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It’s Halloween Eve on Staten Island, and you can already find people dressed up and celebrating the holiday. Kids at school, adults at work, everyone’s getting into it! If you don’t have plans for the holiday this weekend.

The NYC Arts Cypher is interesting all year, but in the days leading up to Halloween, the Cypher transforms into a terrifying haunted house. Today, they were interviewed by NY1 news about their haunted holiday special.

In the mood for something raw from Dock’s Clam Bar on a crisp fall afternoon? How about slice of Valducci’s pizza or a hot soup served courtesy of the Soup Nazi? You can find all that at the inaugural Staten Island Food Truck Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, in Tompkinsville

In the video above, The Wall Street Journal highlights some of the best bicycle routes on Staten Island, and gives a first person perspective via a GoPro camera on the front of the bike. It’s part of a series called “NYC Boroughs by Bike” which showcases routes across the city.

One of the exciting exhibits featured during this week’s Illuminate Stapleton art festival is “I Am Stapleton,” The exhibit is a collaboration between The Historic Tappen Park Community Partnership & Mike Shane Photography.

We’ve been telling you about Illuminate Stapleton for quite a while now, and as September comes to a close, you can practically see the lights. Illuminate Stapleton is a collaboration between The Historic Tappen Park partnership, The Projectivity Movement, and NYC Small Business Services.

The following is the second in a series of articles regarding the Historic Tappen Park Community Partnership and their project, “Illuminate Stapleton”, winner of the NYC Neighborhood Challenge Innovation grant competition from Staten Island.

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.

If you’re anything like me, you had no idea that Staten Island had go karts that you can take advantage of. Think about it, go karts right in our own backyard! Imagine all of the fun you can have racing your friends and family, ending with a smile win or lose.

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.