Volume 79, Number 20 | October 21 - 27, 2009
West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Another benchmark for Wash. Sq.
Tuesday morning, workers were battening down a bunch of Washington Square Park’s old benches on a flatbed trailer, ready to cart them off, as the park renovation’s recently started second phase continues. Over the summer, The Villager profiled a bench maven who complained the new-style seats installed in the renovation’s phase one have a bad slat ratio and armrest angle, making them uncomfortable. Others said the man’s gripes were not representative and that the new benches are fine.


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