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Found 5 entries for March, 2017.


With only a few months until a brand new Spider-Man film, excitement for the newly-acquired Marvel Studios hero is at a fever pitch.

To add to the excitement, the Staten Island ferry is shown to play quite a prominent role, being ripped apart and saved by Peter Parker in the latest trailer. 

Head on over to Marvel's Youtube to see all of the latest trailers and keep up to date on Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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On April 23rd, Staten Island’s Gatsby’s On The Bay and Amendment 18 Bar & Grill will be hosting a 1920’s cocktail party at Edgewater Hall. 

The event will be a real blast from the past, with jazz music blaring throughout all corners of the hall and early Americana art adorning the walls.

If you've been jonesing to do the twenty-three skeedoo or the charleston, then April 23rd is your night!

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If you have gone anywhere near the ferry lately, you have no doubt noticed that the giant cranes have finally been put in place to help erect the NY Wheel.

The cranes come in two sizes: one that can life 600 tons and the other being able to lift over 1,350 tons. In fact, the smaller of the two cranes is mainly going to be used to help build the bigger crane! 

The New York Wheel began construction in May of 2015 and is expected to see its grand opening sometime in early 2018.

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With so much construction and change hitting the North Shore as of late, many have found it fair to ask that evergreen question: Is Staten Island becoming the new Brooklyn?

In 2017, it does have some weight to it. With the NY Wheel and SI outlets quickly coming into focus and the recent emergence of URBY and the Lighthouse Point housing spaces, it is worth re-evaluating where SI stands. It seems that every few years we ask this question, but as construction is at an all-time high right now it begs us to also ponder what exactly this means for SI in the months and years to come. 

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Master of Landscape Architecture student Kate Jirasiritham showcases Staten Island’s North Shore in their short video for the Spitzer School of Architecture at CCNY.

The film itself is a bike tour of the North Shore mixed with arial shots of the Kill Van Kull. Drone footage is used to highlight areas such as Snug Harbor, Fresh Kills, and the Richmond Terrace Wetlands.

Click here to watch the full video.

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