RIOC’s Public Purpose Funds mess is a natural outgrowth of profound laziness, official indifference to fairness and clinging to personal agendas. These 12 good reasons are those seeking grants. The nonprofits work hard and even harder at presenting their appeals, but the RIOC/Common Council pairing fails at living up to their efforts.
This weekend, RIOC flipped its lid over a date with Cousins Maine Lobster’s food truck. Not awful because people love their sandwiches, but why is the state agency promoting a commercial business? From out of town. When it rarely does a damn thing for locals…?
RIOC stole my work, a photograph I caught live of my friend, Roy Eaton, on Roosevelt Island Day in 2019. Although not totally surprised, I was, at first stunned, seeing my work in their monthly promotion.
More reliable COVID-19 PCR tests are coming to Roosevelt Island, RIOC abruptly announced on Friday. There was a less than one day notice, but no details, and misinformation and secrecy both still plague the site.
Effective this morning, February 19th, RIOC, after being grounded by a 3 inch snowfall, lifts parking restrictions and reopens its offices. Officially, parking returns to normal as of 9:00 a.m.
This week, RIOC plans forcing a dangerous helix bike ramp on Roosevelt Island without community consent. And it’s not just that. In fact, the state’s rushing through the worst of all proposals, justifying it with twisted logic and falsehoods.
Pushed behind future RIOC screw ups, its water fountain scandal, one of the worst so far, needs keeping in focus… Because 2 1/2 years later, it’s still unexplained and unresolved. Here’s and updated version of our 2018 report from The Roosevelt Island Daily.
Effective at 6:00 p.m Today, February 17th, RIOC’s issued changes for parking across Roosevelt Island. We took a look at ’em. They’re somewhat illiterate and ignorant about the Island, and so, explaining in plain English made sense.