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Post-Holiday Fun, Classic Car Shows, Farmer's Markets, News & More in July 6th's Newsletter

Written by Cait Russell  |  17. July 2012

 

 

 

 

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
July 6th, 2012
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Osprey Fishing
Nothing says summer like a day of fun in the sun, and there's no better way to enjoy the day than fishing!

This summer, if you're looking to set sail, head over to the docks at Port Jeff and find The Osprey Party Boat, and you'll be sure to find a good time!

Family owned & operated, the Osprey crew has decades of experience sailing & fishing along the North Shore, and their local-knowledge and fishing know how will help you to enjoy your day asea, and reel in that big catch!

For more info,
please visit their website
or call 631-331-4153
Dear Long Islander,

 

Independence Day has come and gone, but thankfully, the same can't be said for summer - things are just starting to heat up on Long Island. As summer sizzles on, there's a ton of ways to beat the heat, or enjoy the sunshine - whichever you prefer. Whether you're into classic car shows, concerts, or museums, or you're just looking to get outside and enjoy the great weather, this weekend is packed with fun-filled things for families, couples, kids, and anyone just looking to have a good time. Weekends on Long Island are always packed with fun, especially for those who are up for adventure, and trying something new. Independence Day may be over, but that doesn't mean that we can't celebrate the rest of the summer - so get out there, and enjoy the season, Long Island!
North Fork Energy
It's Time to Heat Up the Grill & Cool Down The House
Whether you're looking to heat up the grill, or cool down your home this summer, North Fork Energy has cost-effective options available for all of your home energy needs. With all sorts of exciting options for grills and outdoor kitchens, North Fork can help you to build the perfect backyard BBQ Station, no matter what your budget and needs are.They are experts in custom backyard designs, and only use the highest quality equipment from brands that you no and trust. Whether you're looking for a simple BBQ Pit, or to turn your yard into a Grilling Mecca, give North Fork Energy a call today!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-734-8603.
Hot Off the Presses
Lonesome George's Lesson in Biodiversity

What We Can Learn From This Historic Extinction Event
Last week the world reeled from the loss of the last living giant Galapagos Tortoise of Pinta Island, Chelonoidis nigra, aptly named Lonesome George.  George became a symbol of preservation around the world and especially for the ecologically unique string of pacific islands since the 1970’s.  His presence on Pinta Island surprised biologists, who had thought his sub-species had already entered extinction.  But alas, George was the last.George lived out the remainder of his life at the Galapagos National Park in Ecuador.  His caretaker, Fausto Llerena, found his lifeless body in his enclosure last week.  The park’s director Edwin Nuala simply said, “His life cycle came to an end.”  An autopsy revealed that George died of old age.  He was about 100-years-old. 
To Read this Article in Full on LongIsland.com, click here!
Local Headlines
Massive Car Fire Erupts at Sunken Meadow State Park on the 4th of July
Three Children Die as Boat Capsizes in Oyster Bay on Independence Day
LIPA Tops ACSI List of Most Disliked Companies in America
Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton Hopes to Stop Pit Bull Overbreeding
This Week's Local News Brought to You By:
Willy Parkers American Bar & Grill
Fabulous Food & Cocktails, Happy Hour & Beyond!
If you’re looking to enjoy that perfect ice-cold beer after a long summer day in a laid back atmosphere, and attentive servers, Willy Parkers is your place. With 24 beers on tap, constant happy hour specials, and 12 TVs, Parkers is a haven for the after-work crowd. The nostalgic décor complements the NY Times description of our dining experience as, “comfort food done exceptionally well”. Their specialty on-site catering, complete with a private party room, gives Willy Parkers the ability to transform their venue into your vision. Stop by for a bite or call to create that flawless party that everyone deserves!
For more info & reservations, please visit their website, call 516-750-8125.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

American Picnic & Celebration in Southampton Tonight!
Join the Village of Southampton as they continue our country’s July 4th festivities! Hosted by Southampton Fresh Air Home, the Annual American Picnic will feature carnival games, fun, and a picnic dinner! The night will be ended with a grand finale of fireworks over Shinnecock Bay by Gucci Fireworks! Help fundraise for a good cause Friday July 6th at 7pm while having an awesome time on the beach with the whole family! (Note: Rain Date is Sunday, July 8th)

42nd Annual Classic Car Show Charity Fundraiser
This Sunday, from 9 AM - 4 PM, head out to Peconic Bay Winery for a day of fun, and classic hot rods! Featuring over 200 cars and awarding 50 trophies last year, this year's event is sure to be amazing, and filled with more excitement than ever before. Admission is $5 for adults, children under 12 are free, and classic Car Registration is $20 day of at the door. Help raise money for the Cutchogue Lions while enjoying beer, wine and your favorite classic cars!

GLAM-ME Long Island: Girls Night Out @ LICM
This Saturday from 6 - 10 PM, join the Long Island Children’s Museum as they celebrate their second “GLAM-ME” Girls Night out! Prepare yourself for a night of pampering including hair styling, makeup application, manicures, swag bags, and so much more! Bring your friends to enjoy food, music, and shopping on  at LICM. Admission is $35 - make sure to invite all your best gal pals!
 

Deer Park Tanger Outlet Farmer's Market
This Saturday & Sunday from 11 AM - 3 PM, come out to the Tanger Outlets at Deer Park for an outdoor shopping experience of a different kind as they host their Summer Long Farmer's Market, featuring over 30 local vendors. Come support local Long Island farmers as you shop some of the freshest meats, produce, wines, and baked goods on LI! Can't make it out this week? Not to worry! The Farmer's Market will be happening every weekend through November 18th - don't miss out!

 


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