The 1619 Project, an ambitious effort to better reflect the African-American experience in American history, lands on Roosevelt Island. It’s the theme for this year’s Black History Month exhibit at Gallery RIVAA. […]
At Four Freedoms Park, 2020 begins informed by last year’s dynamics driving forward. Freedom and human rights mark New York City’s most tranquil venue.
Can phages save us? Really? From what? First, let’s figure out what phages are and how their near magical powers might work. Are you onboard?
Jim Luce pursues goodness. He’s done it for 20 years now. His quest, spurred by a serendipitous moment, completes a circle and begins a second.
A gift for Coler, Momo, waltzed into the Roosevelt Island facility yesterday. Angelica, the patient assistance program, delivered the sweet-tempered, light brown dog to loving, new guardians. Coler offers longterm care for […]
“They say you’ve got 50,000 good ones in ya…” That’s what Bill White told me. I was 18, and I’d probably used up no more than 50, so far.
CCNYC grants for community groups offer $2,000,000 for “initiatives aimed at improving the local quality of life.” Here’s how to get our neighborhood a slice. On our East River slice of rock, […]
How an Indonesian Fire hits New York City… “It is with very heavy hearts we announce that Presbyterian Orphanage in Tomohon, where we found Mathew Tendean Luce 24 years ago, was burned […]
Scenes: Fall For Arts 2019… Perfect weather welcomed muralists, kite lovers and more to Roosevelt Island for Fall For Arts 2019. The whole thing’s organized and sponsored by RIOC. Friends come along […]
The Roosevelt Island Community Garden’s space on a tucked away island harbors an urban retreat impossible anywhere else. A gift from the state flourishes with well-kept plots and a near secret lily […]