The Big Red RI Sign Was Never Going Away

Unhappy Anniversary: One Year Ago, Hudson-Related's RIOC Broke A Promise

Co-presidents of Hudson Related's RIOC cuddle beneath the big red RI Sign they promised to remove if residents didn't like it. No poll was ever taken.
Co-presidents of Hudson Related's RIOC cuddle beneath the big red RI Sign they promised to remove if residents didn't like it. No poll was ever taken.
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The big red RI Sign stays, RIOC’s board of enablers decided, just one year ago, and that brought closure after more than a year of protest. It did not bring satisfaction. Or respect. Now, the state says, “Get Over it, Roosevelt Island.”

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