Staten Island: The Buried Borough
(credit: SILive.com) — Two days after the snowflakes stopped, Staten Islanders continue to battle unplowed streets and a spotty transit system, and continue heaping scorn on Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city Sanitation Department’s response to the monster storm. A blizzard of rumors over the last two days said the borough’s unplowed roads are the result of Sanitation worker...
Staten Island Community Group: Take 3
No ApostlesNYC Service Tonight, Enjoy a Sermon... →
Entitled: “Mary’s Magnificat” From: Advent, 2008 By: JR Vassar, Lead Pastor of Apostles NYC Suscribe to the free iTunes podcast: http://bit.ly/hjLwYA
Top 2010 Staten Island Stories in Review →
(credit: SILive.com) 1. Michael Grimm stuns Michael McMahon in race for Congress Michael Grimm, a one-time FBI undercover agent and Marine had little support among the GOP establishment and was underfunded when he took on incumbent Michael McMahon in a contentious race for Congress. But he took advantage of the backing of former Borough President Guy V. Molinari and won the seat with 51 percent...
Staten Island trails the other boroughs in...
(credit: SILive.com) — The growth of national retail chains on Staten Island has slowed to a trickle. While national retailers have added 67 stores across the city in the last year, only five of those stores opened on the Island, according to an annual analysis released yesterday by the New York Center for an Urban Future. Island chains saw a 1.5 percent growth over the last year, the...
New Sermon Posted →
Entitled: “King” From: Sunday, December 19th, 2010 By: JR Vassar, Lead Pastor of Apostles NYC Suscribe to the free iTunes podcast: http://bit.ly/hjLwYA
A Conversation about Cupcakes
Chrisie: Nothing happened normally with your batch.
Me: a.k.a. you spit in it.
Chrisie: I plead the 5th and forgotten.
BTW, Chrisie is a top graphic designer on Staten Island: http://www.ccomis.com
MTV cancels Staten Island Reality Show before it...
While MTV has found a hit in Jersey Shore, it seems that the network doesn’t believe that lightning will hit the same place twice for new Staten Island-based reality series, “Bridge & Tunnel.” According to sources, MTV has shut down production on the new reality show, because it was too similar to another situation on the network, “Jersey Shore.” The show...
The City Concealed: Staten Island Greenbelt
Holiday Schedule at Apostles NYC
You can visit the Apostles website for more details or follow @ApostlesNYC on Twitter. December 24 –Christmas Eve Service 6pm at St. George’s. Join us for Christmas songs, readings, and a brief Christmas message. All are welcome. December 26 – We will have no worship gatherings on Sunday, December 26. We encourage you to visit our Facebook page that morning and listen to a Christmas Message we...
Staten Island Memories →
Ever wondered what movies were filmed on Staten Island? Looking for vintage photos or places to eat? Need historical information about the “fifth and forgotten” borough? Check out the old Staten Island, the way it was, the way it is, and the way it ought to be: http://www.statenislandhistory.com
You Live Where?! Dumbest Staten Island Street...
NORTH SHORE Moody Place, West Brighton/ Rainbow Avenue, Port Richmond/ Starlight Road, Grymes Hill /Wemple Street, Mariners Harbor/ Hooker Place, Port Richmond/ Utter Avenue, Castleton Corners/ Holiday Drive & Holiday Way, Graniteville/ Walloon Avenue, Mariners Harbor/ Dwarf Street, Mariners Harbor/ Paradise Alley, Mariners Harbor EAST SHORE Champ Court, Oakwood/ Old Farmers Lane, Dongan...
Complete List of Staten Island Neighborhoods →
Arrochar Annadale Arden Heights Bay Terrace Bloomfield Bulls Head Castleton Corners Charleston Chelsea Clifton Concord Dongan Hills Egbertville Elm Park Eltingville Emerson Hill Fort Wadsworth Graniteville Grant City Grasmere Great Kills Greenridge Grymes Hill Heartland Village Huguenot Lighthouse Hill Livingston Manor Heights Mariners Harbor Meiers Corners Midland...
