Van Duzer 1.0
Jul 09, 2011
Van Duzer Street, between Beach and Wright streets, will be closed todriving traffic on Saturdays, July 3rd, 10th, 17th, amp; 24th 2010 from12 noon until 8 at night allowing pedestrians to enjoy a range ofsummer activities on an open city street free from cars.Live music featuring the best Stapleton-based acts will highlight theevenings from 4 p.m. until the event closes. Stay tuned for theexciting official announcements of lineups starting at the end of May2010. In addition, the Island s favorite DJs will spin earlier in theafternoons.Large-scale participatory presentations are being planned for each ofthe Saturdays according to theme. More details will be announcedsoon.Kids programs will also be offered thru out the day at Van DuzerSummer Streets.
Artists are encouraged to firstname.lastname@example.org to participate and get more information.The Van Duzer-Beach Street district in Stapleton is home to a thrivingand growing community of more than a thousand artists. Recognized asthe counter-cultural center of Staten Island, it has become a notablehub for live music and an incubator for new bands and innovativeprojects. The neighborhood attracts visual and performance artists,photographers, film makers, literati, and everything in between.The district s commerce is comprised mostly of independently ownedsmall businesses that work hand in hand with the local artists. Van Duzer