Ready for the Cherry Blossoms, Roosevelt Island? Yeah, It Is That Time Again Now

Ready for the Cherry Blossoms, Roosevelt Island? Yeah, It Is That Time Again Now

Maybe the joy of cherry blossoms and crabapple trees got a little lost during the snowy February on Roosevelt Island. But, it’s time again. I took the photo above exactly one year ago. Before the long shutdown.

By David Stone

Roosevelt Island Daily News

For the second straight year, there won’t any festival. Officially.

But didn’t the festival really make itself? Pink buds in two sequences lighten the Island as winter loses its grip.

True, April’s more vibrant, but hints of spring in March are more heartening than ever, this year.

Cherry Blossoms on Roosevelt Island, on the Promenade behind PS/IS 219, March 9th, 2020.

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