Staten Island

03 May 2016

Rediscovering Roosevelt Island

Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. Whenever the term “New York City” comes to mind, we often think of these 5 boroughs. Yet, not much attention is paid to one particular part of New York City – one that has a tramway, one train stop, and has enough inhabitants to

Zack Daniel Schiavetta 0
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18 Dec 2014

Cigarettes Can Kill You (In More Ways Than One)

Being a broke-ass smoker in New York you probably know the codes to buying loosie cigarettes in your local bodegas, and you probably know a guy, or two, who deliver those eight-dollar boxes. Smoking, just as everything else in this city, is hell-a pricey, and loosies have become a thing, like in many

Jennifer Nilenie - The Destitute-Social Critic 0
08 Jun 2014

New York’s FREE Summer Concerts are Amazing This Year

Against the affidavits from my East Coast friends that I’d “love New York. It’s no bullshit, just like you. People in California get offended by you because they’re too sensitive…but you…you’d fit right in. Don’t you want to rekindle your Puerto Ricanness?” I have never been to New York. To

illyannam 0
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17 Jun 2013

FREE: Make Music New York Brings You Live Music on Friday, June 21st

On Friday, June 21st, Make Music New York (MMNY) will be flooding every street from Belmont Avenue to Grand Street with live musicians, live bands, and great guests, in the ultimate celebration of musical freedom. Now in its seventh year, MMNY is inviting to celebrate the summer solstice with 1,000

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
01 Jul 2011

Land Ho! Staten Island and New Asha

During sunsets, when tourists are in town, when you find yourself wanting something more, when you just want to drink on public transportation legally, there is a boat in the distance following the ray of light that trials along the water from Manhattan to Staten Island. My friend, that is

Bobby Rich - Affordable Aficionado 0
22 Dec 2009

Rise of the Chain Stores

Whether you’ve accepted it or not, New York is becoming a city of chains. Sure the great music megastores have fallen, but in their place new contenders have sprung up  in the form of JCPenney and Nordstrom Rack. Tourists come to the city to see something new and exciting but

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2
19 Aug 2009

FREE Naughty by Nature Show…In Staten Island

In the third grade, one of my classmates said something that rhymed with ‘œOPP,’ so I naturally responded singing ‘œYeah you know me” I was severely disappointed when she didn’t get my Naughty by Nature reference; apparently she hadn’t spent her weekend watching the same MTV countdown I had. I’ve

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0