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Beaches in New York City Will Not Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend
Not a NYC beach… (American Samoa)

Yesterday I wrote about how beaches in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Delaware would be opening on Memorial Day Weekend.

This sounded like great news. However, in New York the openings applied to state beaches. The opening of local beaches were up to the local governments as long as they could follow the state’s rules. Continue reading Beaches in New York City Will Not Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

Legoland New York Delays Opening Due To Coronavirus

Legoland New York

Back in 2017 I first that a new Legoland New York location was supposed to open by 2019. It turned out that the park didn’t announce an actual opening date until late in 2019.

We were very excited that a Legoland would be opening around two hours drive from home. (We really loved visiting the Florida park a few years back and have also been to the smaller Discovery Centers.)

Legoland New York was set to open on July 4, 2020. Continue reading Legoland New York Delays Opening Due To Coronavirus

Mini Soap Bottles Could Soon Be Banned At New York Hotels

new yorkA little over a year back I wrote a post wondering, will hotels get rid of mini shampoo bottles.

Over the past few years, we’ve noticed more and more properties offering wall mounted soap and shampoo rather than the mini bottles. While we don’t love this system, it is better for the environment. Continue reading Mini Soap Bottles Could Soon Be Banned At New York Hotels

Win A Trip To The US Open Finals In New York!

us openEvian is giving six lucky winners a trip for two to New York to attend the US Open Tennis Finals!

The prize includes airfare, a hotel stay, tickets to select US Open matches and more!

After finishing college, I worked at the US Open and it was a really great event. I’d love to win this prize to go as a spectator. Continue reading Win A Trip To The US Open Finals In New York!

Legoland Planning To Open In New York In 2019

legolandLegoland is inching closer towards opening its third location in the U.S. in New York State.

The park would open in Goshen, NY, around 60 miles from the city.

The New York Post reports that, “A planning board in Goshen approved a site plan to build a $500 million theme park based on the construction toy, which would open in 2019.” Continue reading Legoland Planning To Open In New York In 2019

JetBlue Giving Away 500 FREE Flights to “Virgins”

JetBlue
Image: twitter.com/jetblue

JetBlue is looking to lure new customers by giving away 500 FREE flights.

The airline is looking for “JetBlue virgins” in two states to give the roundtrip flights away to. Flights are worth up to $299 each!

This sounds like an amazing deal, but… there’s a catch. Continue reading JetBlue Giving Away 500 FREE Flights to “Virgins”

Classic Burgers at the All-American Driver-In

All American Drive In

It’s definitely no secret that burgers are one of my favorite foods.

I recently wrote about Eater’s 21 Must-East & Best Burgers in America.

At the time of writing, I had tried burgers at 7 of the places that made the list. With the most recent one being at The General Muir.

There was one place, not too far from home which I’d been wanting to try for quite some time, the All American Drive-In. Continue reading Classic Burgers at the All-American Driver-In