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After a Night of Rain, a Gloomy Scene

After three weeks, little has changed in a patch of forest on Staten Island. On a recent visit, colder temperatures afforded a closer look at the sluggish insects.
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Staten Island Scofflaws Said To Steal Smurfs Schwag!

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Smurf week may be over, but those little blue creatures aren't quite ready to leave the spotlight yet. And we aren't talking about the recently announced sequel. Three disgruntled employees of a Staten Island event-production compan... Read Post

Cicadas Appearing (Years) Early On Staten Island

United States / New York : Gothamist (5 years ago)

Cicadas, those buzzing insects that reappear every 17 years, have made an early visit to some parts of Staten Island. The Staten Island Advance reports, "Some of the obnoxiously loud insects have been seen, and heard, in Wolfe's Pon... Read Post

Staten Island Rethinks "Roofie Colada" Dessert After Social Media Backlash

United States / New York : Gothamist (9 hours ago)

A Staten Island bar has been shamed for thinking Seth MacFarlane is funny. Phunky Elephant "gastropub" in the Rosebank section of the Island recently removed a dessert called a "Roofie Colada," a nod to a "joke" from Family Guy, aft... Read Post

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