ADA, go to hell! Thats the message, loud and clear, from Roosevelt Island. Once the “City of Tomorrow,” it’s now the “Village of We Don’t Care” for the disabled and frail.Continue reading → ADA, go to hell! says Roosevelt Island
FIGMENT loves Roosevelt Island enough to bring the participatory arts festival back to Lighthouse Park, next year. FIGMENT 2020 now seeks City of Dreams Pavilion proposals.Continue reading → FIGMENT loves Roosevelt Island
My friend, rock star Binky Phillips arrived late at the top, but he’s there. International recognition is pouring in.Continue reading → Rock Star Binky Phillips
Was a RIOC driver as reckless as a furious and frustrated resident says? We can’t know for sure, but some facts are known. And they don’t reflect well on RIOC.Continue reading → Was RIOC Driver Reckless?
Manhattan Park’s project at 40 River Road got murkier yesterday, starting with increased ADA concerns and ending with permit questions.Continue reading → Manhattan Park Project Murkier
Last Chance: Salvage Swings has one week left in residence on Roosevelt Island. Winner of FIGMENT NYC 2019’s City of Dreams competition, the artwork remains until Friday, August 23rd.Continue reading → Last Chance: Salvage Swings in Lighthouse Park
Is Manhattan Park splitting a community?
Roosevelt Island, New York City’s most unique, economically diverse community is being sliced apart by Starrett. Starrett owns Manhattan Park. They’ve acted mainly as an absentee landlord. Until now.Continue reading → Manhattan Park Splitting a Community?
My new Ioan Popoiu masterpiece, a painting alive with brushstrokes emphasizing color over all else rests on the floor. Powerful paintings are a challenge. Where to hang them that won’t wash out everything else?Continue reading → My Ioan Popoiu Masterpiece
Luce 24 under 24 Awards were announced last week by sponsors the J. Luce Foundation & Orphans International for 2019. Here are the local Take Two winners.Continue reading → Luce 24 Under 24 Awards