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RIOC and RIRA Meet on Back to Back Evenings Last Week

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Despite the summery weather, with temperatures in the 80’s, the Island celebrated its Fall for the Arts festival last weekend. The festivities included the unveiling of the Island’s first Book Birdhouse, live music, art, activities for children, and at the end, the annual Kite Flight for Peace at Four Freedoms Park. 

The Book Birdhouse

A jazz concert in the RIVIVA gallery on Friday evening kicked off the weekend. On early Saturday, the Book Bird House,...

April 8, 2019

With Spring Break fast approaching, there is still time to sign up for some great enrichment opportunities for your children right here on Roosevelt Island.

MSTDA Broadway Bootcamps: Spring and Summer

After launching their first Broadway Bootcamp during mid-winter break, Main Street Theater and Dance Alliance (MSTDA) will again offer a fun filled, action packed musical theater experience the week of April 23rd.  This time they will run two separate...

November 9, 2018

The new paperback thriller Bill & Jessie’s House by Island author Joyce Keating is a gripping read. Set in an old haunted house in the trendy neighborhood of Georgetown, Washington, D.C., where a young family house sits while the owners tour London, this page turner delivers all the goods of an edge-of-your-seat horror story.

If the goal was to scare the reader, the story certainly accomplishes that. It gave me nightmares. Bill and Jessie own a huge ol...

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