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Visit the Vanderbilt Museum, a Hidden Long Island Treasure

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

One of the best parts of Long Island is the area’s rich, storied history. From the first settlers to the American Revolution through the 21st century, Long Island has been home to many important people and events. In fact, one of the most notable figures is William Kissam Vanderbilt II. To explore his life and impact on Long Island, visit the Vanderbilt Museum on his former estate.

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Topics: Long Island, museums, Family, Kids

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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