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***Featured in the AWE section of the Staten Island Advance***

JULY 14 :

Noon: Zumba
12:30-3:30 p.m. Kids Programming: Origami with Hiroko
1-4 p.m. Kids Programming: Art with Emily
4-5 p.m. Staten Island OutLOUD
All day: DOT bike helmet fittings, bike repairs sponsored bby Transportation Alternatives, Artist Street Art Group for artists under 30.

Live music
1-1:30 p.m. Sergio Napoletano
1:45-2:15 p.m.The Raritan Bay Boys
2:30- 3 p.m. The Wahoo Skiffle Crazies
3:15-3:45 p.m. Streets of Fire
4-4:30 p.m. Kerbivore
4:45-5:15 p.m. Giga Herbs
6:15-6:45 p.m. The Blank Postcards
8 p.m. Street reopens

JULY 21:

12:30-3:30 p.m. Kids programming: Olypic Flag making with Hiroko
3-6 -p.m. Skatedown in Stapletown
All day: Bike riding lessons, nutrition education and cooking demo by City Harvest, bike repairs by Transportation Alternatives, Artist Street Art Group for artists under 30.

Live music
1-1:30 p.m. Sons of Origin
1:45-2:15 p.m. To be announced
2:30- 3 p.m. PEMG
3:15-3:45 p.m. Aquavibe
4-4:30 p.m. Rising Sun Allstars
4:45-5:15 p.m. In Buenos Aires
5:30-6 p.m. The Mute Diaries
6:15-6:45 p.m. Captain Ahab and the Sea Crackens
8 p.m. Street reopens

Van Duzer Street, between Beach and Wright streets, will be closed to
driving traffic on Saturdays, July 14th and July 21 2012, from
12 noon until 8 at night allowing pedestrians to enjoy a range of
summer activities on an open city street free from cars.

Live music featuring the best Stapleton-based acts will highlight the
evenings from 4 p.m. until the event closes. Stay tuned for the
exciting official announcements of lineups starting at the end of May
2012. In addition, the Island’s favorite DJs will spin earlier in the

Large-scale participatory presentations are being planned for each of
the Saturdays according to theme. More details will be announced

Kids programs will also be offered thru out the day at Van Duzer
Summer Streets. Artists are encouraged to email
[email protected] to participate and get more information.

The Van Duzer-Beach Street district in Stapleton is home to a thriving
and growing community of more than a thousand artists. Recognized as
the counter-cultural center of Staten Island, it has become a notable
hub for live music and an incubator for new bands and innovative
projects. The neighborhood attracts visual and performance artists,
photographers, film makers, literati, and everything in between.

The district’s commerce is comprised mostly of independently owned
small businesses that work hand in hand with the local artists.

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App Changes

  • June 14, 2014 Initial release