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Millions Earmarked for East River Esplanade and Roosevelt Island Library

The East River waterfront and the Roosevelt Island Public Library will receive funding.

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Upper East Side Homes Worth More Than All The Bronx, Study Says

The neighborhood makes up about $96 million in property values, according to a researcher.

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Amazon Prime Now Expands One-Hour Delivery Service to Roosevelt Island

Get your Amazon Prime Now deliveries across the East River.

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Historic Queensboro Bridge Lamppost Base on Display After Years in Storage

The Beaux Arts-style lamp base now sits at the Roosevelt Island Historical Society Visitor Center.

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De Blasio, Bloomberg Praise One Another at Cornell Tech Groundbreaking

Though their relationship remains chilly, the two men were cordial during the event.

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'Big Uptick' in 311 Calls From Fearful Renters After Laws Expired: Mayor

Mayor Bill de Blasio says a strengthening of expired rent laws is the only solution.

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De Blasio to Skip Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign Launch Saturday

The mayor won't go to the Roosevelt Island event because he's waiting to hear Clinton's agenda.

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PTA Mom Wins Primary for Assembly Seat on the Upper East Side

Rebecca Seawright, a mother of two, beat three Democrats competing for the 76th District Assembly seat.

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Meet the 4 Democrats Competing for an Assembly Seat on the Upper East Side

The Democratic candidates running to replace Micah Kellner will debate each other Monday night.

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Locals Worry Cornell Tech Tower Will Block Views of Queensboro Bridge

The campus's 26-story residential building will contain more than 350 units.

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Teen Arrested Amid Spate of Burglaries on Roosevelt Island, Police Say

A burglary this week followed the same pattern as others at Roosevelt Landing earlier this year.

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Roosevelt Island Bridge Bike Lanes Too Dangerous to Use, Cyclists Say

The only path for bikers to ride off the island is slippery and filled with gravel, they said.

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Disability Group Raising Funds to Create Rare Statue of FDR in Wheelchair

The Roosevelt Island Disabled Association is raising funds for a memorial featuring FDR in a wheelchair.

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Cornell Secures Lease for Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

Cornell signed a lease agreement and also announced plans for a new residential building.

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Cornell NYC's 'Rock Star' Hires Bridge Gap Between Academia, Tech Startups

Cornell NYC Tech announced Monday four new faculty hires for its inaugural class that began last month.