Director James DeMonico, best known for directing the ‘Purge’ series of films, as well as the Ethan Hawke film ‘Staten Island’ was back in his hometown recently shooting his latest film, ‘The Night.’
Nearly 100 years ago, the Eighteenth Amendment was passed, prohibiting the sale, production, and consumption of alcohol. For thirteen long years, Americans were expected to abstain from alcohol. Ironically, most of them did not. The Prohibition Era gave rise to secret watering holes called Speakeasies. Although the Eighteenth Amendment has
With its remarkable buildings and colorful history, Stapleton has been and continues to be a major commercial center due to its proximity to the New York Harbor, the ferry (which transports approximately 75,000 people daily) and the Verrazano Bridge.
Staten Island’s Gatsby’s On The Bay and newly opened Amendment 18 Bar & Grill will be hosting a Roaring 20’s Party on Sunday, April 23rd at the Historical Edgewater Hall.
It’s always both a pleasure and a nice surprise when you spot locations of where you live popping up in movies and television shows. The Staten Island Ferry is stepping into the spotlight in the newest Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer.
Did you know? “Ferry Tales” A Documentary Filmed On The Staten Island Ferry Was Nominated For An Oscar in 2004?
We had a chance to chat with Corinna Sager, producer of Ferry Tales and Kamillah Hanks who was featured in the film and consequentially was the film’s publicist. Hanks is currently running for the north shore council seat against incumbent Debi Rose.
Calling all Staten Island and New York filmmakers. Last year we saw the first official Filmmaker’s Showcase, which was brought to us by Richmond City Media.
Tompkinsville resident, Nancy Biggs, will showcase her poetic writings on April 30, 2016 at Edgewater Hall, Stapleton. The evening’s presentations, entitled Beneath it All, will contain selected works from Ms. Biggs’ extensive collection of poetry.
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.
Black Paw Photo is a Staten Island based photography and video company specializing in Virtual Tours and Drone Photography. Google Maps/Street View users might recognize their work and not even realize it.