Art Intersects March Meetup


Tues, Mar 10, 7-9pm

SI Arts’ Culture Lounge Gallery @ St. George Ferry Terminal, 10 Ferry Terminal Drive, 10301


Inspired by the community that formed around Staten Island Arts’ Art Intersects workshop series, this meetup group seeks to create a space for individual artists, creative businesses, collectives or nonprofit groups to develop independent initiatives, share resources, and deepen professional relationships. It is also an open forum for discussion about interest, opportunities, and upcoming events the Culture Lounge Artist Market. Let’s meet at the intersection of Art, Business, and Community!

This meetup group is envisioned as a space for artists/groups that are:

1. Currently participating in the Culture Lounge Artist Market,
2. Interested in participating in the market, and looking for feedback and peer support, and/or
3. Looking to deepen their business practices.

Space is limited. RSVP via email, phone, and/or ticketing system required.

Hope to see you there!

Contact  718-414-6904 or

Opening date set for 24-hour seafood restaurant in Staten Island Ferry Terminal

Artist renderings of the new restaurant coming to the St George Ferry Termminal.

Artist renderings of the new restaurant coming to the St George Ferry Termminal.

via Pamela Silvestri/SILive

It’s official: Sal Himani says the River Dock Cafe at the St. George Ferry Terminal will open in January 2015.

Due to concerns about staffing during “Christmas and New Year’s, we’re shooting for Jan. 3,” says Himani, a principal in the 24-hour seafood operation.

Note: The gallery of images above was photographed a while back. The final product is being kept under wraps until opening day.

Details about a grand opening party are forthcoming, but for now he offers a peek at some of the menu items in a drafted list that does not include pricing as of yet.


St. George Ferry Terminal


Since 1906, the Staten Island Ferry has been transporting commuters, sightseers, and visitors between Staten Island and Manhattan. Passing by the Statue of Liberty and Governors Island, the 25-minute FREE trip provides riders with postcard-perfect views of New York City’s greatest landmarks.

Every day, over 65,000 people ride the Staten Island Ferry, and each year more than 1.5 million tourists take the trip, making the Ferry the third most visited attraction in New York City. A fleet of eight boats makes the rounds every day, rain or shine, so there’s always a boat ready to take you across the Harbor. From the St. George Ferry Terminal, it is easy to connect to buses, trains, and taxis.

The Ferry is FREE and runs all day, seven days a week Staten Island Ferry Schedule: Full schedule for the Staten Island Ferry as well as information on connecting trains and bus lines. For more Ferry information visit click here or call 311.


Staten Island Wheel Watch


After Hurricane Sandy, Staten Islanders raised concerns over building the world’s largest observation wheel near the St. George Ferry terminal, but the city is moving full steam ahead with the plans. The Economic Development Corporation announced that crews began drilling into the site to determine how strong the foundations for the 625-foot-tall wheel will have to be.