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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

Where to Find the Best Movie Theatre in Queens

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Aug 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM

With all of the new streaming services available now, movie theatres have had to step up their game in order to get people to visit their locations. That’s why going to one is more than just seeing a film; it’s an experience. Here’s a list to help you find the best movie theatres in Queens to visit and see a brand-new flick. 

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Topics: Entertainment, Queens, Movies

The Top Giants and Jets Football Games of the 2019 Season

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Even though August (and eventually summer) is winding down, football is on the horizon. As the days get shorter, the air gets crisper and the leaves change color, our favorite local football teams are back in action. With Giants and Jets football right around the corner, we decided to single out some of the teams’ biggest home games on the schedule.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Fall, Sports

Essential Back to School Tips for a Successful School Year

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Aug 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM

With summer coming to an end and the first day of school right around the corner, it’s important to start getting ready for the kids to head back to school. Between buying all of the supplies, getting school clothes in order and finding out new schedules and teachers, there’s a ton to do. Our back to school tips will help to ease any nerves that may be arising.

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Topics: back to school, school

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

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