The development of public parks is a priority for the Bloomberg administration, from Brooklyn Bridge Park to Governor's Island. But along with idyllic quietude there are massive concerts, helicopter traffic and Mister Softee trucks.
In this installment of our monthly series “Sound Off,” we examine how the sounds of ...
New York City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe dicusses the state of the city's parks. He's joined by Anthony Perez Cassino, chairman of the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy, to talk about the Bronx's new conservancy.
The Mayor has delivered his state of the city address and pledged to streamline New York’s budget. Public Advocate Bill de Blasio reacts. Then, parks commissioner Adrian Benepe on the new Van Cortland Park conservatory and how his department is preparing for the Spring season amidst a budget crunch. Plus: ...
The stimulus money is flowing throughout the region, but it’s hard to keep track of where exactly it’s being spent, and whether it’s going to a worthy cause. That’s where you come in. Amanda Michel and Mike Grabell discuss ProPublica’s Shovelwatch project and how you can help. Plus, Parks Commissioner ...
In the first of his regular Thursday appearances. MTA chief Elliot Sander discusses fare hikes, service cuts, and how to save our subway system. And, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe on the perils of artificial turf. Plus, how are NYC’s retailers performing, and what’s the effect on workers?
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