Volunteers clean up and plant flowers along Bay Street

Updated Nov 11, 2017; Posted Nov 11, 2017 | By Erik Bascome

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce rounded up a group of volunteers to clean up and beautify downtown Staten Island.

The city Parks Department led the clean up, which included cleaning and mulching tree pits, as well as planting daffodil bulbs that will bloom this spring. 

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New vibrant, eclectic dining hub being created on Bay Street

Updated Nov 4, 2017; Posted Nov 4, 2017  |  By Tracey Porpora

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Restaurateurs along Bay Street's ailing business strip are hoping to create a vibrant, eclectic neighborhood dining hub that will draw patrons from across the borough and beyond.

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Say hi to 'Elvis' and get a chance to win a gift card

By Carol Ann Benanti  |  Posted July 5, 2017 at 1:20 PM

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. If you're taking a stroll along Bay Street in St. George, Tompkinsville, or Stapleton these days, chances are you might run into Elvis.

You see, he'll be sweeping the streets and wearing a shirt and cap inscribed with the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) logos.

When you spot him say hello and snap a picture - or better yet a selfie.

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