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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

Long Island Campsites where Wilderness Meets Relaxation

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

When you live in a place like Long Island, there are a seemingly endless number of outdoor activities to enjoy with your family and friends. During spring and summer, many locals, as well as visitors from all over, choose this location as the site of their next camping trip. If this sounds like your kind of adventure, reserve your spot at these Long Island campsites!

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Family

St. Patrick’s Day Bars where the Guinness will be Flowing

Posted by Collin McGorty on Mar 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The origins of St. Patrick’s Day may be rooted in the Emerald Isle, but you don’t need to be Irish to celebrate this fun-loving holiday. Luckily, March 17 is on a Saturday this year, so you can expect all of the typical watering holes to be full to the brim with pints of Guinness and a whole lot of green. These three Long Island St. Patrick’s Day bars will certainly be no exception.

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Topics: Holiday, Nightlife, Food & Drink, Bars

Independent Long Island Book Stores that Deserve a Visit

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

There’s nothing better than curling up with a good book after a long day—but unfortunately the number of local book stores keeps getting smaller. Luckily, there are still several independent Long Island book stores where you can find all of the literature that you’re looking for.

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