In a last minute move, RIOC seeks a benefit for Hudson-Related, disregarding public wishes, at its December board meeting. The state agency wants the real estate giant off the hook for building […]
In April, 2011, the Wall Street Journal quoted RIOC board member Jonathan Kalkin. “This has really been the big thing on this island that’s never worked. We’re excited to finally take this […]
Can a great MTA idea be repeated, giving RIOC a clear path for saving Roosevelt Island’s Main Street? It’s complicated, but possible.
A happy, sunny side of Main Street on Roosevelt Island rises into view soon after you leave the half-abandoned canyon and Shops On Main.
David Kramer must go, but it’s not as simple as it was for Governor Cuomo to heartlessly boot Susan Rosenthal. That makes it no less a need.
Inside the Sanctuary Speakeasy on Roosevelt Island, video shows massive changes underway, but longstanding, unanswered concerns also surface.
Let’s take a look at Hudson Related’s Shops On Main for a January 2020 update. Four months ago, David Kramer gave a rosy public presentation, but the reality doesn’t match the promises. […]
Roosevelt Island Main Street Retail 2019 — same old song or something better? Has Hudson Related lived up to its promises, finally, this year? by David Stone Roosevelt Island News
Hudson’s lousy holiday spectacle for 2017 exceeds expectations in reverse. In 2019, we asked, “$75,000 for that?” Two years later, it’s WTF? That’s as clear as we can make it, suitable for […]
Roosevelt Island 2019 holiday decorating got a kick start on Tuesday. Santa’s sleigh arrived in Good Shepherd Plaza. New ornaments hung from trees in Riverwalk Commons, and Manhattan Park’s best in town […]