Despite promises last month that there would be no parking on grass land at Flushing Meadows Park during the U.S. Open and Mets games this year, Parks Department officials admitted this week that it probably will happen the weekend of Sept. 7-9.
City Flip-Flops Over Parking Plan
A spokesperson from the Parks Department said on Monday that areas of Flushing Meadows south of the Long Island Expressway, near Meadow Lake, will be used “as a last resort,” once all existing parking lots are full. The official noted that following the events, the land would be reseeded.
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