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Move over the Financial Times, you’re not the only publication that recognizes the beauty and charm of our corner of the earth.A Buzzfeed list of the 61 Reasons Long Island is Actually The Best Thing About New York, published on Thursday, gives heavy weight to the North Fork in its explanations.

Reason number 10? Buzzfeed says “don’t get me started on the farms” with a photo from Lewin Farms’ Instagram feed.

Number 11? “The drive out east is sublime,” Buzzfeed states with a photo from one of our favorite North Fork Instagrammers, @Northforkli.

Plus, “in the fall there is pumpkin picking, corn mazes and hayrides” (reason 12) and “when it’s warmer you can pick some berries” (number 12).

The region’s wineries (reason 15), the Custer Institute & Observatory in Southold (reason 19) and Splish Splash waterpark (reason 48) get mentions as well.

Many upisland and Hamptons destinations like the Roosevelt Field Mall, Nassau County Museum of Art and, of course, the Boardy Barn, make the list, which ultimately surmises that the Island “was the best place to grow up and the reason people from Long Island tend to return.”

We agree.