Vin Forte

Vin Forte

Vin Forte is a writer. He also hosts the 'Any Time with Vin Forte' podcast. He is currently working on an anthology of short stories due out later this year.

On October 20th, from 2pm to 7pm, Snug Harbor will be hosting the annual Staten Island Jazz Festival from the Universal Temple of the Arts.

Staten Islanders love them a bit of nostalgia and today, local music fans of a certain age are in for a treat.

Thanks to the Speed Graphic Film and Video Channel, we now have this rare footage of the Staten Island ferry docking from way back in 1928.

This year, the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Foundation has been providing much needed funds targeted at storefront and business restoration via the Stapleton Storefront Enhancement Grant Program.

Right now you can watch a recently uploaded video of the legendary Victory Diner being moved from its former home on Amboy Road to its “new home” on Midland Beach.

This past summer, the Staten Island trio of Ricky Vega (Guitar, Vocals), Joe Scarcella (Bass), and Peter Grancio (Drums, Vocals) released their debut album under the name Elm Sun called ‘Paraiso.’

The Staten Island Museum hosts the annual Fence Show at Snug Harbor.

Thanks to Youtuber Find and Seek, they’ve recently been able to give us all a view inside Staten Island’s infamous abandoned farm colony.

The organization is getting ready to launch the Musicians On Call Jason Pollack Bedside Performance Program at Staten Island University Hospital’s North Campus.

The Arthur Kill Boat Graveyard has been a quite literal haunt for many residents looking to do some urban exploring.