Playing the part of one of America's most affluent suburban areas to a "tee," Long Island stands tall when it comes to places to spend money. Yes, there are shopping centers and malls like Americana Manhasset and Roosevelt Field in Garden City. If you really want to get out and shop like a Long Islander, though, try visiting the charming retail districts of Stoney Brook Village and Oyster Bay, where the Main Streets are pedestrian friendly and the shops are decidedly high-end. Out in the Hamptons, the deep-pocketed residents particularly adore fashionable shops and boutiques in Southampton and East Hampton.
Kim Goodin has traveled extensively throughout the US and Europe, stopping for a year or two in places such as London and Denver. Aside from road trips, she enjoys animals and books, and has many of both. She will read almost anything, but particularly enjoys biographies, Southern gothic fiction, mysteries, classic British novels, and cookbooks. When her nose isn't in... Read More