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Staten Island

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 [+]


The Solo Diner: 8 Best Places to Dine Alone in NYC (Photo: iStockphoto)

The Solo Diner: 8 Best Places to Dine Alone in NYC

If there’s one city where dining alone is celebrated, it’s New York. Forget takeout in your tiny apartment: Here in the culinary capital

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Top 10 New and Noteworthy Restaurants: July 2014

Top 10 New and Noteworthy Restaurants: July 2014

The weather has stayed somewhat mild as summer in the city sets in, but the restaurant climate has continued to heat up

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Your LinkedIn Profile Matters

Does Your LinkedIn Profile Matter?

YES! LinkedIn is the standard online branding tool in the marketplace. Owing to its immense network-effect advantage where not being on LinkedIn is a disadvantage for job-seekers

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Illustration by Mary-Louise Price Foss

Nurturing New Relationships in Your Network

The longer you live and work in the city, the more your network will evolve. Relationships with former colleagues from jobs you held even five years ago

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