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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

NYC Park Advocate article

Crain's New York Business just published an article on park advocate Geoffrey Croft. Geoffrey is a really important voice for New York City's residents and gave our group much needed advice when we first began organizing:

An army of one
By Daniel Massey

Published: June 14, 2009 - 5:59 am

Geoffrey Croft wolfed down a plate of rice and beans last week and hustled to City Hall, where he told a NY1 reporter that the new High Line elevated park in trendy Chelsea was getting more than its fair share of security guards. The camera had barely stopped rolling when he dashed around the corner to a press conference on the city's plan to allow private schools to pay for special access to ball fields on Randall's Island. “This is outrageous,” he said, echoing one of his signature refrains. “We need to stop this.”

You can read the article in its entirety here.

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