Halloween Fundraisers: Don a Costume for a Cause

Local Parents Band Together to Protest New Dog Park Site

Main Street Block Party a Fall Hit

Octagon Field Renamed McManus, Tensions Remain

Islanders Enjoy Fall for the Arts Festival

RIOC and RIRA Meet on Back to Back Evenings Last Week

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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...

March 18, 2019

Islanders no longer have to head down to Washington Square or Union Square Park to wait for a willing partner to play chess with. Walk into the local Roosevelt Island branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL) on a weekday afternoon or a Saturday and see chess being played by local youth. While chess is undeniably “a thinking person's game” it has become more mainstream and and chess programs are seeing heavy enrollment numbers throughout the City,...

September 13, 2018

Get your hard hats ready! Island construction was the unofficial theme of the September 6 Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation Board of Directors meeting.

Some of the upcoming work will be funded by a one-time State payment of $23.9 million, compensation for the land that the Loop Road, which rings Cornell’s development, sits on. As part of his presentation of the 2018-2019 budget, RIOC Comptroller Muneshwar Jagdharry affirmed that the $23.9 million...

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