Who’s sabotaging the Westview plan for exiting Mitchell-Lama into affordability? Four full years after tenants overwhelming approved the plan, it’s lost in Cuomo’s Albany. Two years there and two more RIOC wasted […]
RIVAA Vernissage XIX, rising now after a six-month pandemic stall, is a fresh sign of life for Roosevelt Island. Because you probably missed it, here’s a look at opening night, photos courtesy […]
A “carbon sink” now proposed for Roosevelt Island, if built, would change the community and New York architecture forever. But imagination can sometimes overwhelm resistance.
RIOC’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, starting April 1st, hinges on the unthinkable… the end of Tram service for Roosevelt Island. Partly, that’s the result of the state’s original sin, […]
RIOC caved again, giving the Sanctuary carte blanche for a West Promenade party, free illegal parking for guests and more. A new era of indifference to community concerns paved the way, and […]
The little known Conservatory Garden in Central Park is a New York City treasure, a quiet place too few enjoy. Let’s take a look.
NYC indoor dining may finally have a pathway for opening as Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined a plan yesterday. He meets with city council president Corey Johnson today.
The RIOC Motorgate mess, going on now for over a year, again shows how inept indifference disrupts community life. Residents want calm, and RIOC is unable to provide it.
Reopening the Whitney Museum of American Art was another giant step toward New York normal. And, it was great getting back inside, and out.
Reopening the Metropolitan Museum of Art was a big step for New York City, and they earned it earlier than many expected. The public is welcome, starting today, September 30th. But we […]