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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

Visit the Vanderbilt Museum, a Hidden Long Island Treasure

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

One of the best parts of Long Island is the area’s rich, storied history. From the first settlers to the American Revolution through the 21st century, Long Island has been home to many important people and events. In fact, one of the most notable figures is William Kissam Vanderbilt II. To explore his life and impact on Long Island, visit the Vanderbilt Museum on his former estate.

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Topics: Long Island, museums, Family, Kids

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

Fun Long Island Ice Skating Rinks to Check Out this Winter

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Now that the temperatures have dropped and the holiday season is upon us, crowds are making a triumphant return to their local ice skating rink. Whether you’re an indoor or outdoor rink kind of person, here are some of the top Long Island ice skating rinks. Besides, is there a more quintessential winter activity?

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Topics: Long Island, Family, Kids

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

The Finest New York Ice Skating Rinks for a Family Day of Fun

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

During the winter, it can be pretty difficult to find kid-friendly events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Luckily, there’s plenty of indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks in our area. So, before the season is over, be sure to lace up your blades and visit these incredibly fun New York ice skating rinks!

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Topics: NYC, Queens, Family, Kids

Joyous Holiday Events and Festivities for the Whole Family

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Christmas and Hanukkah are almost upon us! As a way to usher in and celebrate the holiday season, there are tons of amazing festivities in our area that you don’t want to miss. Here are some of the very best holiday events on Long Island and Queens.

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Topics: Events, Holiday, Family, Kids

Black Friday Sales to Help you Save Big this Holiday Season

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, Black Friday is only two short weeks away! That means it’s time to start combing through the seemingly endless number of sales and deals that retailers are offering this holiday season. However, with so many places to choose from, it can be hard to determine which Black Friday sales are truly worth it. Luckily, we’ve rounded up a list of the best holiday shopping options for 2017!

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Topics: Holiday, shopping, Family, Kids

New York Zoos with Exotic Animals from Around the World

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For kids, a trip to the zoo is an unforgettable opportunity to check out exotic animals that they normally would never get the chance to see, especially when you live in New York. So, without any further ado, here are the absolute best, most interesting New York zoos.

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Topics: New York, Family, Kids

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