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Staten Island

The Shop Where I Live marketplace is brought to you by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce.

This Staten Island Shop Where I Live site has combined the passion for buying local and the ease of shopping online into one easy-to-use site for both the consumer and the small business. 

You can now shop many local businesses at the same time, year-round, 24/7, from the comfort of your own home.

The Forest Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) features more than 165 businesses along Forest Avenue between Broadway and Hart Boulevard, making West Brighton a premiere destination to shop, dine, and stroll in Staten Island.

The goal of the Graniteville Merchants Association, managed by the SIEDC, is to enhance the economic vitality of the corridor, with aims to provide beautification, maintenance, community events, and business support to the neighborhood along Forest Avenue, from Sanders Street to Elizabeth Grove Road. Shop Graniteville!

Take a stroll down New Dorp Lane and Plaza to enjoy Staten Island’s version of the classic American “Main Street.”

New Dorp is a home to some of the best shopping and restaurants the borough has to offer, from local boutiques to professional services and eateries, including coffee shops, classic Italian cuisine, and eclectic international hotspots.

There are also opportunities to relax and indulge at one of many yoga studios, high-end hair salons, or wellness centers.

Richmond Valley is one of the fastest growing areas on Staten Island. Situated at the foot of the Outerbridge Crossing, the area has great access from all points – including New Jersey. The retail corridors along Page Avenue and Veterans Road are bustling with activity and feature shopping and dining options for the whole family. The area is also home to endless recreation activities. You name the spot and Richmond Valley has it. If boating is your hobby, head to one of the local marinas – just a stone’s throw from the Arthur Kill Station.

The Richmond Road Merchants Association in Dongan Hills includes two major shopping districts – Richmond Road and Hylan Boulevard. The area boasts local shops, unique restaurants, and professional services. It is overflowing with restaurants that can satisfy your craving for an old-fashioned slice or a high-end dinner. With a wide variety of stores, the district is a one-stop-shop for all of your needs. If you are searching for some New York history, don’t miss the Billiou-Stillwell-Perine House – the oldest standing building on Staten Island.

The Rosebank Merchants Association is home to some of Staten Islands most popular restaurants and local shops. The Rosebank Merchants Association aims to provide beautification, maintenance, community events, and business support to the neighborhood along Bay Street, from Front Street to Fingerboard Road.

Enjoy the Main Street feel and a personal neighborhood friendly shopping experience on Victory Boulevard.

There’s lots of great pizza in Richmond County, but these are The Infatuation’s eight favorites.


The Infatuation highlights 19 great restaurants for lunch or dinner outside on Staten Island.

From our Partners at NYC Tourism & Conventions

Staten Island abounds with architectural landmarks, beaches and parkland—covered with more natural greenery than any other borough.

Many reach it via the free Staten Island Ferry, an attraction in its own right.

Other highlights include shopping at Empire Outlets in St. George and wandering the gorgeous grounds of Snug Harbor and Historic Richmond Town.