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Staten Island Ferry

Real Scenes From a Chinese Restaurant

Paul Cantor | Posted 01.25.2015 | New York
Paul Cantor

It was about 10 p.m. on a Friday night when I entered the small Chinese takeout restaurant near my apartment, across the street from the Staten Isla...

Staten Island Ferry Has Rough Landing

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A Staten Island Ferry has come in for a rough landing after experiencing a mechanical problem, but New York City transportation offi...

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

Matt Sledge

Would Giant Ferris Wheel Stand Up To Hurricane? | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Staten Islanders tongue-lashed a proposal to build the world's largest Ferris wheel in a hurricane evacuation zone during a public meeting...

Matt Sledge

Staten Island Ferris Wheel Project In Hurricane Evacuation Zone Goes Ahead Despite Sandy Damage | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.13.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- If Staten Islanders reeling from Hurricane Sandy have any objections to the city's plan to build an outlet mall and the world's largest Fe...

Leigh Lumford Loves Staten Island

Love Letters | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

You are the redheaded stepchild of New York City.

Staten Island Ferry To Resume Service

Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

The city announced the Staten Island Ferry will restore service to commuters starting Friday at noon. The ferry will depart at St. George with half...

WATCH: A Personal Crossing Aboard The Staten Island Ferry

Narratively | Posted 10.04.2012 | New York

By Henry Jacobson This is a personal crossing on the Staten Island Ferry—a return to the journey I so often took in childhood, growing up in Stat...

NYC May Get The World's Largest Ferris Wheel

Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

Could a colossal ferris wheel tempt you to hang out in Staten Island? Apparently, that's what several city officials believe could have the convincing...

Jean-George's Lobster Shack Dreams Sinking With Old Staten Island Ferry

Posted 03.08.2012 | New York

For anyone who was excited by the prospect of a Jean-Georges Vongerichten lobster shack aboard the old Staten Island ferry, it looks like that ship ha...

Jean-Georges Wants To Open Lobster Restaurant On Old Staten Island Ferry

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

For his next culinary project, Jean-Georges Vongerichten has his eyes on the old Staten Island Ferry boat for a "newspaper lined" lobster shack. The c...

Man Having Trouble Selling His Used Staten Island Ferry

AP | Posted 06.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A man who bought a used 300-foot Staten Island Ferry to convert it into a waterborne dorm for New York college students is drowning i...

WATCH: Fight Breaks Out On Staten Island Ferry

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Staten Island Ferry has become the stage for some wondrous moments, like the spontaneous Girl Walk/All Day dance performance that took place on th...

WATCH: Girl Gets Down On Staten Island Ferry

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Staten Island Ferry is the unlikely setting of an insanely magical new dance video. And yet, as a (semi) curious crowd looks on, these dancers f...

Woman Dead After Jumping Off Staten Island Ferry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Early Edition: Woman Jumps To Death Off Staten Island Ferry

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Woman jumps to her death off the Staten Island Ferry [DNA Info] Sunday's debate proves New Yorkers don't care about foreign wars [NYTimes] Senator...

No Alarms Sounded Before Ferry Crash Injured Dozens

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The investigation into a Staten Island ferry that slammed into a pier over the weekend has turned up no evidence of a crime, accordin...

Repaired Ferry Back In Service After May Crash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City ferry that slammed into a pier in May and was damaged has been put back into service after undergoing repairs. The A...

Ferry Crash Caused By Defective Propulsion Part, Feds Say

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Federal authorities suspect that a defective part was to blame for a May crash involving the Staten Island Ferry. The National Trans...

Staten Island Ferry's Crew Followed Protocols | MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM and NATE SCHWEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The mammoth orange ferry was less than 700 feet away from docking at the Staten Island ferry terminal on Saturday when its crew realized that somethin...

Eating Club: Staten Island Ferry To Little Sri Lanka

The MTA Dining Car | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The MTA Dining Car

This month, the MTA Dining Car -- a club devoted to outer borough trekking -- headed to Staten. The destination: Sanrasa's in Tompkinsville (aka Little Sri Lanka), minutes from the ferry.

Yankees Parade Crowd Fights At Staten Island Ferry Terminal, 3 Injured

NY1 | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Yankees' ticket tape parade went off without a hitch, but for some Staten Island fans getting home wasn't nearly as easy....

Staten Island Ferry Crash Injures 15

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A ferry boat with about 800 passengers aboard lost power while docking during the Wednesday evening rush hour and slammed into a pier...