It’s a Happy Foodtown Anniversary for Roosevelt Island, the first. Just one year ago, the retailer fixed a vexing problem on Main Street. We needed a high quality, full service supermarket, and now, we have one.
By David Stone
The timing could not have been worse. Only a month after ribbon-cutting, the coronavirus pandemic overwhelmed public health services, plunging the world into unknown territory.
Going back decades, local residents complained about prices as well as product quality and service. Changes came, but they never were enough.
Finally, it took smart, experienced management from Foodtown to turn the corner.
Foodtown a fresh weekly circular for Roosevelt Island.
RIOC’s been nagged for months about returning mini stop signs in crosswalks. They lower the risks to which pedestrians are regularly exposed. But nothing happened until two people were hit by cars. Better late than never, although it’s shameful it took so much to get some action. The Roosevelt Island Daily News More from the
Is the AVAC down for good? The question can’t be avoided now that almost half a year has passed since the system functioned consistently from Rivercross south. The absence of sane answers from RIOC suggests that the state is lost. By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News With the AVAC Down… Once an exceptional
An informal memorial for Luigi, the little dog killed by a reckless driver on Roosevelt Island, last week. If you were moved by his death, stop by. More from the Roosevelt Island Daily davidstone1313 See author's posts