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Friday, July 21, 2017

Roosevelt Island Summer Outdoor Movie Showing Coming To America Saturday Night July 22, At Firefighters Field - It's Very, Very Funny

The 2017 Roosevelt Island Outdoor Summer Movie Series continues Saturday night, July 22, at Firefighters Field

Image From June 30, 2017 Showing of Back To The Future

with the showing of Coming To America.

Hudson Related Files Plans For Roosevelt Island Riverwalk Residential Building 8 With 21 Floors And 341 Units - Does RIOC Know?

According to the Roosevelt Island Twitterverse:

The Real Deal adds:
Related Companies and Hudson Companies have filed plans for the eighth building in their Riverwalk rental complex on Roosevelt Island.

The developers plan to build a 21-story residential building at 460 Main Street, according to documents filed with the city’s Department of Buildings on Wednesday. The building would have 341 units and span 253,974 square feet....
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Good News, Roosevelt Island F Train Service To And From Manhattan This Weekend

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

to and from Manhattan this weekend.


Thursday, July 20, 2017

Roosevelt Island Library Closes Early Today Due To Extreme Heat - Air Conditioning Must Be Fixed At Roosevelt Island Public Library

The Main Street WIRE tweets:

The Twitterverse reported yesterday about the extreme heat

Roosevelt Island Summer Outdoor Movie Showing Finding Dory Friday Night July 21, At Firefighters Field

The 2017 Roosevelt Island Outdoor Summer Movie Series continues Friday night, July 21, at Firefighters Field

Image From June 30, 2017 Showing of Back To The Future

with the showing of Finding Dory.

Image From RIOC

Roosevelt Island Ferry Terminal Sign Spotted, Dock Construction Under Way, Service On Schedule For August - It's Time To Get On The Ferry!!!!!!

As reported July 14, construction work has started on the Roosevelt Island Ferry dock

and service is on schedule to begin in August, the exact date is not yet known.

The Roosevelt Island Twitterverse even spotted the future Roosevelt Island Ferry Terminal sign!!!!
I think Roosevelt Islanders will agree with Bay Rizz that it's Time To Take The Ferry!!!!!
The Roosevelt Island Ferry route is Astoria, Roosevelt Island, Long Island City, East 34th Street, Wall Street and back.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

NYC Heat Advisory Thru Tomorrow - Roosevelt Island Cooling Center At Senior Center 9 AM - 9 PM

It's very, very hot.

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for New York City. Therefore, on Wednesday, 7/19/17 and Thursday, 7/20/17 the cooling center will remain at the Roosevelt Island Senior Center (546 Main St) from 9AM to 9PM.

As a reminder, a cooling center will be made available when the heat index becomes dangerously high. Individuals without air conditioning, particularly those at risk for heat-related illness, should use established cooling centers during a heat wave.

Floating Above Queensboro Bridge Evening Traffic Jam On Roosevelt Island Tram -What A Gorgeous View!!!!!!!!

From the Roosevelt Island Twitterverse:

Traffic is crazy and my secret entrance is guarded....Tramming it home

A post shared by Spade (@spadedv) on

Roosevelt Island Community Invited To Explore Cornell Tech Campus on Saturday August 5 - Take A Virtual Walk Around Campus Today

The Roosevelt Island community is invited to explore the new Cornell Tech campus

 on Saturday August 5. According to Cornell Tech:
Co-hosted by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Dean Dan Huttenlocher
Saturday August 5, 2017
Cornell Tech
2 West Loop Road
  • Free Family Fun
  • Breakfast
  • Close up look at the Cornell Tech building exteriors
  • DJ
  • Fun photo station
  • Activities for kids
  • Giveaways
Registration required
Please RSVP 

The event is open to Roosevelt Island residents and Cornell Tech community only.

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