Staten Island Ferry
If you’ve recently driven by the Staten Island Ferry in the St. George part of Staten Island then you might have noticed not one but two construction cranes towering over the construction site of The New York Wheel.
New York City Beer Week is officially upon us, and beer enthusiasts all over the city are celebrating accordingly.
The Staten Island Ferry disaster took place on the morning of November 22nd, 1963. It is considered one of New York’s most horrific maritime disasters and it is said that nearly 400 people went down with the Cornelius G. Kolff ferry boat.
Take a trip down memory lane and watch this cool video by Maxine Wilde that’s sure to pique the interest of local history buffs.
After nearly five years of construction, the MTA has announced that the South Ferry 1 Train station will re-open this June. Those commuting to and from Staten Island and Manhattan will soon be able enjoy the newly improved station and ease of travel just in time for summer!
The Staten Island Ferry has played host to many film sets and impromptu viral videos over the years. So, it should come as no surprise that the ferry was once featured on an episode of I Love Lucy.
Set to open in the year 2018, the New York Wheel broke ground early yesterday afternoon when the four pedestals that will be responsible for holding up the wheel started their installation.
In the wake of the election results, commuters boarded the Staten Island Ferry in what is newly referred to as Trump’s America. It is here that The New York Times reached out to the emphatic passengers for comment, highlighting the divide that the election has created among Staten Island residents due to the tumultuous presidential campaign of 2016.