It's a Wonderful Park Workshop

Drama Over Missing Greenpoint Parks is Focus of Pop-Up Performance

DNAinfo
December 1, 2015

Friends of Bushwick Inlet are hosting a theater performance at the site of a missing park in hopes of pressuring the city to turn the area into a park more quickly. View Full CaptionFacebook/Friends of Bushwick Inlet/John Saponara

GREENPOINT — A pop-up theater performance at the site of a plot of land that the city promisedto turn into a park a decade ago, will renew the community’s call for their much-deserved green space this Saturday, its organizers said.

Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park will host “It’s a Wonderful Park,” a spin-off of the 1946 Frank Capra Christmas flick “It’s a Wonderful Life,” this Saturday organized by two CUNY students with performances by local kids and park activists.

“By having children involved and being playful and being creative, that embodies the idea of what our group is doing and what we’re trying to get this city to do,” said Steve Chesler, 53, one of the Bushwick Inlet Park’s organizers….

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Photo by John Saponara

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