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November 12, 2017

[Editor’s note: The following is a reprint of an article published in 2007, at the time of RIRA’s 30th anniversary, with some minor edits. We feel the perspective it offers of RIRA’s history, and the issues the organization has faced, is important for new – as well as long-term – Islanders.]

Though Roosevelt Island now boasts a Starbucks and a Duane Reade, some aspects of life on the “Little Apple” have remained remarkably the same since my family move...

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