RIOC’s July, 2020, board meeting featured an odd mix of steadiness under pressure, stressed by obvious fissures with the community.
A Queens-Manhattan bike bridge gathered steam last week when former traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz pitched it. But media reports left something out. The Queens Ribbon, if built, makes a mess on Roosevelt Island.
Who ambushed Susan Rosenthal? Who’s covering up for him or her, and why? A whistleblower? A disgruntled employee out to get the boss? We’re finally ready to name names and ask more questions.
David Kramer must go, but it’s not as simple as it was for Governor Cuomo to heartlessly boot Susan Rosenthal. That makes it no less a need.
The RIOC Cat Wars return after a two year pause, a peaceful period disrupted by distrust and RIOC’s failure to work with residents. But what’s it all about?
Inside the Sanctuary Speakeasy on Roosevelt Island, video shows massive changes underway, but longstanding, unanswered concerns also surface.
The RIOC Sucks Petition hit my inbox early yesterday morning. I appreciate that the subject line made me laugh, but inside, the details lacked humor, facts and insight.
Saturday, May 16th, the Roosevelt Island Farmers Market reopened after a long coronavirus layoff. Delicious, healthy foods returned under well thought out and safe conditions. And now, we learned, the market returns to its winter location under the Roosevelt Island Bridge helix on the first Saturday in November.
Hints of a Roosevelt Island reopening sifted to the rose in recent days. The latest? Liukoushui’s back to serving takeout from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 at night, meaning all eating places will return by June 1st
My friend Jack McManus died today, RIOC announced, on April 14th, 2020. After a good fight, he left this life overnight, they said.