After last week’s scary surge in the wrong direction, Roosevelt Island coronavirus rates are back to normal, this week. As New York City rates dived below 6% for the first time in 2021, local numbers followed.
RIOC’s amazing, invisible Public Safety Department grows more irritating, every day. In spite of being the biggest drain on public resources in the community, they’re harder than ever to find working.
Although the exodus was not as bad as expected, many New Yorkers left the city during the pandemic. But Roosevelt Island stayed put. Real estate giant CBRE released a study of American move outs, and in a granular look at the details, Roosevelt Island stands out as an oasis of stability.
By Dave Fidlin | The Center Square contributor/April 8th, 2021 (The Center Square) – The oft-discussed prospect of installing a once-daily toll system in one of New York City’s most heavily trafficked areas has moved one step closer to reality, though a number of granular details still need to be fleshed out. In late March,
Every year, Roosevelt Island’s cherry blossoms draw photographers from around the world. Thousands of shots have been taken, yet many people, cameras in hand, point and shoot the new season.
Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York Apr 8, 5:52pm EDT This story was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Sign up for their newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters
“I like to walk there early in the morning at sunrise and take landscape photos of the island. It’s so beautiful there,” said Matt Kuhn. He reached out on Facebook to share this beautiful image of Roosevelt Island’s youngest cherry tree blossoms.