During the Lockdown, Construction Accelerated While Everyone Else Stopped

UPDATE: RIOC/Hudson Related Dumps Speakeasy and Outdoor Beer Garden in Park

Updated 5 weeks ago
While everyone else stopped following Governor Cuomo's executive order, The Sanctuary accelerated construction, apparently without any interference from RIOC.
While everyone else stopped following Governor Cuomo's executive order, The Sanctuary accelerated construction, apparently without any interference from RIOC.
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

Updating our story, we can report that there’s consistency in the continuing saga of RIOC/Hudson Related’s dumping of a speakeasy and outdoor beer garden on Roosevelt Island. That is, none of the usual rules apply, as usual.

 

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