Would Roosevelt Island be better off without Governor Andrew Cuomo running the show, muscling his will out of Albany? You bet we would, and here
If you’re into dairy, the case against Susan Rosenthal, launched defensively by the state, is more holes than cheese. Swiss cheese, that is. A sandcastle that doesn’t need a wave to knock it over.
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…?
By Janet Falk Purim, a joyous and comedic holiday celebration, filled with fun and parody based on the Biblical story of Esther, was celebrated online by Rabbi Joel Shaiman and the Roosevelt Island Jewish Congregation (RIJC) on Thursday night, February 25, with a full evening of activities for all ages. The evening began with a
A Special Message from RIJC President, Nina Lublin: The RIJC is the oldest, longest-serving active egalitarian congregation on RI, engaging the community for more than 40 years. We are multi-generational, welcoming, & responsive to our unique Island population. The Coronavirus Pandemic has not slowed us down, and since last March 20th, we have
Opening Cornell Tech, the years long trek that hit Roosevelt Island out of the blue, was a lesson in community unity, but it tilted south. In many ways, it ended the original idea of Roosevelt Island as an isolated experiment. Now, it was international.
Four Freedoms State Park is on the cusp of change, upgrading accessibility as reopening for activities is on the horizon. As I worked on the story, I decided to share a before image, my favorite view from yesterday.
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.