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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

Cool Long Island Vineyards for a Scenic Day

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Sep 26, 2019, 10:46:42 AM

You don’t need to travel to France or California to find some of the best wineries. Long Island is filled with great options of places for you and all of your friends to venture out to and enjoy some delicious wine. With over 90 Long Island vineyards to try new wine at, you’ll be sure to find the best places. Check out this list of our top three spots.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Fall, Nightlife, Outdoors

Why Oktoberfest 2019 is the Biggest and Best Party of Fall

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 19, 2019, 9:00:00 AM

Although its origins lie in a 200-year old Bavarian wedding, Munich’s Oktoberfest is an annual 16- to 18-day festival running from mid to late September to the first Sunday in October. The event is usually full of beer, lederhosen and tons of delicious German cuisine. However, if you understandably can’t make it to the real one in Germany, NYC’s Oktoberfest 2019 is your next best bet, so get your lederhosen ready!

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Topics: NYC, Events, Food&Drink, Nightlife

Long Island Hiking Trails to Explore this Fall

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Sep 12, 2019, 9:30:00 AM

With the weather cooling down, but not necessarily getting cold yet, this is the perfect time to spend your days outside. While you may not be able to lay out in the sun at the beach, there are still great ways to enjoy the outdoors. One of the most fun things you can do this fall is go hiking. The Long Island hiking trails are nothing short of beautiful. Check out some spectacular places to explore no matter where you are on the island. 

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Outdoors

The Top North Shore Eats: Glen Cove Restaurants Edition

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

As one of two cities on Long Island along with Long Beach, Glen Cove is a North Shore maritime haven with a rising food scene to boot. If you find yourself in the area anytime soon, pay a visit to one of these spectacular Glen Cove restaurants for a delicious local meal.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

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