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October 13, 2017

Ed Murray started performing when he was just five years old. So great was his love for entertaining crowds through music, dance, and drama, that he eventually obtained a college degree in theater. His dream was to graduate, then “make it” in The Biz. 

But, as fate would have it, life never seemed to open up the right doors for him. So, he became a teacher and, for 31 years, used his talents to help his students develop their own gifts in the performin...

October 5, 2017

Uncrowded streets. Lazy strolls along the promenade. Expansive views of New York’s cityscape. Ahhhhhh – the beauty and splendor of Island living. And yet (insert heavy sigh) . . . where to eat? This is a daily dilemma facing those of us who call Roosevelt Island our home. And for those of us new to the Island, including myself (as of December), figuring out what to do when your stomach starts growling can be a downright traumatic experience. There are...

August 28, 2017

Something magnificent occurred on August 21. No, I’m not talking about the celestial glory of the solar eclipse. I’m talking about something far more intimate and closer to home: the final performance of this season’s summer R&R Family Concert Series on Roosevelt Island. The relaxing evening of classical music featured the performances of four extraordinary talents: Daniel Weiser (piano), Iris Jortner (cello), Ralph Allen (violin), and Marcia Cassidy...

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