Suraj Patel, an attorney and instructor at NYU, tested positive for COVID-19 in the midst of his campaign to unseat Carolyn Maloney in New York Congressional District 12. This is his story […]
Yes, Roosevelt Island’s got parks, playgrounds, ball fields and promenades, more so than just about anywhere else in New York. And with fair weather and rising temperatures gliding in over the next […]
We have a leadership, not a coronavirus crisis. Viruses are everywhere, all the time. Some turn lethal. Why weren’t we ready for this one? Or agile in response? We had years of […]
Vernissage XIX embraces Roosevelt Island with the emotion and images designed to reach beyond the everyday. Images for mind and heart. Gallery RIVAA is closed, but we’ve got the pictures.
What are we now, Roosevelt Island? Through the lens of Covid-19, the question takes shape. When normal’s stripped back to essentials, who and what are we?
They can’t cancel spring. Credit 82 year old David Hockney who included the thought with a couple of new pictures he sent to galleries. He’s on lockdown. But his spirit isn’t.
Opening 460 Main Street on Roosevelt Island is a big deal. It increases affordable housing here with new construction for the first time. Quietly. A street ad plus a web page says […]
Hike Four Freedoms Park, our guide, follows the advice of Governor Andrew Cuomo who offered New York State Parks as safe, healthful places during the coronavirus crisis.
Hey, RIOC! Save this space! You’ve really blown it so far, but this is our space, entrusted to you. You owe us better than this.
New York’s coronavirus turmoil zoomed into hyperspace. Mayor Bill de Blasio closed public schools and hit restaurants, reversing positions held a day before. Guess why.