There are less than 20 shopping days to go before Christmas. If you’re anything like me, you still have a bunch of names on your list to buy for this year. Sure, you can grab a gift card or send something on Amazon, but your giftees and your community would appreciate it if you finished your shopping locally. Staten Island is jam-packed with small businesses that offer fantastic products that your loved ones will enjoy! Just like we’ve done in previous years, This Way on Bay has compiled a list of small businesses that you can patronize this holiday season.
Run by F.I.T Graduate and prominent NYC Artist Kiaira La’Che, the mission of Kinetik Arts is to. Provide a place for local artists to display their work but also get involved with their community. A Showroom, commercial and event space all in one. If you are in town this gallery must be on your places to visit. Aside from the amazing art, there is also an amazing view of the city from within the gallery, a great place to come watch the sunset on a hardworking new york city day.
The pandemic put a lot of entertainment in Limbo, however, HULU’s original series Wu-Tang: An American Saga is back with season 2. The first three episodes premiered on HULU Wednesday, September 8th with much anticipation and excitement. This season will see the inclusion of Lamont Hawkins aka U-God, one of the original founding members.
The acclaimed Clinton Hall has opened their 6th location in NYC and first location on Staten Island, at Empire Outlets just in time for summer. Empire Outlets planed a soft opening for the restaurant on Friday, July 2. The restaurant is currently open and located at 55 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY 10301 on the 4th Floor of Empire Outlets. The perennially popular super craft beer hall is toasting its debut in Staten Island each weekend by opening it’s outdoors to the public from 3 pm – 10 pm, Friday – Sunday. In addition to serving up Supercraft beer selections, wine, and cocktails, they’ll also have a can’t miss Shell Shack Summer Lobster Roll on their menu from Executive Chef Darryl Harmon with more seasonal bites on the way in the coming weeks.
If these 10 Staten Island songs don’t make you take a trip down memory lane, nothing will. From the greatest songs of rock’n’roll times to modern hip hop classics, these tracks are either about the best of Richmond County, or they shout it out — but either way, Staten Island finally gets its due thanks to these 10 classic songs.
By now, we all know that the legendary Wu-Tang Clan was born on Staten Island. You could argue that they, in fact, put Richmond County on the map. But before the Shaolin superstars made the strongest island famous, these 10 celebrities were Staten Island-born and bred.
NY Governor Cuomo & NYC Mayor Di Blasio along with many Governors throughout the US have continually said to follow the science. Perhaps they skipped math class?
The coronavirus caught many Staten Islanders unprepared physically and financially. Savings and investments are being wiped out, while years of unhealthy eating have left many vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
Back in the early1800s, the state of New York established a marine hospital on Staten Island which was used to quarantine passengers showing signs of illness as they entered New York harbor. Residents opposed “the Quarantine” from the start. By 1858, they had had enough.