We’re absolutely delighted by this news and are so excited to follow along as this project develops and opens as early as this fall! From NYC Parks via Gothamist:
“After decades of service to New York City, and with perfect attendance records across the board, it’s time for these Parkies to hang up their hats and enjoy a life of leisure,” said Commissioner Silver. “Instead of moving down south to Florida, they will get their place in the sun in Flushing — at the new Home for Retired Playground Animals in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Come stop by and say hello to an old friend!”
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