New Year's Celebrations & Happenings, Weekend Fun, News & More in December 28th's Newsletter!

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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
December 28th, 2012
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Colonial Transportation

Make sure part of your New Year's Plans include calling Colonial Taxi and planning a way to get to & from your destination safely. Taking a cab or limo with friends will ensure that you get home safely, and do not risk getting a DWI/DUI, or your life.

Drinking & Driving is dangerous for you, and other motorists, so if you plan on indulging this holiday, call Colonial Transportation to get you where you need to go safely, and in style. The cost of driving drunk is far higher than the cost of a cab.

Here's to a Safe & Happy New Year's.

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Dear Long Islander,

Christmas has come and gone in its whirlwind of tinsel, bright lights, and festivities, and now we are only but a few days away from the New Year. This weekend will be filled with all sorts of fun as we prepare to Welcome 2013 at midnight on Tuesday, and of course Monday, which is New Year's Eve is packed with parties and celebrations both traditional and unique - be sure to check out our New Year's Eve Guide (below) for all sorts of ways to ring in the New Year right. As the festivities begin, remember to be safe as you indulge, and enjoy New Year's Eve celebrations - here's to an amazing 2013 filled with excitement, and new opportunties. Be sure to check back after January 1st for our upcoming articles & guides focused on keeping your resolutions, and making 2013 your best year yet!

Join Rockwell's Bar & Grill for their New Year's Eve Party!
Start 2013 Off Right with Rockwell's of Smithtown
What are your plans for New Year's Eve this year? Stay Local and spend your New Years Eve with the Staff of Rockwell's Bar & Grill of Smithtown. $40 Per Person Includes a Top Shelf Open Bar from 8PM-1AM, and also includes a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight and DJ Dancing. The fun begins at 8PM, so get ready to welcome the New Year right. Regular dinner menu is also available.  Come wine, dine and dance the night away and ring in 2013 with Rockwell's for a New Year's Eve to remember!
For more info & to register, please visit their website, or call 631-360-8900.
Hot Off the Presses
Make Ringing in the New Year a Night to Remember This Year, Long Island!
Our Guide to the Best Ways to Welcome 2013 on LI
Once again, it’s time to make plans to ring in the New Year—and Long Island is one of the best places to celebrate in style! From the extravagant and elegant to simple down-home fun, we’ve assembled a complete guide to New Year celebrations all across the Island. No matter how you'd like to ring in the New Year, or who you plan on celebrating with when the clock strikes 12, we have something for everyone to enjoy this New Year's Eve - so don't miss out. Get out there, and enjoy saying goodbye to 2012, and welcoming 2013 to Long Island!
For the Full Guide, read this Article in Full on!
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Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Fox Hollow Gala
Ring in the New Year at the Can't Miss Party of the Season!
This Monday evening, ring in the New Year at the Fox Hollow Gala - a spectacular party hosted at the Inn at Fox Hollow in Woodbury. For $150 per person, you can enjoy an elegant cocktail hour and dinner reception, decadent open bar, and live DJ entertainment as you dance the night away, and welcome 2013. Want to spend the night? For $589 per couple, you can enjoy the Fox Hollow Gala and the pre-party celebration at the Vintage25 Bar & Lounge, overnight accomodations in a luxury suite, and breakfast for two the next morning. Start the New Year off right, and join Fox Hollow as they wave goodbye to 2012, and welcome 2013!

For more information & reservations, please visit their website, or call 516-921-1415.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

Don't miss your last chance in 2012 to see the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County's Holiday Light Show! This Saturday & Sunday from 5-9PM, head over to Camp Edey in Bayport for a Light Show that can't be missed. Featuring over a mile of dazzling displays, this holiday tradition is fun for the whole family. Entry is $15/car, and the last day to see the show is this Sunday, the 30th - don't miss out!
This Saturday from 9AM-2PM, why not bring the kids (ages 4-12) out to the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary in Oyster Bay for "Life Underground", a day filled with learning and exploration - part of the Audobon's Holiday Sanctuary Series. Kids will learn about animals & insects that make their home underground, and be placed in groups no larger that 15. This event is $70/day for members, and $80/non-members, and is a must for any child that loves to learn about nature!
This Sunday, head over to Montauk Point State Park at 2PM for an amazing 2-3 hour seal hike! You'll get to see some of the exciting animals that are native to the area, and explore Montauk Point State Park with an expert. Reservations are required, and can be made by calling 631-668-5000, and it is $5 for adults, $3 for children 7-18, and free for young children!

This Sunday from 1-3PM, head over to the Nassau County Museum of Art for Family Sunday, which includes a walk through of the museum, and supervised craft activities for the whole family! Family Sundays is free with regular Museum Admission, and there is a $2 parking fee. This is a great way to introduce kids to the arts, and happens every Sunday - don't miss out!

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Thank you for reading - If you find this newsletter helpful, make sure to forward it to friends, relatives and fellow Long Islanders. Have a happy and safe weekend and tell 'em you read about it in the Newsletter!

The Team



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