Staten Island Ferry

An icon of New York City, the Staten Island Ferry was one of the first subjects to be recorded in High Definition. Back in 1993, while introducing the technology, JVC filmed various scenes in New York City for a promotional video.

It’s always both a pleasure and a nice surprise when you spot locations of where you live popping up in movies and television shows. The Staten Island Ferry is stepping into the spotlight in the newest Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer.

You probably haven’t ever seen Staten Island’s iconic St. George Ferry Terminal from this perspective

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 New York Wheel has been popping up in the news more and more as the days go on. The person who is to be the general manager for New York’s 60-Story Observation Wheel has been announced!

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.