Jan 21, 2022 - Economy & Business

Pete Davidson buys Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry.
Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

"Saturday Night Live" comic Pete Davidson is known for his love of New York’s Staten Island. He just doubled down.

The big picture: Davidson, fellow SNL’er Colin Jost, and comedy club owner Paul Italia just bought a decommissioned Staten Island Ferry, with plans to convert it into a club, the AP reported.

Details: The group paid $280,100 for the 277-foot vessel at auction from the city’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and now it has 10 business days to find some dock space.

  • “We’re working on that,” Italia told AP.
  • The ferry, the John F. Kennedy, was running from 1965 until last August, when it was taken out of service.
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