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PepperJack Grill in Staten Island – A Neighborhood Staple

PepperJack Grill in Staten Island – A Neighborhood Staple

February 3, 2012 1 Comment

PepperJack…..With only 24 hours left to file the paperwork for the name of her newly renovated space, Melissa O’Connell (a very attentive owner of the restaurant) had to come up with something quick! She turned to her roots and her passions in life: The North Shore location, which Melissa grew up on and where the restaurant […]

Holiday Light Displays in Staten Island

Holiday Light Displays in Staten Island

December 23, 2011 2 Comments

Nothing says “Holiday season” like dazzling light displays on the most decorated houses in town. There are people that go above and beyond to bring the holiday spirit to their neighborhood. Every year crowds gather to look at the twinkling lights, tree ornaments, decorative wreaths, nativity scenes, and countless figurines. It’s always fun to tour the […]

Discover the Charm of La “Tea” Da

Discover the Charm of La “Tea” Da

November 11, 2011 4 Comments

After this weekend’s visit to La “Tea” Da, I am convinced La “Tea” Da is one of the most unique and lovely places in all of Staten Island. Once an antique shop, this country cottage has been converted into a charming tea room by its owner, Toyka Lewis. She affectionately calls it her “labor of […]

Fall Wedding at the Decker Farm

Fall Wedding at the Decker Farm

October 10, 2011 No Comments

Imagine my surprise when I walked into the Decker Farm for some fresh produce only to find myself in the middle of a perfectly rustic farm wedding. I reached for my phone and began snapping pictures, I couldn’t resist. There was just something about the gorgeous autumn weather and the colors of the changing leaves that […]

Second Annual Sneak Peak at Freshkills Park

October 6, 2011 1 Comment

This past Sunday the Sneak Peak at Freshkills Park attracted many curious visitors. The event is held annually to help people explore and understand what the future holds for the city’s biggest park. People were able to enjoy walking tours, kayaking, a petting zoo, art installations and many other activities. Many came with an open mind to […]

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