Can we fix the East River? The trouble is, the East River isn’t a river. Rivers don’t change directions several times a day. Downstream flow lets true rivers rinse out, but the […]
Is Southpoint Park toxic waste the invisible gorilla in the room in the redesign? It seems to have slipped everyone’s notice, and that’s the point.
RIOC Chopped City, Part 2, provoked by mealy-mouthed excuse-making and evasion, takes an objective look at the careless destruction of inkberry trees. RIOC’s grounds crew decimated a couple of hundred feet of […]
Alice Childress on Broadway, exciting news at last about one of theatre’s most under-appreciated geniuses. Her Trouble In Mind debuts at the Roundabout next year. By David Stone Although Alice Childress acted, […]
Roosevelt Island’s Save Our Shorelines (SOS) protest gained momentum as state assembly member Rebecca Seawright signed on, but a day later, she ducked for cover.
The Roosevelt Island RIOC Tax…? The what? It’s no surprise you’ve never heard of it, but it’s real, and disguised. And residents cough it up, every year.
A Queens-Manhattan bike bridge gathered steam last week when former traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz pitched it. But media reports left something out. The Queens Ribbon, if built, makes a mess on Roosevelt […]
Who ambushed Susan Rosenthal? Who’s covering up for him or her, and why? Not a whistleblower, but a disgruntled employee out to get the boss. With help.
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney was hit with an ethics complaint, last week. It accuses her of “deliberately misleading, racist, and egregious conduct.” But will a House in which she’s a senior member of […]
RIOC President Susan Rosenthal was fired unexpectedly by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, June 19th. Sexually and racially offensive language was the cause, but it now appears she may be a victim […]