The Bristal at Garden City Blog

Memorial Day in Garden City

Here in Garden City, our first annual Memorial Day BBQ was quite the success! We enjoyed all the BBQ classics like burgers, hot dogs, ribs, chicken and corn – of course followed by a delicious spread of desserts. Residents were invited to dine outside in the courtyard to enjoy the beautiful weather, and families joined us for a game of corn hole followed by live musical entertainment. Although Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, we never forget to wear our red white and blue to honor all of the men and women who have served our country.

Mardi Gras in Garden City

Here in Garden City, we had a great time celebrating Mardi Gras. From extravagant masks, beads, and live music, to a homemade king cake and hurricane drinks, we felt like we were right on the streets of New Orleans. Chef Mick even setup a live chef’s station in the dining room and made the New Orleans original, Bananas Foster!

Valentine’s Day in Garden City

This Valentine’s Day in Garden City, we spent the day celebrating love, chocolate, and music. Residents enjoyed a beautiful chocolate fountain station with a variety of dippers including strawberries, marshmallows, pretzels, and pound cake, as a violinist strolled through the Bistro Grille playing all our favorite love songs. We even made our own sweet treats earlier in the day in our cake pop creations class. Happy Valentine’s Day! We hope you felt as much love this year as we felt here at The Bristal at Garden City.

Casino Day in Garden City

The Bristal at Garden City transformed into a casino yesterday! We featured games including blackjack, poker, roulette, craps, and bingo. Throughout the afternoon hors d’oeuvres and refreshments were served. The fun was not limited to just those blackjack and poker experts though – residents who were not familiar with the games were guided by different “table managers” from our recreation team. After keeping the games rollin’ for about two hours, we enjoyed a Las Vegas style buffet, complete with a carving station and decadent desserts!

Halloween in Garden City

We had a great time celebrating our first Halloween here in Garden City. Putting on silly masks and costumes provided the perfect opportunity for us to loosen up and get to know each other as we continue to settle into our new home. From pumpkin carving contests to costume contests, we loved getting competitive while also getting silly!

Garden City’s First BBQ

We are so happy to be open and enjoying the end of the summer with our first few residents! We are all getting to know each other as we settle into our new home here in Garden City. Last week we enjoyed the beautiful weather with a BBQ on the patio. It was a perfect afternoon spent with new friends. We also wasted no time breaking in the pool! With only a few weeks left of summer, we want to enjoy every last bit of the warm weather!

Construction Begins in Garden City

We have started construction on The Bristal at Garden City! The community is centrally located in the heart of Nassau County, tucked away on Axinn Avenue, yet surrounded by so much activity. The Roosevelt Field Mall, Eisenhower Park, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, and Hofstra University are just a few of the nearby attractions. Our new location will feature an outdoor pool, putting green, bocce ball court, salon, bistro grille, card room, cinema, country club dining room, and so much more. We will be happy to share every last detail when our Welcome Center opens! Stay tuned for more updates.