Christopher Olivieri

Christopher Olivieri

Chris is the co-owner of NB Technologies, co-founder of Dog and Pony Show, video producer, freelance writer, internet coach, fire alarm inspector, former child model, and Photoshop guy. He's also a fan of pop-culture, proponent of awesomeness in the world, Mets fan, self improvement enthusiast, & ENTP.

The newest clip from Staten Island drone master, UnitedWeFlyGuy, is a long one. So, throw this one up on your chromecast, pour yourself a nice glass of pinot noir, sit back, and take in the gorgeous views of Westerleigh from he sky.

Staten Island’s Richmond City Media, hit the New Dorp Comic Con this weekend and documented their experience with the comic fans and cosplayers alike. In the beautifully produced clip above, viewers can join RCM’s Matthew Provenzano as he makes a round at the con.

Zagat recently profiled Project Brunch, the brunch only viral sensation that you’re probably following on Instagram. What did the most respected name in the food game have to say? Only this: “The Hottest Brunch in NYC is in a Staten Island Strip Mall”

A hot-spot for urban exploration on Staten Island, the abandoned farm colony in Seaview has been documented more times than we can list. With the planned transformation of the space into condos in the near future, we’re sure to see a bevy of new clips like the one above which sees Untapped Cities visit the eerie grounds.

It’s not just the north shore of Staten Island that’s seeing construction these days. The video above shows one of the south shore’s biggest projects, the Riverside Galleria, which is opening in Charleston in 2017.

Just The Gals Podcast

“Ladies First” is the code by which Manny Rondon and Joon Chung live by on their ‘Just The Gals’ podcast, a weekly program where the duo of comedians interview interesting strong women from all walks of life (though many of them are comedians as well.)

The popularity of drones has increased steadily since we launched this website, and many drone videos of Staten Island have been created in that time. One location that we haven’t yet seen from the sky is Mt. Loretto. The footage shot by Paul Fargo, is accompanied by a Pink Floyd soundtrack.

Today is the first time that I’ve seen a 360 degree video that was shot on Staten Island. What’s even more exciting, is that this particular video is also a drone video. Combining their specialty for 360 degree tours, with their recent work with drone video, Black Paw Photo released the clip above, which allows users to share the view with a drone flying high above Staten Island’s Silver Lake Park.

The smart people behind the Empire Outlets YouTube channel seem to understand how much Staten Islanders like drone footage. In the clip above posted on April 13th, you can see 3.2 million pounds of steel that makes up the MTA Build-over Area, a feature that protects the St. George community protection from future Hurricane Sandy type superstorms. The flyover of the site also shows a general state of the build site from the top of a crane.

Staten Island author, Chris Knight, recently self-published his first novel titled Past and Pending. The comedic-mystery about a runaway teenager who falls into a spiral of conspiracy and mystery is actually set on Staten Island. Earlier today, we sat down with Chris who answered some questions about the book and it’s inspiration: