Bushwick Inlet Follow Up

Here are some press links from yesterday’s Bushwick Inlet groundbreaking:

North Brooklyn Now a Little Bit Optimistic About Promised Parks [Observer/NY Future Initiative]
Williamsburg Park Under Way, But Full Vision Still Unmet [Metro]
Ground Breaks on New Brooklyn Waterfront Park [WNYC]
City Breaks Ground on Bushwick Inlet Park [NY1]
City Breaks Ground on a 28-acre Park [GlobeSt.com]
City Breaks Ground on New Brooklyn Park [Post]
Mayor Breaks Ground on First Phase of Bushwick Inlet Park [Eagle]

And last, NAG’s press release on the groundbreaking. Here’s an excerpt:

The Parks Department and the Open Space Alliance, along with neighborhood groups including NAG, the Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park, and the Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks and Planning, have worked long and hard to create more open space along the East River. This future facility, along with East River State Park and the reopening of McCarren Pool, are examples of what can be done when local organizations and government work together to set priorities, push through bureaucracy and create positive change… But we must highlight the other open space commitments made during the 2005 rezoning in an agreement between the City Council and Bloomberg administration that have not yet materialized