Any ideas about a Cherry Blossom Festival for Roosevelt Island this year got nixed yesterday. Last year’s organizers conceded defeat, without accepting responsibility for the 2019 fiasco. All around bungling did the trick.
An MTA bus plan fight rallied quickly on Roosevelt Island in the last several days. Efforts rose from multiple directions as news about killing Q102 service spread. Reporting by David Stone A few years back, the MTA severely limited Q102 bus service on Roosevelt Island by cutting all […]
Can RIOC save the Q102? That question rose fast after yesterday’s Transportation meeting at the Senior Center. And RIOC acted nearly as quickly.
RIOC’s Re-Introducing Transportation attracted a full house and plenty of passion, yesterday. As much listening tour as anything else, the talk turned heated.
Lighthouse Park redesign took a step forward Wednesday evening in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd. Residents teamed up to plot directions as the park grows.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoes eBike bill, raising eyebrows. The bill passed with huge majorities in both houses. But common sense prevailed in the governor’s office, and he told the legislature to try again, keeping safety in mind.
The first Roosevelt Island Tram made it’s last run across the East River, ten years ago this March. Its replacement is safer and more reliable, but discovered by tourists, it’s not as special.
Why is RIOC’s PSD budgeting an $8K boost for every uniformed officer? The proposed 2020 budget sent to Albany includes that uptick in pay. But the reason is not well-known.
The Sanctuary’s Christmas Gift for Roosevelt Island is no surprise. Just what we didn’t want and expected anyway. RIOC‘s response…? Fair to assume nobody at 591 Main got a spine in their Christmas stocking, this year.
Roosevelt Island’ Tree Lighting for 2019, blessed with mild weather and superbly organized, lit up Friday night. Around 500 crowded the Rivercross Lawn for a holiday festival. Roosevelt Island Tree Lighting 2019 starts with caroling. A little after six, the cast from Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance’s […]