The city granted a license to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to use Damrosch Park for fashion shows and other events, including Big Apple Circus performances. But protesters said the takeover of the park was a secret.
Two of the animals were found dead and two others had to be euthanized because of the extent of their injuries.
Alexandra Rosa, chief of staff to Borough President Helen Marshall, said the chances of a tree transplantation being successful were low.
The McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg was open and crowded on this sweltering Wednesday, even after news of more arrests at the site, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported
Temperatures can reach more than 170 degrees on artificial turf fields and over 160 degrees on black rubber safety surfacing, according to readings taken by NYC Park Advocates.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s company is renting out a large chunk of Randall’s Island for a company get-together. But many feel that the celebration is blocking the public from enjoying the land for Father’s Day Weekend.
Posted prominently on Chelsea streets in the 20s and 30s are mysterious flyers, calling on all High Line tourists to only walk in groups limited to two on the sidewalk, and to refrain from taking pictures.
Geoffrey Croft, president of NYC Park Advocates, said the trees behind Queens Borough Hall were taken down to make way for construction equipment.
It’s one of the top tourist destinations in New York City and arguably the most famous park in the world. And now it’s the scene of a spike in crime.