All I Want for Christmas is a Subway to Staten... →
One could go from St. George to the Battery into the T-line. Another could go from Clifton to Bay Ridge to link with the R train (groundbreaking for this subway was held in 1923; let’s open it for the centennial). Both would originate from the existing Staten Island Railway. While we’re at it, let’s also re-establish the Staten Island North Shore Railroad and attach a West Shore...
Staten Island: Gossip Girls (SNL Spoof)
Staten Islanders Still Have Longest Commute in... →
(credit: SILive.com) If you left work yesterday while the sun was still out and got home long after dark — cold, tired, hungry and frustrated — you are entitled to complain: Staten Islanders yesterday cemented their status as having the longest commute in the nation. The typical Richmond County resident, according to new U.S. Census data, spends a grueling hour and a half each day...
The pace of our city makes it very easy for people to become isolated and disconnected. Apostles Church in Manhattan not only proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ, but it provides community groups in all five New York City boroughs that share life together through meals, discussion, study, prayer, and hospitality. If you are interested in exploring biblical community and connecting with others on...
New Sermon Posted →
Entitled: “Priest” From: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 By: JR Vassar, Lead Pastor of Apostles NYC Suscribe to the free iTunes podcast: http://bit.ly/hjLwYA
MTV True Life: I'm a Staten Island Girl →
They may technically live in New York City, but they don’t feel like it. But like most in other Big Apple boroughs, they’re part of a tight-knit community bonded by thick accents and common ethnic backgrounds. Read Full Episode Summary »
Meet Staten Island Chuck: the official Groundhog...
Staten Island Chuck, also referred to more formally as Charles G. Hogg, is a groundhog who resides in the Staten Island Zoo. He is noted as the official groundhog meteorologist who predicts the duration of winter each February 2 on Groundhog Day. He makes the prediction based on whether or not he sees his shadow at 7:30 A.M. on Groundhog Day. The ceremony at the zoo is often attended and...
USQ Venue Change Tonight →
Sunday, December 12, 2010 The Union Square Worship Gathering for Apostles NYC will not be held in its usual location of St. George’s Church. Instead, it will be located at Calvary Church (21st St and Park Ave) and will begin at 7pm. We apologize if this causes any inconveniences. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Staten Island's Urban Dictionary Definition
Steve: Isn't Harlem a borough?
Justin: No, Staten Island is.
Steve: What's Staten Island?
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Staten Island Yankees stay NEW ERA committed...
Baby Jesus ousted from St. George Ferry Terminal →
(credit: SILive.com) — The Christ is out of Christmas at the St. George Ferry Terminal. In what Catholics see as political correctness run amok, the city Department of Transportation (DOT) has removed a Nativity scene from the terminal, with an agency spokesman saying that the display was not authorized to be there. But a menorah, marking the celebration of Hanukkah, and a Christmas...
Top 5 Music Videos Ever Filmed on Staten Island
What does Seaview, the Guinness World Record for most expletives in a #1 song, Madonna, the Staten Island Mall, and grimey Project buildings all have in common?
Complete List of People from Staten Island →
1 Actors/Actresses 2 Artists 3 Inventors 4 Musicians 5 Politicians 6 Sports 7 Writers 8 Notorious 9 Historical notables 10 Recent notables
Redman on MTV Cribs from Staten Island, NY
Did you know Andy Kaufman wrestled women on the... →
Andy Kaufman’s April 1979 performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall is most famous for Kaufman ending the show by actually taking the entire audience, in twenty buses, out for milk and cookies. He invited anyone interested to meet him on the Staten Island Ferry the next morning where he defended his inter-gender world championship against women of all shapes and sizes.
Daily Show: Cenac - Staten Island Supreme Court Justice
Christmas Eve Service
Friday, December 24, 2010, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM This Christmas Eve, Apostles NYC invites you and your family to celebrate the arrival of Christ and seek his continual arrival in our lives. Join us for this special evening of worship, reflection, and thanks. We will be gathering at St George’s Church at 6pm. All are welcome. Address & Directions: 9 Rutherford Pl, New York, NY 10003 ...
