About Staten Island Community Board 1
Welcome to Community Board #1 in Staten Island. Throughout this Web site you will find information about the communities we cover and the officials who serve it. You will also have an opportunity to understand the many attractions that make the North Shore of Staten Island so wonderful.
Take a spiritual journey by reflecting at Mount Maresa with a sensei or strolling through the Chinese Scholars Garden alone.
If action is what you seek, you can hit the ice at the War Memorial Rink or shoot hoops on the pier in Cromwell Center.
Are you a sports fan? Have tea at Walker Park while playing cricket or root, root, root for the home team at Staten Island Yankee Stadium overlooking New York Harbor.
Learn about history by visiting the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum to find out who really invented the phone or head down to the Alice Austen House to view the works of one of America's first female photographers. Share The Smithsonian Collections at Snug Harbor. Learn about the history of New York Harbor at the John Noble Museum. Learn all you ever wanted to know about every creature that ever lived on Staten Island at the Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences.
If you are the outdoor type, you can fish along the North Shore Esplanade or at Private Buono Beach, watch Peregrine falcons at Allison Pond, or herons and deer on Shooters Island. Take a paddle boat around Clove Lakes or a kayak into the harbor from Mariner's Marsh.
Are you a history buff? Then visit the birthplace of the Coast Guard at the National Lighthouse Museum or learn about early New York history by viewing the Murals at Staten Island Borough Hall.
If art is your bag, then immerse yourself in a masterpiece of American Folk Art at the Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Catch a film at the St. George Film Festival, or a live concert at the St. George Theater.
Get in touch with your inner child at the Staten Island Children's Museum or feed a llama at the Staten Island Zoo.
For the seafarer in you, simply take a ride on the Staten Island Ferry.
There are a million stories in the naked city; make a story of your own right here on the North Shore of Staten Island.