New York City is a vast place, but the parks are what make it interconnected. Especially when you travel down the Hudson River. The pictures are funny and memorable. For the past few weeks, my friends and I have gone to Corinth, NY, to bathe in the scorching hot sun and swim. Although the water had been cold, I, as did my friends, had a good time.
New York City opened a new public park for pedestrians to take in and photographers to take advantage of just down south. Just in time for the summer. The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation developed the project in partnership with the Hudson River Park Trust,” said Caily Rizzo. Furthermore, she follows up with that statement by Barry Biller, the developer of the project. “I hope Little Island will serve as a whimsical oasis for everyone who visits, a place to wander around and be happily surprised at every turn, to lounge and graze the landscape, and to be entertained, educated, and stimulated by our programming.”
At What Cost?
However, according to The New York Times, “It’s clearly going to cost a king’s ransom to maintain, a burden the Hudson River Park Trust (which is to say the public) would have to bear absent other arrangements. Fortunately, Diller has promised that his family foundation will pick up the tab for the next 20 years. That’s not forever, but it includes programming costs, Diller told me — until the programming (mostly free, not a moneymaker) can find nonprofit funding to “stand on its own.” After the next 20 years, he would have sent 380 million, and arguably “the largest private gift to a public park in the city’s history.”
Finally, if you want access to the public park, you and your friends need to get a timed entry ticket from now until September 30. Don’t panic – the entry is free! Be sure to book in advance and remember the park is open every day from 6 a.m. until 1 a.m. You don’t need a reservation if you go before noon or after 8PM.