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SantaCon 2019: Ollie’s Guide to the Holiday’s Biggest Party

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

Get your finest Santa suit or ugly Christmas sweater ready for New York City’s biggest party of the holiday season, SantaCon. Yes, it’s almost that time of year again when thousands upon thousands of revelers descend upon the streets of lower Manhattan for a merry day of bar-hopping. So, if you’re thinking about getting in on the fun, here’s everything you need to know.

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Topics: NYC, Events, Nightlife, Holiday

Visit Bryant Park Winter Village for a Holiday Extravaganza

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Nov 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Now that the holiday season is almost fully upon us, wonderlands and activities are popping up all over the place. However, few, if any, are bigger or better than the Bryant Park Winter Village in the middle of downtown Manhattan. So, if you’re looking to get in the holiday spirit anytime soon, this is the place to be—and here’s what to expect when you visit.

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Topics: NYC, Holiday, Winter, Family

The Best Stores to Checkout for the Biggest Black Friday Deals

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Nov 7, 2019 10:06:54 AM

With the holidays officially in full swing, it’s time to start making your holiday gift list. There’s no better day to stock up on presents than Black Friday. With every store competing with each other to have the better deal, it’s a no brainer to save all of your shopping for Black Friday deals. Check out our list of some of the best stores to keep an eye out for this 2019.

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Topics: Holiday, shopping, Christmas

Pay a Visit to One of 2019’s Most Anticipated NYC Halloween Parties

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Oct 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

New York City is the best place to find Halloween fun this October. Whether you want to celebrate the weekend before or the day of, we have a list of the best NYC Halloween parties for you and all of your friends to attend. Make sure to dress up in your best costume, because there’s even a chance that you could come away with prize money at some of these parties.

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Topics: Holiday, Halloween

Columbus Day Activities for the Holiday Weekend

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Oct 3, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Before the holidays begin and life starts to get very hectic, it’s a great idea to take one last weekend to relax and just enjoy some fun time with your family and friends. A long weekend is a great time to check out something you may have never done before. With Columbus Day coming up and many people having a long weekend, check out some of the most fun Columbus Day activities anyone can enjoy. You’re bound to have a great weekend with any of these ideas.

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Topics: Events, Holiday

Exciting Memorial Day Activities that Everyone can Enjoy

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

On Monday, May 27, Americans will come together to honor our fallen service members. However, since Memorial Day weekend is also considered a symbolical beginning of summer, you can expect several fun and exciting events for all ages. If you’re still looking for plans from Saturday to Monday, here are a few Memorial Day activities that we’re looking forward to.

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Topics: Events, Nightlife, Holiday

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

Try your Luck at these St. Patrick’s Day Events in our Area

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In just under a month from now, St. Patrick’s Day will be upon us yet again. Fortunately, as you might expect in an area with such a rich Irish heritage, Long Island hosts many different St. Patrick’s Day events for all ages. So, whether you’re looking to take your kids to a family-friendly parade or just drink Guinness all day, here are some of the top activities for the holiday weekend.

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Topics: Events, Long Island, Holiday

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

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