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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...

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....

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.

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...