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The Best Ice Cream Shops for Any kind of Scoop or Sundae

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jul 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Ice cream is a staple in the summer. Especially with all of the new flavors ice cream shops are testing out, it’s almost impossible to say no to either a cone or scoop. Whether it be chocolate, vanilla, or rocky road, the options are endless! That is why we have provided the best places you need to try this summer to satisfy that sweet tooth.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Ice Cream

Surf, Swim and Unwind at The Best Long Island Beaches

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Jul 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Nothings better than when the weather starts to get warmer and days can now be spent outdoors. There’s no better place to spend your days than at one of the many Long Island beaches. With the island being completely surrounded by water, it's known for having the best beach options, which people of all ages, can find enjoyment at. Whether you just want relax or you want to experience the water, we have a list of the best beaches for you to checkout.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Nassau County, Beach

Fun Places to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks for All

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Jun 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM


Nothing yells summer like kids trying to catch fireflies and friends having barbecues, people escaping to the beach to lay out in the sun or taking a dip in the pool. The highlight of summer is always July 4th, America’s Independence Day. A day on which the entire nation comes together to celebrate one thing, freedom. Check out these fun events on Long Island for a new way to celebrate and see the best Fourth of July fireworks.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Fourth of July

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

Exciting, Historic Brooklyn Landmarks to Visit this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you consider all of the historical sites and landmarks in Brooklyn, it should really come as no surprise that it’s the most populated borough. Since its founding in 1634, Brooklyn has played an important role in the history of New York City, namely during the Revolutionary War. So, if you’d like to learn a little more about this fascinating borough, check out these four Brooklyn landmarks.

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Topics: Summer, Brooklyn, Family

Exciting Long Island Festivals and Things to do this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The smell of summer is in the air and plenty of fun and exciting Long Island fairs and festivals are on the horizon. Besides, what’s better than spending time outdoors enjoying the festivities and weather with family and friends? This summer, make sure that you check out one or all of these incredibly entertaining Long Island festivals.

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Topics: Summer, Family, Festivals

The Top Long Island Movie Theaters for Superior Film Viewing

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on May 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

During those warm summer months, it’s good to get out of the sun and into the air-conditioning every once in a while. That’s why so many people take a trip to the movies to beat the heat. Besides, with all of the big summer blockbusters on the horizon, why wouldn’t you want to pay a visit to one of these great Long Island movie theaters?

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Topics: Summer, Family

Exciting Summer Activities to Enjoy with Family and Friends

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you live in a place with unbeatable summers like Long Island, there are tons of different fun and exciting events and activities to help you pass the time between spring and fall. So, to help you figure out ways to get the most out of the amazing weather, here are some of the top Long Island summer activities for you to enjoy.

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Topics: Summer, Family

Pristine Queens Beaches where you can Getaway this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Aug 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Since it’s surrounded by water on all sides, Long Island has always been known for its untouched beaches that feature scenic views and tons of amazing amenities. The North and South Shore are typically where these beaches can be found, but the borough of Queens has a few great ones, too. Here are the best Queens beaches where you can relax and cool off throughout the rest of the summer.

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Topics: Summer, Queens, Family, Beach

Fun Long Island Pools to Cool off at this Summer

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 20, 2017 10:00:00 AM

One of the summer’s most celebrated pastimes is the swimming pool. In-ground or above-ground, it doesn’t matter. Sometimes all you need to do is take a quick dip to cool off from the sun and blazing temperatures. However, most people don’t have the luxury of a pool in their own backyard. But luckily, those folks can check out these amazing Long Island pools.

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Family

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