Search Results for: roosevelt island

Transportation Landmarks: Roosevelt Island Treasures tour

Comments Off on Transportation Landmarks: Roosevelt Island Treasures tour

Queensboro Bridge and Roosevelt Island

Comments Off on Queensboro Bridge and Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island Tram at night

After a lovely weeknight dinner, my (twin) cousin and I didn’t want to part ways just yet. We pondered what to do. It was frigid outside, so taking a walk through the city streets wouldn’t do. We were full, so … Continue reading

Posted in Mini-scursions, Quartet of infrastructure videos | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Roosevelt Island AVAC System and A Walk Down Newtown Creek

On the recommendation of my college advisor (though I graduated some time ago, he’s my advisor for life) I researched an organization called Open House New York. Advisor told me I must check out their weekend-long event in October, where, … Continue reading

Posted in Excursions, Tours | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

New York’s Other Islands boat tour

I love Open House New York for their weekend, but also for their programs all year long. When I saw in their email newsletter that they’d be doing a boat tour of “New York’s Other Islands” I thought it’d be … Continue reading

Posted in Excursions, Tours | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Newtown Creek

Prior to this week’s excursion I again solicited location suggestions from friends and coworkers, with the condition that I wanted to go somewhere in Brooklyn or Queens (boroughs often neglected on this blog due to non-proximity) and near water. Easy … Continue reading

Posted in Excursions | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Trains and Trams

Two exciting infrastructural things happened this past week. First, my trusty explorer-friend sent me a link about the MTA running vintage trains this month. Second, the Roosevelt Island tram reopened after 9 months of renovations. I ambitiously set out to … Continue reading

Posted in Excursions | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Blog milestones

Dear readers, I wanted to share with you a few pieces of exciting news regarding this blog: an anniversary, an award, and an amazing connection made.

Posted in Blog news | Leave a comment