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5 Best Restaurants Near the Staten Island Ferry

Next time you take the Staten Island Ferry, we recommend you stick around and try some of the borough’s best restaurants, all within walking distance of the ferry terminal.

06/18/2014

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Staten Island Ferry Makes Hard Landing

The incident took place at around 2:20 p.m. No one was injured, according to Emergency Medical Services.

11/14/2013

Tourists come far and wide to see the iconic "5Pointz" building in Long Island City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Lawmaker: Deal Reached On 5Pointz Redevelopment Plan

It’s a busy day for the New York City Council.

10/09/2013

View from the Staten Island Ferry - Jan. 5, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

DOT Requests Outside Seating In Be Returned To Design For New Staten Island Ferry

The preliminary design for the new Staten Island Ferry does not include outdoor seating, and many riders can’t even imagine not being able to get some fresh air.

01/21/2013

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New Staten Island Ferry Boats May Not Have Outdoor Seating

The Staten Island Ferry might soon be doing away with boats that allow passengers to ride outside.

01/19/2013

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City To Test Liquefied Natural Gas On Staten Island Ferry Vessel In Bid To Cut Costs And Reduce Carbon Emissions

City Transportation Department officials say they could probably save $3 million per year, per boat by switching to natural gas from diesel fuel.

01/01/2013

Marathon runners bring gifts to Staten Islanders (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880

Marathoners Bring Gifts To Spread Holiday Cheer On Storm-Ravaged Staten Island

The group New York Runners In Support Of Staten Island has organized more than 1,500 runners to deliver much-needed supplies and support to storm-devastated communities.

12/16/2012

Mayor Bloomberg thanks Department of Transportation employees for quickly restoring ferry service after Sandy Dec. 10, 2012 (Credit: Spencer T Tucker/Flickr)

Bloomberg Thanks DOT Workers For Quickly Restoring Ferry Service After Sandy

The Staten Island Ferry resumed service just 72 hours after Sandy hit.

12/10/2012

Flooded Staten Island Ferry Terminal (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Staten Island Ferry Sailing For First Time Since Sandy; Port Operations Continue Resumption

For the first time since before superstorm Sandy hit the Tri-State area, you will be able to take commute by boat between Staten Island and Manhattan.

11/02/2012

FILE - Passengers crowd onto a bus on First Avenue. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Superstorm Sandy Forces ‘Transportation Emergency’ In NYC; Death Toll Rises

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.

10/31/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces details of the Citi Bike program - New York, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New York City Readies Bike Sharing Program To Be Largest In Nation

City officials said Monday that the program will be the nation’s biggest, featuring 10,000 rent-a-bikes and 600 bike docking stations.

05/07/2012

A parking sign at the St George Ferry Terminal (Credit:CBS2)

Staten Island Commuters Cry Foul Over Parking Tickets

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.

01/16/2012

Staten Island Ferry terminal at St. George - Staten Island, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

No Sign Of Holiday Season At Staten Island Ferry Terminal

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.

12/15/2011

Lincoln Town Cars in New York City (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

New Stand Opens For Reliable Livery Rides In Queens

Another stand has opened for getting livery service, on the up and up.

11/10/2011

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Getting Around Staten Island: A Guide to the Borough of Parks

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.

CBS New York–08/22/2011

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