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Queens has pretty much anything that anyone could possibly need. There are incredible eateries, picturesque parks and plenty of amazing malls. In fact, Queens malls, in particular, are some of the area’s premier shopping destinations due to its high concentration of popular, trendy stores. If you’re trying to decide where to head for your next shopping excursion, these malls should do the trick!

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Topics: shopping, Queens, Family, Flushing, Bayside

Pristine Queens Beaches where you can Getaway this Summer

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

Since it’s surrounded by water on all sides, Long Island has always been known for its untouched beaches that feature scenic views and tons of amazing amenities. The North and South Shore are typically where these beaches can be found, but the borough of Queens has a few great ones, too. Here are the best Queens beaches where you can relax and cool off throughout the rest of the summer.

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Topics: Summer, Queens, Family, Beach

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

Discovering the Magic of Astoria Queens in the Summertime

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Astoria Queens has quickly risen through the ranks to become the borough’s hottest, most up-and-coming neighborhood. Located along the East River in northern Queens, Astoria has recently seen an influx of trendy restaurants, bars, art galleries and more. Come visit this popular neighborhood to enjoy all of the amazing ways to spend a sunny summer day.

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Topics: Summer, Outdoors, Queens, Family

Why Forest Hills Stadium is 2017’s Hottest Concert Venue

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Forest Hills Stadium, located at Forest Hills’ West Side Tennis Club, is one of New York City’s most historic concert venues. Throughout its history, it has hosted U.S. Opens, as well as some of the most popular bands and musicians of the 60s and 70s. This summer, you can see some of the biggest musical acts at Forest Hills.

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Topics: Events, Nightlife, Concert, Queens