Life on Long Island

Long Island, New York offers diversity, glamour, the good life, excitement or solitude, all within 125 miles. The quiet waters of Long Island Sound to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south are a combination that vacationers and meeting planners cannot resist. Long Island is located just east of Manhattan on the southeastern tip of New York State. It is comprised of 4 counties; Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk. In general, the heart of Long Island is Nassau and Suffolk, whereas Brooklyn and Queens are part of the 5 boroughs of New York City.

There are over 100 nightspots on Long Island offering all types of entertainment from trendy, chic dance clubs to quiet piano bars. You can dance indoors under the strobes and neon light, or square dance or ballroom dance outdoors under the moonlight. Shake it up on the deck of a beachfront dance club, or sip drinks as you watch the sunset in a quiet dockside patio setting. You can find several jazz clubs and other nightspots offering live music. Or for laughs, check in at any of nine comedy clubs, or choose from over 200 screens at 72 movie theater complexes scattered throughout the Nassau-Suffolk region. And if that doesn’t quench your thirst for the nightlife then the exciting and never sleeping New York City is just a car or train ride away.

:The Seawane Club is located in Hewlett, NY in the southwest part of Nassau County Long Island and is only 20 miles from the heart of Manhattan and 15 minutes away from Long Beach with access to many beautiful south shore beaches

: Marinara, The Pizza Place, Moca Asian Bistro, Pantano Kitchen, Jordan’s Lobsters, McDonald’s, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Burger King, Applebee’s, Domino’s Pizza, Trader Joe's, Old Fashioned B, Green Mist, Danno's Tavern, Half Crown Pub.

: ATTRACTIONS / ENTERTAINMENT: Vanderbilt Mansion, Nassau County Museum of Art, Sands Point Preserve, Palmer Vineyards, Peconic Bay Vineyards, Pellegrini Vineyards, Hempstead Lake State Park, Jones Beach State Park, Planetarium, Roller skating Rinks, Long Island Windmills, Helicopter Tours, Nassau Coliseum, Jones Beach Concert Hall, Nature Trails, Belmont Park Racetrack, Bowling, Riverhead Auto Racing, Old Westbury Gardens

: Roosevelt Field Shopping Center: Roosevelt Field offers Bloomingdale's, JC Penney, Macy's, Nordstrom and more than 245 specialty stores, including Aeropostale, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, The Disney Store, Gap, The Limited, Victoria's Secret and many more. Broadway Mall, Green Acres Mall.

Life in New York City

New York City has five boroughs with 150 museums, 18,000 restaurants and countless world-famous attractions. Our city has never been more welcoming or more exciting. The tourist sights are only limited views of New York City, so exploring is essential when visiting this amazing city. Shopping is excellent, ranging from many local malls to small stores in Chinatown and Greenwich Village where you can pick up many cheap bargains! Chelsea has many new restaurants and clubs too. Everywhere you go in New York there is something going on, and it is true to say that this is a city that never sleeps!!!

PLACES TO EAT: Hard Rock Café, Planet Hollywood, Mars 2112, Bridgewaters, Chelsea Piers, Chinatown, Little Italy, Fashion Café, Internet Café, Nobu, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, Flamingo Room, Le Bar Bat, Mercury Bar, Mickey Mantle’s, Remy Lounge, ABC Kitchen, Per Se.

PLACES TO DRINK / DANCE: Sound Factory, Twilo, Webster Hall, Culture Club, Tunnel, China Club, Cotton Club, Roxy, Twirl, Jekyll & Hyde, New York Comedy Club, Shine, Dangerfield’s, The Shadow, Club New York, Metronome, Spa, Lotus, Bitter End, Cheetah

ATTRACTIONS / ENTERTAINMENT: Empire State Building, Intrepid Museum, United Nations, Central Park, FAO Schwartz, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, South Street Seaport, Rose Center for Earth & Space, Metropolitan Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Chelsea Piers, Grand Central, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, Chrysler building, Lincoln Center, New York Stock Exchange, New York Botanical Garden, New York Aquarium, Yankee Stadium, Shea Stadium, NY Hall of Science, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens.

TRANSPORTATION: NYC Subways (The New York City subway has 468 stations serving 24 routes - more than any other system in the world. Routes are identified by letters, such as A B C and by numbers, such as 1 2 3, etc. These routes serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, NYC Buses. Bus stops are located at street corners and have a tall, round sign with a bus emblem and route number. Some stops have bus shelters. Most stops also include a "Guide-A-Ride," which is a rectangular box attached to the bus sign pole that displays a route map and schedule of the Long Island Rail Road, Long Island Bus, Metro-North Railroad, NYC Bridges and Tunnels