Brewer Gives State of the Borough

Community leaders and borough residents gathered in the New School’s Tischman Auditorium on Sunday, January 31, to hear Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer give her second annual State of the Borough address and community conversation.

Blue Dragon to Arrive in April

A special visit to Roosevelt Island in 2014 will result in the installation of a sculpture, Blue Dragon, on the Island in early April of this year. Blue Dragon’s artists, Gustav and Ulla Kraitz, were brought to visit the Island by Islander Elisabeth Halvarsson Stapen in May of 2014. Stapen says of Gustav Kraitz, “He is excited about the Island. It pays that I brought him here.”

The RIRA Column

Valentine’s Day weekends for the past two years were both forecast to be snowy and cold. I implore you to check in on your infirm, immobile, and needy neighbors. Lend a helping hand as they seek comfort and warmth.

Many countries still associate Valentine’s Day with an actual saint, but the United States isn’t one of them. There’s a way to spoil any sweetheart (or yourself) in one of these activities.

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