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Festivals, BBQs, Charity Events, News & More in August 10th's Newsletter!

The summer is winding down - make sure to take advantage of the best places to go & things to do before the season's over!


This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
August 10th, 2012
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Off Key Tikki

If you're looking to celebrate summer all week long, then you won't want to miss the specials happening at Off Key Tikki in Patchogue.

With different specials and happy hour happenings every day, Off Key Tikki is a tropical paradise right here on Long Island - and the perfect place to wind down a long day in the summer.

With live music throughout the week, and tropical cocktail specials, this is one happening hangout you'll want to make sure to swing by!

For more info,
please visit their website
or call 631-475-1723
Dear Long Islander,


The thunderstorms that started out last Sunday evening, and continued throughout the week sporadically have brought a welcomed break in the humid heat that's been enveloping the Island since mid-July. The weekend is promising to be wet, but not to worry, there are plenty of fun indoor activities to fill the weekend with, as well as some great outdoor activities, should the weather hold out. From music, to comedy, to BBQs, there's plenty to enjoy over the last few weeks of summer. So, as we enter the last few days of summer, make sure to savor it - and enjoy everything that Long Island has to offer this season, and make some memories that will last a lifetime!
East Wind Inn & Spa
Enjoy a Getaway Close to Home with These Summer Specials
Before the Summer is over, make sure to make time for a romantic getaway - and what better way to do so than close to how, at the East Wind Inn & Spa? To celebrate summertime, they're offering specials that not only include a stay at their luxurious hotel, but a gift certificate good toward their large array of Spa Services, as well as dinner and cocktails at Desmond's Restaurant & Pub, ensuring that your getaway will be filled with all the fabulous food and fun you need for it to be perfect. Whether you're celebrating an anniversary, or other special occassion, or you're simply looking to squeeze in one more Summer Getaway, the East Wind Inn & Spa is the all inclusive destination you're looking for to kick back, and relax at. For details about their amazing Summer Specials, and availability, give them a call today!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-929-3500.
Hot Off the Presses
Ten Long Island Landmarks to Visit with the Kids!
Summer is Almost Over - Don't Miss Out on Enjoying It with the Kids!
Long Island is famous for many things at different times of the year - its vast parks, beautiful beaches, rich historical culture, and ample opportunities for fun.  There are some more unique, off the beaten path places to visit - think of this list of iconic places as more of a scavenger hunt for amazing experiences.  There's nothing like the thrill of discovering new places especially when sharing it with your loved ones.  Some places can also be part history lessons too - put on your sneakers and climb hundreds of steps to the top of a lighthouse for a view that you'll never forget.  Step back in time to the mid-19th century colonial living (Kids will be amazed that there were no TV's, video games, or indoor plumbing!).

To See the Guide & Read this Article in Full on, click here!
Local Headlines
LI Woman Sobs in Apology Over DWI/Drugged Fatality
Montauk Feels the Effects of Too Many Hipsters
Syosset School Board President Threatens to Quit
Atlantic Season Could Produce More Hurricanes
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If you have a home or business on Long Island, and you're looking for an efficient and economical way to reduce your energy costs and environmental impact, than you'll want to talk to the professionals at RES Systems of Port Washington about the right options for your needs. Their knowledge and professional experience is what sets RES Systems apart - they have extensive background in both commercial and residental upgrades - including solar panels, and other "green" options to power your home or office building. Whether you're simply exploring the options, or you're ready to make the upgrade to a cleaner energy source, give Renewable Energy Solution Systems a call today - they'll get you on the path to energy efficiency without breaking the bank.
For more information, please visit their website, or call 516-621-1166.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival
Head out to Martha Clara Vineyards this Saturday August 11th for a day of beer, BBQ, and wine! This year’s North Fork Craft Beer, BBQ & Wine Festival will feature the finest craft breweries from across the country paired with outstanding BBQ prepared by Maple Tree BBQ! Local breweries such as Blue Point Brewing CO and Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. will be showcased among over 50 international and national craft breweries! This event will also feature wines from Martha Clara Vineyards and other great Long Island Wineries! The festival starts at 2PM rain or shine and tickets are $55 or $15 for designated drivers. Don’t miss this amazing showcase of your favorite beers and wines!

Breast Cancer Comedy Night Fundraiser
Head out to Bowl Long Island in Patchogue this Saturday at 7PM for a night of comedy! Featuring Terry Parrett this show will surely be a hit! For a $25-$35 donation to the Breast Cancer Foundation you will receive tickets, free drinks, and two hours of bowling! Don’t miss this great opportunity to give back to your community! Make your donation online and your tickets will be waiting for you at the door!

Thrillist Hamptons 4-Year Anniversary Party
Looking for a great party this weekend? Look no further than the Hamptons! Join Thrillist and DISARONNO celebrate Thrillist Hamptons 4-Year Anniversary Party this Friday August 10th at 10PM! Come enjoy this after-hours cocktail soiree featuring gratis DISARONNO drinks for a night of dancing and fun! RSVP online for this annual event featuring music that’ll set the mood to “dance your face off”! Head out to New York’s summer playground for a night you won’t forget!

Champagne & Motown Party at Coe Hall
Head out to Coe Hall at Planting Field Arboretum in Oyster Bay this Friday August 10th at 7PM for a night filled with food and drink! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, champagne and local Long Island Ales served right from the cloister garden! Celebrate summer while dancing to love Motown Music played by the City Sounds Experience! Tickets cost from $30-$50. Don’t miss this great opportunity to enjoy good friends and good food!

2012 Atlantic Northeast Area Meet & Fun Car Show
Join the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America for their 2012 Atlantic Northeast Area Meet and Fun Car Show this Sunday at 9AM! Bring down your antiques, classics, customs, rods, and trucks for judging by the VCCA! All participating vehicles must be over 25 years old and pay a $35 pre-registration fee. Free admission for all spectators! Bring the whole family down to Town of Hempstead Rock Hall Museum in Lawrence to see some of the coolest cars around!

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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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