Staten Island Ferry
Two days after Superstorm Sandy brought New York to a standstill, residents itching to get back to work and their old lives noticed small signs that the city might be getting back to — well, not quite normal.
City officials said Monday that the program will be the nation’s biggest, featuring 10,000 rent-a-bikes and 600 bike docking stations.
It’s park at your own risk on Staten Island. Thanks to a sneaky sign at the St. George Ferry Terminal drivers are getting $95 tickets, even though they’ve already paid the $8 daily parking fee.
At the St. George Staten Island Ferry Terminal, not a Christmas tree nor menorah nor nativity scene can be seen. You would never know it’s the holiday season.
Another stand has opened for getting livery service, on the up and up.
Staten Island, long considered the “forgotten borough”, has truly begun to blossom over the last few years. Now, with a fleet of new ferries, its own Minor League Baseball team, a flourishing downtown district, more and more people are finding a reason to make the trip across the harbor.
Over 200 messages focused on peace, love and healing are strewn throughout the Garden of Remembrance in Battery Park as part of a new temporary art installation.
Starting Monday, the cost to park in the muni-metered lot at the St. George ferry terminal will increase to $8. The current rate is $5.50.
Scores of police cars amassed at the United Nations for another day of drills in a week-long exercise that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly boasts have been successful thus far.
Got at least $500,000 and a really, really big pool?
A woman in her 30’s fell to her death off the Staten Island Ferry Monday evening in an apparent suicide.