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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

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

Why Oktoberfest 2019 is the Biggest and Best Party of Fall

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Although its origins lie in a 200-year old Bavarian wedding, Munich’s Oktoberfest is an annual 16- to 18-day festival running from mid to late September to the first Sunday in October. The event is usually full of beer, lederhosen and tons of delicious German cuisine. However, if you understandably can’t make it to the real one in Germany, NYC’s Oktoberfest 2019 is your next best bet, so get your lederhosen ready!

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Topics: NYC, Events, Food&Drink, Nightlife

The Top North Shore Eats: Glen Cove Restaurants Edition

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As one of two cities on Long Island along with Long Beach, Glen Cove is a North Shore maritime haven with a rising food scene to boot. If you find yourself in the area anytime soon, pay a visit to one of these spectacular Glen Cove restaurants for a delicious local meal.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

3 Westbury Bars for Savoring the Last Moments of Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As summer winds down, Long Islanders are enjoying going out for dinner and drinks in a last-ditch attempt to savor the warm weather and sun. Sure, there are all of those popular towns that you’ve heard of (and been to) many times before. However, now it’s time to try something different. Here is a list of the top Westbury bars for the rest of summer—and anytime really.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Bars, restaurants

3 Port Washington Restaurants for a Scenic Summer Meal

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Long Island is home to a wide variety of delicious restaurants from Montauk to Queens and North to South Shore. In fact, take a place like Port Washington for example. Nestled along the water on the North Shore, this small town has eateries for every kind of appetite. So, if you find yourself in the area, we recommend you try your luck at one of these popular Port Washington restaurants.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, Bars, restaurants

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

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