Staten Island

Could an Outlet Mall Revive Staten Island’s Sleepy North Shore?

Could an Outlet Mall Revive Staten Island’s Sleepy North Shore?

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosStaten Island’s North shore is missing a big opportunity: two million tourists ride the Staten Island Ferry every year, for a free sightseeing tour of New York Harbor. But on arrival, most of the visitors hurry onto the next ferry back to Manhattan, without spending a dime.

Staten Island Bus Service Struggles as Rezoning Looms

Staten Island Bus Service Struggles as Rezoning Looms

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosFor many Staten Islanders getting to work means catching a bus to the ferry, and for residents who lives close to the ferry and should have the shortest commute, they often report that the bus is failing them.

The Street Where Eric Garner Died Struggles to Recover

The Street Where Eric Garner Died Struggles to Recover

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosShop owners claim a rise in crime after Garner’s death is hurting their businesses and the community.

 

Participatory Budgeting: The People’s Budget

Participatory Budgeting: The People’s Budget

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosResidents on Staten Island's North Shore voted on how to spend one million dollars in their community. Winning projects will be announced Wednesday.

Staten Island Arts Organization Tries to Create Its Own Future

Staten Island Arts Organization Tries to Create Its Own Future

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosExtensive private developments and an upcoming city rezoning for the North Shore of Staten Island have residents worried about the future look and feel of their neighborhoods. 

Two Old Theatres, One New North Shore

Two Old Theatres, One New North Shore

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosIt’s a struggle to afford living in New York City, and the cost keeps rising. WNYC looks at what it takes to continue making this place home, one neighborhood at a time.