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!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Best Places to Take Your Dog on Long Island

Life can be “ruff” when you’re a dog owner on Long Island, since Fido might not be allowed to frequent the same spots you go to. Although it may feel like it takes a bite out of your plans — fear not, because there are plenty of dog friendly parks on the Island! Sit back, relax, call over your furbaby and check out these great spots you can visit!

Address: 1899 Hempstead Tpke., E. Meadow, NY 11554

Nestled in the heart of Nassau County lies the famed Eisenhower Park. Besides being the home of fabulous summer concerts, an Islanders training facility, the annual Color Run and more, the entire east side of the park is dog-friendly! If you and your pooch want to take a nice stroll along the park, make sure your pal is on a leash and you’re good to go!

Address: Massapequa Preserve, North Massapequa, NY 11758

One of the best nature walks on Long Island is based in North Massapequa, within the Massapequa Preserve. From the beautiful sights of swans and plant life, to the calming sounds of the streams that pass by, it’s a complete escape from the everyday bustle. If you’re looking to change up your pooch’s grand outing, then bring a leash and enjoy the beauty of this green wonderland!

Address: 20 Sagamore Hill Rd, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Looking to take Fido on a beautiful nature walk with a hint of history? If you and your pooch (we’d like to think) are history buffs, then take a trip to the historic Sagamore Hill — the former home Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. Once you visit this iconic spot, you can take your leashed pooch on a walk of the nature trails surrounding the museum, explore the beautiful nature views, and even visit the beach, too! It’s a win-win situation for the two of you!

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!

Top 5 Diners on Long Island

Picture this: it’s 9pm on a Friday night and you’re looking for some serious grub to chow down on. Instead of going to your local fast-food chain for some burgers and fries, why not go to your local diner? One of the biggest perks about living on Long Island is the surplus of local eats that we have. Put down the fast-food coupons and check out these local spots:

Diner #1:Farmingdale Diner

Address: 17 Hempstead Tpke, Farmingdale, NY 11735
Hours: Monday - Sunday: 6am - 11pm

Nestled on the shoulder of Hempstead Turnpike in Farmingdale, this family-owned and operated diner is the talk of the town. If you’re looking for a quaint little spot with a great menu, then this is the spot for you. From mouthwatering gyros to incredible salads, this place is the ultimate diner dream come true! Fun fact: if you’re in the mood for a good, classic milkshake, order one from the Farmingdale Diner — they’re beyond words incredible.

Diner #2: Lighthouse Diner
Address: 3240 Sunrise Hwy, Wantagh, NY 11793
Hours: Monday-Sunday: open 24 hours

Right along the outskirts of the famed Jones Beach lies the legendary Lighthouse Diner. Known for being the perfect post-concert, beach, and bar spot, this glowing diner stands out amongst the rest. From the service to the wide range of menu items, it’s an authentic diner lover’s paradise. If you’re craving something sweet after your meal, then check out their dessert showcase; mouthwatering, to say the least.

Diner #3: Mineola Diner
Address: 138 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501
Hours: Monday-Saturday: 6am-4pm Sunday: 7am-3pm

Looking for a place that holds that classic diner aesthetic? Check out the Mineola Diner in (you guessed it) Mineola! From the classic exterior to the timeless menu, it’s the diner you’ve always longed to visit! If you’re in the mood for a phenomenal breakfast, then this diner is definitely the spot to be! You’ll be saying “breakfast goals” before you even finish your food!

Diner #4: Diner By the Sea
Address: 260 E Park Ave, Long Beach, New York, NY 11561
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 7am-9pm

Searching for a fun, exciting place to eat? Check out the bright and cheery Diner By the Sea of Long Beach! Known around the world for their colorful milkshakes, decked out with toy toppings, this diner really puts a spin on on the traditional dining experience! In addition to their sweet tooth, their menu offers some sensational foods such as turkey burger panini, a beach burger baring a special sauce and neon colored pancakes! This is definitely a must-see (and eat) spot, for sure!

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Diner #5: California Diner
Address: 570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772
Hours: Monday-Sunday: open 24 hours

Want to take a vacation without even leaving Long Island? Check out the California Diner, a gem of an eatery located in Patchogue. With an incredible assortment of mouthwatering burgers, salads, desserts and decor, it’s truly an ultimate diner on the Island! If you’re looking to take your burger obsession up a notch, check out their jumbo pizza burger — it’s a burger dream come true!

