What do you know about where you live? The upcoming My SI Quilt Project workshops at Stapleton Library aim to discuss local community history with participants while all involved turn their ideas into a collaborative work of art.
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
Last June, CBS 2 reporter Elise Finch ran a story asking New Yorkers if Staten Island is turning into the “new Brooklyn” and shedding its reputation of being the “forgotten borough?”
Staten Island’s North Shore will be transformed once the $2-billion St. George Waterfront Redevelopment Project is complete in 2018. Millions of people are expected to visit the new attractions, especially the Empire Outlets and the New York Wheel.
If you’re looking for a way to support and celebrate Staten Island this holiday season then look no further.
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 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
The Alice Austen House is a historical landmark that sits on the Upper New York Bay in Staten Island. In this post, we showcase a video about Clear Comfort. Viewers can take a tour of the grounds through the eyes of the New York Landmarks Conservancy.
An interactive map on Gothamist.com allows users to hover over each zip code in the city, revealing how much money has been raised for each of the 2016 presidential hopefuls.
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.