STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A leading force in New York City culture showed up Thursday to pay his respects to borough creators in the sleek ARTSPACE at Urby in Stapleton.

Tom Finkelpearl, commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs, visited the new home of State...

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — From elegant cabaret at Lorenzo's and rowdy bar rock at 120 Bay Cafe to open blues jam sessions at Adobe Blues: There's something for every musical taste this week around the borough.


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