From our own backyard to a day trip in the tri-state area, there's plenty of places to go and things to do. Check out some of our guides for places to visit and galleries of big concerts and venues near you!

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  • Thanksgiving Day 2018 Shopping Guide

    Thanksgiving Day 2018 Shopping Guide

    If you are looking to start your holiday shopping before the turkey is out of the oven, here are stores that will be opened for Thanksgiving. 

    If you are looking to start your holiday shopping before the turkey is out of the oven, here are stores that will be opened for Thanksgiving. 

  • Black Friday 2018 Deals

    Black Friday 2018 Deals

    Shoppers can start their holiday shopping on Black Friday at these retailers.

    Shoppers can start their holiday shopping on Black Friday at these retailers.

  • Small Business Saturday 2018 Shopping Guide

    Small Business Saturday 2018 Shopping Guide

    Shops get ready for Small Business Saturday.Shops get ready for Small Business Saturday.

    Just a day after Black Friday with big-name retailers offering discounts, local businesses celebrate Small Business Saturday. Local businesses drive the economy, provide thousands of jobs and are the backbone of your neighborhood. Here is a list of some shopping events in the tri-state area on Saturday, Nov. 24 to highlight local shops on Small Business Saturday. 

    Just a day after Black Friday with big-name retailers offering discounts, local businesses celebrate Small Business Saturday. Local businesses drive the economy, provide thousands of jobs and are the backbone of your neighborhood. Here is a list of some shopping events in the tri-state area on Saturday, Nov. 24 to highlight local shops on Small Business Saturday. 

  • Guide: Tree Lightings & Holiday Events on Long Island

    Guide: Tree Lightings & Holiday Events on Long Island

    ‘Tis the season! The holidays are here! All season-long, News 12 will bring you fun things to go, give you ideas if your hosting parties and more!‘Tis the season! The holidays are here! All season-long, News 12 will bring you fun things to go, give you ideas if your hosting parties and more!

    Here are some holiday events across Long Island.

    Here are some holiday events across Long Island.

  • Guide: Tree lightings and holiday events in the Hudson Valley

    Guide: Tree lightings and holiday events in the Hudson Valley

    Check out these fun things to do during the holiday season.Check out these fun things to do during the holiday season.

    Looking for something fun to do this holiday season? Whether it is a tree or menorah lighting or a winter festival, here is a guide to some fun, holiday events.

    Looking for something fun to do this holiday season? Whether it is a tree or menorah lighting or a winter festival, here is a guide to some fun, holiday events.

  • Guide: Tree lightings and holiday events in New York City

    Guide: Tree lightings and holiday events in New York City

    Here is a list of holiday events around New York City.Here is a list of holiday events around New York City.

    Looking for something fun to do this holiday season? Whether it is a tree or menorah lighting or a winter festival, here is a guide to some fun, holiday events.

    Looking for something fun to do this holiday season? Whether it is a tree or menorah lighting or a winter festival, here is a guide to some fun, holiday events.

  • Guide: Tree Farms on Long Island

    Guide: Tree Farms on Long Island

    Need help getting a Christmas tree? Long Island is filled with farms just for you.Need help getting a Christmas tree? Long Island is filled with farms just for you.
    Need help getting a Christmas tree? Long Island is filled with farms just for you.Need help getting a Christmas tree? Long Island is filled with farms just for you.

    Looking for the perfect tree this holiday season? Here is a list of Christmas tree farms across Long Island.

    Looking for the perfect tree this holiday season? Here is a list of Christmas tree farms across Long Island.

  • Guide: Breakfast with Santa in Connecticut

    Guide: Breakfast with Santa in Connecticut

    Have breakfast with Santa this holiday season.Have breakfast with Santa this holiday season.
    Have breakfast with Santa this holiday season.Have breakfast with Santa this holiday season.

