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Don Arangio is an artist and filmmaker based in Staten Island's St. George area. As one of many artists in the burgeoning NYC hot-spot, Arangio has been taking advantage of the stunning views of the Manhattan skyline, which are available to many homes and apartments in the area.

By utilizing the unique perspective available in his neighborhood, the young director has created a series of viral videos and gorgeous photographs, including the one shown above of the Staten Island Ferry at the end of a rainbow. He's also created short films that have gone viral (and got him some goodies from Dairy Queen, which was prominently featured)

This work shows exactly why tourists will flock to the Staten Island Wheel once it opens up. The 45 minute long ride

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The Empire Outlets, which are wildly anticipated around Staten Island, broke ground this week in Saint George. The shopping center, along with the New York Wheel are just two of the improvements which are sure to bring millions of tourists to Staten Island's north shore, as well as millions of dollars in jobs created by the businesses which will be moving in there. 

It was recently announced that the following businesses will be soon making home on Staten Island: H&M, Nordstrom, Starbucks, U.S. Polo, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic Factory Store, White House Black Market, Columbia Sportswear Company, Guess Factory Store, Wilsons Leather, G.H. Bass & Co., Lids, Obey Your Body, Innovation Luggage, Walgreens, Haagen Dazs, Krispy Kreme, Nathan's Famous and

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Did you know that Staten Island is covered with bicycle trails for riders to explore? Our borough is one of the most beautiful locations that a New York City cycling enthusiast can come and enjoy a great ride. Just one example of that is the annual Tour de Staten Island ride, which is taking place this Sunday April 12th.

Here's how the official website for the event described it: 

"The Tour de Staten Island is a non-competitive ride through the neighborhoods of New York’s southernmost borough. The tour offers route lengths of 35 miles and 55 miles. Both routes are supported by rest stops stocked with KIND bars, fruit, Nuun sports drink, and good old H20. Pack a lunch or bring some cash to purchase additional snacks or a full meal along the way.

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 We hope you're hungry, Staten Island! For the next two weekends, we'll be celebrating not one, but TWO Staten Island restaurant crawls! 


First off, this Sunday April 10th from 1pm to 7pm, you can sample the best of what Staten Island's North Shore has to offer at the North Shore Business Association's 5th restaurant crawl. Here are the details from the official Facebook invitation:

"Join us, celebrating the diversity & creativity of the North Shore's best restaurants. Simply purchase a $15 ticket and enjoy tasting samples from participating venues along the North Shore of Staten Island. Sunday April 12, 2015 is the North Shore Restaurant Crawl. The crawl is from 1pm to 5pm. Restaurant lists and maps will be available at ticket locations on April

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