Businesses on Bay
Island Sensory Shoppe is a retail store dedicated to providing products that service the special needs community. Recently the Wall Street Journal did a digital feature on the shop and it’s owner Melissa Palermo. Melissa used to wish there was a local store where she could buy therapeutic products and toys for her special-needs son, Ryan. In October, she opened one herself.
The North Shore of Staten Island is known for its rich history & historic architecture. Three of the Event Spaces, The Great Hall in Snug Harbor, Alice Austen House & Edgewater Hall are located in historic buildings and three are set in urban settings, Overspray, 5050 Skatepark & Flagship Brewery.
North Shore business owners, Jazz Pennino owner of Mode Music, Vivian Vassar owner of Hey Viv & Ettore Mazzei owner of chez vous caterers have each been in business for 30 years & had a chance to celebrate their accomplishments at last month’s “This Way on Bay” mixer at the Art Cypher /Overspray Event Space.
The “Core Four” are the former New York Yankees baseball players Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, and Mariano Rivera. It has also been coined by Staten Island Borough President James Oddo as the four major developments on the North Shore of Staten Island. URL Building, Empire Outlet Mall, New York Wheel & Lighthouse Point.
This Way on Bay’s neighborhood is known by three names each originally with its own distinction: The North Shore, Downtown Staten Island & the Bay Street Corridor.
This past Friday, L.Adrian Wilton & Aaron Lenza opened the Office at 76 Bay. At their Grand Opening, I had a chance to chat with Adrian & Adam about their plans for the collaborative work space on the 2nd floor at 76 Bay & their backyard garden. The second floor space is a collaborative work space that is now open for membership.
This Friday at 7:00pm, you can welcome the Office at 76 Bay to the North Shore community. The kickoff party, planned to celebrate the opening of the new collaborative work space, aims to introduce community members to their goals.
With the Grand Opening of Gotham Motorcycles inching closer, it is fair to say that Downtown Staten Island can claim the title Motorcycle Headquarters of NYC.