Wednesday, September 20, 2017

4 Fall Wedding Decor Ideas

Ring, ring — we always hear the sweet sound of wedding bells at Dynasty Limousine! If you’re planning your big day, or are getting hitched rather soon, autumnal weddings are an absolute dream come true! Instead of implementing the more traditional wedding decor, you can take in a surplus of inspiration from the vibrant elements of fall — and of course, we’re here to help suggest some great ideas!


Idea 1: Pumpkin Place Cards
Looking for an alternative to using standard place cards? If you’re really set on creating the ultimate autumnal wedding, then pumpkins will be a great replacement! Of course — large pumpkins will be impractical, but you can always use small, tiny pumpkins! Once you acquire the pumpkins, take some plain gift tags, write your guests’ names (and the table number) on and then attach with twine to the pumpkin’s stem. You’ll have the most innovative place cards around!

Idea 2: Candy Apple Wedding Favors

Tired of receiving the same favors after every wedding you attend? Completely wow your guests and give out candy apples! Of course, you don’t have to make the apples yourself — you can always find a business or pal to make them, but they’re a great, memorable way to keep your wedding theme prominent (and tasty, too)!

Idea 3: Autumnal Photo Booth

Want your guests to have the ultimate photo booth experience? Create a jaw-dropping backdrop using hues of purple, burgundy, orange, yellow, and red — it’s a surefire way to really get the fall theme going. In addition: thrown in some faux leaves (or real), mixed in with some bales of hay and pumpkins, for the ultimate Instagram-worthy photo-op!

Idea 4: Lantern Centerpieces

Striving for the ultimate autumnal centerpiece for each table? Lanterns are a great way to take control of the room and really bring that theme to life! Stop by your local craft store for some standard lanterns, purchase some flameless candles, and place each centerpiece at every table. In addition to the lanterns, you can include some faux leaves and autumnal flowers around the base. This will increase the centerpiece’s visual elements and really solidify that autumnal theme!

Since 1988, Dynasty Limousine has been the ideal choice for families in and around the Long Island area. Our massive fleet of limousines, party buses and shuttles will make it easy for everyone to travel in style and comfort!

Monday, September 18, 2017

Best Spots to Watch Sunsets On Long Island

Long Island is home to stunning views, fantastic beaches, and gorgeous sunsets. From coast to coast, there are vibrant hues of orange, pink, purple, and blue, that can turn any landscape into a work of art. If you’re a sunset enthusiast or would like to take a beautiful glance at nature, then here are some sunset hotspots (see what we did there?):


Captree State Park

Known as one of the Island’s best spots to view sunsets, Captree State Park is a staple when it comes to the Long Island beach community. Nestled in the town of Bay Shore, Captree holds one of the largest marinas on the Island — who doesn’t love a good view of boats, water and a gorgeous sunset?

Fire Island

The greatest part about Fire Island (besides the restaurants, bars, and beaches)? The endless sunsets that surround the Island. Whether you’re in Kismet, the Fire Island Pines, or Seaview to name a few, you’ll have an incredible view of the prettiest of sunsets — especially in the summer time, too.

Ditch Plains

Nestled within Montauk lies Ditch Plains: a stunning spot to see any sunset, with an endless horizon. With quite the reputation for being a prime attraction at “The End,” Ditch Plains will let visitors get a full-view of the sunset without light pollution — it will be a sight like no other. In addition, Ditch Plains is a great spot to see stars, too — it’s a win-win situation!

Long Beach

Known for a stunning boardwalk and great restaurants, Long Beach hold the reputation for being the most lively of beach communities — especially when it comes to sunset viewing. No matter where you stand on the boardwalk, you’ll be able to see endless miles of the most gorgeous sunsets! It’s definitely a sight to see, especially if you want watch the sunset with a perfect view!

