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A group of tourists gaze at the skyline while watching Staten Islanders make their morning commutes aboard the Staten Island Ferry.

Staten Island: A Short Ferry Ride Delivers a World Apart

Great Italian food, colorful attractions and a picturesque setting await those who take the (free) ferry ride to this island borough

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Living in S.I.

Take the ferry and see its colorful neighborhoods and culture

Where to Camp in New York City

Want to try your hand at camping? New York City has a surprising number of options within the city limits, all reachable by public transportation

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Staten Island Bar Crawl

The Staten Island Ferry is often utilized for one specific reason: a free and scenic sail past the Statue of Liberty.

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About Staten Island

Among New York's boroughs, Staten Island has the fewest residents (about half a million) and is the third-largest in size, leaving plenty of room for parks and marshland. Near its North Shore, you'll find city-like neighborhoods. As you travel south, the island starts to feel suburban. Most visitors arrive on the ferry, which takes 22 minutes to travel between the South Ferry docks in Downtown Manhattan and the St. George Ferry Terminal. (The ride is free and includes Statue of Liberty views.) A Read More [+]


Butterfly Knife Cocktail at Urbo (Photo: Guillaume Gaudet/Courtesy of Urbo)

Raise a Glass: Butterfly Knife at Urbo

Yes, amid Times Square’s chaotic crush of humanity — and the aggressive, costumed superheroes wandering its streets — it is possible to find salvation

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Cull & Pistol (Photo: Linnea Covington)

5 Best Places to Eat Lobster in NYC Right Now

You may not believe it, but lobster season is just starting. Yes, it has been a summer filled with tasty lobster rolls and lobster bakes,

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Self-Reflecting Questions to Help Focus Your Job Search

I am working with a mid-career client this month who has too many options, a bit of a typical millennial dreamer — wants to do everything,

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(Illustration: Mary-Louise Price Foss)

How to Be Memorable in Your Next Job Interview

Well, that was fast. Summer is almost over and if you are in the market now for a job, you probably see more job openings

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