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Fun Hanukkah Events and Menorah Lightings on Long Island

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Dec 12, 2019 3:00:01 PM

For a full eight days and eight nights in December is the celebration of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. During this period, it remembers the rededication of the second Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. Spend these days with loved ones and pay tribute to the holiday at a fun filled Hanukkah event. We’ve gathered some of the best ones to attend.

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Topics: Hanukkah Events

SantaCon 2019: Ollie’s Guide to the Holiday’s Biggest Party

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Get your finest Santa suit or ugly Christmas sweater ready for New York City’s biggest party of the holiday season, SantaCon. Yes, it’s almost that time of year again when thousands upon thousands of revelers descend upon the streets of lower Manhattan for a merry day of bar-hopping. So, if you’re thinking about getting in on the fun, here’s everything you need to know.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Nightlife, Holiday

Visit Bryant Park Winter Village for a Holiday Extravaganza

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Nov 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Now that the holiday season is almost fully upon us, wonderlands and activities are popping up all over the place. However, few, if any, are bigger or better than the Bryant Park Winter Village in the middle of downtown Manhattan. So, if you’re looking to get in the holiday spirit anytime soon, this is the place to be—and here’s what to expect when you visit.

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Topics: NYC, Holiday, Winter, Family

Why a Local Cab Service is Always the Best Transportation Option

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Nov 21, 2019 8:45:00 AM

Taxis have been around for over 100 years. They have been a reliable source of transportation and extremely convenient to everyone who utilizes them. People are constantly on the go, and need to make sure that they can trust that their mode of transportation will get them from one place to another safely and efficiently. While ride shares are on the rise, it’s important to remember why calling a local cab service is the preferred option.

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Topics: Taxis

Why Rosé Mansion in NYC will become your New Obsession

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Nov 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve spent any time on Instagram in the past year, chances are that you’ve seen the Rosé Mansion, a bright-hued haven for sweet wine. This interactive wine tasting adventure combines a wine bar, an amusement park and a science museum into one epic dream park. If you’re planning on visiting, here’s everything you should know about this fun New York City pop-up.

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, Nightlife, museums

The Best Stores to Checkout for the Biggest Black Friday Deals

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Nov 7, 2019 10:06:54 AM

With the holidays officially in full swing, it’s time to start making your holiday gift list. There’s no better day to stock up on presents than Black Friday. With every store competing with each other to have the better deal, it’s a no brainer to save all of your shopping for Black Friday deals. Check out our list of some of the best stores to keep an eye out for this 2019.

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Topics: Holiday, shopping, Christmas

New York City Marathon: Everything Spectators Should Know

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Oct 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Every year, on the first Sunday of November, spectators and runners flock to our area for the New York City Marathon. However, in addition to over 50,000 runners, the city will also see its fair share of spectators, cheering on friends, family and the like. So, if you find yourself heading in to cheer on some runners or just take in the atmosphere, here’s everything that you need to know.

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Topics: NYC, Events, New York sports

Pay a Visit to One of 2019’s Most Anticipated NYC Halloween Parties

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Oct 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

New York City is the best place to find Halloween fun this October. Whether you want to celebrate the weekend before or the day of, we have a list of the best NYC Halloween parties for you and all of your friends to attend. Make sure to dress up in your best costume, because there’s even a chance that you could come away with prize money at some of these parties.

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Topics: Holiday, Halloween

Fun Long Island Pumpkin Patches for the Fall Season Ahead

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Oct 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Here on Long Island, there’s no activity that’s more quintessentially fall than pumpkin picking. Therefore, sometime this month, you need to gather up the family and prepare yourselves for a day of pumpkins, hayrides, corn mazes and so much more. So, if you’re looking for the best one to visit, here are a couple of our favorite Long Island pumpkin patches.

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Topics: Events, Fall, Family, Kids

Columbus Day Activities for the Holiday Weekend

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Oct 3, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Before the holidays begin and life starts to get very hectic, it’s a great idea to take one last weekend to relax and just enjoy some fun time with your family and friends. A long weekend is a great time to check out something you may have never done before. With Columbus Day coming up and many people having a long weekend, check out some of the most fun Columbus Day activities anyone can enjoy. You’re bound to have a great weekend with any of these ideas.

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Topics: Events, Holiday

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