The Seawright Haynes Town Hall put together in haste and shared on Facebook last night bombed. It bombed as any informercial masquerading as a town hall would. By David Stone Assembly member […]
Can we fix the East River? The trouble is, the East River isn’t a river. Rivers don’t change directions several times a day. Downstream flow lets true rivers rinse out, but the […]
Is Southpoint Park toxic waste the invisible gorilla in the room in the redesign? It seems to have slipped everyone’s notice, and that’s the point.
RIOC Chopped City, Part 2, provoked by mealy-mouthed excuse-making and evasion, takes an objective look at the careless destruction of inkberry trees. RIOC’s grounds crew decimated a couple of hundred feet of […]
Once “Tree City USA,” the local New York neighborhood is now “Roosevelt Island Chopped City.” Devastation of local greenery, a years long process, accelerates and adds rudeness and intimidation to the mix.
Alice Childress on Broadway, exciting news at last about one of theatre’s most under-appreciated geniuses. Her Trouble In Mind debuts at the Roundabout next year. By David Stone Although Alice Childress acted, […]
State assembly member Rebecca Seawright folds on Southpoint redesign in an abrupt reversal. Less than a day earlier, she tweeted, “I am proud” to support protests.
Roosevelt Island’s Save Our Shorelines (SOS) protest gained momentum as state assembly member Rebecca Seawright signed on, but a day later, she ducked for cover.
Defund RIOC Public Safety, not because of any bad behavior, but because it just makes sense. Even without the budget crunch.
RIOC’s July, 2020, board meeting featured an odd mix of steadiness under pressure, stressed by obvious fissures with the community.