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Why Long Island Wine Country is the Next Napa Valley

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Long Islanders have become spoiled with how many quality vineyards and wineries are located nearby. Besides Napa Valley, Long Island wine country has slowly been making a name for itself with vineyards like Macari and Jamesport. In fact, the East End has become one of the most recognizable regions in the entire country because of its out-of-this-world wines.

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Topics: Food & Drink, Long Island Vineyards

4th of July Events to Celebrate the Anniversary of America

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Every year on the 4th of July, families and friends get together across the United States for picnics, barbecues and, of course, fireworks. However, there are plenty of other local events celebrating the anniversary of our country’s founding. So, without any further ado, here are some of the absolute best 4th of July events on Long Island.

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Topics: Long Island Fun, Holiday, Jones Beach

Terrific Long Island Golf Courses that are a Hole-in-One

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

With the U.S. Open Championship heading out to Shinnecock Hills this weekend, golf is back in the spotlight. Long Island’s luscious sprawling hills and bumpy sea coasts make the area as good of a golf destination as any. However, with over 140 courses, it can be difficult to choose the right one. So, here are our top public Long Island golf courses for players of any level.

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Topics: Sports, Long Island Parks, outdoors

Treat your Dad to a Special Father’s Day Brunch in our Area

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Father’s Day, which takes place on Sunday, June 17, is all about showing your dad how much he means to you. In addition to an amazing gift, he might also like to go out for a special Father’s Day brunch on Long Island.

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Topics: Holiday, father's day, brunch

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

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