Restaurant Review: Real Madrid

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As a belated Hanukkah gift to his parents, Todd took us all out to dinner this weekend during our visit to Staten Island. Regardless of the complaints one might have about the borough—the ferry is inconvenient, the tolls are expensive, the waters seem unsafe to swim in—I have to say that the food is delicious. Usually we choose to get our favorite meatball, onion, and ricotta pizza from Denino’s, but since we’d had Italian cuisine the day before, we opted instead for Spain-inspired seafood at Real Madrid.

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Friday’s Nightmare Dreams Big with New Music and Merch

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Since 2009, Staten Island band Friday’s Nightmare has dabbled in the local music scene, playing small-scale shows and focusing on their most popular songs. But recently they stepped up their efforts, releasing a seven-song EP in 2013 and a double A-side single, Animals, in 2014 on Shoreline Records. Their DIY ethos has spurred the creation of super cute t-shirts and an upcoming music video to help build their fan base, get booked at bigger venues, and have some fun.

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