About Long Island
Long Island is an island situated in the U.S. state of New York. The island comprises four counties, including two that form the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, and two that are mainly suburban and slightly further from the center. The name "Long Island" is often reserved for Nassau and Suffolk counties. Long Island is one of the most densely populated regions in the USA, and has an estimated population of just under 8,000,000, and extends 118 miles eastward. There are a host of things to experience in Long Island, including sports teams, restaurants, bars, museums, libraries and parks. Great South Bay is a short walk away, from which the North Atlantic Ocean can be enjoyed.
Setting up your business here
The counties of Nassau and Suffolk are renowned for their affluence, and this is mirrored by the caliber of businesses in the area. Until 1990, Long Island was considered one of the aviation centers of the USA, with companies such as Grumman Aircraft, Republic, Fairchild, and Curtiss having their headquarters and factories on Long Island. More recently, companies such as Sperry Rand, Computer Associates and Motorola Enterprise Mobility have made Long Island a hub for the computer industry. Stony Brook University of the State University of New York conducts medical and technology research. Long Island is the home of the Brookhaven National Laboratory in nuclear physics and Department of Energy research. Long Island is home to the East Coast's largest industrial park, the Hauppauge Industrial Park. The park has over 1,300 companies employing more than 71,000 Long Islanders. Networking opportunities in Long Island are plentiful, and public transport is easily accessed.
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Things to do in Long Island
There are countless activities and amenities to enjoy and explore in Long Island. Long Island art museums and galleries include the Nassau County Museum of Art, Heckscher Museum and the Parrish Art Museum, which include works of international acclaim. Local theaters and shows reflect the latest movements from nearby Broadway. You can also visit the American Airpower Museum, where you can walk among historic planes and visit an air traffic control tower. There is the opportunity to explore the “summer Whitehouse” of former president Theodore Roosevelt at Sagamore Hill; or visit Long Island’s Gold Coast. There are plenty of delicious eateries, including Volpe Ristorante, which offers Italian cuisine, or Rockwell’s Bar and Grill, serving up prime cuts of meat. Parlay is a gastro-pub with over 40 beers on tap, and the Social Sports Kitchen provides pub-goers with a perfect mix of good food and an extensive drinks list.
- Subway: Long Island Rail Road – various stations
- Railway: Long Island Rail Road – various stations
- Nearest freeway: I-495
- Nearest airports: Long Island MacArthur Airport, LaGuardia Airport, JFK International Airport
- Other: All major bus routes served nearby