Category Archives: park funding

Breaking News – Mayor rejects plan to boost park funding

By Len Maniace Mayor de Blasio’s spending plan for the city omitted a City Council proposal to increase park spending by $27.5 million aimed at narrowing the gap between New York’s have and have-not parks. The mayor’s proposed city budget is not … Continue reading

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Thousands line up to visit World’s Fair ruin at Flushing Meadows

By Len Maniace The line of pilgrims waiting for a glimpse inside the ruin known as the New York State Pavilion today was worthy of any line at the World’s Fair 50 years ago. It was also a tribute to … Continue reading

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No more ‘Tale of Two Cities’ for our parks

By Len Maniace Most New Yorkers need only take a walk in the park to find an example of Mayor de Blasio’s “Tale of Two Cities.” Our high-profile parks  – Central Park, Madison Square Park and  High Line Park to … Continue reading

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