We’ve created an embed of Google’s timelapse map of Staten Island. It’s interesting to see events like the construction of Richmond County Ballpark and the renovation of Fresh Kills happen in the blink of an eye.
By now we’ve seen the Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard from both kayak and drone, but neither of those views included much in the way of information. Today, we share a video that explains the history of the Staten Icon.
This past September, we let you know about the first annual Cypher Fest, a celebration of creativity and art on Staten Island. The event was orchestrated by The NYC Arts Cypher, a fixture along the Bay Street corridor. In the clip embedded in this post, stills and video illustrate how much of the art for the festival was created and in some cases even bring viewers behind the scenes look at the works in various stages of completion.
A trio of cultural events grace the shores of Staten Island in the next two weeks, and we recommed that you check them all out!
Staten Island is known for having some of the best pizza in New York City, but sometimes with so much variety, it’s tough to choose between one great restaurant or another. That’s why we put together this fun little quiz, which will give you a suggestion as to which pizza you should be chomping tonight!
It’s fall, and that means there’s a new Fall 2016 edition of This Way on Bay for your reading pleasure. We’ve distributed the first batch across the north shore of Staten island at some easy to find locations. Below, you can see a map of all of the locations currently carrying our newsletter.
When the ocean moves into populated areas, it takes liberties with the man-made structures in its way. Unfortunately, there are many Staten Islanders who have experienced this fist hand in 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.
This Saturday, September 10th from 2pm to 8pm, NYC Arts Cypher is hosting “Cypher Fest.” This first annual art festival consists of both international and local artists working towards a common goal, beautifying the neighborhood. This first annual fest boasts the talents of world-renowned street artists such as Jorit Agoch, Crisp, & Sipros
Don Arangio, a native of St. George, made this short and interesting video as “the next best thing” for those of you who “can’t ride the ferry today”
Staten Island doesn’t have a lot in common with Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island,” except for the fact that both islands have a treasure to be found. Only, the treasure that Staten Island boasts, is non-fictional. Some know of it as The Guggenheim Treasure.