Tag Archives: Freshkills

Sneak Peak this Sunday, October 2

Posted by Max Liboiron It’s that time of year again. The team at Freshkills Park is hosting the second annual Sneak Peak on Staten Island this coming Sunday, October 2. For last year’s inaugural Peak, the organizers expected more or less 800 people, but instead nearly 2,000 turned out for a day of walking, canoeing, […]
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Discard Politics: How to Hijack a Moment of Hope

Tuesday, March 22, marked the tenth anniversary of the closing of Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island (this piece from the New York Times describes the day the landfill closed). Its transformation into a park is well under way, but the scale of the project — 2200 acres across four massive hills — means that […]
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