Hometown Essay

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Hometown The lovely town that I live in is Bayport in the state of New York. It’s located on the south shore of Long Island in Suffolk County. It’s a small town with only about 9,000 people and an area of about 3.8 square miles. So with all this information you would think that there would be nothing to do? Well theirs lots of places to go with a lot to do. First I want to talk about the neighborhood people of Bayport. Some are very rude, rich, stuck up people but for the most part everybody is pretty nice, especially in the summer. Since Bayport is located on the water, I feel that in the summer everyone is in a great mood, and very generous. One example, I was at the gas filling up my car and was short five bucks, generously an older man gave me the money to pay the gas attendant. That’s the type of people you can expect from Bayport. The greatest part about Bayport, in my opinion, is the location. The Great South Bay is five minutes away from my house and its fantastic. If it’s a hot summer day and you want to take a quick dip in the bay, its pretty much in my back yard. With that said, you can also take a ferry or boat to Fire Island, which is a 20 minute boat ride and well worth the money for the day. Another great thing is how close everybody lives to each other. With it being such a small town, all my friends live five minutes away, which is a great advantage to me and everyone else. Lastly, the nightlife is great. On a Saturday nights every bar is packed with people, so theirs always something going on. So far I’ve explained Bayport to be the “hotspot” on Long Island, but there are some boring things about it. Yea the summer is great, but winter is a different story. When winter comes around the town turns into a “ghost town”. This is because theirs nowhere to go. The only thing we have is a shopping center with a 7-Eleven and a Starbucks. It would

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