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Long Island Hiking Trails to Explore this Fall

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Sep 12, 2019 9:30:00 AM

With the weather cooling down, but not necessarily getting cold yet, this is the perfect time to spend your days outside. While you may not be able to lay out in the sun at the beach, there are still great ways to enjoy the outdoors. One of the most fun things you can do this fall is go hiking. The Long Island hiking trails are nothing short of beautiful. Check out some spectacular places to explore no matter where you are on the island. 

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Outdoors

Where to Find the Best Movie Theatre in Queens

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Aug 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM

With all of the new streaming services available now, movie theatres have had to step up their game in order to get people to visit their locations. That’s why going to one is more than just seeing a film; it’s an experience. Here’s a list to help you find the best movie theatres in Queens to visit and see a brand-new flick. 

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Topics: Entertainment, Queens, Movies

Essential Back to School Tips for a Successful School Year

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Aug 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM

With summer coming to an end and the first day of school right around the corner, it’s important to start getting ready for the kids to head back to school. Between buying all of the supplies, getting school clothes in order and finding out new schedules and teachers, there’s a ton to do. Our back to school tips will help to ease any nerves that may be arising.

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Topics: back to school, school

The Best Ice Cream Shops for Any kind of Scoop or Sundae

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jul 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Ice cream is a staple in the summer. Especially with all of the new flavors ice cream shops are testing out, it’s almost impossible to say no to either a cone or scoop. Whether it be chocolate, vanilla, or rocky road, the options are endless! That is why we have provided the best places you need to try this summer to satisfy that sweet tooth.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Ice Cream

Surf, Swim and Unwind at The Best Long Island Beaches

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jul 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Nothings better than when the weather starts to get warmer and days can now be spent outdoors. There’s no better place to spend your days than at one of the many Long Island beaches. With the island being completely surrounded by water, it's known for having the best beach options, which people of all ages, can find enjoyment at. Whether you just want relax or you want to experience the water, we have a list of the best beaches for you to checkout.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Nassau County, Beach

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

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