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.
An Alice Childress Library? That was the dream of Michael Rogers, who Childress mentored into a successful career on stage, as well as others. It made sense for Roosevelt Island, but it was dismissed out of hand by the New York Public Library. And City Council Member Julie Menin let it slide with the lamest
A 5-year-old girl and a 36-year-old woman were killed by a fire inside a public housing apartment in Harlem that officials believe was caused by the exploding battery of an electric scooter. The blaze, which ignited in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday, also seriously injured the girl’s father. Greg B. Smith, The City Republished with
Opening with a free public reception on Thursday, PWP – Professional Women Photographers – hosts MY NYC at Matted, gallery space at 46-36 Vernon Blvd in Long Island City. Among those exhibiting is Roosevelt Islander Deborah Julian. Her pictures have previously been selected for juried exhibits across the U.S. and in Great Britain. by David