The Next Big Thing – 6 Things to Do in St. George, Staten Island

Take a FREE ferry ride to explore this stunning island filled with historic architecture, gardens, vibrant community and many family-friendly attractions. Find your new home in St. George, Staten Island- “The Next Big Thing”. This wonderful neighborhood is rich in culture and history; it’s no surprise that so many people choose to live in the neighborhood. In addition to the many positives of living here, below are 6 things to do in St. George, Staten Island.

1.  St. George Ferry Terminal

Since 1906, the Staten Island Ferry has been transporting commuters, sightseers and visitors to/from Manhattan in a quick 25-minute (FREE) trip. It passes postcard-perfect views of the Statue of Liberty and Governors Island – New York City’s greatest landmarks. The Ferry runs seven days a week; find their full schedule here.

2.  St. George Historic District

Soak it in – the best way to introduce yourself to St. George is to immerse yourself in its history. The area was designated an official historic district by the Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1994. Just a few landmarks you’ll find here include the neoclassical Staten Island Supreme Courthouse and St. George branch of the New York Public Library.

3.  St. George Theatre

The majestic St. George Theatre was originally constructed as a vaudeville stage and movie palace back in 1929 attracting many top talents. After a period of being closed for three decades, in 2014, this 1,800 seat venue received a much-needed face-lift and continues to attract international starts and local talent- host to world-class concerts and plays. Offering events almost every weekend you can find out more about the St como obtener viagra. George Theatre here.

4.  Staten Island Museum

Founded in 1881, this “mini-Smithsonian” is home to more than two million artifacts and specimens from ancient to contemporary periods! Located just two blocks from the Ferry Terminal, the museum, which is always changing art and history exhibits is filled with arts, natural sciences and local history.

5.  Staten Island Yankees

One of the most popular things to do in St. George is just another short walk from the Staten Island Ferry. Find some of  the best baseball in town with this minor-league affiliate of the Bronx Bombers, as they play at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark; right at the waterfront. Bringing championship level baseball to the island, the Staten Island Yankees has one of the most impressive outfield views on any minor league stadium in the nation. Find out more about the Staten Island Yankees here.

6. Postcards September 11th Memorial

This stunning and somber memorial to the 275 Staten Islanders lost on September 11, 2001 is located just a short walk from the Ferry Terminal. The memorial is called Postcards because its two white marble wing sculptures resembling postcards each standing 30 feet high (said to be postcards sent to lost loved ones) and honors each victim with a profile on a granite plaque listing their name, birth date and place of work at the time of the attack.

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