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Fun Hanukkah Events and Menorah Lightings on Long Island

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Dec 12, 2019 3:00:01 PM

For a full eight days and eight nights in December is the celebration of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. During this period, it remembers the rededication of the second Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. Spend these days with loved ones and pay tribute to the holiday at a fun filled Hanukkah event. We’ve gathered some of the best ones to attend.

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Topics: Hanukkah Events

Visit Bryant Park Winter Village for a Holiday Extravaganza

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Nov 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Now that the holiday season is almost fully upon us, wonderlands and activities are popping up all over the place. However, few, if any, are bigger or better than the Bryant Park Winter Village in the middle of downtown Manhattan. So, if you’re looking to get in the holiday spirit anytime soon, this is the place to be—and here’s what to expect when you visit.

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Topics: NYC, Holiday, Winter, Family

Why Rosé Mansion in NYC will become your New Obsession

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

If you’ve spent any time on Instagram in the past year, chances are that you’ve seen the Rosé Mansion, a bright-hued haven for sweet wine. This interactive wine tasting adventure combines a wine bar, an amusement park and a science museum into one epic dream park. If you’re planning on visiting, here’s everything you should know about this fun New York City pop-up.

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Topics: NYC, Food&Drink, Nightlife, museums

New York City Marathon: Everything Spectators Should Know

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Oct 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Every year, on the first Sunday of November, spectators and runners flock to our area for the New York City Marathon. However, in addition to over 50,000 runners, the city will also see its fair share of spectators, cheering on friends, family and the like. So, if you find yourself heading in to cheer on some runners or just take in the atmosphere, here’s everything that you need to know.

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Topics: NYC, Events, New York sports

Fun Long Island Pumpkin Patches for the Fall Season Ahead

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Oct 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Here on Long Island, there’s no activity that’s more quintessentially fall than pumpkin picking. Therefore, sometime this month, you need to gather up the family and prepare yourselves for a day of pumpkins, hayrides, corn mazes and so much more. So, if you’re looking for the best one to visit, here are a couple of our favorite Long Island pumpkin patches.

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Topics: Events, Fall, Family, Kids

Cool Long Island Vineyards for a Scenic Day

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Sep 26, 2019 10:46:42 AM

You don’t need to travel to France or California to find some of the best wineries. Long Island is filled with great options of places for you and all of your friends to venture out to and enjoy some delicious wine. With over 90 Long Island vineyards to try new wine at, you’ll be sure to find the best places. Check out this list of our top three spots.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Fall, Nightlife, Outdoors

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

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