RIOC operations growth was on display, last Thursday, and presentations were strong. But something was missing: residents.
The coronavirus slammed families across the spectrum, but the Roosevelt Island Free Food Pantry pushes back each Friday. Hunger’s given less of a toehold because our neighbors find a way. By David Stone Roosevelt Island News Hunger Meets Its Match Untangling the chaos immediately following the early onslaught […]
Fixing RIOC’s budget, even as so many things distract us and them, is a must because the risks of delay are so high.
Bring back Susan Rosenthal. The idea popped into my head as I reviewed her lawsuit, this morning. It’s the right thing, and it should happen. But it won’t be complete until there’s a housecleaning.
Jonathan Fadner’s new musical brings ghosts — Roosevelt Island’s own — to MSTDA. Streaming performances promise brightening the holidays.
The 2020 Common Council of the Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) got a refresh, this week. New officers and members have an activist bent.
Autumn 2020 in Southpoint Park is poignant because the conversion underway changes it permanently. We leave the visible scars out for a nostalgia tour of the residents’ treasure it once was.
Autumn falls gently on Four Freedoms Park, New York City’s most peaceful venue. Now, more than ever, the retreat calls your senses.
Roosevelt Island life changed forever on October 29th, 1989, but you probably missed the anniversary. We never celebrate the day the subway opened here because we have mixed emotions. We shouldn’t.
An MSTDA Thriller enlivened the Rivercross lawn on Tuesday, spirits dancing until it was dark. “Happy Halloween” was the message.