From Bayside Patch:
Reverend Phillip Kim of Korean Presbyterian in Bayside recently filed a petition with the city asking to have the name of Marie Curie Park to "Marie Curie Playground," a move he says will make the area safer for the children who play there.
The park is used by children from the church, because they are located on opposing sides of the same street.
"It's my understanding that under the current situation, because it is a park, the area is open to the general public," Kim said.
But Kim would like to see the city officially name this public space a playground, which he said would make it subject to a stricter set of regulations, prohibiting any adults unaccompanied by children from entering.
"It's a problem because we've notice adults engaging in questionable behaviors in front of the children," Kim said.