If you live on Staten Island, you’ve probably noticed that there’s a new bridge being constructed next to the Goethals Bridge which connects Staten Island to New Jersey. That would be the “new Goethals Bridge,” that should be complete in 2018.
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A one-of-a-kind immersive art installation is coming to Staten Island. Created by photographer Christine Cruz, Project Alice is a year-long adventure that will commence with the opening of an immersive, interactive art gallery in September 2017.
The Sundog Theatre is celebrating the holiday season with a special performance of “A Christmas Carol,” and the 2017 Scenes From The Staten Island Ferry, a one-act play submission contest.
Halloween is dangerous for children with severe food allergies, and with 1 in 13 children having allergies, a night usually full of fun and magic can quickly become a parent’s worst nightmare. The Teal Pumpkin Project protects children with food allergies by offering safer choices to traditional candy. Members sign pledges to offer non-food treats and place teal pumpkins outside their doors on Halloween.
When the ocean moves into populated areas, it takes liberties with the man-made structures in its way. Unfortunately, there are many Staten Islanders who have experienced this fist hand in 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.
This Saturday, July 30th, come on out to the lot outside of Flagship brewery and join the celebration of Staten Island and its waterfront with artists, musicians, craftspeople, and writers sharing their unique talents at the 9th Annual ‘Art by the Ferry Festival.’
Earlier this week, local Folk artist Sara Jae released her long-awaited full-length album ‘A Closet of Reconstructed Memories. The album is a atmospheric trip through the icy fog of love’s labored remembrances and personal thoughts unleashed after years of aching to be put to record.
The Staten Island Rapid Transit was dynamic in that it was a commuter railroad, with cars that were very similar to the average city subway cars; yet it was also a freight railroad that carried a majority of Baltimore and Ohio’s traffic for the New York Harbor. The first passenger train was inspected on February 1, 1860, and ran from Vanderbilt’s Landing (modern-day Clifton) to Eltingville.