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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

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

The Top Long Island Pizzerias for an Authentic New York Slice

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to the best pizza in the United States, New York constantly takes the cake as the best of the best. However, some people aren’t aware that excellent pizza extends far beyond Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. In fact, in a place like Long Island, quality pizzerias are a dime a dozen. However, if you’re looking for some of the best pies in the area, these Long Island pizzerias do it like no other.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

The 3 Best Mineola Bars for Cold Drinks and Good Times

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Long Island, especially Nassau County, has its fair share of bars, taverns and watering holes for every kind of occasion. Whether you’re looking for a night on the town or quiet drinks with a friend, towns like Mineola have several great spots to choose from. For instance, any one of these three top-notch Mineola bars should do the trick!

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Nightlife

Try your Luck at these St. Patrick’s Day Events in our Area

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In just under a month from now, St. Patrick’s Day will be upon us yet again. Fortunately, as you might expect in an area with such a rich Irish heritage, Long Island hosts many different St. Patrick’s Day events for all ages. So, whether you’re looking to take your kids to a family-friendly parade or just drink Guinness all day, here are some of the top activities for the holiday weekend.

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Topics: Events, Long Island, Holiday

The Top Off-Broadway Plays Now Showing in NYC

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, there’s a whole lot more to New York City theater than what’s on Broadway. In fact, some of the city’s most fun new plays can be found Off-Broadway in smaller, more intimate venues. So, if you’re looking for a less expensive ticket or just want to check out something new and exciting, here are some of the top Off-Broadway plays in NYC.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Entertainment

3 Valentine’s Day Parties for a Special, Romantic Evening

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Valentine’s Day just so happens to be one of the most romantic evenings of the year. Fortunately, on a place like Long Island, there are a wide variety of fun events and activities to enjoy with your loved one. Just take, for example, these fun and exciting Valentine’s Day parties in our area on the evening of February 14. 

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, Valentine's Day

Fun Super Bowl Events for Watching the Big Game in Style

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Can you believe that the NFL season is almost over? In fact, the Super Bowl is just next week, meaning it’s time to start figuring out where exactly you’re going to watch it. Fortunately, Ollie’s has you covered with some clutch spots on your home turf. So, if you’re ready to eat your weight in Buffalo wings, make your way to one of these fun Super Bowl events in Queens and Long Island on February 3.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Sports, Super Bowl

Fun Long Island City Bars for Enjoying a Cocktail or Two

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Since New York City is regarded as one of the top nightlife capitals of the world, it makes sense that outer boroughs like Queens also have a happening bar and club scene. In fact, in neighborhoods like Long Island City, these establishments are becoming a dime-a-dozen. So, to help you weed through the endless options, we’ve compiled a collection of the best Long Island City bars for every kind of drinker.

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, Queens, Queens bars

Scenic New York Ski Resorts for a Fun, Local Winter Getaway

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to winter getaways, New York is at the top of the list of the area’s best skiing and snowboarding destinations. Besides, with fresh powder and some of the gnarliest ranges in the region, where else would you rather hit the slopes? So, without further ado, here is our list of the top New York ski resorts, perfect for riders of any skill set.

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Topics: Sports, Winter, New York

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