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3 Westbury Bars for Savoring the Last Moments of Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As summer winds down, Long Islanders are enjoying going out for dinner and drinks in a last-ditch attempt to savor the warm weather and sun. Sure, there are all of those popular towns that you’ve heard of (and been to) many times before. However, now it’s time to try something different. Here is a list of the top Westbury bars for the rest of summer—and anytime really.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, restaurants

The Best Ice Cream Shops for Any kind of Scoop or Sundae

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jul 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Ice cream is a staple in the summer. Especially with all of the new flavors ice cream shops are testing out, it’s almost impossible to say no to either a cone or scoop. Whether it be chocolate, vanilla, or rocky road, the options are endless! That is why we have provided the best places you need to try this summer to satisfy that sweet tooth.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Ice Cream

The US Open 2019: Your Guide to the Biggest Event in Tennis

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Now that the famous Wimbledon has come to a close, tennis hype in America has reached an all-time high. Fortunately though, the fourth and final major tennis tournament of the year, the US Open, is right on the horizon. Best of all, it’s happening in our backyard in Flushing, Queens. If you’re interested in catching some world-class tennis talent, check out our guide to the US Open 2019.

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Topics: Events, Sports, Queens, Family

Surf, Swim and Unwind at The Best Long Island Beaches

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jul 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Nothings better than when the weather starts to get warmer and days can now be spent outdoors. There’s no better place to spend your days than at one of the many Long Island beaches. With the island being completely surrounded by water, it's known for having the best beach options, which people of all ages, can find enjoyment at. Whether you just want relax or you want to experience the water, we have a list of the best beaches for you to checkout.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Nassau County, Beach

3 Port Washington Restaurants for a Scenic Summer Meal

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Long Island is home to a wide variety of delicious restaurants from Montauk to Queens and North to South Shore. In fact, take a place like Port Washington for example. Nestled along the water on the North Shore, this small town has eateries for every kind of appetite. So, if you find yourself in the area, we recommend you try your luck at one of these popular Port Washington restaurants.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Bars, restaurants

Cabs by Country: A Look at Famous Taxis around the World

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jun 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It doesn’t matter where you go in the world, there’s always going to be one thing that’s the same: the presence of taxicabs. Although they come in many different shapes and sizes, cabs are found everywhere to help people conveniently and safely get around. If you’re wondering what cabs look like in different countries, check out our list of the most famous taxis around the world.

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Topics: NYC, General, Taxis

Fun Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks for All

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Jun 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM


Nothing yells summer like kids trying to catch fireflies and friends having barbecues, people escaping to the beach to lay out in the sun or taking a dip in the pool. The highlight of summer is always July 4th, America’s Independence Day. A day on which the entire nation comes together to celebrate one thing, freedom. Check out these fun events on Long Island for a new way to celebrate and see the best Fourth of July fireworks.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Fourth of July

3 Rooftop Bars on Long Island for those Long Summer Nights

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What’s nice, warm weather without a solid rooftop to eat, drink and just generally relax on? Sure, there are a bunch of trendy locales in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but is there anywhere closer? As luck would have it, Long Island is home to plenty of restaurants and bars with fun rooftop areas. So, this summer, enjoy one of these top rooftops bars on Long Island for food, cocktails and all-around summer fun!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, restaurants

Summer Activities for Families to Enjoy All Season Long

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Jun 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The school year is coming to a quick end; the days are getting longer; and the weather is getting warmer. That could only mean one thing, summer has almost arrived. Now that all the kids have free time and the energy to spare, it’s important to have some fun activities for them to stay occupied. Check out this list of summer activities to keep them busy all summer long.

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Topics: Entertainment, Summer, Outdoors, museums, Family, Beach, Kids

Belmont Stakes 2019: Your Complete Guide to the Big Race

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on May 23, 2019 9:00:00 AM

On Saturday, June 8, the Belmont Stakes, the last leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown, will be run at Belmont Park in Elmont. The final contest of the competitive season, this prestigious race is run by the best horses in the world. If you’re looking to catch some of the action, here’s a guide to the entire Belmont Stakes 2019 weekend.

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Topics: Events, Long Island, Sports, Festivals

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