Driving across America, it’s all too easy to lose your passion amid the commercial thicket of the familiar big box stores and chain restaurants. But beyond the highway you may discover a town that’s anchored by a distinctive Main Street, one with grand architecture, hip streetscapes, eclectic small businesses and
DeFonte’s Sandwich Shop original location opened in Red Hook in 1922, 92 years ago. Defonte’s is the oldest surviving eatery in the Red Hook, serving massive, old-school Italian heroes like the Nicky Special, which marries Capicola, Salami, Provolone and Fried Eggplant.
If you have not been to the NYC Arts Cypher yet, you have another reason to visit. Overspray recently opened in and as part of the Cypher to provide a unique event space, collective work and play space for local artists and visiting artists alike.
Eric Garners death is a tragedy and textbook lose-lose for all involved. Here’s why the NYC Underground Cigarette Economy is partially to blame…
Between the Boat and the Bridge lies Stapleton, one of the older waterfront neighborhoods of Staten Island, New York. The Bridge refers to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, the longest suspension bridge in the United States. The Boat refers to the Staten Island Ferry that transports 75 thousand people a day
Bay Street’s own ‘Flagship Brewery’ donated its beer to a celebrity ‘Wing Fight Monday night. The celebrity ‘Wing Fight’ was a fundraiser held at Oakwood’s Canlon’s Restaurant for the Tommy Lindsey Supplemental Needs Fund , a Staten Island charity.
Harrison Street, often referred to as “The Nook,” was developed roughly between 1840 and 1900. it is a charming block worth exploring. Visit 6tocelebrate.org, a website of the The Historic Districts Council and is the voice for all your favorite historic neighborhoods. Since 1971, HDC has been a vital force helping to protect historic neighborhoods and buildings throughout the five boroughs.
Purchasing goods from your local business in your neighborhood puts 70% of that money back into circulation in your local economy. Spending the same amount of money in a local chain store puts approx 40% back into circulation in your local economy. Spending it on line with an out of state on line store puts 0 % back into your local economy.