Don’t You Forget About Me: Things That Will Make You Move To Staten Island

A lot of people in New York say they never have a reason to go to Staten Island. It’s almost as if the island itself is the loneliest of all the boroughs. But what if you did have a reason to move there? If you’re thinking about moving to another borough and haven’t made a decision, you should actually consider giving Staten Island a chance. Here are a few things that can make Staten Island the place you will want to call home:

1. Living there is cheap

This is one of the boroughs of New York City where you can live affordably. The rent may not be too shabby, but it’s not always cheap. But the cost of living here is a lot more affordable than pretty much anywhere else in the city. So if you’re one for saving a bit of money while living in the city, Staten Island might be a better option.

2. You’ll Have Quite The Relaxing Commute

Going back to living on the cheap, there is a way to commute from Staten Island to Manhattan. And it’s quite relaxing especially after a hard day’s work. Most of all, it’s actually free of charge. Can you guess what it is? It is the iconic Staten Island Ferry. Whether you’re going to or from the concrete jungle, you’ll never get tired of taking in the views of Manhattan and Brooklyn while riding the ferry.

3. There Are Beaches Here

If you’re the kind of person who wants to relax by the water, you’re in luck. You don’t have to go too far to check the beaches of Staten Island. Believe it or not, New York City happens to have their its South Beach themselves. While it may not be as exciting as the real South Beach in Miami, it’s at least a place worth going to when you want to chill somewhere.

4. Don’t Forget The Parks, Too

Beaches may be one place to relax. But don’t forget that there are a lot of parks. To be more specific, Staten Island is home to over 170 parks that cover over 12,000 acres. It’s considered one of the greenest boroughs of the city. However, the Bronx with its wealth of parks would probably beg to differ about the title of “greenest borough”.

5. It has fewer people

Staten Island is the least populated borough of the entire city. Compare that to Manhattan where people are everywhere. Could fewer people mean more peace and quiet? Absolutely. If you’re the kind of person who wants to get a good night’s sleep with less noise, consider Staten Island the place to call home.

Conclusion

Staten Island may be one of the “forgotten” boroughs of New York. But it still has that charm and has some good reasons for someone to call the place home. Give this little Island a chance and check it out for yourself.

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