Parks Department Promise to Gardeners: Well, we’ll see…

Neighborhood Park Club Admits Impotence

It was an interesting meeting, the January 9th meeting of Community Board 1’s Tribeca Committee. We learned lots of things about the neighborhood, some of which had been sort of apparent, but not so well defined. We learned more about our neighbors; we learned more about what is happening to community boards; we learned who runs what, and what can be expected as things go merrily forward.

It was an evening in which Change was dominant. Change is surely inevitable, but it is not inevitably good, as became clear in the course of this meeting. In this case, I am saddened to report, a neighborhood gasped its last. (more…)