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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

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

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

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

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

The Best Little Neck Restaurants for a Delicious, Fun Meal

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

Local Queens neighborhoods like Little Neck are known for so many wonderful things, excellent restaurants being one of them. Therefore, if you ever find yourself in the area, don’t hesitate to visit one of the many tasty, exciting Little Neck restaurants that they’re so well-known for. However, if you don’t know which one to pick, try out one of these great options.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants

3 Valentine’s Day Parties for a Special, Romantic Evening

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Valentine’s Day just so happens to be one of the most romantic evenings of the year. Fortunately, on a place like Long Island, there are a wide variety of fun events and activities to enjoy with your loved one. Just take, for example, these fun and exciting Valentine’s Day parties in our area on the evening of February 14. 

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, Valentine's Day

Fun Super Bowl Events for Watching the Big Game in Style

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Can you believe that the NFL season is almost over? In fact, the Super Bowl is just next week, meaning it’s time to start figuring out where exactly you’re going to watch it. Fortunately, Ollie’s has you covered with some clutch spots on your home turf. So, if you’re ready to eat your weight in Buffalo wings, make your way to one of these fun Super Bowl events in Queens and Long Island on February 3.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Sports, Super Bowl

Romantic Restaurants in Queens for a Special Valentine’s Day

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jan 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s time to start figuring out plans and making reservations for the big day. However, before all of that, you must first decide on a location for your romantic meal. Luckily, there are a bunch of fantastic restaurant in Queens that will do the trick. In fact, here are three of our favorite spots for your special evening.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants, Valentine's Day

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