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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

The Top Long Island Pizzerias for an Authentic New York Slice

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

When it comes to the best pizza in the United States, New York constantly takes the cake as the best of the best. However, some people aren’t aware that excellent pizza extends far beyond Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. In fact, in a place like Long Island, quality pizzerias are a dime a dozen. However, if you’re looking for some of the best pies in the area, these Long Island pizzerias do it like no other.

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Topics: Long Island, Food&Drink, restaurants

The Best Little Neck Restaurants for a Delicious, Fun Meal

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Feb 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Local Queens neighborhoods like Little Neck are known for so many wonderful things, excellent restaurants being one of them. Therefore, if you ever find yourself in the area, don’t hesitate to visit one of the many tasty, exciting Little Neck restaurants that they’re so well-known for. However, if you don’t know which one to pick, try out one of these great options.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants

Romantic Restaurants in Queens for a Special Valentine’s Day

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jan 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s time to start figuring out plans and making reservations for the big day. However, before all of that, you must first decide on a location for your romantic meal. Luckily, there are a bunch of fantastic restaurant in Queens that will do the trick. In fact, here are three of our favorite spots for your special evening.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants, Valentine's Day

3 Christmas Eve Restaurants for a Memorable Holiday Dinner

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Dec 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

To most people, Christmas Eve dinner is the unofficial beginning of Christmas festivities. Although it’s supposed to be a joyous occasion, it can feel a lot less fun if you’re stuck in the kitchen. Therefore, this year, take a trip to one of these fantastic Christmas Eve restaurants in our area that the whole family can enjoy together. That way, you can expect way less stress and a lot more fun!

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Topics: Food&Drink, Holiday, restaurants

The Top Coffee Shops in Queens for Cup of Joe Connoisseurs

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

Although Brooklyn is known as the trendy coffee shop borough, Queens can still hold its own as home to many quality New York roasters. Whether you’re an aficionado or just need somewhere to relax, study, do work or meet friends, here are some of the very best coffee shops in Queens.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants

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

The Top Bayside Restaurants for a Delicious Meal in Queens

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Queens is one of the tastiest boroughs in New York City. That’s because it’s made up of neighborhoods like Bayside, where delicious restaurants are practically a dime a dozen. To help you decide which of these eateries is worth a visit, consult our trusty list of the absolute best Bayside restaurants.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Queens, restaurants

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