Verdi Square is a small park on the Upper West Side, and though it is now vibrant and full of life, it wasn't always that way. Aleya Lehmann, president of "The Friends of Verdi Square," stopped by CBSN New York to talk to Dana Tyler about the park's makeover. Learn more at

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