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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.