STATEN ISLAND, NY – Happy Thanksgiving!
For those looking to celebrate with tradition, the 96th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade begins Thursday at 9:00 am. Those who want to watch as they prepare for the holiday celebration can tune in to NBC from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will also be streamed live on NBC’s streaming service, Peacock, giving customers the ability to tune in from virtually anywhere. Those interested in registering for Peacock can do so on the company’s website.
If you forgot the cranberry sauce, you’re in luck, because many grocery stores are still open on the holiday. ShopRite, with locations in New Dorp, Charleston and Graniteville, will be open 24 hours a day. Stop and Shop in New Dorp, Port Richmond, Bulls Head, Eltingville and New Springville is open from 6am to 3pm
For those looking to do some Christmas shopping on Thanksgiving, options are limited as many retailers offer extended hours on Black Friday.
Here’s a look at the shops that are open on Thanksgiving, according to Best BlackFriday.com:
Big Lots: Open from 7am to 1pm
CVS: The drugstore keeps its 24-hour locations open on holidays, including Thanksgiving.
Dollar General: Shops are open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving, with some closures varying by location.
Dollar Tree: Shops are open during their regular hours, which vary by location.
Family Dollar: Stores are open during their regular hours, which vary by location.
Rite Aid: All pharmacies are open at regular Thanksgiving hours.
Starbucks: Select locations are open for limited Thanksgiving hours. This corresponds to previous years. However, many are closing or choosing to close early. Therefore, find out about the plans of your preferred location in good time.
Walgreens: Many branches of this drugstore will be open on Thanksgiving. Be sure to call ahead and ask about limited opening hours.
Below is an overview of what is open and closed on Staten Island to observe the holiday.
Progress on Staten Island: Will not be published
financial markets: Closed
City – closed
State – closed
Bund – closed
Bund – closed
State – closed
US Post Offices: Closed
Hygiene: No garbage collection, no recycling and no street cleaning. Residents whose garbage or compost collection day is Thursday should have the items ready for collection after 4:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day beginning Friday, November 25 30, for collection on Thursday, December 1.
State Motor Vehicle Office: Closed
Staten Island Ferry Weekend Schedule. Service is offered every 30 minutes throughout the day. The regular schedule resumes at midnight.
Buses – Sunday timetable
Staten Island Railway – Saturday schedule
Public – closed
Municipality – closed
St. John’s – closed
CSI – closed
Wagner – closed