Since 1988, Dynasty Limousine has been the ideal choice for families in and around the Long Island area. Our massive fleet of limousines, party buses and shuttles will make it easy for everyone to travel in style and comfort!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Theatrical Productions to See On Long Island in September

Curtain up! Light the lights! — these famous words from Arthur Laurents’ Gypsy accurately describe the Long Island theatre scene! From musicals to plays, there’s a variety of upcoming shows this September that are located only minutes away from your house. If you’re in the mood to see a wonderful theatrical production and don’t feel like trekking to Manhattan — we have your entertainment needs covered:


Bridges of Madison County

Location: Theatre Three
Run: September 16 - October 28, 2017


Based on the beloved film and novel, this musical tells the story of a ~forbidden~ love between a photographer and local housewife in Iowa. If you’re in the mood for a romantic show with a great storyline and score, then this definitely the show for you — especially if you’re a fan of the novel, film or both!

Dreamgirls

Run: September 9 - October 1, 2017


The famed musical, with a film adaptation featuring Beyoncé, tells the story of the rise and fall of a famed girl group. With an array of powerful songs such as “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going…” and “Listen,” this show will definitely make you sing, dance, laugh, and cry — it’s the whole package! Additionally, this show fosters an incredible storyline and will instantly become your new favorite show!

Footloose

Location: CK Productions
Run: September 9 - September 24, 2017


You may recall this as the film starring Kevin Bacon, about the town that forbids dancing and rock music as a whole — but the stage adaptation is even better! If you’re in the mood to sing and dance in your seat and reminisce about the classic songs such as “I Need a Hero” and “ Footloose,” then this is definitely the show for you!

Gypsy

Run: September 14 - October 29, 2017


This classic Arthur Laurent’s musical tells the tale of famed burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and how her overbearing stage mother Rose, will stop at nothing to make both of her daughters stars. When Mama Rose’s eldest daughter Louise becomes an overnight sensation, Rose can’t handle it — and goes into a downward spiral of self-reflection, since she really wants to be the star.

Since 1988, Dynasty Limousine has been the ideal choice for families in and around the Long Island area. Our massive fleet of limousines, party buses and shuttles will make it easy for everyone to travel in style and comfort!

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

4 Simple Wedding Day Hacks

Wedding bells may be ringing, but so might your stress levels — the big day can be rather demanding in some aspects. From making sure your guests arrive on time to the DJ playing the playlist you requested, it can be a bit overwhelming. Before you decide to overthink this joyous occasion, here are some helpful wedding day hacks to make it a breeze (and the time of your life):


Hack 1: Get Doggy Bags
Afraid you might not have the chance to eat on your big day, since you’ll be dancing and greeting guests? Before the big reception starts, ask the caterer if they can pack a few spare meals for you and your spouse before the night ends — this way you know you’ll have dinner waiting for you two, and you won’t have to visit your local drive-through window!

Hack 2: Have a Basket of Flip-flops

Know that painful feeling of dancing in uncomfortable shoes all night? Head to your local dollar store and buy some flip-flops and place them in a plastic tub! This will be a great way for guests to take a break from their fancy footwear and be comfortable dancing the night away! Note: it’s best to buy a variety of different sized flip-flops to accommodate all of your guests!

Hack 3: Build an Emergency Wedding Kit

Frightened that you’ll spill something on your gown/tux? Piece together an emergency wedding kit for those unknown moments! Take a pencil case and stock it with travel-sized necessities such as hairspray and a fabric-stain pen. This will make any wedding blunder a distant memory!

Hack 4: Provide Digital Place Cards

Annoyed that you’ll have to handwrite your place cards? Instead of wasting endless amounts of ink and paper (since you’ll be rearranging the seating chart numerous times), give your guests digital place cards instead! Simply obtain your guests email addresses and create an email blast, giving your loved ones a run down of the big day, including place settings. This will get any confusion out of the way, and will give guests prior notice to where they’ll be sitting beforehand!

