Tag Archives: Staten Island

Under the Needle: The Stories Behind the Ink

Tattoo artist Dan Lettieri said that he gets two kinds of customers at Island Tattoos. People who come in, pick something off of the board in the shop or a very common design, and only get that. Then there are … Continue reading

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Brooklyn councilman pushes to ban creation of new hookah bars

City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn) announced his plan this week to extend hookah bars to the New York City Smoke Free Air Act. The use of tobacco-based shisha, the herbal substance smoked through the water pipes, are already illegal by … Continue reading

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People say Staten Island deer should stay

In my previous blog, I wrote about Staten Island Community Board 2 plea to the Department of Health to displace the estimated 24 deer living on the borough. However, people surveyed in the post disagreed with the board’s stance.

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First Staten Island Brewfest hopes to grow craft beer community

The Wild Goose Pub held the first annual Staten Island Brewfest on September 25th, where attendees sampled beers from 30 breweries and 10 home brewers. John Cocozza, owner of the Wild Goose Pub who started the event, said that the … Continue reading

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Staten Island Community Board pushes to displace deer

Staten Island Community Board Two has requested the New York State Department of Environmental reconsider their decision against transferring the deer population on the Island to other parts of New York State. According to a 2008 study by the DEC, … Continue reading

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