Friday, May 20, 2016

Roosevelt Island Residents Surveyed About Future Of Southpoint Park At Farmers Market Last Saturday - Upcoming Resident Surveys At Bike NY Helmet Giveaway, Roosevelt Island Day And Online

Mr. Bloch and Ms. Miltimore spoke with members of the Roosevelt Island community at the Farmers Market last Saturday about possible future uses at Southpoint Park

including an East River kayak facilitity, open spaces,

special events, performances, making it pet friendly,

landscape aesthetics, the Smallpox Hospital

and much more.

I spoke with Mr. Bloch about the Southpoint Open Space Survey at last Saturday's Farmers Market. Here's what he had to say.

The Southpoint Open Space Survey team reported today:
Rescheduled Pop-Up Outreach Meeting

What do you think of Southpoint Open Space? Would you like to see it enhanced for the community?

We want to hear from you. We want to know what you think.

In light of tomorrow's forecast for a rainy Saturday, our second Pop-Up Outreach Meeting has been rescheduled. Please note the new day and time below.

Come to Bike New York's Helmet Giveaway Event on Thursday, 5/26 from 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM, located in Good Shepherd Plaza (543 Main Street).

We will be at a project booth where you can tell us what you think about the Southpoint Open Space and the Smallpox Hospital, a New York City Landmark.

Can't make it? We'll also be at Roosevelt Island Day to host our third and final Pop-Up Outreach Meeting. Make sure to stop by our booth to tell us what you think!

Roosevelt Island Day
When: Saturday, June 11, from 11 AM to 3 PM
Where: Good Shepherd Plaza (543 Main Street) & Blackwell Plaza (500 Main Street)

For more information and to learn about more opportunities to get involved, visit the project website by clicking here:

Have a comment or suggestion? Email us at

We're looking forward to hearing from you!
More information on the Southpoint Open Space project at their web site and this previous post.