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XOXOX sculpture delivered to Hilton in time for Valentine’s Day

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Richard and Lois Nicotra say they are all about love. After erecting a Love sculpture in 2016 in front of their new medical building on South Avenue in Bloomfield, they wanted to continue the theme with a vivid red, 905-pound XOXOX counterpart. “We built ‘Love’ on the corner of South Avenue and […]

SILive recommends Lorenzo’s to out-of-towners

At Lorenzo’ s Restaurant, Bar, & Cabaret, we welcome everyone and pride ourselves on good food and great company. Whether you are an out-of-towner or not, we welcome all guests and invite you to indulge in dinner and possibly a show if you want to join us for a Cabaret. Check our calendar for shows […]

Scott LoBaido immortalizes Nicotras’ beloved pup Lorenzo

Staten Island, N.Y. —  If you’re lucky enough to own a pet, you know that the memories you make are priceless. You know that the unconditional love of a furry friend makes your bad days manageable and your good days even better. And, sadly, you also know the enormous heartbreak that comes with losing that pet and the […]

Nicotras To Receive Albert V. Maniscalco Community Service Award

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Hoteliers and philanthropists Richard and Lois Nicotra will be awarded the annual Albert V. Maniscalco Community Service Award from Borough President James Oddo during a Nov. 16 ceremony in Borough Hall. “Lois and I love Staten Island, and we are so proud of our borough. To know that our borough is […]

List of Top 50 most influential Staten Islanders released

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Ever wonder who the most powerful people are on Staten Island? Who wields the most influence on the political, cultural, business, non-profit and government landscapes on our borough? Well, wonder no more. A list of the 50 most powerful people on Staten was released yesterday. City & State, a media company […]