About Long Island
Long Island is an island located just off the northeast coast of the United States and a region within the U.S. state of New York. The Eastern side begins as part of New York City and contains the suburbs of Brooklyn and Queens. Next to those heading west is Nassau County where the five towns of Lawrence and Cedarhurst, the hamlets of Woodmere and Inwood, and "The Hewletts", which consist of the villages of Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, and Hewlett Neck, and the hamlet of Hewlett, along with Woodsburgh. Furthest west is the county of Suffolk this is the quietest part of Long Island although the eastern half is built up. Long Island is well known for its production of alcoholic beverages. Eastern Long Island is a significant producer of wines. Vineyards are most heavily concentrated on Long Island's North Fork, which contains 38 wineries.