Recognized for the iconic image of New York City, New York is actually a unique and diverse state that expands well beyond the urban jungle. While the centrally recognized city offers a number of renovated lofts and urban, there are number of quieter suburban areas along with a selection of natural communities. There are a selection of newly developing areas in Orange and Nassau County that offer proximity to New York City while new communities in Buffalo and Rochester offer access the natural beauty of the great lakes.
While the big apple provides a vast selection of arts, culture, sports, shopping and dining, there are a number of other interesting communities in the state. Buffalo, located on Lake Erie and Niagara Falls, offers an extensive park system with more than 20 facilities and a number of water activities, and there are many efforts to renovate the harbor with a number of shops and restaurants. The city also hosts a number of music festivals and is home to an art scene. Syracuse, which is located in the center of the state, is recognized as a central educational hub due to the presence of Syracuse University, two SUNY institutions and a number of smaller institutions of higher education. Additionally, a number of suburban communities offer easy access to New York City while providing a smaller community vibe.
New York has be recognized as one of the greatest financial hubs in the world due to its Wall Street based financial district, and this is a major driver in the state's economy. In more recent years, a number of tech companies have created their own recognized Silicon Alley and are holding their own in the diverse New York economy. Media and entertainment are also essential factors, as film, television, media, fashion, advertising and a number of arts based companies are located in the area. Finally, the entire state attracts a number of tourists from its bustling city to its beautiful natural parks. The booming and diverse state is so much more than a single city.