A 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. […]
by David Stone Roosevelt Island Main Street Retail 2019 — same old song or something better? Has Hudson Related lived up to its promises, finally, this year? I’ve covered Hudson Related’s Shops […]
The Hudson Companies paradox is simple. This master builder turns into a corporate buffoon when it strays from its core mission. We see it on Roosevelt Island. Lots of it. Hudson builds […]
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. The first time […]
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 […]
The Sanctuary Event Space materialized out of thin air, yesterday, at 851 Main Street on Roosevelt Island. Is Hudson Related trying to pull a fast one in pursuit of Main Street retail […]
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 […]