Staten Island

Planks and Pitfalls: Journeying to the Abandoned Staten Island Ship Graveyard [PHOTOS]

Posted August 27, 2014 at 9:38 am

Arthur Kill Road. “Kill” is actually Dutch for “creek,” yet the way the traffic careens around the road’s tight curves at breakneck speeds suggests a modern relevancy. It’s the first of many obstacles in uncovering Staten Island’s historical treasure – the Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard. Located on the western coast of the island, the “attraction” is a maritime marvel; a […]

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Sandy Aftermath: Unsung Heroes of the Cleanup Effort

Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:20 am

The destruction and loss are palpable from blocks away. Right off Midland Avenue in Staten Island, storm-battered houses are being gutted.