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.
Is a miracle on Main Street possible for Roosevelt Island? After decades of disappointment, any major uptick might look like one, but can RIOC pull it off?
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. And now, at mid-year, it’s worse.
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
The Hudson Companies paradox is simple. This master builder turns into a corporate buffoon when straying from its core mission. We see it on Roosevelt Island. Lots of it. Hudson builds beautiful, even landmark residences, but underperforms when it goes into unfamiliar territory.
David Kramer’s Main Street Retail Tango hit the stage again this week. The scene was a RIOC committee meeting, and Kramer repeated his familiar footwork. The audience tapped along.
Roosevelt Island’s future rolls large into view today when a RIOC committee takes on three big agenda items. By coincidence, they get critical attention at the same time, and each may permanently alter the community.
The Sanctuary Event Space materialized out of thin air, yesterday, September 24th, 2020, at 851 Main Street on Roosevelt Island. Is Hudson Related trying to pull a fast one in pursuit of Main Street retail profits?
Dayspring Church restaurant deception reached a peak yesterday when construction proved RIOC’s claims to be false. Hudson Related refuses to answer questions, and legitimate concerns are ignored. Why? Why deception? Red flags unfurled when word got out that Hudson Related planned to turn the former Dayspring Church into […]