Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn

Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn has a wheelchair ramp, but watch for the three-inch high bump at the entrance to the dining room; a motorized wheelchair will not be able to traverse it independently.

Arlene’s Grocery

Arlene’s Grocery used to be a Puerto Rican bodega, but it and a neighboring butcher shop were turned into a bar and live music venue in 1995. It hosts a variety of musical acts, although punk and hard rock are the most common. Wheelchair users can enter with the red wheelchair ramp at the front, […]

The Wild Goose

If you’re a wheelchair user, you can get in The Wild Goose Irish pub on Staten Island… … but you’d better not drink too much Guinness, because this is what they call a bathroom. It’s also rather dimly lit, so people with low vision or using sign language might have trouble seeing. On the plus […]

Guide to New York City Accessible Taxis

Disabled advocates in New York City have invested a lot of time and energy in getting the city to make its infrastructure accessible, and yellow cabs are a huge bone of contention. Unlike London, where black cabs were made accessible decades ago by royal decree, the city has fought every step of the way to […]

Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry is one of the best ways to experience New York City, for able-bodied and disabled people alike. You get fabulous views of Manhattan’s skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and harbor traffic, the ride is smooth and accessible; and best of all, it’s free!