NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Spring is in the air and a sign of hope is in bloom in parks across New York City.2-Year-Old Shot In Newark
You can find the flowers in 120 parks in all five boroughs.READ MORE: Teen Shot In The Hand On Upper East Side Monday Morning
Community groups planted 50,000 bulbs in the fall as a living memorial to those who died from COVID-19.
“I hope that when people are walking through their parks, if they see these small but mighty crocus bulbs coming up and blooming in their park that, we encourage you to take a pause, reflect on the year that just passed,” said Hannah Gall, volunteer program director with Partnership for Parks, which provided the bulbs.MORE NEWS: Met Gala Making Its Comeback In September
Crocuses are often some of the first blooms of the spring.