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Take a Weekend Vacation to Get Away from the Rush

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jan 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In the midst of the dreary winter weather, summer seems so far away. However, a getaway to a local destination can be exactly what you need to lift your spirits. Check out some of these spots on your next weekend vacation.

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Topics: NYC, Travel, Vacation, weekend vacation

The Best Ways to Spend the Holidays in New York

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 20, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Everyone knows that the real holiday fun comes from all the events and get-togethers that happen throughout the month of December. Luckily, the towns around us have some of the best events running. Here are all the great ways that you can spend the holidays in New York.

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Topics: Holiday, Long Island Events, NYC

Celebrating the 31st in Style at the Halloween Parade NYC

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 25, 2016 9:09:50 AM

Every year, New York City comes together and celebrates Halloween in grand style at the 43rd Annual Village Halloween Parade. Locals and visitors from around the world converge on Lower Manhattan in costume and disguise, marching with like-minded parade-goers and having a blast doing it. Make sure that you come out to this year’s Halloween Parade NYC for a whole lot of scare, but mainly just a whole lot of fun.

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Topics: Holiday, Nightlife, NYC, Halloween

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

The Best Places to Spend New Years Eve in NYC

Posted by Nick on Dec 22, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Nobody rings in the New Year with a bigger bang than New York City. Great food, concerts and parties are all essential to a great NYC celebration. To make the most of your New Years Eve in NYC, check out these awesome events!

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Topics: Holiday, NYC

Don’t Miss Out On These NYC Holiday Events

Posted by Nick on Dec 17, 2015 11:00:35 AM

During the holiday season, New York City transforms into a winter wonderland complete with trees, vibrant lights and festive shopping displays. Undoubtedly, one of the most fun things to do in the winter is to experience NYC in holiday mode. To get your spirits up, be sure to check out some of these NYC holiday events.

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Topics: Holiday, Winter, NYC

Five of the Best NYC Rooftop Bars

Posted by Nick on Aug 11, 2015 5:49:00 AM

The warm weather is primetime to spend a night at a rooftop bar. Though they’re typically on the pricey side, New York’s skyline sanctuaries always make for a good time. All Island’s list of the best NYC rooftop bars will provide you with a guide for drinks and a view as you relax high above the urban hustle and bustle.

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Topics: News, NYC

Taxi Timeline: The History of Taxis in New York City

Posted by Trent Warner on May 6, 2014 11:41:00 AM

A few weeks ago, we took a peek into the history of Taxis in New York City. Let’s continue our historical exploration this week, as we look further into how taxis evolved through the middle of the 20th century. This was a time where everything was changing rapidly, and it’s interesting to see how changes within society molded the way the automotive transportation industry grew.

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Topics: News, Long Island Transportation, NYC

3 Must-See Spring Events in NYC

Posted by Trent Warner on Apr 22, 2014 1:07:00 PM

There’s something so picturesque about Spring in The City. It’s finally time for us to shed a layer or two, put our winter coats and boots away, and get out and enjoy everything that comes along with springtime. And what better way to do that than to explore all the festivals that come our way this time of year? If you’re looking for ways to have some fun in the sun, we’ve got a list of great places to do just that!

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Topics: News, NYC, Spring

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