I will be heading to The Snug Harbor Cultural Center to view a fellow student’s art work this weeknd at the longest-running annual art show on Staten Island. This is this weekend’s biggest cultural bang for your buck: the price is completely free.
“Lots more brewers, lots more beer styles. The tap room without food concept is currently working quite well for some brewers. food trucks really make this,” Odell said.
Eagle Rock Brewery is curating a craft beer garden. Satiate your hunger by patronizing a variety of food trucks: Babys BadAss Burgers, Cool Cow gelato, Crepe N Around, Don Chow Tacos, Fluff Ice, Flying Pig, India Jones Chow Truck, Jogasaki Sushi Burrito, Ludo Truck, Trailer Park Truck and Yalla Falafel Truck.
It would not be a holiday with a bar crawl along Crescent Avenue. On Friday night you can boo and booze at several areas bars and restaurants. Costume contests and food/drink specials are in the mix. Exit at the Midtown Station, right on 10th, left on Peachtree Street, left on 12th Street.
Everyone knows breakfast can be eaten any time of day. If you understand how amazing waffles are, check out Waffles & Dinges. Get it? The “dinges,” include dulce de leche, Belgian chocolate fudge, walnuts, bananas, whipped cream, etc. And, do not forget the scoop of vanilla ice cream! What kind of waffle would it be? Besides the traditional sweet waffles, there is a savory waffle, but it is only for the adventurous. It has pulled BBQ pork and coleslaw slathered on top. Try it before you judge!
“The last couple years, we’ve had tribute bands,” Public Information Director Mary Laundroche said. “But we’ve had headline entertainment in past years,” as she noted the Blues Traveler and Papa Doo Run Run are only the latest of past examples such as Tony Orlando, Rick Springfield, Eddie Money, Charlie Daniels, and the Commodores for the city’s 75th anniversary year.
How can the village residents keep the market moving? Talk it up with vendors at other greenmarkets. Give them the village website and let them know there could be a place for them here, and they would be welcome. Let the village council know what you think of today’s market. It was a good start, but it can always be better.