Since 1988, Dynasty Limousine has been the ideal choice for families in and around the Long Island area. Our massive fleet of limousines, party buses and shuttles will make it easy for everyone to travel in style and comfort!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

5 Great Thrifting Spots On Long Island

Tired of going shopping and finding nothing new to wear? You know the struggle — the shirts at your local superstore all look the same, season after season. Instead of repeating the process, break the mold and visit a thrift store! If you live on Long Island, you’re in luck — it’s home to some of the best thrifting spots on the planet! Change up your shopping routine and indulge in some hidden treasures this week:

Thrift Spot 1: MyUnique

Address: 525 Old Country Rd Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: (516) 338-1760


The greatest treasure on Long Island lays in the heart of Westbury: MyUnique! Known for their array of vintage and modern treasures, this thrift store is one of the best around. From a wide assortment of clothing, furniture and priceless oddities, MyUnique is a great destination to find practical and collectible items, for those who are in the market!

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Thrift Spot 2: Second Chance Thrift Shop
Address: 30 Jericho Tpke, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone: (516) 354-5555


With a wide assortment of fine art and tchotchkes, Second Chance is a prime destination for your every need! With a following built on their unique clothing and jewelry finds alone, this store is the talk of the town in New Hyde Park! Fans that frequent the shop suggest visiting on a weekly basis, since the shop manages to bring great finds in daily. There’s no telling what you’ll stumble upon when you visit Second Chance!

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Thrift Spot 3: Rosie’s Vintage
Address: 101 Woodbury Rd, Huntington, NY 11743
Phone: (631) 549-9100


Looking for a thrifting spot that has treasures hidden around every corner? Rosie’s Vintage will make your thrifting dreams come true with an organized scavenger hunt of vintage collectables, such as neon signs from the 1950s! This thrifting paradise, located a block away from Huntington Village, has bright and cheery decor that will bring joy to anyone who enters!


Thrift Spot 4: Community Thrift Shop Inc.
Address: 274 New York Ave C, Huntington, NY 11743
Phone: (631) 271-4883


Nestled in the heart of Huntington Village, and a flew blocks away from Rosie’s Vintage, is Community Thrift Shop Inc. — a staple of Huntington’s history. Within this store lies a collection of art pieces, clothing and furniture that you can’t find anywhere else! The shop is quaint in size, but packs a punch when it comes to great thrifting finds!


Thrift Spot 5: The Retreat Boutique Thrift Store
Address: 6 Spc Store 110 Bridgehampton Commons, Bridgehampton, NY 11932
Phone: (631) 537-3845


Known as the premiere resale charity spot in the Hamptons, this store brings a unique mix to the market with its wonderful blend of beach necessities, high-end clothing and accessories — it embodies everything you’ve longed for in a thrift store! In addition to being prime destination in the Hamptons, this thrift shop is known to acquire clothing that’s fairly new in style and wear — it’s a bargain that can’t be missed!


Since 1988, Dynasty Limousine has been the ideal choice for families in and around the Long Island area. Our massive fleet of limousines, party buses and shuttles will make it easy for everyone to travel in style and comfort!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Top 5 Ice Cream Shops on Long Island

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream — especially if it’s made on Long Island! Home to stunning views and mouthwatering food, Long Island is an essential destination for this dairy dessert staple. From traditional ice cream cones to dream-worthy sundaes, here are the best ice cream shops to visit on Long Island to satisfy your sweet tooth:

Number 1: Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe

Address: 1148 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901
Hours: 10am-11pm, Monday - Friday
Note: This spot is open seasonally!


Nestled on the side of the winding roads of Riverhead, this Suffolk County stop is the perfect place to satisfy your dessert craving. Hosting an endless variety of ice cream flavors such as the Peconic Swamp Thing and Monster Sized Milkshakes (they’re beyond huge), Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe is where dreams really do come true. If you don’t believe us, stop by on a weekend and you’ll see a line out the door — it’s that good!

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Number 2: Marvel Frozen Dairy Inc.
Address: 258 Lido Blvd, Lido Beach, NY 11561
Hours: 11am-11pm
Note: This spot is open seasonally!


