Places to Visit

5050 Skatepark
New York City’s only indoor skatepark. Located in the Stapleton neighborhood of Staten Island, only one mile from the Staten Island Ferry and around the corner from the Stapleton train station. The custom built 8,000 square foot recreation center is open year-round to all alternative sports.

Alice Austen House
One of America's earliest and most accomplished female photographers, Alice Austen (1866-1952) captured more than 8,000 photographs over the course of her fascinating life. She is well known for her Street Photography, images of immigrants arriving from Ellis Island, shoe-shiners, and policemen.

Bike Trails
Staten Island's many parks and green spaces abound with trails for off-road biking. The varied terrains and difficulties make routes fun for beginners and advanced bikers.

Bloomingdale Park
Opened in 2004, Bloomingdale Park is a 138-acre retreat in Southern Staten Island. Featuring pathways, jogging trails, ballfields, a soccer field and basket ball court, Bloomingdale Park offers great opportunities for active recreation.

Borough Hall
Staten Island’s 100-year-old Borough Hall is the seat of government for the Borough. Featuring beautiful French Renaissance design elements and a high clock tower, it is one of the most recognizable landmarks on Staten Island.

Casa Belvedere
The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to preserve, promote and celebrate the legacy of our ancestors by offering a myriad of cultural and educational activities, programs and special events to the public at large. Situated atop Grymes Hill, overlooking the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and New York Harbor, the 1908 building was the home of the Roebling-Stirn family and designated a New York City Landmark Building in 2001. The Stirn Mansion is listed on the New York State and National Register of Historic Places, renamed "Casa Belvedere" in 2008 meaning "house with a beautiful view."

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04/22/2018

3D art comes naturally for Port Richmond resident Douglas La Tourette who has been working in the Staten Island art scene for almost two years. A graduate with a BFA from the School of Visual Arts, Douglas often portrays a political message through his work, using recycled materials to make his conc

St George Day Staten Island
04/20/2018

Celebrate the Staten Island community ... & dragons? 🐲 St. George Day at Tompkinsville Park will be hosted this Sunday from 11-5p.m. Music, dance, puppets, art, food, & fun! Celebrate St. George & Earth Day at this all day festivity! Free/ Rain or Shine **Volunteers needed - visit website for

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Stapleton resident Michael McWeeney received his first camera at age 11 and hasn’t stopped since. His love of photography started off small as the historian for his Boy Scout troop, and later developed into a full-fledged career as a photojournalist – first for the Staten Island Register and then fo

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04/20/2018

Happy Friday! 🌼 Instagram: @j.v.c.photography1

An iconic view for sure! 🌉 Instagram: @antonoftroy
04/19/2018

An iconic view for sure! 🌉 Instagram: @antonoftroy

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An artist with a message, June Palo incorporates original poems in her artwork, empowering women to be true to themselves. June is a member of the South Shore Artists Group which meets regularly at New Dorp Moravian Church as well as the Rutan-Becket House located in Conference House Park. Well-know

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04/19/2018

Celebrate Earth Day on Staten Island 🌎 Get involved with the Earth, see an art gallery, watch classic or comedic theatre or hear live music this weekend. Pick an event & explore more of what Staten Island has to offer! NYC: The Official Guide Untapped Cities Urban Adventures Time Out New York Tim

Meet Joe DeCillis - our Volunteer of the Month!
04/18/2018

Meet Joe DeCillis - our volunteer of the month! DeCillis said volunteering gives him the chance to meet people from all over the world, learn new things, and participate in something worthwhile that benefits the community. In his spare time, he volunteers at his church, attends opera classes at th

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Have a love for art? Well, we do too! Here is our #ArtistOfTheDay –Douglas LaTourette, a local...
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Have a love for art? Well, we do too! Here is our #ArtistOfTheDay –Photographer Michael McWeeney....
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Have a love for art? Well, we do too! Here is our #ArtistOfTheDay –Pop Artist & Poet June Palo, who...
04/19/2018