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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
June 21st
, 2013
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For $99, you'll get a Surf & Turf Dinner for two, featuring 16 ounces of Filet Mignon, and a 2 pound Maine lobster, as well as your choice of select appetizers, sides, and deserts!

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Dear Long Islander,
 
After weeks of wet weather, Long Island can finally look forward to a weekend of warm weather fun - this is the first official Summer Weekend, after all! Luckily there are plenty of great ways to enjoy the beginning of summer this weekend as things begin to heat up on LI. Saturday and Sunday are supposed to be beautiful, sunny days in the 80s - cool enough to enjoy a picnic or outdoor fun, but warm enough for jumping in for a swim after a relaxing day on the beach, or poolside. Not sure how to enjoy the first weekend of summer? Be sure to check out our Events Calendar and Things to Do Section for the best entertainment on Long Island all summer long!
One Main Restaurant & Bar Celebrate Their Grand Opening! 
Great Drinks, Entertainment, and More All Weekend Long!
Come down and discover ONE MAIN RESTAURANT AND BAR in the heart of Babylon Village. We are an American Eclectic restaurant serving creative American foods with exciting new twists. ONE MAIN uses the finest products the market has to offer in order to provide you with a unique experience every time you join us for a meal, or even just a cocktail. Chef and owner Luciano Di Rico is passionate about producing classy, creative foods using only quality ingredients and matching his fare with top-of-the-line wines and craft beers. Whether it is a cocktail, a bite to eat, or a full meal, ONE MAIN strives to make everything you choose to eat or drink an exciting experience for your palette.
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-620-3444.
Hot Off the Presses
New Legislation Will Essencially Eliminate LIPA, Freeze Rates Through 2015
Gov. Cuomo Announces PSEG Takeover
Governor Cuomo and Senate Co-Majority Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, along with Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, agreed on legislation to completely renew the electric utility situation on Long Island. This new legislation essentially puts an end to LIPA and rates for the new utility will be frozen from 2013 - 2015.Klein is behind this change following LIPA’s slow response in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. "Long Island residents work too hard--and pay too much in their monthly utilities bills--to have anything less than a top flight utility provider.” The Senate Co-Majority Leader says. "I commend the Governor, his staff, and my legislative colleagues for developing a plan that will finally provide Long Island ratepayers with the service and oversight that they deserve."
Local Headlines
Feds Raid Nearly a Dozen 7-Eleven Stores on LI for Human Smuggling
Schumer Seeks to Crack Down on Adderall Use on College Campuses, Minimize "Academic Doping"
Famed NJ Actor James Gandolfini, Better Known as Tony Soprano, Has Died
Dunkin Donuts Introduces Gluten Free Confections in Fast Food First
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Great Drinks, Entertainment, and More All Weekend Long!
Looking to spend a fun or romantic weekend on Long Island's East End? Look no further than Heron Suites of Southold - a premiere Long Island destination. With suites accomodating 2 to 7 people, Heron Suites is perfect for a quick getaway, or a longer stay - they're located close to pristine beaches, vineyards, farms, golf courses, and the iconic downtown Greenport shopping district. No matter what your reason for traveling, Heron Suites can provide you with luxurious accomodations that will make your trip relaxing and memorable. Next time you're thinking of getting away, remember that the East End makes for a spectacular getaway, close to home!
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 631-765-5121.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Midsummer Jazz
If you’re looking for some good tunes this weekend, then head on down to Old Westbury Gardens for a good time! Enjoy great jazz music while walking through the scenic gardens this Friday, June 21st, from 7:30PM-9:30PM. Admission is $16. Make reservations ahead of time. Don’t miss this great opportunity for a relaxing summer night!

Comedian Kathy Griffin
Looking for some laughs? Head out to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center to see comedian Kathy Griffin as she she performs this Saturday, June 22nd, at 8PM! Listen to her hilarious Candid observations about dating experiences and her everyday life along with celebrity tales! Admission is $135-$165. Don’t miss this amazing night of laughs!

Summer Night Fantasy
For a wonderful show of opera this weekend, join Opera et Al as they present “Summer Night Fantasy”, a night full of opera featuring Broadway showtunes, American standards and Neapolitan favorites sung live by some of Long Island's most talented performers! The show will be held at The United Presbyterian Church of Greenlawn this Saturday, June 22nd, from 7:30PM-10:00PM! Admission is $10 and will be donated to church charities. Kids are admitted for free!

Joey’s Motorcycle Ride for Autism
Looking for a fun motorcycle ride this weekend? Head down to Michael J. Tully Park for the 2nd Annual Joey’s Motorcycle Ride for Autism this Sunday, June 23rd, from 10AM-4:30PM! Admission is $25 ride and $15 for passengers which will benefit Autism Speaks. Get out on the open road for this amazing cause!

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