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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.

George R.R. Martin on Staten Island

Staten Island is the real life Westeros, and we now know this for sure because “Game of Thrones” creator George R.R. Martin is making a trip here to catch one of our fabled Staten Island Yankees baseball matches.

NYC Arts Cypher is presenting & hosting break dancing, bands & DJ’s during Staten Island Beachfest every weekend through Sunday September 6th.

Staten Island Beachfest is a summer long festival that will highlight events in different locations in Staten Island to include the Staten Island Ferry, Borough Hall, South & Midland Beaches. At the Ferry Terminal we have the NYC Art Cypher as well as the Cypher Syndicate, they will be performing along with Charlie Chill every Saturday and Sunday.

Staten Island Sunset Summer Concerts 2015

The office of the Borough President announced that the 2015 Sunset Concert series earlier this summer. If you haven’t made it out to any of the shows yet, there are still a handful for you to attend. The next concert on the schedule takes place in Historic Richmondtown in July 30th, features “AIRTITE” and begins at 7pm.

Next Tuesday, July 28th, Staten Island Arts will be hosting their Mid-Summer Meet and Greet from 7-10pm at Flagship Brewery. At the event, the organization promises a chance to chance to “meet & greet” our new Executive Director Christopher Hellstrom, our Board of Directors, and staff. We recently featured Flagship Brewery as one of the best places to grab a craft beer on Staten Island.