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
Art Inspired by Louis Kahn: Last year, Louis Kahn’s “era defining” architecture earned a show at the Design Museum of London. For 2019, it’s Roosevelt Island’s Gallery RIVAA, and Kahn’s influence on contemporary art. Photo credit: all pictures courtesy of Tad Sudol, Gallery RIVAA Contemporary art inspired by Louis Kahn
Back to Damnation Island book talk gets bigger. Stacy Horn’s book, Damnation Island, recalls some dark history from Roosevelt Island. Last December, Horn talked about her book at the library, but now, her new talk needs more space. Back to Black (well’s) fills the Chapel of the Good Shepherd on
Roosevelt Island is too short. Like a relatively tiny NFL quarterback, Roosevelt Island’s ambitions exceed its possibilities, but no one fesses up to a scam gone on too long. When he was an NFL quarterback, Doug Flutie’s passes shot up out of a shrinking wall of linebackers and lineman, source
RIOC Picks Amanda Matthews for Nellie Bly Monument “The Girl Puzzle” will be located in Lighthouse Park The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) selected Amanda Matthews/Prometheus Art to construct the Nellie Bly Monument. The installation lands on the northern end of Roosevelt Island at Lighthouse Park. Recently, Lighthouse Park hosted