A sunny side of Main Street on Roosevelt Island rises into view soon after you leave the half-abandoned canyon and Shops On Main.
At RIOC, a tradition of lying is baked in, undermining the state’s own credibility and the public trust. But why?
Can Shelton Haynes handle RIOC? It’s a small deal in the greater State scheme of things, but Roosevelt Island needs better leadership. Can he supply it?
RIOC’s reckless assault on Southpoint Park comes on the heels of agency-wide evasion of responsibility. Ethical errors doom this project. And again, elected officials are in hiding. Memorize their names for the […]
A Southpoint Park hoax was exposed yesterday when a newly open RIOC released the three-year old redesign plan approved in 2017. That plan got trashed in 2020 for a whole new direction, […]
For RIOC, turnover and quarantines weave through a season spoiled by COVID-19, and yesterday brought a perfect storm.
The Seawright Haynes Town Hall put together in haste and shared on Facebook last night bombed. It bombed as any informercial masquerading as a town hall would. By David Stone Assembly member […]
Is Southpoint Park toxic waste the invisible gorilla in the room in the redesign? It seems to have slipped everyone’s notice, and that’s the point.
RIOC Chopped City, Part 2, provoked by mealy-mouthed excuse-making and evasion, takes an objective look at the careless destruction of inkberry trees. RIOC’s grounds crew decimated a couple of hundred feet of […]
Once “Tree City USA,” the local New York neighborhood is now “Roosevelt Island Chopped City.” Devastation of local greenery, a years long process, accelerates and adds rudeness and intimidation to the mix.