Bloomfield - Staten Island, NY

Bloomfield sits on the West Shore of Staten Island, north of Travis and west of Bulls Head. It was originally named Daniell's Neck, then Merrell Town, followed by its current name, taken in 1874. This neighborhood underwent mostly commercial development throughout the 20th century, and was once home to a large Gulf Oil storage terminal. A tragic accident occurred in 1973 involving TetCo natural gas tanks, killing 40 workers at the site. The neighborhood now contains many large office complexes along South Avenue, and other noteworthy businesses such as the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, the NY Container Terminal, and the Staten Island E-ZPass office. There were talks of building a NASCAR track at the old Gulf Oil facility, but this is just speculation. Local buses for this area are the S46 and S96, and the proposed West Shore Light Rail project will include a stop in Bloomfield. Nearest schools would be located in the neighboring areas of Bulls Head, Graniteville, or Mariners Harbor.

Restaurants And Entertainment In Bloomfield

1. Z-One 1821 Richmond Avenue  American comfort food served in a spacious modern diner setting, with an adjacent lounge. Read reviews here.

2. Lorenzo's Restaurant, Bar & Cabaret 1100 South Avenue  Upscale Italian fare at the Hilton with Friday singles' night, Saturday live music, and Sunday jazz brunch. Read reviews here.

Grocery Stores and Supermarkets Near Bloomfield

1. Trader Joe's 2385 Richmond Avenue

2. Stop and Shop 1441 Richmond Avenue

3. ShopRite 985 Richmond Avenue

Parks Near Bloomfield

1. Willowbrook Park 1 Eton Place This city park features a lake with canoeing, a butterfly garden, a carousel, and tons of seasonal festivals for the family! Other communities near Willowbrook Park include Castleton Corners, Elm Park, Graniteville, Bullshead, Heartland Village, Manor Heights, New Springville, and Willowbrook. For more information about park events, visit www.nycparks.org/parks/willowbrook-park or call (718) 698-2186 

 

 

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