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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

The Top Giants and Jets Football Games of the 2019 Season

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Even though August (and eventually summer) is winding down, football is on the horizon. As the days get shorter, the air gets crisper and the leaves change color, our favorite local football teams are back in action. With Giants and Jets football right around the corner, we decided to single out some of the teams’ biggest home games on the schedule.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Fall, Sports

Family-Friendly Fall Activities for an Entire Season of Fun

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Oct 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you couldn’t tell already, autumn has finally arrived here on Long Island. In addition to the lower temperatures and bright foliage, the changing of the seasons also ushers in plenty of new fall activities for the whole family. If you’re looking to kill some time and have fun between now and winter, check out these activities, events and experiences in our area.

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Topics: Events, Long Island, Fall, Family

Long Island Apple Picking Farms for Some Fall Family Fun

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The fall is upon us here on Long Island. That means that families and couples will start flocking east to the Island’s many wonderful pumpkin and apple picking farms. If you’re interested in choosing your own apples, visit one of these fantastic Long Island apple picking farms.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Family

The NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade: What You Need to Know

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 8, 2016 9:30:00 AM

One of New York City’s most popular yearly traditions is almost here: the 90th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Since 1924, the parade has marched its way through the streets of Manhattan with their signature character balloons, floats, marching bands, performers and so much more. This year the NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade will be held on Thursday, November 24, starting at 9 a.m.

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Topics: NYC, Fall, Holiday, NYC Thanksgiving Day Parade

Useful Halloween Safety Tips for Every Family

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 26, 2016 9:30:00 AM

On October 31, towns all across Long Island will be bustling with trick-or-treaters and everybody celebrating Halloween. With so many people out-and-about, you have to practice a little extra precaution to keep your kids safe and secure. To ensure your family has a happy and carefree holiday, use some of these trusted Halloween safety tips.

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Topics: Tips, Fall, Holiday, Halloween

Bayville Scream Park and Long Island’s Best Haunted Houses

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 12, 2016 9:30:00 AM

During the month of October, many people fearlessly seek their Halloween holiday thrills at one of Long Island’s terrifyingly fun haunted houses. In our area, you’ll find some not-so-spooky kid-friendly attractions, as well as acres upon acres of terror at places like Bayville Scream Park. So, if you dare, here are the most frightening haunted houses on Long Island.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Halloween, haunted houses

Your All-Inclusive Guide to Long Island Pumpkin Picking

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 28, 2016 9:30:00 AM

At long last, pumpkin picking season is finally here! Luckily, our area has tons of fun, family-friendly pumpkin patches. We’ve rounded up all of the best Long Island pumpkin picking farms for you to visit this fall.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Holiday, Outdoors

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