A “carbon sink” now proposed for Roosevelt Island, if built, would change the community and New York architecture forever. But imagination can sometimes overwhelm resistance.
RIOC caved again, giving the Sanctuary carte blanche for a West Promenade party, free illegal parking for guests and more. A new era of indifference to community concerns paved the way, and […]
Lawless RIOC must get out, and it needs to drag the HOLE with it out the door. Crucial failures accelerated since Boss Cuomo kicked Susan Rosenthal out. The only hope is a […]
Can RIOC News change the state’s narrative on Roosevelt Island, shining up a scuffed image? Will it inform, mislead or some of both?
Why did RIOC destroy Southpoint? Behind that simple question hides a string of others. And they go back years tainted with hidden motives.
Verdant Power’s East River tidal energy (RITE) project nears its finish. Three new turbines are ready, assembled on a TriFrame, and they spring into action this fall.
Isaias Struck Roosevelt Island. It was downgraded by then to a tropical storm, but the Island was carpeted with downed trees and branches, the worst centered on the north end.
A Promenade bike ban is best Roosevelt Island. Suggested by a reader, a ban makes sense, creating safer space and opening it up for more uses.
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.
This year, the Four Freedoms Park summer celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. But there’s even more to enjoy with women winning the right to vote.