Fort Wadsworth is not only a former United States military installation on Staten Island’s north shore, it is also known as the residential neighborhood that surrounds the former fort. The neighborhood of Fort Wadsworth is located south of Rosebank, west of Shore Acres and north of South Beach. Bordering Fort Wadsworth to the north is The Narrows, which divide the New York Bay into the upper and lower halves.

Fort Wadsworth offers a wide variety of old homes, new construction, townhouses and condos. Its prime location near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and other transportation options make for an easy commute, while its location near the water and within the vicinity of many parks makes for an easy getaway.

Although mostly residential, the neighborhood of Fort Wadsworth sees thousands of visitors and tourists, as it is the start of the New York City Marathon and the end of the Five Boro Bike Tour.

Barking Palace

Barking Palace

Located at 445 Forest Avenue in the West Brighton section of Staten Island, Barking Palace for Paws & Claws is a full service pet grooming facility that services both canines and felines.

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McDonald Playground

McDonald Playground

McDonald Playground, which is maintained by the New York City Parks Department, is located along Forest Avenue in the West Brighton section of Staten Island. Specifically, you can find it between Broadway and North Burgher Avenue, with another way to access the park along Myrtle Avenue.

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Li Greci’s Staaten

Li Greci’s Staaten

Located at 697 Forest Avenue, Li Greci’s Staaten (otherwise known as, The Staaten) is perhaps West Brighton’s most popular catering hall.

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Duffy’s Tavern

Duffy’s Tavern

Duffy’s Tavern: Located in West Brighton at 650 Forest Avenue, Duffy’s Tavern is a local favorite- offering a snug, friendly old-fashioned pub atmosphere. Known specifically for its famous burger, Duffy’s Tavern recently won the Staten Island Advance’s Readers Choice Poll for “Best Burger” on Staten Island.

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Jody’s Club Forest

Jody’s Club Forest

Jody’s Club Forest: Located at 372 Forest Avenue, Jody’s Club Forest is perhaps one of the most popular watering holes is the West Brighton neighborhood of Staten Island’s North Shore. Established in 1976, local residents enjoy the warm friendly atmosphere and home cooked meals

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Beans & Leaves Café

Beans & Leaves Café

Located at 422 Forest Avenue in the heart of West Brighton, Beans & Leaves Café offers a wide range of coffee, loose teas, espresso based beverages, cocoas and assorted specialty drinks. They also offer short breads, homemade biscotti, waffles, soups, quiches and an assortment of sweets like cake pops, muffins and cookies.

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Staten Island Broadway YMCA

Staten Island Broadway YMCA

Staten Island Broadway YMCA Located at 651 Broadway in the West Brighton section of Staten Island’s North Shore, the Broadway YMCA offers a variety of different services to residents and families. From pre-school to youth, teens, adults and families, all of the YMCA’s...

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Staten Island ZOO

Staten Island ZOO

Located in the West Brighton section of Staten Island’s North Shore, the Staten Island Zoo is an 8-acre zoo operated by the Staten Island Zoological Society. Currently, the zoo houses over 438 animals of over 206 different species.

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Better

Better

BetterBetter: Opening its third location at 400 Forest Avenue, this sleek and modern gourmet health kitchen offers its customers healthier food by swapping out unhealthy ingredients and replacing them with low-fat, fat-free, and sugar-free options. They also grill,...

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