Archive for SI Attractions

New York Wheel and Harbor Commons proposed for Staten Island

New York Wheel and Harbor Commons proposed for Staten Island

October 4, 2012 1 Comment

Local officials in New York City have recently announced the plans for a new tourist attraction that would boost economic development in the Staten Island waterfront area: the world’s tallest Ferris wheel. The structure will be developed by a joint venture between the New York Wheel LLC and local development company BFC Partners and is predicted ...

3rd Annual NYC Chili CookOff

3rd Annual NYC Chili CookOff

May 2, 2012 3 Comments

It was one of those pretty Spring days, as we made our way to the Historic Richmond Town, anticipating an exciting day ahead. The idea of tasting mouthwatering stew, prepared by the chili experts, was too tempting not to attend this event. The 3rd Annual NYC Chili CookOff engaged local as well as national chefs, ...

Staten Island “Castle”

Staten Island “Castle”

April 6, 2012 7 Comments

As we bring this story to our readers I cant’ help but  feel a little bittersweet. Recently, my photographer friends embarked on an adventure to the abandoned Staten Island Castle and were really excited to capture a part of the history. Now that the building is demolished, this group was, possibly, the last to enter ...

9th Annual Staten Island Zoological Society Ball

9th Annual Staten Island Zoological Society Ball

March 26, 2012 No Comments

Coatimundis, sulcata tortoises, armadillos, oh my! The animals at the annual Staten Island Zoological Society Ball were definitely the most exotic guests of all. The attendees were given a chance to interact with and learn about the different animals residing in the Staten Island Zoo. The event honored the outstanding generosity of Elvis Duran (the ...

Letter from the Desk of Second Saturdays Staten Island

Letter from the Desk of Second Saturdays Staten Island

March 7, 2012 1 Comment

The arts community in Staten Island is growing, so to help guide us to the potential art discoveries on the island we’ve enlisted our borough’s renowned artist, Co-founder and Director of Second Saturday Staten Island, Brendan Coyle, to share his views. Hello readers, I’ve been invited by Staten Island Lifestyle to give an update on ...

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“Black and White” Art Exhibition

I hope you support my excitement about all the art events popping up all over town. One area that...

3 Tips to help Increase the Sale of Your House in the Winter

The popular statement that ‘selling a home during the winter season is more difficult’ is not always the case....

Valentine’s Drawing with Inna at Alor Cafe Pasta

We are super excited to host this social drawing, First-Time-Ever, event called “Valentine’s Drawing with Inna at Alor Cafe...

Happy Holidays Staten Island!

Happy Holidays from all of us here on Staten Island! Wishing you and your families the most amazing and...

Holiday Giveaway 2013

It’s here! We are hosting another holidays giveaway! We want to share the spirit of the winter holiday season...