Veteran’s Park

Veteran’s Park

Veteran’s Park Bounded by Heberton, Vreeland, Bennett, and Park Streets, Veteran’s Park is Staten Island’s oldest park. It was laid out in 1836 as a village green or common area when Port Richmond’s village streets were mapped. In 1898, the park was named Port...
McDonald Playground

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...
Hero Park

Hero Park

Hero Park Located along Victory Boulevard, Louis Street, and Howard Avenue in the Grymes Hill neighborhood of Staten Island, Hero Park honors the 144 Staten Island soldiers who died in World War 1. In the center of the park rests a large boulder nicknamed Sugar Loaf...
Allison Pond Park

Allison Pond Park

Allison Pond Park Tucked away in the Randall Manor section of Staten Island’s North Shore is Allison Pond Park, named after George William Allison, an engineer and the borough’s public works commissioner in the 1930’s. The park, which is located along Prospect and...

Summer Shape Up In Staten Island’s Parks!

Still time to Shape Up! This summer When it comes to writing my blogs about living on Staten Island, I am always encouraged and excited when I find out about something new going on- a new program, a new small business, or a new event. What many native Staten Islanders...
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