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.
Purchasing goods from your local business in your neighborhood puts 70% of that money back into circulation in your local economy. Spending the same amount of money in a local chain store puts approx 40% back into circulation in your local economy. Spending it on line with an out of state on line store puts 0 % back into your local economy.
On Saturday, October 4th, filmmaker Geoff Celis held a screening of Some Guys Are Bigger Than Others, his Morrissey-Luchador comedy which was crowd-funded earlier this year on Indiegogo.
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.