Islanders can secure funding for two Island projects this week, but a heavy turnout of voters is needed.
Island House Tenants Are Buying, Will Control Board
The most important harbinger of spring on Roosevelt Island comes not with the casting off of goose-down coats, but with another busy planting season of the Roosevelt Island Garden Club.
Is it true that all good things must come to an end? After 20 years, the holiday tradition of lights on Main Street may have seen its last season.
There is an ongoing conversation about Nature Deficiency Disorder
Spring has sprung! The rain is falling, the wind is blowing, and the scaffolding is blooming. Those of you returning from sunny spring break locales, don’t despair. Those places may have the beautiful weather, but we have the culture. (Right..?)
Opening Day event: Saturday, April 18, 10:00 a.m. But wait! There's more!
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Participatory Budgeting Voting – Where & When
16 or over? U.S. citizen or not, just show up. They’ll be ready for you.
Tidal Energy Still Coming
If you stand outside Gristedes and look across the East River toward Queens, you may be looking at the future of sustainable energy in the United States. No, not the big steel shed with the outsize flashing chimneys, but the two tiny buoy-like things bobbing in the water near the Roosevelt Island Bridge.
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