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In New York: Crazy, Kids – or Old Fashioned Hatred? You Be The Judge

Roosevelt Island, N.Y. With the rising tide of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism since the election of Donald Trump in America, indeed the world, we cannot expect to avoid a reflection in our own backyard. Even the elderly and disabled are suffering with severe budget cuts. Luckily the reflection is small. In fact, we […]

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Tadeusz Sudol: Connected to Two Worlds – New York and Old Europe

New York, N.Y. Every day, when Tadeusz (Tad) Sudol, Ph.D. makes the crossing from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island — the “small town” of 14,000 in New York’s East River — he is reminded of another crossing he made, 28 years ago. In 1988, Peter Marcuse, a professor of urban planning at Columbia University, met him […]

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Ulla and Gustav Kraitz to Unveil Blue Dragon on Roosevelt Island, NYC

New York, N.Y. A dedication ceremony for the Blue Dragon sculpture, donated to Roosevelt Island by world renowned Swedish artists Ulla and Gustav Kraitz, will be held at Southpoint Park on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. The Blue Dragon embarked on a long voyage to its new home, departing from Hamburg, Germany on March […]

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Roosevelt Island Prepares for Third Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

New York, N.Y.  Warm weather is upon us at last, and with it comes the Third Annual Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Festival. Located under the 59th Street Bridge, across from the United Nations, Roosevelt Island has 600 incredible cherry trees. With the opening of FDR Four Freedom Park, a $50 million improvement to the island […]

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