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Why Belmont Stakes 2018 is the Biggest Race of the Year

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The Belmont Stakes, the third and final leg of the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, is one of the world’s biggest horse races. The Belmont Stakes 2018 will be held on Saturday, June 9 at Belmont Park in Elmont. This year, Justify, with jockey Mike Smith, looks to become the thirteenth horse to ever complete the Triple Crown sweep and etch its name into history. If you’re looking to attend this historic race, here’s everything that you need to know.

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Topics: Long Island, Long Island Events

The Best Memorial Day Events for the Big Holiday Weekend

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Here in America, Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May and honors all of the fallen men and women of the U.S. military. It also happens to be the symbolic end of spring and beginning of the summer season. So, in order to properly celebrate the holiday weekend, here are some of the top Memorial Day events in our area.

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Topics: Long Island Fun, Holiday, Family

Introducing the New Taxi App from All Island Transportation

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

Long gone are the days of untrustworthy, anonymous, overpriced ride sharing apps. Recently, All Island Transportation unveiled their brand-new ride hailing app. For the first time, All Island’s loyal customers will be able to conveniently order a vehicle right to their location.

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Topics: Long Island Transportation

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2018 on Long Island

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

At its core, Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican national holiday that commemorates the unlikely victory at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Although the date carries plenty of historical significance, many people choose to celebrate with delicious Mexican fare and beverages, especially here in America. So, if you’re looking for plans for Cinco de Mayo 2018, check out these three delicious local eateries.

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Topics: Holiday, Nightlife, Food & Drink, Bars

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas that She’s Guaranteed to Love

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In just a few weeks, Mother’s Day will be upon us yet again. Sunday, May 13, is a day when families come together to celebrate the special ladies in their lives—so you better get her something good! If you’re still searching for that perfect present, here are some excellent Mother’s Day gift ideas.

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Topics: Holiday, Family

Catch your Favorite Musicians at these 2018 Summer Concerts

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

Nothing beats summer in New York. Not only are there tons of activities and events for all ages, there are also plenty of big-name musicians and entertainers performing at our area’s hottest venues. Here is a full list of the biggest summer concerts on Long Island and New York City.

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Topics: Summer, Entertainment, Concerts

Fun New York Aquariums to Visit during the Spring and Summer

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

Aquariums give us the rare opportunity to observe marine life, reptiles and amphibians that we would never have seen otherwise. That’s why families and children of all ages enjoy them. If this sounds like an activity for you, check out one of these three New York aquariums.

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Topics: Summer, Family, New York

LI Restaurant Week 2018: A Guide to the Top Meals and Deals

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

Typically, when you think of quintessential New York eats, Manhattan always comes to mind. However, most people aren’t aware that Long Island also has a thriving food scene that’s just as good as, if not better than, its big city neighbor. You can even try out all of these fantastic eateries and bistros for a reduced price during LI Restaurant Week, which takes place from April 22-29.

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Topics: Food & Drink, restaurants

The Definitive List of the Best Burgers on Long Island

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Aside from several other delicious restaurants and eateries, Long Island is also home to a bunch of terrific burger joints. To whet your appetite, we have compiled a definitive list of the best burgers on Long Island.

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Topics: Food & Drink, food, restaurants

Decadent Easter Restaurants to Celebrate the Big Holiday

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Easter Sunday, which takes place on April 1, is a little more than a week away. If you haven’t made your brunch or dinner reservations yet, consider dining at one of these three delicious eateries in our area.

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Topics: Holiday, Food & Drink

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