Time, a RIVAA Members Exhibit, opened Saturday at the 527 Main Street Gallery. Art from students at The Child School added nicely to the members’ work. Take a look on us, but see the show, up until January, in person, if you can. Some photos generously provided by Esther Piaskowski
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
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
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright is now open to a residency requirement for RIOC’s executive, she told the Roosevelt Island Daily. She will talk with Senator José Serrano about “reintroducing” abandoned legislation. Seawright Answers Roosevelt Island Daily Query We reported on a bill Seawright sponsored that updated a law enabling RIOC.
Outrage over The Sanctuary’s Halloween bash swelled on Monday. Residents from as far as a quarter-mile away complained about noise. RIOC claimed PSD had everything under control, but a resident hotly disputes that, calling it an “absolute lie.” Video supports the resident. “This is infuriating,” wrote Asha on a post
Wegmans opens in New York City, and it really is a big deal. But critics say we are going backwards, bringing upstate car culture to unprepared urban streets. There’s more to Wegmans opening in the Brooklyn Navy Yard than greater variety and more inventory. There’s cars feeding a shared 700