Play This Way on Bay
That ferry may not carry many people who live in other parts of the city, but it is very popular with tourists, who take advantage of its free fare to get a close-up look at the Statue of Liberty. At the request of the Staten Island borough president, James Oddo, the city’s Independent Budget Office produced a study last month of the feasibility of charging out-of-towners to ride the ferry.
This coming Saturday, December 13th, is the last Second Saturday of 2014 along the Bay Street Corridor in the North Shore. Sure to again be an eventful day, the highlighted venues included here will be hosting art exhibitions, artist markets, dance, spoken word, and other arts inspired events.
Seasons Greetings! The Staten Island Soiree has been busy trying to gather as much information as possible about local happenings in the Art world along the North Shore and specifically, the Bay Street Corridor ! If you are looking for unique gifts this season, all handmade by local artists, just take a stroll to these upcoming events!
One of the most popular attractions in the north shore of Staten Island is, Richmond County Ballpark, home of the Class A Staten Island Yankees. With the majors fast approaching the Hot Stove portion of the year, we know you’re in need of a baseball fix. This Way on Bay
Why not move to Staten Island? Staten Island has new affordable developments. The Stapleton waterfront is about a 35 acre land right along the water. By 2015 studios, 1 and 2 bedrooms apartments are anticipated for rent on the old U.S. naval base The Homeport. The residential space will be
Already 2 years old, The Historic Tappen Park Community Partnership is uplifting Staten Island’s 10304. The purpose is to highlight the space for positive educational programs, events and community arts. The park is the second oldest in Staten Island, making its name for itself in the 1830s. The idea is to encourage private and public investment, keeping its structure beautified and giving off a healthier social and economical community.
On Sunday, September 21st, the North Shore Business association held it’s third North Shore Restaurant Crawl. The event, which featured over XX eateries, led hungry crawlers up and down Bay Street as well as all over the North Shore of Staten Island.
Earlier this year, Staten Island Arts, an organization whose focus is on cultvating and spotlighting artist on the forgotten borough, moved into an excellent new space found inside the Staten Island Ferry terminal on the Staten Island Side.