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If you live around the South Shore of Staten Island, you’ve most definitely seen the big, oversized, abandoned LNG tanks that have been a sight for sore eyes for the community of Rossville for close to five decades.

If you’ve recently driven by the Staten Island Ferry in the St. George part of Staten Island then you might have noticed not one but two construction cranes towering over the construction site of The New York Wheel.

Where can you find the highest density of graduate students in New York City? Well, not on Staten Island…

With the Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade always earlier than the big parade in the city every year, sometimes it can just slip people’s minds to make it out.

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.

This short video is actually a trailer to a longer, silent video that Jirasiritham presented for a master class project for the Spitzer School of Architecture at CCNY. The film, titled “Exploring the Forgotten Borough,” takes the viewer on a bike tour of the North Shore.

“The year is 6939. The first Westinghouse time capsule is mysteriously opened. The overthrow of the human race is upon us.”

SunriseWALKS is a charity walk and local event that intends to bring together everyone in the local community to support and give awareness for Sunrise Day Camp.

This Thursday, March 9th, Everything Goes Book Cafe will be screening filmmaker Jen Senko’s recent documentary ‘The Brainwashing of My Dad’ about her Liberal father’s evolution into a staunch right-wing convert.

Fans of Method Man and the Wu-Tang Clan rejoice because there’s a new, beautifully edited lyric video for Method Man’s song 50 Shots, off of his last album The Meth Lab.

New York City Beer Week is officially upon us, and beer enthusiasts all over the city are celebrating accordingly.

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.

Recently, a video surfaced online containing the full hour long audio from comedian Louis CK’s 2011 show at the St. George Theater.

The show was a benefit for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, many of whom were given free tickets to the show. The material from that night would go on to make up the majority of his special ‘Oh My God.’

The Staten Island Ferry disaster took place on the morning of November 22nd, 1963. It is considered one of New York’s most horrific maritime disasters and it is said that nearly 400 people went down with the Cornelius G. Kolff ferry boat.

Take a trip down memory lane and watch this cool video by Maxine Wilde that’s sure to pique the interest of local history buffs.

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