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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 Top Three Trendiest Spots for Brunch in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

You know that feeling you get when you can’t decide between breakfast or lunch? Do you want burgers and fries or eggs and pancakes? It’s one of the most common dilemmas that has plagued indecisive diners for generations. Luckily, when you’re near a city like Queens, there are plenty of cozy dining options for even the pickiest foodies. So, without further delay, here is Ollie’s definitive guide to the best brunch in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants, Queens bars, Bars

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

How to Find an Affordable, Lively Happy Hour in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There’s nothing better than getting off work following a busy day or long week and grabbing a few drinks at a local watering hole for happy hour. However, with so many options, it can be hard to choose just one. To help you pick, we’ve narrowed down some of the best places to enjoy happy hour in Queens.

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Topics: Bars, Queens, Queens bars, Happy Hour, Nightlife, Food&Drink, restaurants

Tasty Long Island City Restaurants for Foodies and Newbies

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The influence of Manhattan’s food scene has begun spreading to surrounding boroughs. For instance, in Long Island City in Queens, you can find plenty of hip and delicious bistros, guaranteed to satisfy even your wildest cravings. Without further ado, here are three of the top Long Island City restaurants that you would be silly not to visit!

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

Enjoy a Cocktail and a View at these Rooftop Bars in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Summertime is especially busy for bars and pubs. Many folks head down to their nearest watering hole for an ice cold cocktail to beat the summer heat. Since these places are often crowded, few have air conditioning and even less have an outdoor space, your options are limited. That’s why we’re telling you about these rooftop bars in Queens, where you can enjoy a delicious beverage, a view and a breeze (if you’re lucky).

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

4 Long Island Wine Bars that are Great until the Last Sip

Posted by Collin McGorty on Feb 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Long Island has one of the best restaurant scenes in all of New York State. However, the area is perhaps most popular for the world-famous wine country on its east end. This has resulted in amazing Long Island wine bars in just about every town.

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

Queens Bars for your Next Night on the Town

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Among the five boroughs, Queens is often underrated as having one of the best nightlife scenes besides New York City. Next time you’re out in the area, make sure you grab a drink or spend the night at these great Queens bars.

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