The New York Wheel has been popping up in the news more and more as the days go on. The person who is to be the general manager for New York’s 60-Story Observation Wheel has been announced!
The Staten Island Ferry has played host to many film sets and impromptu viral videos over the years. So, it should come as no surprise that the ferry was once featured on an episode of I Love Lucy.
If you’ve ever taken a drive or a stroll down Richmond Terrace on Staten Island, you may have gone by The Pavilion on the Terrace, which has been closed for quite some time. The building was first constructed as a residence in the year 1835 and then in 1965 started operating as a banquet hall until its eventual close in 2005. Since its closure, this historical treasure has been sitting and waiting for new life and that new life has come.
This past September, we let you know about the first annual Cypher Fest, a celebration of creativity and art on Staten Island. The event was orchestrated by The NYC Arts Cypher, a fixture along the Bay Street corridor. In the clip embedded in this post, stills and video illustrate how much of the art for the festival was created and in some cases even bring viewers behind the scenes look at the works in various stages of completion.
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, September 10th from 2pm to 8pm, NYC Arts Cypher is hosting “Cypher Fest.” This first annual art festival consists of both international and local artists working towards a common goal, beautifying the neighborhood. This first annual fest boasts the talents of world-renowned street artists such as Jorit Agoch, Crisp, & Sipros
Cue Trax Studios opened last month at 691L Bay Street, right next door to Dock Street. The space, which some visitors might recognize from Method Man’s “The Meth Lab” video, has been fully outfitted with everything necessary to create the next big artist. The man behind the music is it’s namesake, CueTrax, a Wu Tang Clan affiliate with an impressive resume of his own.
TWOB Legal Expert Ira Goldberg reviewed the Mazzei vs MTA case and is bewildered by the fact that the MTA & NYC would be so aggressive pursuing a small businesses parking lot.
The Bay Street Corridor & its surrounding neighborhood has enjoyed a rich history, from the Quarantine Grounds Buildings to the Railroad, Shipping & Terminal facilities to the historic neighborhoods & buildings, many which still stand today.