The rivalry is real. The competition heated. Teams may dress as cowboys, some wear funny hats, and some have wacky names, but the competition is serious business as the region’s best chili-heads take to the bridges to battle the top cooks of New York at the ninth annual NYC Chili Cookoff at Historic Richmond Town.

Eventbrite - Official NYC Chili Cookoff (ICS) 

Historic Richmond Town illuminates the intersection of three ancient Staten Island roads to shed light on those living with Autism Spectrum Disorders in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.

Evenings at Historic Richmond Town are a little brighter in April as the “Treasure House” on Arthur Kill Road is illuminated with blue lights in honor of National Autism Awareness Month.
Daytrippers to New York City’s living history village also experience a new education program entitled “Sensory Sundays,” which offers programming that broadens the site’s accessibility and enhances the visitor experience for people on the Autism Spectrum.

Imagine traveling to all five boroughs in a single day and taking in historic sites and museums along way. That's just a regular work day for Lindsey Mulholland, and we caught up with her during a recenty visit to NYC's living history village.

Amazing grill masters and saucy royalty from all over the East Coast and Canada will smoke-up the streets of Historic Richmond Town at New York City’s only Officially Sanctioned Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) Cookoff.  
The best part?  When the cooks compete, you eat. And this year is no different.  The 7th Annual NYC BBQ Cookoff features 30 teams who provide hungry guests a sample of their best as they compete for the $1,000 first prize.  Have a favorite? Text message your choice for the People’s Choice Award!

Community leaders celebrated Women’s History Month with a program in the Third County Courthouse that focused on the compelling stories of courage and the work and sacrifices of the suffragists that highlight the centennial of women’s voting rights in New York State.