randall’s island

Former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe Returns, Expresses Displeasure at Movement to "Curtail" Public-Private Partnerships (His Legacy?) in the Media

Former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe Returns, Expresses Displeasure at Movement to “Curtail” Public-Private Partnerships (His Legacy?) in the Media

August 16, 2013

Recently, in a rather long interview with the New York Observer, former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe said that during his ten year tenure overseeing our city’s public spaces and recreation areas, Mayor Michael Bloomberg never told him to seek out “public-private partnerships” to help fund maintenance and activities at New York City parks. He told […]

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NYC Parks Department: No record of number of trees felled at Randall's Island

NYC Parks Department: No record of number of trees felled at Randall’s Island

April 15, 2008

Metro NY reporter Patrick Arden reported Monday that New York City has no record of the number of trees felled at Randall’s Island for the “controversial sports fields” run by private corporations they are pushing to place there. The city is currently in court over this issue. It is estimated that thousands of trees were […]

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