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Shellfish in New York City - Lemon Creek Park
Lemon Creek Park is named for the creek that empties in Prince’s Bay. At one time, the waters of this area were filled w...

Shellfish in New York City - Saw Mill Creek Marsh
Saw Mill Creek Marsh, on the western shore of Staten Island, was an important resource for Native Americans and colonists who ...

Shellfish in New York City - Shooter's Island
During colonial times, the water surrounding Shooter’s Island was renown for producing large, delicious oysters. At one ...

Shooter’s Island
In colonial times Shooter’s Island was used as a hunting preserve. Its role changed during the Revolutionary War (1775-...

Silver Lake Park
Silver Lake Park, located on Staten Island’s north shore, is bounded by Forest Avenue, Victory Boulevard and Clove Road....

Skyline Park
Bounded by Arnold Street, Clyde Place, Prospect Avenue, and Harvard Avenue, this park takes its name from its breathtaking vie...

Snug Harbor Cultural Center
Located along the north shore of Staten Island near the ferry, Sailors Snug Harbor was originally built as a home for retired ...

Snug Harbor: June 2005 Park of the Month
Staten Island's Sailors Snug Harbor is June's Park of the Month. Staten Island is the "borough of parks," replete with nearl...

Sobel Court Park
This park draws its name from the nearby Sobel Court. This property was once part of the Fox Hills Golf Course and George W. ...

South Beach
South Beach is part of one of New York City’s four beachfront areas. Its orange-colored sands, and the waves of the Atl...

South Beach Wetlands
These wetlands, which take their name from the surrounding community of South Beach, were assigned to Parks by the City of New...

South Shore Golf Course
The entrance to the South Shore Golf Course is nestled among pine trees, flowers, hedges and ivy in the Staten Island neighbor...

Sports Park
In 1907 the sites that are now Sports Park, Toad Hall Playground, and Todt Hill Houses were part of a 35-acre estate owned by ...

Staats Circle
This park commemorates Staten Island resident Frederick Staats (1894-1918). Staats was born in the neighborhood of Rosebank o...

Stapleton Comfort Station
The neighborhood of Stapleton, founded in 1836, was named for William J. Staples (1807-1883), who along with his partner Mi...

Stapleton Playground
The neighborhood of Stapleton was founded in 1836 and named for William J. Staples (1807-1883). Along with Minthorne Tompkins...

Staten Island Corporate Park
Staten Island Corporate Park is part of an Urban Renewal Area, designed to develop vacant land into an attractive and controll...

Staten Island Day Trip Itineraries
Maybe you’ve heard about the massive transformation planned at Fresh Kills Landfill, where the Parks Department plans to...

Staten Island Expressway
The history of transportation on Staten Island is the history of Staten Island development. As the island expanded from a loo...

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