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Your Master Guide to Long Island Festivals in October

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 11, 2016 9:18:15 AM

The autumn season is one of the best times to spend on Long Island. The crisp temperatures and the colorful foliage combine to make the perfect backdrop for any fall activity. Before winter, you’re going to want to spend as much time enjoying the outdoors as possible. Fortunately, there are several great outdoor Long Island Festivals this October. From Nassau to Suffolk, these fairs and festivals are the perfect place to spend a fall day.

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Topics: Fall, Long Island Festivals, Family

Your Guide to Fall Activities on Long Island

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 27, 2016 9:43:04 AM

There’s no better time to enjoy Long Island’s true essence than during the autumn months. From Suffolk to Nassau, you can take part in tons of fun and family-friendly fall activities like apple picking, pumpkin patches, fairs, and more. We’ve rounded up the best of the best of what’s happening this fall throughout all of Long Island.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Family, Kids

Back to School Tips & Tricks for Parents

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 21, 2016 11:24:25 AM

Getting kids back into the school year groove is a daunting task for some parents, especially when you still need to shake off that summer routine. All you need to do is have a plan and start early. Waiting until the last second is just going to delay the inevitable. If you need some ideas to make sure your kids are prepared for the upcoming academic year, these back to school tips should do the trick.

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Topics: Fall, Kids, school

A Taste of Germany at Oktoberfest NYC

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 13, 2016 10:00:34 AM

Guten tag, New Yorkers! For anyone who’s ever longed to be a part of Europe’s premier fall festival but can’t afford to make the trip, listen up! Oktoberfest is finally coming to New York City! Oktoberfest NYC aims to be a true taste of authentic Munich on the banks of Manhattan’s famous East River.

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Topics: Holiday, Food & Drink, Fall, NYC

The San Gennaro Feast: New York’s Famous Italian Festival

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 9, 2016 9:30:00 AM

This month, Little Italy will come alive again in celebration of the 90th Annual San Gennaro Feast. It will run for 11 days from Thursday, September 15th, through Sunday, September 25th. The festival will feature some of the most authentic Italian delicacies and traditions anywhere in the world outside of Italy. It opens at 11:30 AM every day and closes at 11 PM Sunday through Thursday and midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

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Topics: Food & Drink, Fall, NYC, street fair

Out-of-the-Box Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted by Nick on Nov 4, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Everyone’s familiar with the traditional Thanksgiving foods: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. However, you may want to try some new recipes to make Thanksgiving a little more interesting. A while back, we wrote a blog about great pumpkin beer and desserts which are perfect for the holiday, but we’re back again with even more Thanksgiving recipes to freshen up the same old meals.

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Topics: Holiday, Fall

Prepare for Hockey with these 2015 NHL Season Predictions

Posted by Nick on Oct 13, 2015 12:11:19 PM

With the opening of the NHL season, people are already wondering all sorts of things. Who’s going to win the Stanley Cup? Where will my favorite team place in their division? Of course, nobody knows for sure, but it’s still fun to throw out a few guesses. That being said, here are a few of All Island’s own 2015 NHL season predictions.

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Topics: Sports, Fall

Five Horrifying Haunted Houses on Long Island

Posted by Nick on Oct 6, 2015 12:00:00 PM

The fall season means more than cool weather, candy corn and pumpkins. It also means haunted houses are back! Not many things offer an adrenaline rush similar to the terror you feel as a masked man chases you through a haunted corn maze with a chainsaw, right? If you answered yes to that question, we’d like to introduce you to the best haunted houses on Long Island!

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Topics: Long Island, Holiday, Fall

Ideas for 2015 Halloween Costumes

Posted by Nick on Sep 29, 2015 9:36:36 AM

You’re never too old to dress up for Halloween. Whether you cut a few holes in a sheet and dress like a ghost or spend hours doing makeup and perfecting your outfit to impersonate your favorite movie character, dressing up is a longtime Halloween tradition. To keep you up to speed with the latest Halloween trends and remind you of some classics, we created this list of potential 2015 Halloween costumes.

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Topics: Holiday, Fall, Entertainment

Your Guide to the Best Pumpkin Beer and Desserts

Posted by Nick on Sep 22, 2015 4:48:57 PM

Fall is one of our favorite seasons for many reasons: the changing colors of the leaves, the end of the blistering summer heat and the return of NFL football. However, our favorite part of this seasonal change is the reappearance of pumpkin flavored foods. If you’re as big a fan of pumpkin as we are, check out this guide to the best pumpkin beer and desserts!

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Topics: Long Island Beer Events, Food & Drink, Fall

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