Back in the early1800s, the state of New York established a marine hospital on Staten Island which was used to quarantine passengers showing signs of illness as they entered New York harbor. Residents opposed “the Quarantine” from the start. By 1858, they had had enough.
On Thursday, September 19th at 8pm, SNL’s Colin Jost & Michael Che will be performing at the St. George Theater to benefit the Staten Island Museum.
Making audiences laugh for nearly a decade can really work up a thirst. Maybe that’s why the Impractical Joker known simply as ‘Q’ is reviving a classic Staten Island Beer. Brian Quinn, who has starred on TruTV’s Impractical Jokers since 2011 has a new project that’s no joke. The former NYFD firefighter is breathing new life into the Rubsam and Horrmann brand of beer that was originally founded nearly 150 years ago in 1870.