New York

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 [+]

DINING

10 Best All You Can Eat in New York City

10 Best All-You-Can-Eat Deals in NYC

Not all buffets are the domain of blue-haired early birds. While heaping plates of food are traditionally the hallmarks of strip mall food courts,

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Oysters at Ten Bells (Photo: Courtesy of Ten Bells)

Splurge or Steal? Oysters

Oysters in New York City are notoriously expensive. Spending three or four dollars for a mouthful can seem a bit punchy, but these briny bivalves have a way of making you forget the price pretty quickly.

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JOBS

Tips for Networking (Illustration: Mary-Louise Price Foss)

4 Tips for Networking with Someone for the First Time

Effective networking is just like dating. Think of it in those terms (minus the romantic component)

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Dealing with an Unresponsive Hiring Manager (Photo: iStockphoto)

How to Manage an Unresponsive Hiring Manager

I hear this bit of feedback more and more from my clients in the job market: employers are simply delinquent in getting back to candidates

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