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08.12.14 Bucky Turco

According to DNAInfo, the city’s Parks Department is spritzing parks and other greenspaces with a pesticide that is known to cause cancer: The Parks Department sprays the pesticide, called Roundup, to kill weeds that harbor rats on “little-used” areas near playgrounds, officials said. The city posts warning signs for 24 hours before and after spraying. […]

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07.24.12 Bucky Turco

On Sunday, freelancer photographer Denise Ginley was walking along the greenway beneath the FDR in Manhattan with her boyfriend when she noticed a bizarre-looking animal carcass lying on a sandy strip of beach under the Brooklyn Bridge. “We were horrified by it and we took some camera phone pictures and then finally we decided to […]

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04.22.11 Marina Galperina

NYC Park Department’s press release announcing Ai Weiwei’s public art display at the Pulitzer Fountain on Fifth and 59th is forgetting something… something important… like that Ai hasn’t been heard from since he was arrested and detained by the Chinese gov on April 3rd under the pretense of ridiculous accusations like illegal distribution of pornography […]

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04.15.10 Bucky Turco

Have you met Pearl the squirrel? It’s the Parks Department’s kinky new mascot. Why am I not surprised that a Disney employee came up with the design for this creepy woodland creature? |NYP| […]

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