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Cabs by Country: A Look at Famous Taxis around the World

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jun 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

It doesn’t matter where you go in the world, there’s always going to be one thing that’s the same: the presence of taxicabs. Although they come in many different shapes and sizes, cabs are found everywhere to help people conveniently and safely get around. If you’re wondering what cabs look like in different countries, check out our list of the most famous taxis around the world.

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Topics: NYC, General, Taxis

3 Rooftop Bars on Long Island for those Long Summer Nights

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jun 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What’s nice, warm weather without a solid rooftop to eat, drink and just generally relax on? Sure, there are a bunch of trendy locales in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but is there anywhere closer? As luck would have it, Long Island is home to plenty of restaurants and bars with fun rooftop areas. So, this summer, enjoy one of these top rooftops bars on Long Island for food, cocktails and all-around summer fun!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, restaurants

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

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

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

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

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

Your Guide to Opening Day 2019: When Baseball Returns to NYC

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Mar 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In just a couple of weeks from now, the Major League Baseball season will begin again. That means that local clubs like the New York Yankees and New York Mets will be back in action. Therefore, we’ve compiled a complete guide to everything you need to know about Opening Day here in New York City, including players, game times and ticket information.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Sports, Queens

Why Nassau Coliseum is Yet Again Home to the NY Islanders

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

Although the New York Islanders hockey team called Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale home for decades, they have played all of their home games at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn since 2015—until now that is. While waiting for their new arena to be built, the Islanders will split their time between Brooklyn and Nassau County.

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Topics: Events, Long Island, Sports

The Best Little Neck Restaurants for a Delicious, Fun Meal

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Feb 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Local Queens neighborhoods like Little Neck are known for so many wonderful things, excellent restaurants being one of them. Therefore, if you ever find yourself in the area, don’t hesitate to visit one of the many tasty, exciting Little Neck restaurants that they’re so well-known for. However, if you don’t know which one to pick, try out one of these great options.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants

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