This family-owned shop—now well into its fourth decade in business—is stocked to the rafters with models, craft tools and paints, and radio-controlled cars, helicopters, boats and planes.
Head to this bare bones Port Richmond joint, especially if you're into Anthony Bourdain–style gonzo munching of eyeball tacos and head cheese.
Pastry chef James Carrozza has opened the Cake Chef's Cookie Jar, which features more than 60 kinds of cookies—including biscotti, fig, lemon, macadamia nut and chocolate chip—in cookie jars that fill the cubbyholes in the bakery's walls.
Initially built in the 1800s as a home for retired sailors, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden is said to be the largest ongoing adaptive reuse project in America.
A gastropub on Staten Island’s North Shore, Crafthouse specializes in southern comfort food.
Not only is this some of the very best Tex-Mex on Staten Island, but there's also plenty of it: the menu features a good array of classics and standards with an updated spin.
Paintings, furniture, photographs, sculpture and fabric collages are all on display at this spacious gallery, which was opened in July 2007 by photographer Gary Brant.
You'd never know H&M was founded in 1947, since this hip haven is always on the cutting edge of fashion and style trends.
Watch history come alive at Historic Richmond Town, a living history village that lets you experience colonial life firsthand.
Staten Island's favorite beer hall feels like a cozy hofbrauhaus—without the drunken backpackers.
Tompkinsville is the locus for Staten Island's sizable Sri Lankan population, so the food you'll find in the neighborhood is authentic, not watered down for American tastes.
Part of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, the New York Chinese Scholar's Garden is just a ferry ride away from the buzzing streets of Manhattan.