Staten Island Under Water

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, July 30th, come on out to the lot outside of Flagship brewery and join the celebration of Staten Island and its waterfront with artists, musicians, craftspeople, and writers sharing their unique talents at the 9th Annual ‘Art by the Ferry Festival.’

Earlier this week, local Folk artist Sara Jae released her long-awaited full-length album ‘A Closet of Reconstructed Memories. The album is a atmospheric trip through the icy fog of love’s labored remembrances and personal thoughts unleashed after years of aching to be put to record.

The Staten Island Rapid Transit was dynamic in that it was a commuter railroad, with cars that were very similar to the average city subway cars; yet it was also a freight railroad that carried a majority of Baltimore and Ohio’s traffic for the New York Harbor. The first passenger train was inspected on February 1, 1860, and ran from Vanderbilt’s Landing (modern-day Clifton) to Eltingville.

Have you ever wondered what it might taste like if you were to eat candy from the 80’s and 90’s? Jayme Kilsby’s (https://twitter.com/brainexploderrr) new show documents just that, so your wondering stops here! Bad Taste, a new series, puts 20+ year old candy into one, sad man’s hands as he eats and reviews it so the world doesn’t have to. He’s not the hero we think we deserve, but he’s the hero we need.

Sergio Napoletano has been kicking around the SI music scene for a few years now, slowly refining and whittling down his signature sound until the music perfectly matches the emotional weight he throws behind it.

Taylor Bosco is a fitness professional who was born and raised on Staten Island. Now based in Los Angeles, California, she’s on a mission to improve people’s life quality through the power of health.

The video, which was uploaded by YouTuber teocarlo, gives you an idea of what boarding a ferry in St. George was like back in 95. Man, are those sliding doors intimidating.

Tonight from 7-9pm, there will be an open house organized with intentions of engaging the local community in discussion about the development of the Bay Street corridor. The event will be held at Ps 65 (also known as The Academy Of Innovative Learning) on 98 Grant St

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June through November. Occasionally a storm develops early, and that could happen off the Southeast coast in the short term.