Bicycle riders at risk is a weekly theme in New York City where deaths increased dramatically in the past year. Debates follow. Who’s at fault, reckless drivers or careless riders? But people are dying, and here on Roosevelt Island, enforcement of existing laws is non-existent.
Let’s ditch the subconscious. 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.
About Christopher Columbus Now, The Widely Opposing Views adds a third angle to a debate we’ve had here since 2017. My critical view of the man who “discovered” America countered by my friend, historian Ron Musto’s. And now, a third consideration arrives.
Deepak Chopra’s joke surprised me. I’ve read many of his books, loved most of them, but for the first time, I saw his sense of humor full blown. Previously, I wasn’t all that sure he had one.
The World’s Happiest Man Interview took place because, when I heard about him, I wanted more. Not just about him but also that elusive condition — happiness — no one defines in exactly the same way.
Is mainstream science blind? In a narrow but critical way, the simple answer is, “Yes.” But it might be more about refusing to see… By David Stone Assorted Ideas, Large & Small Ignorance as an act of faith We take for granted that science is based on hard […]
Roosevelt Island fails its neighbors, this week, chucking them for wine with dinner at The Sanctuary.
The controversial Sanctuary Event Space opened on Monday, September 30th, and it was low key. Hosting a fund raising event for Titan Theatre, it did so without required licenses in place. However low key, it was a sign of trouble ahead for Roosevelt Island.
Bad Bitch Sophia Chang says, “I call myself the CAO, the Chief Agitation Officer.” The interview with YRB Magazine’s Jonn Nubian leaves no doubt. She’s the cultural spark we’d have to invent if she wasn’t already here.