Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Queens parks photography exhibit

...the city Parks Dept. this month unveiled — at two indoor locations — "A Salute to Queens Parks," a photography exhibit featuring 50 winning images taken by local residents for the photography contest celebrating Queens parks.

Queens' beauty in park pictures

On display through Jan. 30 [at the Arsenal in Central Park and the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows], the photographs reflect the grandeur of the people, and of the borough's multitude of parks.

"When Queens became a borough of New York City in 1898, there were many acres of farmland but few public parks," said Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe.

Now there are many acres of concrete and few open spaces.

For some reason, Crappy's photos of Flushing Meadows didn't make the grade...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Screw the parks department. They should show what their parks really look like. Get a brochure from NYC Park Advocates and you'll see.