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Long Island’s own Aquarium, Atlantis Marine World offers many exiting exhibits for the whole family. Atlantis, located at 431 East Main Street in Riverhead, offers both indoor and outdoor activities that can take you from the local coastal marine life to exotic creatures that came from places as far away as Asia, Africa or the Antarctic. The aquarium is open daily year round (closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas days) from 10 am to 5 pm. There are a great number of indoor exhibits you can enjoy at Atlantis Marine World. Some of these exhibits include Moon Jellies that were raised at the aquarium, a Giant Pacific Octopus, Electric Eel, a coral reef, Piranha, and Puffer Fish. There is an exhibit that examines the local rocky shores of Long Island and a touch tank where you can touch a Sting Ray (Ray Bay) as well as a normal touch tank where one can meet starfish, hermit crabs, clams and horseshoe crabs. Visitors can also view a Shipwreck/Artificial Reef which includes a variety of fish that are found on or around shipwrecks due to it being a hospitable environment. These examples are just a few of the many found indoors at Atlantis Marine World.
Tiger Lily Cafe: 156 East Main Street, Port Jefferson Tiger Lily is known by those who frequent Port Jefferson as a funky place to get a tasty healthy meal surrounded by great art and music. They are known for their wraps and salads, and specialize in alternative vegetarian cuisine as well as their Juice Bar. Their menu includes a whole host of items ranging from wraps, sandwiches, to energy shakes, espresso and java. While they specialize in vegetarian, they offer chicken and turkey dishes alongside the soy, tempeh and tofu dishes for those non-vegetarian customers.
The State University of New York at Stony Brook is the youngest among University Centers in the New York state system but has become on of the flagship institutions. It is also known as Stony Brook University or SBU to its students and alums. Stony Brook has been ranked among the top forty public research universities in the country and is among the top one percent of universities in the world. The main campus of Stony Brook University is located in Stony Book, New York with two additional smaller campuses located in Manhattan and Southampton. Stony Brook University was founded in Oyster Bay in 1957 as the State University College on Long Island. Once it moved to Stony Brook in 1962 the university expanded to include 1,454 acres of land with a campus that includes more then two hundred buildings and it is ever expanding.
St. Joseph’s College is an independent coeducational liberal arts college that is located on two campuses. Split between the Brooklyn and Long Island Campuses, St.