RIOC’s promising 2020 budget amounts to the state agency’s seizing a rare moment. “An economic boom in real estate…” enables upgrades never before possible. Advertisements
Is human hibernation possible? If your answer is, “No,” you’re in for a surprise. But you’re also missing out on the great escape, winter version.
Roosevelt Island’s Main Street problem may never be perfectly solvable, but it can get better. Meanwhile, we need to accept the facts.
Billy Eckstine’s Dark Mirror, 70 years later, reflects how American bigotry wrecked his career. The most popular singer in the country crossed a line and was brought down, based on skin color […]
MST&DA’s Musical Holiday 2019 comes into focus. “Looks like our Christmas Carol cast will be in costume caroling by the subway,” Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance executive director Kristi Towey tells […]
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 […]
Let’s ditch the unconscious. It’s a myth, Nineteenth Century woo-woo Freud made popular. It fit the uptight Viennese of the time, but today, it’s a default for misunderstanding our own nature.
ChaShaMa, named Roosevelt Island Artist-in-Residence by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, subject to board approval, brings depth and connections to the art community.
Christopher Columbus, Opposing Views adds a fresh angle to a debate we’ve had here since 2017. My critical view of the man who “discovered” America was countered by my friend, historian Ron […]
Deepak Chopra’s joke caught me by surprise. I read many of his books, loved most of them, but for the first time, I saw his sense of humor full blown. Previously, I […]