Friday, December 30, 2016

Good News, Roosevelt Island F Train Service To And From Manhattan This New Year's Weekend - Also, Take A Tour Of The Second Avenue Subway Art & Innovation With Roosevelt Island Historical Society Sunday January 1

According to the MTA, there will be Roosevelt Island F Train

service to and from Manhattan this New Year's weekend.

Also, Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) President Judy Berdy leads a tour of the Second Avenue Subway on Sunday January 1. According to the RIHS:
Tour the Art and Innovation of the NEW Second Avenue Subway

FINALLY! The Second Avenue subway, connecting with the F line at 63rd Street and stopping at 72nd, 86th and 96th Streets, will open on SUNDAY, January 1, 2017.

Be among the first to admire the artwork and innovation of this dramatic expansion of public transportation.

Roosevelt Island Historical Society president Judy Berdy will lead adventurous travelers on a tour through the three new Second Avenue Subway Stations.

Meet at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 1st at the Roosevelt Island Subway Station, in the waiting area on the upper level, just past the turnstiles.

"See what has been happening all these years. We will explore the contemporary mosaics by famed artists, the escalators and more," said Berdy.

For additional information, please call 212-688-4836 or 917-744-3721.

RSVPs and donations to benefit the Historical Society will be gratefully appreciated.
Here's more

on the Second Avenue Subway art.