Bicycle riders at risk is a weekly theme in New York City where deaths increased dramatically, this year. Debates follow over who’s at fault, reckless drivers or careless riders? But people are dying, and no one has convincing answers on how to stop it. Advertisements
Roosevelt Island’s critical role in New York City Water Tunnel #3 is not well-known. It’s the largest capital construction project in City history, and we’re in the middle. We reported in 2017 that two temporary roads were being built to support the project. But that’s only the surface. “New York’s
Roosevelt Island Subway’s 30th birthday passed, last month. Did you miss it? Our reader Sylvan Klein didn’t. While I served on a grand jury, Sylvan caught the Transit Museum‘s reminder on Twitter and sent me the link.
The Roosevelt Island Tree Lighting for 2019 headlines a holiday event on Friday December 6th, RIOC said on Thursday. Treats and music kickoff at 7:00 on the Rivercross Lawn. In 2017, RIOC moved the seasonal celebration across the street from its longtime home at Blackwell House. Since then, it grew
MST&DA wins NYSCA Award, the theatre arts nonprofit announced on Wednesday. Roosevelt Island’s Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance is a first time recipient of the State’s Council on the Arts grant. “Our state’s creative industries generate a total of $120 billion to the state economy, account for 466,000 jobs,
Alice Aycock’s East River Roundabout is “a theater around which New York City enacts itself. And the viewer becomes a spectator in the play of the City as well as an actor competing phenomena.” That came from the artist, and it tells us how to look at it. And that’s
NYPD saves a life on Roosevelt Island today. Swift action and skilled training prevent a threatened suicide jump from taking place. Main Street traffic on Roosevelt Island came to a sudden stop at 8:30 today after a local man perched outside Motorgate’s rooftop safety railing. RIOC Public Safety and NYPD
The Island House Halloween Party arrived with fun, food and games just in time to celebrate a completely renovated lobby. Adults indulged with kids as age barriers melted away. Stay fresh with on time updates and fresh perspectives at Roosevelt Island News. The Island House Halloween Party, all about kids…
The Howe Theatre Dedication Ceremony on October 26th honored Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance pioneers, Worth and Nancy Howe. RIOC staged a celebration, dedicating Roosevelt Island’s performance space to them.