July 10, 2016

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Fathers dancing with their baby girls, Mexican folkloric dance, naps in the sun and seeing that friend you've been meaning to catch up with: It really is a beautiful island.

La Isla Bonita (The Beautiful Island) art and music festival brought hund...

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Life*vest*'s  poetry slam is held every 3rd Friday of the month at:


Richmond Hood Company

827 Castleton Avenue 

Staten Island, NY 10301



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