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.
This state-of-the-art recreation center offers much more than just a wide variety of fitness apparatuses, including cardio and weight machines, table tennis and even croquet equipment—the center also features after-school programs, piano lessons for teens, tai chi classes, ballroom dancing facilities and many activities for families.
A National Historic Landmark, the Conference House was built by a British naval officer in 1680, and in 1776 was the site of a significant conference during the Revolutionary War that included Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Edward Rutledge and Admiral Lord Richard Howe, head of British forces in the War.
This landmarked home serves as headquarters for the Italian Cultural Foundation, an organization that promotes and celebrates Italian culture through cooking and language programs, educational events like film screenings and author talks, and holiday celebrations.
Part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, this 580-acre park is home to four beaches—New Dorp Beach, Cedar Grove Beach, Oakwood Beach and Fox Beach—and stretches across two miles of Staten Island shorefront.
This casual Italian joint—founded by members of the illustrious clan behind Staten Island pizza institution Joe and Pat’s—is a quick walk from the Staten Island Ferry terminal and provides the same acclaimed pizza alongside a menu of Italian favorites like shrimp scampi, veal marsala, a selection of panini, heroes and wraps, calzones, pasta dishes and steaks.
This outpost of the French ready-to-wear fashion chain—located inside Staten Island’s only indoor shopping mall—is fully stocked with the store’s signature slinky dresses and glam club gear, as well as blazers and wrap and sheath dresses for work, a selection of shoes and a broad range of accessories, including jewelry and handbags.