Tag Archive for Randalls Island Parks Alliance

Randalls Island Bulletin (2010-2014)

Firefighters Sworn In By Mayor at Ceremony on Randall’s Island – NY 1, December 29, 2014 Ex-Parks Department employee claims she was fired after accusing bosses of sexual harassment, raunchy holiday parties – New York Daily News, December 20, 2014 Buffalo man pleads guilty to sale of ecstasy tied to 2013 Electric Zoo death on Randalls…

What would a free and open Randalls Island mean for me?

It would mean that I could run and bike and walk and play as fast and as forcefully as my spirit can go. It would mean that I could travel quickly from home and school and work to a more natural and holistic environment without having to pay dues and tolls and political favors. It…

Free Grass for the Working Class!

I grew up at 2030 Lexington Avenue, in a narrow, walk-up tenement owned by my grandfather. Today, when I stop by the community garden where our building once stood, I am filled with both hope and despair. I am saddened because even though the lot has been classified as a permanent “green” space, it remains…

Randalls Island Bulletin (2003-2009)

Randalls for rich: Mike, don't shun the poor children

Turf War: Why the fight for private school access to public land isn’t over yet (West Side Spirit, January 13, 2009) Court Decision: Citywide Council on High Schools, et al. v. FCRC et al. (Amended, December 29, 2009) Judge Rejects City’s Private Ballfield Plan For Randalls Island … Again (Gothamist, December 23, 2009) Randalls Island…