According to The Atlantic, Manhattanhenge is:
... the twice-a-year phenomenon when the sun sets exactly along the cross streets of New York City's prodigious grid....From the Roosevelt Island Twitterverse:
I'll bet you could get an awesome Manhattanhenge with a long lens on a tripod from Roosevelt Island. Weather permitting...Hugh is right. Here's Manhattanhenge seen from a Roosevelt Island Manhattan Park balcony tonight
— Hugh (@GammaInfinity) May 31, 2014
#manhattanhenge @everythingnyc #rooseveltisland beautiful view. http://t.co/x6NYgwpLRd
— Amanda Sadlier (@amandasadlier) May 31, 2014
More information on Manhattanhenge from Neil deGrasse Tyson of the American Museum Of Natural History
and these previous posts.
UPDATE 10:40 PM - Diana Desrocher shares another awesome, though cloudy, Manhattanhenge view
from Manhattan Park tonight.
UPDATE 6/2 -Isis Barquero shares more Manhattanhenge photos seen from Roosevelt Island. These were taken June 1 from Southpoint Park.