A bill to increase service to every half-hour was approved by the city's Transportation Committee.
The theater company will host free performances of Shakespeare's last play, "The Tempest."
Council members will introduce a bill to make the Staten Island Ferry run every 30 minutes next week.
Mario Esposito Jr. wants to get a ferry named after his dad, who served as Staten Island's county clerk.
Seastreak LLC has had at least 11 incidents involving its fleet over the past decade.
At the first public meeting for the New York Wheel, residents complained about the loss of their view.
Ferry service to and from the devastated borough began Friday at noon.
Rep. Michael Grimm asked that a new boat be named after the former mayor.
The work of Jay Fine is now on display at the Bowling Green 4/5 station.
The proposed outlet mall would rise near Staten Island's ferry terminal and planned Ferris wheel.
The city is looking to replace three of its largest Staten Island Ferries and modify three others.
Mayor Bloomberg said the proposed London Eye-style wheel would be a huge tourist draw for Staten Island.
A small blaze broke out at the Manhattan side of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, the FDNY said.
A man was rescued by the NYPD after ending up in the water at the ferry terminal on Staten Island.
A man was stabbed in the back near the ferry terminal at Whitehall and South streets, authorities said.
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