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The Top Match-Ups on the 2017-2018 Islanders Schedule

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

On Saturday, October 7, the Barclays Center, located in the heart of Brooklyn, will host the New York Islanders first home game of the season. Check out these top match-ups on the Islanders schedule if you’re looking to catch elite hockey in a fun, modern arena!

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Topics: Events, Sports, Brooklyn, New York sports, Family

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

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

The Barclays PGA Tour Event Comes to Long Island

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

This year, The Barclays PGA Tour returns to Long Island for the first time since Nick Watney took home the grand prize in 2012. The tournament will run from Thursday August 25th to Sunday August 28th at Bethpage State Park Black Course in Farmingdale. The PGA tour’s top-ranked golfers will converge for the prestigious tournament where there’s expected to be huge crowds of visitors from all around the world. The atmosphere at this tournament is consistently one of the very best in the entire sport.

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Topics: Events, Sports, golf, PGA Tour, New York sports

The Upcoming New York Sports Guide

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 1, 2016 9:20:07 AM

New York City is the capital of the world and home to many world-class sports teams and events. New Yorkers are also some of the best fans in the entire world. Almost every game or event in the tri-state area is sold out to capacity. With as big of a market as we are in, players and athletes regularly decide to join New York teams, giving us fans a truly memorable sporting experience. If you’re looking for the next big game to check out in our area, look no further than these New York sports events.

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Topics: Events, Sports, New York, New York sports

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

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

Long Island Super Bowl Bars for the Big Game

Posted by Nick on Jan 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of America’s most beloved sporting events, the Super Bowl. The big game is scheduled for February 7th, and with all the great teams in the hunt, it’s sure to be interesting no matter who ends up playing. As a football-loving taxi company who has been all over Long Island, we’ve seen our fair share of Super Bowl parties, especially in Nassau County. So, if you’re ready for a fantastic football experience filled with friends, food and drinks, head over to any of these Long Island Super Bowl bars.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Sports

Your Guide to Things to Do in Brooklyn

Posted by Nick on Sep 23, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Brooklyn is New York City’s most populated borough, and rightfully so. Time spent in Brooklyn is always time well-spent. With delicious food, wonderful sights to see and spectacular sporting events, you’ll never be at a loss for fun things to do in Brooklyn.

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, Sports

Get Ready for the 2015 NFL Season

Posted by Marissa on Sep 9, 2015 11:56:19 AM

The 2015 NFL season is finally here! Grab your buddies, some beer and chips and a seat on the couch, and get ready for the coin toss. With a very interesting offseason trial and some incidents mostly involving fireworks, the players are back in full gear ready to chase after the Vince Lombardi trophy.

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Topics: Sports

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