Life This Way on Bay
This past weekend Kristin had the pleasure of attending “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in High Rock Park. The show was directed by Frank Williams (who you might recognize from Staten Island’s premier jug band, the Wahoo Skiffle Crazies) and had an ensemble cast of highly talented actors and musicians.
If you weren’t lucky enough to see the wondrous rainbow that Staten Island was blessed with after yesterday’s thunderstorm, you’re in luck. That’s because YouTuber, dlindeman, got a great video that shows the rainbow that seemingly stretches across the entire sky.
Staten Island’s Richmond City Media, hit the New Dorp Comic Con this weekend and documented their experience with the comic fans and cosplayers alike. In the beautifully produced clip above, viewers can join RCM’s Matthew Provenzano as he makes a round at the con.
Kristin was able to visit this beautiful park this weekend for the “Bird Day Festival”. However ,she didn’t know that I was going to encounter more deer than birds and “word in the news” is that deer are on their way to being spayed soon.
The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art was founded in 1945 to foster the interest, study and research of the art and culture of Tibet and its surrounding regions. The museum collects and preserves art, ethnographic objects, books, and photographs. The archivers interpret their collection through exhibits, education programs and publications.
A hot-spot for urban exploration on Staten Island, the abandoned farm colony in Seaview has been documented more times than we can list. With the planned transformation of the space into condos in the near future, we’re sure to see a bevy of new clips like the one above which sees Untapped Cities visit the eerie grounds.
An interactive map on Gothamist.com allows users to hover over each zip code in the city, revealing how much money has been raised for each of the 2016 presidential hopefuls.
We all know that Staten Island is a great place to grow up. While those from Brooklyn and Manhattan might disagree, there’s plenty of people from plenty walks of life breathing life into Staten Island’s cultural scene.