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Dinner with Italian Nonnas on Staten Island

I never thought the words “I want to go to Staten Island” would leave my mouth. True, I wanted to take the Staten Island Ferry as a free nautical tour of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the lower part of Manhattan but actually getting off the ferry and stepping foot on Staten Island […]

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A Quick City Escape to Governors Island

My friend and I had an appetite for exploration last Saturday and set our sights on Governors Island, this odd little drop of land in the New York City harbor accessible by a short ferry ride. We knew very little about Governors Island except that it was once used by the U.S. Army and Coast […]

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