Spring awakens in pink on Roosevelt Island. It’s our tradition, and it’s just now ready to pop along the East Promenade.
Newer trees planted on the borders of Cornell Tech may beat them to the punch. But far as long as we’ve been here, the cherry tree row near Capobianco Field has announced spring first.
And now, in 2021, they are just about ready to pop into pink.
Was it RIOC retaliation against a Roosevelt Island mom who charged the state agency with racism, last week? Without prior warning or even an explanation, she says, RIOC banned her girls from swimming at Sportspark. By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News At 2:00 yesterday afternoon, Susana del Campo Perea left Sportspark with her…Keep reading
RIOC calls it, “…renovating the open space and garden adjacent to the R.I. branch of the NYPL,” but really, it’s paving over history. Unless paving over open space qualifies as “improvement.” By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News Observing the destruction, Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) president Judith Berdy mused… “The play area in…Keep reading
People and Paint make the story of this invigorating summer breakout as Summer Splash opened. It’s summer, people away, but the crowd came anyway. By David Stone Photos: Tad Sudol, Gallery RIVAA The Roosevelt Island Daily News Summer Splash: People and Paint Going out for gallery openings, people think about the art and the artists,…Keep reading
Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jul 27 at 8:28pm EDTby THE CITY The city is on pace to match 2018, when more than 700 people headed to the hospital due to hot weather, data shows. As the planet is warming, New York is feeling the heat: It recently placed as the…Keep reading
Exceeding expectations is not normal with RIOC, but they pulled it off here. While the commitment to mask wearing is admirable, the WTF element carries us away. To the Midwest. By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News Exceeding Expectations on the Roosevelt Island Tram A reader emailed that she was “on the tram facing…Keep reading
Face mask compliance among Red Bus riders improved recently, and now RIOC’s public safety department steps up enforcement. But success is limited as long as Roosevelt Island neighbors refuse to help out. By David Stone The Roosevelt Island Daily News How PSD Steps Up Its Game Better late than never, on Monday, we found PSD…Keep reading
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