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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 16, 2019

RIOC is lowering the proposed fence around the Octagon Field from ten feet to three and a half feet and they have decided to no longer fence the eastern side of the field. As to the permitting piece, well that’s not so simple; “We have very little open space on this Island, unfortunately,” expressed new Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation hire Jonna Carmona-Graf about her effort to accomodate all users of our fields, including for-profit off-Island...

February 26, 2019

I have written this letter to address you about the problem at the Octagon soccer field. It's going to be closed for a long time and Firefighter's is the only field we can play soccer, but only on Fridays. Octagon Field is used by me and lots of other kids on the Island.

Octagon Field is a public space where you can meet up with your friends and play soccer. It is ridiculous for RIOC to permit the field! I use the field to play because it is the only...

February 4, 2019

If the sold-out shows at this past weekend’s teen theatre performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream send one message regarding community, then RIOC’s recent press release further diminishing the amount of time we have access to our own fields stands in stark contrast.

In what other place do the local residents have to beg for field time like we do here? Where else are you forced to spectate from your windows overlooking those fields while non-resid...

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