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4 New York Bars for Thanksgiving Eve Celebrations

Posted by Collin McGorty on Nov 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Forget about turkey and stuffing, Thanksgiving Eve is when the real fun and excitement happens. By now, most people know that the day before this harvest holiday is one of the biggest nightlife days of the year. Since everyone is home to visit family, they often decide to stop by watering holes in their area. If you’re looking to get in on the action, here are some New York bars to check out.

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Topics: Queens bars, Queens, Long Island, Bars, restaurants, Food&Drink, Nightlife

The Best New Hyde Park Bars for You to Kick Back and Unwind

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

If you ever find yourself in New Hyde Park, chances are that, at some point, you’re going to want a bite to eat or an ice cold drink. Either way, there are plenty of New Hyde Park bars that do the trick.

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, restaurants, Food&Drink

Franklin Square Bars for a Summer Night Out on the Town

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Now that the warm weather has descended upon us, Long Islanders are beating the heat by kicking back with a cool beverage at one of our many local bars. In a town like Franklin Square, there are plenty of great watering holes with ice cold drinks and good times to keep you busy all summer long. If you find yourself in the area this summer, pop into one of these fantastic Franklin Square bars.

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Topics: Bars, restaurants, Food&Drink, Nightlife

Treat your Loved One to a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

This February 14, show your loved one how much they mean to you by taking them out to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in our area. Why buy a gift when you can treat your partner to a fantastic meal? Or, why not both? Either way, here are a few of the top Queens and Long Island restaurants where you can find a warm, intimate setting for your evening.

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

Local Super Bowl Parties where You can Catch the Big Game

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

On February 4, the whole country will be gearing up to watch the biggest football game of the year, Super Bowl LII, which will be played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Even though none of the local teams are in the running, there will be plenty of bars and restaurants in our area hosting tailgates and watch parties. In fact, here are three of Long Island and Queens’ most anticipated Super Bowl parties of 2018.

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Topics: Nightlife, Bars, restaurants, Queens bars, Sports

Show off your Billiard Skills at these Pool Halls in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

After you’ve gone to all of the bars and restaurants in your neighborhood, you may find yourself looking for something a little different for your night out on the town. If you fancy yourself a billiards player or are merely interested in giving the game a try, you should round up all of your friends and take a trip out to one of these popular pool halls in Queens for a good time guaranteed.

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Topics: Queens, Queens bars, Food&Drink, Nightlife

Top Roslyn Restaurants for an Unbeatable Dining Experience

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It should come as no surprise that Long Island is home to many different restaurants and eateries, especially in gorgeous, waterfront towns like Roslyn. Roslyn is a mixing pot, which is quite evident by their eclectic, yet extremely popular, food scene. So, with that being said, here are a few of our favorite Roslyn restaurants that should be on your radar.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Nightlife, Long Island

Celebrate the Start of 2018 at these New Year’s Eve Parties

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

With 2018 right around the corner, it’s time to consult your family and friends to figure out your plans for the big night! Luckily, there is no limit to the many bars, restaurants and other establishments throwing huge, over-the-top events. So, without further ado, here are the New Year’s Eve parties on Long Island that you’d be silly not to attend.

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Topics: Holiday, Nightlife, Bars

Up-and-Coming New York Breweries with Authentic Local Beer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Occasionally, what’s on tap at bars and nightclubs isn’t going to cut it for some hardcore beer lovers. At times like these, you should go straight to the source by visiting authentic New York breweries. Here are a few of our favorites that are putting our area on the map of the American beer scene.

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Topics: Bars, Brooklyn, Nightlife, Food&Drink

Delicious Brooklyn Restaurants Perfect for Any Budget

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As New York City’s second largest borough after Queens, Brooklyn is as rich in cultural and ethnic diversity as just about anywhere else in America. As a result, new tastes, flavors and textures are being introduced to the borough at a rapid rate.  It seems like every day there’s a new and exciting restaurant opening its doors. Here are a few of our favorite Brooklyn restaurants that are sure to leave you satisfied.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Brooklyn, restaurants, Nightlife