NYC Has 98 Closed Playgrounds, Despite Mayor Eric Adams’ Pledge

On the campaign trail, Eric Adams—then a candidate for mayor of New York City— promised to prioritize reopening playgrounds in housing projects. A year later, more of them are closed than before, according to a report in The City by Reuven Blau and Candace Pedraza. “Families need safe outdoor spaces to reclaim a sense of normalcy,” […]