    He knows when you're sleeping. And he knows when you're awake. And now he can know when you're having breakfast, because you can have it with him! Grab your little ones and head out to meet the big guy himself, Santa, for some photos, fun and breakfast!

    He knows when you're sleeping. And he knows when you're awake. And now he can know when you're having breakfast, because you can have it with him! Grab your little ones and head out to meet the big guy himself, Santa, for some photos, fun and breakfast!

  • Guide: Breakfast with Santa on Long Island

    Guide: Breakfast with Santa on Long Island

    The Milleridge Inn is just one of the many places to have breakfast with Santa on Long Island.The Milleridge Inn is just one of the many places to have breakfast with Santa on Long Island.

    Grab your little ones and head out to meet the big guy himself, Santa, for some photos, fun and breakfast!

    Grab your little ones and head out to meet the big guy himself, Santa, for some photos, fun and breakfast!

  • Guide: Brewery and Vineyard Bike Tours

    Guide: Brewery and Vineyard Bike Tours

    Brew Crew CyclesBrew Crew Cycles

    Want a unique way to check out some of Long Island’s breweries? Here is a list of bike and bus tours offered on the East End, as well as other parts of Long Island. 

    Want a unique way to check out some of Long Island’s breweries? Here is a list of bike and bus tours offered on the East End, as well as other parts of Long Island. 

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Guide: Where to find food trucks on Long Island

    Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.Rolling Smoke can be found across Long Island.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them on Long Island. 

  • Guide: Long Island Breweries

    Guide: Long Island Breweries

    Brewery GuideBrewery Guide

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the island for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the island for beer-lovers to visit.

  • NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum performer lineup

    NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum performer lineup

    Elton John will perform October 9.Elton John will perform October 9.

    A list of performers scheduled to perform at NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum.

    A list of performers scheduled to perform at NYCB Live at Nassau Coliseum.

  • Performers at The Paramount in 2018

    Performers at The Paramount in 2018

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:36:12 GMT

    Take a look at the performers coming to The Paramount in Huntington in 2018. MORE: The Paramount website

    Take a look at the performers coming to The Paramount in Huntington in 2018. MORE: The Paramount website

  • Concerts at the Theatre at Westbury

    Concerts at the Theatre at Westbury

    Friday, October 19 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-10-19 18:58:24 GMT
    Tony Bennett will perform Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m.Tony Bennett will perform Friday, May 18 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 19 at 8 p.m.

    A list of musical and comedy acts performing at the Theatre at Westbury.

    A list of musical and comedy acts performing at the Theatre at Westbury.

  • Guide: Long Island Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Long Island Public Golf Courses

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off. Nassau and Suffolk counties offer a wide variety of courses to practice your game at. 

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off. Nassau and Suffolk counties offer a wide variety of courses to practice your game at. 

  • Guide: National park sites in the tristate area

    Guide: National park sites in the tristate area

    Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty

    A guide to the national park sites and trails on Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City and the Hudson Valley.

    A guide to the national park sites and trails on Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City and the Hudson Valley.

  • Guide: Casinos

    Guide: Casinos

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick.Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick.

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick. Here is a guide to casinos in the area.

    Do you like to gamble? Or maybe you're just looking to get away for a weekend or for a night? The tri-state area has a couple casinos that may do the trick. Here is a guide to casinos in the area.

  • Guide: Westchester and Hudson Valley Breweries

    Guide: Westchester and Hudson Valley Breweries

    Hudson Valley BreweriesHudson Valley Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across Westchester County and the Hudson Valley for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across Westchester County and the Hudson Valley for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Guide: Westchester/Hudson Valley Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Westchester/Hudson Valley Public Golf Courses

    Sprain Lake Golf Course is located in Yonkers, NY.Sprain Lake Golf Course is located in Yonkers, NY.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! The Hudson Valley offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. 

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! The Hudson Valley offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. 

  • Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

    Guide: Where to find food trucks in New Jersey

    Food Truck Friday: Callahan'sFood Truck Friday: Callahan's

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

    Craving something savory or sweet? It doesn't really matter when it comes to food trucks, where you can have it all -- you just have to know where to find them! Here is a list of food trucks and where you could find them in New Jersey.

  • Guide: New Jersey Breweries

    Guide: New Jersey Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit. Check out our list for breweries in your area. 

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit. Check out our list for breweries in your area. 

  • 2018 Boardwalk Hall performers

    2018 Boardwalk Hall performers

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:44:14 GMT

    The 2018 Boardwalk Hall performers include live music and entertainment.

    The 2018 Boardwalk Hall performers include live music and entertainment.

  • Musical acts at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Musical acts at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

    Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.Florida Georgia Line is set to rock Atlantic City on July 13.

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City opened its doors on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal. The Hard Rock is living up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars. 

    The Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City opened its doors on June 28 at the site of the old Trump Taj Mahal. The Hard Rock is living up to its name with a lineup of some of music's biggest stars. 

  • Guide: New Jersey Public Golf Courses

    Guide: New Jersey Public Golf Courses

    Fox Hollow Golf ClubFox Hollow Golf Club

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! New Jersey offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! New Jersey offers a variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

  • Prudential Center Concert Lineup

    Prudential Center Concert Lineup

    Fall Out Boy will be performing at the Prudential Center.Fall Out Boy will be performing at the Prudential Center.

    A variety of artists will be performing at the Prudential Center in Newark for the rest of 2018 and beyond.

    A variety of artists will be performing at the Prudential Center in Newark for the rest of 2018 and beyond.

  • Guide: Brooklyn and Bronx Breweries

    Guide: Brooklyn and Bronx Breweries

    Tuesday, August 28 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-08-28 13:30:56 GMT

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the boroughs for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the boroughs for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Event Lineup at the Barclays Center

    Event Lineup at the Barclays Center

    NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 27: Musicians and husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform during their Soul2Soul Tour at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 27: Musicians and husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform during their Soul2Soul Tour at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 27, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

    A lot of big acts are coming to the Barclays Center.

    A lot of big acts are coming to the Barclays Center.

  • Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Connecticut BreweriesConnecticut Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

  • Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

  • Foxwoods Resort Casino performer lineup

    Foxwoods Resort Casino performer lineup

    A look at the performers and acts coming to Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

    A look at the performers and acts coming to Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

  • Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup

    Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup

    Lorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesLorde will perform on Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

    The Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup includes live music, entertainment, top headlining concerts and premier sporting events in Connecticut.

    The Mohegan Sun Arena performer lineup includes live music, entertainment, top headlining concerts and premier sporting events in Connecticut.

  • Guide: Thrilling roller coasters in the tri-state area

    Guide: Thrilling roller coasters in the tri-state area

    THE JOKER is located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.THE JOKER is located at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ.

    Looking for some excitement this summer? Check out some of these thrilling and extreme roller coasters, all located in the tri-state area.

    Looking for some excitement this summer? Check out some of these thrilling and extreme roller coasters, all located in the tri-state area.

  • Guide: Amusement Parks

    Guide: Amusement Parks

    Six Flags Great AdventureSix Flags Great Adventure

    The tri-state area has a handful of amusement parks that you may want to check out this summer. 

    The tri-state area has a handful of amusement parks that you may want to check out this summer. 

  • Guide: Baseball stadiums

    Guide: Baseball stadiums

    The New York Mets play at Citi Field located at 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11368. Home opener is March 29.The New York Mets play at Citi Field located at 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Queens, NY 11368. Home opener is March 29.

    Play ball! Baseball season is upon us for 2018! Whether you're looking to catch your favorite Major League Baseball team or a local game from the minors, here is a guide to stadiums around the tri-state area!

    Play ball! Baseball season is upon us for 2018! Whether you're looking to catch your favorite Major League Baseball team or a local game from the minors, here is a guide to stadiums around the tri-state area!

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