Did RIOC forget about the FDR Hope Memorial? Adopted with many thanks in 2018, the long planned site is idle and overgrown.
Why did RIOC destroy Southpoint? Behind that simple question hides a string of others. And they go back years tainted with hidden motives.
Tropical Storm Isaias exposes RIOC dysfunction as the state agency fumbled and bumbled its leadership role. So bad, it was almost funny. Except for the risks.
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.
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 trips on the heels of a broad evasion of responsibility. Ethical errors doom this project. And again, elected officials hide. Memorize their names for coming elections: Seawright, Serrano, Kallos, Brewer and Cuomo. A vote for any of them is a vote against […]
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, but nobody seems to know why.
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 Rebecca Seawright wiped away any pretense about the online event’s purpose, starting with a circle jerk […]