Why is the Municipal Park still barricaded?
For almost a month this summer, the 8.8-hectare green space surrounding the Town Hall was home to the Occupy the protesters of the Mayor’s Office while calling on the mayor and City Council to spread the NYPD. U the cops released the camp on July 22nd, and since then, the park – which has several grassy lawns, sitting areas, and fountains – has been heavily barricaded, making it inaccessible to the neighboring lower Manhattan community, and residents can’t get an answer to that.
A group of neighbors called Friends of the Mayor’s Park, Tribeca Citizen report, tried to speak with the Department of Parks, the NYPD, and the mayor to advocate for the reopening of the park, but to no avail. “We stay locked out of our precious green space even when the block relaxes,” Skip Blumberg, the leader of the Friends of the City Park group, tells Tribeca Citizen.
Meanwhile, the group met weekly for “weed sessions” to keep the only part of the park to which they had access: plant beds at the entrance to the park’s Brooklyn Bridge.
An NYPD spokesman told Tribeca Citizen that there is no official date for removing the barriers but that the NYPD is in talks with the mayor to continue to “ease the restrictions.”
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