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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

Summer Activities for Families to Enjoy All Season Long

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Jun 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The school year is coming to a quick end; the days are getting longer; and the weather is getting warmer. That could only mean one thing, summer has almost arrived. Now that all the kids have free time and the energy to spare, it’s important to have some fun activities for them to stay occupied. Check out this list of summer activities to keep them busy all summer long.

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Topics: Entertainment, Summer, Outdoors, museums, Family, Beach, Kids

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: NYC, Events, Entertainment

Upcoming New York Concerts for Every Kind of Music Fan

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 1, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s usually around this time of year when all of the big names in music return to the Big Apple to put on the season’s biggest concerts. Specifically, local venues such as Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater and NYCB Live are where it’s happening. If you’re looking to get out and experience one-of-a-kind events, check out these upcoming New York concerts.

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Topics: Entertainment, New York, Concert

Chinese New Year Events to Commemorate the Year of the Dog

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The Chinese New Year, otherwise known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival in modern China, originally came about to mark the turn of the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, as well as to honor the household and harvest. However, in America, most communities use this holiday to spend time with family and indulge in out-of-this-world cuisine. If you’re looking to experience this time-honored tradition, you can find plenty of amazing Chinese New Year events and celebrations in our area.

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Topics: Entertainment, Family, Kids, Festivals

A Look Aboard NYC Cruises with Picturesque Panoramas

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Since New York Harbor provides seamless access to the Atlantic Ocean, East River and the historic Hudson River, there are several scenic cruise line options for New Yorkers looking to explore the area. Riders on these NYC cruises will take in picturesque views while also enjoying delicious meals, drinks and fun with family and friends.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Entertainment, Food&Drink, Nightlife, New York, Brooklyn, Family

Fun Queens Museums that also Provide Learning Experiences

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Queens, New York, is a big city with plenty of different interesting and exciting activities that the whole family will enjoy. Many of these activities can be found at one of several fascinating Queens museums. Here are a few favorites that you can check out with your family.

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Topics: Entertainment, Queens, museums, Family

4 Broadway Plays that will Blow your Mind

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For as long as it’s been around, Broadway has been world-famous for the unmatched theatrical caliber and experience. Broadway plays are also one of the best ways to spend an evening out in New York City. Consult this guide on what’s currently playing, so you can find out which performance is right for you.

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Topics: NYC, Entertainment, Nightlife, Broadway plays

The U.S. Open Comes to Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 28, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Every year towards the end of summer, the tennis world descends on Flushing, Queens for another United States Open Tennis Championship at the world-famous USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. This year, the tournament kicks off with first-round action on Monday, August 29th and ends on Sunday, September 11th after the Women’s Doubles and Men’s Singles Finals. With as good of a year as it’s been in tennis, this upcoming U.S. Open is shaping up to be one for the ages!

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Topics: NYC, Events, Music, Entertainment, Sports

Your Guide to Great NYC Broadway Shows

Posted by Marissa on Aug 25, 2015 7:19:00 AM

With back to school and fall around the corner, it’s time to get out of the summer cycle. But that doesn’t mean you have to sit around and wait for next summer. Keep busy with entertaining NYC Broadway shows! A trip to the city isn’t far and the talent and story telling that lives on Broadway will have you inspired! Ollie’s Taxi & Airport Service has your guide to Broadway shows you can’t miss.

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Topics: NYC, Entertainment

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