Roosevelt Island historic sites extend its full length from FDR Four Freedoms State Park, across from the United Nations to the Lighthouse in Hell Gate. Come take a south to north tour […]
Four Freedoms Park in winter maintains the calm without the crowds in New York City’s most serene space. History grows more clear with the chill.
Getting Roosevelt Island wrong isn’t easy. We’ve got Cornell Tech, The Tram, Four Freedoms Park, and so on. We’re a short hop out of Midtown. So, how come nobody gets their facts […]
Roosevelt Island population? How many people live here? Should be an easy answer, but it isn’t because it’s been lied about for so long. So, let’s clear it up.
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 […]
Roosevelt Island’s Main Street problem may never be perfectly solvable, but it can get better. Meanwhile, facts matter.
Back to Damnation Island book talk gets bigger. Stacy Horn’s book, Damnation Island, recalls some dark history from Roosevelt Island. Last December, Horn talked about her book at the library, but now, […]