Adorning the beachy streets of Lido Beach, this iconic spot is home to the best classic ice cream on Long Island. Serving delectable frozen treats through a walk-up window, Marvel brings smiles for miles with their list of classic frosty desserts! If you’re looking for the ultimate post-beach ice cream stop, then Marvel is definitely the place to check out!


Number 3: Marshall’s Ice Cream Bar
Address: 4276 Merrick Rd, Massapequa, NY 11758
Hours: 10:30am-10:30pm


With the famed All American Hamburger stand next door, Marshall’s is becoming a classic staple of Merrick Road in Massapequa! WIth an array of delicious flavors such as Banana Chip and Black Raspberry, Marshall’s is sure to satisfy the pickiest of ice cream devotees on Long Island! If you’re ever in the mood for ice cream after getting a burger, then Marshall’s is definitely the spot for you!


Number 4: Coyles Homemade Ice Cream
Address: 509 Main St, Islip, NY 11751
Hours: 1-9pm Mondays, 1-9:30pm Tuesday-Thursday, 12-10:30pm Friday-Saturday, 12-9:30pm Sundays


Having been the talk of the town for years, Coyles Homemade Ice Cream lives up to it’s reputation! From homemade ice cream sundaes to delicious original ice cream cakes, nothing is impossible at Coyles! If you’re looking for that classic ice cream shop vibe, then definitely stop at Coyles — it’s an ice cream experience like no other!


Number 5: Krisch's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour
Address: 11 Central Ave, Massapequa, NY 11758
Hours: 8am-11pm Monday-Thursday and Sunday, 8am-12am Friday-Saturday


With an incredible dinner menu filled with delectable sandwiches, salads and burgers, and an ice cream flavor menu the runs the entire length of a wall, Krisch’s is the truly a unique and incredible dining experience to be had! Besides their array of traditional ice cream sundaes, Krisch’s is home to The Kitchen Sink: an ice cream sundae made in an actual kitchen sink, and created for many to feast upon. If you’re looking for photogenic ice cream that will taste as good as it looks, then head on down to Krisch’s — it’s life-changing, to say the least!

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Since 1988, Dynasty Limousine has been the ideal choice for families in and around the Long Island area. Our massive fleet of limousines, party buses and shuttles will make it easy for everyone to travel in style and comfort!

Monday, August 28, 2017

September 2017 Concerts on Long Island

Although the rays of the summer sun may be dwindling down, the September concert lineup is just heating up! If you’re in the mood to jam out to your favorite artist or band on Long Island, then this is the blog entry for you! Sit back, relax, and put on some tunes — here’s the best of the best, coming to a theater near you this September!

Brothers Osborne » http://bit.ly/2xrx4qG
Date: Friday, September 1, 2017
Location: The Paramount
Time: 8pm
Performances by: Brothers Osborne, Christian Lopez Band



Back to the Eighties with Jessie’s Girl » http://bit.ly/2xrw71w
Date: Friday, September 8, 2017
Location: The Paramount
Time: 8pm
Performances by: Jessie’s Girl



Outlaw Festival » http://livemu.sc/2xrP0kU
Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Location: Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
Time: 4:30pm
Performances by: Willie Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Sheryl Crow, Margo Price, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real



America » http://bit.ly/2xry661
Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Location: The Space at Westbury
Time: 8pm
Performances by: America

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YES » http://bit.ly/2xrq9h2
Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Location: Tilles Center Concert Hall
Time: 7pm
Performances by: YES featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman

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Paul McCartney » http://bit.ly/2xrpI6z
Dates: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 and Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Time: 8pm
Performances by: Paul McCartney



Jake Miller » http://bit.ly/2xrxGwg
Date: Wednesday, September 29, 2017
Location: The Paramount
Time: 7:30pm
Performances by: Jake Miller, The Stolen

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Navigating through concert parking lots can be a pain — especially if people are tailgating. Once you’ve purchased your tickets, let Dynasty Limousine take care of your transportation needs! Contact us today 631-587-8500!