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Family-Friendly Long Island Corn Mazes for a Fall Day of Fun

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

There’s truly no better place to spend the fall season than right here on Long Island. The air is crisp; the foliage is in full bloom; and there are more fun fall activities than you can shake your finger at. However, besides pumpkin patches and apple orchards, Long Island corn mazes are great for the whole family. So, without further ado, here are some of our favorites in the area.

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Topics: Fall, Family, Kids, Halloween, Explore

Visit these Three Long Island Pumpkin Patches All Fall Long

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Sep 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

With the leaves changing colors and the air getting a little crisper, that can only mean one thing—fall is here and it’s time to pick some pumpkins. No matter where you’re located on Long Island, there are plenty of places where you can pick them straight off the vine. In fact, here are three family-friendly Long Island pumpkin patches for you to check out during the fall season.

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Topics: Long Island, Long Island Fun, Fall, Family, Kids

Long Island Art Galleries with Fascinating, Decadent Displays

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to art museums in New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Modern Museum of Art in Manhattan are usually the first two that come to mind. Of course, they are among the most famous in the world, but Long Island is actually home to a few incredible galleries and museums with plenty of pieces on par with their big city competitors. So, without further ado, here are some of the absolute best Long Island art galleries.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Family, Kids

Fun Long Island Apple Picking Orchards to Visit this October

Posted by Collin McGorty on Oct 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

During the fall, Long Islanders are accustomed to spending their weekends at some of the best, most bountiful apple picking orchards in our area. Besides apples, many of them even have pumpkin patches and farm stands with tons of delicious seasonal treats. If you’re interested in picking some of your own apples this harvest, be sure to visit these delightful farms and orchards.

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Topics: Long Island Fun, Food & Drink, Fall, Family

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

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