Bloomberg Philanthropies is donating $100 million to a Cornell University graduate school for a new high-tech New York City campus breaking ground Tuesday.
Preparations are underway on Roosevelt Island as Hillary Clinton makes what is being seen as her first major presidential campaign speech this weekend.
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, will hold a rally and deliver her first major policy speech of her candidacy next weekend on Roosevelt Island.
Club members regularly paddle through the creek which winds its way between Brooklyn and Queens, under the Pulaski Bridge, and ebbs in and out of the East River south of Roosevelt Island.
Crews have implemented an 8 percent voltage reduction on Roosevelt Island and several other areas in Manhattan.
The $2 billion Cornell University Roosevelt Island Technology Campus and Office Complex project is slated to break ground next year.
With straps and harnesses ready to go, a New York Police Department Emergency Service Unit took a short ride to their drill destination — 300 feet above Roosevelt Island.
The ironworker doing the maintenance high up at the top of the Roosevelt Island tower somehow got his foot stuck between a cable and a wheel.
After 40 years, and many starts and stops, a new memorial park in honor of America’s 32nd president will soon be open to the public.
The newly updated plans have been called the technology future for New York City. Housed on Roosevelt Island, Cornell Tech will be part graduate school, part office park for tech companies on the cutting edge.
Officials Announce Plan To Speed Innovation And Business Development At Cornell’s Graduate Tech Program
At a news conference, government leaders and representatives from the Ivy League university announced plans to have a patent officer stationed at CornellNYC Tech’s graduate school campus to help students and others more easily capitalize on their ideas.
On the Manhattan side of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, there is a giant bronze lamppost. There used to be two, but one of them mysteriously disappeared decades ago.
Sure, Central Park is not to be missed. But what about New York City’s hundreds of other precious green gems?
Cornell University and the Technion Institute of Technology of Israel have been selected by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to help build a Roosevelt Island Science Center into a rival of California’s Silicon Valley.
Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.