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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: Holiday, Long Island, Events

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: Events, NYC, 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: Holiday, Food&Drink, 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, Super Bowl, Sports

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: Queens, Queens bars, Bars, Nightlife

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: New York, Sports, Winter

The Top New Year’s Eve Events for Counting Down to 2019

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights of the entire year. Everyone will be out and about commemorating the end of 2018, while also ushering in 2019. However, if you still don’t have plans for the big day, check out one of these incredible New Year’s Eve events in our area.

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Topics: Holiday, Nightlife, Bars, Food&Drink

Fun Long Island Ice Skating Rinks to Check Out this Winter

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Now that the temperatures have dropped and the holiday season is upon us, crowds are making a triumphant return to their local ice skating rink. Whether you’re an indoor or outdoor rink kind of person, here are some of the top Long Island ice skating rinks. Besides, is there a more quintessential winter activity?

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Topics: Long Island, Kids, Family

Fun Christmas Activities to Get you in the Holiday Spirit

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, the holiday season is here once again. That means there will be tree lightings, caroling, Santa sightings and a whole lot of other gatherings throughout the next month. However, in a place like New York, all of these events can get lost in the shuffle. Therefore, we’ve compiled a list of the best Christmas activities for the entire family.

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Topics: Holiday, Christmas, Long Island, Queens

The Top Coffee Shops in Queens for Cup of Joe Connoisseurs

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Although Brooklyn is known as the trendy coffee shop borough, Queens can still hold its own as home to many quality New York roasters. Whether you’re an aficionado or just need somewhere to relax, study, do work or meet friends, here are some of the very best coffee shops in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, restaurants, Queens

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