New Sermon Posted →
Entitled: “Love146: O Come Emmanuel” From: Sunday, December 5th, 2010 By: Rob Morris, President and Co-Founder of Love146 or Suscribe to the free iTunes podcast: http://bit.ly/hjLwYA
Redman: The Newest and Honorary Wu-Tang member?!
Redman has announced that he’s the eleventh member of Staten Island pioneers the Wu-Tang Clan. The respected lyricist has long been affiliated with Wu member Method Man, but only now is he claiming actual membership in the collective that is among one of the most respected and influential acts in hip hop history. “I am a Wu-Tang member and Method Man, he been a Death Squad member...
Old yet relevant: Jersey Shore mayor disses Staten... →
(credit: Daily News) Mayor Ken Pringle of Belmar, N.J., might want to hang onto his day job. His ham-fisted attempt at comedy in the town newsletter has angered some of the folks who keep the shore community humming: Staten Islanders, Italian-Americans and blonds. The four-page July 4 leaflet chronicled misdeeds of the summer renters who flock to the party town, but it didn’t read like...
MTV Jersey Shore's Angelina has her Third Fight in...
(credit: SILive.com) ATLANTIC CITY — The fur just seems to fly whenever “Jersey Shore” star and Staten Island resident Angelina Pivarnick is around. On Saturday night, Ms. Pivarnick, 24, allegedly roughed up a woman trying to photograph her in an Atlantic City casino before the reality-TV star’s scheduled celebrity boxing match. The dustup at the Casbah Night Club at Trump Taj...
Register Now for Don't Walk By 2011
Saturday, January 08, 2011 - Saturday, January 29, 2011 Each year, Apostles NYC gathers together in our neighborhoods to participate in Don’t Walk By - an outreach program to care for the homeless of our city during our coldest months. Spend one Saturday night walking the sidewalks of Manhattan, inviting the homeless to a hot meal, warm night’s sleep, and transition programs. We hope...
Eastside Community Gathering Tonight + Brooklyn...
Tuesday, December 7th, 2010, 7:30pm-9:30pm Join us tonight at the Failte Irish Pub for the last gathering of 2010 tonight for the East Side Community Group Gathering. Community Group Gatherings are mid-sized groups of people, comprised of Community Groups in that area, that meet once a month for mission, community, worship, teaching, discussion and prayer. These gatherings provide...
A Staten Island community group?! - TAKE 1
Jim Carrey spotted at Staten Island Zoo as filming... →
(credit: SILive.com) — Alrighty then! “Ace Ventura, ” “Bruce Almighty” and “Dumb & Dumber” star Jim Carrey was spotted at the Staten Island Zoo in West Brighton today, where production crews continue filming his latest movie, “Mr. Popper’s Penguins.” Carrey was spotted outside the Zoo’s Broadway entrance — which...
Director, Phil Giordano created a short film, X-Mas Steps, on Staten Island exactly how many aspiring film directors should envision them to be. Enter the password: philly
Meet Staten Island's 'Biggest Loser' →
Alfredo (Frado) Dinten admits he does everything over the top. So when it came to getting healthy and losing weight, it was no surprise that he decided to do it in an extreme fashion. The Todt Hill resident is one of 16 — now down to 14 — contestants on NBC’s hit weight loss show “The Biggest Loser,” which pairs the obese with trainers Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper. During the show, contestants...
Staten Island's "Godfather" House Hits the Market...
Want a piece of Don Corleone? The asking price is $2.9 million — and you won’t risk suffering the wrath of Luca Brasi either. The English Tudor on Longfellow Avenue in Emerson Hill, where the reception for the fictional mob boss’ newly-married daughter in “The Godfather” was filmed, is being listed on the website for Connie Profaci Realty. Here’s the...