A shop featuring local businesses is planned for a new welcome center along the Long Island Expressway.
Taste NY Long Island Welcome Center is coming to the eastbound rest stop at exit 51 in Dix Hills, which the state Department of Transportation is expanding in order to accommodate 135 parking spaces and restrooms, according to a press release issued last Tuesday.
Photo: The Taste NY Grand Central store. A new shop is planned for Long Island. (Credit: Office of the Governor/Kevin P. Coughlin)