NEW YORK CITY – STATEN ISLAND MOVING GUIDE
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Great Places to Live in Staten Island:
According to the locals, Staten Island is known for three things: the friendly culture, the local ferry, and the delicious pizza. Living in Staten Island gives you several housing options. Choose to live in inland communities or choose to wake up every morning with amazing oceanside sunrises. This city is sure to brighten your day and engage your lifestyle.
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Things to Do in Staten Island:
Among the famous buildings and landmarks on Staten Island, is the city’s only living historic village. Sandy Ground, the continuously oldest black settlement in the United States, is found right here in this amazing community! Every square mile of this borough is filled with history and interest. Take in the breathtaking Manhattan skyline or visit the Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden. Top Staten Island Museums include Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, the National Lighthouse Museum,Sandy Ground Historical Museum, Museum of Maritime Navigation & Communication, Staten Island Museum, and The Noble Maritime Collection. Majestic estates to visit include the Alice Austen House, the Seguine-Burke Mansion, and the Conference House. Theaters and churches are among the most beautiful architecture and design in the area. Be sure to stop by Reformed Church, St. George’s Theatre, and the Staten Island Borough Hall.
Families and younger children will enjoy the Staten Island Zoo, Clove Lakes Park, The Carousel for All Children, and the WWII Veterans War Memorial Ice Skating Rink. Take a free ride on the ferry and get a perfect view of the Statue of Liberty. Venture over to Fort Wadsworth, one of the oldest military sites in the U.S. View the Manhattan skyline from the observatory deck. Enjoy some amazing pizza at Tony’s Brick Oven Pizza, or a quick lunch at Montalbano’s.
Staten Island is really more than meets the eye. Along with its miles of beaches and shore lines, it has 170 parks. Take in some breathtaking sights along the New York Harbor or Raritan Bay.
You cannot leave the island without seeing the emotionally moving September 11 Memorial. This is tourist spot number one. It will inspire you. It will encourage you. It will remind you that our country, our America is one to be cherished, loved, and fought for. The unique structure includes names, birthdays, occupations, and silhouettes of every victim.
Crime in Staten Island:
Staten Island is safer than 49% of United States cities. It has an annual crime total of 6,139. Property crimes cover 4,702 of that total, while violent crimes make up the other 1,437 crimes. Some of the safest neighborhoods are Huguenot, Princes Bay, Duer Ave/Mcclean Ave, Giffords Ln/Michael Ct, and Arden Ave/Carlton Blvd.