Friday, June 24, 2005

NYers debate park restrictions

BY ROBERT POLNER (Staff writer Mary Voboril contributed to this story)
May 22, 2005 from

...Members of Friends of Travers Park in Jackson Heights said a Parks Department official told them there's no money to erect gates to keep children from toddling into the street....
The city is "well into a golden age for parkland," he said. His department has a record 10,000 employees -- including 7,000 seasonal workers and trainees and 3,000 full-timers -- and a formidable capital budget paying to create waterfront esplanades along the Hudson and Bronx rivers and refurbish such oases as MacArthur Park in Forest Hills and the toddler playground in Travers Park in Jackson Heights....
Weblog Commenting and Trackback by