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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

3 Queens Pizza Places that Blow Away the Competition

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Forget about Italy, everyone knows that New York City is home to some of the most authentic, delicious pizza in the entire world. However, most people don’t realize that other boroughs besides Manhattan and Brooklyn can make a decent slice. Queens pizza especially comes to mind. So, if you’re looking for a slice from the best, check out these Queens favorites that can go toe-to-toe with New York City’s finest pizzerias.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, Flushing, Bayside

The Top Bayside Bars Ideal for Grabbing Dinner and Drinks

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The bureau of Queens is one of the best nightlife hotspots in all of New York City. Specifically, the town of Bayside happens to have spectacular bars, clubs, and lounges. So, if you’re looking for some entertainment anytime soon, make sure you check out these amazing Bayside bars.

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, Queens, Bayside

Queens Street Fairs that make for the Ideal Spring Activity

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Queens is comprised of many unique, vibrant neighborhoods where there’s a seemingly infinite amount of things to do. During springtime, it’s rare that a week goes by without a fair or festival of some sort. This spring, check out these wonderful Queens street fairs.

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Topics: Events, Spring, Queens, Family

The Best Flushing Restaurants for a Delicious Bite to Eat

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Many people consider Manhattan to be the epicenter of the New York City food scene. However, these folks seem to forget about other boroughs like Queens, specifically Flushing, where you can find delicious food on just about every corner. Next time you’re in the neighborhood, check out these Flushing restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Queens, Flushing

New York Mets Games Perfect for a Trip to the Ballpark

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

After their abrupt Wild Card exit at the hands of Conor Gillaspie and the San Francisco Giants, the New York Mets look to build off an underwhelming, injury-plagued season and regain the composure that took them all the way to the World Series in 2015. This season, check out these New York Mets games where you’ll see stars like Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and, of course, Yoenis Cespedes.

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Topics: New York sports, Queens, nyc sports

Where to Watch March Madness Games throughout the Tournament

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 16, 2017 10:30:00 AM

This time of year is unbeatable because we’re in the full swing of the March Madness NCAA basketball tournament! The first two rounds saw juggernauts like Villanova, Duke and Louisville fall while Cinderella teams like Xavier and South Carolina made it to the Sweet 16. Here’s a guide for where to watch March Madness throughout the rest of the tournament.

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

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