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World's largest ferris wheel coming to Staten Island...

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It appears that there will be a new record in a couple of years for the world's largest ferris wheel. At 625 feet I'm not sure that I could ride it without some reservation, but the views should be spectacular! 1,440 people can ride at any given time. It will be built on Staten Island opposite of Manhattan.

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Its almost amazing how people forget that Staten Island is also part of New York City. I myself have never really been there, but I have visited the other four boroughs on multiple occassions. This ferris wheel will definitely give me a reason to finally go to Staten Island. The views from there I will capture with my camera and I will put some here.

Can't wait!

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interesting. I kind of worry that there is not enough of a reason to ride it over on Staten Island. I mean, people visiting NYC don't plan time to leave manhattan. period. The closest tourists get is Ellis Island or the Statue of Liberty. If you want a view of the skyline you will get it from the green lady, not this ferris wheel. also, the reason that the London Eye works is because of its location. I mean its on the Thames nearly across from Parliment. and next to an aquarium. This would work alng the East River, but Staten Island is mentally a long ways from Mahattan and the typical tourist flow.

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