A Weekend's Worth of Fun, A Foliage Hike Guide, News & More in September 21st's Newsletter!

Check out our guide to the best Fall Hiking Spots and more, in this week's newsletter!




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
September 21st, 2012
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Karts Indoor Raceway

Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this weekend? Why not head over to Karts Indoor Raceway of Ronkonkima for a day of entertainment that's fun for all ages.

In addition to Go Karts, they have a laser tag arena, and starting in October, they'll be hosting a spootakular haunted house filled with all sorts of scares and surprises around each corner!

If you're searching for thrills, then look no further - Karts Indoor Raceway is the destination for fun right here on Long Island.

For more info,
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or call 631-737-5278
Dear Long Islander,


September seems to be flying right by - we're a mere week away from October, and boy, this week could you feel the chill in the air. The Fall season has gotten off to a great start, with plenty of clear, crisp days to enjoy the cool weather. Thankfully, this weekend is looking to be clear as well - perfect for enjoying a day of outdoor fun. Soon the leaves will be turning, and we've even put together a guide of some of the best parks on Long Island to enjoy a stroll this Fall (see below), and take in the beauty of the season. Whatever you're looking to enjoy this weekend, make sure you check out our Things to Do Section and Events Calendar - you'll be sure to find the perfect place to enjoy the amazing Autumn weather.

The Nest Bar & Lounge
Check Out LI's Coolest New Nightlife Hot Spot
This weekend, if you're looking to spend a night on the town with friends, head over to The Nest Bar & Lounge in East Meadow for an evening filled with fabulous cocktails, a wide selection of beers in bottles and on tap, and an exciting atmosphere that breathes new life into the Long Island Nightlife scene. The Nest Bar & Lounge opened their doors to Long Island earlier this month, and their vibrant decor truly sets the tone for a night of fun, and attracts a laid back crowd. With great specials every night, and special events such as Throwback Thursdays, the Nest is the perfect spot to enjoy a few drinks and laughs with friends.
For more information, please visit their LongIsland.com Page, or call 516-227-6378.
Hot Off the Presses
The Best Fall Foliage Hiking Spots on Long Island
Find the Best Places to See the Leaves Turn on LI!
As the temperature starts to drop, so do the leaves.  The lush green trees on Long Island transform before your eyes into bright shades of oranges, yellows and reds.  It is the great time of year to take advantage of the 200+ miles of local hiking trails.  The state parks have a rating system for their ranging from easy, family-friendly to advanced.  There are also some designated for pets and joggers.  Some of the trails are in town or county parks.  Others are maintained by the Nature Conservancy.  Traverse past haunted lighthouses stuffed with peg legs, otherworldly landscapes, sunbathing seals, and sparkling sea sides. There is really something for everyone.

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Local Headlines
LI Prof Won't be Fired Over Colorado Shootings Joke
LI Toddler Dies After Fence Beach Accident
USDA Declares "Bad Year for Apples and Grapes"
The Holtsville Ecology Center--Rumored to Close Due to Budget Cuts
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East End Wine Tasting Tours by Roadmaster Limousine
Enjoy Long Island's East End in Style This Fall
Whether you're planning a Girl's Day Out or a Romantic Date to visit Long Island's infamous Wine Country, let Roadmaster Limousine get you there safely and in style with one of there numerous East End Wine Tasting Tour packages. Their fleet of world class vehicles can accomodate parties of any size, and they have countless customizable packages that can suit any occassion, from Bridal Showers & Bachelor Parties, to a simple day of wine tasting and fun. They have extensive knowledge of all of LI's vineyards, and can help you plan the perfect day and find vineyards with the right "vibe" that you're looking for. Next time you're planning a day of wine tasting out East give Roadmaster a call, and be certain that your day is filled with fun. 
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-366-6399.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

Central Islip Fire Department Annual Comedy Show Fund Raiser
Looking for some laughs this weekend? Head down to the Central Islip Fire Department for a night of comedy! The Central Islip Fire Department’s Annual Comedy Show Fundraiser will be held this Saturday, September 22 from 6:30-11PM! Help support the Department’s Fire Emergency Service Company 1 with a dinner, drinks, and laughs! Tickets are $40.00 that includes top shelf open bar, dinner, raffles, door prizes, and two hours of fantastic comedy!
Smithtown's Annual Fall Festival
Join the Smithtown Township Council of Arts as it hosts it’s Annual Fall Festival! Starting on Saturday, September 22nd at 7PM, the festival will feature two evenings of music and dance held in the festival tent on the lawn of Mill’s Pond House in St.James. Bring the whole family for a wonderful weekend of music from all across the globe ! Admission is free for all!

Enjoy a Day of Wine, Home-made Sangria, Cigars & Free Pumpkins!
Looking to head out East this weekend? Look no further than Vineyard 48 for some fall themed fun! Featuring award winning wine, home-made sangria, and hand rolled cigars this is sure to be a fun weekend for the adults! They even have on tap Greenport Harbor Leaf Pile Pumpkin Ale! With every purchase of a case of wine you even get a free pumpkin! Vineyard 48 is open from 11AM-6PM, tastings are anywhere from $10-$15!

Mickey B's Golden Oldies Fall Spectacular
Head down to Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts for a night of classic music! This fall spectacular will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at 7PM! The line-up features The Duprees, The Brooklyn Reunion with Emil Stuccio, The Classics, Phil Cracolici's Mystic's, Jimmy Gallagher & The Passions, Larry Chance & The Earls, Barbara Harris & The Toys and Still in Style! Tickets cost from $42-$75.

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