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, August 18, 2017

Best East Coast Wineries for Pinot Noir

One of the most high maintenance varietals to grow is Pinot Noir. Known for its complex flavor profile and rich blend, this specific grape takes the term TLC to another level. Once Pinot Noir is grown, the rich aroma and taste gives it provides to any wine enthusiast is a memorable experience. Although Pinot Noir is grown in a variety of regions across the world, some of the best bottles of this varietal are born and raised on the east coast! If you’re looking to find the best Pinot Noir, look no further — we’ve got you covered!

Address: 1216 Main Rd, Jamesport, NY 11947

Residing in the heart of Long Island lies one of the most exceptional bottles of Pinot Noir, which comes from the Jamesport Vineyard. The vineyard’s North Fork Pinot Noir pairs perfectly with an ensemble of food and caters to a variety of personal palette preferences. Needless to say, the North Fork Pinot Noir is a fan favorite across the country.

Address: 9 Rocktown Rd, Ringoes, NJ 08551

Right next door in New Jersey is Unionville Vineyards, which hosts views of a stunning landscape paired with beautiful bottles of wine. One of the most popular varietals at Unionville is their 2014 Pinot Noir Reserve. Having a complex flavor profile, this bottle brings flavors of wild sour cherry and the mellowness of autumn within each drop. It’s stunning on the palette to say the least!

Address: 100 Brotherhood Plaza Dr, Washingtonville, NY 10992

One of the most rewarding bottles of Pinot Noir comes from Brotherhood Winery. With a flavor profile hosting subtle notes of strawberry, plum and cherry, it’s the elegant fruit punch you’ve always longed for. When enjoying a glass of Brotherhood’s Pinot Noir, it’s no surprise that this beautiful wine will pair with almost any cheese baring a light flavor complex.

Address: 2885 Peconic Ln, Peconic, NY 11958

Bringing our Pinot Noir journey back to Long Island, limo-friendly Anthony Nappa Wines takes wine enthusiasts on a journey with their Anomaly Pinot Noir Rose Wine. This unique blend takes bold flavors of strawberry and cherry, dilutes them, and still finishes out with a strong taste. This bottle has become highly talked about amongst the wine community, and is definitely worth trying!

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, August 16, 2017

Top 5 Roadside Attractions on Long Island

Imagine driving down the road one day with your friends, and you stumble upon a super-sized duck in the distance! No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you — it’s one of Long Island’s staple roadside attractions. If you feel as if you’ve seen everything on the Island, then we highly recommend you check out these fun roadside attractions:

The Big Duck

Address: Route 24, Flanders, NY 11901

Having been an iconic staple of Long Island culture since 1931, this national landmark is quite a sight to see! The Big Duck is one of the most popular roadside attractions on Earth and draws in quite an audience to gaze upon its twenty-foot tall structure on a daily basis. This attraction is open all-year and asks that you please call before attending: 631-852-3377.

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Big Chief Lewis

Address: 4250 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa, NY 11758

Hugging the shoulder of Sunrise Highway in Massapequa stands Big Chief Lewis: an unofficial landmark on Long Island. Propped up at approximately twelve feet tall, Big Chief Lewis stands in the middle of a totem pole, buffalo and a wild horse statue. Although these statues are nestled between the Massapequa Post Office and the Big Chief Lewis Building, they make for a great photo opp!

Address: 117 Montauk Highway, Center Moriches, NY 11934

Ever dream of walking through the mouth of a shark? Well, not many do, but when it’s the entrance to one of Atlantic Seafood Fish Market and Restaurant, it’s a photo lover’s dream come true! Home to the some of the best seafood on Long Island, the gigantic shark mouth entrance is the perfect garnish atop that shrimp cocktail!

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Sand Miners Monument

Address: 802 W Shore Rd, Port Washington, NY 11050

Did you know that Port Washington is home to one of the last remaining sand mine shafts on Long Island? The monument, which features three sand miners standing above the entrance, is dedicated to those who helped create the famous New York City skyline through local sandbanks. It’s an incredible monument to see in person, especially with the intricate details placed within the structure itself!

Address: 6 E. Main St., Babylon, NY 11702

Nestled in the heart of Babylon Village is the home of Nipper the Dog: Plesser’s Appliances, BBQs and TVs. Originally a display statue for RCA Victrola, Nipper stands at approximately 30-inches tall and “greets” guests outside of the famed appliance store. Nipper is still in tip-top shape and proudly displays a Plesser’s name tag, too. It’s a great sight to see, especially while walking the streets in town!

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!