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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
August 31st, 2012
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Gateway Playhouse

If you've got a passion for the arts, then you won't want to miss out on Gateway Playhouse's production of the timeless Broadway show Phantom of the Opera, running now, through September 9th.

This musical classic is brought to life by the talented performers at Gateway, and whether you're planning a romantic night on the town, or you simply love theatre, this is a production that can't be missed - get your tickets today!

For tickets & more info,
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Dear Long Islander,


The last true weekend of Summer is finally upon us, and thankfully, it's a long one packed with tons of exciting events and activities to enjoy. From festivals to farmer's markets, and even fireworks, there's fun happening all over the Island, with something special for everyone to participate in as we wave goodbye to Summertime. Don't let the cool down get you down though - there's plenty of Fall Festivites to look forward to in September, and October - Autumn is one of the most beloved seasons on Long Island, with it's cool weather and endless activities.
Karts Indoor Raceway
Enjoy an Action-Packed Day of Thrilling Family Fun!
If you're looking for an exciting way to say your final goodbye to summer, head over to Karts Indoor Raceway in Ronkonkoma. In addition to their infamous go kart racetracks, Karts Indoor Raceway has an arcade, laser tag arena, roller ball and more - the perfect combonation of entertainment to entertain the whole family. The summer is almost over, so why not let your inner kid run loose one last time? Head over to Karts Indoor Raceway and enjoy one last hurrah before September is in full swing, and it's back to school. End the days of summer right with countless hours of fun at Karts Indoor Raceway. 
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-737-5278.
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Long Island's Guide to a Spectacular Labor Day Weekend!

This Weekend is Packed with Events & Excitement - Don't Miss Out!
There's no need to drive far in order to have a great Labor Day weekend - there's plenty of family fun,  things to see and do, and exciting events to attend in Nassau and Suffolk throughout the long weekend. Labor Day is a Federal Holiday observed on the first Monday in September that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events. For kids of all ages, Labor Day often feels like a last hurrah, as we wave goodbye to the warmer months, and  welcome the cooldown that comes with the Autumn months.
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Del Fuego Tex Mex Kitchen
Enjoy South of the Border Flavors Like Never Before at Del Fuego!
If you prefer your food spicy, and your drink with a kick, then Del Fuego Tex Mex Kitchen & Tequila of Saint James is your destination next time you're headed out for a meal. With countless mouthwatering menu choices including savory strip steaks, succulent seafood, and plenty salad, sandwich, and wrap options, Del Fuego puts their own unique twist on countless Tex-Mex classics. The drinks dished out at thier Western themed bar are as wild and vibrant as the food on the plate - packed with flavor, and perfectly paired. Next time you're headed out for a meal with friends or family, come out to Long Island's own taste of South of the Border style - Del Fuego surely won't disappoint anyone looking for a flavorful good time.
For more info & reservations, please visit their website, call 631-963-6900.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

Labor Day Weekend Craft Show at Eisenhower Park
This Saturday & Sunday, if you're looking for an outdoor experience that you can enjoy with the whole family, head over to Eisenhower Park of East Meadow for a spectacular craft and gift show, organized by Nassau County Craft Shows. Admission to this all day event is free - so come out, and enjoy a day of shopping filled with handmade goods, delicious foods, and more!

Singles Labor Day Celebration at Verdi's
If you're single and ready to mingle, then you'll want to head on over to Verdi's of Westbury this Saturday evening at 7:30PM for a spectuclar singles event hosted by Doc's / Millenium Parties! Admission is $24, and includes a royal feast buffet, amazing DJ dancefloor, free raffles, and more! Make sure to look your best, and come join the fun!

The Seaford Fall Festival
This Saturday through Monday, if you're looking to enjoy some family friendly fun, head over to the Seaford Train Station Parking Lot for the annual Seaford Fall Festival! Admission is free, and there will be plenty of specialty foods, as well as handmade craft & gift vendors. Come out and welcome Autumn this weekend!

Huntington Farmer's Market
Planning a big get together this weekend to celebrate Labor Day? Head over to the Huntington Farmer's Market this Sunday from 7AM - 12PM and pick up all the local produce you'll need to make a meal that will wow your friends and family. This Farmer's Market happens every Sunday now, through November 18th, so if you can't make it out this week, not to worry! Come out next Sunday!


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The Team




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