Most Staten Islanders don’t know that Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna & Thomas Adams invented modern day Chewing Gum on Staten Island. Here’s the interesting tale in an excerpt from Hidden History of Staten Island by Theresa Anarumo and Maureen Seaberg.
On December 5th, Purple Cloud films will be debuting filmmaker Michael Robert Anderson’s latest film ‘Major Key’ at Atrium Cinemas on Arthur Kill Rd.
Most New Yorkers don’t know this, but Staten Island is insanely photogenic. That’s why we think it’s important that, as residents and native Staten Islanders, that we infuse our Instagram feeds with a little bit of extra Staten Island beauty every year. That’s why, just like we did back in 2015 and 2016, we’ve compiled a list of Staten Islanders that you should be following on Instagram.
‘Dock Street’ is a name that’s been synonymous with Staten Island music for decades. For a lot of island residents, it conjures images of that first rock show they attended in high school. These days, Dock Street is giving some talented SI artists their first shot to record their music. Dock Street Records was established to show the world some of the best music that SI has to offer.
Starting on November 25th and running through December 23rd, the first annual Winter Wonderland SI will be taking place at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark.