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March 15th, 2013
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We've made it half way through March, Long Island, and it's time to celebrate! All weekend long, there will be all sorts of great St. Patrick's Day Celebrations happening at local bars, restaurants, and on Main Streets throughout the Island - something that many locals have been looking forward to all month. The festivities range from family friendly parades to nightlife parties at some of LI's hottest clubs, ensuring that there is something fun to do for everyone this weekend. Not sure where to head? Be sure to check out our Events Calendar for the best local happenings - you won't need the luck o' the Irish on your side to find something exciting happening nearby!
St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Bottomz Up Bar & Grill
Celebrate St. Patty's Day All Weekend Long!
If you're looking to get into the St. Patty's Day spirit this weekend, then be sure to head over to Bottomz Up Bar & Grill of Carle Place, where the festivities will be taking place all weekend long! This Friday - Sunday, you can enjoy a special prixe fixe menu for $20, which includes homemade Irish Soda Bread, your choice of classic Corned Beef & cabbage or Irish Stew, a decadent Guiness Black Chocolate Brownie, and a Pint of Celtic Ale - a perfect meal to honor Ireland's most famous Saint! There will be all sorts of fun happening in addition to this tasty, festive meal, so be sure to head over, and enjoy the St. Patty's Day Celebration!
For more information, check out their visit the event listing, or call 855-59-GRILL.
Hot Off the Presses
Real Estate Market Flooded with Water-Damaged Homes from Sandy
Damaged Homes Are Selling at 10-60% Off Pre-Sandy Prices
Those who flip homes and are looking for a bargain may find a deal with houses ravaged by Superstorm Sandy that have recently hit the market. Hundreds of homes in New York and New Jersey are available at discounted prices, ranging from 10-60% off pre-storm prices – as long as the buyer is willing to reupholster and refurnish the mostly-gutted homes. “[Homeowners] either don’t have the funds or don’t have the energy to go through the renovating and rebuilding process,” said Jeff Childers, a broker with Childers Sotheby’s International Realty in New Jersey, to Long Island Business News.
Local Headlines
White Smoke At Sistine Chapel - New Pope Has Been Chosen
NYS Teacher of the Year Program Seeking 2014 Nominations
Real Estate Market Flooded with Water-Damaged Homes from Sandy
Two LI School Districts Among Twelve to Share $9 Million in Grants
Large Fire on Main Street in Port Washington, Nearly a Dozen Fire Departments at Scene
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Jake's Steakhouse Celebrate's St. Patrick's Day!
Save 17% Off Your Entire Bill March 17th - March 27th!
St. Patrick's Day fun is happening all week long as Jake's Steakhouse of East Meadow, which is offering great deals and specials in honor of the holiday, including 17% off your entire bill (see site for coupon details) March 17th through the 27th, and 1/2 off Irish drinks on the holiday itself. They'll also be serving up special Irish dishes along with their longtime menu favorites such as steak, ribs, lobster tail, pastas, and more. No matter what you're in the mood for, Jake's has something to suit your palate - with plenty of daily specials in addition to their robust daily menu. If you're looking to enjoy a good meal, great drinks, and fabulous company this St. Patty's Day, head over to Jake's for a fun filled night and unforgettable dining.
For More Information, please visit their website, or call 516-222-8400.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Auditions for NYCinLI's Musical Theater Summer Intensive - March 23rd Only!
Auditions for NYCinLI a 6 week musical theater summer intensive program, are coming to NY! The highly selective programs bring NYC casting directors, agents, producers, broadway actors, choreographers & other top NYC theater professionals to train the 22 participants of each program. Participants from last year's NYCinMA program booked professional film, tv and theater jobs, and signed with managers/agents in NYC. This incredible opportunity is available to those 12-adult, as this is NOT a summer camp. This program focuses on audition technique and training for auditioning in NYC and for top BFA programs. NYCinLI auditions (by appointment only) are being held in NYC on March 23rd and Framingham, MA on March 24th. NYCinLI will be held at The Dance Loft in Long Beach.

PAWS 8th Annual Gala Event 2013
If you’re looking for a fabulous night of dinner and dancing, the come on down to the PAWS 8th Annual Gala this Friday, March 15th! Hosted by Captain Bill in the Bayview House, this event promises to be an exciting night for a good cause. The fun starts at 6:30PM and goes till 10:30PM. You must reserve your tickets which cost $100. DOn’t miss out on a great night honoring three wonderful educators!

Oceans of Hope Gala and Fundraiser for The Riverhead Foundation
Do you love the Long Island Aquarium? If so head out there this Saturday, March 16th for their Oceans of Hope Gala and Fundraiser! All proceeds go to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation. Starting at 7PM, you can enjoy dinner, dancing, silent auctions, and casino fun until 11PM! Tickets are $150. Don’t forget to make a reservation!

Sayville Library 5K Run and Family Fun Run
If you’re looking to get outside and enjoy some of the nice weather, the come on down to Sayville Library for their 5K Run and Family Fun Run this Saturday, March 16th! Going from 9AM-12PM this will be a great way to kick off your day! Bring down the whole family for some good, old-fashioned exercise to kick off the Library’s 100th Anniversary Celebration!

The Nest St. Patty's Day Party
It’s that time of year again, St. Patrick’s Day! Get the party started this year at The Nest Bar and Lounge this Sunday, March 17th! Show off your green and enjoy great deals on drinks including Guinness and Shamrock Shots! An Irish Buffet will be served all day including traditional Irish music! Don’t miss out on one of the Island’s best St. Patrick’s Day Parties!

 

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