Many of you are probably too young for this, but back in 1960 there was a mid-air collision over Staten island, and one of the planes crashed into Staten Island’s Miller Air Field (Now, Miller Field.)
Staten Island has had a lot of development happening lately, with the development of the New York Wheel, the Empire Outlet Mall, and the Outlet Mall’s 190 room Hotel, there is a lot going on. Did we mention that the Outlet mall is expected to open its doors in 2016?
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.
The Jersry City Restaurant Crawl will be RestaurantCrawl.us’ first Semi-Annual Crawl. The Jersey City Crawl will be hosted on Sunday, October 4th from 1-6pm. From 5-6pm a mix and mingle will be held in order for participants in the event to vote for their favorite restaurant from the Crawl.
This Way on Bay designer, Rebecca, hails from Rockford Illinois where she grew up with members of Cheap Trick. Her favorite memories are Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen teaching her daughter Ashley guitar & their pot-luck dinners.
This video takes a look at the history of the Kreischer Mansion, which can be found on Arthur Kill Road in the Charleston section of the island. The house has a long history which includes a murder and a potential haunting, which are oddly unrelated.
Along the Bay Street Bike Tour, which is marked with approved bike routes by the city of New York, there are many things that cyclists can see. We start the route on Richmond Terrace in the lovely St. George area. As you begin the route, you can backtrack to view Snug Harbor which is about two miles away.
Staten Island has been in the news a lot lately, for the upcoming revitalization of the north shore. This is not the first time that the rest of New York took an interest in our borough. Back in the 1960s shortly after the construction of the Verrazano Bridge, NY Illustrated (a television show that ran from 1967 through the 70s) put together this piece about how the island was, essentially, built.
Staten Island has a long history, so of course we’ve amassed a number of spooky stories. Video powerhouse Real Estate SINY, presents a great list of haunted locations across SI.