It was smooth, but not without controversy.
“We’re doing some new things,” says Roosevelt Island’s Beacon Program Director, Kim Massey.
Voters in Tuesday’s Residents Association election seemed to be responding to President Jeff Escobar’s plea for a calmer, more purposeful Common Council.
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Happy fall! Cornell Tech celebrated some big news on the Island since last we wrote. As our campus on the south end of Roosevelt Island begins to take shape, and we’re less than three years away from opening the first phase, we now have a presence on Main Street: Cornell Tech’s new community space at Gallery RIVAA (Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association), at 527 Main Street.
There’s a chill in the air, but don’t hibernate until you’ve had a little fall fun (and maybe a feast!).
Two Roosevelt Island teens won coveted Jacob Javitz scholarships through the New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) this year.
M&D Deli is getting a much-needed facelift – a renovation to be completed before the new year.
The recent arrival of Ebola in New York harkens back to a time on Roosevelt Island when smallpox – then among the world’s deadliest diseases – plagued the city.