Staten Island

This Way on Bay provides news, events, and information about everything Staten Island.

Every girl dreams of attending fashion week from the time she is little. For me that dream came true this past New York Fashion Week. The entire experience can be defined as being both overwhelming and exciting.

Staten Island has been in the news a lot lately, for the upcoming revitalization of the north shore. This is not the first time that the rest of New York took an interest in our borough. Back in the 1960s shortly after the construction of the Verrazano Bridge, NY Illustrated (a television show that ran from 1967 through the 70s) put together this piece about how the island was, essentially, built.

NYC Arts Cypher is presenting & hosting break dancing, bands & DJ’s during Staten Island Beachfest every weekend through Sunday September 6th.

Staten Island Beachfest is a summer long festival that will highlight events in different locations in Staten Island to include the Staten Island Ferry, Borough Hall, South & Midland Beaches. At the Ferry Terminal we have the NYC Art Cypher as well as the Cypher Syndicate, they will be performing along with Charlie Chill every Saturday and Sunday.

Jamie Lynn Macchia at Richmond County Ballpark

The platform of Miss New York, Staten Islander Jamie Lynn Macchia, is inspiring action against pediatric cancer. This is highlighted in the pair of recent YouTube videos in this post.

Staten Island Sunset Summer Concerts 2015

The office of the Borough President announced that the 2015 Sunset Concert series earlier this summer. If you haven’t made it out to any of the shows yet, there are still a handful for you to attend. The next concert on the schedule takes place in Historic Richmondtown in July 30th, features “AIRTITE” and begins at 7pm.

Julian Gaxholli’s New Orleans themed restaurant Bayou, was visited by Fox NY in one of their “The Dish” segments. The popular segment highlights notable eateries around New York City, and attempts to introduce New Yorkers to new and interesting fare.

Next Tuesday, July 28th, Staten Island Arts will be hosting their Mid-Summer Meet and Greet from 7-10pm at Flagship Brewery. At the event, the organization promises a chance to chance to “meet & greet” our new Executive Director Christopher Hellstrom, our Board of Directors, and staff. We recently featured Flagship Brewery as one of the best places to grab a craft beer on Staten Island.

Lifelong Staten Islanders might not be aware of the varied and beautiful art that can be found inside of Staten Island’s Borough Hall.

Last night, Lorne Michaels hosted a premiere party for Colin Jost’s Staten Island Summer which will be premiering on Netflix July 30th, 2015. Variety covered the event and got some insight from Casey Jost.

Alice Austen House Lawn

In the upcoming weeks, there are a trio of great events that Staten Islanders can attend and visit the Alice Austen House