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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

Exciting Memorial Day Activities that Everyone can Enjoy

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

On Monday, May 27, Americans will come together to honor our fallen service members. However, since Memorial Day weekend is also considered a symbolical beginning of summer, you can expect several fun and exciting events for all ages. If you’re still looking for plans from Saturday to Monday, here are a few Memorial Day activities that we’re looking forward to.

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Topics: Events, Nightlife, Holiday

The Tastiest Food in Queens: Astoria Restaurants Edition

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

In addition to being the largest borough in New York City, Queens might also be the most delicious one, as well! Since there’s no shortage of delicious, ethnic eateries on just about every corner (especially in a neighborhood like Astoria), there’s always going to be something new and delicious to try in Queens. So, here are some go-to Astoria restaurants for local diners.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants

Visit the Vanderbilt Museum, a Hidden Long Island Treasure

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

One of the best parts of Long Island is the area’s rich, storied history. From the first settlers to the American Revolution through the 21st century, Long Island has been home to many important people and events. In fact, one of the most notable figures is William Kissam Vanderbilt II. To explore his life and impact on Long Island, visit the Vanderbilt Museum on his former estate.

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Topics: Long Island, museums, Family, Kids

Tasty Brunch Places on Long Island for a Fun Weekend Meal

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Apr 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In recent years, the brunch craze has spread across the nation—and our area is no exception to its reach. Luckily, there are already plenty of delicious brunch places on Long Island, each putting their own unique spin on the popular weekend tradition. So, whether you’re looking to enjoy a boozy brunch with friends or a quiet Sunday meal, here are a few of the top restaurants and eateries to visit in our area.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

Local Cinco de Mayo Events that You Don’t Want to Miss

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

This year, Cinco de Mayo falls on a Sunday, so you can expect plenty of Mexican grub and margaritas all weekend long. Fortunately, you will have many different places to celebrate, as bars and restaurants across Long Island will be hosting fun and exciting Cinco de Mayo events. So, if you’re looking for some of the best ones to visit, here are a few that are on the horizon.

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Topics: Nightlife, Holiday, Bars

Festive Long Island Easter Egg Hunts for the Whole Family

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Apr 11, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Don’t let the nice weather distract you from the fact that Easter is right around the corner! Therefore, what better way to celebrate the season than with a few good old-fashioned Easter egg hunts? Fortunately, across Long Island, there will be plenty of lawns scattered with pastel treasures for children to discover.

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Topics: Events, Holiday, Family, Easter, Kids

Fun Long Island Nightclubs for Partying All Weekend Long

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

Due to their lively party and nightlife scene, New York City is commonly known as the city that never sleeps. However, did you know that Long Island is home to its fair share of notable nightlife establishments as well? In fact, besides bars, pubs and taverns, these Long Island nightclubs are where locals visit to cut loose and unwind in style.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars

Visit these NYC Museums for an Immersive Learning Experience

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Mar 28, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In a place like New York City, there’s a lot of culture and history to go around. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the city is full of so many amazing museums and cultural institutions. So, if you’re looking to learn more about history and the world around us, our collection of the top NYC museums has got you covered, no matter your interest!

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Topics: NYC, museums, Family

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