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Winter Storm Nemo Updates, Valentine's Day Fun, News & More in February 8th's Newsletter!

Written by Cait Russell  |  20. February 2013

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
February 8th, 2013
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Rockwell's

Still busy planning the perfect night on the town for Valentine's Day? Not to worry - Rockwell's of Smithtown has you covered with a delicious Valentine's Day menu packed with steak, seafood and more!

Rockwell's will be offering romantic specials this VDay including Surf & Turf for two, a Chef Tasting for two featuring lobster, steak, shrimp, and lamb, as well as other wonderful entree options that are sure to please any palate.

They'll also be dishing up decadent desserts including cheesecake, chocolate cake, and more!

Call today for reservations!

For more info,
please visit their website or call 631-360-8900.
Dear Long Islander,
 
You better bundle up, Long Island! It looks like our local groundhogs were right, and we're going to be experiencing some chilly winter weather this weekend, and into next week. The snow is already coming down, and all signs are pointing to Winter Storm Nemo being big - the biggest winter storm that has hit Long Island in the past few years, in fact. Keep up to date with the latest National Weather Alerts and storm updates for Long Island with our Storm Center, which will be tracking the storm and keeping you in the loop with the latest developments and updates.
Ruvo Restaurant
Serving up Romance in Greenlawn & Port Jeff this Valentine's Day!
If you're looking to enjoy a Valentine's Day meal this year that is truly memorable, than why not head over to one of Ruvo's two convenient locations in Greenlawn or Port Jefferson, where they'll be serving up specials in celebration of the holiday February 14th through 17th! A special menu will include options such as savory seafood, mouthwatering pastas, duck, lamb, and much more, and of course there will be wonderful dessert options for you and your sweetheart to enjoy together. During Valentine's Weekend, Ruvo will also be offering a wine pairing with the meal, making your dining experience that much more delicious.
For more information, please visit their website, or 631-261-7700.
Hot Off the Presses
Historic, Crippling Winter Storm "Nemo" to Hit Our Area This Weekend
Nemo is Expected to Have a Big Impact on LI this Weekend
The National Weather Service is reporting a major winter storm is expected to impact the northeast beginning Friday into Saturday. As much as one to two feet of snow is predicted for our region with winds gusting as high as 60 miles per hour. A blizzard watch has been posted for south central LI, and a coastal flood watch is in effect for the north shore and the eastern south shore of the Island. The storm, beginning with rain in most areas, will pick up in earnest by tomorrow evening. With cold air coming in on the back side of the storm, snow will fall as much as two inches an hour with wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour.
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Local Headlines
Bipartisan Mental Health Care Bill to be Proposed in Senate
Local Filmmaker Dave Campfield Uses Long Island As His Backdrop
Postal Service Stops Saturday Mail Delivery Beginning August
Thieves of Frozen Shrimp for Drugs Nabbed and Charged
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Del Fuego Restaurant
Spice Up Valentine's Day with Tex Mex Flavors!
Why not add some heat to your Valentine's Day plans this year, and head over to Del Fuego Tex Mex Kitchen of St. James for their special prix fixe menu. For only $35 per person, you and your sweetheart can enjoy a three course meal with choices including classic enchiladas, savory steak, nachos, seafood selections, and of course perfectly paired dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth. Reservations are being accepted now, but space is limited - don't miss out of the perfect Valentine's Day meal with that special someone - call Del Fuego and book your table today!
For more information & reservations,
please visit their website, or call 631-963-6900.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

It might not be riding weather, but that doesn't mean you can't get out and have a good time this weekend! This Sunday, from 12-4PM, Ready Riders Motorcycle Shop of Dix Hills is hosting their annual Chili Party, featuring Walt's homemade, award winning chili. There will be all sorts of other fun happening as well, including raffles, product demos, special sales, and more - don't miss out!
 
Bowl For A Cure
If you love bowling then this is the night for you!  Bowl For A Cure is presented by the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Hosted by Sayville Bowl this charitable event will be from 7-9PM this Friday, February 8th. Cost is $20.00  Price includes shoes, soda and popcorn for each lane. 50/50 and raffles available as well! Don’t miss out on this great chance to give back and have fun!

Cupid's Undie Run
Come down to Cupid's Undie Run with your loved ones and show support to the Children's Tumor Foundation! Taking place in the Chelsea/ Meatpacking District this Saturday, February 9th, starting at 12PM this will be a wonderful way to give back! Sponsored by Gimbal's Fine Candies, Cupid's Undie Run is the world's biggest organized "PG-13" underwear run!  Gimbal's will be contributing 15% of online Cherry Lovers sales to the Children's Tumor Foundation.
 
Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner in the Vanderbilt Mansion
Are you looking for a romantic night out? Enjoy a night in the Vanderbilt Mansion this Saturday, February 9th, from 6-8PM! Cost is $100. Enjoy Hors d'oeuvres and wine in Memorial Wing of the mansion, amid Mr. Vanderbilt's exotic collections of ethnographic artifacts from Africa, Asia and South America. Included: Brief tour of Vanderbilt family's private living quarters. Leisurely dinner in the glass-walled Northport Porch above the water. Dessert in the Lancaster Room, with side trip to Vanderbilt Library and the Moroccan Court.
 

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Rare 650 Steak & Sushi
Making Your Valentine's Day Meal One to Remember
If you want to plan a Valentine's Day meal for you & your sweetheart that is as delicious as it is memorable, look no further than Rare 650 of Syosset - one of Long Island's favorite steakhouses. Their mouthwatering menu is packed with steak and seafood options to suit any palate, and their cocktail specialities and wine list are expansive, offering something for everyone. Valentine's Day comes but once a year, so be sure to do it right in 2013, and make your Valentine's reservations at Rare 650 today!
For tickets or more information, please visit their website, or call 516-496-8000.
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