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How Does The Subway To Staten Island Look???

In this 1937 photo above, cars are parked near the site of the shaft which had abandoned a decade earlier.

Ground had been broken in 1923 for a Staten Island-Brooklyn subway tunnel in St. 212 more words


Ferry Tails

 Before you can enter the Staten Island Ferry’s terminal, one needs to be vetted by two Labradors who look as official as rodeo clowns…their partners as stern as they seem surprised. 176 more words


I Believe In Ferries

I had a job in Staten Island, opting to self-report, sailing at dawn feeling like Sinbad the Sailor.

I’ve written many times about the Staten Island Ferry, how wonderful it is and the best deal in town, since it’s free. 266 more words

New York City

Top of the Peep: Where to See NYC's Best Fall Foliage

The harbingers of autumn are lining up: cooler temps, pumpkin everything, talk of Halloween. Now all we need are brightly colored leaves on trees. According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the Empire State should enjoy peak colors through the end of October, depending on elevation and distance from the coast.  66 more words

Octopus-ferry disaster memorial an elaborate hoax

NEW YORK – Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago? 633 more words


Not so much a New York state of mind, but maybe I had more fun than I thought

Well days two and three in New York – Saturday and Sunday – mmm yeah. Sometimes you know yourself well and to be honest I had misgivings about how I’d like New York. 1,617 more words

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